Good morning everyone, I wrote this article on a beautiful morning. I wish you always have beautiful days. Today, we are going to learn how to export layer to Shapefile (.shp) on ArcMap (ArcGIS). In some cases, we need to export a layer to Shapefile. For example, after you digitize in ArcMap and you want to distribute the digitized file to shapefile for further use.
Steps to export layer to Shapefile on ArcGIS
Follow these steps below to export layer to shapefile. I am using ArcMap 10.4.1 but should be similar even if you have different version of ArcMap.
Step 1. Open ArcMap and add data to the data frame as you need
Step 2. Right click the layer you want to export. Select Data >> Export Data
Select All features and the coordinate system to use.
Step 3. Click browse button and specify the location to save the shapefile
Step 4. Type the name for the shape file.
Step 5. Press OK and you are done.
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