XY Resolution


NOTE: This environment is only applicable to ArcGIS 9.2, or higher.

Specify the XY resolution that will be used for processing and set to the output geodataset.

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Usage tips

Command line syntax

An overview of the command line window

XYResolution <linear unit>


Parameters Explanation Datatype
<Linear unit> The XY Resolution of a feature class or a feature dataset is the numeric precision used to store the coordinates. The XY Resolution, expressed as a very small distance, refers to the number of significant digits used to store coordinate values.

The default resolution for feature classes created in ArcGIS 9.2 and later releases is 0.0001 meters or its equivalent in map units.
Linear Unit

Data types for geoprocessing tool parameters

Command line example

XYResolution 0.002

Scripting syntax

An overview of scripting in geoprocessing

XYResolution (Linear unit)


Parameters Explanation Datatype
Linear unit (Required) The XY Resolution of a feature class or a feature dataset is the numeric precision used to store the coordinates. The XY Resolution, expressed as a very small distance, refers to the number of significant digits used to store coordinate values.

The default resolution for feature classes created in ArcGIS 9.2 and later releases is 0.0001 meters or its equivalent in map units.
Linear Unit

Data types for geoprocessing tool parameters

Script example

import arcgisscripting
gp = arcgisscripting.create()

gp.workspace = "h:/workspace"
gp.XYResolution = "0.002"

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