Exercise 1: Specify attributes to include

Set DWF publishing options that specify the attribute information to publish with your map.

NoteThis exercise uses the BuildMap1.dwg map you created and modified in the previous exercises.

To set publishing options

  1. Open your finished map from the previous lesson.
    • Click Open Drawing.
    • Locate the BuildMap1.dwg file.
    • Select it, and click Open.
  2. In the Tool-based Ribbon Workspace, click Output tabExport To DWF/PDF panelExport To DWF/PDF Options (MAPDWFOPTIONS).
  3. In the Map Information dialog box, select Publish Map Information.
  4. In the Map Information dialog box, expand the items in the list and select the Roads and Parcels items.

    You can include and exclude information at any level.

    Notice that when you select Roads, everything under Roads is automatically selected.

  5. To publish the information to an XML file, click the file icon and specify a location for the published file. Click Save.

    The DWF Publish operation uses the XML file.

  6. Click OK.

To continue this tutorial, go to Exercise 2: Publish to DWF.