Read DCW Vector Product Format (VPF) data into ArcInfo

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Digital Chart of the World (DCW) Data supplied by the Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) is encoded in Vector Product Format (VPF). Can this data be converted to ArcInfo format?


Use the VPFIMPORT and VPFEXPORT commands to translate data between the two formats.

Article ID:000001298

  • Legacy Products
  • ArcMap 8 x

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