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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 List By Drawing Order List By Drawing Order tab. Charts are displayed under their source layer with an icon that represents the type of chart.

List of charts

Hover over the chart 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. To open a chart, do the following:

  1. Find the chart listed under the source layer in the Contents pane List By Drawing Order List By Drawing Order tab.
  2. Double-click a chart to open it. Alternatively right-click and select Open.
Open or Delete chart

Delete a chart

All charts are stored with their source layer and are kept 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. To delete a chart, do the following:

  1. Find the chart listed under the source layer in the Contents pane List By Drawing Order List By Drawing Order tab.
  2. 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, do the following:

  1. Find the chart listed under the source layer in the Contents pane List By Drawing Order List By Drawing Order tab.
  2. 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 Properties pane.