Learning objectives • After completing this lesson, you will be able to: • Add map elements based on basic content considerations • Decide when to work in data view and when to work in layout view • Create a custom map layout
Map content considerations • Purpose • What is the theme of the map? • What information will it convey? • Situation • How will the map be used? • How will it be displayed? • Audience • Who will view the map? • Who will use it? Create a map ofYellowstone NationalPark mountain peaks Map will be hung atvarious locationsand used in booklets Visitors,Park rangers,Backpackers, Park naturalists,Maintenance staff A
Exercise goals • Exercise 4A • Understand the difference between data view and layout view • Work with a data frame in layout view • Add map elements to a layout • Set page properties • Exercise 4B • Recreate an existing map layout by viewing the final output • Symbolize layers • Label features • Export map to PDF
Lesson review • What are some of the differences between data view and layout view? • What are some reasons to work in layout view? • What are three things to consider before creating a map layout?