Blog

Blog RSS Channel | Stay informed on the latest news via our newsletter.


How to Open / Work with GPX Files in Excel

20 November, 2017 | Milos Gregor

An important feature of the GIS.XL add-in is import of GPX files. This feature has been added to version 2.0 and is used for direct and rapid import of spatial data from GPX files to Excel. GPX or GPS Exchange Format is an XML schema designed as a common GPS data format for software application. It can be used to describe waypoints, tracks and routes. This format is open and data can be interchanged between GPX devices and software applications.

FAQ: How to Export Large Shapefiles to Excel

25 October, 2017 | Milos Gregor

Occasionally I receive a question: How many shapefile features can be exported to a spreadsheet at once? Users have this problem with the third-party products, where the maximum number of exported spatial features is strictly limited.

Documentation for GIS.XL 2.0 is Ready

28 July, 2017 | Milos Gregor

Since I released a new version of the GIS.XL add-in that includes many new functions, I also updated the documentation.

New Features GIS.XL 2.0

26 June, 2017 | Milos Gregor

From today, you can download and install new version of the GIS.XL add-in. This add-in serves to work with spatial data directly inside the Excel.

GIS.XL 2.0 is Comming

20 June, 2017 | Milos Gregor

In a short time (a few days), new updated version of the GIS.XL add-in will be released. Visually, the add-in is changed only a little. Updated were practically all the functions and completely new has been added. These new functions significantly expand the add-in usability. The following post describes in detail all the news.

GIS.XL 1.0 - Use Case

25 January, 2017 | Milos Gregor

The following video shows a real application of GIS.XL add-in in practice. Instructional video was created on demand and real data of one customer. For video tutorial was used immunization data from Bangladesh.

GIS.XL Newsletter [2]

30 October, 2016 | Milos Gregor

Newsletter describes GIS.XL news from the last 6 months. News can be divided into two groups:

Important Update of GIS.XL & Map.XL Add-in [4]

26 September, 2016 | Milos Gregor

If you tried GIS.XL and Map.XL add-ins on the latest Excel versions, you may have noticed that they did not work always correctly. This was due to an important actualization in the architecture of MS Office applications.

GPS Track Points in Excel

11 September, 2016 | Milos Gregor

GIS.XL add-in allows you to work also with data that has linear character - connected set of points (lines). About lines in GIS.XL is the following post. I will show you, how to create a line map layer and how to export GPX data to a Shapefile.

GIS.XL Add-in Update [3]

8 September, 2016 | Milos Gregor

In the function Excel to GIS – Update Attribute Table I found a bug.

How to Convert Map Coordinates in Excel

14 June, 2016 | Milos Gregor

This post shows you how to convert coordinates between different map projections directly in Excel.

How to Install Add-ins Correctly

17 May, 2016 | Milos Gregor

Some users have reported problems with the add-in installation. At the installation, the process terminates with an error message and add-in could not be installed. How to fix this problem?

Map.XL – Online Maps in Excel

12 May, 2016 | Milos Gregor

For a new version of GIS.XL add-in I worked with online base maps.

How to Create ArcGIS Shapefiles from Excel table

10 May, 2016 | Milos Gregor

The basic function of GIS.XL add-in is the data export from Excel to shapefile. Exactly for this purpose was add-in created and other features have been added later. In this post I show how to create point shapefile from data inExcel table.

GIS.XL Newsletter [1]

8 May, 2016 | Milos Gregor

It’s been three months from the public launch. What has happened? How the project continues? Answers to these questions you will find in the following text.

User Manual for GIS.XL 1.0

6 May, 2016 | Milos Gregor

User manual for GIS.XL add-in is available in the PDF format.

How to Import Shapefiles to Excel

4 May, 2016 | Milos Gregor

Using GIS.XL add-in you can work with ArcGIS shapefiles directly inside the Excel window. You can import, visualize, create, update, export shapefile or use it as a basis for further statistical analysis. In this post, we will show how to import shapefiles to Excel and how to work with multiple layers in the Map Panel.

How to Enable / Disable GIS.XL Add-in in Excel

1 May, 2016 | Milos Gregor

After installing the GIS.XL add-in, it will starts automatically, every time you start the Excel. This option (automatic start) can be changed to start only to user request.

GIS.XL 1.0 Add-in Update [2]

28 April, 2016 | Milos Gregor

In the last time I actively work with the GIS.XL add-in. I found that at a certain setup the function Special – Polygon Stat displays incorrect statistical results.

How to Activate / Deactivate Your License

24 April, 2016 | Milos Gregor

Post describes how to activate and deactivate the full version of GIS.XL add-in.

GIS.XL 1.0 Add-in Update [1]

19 March, 2016 | Milos Gregor

From today you can download updated version of GIS.XL add-in.

Update of Installation Package

15 March, 2016 | Milos Gregor

If you tested GIS.XL add-in for spatial data processing in Excel, some of you could have noticed that selected functions did not work properly.

Philosophy of GIS.XL Add-in

9 March, 2016 | Milos Gregor

In article is described the philosophy on which was built architecture and functionality of the GIS.XL add-in. During development, I tried to create an efficient tool for work with spatial data and maps in Excel. The basic mantra in its development was the simplicity and robustness.

How to Install / Uninstall GIS.XL Add-in

4 March, 2016 | Milos Gregor

Installing the GIS.XL add-in is very easy.

GIS.XL 1.0 - Introduction

28 February, 2016 | Milos Gregor

This post introduces new tool, named GIS.XL.

Getting Started

22 February, 2016 | Milos Gregor

I'm glad to announce the launch of a new project. If you are working with spatial data, I’m sure that you've already noticed one think. Dynamically changed data are stored and transferred mostly in the form of Excel files. In many areas are Excel files de facto a standard for small data sets.