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Manage the charts in your project

You can view and manage the charts associated with your map layers in the Contents pane on the List By Charts tab List By Charts.

List By Charts

Click List By Charts List By Charts to view the charts associated with each layer in your map. Charts are displayed under their source layer with an icon that represents the type of chart.

Charts associated with a layer
Hover over the chart's icon to reveal the variables used in the chart.
Chart variables

You can right-click any layer that has an attribute table to make a new chart.

Open chart

Even if a chart window has been closed, the chart is still stored with the source layer.

  1. Switch to the List By Charts tab List By Charts in the Contents pane.
  2. Find the source layer in the list of layers.
  3. Double-click a chart to open it. Alternatively right-click and select Open.
Right-click to open or delete
Right-click a chart to open or delete it.

Delete a chart

Since all charts are stored with their source layer, even when the chart window is closed, there may be charts associated with your map layers that you want to delete before sharing your layer, map, or project.

  1. Switch to the List By Charts tab List By Charts in the Contents pane.
  2. Find the source layer in the list of layers.
  3. Right-click the chart you want to delete and select Delete.

Rename a chart

A chart's name and title are the same. To rename a chart, complete the following steps:

  1. Switch to the List By Charts tab List By Charts in the Contents pane.
  2. Find the source layer in the list of layers.
  3. Select the chart you want to rename and slowly double-click or press F2 to edit the text.

Alternatively, you can rename a chart by changing the title on the General tab in the Chart pane.