Creating a spatial and/or attribute index in ArcPad
- In the Table of Contents, select the shapefile layer you would like to create an index for.
- Open the Layer Properties dialog box by double-clicking the layer or by tapping the Layer Properties button.
- Tap the Attributes tab.
- Check the Geometry check box under the Index column to create a spatial index for the layer.
- Check the appropriate field check box under the Index column to create an attribute index for that field.
- Tap OK.
Your indexes are created. However, the indexes are deleted when the shapefile is activated for editing. The indexes are recreated when the shapefile is deactivated for editing.