Use styles to change
the appearance of objects and features in your map.
- Assign visual properties to object groups,
or to objects that match certain criteria.
- Create complex styles, such as roads
with a thick black line with a double yellow stripe down the middle.
Use specific colors and line types for different features.
- Call out details with attribute-driven
labels that provide text along a curve and segment-stitching functionality.
- Blend data using transparency.
- Save and reuse styles in any project,
saving time and streamlining map production.
- Save display layer definitions (which
include styling information and pointers to the data source) for
- Export styles to share with others.
- Use special formatting options for raster
images to show hillshade, contours, and more.
Style Drawing Objects and
Visualize and analyze
large-scale topographic information—digital elevation models (DEM)
and ESRI GRID files.
- Show elevation, slope, and aspect.
- Create contours.
- Perform sunlight studies with hill shading.
- Drape aerial photographs and vector data
on topography data.
- Publish the results to 3D DWF files for
viewing in free Autodesk® Design Review software. No experience
with AutoCAD Map 3D is required.
Style raster surfaces
to show elevation.