Route Tool

The Route Tool connects waypoints together to create a route.

To select the Route Tool, do one the following:

  • On the Tools menu, click Route.
  • Press R.
  • Click the Route ToolRoute button on the Map toolbar.

The cursor will change to Route Tool cursor

Starting a new route by clicking on an existing waypoint

To start a new route, do the following:

  1. Position the Route Tool over a waypoint. The cursor will change to Route Tool - Route Over Waypoint cursor
  2. Click the mouse to add that waypoint to the route.

Adding an existing waypoint to the route

To add an existing waypoint to the route, do the following:

  1. Position the Route Tool over a waypoint. The cursor will change to Route Tool - Add Waypoint cursor
  2. Click on the waypoint.

The waypoint will be added to the end of the route.

Finishing the route and opening the Edit Route dialog

To finish drawing the route, do one of the following:

  • Double-click.
  • Press Enter.

The Edit Route dialog will appear.

Finishing the route without opening the Edit Route dialog

To finish drawing the route, do one of the following:

  • Hold down the Shift key and double-click.
  • Press Esc.
  • Click the right mouse button.

Showing the Shortcut Menu

To show the Shortcut Menu, right-click on the map.

If an item is selected on the map, the Shortcut Menu for that item will be shown. If nothing is selected, the Map Shortcut Menu will be shown.



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