How To: Create printable layouts of all the symbol palettes
Instructions provided are to produce a hardcopy of the current symbols loaded into the symbol palette using the symbol dump Avenue script, which is included with ArcView GIS.
- In ArcView, double-click the Scripts icon in the projects window.
ArcView GIS Project Window
- Once the New Scripts window appears, select the Open Text File button
Open Text File
from the top button bar and navigate to the sample scripts directory:
In this directory you will find a file named symdump.ave; double-click on the file to open it into the script window.
- Click the Compile button
and click the Run button
. The script will display a selection of symbol palettes from which to create a layout.
Arcview Symbol Dump
- Select a symbol type; click OK. The script will create as many 8.5 inch by 11 inch layouts as needed to display all items in the given palette. These layouts may then be printed.
Last Modified: 1/10/2017
Article ID: 000001905
Software: ArcView GIS 3.0, 3.0a, 3.0b, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2a, 3.3