To set styling options for point features
- Create a theme for a point feature
- In the Theme Points dialog
box, the default Style Range shows the styles that
will be used for each rule. To change them, click
- In the Style Point dialog
box, change any of the following:
- For Symbol, click and
choose a symbol or browse to a symbol file.
- For Size Context,
choose Device Space or Map
Space and then select the type of units to measure the
Space, you specify symbol widths and heights in screen
units. Available units are Points, Inches, Millimeters, or Centimeters.
Space, you specify symbol widths and heights in Mapping
Coordinate System(MCS) units. Available units are Inches,
Feet, Yards, Miles, Millimeters, Centimeters, Meters, and Kilometers.
If you choose Device
Space, symbols remain the same size during a zoom. If
you choose Map Space, symbols remain the
same size relative to the map. For example, if you make a symbol
.1 miles in map units, it will measure .1 miles no matter what zoom
level you set.
- Set the size range for the point symbols
(width and height). The smallest size will be used for the objects
in the lowest scale range and the largest size will be used for
the objects in the highest scale range. You can enter a number or
use an expression to set size.
- For Fill Color Range and Edge
Color Range, specify the beginning and ending colors
for the theme. The intermediate colors will be calculated automatically,
but you can adjust them.
- Choose a Rotation Range for
the symbols from the list, or
use an expression to set rotation.
- Click OK twice.