How to Orient Yourself with Multiple Windows in ArcGIS


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Orienting yourself with multiple windows

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 o...

Orienting yourself with multiple windows
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Orienting yourself with multiple windows 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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