apaje

Manually Plotting Lat/Long Points on a Map over time using the TimeSlider

Discussion created by apaje on Aug 5, 2013
Latest reply on Jan 15, 2014 by rscheitlin
I am having a hard time figuring out how to do this without using ArcMap to plot my data first. 

What I need to do is be able to plot points on a map over time, say like a driving route, and use the TimeSlider to play back that route.  All I have access to is a base map (e.g. https://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/ESRI_Imagery_World_2D/MapServer) and cannot make use of a service to get any time aware data to plot.

My constraints are that I cannot use an external service for the data, I need to do it manually on demand.  I have a base map and can successfully draw points on the map using the lat long.  I have even created a feature layer to add a working TimeSlider.

My problem is my points (graphics) are not Time Aware and I have no clue how to make them that way.  The examples I've seen have data that comes from somewhere hosted on this site.  Maybe I am completely misunderstanding how TimeSlider and time aware data works with ArcGis. 

Is what I am trying to do possible?

Any help would be much appreciated.

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