This item is now in mature support. The Compound Mapping feature templates and number features tool have been merged into the Clearing Operations solution. For more information about mature support, please visit the Esri Product Life Cycle page.


Compound Map

The Compound Map solution lets you rapidly sketch a compound's perimeter defense features and key structures. Analysts use this solution to digitize structures, vegetation, security measures, and more. The solution also includes a tool to systematically number the structures for easy identification.


Compound Map requires specific technical experience and software. Minimum system requirements for the ArcGIS Platform can be found on the Support website.

Requirement Description
  • Editing workflows in ArcGIS for Desktop
  • Using geoprocessing tools in ArcGIS for Desktop
Map Authoring
  • ArcMap 10.3.1 to 10.4

What you get

When you download the Compound Map solution, the download includes the following:

Directory Folder Item Description
CompoundMap.mxd An .mxd document to get started with the Compound Map workflows.
Data layers Folder containing .lyr files used to symbolize output from geoprocessing tools.
Results.gdb A file geodatabase that stores the results from geoprocessing tools.
Scratch.gdb A file geodatabase that holds temporary data created during geoprocessing.
CompoundMap.gdb A file geodatabase that contains the example data for the template.
toolboxes scripts A folder containing the file for systematically numbering points
CompoundMapTools.tbx A toolbox containing the Number Features tool.
Resources Compound Map.pdf A .pdf file that contains the offline version of the documentation for the template.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Compound Map. If you need support, please contact Esri Support Services. If you'd like to get help from other military and intelligence community members, post your question on GeoNet.

Version Description
September 2017
  • Moved to mature support.
  • Compound Mapping feature templates, layout, and number features tool have been merged into the Clearing Operations solution.
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.4 for Desktop
  • Migrated the template sample data to Monterey, CA
  • Improved the symbology for the Perimeter Defense and Structure layers
  • Removed the Road line feature
  • Added Layer Metadata
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, Service Pack 1
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.0 for Desktop Service Pack 2

Get started with Compound Map

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