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Step 4: Save a New Point

This section will walk you through the process of saving changes to a new structure point.

Once the information entered for a point is complete and properly formatted, and the point is located on the center of the correct building or cemetery grounds, then it can be saved.  


Before saving a point, double check the symbol, name, address, and location. Leave a note in the Edit Summary field citing any sources you referenced or other bits of information you want included in the point’s edit history: 

Edit summary text box within the create structure editing window
After double checking the attributes, symbol, and location of the point, include any desired notes in the Edit Summary field and click Create Structure. In this example, we’ve included a note explaining that we created a new point to represent Inspire Elementary School and added the URL of the school’s official website.


After successfully saving a point, the editing window will transform into the edit history window where you can view all the information entered for the point and a list of past edits:

View of edit history window for an elementary school point
We have now successfully added a new point to the map to represent the Inspire Elementary School. After saving the Inspire Elementary School point. The edit history window that pops up after we save the point shows the date it was created, name and address, and edit history.