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Chapter 3

Points

In the previous chapter, “Survey,” you looked at a specific method for bringing in points and figures. In this chapter, you will take a closer look at creating and organizing points.

Most commonly, points are used to identify the location of existing features, such as trees and property corners; topography, such as ground shots; or stakeout information, such as road geometry points. However, points can be used for much more. This chapter will both focus on traditional point uses and introduce ideas to apply the dynamic power of point editing, labeling, and grouping to other applications.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

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