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Trouble with ESRI ArcGIS Add-In Installation Utility

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04-10-2023 11:43 AM
wanijsena
New Contributor

Hi there,

I'm trying to install an add-in (Benthic Terrain Modeler 3.0). I download and extract the files to my location of choice, but:

When I double-click on the .esriaddin file, it doesn't prompt the ESRI ArcGIS Add-In Installation Utility window, but instead I get the default (with which app do you want to open this file with?).

I can't seem to find anyone else encountering this problem so I'm hoping someone here might be able to offer some advice.

I am using ArcGIS Pro 3.0.2.

Many thanks for your time - much appreciated.

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DanPatterson
MVP Esteemed Contributor

Did you get it from here?

Benthic Terrain Modeler - Overview (arcgis.com)


... sort of retired...
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DavidPike
MVP Frequent Contributor

the filepath suggest it's an ArcMap addin.  Think it would be .esriaddinX if it were Pro.  that would explain why you can't launch it.

edit - if you look at the link Dan provided - the comments section at the bottom may explain the issue.

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JaneFrances
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I'm getting this exact same issue with the TEUI Toolkit. I'm wondering if my computer isn't recognizing the esriaddin file, and that's the issue? Haven't solved it yet

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