Over 60 hands-on recipes to help you become a more productive ArcGIS for Desktop user
About This Book
- Learn how to use ArcGIS Desktop to create, edit, manage, display, analyze, and share geographic data
- Use common geo-processing tools to select and extract features
- A guide with example-based recipes to help you get a better and clearer understanding of ArcGIS Desktop
Who This Book Is For
This book is a good companion to get you quickly acquainted with everything you need to increase your productivity with the ArcGIS Desktop.
It would be helpful to have a bit of familiarity with basic GIS concepts.
If you have no previous experience with ArcGIS, this book will still be helpful for you because it will help you catch up to the acquainted users from a practical point of view.
What You Will Learn
- Design your geodatabase schema
- Edit geometry and attributes of the features in a geodatabase
- Get accustomed to working with Coordinate Reference System (CRS)
- Create custom symbols and labels for a better-looking map
- Use geocode addresses and learn how to work with routes and events
- Perform spatial analyses with the Spatial Analyst extension
- Design a 3D representation of data with the 3D Analyst extension
- Use the Data Interoperability tools to import and export your data
ArcGIS for Desktop is one of the strongest components of the Esri ArcGIS platform. Users find it exciting because it has a lot of powerful tools and can work with a wide range of spatial data formats.
This book will make you a more effective and efficient GIS user by showing you how to use ArcGIS for Desktop to create your own geodatabase model and manage layers, symbols, and label styles. Furthermore it will help you learn how to create map documents, edit data in feature classes, find and fix topological errors, analyze surfaces, and most importantly create 3D representations, import and export several different data formats, and much more.