IMPORTANT: We assume you've already completed the setup steps in:
We require the following layout, naming conventions, and settings for each ESM 263 assigment you undertake.
You only need to do these steps at the beginning of each new project.
.7zextension) file and save it to your
H:\ESM263directory. Extract the 7-Zip file contents (right-click the 7-Zip file and under the 7-Zip menu choose Extract here). This should create a new folder called HWx where x is the assignment number. The rest of these instructions will assume a project named HW1, so your new directory will be:
H:\ESM263\HW1\in Windows Explorer.
New Text Document.txtto
Note that the file you just created will now look like an
ArcMap document even though it is really just a blank text
file. You can double-click this file and ArcMap will open with
the correct current folder (e.g.,
Or, if you already have an ArcMap running, you can use File→Open...