As a last topic: you can put graphics or text information into a data frame directly from a variety of sources. This subject really gets us away from our intended goal—preparing you to do analyses with GIS—but it is a major feature of the software that you should know about, so we will look at it briefly.
Placing ancillary information on a data frame is done primarily with two sets of controls. The first is Insert on the Main menu. The second is the Drawing toolbar.20
In ArcMap start a new map with Letter (ANSI A) Portrait. In Data View, add the shapefile
to a new map.
Also add the following data sets, in this order:
[___]IGIS-Arc\River\wtp_spn (the point component, water treatment plants)
Make the point symbol for wpt_spn a bright red square of size 10. Make the Boat_SP83 symbols bright green circles of size 8. Pan and zoom the image until all of the DOQ and the GPS track are in. Your data frame should look something like Figure 3-19
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____ 57. Turn your attention to the Drawing toolbar. Run your cursor from left to right over each of the buttons while reading the ToolTips and/or the Status bar. On those buttons with ...