How do I fix pesky font problems from ArcMap exports?


Here's a blog entry with the steps to take to fight the ArcMap export font problems.

If you are having problems printing images due to font errors from exports generated within ArcMap, this should solve your problem.


How do I know what Geographic Transformation to pick when ReProjecting?


In most cases when converting between NAD83 and WGS84 the correct answer is NAD_1983_To_WGS_1984_5 for the lower 48, but you can find more detail in our post and on ESRI's Knowledgebase.

How do I repair a broken data source (what is with the red exclamation)?


There's a couple ways to fix this depending on your situation. Here's the answers.

How do I figure out what projection a layer is in?


This is a complicated issue.  We've written a blog post, Translating Coordinates to explain the solution.