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I'm trying to get used to using ArcGIS 10, but in the meantime I still need to actually get work done. I stumbled across a way to change the editor tool from its 10 version back to the 9.3 version (with the drop-down task bar etc). Now I can't find out ow to do it anywhere, -1 internet for me.

Can anyone can give me the steps to change the editor toolbar back to the 9.3 version?

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To revert to the ArcGIS 9 editing environment: "The setting is found in the Advanced ArcMap Settings utility, located in the \Utilities directory where you installed ArcGIS." From http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#/Reverting_to_the_ArcGIS_9_editing_environment/001t00000013000000/

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The answer on this question might also help: ArcGIS Desktop 10 Tips and Tricks

If you prefer the old method, you can revert by setting by running ArcGIS\Desktop10.0\Utilities\AdvancedArcMapSettings.exe, clicking the Editor tab, and unchecking Create features using templates and restarting ArcMap.

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To edit data, you need to add the Editor toolbar to ArcMap by clicking the Editor Toolbar button on the Standard toolbar.

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Thanks so much - I knew it was somewhere around Utilities, but I couldn't seem to find quite the right place. In the meantime, I can still toy around with the new editor toolbar layout but still get my work done. Thanks a bunch!

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