Exercise 1: Insert a legend object

Insert a legend anywhere on your map.

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

To insert a legend in your map

  1. If it is not still open, open your finished map from the previous lesson.
    • Click Open Drawing.
    • Locate the BuildMap1.dwg file.
    • Select it, and click Open.
  2. In the Task Pane, switch to Display Manager.
  3. Right-click the Parcels layer and click Zoom To Extents.
  4. Click Tools Create Legend.

    Use the Tools menu in Display Manager to create a legend.

  5. In your map, find a blank area for the legend.
  6. Click where you want the legend to appear.

    Notice that each layer listed in Display Manager is displayed in the legend automatically, with its identifying color. The items are listed in the order in which they appear in Display Manager.

  7. Save your map.

To continue this tutorial, go to Exercise 2: Change the order of items in the legend.