I have a composite raster file with three bands in ArcMap 10.1. I am trying to display them in colors different than standard RGB. For example, I want band one to be blue, band two be brown and band three be green.

How can I do this task?

  • Please give more details about how that Brown band would behave.
    – user30184
    Commented Jul 20, 2019 at 18:54

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In ArcMap 10.3 and above you would be able to make a color map (.clr) file which would allow you to create custom definitions to be applied to your raster.

For your version of ArcMap, try the following:

In the table of contents, right-click the raster layer that you want to draw showing unique values, and click Properties.

  • Click the Symbology tab.
  • Click the Color scheme drop-down arrow and click a color scheme.
  • Open the Properties to modify specifics about how the color scheme is generated.
  • Save the color scheme

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