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Polygon theme creation from point theme, Version 1.1
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Jul 27 2007
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This Avenue script generates a polygon theme (rectangles) using a point theme and length and width fields located in the point theme's feature table. If length or width is <=0, a circle will be created instead using the measurement that is > 0 as a diameter
To create accurate polygons, the point theme must be saved in UTMs, not just projected.
==> View -> Properties, select projection. Category, UTM; Zone, ...whatever
==> Select all features
==> View -> Convert to shapefile. When prompted to save in the converted units, select `YES`.
==> Open the newly created point theme
==> Run the script and inspect the results
Changelog: Version 1.0 generated polygons correctly, but did not consistently pull the point attribute data into the polygon theme.