Using Bearings from Two Points to Specify a Point
Concept Procedure Quick Reference

To specify a point using bearings from two existing points

  1. Click Home tabDraw panelCOGO drop-downCOGO Input.At the Command prompt, enter mapcogo.
    • To use the Bearing/Bearing routine transparently, start a command, such as PLINE or ARC, then enter ‘mapcogo.
  2. In the COGO Input dialog box, select the Bearing/Bearing routine.
  3. Enter the coordinates for the first point, or click to select the point on the map or in the data table.
  4. Select the quadrant for the bearing, then specify the bearing direction in degrees. Click to specify the bearing on the map.
  5. Repeat steps 3-5 for the second point and bearing.
  6. Click Calculate. AutoCAD Map 3D calculates the new point, and previews it on your map. Click the Pan button to pan to the new point.
    NoteIf you turn on the Prompt For 3D Data Input option in the Coordinate Geometry Setup dialog box, you can enter an elevation value in the Result section of the COGO Input dialog box.
  7. Click Create Point.