Learning GIS can be tough, especially when you don't know where things are located. This list is an attempt to help find properties, options, and menus when you are not sure which one to look in.
I Want To...[Show/Hide]
- change something about my map as a whole. Specifically, I want to...
- learn more about the data in an attribute table. Specifically, I want to...
change something about my map as a whole. Specifically, I want to...
change the default name "Layers" to something more meaningful.
change the units displayed in the lower right corner of ArcMap.
Called: Display Units
keep my map from zooming in/out, panning, or both.
clip my display to a polygon without actually clipping all my layers.
This is a way to clip the display. It should not be confused with the geoprocessing tool, Clip.
change the coordinate system of my data frame.
learn more about the data in an attribute table. Specifically, I want to...
select features based upon the attributes in the table
Called: Select by Attribute
find out the sum or average of all the [selected] values in a table