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Challenge #77: Extending Spatial Lines

Asteroid

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Asteroid

Brilliant Challenge. Really thought provoking. (@jamielaird you were right i really found a love hate relationship with this one!)

Hopefully I've got it right :)

Alteryx Certified Partner

Nice work @AndyBate!

Asteroid

What a challenge :') 

Alteryx Certified Partner

Follow my solution app attached...

Asteroid

Had to take a break from this and come back to it. Puzzled me for a little bit. But I do love me a spatial challenge!

 

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Alteryx Partner

Quite fun.

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Workflow   77(1).png

Start   start.jpgStarting lines

Finding the end points  1.jpgEnd points of Starting Lines

Around the end points   trade areas.jpgTrade area around end points

Finding the new end points  3.jpgNew end points



Quasar
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So I might've simplified this one a bit too much and just used basic trigonometry. Did not think of using trade area!
Challenge #77 macro.PNGChallenge #77.PNG
Pulsar

Spatial tools are some easier than boring old math...even though the results are not quite as accurate.

 

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Trade area around an end point, split and find the point farthest away from the other end point of the original line.  Lather, Rinse and repeat

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Dan

Bolide

Cheers!