Entering Angle and Distance
When adding points, press Enter to manually enter the
distance and angle relative to the last point. The angle can be entered either
as degrees or as a survey bearing. This is useful when adding a property line
from a survey.
Entering Angles Enter
the angle using either degrees or a survey bearing. When using degrees, 0 is to
the right, 90 is up, and so forth. Degrees are absolute and do not depend on the
current angle of the compass.
Entering Survey
Bearings When entering survey bearings, however, the angle is
relative to the current angle of the compass. Enter the bearing using the
following format: Direction Degrees Minutes Seconds Direction. The
minutes and seconds are optional. Here are some examples:
Bearing 
Angle 
N 45 30 E 
45.5 degrees 
N 90 E 
0 degrees 
S 45 E 
315 degrees 
N 45 W 
135 degrees 
N 90 W 
180 degrees 
S 45 W 
225
degrees 
Distance Enter the
distance in feet or meters.
