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ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook

By : Daniela C Docan
Book Image

ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook

By: Daniela C Docan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating and editing events

A route event is a point or linear feature that occurs along a route feature. Route events are stored in tables called route event tables. A route table contains a route identifier field (for example, RouteID) that associates a specific route to the route point or linear event. Based on this route identifier field, a route table can store multiple events associated with a single route or can reference multiple routes. Also, multiple route events can reference a single route.

In ArcMap, you can create a layer of point or line features based on the information from the route event table. When you change a value in the route event table, the shape of the event (point or line) is automatically moved.

The features from the event layer are stored in a table and not in a feature class. You can export those event features to a feature class, but the dynamic connection between the route event table and routes will be lost.

Getting ready

In this recipe, you will create two...