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What’s Coming in the ArcGIS Pro SDK 2.6

The next release of ArcGIS Pro 2.6 will soon arrive, and with it new updates to the ArcGIS Pro SDK for Microsoft .NET.

Here are some of the highlights you’ll see with the Pro SDK at 2.6:

Map Authoring:  Graphics Layer – Insert, update and delete map graphic elements including text. Update geometry and symbology. Manage element selection, grouping, alignment, distribution and ordering.

Below are a few screenshots of the SDK Team’s new Graphics Layers community sample that will be available with 2.6 which demonstrates the new classes and and techniques for working with graphics.

Creating and working with graphics using the sample’s custom ribbon tab:

Sample tools for creating graphic and text elements, selection and formatting:

Sample tools for updating symbology, order, and alignment:

Editing:  Enhancements to edit events and snapping to allow snapping to be set by layer.

Custom Settings:  Developers can store custom application settings for add-ins in Roaming User Profiles.

Other API Enhancements:  New classes and methods available in the Editing, Geodatabase, Framework, Geometry, and Mapping APIs.

As with each release, there will be new ProConcept and ProGuide documentation, with code samples and snippets to help you get up and running with the new SDK features.

Stay tuned for the Pro 2.6 release announcement in the coming weeks, when we’ll provide additional information on the updates with links to the new content.

We look forward to hearing from you as you begin to leverage these new 2.6 capabilities in your add-ins, and we invite your questions and feedback at the Pro SDK Group on GeoNet.

ArcGIS Pro at Virtual UC 2020

User Conference 2020 is this week, July 13 – 16, and it offers plenty of great opportunities to learn about ArcGIS Pro.  You can find out about all the offerings in this ArcGIS Pro UC post as well as info on Developer offerings in this post.

For registered attendees, in addition to all the ArcGIS Pro technical sessions, plan to visit the ArcGIS Pro Area in the Esri Showcase where you can meet with ArcGIS Pro Team members and the Desktop SDK Team.  For info and updates on the Pro SDK, plan to virtually stop by the ArcGIS Pro SDK for .NET sub-topic kiosk with your questions and schedule a meeting with the team for a demo.

The Pro Team will be available in the Showcase through Wednesday to answer your questions, help you get started, provide demos and share more information about the latest ArcGIS Pro 2.6 updates.

Finally, for a great overview of all the powerful new capabilities coming with ArcGIS Pro 2.6, see the What’s New video below. We hope you have a great Virtual UC 2020!

About the author

Chris is a product manager on the ArcGIS Desktop Team, focused on the ArcGIS Pro SDK and helping users achieve their Pro customization goals.

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