How to Get To Know the ArcMap Interface in GIS


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Getting to know the ArcMap interface

The primary tool that we will use to assemble the geo spacial data into a map is called ArcMap. Let's go ahead and start ArcMap. If you're on Windows 7, you're going to go down to the start button, and in the ArcGIS program group, you're going to choose ArcMap. Me, I'm on Windows 8, so I'm going to press the Windows button here to jump back to the start screen And I can either press the ArcMap 10.2 tile here, or just typing ArcMap, and the search results will bring that up right here. So let me go ahead and click on that to open up ArcMap. After this flash screen disappears, we'll see that we get this new Getting Started screen here.

Over on the left, we have a file tree here that has a bunch of templates and traditional layouts that we can make a choice from. We have the option of starting a new blank map by just choosing that blank map template and pressing the OK button. Or we could take a look at these standard page sizes here to get started with something that's alr...

Getting to know the ArcMap interface
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Getting to know the ArcMap interface 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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