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ArcGIS Blueprints by Eric Pimpler

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Making the data frame and layer time-enabled

In this section, you will learn how to make a layer and data frame time-enabled. You will then add a tool to the Migration Patterns toolbox that cycles through the time range for the layer and exports a PDF map showing the movement of the elk over time and space:

  1. If necessary, open C:\ArcGIS_Blueprint_Python\ch2\ElkMigration.mxd in ArcMap.
  2. First, we'll symbolize the features so that we display them differently for wet and dry seasons. Right-click on the Betsy feature class and select Properties.
  3. Click on the Symbology tab and then define the symbology, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Making the data frame and layer time-enabled
  4. Now, select the ...

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