- Digital Charts of Lough Corrib


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Turning Shoreline into Land

How the Chart is made

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Select the shoreline and right click. Then Select 'Copy' – this places the shoreline onto the clipboard

Select the draw polyline tool

Now draw a polyline that connects one end of the shoreline section to the other end of the shoreline section, and encloses a reasonable area of land

Now hold down 'ctrl' and select the shoreline and polyline together – then right click and choose “merge polylines”

Once they are merged right click on the object and select “convert to polygon” – select the type of polygon you want to make

Now hit 'ctrl-v' and your original shoreline will be pasted back into the chart

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