Styling Point Data
Style point features.
Point features can be styled to adjust point size, fill color, outline stroke width, outline stroke color, and opacity. Point size and stroke properties are shared across all values, while colors can be varied by value or value class. (If you want all features in your layer to appear the same, select the "No Column (single symbol)" option from the Column menu on the Layer Style Tab.)

Point Data Styling Options

Size. Click to set the point size. Options include 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, and 10 pixels (px). Point sizes remain constant; they do not change relative to map scale.
Point size options
Fill ramp. Select a color ramp to apply a range of colors to the value classes. Colors for individual classes can be modified after a ramp is selected. If the layer comes loaded with default symbology, or if you modify colors after a ramp is selected, the fill ramp control will read Custom ramp.
The available color ramps vary for categorical and numeric data types. The options for numeric ramps are shown below. The Flip toggle reverses the application of the ramp colors — for example to move from dark to light colors, rather than light to dark, as values ascend.
Fill ramp options
Classes. For categorical columns, this simply lists the unique values as represented in the data, not including null values. For numeric columns, this also includes the controls to classify data. See Classifying Data for details on classifying numeric data.
You can vary the colors for each value or value class using the Fill ramp, and/or set them individually. The Classes options for categorical and numeric data are shown below.
Styling options for categorical (left) and numeric (right) data
Select the color swatches to edit the colors for individual values or value classes. A color selection panel appears when you click on a swatch. You can choose from the available colors, or enter a hex code or RGB values for a custom color. Use the Render 0-value as transparent toggle to control the display of zero values.
Fill. Appears as a separate control when using a single symbol for all features. You can choose from the available colors, or enter a hex code or RGB value for a custom color.
Fill options
Stroke. Stroke applies to the outline of the point. The same style is used for all values or value classes. Stroke width options include 0.5, 1, 2, 4, or 6 pixels. For stroke color, you can choose from the available options, or enter a hex code or RGB value for a custom color. To omit a point outline, select the transparent option in the upper left of the palette.
Stroke options
Opacity. Opacity applies to the point and its outline. Drag the slider or click along the line to choose an opacity level.
Opacity control
Save. Click Save to save any edits you have made. The button will be inactive if you have not made edits.
If you navigate away from the Symbology Editor without saving (for instance, by selecting another layer), you will lose your active settings.
Discard. Click Discard to abandon any edits you have made. The button will be inactive if you have not made edits.
Restore Defaults. Click Restore Defaults to revert to default symbology settings, if they exist. The Base Canvas, scenario layers, analysis layers, and many reference datasets come loaded with default settings for commonly used columns. User-uploaded layers do not have associated default settings.

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