Tag: ArcGIS Tutorial

Map Multiple Attributes at Once using Predominance

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Smart mapping allows you to select multiple attributes, and will automatically show you the largest value of those attributes. This uses a technique known as predominance, and can be done in minutes within ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise. This quick … Continue reading

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Heat Mapping in Two Simple Steps

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Smart mapping has the capability to create a map based on spatial density, without needing to run extra analysis tools. It’s a valuable method to display your data in new ways and potentially make discoveries that otherwise may have been … Continue reading

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How to Combine Color and Size Effectively in Your Maps

Smart mapping allows you to choose two attributes, and show them both within the same map. This is a valuable trick which can showcase your data in new ways, and also display relationships and patterns you might not have seen otherwise. This guide shows examples and steps for getting started with this mapping technique. To follow the detailed version of this guide interactively, visit this story map. Continue reading

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Living Atlas data at Your Fingertips in ArcGIS Pro

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ArcGIS Pro users enjoy ready to use data at their fingertips! The Living Atlas of the World is the foremost collection of global geographic information used to support critical decision making. It includes beautiful and authoritative maps on thousands of … Continue reading

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How to Smart Map in 3 Easy Steps

Smart Mapping is an exciting capability that can help you create beautiful and informative maps, quickly. It’s never been easier to craft visually stunning maps that tell the stories you want to tell. This guide will help you familiarize yourself with smart mapping and its overall workflow, so that you can get started making your own mapping masterpieces! To follow the same guide interactively, visit this story map.

In its simplest form, smart mapping is a solution custom created for your map and your data, which is why we call it “smart”! With just a few clicks, you can create a clear story about your data. Continue reading

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Add Demographics to Your Datasets (Fast!)

Did you know that you can add demographics to your existing geographical datasets? Whether you have points, tables, lines, or polygons, demographic data can add value to your analyses. The blog, “Make a Demographic Map in 5 Minutes”, introduced the basics for using the Enrich Layer tool in ArcGIS Online, and introduced the interface of the Data Browser. Now, we will see additional ways this technique can be applied, using the same underlying process, and still only taking minutes to complete. Continue reading

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What’s New in Smart Mapping (June 2016)

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Many datasets contain a date or time field, but showing them in the map can be a challenge. The June 2016 ArcGIS Online release has new map styles that allow you to visualize information found in date and time fields. … Continue reading

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Use Photos or Logos in your Maps

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Use photos and logos to make visually appealing, easy to understand maps. A simple picture in a pop-up provides additional context to the map subject. Logos provide easy visual clues to location and make for better looking maps and legends. … Continue reading

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