Metes and Bounds Tool: X/Y Calls
The Metes and Bounds Tool has the ability
to create three types of calls; Direction
Bearing, Curve, and X, Y. The Metes and
Bounds tool allows you to use all call
types when create a feature so you can
use Direction Bearing for one call, Curve
on the next, and even have some X, Y calls
in there too. To create a X,Y call with the
Metes and Bounds tool; first select X,Y
Call from the Call Type Drop Down.
The window will now look like this.
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Now you can type in the X, Y location in the areas provided.
If you uncheck decimal degrees,
located beneath where you input
the X,Y, you are able to enter the
call in Degrees / Minutes /
You can also uncheck the visible
checkbox to make the call
At the bottom of the window there
are six buttons to help you when
creating a Metes and Bounds Feature;
Add, Auto Close, Clear Last, Clear Calls,
Save, and Cancel.
Once you have entered the Direction, Angle (Degrees/Minutes/Seconds), Bearing, and
Distance click on this button to add the call.
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The Auto Close button will connect the last point created with the first point of the
feature, closing the feature.
This will only clear the last call created.
This will clear all calls created for the feature.
Use the Save Button once you are finished creating the feature.
This button will cancel the Current Metes and Bounds Feature.
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