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I have a polygon shapefile that contains my country geometry data. I need to extract points from that .shp file, the condition is that distance between points is from 5 to 10 meters. So, I think "cellsize" parameter of PolygonToRaster_conversion can help.

I cannot understand how to calculate cell-size, what is its' measurement ? How to set cell-size to satisfy distances between each points ?

Sorry for my bad English. Any suggestion is appreciated.

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It's not clear what you are looking for. Would it be as simple as noting that square cells whose areas are 4 square meters must be 2 meters on a side? – whuber Jul 7 '13 at 15:36
You set the cell size and the extent of the output raster in the Environments tab (raster section) for each tool in ArcToolbox. – Dan Patterson Jul 7 '13 at 16:33
Hi guys, I want to get list of points from polygon shapefile. I download a country shapefile form, I want to divide that shape to points which can be used to query geocode. I think specify cell size can help to fix accuracy (distance between two points). Can you help me to solve this problem ? :) – Cuong Pham Jul 7 '13 at 16:58
Your comment sounds like a different question but I suspect it is intended as clarification - would you be able to revise your question using the edit button to help us understand what you are trying to do, please? – PolyGeo Jul 8 '13 at 1:55
Are you able to include or link to a diagram that illustrates what you are trying to do, please? Your question sounds in places like you are trying to generalise vector data so perhaps the Generalization toolset would help, but then you talk about raster data and geocodes so I am confused. – PolyGeo Jul 12 '13 at 3:30

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