GIS Tips – Speed up ArcCatalog Start Up

Disconnect your folders!! Why? When you open ArcCatalog, a set of entries are inserted into the Catalog tree and a complete scan of your connected folders occurs to identify files of the type you've instructed ArcCatalog to show. Of course, many of us may not be aware that we instructed ArcCatalog to do such a … Continue reading GIS Tips – Speed up ArcCatalog Start Up

GIS Tips – ArcCatalog coords are out of bounds

Problem: When loading data into into a feature class, you get the error “the coordinates or measures are out of bounds” This issue most often arises for me when I am in ArcCatalog using the simple data loader tool. It can also arise when trying to import a feature class into a feature dataset, when … Continue reading GIS Tips – ArcCatalog coords are out of bounds