Start Editing TIN Command


Starts an edit session on the TIN listed in the Surface dropdown of the 3D Analyst toolbar.

How to use:

    Steps for adding a command/tool from a DLL:

  1. Register the DLL: StartEditingTin.dll.
  2. In ArcMap's Customize dialog, click on 'Add from file' and select this sample's dll.
  3. Select the Start Editing TIN command under the 3D Developer Samples Category on the Commands tab. Drag and drop it to the desired location in the application's user interface. Dismiss the Customize dialog.

    Using the Tool:

  1. Select the TIN to edit in the Surface dropdown of the 3D Analyst toolbar and execute this command to place it in edit mode.

    Steps for compiling the DLL:

  1. The VB code for this sample makes calls to one or more utility modules that are shared by a number of 3D samples. The shared modules are located in the 'Utilities' folder which is found directly below the main '3D Analyst' ArcObjects sample folder. In order to compile the DLL make sure you have the latest version of the shared modules installed.


Requires: 3D Analyst

Difficulty: Intermediate

Visual Basic
File Description
clsStartEditingTin.cls Implementation of ICommand for this sample.
prjStartEditingTin.vbp Visual Basic Project file for the command.
StartEditingTin.dll The compiled DLL containing the implementation of the sample.

Key CoClasses: Tin
Key Interfaces: ITinEdit
Key Members: ITinEdit::StartEditing