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Manage bookmarks

Bookmarks can identify the map or scene where they were created. The Bookmarks pane lists the bookmarks by map for the current project with the active view's 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, update, and removal.

Open the Bookmarks pane from the Map tab. In the Navigate group, click Bookmarks Bookmarks and click Manage Bookmarks Manage Bookmarks. The following actions are available in the Manage Bookmarks pane:

ActionDescription

Create a new bookmark

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

Delete a bookmark

To permanently remove a bookmark from the project, hover over the bookmark and click Remove Remove. To remove a selected subset, press the Delete key.

Edit a bookmark description

Expand the arrow next to the bookmark so that the description is visible. Click the Edit Description button Edit Description and update the information.

Rename a bookmark

Click once to select the bookmark you want to rename. Click again to edit the name. To commit the change, either click outside of the text area or press Enter to save the update.

Reorganize bookmarks

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

Update an existing bookmark

In the map it belongs to, navigate to the bookmark in its current state, and use the Explore tool Explore Tool to refine its extent or viewpoint. Click the Update button Update Bookmark, and the extent, time (if applicable), range (if applicable), and thumbnail of the bookmark are 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 button Pan To.

Zoom to a bookmark

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

Remove time

To remove the time span captured with the bookmark, right-click the bookmark and click Remove Time Remove Time.

Remove range

To remove the range captured with the bookmark, right-click the bookmark and click Remove Range Remove Range.

Export

Click the menu button and click Export Export Bookmarks to export all bookmarks for the active map. Right-click a bookmark to only export the current bookmark or selected subset.

Select All

Right-click a bookmark and click Select All to select all bookmarks within a single map. Selecting more than one bookmark across different maps is not supported.

Clear Selected

Right-click a selected bookmark and click Clear Selection to clear the current selection.

Gallery and Outline modes

The Bookmarks pane has two display options for viewing bookmarks. You can choose between Gallery and Outline modes. Gallery mode includes thumbnail preview images, while Outline mode is a list view without the images. Use the Menu button Menu in the upper-right corner of the pane to switch between modes.

Export bookmarks to a file

Bookmarks can be shared between projects as a bookmark file (.bkmx).

Export all bookmarks for the current map

To create a bookmark file that contains all bookmarks for a single map, follow these steps:

  1. On the Map tab, in the Navigate group, click Bookmarks Bookmarks and click Export Bookmarks Export Bookmarks.

    If the Bookmarks pane is open, you can optionally export bookmarks from the menu Menu. Click Manage Bookmarks Manage Bookmarks to open the docked pane.

  2. In the dialog box that appears, browse to the location where you want to save the bookmark file and provide a name.
  3. Click OK.

Export a selected set of bookmarks from a map

A bookmark file can also be created that contains a selected subset of bookmarks for a single map. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. On the Map tab, in the Navigate group, click Bookmarks Bookmarks and click Manage Bookmarks Manage Bookmarks to open the Bookmarks pane.
  2. Select one or more bookmarks to include in the bookmark file. You can use the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+click to select bookmarks individually (non-consecutive) or Shift+click to select multiple, consecutive bookmarks.

    Alternatively, right-click a bookmark and click Select All.

    Note:

    Bookmarks can only be exported for a single map. Selecting more than one bookmark across different maps is not supported.

  3. Right-click a selected bookmark and click Export Export Bookmarks.
  4. In the Export dialog box, browse to the location where you want to save the file and provide a name.
  5. Click OK.

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