- Right-click the tracking layer you want to apply the action to in the Table of Contents window and clickProperties on the context menu. The Layer Properties dialog box appears.
Alternatively, you can double-click the tracking layer in the Table of Contents.
- Click the Actions tab on the Layer Properties form.
- Click the New Action button.
- ChooseFilter in the Type of Action to Create panel.
- Click in the text box and type a name for the action, then click OK to launch the action parameters form.
- Choose the appropriate type of filter from the Type drop-down list on the Filter Action Parameters form.
Events meeting the trigger criteria will be included in subsequent layer actions for processing.
Events not meeting the trigger criteria will not be included in subsequent layer actions for processing.
- Set the trigger for your action. Click the button in the How the action will be triggered panel to the desired option below and follow further instructions to set your trigger:
The action will always be triggered.
The action will be triggered based on attribute criteria. Learn how to set an attribute trigger.
The action will be triggered based on location criteria. Learn how to set a location trigger.
Attribute AND Location Query
The action will be triggered based on a combination of attribute and location criteria.
- When you have finished setting the trigger for the action, click OK to create the action.
- The new action appears in the list of layer actions. If other layer actions appear in the list, you can use the UP and DOWN ARROW buttons to put them in the order in which you want to them to be applied to the tracking layer. You can also enable or disable a layer action in the list by checking or unchecking its check box.
- Click Apply or OK on the Layer Properties dialog box to apply all the changes.