Package com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.tools.conversiontools

The Conversion toolbox contains tools that convert data between various formats.

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Class Summary
AddCADFields Adds CAD-specific fields, appropriately named to be recognized by the Export CAD tool to specify the CAD properties of exported features.
ASCIIToRaster Converts an ASCII file representing raster data to a raster dataset.
CreateCADXData Creates a field called 'XDList' in the attribute table.
DEMToRaster Converts a digital elevation model (DEM) in a United States Geological Survey (USGS) format to a raster dataset.
ESRITranslator This tool requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.
ExportCAD This function will create one or more CAD drawings based on the values contained in one or more input feature classes or feature layers and supporting tables.
FeatureclassToCoverage Creates a single ArcInfo coverage from one or more input The Feature Class To Coverage tool is contained in the Conversion Tools tool box.
FeatureClassToFeatureClass Converts a shapefile, coverage feature class, or geodatabase feature class to a shapefile or geodatabase feature class.
FeatureClassToGeodatabase Converts one or more feature classes or feature layers to geodatabase feature classes.
FeatureClassToShapefile Copies the features from one or more feature classes or layers to a shapefile.
FeatureToRaster Converts features to a raster dataset.
FloatToRaster Converts a file of binary floating-point values representing raster data to a raster dataset.
ImportCAD Converts a collection of CAD files into feature classes and data tables using a predefined and highly normalized schema for the purpose of further translation into GIS data.
ImportCADAnnotation Converts a collection of CAD annotation features to geodatabase annotation.
ImportCoverageAnnotation Converts a collection of coverage annotation features to geodatabase annotation.
LayerToKML Converts an in-memory or file-based feature or raster layer into a Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file containing a translation of ESRI geometries and symbology into KML.
MapToKML Converts a Map Document into a Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file containing a translation of ESRI geometries and symbology.
MDPublisher This tool requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.
MetadataImporter This tool requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.
PointToRaster This tool is available with an ArcView or ArcEditor license, if the Spatial Analyst extension or the 3D Analyst extension is installed.
PolygonToRaster This tool is available with an ArcView or ArcEditor license, if the Spatial Analyst extension or the 3D Analyst extension is installed.
PolylineToRaster This tool is available with an ArcView or ArcEditor license, if the Spatial Analyst extension or the 3D Analyst extension is installed.
RasterToASCII Converts a raster dataset to an ASCII file representing raster data.
RasterToFloat Converts a raster dataset to a file of binary floating-point values representing raster data.
RasterToGeodatabase Load multiple raster datasets into a geodatabase or raster catalog.
RasterToOtherFormat Converts one or more raster dataset formats supported by ArcGIS to a BMP, GIF, GRID, IMAGINE, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PNG TIFF, or to a geodatabase raster dataset format.
RasterToPoint Converts a raster dataset to point features.
RasterToPolygon Converts a raster dataset to polygon features.
RasterToPolyline Converts a raster to polyline features.
SetCADAlias Renames one or more existing field name aliases by matching columns from the input table with a list of CAD-specific fields with the appropriate name recognized by the Export CAD tool.
TableToDBASE Converts one or more tables to dBASE tables.
TableToGeodatabase Loads one or more tables into a file geodatabase, personal geodatabase, or ArcSDE geodatabase.
TableToTable Converts an input table to a dBASE or a personal, file, or ArcSDE geodatabase table.
USGSMPTranslator This tool requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.
WFSToFeatureClass Imports a feature type from a web feature service (WFS) to a feature class in a geodatabase.
XSLTransform This tool requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.
 

Package com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.tools.conversiontools Description

The Conversion toolbox contains tools that convert data between various formats. The following table lists the toolsets available in the Conversion toolbox and provides a brief description of each.

Name Description
From Raster toolset Toolset Contains tools that convert raster data to other formats
Metadata toolset Toolset Contains tools to validate the metadata content according to a specific metadata standard or export the metadata content to standalone metadata files that can be used with other metadata software
To CAD toolset Toolset Contains tools that prepare and convert features to a native computer-aided design (CAD) format
To Coverage toolset Toolset Contains tools that convert feature classes to the coverage format
To dBASE toolset Toolset Contains tools that convert tables to dBASE format
To Geodatabase toolset Toolset Contains tools that convert features and CAD files to geodatabase feature classes.
To Raster toolset Toolset Contains tools that convert data to rasters
To Shapefile toolset Toolset Contains tools that convert features to shapefiles