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Map scale question in Data Driven pages

May 18 2011 | 0 comments
Categories: Data Driven Pages

Is the map Scale Bar/ Scale Text switchable from one unit to another in the DDP system?

Making several differant Atlas Maps with differant scales for blow ups, the scale can at times change from Miles to Feet.

Can this be done?

Mapping Center Answer:

This could be done with a Python script. You would have to author two scalebars, one for feet and one for miles. Then you can use a Python script to move one on to the page and one off of the page depending on the map scale.

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