Hawth's Analysis Tools for ArcGIS


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Input: none (this is a tool that works within the map frame)
Output: a textbox displaying the X, Y coordinates of the location in the map frame that was clicked

  • when this tool is active, the cursor changes to a red crosshairs, and when the map frame is left-clicked the X, Y coordinates of that location are displayed.
  • the user can copy and paste those coordinates into other forms or applications


  • none

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Getting started. To activate the tool, click the icon of the red crosshairs in Hawth’s Tools (see image below). To use the tool, left-click when the crosshairs is anywhere in the map frame. To switch the tool off, simply activate any other tool (e.g. the zoom in tool, or the pointer tool).

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