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How can I add the coordinates of the four corners in a map with latitude/longitude?

March 17 2008 | 0 comments
Categories: Map Elements, Page Layout

My map has been divided into a grid of map units (meters). Now I want to add the four corners' coordinates in latitude/longitude,only the four corners.

How should I do?

Mapping Center Answer:

There isn't a quick simple way to do this. You can, of course, manually create the text elements and enter the coordinates yourself. Another possibility is that you are using an MGRS grid; that particular grid automatically has corner coordinates

There are a couple of other possibilities. One is to use a developer sample called ArcMapBook (formerly called DSMapBook) which would allow you to store the coordinates in a feature class (that stores the extents of each map in the map book; where you can calculate the geometry for the coordinate field values). Another is PLTS, which has solutions for putting corner coordinates on grids.

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