In the Display Manager,
select the layer, layers, or group to filter.
Use Ctrl-click or Shift-click
to select multiple layers.
Right-click any layer or group in the
selection and click Query To Filter Data.
you use this command, the command name for the affected layers changes
to Layer Filter, with options
for Edit Layer Filter and Delete Layer
To add more feature layers to the data
being searched by the expression, click Add Layer and
select the layer to add. To delete a layer, select it in the list
and click Delete.
The list of layers at
the top of the window shows any existing filters for the selected
layers. If the layers use a common query (specifying a property
that all the layers have in common), that query is listed separately.
If you are creating a location condition,
click Zoom Extents to zoom the drawing
window to the extents of the selected feature class.
Property Evaluation expressions compare
the value of a property to a value you specify. For example, you
can find parcels with an area greater than a value you specify,
or streets with a particular number of lanes.
Location Conditions find data based
on its location in the map. For example, you can draw a circle to
find all parcels within that circle.