Computes relative position of Candidate input features relative to Base input features.

The geometry of a Base feature is restricted to lines.

See the example below. The Base lines are considered to be oriented from the start point to the end point (digitization sense). A Candidate feature is:

  • located to the LEFT of a Base feature if looking down the Base line in the direction of the orientation (from start to finish);
  • located to the RIGHT if the Candidate is on the right of a Base feature;
  • UNDEFINED if the Base and Candidate features intersect, or if the Base feature has a single point.




Output Ports


Editing Transformer Parameters

Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

Defining Values

There are several ways to define a value for use in a Transformer. The simplest is to simply type in a value or string, which can include functions of various types such as attribute references, math and string functions, and workspace parameters. There are a number of tools and shortcuts that can assist in constructing values, generally available from the drop-down context menu adjacent to the value field.

Dialog Options - Tables

Transformers with table-style parameters have additional tools for populating and manipulating values.

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