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the basic color hue
bright colors, most important graphic elements figure
drab colors, graphic elements that provide orientation or context ground
1.simple 2.compound attribute queries query types
1.Design maps for appropriate medium-Print vs. electronic 2.Plan a layout 3.Link layouts to map purpose 4.Choose appropriate export options purpose of output
1.Main map size and location 2.Map title and subtitle 3.Legend 4.Data sources 5.Graphic scale 6.North arrow 7.Neatline 8.Inset maps map layout elements
map unit for many local government GIS applications feet or meter
map unit for CAD applications inch
1. .BMP, .TIF, .JPG 2.Size/Resolution 3.Color options Raster
1. Enhanced Metafile (.emf)Encapsulated 2.PostScript (.eps), Adobe Illustrator (.ai) Vector
.JPG, .PDF Web
1.ArcGIS Server 2.ARCIMS 3.ArcExplorer 4.ArcReader 5.KML other outputs
1.dBase(.dbf) 2.Text with comma or tab-separatedvalues(.csv) 3.Microsoft Access(.mdb) 4.Excel(.xls) directly loadable data types
1.Manage coverages, shapefiles, tablesinside a DBMS 2.Enterprise geodatabase 3.Personal geodatabase 4.Appears as an .mdb file Geodatabases
1.More accurately represents shape of features 2.Many users can edit geophic data 3.Modern orgs prefer a database approach to working with map layers 4.Provides a uniform and IT compliantrepository for geophic data 5.Geodatabase is ESRI preferred format Geodatabases Advantages
1.Putting two tables together to makeone table 2.Join two tables one-to-one by row 3.Join on primary key attributes 4.Primary key attributes do not need to have the same names 5.Must have the same values and datatypes data table joins
1.Data in fields not exactly the same 2.Different data field types 3.Saving.CSV files in Excel is difficult and time consuming 4.Using Micro. Access as middle man is time consuming problems with joins
1.Spatially counts points(historic places) within polygons(neighborhoods)2.Joins using shape(not attribute field) 3.Join points to polygons or polygons to points spatial joins
1.Copy,paste,re-name files 2.Edit projections, fields 3.View Metadata 4.Edit metadata(Arc Info) Arc Catalog Functions
1.Calculations 2.Populates fields 3.Concatenates fields Field Calculator Functions
1.Federal Information Processing Standards2.Developed by the National Insitute of Standadrds and Technology (NIST)3.Codes for place names throughout the world Geocodes and FIPS codes
1.ArcInfo Coverages2.ArcView Shapefiles3.CAD Files4.Aerial Photos5.Event Files Types of GIS Data Sets
1.ArcView native format2.Widely used3.Minimum Files-.shp,.shx,.dbf 4.Additional Files-.prj,.xml,.sbn and .sbx ArcView Shapefiles
1.heads-up digitizing and editing2.less storage/rapid display3.can export to CAD ArcView Shapefile Advantages
1.one feature type2.no area or perimeter with new shapefiles ArcView Shapefile Disadvantages
1.Created with ArcInfo (ESRI)2.Older ESRI format3.Set of files withing a folder or directory called a workspace4.FIles represent different types of topology or feature types5.Directory names INFO ArcInfo Coverages
1.Many Feature types2.polygons share borders3.area/perimeter fields automatic ArcInfo Coverages Advantages
Cannot edit in ArcMaap ArcInfo Coverages Disadvantages
1.polygon 2.arc 3.annotation 4.tic 5.lable polygon coverage feature types
1.ESRIs highly compressed format2.directly readable by ArcGIS software3.many ESRI data and map datasets are natively in SDC format Smart Data Compression SDC
TIFF (Tagged Image File Formats), GIF (Graphic Interchange Format), JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) digital File formats
high quality images, commonly used in publishing, sizes are large because uncompressed TIFF
ideal for schematic drawing that have relatively large areas with solid color fill and few color variations, small file sizes GIF
most widely-used format for photographs and other images that have a lot of color variations, uses file compression at the expense of picture detail JPG
1.Geographic Coordinate System(GCS)2.Spherical coordinates3.Angels of rotation of a radius anchored at Earths center4.Latitude and Longitude coordinate systems
Created by: maggiemay89