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Can I create a new shapefile in ArcGIS?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Yes, you can create a new shapefile using ArcCatalog. See the ArcGIS Desktop help topic "Creating new shapefiles and dBASE tables" for instructions. Do an index search for Shapefile and double-click the Creating subcategory.

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