merge vector data

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01-13-2012 05:56 AM
IoannisChatzimanolis
New Contributor
Hi,

I am currently editing a vector dataset, which I cut in smaller segments to be able to use it in arcPad...
after editing the separated datasets, I want to bring them back together, in order to use them as a single vector dataset.

what is the best way to do this?

in case of merging them again, is there a possibility of losing data, or the assemblage to go wrong?

thanx
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ChrisSnyder
Regular Contributor III
Either the Merge or Append tools are what you are looking for (accessed via ArcToolbox).

There is always a chance of things not going the way we think the will. Make a backup copy.
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IoannisChatzimanolis
New Contributor
Append was the tool I used with success. My issue was that I had to manually delete some vectors in order to avoid duplicates, but fortunately it involved a small rural region with no complexity...

thanx again


Remember to always backup!:)
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