Wednesday, September 10, 2008

ArcMap 9.3 Geospatial PDF output

Just learnt via the MapAction network that ArcGIS 9.3 will produce PDFs ... and when viewed in Adobe Reader 9, "tools for coordinate readout and find XY will be available". Further ... "If that same PDF is opened in any of the pay-for Acrobat products, an extended geospatial toolset is provided, including coordinate readout, find XY, geodesic measurement, and georeferenced markup". [source: ESRI]. More good details here and here.

Seems like GIS'ers - i.e. ArcGIS 9.3 users - have an improved output option more readily available now. The previous look at GeoPDF by TerraGo was not totally encouraging.