Adding Marker Points to Geo-Reference the Image

Use marker points to position database objects (geo-referencing) relative to one another.

Note: Marker points are generally used when drawing multiple and complex buildings relative to one another. It is not required for this example, but the steps are highlighted.
  1. Add a marker point using one of the following workflows:
    • On the Edit menu, click Edit > Marker points.
    • On the View toolbar, click the icon.
  2. Click in the X/Y window.
    A marker point is placed on the image at the location of the mouse click. The marker point is indicated by a blue crosshair.
  3. Activate the marker point by clicking again on the marker.
    The marker point is now indicated by a red crosshair.
  4. Right-click on the red crosshair and from the right-click context menu, click Assign Reference.
    Figure 1. The Marker Point Referencing dialog.

  5. Under Position Assignment, in the New Coordinate field, enter the coordinates of the marker.
  6. Click OK to close the Marker Point Referencing dialog.