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Thin (Generalize) Points

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Reduces the number of points in a point dataset based on their spatial location.

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Examples:

Input Dataset

Result Dataset labeled with the number of points they represent (ET_Count field)

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Command line syntax

ET_GPThinPoints<input_dataset> <out_feature class> <tolerance> {add_link} {value_field}

Parameters

Expression Explanation
<input_dataset> A  Point 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)
<tolerance> A Double representing the Generalization tolerance.
{add_link} A Boolean. If TRUE, a link field is added to both Original and Generalized points. The values in this field ("ET_Link") can be used to back link the generalized points to the original ones.
{value_field} A String representing  the Data field.

Scripting syntax

ET_GPThinPoints (input_dataset,  out_feature_ class, tolerance, add_link, value_field )

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

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