Altering All Drawing Objects in the Same Way
Concept Procedure Quick Reference
 
 
 
NoteThis procedure applies only to drawing objects.

To alter all retrieved drawing objects in the same way

  1. In Map Explorer, under Current Drawing, right-click Current Query, and then click Define.
  2. In the Define Query dialog box, load or create a query that retrieves the objects you want to alter.
  3. Under Options, click Alter Properties.
  4. In the Set Property Alterations dialog box, select the property to alter.
  5. In the Expression area, specify how to alter the property.

    For example, to change the color of all queried object to red, enter either red or 1 (the numerical equivalent of red), or click Values to select from a list of colors.

  6. Click Add to add the property alteration to the Current Property Alterations list.
  7. When you finish defining the property alteration, click OK.
  8. Make sure that Alter Properties is selected when you execute the query.
  9. Under Query Mode, select Draw. You cannot use property alteration in Preview mode or Report mode.
  10. Click Execute Query.