Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting elements with SQL, part of ArcGIS Essential Training.
- Another way that we can make selections,…is to leverage the massive amount of attributes…that our layers typically contain.…We can do this using a standard…query language called SQL.…In ArcMap, this is called making a selection by attributes.…In the case of our map of Washington here,…I've added an incredibly detailed transportation layer,…obtained from the State Department of Natural Resources.…You might have noticed that it takes…quite a while to draw on the screen.…Now, what I want to do is use the atrributes…that are present in this data layer…in order to make selections.…First, let's go ahead and take a look at those attributes.…I'm going to right-click on this…WA_TRANSPORTATION layer,…and choose open attribute table.…
If I look down here at the bottom,…I've got over 880,000 roads and transportation segments.…Across the top, we have all of the attributes…that are going to be useful for us in making our selections.…There's two in particular that I want to focus on.…This one here called TRANS<u>RTE</u>TY,…
- Getting to know the ArcMap interface
- Geocoding addresses
- Measuring distances
- Adding and importing data
- Labeling and adding graphs
- Editing layer properties
- Seeing multiple views
- Making selections
- Exploring geospatial data with ArcCatalog
- Working with vector and raster data
- Styling the map
- Adding your own data
- Using the ModelBuilder
- Adding a legend and annotations
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with a Geographic Information System (GIS)
2. Organizing the Map
3. Working with Data Layers
4. Seeing Multiple Views of the Map
5. Selecting Map Elements
6. Exploring Geospatial Data
7. Geoprocessing Tasks
8. Working with Vector Data
9. Working with Raster Data
10. Styling the Map
11. Creating Your Own Data
12. Exploring the ModelBuilder
13. Finishing the Map
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