I want to convert from raster data to vector dataset using ArcGIS. Raster data consists of pixels and center of z values. Vector data sets consist of points, lines and polygons and x,y values. When I convert between data sets, how is the programme converting and describing from z value to x,y values? Shortly, how can the programme describe from raster to feature class?
Look up the RasterToPoint_conversion tool in the ArcGIS Help:
This page is for 10.0, other versions might be slightly different.