0

I have a pipe network that is a imported CAD file converted to lines showing complete runs of pipe in a system. I also have a Access database imported to ArcGIS set up as a relate to my Pipe line items. There are 3 access tables: Systems pipes(Subsystems of the above) pipe sections (Subsystems of the pipes)

currently when you click identify on each pipe I can see the related data so can see what system the pipe is in, all the pipes and pipe sections. I have used the relate option as there is no XY data in Access

I would like to create a route layer so that all the pipe sections from the Access table are visible in the map as line items. I think I can do this using a route event. The pipe sections have a begin and end point in the table. However when I use the Make Route Event Tool I use the event input table as the Access table but I get a 000840 "The Value is not a Route Measure Event Properties".

Would someone be able to give some guidance? Basically all I want to do is display Access data as line items on the map, but the only spatial data I have is the imported CAD drawing.

1

If I am understanding your question correctly, I would recommend creating a point feature class using the begin and end point coordinates of each pipe, and then constructing a line from those points. You should then be able to use your line to create a route if you wish.

As a side note: The Create Routes tool only prepares an already created line for use as a "route" or frame of reference for placing route events.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.