Use this dialog box to
specify the buffer distance and merging options for buffering features
in AutoCAD Map 3D.
Buffer dialog box has the following options:
- Select Features
If you have not already
selected features to buffer, click to select the features interactively on
- Buffer Distance
Enter a value, or click to enter a distance interactively
on your map. If you later change the Units setting,
the Distance will update to reflect
the new units.
Use the measurement units
specified by the coordinate system assigned to your map, or choose
a different unit from the list.
- (Specify buffer distance)
Click to pick the buffer
distance interactively on your map.
- Output To Layer
Specify the Display
Manager layer to contain the buffer. If you created other
buffers in this map, you can choose one of their layers from the
list. By default, AutoCAD Map 3D creates a new layer for your buffer.
- Save To SDF
Specify the name of the
SDF file to store the buffered features. By default, the buffer
file is saved in the current drawing’s saved location.
- Merge Results
Merging and overlapping buffers are not merged. Select Merge
All Buffers and all overlapping buffers are merged into
a single buffer, then combined into a single multi-polygon. Select Merge
Overlapping Buffers and only overlapping buffers are