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Instructions provided describe how to create editing scripts and capture edit times using the PerfQAnalyzer tool. (To test rendering, see the Related Information section for more details.) This is a free, non-supported tool offered to the Esri user community that can be used to assist users in calibrating ArcGIS performance.
The PerfQAnalyzer tool can run as an ArcMap add-in or as a standalone application. A standalone (no map) version can also be used to create and execute editing scripts since a map control is not needed.
Edit times are reported and logged for each layer as well as summarized for all layers within the map document. Types of edits include create, modify, rotate, split, move and delete. This tool is useful for performance investigation and can be used in conjunction with a database trace.
The latest version of PerfQAnalyzer, 10.6 (Build 173), is compatible with the earlier released versions of ArcGIS, 10.2 through 10.5.1.
The tool may be downloaded from the following link:
These instructions are for creating edit scripts from an existing ArcMap Document (.mxd) using the ArcMap add-in tool. If using the standalone (no map) application, the steps are similar. All feature classes to be edited must already be added to the map document. Once the script has been created, the script can be modified to point to a specific edit version.
Warning: The tool generates a feature count for each layer within the current map extent. This is used in calculating the amount of edit features in step 6. If the map is being viewed at full extent, this may take a long time to compute; therefore it is suggested to zoom in to a small map extent prior to clicking the Get Feature Class button.
Warning: If connected to an ArcSDE datasource it is required to modify the username and password. If editing within a versioned environment, optionally modify the VERSION parameter to indicate an edit version.
Note: Once the script has been created, it can be executed via command prompt within a batch file. For information regarding scripting, refer to the Help tab in the PerfQAnalyzer window.