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In reference to How to determine elevation drop along a stream with ArcGIS?, suppose I want to cut the stream every 100 m and find the elevation drop every 100 m. How can I do this?

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marked as duplicate by whuber Apr 25 '13 at 13:53

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  1. use Split tool in Editor toolbar and Split the line based on 100 meters (use "into equal parts ")
  2. Create points from vertices : use "Feature Vertices To Points" tool (ArcToolboxb=> Data Management Tools => Features => Feature Vertices To Points)
  3. Extract the Point Elevation: Use "Extract Values To Points" tool (ArcToolbox => Spatial Analysis)
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There are lots of options in the split tool. When I try to put 100 the "ok" button fades away. –  user2543 Apr 25 '13 at 8:46
I think you don't have license to use Interoprability Extension –  wetland Apr 25 '13 at 9:38
If you have Xtools pro , you can use "Split Polylines" –  wetland Apr 25 '13 at 9:52

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