6.7.1. Vector to raster

This function rasterizes vector geometries (Fig. 2) into the band(s) of a raster image (Fig. 3).

To convert to a raster from a vector:

  1. Expand the Conversion Tools in the ArcToolbox.
  2. Select To Raster.
  3. Depending on the type of vector data you want to convert, select either Point to Raster, Polygon to Raster, or Polyline to Raster.
  4. Indicate where the output will be saved.
  5. Click OK.