Selecting a layer for the Identify tool
The Identify tool lets you view attribute information for a particular feature. Once a layer is selected for the Identify tool, make the Identify tool active, then tap the feature, and the Feature Properties dialog box appears. By default, the Feature Properties dialog box includes pages for Attributes, Picture, Symbology—if defined—and Geography. If a custom form exists for the feature, it will be displayed. You cannot edit your data using the Identify tool; you can only view it.
- Tap the Table of Contents button.
The Table of Contents opens on the Layers page and lists all of the layers in the current ArcPad map.
- Check the Identify tool check box for the layer(s) you would like to retrieve
- Tap OK.Tip:
Select all layers for the Identify tool: In the Table of Contents, tap the Identify tool to activate all layers. Tap again to deactivate all layers.Note:
For more information on how to use the Identify tool, refer to Identifying features