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I am wondering if it is possible in ArcMap to isolate a particular subtype within a feature class to be visible in the map. I have a feature class with several subtypes based on an attribute field. I would like to make it so that I can turn these subtypes on or off with a checkbox in the TOC the way that you can with layers or groups.

This would essentially be the next level down in the tree: Layers->Groups->Feature Classes->Subtypes

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    Duplicate the layers and set Definition Query for each sub-type – Midavalo Mar 31 '16 at 0:00
  • I have added some screenshots as an answer – Midavalo Mar 31 '16 at 2:45
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Duplicate your layers to the number of sub-types

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In each of the duplicated layers, set a Definition Query to limit that layer to only display one of the sub-type values

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And you can now turn on/off sub-types as desired

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    That gif alone deserves an upvote – Hasan Mustafa Mar 31 '16 at 5:03
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If you happen to have access to Esri's Production Mapping Extension (what used to be called PLTS), they have a Add Subtypes button that will do exactly this. Here is the help page for this particular tool:

Adding subtypes as layers

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