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Mastering ArcGIS Server Development with JavaScript by Ken Doman

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Editing tools

The ArcGIS JavaScript API comes with a set of widgets and modules designed specifically for editing. With the editing widgets, the user can add features to the map, change their shape, edit their attributes, and even delete them, if the services allow. Let's look at some of the tools available in the API.

Tip

Why are the editing tools in your application not working? It may be the CSS. Editing widgets are created with Dojo user controls, or dijits. These controls require the Dojo stylesheets, such as claro.css or nihilo.css. Without them, buttons stop working, and other unexpected behaviors may arise.

Edit toolbar

The edit toolbar, loaded with the esri/toolbars/edit module, lets the user change the shape, orientation, scale, and position ...

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