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 and click Manage Bookmarks . The following actions are available in the Manage Bookmarks pane:
Create a new bookmark
Interactively navigate to the desired location and scale, and click the New Bookmark button . 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 . 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 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.
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 to refine its extent or viewpoint. Click the Update button , 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 .
Zoom to a bookmark
To center and zoom in on the exact bookmark location, use the Zoom To button .
To remove the time span captured with the bookmark, right-click the bookmark and click Remove Time .
To remove the range captured with the bookmark, right-click the bookmark and click Remove Range .
Click the menu button and click Export to export all bookmarks for the active map. Right-click a bookmark to only export the current bookmark or selected subset.
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.
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 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:
- On the Map tab, in the Navigate group, click Bookmarks and click Export Bookmarks .
If the Bookmarks pane is open, you can optionally export bookmarks from the menu . Click Manage Bookmarks to open the docked pane.
- In the dialog box that appears, browse to the location where you want to save the bookmark file and provide a name.
- 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:
- On the Map tab, in the Navigate group, click Bookmarks and click Manage Bookmarks to open the Bookmarks pane.
- 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.
Bookmarks can only be exported for a single map. Selecting more than one bookmark across different maps is not supported.
- Right-click a selected bookmark and click Export .
- In the Export dialog box, browse to the location where you want to save the file and provide a name.
- Click OK.