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Generate Wizard

Creates a feature class from ArcInfo generate format text file. The function supports an extended text file format in order to be able to import attributes.

Inputs:

Outputs:

Notes:

File formats: The shapes that have Z or M values will have an additional coordinate

Shape Type Standard Format Example Extended Format Example
Point
PointZ
PointM
id,x,y(,z)
id,x,y(,z)
id,x,y(,z)
END
1,34.5,-14.3
2,12.8,-19.6
3,13.4,-25.6
END
ID,X,Y,FIELD,FIELD
id,x,y(,z),value,value
id,x,y(,z),value,value
id,x,y(,z),value,value
END
ID,X,Y,Town,Population
1,34.5,-14.3,London,44
2,12.8,-19.6,Paris,34
3,13.4,-25.6,Madrid,56
END
Polyline
PolylineZ
PolylineM
id
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
END
id
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
END
END
1
34.5,-14.3
12.8,-19.6
END
2
13.4,-25.6
16.4,-27.6
13.8,-22.1
END
END
ID,FIELD,FIELD
id,value,value
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
END
id,value,value
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
END
END
ID,Street,Streettype
1,Church,Street
34.5,-14.3
12.8,-19.6
END
2,Second,Avenue
13.4,-25.6
16.4,-27.6
13.8,-22.1
END
END
Polygon
PolygonZ
PolygonM
id,xLabel,yLabel
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
END
id
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
END
END
1, 12.5,-18,6
34.5,-14.3
12.8,-19.6
12.43,-19.88
END
2,14.3,24.5
13.4,-25.6
16.4,-27.6
13.8,-22.1
END
END
ID,FIELD,FIELD
id,value,value
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
END
id,value,value
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
x,y(,z)
END
END
ID,X,Y, Dam,Volume
1,12.5,-18,6,Vaal,5346
34.5,-14.3
12.8,-19.6
12.43,-19.88
END
2,14.3,24.5,Gariep,6578
13.4,-25.6
16.4,-27.6
13.8,-22.1
END
END
Box id,xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax
id,xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax
id,xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax
END
1,34.5,-14.3,34.8,-14.1
2,12.8,-19.6,12.9,-19.2
3,13.4,-25.6,13.6,-25.4
END
ID,XMIN,YMIN,XMAX,YMAX,FIELD
id,xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax,value
id,xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax,value
id,xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax,value
END
 
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