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I have a shapefile with polygons of differing colors. I am using a white hash pattern to represent partial ownership.

In short - Polygon #1 is Green and Polygon #2 is a White Hash pattern.

Problem: The Hash Pattern is not staying on "top" of the Color Pattern.

What do I need to do to keep the hash pattern on "top"?


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Is it possible to do this under the symbology tab in the layers property. To the right are up and down arrows that let you rearange your polygons. – dchaboya Jan 5 '12 at 22:51
worked... Thanks – dreki Jan 5 '12 at 22:57
up vote 3 down vote accepted

symbol levels will accomplish what you need.
In layer properties look in the lower right for "advanced".

sym lev

Turn it on and move your categories up and down to accomplish needed results.

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