RAPID MAPPING TOOL: AN ARCMAP EXTENSION

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Cartographic production laboratories produce large volumes of maps for diverse customers. Turnaround time and consistency are key concerns. The Rapid Mapping Tool is an ArcMap based tool that enables rapid creation of maps to meet customer needs. This tool was constructed using VB/VBA, ArcObjects, and ArcGIS templates. The core capability of ArcMap is extended for custom map production by storing specifications associated with a map or template in a companion XML document. These specifications include settings and preferences used to create custom maps. The tool was developed as a component of an enterprise GIS, which enables spatial data management and ... continued below

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LINGER, STEVE P.; RICH, PAUL M.; WALTHER, DOUG; WITKOWSKI, MARC S.; JONES, MARCIA A. & KHALSA, HARI S. June 18, 2002.

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Cartographic production laboratories produce large volumes of maps for diverse customers. Turnaround time and consistency are key concerns. The Rapid Mapping Tool is an ArcMap based tool that enables rapid creation of maps to meet customer needs. This tool was constructed using VB/VBA, ArcObjects, and ArcGIS templates. The core capability of ArcMap is extended for custom map production by storing specifications associated with a map or template in a companion XML document. These specifications include settings and preferences used to create custom maps. The tool was developed as a component of an enterprise GIS, which enables spatial data management and delivery using ArcSDE, ArcIMS, Oracle, and a web-based request tracking system.

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  • 2002 ESRI INTERNATIONAL USER CONFERENCE, SAN DIEGO, CA (US), 07/08/2002--07/12/2002

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LINGER, STEVE P.; RICH, PAUL M.; WALTHER, DOUG; WITKOWSKI, MARC S.; JONES, MARCIA A. & KHALSA, HARI S. RAPID MAPPING TOOL: AN ARCMAP EXTENSION, article, June 18, 2002; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc737820/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.