0

I have a Polyline and a Points shapefile. I need to create a new Field in the Points shapefile with the distance percentage from the coordinate-priority of the line they belong to. The coordinate priority is the lowest-rightmost end of each line feature. I'm working with ArcGIS 10.2.2 (Advanced License). Here's an example:

enter image description here

Any suggestions?

1
  • Something not right with two upper points
    – FelixIP
    Commented Jul 26, 2016 at 5:43

1 Answer 1

1
  • Create a unique ID for the lines
  • Create Routes from the lines - double check your line directions are the same
  • Locate features along routes (your points)
  • Divide the distance along the line by line length x 100%
1
  • 1
    I tried to do this before asking this question, but since my "route" was not projected, it was giving me weird "Measure" values (in decimal degrees). I projected it, and then I realized that it was giving me the actual length from the priority coordinate to the point... Anyway, thanks a lot! Commented Jul 28, 2016 at 4:55

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.