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I have a text file with lat/lon table values and want to use this information to generate a fishnet using python. Any heads up would be deeply appreciative. Also please point to if this has been already addressed.

Thanks, Ibe

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If your fishnet is evenly spaced, you can use the Create Fishnet geoprocessing tool in ArcMap to accomplish this.

If you have a more complicated fishnet, you can use the basic geometry writing functionality of ArcPy to create a fishnet of points, polylines or polygons.

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It is evenly spaced. I want to do it in python script to have it as a workflow for future reference. The use of fishnet in script is detailed in resource help but the use of text file in script is what bugging me? –  Ibe Jan 3 '12 at 18:00
    
In text file there are two entries lat and lon. I want to use these to generate fishnet in script –  Ibe Jan 3 '12 at 18:02
    
To read and write files, consult the Python documentation. The fishnet tool help has Python code snippets that can get you started. –  dmahr Jan 3 '12 at 20:08
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