Map Data Elements to Block Name dialog box (MAPIMPORT4)

This dialog box was used to specify which data element to use for determining the block for points or polygon centroids. It has been discontinued. Instead, use one of the following procedures or commands.

To import data from other formats

To import from Arc/INFO

To import from MapInfo MIF/MID

To import SHP data

Click Home tabData panelImport From Files. At the Command prompt, enter mapimport.

When the file is converted, the value of the selected data element for each object determines the block to use.

To map a value to a block name, select the value in the Values Available list and select a block from the Target Block Name list. Click >>.

Control Data Element area

Select the data element to use to determine the target block.

Values Available list

Displays all the values in the import file for the selected data element.

Target Block Name area

Select a block name. To load a block, click Load.


Move the selected values from the Values Available list to the Values Assigned list for the selected block name.


Remove the selected values from the selected block name and return them to the Values Available list.

Values Assigned list

Displays the values assigned to the current block name.

Auto Block

Assign each value to a block name of the same name.


Display the Block Mapping dialog box, which lists the block name assignment for each value in the selected data element.