Set up the solution in ArcGIS Desktop

To get started using Distance and Direction in ArcGIS Desktop, complete the following set up steps. Once complete, explore the solution by completing the Workflows section.

  1. Download the Distance and Direction solution.
  2. In your file browser, browse to the downloaded solution.
  3. Unzip the solution.

Set up the solution in ArcGIS Pro

Distance and Direction is available for ArcGIS Pro as an add-in.

To set up the solution in ArcGIS Pro, complete the following steps:

  1. In the ArcGIS Pro folder, open the folder for your version of the software.
  2. Double-click the DistanceAndDirection.esriAddInX file.
  3. Click Install Add-In on the Esri ArcGIS Add-In Installation Utility.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Verify the installation:
    1. Start ArcGIS Pro.
    2. Click About ArcGIS Pro.
    3. Click Add-In Manager.

      The Distance and Direction add-in is listed under My Add-Ins and is also available on the Add-In tab.

Set up the solution in ArcMap

Distance and Direction is available for ArcMap as an add-in.

To set up the solution in ArcMap, complete the following steps:

  1. In the ArcMap folder, open the folder for your version of the software.
  2. Double-click the DistanceAndDirection.esriAddIn file.
  3. Click Install Add-In on the Esri ArcGIS Add-In Installation Utility.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Verify the installation:
    1. Start ArcMap.
    2. Click Customize > Add-In Manager.

      The Distance and Direction add-in is listed under My Add-Ins.

  6. Click Customize > Customize Mode.
  7. Click the Commands tab.
  8. Choose Add-In Controls from Categories.
  9. Drag the Distance and Direction tool from Commands onto an existing toolbar.
  10. Close the Customize window.

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