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How To: Fill in voids (donut holes) in a polygon feature


Instructions provided describe a method to fill in holes or voids that exist inside a polygon feature.


  1. After beginning an ArcMap edit session, double-click the polygon containing the void to display the polygon's vertices.
  2. Click the Sketch Properties button on the Editor toolbar or hover the mouse pointer over a vertex, right-click, and select Properties.
  3. Select the part number that corresponds to the void to be filled in the left column of the Sketch Properties dialog.
  4. Right-click the part number and choose Delete Vertex.
  5. Click Finish Sketch to fill the void.
  6. Click Editor > Save Edits, and Editor > Stop Editing.

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Last Published: 6/11/2020

Article ID: 000006478