Precision for new coverages


Determines the coordinate precision for new coverages. Also known as the creation rule.

New coverages are those that are created, for example, using the Create Coverage tool.

Usage tips

Command line syntax

An overview of the command line window

New_Precision <SINGLE | DOUBLE>


Parameters Explanation Datatype
<SINGLE | DOUBLE> Precision for new coverages.
  • SINGLE—New coverages will be created with single precision. This is the default.
  • DOUBLE—New coverages will be created with double precision.
String

Data types for geoprocessing tool parameters

Command line example

NewPrecision SINGLE 

Scripting syntax

An overview of scripting in geoprocessing

New_Precision (SINGLE | DOUBLE)


Parameters Explanation Datatype
SINGLE | DOUBLE (Required) Precision for new coverages.
  • SINGLE—New coverages will be created with single precision. This is the default.
  • DOUBLE—New coverages will be created with double precision.
String

Data types for geoprocessing tool parameters

Script example

import arcgisscripting
gp = arcgisscripting.create()

gp.workspace = "h:/workspace"
gp.NewPrecision = "SINGLE"

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