Saving a symbol label for a custom style
I have made a custom style to use for defining building functions. This is based on using an integer value for the building function (i.e. 1 = residential, 2 = office, etc.). What I would like to do, is when I match the building polygons using my custom style, I would like the labels to represent the building function rather than have the "value" be the "label" when I add the legend to my map composition.
Mapping Center Answer:
This is a simple thing to do either interactivly in ArcMap or usign a coded value doemain. In ArcMap, you can change the layer's text description in the Table of Contents or on the Symbology tab of the layer properties dialog for the layer. Here is the online help for changing a description: Changing a layer's text description.
Alternatively, you could use coded value domains. Here is the online help topic relating to that concept: Attribute Domains. This method would take a little longer to set up (not much) but would be beneficial if you need consistency and an ability to check for errors (i.e., quality assurance) in your map making process.
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