How do I adjust layers visibility and drawing order?

All layer adjustment will be done through the Layer tool located on the toolbar.

  1. Select the Layer tool
    Layer List
  2. Click the triangle to the left of the layer name to view the symbols for that item
    Layers Toggle Layer
  3. Toggle the check box to turn on and off
    Layers Chooselayer
  4. Additional options are presented to the right, when the (...) icon to the right of the layer name is selected:
    Layer Choose Options
    • Set transparency
    • Set visibility scale range (this setting determines how far you must be zoomed in or out before a layer appears)
    • Move layer up or down on the list which also changes the display order on the map

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5. How do I print a map?
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7. How do I adjust layers visibility and drawing order?
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