Note: To preform Near analysis, point layer must reside in the Database.
Near analysis is a tool with which you can determine the distance from each feature in a layer to the nearest feature in the same layer, within the specified search radius.
To perform Near analysis:
- Select Analysis tab.
- Click Near icon.
- Select database point layer.
- Set distance (search radius) and units of measure. Note: you can speed up process time by setting bounds to local region.
- Click Run button.
You can see number of selected features in the Toolbar.
You can also create new layer from selection: Feature tab->New layer from Selection.