Storing the map as individual map documents

The Storage tab on the Map Series Properties dialog box offers two types of storage options: in the current map document or as individual map documents. Choosing the Individual Map Documents option allows you to browse to the location where the .mxd file can be saved and then save the map sheet as its own .mxd file.

  1. Start ArcMap.
  2. On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars > MPS Atlas.
  3. Click the MPS Atlas window button MPS Atlas window on the MPS Atlas toolbar.

    The MPS Atlas window appears.

  4. Right-click the map series on the MPS Atlas window and click Map Series Properties.

    The Map Series Properties dialog box appears.

  5. Click the Storage tab.

    The Storage tab appears.

    Map Series Properties Storage tab
  6. Click the Individual Map Documents option.
    Storage tab Individual Map Documents option
  7. Click Browse.

    The Browse For Folder dialog box appears.

  8. Navigate to the directory where the individual map documents will be stored.
  9. Click OK.

    The Storage dialog box appears.

  10. Click OK.