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Clipping MrSID raster image, without decompressing clipped raster, in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I am using ArcView ArcMap10 and when I clip a raster using tools/data management tools/raster/clip. The Clipped file ends up much larger than the original file. Specifically I am trying to clip a ...
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Cutting polygons into smaller (more regular shape) chunks

I came up with a polygon shapefile like what you see here. There are some small polygons which exactly match what I want, though I want to cut(split) those bigger ones into smaller pieces. So far I ...
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Delete a Feature from a Different Version While Editing

We have one feature class that always loads from the default version (named 'Work Request'), even when you are editing inside a different version. We use this feature class to identify areas where ...
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Select and copy attributes features in ArcMap using Python add-in tool?

I'm trying to add a tool to an add-in toolbar to select features from an existing feature class and copy attributes to another feature class,from point to point. TopoHeight_Field_Name='Comment' def ...
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How can I export each individual Raster out of an ESRI Rastercatalog?

I have a managed raster catalog (ArcGIS 10.0) which contains many images. I need to migrate these to another GIS and have to export them individually. As far as I can see, I can only export all images ...
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Center text value of a field in polygon and display

I would like to display the value of a field over the polygon. In this case, the field name is Subname, and i would like to use a specific font. Would like to perform this action for each polygon on ...
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Selecting an attribute from a classified raster image

I am trying to select just the black attribute (classified water in the image) but I can not select anything. In the attribute table it lets me select the row, but it will not select in the map. I ...
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How to use the tool “Polygon to Raster” with arcpy when the polygon is a row from a Shapefile?

I tried to iterate over the rows from a Shapefile with the search cursor. Every row is a polygon and I want to make a raster out of this polygon so I tried this with arcpy.PolygonToRaster_conversion. ...
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TIN gets distorted when I use hard clip to edit it

I have two cross sections from which I have created a TIN as can be seen in the following image. For removing the extra outer portion of the TIN, I created a polygon from the cross-sections and edited ...
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Convert python from arcpy.da.SearchCursor to work in 10.0

I am using code such as for row in arcpy.da.SearchCursor(polyFC, ["SHAPE@"], spatial_reference=SR): # create inner buffer polyBuff = row[0].buffer(buffNum * -1) # create hull rectangle to ...
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How can I keep selected the output feature elements from a toolbox?

I have a simple toolbox (ArcGIS 10.0). From some selected elements from one layer, the tool, create a new one. I want that all the elements inside this new layer keep selected at the end of the ...
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time required to get results by solar radiation tool

how much does time does ARCGIS solar radiation tool takes to give solar map for day of about 50 km area?
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Field mapping for append crashes python

I am trying to append multiple feature classes to a new one. As they come from different sources, the fields are all different, so I have to map the fields of the input feature classes to the fields ...
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Symbology tab in Layer properties

I want to symbolise based on the values, so for example I have many value fields (see pic) The map is drawn so that all these values have the same symbology and are not distinct. I tried to add all ...
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ArcGIS editor for openstreetmap missing in ArcToolbox 10.0 [duplicate]

The installation of the editor was successful but a new OSM tool doesn't appear in the toolbox. I opened the toolbox --> add toolbox - managed to the installation folder but there i find nothing that ...
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Generating Canal on DEM using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to generate a canal going from point A to B with a given slope. The canal should be on the underlying DEM. Is there any way to do this with the tools in ArcGIS 10 or do I have to do it ...
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Exporting results from Select By Location comparisons of each line in one shapefile with polygons in another?

I use ArcMap 10 and I am trying to export multiple selections (a.k.a 'Select by Location') from one file against another. I start by selecting the first line of shapefile A and I want to select all ...
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How to create DEM from Lidar point cloud data?

I'm using ArcMap and I want to create DEM(s) over an area to have different outputs depending on which settings/filters I put in. I have access to laser point cloud data as my input files. I've worked ...
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Loading .style file?

I have a file Trees.style that I'm trying to load into arcgis 10.0 I cant get it to recognize. Can somebody point me to detailed (read bonehead) loading directions?
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ArcGIS 10.0, Field Calculator Nested “if” statement with strings

I need to assign a value depending on other two columns "FNP" and "Teilort". I wrote this script in phyton for field calculator. It actually works (no error messages) but the results in every cell is ...
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ArcGIS Solar Radiation tool says output global radiation raster empty?

I am using ArcGIS 10 with windows7 64 bit on core i7 processor I am working with ArcMap 10 solar radiation tool to create the area solar radiation map. Every time I run the tool it stops after some ...
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Calculating angle of telemetry GPS points in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know if it is possible to calculate the angle of telemetry GPS points in ArcMap? I would like to calculate the angle made when the bird travels from one GPS point to the next. Picture one ...
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How can I monitor my arcgis server 10.0 services?

I regularly have the problem that after windows server updates the application server is automatically restarted and the ArcGIS Server 10.0 services are not restarted. I am not aware of this until my ...
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Is it possible to add a service as an item in arcgis online through Arcmap 10.0

I tried adding service as an item to ArcGIS Online through ArcMap 10.1 , that i was successful in doing . Now i want to do the same by using ArcMap 10.0 . I am not able to find the options . Is ...
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Distance between consecutive points

I am wondering how I can get the distance between consecutive GPS locations in ArcMap 10 (i.e. the distance between consecutive GPS locations sent in during a wildlife telemetry study).
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Maximum number of shapefiles for merge tool?

I have over 180,000 shapefiles that I have to merge (or append) into a final shapefile. I have written a python script to do so which uses the acrpy.append_management tool. However the runtime is too ...
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Creating Stream Order

All of cell's values are "1" into stream network. Later, stream link seperates the segments using stream order tool. And, each stream segment has different grid codes. How do Stream Order discriminate ...
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How to mosaic lots of TIF files [duplicate]

I have 550 piece of .Tif fil files. I need to mosaic them. I tried QGIS, ERDAS and ArcGIS but they crashed everytime. In Erdas Tif's stored only 4GB limit of size. Which solution can be useful for me ...
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How can I find small distance between polylines?

I`m trying to find lines which have small distance between them and I am using ArcGIS 10 for this. I had tried to make points at the both ends of the lines and to detect the distance between points ...
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mosaic dataset and overview failed in arcgis

I m working with arcgis 10. i m trying to optimize the storage and the visualization of heavy raster. After importing raster in file geodatabase i put them in a mosaic dataset and i generate overview ...
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Creating single feature to represent group of individual features, based on location and #, using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am looking for an algorithmic way of handling this situation, as I can do it manually with the ruler and some time, but it would be nice to find a programmatic to have Arc do the work for me, so any ...
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transparency in pie charts

I was able to make my pie charts in one mxd transparent, which I prefer, but I cannot replicate it. When I try to look it up it seems pie charts cant be made transparent. they are two different layers ...
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How to split a raster into x tiles that overlapped by x km?

I have a raster that I split into three tiles by using the function Split raster in ArcMap as follows: How can I split my raster into three tiles that overlap by 2 km as follows : ?
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Returning value from other field, using FieldCalculator

I am very new to Python and need what I believe is a very basic script in order for my field to represent another fields' input, if the field's value is 0. I tried to search for this, but gave up ...
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Creating custom polygon symbol using ArcGIS Desktop?

How can I create a custom polygon symbol? I already played with layering the symbol levels to no avail. I think that I need something a little more advanced than that. I'd Like to get something that ...
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How to calculate square footage from multiple records into one field?

I want to add up the square footage for each building floor and enter the total into another field within the same feature class. Each floor has a different size and is a separate polygon with a ...
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Select Layer by Attribute: SQL and variable problems

I've had a good look around the site and haven't been able able to find any 'select by attribute' questions regarding string variables and how to integrate them into an SQL statement. In my particular ...
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Stream Segmentation in ArcGIS

When I create a stream segmentation using Archydro,“Fdr” and “Str” are the inputs for the Flow Direction Grid and the Stream Grid respectively. The output is the Link Grid. How is defined considering ...
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Isohyetal Map in Arcgis

How can i create Isohyetal Map in ArcGIS10. I do have the precipitation values from number of weather stations in my area of interest. What tools should i use to create these contour lines. Thanks
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Remove duplicated items in Arc attribute table?

I have imported a set of points into ARCmap using a kml file created in google earth. During this process, a number of the points were duplicated (see below). Is there a way to get rid of the ...
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Create a custom Identify dialog

How can I check if a point belongs to a polygon? I want to create a custom identify tool with edit option. I am using C# and ArcMap 10. My idea is to click on the polygon (building/park/etc) in ...
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Statistical Analysis using ArcGIS

I have points containing data on temperature from 1951-2000. All data have X,Y coordinates. I have raster files in the same period. Two data sets have different data processing hence different values ...
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Issues with Near 3D in Spatial Analyst

I have recently run a Near 3D process using points as the input feature and a complex polygon as the Near Features. All coverage's have z values interpolated from the same DEM and the project and all ...
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Drawing boundary through DEM of glacier valley using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to calculate/draw the boundary extent in Glacier valley with the help of DEM. Can you please guide me which is the best tools in ArcGIS and steps to calculate.
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Using Spatial join tool returning “Count” values in Model Builder in ArcGIS10

I want to replicate the manual Spatial join (R-click Join) using 'count' in Model Builder. I have 2 datasets: Historic Road Traffic Collisions (RTC) locations - Point feature (gdb) - 3,398 rows ...
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How to use IWorkspaceName2

I'm trying to make a little utility to generate encrypted passwords for MSD files (change the XML inside the zip). I found this example online, but I'm not familiar with esri's API, so I'm not sure ...
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Calculating area of larger polygon containing smaller polygon of same feature class inside it using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am preparing soil of a given area. I have finished all and corrected topologically. But there is soil type inside another soil type surrounding it. How can I correct this task?
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How to create Map from jpeg in Arcgis 10

I'm pretty new to Arcgis software and going to create map. I have some points which should be shown on the map( there are temperatures of cites). So, I need to create a map in arcgis. I guess! What I ...
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Having trouble with 'and' 'or' statements and negative numbers

I have set up a program that calculates the relationship between a point and the first point of a polyline. The aim of the program is to run this calculation and then copy the result to a certain ...
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Preventing ArcPy from changing MXD extent?

I want to process mxd datasources without changing the extent. When I open the MXD in ArcMap and click full extent, I get 1:214,890, after I save and re-open in ArcMap I get what I saved with. ...