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NHD Query Builder Method 1a: Definition Query

August 2018 (approx.)

Detailed Description

NHD Query Builder Method 1: Definition Query

To view features at a desired scale in Esri ArcMap:

  1. Open the Layer Properties and go to the “Definition Query” tab
  2. Select the “Query Builder” button
  3. Double click the “VisibilityFilter” field and then click the “>=” operator
  4. Select “Get Unique Values” for a list of available scales
  5. Double click on the desired scale and click “OK.” The desired definition query should be visible in the “Definition Query” field
  6. Click “OK” to apply the query and close the Layer Properties


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