Manage timelines

When you create a timeline, it is stored in a map. To manage timelines in a map, do the following:

  1. Activate the map containing the timeline you want to manage.
  2. Expand Timelines in the Contents pane.
  3. To open a timeline, right-click the timeline and click Open Timeline.
  4. To rename a timeline, do the following:
    1. Right-click the timeline and click Properties.
    2. Click the General tab on the Timeline Properties dialog box.
    3. Edit the Name property.
    4. Click OK.
  5. To delete a timeline, right-click the timeline and click Remove.
  6. To edit the timeline metadata, do the following:
    1. Right-click the timeline and click Properties.
    2. Click the Metadata tab on the Timeline Properties dialog box.
    3. Select Timeline has its own metadata from the drop-down arrow.
    4. Edit the metadata properties.
    5. Click OK.
  7. To edit a timeline layer's properties, do the following:
    1. Expand the timeline.
    2. Right-click the timeline layer that you want to edit and click Properties.
    3. Optionally, edit the Name property.
    4. Optionally, select the field that you want displayed in the ToolTip when you hover over data in the timeline from the Display field property drop-down arrow.
    5. Optionally, select the field that you want to use to categorize the layer data in timeline lanes from the Category field property drop-down arrow.
    6. Click OK.

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