Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap
Take advantage of your ArcMap experience to get started now with ArcGIS Pro 2.9.

With the retirement of ArcMap coming soon, users need a tool to learn ArcGIS Pro quickly and efficiently—one that explains the new approach and improved functionality without bogging down. Experienced users don’t need an in-depth introduction but one that gets them up and running using ArcGIS Pro in their daily workflows.

Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap, second edition, is the concise yet comprehensive source for bringing existing ArcMap users up to speed with ArcGIS Pro. Updated and tested against ArcGIS Pro 2.9, this book introduces experienced ArcMap users to the ribbons, panes, and project-based structure of ArcGIS Pro. Covering the most common and important workflows required for most GIS work, this book concentrates on a project for Crater Lake in Oregon, so users will quickly become familiar with the data and be able to focus on learning the ArcGIS Pro UI in 10 chapters.

Written by an author with 20-plus years of experience writing textbooks using Esri software, Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap, second edition, takes any frustration out of making the switch to the premier professional desktop GIS application from Esri.

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Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap
Take advantage of your ArcMap experience to get started now with ArcGIS Pro 2.9.

With the retirement of ArcMap coming soon, users need a tool to learn ArcGIS Pro quickly and efficiently—one that explains the new approach and improved functionality without bogging down. Experienced users don’t need an in-depth introduction but one that gets them up and running using ArcGIS Pro in their daily workflows.

Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap, second edition, is the concise yet comprehensive source for bringing existing ArcMap users up to speed with ArcGIS Pro. Updated and tested against ArcGIS Pro 2.9, this book introduces experienced ArcMap users to the ribbons, panes, and project-based structure of ArcGIS Pro. Covering the most common and important workflows required for most GIS work, this book concentrates on a project for Crater Lake in Oregon, so users will quickly become familiar with the data and be able to focus on learning the ArcGIS Pro UI in 10 chapters.

Written by an author with 20-plus years of experience writing textbooks using Esri software, Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap, second edition, takes any frustration out of making the switch to the premier professional desktop GIS application from Esri.

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Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap

Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap

by Maribeth H. Price
Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap

Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap

by Maribeth H. Price

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Overview

Take advantage of your ArcMap experience to get started now with ArcGIS Pro 2.9.

With the retirement of ArcMap coming soon, users need a tool to learn ArcGIS Pro quickly and efficiently—one that explains the new approach and improved functionality without bogging down. Experienced users don’t need an in-depth introduction but one that gets them up and running using ArcGIS Pro in their daily workflows.

Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap, second edition, is the concise yet comprehensive source for bringing existing ArcMap users up to speed with ArcGIS Pro. Updated and tested against ArcGIS Pro 2.9, this book introduces experienced ArcMap users to the ribbons, panes, and project-based structure of ArcGIS Pro. Covering the most common and important workflows required for most GIS work, this book concentrates on a project for Crater Lake in Oregon, so users will quickly become familiar with the data and be able to focus on learning the ArcGIS Pro UI in 10 chapters.

Written by an author with 20-plus years of experience writing textbooks using Esri software, Switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap, second edition, takes any frustration out of making the switch to the premier professional desktop GIS application from Esri.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589487314
Publisher: Esri Press
Publication date: 08/16/2022
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 383,838
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Maribeth H. Price, PhD, Professor of Geology and Dean of Graduate Education for the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, has been using Esri products since 1991, teaching college GIS since 1995 and writing textbooks using Esri software since 2001. She has extensive familiarity with both ArcMap/ArcCatalog and ArcGIS Pro, both as a user and in the classroom, as well as experience writing about GIS concepts and developing software tutorials. She teaches GIS workshops, having offered more than 100 workshops to over 1,200 participants since 2000.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

1              Contemplating the switch to ArcGIS Pro

                Background       

                System requirements   

                Licensing             

                Capabilities of ArcGIS Pro            

                When should I switch?  

                Time to explore

Objective 1.1: Downloading the data for these exercises

Objective 1.2: Starting ArcGIS Pro, signing in, creating a project, and exploring the interface         

Objective 1.3: Accessing maps and data from ArcGIS Online         

Objective 1.4: Arranging the windows and panes              

Objective 1.5: Accessing help     

Objective 1.6: Importing a map document           

2              Unpacking the GUI         

                Background       

                Ribbons               

                Panes   

                Views   

Time to explore

Objective 2.1: Getting familiar with the Contents pane   

Objective 2.2: Learning to work with objects and ribbons              

Objective 2.3: Exploring the Catalog pane             

3              The project        

                Background       

                What is a project?          

                Items stored in a project              

                Paths in projects             

                Renaming projects         

Time to explore

Objective 3.1: Exploring different elements of a project 

Objective 3.2: Accessing properties of projects, maps, and other items   

4              Navigating and exploring maps 

                Background       

                Exploring maps

                2D and 3D navigation    

                Time to explore

Objective 4.1: Learning to use the Map ribbon tools        

Objective 4.2: Exploring 3D scenes and link views             

5              Symbolizing maps           

                Background       

                Accessing the symbol settings for layers

                Accessing the labeling properties             

                Symbolizing rasters        

                Time to explore

Objective 5.1: Modifying single symbols

Objective 5.2: Creating maps from attributes      

Objective 5.3: Creating and managing labels        

Objective 5.4: Symbolizing rasters           

6              Geoprocessing 

                Background

                What’s different

                Analysis buttons and tools

                Tool licensing    

                Time to explore

Objective 6.1: Getting familiar with the geoprocessing interface

Objective 6.2: Learning to perform selections     

Objective 6.3: Practicing geoprocessing

7              Tables  

                Background       

                General table characteristics      

                Joining and relating tables           

                Making charts   

                Time to explore

Objective 7.1: Managing table views       

Objective 7.2: Creating and managing properties of a chart          

Objective 7.3: Calculating statistics for tables      

Objective 7.4: Calculating and editing in tables   

8              Layouts

                Background       

                Layouts and map frames              

                Layout editing procedures          

                Importing map documents and templates            

                Time to explore

Objective 8.1: Setting up a layout page with map frames

Objective 8.2: Creating and formatting map elements    

9              Managing data 

                Background       

                Data models      

                Managing the geodatabase schema        

                Creating domains            

                Managing data from diverse sources      

                Project longevity             

                Managing shared data for workgroups  

                Time to explore

Objective 9.1: Creating a project and compiling data for it             

Objective 9.2: Creating and managing metadata

Objective 9.3: Creating fields and domains           

Objective 9.4: Modifying the table schema          

Objective 9.5: Sharing data using ArcGIS Online 

10           Editing 

                Background       

                Basic editing functions  

                Creating new features  

Modifying existing features        

Creating and editing annotation

                Time to explore

Objective 10.1: Understanding the editing tools in ArcGIS Pro     

Objective 10.2: Creating new features   

Objective 10.3: Modifying existing features         

Objective 10.4: Creating and editing annotation

11           Moving forward

Data sources     

Index

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