Style Point dialog box
 
 
 
NoteThis functionality applies only to features.

Use this dialog box to specify symbols to represent and display point features.

To apply styles to points

To place labels at points

To allow labels to obscure points on the selected layer

In Display Manager, right-click a feature layer Edit Style.

Style A Point Symbol

Select the check box to apply styles to points.

NoteIf you are creating a theme, this check box does not appear. Instead, check the Create Feature Labels check box in the Theme Points dialog box.
Symbol

Symbols are AutoCAD blocks stored in dra wings. Click and navigate to the drawing that contains the symbol to use.

Size Context

Select Device Space to specify label widths and heights in screen units. Available units are Points, Inches, Millimeters, or Centimeters.

Select Map Space to specify label widths and heights in Mapping Coordinate System (MCS) units. Available units are Inches, Feet, Yards, Miles, Millimeters, Centimeters, Meters, and Kilometers.

Units

Select the type of units to use.

Width

Enter the symbol width or specify the width using an expression. For more information, see Using the Expression Builder.

Height

Enter the symbol height or specify the height using an expression. For more information, see Using the Expression Builder.

Maintain Aspect Ratio checkbox

To maintain width-to-height proportions when you change the width or height of the symbol, select the Maintain Aspect Ratio checkbox.

Fill Color

To override the fill color of the symbol, select a color. If you do not specify an override, the default fill color from the symbol is used.

Edge Color

To override the edge color of the symbol, select a color. If you do not specify an override, the default edge color from the symbol is used.

Rotation

Do one of the following:

  • Enter the amount to rotate the text.
  • Click Any Angle. Specify the angle using the slider or enter an angle in the box. Click OK.
  • Click Expression. Specify the rotation using an expression. For more information, see Using the Expression Builder.