the preview (upper left in window pane) shows one order but the map shows the order reversed (lower left on map).
Did you try using the up and down arrows underneath the Layers box?
Yes, I moved the up down arrows, the symbol is displaying with the orange dot on top in the Table of Contents & in a created Legend, and it is displaying with the orange dot below on the map. I moved this over from an ArcGIS 10.4 map that worked correctly. I don't know how to get around the discrepancy between the Table of Contents printout and the map printout. Jackie
For those who want to try this symbol combo:
The orange dot is ESRI Default Marker (Basic Latin) Unicode 33 and the fish symbol is ESRI Enviro Hazard Sites (Basic Latin) Unicode 111. Let me know if you have the same result: the symbol showing up differently on the map and on the table of contents/legend.
Running Arcmap 10.5 but I don't see any strange behavior.
Have you tried to reboot the application or even the PC?
That answers part of my question. It is a local problem.
I have rebooted the PC and the problem persisted. My other symbols are not reversed (that is what has me puzzled) - why is it happening to this symbol combo? I may have to reload ArcGIS 10.5.
Thank you to everyone who replied. Jackie
Even I am not able to reproduce the issue.
The issue could be related to a particular MXD. Try symbolizing the points in a new Map Document.
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