Steps to Get Data From ArcPad
In this task you will use the ArcPad Data Manager for ArcGIS to get the data that you have edited in ArcPad, and to update the geodatabase and related tables with any edits that were made in ArcPad.
- On your PC, start ArcMap by clicking Start > All Programs > ArcGIS > ArcMap.
- Click Open.
- Navigate to the Riverside ArcMap Document (Riverside.mxd), which is located under the \Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\ArcPad\Samples\Riverside folder (on Windows XP) or the \Users\Public\Documents\ArcPad\Samples\Riverside folder (on Windows Vista and Windows 7), and click Open.
- Use the Zoom In tool to zoom in to the top left-hand corner of the map so that your map has a similar map extent to the above screen-shot.
- Click Editor, and then click Start Editing to start an edit session for the
- Click the Get Data From ArcPad tool.
- Click the Add button to choose the ArcPad AXF file to check in.
- In the File Browser, navigate to the output folder that you created when you
used the Get Data For ArcPad tool. Click on the ArcPad AXF file to check in, and
then click Open.
The Get Data From ArcPad dialog box reports a variety of information for the added ArcPad AXF file, including the date and time when the AXF file was created; and how many features or records have been added, modified, or deleted in each feature class and table in the AXF file.
- Check the checkbox associated with the Poles feature class.
- Click Check in.
- Click Yes in the message box asking you if you are sure you want to check in the selected items.
- A report is displayed with the results of the check in process. Click OK.
- The Get Data From ArcPad dialog box now shows that all of the changes for the
Poles feature class, and for the Lights and LightInspections tables, have been
checked in since there are zero changes listed. Click Cancel to close the Get
Data From ArcPad dialog box.
You have successfully updated the Poles feature class and the Lights and LightInspections related tables with the edits you made in ArcPad. All that remains is to verify that the edits were indeed checked in.
- Click on Identify to activate the tool.
- Click on the pole that you edited in ArcPad to display the attributes for the
- Tap the + box next to each branch to display all the attributes for the Pole feature class and the related tables.
- Tap the LightInspections ObjectID to display the attributes for the light
inspection. These are the attributes that you entered in ArcPad.
Congratulations! You have completed the task of extracting features and related tables from a geodatabase for editing in ArcPad, editing the features and related tables in ArcPad, and then updating the geodatabase with the edits made in ArcPad.