Set constraints editor settings

Constraint settings include options for on-screen constraint prompts and turning inference constraints on or off. To access these settings, click the ribbon Edit tab and click Editor Settings Editor Settings.

For detailed steps, click the corresponding link described in the following table:


Configure on-screen constraints Constraints

On-screen constraints prompt you to provide direction and distance as you draw segments for line and polygon features.

On-screen constraints

Use inference constraints Inference

Inference is a constraint mode that uses your current snap settings to snap the pointer to inferred geometric relationships between the current vertex and existing feature geometry.

Inferred perpendicular intersection