Introduction to ArcPad customization tutorials

ArcPad customization

The ArcPad tutorials show how easy it is to configure and customize ArcPad. With minimal programming, you can accomplish many customization goals such as creating new tools and automating complex actions.

These tutorials show you how to do the following:

Projects in the tutorials

The following are the three projects used in these tutorials. Each project simulates a specific workplace scenario. To explain the different ways to customize ArcPad, the first two scenarios show you how to achieve the same goals, but one uses shapefiles (tree inventory) and the second uses an ArcPad Exchange File (AXF) (pole inspection). The land survey scenario shows you how to work further with an AXF file in ArcPad Studio.

Required files

The following are required files you need to complete this tutorial:

  • For the tree inventory project, the files are located in the default install folder location: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcPad\Developer\Samples\Tutorial.
  • For the pole inspection and land survey projects, the files are located in: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\ArcPad\Samples.