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Book is good - downloading software is a pain
Reviewed in the United States on August 5, 2020
I think that this book is very good BUT the process of downloading the software for the "free" 180 day trial is a mess. I was able to get a bunch of stuff that I don't want but I can't get ArcMap downloaded and activated. It should download with ArcGIS Desktop but I am unable to activate that portion of the software, which is what I really want and need. The whole point of this was to have the software at home so that I could practice. And the interface with ArcGIS Desktop looks very different from my work version of ArcMap. So far I'm very disappointed about this. I've wasted about 6 hours today trying to get things downloaded. Don't know what else to say. My husband is an IT guy and if he can't figure it out, no one can. ESRI needs to coordinate better with their authors to make sure that this works seamlessly.