Styling Point Features
Concept Procedure
 
 
 

To apply styles to points

  1. In Display Manager, right-click a feature layer that contains points.
  2. Click Edit Style.
  3. In the Style Editor, under Scale Ranges, select the scale range to style.
  4. In the Point Style area for the selected scale range, click the box under Style.
  5. In the Style Point dialog box, select the Style A Point Symbol check box.
  6. For Symbol, click .
  7. In the Select A Symbol dialog box, specify a symbol library and a symbol. Click OK.
    NoteWhen creating a block for use as a symbol the Edge color applies to any entities that are defined as ByBlock. The Fill color applies to any entities that are defined as ByLayer.
  8. For Size Context, specify the type of units:
    • Select Device Space to specify symbol widths and heights in screen units. Available units are Points, Inches, Millimeters, or Centimeters.
    • Select Map Space to specify symbol widths and heights in Mapping Coordinate System (MCS) units. Available units are Inches, Feet, Yards, Miles, Millimeters, Centimeters, Meters, and Kilometers.
  9. For Units, select the type of units to use.
  10. For Width, enter the symbol width or specify the width using a number expression.

    For more information, see the Creating Numeric Expressions.

  11. For Height, enter the symbol height or specify the height using a number expression.

    For more information, see the Creating Numeric Expressions.

  12. To maintain width-to-height proportions when you change the width or height of the symbol, select the Maintain Aspect Ratio check box.
  13. To change the fill and edge colors of the symbol, use the Fill Color and Edge Color lists.

    If you do not change the colors, the default colors from the symbol are used.

  14. For Rotation, do one of the following:
    • Select a value from the drop-down list.
    • Click Any Angle. Specify the angle using the slider or enter an angle in the box. Click OK.
    • Click Expression. Specify the rotation using a number expression.

      For more information, see the Creating Numeric Expressions.

  15. Click OK.