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How to compare differences in two shapefiles? [duplicate]

I am a new user to Arcmap 10. I've been trying to figure out how to compare two polygon shapefiles. I need to figure out what the difference is from 2007 - 2013 (increase/decrease) in a couple of ...
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Eclipse export as runnable jar file error

I am building a destop application , which takes user input for personal geodatabase and finds feature class in it . It works fine till i run it in eclipse , but when i export it as a runnable jar ...
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Working with subtype in feature class using ArcPy?

I am working on an arcpy script that I can query a subtype of this feature class that links to another subtype of another feature class. The snapshot shows there is a hydrant (subtype 1) locates on ...
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Creating a line along an existing polyline from a point

I have a large data set of points, all of which lie on a river network and have x, y co-ordinates. I want to calculate the slope of the river channel at each point from the underlying DEM by taking ...
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How to edit attribute tables using Python/ArcPy?

I am new to Python, so sorry for such a trivial question. There is a shapefile (let's call it Structures.shp) and the script I'm writing needs to update the value of only one record in only one field ...
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Why does aggregate polygons consistently error out?

I'm using aggregate polygons on a dataset with three large study areas. It did not work. So I split it into separate areas and did it again. Two of the three areas (which were smaller than the third) ...
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Merge adjacent polygons ArcGIS

I want to use ArcGIS to merge adjacent polygons with each other. There is no common filed between the polygons and hence the Dissolve tool is not the ideal solution. The polygons that I want to ...
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Using arcpy.Exists for domains?

A script I made creates domains within a selected geodatabase. I need it to not create the domains if they already exist because if they do, it gives an error saying invalid domain name. What's the ...
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What's wrong with my label formatting?

I have some formatting issues with my labels. I am using a fairly straight forward expression (see below). It sort of works fine but some formatting is being ignored, namely the ALL CAPS ACP tags. ...
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Json to features not working while performing ST_Buffer

My objective is to create a buffer of 1000 m for enode. I used the following query. CREATE external table enodebuffer (shape binary); INSERT OVERWRITE TABLE enodebuffer SELECT ...
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MODIS emissivity extraction

I am doing validation of 40 Landsat images.now I need two spectral emissivities of the 8-day MODIS land surface temperature and emissivity product (MOD11A2).and I have to extract emissivities for ...
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Pick Address From Map tool won't work

I tried to ask this question before and I made a mess of it. I have edited the question to what I hope will be a more understandable form. Please help me if you can! We just installed Service Pack ...
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Get boundary of raster image as polygon in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a rectangular raster image in ArcGIS. My question is: how can I produce a polygon which is just the extent of the raster image? That is, I want to have a polygon layer with a single ...
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Objects in this class cannot be updated outside an edit session

HI i am trying to update my feature class with some new parameters using IEditWorkSpace, Following is my code --- IWorkspaceFactory workspaceFactory = new AccessWorkspaceFactory(); IWorkspace ...
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Changing colors of polygon based on numbers in separate Excel sheet using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a shapefile and a separate excel Sheet. I want this shapefile to interact with the excel sheet. I have assigned numbers associated with colors on this sheet, what I would like to do is have ...
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How to make a one part polyline from a multipart polyline?

I have a polyline which is divided into multiparts and these parts are not well ordered so that the vertex's ID are not following the polyline's plotting. This polyline is a representing a bus line ...
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Altering font size using label expression?

I have two label classes displaying dynamically over my parcel polygons. The owner info is the major label with larger font size and bellow it I am displaying some property type info in smaller font. ...
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Unable to delete .lock files within geodatabase using Python

I am having problems with lock files while deleting and copying geodatabases for backup purposes. print "Now backing up your Geodatabase" distutils.dir_util.remove_tree ...
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How to specify two different and separate conditions in query builder?

For example, I have a table containing well log data for multiple operable units. I would like to make a query outputting a table where Operable unit=001 OR 002, AND Formation= Residuum. I would ...
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a map for the number of overlapping polygons

I have a geodatabase with a given number of polygon features. I would like to generate a layer (V) that displays the number of overlapping polygons at any given (x,y) location spanned by my polygons. ...
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Configuring partial word matching in AnswerWorks-Vantage Linguistics on ArcGIS Desktop and Server products?

Esri, like many companies, has licensed iSEEK AnswerWorks from Vantage Linguistics for natural language search of the ArcGIS Help system. At ArcGIS 10, Esri dropped the Microsoft Keyword indexing ...
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DBMS and ArcSDE Architecture for Large (Mostly Non-Spatial) Dataset

I have ~1000 fixed points representing data collection stations with multiple sensors, and a csv that is ~4.5GB of values in the format: id pointid sensor measdatetime measvalue 50345 500 ...
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Splitting polygon into two equal parts from specific point to polygon dividing line?

I want to split a polygon into two equal parts but I want from a specific point to the polygon dividing line. How to do this using ArcGIS Desktop 10?
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How to convert a microstation cell library into a format usable in ArcGIS?

I am in the process of standardising symbology across CAD and GIS and have decided to use the symbols we currently used for points in microstation. These are stored in a cell library. Does anyone ...
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How to create new service from existing service

I have an existing ArcGIS 10.0 Server, and have just setup an ArcGIS 10.4 Server. How do I go about moving a particular service from 1.0 to 10.4. I can locate the related mxd file as well as the SQL ...
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How to calculate frontages of city parcel data in ArcMap 10.0?

I need to calculate the length of polygon frontages (along streets) from our city's parcel (i.e. lot) data in order to do an analysis on lot frontages in various zoning districts. How can I do this?
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Selecting limited TOP n from specific column in ArcGIS query builder?

I'd like to know what is the best way to select a limited top 'n' of rows from a specific column of a geodatabase file. Currently I use a function in the query builder of the select tool (arcgis10) in ...
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Change number of decimal digits for features in ArcGIS 10?

I am editing vertices in polygons and points in ArcMap 10, and realised that they only hold 3 decimal digits for the X, Y coordinates, but I would like at least 6 decimal digits. Even if I type in ...
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ArcGIS 10 HTML popup code for images

I'm diving into using the HTML popup in ArcGIS 10 and I'm trying to figure out how I can get an image to appear. I have a point file that contains the field "Coll" that has a image name with no ...
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Clip each layer in mxd with Arcpy

In the arcpy window in arcgis, I'm trying to: iterate through each layer in an mxd clip the layer to a shapefile (also in the mxd) export each clipped layer to a geodatabase, with the name of each ...
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How to attribute street name to its adjacent sidewalk

I have two shapefiles one with street centrelines and the othe With sidewalk asset information.The sidewalks were digitized continuously around the block unlike the streets. I tried to do a one to ...
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Updating Arc Toolbox paramaters with validation script

I'm simply trying to disable parameter 1 if parameter 0 if entered. I modified the following, but it does not work, do I need to return anything? def updateParameters(self): """Modify the values ...
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Converting XYZ files (with regularly spaced xy) to ESRI GRID format?

Normally consultants (LiDAR survey) provide me with data to my specifications; already in ESRI GRID or ASCII GRID format. This way LiDAR data can be easily used with ArcGIS. This time I only have xyz ...
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How to convert LAS to GRID/Raster for ArcGIS input?

I was wondering if there is an option to convert LAS (LIDAR data) to raster or GRID format that ArcGIS could read it.
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assign a number for each group in field calculator

I have several thousand features each of which has a name. The names are not unique. what I want to do with the field calculator is assign a number to each name so I can refer to a number and always ...
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Count obstacles on the roads

I have a set of points (about 400) shp file which represents cities and the shp file of the road network. Also I have a new shp file of obstacles on the road. Now I want to count obstacles on the ...
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Combining 2+ tables in ModelBuilder into just 1 supertable? [closed]

This might be a stupid question but is it possible to add multiple tables in ArcGIS Modelbuilder together? Just add 2 tables together, like a spreadsheet list without a common factor? I have been ...
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Using one to many join to *.xlsx in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm working with ArcMap 10 and have some trouble joining a shapefile and a .xlsx file. The .xlsx contains sensor data (CO2, NO2 etc.) without location information. The shapefile contains all the ...
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Merge attribute of points into a polygon : Arcmap 10

I have points layer which the attribute looks like this: FID Shape ID Lat Long 0 Point 2065 -5.51666 106.48333 1 Point 2319 21.93333 120.73366 I also have polygons layer : FID Shape ...
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How to calculate stream order for vector data without a DEM?

I have a shapefile which contains the streams that were digitized from a satellite Image. I would like to calculate the stream order for this data. The data does not exactly match the DEM that I have, ...
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Determining which specific features are visible from observer points using ArcGIS 3D Analyst?

I am working on a wind farm proposal. I have the positions of 70 proposed turbines. I also have the positions of 80 houses within 20km of the proposed turbines. I created a viewshed for the 70 ...
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Calculating volume with Cut Fill tool

This might be a very simple question - but it is quite vital and I want to make sure I am thinking this through right. I have used the cut/fill tool to calculate the difference in volume of a volcano ...
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Automated merge of polygons up to a limit

I have a polygon feature class with a field, let's say it's population. I need to find an automated way to merge these polygons up to a given population number. E.g. I have polygons with population ...
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Using ArcPy to get layer symbology?

Since ArcGIS 10 comes with ArcPy package, i'm wondering it is possible to use ArcPy functions to get Symbology (i.e color, width...) of a layer?
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Why can't I export XY data to a shapefile?

I have added a table from Access to ArcMap, and then used 'Display XY data' to plot points. When I then try to export the Events to a shapefile I get an error message telling me: "Error exporting ...
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How to connect stops to road for network dataset?

I have 3 files a bus route network, road network and bus stops. I want the bus stops to be the connections between the road network and the bus route. When I try and build the network dataset I am ...
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Code-completing/auto-completing ArcPy scripts using Notepad++ (external editor)?

I have been scripting in Python for ArcGIS 10, and so far I have just been using Notepad++. I like how the Python command line interface code-completes arcpy functionality for you, showing you your ...
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Running Python scripts (with parameters) within another Python script with ArcPy?

A common coding pattern used in AML was to run an AML (with parameters) inside another AML. An application that I'm currently developing would benefit from being able to run a Python script (with ...
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Using Arcpy to zoom to selected feature?

The answer to this may be a simple yes or no, but I'm hoping that someone is aware of a way to zoom to the extent of a selected feature using the ArcPy modules in ArcGIS 10.
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How to sort a feature class and then calculate a sequential ID field?

I am in ArcMap and I want to sort the records based on a field and then do a Calculate Field with an auto-incrementing value with the sort in-place. Any ideas? It looks like I could get an update ...