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Replaces the geometry of the feature with either its two-dimensional bounding box or its two-dimensional minimum oriented bounding box.

If a feature’s bounding box has zero area, it will become a line or a point. If the feature was originally 3D, it will be set to 2D upon leaving, and the z values will be ignored and dropped.



Related Transformers

  • To accumulate the bounding box of a number of features, use the BoundingBoxAccumulator.
  • To retrieve the bounds of a feature into attributes, use the BoundsExtractor.
  • To replace the geometry of a feature with a box whose values come from attributes, use the 2DBoxReplacer.

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Tags Keywords: MBR "minimum bounding rectangle" neatline "envelope oriented" "bounding box"