Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Drawing new features with the Editor toolbar, part of Up and Running with ArcGIS.
…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 by going…to the customize menu, toolbars and turning on…
- 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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