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Perpendiculars from Points to Polylines

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Draws a perpendicular polyline from each point to the closest polyline from the reference layer and calculates several attributes for each perpendicular line.

Inputs:

Outputs:

Illustration:

ToolBox implementation
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Command line syntax

ET_GPPerpendicularsToPolylines<input_dataset> <Reference_dataset> <out_feature class> <search_tolerance> 

Parameters

Expression Explanation
<input_dataset> A Point feature class or feature layer
<Reference_dataset> A Polyline feature class or feature layer.
<out_feature class> A String - the full name of the output feature class.
<search_tolerance> A Double representing  the Search tolerance (in the units of the spatial reference of the input point dataset) to be used

Scripting syntax

ET_GPPerpendicularsToPolylines (input_dataset Reference_dataset out_feature class search_tolerance)

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

.NET implementation
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PerpendicularsToPolylines(pInFC As IFeatureClass, pRefFC As IFeatureClass, sOutFName As String, dSearchTol As Double) As IFeatureClass

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