ArcGIS Blog: Add maps with scale bars to Story Maps

Blog Post created by ressinger-esristaff Employee on Feb 22, 2017

Bernie Szukalski writes:


When you add web maps to your story map, the scale bar is omitted. Why? The scale bar may be unneeded for your story, and the map and its context may provide all you need. Another reason is that at small scales the scale bar is ambiguous; the scale will differ within the visible extent of the map. At large scales (zoomed in) the scale is accurate across the visible map. When you want a map with a scale bar, there are a couple of options you can use.


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> Add maps with scale bars to Story Maps


This blog post is also available as an interactive tutorial created with Story Map Journal.