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Selecting events and routes by geometry

The ArcGIS Event Editor provides the functionality of selecting events using various geometries such as point, rectangle, polygon, polyline, and current extent.

To select events, routes, or point features by geometry on the map, perform the following steps.

  1. Open ArcGIS Event Editor and, if prompted, sign in to Portal for ArcGIS or ArcGIS Online.
  2. Click the Edit tab.

Selecting events, routes, or point features by a point

To select events or point features on the map by using a point, perform the following steps.

  1. In the Selection group, choose the event layer using the Layer drop-down list.
    Selecting events by point

    You can browse the list of layers by keystroke. For example, press the S key in the drop-down menu to jump to the first layer in your list that begins with the letter s.

  2. Click the Select by Geometry button and click the Select by Point tool Select By Point.
  3. Click an event or point feature on the map.

The events, routes, or point features intersecting the point will be highlighted on the map, and the records will be shown in the form of a table.

Once the event or point feature records are selected, you can browse to and edit them using the results grid.

Note:

You cannot edit the selected routes.

Selecting events, routes, or point features by a rectangle

To select events, routes, or point features by drawing a rectangle on the map, perform the following steps.

  1. In the Selection group, choose the event layer using the Layer drop-down list.
    Selecting events by a bounding box
  2. Click the Select by Geometry button and choose the Select by Rectangle tool Select By Bounding Box.
  3. Draw a rectangle on the map.

The events, routes, or point features intersecting the rectangle will be highlighted on the map, and the records will be shown in the form of a table.

Once the event or point feature records are selected, you can browse to and edit them using the results grid.

Note:

You cannot edit the selected routes.

Selecting events, routes, or point features by a polygon

To select events, routes, or point features by drawing a polygon on the map, perform the following steps.

  1. In the Selection group, select the event layer using the Layer drop-down list.
    Selecting events by a polygon
  2. Click the Select by Geometry button and click the Select by Polygon tool Select By Polygon.
  3. Draw a polygon on the map.

The events, routes, or point features intersecting the polygon will be highlighted on the map, and the records will be shown in the form of a table.

Once the event or point feature records are selected, you can browse to and edit them using the results grid.

Note:

You cannot edit the selected routes.

Selecting events, routes, or point features by a polyline

To select events, routes, or point features by drawing a polyline on the map, perform the following steps.

  1. In the Selection group, choose the event layer using the Layer drop-down list.
    Selecting events by a polyline
  2. Click the Select by Geometry button and click the Select by Polyline tool Select a Route on the Map.
  3. Draw a polyline on the map.

The events, routes, or point features intersecting the polyline will be highlighted on the map, and the records will be shown in the form of a table.

Once the event or point feature records are selected, you can browse to and edit them using the results grid.

Note:

You cannot edit the selected routes.

Selecting events, routes, or point features by the current extent

To select events, routes, or point features by the map's current extent, perform the following steps.

  1. In the Selection group, choose the event layer using the Layer drop-down list.
    Selecting events by current extent
  2. Click the Select by Geometry button and click the Select by Current Extent tool Select By Current Extent.

All the events, routes or point features present in the current extent of the map will be highlighted, and the records will be shown in the form of a table.

Once the event or point feature records are selected, you can browse to and edit them using the results grid.

Note:

You cannot edit the selected routes.

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