Join Jason VanHorn for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding GIS layers from files, part of GIS on the Web.
…Now, let me show you how to add a shape file and…other kinds of files in the arcgis.com environment.…Let's choose a new map first, here at the top and start fresh.…Now let's go over to add and let's add layer from file.…Notice here that we can import either a zipped shape file or…a common delimited, semi colon delimited, or a tab delimited CSV or text file.…And we can also bring in GPS exchange format files, gpx files.…
We can also geocode up to 250 features.…So, for this example let's add a shape file and then let's geocode.…I've added the files to the exercise file folder.…So let's go there now.…I'll choose File and in this case,…I'll choose to add the PlasterCreekWatershed.zip file.…If you've used arcgis.com client before, then you're familiar with shape files.…If you've never used that before, then one of the things you need to know,…is that shape files are vector based points, lines, or polygons.…
And the reason that they need to be zipped is due to the complicated…geo-relational file structure that comes with shape files.…
- Understanding map mashups
- Finding coordinates
- Mapping with Google Drive
- Geocoding with addresses and coordinates
- Merging data
- Analyzing your map
- Adding GIS layers from services or a file
- Working with the Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri APIs
- Sharing and publishing your work
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mapping on the Internet
2. Google Maps Mashups Made Easy
3. Esri Maps Mashups Made Easy
4. Advanced Concepts: Application Programming Interfaces
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