Below are some common table-related tasks and where you can go in this help system to find more information. Click the links to go to more detailed help topics.
In addition, there are many geoprocessing tools available within ArcGIS that allow you to perform tasks such as data conversion and management on tables and attribute data. Many tools are available with any ArcGIS license, although some may require an ArcGIS for Desktop Standard or ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced license. See the documentation for the particular tool for details on usage, parameters, and licenses.
|Common task or workflow||Where to go for more information||Available geoprocessing tools|
Creating a new table
To learn about other types of data sources you can use in tables, see About tabular data sources.
Importing, copying, and converting tabular data sources
An overview of adding datasets to the geodatabase
To learn about the importing process and the geodatabase, see How data converts when importing.
To learn about fields and their data types, see Geodatabase field data types.
Adding and viewing tables in ArcMap
Previewing a table in ArcCatalog
Setting field properties, aliases, and table display options
Creating associations among tables, such as joining, relating, and using relationship classes
About joining and relating tables
Editing attribute values
Calculating the values in fields
Creating a layer from a table with x,y coordinate data
Using linear referencing
Geocoding a table of addresses