How To: Access an ArcMap layout using the ArcIMS GET_LAYOUT request


You can serve ArcMap Layouts through ArcIMS (version 4.0 or higher) and access them using the GET_LAYOUT request. Out-of-the-box ArcIMS clients such as the HTML viewer or Java viewer and other clients such as ArcGIS (ArcMap and ArcCatalog), ArcPad, and ArcExplorer Java do not have the built-in tools necessary to access layouts from an ArcMap Service.

Only a custom client can utilize the GET_LAYOUT request to access ArcMap layouts via ArcIMS.


There a number of things to keep in mind when using the GET_LAYOUT request.

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