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How To: Stream digitize in ArcEdit or Edit Tools

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to digitize using stream mode in ArcEdit and Edit Tools using your mouse and keyboard.

Procedure

  1. Open the coverage in ArcEdit.
  2. Set the edit feature and draw environment.
  3. Type ADD
  4. The normal ADD options are shown for the feature class. Add the first feature, then press and hold the 1 key on the keyboard to begin streaming (don't press the left mouse button).
  5. Release the 1 key to stop streaming.

    Arc: ARCEDIT
    Arcedit: DISPLAY 9999
    Arcedit: EDIT mycover
    Arcedit: EDITFEATURE ARC
    Arcedit: DRAWENVIRONMENT ARC NODE
    Arcedit: DRAW
    Arcedit: ADD
    - Start arc with '2' button.
    - Press and hold the '1' button.
    - Release to stop streaming.
    - End arc with '2' button.