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Is it possible to indicate an angle to a point marker symbol automatically from data from a field without using Representation ?

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Yes - this is described in the help page Creating marker symbols in the section titled Working with marker angles where it starts by saying:

To rotate marker symbols individually based on the value of a field in the point layer's attribute table click Layer Properties dialog box > Symbology tab > Advanced > Rotation. On the Rotate dialog box, the Rotate Points by Angle in this field specifies the field that holds angular values and the Rotation Style controls the origin and direction of rotation.

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Thanks A lot !!! – Geog Oct 16 '13 at 8:06

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