Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Zooming in with the Magnifier window, part of ArcGIS Essential Training.
- The next window type that I wanna…take a look at is called the magnifier window.…It works just like holding up a…magnifying glass to your map.…We can get to it by going to the windows menu…and choosing magnifier.…The magnifier by default is set to 400 percent…for me, and if we move it around the map,…I get this little crosshair.…And when I let go, it gives me a zoomed in view…of that portion of the map.…I've gone ahead and centered this magnifier…window over Washington, D.C. and New York.…Now at first glance, it looks like we have…some additional tools up here.…It looks like we have a zoom in, zoom out,…pan, and full extent buttons here,…but you'll actually notice that they're all grayed out.…
They're not accessible in the magnifier window.…The only thing that we can change here…is the magnification percentage.…We can change it to 100 percent,…in which case it'll just show us…exactly what's underneath the map there,…or we can change it to a higher percentage,…say 500 percent.…It'll zoom in 500 percent more…than what I'm currently at here.…
- 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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