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Questions tagged [donut-polygons]

a donut polygon is a polygon with one or more holes in it. Such a feature is regarded as a complex geometry, having an outer ring of coordinates, and one or more inner rings of coordinates that represent the (donut) holes. An example of a donut polygon would be a lake with an island, the extent of the water in the lake is the polygon and the hole is the island.

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Removing only donut holes from polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I have a trick for removing the donut holes, which is converting the polygon to line and then creating polygon out of the lines and in the end merging all of them. ...
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How to find if polygon has a hole using field calculator in ArcGIS

Some 3rd party software cannot handle polygons with holes (donut polygons). To find them I always use ArcView 3 field calculator, because: however when I try to do this in ArcGIS, I get this: So the ...
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How to identify feature vertices that are part of a donut hole in ArcGIS 10?

I´m exporting the coordinates of polygon vertices to a CSV-File using the "Feature Vertices to Points" and then the "Export feature attributes to ASCII" tools. Some of these polygons have holes (...
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Filling in Donut Polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of polygons that represent bodies of water. In the same feature are polygons that are the islands in the body of water. So for a given lake, there are smaller polygons within that ...
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Polygon gap filling

I am working in ArcGIS and I have an urban center boundary, generated by a population-grid dataset. However, I want to fill in the gaps inside the urban center boundary (see the image below areas ...