How To: Prevent numbered streets from being standardized using the ordinal number
Instructions provided describe how to prevent numbered streets from being standardized using the ordinal number. For example:
The street name '7 St' is standardized to '7th St' by default.
Instructions provided describe how to maintain '7 st' as it is.
Follow the steps below:
Rebuild the geocoding index using the Rebuild Geocoding Index tool in ArcToolbox > Geocoding Tools (9.0, 9.1) or rebuild the address locator using the Rebuild Address Locator tool in ArcToolbox > Geocoding Tools (9.2) after making these changes if an address locator already exists.
- Open the following file in a text editor such as Notepad: <ArcGIS_install_location>\Geocode\spedit.tbl
- Uncomment the following line by removing the semicolon in the beginning of the line:
- Save and close the file.
- Restart ArcMap or ArcCatalog.