Layouts: Creating maps and figures using ArcMap June

Layouts: Creating maps and figures using ArcMap June

Layouts: Creating maps and figures using ArcMap June 2012, Planetary Mappers Meeting 1 GIS for Planetary Mappers Layout View Explore and analyze data in the Data View Prepare maps for presentation using Layout View Allows user to quickly create a new map Templates can contain data, custom design, and

predefined layout arrangements (north arrows, scale bars, institutional logos, etc.) Can be selected using View menu (selected Layout View) or the empty page icon 2 GIS for Planetary Mappers Layout View 3 GIS for Planetary Mappers Completed map ready for layout

4 Virtual clip to map boundary 1) Open data frame properties optional but recommended 2) Data Frame Tab Clip Options Also check Clip Grids 3) Specify Shape Outline of Features

-select your boundary file. Note you can also use a selected graphic 5 Switch from Data to Layout view or 6 Layout Toolbar When viewing the layout, a Layout Toolbar appears to assist with navigation

Fixed Zoom Zoom to In/Out 100% Zoom In/Out Pan Zoom Control Go to Zoom

Next/ Whole Page Previous Extent GIS for Planetary Mappers Focus Data Frame Toggle Change Draft Layout Mode 7

Creating Maps Page size and print specifications can be adjusted by right clicking on white space in layout Note that there is a difference between page and data frame adjustments, depending on where you click Right click outside frame = page size and print specs Right click within frame = data frame properties Creating Maps Data Frame Properties General tab, set Reference Scale (e.g. 1:1M) to lock symbols and font sizes

To quickly change font or symbol sizes for a larger or smaller scaled figure, change this value to grow or shrink. Creating Maps Changing Appearance of Frame In this example, we will take the general appearance of the frame to add depth and character to the map Select the Frame tab in Data Frame Properties dialog box Under Border, select preferred from drop down

Under Background, select preferred from drop down Under Drop Shadow, select preferred from drop down Click Apply or OK NOTE: OK applies the change and closes the dialog box the only difference In this example, Border = Triple Line, Background = Yellow, and Drop Shadow = Gray; NOTE: These elements can be varied using parameters given above. 10

Creating Maps Adding Graticules On the Grids tab, click New Grid Follow the wizard to set options Creating Maps Tweaking Graticules Change Graticule settings. E.g.

change label fonts label intervals color rotated labels Creating Maps Adding Title Click Insert in Layout View Can choose to add multiple elements Add title,

choose font size, and move as necessary Creating Maps Adding North Arrow Click Insert in Layout View Add North arrow, enlarge and position as necessary Rotate Data Frame

North arrow will follow In Data Frame Tool bar, Set a rotation or use interactive rotation Now when adding in a North arrow on the rotated data frame, the arrow will be appropriately rotated. Good for single images. Creating Maps

Adding Scale Bar Click Insert in Layout View Add scale bar, enlarge and position as necessary Creating Maps Tweaking Scale Bar Double click scale bar once it is added to Layout to change properties, such as number of

divisions, units, and format 17 GIS for Planetary Mappers Creating Maps Adding Legend Click Insert in Layout View Select the layers that should be

represented on the layout Click Next Legend Wizard Select relevant layers. Add border, color, and shadow. Change specifics of legend. Change size of symbol patch. Change part spacing.

Legends cleaning up legends Right click on layer, select Layer properties Options Add descriptive unit label (E->ejecta) Change unit color Right click above units on Symbol,

select Properties for All Symbols, example remove outline for all units Legends cleaning up legends Right click on layer, select Layer properties Options Change order Ctrl or shift select

many units Right click on selected group and Move to Heading, New Heading Legends cleaning up legends Right click on layer, select Layer properties Options to thin legend

Click on Count Ctrl or shift select many symbology lines which are 0 Click on Remove To backup symbologies before removing, right click on layer and Save As Layer File Note: Layer File is not data just symbols! Extents Automatic overview and zoom-in locators Right click on layer, select Layer properties

In the Extent Tab set what data frame to point at. Final Layout Example 24 GIS for Planetary Mappers Export to GeoPDF

For posters 200 dpi is usually good enough. For page size figure up this to 300 or higher (up to 600) GIS for Planetary Mappers This will try to create a geoPDF (for lat/lon and measurements) in Acrobat Reader. Note you can also

choose to export attributes to PDF. 25 Questions? Additional resources (video tutorials) Making Better Map Layouts with ArcGIS - esri

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YihZzt_lHvE ArcGIS 10 Map Layout Demo in ArcMap - Washington College http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQgM1510i0U Others Help - esri Using Table in Layouts - esri

http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#/What_is_a_page_layout/00s90000002z000000/ http://blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2010/01/19/using-tables-in-an-arcmap-layout/ JPL WMS used in demo: http://onmoon.jpl.nasa.gov/wms.cgi? (June 2012) 26 GIS for Planetary Mappers

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