Moving a point feature to an x,y location using Move To
Move To can be used to move the geographic location of a point or vertex.
- Tap the drop-down below the Select button to display the drop-down list.
- Tap Select and Vertex Editing.
If you already have a feature selected using one of the methods described earlier in this chapter, tapping the Select and Vertex Editing button will display the point or vertices of your already selected feature using a blue square. Skip to task step 4.
- Tap the feature you would like to select.
The point symbol or vertices of your line and polygon feature will be displayed using a blue square.
- Tap and hold within the blue square to display the Move To menu.
- Tap Move To.
If you have a GPS connected and activated, tap Move to GPS, to move the point feature to the current GPS position.
- Type the desired coordinates.
- Tap OK.
- Tap the Commit Geometry Changes button on the Command bar.
The selected point feature is moved to the specified coordinates.Tip:
Using the Move To GPS tool: Tap the Move To GPS tool in the Move To menu to move the selected point to the current GPS position.Tip:
Using the Move To Menu with line and polygon vertices: The Move To and Move To GPS tools can be used to move line and polygon vertices to a new position. Use the Select and Vertex Editing tool to select a feature. A blue square is displayed around each vertex of the selected feature. Tap and hold (on a desktop PC, use the right mouse button click) within the blue square to display the Move To menu. Use the methods described for moving point features to move your vertices.Tip:
Moving a point to the current GPS position: Tapping the GPS button, on the Vertex dialog box or the Geography page of the Feature Properties dialog box will move the selected point feature to the current GPS position.Tip:
Using offsets to move a point to a new location: You can use one-point and two-point offsets to move point features to a new location.Note:
See Moving vertex using offsets for more information about using offsets.