How do I add units to geographical coordinates?

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08-05-2016 05:14 AM
BenColeman2
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I have a dataset with imbedded geographical coordinates. I think the units for those coordinates should be "m", but instead of units they have a "??". Does anyone know how to tell a dataset what units its geographical coordinates should be in?

Thanks

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DanPatterson_Retired
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JakeSkinner
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Hi Ben,

Can you provide more information?  For example, are you working with a feature class or shapefile?  When you refer to embedded coordinates, are you referring to the coordinate system?

BenColeman2
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Hi Jake,

Thank you for the reply. I have since had a play and realised that I just needed to define the correct projected coordinate system.

Thanks for the help,

Ben

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DanPatterson_Retired
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third link in my post

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