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ArcGIS By Example by Hussein Nasser

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Creating excavation features

Features are nothing but records in a table. However, these special records cannot be created without a geometry shape attribute. To create a feature, we need first to learn how to draw and create geometries. We will be using the rubber band ArcObjects interface to create a polygon geometry. We can use it to create other types of geometries as well, but since our excavations are polygons, we will use the polygon rubber band.

Using the rubber band to draw geometries on the map

In this exercise, we will use the rubber band object to create a polygon geometry by clicking on multiple points on the map. We will import libraries as we need them. Follow these steps:

  1. If necessary, open Visual Studio Express in administrator mode; ...

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