General Page - Multi Graph Map

The General page is located in the Property Manager when a thematic map is selected for the active layer. Information about the map's data file can be viewed and changed in the General page.


Change or save the map data file, specify the PID and Variable

columns, and set data limits on the General page of the

Property Manager.


Data Filename

The Data File property shows the current loaded data file for the map. Load a new data file into the map with the open button. Save changes to the data file with the save button.


Data Columns

The properties in the Data Columns section specify which data columns contain the map object PIDs and X and Y variables.


PID Column

PID column indicates the location of the primary ID in the data. The data primary ID must match the primary IDs used on the boundaries.


X and Y Variable Column

X Variable column indicates the X values data column for use in the in the map. Y Variable column indicates the Y values data column for use in the in the map. The variables must contain numeric data to create the map.


Data Limits

The Data Limits section contains properties for specifying linked, global, or user defined data limits, and if absolute values are used for negative numbers.


Selecting Data Limits

Clicking the Use user-defined limits check box allows editing in the Min limits and Max limits cells. Type numeric values into Min limits and Max limits to set your own data limits.

If the Use user-defined limits box is not selected, the data limits are the minimum and maximum linked values in the Variable column.


See Also

Property Manager