To edit feature properties in the Properties
- Select the features and objects to edit.
To change a single value
for multiple features (for example, to change the zoning type for
multiple parcels to Commercial), select only those features.
can select both features and drawing objects. However, you must select either features
or drawing object types to see any properties.
- Right-click any selected feature or object
and click Properties on the menu that
- In the Properties palette,
do any of the following:
- To view only features, or only a particular
type of drawing object, change the selection in the drop-down list
at the top of the Properties palette.
To see only features,
select Map Features from the list.
Drawing objects are listed
by their geometry type. For example, to see only the properties
for the line objects you selected, select Lines from the list.
- To see the properties for a single selected
layer, or to switch between selected layers, click the entry for Layer under Filter
By Layer. Select a layer.
For example, if you selected
features that are stored on four different layers, select one of
those layers to see its properties only. Any features that were
selected on the other layers remain selected.
- To change a value, click in its field
and enter a new value.
If you enter a value
that uses the wrong data type (for example, if you enter text in
a field that allows only numerals), the value reverts back to the
last valid value. If you specify a invalid date value in a date
field, you will see an error message.
For properties that have
value constraints, click in the field to see a list with the available
values. If you enter an invalid value for a constrained property,
you will see an error message.
For other fields, hover
over the property name to see information on the acceptable values.
To set the value for
a property to “NULL,” click in the value field and select <NULL>
from the drop-down list in that field. If <NULL> does not
appear in the list, the property cannot have a null value.
not enter the text string “Null.” This will not produce a null value, but
will be treated as a text string.
Your edits apply to all
selected features in the selected layer. The feature source is updated
immediately if Update Edits Automatically is
For more information
on changing drawing object properties, see Displaying and Editing Object Data for a Drawing Object.