Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating new data files, part of Learning ArcGIS.
…Not all geospatial data comes from field surveys.…In fact, sometimes you can create your data set right inside of ArcGIS.…In order to start, though, we'll need to set up the data files and…set up all the parameters in order to give our data a place to live.…Then, once that's done, we can populate the files…with the features and attributes that we want to store.…We're going to start the process here in our catalog.…Instead of the data files folder, there's a…working folder that we can save our file to.…I'm going to right click on it and go down to the new option.…Now, we have lots of different things that…we can create inside of this working folder.…
I can create new additional folders.…I can create a file geo database or a personal geo database.…I can create new layer groups, or new shape files.…I want to choose to create a new file geo database.…I'll go ahead and select that option, and…then it appears in my contents panel over here.…Now I'm going to go ahead and give it a new name.…I'm going to highlight it, and click on it again, and I'm going…
- Understanding vector vs. raster data
- Modifying metadata
- Adding data to a map
- Importing data from online providers
- Labeling features
- Joining data
- Clipping data to a study area
- Working with map layouts
- Creating a legend
- Printing and exporting the map to a file
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Exploring Geospatial Data
3. Organizing the Map
4. Creating Data
5. Finishing the Map
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