Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Identifying features, part of Up and Running with ArcGIS.
…One of the most common things that you will do in working with geospatial…data, is to explore additional information about…the features that are currently on the map.…After all, it's all well and good to have these shapes and dots on our screens.…But if you want to find out what these points…represent exactly, we'll need to explore them in more detail.…To do this, we'll start by using this tool…here on the Tools toolbar, called the Identify tool.…It has a blue circle with a white eye on it.…When I select it, you'll notice that my cursor changes the identify cursor.…And now if I click something on the map, I get a new…window that pops up called identify, it tell me details about what I selected.…
In my case, I click on the State of Utah, and…I can see a whole bunch of information about that state, here.…Lets go ahead and close the identify window, and I'm going to use a…bookmark that I've preset up called…Southwest, that'll zoom into the southwestern states.…Now, I want to identify a couple of different states, and I can…
- 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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