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Create attributed lines from points (ArcGIS 9.3)
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Sep 23 2009
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This tool uses a point dataset to create a polyline dataset with the points' attributes. The tool allows a user to select a field name from the points layer to group the line segments, a field name to sort the groups (optional), and the point layer fields to be copied to the line layer. Line segments are created from two points with the same attribute in the group field. The attributes for the line segment are taken from the first point. The points DO NOT have to be sorted by group attribute and order.
The points can be grouped by numeric, string, or date fields and can be sorted by numeric or date fields. Point datasets stored in SDE geodatabases cannot be grouped by a date field, but can be sorted by a date field.
After running the installer program, the tool will be found in the Customize dialog in the Biogeography Tools category as "Create Line from Points".
- ArcGIS 9.3
- ArcGIS .NET Support
- Microsoft .NET Framework v3.5
To install this tool in Vista, open a command line prompt as an administrator and use the command
msiexec /i "path-to-package.msi"
If there are no spaces in the path name, the quotes aren't necessary.