Features To Envelopes

Running programmatically

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.

Inputs:

Outputs:

Examples:

Input Dataset

Result Dataset

Overlay

Expand parameter

expand

Running Programmatically

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Parameters

Expression Explanation
Function Name FeaturesToEnvelopes
<input dataset> A String representing the input layer.
<output dataset> A String - the full name of the output layer.
{Expand Tolerance} 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.

Running the function

ETGWPath used in the table below is the  full path to ETGWRun.exe (E.G. "C:\Program Files\ETSpatial Techniques\ETGeo Wizards\ETGWRun.exe")

Language Syntax
Python subprocess.call([ETGWPath, "FeaturesToEnvelopes", "input dataset", "output dataset", "Expand Tolerance"])
.NET using ETGWRun.exe StartInfo.FileName = ETGWPath
StartInfo.Arguments = "FeaturesToEnvelopes" "input dataset" "output dataset" "Expand Tolerance"
.NET using ETGWOutX.dll FeaturesToEnvelopes(input dataset, output dataset,Expand Tolerance)
ArcPy arcpy.FeaturesToEnvelopes(input dataset, output dataset,Expand Tolerance)

Notes:

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