Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding map annotations, part of ArcGIS Essential Training.
One of the other very useful ways that you…can use the draw toolbar is to…add text annotations to your map.…Annotations denote areas of the map that…don't occur at a specific location,…but instead occur over a large area.…Things like oceans or mountain ranges.…The draw toolbar allows you to create these…kinds of text objects.…Let's go ahead and make sure that our…draw toolbar is still on, and if you…have closed it, you can go to customize,…toolbars, and then draw.…Next, I want to make sure that my data…frame is targeted, so I'll go ahead…and select it, and I need to press this…button here to focus the data frame,…or just double click on it.…
Next, I'm going to come into this…text option here on the draw toolbar.…If I use the drop down portion,…I can choose from a variety…of text input methods.…I'm going to choose this blind text method here.…Then I'll go into my map document,…and I'll click to add a few points.…I'll click here.…I'll click here, and then as I move down,…you'll notice I get a nice curve.…I'll double click to finish the curve,…
- Getting to know the ArcMap interface
- Geocoding addresses
- Measuring distances
- Adding and importing data
- Labeling and adding graphs
- Editing layer properties
- Seeing multiple views
- Making selections
- Exploring geospatial data with ArcCatalog
- Working with vector and raster data
- Styling the map
- Adding your own data
- Using the ModelBuilder
- Adding a legend and annotations
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with a Geographic Information System (GIS)
2. Organizing the Map
3. Working with Data Layers
4. Seeing Multiple Views of the Map
5. Selecting Map Elements
6. Exploring Geospatial Data
7. Geoprocessing Tasks
8. Working with Vector Data
9. Working with Raster Data
10. Styling the Map
11. Creating Your Own Data
12. Exploring the ModelBuilder
13. Finishing the Map
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