Choosing a feature layer as the AOI for added map sheets

When adding map sheets, you can select areas of interest (AOIs) from a feature layer in the data frame.

  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. If necessary add a map sheet by right-clicking the map series and choosing Add Map Sheets.
  5. Click the Feature Layer option in the Area of Interest list on the Select Area Of Interest dialog box.
  6. Click the Data Frame drop-down arrow and choose the data frame you want to use.
  7. Click the Feature Layer drop-down arrow and choose the feature layer you want to use.
  8. Click the Name Field drop-down arrow and choose the field you want to use to assign a name to each map sheet.
  9. Click Select Features.

    The Select Features dialog box appears.

  10. Use the zooming tools to focus on your particular area of interest, or use the selection tools to choose a particular set of features from the feature class.
  11. Click OK.