I was asked today whether it was possible to change the orientation of the coordinate labels on the right hand side of a map layout so that, instead of the bottom of the text facing the edge of the page, they would face the edge of the map.
The good news – it is 🙂
In slightly more frustrating news – its a bit more fiddly than we’d like
If you need to do it though, the steps are below the cut…
So, the first bit of advice is to get everything else in your map perfect first.
Set up your Grid or Graticule using the Wizard in the usual way as you are creating your map and be sure to use the “Store as a fixed grid that updates with changes to the data frame” while you get everything else set the way you want it. The following steps really do need to be the very final things you do to your map: