I have two shapefiles, lines and points. I want to copy over the lines number to the points that are near each line.

I can use select by location in ArcMap and label manually for a small scale, but need to automate on a larger scale.

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Make use of the Spatial Join tool, and choose WITHIN A DISTANCE for your match option. Input a distance that will work with your data for the search distance.

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