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Opposite of Point in Poly.

How many polygons underneath a point.

I have a point layer with many points. I have a polygon layer with many polygons.

I need to add an attribute to the points that states how many of the polygons it is in That is something like

Point 1 18 polygons Point 2 10 polygons.

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You can do a spatial join with your target features as points and join features as polygon.

For the match option, one of the within options should work (within a distance, completely within, clementini, etc.)

You can add a new field with the merge rule set to count, so that you'll get how many polygons are intersecting with the points.

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thanks the spatial join one-to-one tool did it by adding a count field. –  user17614 Jul 30 '13 at 22:15

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