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Export attribute table to excel with photo attachments

Question asked by Nmartin@LandStudio on Dec 2, 2014
Latest reply on Dec 3, 2015 by alina.taus

I am using Collector on a project that relies heavily on photo attachments. Viewing the photographs of collected data points in ArcGIS Online is working well, but I also want to share these photo attachments in other formats.

 

Specifically, I want to export an attribute table to a spreadsheet with photo attachments viewable on the spreadsheet (or create a report from ArcMap with these photo attachments). I also would like to be able to share feature classes in ArcMap that include photograph attachments. However, I haven’t figured out how to achieve either.

 

When I export ArcGIS Online feature classes to ArcGIS for desktop, the attachments are viewable in the attachment manager for each point. If I try to export the feature class to share with another party, however, the attachments are lost. Similarly, when I export the attribute table to a spreadsheet the photos aren’t viewable.

 

So I have two questions:

  1. 1) Is it possible to easily share feature classes in ArcGIS that include photo attachments?
  2. 2) Is it possible to include photo attachments when I export an attribute table to a spreadsheet?

 

Any help or guidance is appreciated. Thank you!

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