Improving Your Legend

ArcGIS always places a little symbol, called a patch, next to the text name for your layer. Did you know you can override the default to access a greater variety of legend patches that better communicates what your layer is?   In Legend Properties, make sure you are on the Items tab. Then just double…

GIS Tip: Get Happy with Better Toolbars

Did you know that you can customize your toolbars so that your most used functions are only a click away? We’ll use the Editor toolbar as an example. I like to Save Edits, Stop Editing, and Merge all the time. But I hate pulling down the editor menu every time! Go to Customize>Customization Mode, and…