view

1 [ESRI software] In ArcGIS, a way to see the contents of a selected item in the Catalog tree in ArcCatalog.

2 [ESRI software] In ArcView 3, one of the five types of documents that can be contained within a project file. A view is used for displaying, querying, and analyzing geographic themes. A view consists of a table of contents, which lists all the geographic themes contained in the view, and a map area on which geographic themes are displayed.

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