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Points within Polygons
Posted by: John Beck
Date: February 22, 2008 08:36AM

I have successfully imported an ersi shapefile into a spatial indexed mysql table. I would like to use that table to store the polygons. I then have a 2nd table that stores x,y data of points. I need to select the rows of the points that fall within the polygons from the 1st table and give the selected row the polygon id in which it falls. I use php to run my queries. Should I use the spatial index table or is there an easier way to conduct this query? Any help would be appreciated.

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