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Save Representation Rule to an Existing Style?

October 25 2010 | 0 comments
Categories: Cartographic Representations

How can I save a representation to an existing style? Thank you!

Mapping Center Answer:

You have a couple of options for adding representations to an existing style. One option is to "Export Map Styles" (tools Menu->styles->Export Map Styles. By exporting map styles, you will create a copy of all representation rules in each of the representation classes you have in current the ArcMap session you are exporting from.

The second option is to save individual rules through the "Save Rule" option found on the Layer Properties Symbology tab.  This saves the rule to your personal style.

Once you save the representation rules in the form of a new style file (exported map style) or as individual rules in your personal style (saved rule), open Style Manager to copy rules from the Representation Rules folder of the exported style or personal style and paste them into the Representation Rules folder of your existing, destination style.

For more information about managing styles and saving rules, refer to the help topics on the ArcGIS Resource Center:

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