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Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS: A Workbook Approach to Learning GIS, 3rd Edition by Michael D. Kennedy

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Moving the Foozit Court Feature Class into the Real World
____ 24. Start ArcMap with a new, blank map. Add School_Court_A. Change the lines in School_Court_A to Mars Red, with a width of 2.
____ 25. Right-click the Data Frame. In the Data Frame Properties window note that the map units are Feet, as you defined them to be. Make sure the Display units are set to Feet as well. You will notice, as you slide the cursor around the Foozit court, that the coordinates on the screen show in feet. These will be similar to the coordinates you wrote down previously. If you measure the width of the court, you get something on the order of 5 feet—clearly not correct. It’s nothing to worry about. When you transform the court into real-world coordinates, the feature class dimensions will change and it will be rotated to fit the spot. All that is important here is that the right lines are connected and that the image is not distorted.
____ 26. Add the image file six.tif from [___]IGIS-Arc\Image_Data. (Do not build pyramids if asked. Ignore the warning about the unknown spatial reference.) Zoom to the layer. In the southwest corner of the image is a school with a running track. Zoom to the school, including the track. Bookmark this image, calling it School. In the south-central part of this image, you should be able to discern most of a large parking lot.
It has been decided to make a full-size Foozit Court in the parking lot of the school. A surveyor was hired to specify the corners of the ...

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