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I have created cell_tower icon in .emf format and inserted in Arc Map 10.1. I want to apply this icon as symbol to point layer.

I am trying but I guess I am doing something wrong.

Tried following things:

1.Going though following links/articles :

Creating new styles , Adding custom north arrow

2.Created new style (with the help of customize tool) but unable to add icon as EMF file.

3.Searching on Google.

Any help will be great !!! Thanks in advance : )

Software : ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1

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To use a custom icon:

  • Click on the icon in the Table of Contents (not on the name).
  • Click the edit Symbol button.
  • From the the "Type" dropdown select "Picture Marker Symbol"
  • Browse to the emf-file.

If this does not work, then your file is probably to large.

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Thanks for the steps. It works perfectly : ) Thanks a lot : ) –  Sunil Jun 28 '13 at 9:43

I think you should be able to do this as a Picture Marker Symbol for which *.emf is one of the supported formats.

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Thanks for the answer : ) –  Sunil Jun 28 '13 at 9:43

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