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How To: Snap together the nodes of closely spaced arcs?

Procedure

How to snap together the nodes of closely spaced arcs.

This situation may occur when a polygon is not totally closed, or with arcs that are not quite linked together by a node.

For example:

x---------x x-----------x (x = node.)

Answer:

Both of these methods require the user to be in ARCEDIT:

METHOD #1

This method does not snap nodes that are of the same arc. (The FNODE to the TNODE.)

1) declare EDITCOVERAGE
2) declare SNAPCOVERAGE (these will be the same coverage)
3) SNAPFEATURES NODE NODE
4) declare a search distance (SNAPPING FIRST *, for example)
5) SELECT the arcs
6) SNAP

METHOD #2

The following is an obscure, but very easy method for snapping together arcs.

EDITFEATURE ARCS
SELECT /*** the arcs
NODESNAP FIRST * (make sure the distance is larger than the widest gaps between the desired nodes to be joined.)
COORDINATE KEYBOARD
MOVE
Point to the coordinate to move from
Enter point
Enter Key,X,Y: 2,0,0
Point to the coordinate to move to
Enter point
Enter Key,X,Y: 2,0,0
12 arc(s) moved