ESRI Shapefile Technical Description

J-7855 ESRI White Paper ESRI Shapefile Technical Description This document defines the shapefile (.shp) spatial data format and describes why shapefiles are important.

Steps to make a simple Shapefile viewer

Steps to make a simple Shapefile viewer Development Environment: Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 ESRI MapObjectsLT Step 1. Open Visual Basic Editor and Select "Standard EXE"

USStates.DBF in the Shapefile

Microsoft Word - TableView.doc. Copyright© 2005 USStates.DBF in the Shapefile The attribute table in a shapefile does not consider topology so sliver areas could occur.

OnTheMap Version 5 Shapefile Export File Specifications

Analysis Type Filename Description points_YEAR.shp Binary file containing spatial data. This shapefile contains the points overlay, and each point represents the amount of jobs in a given area. points_YEAR.dbf Binary file that contains the non-spatial data for the shapefile.

Joining Data to Shapefiles

Joining Data to Shapefiles Joining is one of the most important skills in ArcGIS. Before you can geocode or buffer or add little blue donkeys and red elephants to tracts with differing levels of median income, you have to join some data to a shapefile.

How to Import Shapefiles into Microsoft Access

How to Import Shapefiles into Microsoft Access This tutorial demonstrates how to import an ESRI shapefile into an Access database using the ArcCatalog.

Create New Shapefile in ArcMap

i-cubed : information integration & imaging LLC Create New Shapefile in ArcMap This section covers: o Creating a new shapefile in ArcCatalog o Adding shapefile to ArcMap o Adding polygon/point to shapefile o Polygon using supplied corner points o Polygon using supplied bounding box o Circle ...


Below the preview is the Options pane, choose a bright color and click OK button. 9 New SHAPEFILE Old Layer. NOTES 10 Preview pane 10% Single Hatch. NOTES 11.

Joining Census Data to TIGER/Line Shapefiles

In ArcMap, right-click on the shapefile layer that the data will be joined to. Select "Joins and Relates." From the submenu select "Join." A new screen appears where you select the field from the shapefile that will be used to join the data.

A Step-By-Step Guide to converting .dwg CAD files to GIS ...

If the shapefile's coordinate system is UTM NAD83, there is nothing more to do, it is projected correctly. Otherwise, there are three possible procedures: ...

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