I have a shapefile which has only one feature. I want to separate it into a set of features. these features must be separated using gaps between each feature. How can I do it?

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I have used some tools such as erase and diffrence but they don't work because there is only one feature, So I must find a way to split this one feature using gaps into set of feature classes.

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop.


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In ArcGIS try Multipart To Singlepart:

Creates a feature class containing singlepart features generated by separating multipart input features

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After that the features will be separated (but still in one feature class).


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