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Point scene layer symbology

You can symbolize a point scene layer with single symbol, unique values, unclassed colors, graduated color, or graduated symbol symbology. You can also vary the symbology by attributes.

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Capabilities of defining symbology depend on the statistical information available for a scene layer. Statistical information is captured at the moment that a scene layer is generated as a scene layer package (.slpk) file. Changes to the symbology can only be calculated using this statistical information. For example, a new normalization field or histogram cannot be recalculated. Scene layers with associated feature layers, which are created when shared to ArcGIS Enterprise include all statistical information to define symbology within them. When applying definition queries, the statistical information must be recalculated. Use a scene layer with an associated feature layer when modifications to the symbology need dynamic statistical information.

Single Symbol

Single symbol symbology applies the same symbol to all features in a layer. Use it to draw a layer with just one category such as realistic buildings.

Unique Value

Unique values symbology assigns a unique symbol to each defined symbol class in a dataset. An example of unique values symbology is to display different tree species.

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  • Only one field can be specified, and you cannot use an expression.
  • To define more than 256 unique values, you must add additional values manually.
  • With limited statistical information, only text values can be added automatically. All other value types need to be added manually. A scene layer with an associated feature layer can use any field type to define unique values.

Unclassed colors

Unclassed Colors symbology distributes a color scheme evenly across features.

Note:
  • Only a scene layer with an associated feature layer can define a normalization field and get histogram information when changing the field.

Graduated color

Graduated color symbology is used to show a quantitative difference between features by varying the color of symbols. Data is classified into ranges that are each assigned a different color from a color scheme to represent the range. For instance, if your classification scheme has five classes, five different symbol colors are assigned. The size of the symbols stays the same.

Note:
  • Only a scene layer with an associated feature layer can define a normalization field and get histogram information when changing the field.

Graduated symbol

Graduated symbol are used to show a quantitative difference between features by varying the size of symbols. Data is classified into ranges that are each then assigned a symbol size to represent the range. For instance, if your classification scheme has five classes, five different symbol sizes are assigned. The color of the symbols stays the same.

Note:
  • Only a scene layer with an associated feature layer can define a normalization field and get histogram information when changing the field.

Vary symbology by attributes

Vary transparency, size, rotation by an attribute.

Note:
  • Only a scene layer with an associated feature layer can define a normalization field and get histogram information when changing the field.

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