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dynamic link between excel table and geodatabase

Question asked by rbasaria on Dec 19, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 7, 2016 by nathan_gardiner
Hello every one. Ive been searching around all week to see if something like this is possible with not much luck.

Im trying to determine if there is a way to create a dynamic link between an excel table and a feature class within a geodatabase. Basically, I have a point file that gets updates on a daily basis. Id like to avoid having to import the Lat/Longs into ArcMap and then exporting as a shapefile to import into a GDB. Ideally, Id like there to be a dynamic link between the excel file and the GDB so that the feature class updates as I update the excel table.

I guess the other option would be to write a script that would run the process of importing into ArcMap, displaying XY data, exporting as a shapefile, then importing into a GDB, but Im not skilled enough with scripting to get that done.

Thank you all for any help.