Creating buffers or setbacks

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In order to create two different buffers or setbacks in the same field, we’d suggest you following the steps below:

Let’s say that we need to create a setback like this one:


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1. Make active the layer that contains the fields by clicking on it. Click HERE to see “Layer Status”.


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2. Select the field you need to apply the setback using the point selection tool Image:Creating_buffers_or_setbacks_-_03.jpg. Click HERE for more information on “Selection” tools.


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3. Go to the Objects Panel and select the “Offset” tool.


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4. We will create a 30’ setback in a new layer called “Buffers & Setbacks” as shows the picture below. Once it’s done, click on “Accept”.


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5. Now, we will create a 50’ setback. Click on “Accept” when is ready.


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6. Select the last created setback, then, click on the “Edit Object” tool on the Objects Panel and after that, select “Buffers & Setbacks” in the Snap Option.


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7. Move the four nodes of the last setback conveniently, as explained in the images below. Click HERE for more information on “Edit Objects”.


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8. As last step, delete the first setback and we will obtain the desirable rectangle. Click HERE for more information on “Delete Objects”.


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