Hello, As I am setting my layers up on my ArcMap and they all have the same attribute names and numbers, I have set up the symbology for each road and use the define classes of features and label each class differently I want to set to.
My question is how do I preserve the define classes of features and label each classes differently when I export to a new shapefile ? Will I need to re-do all over again ? Is there a toolbar to let me to save it and display without having to go through all over again ?
Use the Labelling toolbar in ArcMap. I also find that it helps to turn on Maplex Label Engine as well.
A quick tour of the Labeling toolbar—Help | ArcGIS for Desktop
Exercise 1: Enabling the Maplex Label Engine and adding the Labeling toolbar—Help | ArcGIS for Deskt...
and there is this link Saving layers and layer packages—Help | ArcGIS for Desktop which also references labelling
The Layer package seem to work best when you want to preserve the layer I need to save. Actually I use the Consolidate Layer that I need to save 5 more layers with different names.