Use object classes as
a quick way to select all objects in a class and change their properties.
This does not change the object class definition itself, only the
properties of the objects in that object class.
To change the color of the classified
- If the ObjectClass.dwg file
you created previously is not still open, open it. Click Open Drawing.
- On the Map Explorer tab
of the Task pane, right-click the Parcels object class
- Click Select Classified Objects.
All objects classified
as Parcels are selected.
- Right-click any of the selected parcels
and click Properties.
- In the Properties palette,
click the Pattern Fill Color field (under Pattern on
the Design tab) and choose a different
Change the fill color
of all objects in the Parcels object class using the Properties palette.
- When prompted to save the changes back
to the save set, click Yes to change
the parcel color in the original file. Click No to
change it only in the current map.
Where you are now
You created and edited
objects using the object class definitions.
To continue this tutorial,
go to Lesson 6: Generate Metadata for a Classified Drawing.