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Using masks to create hollow cased road "symbols"

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead The map excerpt shown at right (click on it to see the details) shows an example of hollow case...

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Create route maps with the ArcGIS schematics extension

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead The illustration at left shows a map of the Paris Metro system (RATP). The routes are depicted ...

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Symbolizing roads with cased line symbols (part 3 of 3)

By Charlie Frye, Esri Chief Cartographer This final part of the series will cover using cartographic representations for dashed lines,...

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Symbolizing roads with cased line symbols (part 2 of 3)

By Charlie Frye, Esri Chief Cartographer Symbolizing road overpasses or underpasses typically requires that you perform two data pre...

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Symbolizing roads with cased line symbols (part 1 of 3)

By Charlie Frye, Esri Chief Cartographer This is the first of three parts that cover how to symbolize roads with cased line symbols. ...

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Using rotation angles for markers, lines, or polygon fills

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead If having the proper orientation, or rotation angle is an important characteristic of your symb...

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Creating street name indexes

By Charlie Frye, Esri Chief Cartographer We received a suggestion to write a blog entry on this topic from Anna Schwabedal, who is a t...

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Omit specific features from display using cartographic representations

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead If you want to remove selected features from display with standard ArcMap symbol management too...

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About the Geometrical Interval classification method

By Charlie Frye, Esri Chief Cartographer Those of you who regularly use the classification dialog will have noticed a new classificati...

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Symbolizing PLSS lines with the Cut Curve geometric effect

By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead In the United States, the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is a way of subdividing land. The U...

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