Ability to split a polygon

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01 May, 2017 04:29 PM

On a recent multi-day search, we had multiple occasions where we need to split an assignment area. We were able to do it by copying the area assignment, then editing the vertices. Have also done it by converting the polygon to a line, splitting the line and then converting the shapes back to polygon. Both methods are time-consuming and a bit fiddly.

I envision a split polygon tool where you would first draw a named line where you want to split the polygon. Invoke the split polygon tool and then are prompted for a named line (like the join tool), choose the line and then the polygon is split where the line intersects the polygon perimeter.

  1. 1 Posted by patty.lindsay on 10 Aug, 2017 09:34 PM

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    The new snap-to line feature has made splitting a polygon easier than my suggested enhancement. I withdraw this request.

  2. patty.lindsay closed this discussion on 10 Aug, 2017 09:34 PM.

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