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How to extract information from a buffer in ArcMap

I have a buffer in ArcMap 10 extending from a polyline, with numerous 5 km intervals (multiple buffer tool). I also have many layers already in raster format in ArcMap, including slope angle, geology, ...
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How can I improve the performance and start-up time of arcgis 10.x?

ArcGIS 10.0 take about 3 minutes to start. ESRI recommends doing these steps (http://support.esri.com/cn/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/31672) but does not explain the consequences or adverse ...
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Count number of attributes for unique field values

Running ArcGIS 10.1, I have two feature classes in a geodatabase. One is a point FC for polling stations, the other is a polygon FC for states. The polling station FC contains over 1000 points and ...
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Offseting lines with same symbology in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I'm working in ArcMap 10 and have been tossed an electrical system map drawn in CAD to recreate in ArcMap. In several sections, different line numbers share the same structures for long stretches. ...
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How do I compact a file geodatabase with ArcPy? [duplicate]

I am preparing some data using FME, which I end up writing to an Esri file geodatabase. Unfortunately, FME doesn't appear to update the written feature classes' spatial indices. This results in ...
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Creating metadata style in ArcGIS Desktop from GeoNetwork plugin schema?

ArcGIS 10 does not have a style metadata that meets my specification. I have a GeoNetwork plugin schema for metadata generation as the Geospatial Metadata Profile of Brazil. Is it possible to ...
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Setting time animation by number of frames

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS 10 animation system to produce a time series of points by year. There are only 65 years in the dataset, and I want to make it so there is only one frame per year. I have ...
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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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NoData values recognised in raster in ArcGIS but not following symbology rules

I have a GeoTIFF raster in ArcGIS, which can be downloaded from the following two links: http://www.rtwilson.com/downloads/MODIS_MOD04_16-06-2006_Subset.tfw ...
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Identifying the side of a point from the closest polyline in ArcMap 10.0

I have a set of polylines (a network of streams and rivers) with information on the left and right side of the streams on riparian structure. I also have locations (points) of either side of the ...
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editing existing lines

I have a quick editing question. I have a main line (street) from which I want to extend other small lines to reach some points (manholes), but I want to keep just one feature (the main line). I ...
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Detecting duplicate attribute values in table using ArcPy without Advanced/ArcInfo level license?

In ArcMap, the right-click Summarize option very quickly creates a frequency listing of the chosen field: Note that the count field shows the count of duplicate values. How can I access this ...
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Arcmap 10 project: Finding best site for a new powerplant

I'm an electrical engineering student taking GIS introductory course as an elective. i have learned the basics of Arcmap 10 like adding data, creating maps, editing shapefiles etc. Now, i'm required ...
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Can multiple users access ArcGIS styles on server at same time or only one?

Running ArcGIS 10.0 in our environment. I created a styles db and saved it on the server. Can multiple users access the styles at the same time or only one? Second, after experimenting I can add ...
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How to get X Y coordinates and cell value of each pixel in a raster using Python?

I’m really new to Python and I would like to know whether there is a quick method to get cell values of a raster pixel by pixel and the coordinates (map X Y coordinate of centre of each pixel) using ...
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Adding Raster Layer without lyr file using ArcPy?

i wonder how i can add a raster layer to a remote (not the current) mxd file with arcpy. I need to not use a lyr file for that. For vector Layer i have the following lines working fine : mxdPath = ...
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Determining local geodatabase release version with arcpy?

Can anyone get the release version of a ESRI local geodatabase, using arcpy? I should be simple, and yet... I use the "Describe" function on both personal and file geodatabases, and need to retrieve ...
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Differences between Raster Dataset, Raster Catalog, and Raster Mosaic

I have about 40 scanned, colorful Geology maps that are GeoTiffs. I want to bring them into an Esri FileGeodatabase to lower their size, combine them as one and display them with a mostly transparent ...
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Accessing older Bing imagery in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been using the Bing basemaps in ArcGIS 10. I'm studying bird ecology and have been overlaying bird GPS locations on to Bing imagery to see where the birds go and what habitats they chose. The ...
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Obtaining extent of each polygon in shapefile using ArcPy?

In arcgis 10 and python I want to get the extent (xmax, ymax, xmin, ymin) info of each of the polygons in a shape file. I can get the extent of the whole shape file using ...
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Finding YMin and YMax of polygons in shapefile using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcMap 10. I want a python script that tells me the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin, and Ymax of a polygon. (I guess this is finding the extent of a polygon?) My current script gives me the correct the ...
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Tool to synchronize extents of all running ArcGIS Instances

I am working in 3 ArcGIS 10.0 mxd projects at the same time and am finding it laborious to always have to zoom to the same area in all 3 projects. Does anyone know of a tool or way that I can ...
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Check for licensing level in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I am in process of migrating some legacy code from 10.0 to 10.2.2. As part of application, I need to make sure user is using ArcEditor (now called Standard) level license. Current logic looks at the ...
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Using zonal statistics in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of temporal images of a given State with 23 districts. When I used ArcGIS for Desktop to generate zonal statistics using the vector file of the State, the pixel counts were tabulated ...
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Setting ProductCode for python script (Citrix environment)

I have set up a python script in ArcToolbox for our users. However when running it with ArcView 10.0 licensing the script fails with: ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed I think it's an ...
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Selecting A Single Polygon that Contains a Specific Point

I am trying to merge the polygon features with the point that falls inside of it using a spatial join. The problem I'm running into is that if I select 'contains' it selects both polygons. If I ...
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Clipping/exporting multiple selected vector layers in map to extent of another raster/vector layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way to clip/export selected vector layers (more than one) in a map to the extent of another raster/vector layer at a time?? in Arcgis or any other software. I am using Arcgis10. I am ...
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Repairing data sources in multiple MXDs using ArcPy?

I have about 50 mxd's with all broken layers that I have been going through and manually resetting. The data was moved from another computer and the folder structure was changed so it isn't just a ...
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Rasters added to mosaic dataset only display at large acale

I have a set of 357 rasters in .jp2 that I've added to a mosaic dataset. All but 7 of them display properly, but the 7 only display at larger scales, around 1:6500 and under. I've tried adding them ...
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Opening geoprocessing tools causes ArcGIS to hang

I am getting the same problem as http://forums.arcgis.com/threads/19468-Opening-tools-causes-ArcMap-to-freeze-crash That is, when I open any geoprocessing tool in ArcCatalog (might happen in ArcMap ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 height statistics for polygon features: zonal statistics vs interpolate shape

I'm performing a fairly routine task, which is to add height information (from a 50m DEM) to survey polygons to work out mean height, as well as max and min. I've noticed that zonal statistics ...
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Request for feedback on python script to increase efficiency with cursors

I’m new to python and would love some suggestions on improving the efficiency of my script. Background: My script is intended to create a report of the dominant and limiting soil types for ...
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ERROR 000800 when trying to snap points layer to line or buffer layer

I am very new to GIS, so go easy on me. I am using ArcCatalog 10.0 and trying to snap a set of points to another layer that has roads in it. The points represent 10th miles along the road. Here are ...
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Why cant I use SelectLayerByAttribute_management while a cursor is set

I've been having a problem with arcpy in that the simple line: arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management ("TEMP_LINES") produces this response: Runtime error : ERROR 000358: Invalid expression Failed ...
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Free ServerContext has failed because the Wait Timeout Interval has elapsed

All, ESRI ArcGIS Server 10 SP4 logs below entry in log file. We have a single map service with 100+ layers which has Maximum time client can use a service is 600 seconds (10 min). I am really ...
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How to get dynamic county information into mapbook?

I have access to ArcMap 10.0 (ArcInfo/Workstation) on Windows 7 SP1. My usual scenario is to produce a map book having 3 shapes: 1 polyline (a road track about 200-300 km without any useful ...
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Populating field with max M value of feature using Python in ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I need to calculate the max M value for a line feature using Python in ArcGIS 10 Field Calculator but I cannot figure it out. In 9.3 I used the follow VBA expression… **Pre-Logic VBA Script Code:** ...
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Mapping continuous vector data on a continuous colour gradient in ArcMAP 10

I'm plotting vector data for different attributes for countries across Europe. I've used symbology to plot categories of countries. However, the data are numbers so are on a continuous scale. I would ...
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Is the PostGIS st_intersection function viable for very large data-sets?

I am running an area intersection query on two large multipolygon tables (a few million rows). SELECT r.geom FROM public.my_table r WHERE EXISTS ( SELECT gid FROM public.my_table_intersection ...
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Problem when executing Dissolve method in ArcEngine

I'm always having a problem in GP.execute() when trying to execute this method. Here is my code: Friend Function DissolveFeatures(ByVal pInFLayer As ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IFeatureLayer, ByVal ...
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Assign symbology to multiple layers in one operation? [duplicate]

Is it possible to assign the same symbol to multiple layers of the same geometry type within an ArcMap document in one operation? For example, I was hoping to: Select multiple layers in the TOC ...
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Split single line based on the 3D length

so I have a transect line which I already add the z value using the Interpolate Shape. I need to split this line into 100m in 3D length, which due to elevation must be different than 2D. However the ...
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remove layer from mxd document using arcpy

I would like to remove some layers from the MXD document currently used by a service in the ArcGis Server. I am using arcpy to achieve this task. Here is my code for removing layers from MXD ...
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Creating dynamic chart titles in ArcMap?

Is it possible to dynamically generate a chart title based on a source feature class attribute value? Specifically, I am generating a series of cross-sections using an existing polyline f.c. ...
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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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Applying Stretch to Multiple Rasters in ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, how can I apply a stretch, which I would normally do by selecting 2 standard deviations in the "Symbology" tab of Layer Properties, to 200 rasters simultaneously?
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Why does CON statement give ERROR 010240: Could not save raster dataset to (value) with output format GRID?

I am receiving the following error when trying to run the following code: import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import * arcpy.CheckOutExtension = "Spatial" env.workspace = ...
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Sorting points based on Northing and Easting

I have around 1320 point/centroid features in a shapefile for my research plots. Each point/centroid has X and Y coordinate associated with them which were calculated using Field Calculator > Geometry ...
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How to reorder fields (permanently) in a file geodatabase

Using ArcGIS 10.0, is it possible to reorder the fields in a file geodatabase, and have the order persisted to the database? We considered exporting to XML, and writing a parser to change the field ...
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Why do ArcGIS Desktop 10 HTML popups give JavaScript/HTML Error?

Using ArcMap 10 Desktop HTML Popups. The issue I am having is that the html < select > elements aren't working - you can select it and use the arrow keys to navigate through(up/down) the list but ...