Posts Tagged “ArcGIS 10”

Full Color Shaded Relief

Contour maps have essentially gone out of fashion, replaced by shaded relief. There are still plenty of uses for contours, but they just don’t look as cool as a well-drawn hillshade. A colored hillshade is even more exciting. Traditionally, the easiest way to do that in ArcGIS was to place a color stretched DEM over […]

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Iterating in ModelBuilder

One of the most exciting new features in ArcGIS 10 is the introduction of iterating tools in ModelBuilder.  The ability to step through a list has always been a mainstay of programming and computer science, and has been readily accessible to any GIS programmer with a little Python or C# experience.  In previous versions of […]

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