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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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 too Similar > difficult to see difference between map and the ocean
Maps should be the focus and take up the majority of a slide
labels! No repeats,
SYMBOLS: Too many competing symbols
Difficult to differentiate between
Layer Properties> Labels
Buffers are oval
Map appears stretched
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100% or more AMI