5 Replies Latest reply on Mar 23, 2016 3:37 PM by Shawn Wallwork

    Custom Lasso: Spatial Filter

    Alexander O'Reilly

      I have a request that I have not been able to find an answer for. The closest (I believe) to a similar question was this one: Selecting groups of polygons on a single map

       

      I can see the various lasso tools in Tableau 9, but I would like to know if you can create your own custom lasso - preferably a layer. For those that have used MapInfo, the functionality I am seeking is called 'Boundary Select'. I think ArcGIS has a similar one called feature select. Essentially I want to be able to click on one layer (e.g. post codes) to select the layer below, where the centroid of those lower layer objects is within the boundary of the upper layer. To me this seems like exactly what the lasso tool does, but I just can't find a solution.

       

      Any assistance appreciated. Thanks