Insert a Point on an Existing Line

After digitizing a line, you may need to insert a point on the line for various reasons.

For example, you may have forgotten to insert an elevation point on a sloped line. Alternatively, you may have traced the line incorrectly and now need to Correct the Contour of an Existing Line.
  1. Open a job in the Manage Earthwork Estimates screen.
    Note: To open a job in the Manage Earthwork Estimates screen, click Estimating > Earthwork > Manage Earthwork Estimates in the All Tasks pane. Click Open Existing Job. Then select the job you want to open, and click OK.
  2. Select the Takeoff tab, if it is not already active.
  3. Click Select on the speedbar and select the line you want to modify.
  4. Position the cursor on the line at the location where you want to insert a point.
  5. Right-click and select Insert Point. The application inserts a point at the location.
  6. Click Prop. on the speedbar. The Line Properties window appears.
  7. In the Elevation field for the newly inserted point, type the elevation.
  8. Click OK.