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Assigning centerline address ranges

I've been given the task of assigning address ranges to a centerline feature class. I have all the data and I am just going street by street. My question: When assigning ranges, should I just enter ...
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How to crop a basemap to a specific area on ArcGIS

I am a beginner using ArcGIS! I have a base map from ONS of the entire UK... and on another layer I have a boundary outline for the smaller area which I want to crop the base map to. I want to ...
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Setting which layers are selectable in ArcMap?

I cannot figure out how to toggle selectable layers in ArcMap 10. In 9.3, I remember being able to choose from a list which layers I wanted to be able to select features from in the map. Let's say ...
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Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog?

Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog to either import text longer then 255 characters or truncate the input text to 255 characters? I have 350 tables in a CSV ...
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Converting resolution to meter using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have data in the following format: Projection: Latitude-Longitude | | N: 46:08:44N S: 45:54:50.666667N Res: 0:00:00.333333 | | ...
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How can I build a grid of equal square polygons in ArcGIS 10?

Not having them depend on decimal degrees, but on a certain distance. When I use a tool it asks me the length of the cell in degrees, but I want all sides of every cell to be equal and with degrees ...
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Scripting a population sum based on union

I'm having trouble automating a process to sum one field into a new field, summing whenever the value of an FID field from my Union is the same. I'm looking to sum the population, stored in field "...
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Moving one polygon layers data to another polygon layer based on distance

I'm trying to set variable shape polygons to a hexagon grid. I want to do something like a spatial join, but without merging data as in "One_to_one", and only having one polygon fill one hexagon ...
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Basin numbering according to Pfafstetter Method?

I would like to divide my basin into subbasins and numbers according to the Pfafstetter method. Is there an easy way to implement this in Python using ArcPy? Or are there some freely available ...
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Automating capture of Extent from multiple mxds with multiple dataframes

I want to create a single shape file from multiple mxd's that have multiple frame sets with different extents in them. I have found/started a script to do this (attached) but can't figure out how to ...
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arcpy.CopyFeatures between file GDBs?

I'm trying to figure out why I can't copy a featureclass from one file GDB to another. I can copy the featureclass to within the source GDB. There's no name conflict in the target GDB. I don't think I'...
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Creating Demographic Map based on Block Groups with Custom Data using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to create a custom demographic map based on block groups that fit the following criteria within a 1 mile radius; Population = 8,000 Median HH Income = 50k or less Hispanic Pop = 25% or ...
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Deleting features with arcpy on ArcGis SDE 10.0 SP5

I am new to ArcGIS and arcpy and am learning largely through trial and error. Anyway, the overall task is to delete, edit and add rows to feature classes. I thought it would be good to start with ...
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Using Merge in ModelBuilder?

I have about 2 massive layer files with polygons and like 10 layer files with points that I would like to "Merge" together separately (polygons in one and points in another) but for some reason It ...
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How can I create X_Y_Z_M point feature from xls file? [closed]

How can I create xyzm point feature from xls file? I m working on ArcGis10, I have also available QGIS. My end product will be polyline zm, but first I need to create correctly point zm. I have ...
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How to get all field names from table using arcpy.ListFields?

I have a table: , Script at ModelBuilder's "calculate values": Expression: a("%path%") Code BLOCK: def a(path): fields = arcpy.ListFields(path,"FID_*") for field in fields: return ...
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How to show up label more than one properties of a shape file

How to show a label that includes more than one properties of a shapefile on the layers, let say I'd like to show up to properties of a shapefile in Arcinfo / ArcGIS 10.0.
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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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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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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 ST_Buffer(...
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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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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 (r"\\Msukserver\gis\...
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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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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 ...