Iteration and changing processing extents in ModelBuilder

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07-30-2013 11:02 AM
ChristopherThompson
Regular Contributor
Here is what I am trying to do:

  • iterate through features in a feature class

  • for each feature create a fishnet (Create Fishnet tool)

  • implement downstream processes to work on the fishnet created for each feature

The problem i am running into is that the processing extent used by the Create Fishnet tool seems to take the full extent of the features I am trying to iterate through, and thus creates a fishnet grid for the full extent during each iteration.  How can i get model builder or the Create Fishnet tool to accept the extent of the current feature in the iteration?

Thanks in advance!
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BruceMitchell
New Contributor

Exactly the same issue here. This was acknowledged as a bug by ESRI years ago.  

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