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rotate a scalebar

March 06 2009 | 0 comments
Categories: Map Elements

How do I rotate a scalebar on a layout? I want it displayed vertically, not horizontally.

Mapping Center Answer:

The only way is to convert it to graphics and then rotate it.  If you want to un-rotate the text, you'll need to ungroup the graphic version of the scalebar, select all of the numeric text elements, rotate them, and then right align them.

 

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