Applying the Dissolve geoprocessing tool in ArcMap 10.2

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The dissolve tool is quite useful when wanting to aggregate polygons that share similar attributes.

The post will demonstrate how to use the dissolve tool to fuse together landed parcels within a Utility coy low tariff jurisdiction.

Steps

Do a Select by Location to filter out Parcels that lie completely within the Low Tariff block.

– Use the Dissolve tool to aggregate the Parcels boundaries into one feature layer.

 

Procedure

1. Do a Selection by Location of Parcels completely within the Low Tariff Block Selected Parcels are in blue highlight).

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Click on Geoprocessing > Dissolve.

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In the Dissolve dialog window, select the input layer- Parcels and set an output file- DissolveParcelsLowTariffdirectory. Click OK

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A new layer –DissolveParcelsLowTariff is processed and added to the Table of Contents.

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In this short few steps, the dissolve tool has been used to fuse all the Parcels completely within the Low Tariff Block.

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