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I am using arcgis 9.3, windows xp and want to know if it's possible to have symbology in my polygons not rotate with data frame when I switch between mapsheets in my map series?

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Oh yeah -I do NOT have MapAtlas or PLTS. I DO have ds mapbook installed, and that is where the trouble starts.

Thanks!

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Use Cartographic Representations: Data needs to be in a Geodatabase.

http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Rotating_feature_representations

You can do it without Cartographic Representations but have less control on the feature/symbol.

Creating a marker from a picture graphic: http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Creating_marker_symbols

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Thanks - I tried it, but I don't have PLTS and it looks like I need it. –  barrettp Aug 18 '10 at 20:25
    
No need for PLTS - updated link –  Mapperz Aug 19 '10 at 4:25
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