One very useful function of ArcGIS is the creation of hyperlinks. You can set up hyperlinks for any of your features, allowing the viewer to click on a specific. Dynamic hyperlinks take more time to set up, though have the advantage of being transferable between ArcGIS projects and they allow for greater organisation. to an ArcMap Feature (polygon, line or point). Pre-Hyperlink requirements. • Finished documents, photos, web-link files that pertain to objects in ArcMap that.

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Otherwise you’ll have to try adding it in editor mode.

It is way easier and more configurable. JPG” then you need to write ” I’m able to reproduce the behaviour on ArcMap With dynamic hyperlinks, you do not use an attribute field to supply the hyperlink targets.

Environment variables must be set on the computer prior to hyper,ink them for hyperlinks. Joshua A 2 Click the color drop-down menu to specify a different color for the highlights.

You have to write the picture name along with picture format in attribute table field. These hyperlinks can be accessed for each feature using the Hyperlink tool on the Tools toolbar. I think that could be my issue. When you check the second box a warning will appear, press enable. If I open the image from the folder it opens in paint.

As part of a map’s properties, you can specify a hyperlink base, which is the base path, afcmap URL, used for field-based hyperlinks to documents or URLs.


Don’t have Windows Photo Viewer as an option as I am working on a server not my local machine and it is not installed. June 30, One step further: An example of a hyperlink script that creates a dispatch object.

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Moh 1, 1 3 What application opened the image in your test? But I think you’re right its ArcMap not being able to open Paint.

This association is stored with your layer. This is hyeprlink in C: Hyper,ink you have the option Windows Photo Viewer? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Hyperlinks have to be defined before you use the Hyperlink tool, and they can be one of three types:. There are no error messages or anything, just nothing happens. You can override this default so that no slash is automatically added. Hoping to get the down vote removed as I really was trying to be helpful and don’t have enough rep quite yet to simply comment and not post an answer.

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You can specify any number of dynamic hyperlinks for any feature. I hope that helps. I’ve attached some screenshots for reference The hyperlink field should look like this now. They are relative as will be looking inside the compressed. To specify a path to a document in the same folder, type the document’s name. This seems to indicate that there is adcmap bug in ArcMap I can check it out if you zip it up and armcap it my way.


These group layers are translated to. Even if the output kmz was saved to the same directory as the pdf folder at this point, the hyperlinks would not work. Overriding the default makes it easier to work with long paths and URLs. Many clients are asking for more spatial data in GE right now. How can I add scripting that opens the. For example, parameters can tell Adobe Reader to open a PDF to a specific page, allowing map features to hyperlink to different pages in the same document.

The setup you’ve described sounds correct, and works for me in a simple test. You can dynamically add a hyperlink to a feature using the Identify tool. I have set the display properties for that field to support hyperlinks and have the ‘Document’ radio button selected. Field-based hyperlinks support system- and current user-level Windows environment variables when used with the Identify tool. There is one Hyperlink Base property for the map document. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. The setting to override the default only applies to your machine and is not stored as a property in the map document you are working with.