Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Orienting yourself with multiple windows, part of Learning ArcGIS.
…When working on a large map document, you'll find yourself spending a lot…of time navigating around the map, zooming in and out of various locations.…And spot checking lots of different areas to…make sure you're telling the story of your data.…ArcMap provides three tools under the Windows menu, that…can help you move quickly and precisely around the map.…If we go up to that Windows menu, you'll see…a couple of things that we've already talked about here.…The table of contents catalogue and search.…So again, these duplicate the functionality…found over here in the standard toolbar.…So there's the table of contents catalogue and search buttons there as well.…But underneath that Windows menu, we also…have the option for Overview, Magnifier and Viewer.…
So I want to take a look at these three tools here.…First one on the list is Overview.…I go ahead and click on that, you'll get this new window that…pops up, that currently in this particular map shows just a blue rectangle.…And if I open this up again, it doesn't…
- 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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