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I have an Arcgis Server Map Service with a Street layer and a Parcel layer, I need to get the info of each parcel of a street that is selected by the user, does anyone knows how to do that? I'm a little bit lost. I'm using Arcgis Server 9.3, Visual Studio 2008 with Web ADF for .NET, thanks.

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Depending on how good are the relative topologies of street and parcels you might want to:

  • buffer the selected street and find out which parcels instersect, if the topology is not reliable;
  • perform a spatial join (intersect would work I think) between the two feature classes if the topology is reliable.

Both these operations can be encapsulated in a geoprocessing service if you need to access the results through HTTP.

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Hi GuillaumeC, I've been trying to use a buffer, but all the examples of buffers at the esri website dont work for me, could you explain to me how to perform a buffer? –  eiefai Oct 22 '10 at 15:30
    
Use the buffer tool in the Analysis toolbox in ArcMap:help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//… If it doesn't work, please be specific in describing the problem. –  GuillaumeC Oct 25 '10 at 10:14
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