ArcGIS Pro

Join the ArcGIS Pro 2.3 Beta

ArcGIS Pro 2.3 is the largest release of ArcGIS Pro yet with more new and updated features than any previous release. 2.3 brings some of your most requested functionality.

The ArcGIS Pro 2.3 Beta is part of the Early Adopter Program and requires a current license for ArcGIS Pro.

Here are some of the new features you can test in the ArcGIS Pro 2.3 Beta.



Dimensions in ArcGIS Pro 2.3

We’ve added support for Dimensions, a new annotation type, that allows you to display the distance between features on your map.  For example, you can show the distance between the corners of a parcel, the distance along the edge of a building, or the distance between two electric transformers.


Mapping Improvements

Mapping improvements in the ArcGIS Pro 2.3 beta

We have added many new features to improve your mapping in ArcGIS Pro. We added the highly requested ability to set a color ramp for polygon outlines. You can now clip drawing to feature shapes. Also, it’s now possible for feature layers and stand-alone tables can now have multiple definition queries.


Text in Layouts

Spell-check and columns in layout text in the ArcGIS Pro 2.3 beta

Spell-check is now available for text in your layouts. You can correct each misspelled word individually or view all misspelled words in a layout using the Check spelling pane. You can also now format your paragraph text elements into columns and customize the margin and space between columns.


ArcGIS LocateXT

ArcGIS LocateXT in ArcGIS Pro 2.3 beta

This new extension for ArcGIS Pro provides the ability to discover and extract geocoordinates, place names, and other critical information from unstructured data and place them instantly on a map. Test out geoprocessing tools that automatically extract information from messages, reports, briefings, and even social media.


New 3D Tools

3D Measure in the ArcGIS Pro 2.3

Empirical Bayesian Kriging (EBK) 3D has been added to the list of interpolation methods that uses x, y, and z coordinates to predict the value of at all locations between points in 3D space. Plus, a new 3D Measure tool lets you measure distances in 3D space.


Join the Beta

Try out all these new features and more in the ArcGIS Pro 2.3 Beta.

About the author

Richard Kachelriess is Esri’s Product Marketing Manager for ArcGIS Pro. He has worked on a wide range of Esri's products, including ArcGIS Server; the geodatabase; imagery; ArcGIS Online content, such as basemaps, the Living Atlas, and Streetmap Premium; and Esri's open technologies and solutions, such as ArcGIS Open Data, Esri Geoportal Server, ArcGIS for INSPIRE, the ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap. He has also been a President of Esri’s Toastmasters club. Richard’s background includes an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College, a Geology degree from Florida Atlantic University, and work as a Hydrologic Technician with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) researching water quality in the Florida Everglades. You can follow Richard on Twitter @kachelriess.


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