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Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS: A Workbook Approach to Learning GIS, 3rd Edition by Michael D. Kennedy

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Converting the Shapefile to a Geodatabase Feature Class
____ 21. Open ArcToolbox. Expand Conversion Tools11 > To Geodatabase > Feature Class To Feature Class. Pounce. Read the Help in the right pane (Use Show Help if necessary). Click the Input Features text box and read the right pane, then browse with the Input Features open folder icon. You want to navigate to the shapefile you created earlier: Dig_Lines_Shape.shp. Add the shapefile.
____ 22. Click the Output Location text box. Browse to the North_Zone data set (make sure the name appears in the Name box of the Output Location window), and click Add. You can use the arrow keys, and Home and End keys to see any hidden contents of the Output Location box in the Feature Class To Feature Class window.
____ 23. For the Output Feature Class name, type School_Court_A. Expand the window vertically or use the slider bar to see the rest of the window. Under Field Map do away with the unneeded shapefile identifier ID by clicking it, then clicking the Delete button (an X) in the window. Click OK. Once processing completes, close the ArcToolbox window. Preview the Geography and the Table of School_Court_A.

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