Topology Dissolve - New Topology dialog box
NoteThis functionality applies only to drawing objects.

Use this dialog box to specify settings for viewing the resulting dissolve topology onscreen.

To dissolve a composite topology

Click Analyze tabDrawing Object panelDissolve. At the Command prompt, enter mapandissolve.

You can specify the name, description, and layer for the new topology.


Show the results of the analysis on screen using the color specified in the Color.


Select the color you want to use to highlight the results of the analysis in the map. To clear the color when you finish viewing the results in the map, at the Command prompt, enter redrawall.


Enter a unique name for the new topology. Topology names can contain letters, numbers, and the underscore and hyphen characters.


Enter a description for the new topology.


Specify a layer for the new topology. To select from a list of layers in the current drawing, click the down arrow. To create a new layer, type the name in the box.


Close the dialog box without performing the dissolve.


Display the previous dialog box.


Dissolves the topology using the current settings. The Finish is available after you specify the dissolve parameter and enter a valid topology name.