Exporting an ArcGIS Pro map layout to a file such as a .pdf or .jpg, is a quick and easy way to share maps with those that might not have a copy of ArcGIS Pro.
- [Narrator] Now that we have a map layout…you'll probably want to get it out of ArcGIS Pro.…One way is to export it to a file.…With the layout view open and active in the Contents pane…come on up to the Share tab…and then find the big green arrow button…that's in the Export section called Layout.…That'll open up the Export Layout dialog box.…In this drop-down menu we can choose the file type…that we want to export.…The default is PDF but we could also choose a JPEG or a TIF…or a variety of other image file formats.…I'll go ahead and leave it on a PDF.…Below we can set the resolution.…
96 is good for screen reading,…where 300 would be more appropriate for a print document.…To the right we can set the compression strength.…Best image quality will make a larger file…and fastest image quality will be a much smaller file size…but lower quality.…Under the Export Options button…we have the option to compress vector graphics or not.…We have some different image compression options.…We can choose to include PDF layers or not.…
- Creating a new map project
- Adding data sources to the project
- Managing data layers on the map
- Saving a project template
- Drawing new map features
- Querying and extracting features
- Creating geoprocessing models and packages
- Modifying the look and feel of the map through symbology options
- Adding map labels
- Working with 3D scenes
- Developing a map layout
- Sharing the map and data
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Establish a New Map Project
3. Work with Data
4. Geoprocessing in ArcGIS Pro
5. Symbolize Features on the Map
6. Add Map Labels
7. Working in Three Dimensions
8. Develop a Map Layout
9. Share Your Work
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