I'm trying to migrate from QGIS to ArcGIS Pro (still on trial version) and I have really basic problem.

How to quick toggle visibility of object with certain symbology (unique values symbology)?

In QGIS there is option to on/of visibility for symbol of every unique attribute value on Layers Pane. However, in ArcGIS PRO there is no option like that.

Here is how it look on QGIS:


ArcGIS Pro Contents pane:


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I do not think that there is any way from the ArcGIS Pro GUI to do this as quickly as that.

Workarounds might be:

  1. Use a definition query to filter features
  2. Use Symbology pane to remove symbols

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You may want to look for or submit an ArcGIS Idea.

The closest ArcGIS Idea that I have found (albeit for ArcMap rather than ArcGIS Pro) is Make it easier to toggle different symbols on or off in the layer properties.

  • Is there any plugin/toolbox to automatically split one layer into grouped layers with query layers for every unique attribute value?
    – Malauch
    Jul 21, 2017 at 13:45
  • @Malauch that's a different question and one that I would need to research to answer. If there is it would probably have a name like Split Layer By Attributes.
    – PolyGeo
    Jul 21, 2017 at 20:47

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