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    Tutorial Tips for Using Text in Symbols (Ortelius Tutorial)


    Sometimes static text (as opposed to dynamic text like route numbers) is an integral part of a symbol. These symbols may be re-scaled and shared for different purposes, such as placement in a legend and reuse at a different size within a brochure or book. For maximum scalability and consistency with complex symbols, convert text objects to shapes when creating a symbol. Your symbols will always look right, even when shared with people who don’t have the same fonts loaded on their system. Here’s how…
    Last edited by drjill; 06-09-2010 at 09:48 PM.

    Jill Saligoe-Simmel

    Ortelius™ – Map Illustration Software

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