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Near Feature

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Calculates the distance for each feature of the Input dataset to the closest feature from the Near dataset. In the attribute table of the output the distance is recorded together with the ID of the closest feature.

Inputs:

Outputs:

Notes:

Examples:

Input Dataset - Polygons

Near Dataset - Polylines
Input Dataset - Polylines

Near Dataset - Polygons
Input Dataset - Points

Near Dataset - Polylines

ToolBox implementation
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Command line syntax

ET_GPNearFeature<input_dataset> <Near_dataset> <out_feature_class> <search_tolerance>

Parameters

Expression Explanation
<input_dataset> A Point, Multipoint, Polyline or Polygon feature class or feature layer.
<Near_dataset> A Point, Multipoint, Polyline or Polygon 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)
<search_tolerance> A Double representing  the Search tolerance (in the units of the spatial reference of the input dataset) to be used

Scripting syntax

ET_GPNearFeature(input_dataset, Near_dataset, out_feature_class, search_tolerance)

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

.NET implementation
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NearFeature(pInFC As IFeatureClass, pNearFC As IFeatureClass, sOutFName As String, dSearchTol As Double) As IFeatureClass

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