Tool: Buffer

The Buffer tool allows you to generate a buffer of a given radius around the selected objects.

Method of action:

  1. Make a Selection of Objects (they should highlight in yellow)
  2. Select the tool from the Attribute Table Toolbar
  3. Enter the buffer value in metres or select the attribute in which you store the buffer values you wish to generate.
  4. Press Run
  5. A polygon object containing the buffer will appear in the Map Window, which can be saved as a separate Data Source or downloaded as an SHP file

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