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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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Undertaking the Data Entry Process
If you did the fieldwork data collection (detailed in the preceding discussion of this exercise) skip ahead to Step 1 below. If you chose not to do the fieldwork and want only to do the software-based part of the exercise, proceed as follows:
Find the Excel spreadsheet in [__]IGIS-Arc_AUX named
Exercise_5-8_Student_Computer_Data.xls
There are two sheets there, one named Computers and the other named People (accessed with tabs at the bottom of the window). The data in Computers should be typed into the text file Coordinates.txt (described below). The data in People is to be placed in the dBase table named Student_Info.dbf (also described below).
____ 1. Using MS Windows, in ___IGIS-Arc_YourInitials, make a new folder called Student_Data_Collection.

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