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Am I blind, or is there no advanced editing smooth function in ArcGIS Pro?

Question asked by tbuggLSD on Oct 9, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 6, 2017 by tpcolson

I do realize that you can use the Smooth Line or Smooth Polyline tool in the Geoprocessing toolbox, but it would be very convenient to have a smooth function in the Modify Feature toolset, much like the one in the Advanced Editing toolbar in ArcMap. I've been using ArcGIS Pro 1.1.1 for editing raw GPS data lately, and for the most part, I love it. Cleaning up drainage and road lines from GPS capture with a Bing aerial basemap is much easier in Pro because the aerial layer is actually navigable and fast. I've never had that type of basemap performance in ArcMap. Redraws are painfully slow. In Pro, it's quick and easy, much like a Google Earth-type experience.

 

I've got my Quick Access Toolbar all decked out, and editing features is quite streamlined. That is, until I need to smooth the drainage or road or site boundary I just aligned to the aerial. In ArcMap, this is easily accomplished with the Smooth tool on the Advanced Editing Toolbar. The Modify Features toolset is a loose analog to that, but there is a conspicuous absence when it comes to smoothing.  The Geoprocessing tools create a new output every time the tool is run. I don't need that, I simply need to smooth the line or polygon that I've just edited.

 

 

ArcMap Advanced Editing Toolbar:

Smooth_Tool.png

 

ArcGIS Pro Modify Features Tools:

ArcGIS Pro Geoprocessing Tools:

 

Am I not looking in the right place, or does this functionality not exist yet? If not, could you include it the next release, ESRI?? If it does exist, could someone point out where it lives?

 

Thanks!

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