To track coordinates
- In Map Explorer,
right-click the current drawing Track
- The Track Coordinates pane
- Click Select Coordinate System.
- In the Select Global Coordinate
System dialog box, choose the coordinate system to track.
- Click OK.
Coordinates pane displays the code and description of
the coordinate system.
- To change the format of the displayed
coordinates, right-click in the Track Coordinates pane.
Click Format Lat/Longs As D,M,S.
As you move the cursor
over the drawing window, the X and Y text boxes update the cursor's
coordinates in the selected coordinate system.
- If the X and Y text boxes remain empty
as you move the cursor in the drawing window, either there is no
coordinate system assigned to the current drawing or the cursor
is in a region of the window that is not valid for the specified
coordinate system. You cannot track coordinates in layout space.
- You can track coordinates using the coordinate
system of a specific attached drawing. In Map Explorer,
right-click the attached drawing Track
Drawing's Coordinates. The Track Coordinates pane
opens, preset to the specified attached drawing's coordinate system.
If Track Drawing's Coordinates is
not available, there is no coordinate system assigned to the attached