How do I add a new point both on the map and in the attribute table?
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 ...
I explain how to add new point features to an existing shapefile in ArcGIS 9.