Full legend control upon creation.

03-19-2014 10:28 AM
Status: Open
New Contributor II
Currently, when you create a legend in ArcMap, you have limited customization choices.  If you want more choices, you have to create the legend, then re-open the legend options to get the full functionality of the legend options.  I have NEVER just used the default legend options in a serious map; therefore, every map I make I create the legend, then go right back into legend properties and fix the legend.
When I was new with the software, I didn't mind because I "fixed" my legends up one peice at a time; however, now I know exactly all the options I want and how they will come out.  It would be nice to be able to select my options and have a finished legend in one fell swoop; afterall, time is money!
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