How To: Convert a .DXF file to a PC ARC/INFO coverage using DAK
Steps to convert a DXF file into a PC ARC/INFO coverage using DAK. You need ArcView for this.
1. In ArcView, convert the DXF to a shapefile.
2. In the DAK, use the SHAPEARC utility to convert the shapefile to a coverage.
In PC ARC/INFO, you would use the DXFARC utility to convert a DXF file to a coverage. To convert a PC ARC/INFO coverage to a DXF you would use the ARCDXF utility.