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How To: Display a missing layer title in an ArcMap legend

Summary

When creating a legend in Layout View, the default version of the legend does not initially display all titles and text of applicable layers.
[O-Image] Layout View legend layer name text
The instructions provided describe how to display a missing layer name in an ArcMap legend by changing its properties.

Procedure

  1. Open the Legend Properties by double-clicking the Legend box.
  2. Select the Items tab.
  3. Select the desired layer, and click the Style button.
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  4. Select the appropriate legend item from the Legend Item Selector.
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  5. Click OK in the Legend Item Properties.
  6. Click OK in the Legend Properties.

    The desired layer name is now displayed in the ArcMap legend.
    [O-Image] Layout View legend text now displays

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