March 2019

The Distance and Direction March 2019 release supports the following:

  • ArcMap 10.3.1–10.6.1
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.1–2.3

What's new

New functionality for Distance and Direction is as follows:

Issues addressed

The Distance and Direction March 2019 release fixes the following issues:

BugDescription

Range rings creation method drop-down menu should have a label

Line creation method drop-down menu should have a label

Out of bounds clicks for Lines tab interactive construction not handled correctly

Distance and Direction rounds input coordinate values to two decimal places

Known issues

This section lists known limitations of Distance and Direction.

ArcGIS Pro

  • Distance unit in feature tables is not based on resource value.
  • New feature dataset is added to the default geodatabase if the layers are not present in the table of contents.
  • Range ring radials distorted when they pass near the poles.
  • Range rings creation method drop-down menu should have a label.
  • Line creation method drop-down menu should have a label.
  • Range Rings Distances table does not consistently sort/reorder rows by dragging.

ArcMap

  • ConstructGeodesicCircle / ConstructGeodesicEllipse fails to return for some projections when you click outside the map extent.
  • Add-in holds on to previous coordinate system after changing the data frame coordinate system. To use a different coordinate system with the Distance and Direction add-in, close the add-in, start a new map, set the coordinate system, and open the add-in.
  • Range rings creation method drop-down menu should have a label.
  • Line creation method drop-down menu should have a label.
  • Range Rings Distances table does not consistently sort/reorder rows by dragging.
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