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Is there a way of getting the analysis "create fishnet" to generate a grid of x number of points in ModelBuilder?

For example, I wish to generate a grid consisting of for example 80 points within a polygon (see picture).

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As per its documented Syntax it is easy to use the Create Fishnet tool to create a fishnet of 80 label points by making:

number_rows * number_columns = 80

However, also as per its documented Syntax, there is no option to provide a clipping/selecting polygon that restricts creation of label points within its boundary.

As a workaround you could decrease/increase the distance(s) between fishnet points until, when clipped with your polygon, they number exactly 80. To automate that process would require using ArcPy (with a for loop) or a ModelBuilder model (with an iterator).

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