How to add a new layer to an existing project.
.. this video summaries how to add a layer based on a shapefile already on your computer.
.. use GetGateway and related video to access/download shapefiles and related data stored on servers.
See a list of videos at http://proximityone.com/videos.htm.
This video uses:
.. CV XE GIS software
.. US1.GIS project (placed on your computer by CV XE GIS installer).
.. about GIS
.. about the US1 GIS project .. in this guide
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Topics reviewed in video:
.. determining what layer is to be added.
- suppose you want a new county layer.
.. why use a new layer?
- you want to show county layer with a cross-hatch pattern, not changing other layer attributes
.. adding a layer to a GIS project.
- know the name/location of the shapefile or other source to be used.
- how to determine this information?
- use the Add Layer button on the toolbar
.. using layer editor to set appearance.
- in this case, the Area pattern and Section render are used
.. using the new layer for analysis and/or reference.