NACIS 2016 Video

As a followup to my post with all the slides, here’s the video of the presentation. Thanks to NACIS and the PCD coordinators for recording & processing the video and facilitating all the presentations.

NACIS 2016

NACIS 2016

I presented a workflow using ArcMap, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign this year at NACIS. Below is each slide image and video I used in my presentation. I don’t use much text in my slides, I try to keep it to imagery and talk to that, so I’ve included my commentary where possible inline with each slide image/video. The […]

Python to batch generate QR codes

Posted by in Data, Design, Labeling
Python to batch generate QR codes

This is an overview of a script I developed utilizing python urllib, google’s chart api, and NOAA’s live stream monitoring charts. I created this proof of concept for a paper map that includes some graphic labels for stream monitoring stations, including a QR code that can be scanned to bring up the live chart for the stream […]

Mitigating a broken Normal.mxt

Posted by in ArcMap, GIS

For whatever reason, I’m constantly corrupting my Normal.mxt which causes ArcMap to crash before launching. The remedy is to delete the Normal.mxt at: C:\Users\*USER*\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.3\ArcMap\Templates\Normal.mxt which takes with it all my customization settings, the way my toolbars are set up in the interface and all the custom keyboard settings I have. The last time this happened, […]