Discover and search for 3 word addresses in ArcMap
This tutorial will take you through how to search for a 3 word address within ArcMap and how to find out the 3 word address for a location.
Further information on the features of the locator can be found here.
Prerequisite: Set up the what3words ArcGIS Locator within ArcGIS Desktop.
Adding Geocoding Toolbar to ArcMap
Enable the Geocoding Toolbar by right-clicking on the ribbon at the top of the ArcMap interface and clicking “Geocoding”
Select the Locator dropdown from the Geocoding toolbar and select “Manage Address Locators”.
Click “Add” to select the what3words locator
Under ArcGIS Servers select the locator and then select the language you would like to use.
The what3words locator should now appear in the dropdown
Discover 3 word addresses
In order to discover the 3 word address for a location on the map click the “Address Inspector”
Left-click on the map to display the 3 word address and the latitude and longitude
Search for a 3 word address
Search for a 3 word address by typing an address in the Geocoding Toolbox