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Challenge #246: Rectangle Tangle

DavidThorpe
Alteryx
Alteryx

Went for hard mode on this one and attempted it without any spatial tools! Was a bit of a head scratcher but a fun challenge!

 

See how I did it below:

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My solution attached!

hanykowska
10 - Fireball

Ooooh, wasn't that fun?!

 

Decided to print out all polygons (some of them are rhombi rather than rectangles, right?)

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for that I built an iterative macro

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THEN decided it would be fun to cut out the overlaps to make the pattern of overlapped polygons as a single object:

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for which I had to add some extra steps after the macro:

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BeginnerMindset
8 - Asteroid

First iterative macro.  Feeling pretty chuffed!  Thanks for fun challenge.

Jean-Balteryx
14 - Magnetar

Here is my solution !

rmassambane
8 - Asteroid

=D

RH0258
8 - Asteroid

It took me longer than it should have to relise that you could just keep the squence of 1 connecting to 2, 2 to 3, ect. so spent far too long trying to automatically determine which points were not connected. But once I figured that out the rest was simple enough.

OllieClarke
13 - Pulsar
13 - Pulsar

Catching up on festive challenges - here's my solution:

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MacroMacroworkflowworkflow
CRM66
8 - Asteroid

Alright, I got it done with an iterative macro like most others I see here - only not as efficiently.

JustinBabbitt
10 - Fireball

Iterative Macro Approach

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TraceyD
Alteryx
Alteryx

Good challenge!