Access database has points and areas in the same table

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12-24-2015 01:37 PM
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I have an Access database which has points and areas in the same table.

The records that are area have multiple longitude and latitudes (I am guessing each would be a point which would form polygons).

The fields are called StartLong, StartLat, StartLongWGS84, StartLatWGS84, EndLat, EndLong, etc. Am I able to make this into a shapefile? If so, how?

(I would have to split the table into two: points and area before converting to shapefile since a shapefile can only be one type of geometry).

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to make a point file Adding x,y coordinate data as a layer—Help | ArcGIS for Desktop

for a line file XY To Line—Help | ArcGIS for Desktop

skip the polygon file, it isn't going to happen