ArcGIS Resources

You can use these downloads to create your own cartographic effects. Note that clicking on any heading will sort the table contents.

Name Format Description
Benchmark Road and Recreation Atlas Abbreviation Dictionary Abbreviation Dictionary Abbreviation dictionary for all features on Benchmark Road and Recreation Atlas maps. Since abbreviation dictionaries are applied to individual label classes, you should extract from this complete dictionary those abbreviations that will be used for individual label classes. Each subset for a label class should be saved as a separate abbreviation dictionary.
DeLorme Atlas and Gazetteer Abbreviation Dictionary Abbreviation Dictionary Abbreviation dictionary for all features on DeLorme Atlas and Gazetteer maps. Since abbreviation dictionaries are applied to individual label classes, you should extract from this complete dictionary those abbreviations that will be used for individual label classes. Each subset for a label class should be saved as a separate abbreviation dictionary.
NGS Atlas of North America Abbreviation Dictionary Abbreviation dictionary for all features in National Geographic Society's Atlas of North America. Since abbreviation dictionaries are applied to individual label classes, you should extract from this complete dictionary those abbreviations that will be used for individual label classes. Each subset for a label class should be saved as a separate abbreviation dictionary.
NGS Visual Atlas of the World Abbreviation Dictionary Abbreviation dictionary for all features in National Geographic Society's Visual Atlas of the World. Since abbreviation dictionaries are applied to individual label classes, you should extract from this complete dictionary those abbreviations that will be used for individual label classes. Each subset for a label class should be saved as a separate abbreviation dictionary.
USGS Topographic Quadrangle Maps Abbreviation Dictionary Abbreviation Dictionary Abbreviation dictionary for all features on US Geological Survey topographic maps at all map scales. Since abbreviation dictionaries are applied to individual label classes, you should extract from this complete dictionary those abbreviations that will be used for individual label classes. Each subset for a label class should be saved as a separate abbreviation dictionary.
IndexContour200FtInt.cal Field Calculator Calculate Statement This statement populates a field in an attribute table with 1 if the line is an index contour at 200-foot intervals.
IndexYN.cal Field Calculator Calculate Statement This statement populates a field in an attribute table with 1 if the line is an index contour at 50-foot intervals.
Xpar_values.cal Field Calculator Calculate Statement This statement calculates transparency values so a buffered vignette fades out to a white background.
FlipAroundComma.cal Field Calculator Calculate Statement This statement moves the content that is to the right of the first (and should be only) comma of a string that was designed for an index, places it at the beginning of the string, and removes the comma. This was used on the Crater Lake map, though it was not documented.

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