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Convert SHP to KMZ or vice versa in ArcGIS

KMZ files store the information as in a ZIP. According to Google Earth this format allows you to package several files together and compress the content to …

Create a GeoPDF in ArcGIS

The ArcMap application provides the ability to export our maps to PDF, preserving the vector and raster graphics in a single file, with the ability to store …

Useful things we can do with a DEM

A digital elevation model (DEM) represents the spatial and altitudinal distribution through a matrix image, without focusing on its conceptualization, but in …

Video – How to Join Data Tables to Data Layers in ArcMap 10

This video will demonstrate how to join an excel data table to a data layer in ArcMap. In this example, we will join an excel file of Age and Sex data in the …

Video – How to Merge Data Layers in ArcMap 10

This video will demonstrate how to merge two seperate data layers in ArcMap ten. In this example, we will merge a point data layer of women’s clothing …

Video – Using Data Driven Pages in ArcMap

Michele GeoMattix shows you how to create a series of maps along a river using data driven pages in ArcGIS for

Video – Overlay Tools in ArcGIS for Desktop

Michele GeoMattix shows you how to use three of the overlay tools in Esri’s ArcGIS for Desktop

Calculate the distance between two or more points in ArcGIS

Determine the distance between two or more points, it is one of the most basic tasks performed by the people involved in the GIS environment, distance …

Simplify or generalize polygons in ArcGIS

The generalization tools in ArcGIS allow information to refine or cleaning, in order to delete incorrect or unnecessary data, automating the identification of …

Synchronize ArcGIS with Google Earth

The advantage of loading satellite images of Google Earth / Maps directly into ArcGIS, offers a wide range of applications and uses, for the simple fact of …

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