Geocoding in the ESRI(R) ArcGIS(TM) Desktop products-- ArcInfo(TM), ArcEditor(TM), and ArcView(R) enables you to create and manage address locators and use them to find the location of an individual, or table of addresses. The Geocoding results can be mapped and viewed directly or used to analyze the distribution of addresses, intersections, or other predominant features. Whether you are mapping crime locations or planning the best routes to your customers, geocoding provides the building blocks for mapping and analyzing address data.
You will learn how to:
Prepare reference and address data for geocoding.
Determine the appropriate address locator style.
Build common address locators.
Locator individual or a table of addresses.
Create dynamic feature classes.
Keep your address locator current with your reference data.
Distribute your address locator.
Customize your address locator.
Begin by following the quick-start tutorial to get an overview of how to execute the basic linear referencing functions. If you prefer, jump right in and experiment on your own. When you have questions, you will find concise, step-by-step answers inside, fully illustrated, to help you complete a task.