ArcGIS supports the ability to create new data files for both spatial and attribute data. It also supports the ability to edit existing data. The super modules in this category address the key and detailed issued of data capture and editing.
SectionsCreating New Data Files +
how to create new shapefiles, new feature classes and new attribute tables for use in ArcGISCreating New Features +
how to create new spatial features using ArcMap's editing functionalityModifying Simple Features +
details on how to modify simple features, including moving vertices interactively and by entering coordinatesModifying Connected Features +
a close look at the functions available for modifying features that share geometryAttribute Editing +
a detailed look at entering and modifying attributes in layer tables and stand-alone tables