Disperse Points

Allows dispersing coincident or adjacent points.

  Available in XTools Pro for ArcMap and for ArcGIS Pro

The “Disperse Points” tool is provided for dispersing points that are saved in a new feature class. Besides, there are options to create connecting lines and add original ID and XY coordinates to the attribute table.

Available disperse methods:

  • Randomly for separate points - all points are dispersed within the specified disperse radius
  • By clusters using patterns - points are grouped into spatial clusters and the clusters are then dispersed within the specified disperse radius.

Supported patterns: 

  • Expanded - general pattern of the input points will be kept within their dispersion Exactly coincident points will form a circle around their center of mass
  • Random - input points will be randomly moved around the center of mass
  • Ring - input points will be placed uniformly along the circle around the center of mass.