Overview of 1 point offset and a rangefinder

Creating a point feature using offsets and a rangefinder involves the following steps:

  1. Select a point layer for editing via the Start/Stop Editing tool or the Table of Contents.
  2. Activate the rangefinder.
  3. Tap the Offset Point button.
  4. Set Reference Point A.
  5. Tap the Point feature button.
  6. Shoot the target from Reference Point A using a rangefinder.
  7. Type in attributes for the new point feature.


Refer to the topic Activating your rangefinder for help on activating the rangefinder.


Refer to the topic Working with Offsets for help using offsets.