Move a feature to a specified location

The Move To tool Move To moves selected features to an absolute coordinate location or in a specified direction and distance. This tool is available in the Modify Features pane.

When you use this tool, consider the following:

  • Features are moved from the geometric center (centroid) of the selection set.
  • Tool parameters for Z and 3D pitch values are available only for z-aware features.

To move a feature, complete the following steps:

  1. On the ribbon, click the Edit tab. In the Features group, click Modify Modify Features.
  2. In the Modify Features pane, expand Alignment and click Move To Move To.
  3. In the tool pane, click Make a selection Active Select and select one or more features.

    To change the selection method click the drop-down arrow.

    To remove features from the selection in the pane selection view, right-click a feature and click Unselect Clear Selected, or click Only Select This List By Selection to keep the feature and remove all others from the selection.

  4. Click the Method drop-down arrow and click one of the following methods.

    Move features to a specified x,y,z coordinate location.


    Move features by a specified x,y,z distance from the current location.


    Move features in a specified direction, 3D angular pitch, and distance.

  5. In the Values section, enter the appropriate values.
  6. Click Move To.