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Lat/Long Coords in Attribute Table

July 09 2008 | 0 comments
Categories: ArcGIS Methods

How do I get lat/long coordinates into my attribute table? I used the methold given in Article ID 31863, but the results were X,Y coordinates, rather than lat/long.

Mapping Center Answer:

At version 9.2 we added a feature for calculating measures of geometry (X,Y, length, perimeter, area). The help topic on calculating fields was enhanced to cover this topic.

So, if you've added a couple of fields (type = double or float) you can calculate the X and Y coordinates into those fields and specify the units (choose decimal degrees in your case).

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