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Manage bookmarks

Manage bookmarks

Bookmarks know which map or scene they were created in. The Bookmarks pane lists the bookmarks by map for the current project with the active views' bookmarks on top. Any bookmark in your current project can be managed using the Bookmarks pane without an active map or scene view. Hover over a bookmark to give focus to it and access management buttons for the state of your bookmark such as navigation, updates and removal.

  1. On the Map tab , in the Navigate group, click the Bookmarks Bookmarks arrow.
  2. Click Manage Bookmarks Manage Bookmarks to open the Bookmarks pane.

    Create a new bookmark

    Interactively navigate to the desired location and scale then click the New Bookmark New Bookmark button. You will be prompted to provide a name and a description, which can be edited later.

    Delete a bookmark

    To permanently remove a bookmark from the project, mouse over the bookmark and click Remove Remove.

    Edit a bookmark description

    Expand the arrow beside the bookmark so that the description is visible. Click the Edit Description pencil Edit Description and provide the desired information.

    Rename a bookmark

    Once focus is on the desired bookmark, click once on the name and it will open for editing. To commit the change, either click outside of the text area or press Enter to save the update.

    Reorganize bookmarks

    Click and drag bookmarks in order to rearrange them within the associated map or scene groupings in the pane.

    Update an existing bookmark

    Navigate to the bookmark in its current state, and use the Explore Explore Tool tool to refine it's extent or viewpoint. Click the Update button Update. The extent, time (if applicable), and thumbnail of the bookmark is updated.

    Pan to a bookmark

    To center the view on the exact bookmark location but remain at the current map scale use the Pan To Pan To button.

    Zoom to a bookmark

    To center and zoom in on the exact bookmark location use the Zoom To Zoom To button.


The Bookmarks pane can be toggled between Gallery and Outline mode. Gallery mode includes thumbnails while Outline mode suppresses those previews. This can be changed via the Menu Menu button in the upper-right corner of the pane.

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