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How To: Convert SDC Feature Classes using ArcToolbox

Summary

SDC Feature Classes are compressed file formats that need to be converted to another file format to be fully editable. ArcToolbox has several tools that can accomplish this. SDC Feature Classes can be converted to File, Personal or ArcSDE geodatabases, and shapefiles using these procedures.
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Procedure

ArcToolbox: Feature Class to Geodatabase

Open the Conversion toolbox and open the Feature Class to Geodatabase tool.
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Enter the SDC data that is to be converted. Specify the input data and the output geodatabase using the open folder buttons.
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Click OK to start the conversion. Once complete, the output geodatabase contains the newly converted feature classes.

ArcToolbox: Feature Class to Feature Class

Open the Conversion toolbox and open the Feature Class to Feature Class tool.
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Specify the SDC feature classes and output data to be converted using the Open file buttons.

Click OK to start the conversion. Once complete, the output geodatabase contains the newly converted feature classes.

ArcToolbox: Feature Class to Shapefile

Open the Conversion toolbox and open the Feature Class to Shapefile script.
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Enter the SDC data to be converted. Specify the input data and the output destination for the shapefile using the open folder buttons.

Click OK to start the conversion. Once complete, the output geodatabase contains the newly converted shapefiles.

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