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Creating a legend

Map legends let the reader know what symbology choices you've made, and help them to send the message or story that you're trying to tell. Legends include examples of the various point and bind styles that you've chosen for your map features, and describe how features may have been classified in the groups, either by graduated symbol sizes or by using a customized color ramp and sequential color patches like we have here with our populations. Though the Table of Contents includes all this information for your own benefit, when outputting the map it usually needs to be noted somewhere on the map sheet itself. Now that we have two data frames here though, we have to pay attention to which one is currently the active data frame.

I can see which data frame is the active data frame by looking for the bold text over here in the Table of Contents. This one here, this new data frame, is our locator map that we added in the last movie. And it's currently the active data frame. I can also see a ...

Creating a legend
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Creating a legend provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Adam Wilbert as part of the Up and Running with ArcGIS

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Business Developer IT
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