1/23/2015 UT Dallas
POEC 6382 Applied GIS Software
Reminder: File Structure
The INFO directory for a coverage is at the same directory level as the coverage.
All coverages have several INFO files, the most common of which are the feature attribute tables (.pat or .aat).
The coverage to which info files correspond is not apparent, therefore:
Always use Arc: copy to copy coverages to another directory. Never use your operating system to copy coverages
Always use Arc: copyinfo to copy INFO files which are not associated with a coverage. Again, these files are not identifiable with your operating system. To find their names use: Arc: dir info, or use dir in Tables or INFO
However, you may also use or generate text files outside of the INFO database. You will only be able to see these (and copy or delete them) using your operating system (e.g. with Windows Explorer)