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New Point Features to an Existing Shapefile in ArcGIS 9

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How do I add a new point both on the map and in the attribute table?

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How to Add New Point Features and Attributes to an Existing Shapefile in ArcGIS 9:

Example: Bank locations represented as points in the Shapefile named banks.shp.

1. Add the banks point layer to the map.

2. Click on Tools -> Editor tool. Start editing for the banks layer.

3. On the editor toolbar, the task is to "Create New ...

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The solution explains how to add new point features to an existing shapefile in ArcGIS 9.