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How To: Change the dataset vintage in Business Analyst 10.1 from 2012 to 2011

Summary

The instructions provided describe how to change the dataset vintage in Business Analyst 10.1 from 2012 to 2011 data. This is useful when using tools such as Append (spatial overlay) to append demographic data from different datasets (2011, 2012).

Note:
These instructions only work with 2011 data installed on the system.

Procedure

  1. In ArcMap, on the Business Analyst toolbar, click the Business Analyst drop-down and click Preferences.
  2. Under Preferences, navigate to the Dataset tab. Under Current Dataset, change the setting to 'USA (ESRI)'. This is the 2011 dataset.
  3. Close and reopen the MXD for the new dataset settings to be recognized as the default.

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