Creating shapefile from xyz text-file

Discussion created by kjellis85 on Dec 13, 2011
Latest reply on Dec 14, 2011 by recurvata
I am having some serious issues trying to convert a bit of data that I have stored in a text-file to a shape file. I have been looking around the forum trying to figure it out by myself, but to no avail. If I use the Create Feature Class -> From XY Table... function in ArcCatalouge, I either get an MySQL error or a general function error. What am I missing? Here is a snippet from the first few lines of the table, it is a local coordinate system:

Am I writing the heading wrong? Should there be anything else in the file?