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ArcGIS 10 SP2 (Desktop, Server) Fullwidth Unicode Characters and Conversion Patch

Summary

This patch adds the ability of handling fullwidth numbers in Unicode. This patch only applies if you need to create locators and geocode international addresses that use Unicode characters and fullwidth numbers.

Description

Introduction

Esri® announces the ArcGIS 10 SP2 (Desktop, Server) Fullwidth Unicode Characters and Conversion Patch. Arabic numbers are usually presented in halfwidth form. However, some languages also require using fullwidth numbers. This patch provides the support for handling fullwidth numbers in Unicode. This patch only applies if you need to create locators and geocode international addresses that use Unicode characters and fullwidth numbers. It deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch.

Issues Addressed with this Patch


  • NIM067735 - Handle "Fullwidth" Unicode characters in locators correctly.


Files Installed in this Patch


    Under the Windows <ArcGIS Product Installation Directory>\bin folder:

      Geocoding.dll

Installing this Patch on Windows


Installation Notes:

  • System Administrators - A technical paper is available that discusses the enterprise deployment of ArcGIS 10 setups using Microsoft® Systems Management Server (SMS) and Group Policy, including additional system requirements, suggestions, known issues, and Microsoft Software Installation (MSI) command line parameters. Deployment in a lockdown environment is also covered. ArcGIS 10 Enterprise Deployment.

ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server GIS Services or ArcGIS Server Java 10 Service Pack 2 must be installed before you can install this patch.


  1. Download the appropriate file to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

  2. ArcGIS Desktop Gis10sp2-DT-FWU-Patch.msp
     
    ArcGIS Server GIS Services Gis10sp2-SGIS-FWU-Patch.msp
     
    ArcGIS Server Java Gis10sp2-SJ-FWU-Patch.msp

  3. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location.


  4. For ArcGIS Server GIS Services Only: Open the Services Management Console> Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services. Stop the ArcGIS Server Object Manager and ArcGIS Server SOC Monitor services.

    For ArcGIS Server Java Only: Open the Services Management Console> Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services. Stop the ArcGIS Server Object Manager; ArcGIS Server SOC Monitor and ArcGIS Server Manager services.


  5. Double-click Gis10sp2-<Product>-FWU-Patch.msp to start the install process.

    NOTE: If double clicking on the MSP file does not start the Patch installation, you can start the Patch installation manually by using the following command:

      msiexec.exe /p [location of Patch]\Gis10sp2-<Product>-FWU-Patch.msp
  6. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.


  7. For For ArcGIS Server GIS Services Only: Open the Services Management Console> Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services. Start the ArcGIS Server Object Manager and ArcGIS Server SOC Monitor services.

    For ArcGIS Server Java Only: Open the Services Management Console> Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services. Start the ArcGIS Server Object Manager; ArcGIS Server SOC Monitor and ArcGIS Server Manager services.


Patch Updates

Check the ArcGIS Resource Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this Patch will be posted here.

How to identify which Patch is installed


Windows

    To find out what ArcGIS products are currently installed on your machine, download the PatchFinder.exe utility and run it from your local machine.

Linux / Unix

    To find out what ArcGIS products are currently installed on your machine, download and extract the PatchFinder utility and run it from your local machine.

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact Esri Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this Patch. International sites, please contact your local Esri software distributor.