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HERS-ST Example - GIS Features

Objective: Become familiar with the different features of the HERS-ST GIS viewer.

Tasks:

  1. view section information;
  2. view database;
  3. add a layer;
  4. create a theme;
  5. create a selection.

Task 1: View section information


HERS-ST Screen Shot: GIS Map Window - showing how to access the Section Data Window.

HERS-ST Screen Shot: GIS Section Data Window.

Task 2: View database


HERS-ST Screen Shot: GIS Map Window - showing how to access the Highway Data Layer Window.
HERS-ST Screen Shot: Data sorting.  Step 2 on county header, one click ascending, two clicks descending.  Step 3 right click on LRSKEY header.

HERS-ST Screen Shot: GIS Highway Data Layer Window column pop-up menu. Step 3b select hide.

HERS-ST Screen Shot: GIS Highway Data Layer Window column pop-up menu with the Show option expanded. Step 3c select show - LRSKEY

Task 3: Add a layer


HERS-ST Screen Shot: GIS Map Window - showing how to add layers.

HERS-ST Screen Shot: Select Shape File Window.

HERS-ST Screen Shot: Layer Name Window.

Task 4: Create a theme


HERS-ST Screen Shot: GIS Map Window - showing how to create a theme.

HERS-ST Screen Shot: Theme Builder Window. Step 2 select field name.  Step 3 select no. of classes. Step 4 select line width. Step 5 select line style.  Step 6 pick from line style list.  Step 7-10 set break points for line colors red, yellow, green, and cyan.  Step 11 select apply button.

Task 5: Create a selection


HERS-ST Screen Shot: Selection Builder Window.

HERS-ST Screen Shot: Selection Builder Window. Step 2 select available fields.  Step 3 select operators.  Step 4 select field values.  Step 5 pick from field values list.  Step 6 select line width.  Step 7 select apply.

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Updated: 02/14/2013