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MapReveal™ Software Guide

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MapReveal™ Software Guide
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This tool is used to represent all the points that fall at a specific distance from the selected region. This tool is only available for line or line string layers.

The Along tool can be selected by navigating to

Tools -> Vector Processing Tools -> Geometry -> Along

The first section requires you to select required data layers and parameters to run the Along tool.

  1. Select a Line String Layer – Layer on which you will run this tool.
  2. Units – Determines the measurement of the distance.
  3. Distance – Determines the service area for the specified region, within which points are created.

The second section requires the user to select the range of data for the operation to be implemented. There are three options available:

  1. Select By Data Queries
  2. Select By Graphics
  3. All Data

For more information about these options and how to implement them, see Data Selection Methods.

The output polygon highlights all the points that fall within the distance from the selected region.

You can view the output after storing it. To save the output, you must enter the Output Layer Name and click on Save Data button. The saved output will be added as a new layer in the current map session, where you can apply styling as required. This output layer will also be available in 'My Data' section and can be used in any map session of interest.