Precision for New Coverages (Environment setting)
Tools that honor the Precision for New Coverages environment will create output coverages that have the specified precision.
- This environment should be set to DOUBLE when using the Generate tool to convert a double precision file to a double precision coverage.
- SINGLE—New coverages will be created with single precision. This is the default.
- DOUBLE—New coverages will be created with double precision.
arcpy.env.newPrecision = precision_option
New coverages will be created with single precision. This is the default.
New coverages will be created with double precision.
import arcpy # Set the newPrecison environment to DOUBLE arcpy.env.newPrecision = "DOUBLE"