Modifying shapes on a map
After you add shapes to a map in Analyst's Notebook Connector for Esri, you can use the drawing tools to rename, move, rotate, edit, or delete any of the shapes on the drawing layer.
Right-click the shape that you want to modify, and select Edit
The application displays drag handles on the shape to indicate that you are in edit mode. For some shapes, it displays editable points as well.Tip: When you are modifying freehand drawings, you might find it useful to zoom in.
Modify the shape.
Note: To discard any changes that you make, press the Escape key while you are still in edit mode.
Modification Procedure Moving a shape With the cursor somewhere in the shape, drag it to a new location.Note: When you move a circle it remains geodetic, and so its apparent shape might change. Moving a point on a shape Drag the point to a new location. Rotating a shape Drag the bar at the top of the shape to rotate it. Changing a shape Drag one of the handles or points on the shape.Tip: To maintain the aspect ratio, hold down the Shift key while you drag a handle. Creating another point on a shape Click the cursor between two points. Deleting a point on a shape Double-click the point. Resizing a circle Drag the radius of the circle in or out using the single drag handle.Note: When you resize a circle, it retains its geodetic nature.
- To finish modifying your shape and leave edit mode, click outside the shape. Analyst's Notebook Connector for Esri saves any changes to the shape.