Creates a buffer zone around the selected point, line or polygon feature and stores it into the edited layer. Adds BufferDist field into the attribute table of the edited layer which stores the entered diameter of the buffer zone.
Tap / Left click: selects an item on the map to buffer zone creation.
The Buffer zone remains active for creating buffer zones until another tool is activated.
Selected item for buffer zone creation
Buffer distance: diameter of the buffer zone in current map unit. Default is 100 for area features, 20 to point and line features. You can define negative numbers for negative buffer zones.
Result of the buffer zone creation
BufferDist field in the attribute table of the buffer zone's layer