Adding a feature class as dynamic text using a field text string
Dynamic text can display attribute values from a single field of a feature class. You can use the Select Features Using a Query or Select Features dialog boxes to limit the values displayed in a dynamic text.
- Start ArcMap.
Click the Add Dynamic Text button on the MPS Atlas toolbar.
A crosshair with a letter A appears.
Click anywhere in the map sheet layout.
A piece of dynamic text is inserted on the page.
Double-click the dynamic text.
The Dynamic Text Properties dialog box appears.
- Click the Dynamic Text tab if necessary.
- Click the Dynamic Text drop-down arrow and choose Feature Class.
The Feature Class text appears in the text box.
Click the dynamic text element in the text box.
The Feature Class Dynamic Text Properties dialog box appears.
Click the Browse button to navigate to the feature class you want to use.
The Feature Class text box is populated with the feature class.
Click Query Builder to select a subset of rows from the feature class.
The Select Features Using a Query dialog box appears.
- Click the Field option.
- Click the Field drop-down arrow and choose the field you want to use.
- Click OK.