||If you have version 3.2, you can add the XY coordinate pairs to AV using an
event theme (under View). Add the table to the view and that will enable the
option. Once it's added, you can convert it to a shapefile (Theme > Convert
to a Shapefile).
At that point you have several options. You need to know the projected
coordinate system of your XY data. What's the map projection, parameters,
and datum (geographic coordinate system)? You can use the ArcView
Projection Utility or the Projector! sample extension.