Convert a shapefile from polygon Z geometry to polygon geometry

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The instructions provided describe how to convert a polygon Z geometry to a polygon geometry shapefile. This procedure removes Z values from the output.


  1. Open the Feature Class to Feature Class geoprocessing tool.
    • In Catalog, expand the folder Toolboxes > System Toolboxes > Conversion Tools.tbx > To Geodatabase > Feature Class to Feature Class.
  2. Click the Environments button to access the Environment Settings dialog.
  3. Expand Z Values and set the Output has Z Values to Disabled.
  1. Click OK to return to the Feature Class to Feature Class tool.
  2. Fill in the other required fields and click OK.

Article ID:000012075

  • ArcMap

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