I'm trying to use the "Fixed Distance Buffer" from the Processing Toolbox to create a 500m buffer around all the woodlands in my layer, but the tool only puts a buffer around the smaller woodlands.

How can I make it put a buffer around every attribute?


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    Try fixing geometries first. Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 12:03

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I fixed it by using the v.generalize.smooth GRASS plugin.

now the buffer works on every polygon.

  • This is the answer to the question I asked.
    – Watrevir
    Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 13:24
  • @Val P, why should not? I would just simply suggest the author extending his answer with some graphic and additional comments.
    – Taras
    Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 13:30
  • @Watrevir Sorry, my error. I removed the comments.
    – Val P
    Commented Mar 10, 2020 at 6:53

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