Is the default drop handler muteable?

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01-08-2019 09:30 AM
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Occasional Contributor II

Hi,

I am implementing a custom configuration based on ArcGIS Pro and I have to implement a drop handler for my map pane to accecpt custom Excel files.

But I always get an error message box telling me, that the import of data has failed:

"Failed to add data, unsupported data type"

I first thought this is caused by my own implementation, but it is not. There seems to be a default drop handler (because I also get the error in an unmodified ArcGIS Pro instance) and I would like to know how I could remove this one.

I know my files have a custom format, thats why I'd like to implement my own handlers.

Any hints?

Kind regards, Max

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No help so far?

I get this error in any ArcGIS Pro application (unmodified or configured, that does not makes a difference) for any .xlsx or .gpx file type, but not for .csv, which loads automatically a standalone table into the content list.

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Esri Contributor

Max, sorry for the response delay. This has been fixed for 2.3.1. 2.3.1 will be available at the end of March (2019)

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So, with the fix it will be possible to suppress the message and also to implement my own handling without calling the default handling?

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Esri Contributor

correct.

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