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Is there a bracket symbol somewhere?

August 13 2008 | 0 comments
Categories: Map Data, Symbology

Aside from manually creating a graphic, is there a better way to drop a nice-looking bracket on a data view? I couldn't immediately find any symbology as such, although, admittedly, I didn't open all palettes. I need brackets to go along with my labels and capture the full extent of lengthy linear features. Thanks.

Mapping Center Answer:

So far as I know, there's not--in fact you're doing what I've always done which is to pick a font, make a single character text element and set the size to whatever you need. 

Then I re-read your question and realized you were labeling lines.  Dimensions are what you want, though it's not a quick solution I think dimensions are likely to be the sort of thing you really want as opposed to labels.

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