Add the Convert Coverage Annotation tool to ArcMap


Instructions provided describe how to use the Convert Coverage Annotation tool in ArcMap to convert coverage, CAD, VPF, and SDE 3 annotation to ArcGIS Geodatabase annotation or map document annotation. The tool is not provided on any standard ArcMap toolbar. Use the Customize dialog to add it.


  1. For ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1 and earlier versions
    Select Tools > Customize in ArcMap.
    For ArcGIS Desktop 10.x
    Select Customize > Customize Mode in ArcMap.
  2. Click the Commands tab.
  3. Scroll down under Categories and select the Label category.
  4. Drag the Convert Coverage Annotation command from the Commands list and drop it onto any toolbar or menu.
  5. Click Close in the Customize dialog box.

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  • ArcMap

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