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Midterms ….. Common issues. COLORS:. Too many competing colors - Difficult to interpret > what’s the focus?. COLORS:. These colors draw attention to the background and not study areas. Also, the level of deal is greater in the background than in the focus area.

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Midterms…..

Common issues


COLORS:

Too many competing colors

- Difficult to interpret > what’s the focus?


COLORS:

These colors draw attention to the background and not study areas. Also, the level of deal is greater in the background than in the focus area.

Create a hierarchy; brightest colors should highlight key areas, background areas should be neutral


Colors too Similar > difficult to see difference between map and the ocean

COLORS:

Maps should be the focus and take up the majority of a slide

LAYOUT:

LABELS: Edit

labels! No repeats,

No overlapping!


SYMBOLS: Too many competing symbols


GRADUATED SYMBOLS:

Difficult to differentiate between

symbols

  • Use more exaggerated symbols and different colors


STREET LABELS:

Too few

Too many


STREET LABELS:

Layer Properties> Labels


STREET LABELS:


Projection Issues:

Buffers are oval

Map appears stretched


CLASSIFICATION (Population):

  • Comparing groups but using different breaks.

  • Breaks have no meaning


CLASSIFICATION (Income):

  • Round to an appropriate number of significant digits.


CLASSIFICATION (Income):

** Income can be used to look at a general picture, however if the emphasis is on the poor, then the usual eligibility categories are based on AMI (Average Median Income). Income can then be set at 50% of AMI, 100% of AMI, etc This is a more reasonable use of income. Income data can also be used to focus on the wealthiest, poorest or middle class

25% AMI

50% AMI

100% or more AMI


CLASSIFICATION (Income):


CLASSIFICATION (Income):


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