Using the Shift tool

When georeferencing a CAD dataset, the Shift tool is a quick way to drag the dataset to the approximate destination area.

  1. Right-click the main menu and click Georeferencing on the shortcut menu to add the toolbar.
  2. Click the Layer drop-down arrow, then click a CAD feature layer.
  3. Click the Shift button Shift.
  4. Click and hold the mouse button down in the map. Drag the pointer to move the CAD dataset.

    The CAD dataset appears as a bounding box until you release the mouse button.

  5. Release the mouse button to complete the task and update the display.

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Published 6/8/2010