GIS Software

How to Share ArcMap (.mxd) Files

ArcMap is a component of Esri’s suite of desktop GIS software programs.  Users of ArcGIS use ArcMap primarily to create, edit, analyze, and display geospatial information.  Saved ArcMap files have the .mxd extension.  This file format is only usable within ArcMap.  To share maps created within ArcMap, most cartographers will […]

GIS Learning

Calculating Polygon Area in ArcMap

Calculating Polygon Area in ArcMap

You can easily calculated geometry in ArcMap with a few simple steps.  Calculating geometry in ArcGIS allows you to find the area and perimeter of your polygons. Here are the step for calculating the area of a polygon using ArcGIS.  These steps can also be replicated for calculating the perimeter […]