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Drawing new features with the Editor toolbar

Now that we have an empty container file to hold our information, it's time to create some geo-spatial data through a process called digitizing. Digitizing involves using reference layers inside of an ArcMap layout and tracing the locations of new features that you want to capture. First we need to set up our working environment here inside of ArcMap. I've got a map loaded that includes a base map from Ezry's base map collection. If you need to add that, you can go up to the add data menu and choose add base map to choose it from the list. Next, I need to add in the files that we created in the last movie. I'm going to open up the catalogue window here, and go into the folder connections, the working folder, the Seattle Buildings geo-database file, and choose the Seattle buildings feature class.

I'm going to click and drag to add that to my map, and I'm going to place it on top of my base map. Now we need to add in a new toolbar to our environment. I can add the editor toolbar...

Drawing new features with the Editor toolbar
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Drawing new features with the Editor toolbar provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Adam Wilbert as part of the Up and Running with ArcGIS

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Business Developer IT
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