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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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Finding the Geographic Position of an Address “Automatically”
____ 15. Restart ArcMap. Open the map 525_Chinoe_Road. With the Drawing toolbar, change the color of future markers you might draw to black. Click the binoculars on the Tools toolbar to bring up a Find window. Move the Find window out of the way so that you can see Chinoe Road. Select the Locations tab. For “Choose a locator” browse to the one you just made in the Catalog Tree under Address Locators: Lexington Streets. Double-click. For Full Address type
525 Chinoe Road
and press Find. In case you missed it, click Find again (and again) while looking at the map. The location 525 Chinoe Road will be drawn to your attention. Click Options in the Find window. Under Offset Options put in 30 Feet, since that is the distance required in this neighborhood from the street centerline. Click OK.
____ 16. In the lower pane of the find window right-click 525 Chinoe Rd, 40502 to bring up a context window. Click Flash. Bring up the context menu again and Add Point. A new marker symbol (black) should appear, near the one you placed earlier. Zoom way up so that the block of interest fills the screen. Repeatedly bring up the context menu, clicking Zoom To, Create Bookmark (check it out under Bookmarks on the Main menu), Add Labeled Point, and Add Callout. Look at how these results compare to the red marker you set when you found the position manually. Dismiss the Find window.
____ 17. If you have an Internet connection, click the ...

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