Layout in ArcGIS

In this Tutorial Learn How to Map Layout view in ArcGIS

1. The first step in ArcMap is to change your map view to layout — by selecting Layout View from the view menu.

layout view arcgis

2. Set your layout’s page size and orientation.

3. In Layout view add Grides (coordinates value), Right-click layout view> properties> Data frame properties window appears, select new Grides.

Grides and Graticules are open, click next, and set all the properties.

4. Click the Insert menu to add elements to your layout. If you have more than one data frame in your map, the elements you insert will relate to the active data frame.


In the Title frame write project Title or Heading.


Need any kind of Text, for use Text box.

Dynamic Text

Use the Dynamic Text, add Date, Time, Author name, etc in your project.


Neatline help to add Broder, Background color in your Layout.


Legend is the Indexing for the project.

North Arrow

North Arrow direction of North.

Scale Bar

Measurement of map Scale for use in Scale Bar option.

Scale Text

Scale Text is a another option to description of scale unit convertion.


Add any types of Picture for your project to this Picture option.


Insert a new embedded Object into the map.

5. Finally, print or export the layout view as an image file. Go to File menu> Export Map.

Now show to your Layout view in ArcGIS.

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