I have never worked with coordinates other than Easting Northings, and today I have been given a table that contains Eastings and Northings, and another two columns with Lat Long (DD). Unfortunately my client requires a table with Lat Long shown in Degrees Minutes and Seconds, and this is not something I have ever had to do so I have some questions.
- When I create the fields which will hold the Lat Long data in DMS, what type (format) should the field be? I am assuming a double is not sufficient?
- Is there a simple field calculator tool that takes a column (Easting) for example, and spits out the Latitude in DMS format?
I am very new to coordinate conversion, so any tips are appreciated.
Thanks for your help.