Create Buffer tool in the WebOffice core client

Create Buffer tool in the WebOffice core client

 

Buffer analysis based on a target layer using the current selection. The result of the buffer operation is a set of objects found in the buffer target layer. Attribute data of the objects found as well as a map with the highlighted objects and the buffer area are displayed.

Note: An active search result must be available before the tool can be used.

 

Create Buffer tool dialog

Create Buffer tool dialog

 

Property

Description

Buffer layer

All selectable layers will be listed.

Buffer distance [Unit]

Set the buffer distance. Click the calculator symbols to choose the measure units.

Show Buffer Area

Check the box if you want to have the buffer area displayed.

Completely Inside/Intersects

Define whether features should be selected only if they are completely inside the buffer area or if they just have to intersect.

Buffer

Execute the buffer operation after having made all settings. You can buffer

based on original selection

based on current result

 

core_Buffer_Neighbors3

 

Restore Base Selection

Reset the buffer operation and return to the base selection.

Zoom Buffer Area

Click the button to update the map extent with a zoom to the buffer area.

Zoom Buffer Features

Click the button to update the map extent with a zoom to the buffer features.

Create Buffer tool dialog

 

As soon as a selection is provided, start the create buffer tool and define the necessary properties to execute the buffer operation.

 

A selection of features provide the basis for a buffer operation

A selection of features provide the basis for a buffer operation

 

Result of the buffer operation with three features at least intersecting the buffer area

Result of the buffer operation with three features at least intersecting the buffer area

 

Note: For a layer specific buffer configuration see chapter Buffer.

Note: See chapter Create Buffer for details about the tool configuration in WebOffice author standalone.

Note: Provide a better overview about layers available for buffering by configuring layer categories. See chapter List of Layer Categories for details.