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Chapter 6: Extending ArcExplorer’s Capabilities Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition
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  Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition 2 Objectives Learn about map layouts Learn about creating new attributes Understand address matching Understand table joins for adding data to feature attribute tables Build map layouts by using ArcExplorer, Microsoft Paint, and Microsoft PowerPoint
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  Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition 3 Objectives (continued) Create new variables by using Microsoft Excel Address-match data by using ArcExplorer and event themes Join tables by using Microsoft Excel
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  Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition 4 Extensions to ArcExplorer Several software packages are used to accomplish tasks in GIS Software additions extend ArcExplorer’s capabilities
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  Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition 5 Map Layouts Include all of the elements of stand-alone maps that you might use in a PowerPoint presentation, Word document, or bulletin-board paper map
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  Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition 6 Map Layouts (continued) Map layout guidelines Make the map the largest and most prominent element of the layout Include a map title Include a legend for symbols Include data sources Ensure legibility Include a graphic map scale Do not include a north arrow unless the top of your map is not north
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  Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition 7 Map Layouts (continued) Occasionally include other components as needed: Data table listing Frequency bar chart for the attribute of a choropleth map Photograph
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  Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition 8 Figure 6-1. Map layout
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  Learning and Using Geographic Information Systems: ArcExplorer Edition 9 Creating New Attributes To create new attributes from one or more existing columns, you will need to insert new columns into your
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course MIS 658 taught by Professor Dr.d during the Spring '11 term at Our Lady of Holy Cross College.

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