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I have a line in ArcMap 10.2, and want to create lines to the right of it at 100 m, 200 m, 300 m etc. up until 1.7 km. Obviously typing in these values under 'multiple ring buffers' will take too much time. Is there a way for ArcMap to compute this automatically across the equal intervals?

If you could answer through basic ArcMap methods that would be great. I do not understand the coding language that some of you use!

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I made a custom Create Buffer Interval toolbox for you:

http://ianbroad.com/downloads/CreateBufferIntervals.tbx

In ArcMap open ArcToolbox, right click in the whitespace and click Add Toolbox. Browse to the one I made and run the Create Buffer at Interval tool.

Here's a screenshot of the parameters:

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It should be pretty straightforward, but let me know if you have any questions!

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+1 You may want to consider uploading your tool to the Analysis and Geoprocessing Tool Gallery. –  PolyGeo Mar 29 at 21:42
    
I didn't know that existed. I tried to join but for some nonsensical reason an organizational account can't join a public group. Sometimes ESRI baffles me. –  ian Mar 30 at 5:21

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