Using the Find, Go To X,Y and Measure Tools in ArcView 9 - ArcMap

Geospatial Technology September 28, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

Using the Find, Go To X,Y and Measure Tools in ArcView 9x

1. Select the Measure tool.

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2. Choose the “Measure an Area” feature to determine the area of an irregular area. Use the left mouse to locate a start area and then continue to click at points around an area.

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Double-click to close the area. Set the area units to “Acres.”

3. Select the “Go To X,Y” tool

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4. Enter a desired longitude and latitude in the “Go To X,Y” window.

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5. Select the “Find” tool.

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6. Enter a “Place Name,” choose the appropriate “Place Type.” and select “Find.”

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a) Right-click on the search result and choose “Pan to.”

John Nowatzki - Ag & Biosystems Engineering Department
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105
Telephone 701-231-8213

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.