I am looking for tool to spatial sort polygons in shapefile. Sorting should be done on certain attribute which is more important than others:
- Polygons with atribute values Ced must be spatially sorted on top, then Bud, Gog and so on. Polygons with values Bid must be spatially sorted on the bottom.
I need this shapefile structure for symbolizing layer in gis software (developed inside company)which does not support symbol levels in cartography as ArcGIS does.
I found 4 tools:
- Sort (Data management): this tool has 5 predefined algorithms but does not allow spatially sort by attributes
- and two other tools: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=b28e04f7d4e846229a2580f0cbdd29e1 and http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=d2ce3b7b11314d9cbc3f588f4d01c0a8. I assume that these 2 tools also do not allow polygons to be spatially sorted by attributes.
- what about qgis plugin?
Any other solution?