Hillshade displays as unique values

Last Published: April 25, 2020


A Hillshade raster that has 25 or less unique elevation values displays as uniquely rendered, not stretched, when added to ArcMap.


All single-band rasters with 25 or less unique values display by default with a unique value renderer.

Solution or Workaround

The symbology may be changed to 'stretched' under the raster's properties. A layer file may also be created and used to save the stretch symbology.

Article ID:000011469

  • ArcMap

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