Lab 5 - Relationships (2011)

Lab 5 - Relationships (2011) - Name:_ Principles of GIS...

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Name:__________________________ Principles of GIS GISC 4043 Lab #5 – “Oh Behave!” Generating Geodatabase Behavior with Relationships Lab Requirements: 1. Complete the following exercise and answer the questions. STEP 1: Copy the „Relationships‟ folder from the R drive to your disk space. STEP 2: When you open ArcCatalog use the „connect to folder‟ icon to set your working directory 1. Start ArcMap and choose to open a new map. 2. Click the „Add Data‟ button and navigate to the „Relationships‟ Personal Geodatabase that you copied to your X drive directory. a. While holding down the shift key, select the „Relationships‟ Feature Dataset and the „Owners‟ table. Click „Add‟ b. 3 layers should be added to your map: Buildings, Parcels and Roads . If necessary reorder the layers in the Table of Contents so that the Parcels do not obscure the Buildings (See Snapshot below). Symbolize the layers so that they are easily distinguishable. c. Save your Map Document to your X drive. Name the Map “Relationships.mxd” 3. Start an Edit Session a. If your Editor Toolbar is not displayed, click the Editor Toolbar button to display it. If you like, dock the Editor Toolbar to your ArcMap window. b. From the Editor menu, choose Start Editing.
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4. On the Editor Toolbar, click the Edit tool and hold down your Shift key. a. Select the ten parcels as shown below. (N.B. If you're having trouble selecting the parcels without selecting other features, from the Selection menu, choose Set Selectable Layers. Make Parcels the only selectable layer.) b. Make sure no other features are selected. c. Click the Delete button Question 1: What (if anything) happens to the Buildings? 5. Stop Editing a. From the Editor menu, choose Stop Editing. b. When prompted, DO NOT SAVE YOUR EDITS!!!! Composite Relationships 6. Close ArcMap 7. Open ArcCatalog a. Navigate to the Personal Geodatabase “Relationships” stored in your X drive. b. Expand the Feature Dataset „Relationships‟.
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8. Under the „Contents‟ tab you will see the three feature classes that you previously added to your map document. Right-Click in the empty space under the „Contents‟ tab and from the „Pop-Up‟ menu select „New > Relationship Class…‟ This will open a New Dialog Window. a. Name the new Relationship Class “Parcels_Buildings” b. Set „Parcels‟ as the „Origin table/feature class‟ c. Set „Buildings‟ as the „Destination table/feature class‟ d. Click „Next‟. e. Define the Relationship type as „Composite‟ . (Read the description of both types as a reminder to yourself of the difference) f. Click „Next‟. g. Accept the default labels and options on the next page and click „Next‟. h.
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