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ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook by Daniela Cristiana Docan

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Managing styles

A style is a collection of symbols, colors, and map elements (such as legend, scale, north arrow, border, and reference system) used to create a map. A style set organizes symbols and map elements in a predefined structure. You can use the system styles or personal styles that contain certain elements for specific types of maps. In a system style, the gray folder icons indicate that the style set is read-only. In a new style set, the white folder icons indicate that they are empty, and the yellow folder icons indicate that they are populated with customized elements, as shown in the following screenshot:

Managing styles

A style set is actually a ...

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