A method of illustrating data so it can be viewed and understood.

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Displaying representation symbology description in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop?

When a layer with Representations is turned on, how do you change the 'Description' in the Legend. The setting is normally under the symbology tab and it is not visible when Represenations are turned ...
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Can I use Representations (ArcGIS 10) to enclose a group of polygons with an outline without altering data?

ESRI describes representations as follows: A feature class representation is a property of a feature class that allows you to specify and store a series of rules that dictate the way the features ...
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Why are representations functions accessible in Table of Contents not in Catalog window of ArcMap?

It's really frustrating that adding a new representation form the Catalog window of ArcMap does not work while it works for TOC when adding the required lyr file as a symbology then right click and ...
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Label point according to cartographic representation position instead of geometry

I have set up a cartographic representation on a point feature class, which simply offsets the point. I would like to label the point at the representation, not at its physical location. I had a look ...
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Copying representation symbology from one ArcSDE version to another?

We are having problems with our representations when copying from an ArcGIS 9.3 database to a 10.0. Representation symbologies with dash patterns (dots, dotted lines etc.) are reset to default ...
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What is the advantage to using a representation vs a layer file?

I understand that the representation stores the symbology inside of the geodatabase. It creates it's own field for a RuleID. I made a layer file that had 'unique values and many fields' and chose ...
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Plot csv data on a map

My boundaries shape file has the following attributes; CODE, PROVINCE, AREA, SHAPE_LENG and SHAPE_AREA (note that there are no geo- coordinates). My data on the csv file has the following fields; ...
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Symbology levels are ignored in ArcGIS 10

I have a problem migrating from a ArgGIS 9.3 to a 10 geodatabase (both sde and file gdb). The symbology levels stored in the 9.3 database are not transferred. When migrated to ArcGIS 10.0, ...
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Representation of road networks at junctions when line width is varying with attribute

I have a road network and for every road segment the average number of daily traffic. I need to draw a map where the line width for each road segment is proportional to the daily traffic. I can do ...
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ArcMap Symbol levels get mixed up in multiscale representations

I have created several representations for a road network on different scales. As many of the roads are displayed as cased lines, I use symbol levels to control the drawing order. I then have saved ...
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Placing layer name beside their symbols in legend using representations of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to place the layer name of my feature class (styled with a representation) beside (right hand side) its symbol in the legend of my map in ArcMap 10.1. I know that the format can be changed ...
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Show representation properties in object inspector in ArcMap 10

When you inspected a feature in the object inspector in ArcMap 9.x (opened by clicking the "Attributes" button in the editor toolbar), you were able to see the properties of ALL the features ...
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Manage representions by updating rules with original data

In case your not familiar with representations. There is new since 9.2 a cartographic representation available. It allows for rules based on data fields to determine symbology. Admittedly it is very ...