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How To: Move a coverage wth annotation to ArcView

Procedure

I have a coverage with annotation features. I want to move this coverage to ArcView. Should I use ARC ARCSHAPE command?

Answer:

Annotation is an unsupported feature class for shape files. You should use the ARC EXPORT command instead. The following example demonstrates what happens when a coverage named TEST containing only TIC and ANNO.JUNK features is EXPORTed.

Arc: describe test
Description of DOUBLE precision coverage test

FEATURE CLASSES
Number of Attribute Spatial
Feature Class Subclass Features data (bytes) Index? Topology?
------------- -------- --------- ------------ ------- ---------
ANNOTATIONS JUNK 49

SECONDARY FEATURES
Tics 10

TOLERANCES
Fuzzy = 461.582 N Dangle = 0.000 N

COVERAGE BOUNDARY
Xmin = -2359149.500 Xmax = 2256673.500
Ymin = 310203.813 Ymax = 3167703.500

STATUS
The coverage has not been Edited since the last BUILD or CLEAN.

NO COORDINATE SYSTEM DEFINED

Arc: arcshape
Usage: ARCSHAPE

{DEFAULT | DEFINE}
Arc: arcshape test anno.junk test
ANNOTATION.JUNK is an unsupported Feature Class for shape conversion.
test not converted.
Bailing out of CONVSHAPES
Arc: