Mapping

How to create and use GIS aliases

In many cases, your GIS map street names will not match the names in your crash record database. If the difference is significant, (i.e. ArcView can't see them as being similar names) then that location will not be geocodable. This is common when a state highway runs through a city. The city may use a local street name when entering crash data, and the map may use the highway name.
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Can’t click on the blue dot

When geocoding, if a location is not found, it can sometimes be challenging to select the blue dot created by clicking on a new intersection on the map.
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Map Magic problems in Windows XP

Map Magic is an add on to ArcView GIS 3.x and Intersection Magic 6.x. All Arcview GIS 3.x versions have a problem with Windows XP that affects operation with Map Magic. We've experienced "Segment Violation" messages; we've heard of "Can not convert string to number" error messages.
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