Monthly Archives: May 2013

Top 10 Improvements I’d Like to See in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop #9: More Control Over Text Font & Size

Coming in at #9 are requests for More Control Over Text Font and Size:

First, particularly for the over 40s, please:

Then for all ArcMap users let’s no longer have to use Change Symbol and interact with another dialog to be able to

… plus enable Default Text Properties to be Set

If you are keen to see these too, then follow the links to find corresponding ArcGIS Ideas awaiting your vote.

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Top 10 Improvements I’d Like to See in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop #10: Grids & Graticules

For about the last decade John Calkins, and more recently Joe Holubar, have been counting down what they see as the Top 10 Improvements in the latest release of ArcGIS for Desktop during the Plenary of the Esri International User Conference.  For me it is always one of the UC highlights and I greatly appreciate the efforts of the developers and presenters that lead up to it.

With July 8, ArcGIS 10.2 and this year’s UC fast approaching I thought I would help them out with what I would like to see Esri include in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2 (and maybe demonstrated during that session).

Coming in at #10 are Grid and Graticule Improvements:

If you are keen to see these too, then follow the links to find corresponding ArcGIS Ideas awaiting your vote.