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mcloughlin
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Registered: ‎11-05-2003
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Divide parcel by sliding bearing

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04-11-2014 10:22 AM

I've appended an image of a parcel (reddish lines), created from a polyline by using the parcel creation tools.  You can see that this is a parcel by its listing (upper right).  

 

We want to divide it by sliding a line parallel to the southeasterly end, as shown, in a northwesterly direction.  Simple, right?  

 

As you can see (lower left), when we're told to pick a point within the parcel or a parcel segment, we are told that "Selected entity must be of type: Parcel."  

 

But it already IS a parcel, as its listing at upper right already demonstrated!

 

As the young folk say, WTF?  How do we convince the program that what it LISTS as a parcel actually IS a parcel?  

 

Thanks!

 

Parcel Entity 11 Apr 2014.jpg

 

 

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Pointdump
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Re: Divide parcel by sliding bearing

04-11-2014 11:39 AM in reply to: mcloughlin

McL,

Are you sure it's a parcel? If it's not in Prospector, it's not a parcel:

Prospector.png

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Re: Divide parcel by sliding bearing

04-11-2014 02:27 PM in reply to: Pointdump

Thanks, Dave.  My error was in having left the scale so that the parcel label was microscopically situated, and I therefore attempted to pick a line rather than the label.  The program will recognize the label pick, but not a line pick.  My error.  

 

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