Windows Mobile/WEHH Memory Usage Trick on ArcPad

Katelyn Heiner —  May 2, 2014 — Leave a comment

Mesa Arcpad

One thing you may have found while using Windows Mobile or Windows Embedded Handheld is that the operating system has a 32 MB limit on RAM memory used per process. In Esri®’s ArcPad field mapping software, this means that any process such as panning/zooming, mapping, opening/closing layers, etc. is limited to 32 MB of RAM each time. 

If you’re like many of our customers and use ArcPad for GPS mapping, ArcPad has a handy little feature that will help you keep track of how much RAM any particular process uses.

Our Applications Support Engineer, Adrian Welsh, put together this video to show you how to utilize this ArcPad feature and avoid any memory errors as you use ArcPad.

Juniper Systems also provides on-site trainings on ArcPad, where you can learn the ins and outs of ArcPad and how to use it effectively. You can see all of the trainings that Juniper Systems offers here. To schedule an on-site training, contact Juniper Systems online or via phone at 435.753.1881.

Katelyn Heiner

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I'm a marketing specialist at Juniper Systems, and I love what I do! As a part of the marketing team, it seems like we constantly flirt with the line between work and play, so every day is always entertaining! When I'm not working, you can find me getting my work out on, cooking up something in the kitchen, or playing the piano.

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