displaying

Pro-tip: Start your search with # to search with tags, or @ for authors

Verbal scales

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead A verbal scale is also referred to as a “word statement” or a “scale expression”, and i...

Continue reading

Representative fractions

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead A representative fraction (RF) is the ratio of distance on the map to distance on the ground. Rep...

Continue reading

Choosing the best way to indicate map scale

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead In a previous blog entry, I asked, "Do all maps need a scale bar and north arrow?" I answered, "N...

Continue reading

The Integrate tool

By Charlie Frye, Esri Chief Cartographer I dropped a hint about the Integrate tool in the previous post and decided it was worth givi...

Continue reading

Choosing an appropriate cell size when interpolating raster data

By Charlie Frye, Esri Chief Cartographer “If I want to create a digital elevation model (DEM) by interpolating from a point shapefil...

Continue reading

Setting the Z Factor parameter correctly

By Charlie Frye, Esri Chief Cartographer We set the Z-Factor parameter based on our latitude. The Z-Factor parameter is in many Spati...

Continue reading

Does every map need a north arrow and scale bar?

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead I had an interesting email conversation this morning with one of my mentors, and the subject re...

Continue reading

What is a basemap? What kind of basemap do you need?

Today a wide variety and diversity of base maps are proliferating with emerging Internet technologies such as mash-ups on Google Earth, ArcWeb

Continue reading

Cartographic relief presentation is now available from Esri Press

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead Eduard Imhof’s Cartographic Relief Presentation is now available from Esri Press. Many of us...

Continue reading

Configuring your server to display a “Data not available” tile for empty map cache areas

Sterling Quinn of the Server team contributed this post on configuring your web server to display custom tiles

Continue reading

1 257 258 259