I have two types of objects (i) polygons representing postcode areas, and (ii) points representing telephone exchanges.
I want to find the part of the polygon that is closest to the exchange and place a point there (see the red X in the image below). The green lines in the below image are fanning out from the exchange location.
So far I have followed this example and converted the polygons to lines, and then tried to join the attributes of the point and line layers by closest distance]3. However, using the MMQGIS Distance to Nearest Hub tool it calculated the distance to the polygon centroid.
And using NNJoin, it correctly calculated the distance between the red X and the exchange, but it did not insert a point in that location. Please see the below image for more context
How do I put a point or some kind of feature at the red X as an estimate of broadband cabinet location?