How To: Buffer polygons and dissolve those that overlap
Instructions provided describe a procedure to buffer multiple polygons and dissolve those that overlap.
- In ArcToolbox, select Analysis Tools > Proximity > Buffer.
- Add the Input Features.
- Specify an Output Feature Class.
- Click the 'Dissolve Type (Optional)' in the dropdown list and select Dissolve All.
- Click OK.
- Double-click the Data Management Tools > Features > Multipart To Singlepart tool to explode the multiparts and keep the dissolved features as one.
Last Published: 5/5/2016
Article ID: 000008225
Software: ArcGIS-ArcEditor 9.3.1, 9.3, 9.2, 9.1, 9.0, 10 ArcGIS-ArcInfo 9.3.1, 9.3, 9.2, 9.1, 9.0, 10 ArcGIS-ArcView 9.3.1, 9.3, 9.2, 9.1, 9.0, 10