Assigning IDs from one shape file to another

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01-18-2016 05:28 AM
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New Contributor II

Good Morning Community!

Looking for some help on trying to assign IDs from one shape file to another automatically.

The client needs to have IDs from a street centerline shape file assigned to drainage polygons that run down the streets.

Manually editing each drainage polygon to assign the ID from the street centerline shape file would be a ton of work.

Is there anyway of auto assigning the IDs from the street centerline shape file to the drainage polygons?

(we use ArcGIS 10.3 Standard license and a geodatabase for this project)

Thanks for the help!

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Hi Scott,

You could explore spatial join.

Spatial Join—Help | ArcGIS for Desktop

What do you want to so with the polygons where multiple street centerlines pass?

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New Contributor II

Hi, Jayanta Poddar

Totally over looked spatial join! Thanks for the help much appreciated. For the most part Spatial Join got me about 90% of the way there and saved a ton of time on the back end.

See attached.

Red Labels are Spatial Join output.

Black Labels/Lines are the original IDs and center lines. 

samplearea.tif