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I would like to create a different type of map in ArcMAp.I would like to present the frequency of some words. So the dimension of the word (maybe even the color) would symbolize its frequency.

I started by created a polygon for each word and in attribute table I created two columns "word" and "frequency". So how can I use the words from the colomn "word" to create labels and give them size according to the colomun "frequency".

The result I want to obtain is something like this: http://rising.globalvoicesonline.org/chennai/files/2011/06/figure-1-wordle.png

So if anyone has an idea how to create something like this in ArcGIS, I would be very grateful. Thank you very much.

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There are programs or online wizards to make those word frequency diagrams, but it doesn't have anything to do with GIS. Does your question have anything to do with GIS? –  MLowry Jun 22 '12 at 11:55
    
    
I need the word cloud to be inside countries' contours. This would be the small connection to GIS –  Ligia Jun 25 '12 at 6:32
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Under the layer properties>labels tab you can setup multiple labeling classes (under the Method drop down) for your labeling scales. Labels can be rendered by query using the SQL Query button for each class. You can also use the Scale Range button to show or not show a certain class within certain scale ranges.

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Thank you.I managed to do it with an SQL query –  Ligia Jun 25 '12 at 8:07
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