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Features To Envelopes

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Creates a polygon from the envelope of each feature in the input feature class. Attributes of the original features are transferred to the envelope polygons.

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Examples:

Input Dataset

Result Dataset

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ToolBox implementation
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Command line syntax

ET_GPFeaturesToEnvelopes<input_dataset> <out_feature class> {Expand_Distance}

Parameters

Expression Explanation
<input_dataset> A  Polyline, Polygon or Multipoint feature class or feature layer
<out_feature_ class> A String - the full name of the output feature class (A feature class with the same full name should not exist)
{Expand_Distance} A double - distance in the units of the spatial reference of the input dataset with which the envelope of each feature will be expanded. The parameter  is optional. The default value is 0 - no expand

Scripting syntax

ET_GPFeaturesToEnvelopes (input_dataset,  out_feature_ class, Expand_Distance )

See the explanations above:
<> - required parameter
{} - optional parameter

.NET implementation
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FeaturesToEnvelopes(pInFC As IFeatureClass, sOutFName As String, Optional dExpandDistance As Double = 0) As IFeatureClass

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