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How to cartographically represent water flow?

I am modelling water flow on steep slopes for an erosion study. You can see from the screenshot the results from the ArcGIS-based flow analysis. To produce these flow lines, I generated a ...
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Change annotation symbol properties in bulk

How can a person change annotation properties in bulk? For example: take the 4500 records in "Waterbody text" annotation feature class and change all occurrences of "Times New Roman", "Cyan" to ...
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How to convert polygon singleparts to multipart?

I am interested in converting a polygon featureclass created via Create Fishnet (Data Management) from singleparts to multipart. QGIS has a very handy tool called singleparts to multipart that does ...
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“The coordinates or measures are out of bounds” when converting labels to annotations

Am converting Labels to Annotations in ArcMap 10.1. However an error messages pops up with this message. The coordinates or measures are out of bounds. Text = RUSHOZI The coordinates or measures are ...
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How to create transparent text?

I am trying to insert a watermark into a map using ArcGIS. As you can see from the screenshot, I have the text in place, although I need to make the text transparent (e.g. 50% transparency). I used ...
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How to access raster NoData value?

I am trying to programmatically access the NoData value in a raster dataset as shown in the screenshot. Two tools that come to mind to describe raster properties do not seem to be able to describe ...
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What are the pros and cons of forcing square pixels on reprojection?

I am using Erdas Imagine 2014 to reproject 4-band raster data from GRS 1980 NAD83 Lambert Conformal Conic (ft) to UTM GRS 1980 NAD83 North UTM Zone 11 (m). Unlike ArcGIS, Erdas provides the option to ...
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How to create polygon feature class from UTM coordinates?

I am working to create a polygon from UTM coordinates. The script I am using fails with a "must be a sequence, not float" error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "F:/sample/clipTiles.py", ...
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How to display raster attributes by default?

I have a 4-bit thematic raster image with a color map from white to dark blue (Figure 1). The values 1 - 6 represent tree canopy cover at various breakpoints. I also created a raster attribute table ...
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How to control cell overlap in mosaic dataset?

I am trying to set the cell overlap values to maximum in a mosaic dataset. I have unsuccessfully set the mosaic dataset properties to the following with a blend width of 500: Properties > ...
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How to create a transparent box in the map layout?

Is there a way to create a transparent box in the ArcGIS layout view similar to the one in the screenshot? I have tried without success adding a transparent box by inserting a neatline, adding a new ...
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Get ESRI JSON response locally from Arc document?

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS Flex SDK for a mobile app that will sometimes be used in environments with no connectivity. I've figured out that layers can be brought in locally by saving the JSON ...
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Customizing map.on(“click”) while using default editor widget

My question is whether or not it is possible to use the default editor widget in my case given the needs of my application. My map consists of points displayed from four different FeatureLayers. They ...
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Customize LabelLayer extent based on density/location using ArcGIS JavaScript API

I'm using a LabelLayer that can be seen only within a certain minScale - maxScale window. I'm trying to display labels of census tract IDs within Illinois, and the difference in label density between ...
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Arcgis Legends of dynamiclayer Android

i tried to get legends of DynamicLayer but i have error. Declaration Dynamic Layer : ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer binaKullanim = new ...
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Help needed with query task results to show in dojo Grid?

I am trying to create a search widget where the HTML tempalte of the search is as follows: <div class="gis_SearchDijit"> <div class="formContainer"> <div ...
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ArcGIS ApplyEdits w/ JavaScript

I'm new to ArcGIS API. In a form, how can you submit data to modify a feature using applyEdits? No map is involved with this. I have a form that populates the editable data with javascript. When the ...
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Arcgis javascript - pan and zoom simultaneously

I'm using my android device to test the arcgis javascript API 's touch support. I noticed that by default, I cannot pan and zoom the map at the same time, like google maps. Am I missing something? A ...
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Relationship between MS Access DB and Google Maps API/Fusion Tables

We are having an issue with a project that we are working on using Google API and M.S Access. Our project goal is to design a web map in Google API where we can select a parcel of land and have all of ...
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Segmentation Image used to classify RGB image in ERDAS and GIS

My ERDAS 2013 does not have the advanced Image Objective Extension for feature extraction.. I am using thus the tool Image Segmentation (Unsupervised -> Image Segmentation) to classify my RGB image ...
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Crossover Analysis (Intersection) [closed]

I have a dense set of flight lines - list of (lat, long) coordinates, and I am interested in determining the intersection (crossover) of the flight lines. I want to correlate the image with the ...
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Shoehorning hierarchial data into MS SQL ArcGIS SDE

So, I've been tasked with creating a set of tables to store hierarchical data within an SDE. This is in reference to utility data, i.e, a set of valves, control panels, actuators, etc (each ...
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esri ArcGIS javascript api compatibility with Internet Explorer 7 and 8

I've developed a web map using esri arcgis javascript api version 3.8 and its not compatible with IE 7 or 8. I've advised the people who have reported this to update their version of IE but, if it ...
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Using ogr2ogr to download GeoJSON files from ArcGIS MapServer

I am trying to download as a GeoJSON file a line feature from a ArcGIS MapServer REST Service run by the National Park Service (link is here) so that I can open the data in QGIS. Using the guide ...
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Do ArcGIS clients that direct-connect to postgresql/postgis databases override configuration settings?

I went in to modify some settings on a Postgresql database via the PGAdmin config editor and some of the settings don't have their default values and they are higher because they've been overridden ...
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Spatially join polygons (target) to polylines (join) on longest intersecting polyline

I am curious if I can, without having to write a python or an ArcObjects script, create a spatial join that will result in a polygon feature class containing the attributes of the LONGEST intersecting ...
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ArcGIS Raster Mosaic Dataset and GDAL VRT, when to use?

ArcGIS has a the Raster Mosaic Dataset, QGIS and friends have Virtual Raster Tables. A skim of the documentation reveals much similarity. They both create or enable an alternate representation of ...
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Reload Table Cache with Python & ArcGIS 10.1 [duplicate]

I am trying to create a button in arcmap that reloads the table cache. Exactly, like the existing button Table Options > Reload Cache. The button is inside when you open an attribute table. I would ...
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ArcGis Server 10 - GetFeatureInfo issue

I've got an OL 2.13 client where I use a hack on GetFeatureInfo to be able to get objects within a bounding box. I can't use WFS which would be the natural choice for this scenario, which forces me to ...
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ArcPad Jscript ThisEvent.Object, autofill form with multiple pages

I have a script that I'm trying to use to autofill the controls of an ArcPad form with controls on multiple pages. The 'autofill()' function is referenced in the form's onload event and I would like ...
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Problem with long running services in ArcGIS Server 10.2

I published a lot services for geoprocessing. Most of them are the long running services. Those services manipulate data but user do not wait for the results. When I use REST Submit Job in the web ...
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UnicodeEncodeError when using arcpy.gp.TraceGeometricNetwork_management() [closed]

I am creating a python tool (run through ArcMap) which will eventually go through a feature class selected by a downstream trace and use the obtained values to do some function. I am trying to follow ...
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How do people celebrate GIS Day? [duplicate]

Was looking to hear about interesting or creative ways people are celebrating GIS day. http://www.gisday.com/ There is a map of where some event are happening, but the infowindows are not ...
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Error while creating a slope [duplicate]

I have a elevation raster (1 arc second) downloaded from USGS site. Before adding it to ArcMap I changed the display units to meters.The projection system for this raster is GCS_1983. When I use the ...
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Elevation Drop Along a Stream [duplicate]

Previous discussion In reference to a previous discussion, suppose I want to cut the stream every 100 m and find the elevation drop every 100 m. How can I do this?
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Convert DEM to STL (3D Printer Format)

I have a DEM in ArcGIS 10.1 that I would like to get into STL format for a 3D printer. Does anyone know some software that will allow me to make this conversion? I have to use the STL format because ...
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How can I utilize NumPy arrays to optimize big data geoprocessing?

I'm interested in learning how to utilize NumPy arrays to optimize geoprocessing. Much of my work involves "big data", where geoprocessing often takes days to accomplish certain tasks. Needless to ...
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Modify CRS to match boundaries of shapefile

I have boundary data in WGS'84 lat/long and data in a custom generated CRS. The data in the generated CRS appears to be offset by a particular vector compared to WGS'84. I want to attempt to match the ...
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Measuring distances between simultaneous points

I am working with GPS data and so I have UTM's with DATE/Time information. I have 2 groups of species (moose and wolves). I want to join the information from moose to wolves that match in time. So, ...
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Database Connections folder is empty when viewed with ArcGIS tool

I'm trying to create an ArcGIS tool which accepts an SDE connection file as an input. I made a new interface with an input parameter and set the type to Database Connections. When I open the tool and ...
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ArcMap - cartographic representation and labels

Cartographic representation in ArcMap is a nice way to temporary change geometry of features, so you can make adjustments just for map making. In my mapping project I need to move some point features ...
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How to rasterize a vector map?

I am looking for a way to create a raster grid from a vector map. I have a map consisting of shapefiles which I want to export as a raster with UTM coordinates. I was thinking of something using the ...
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Shorten polylines a given distance

I have a polyline dataset with lines of different lengths. I want to shorten all polylines the same distance on both ends (e.g. 10m each side). Is there a tool or script available that could help me ...
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Problem Reclassifying Rasters

I need to reclassify some vector data which was made from Euclidian distance from points and lines. So after getting the Euclidian distances, I tried to run reclassify, but got: Error 001100 Failed ...
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Mysterious Problems with .IGE file [closed]

I'm trying to manipulate an .IGE file, which I understand is a raster data format developed by Erdas Imagine. The data I've downloaded is the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2006 Percent Developed ...
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Are there any simple models for wildfire hazard mapping with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am interested in producing a simple fire hazard/severity map via ModelBuilder from commonly available datasets (e.g. DEM, NDVI, slope, aspect, land use/cover, etc). Are there any resources or ...
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Convert multiple lines into single line

I've no idea if this is basic or what but I have this data that contains multiple lines (forming a polygon shape). I want to convert those lines (multiple - each with a start and end point) to a ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 edit PostgreSQL layer

I've been working with QuantumGIS/PostgreSQL/postGIS for a while now, without problems. But now I have to change QuantumGIS for ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having trouble adding a layer from PostgreSQL and ...
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Which Geographic Transformation to use for WGS_84 to D_Sphere?

I have a shapefile for world countries and I want to reproject it from GCS_WGS_1984 to Sphere_Eckert IV. However, it asks for Geographic Transformation; it says this is optional but it is required in ...
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How do I create a geodata service from a certain Version?

This is with ArcGIS for Server and Desktop 10.1 I want to host a geodata service, but I don't want it to be from the DEFAULT version. I want it to be from an alternate version, that I can check the ...