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Problem: Unable to edit vertices in ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Classic

Description

When attempting to edit vertices for a feature layer in ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Classic, the vertices are not displayed and not editable, as demonstrated in the image below.

In ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Classic, the vertices are not displayed and editable even after clicking the feature layer during the edit session.

Cause

This issue occurs when the feature layer with the vertices is overlaid by a non-editable hosted feature layer in the web map.

Solution or Workaround

Use one of the following options to resolve this issue.

Arrange the layers in the Contents pane

In ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Classic, in the Contents pane, arrange the feature layer with the vertices to be located above the non-editable hosted feature layer. Refer to ArcGIS Online: Organize layers (Map Viewer Classic) for more information.

The Move down and Move up options displayed when right-clicked the non-editable hosted feature layer to arrange the order of the layers in the Contents pane.

Hide the non-editable hosted feature layer in the web map

In ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Classic, in the Contents pane, uncheck the check box of the non-editable hosted feature layer to hide it in the web map.

In the Contents pane, there is a check box at the left of the layer use to hide the selected layer. The check box for non-editable hosted feature layer is unchecked to hide it in the web map.

Remove the non-editable hosted feature layer from the web map

In ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Classic, in the Contents pane, remove the non-editable hosted feature layer from the web map. Refer to ArcGIS Online: Organize layers (Map Viewer Classic) for more information.

The Remove option displayed when right-click the layer in the Contents pane to remove the non-editable hosted feature layer from the web map.

The image below shows the vertices displayed and are editable in ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Classic.

The vertices of the feature layer displayed and are editable during the edit session in ArcGIS Online Map Viewer Classic.

Use ArcGIS Online Map Viewer

In ArcGIS Online Map Viewer, the vertices are displayed and editable when the overlaying hosted feature layer is not editable.

  1. Log in to ArcGIS Online, and click Content > My Content.
  2. Browse to the web map or feature layer with the vertices, click More Options The More Options icon., and select Open in Map Viewer.
  3. In ArcGIS Online Map Viewer, edit the feature layer in the web map. Refer to ArcGIS Online: Edit features (Map Viewer) for more information.

The image below shows the vertices displayed and are editable in ArcGIS Online Map Viewer.

The vertices of the feature layer displayed and are editable during the edit session in ArcGIS Online Map Viewer.

Related Information

Last Published: 11/29/2021

Article ID: 000026680