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I have polygon layers on my ArcGIS Server and Geoserver. I need to find the closest line length of the polygon.

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For example p(x1,x1) will get the L2 length and p(x2,y2) will get the L4 length.

  1. Can I do this with ArcGIS geometry services?
  2. Can I do this via PostGIS or Oracle Spatial functions?

closed as too broad by Vince, Knightshound, mgri, Mapperz Apr 26 '17 at 15:06

Please edit the question to limit it to a specific problem with enough detail to identify an adequate answer. Avoid asking multiple distinct questions at once. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

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    You have three questions in this Question, two too many. Please edit the question to focus on one software environment, with exact version details. – Vince Apr 26 '17 at 12:03
  • what do you mean p(x1,y1) will get the l2 length? the distance between p(x1,y1) and L2? or the lenght of the segment L2 on the polygon? – ziggy Apr 26 '17 at 12:10
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    I think the OP wants the segment L4. It remains unclear if the segments have been stored separately, or whether that is part of the problem set as well. – Vince Apr 26 '17 at 12:32
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    It would be best to focus the question to the point in can be answered in one environment, then review that answer before asking a variant question. Having too many questions open before it's obvious the root question is answerable only means more dowvotes and editing. Having too many mutually exclusive tools at play isn't flexibility, it's inability to focus. – Vince Apr 26 '17 at 13:42
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    @dbaston Asking a question for multiple different software packages makes the question too broad. If an answer is required for all then yes they should be asked separately. Asking for them all in one question means there could be multiple correct answers, but only one can be marked as the correct answer. – Midavalo Apr 26 '17 at 16:35