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mehgo

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Hi,
I am looking for an automatic way of 'connecting' polygon to the nearest polyline. I am using ArcGIS. To make it clear, I want to 'connect' buildings to the nearest sewer/pipe , so when i click in any pipeline I want to have information about the buidings which are contributing to the flow in that pipe, i.e..all upstream buidings...any help?

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You want the Spatial Join tool. My guess is you'll want the 1:M option where you have many pipes per building.
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Another option that's worth considering is FME's NeighborFinder and perhaps some of its new network analasys tools.
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