What's new in the Production Mapping toolbox
The Production Mapping toolbox has significant changes at the 10.1 release. Usability and stability improvements were made to two tools: Magnetic Calculator and Calculate Visual Specifications. The Magnetic Isolines and Apply View tools were removed from the Production Mapping toolbox. A new toolset, Product Library, introduces 11 new tools that help you manage the Product Library.
- Magnetic Toolset (Cartographic Data)—The Magnetic Isolines tool has been removed from this toolset. This tool was reworked into a geoprocessing model and placed on the ArcGIS Resource Center.
- Product Library toolset—This new toolset contains 11 new tools to help you manage the Product Library.
- Symbology—The Apply View tool has been removed from this toolset. Use the Production Symbology toolbar to manage and apply views. Existing models that use this tool will break at ArcGIS 10.1. You must repair any models that use this tool.
Attaches a .mdf file to an instance of SQL Server Express. This creates a geodatabase from the input .mdf file. Detach and attach allow you to move geodatabases between instances of SQL Server Express.
Checks a file back in to a Product Library.
Checks out a file from a Product Library.
|Create Product Library|
Creates a new product library in a geodatabase.
|Create Production Database|
Creates a new production database within a geodatabase. A production database stores tables used by Esri Mapping and Charting Solutions. Esri Production Mapping, Esri Defense Mapping, and the Esri Aeronautical Solution store different data models in their production databases. These data models describe hard-copy maps or charts based on product specifications.
Detaches a SQL Server Express geodatabase (.mdf).
|Get Local Copy|
Gets a local copy of a file stored inside the Product Library. It allows you to view or edit a file without exclusively locking the file in a Product Library. Changes made to the local copy are not tracked in the Product Library.
Returns a list of files associated with a node in the Product Library Tree.
Returns a list of child items that are associated with a node in the Product Library Tree.
|Upgrade Product Library|
Upgrades a product library schema.
|Upgrade Production Database|
Upgrades a production database schema. A production database stores tables used by Esri Mapping and Charting Solutions. Esri Production Mapping, Esri Defense Mapping, and the Esri Aeronautical Solution store different data models in their production databases. These data models describe hard-copy maps or charts based on product specifications.
The tool's signature has changed. Some parameters were removed and others renamed. The following parameters have been removed:
The tool's signature has changed. The selected_only parameter was removed; the tool will run against any existing selection set. Other parameters were renamed.