Saturday, December 10, 2016

How To Calculate XY or Latitude Longitude Coordinates values ArcGIS

There is to options to calculate XY or Latitude Longitude Coordinates values using ArcGIS Calculate Geometry Option or ArcToolbox.
1 Add a new fields to the attribute table, one for Latitude and one for Longitude.
2 Right click the field header select Calculate Geometry and pick either the Data Frame CRS or Data CRS to append the coorindates. (bear in mind the values will be in latitude and longitude as this is a GCS).

How to Calculate X Y coordinates in ArcGIS (Option 1)

To Calculate latitude and longitude coordinates values with the same option you will change the unite  type from metre to degree.




2nd Option  : How to Calculate XY and Lat Long coordinates values (Option 2)

Use a tool which is called the "Add XY Coordinates" tool you can find this in the Data Management toolbox. The tool adds two fields called "Point X" and "Point Y" and populates them with the coordinate values (bear in mind the values will be in latitude and longitude as this is a GCS).

How to Calculate XY and Lat Long coordinates values (Option 2)





Thursday, December 8, 2016

How to add imagery basemap data from arcgis online to ArcMap



A basemap provides a background of geographical context for the content you want to display in a map. When you create a new map, you can choose which basemap you want to use. You can change the basemap of the current map at any time by using the basemap gallery or using your own layer as the basemap. You can also create a basemap containing multiple layers from the Contents pane in the map viewer.

Created by : Jamal Chaaouan for GIS Tv

How To Export Data from ArcGIS to Excel (Option 1)



1. Start ArcMap.
2. Open the attribute table; right-click the feature class  -- Open Attribute Table.
3. Click the Table Options arrow, and select Export.
4. Under 'Output table', click folder browsing icon.
5. Under 'Save as type', click the drop-down list, and select Text File.
6. Specify the desired name and change the '.txt' to '.csv' to the name.
7. Click Save.
8. Navigate to the folder location through Windows Explorer to view the .csv file in Microsoft Excel.

Created by : Jamal Chaaouan for GIS Tv

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

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