Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring vector data, part of Up and Running with ArcGIS.
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…Now that we know what vector files are, let's take…a look at a couple of examples inside of our catalog.…I'm going to go into the folder…connections that we created previously and inside of…the Data Files Global folder, I'm going to take a look at these files here.…The Airport's file is a point file.…If I click on it on the Preview tab, I can that it has point vector files.…The gradicules is a line feature class, and I…can see that it has a line icon here.…The time zones and bounding boxes are both…polygon features, and they have a polygon icon here.…Now this file up here, has a little database icon,…the silver cylinder here indicates that it's a File Geodatabase.…
But, inside of the File Geodatabase is yet…another polygon feature for our Admin States and Provinces.…The Geospacial data sets are created for a wide variety of uses by a…wide variety of organizations and not every…file will be suitable for every other use.…Inside of my Washington State folder I'm going to open that up I'm…going to go into the state boundary and choose this shape file here.…
- 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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