When I measure a points with trimble GPS can I make a shortcut on a BUTTON in ArcPad to measure POINT(capture point) from a GPS? I don't want to have to always take the little "pen" and click on a CAPTURE POINT. Instead I want to click it with finger on some of buttons on ArcPad. I find this much easier because I have to measure 400 points every day. Is it possible to customize that? Please answer. Thanks.


Assuming you're using ArcPad 10 you can try the following:

  1. From the QuickCapture tab in the Table of Contents select the features you want to tap to be editable - if the GPS is on these features are automatically captured, otherwise you'll have to capture them by tapping on the map
  2. You can then increase the button size by opening the Quick Access Menu then Toolbar Settings and then Toolbars
  3. Lastly restart ArcPad and you should be good to go
  • Perfect ans : ) – Sunil Dec 8 '12 at 6:06

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