Extending line features by drawing a sketch
The Extend/Trim Selected Line with Edit Sketch allows you to extend or trim a line, respectively. If the digitized sketch does not cross the selected features, the line is extended to the digitized sketch, regardless of the topological direction of the sketch.
- Start ArcMap.
- If necessary, load data in the map.
- On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars > Production Editing.
Click the Production Start Editing button on the Production Editing toolbar.
The Manage Features and Create Attributes, Update Attributes, or Metadata Attributes windows automatically appear when you start an edit session using the Production Start Editing tool.Tip:
If the Create Attributes, Update Attributes, or Metadata Attributes window does not appear when you start an edit session, click the Show/Hide Attributes button on the Manage Features window.
- Select the set of polylines to extend.
Click the Extend/Trim Selected Line with Edit Sketch button on the Production Editing toolbar.
The Sketch Tool button is enabled.
- Draw a line on the map display that does not intersect the selected polylines.
The feature is extended to the line drawn on the map.