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ArcGIS Pro 3.x Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Tripp Corbin, GISP
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ArcGIS Pro 3.x Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Tripp Corbin, GISP

Overview of this book

ArcGIS Pro, Esri's newest desktop GIS application, offers powerful tools for visualizing, maintaining, and analyzing data. This cookbook will help existing ArcMap users transition to ArcGIS Pro and teach new users how to utilize its GIS tools effectively. You’ll learn how to create geodatabases, convert data formats, link tables from outside sources, edit 2D and 3D data, ensure data integrity with topology, and enable advanced geodatabase behavior. By the end, you'll be able to effectively use ArcGIS Pro as your primary desktop GIS application, maintaining, analyzing, and displaying data using common methods and tools.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)

ArcGIS Pro Capabilities and Terminology

ArcGIS Pro represents a huge step forward in desktop geographic information systems (GIS). This new 64-bit solution allows GIS professionals to take full advantage of modern computer hardware, which brings increased performance and capabilities that have not previously been available for the desktop. It also has a brand-new modern ribbon interface. This is completely different from the toolbar-based interface we have become accustomed to in ArcMap or ArcCatalog. While more intuitive for completely new users, it can be a bit challenging for existing ArcGIS Desktop users.

In this chapter, you will begin exploring ArcGIS Pro. You will first determine whether your computer has the capability to run this powerful software. Then, you will determine which license levels are available to you. This is important, as it will affect your ability to complete some of the recipes in this book.

You will then move on to working in ArcGIS Pro. You will start...