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Is there any way to toggle a mode in ArcMap so you can view your color map in b/w real quick? I'm sure there are some options on export or whatever, but wouldn't it be great if there was a quick toggle button for that? Also, I remember a color blindness thread a few months ago, I believe someone linked to some software for Mac that would modify your whole screen to simulate color blindness. Thought I would mention that in relation to a feature that ArcMap could really benefit from as well. Or has anyone found any PC software that can do that (b/w also)?

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Is there any way to toggle a mode in ArcMap so you can view your color map in b/w real quick? I'm sure there are some options on export or whatever, but wouldn't it be great if there was a quick toggle button for that? Also, I remember a color blindness thread a few months ago, I believe someone linked to some software for Mac that would modify your whole screen to simulate color blindness. Thought I would mention that in relation to a feature that ArcMap could really benefit from as well. Or has anyone found any PC software that can do that (b/w also)?


Even if there was a way to generate an instant b/w view in Arcmap, I doubt you would want to go with the results (even though a toggle b/w would be very helpful). Utimately you would still need to tweak the classification and grey scale values. The ultimate benefit in my opionion would be a quicker redraw function(something similar to Illustrator's Outline mode)...not necessarily an instant b/w color scheme. I wish ESRI would come with more redraw options. The one they have blows.






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