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Creation of Embedded Hillshade a color image

March 31 2008 | 0 comments
Categories: ArcGIS Methods, Data Modeling

We are working on a producing a large poster map that has a hill shaded image of the United States. Currently this is produced with standard method of using an image layer and a transparent hillside layer. We, however, want to embed the hill shade permanently into the color image to save memory and make making this product easier for others in the future. How is this done?

Mapping Center Answer:

We documented this procedure on our Crater Lake map. We called it flattening, as it is similar to the process of the same name in Illustrator. Here's the link:

http://mappingcenter.esri.com/index.cfm?fa=maps.craterLake&effect=Flatten

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