How to decide whether a polygon lies completely within another polygon

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08-20-2021 10:45 AM
zhongying_gan
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Hello. I'm using ArcGIS Pro 2.8.2. I have a layer of census block (polygon layer 1). And I have another layer of the center point latitude and longitude of the census blocks (point layer). I use this point layer to generate circular buffer area of one mile around the center points (polygon layer 2). Now I want to determine whether for each census block, it completely lies within its buffer area. For example, in buffer_polygon.png, the census block does not lie completely within its circular buffer area of one mile. I was wondering which tool I should use and which steps I should take to determine whether for each census block, it completely lies within its buffer area. Thank you.

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JayantaPoddar
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Try Select by Location.

Relationship: "Completely Within"



Think Location

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JayantaPoddar
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Try Select by Location.

Relationship: "Completely Within"



Think Location

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zhongying_gan
New Contributor III

Thank you. It worked!

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