Now it is time to add some data to your map. Click on the Add Theme button (if you are not in x: drive, follow step 3 above). Scroll down in the left menu until you find lakes.shp then click once on it. to highlight it. Press and hold the shift key, then click once on cities.shp . Click on the OK button. Both themes should be added to your View legend. Click on the grey boxes to turn them on.
Click on the cities.shp lettering. You will see that a raisied box appears around the cities.shp theme. The box means that cities is the active theme . The active theme is the one that any changes, or labels that you put on your map will be added to. If you turn it off later, they will disappear!
Make lakes the active theme (single click on lakes.shp lettering). Now you are going to add some lake name labels to your map. Click and hold the label button . A drop down menu will appear with several label choices. Drag down to the second button . Label the 5 Great Lakes by clicking on the lake, and dragging to the area where you want the label to appear. If you do not like where you have put the label, you have to select the pointer tool , click on the label and press the delete key . Make sure your label lines do not cross!
Save your work by selecting File from the upper menu, then save project as , switch the drive to the h: drive and then in the file name field call it yourfirstnamelastinitialcanada For example timmykcanada Then click OK .
It is time to add another theme. Click the add theme button , select the x: drive, arcview data, arc k-12 , and then the Canada directory. In the left hand menu, select the prov99.shp theme. Double click on it to add it to your view legend. It will appear in the top of the legend.
When you are satisfied with your View, it is time to put this all into a Layout! At the top menu select View , then layout . Click OK to accept the Landscape layout. Arc View will automatically produce a new map layout for you.
Switch to the View screen. Click the add theme button then select arcview data , then select arccanada31_d1 (d), select national , select shp . From the list on the side of the shp directory, select faults.shp .