Temporary files created by Geoprocessing Tools

Some geoprocessing tools create xx or scratch files during processing. These are the locations where these xx files are created and how this location can be controlled using system variables.

The list of tools below use xx scratch files during processing.

-Buffer (Analysis)

-Clip (Analysis)

-Erase (Analysis)

-Identity (Analysis)

-Intersect (Analysis)

-Symmetrical Difference (Analysis)

-Union (Analysis)

-Update (Analysis)

-Split (Analysis)

-Feature Class to Coverage (Conversion)

-Dissolve (Data Management)

-Feature to Line (Data Management)

-Feature to Polygon (Data Management)

-Integrate (Data Management)

-Validate Topology (Data Management)

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