Okay, I know the issue, but don't know how to go about fixing this.
I am trying to display XY data from a .dbf file i created from an excel sheet. The lat and long in the table is in decimal degrees which is no big deal however when I display XY data, it is putting the points way off from where they should be. I already have the coordinate system set up in the data frame based off of a parcel layer.
What I realized is happening, is that while my display is showing coordinates in decimal degrees, the points are being mapped in feet. I have never had to play with coordinate systems too much to know enough to fix what I think is the problem. Anybody have any ideas? When I change the display to show coordinates in feet the points are displaying correctly, but that isn't what I want.