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How To: Enable store relative data sources the default in ArcMap

Summary

Instructions describe how to enable 'store relative data sources' as the default in ArcMap.

Procedure

Follow the instructions below.

  1. Add and save the following code to the normal.mxt file; ThisDocument in the VB editor.

    Code:
    Dim pMxDoc As IMxDocument
    Set pMxDoc = Application.Document
    pMxDoc.RelativePaths = True