Using a field to define the rotation angle

Once you have defined the layout for the map, you can choose to use a field to determine the data frame rotation value.


The option you choose determines the rotation that will be used for all the map sheets in your map series.

  1. Click Select From Field in the Rotation list.
  2. Click the Field drop-down arrow and choose a field that can be used to determine the rotation angle.

    The Field list contains all the attributes in the area of interest (AOI) data source feature class.

  3. Click the Units drop-down arrow and choose a unit of measurement for the rotation angle.
  4. Click Next.

    The Spatial Reference dialog box appears.

  5. Proceed to one of the following: