September 28, 2018

Smooth Polygons

Allows to smooth polygon features with spline algorithms.

 Available in XTools Pro for ArcMap

The tool is provided to smooth polygon features and improve visual and cartographic quality of polygons by smoothing their corners.

Supported smooth algorithms:

  • Bezier splines - polygons will be smoothed by creating Bezier curves to match the input polygons. If the output is a shapefile, the Bezier curves will be approximated, since true Bezier curves cannot be stored in shapefiles.
  • B-splines - polygons will be smoothed with the spline function taking into account level of detail for the smoothed polygons (i.e. density of vertices in the smoothed segments). Default value for the Level of detail is 100% which is applicable in most cases, valid values vary from 50% to 500%.