Start by creating the
exercise uses the AnalyzeMap1.dwg map
you created and modified in the previous exercises.
To create the buffer
- If your map is not still displayed, open
it. Click Open Drawing.
Navigate to the map you
created in the previous lessons. Select it and click Open.
- In Display Manager,
clear the check boxes next to the surface and contour layers to
hide those layers and see the rest of the process more easily.
- Right-click the Parcels layer and click Zoom
- In the Buffer Features dialog
box, set the buffer distance to 100 feet and click Merge
- Click Select Features.
- Click a road in your map that runs through
the parcel area.
- Press Enter to
return to the dialog box.
- Click OK.
The buffer is created
as a separate layer in your map.
To continue this tutorial,
go to Exercise 2: Select the parcels within the construction-zone buffer.