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ArcGIS Pro 2.x Cookbook by GISP Tripp Corbin

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The Merge geoprocessing tool works great if you want to combine multiple files or feature classes into a new single feature class. What if you want to add new data from a shapefile or geodatabase feature class to an existing layer of information? For example, your field crews go out and locate additional street signs. You would not want to create another layer. Instead you would want to add the new signs to the existing layer. How would you do that?

This is where the Append geoprocessing tool comes in to play. The Append tool will add new records from an input table, file, or feature class to an existing one. Let’s see it in action so you can gain a better understanding of how it works. You will append a new shapefile that contains ...

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