I can't find a way to choose the editing template for my layer that is used when I hit the New button and the Set Start Location button in the Traverse tool. My layer is symbolized based on a field with a coded domain, and every time I start a new traverse the tool always chooses the alphabetically first item in the domain as the editing template no matter what I do. I rarely want to use that template and I have to manually change the template virtually every time I create a traverse.
The Traverse tool doesn't respect the active template I have chosen in the Create Feature pane. The Traverse tool has its own template drop down that can switch the template the Traverse tool uses for each course of the traverse using choices that are limited to the applicable templates for the layer I have chosen in the tool, which is probably the reason it can't respect the Create Feature pane template. Also after a template is chosen in the drop down each added course will use that template until another is chosen. However, every time a new traverse is started the template the Traverse tool uses for the initial course of the traverse is essentially arbitrary and can only be changed manually after a traverse has been started. This adds extra mouse movements and three mouse clicks to change the template nearly every time I create a new traverse. That is extremely tedious, time consuming and inefficient when I am doing a large number of traverses, such as doing separate traverses for all of the property side yard boundaries that divide hundreds of lots in a tract.
I need a setting that will make it possible for me to choose the template that will initially be used by the Traverse tool when I hit the New button or the Set Start Location button that will apply to every new traverse I create until I change that initial template setting.
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