Stacked Map Layers Template
Is there a template in ArcGIS/ArcMap for a creating map presentation as a series of stacked layers? That is, the layers are laid out in a pseudo 3-D perspective and offset along the z-axis so that each layer can be viewed individually but are geographically aligned.
The following link shows an example:
- Charlie Cornish
Mapping Center Answer:
There's nothing that does that in ArcMap. I've done that same effect in Adobe Illustrator using exports of maps and then using the Skew tool on each and the moving/offsetting the results. The idea is that each of the maps in the stack was originally a square--the Skew tool turns it into a parallelogram. Moving/offsetting creates the stack effect. In our data model posters I also rotated each map after skewing it to create the layer stack diagram:
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