Using a UTM zone

You can choose to configure the spatial reference to update the coordinate system based on the area of interest location by calculating the UTM zone. When you select the UTM Zone option, the UTM zone that is at the center point of the area of interest is used.

  1. Start ArcMap.
  2. On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars > MPS Atlas.
  3. Click the Show Data Frame Manager Properties button Show Data Frame Manager Properties on the MPS Atlas toolbar.

    The Data Frame Managers dialog box appears.

    Data Frame Manager dialog box
  4. Click to choose a data frame manager .
  5. Click Properties.

    The Data Frame Manager Properties dialog box appears.

  6. Click the Spatial Reference tab.
  7. Click the UTM Zone option.
    Spatial Reference tab
  8. Click OK.