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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It is way easier and more configurable. Thanks for your help. Sign up using Email and Password. Using this property makes it easier to manage hyperlinks because if the location of the targets change, you can simply edit this one setting instead of having to edit each value of the field providing the hyperlink targets. Hyperlinks allow you to access documents or web pages related to features. Post as a guest Name. Is there a way to reconnect the Hyperlink in a Dynamic Hyperlink?

PDF document to page 5, the command line might look like the following:. Sign up using Email and Password.

Right-click the layer and click Properties. Now use the layer to kml tool in arcmap to export the layer with hyperlinks to a kmz. Use relative paths for hyperlinked documents in ArcMap Ask Question.

If you had defined the hyperlinks in a field, it would be easier to fix. I can check it out if you zip it up and send it my way. How can I add scripting that opens the. In other words, we have a defined directory structure that gets deployed to remote sites, but each site may use different drive letters. The string in the hyperlink field needs to be formatted similar to: 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.


Defining field-based hyperlink properties Defining dynamic hyperlinks through Identify results Using hyperlinks Managing hyperlink paths Making hyperlinks with relative paths Using parameters to control how a program opens a hyperlinked document Advanced hyperlink functionality. ArcGIS does not read these parameters like a command line.

How To: Add hyperlinks to files that could be located in several subfolders

I am trying to use ArcMap’s built-in Hyperlink Script function to enable the user to open a document linked to a map feature using relative paths. How can we make this better? Contact our Support Team. If you override the default, ArcMap will armcap retain the slash if the hyperlink base specified in Map Document Properties ends in a slash character.

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These group layers are translated to. You can create a dispatch object within your script code to call functions from a custom library. How do you change the network path in Dynamic Hyperlink? Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Hyperlinks to documents can contain parameters that define how the program opens the hylerlinks. This list does not include field-based hyperlinks, and the commands available have no effect on field-based hyperlinks.

To use environment variables within ArcGIS, you will need hyperlinkd qualify the variable with a dollar sign, not percentage signs. This association is stored with your layer. Please try again in a few minutes. Sometimes, you may want to give a map that contains hyperlinks to someone who does not have access to your network resources. I have a workflow that includes many grouped layers in a master mxd. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.


By clicking “Post Arcmp Answer”, you wrcmap that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand hylerlinks your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Content feedback is currently offline for maintenance. Here, you can add and remove dynamic hyperlinks for this feature. One challenge with organizing documents in this way is that it can create confusion when trying to hyperlink features to documents hyprelinks could be in any of the subfolders of a parent directory.

Click the General tab.

This is typically done to organize large amounts of data into more manageable smaller folders. Get notified about latest updates to this technical article? This was done to better organize the data, but can cause confusion when creating hyperlinks in ArcMap.

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No only field with the hyperlinked. I was not able arcmwp edit the hyperlinks once they were created. To summarize the solution, I’m not using the ‘Script’ option on the ‘Display’ tab in the ‘Hyperlinks’ section. When you check the second box a warning will appear, press enable. In this example, the parent directory is called ‘Parcels’, but there are hyoerlinks subfolders underneath, breaking the Parcels down by zip code.

Instead, I chose the ‘Document’ option; and then entered “