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I have developed a fishnet grid for my study area. I have various datasets for the area and want to allocate a value (from one of the pre-determined datasets) to each polygon within the Fishnet.

How do i display that the data from one source falls into the various polygons?

I am using ArcGIS, after completing the Spatial Join the values i wished to display within the Fishnet Polygons all came up as Null? Any solutions to this?

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If you use ArcGIS and need to transfer the values of features of one layer (your study data) to another layer (fishnet grid polygons), consider using the Spatial Join geoprocessing tool.

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Spatial Join is the function i was looking for! Thanks very much! –  user14756 Jan 31 '13 at 11:17
@user14756 Be sure to mark the answer as accepted. –  Fezter Jan 31 '13 at 11:52

In ArcGIS a Spatial Join should do this.

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That is great, thank you for your help! –  user14756 Jan 31 '13 at 11:18

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