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I'm trying to join a 1000m fishnet grid to a layer of points, so that for each point I can find out which grid cell the point lies in. Both the grid and points layers are saved in a file Geodatabase. However, when I run join by location (falls within) it tells me that the "Join was successful, but the resulting table has no rows." Why is this happening and what can I do?

Below are screenshots of the points against the grid, as well as the attribute tables of the grid and points respectively:

points against grid

Points against grid

grid attribute table

Grid attribute table

points attribute table

Points attribute table

outcome of join

Outcome of join

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  • Yes they have the same reference system (EPSG:5880). How is it possible that join doesn't work though? It's clear from the screenshot that the points all lie within the grid :(
    – Ryan Ma
    Jul 6, 2021 at 4:48

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Polygons cant fall inside points. Try joining the points to the polygons instead.

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  • I think that's for counting the number of points inside each polygon - I'm trying to match each point to the polygon it falls in.
    – Ryan Ma
    Jul 6, 2021 at 6:57
  • Intersect - Summary statistics
    – BERA
    Jul 6, 2021 at 7:07

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