Differences between Feeder Manager 1.0 and Feeder Manager 2.0

Feeder Manager 2.0 contains some unique features not possessed by its predecessor, Feeder Manager 1.0. There are also differences in the way Feeder Manager 2.0 interprets certain features, such as tie devices, and things you should take into account when editing data configured for Feeder Manager 2.0.

ArcFM Locator:

Learn about how the ArcFM Locator treats the joined data used by Feeder Manager 2.0.

ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine:

ArcFM Viewer supports Feeder Manager 2.0, but does not include the Find Feeder tool. If Feeder Manager 2.0 is configured and Feeder Manager 1.0 is not configured, you will not see the latest Feeder Manager 2.0 data in ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine.

Export Data:

In the interest of supplying other systems with feeder information, you can use the Export By Feeder geoprocessing tool to extract feeder information from Feeder Manager 2.0.

Find Feeder tool:

The Find Feeder tool in Feeder Manager 2.0 replaces the Feeder Manager Translator, Feeder Manager Locator, and Select by Feeder tool in Feeder Manager 1.0. Use The Find Feeder tool to locate, navigate, and understand your feeders and subfeeders.

Join feeder layers:

Understand how the Feeder Manager 2.0 automatic joins are added and removed.

Modeling sources and subsources:

View these tips for correctly modeling certain data so that Feeder Manager 2.0 properly understands your network.

Tie devices:

The definition of a tie device has been updated for Feeder Manager 2.0.

Validation rules:

There are some highly useful QA/QC rules that work only with Feeder Manager 2.0.

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