ArcGIS: Exploding Feature Classes

The map below is not topologically correct. There are features overlapping each other.


Sometimes you need to explode single part feature classes into multi part feature classes. There are a few different ways to do it but the most simple method is to open the advanced editing tool bar and use the explode function.


Find this button:


Select all the multi part features you need to explode. Use the tool. Done!




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