Layers are a key concept when using ArcGIS Pro so this course has been developed to provide an introduction to using Feature Layers.
In this 39 minute course of 6 videos, which is suitable for English-speaking students from anywhere in the world, you will:
Before commencing this course you should:
Checking your version of ArcGIS Pro
This particular course was recorded using ArcGIS Pro at version 1.2 but should also work at any later versions. It may also with earlier versions but has not been tested with them.
If you do not have access to a suitable version of ArcGIS for Desktop then perhaps consider purchasing ArcGIS for Personal Use from Esri (direct if you are in the US, or via one of its distributors, if elsewhere). The cost is understood to be about $100-150 per annum, and includes an Advanced level license of ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro, as well as many of their extensions.
Downloading Natural Earth data
This course uses up to four shapefiles which can be downloaded from Natural Earth:
In the lesson videos these will be found in the C:\polygeo folder, so it is recommended that you place them there too.
It is also recommended that you keep a copy of the polygeo folder, with these four shapefiles, as they were immediately after downloading, so that if you want to repeat the course, or undertake another eLearning video tutorial from PolyGeo via Discover Spatial, then it will be available to copy instead of having to re-download the data.
If you do not already have the C:\polygeo folder with the above four shapefiles, then please view Download Natural Earth Data and Preview in ArcGIS Pro from PolyGeo's YouTube video channel
Graeme provides training, consulting and support in:
He has been using Esri software for over 25 years (18 of those with Esri International Distributors in the United Kingdom and Australia), and Google Earth for more than 5 years, and works with the latest versions of the ArcGIS platform and Google Earth.