Duplicate 3D features vertically

In the Modify Features pane, Duplicate Vertical Duplicate Vertical copies multipatch and z-enabled features vertically, constrained to the z-axis of your data. You specify the vertical distance you want to maintain between each duplicate feature and how many features you want to create.

In scenes, you can enable a z-handle and drag a preview of the feature to set the distance with the pointer. As an alternative to using the pane, you can right-click and use the context menu in a scene to create single features at a specified offset.

Duplicate vertical

To duplicate a 3D feature vertically, click Duplicate Vertical Duplicate Vertical, select the feature, specify the offset and number of duplicates, and click Duplicate.

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

    The Modify Features pane appears.

  2. Expand Construct and click Duplicate Vertical Duplicate Vertical.

    The tool opens in the pane.

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

    The selection appears as a list in the pane.

  4. To refine your selection, right-click a feature in the list and use the following commands on the context menu:
    • Flash Flash—Flashes the selected features in the map.
    • Zoom To Zoom To Selection—Zooms the view to the selected features.
    • Pan To Pan to Selected—Pans the view to the selected features.
    • Only Select This Unselect—Removes all other features from the selection.
    • Unselect Clear Selected—Removes the feature from the selection.
  5. In the Vertical Offset text box, type the vertical distance you want to maintain between each duplicate feature.
  6. In the Number of times to be duplicated text box, type the number of duplicate features you want to create.
  7. In a scene, you can enable the following settings:
    • Preview—Displays a preview of the new features before you create them.
    • Z handle—Displays a z-handle that you can click and drag vertically to locate the duplicate feature instead of typing the offset value.
  8. In the pane, click Duplicate.

    The feature is duplicated vertically.

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