By Kardi Teknomo, PhD .

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How to Create Layer from Selection?

Now you have a selection in ArcMap and you want to extract only this selection as layer map.

  1. In the left panel, that is table of content of the layers; do right click on layer Administrative Boundary . A pop up menu will be shown.
  2. Click on the pop up menu: Selection > Create layer from selected features . A new layer is created
  3. Rename this new layer by clicking on its name and wait for a second then type the new name
  4. Do right click again on the name of the new layer, on the pop up menu click Save it as Layer

Do above procedures for other layers such as Cities , Rivers and Water Features

Arc GIS Tutorial: how to create layer from selection

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Preferable reference for this tutorial is

Teknomo, Kardi (2015) Introduction to GIS. http:\\people.revoledu.com\kardi\ tutorial\GIS\