These are additional instructions for using the Buffer Action. Follow the
First you select features of the active layer with the 'Select by Rectangle'
tool or use highlighted features that are the result of a query.
Here a rectangle was drawn to select three brownfield sites:
While a feature is highlighted, choose Buffer from the Actions drop down
list to open the Buffer Function Window:
Select the feature you want to buffer in relation to the original features you selected:
Enter the radius of your buffer:
Click the 'Display Attributes' check box for a list of results:
Click the 'Create Buffer" text box:
The result of the buffer will be drawn on the map and a list will be displayed in a window:
This document was last revised: 6 December 2002
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