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ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook by Daniela Cristiana Docan

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Working with complex routes

Complex routes obey the simple route rules. Complex routes contain the close loop, self-intersecting, double-back (overlap), and branching route features.

Getting ready

In this section, you will create a delivery route for customers of the Farm Food Delivery service. Your complex route will be used for:

  • Measurement system: time
  • Measure unit: minutes

Your complex route will use the street centerlines as reference lines from the Street feature class. The complex route will have eight simple routes as shown in the following screenshot:

Getting ready

In the end, your complex route will form a closed loop by double backing on itself and self-intersecting. ...

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