Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with map layouts, part of Learning ArcGIS.
…We've made signficant progress on gathering, arranging,…and symbolizing the data within our map.…Now it's time to add the finishing touches before…we publish the final version for the world to see.…So far, we've been working with our map in a global mode called Data View.…Let's switch gears a little and take a look at a…second way to view our maps through something called the Layout View.…Layout View allows you to visualize how all of the…map's elements will be arranged on a piece of paper.…And you can there by going up to the…View menu here and choosing Layout View from the menu.…Another way to get there is to go down to the very bottom…of your screen and click this button here to switch to Layout View.…
Now Layout View represents how the map will sit on a piece of paper.…This outer black box represents the piece of paper, and this inner box…if I click on it, represents the data frame that our map is within.…Now when you load up Layout View, you get this new toolbar here named Layout tools.…And this can be dragged around and docked just like every other toolbar.…
- 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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