Charts and Graphs
Another form of communication—neither text nor map—can also be created by ArcMap: the chart or graph. The software is capable of producing graphs and charts of both two- and three-dimensional appearance.
In ArcMap Click File > New. Select Letter (ANSI A) Portrait. Switch to Data View. Add the personal geodatabase feature class named Soils from
___IGIS-Arc_YourInitials\Wildcat_Boat_Data\ ... you know the drill.
Once the map has appeared in the window, symbolize the SUIT categories using Unique values.
Open the Soils attribute table and summarize the suitability (SUIT) column, including the sum from Shape_Area. Accept the default name and save it in Wildcat_Boat.mdb. Agree to add the table to the T/C of the map. Dismiss the Soils attribute table. Open the Sum_Output_x table. It should look about like Figure 3-15
____ 48. Select View > Graphs > Create Graph to bring up the Create Graph Wizard. Click the drop-down menu of Graph type, and look at the many types of graphs you can create. Pick Vertical Bar. In the Layer/Table field choose Sum_Output_x (x is some digit, depending on how many tables you have created in this session). For the Value field, you will want Sum_Shape_Area. Make the “X field” SUIT. Uncheck Add to legend. For the Color use Pallet (Excel). Leave the rest of the options at their default values. Click Next. ...