Map Book dialog box guides you through all the settings
needed for a map book. You can save your settings to use for future
To specify the map book settings
- On the Display Manager tab
of the Task Pane, right-click the City_Boundary
layer and click Zoom To Extents.
- Save the map file.
You cannot publish a
map to any format without saving it first.
- Switch the Task Pane to Map
Book and click New Map
Each item on the left
displays settings on the right.
- In the Create Map Book dialog
box, for Source, click Model
Space. Optionally, change the Map Book Name.
- For Sheet Template,
do the following:
- Click Settings.
- Click the browse button for Choose
A Sheet Template and navigate to the saved template you
created (Map Book Template - Inset.dwt).
- Leave the layout set to Ansi_A.
- For Layout Options,
check Include A Title Block (Name Or File) and Include
Adjacent Sheet Links (Name Or File).
- For the title block,
click the down arrow and click Title Block. For adjacent sheet links,
click the down arrow and click Adjacent_Arrow_4.
- Set the scale factor to 50000.
you don't set the Scale Factor
, the map book
will comprise a very large number of tiles
Be sure to set it to 50000.
- For Tiling Scheme,
do the following:
- Click By Area.
- Click Select Area To Tile and
drag a rectangle around the extents of the map.
- Leave the other settings set to their
- For Naming Scheme,
click Columns And Rows. Leave the
settings set to their defaults.
- For Key, click External
Reference. Browse to the key view map
you created in the previous
exercise and select it.
The Key Map viewport
will display the key map you generated in the previous exercise.
- For Legend, click Map
The Legend viewport will
display the legend you
generated in the previous
- For Sheet Set,
click Create New.
Do not generate the map
yet. Leave the dialog box open for the next exercise.
To continue this tutorial,
go on to Exercise 3: Preview and generate the map book.