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How to Create a Zip File

In order to import shapefiles into Adapt-N you must first compress or zip them; instructions for both PC and Mac are below. At minimum you must have the DBF, SHP and SHX file types.

On a PC:

  • Highlight all three of the required files (DBF, SHP, SHX) with your mouse
  • Right click on any of the highlighted files
  • Hover over Send To in the pop-up menu
  • Select Compressed Zip Folder from the 2nd pop-up menu
  • Name the file that was created and hit Enter, this is the file that you will drag and drop into Adapt-N via the browser window

On a Mac:

  • Highlight all three of the required files (DBF, SHP, SHX) with your mouse
  • Right click on any of the highlighted files
  • Select Compress 3 Items from the pop-up menu
  • A new zip file named Archive.zip will appear, this is the file that you will drag and drop into Adapt-N via the browser window
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