ESRI Technical Sessions
Pamela Kersh, Esri - San AntonioThis session will focus on best practices for working with CAD data in ArcGIS. Topics will include georeferencing CAD feature classes in ArcMap, using geoprocessing tools to import CAD datasets to the Geodatabase, and exporting Geodatabase feature classes to CAD drawings. This session will also cover ESRI’s Mapping Specification for CAD and the ArcGIS for AutoCAD plug-in application.
Designing and Implementing Geoprocessing Script Tools -
Brig Bowles, Esri – San AntonioThis session covers the basics of designing and creating your own geoprocessing script tool, including defining parameters, using the Add Script tool wizard, using messages and progress bars, and testing and debugging your script. Particular attention will be paid to defining parameters interaction as well as describing the output of the script for chaining in ModelBuilder using the ToolValidator Python class.
Eric Bowman, Esri – San AntonioText is an important part of any map. This session will provide an overview of the text placement capabilities in ArcMap including label placement options, conflict detection, conversion from labels to annotation, and editing geodatabase annotation.