O'Reilly logo

Learning ArcGIS Pro by GISP Tripp Corbin

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 3. Creating and Working with ArcGIS Pro Projects

ArcGIS Pro reintroduces the concept of projects to Esri users. Esri first introduced the concept of managing your GIS using project files with its ArcView GIS application. ArcView GIS used projects to manage map layouts, views, tables, data connections, and more within a single APR file. This allowed you to access everything associated with a project from a single location.

When Esri released ArcGIS in 1999, this was dropped. In its place, Esri decided to use separate individual files. You have map documents (MXD files) for ArcMap, which contain a single map with one or more data frames. So, for each map you needed, you would have to create a separate map document. You have scenes (SXD files) ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required