GISconnector for Excel Version 2.5

New features and improvements:

  • Support of ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1 has been added.
  • An error occurred when an edit session was required to write in a GIS table/FeatureClass. The error has been solved.

GISconnector for Excel Version 2.4

New features and improvements:

  • The check for running programs has been extended to optimize the installation process.
  • Fixed GISconnector crash (OutOfMemory Exception) during an ArcGIS geo-processing with table of content changes (e.g. adding layers).

GISconnector for Excel Version 2.3

New features and improvements:

  • GISconnector for Excel has been activated for ArcGIS 10.5 and can now be used with it.
  • The folder structure in the start menu has been dissolved and the single entries have been listed in the main folder.

GISconnector for Excel Tutorials Version 1.1

New features and improvements:

  • Tutorials extended by the Quick Tutorial Format, which offers an overview to Excel data format issues in combination with the GISconnector for Excel.

Geolabs Administrator Version 1.2

New features and improvements:

  • The GISconnector for Excel analyze log and the Geolabs Administrator analyze log have been summarized to GISconnector analyze log.
  • The License deactivation message is clarified now.

Geolabs Server Administrator Version 1.2

New features and improvements:

  • The License deactivation message is clarified now.

 GISconnector for Excel Version 2.2

  • Support of ArcGIS 10.4 and 10.4.1
  • Creation of an analyse log for problems with the GISconnector or within licensing; can be created out of the home menu now

GISconnector for Excel Version 2.1

New features and improvements:

  • Office 2016 is supported.
  • The user documentation(Help) has been completely revised.
  • Entries in the protocol now contains more details for specific tasks.
  • The About screen of GISconnector shows licence information about the licence in use.
  • When providing an incorrect column name GISconnector now suggests a corrected version of the name.
  • When using an Excel column with format ‘General’ a warning appears, as this format is not distinct and can’t be interpreted for sure. This helps preventing compatibility issues. This feature is optional and can be configured in the Settings.
  • GISconnector is more tolerant when transferring number formatted columns/fields. Any combination of number formatted column and field will be accepted. This feature is optional and can be configured in the Settings.
  • An analyse log can be created, which can be sent over to the support team in case of GISconnector problems.
  • Hint messages have been added, in order to introduce functions of GISconnector for Excel.

Bug-fixes:

  • Adding a column to a Shapefile or a dbf table inside an edit session no longer causes the application to crash. A message will be displayed instead.
  • Transferring filtered data of a Feature-Class to Excel is working as expected again. In Version 2.0 all data of the feature class was transferred.
  • A problem with the xlsm format has been fixed which prevented the GISconnector Add-In to activate correctly in Excel.
  • An Excel cell being edited during export from ArcGIS to Excel is now recognized by the GISconnector and a message is displayed. The edited cell prevents the GISconnector from adding a new spreadsheet.
  • If incompatible columns are recognized at the start of a data transfer but the user decides to continue anyway, the columns are properly excluded from the task and no longer cause an exception.
  • Connections which have a missing Excel data source can now be repaired via the connection settings.
  • Adding an in memory Feature-Class to the Table of Content in ArcGIS does not create an error message anymore.

GISconnector for Excel Tutorials Version 1.0

New features and improvements:

  • Tutorials include the Quick Tutorial Starter project, which offers an easy access to GISconnector for Excel functions.

Geolabs Administrator Version 1.1

New features and improvements:

  • Geolabs Administrator now displays more details about the machine’s licences.
  • An analyse log can be created, which can be sent to the support team in case of licensing problems.
  • Text messages are now displayed instead of error codes in several cases.

Bug-fixes:

  • Requesting a licence using a licence key which has already been bound to the machine no longer causes the application to hang.

Geolabs Server Administrator Version 1.1

New features and improvements:

  • Geolabs Administrator now displays more details about the machine’s licences.
  • An analyse log can be created, which can be sent to the support team in case of licensing problems.
  • Text messages are now displayed instead of error codes in several cases.

Bug-fixes:

  • Requesting a licence using a licence key which has already been bound to the machine no longer causes the application to hang.

GISconnector for Excel Version 2.0

New functions:

  • New licencing model which supports concurrent use licences.
  • New demo version without any restrictions for 30 days.
  • Support for Windows 10
  • Support for the Shape_Area and Shape_Length field of geodatabase-feature-classes (not SDE-feature-classes so far)
  • Zoom to selection: If you transfer a selection from Excel to ArcMap, the GISconnector makes ArcMap zoom to those features now.

Fixed bugs:

  • If the GISconnector hasn’t been started before starting Excel, the buttons in the Excel ribbon are no longer active.
  • The GISconnector ribbon is being deactivated for worksheets which are not stored as xls, xlsx or xlsm format
  • A problem connected to hosted services in ArcMap has been solved

GISconnector for Excel Version 1.2

New functions:

  • Support for ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3 has been added
  • GISconnector for Excel now uses the licence level defined in the ArcGIS Administrator. This will not apply if you use the start parameter for the licence level.

Fixed bugs:

  • A problem regarding the format test of specific Oracle fields in ArcGIS has been fixed. Support for Oracle SDE feature classes is therefore added.
  • The usage of particular formulas in Excel no longer causes errors during several processes of the GISconnector.
  • If the Excel table has only one row, the formulas will no longer be replaced by the name of the column when you transfer data from ArcGIS to Excel.
  • Several problems with joined tables in ArcGIS for Desktop have been fixed.
  • The usage of OneDrive documents in Excel no longer produces error messages from the GISconnector.
  • Hidden rows at the end of Excel tables no longer will be ignored during data transfer (transfer all data) from Excel to ArcGIS.
  • Starting a job while another job is running no longer results in a lock up of ArcGIS or Excel.
  • Working with files stored in the root directory of a drive does not cause problems anymore.
  • Exporting GIS tables into a new xlsm file will now work.

GISconnector for Excel Version 1.1

New functions:

  • New improved workflow for creating connections and exporting data. The main changes regarding this workflow are adjustments in the toolbar/ribbon layout, an overhaul of the export and connection wizard, the feature to connect tables using alpha numerical columns as link
  • When creating a new connection it is now possible to just export the table schema.
  • Extended logging of performed tasks
  • Support of ArcSDE-Geodatabases
  • Selection and filter in ArcGIS standalone tables are supported
  • Support of xlsm files
  • The ArcGIS licence level used by the GISconnector for Excel can be defined via a start parameter
  • Improved performance for correcting GISconnector ids in ArcGIS
  • Excel workbooks will be opened after transfers from ArcGIS to Excel if not already open and the respective worksheet will be activated.
  • The add-in for ArcMap is now installed for all users.

Fixed bugs:

  • If the GISconnector connection id columns had different names in ArcGIS and Excel an error occurred during data transfer.
  • The usage of network paths no longer results in an error.
  • Excel workbooks containing diagram-worksheets don’t cause the GISconnector to crash.
  • The lists of map documents and layers in Excel are now automatically refreshed if a layer is not found during the transfer of a selection or filter.
  • If the name of a shapefile or dbf table is longer than 10 characters, the transfer of a selection or a filter no longer results in an error.
  • The execution of GISconnector for Excel no longer results in an error if the program is already running under another user account on the same machine.
  • The table in Excel is no longer moved after transferring data from ArcGIS to Excel (this only happend under certain circumstances).
  • Columns formated as integer in Excel will no longer be converted to double fields in ArcGIS during export.
  • Columns formated as fraction in Excel will no longer be converted to integer fields in ArcGIS during export.