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I'm working with a set of points in ArcMap that crosses the antimeridian (180°). I need to convert the points to a line but doing so creates a line that doubles back and forth across the globe to connect the data, instead of closing the line in closest distance terms.

How can I get arc to unspilt my data around the antimeridian for the both the map view and geoprocessing?

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Figured this out. Changing the data frame projection to PCD Mercator (http://epsg.io/3832) centers view on pacific, running Point to Line on data with PCD Mercator produced un split pacific line.

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  • You should tick your answer as solved so people know this was a solution. – Hornbydd Apr 6 '17 at 11:55
  • I tried to but get a message that says I can "Accept my own answer tomorrow"? – Medeiros Cartography Apr 6 '17 at 18:37

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