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# Midterms ….. Common issues - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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

Too many competing colors

- Difficult to interpret > what’s the focus?

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:

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

LAYOUT:

LABELS: Edit

labels! No repeats,

No overlapping!

SYMBOLS: and the oceanToo many competing symbols

Difficult to differentiate between

symbols

• Use more exaggerated symbols and different colors

STREET LABELS: and the ocean

Too few

Too many

STREET LABELS: and the ocean

Layer Properties> Labels

STREET LABELS: and the ocean

Projection Issues: and the ocean

Buffers are oval

Map appears stretched

CLASSIFICATION (Population): and the ocean

• Comparing groups but using different breaks.

• Breaks have no meaning

CLASSIFICATION (Income): and the ocean

• Round to an appropriate number of significant digits.

CLASSIFICATION (Income): and the ocean

** 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