Frequently asked question

Does the line being created with the Offset Line tool have to be in the same geodatabase as the line being referenced?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


When starting an editing session and selecting the line being referenced, the Offset Line dialog will only give the user the option to select a template for a line that is within the editable geodatabase.

If the user starts an editing session in geodatabase A and selects a feature class from geodatabase B, a greyed out Finish button will appear when using the Offset Line tool.

Possible Workaround:
Import the feature class into the same geodatabase as the referenced line.

Article ID:000011284

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