# Difference between revisions of "Manual Geospatial Data Entry"

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*To save the point and close the Point window, click the '''OK''' button. | *To save the point and close the Point window, click the '''OK''' button. | ||

:If you entered a relative point, the coordinates for the point are calculated based on the distance and bearing that you entered. | :If you entered a relative point, the coordinates for the point are calculated based on the distance and bearing that you entered. | ||

+ | *To save the point and continue adding more points, click the '''Apply''' button. | ||

*To close the Point window without saving the point data, click the '''Cancel''' button. | *To close the Point window without saving the point data, click the '''Cancel''' button. | ||

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*To enter a relative point: | *To enter a relative point: | ||

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<li>Enter the distance of the point from the absolute point in the Distance field.</li> | <li>Enter the distance of the point from the absolute point in the Distance field.</li> | ||

<li>Enter the bearing of the point relative to the absolute point in the Bearing field.</li> | <li>Enter the bearing of the point relative to the absolute point in the Bearing field.</li> | ||

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*To save the point and close the Point window, click the OK button. | *To save the point and close the Point window, click the OK button. | ||

:If you entered a relative point, the coordinates for the point are calculated based on the distance and bearing that you entered. | |||

+ | *To save the point and continue adding more points, click the '''Apply''' button. | ||

*To close the Point window without saving the point data, click the Cancel button. | *To close the Point window without saving the point data, click the Cancel button. | ||

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## Revision as of 18:13, 3 March 2014

## How to Manually Add coordinates for Point data

To manually add geospatial data for a point:

- Click the button in the Points table of the Point and Polygon/Polyline List window.
- From the Point window, enter the point number in the Point No. field. Note that this is a required field.

The fields available in the Points window will depend on the coordinate reference system that you selected. |

*Different Point Windows*

- Select the type of point that you are defining from the
**Point Type**field. - Enter the local identifier for the point in the
**Point ID**field. Note that this is a required field. - Do one of the following:
- To enter an absolute point, enter the coordinates in either the
**X/Longitude**and**Y/Latitude**fields, or the**MGRS**field. - To enter a relative point:
- Enter the distance of the point from the absolute point in the
**Distance**field. - Enter the bearing of the point relative to the absolute point in the
**Bearing**field. - Select the point from which the distance and bearing are defined from the
**From Point**list. - Enter a description for the point in the
**Point Description**field. - Do one of the following:
- To save the point and close the Point window, click the
**OK**button. - If you entered a relative point, the coordinates for the point are calculated based on the distance and bearing that you entered.
- To save the point and continue adding more points, click the
**Apply**button. - To close the Point window without saving the point data, click the
**Cancel**button.

## How to Manually Add Polygon and Polyline Points

To manually add geospatial data for a polygon or polyline:

- Click the button in the Polygon and Polyline Points table of the Point and Polygon/Polyline List window.
- The Polygon/Polyline Editor window displays.
- Enter the identifier for the polygon or polyline in the Polygon/Polyline Shape ID field.
- Select either the Polygon or Polyline option from the Type field.
- Click the button.
- The Point window displays.
- From the Point window, enter the point number in the Point No. field. Note that this is a required field.
- Select the type of point that you are defining from the Point Type field.
- Enter the local identifier for the point in the
**Point ID**field. Note that this is a required field. - Do one of the following:
- To enter an absolute point, enter the coordinates in either the
**X/Longitude**and**Y/Latitude**fields, or the**MGRS**field. - To enter a relative point:
- Enter the distance of the point from the absolute point in the Distance field.
- Enter the bearing of the point relative to the absolute point in the Bearing field.
- Select the point from which the distance and bearing are defined from the From Point list.
- Enter a description for the point in the Point Description field.
- Do one of the following:
- To save the point and close the Point window, click the OK button.
- If you entered a relative point, the coordinates for the point are calculated based on the distance and bearing that you entered.
- To save the point and continue adding more points, click the
**Apply**button. - To close the Point window without saving the point data, click the Cancel button.

The fields available in the Points window will depend on the coordinate reference system that you selected. |