Copy the Roads layer
from SDF format to SHP format using the Bulk Copy feature.
To copy the Roads layer to SHP format
- In the Task pane,
switch to Map Explorer. Select the SDF_1
- Click Tools Bulk
Copy to convert data from one geospatial format to another.
- On the left side of the Bulk
Copy dialog box, for Source, select
the SDF_1 connection.
- In the list that displays on the left
side of the window, select the box for Schema1.
- On the right side of the Bulk
Copy window, for Target, select
the SHP_1 connection.
- Under Ignore The Following
Errors During The Copy Process, select all the items.
- Click Copy Now.
you see messages indicating that some property names are too long, shorten
them and click Copy Now again.
Copy the data from
SDF format to SHP format.
- On the Continue Bulk Copy message,
click Continue Bulk Copy.
The data from the SDF file is copied to the
new SHP file.
- Click OK on the Bulk
Copy Results message and close the Bulk
Copy dialog box.
- Close the drawing.
- Open the folder you created for the SHP
files. It contains a set of files for each feature you copied.
Where you are now
You copied the data from
your SDF layers to SHP format.
To continue this tutorial,
go to Lesson 4: Import SDF Files as DWG Layers.