Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Making selections, part of Up and Running with ArcGIS.
…It's fairly common for geospatial datasets to include lots of…features that are outside of the scope of our specific needs.…In the case of our map, we have a global collection of…airport locations when we might only be interested in the United States locations.…Getting comfortable with the selection tool will help…us get a collection or subset of this data.…That is easier for us to manage, and…better suited for the map that we want to make.…Now, all of the selection tools are here, on the toolbar called Select Features.…going to go ahead and select it.…And before we get started, let's go into…our Bookmarks and zoom into the United States.…
Now, when I use the Select Features tool and click on a State,…you'll see that it gets a bright blue border to indicate that it's selected.…If I click on a different State, it'll…deselect the first one and select the second one.…As I click around on different States, you'll that…each one gets selected and it de-selects the others.…If I want to make a selection of multiple states, I'll just hold down the Shift key.…
- 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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