ET GeoWizards work with ArcGIS 10.2
ET GeoWizards 11.0, ET GeoTools 11.0 and ET Surface 5.0 (to be released
in September 2013) are available in four sub- versions
with the same functionality:
- for ArcGIS 9.3 (supports 9.3 and 9.3.1)
- for ArcGIS 10.0
- for ArcGIS 10.1
- for ArcGIS 10.2
ArcGIS 9.2 users can use ET
GeoWizards 10.2, ET GeoTools 10.2 and ET Surface 4.1
ArcGIS 9.0 and 9.1 users can use ET
GeoWizards 9.9, ET GeoTools 9.5 and ET Surface 2.0
ArcGIS 8.x users can use ET GeoWizards
9.7 and ET GeoTools 9.3
- When I try to install ET GeoWizards 10.0 on ArcGIS 9.3.1 I get the
following error: "Unable to get installer types
in C:\Program Files\..\ETGeoWizards.dll assembly -> Unable to load one
or more of the requested types. Retrieve the Loader Exceptions
properly for more information."
Most probably the .NET support for ArcGIS is not installed or installed
incorrectly. To correct this:
- Start the ArcGIS installation (from a DVD or a backup
- Select Modify and click Next
- Click on .NET Support and select "Will be installed on local
- Finish the installation
- Run the setup of ET GeoWizards, ET GeoTools or ET Surface
- I uninstalled ArcGIS 9.3 without uninstalling
ET GeoTools first. Now I cannot uninstall ET GeoTools!. Do you have a
- If you have uninstalled ArcGIS without uninstalling ET
GeoWizards, ET GeoTools and ET Surface, you will need to download
this little program
Uninstaller to clean your computer from the old versions of our
software before being able to install the new versions.
- Exit ArcMap
- Run the
executable, select the product/s to be uninstalled and complete the un-installation.
- What is the difference between ET GeoTools and
ET GeoWizards? Looks like some duplication?
Since the two programs have the same major goal - creating and
topologically correct data, there is some duplication in the
functionality.However the scope of the two applications and the way the functions are
applied are very much different.
- ET GeoWizards handles the datasets as a whole - all the
global, they take the source dataset and create a new one depending on
- ET GeoTools is a set of local editing tools. They allow
editing of existing datasets with maintaining the topological
between the features.
We think that both programs complement each other. ET GeoWizards offers
performance global functions, ET GeoTools has many local editing tools.
Imagine that you have a big polyline dataset that you want to use
network analysis. You go through the Clean, Clean Dangles, Clean Pseudo
functions of ET GeoWizards, but from our extensive experience there is
automatic procedure that will fix all the problems. Here comes ET
that will let you analyze and fix the remaining problems. Further, you
a clean (topologically correct) street dataset, however you need to add
new street and ensure that this will not destroy the existing topology.
Processing the whole dataset again is a huge task. Isn't it better to
that the new street is correctly added to the existing set?
I have the registered version of ET GeoTools will I need ET
The answer of the question
above, gives some answers to this question as well.
It is entirely up
to you. ET GeoWizards offers high performance functions for
global data processing. Although having similar functions, ET
GeoTools is not designed for global data processing. When
cleaning dataset with the tools available in ET GeoTools it is
recommended to do it on comparatively small selections (300 -
1000) features at a time, while ET GeoWizards can process large
datasets quickly (see
ET GeoWizards performance tests). Many of the functions of
ET GeoWizards are out of the scope of ET GeoTools and are not
available in the software.
On the other hand
many of the tools available in ET GeoTools are applicable only
for local editing - so their functionality is not available in
ESRI formats can be used as outputs in ET GeoWizards?
It depends on your version of ArcGIS.
- ArcGIS 9.2 and above - Shapefiles, stand alone Personal and File
Geodatabase feature classes.
- Pre ArcGIS 9.2 ( versions 8.1 to 9.1) - Shapefiles and stand alone
Why I cannot place the output in a feature dataset?
The feature classes of a feature
dataset might participate in Topologies, Geometric networks,
etc. The results of 99% of the functions of ET GeoWizards are
written into a new dataset (feature class or shapefile). In many
cases the result is not final - it goes trough several procedures
before the final dataset is derived. To avoid placing feature
classes into feature datasets that have been structured to do
something, we on purpose have disabled ET GeoWizards to output in
feature datasets. It is very easy to copy the result to a feature
dataset after the user is sure that the desired result is
obtained. One can always make a model that will use the ET
GeoWizards tools and just add at the end the standard "Feature
Class To Feature Class" tool to direct the output to a feature
I purchase ET GeoWizards for ArcGIS 9.3, do I need to purchase the
version for ArcGIS 10 when I upgrade?
No. Our products come currently in 2
sub-versions - for ArcGIS 9.2/9.3/9.3.1and for 10.0 and above. A
license of each product is valid for all the
sub-versions of the software. When you switch to ArcGIS 10, you just
need to uninstall your current ET GeoWizards, ET GeoTools
and ET Surface versions, download and install the versions for ArcGIS 10. You will only
need to purchase an upgrade when your one year free maintenance has
- Can I
use your products with an ArcView license?
the functionality of ET GeoWizards, ET GeoTools and ET Surface can be used with any type of license (ArcView, ArcEditor,
it possible to use your concurrent licenses on ArcView single use?
concurrent licenses of our products are served by ET License Manager.
They can be used with any ArcGIS license, no matter floating or fixed.