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Identify Tools Tab

The Identify Tools tab of the toolbar contains tools to help you find information as well as measure, manipulate, and analyze data.

Identify Tools tab of the toolbar

The tools in this tab are grouped into these sections:

Use this tool... To...

Identify data at a particular point anywhere on the map. All the features beneath the point you click are listed in the Results List.

Identify features by drawing a line in any direction on the map. All the features that intersect with the line you draw are listed in the Results List.

Identify features by dragging a line in any direction on the map. All the features that intersect with the line you draw are listed in the Results List.

Identify features by drawing a segmented shape over an area on the map. All the features beneath the shape you draw are listed in the Results List.
Identify features by drawing a rectangle over an area on the map. All the features beneath the shape you draw are listed in the Results List.
Define the layers to include or exclude in the identify process.
Add a measured area around each area you identify.
Clear buffer selection.

See also...

Use the Identify Tools

Measure Distance and Area on the Map

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