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Resume editing a finished feature

In the Modify Features pane, Continue Feature Continue Feature resumes editing finished polyline, polygon, and multipoint features. You can add new segments, edit vertices, and create new parts for multipart features. When you select a multipoint feature, you can move existing point features and add new ones.

To replace segments of a feature with a new geometry you create in the map, see Reshape feature segments.

Add new segments

To add new segments to a finished polyline or polygon feature, click Continue Feature Continue Feature, select the feature, and create the new segments using tools on the construction toolbar.

  1. On the Edit tab in the Features group, click Modify Modify Features.

    The Modify Features pane appears.

  2. Expand Reshape and click Continue Feature Continue Feature.

    The tool opens in the pane.

  3. In the pane, click Active Select Active Select, and select the polyline or polygon feature you want to resume editing.

    The selection appears as a list in the pane, and the construction toolbar appears at the bottom of the map.

    Construction toolbar
  4. If you select more than one feature, click an item in the list to flash it in the map, right-click the feature you want to edit, and click Only Select This Unselect on the context menu.
  5. To reverse the direction of the vertices and switch the end to be edited, right-click and click Reverse Direction Reverse Direction.
  6. Create new vertices and segments using the tools on the construction toolbar.
  7. To finish the feature, right-click and click Finish Finish or press the F2 key.

Create a new part feature

To create new parts for a multipart feature, click Continue Feature Continue Feature, select the feature, and create the new part feature using tools on the construction toolbar.

  1. On the Edit tab in the Features group, click Modify Modify Features.

    The Modify Features pane appears.

  2. Expand Reshape and click Continue Feature Continue Feature.

    The tool opens in the pane.

  3. In the pane, click Active Select Active Select, and select the polyline or polygon feature to which you want to add new part features.

    The selection appears as a list in the pane, and the construction toolbar appears at the bottom of the map.

    Construction toolbar
  4. If you select more than one feature, click an item in the list to flash it in the map, right-click the feature you want to edit, and click Only Select This Unselect on the context menu.
  5. Create the new part feature using the tools on the construction toolbar.
  6. To finish the new part feature, right-click the map and click Finish Part Finish Part on the context menu.
  7. To finish the feature, right-click and click Finish Finish or press the F2 key.

Edit a multipoint feature

To edit a multipoint feature, click Continue Feature Continue Feature and select the feature. You can create new point features and move existing point features by clicking and dragging them.

  1. On the Edit tab in the Features group, click Modify Modify Features.

    The Modify Features pane appears.

  2. Expand Reshape and click Continue Feature Continue Feature.

    The tool opens in the pane.

  3. In the pane, click Active Select Active Select, and select the multipoint feature.

    The selection appears as a list in the pane. By default, the tool runs in create features mode with a new point feature appearing at the pointer.

  4. If you select more than one feature, click an item in the list to flash it in the map, right-click the feature you want to edit, and click Only Select This Unselect on the context menu.
  5. To create a new point feature, click the map, or right-click and use the context menu to type the x, y, and z coordinate values.
  6. To move an existing point feature, hover until the pointer changes to the move symbol, and click and drag the feature, or right-click and use the context menu to type the x, y, and z coordinate values.
  7. To apply your changes, right-click and click Finish Finish or press the F2 key.

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