I have a file Trees.style that I'm trying to load into ArcGIS 10.0 I can't get it to be recognized.
Can somebody point me to detailed (read bonehead) loading directions?
Style files can be loaded from anywhere on your system.
There are two schools of thought here:
There are pluses and minuses to both.
I adhere to No. 2.
Sharing is better.
In Customize there is a style manager.
In style manager you can load your file and/or load other provided style files.
The default location (No.1 above) for style files is...
But especially the later versions do a good job of holding this info, so maybe my method is a bit old school now.
I create my own folder for styles and point to it in manager.
Then all of my users can load the same style file.
If your style file is corrupt you might be able to restore it using this blog.