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Finished all my analysis and would like to make a legend to display the data in the map I have

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From the FAQ: "please make an initial effort to research the answer before you ask a question." –  whuber Aug 16 '11 at 14:06
    
webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.2/… –  Dano Aug 16 '11 at 16:13
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Also use the help menus & google searches Dave. Don't be afraid to dig a little! Google link posted above. –  Dano Aug 16 '11 at 16:27
    
I merged your three accounts. Please don't keep making new accounts to ask questions; use this one (the original). BTW, I'm pleased to see you have started accepting some answers: that's a key towards creating a record of what works and what doesn't. Keep it up! –  whuber Aug 16 '11 at 19:56
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http://cadtogis.blogspot.com/2008/01/arcgis-tutorial-manually-editing-legend.html

that was achieved by googling "arcmap legend tutorial"

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In ArcMap 9 and 10 you can go to Insert > Legend in layout view, and follow the GUI to create & format the legend.

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then double click on the legend to modify many aspects of the display. –  Brad Nesom Aug 16 '11 at 13:49
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Also if you convert to graphics and ungroup you can move around and delete individual elements. –  Emily Aug 16 '11 at 15:01
    
@Emily +1 I didn't know about converting to graphics, I might have to play around with that. –  Timothy Michael Aug 16 '11 at 16:11
    
I also forgot to write that if you ungroup one level further and separate the symbol and the text, the text becomes editable. –  Emily Aug 16 '11 at 16:28
    
Yes, agreed. +1 Emily .... that's a handy little tidbit of information!! –  Dano Aug 16 '11 at 17:36
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