Appending collections to collections
When defining complex relationships, you might want to append collections that depict a smaller portion of a larger conceptual feature to the collection that represents that larger feature. For example, a collection that aggregates the features that constitute a traffic separation lane part may also need to play a role in a collection that captures the entire traffic scheme. Rather than selecting all features that make up the traffic separation lane part, you can just append the collection itself to the larger collection.
- Start ArcMap.
- On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars > Production Editing.
- On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars > Nautical.
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.
Click the Relationship Manager button on the Nautical toolbar.
The Relationship Manager window appears.
Right-click the collection object you want to append to in the Relationship Manager window tree view and click Start Append.
Right-click the collection object you want to append and click Append To Collection.
The collection object is listed as a component of the other collection object.
- Right-click the original collection object and click Stop Append.