As-Built Editing and Analysis

The As-Built Editing and Analysis solution is designed for mapping technicians to manage and analyze the gas network. In addition to the tools provided with ArcMap, this solution takes advantage of additional add-ins to improve the user experience in maintaining and tracing the network.

This solution provides:

  • Map design for network editing
  • Automated attribute creation
  • Isolation area calculation
  • Data publishing and sharing tools
  • Data automation and construction tools


As-Built Editing and Analysis requires specific technical experience and software.

Requirement Description
  • Editing workflows in ArcGIS for Desktop
  • Installing add-ins and configuring toolbars in ArcGIS for Desktop
  • Publishing GIS services
  • Authoring maps and apps
  • ArcMap (Standard or Advanced) 10.2.1, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5
Data Publishing
  • ArcGIS Online, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise (Standard or Advanced) 10.5, or
  • ArcGIS for Server (Standard or Advanced) 10.3, 10.4
    • Portal for ArcGIS

What you get

When you download the As-Built Editing and Analysis solution, you'll find the following files:

Directory Item Description
Application Add-ins
  • AttributeAssistant.esriAddIn provides a series of predefined methods to automatically populate attributes (for example, assign valve size based on the gas main feature it intersects) when features are created and updated.
  • GasUtilityNetworkTools.esriAddIn provides the Gas Utility Editing and Gas Utility Trace toolbars to streamline creating and tracing the gas network.
ArcREST Required Python package to add features to a feature service used in the PublishTracing toolbox.
Maps and GDBs AsBuiltEditingAndAnalysis.mxd A map document used to edit and perform analysis on the gas network.
TraceResults.mxd A map document used to publish the Trace Results feature service.
Analysis.gdb A sample geodatabase with the schema for the trace results.
NapervilleGas.gdb A sample geodatabase with sample data and additional layers required for the Attribute Assistant Add-In and editing workflows.
PublishTracing.tbx A toolbox with tools to publish the trace results to a feature service, delete features from a feature service, and select data with a group layer.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for As-Built Editing and Analysis.

Date Description
March 2017
July 2016
June 2016
  • The latest release of the Attribute Assistant Add-In. See release notes for more details.
  • The latest release of the Gas Utility Network Tools Add-In.
  • An enhancement to the outage workflow to include a count of valves and customers in the isolation area.
April 2016
  • Renaming of the solution from As-Built Editing to As-Built Editing and Analysis.
  • First release of the Gas Utility Editing and Gas Utility Trace tools.
  • New toolbox and schema to publish the in-memory trace results to a feature service.
  • Updated map document to support the editing of transmission and gathering systems.
  • Updated sample gas dataset that includes transmission and gathering systems.
February 2016
  • The latest release of the Attribute Assistant Add-In. See release notes for more details.
  • The most recent sample gas dataset and Utility and Pipeline Data Model schema.
  • Additional support layers moved to the Editing.gdb.
July 2015
  • The latest release of the Attribute Assistant Add-In
  • The most recent sample gas distribution and reference data
  • The removal of the LocalGovernment.gdb
December 2014
  • First release of As-Built Editing

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