I am trying to select random polygons in a shapefile. I have successfully used the research tool Random Selection to do so. The next step is to randomly select polygons within buffered regions of the same shapefile.
I tried merging the "buffer layer" to my county layer and performing a Random Selection within Subsets, selecting the newly added buffer column as the Inset Subset Field. This jams my computer even though I only asked it to select a few counties.
Any thoughts? Other ways to do this?