This course is recommended for anyone who uses external databases, GIS, or facilities management information in conjunction with maps. Course emphasizes tools for linking and querying data in a graphical environment. AutoCAD (drafting) functionality will not be included in this course; please see AutoCAD classes for topics not relating to geographic data analysis.
Topics include: Data query, analysis and editing, modification of entities from several drawings during one work session, database linking, viewing of MS Access and DBase files through the project workspace, topology creation and editing, topology analysis, thematic mapping, boundary trimming, data exchange with other mapping products.
Prerequisite: AutoCAD Level 1 and 2 or instructor's consent.