Split lines into COGO lines

Available with Standard or Advanced license.

The Split Into COGO Lines tool Split Into COGO Lines creates two-point COGO lines and arcs by splitting features at each vertex. You can choose to modify the selected features or preserve them and create COGO lines on a specified layer. This tool is available in the Modify Features pane.

To split COGO-enabled features, complete the following steps.

  1. On the ribbon, click the Edit tab. In the Corrections group, click Ground To Grid, and verify your ground to grid settings.
  2. On the ribbon, click the Edit tab. In the Features group, click Modify Modify Features.
  3. In the Modify Features pane, expand COGO and click Split Into COGO Lines Split Into COGO Lines.
  4. Click the Select tool Active Select and select the line features you want to split into COGO two-point lines and arcs.
    • To refine the selection, right-click a feature in the tree view, and click Unselect Clear Selected or Only Select This List By Selection.
      Only Select This and Unselect in context menu

    If a line feature does not exist, you can create one using a feature template. When you click Finish Finish or press F2, the tool uses it as the current selection.

  5. Check or uncheck Use Template.


    Preserve the selected features and create COGO line features on the specified layer.


    Modify the selected features.

  6. Check or uncheck Split lines with existing COGO attributes.


    Split lines and override existing COGO attributes.


    Don't split lines containing COGO attributes and preserve existing values.

  7. Click Split.