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I have a bunch of points and line that represents a boarderline as shown below:

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I want to delete all the points one the right side of the line, and letting the points in the left side stay. I dont know how to do that without being a polygon with closed paths. I have tried to use spatial query, but its only working with polygons as far as I know. What can I do?

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    There's probably a complicated way to do exactly what you're asking for, but wouldn't it be easier to just convert the border line into a polygon? – csk Jun 27 '18 at 19:20
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You could run a single sided buffer on the line, with a sufficiently large buffer size to cover all the points to the right. This will get you a nice polygon covering the points you want to delete, which you could then use with the "Select by Location" algorithm to select the intersecting points. Then delete the selected points.

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