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. Yesterday, I set up a kml with hyperlinks to local pdf’s via a relative link. I can’t show what I was working on but I’ve recreated it with some public data. In arcmap .
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How To: Add hyperlinks to files that could be located in several subfolders
Please provide as much detail as possible. I can check it out if you zip it up and send it my way. Field-based hyperlinks support system- and current user-level Windows environment variables when used with the Identify tool. Questions or issues with the site? As you should know google earth pro is now free. Hyperlinks have to be defined before you use the Hyperlink tool, and they can be one of three types:.
One challenge with organizing documents in this way is that it can create confusion when trying to hyperlink features to documents that could be in any of the subfolders of a parent directory. Check When the Hyperlink tool is selected, highlight features containing clickable content. Email Required, but never shown.
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Right-click the layer and click Properties. OK, I just edited my code to the following, but still not working. Add hyperlinks to files that could be located in several subfolders Summary Sometimes documents that must be hypwrlinks to features are organized into several subfolders.
Here, you can add and remove dynamic hyperlinks for this feature. Is This Content Helpful? Hyperlinks to documents can contain parameters that define how the program opens the document.
Instead, it uses a special delimiter, a? Anyway, replace paths to network folders, keeping document name. The second preference is what will allow us to open the corresponding hyperlunks pdfs. You can override this default so that no slash is automatically added. It is way easier and more configurable.
Arcma person sent me the mxd, and shapefile used for the Dynamic Hyperlink however the path to bring up the pdfs are not the same. If you override the default, ArcMap will still retain the slash if the hyperlink base specified in Map Document Properties ends in a slash character.
Also available from this menu is Manage Hyperlinks. Now use the layer yhperlinks kml tool in arcmap to export the layer with hyperlinks to a kmz.
Content feedback is currently offline for maintenance. June 30, One more thing: Arc GIS for Desktop. Sometimes, you may want to give a map that contains hyperlinks to someone who does not have access to your network resources. This association is stored with your layer. With dynamic hyperlinks, you do not use an attribute field to supply the hyperlink targets.
All the dynamic hyperlinks defined for a feature are listed in the Hyperlinks pull-right list in the identify results context menu steps 1—3 above.