Overview

Ad hoc information, whether it be vegetation issues, unsafe conditions, or general network notes, is important to know at a organization. The map notes solution allows staff to record this information using a mobile device and view the results in a web app.

Map Notes is a configuration of ArcGIS for use in the field or office. Office staff can access this solution on a web browser using an ArcGIS configurable web application template and field crews can access it on a smartphone or tablet with the Collector for ArcGIS application.

Requirements

Map Notes requires specific technical experience and software.

Requirement Description
Software
Solution deployment
  • ArcGIS Pro 1.3 - 2.0 (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)
Solution hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 (Standard or Advanced) with managed data store
  • Portal for ArcGIS 10.4
Applications
  • Collector for ArcGIS
  • Basic Viewer (ArcGIS Online web application template)

What you get

When you deploy Map, you'll find the following:

Item Name Description
Application Map Notes An application used to record ad hoc information.
Map Map Notes A map used by field technicians to record ad hoc information.
Feature layer Map Notes A feature layer used to store ad hoc information about the service territory and network.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Map Notes.

Date Description
June 2017
  • Map Notes documentation updated for automated deployment with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.
January 2017
  • Map Notes can now be deployed in your ArcGIS organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.
August 2015
  • First release of Map Notes

Get started with Map Notes

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Automated deployment options

With ArcGIS Pro and the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool, users can now automate the deployment of this solution in their ArcGIS organization. Follow a few simple steps to quickly deploy the solution, configure it, and load your data when necessary.

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