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The 'No color' selection switches to gray after editing the color ramp for a gradient fill symbol style.

Last Published: June 18, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000088181
SubmittedJune 8, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.2
StatusKnown Limit

Additional Information

'No color' is not supported for color ramps in the drawing engine used in ArcMap.


If ArcGIS for Pro is available, follow the steps below: 1. Right-click the layer, and select Symbology. This opens the Symbology pane on the right side. 2. Click the box under the current symbol. Select Properties, and select Layers. 3. Next to the polygon symbol, select Gradient Fill, and double-click the polygon. There are two polygons equivalent to 'color 1' and 'color 2' in ArcMap. Change the 'color 2' to 'No color'. In the Pattern group, there are options to change the direction of the gradient (Buffered, Linear etc). The symbol becomes hollow or see through.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000088181


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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