Written by Michele Mattix, owner of GeoMattix
As many frustrated ArcGIS users have discovered, sharing only an MXD file will open a blank map full of angry red exclamation marks indicating broken data links. Even including the data with the MXD file, the data links will be broken unless the sharer is extremely careful in preparing the map and data. Now with ArcGIS 10, sharing your map is very easy.
Continuing with my What I Love about ArcGIS 10 series, today I write about map packages.
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