Introducing the ArcGIS Schematics extension in ArcMap tutorial
ArcGIS Schematics extension is used by ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS for Server. It allows the user to get simplified representations of networks, intended to explain their structure and make the way they operate understandable. It can be used to manage physical and logical networks, including social and economic networks, and may view and represent any kind of network such as electric power, traffic light, delivery route, computer, and so forth. It enables users to automatically generate, visualize, and manipulate diagrams from network data or data that has attributes for connectivity.
In this tutorial
This tutorial is dedicated to the ArcGIS Schematics extension in ArcMap. The easiest way to find out what you can do with Schematics in ArcMap is to complete the exercises in this tutorial.
- Exercise 1: Getting familiar with Schematics tools—Explains the Schematics graphical user interface by using a variety of its tools.
- Exercise 2: Generating schematic diagrams—Shows how to generate schematic diagrams from different situations.
- Exercise 3: Editing and layout of schematic diagrams—Concerns the management of editing sessions on schematic diagrams and how to refine their content and lay them out.
- Exercise 4: Updating schematic diagrams—Explains how to update schematic diagrams.
To use this tutorial, you need to have ArcGIS for Desktop installed—including the ArcGIS Schematics extension—and licensed for Basic, Standard, or Advanced. You also need to have the tutorial data installed on a local or shared network drive on your system.