You can easily transform your maps by using a custom image as your point symbol in ArcGIS Online. But did you know that you can create animated point symbols using the same technique?
When changing point symbols, you’ll find many different ones to choose from organized in categories. In addition to these symbols, you can use any hosted image as a custom symbol. Using an existing image To use an image as a … Continue reading
The basics of symbol rotation were covered in a previous post that focused on using rotated symbols to display compass direction, such as the direction a vehicle is traveling, a camera is pointing, or the wind is blowing. In addition to … Continue reading
Symbols can be rotated based on a numeric value, useful for showing the direction a camera is pointing, a car is moving, the wind is blowing, and more. The data must have a field containing values that will be used … Continue reading
Smart Mapping provides a data-driven approach to symbolizing layers and exploring data. When changing style the choices you see are determined by the nature of your data. Once you have decided the initial form of your features—for example, circles or colors to show population—you … Continue reading
With the latest ArcGIS Online update you will find new symbols for points. The Shapes symbolset offers yet more options that you can choose from, and have been specifically designed with canvas basemaps in mind. You will find them among the list of available symbols in the ArcGIS.com map viewer and Explorer Online:
They provide some vibrant choices for your maps.
For more information see the displaying features help topic.