Setting ArcMap options

You have the ability to establish a number of preferences for ArcMap and your map document in the ArcMap Options dialog box. Once set, these options are saved as properties of your map document and are used each time the map document is opened in subsequent sessions or until they are changed.

To open the ArcMap Options dialog box, click Customize > ArcMap Options on the main menu.

The ArcMap Options dialog box

Using this dialog box, you establish a series of general settings for your map as shown above. In addition, you can set options for the following:

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