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Exporting Imagery in ArcGIS - problems with lines on exported image?

I am using the pan-sharpened Landsat imagery that is available on ArcGIS Desktop (ie data from ArcGIS Online). When I export a map with the pan-sharpened Landsat imagery in the background, lines ...
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How to convert a raster output in a stack in R into ArcGIS

I am modelling the response of a bird (skylark) to various climatic and topographical variables in the program R. Using the predict function I predicted the abundance per pixel (see below for code). I ...
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Can't change Data Frame display units in ArcMap 10

Last week, I went to View -> Data Frame Properties... -> General tab to change the data frame map display units from Decimal Degrees to Degrees Decimal Minutes. (the Map Units were still in Decimal ...
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How do I physically order overlapping ArcGIS features?

I have a feature class with multiple overlapping polygons. It's a highways fc and contains underpasses, overpasses and at grade roads & intersections. The problem I have encountered is that the ...
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Relating shapefile to excel table in ArcMap?

I have successfully joined a point shapefile to .CSV file in ArcMap 10.0, and the type of the fields which are related in the two files are the same(text, length:255). But when I remove join and ...
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Publishing multiple rasters under single map service?

I have a new project in design where I need to publish a web service that will allow access for clients (like ArcGis Server Map Services). The only thing is, I have a big raster database (~300+ ...
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Reprojecting multiple rasters in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have classified layers of Landsat 5 and 7 of several years in Geographic coordinate system WGS84. To reproject this to UTM, is there a simpler way than using Project Raster tool in ArcToolbox?
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ArcGIS 10 creating a shape file from current dataframe extents in layout view

Where is the tool for this? Have looked around and the closet thing i can find is Toolbox's Grid/Strip Map Index tools under Data Drive Pages. I just want to be able to create a single polygon ...
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Adding/viewing attachments to features using only ArcGIS DEsktop Basic license level?

Does anyone have an elegant solution to adding/viewing attachments, like a table/photos for example from within ArcMap using only the ArcGIS basic license level? Or any suggestions? I'm looking for ...
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Clip raster using a shapefile of 5500 polygons

I have a nightlights raster file of India, and i want to clip it using the block shapefile for India. There are 5500 blocks. But I can't find a unique attribute(except for serial no.) to clip the ...
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How to find the angle between intersecting features in two featureclasses?

I have two intersecting line featureclasses. I want to find the angle at each point of intersection using ArcGIS 10 and Python. Can anyone help?
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Maximum Bounding Geometry Arcmap

I know that Arcmap has a miniumum bounding geometry but does anyone know of the reverse of this? I would like to make as many polygons possible within the polygon using the vertices of the polygon. ...
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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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Labeling features and converting them to annotations with ArcPy?

how could I do the following steps with arcpy: right-click on the layer with the features Label Features Convert Labels to Annotations ... The annotions should be saved in a new shapefile. How ...
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Using SRTM Global DEM for Slope calculation?

I have downloaded SRTM GDEM (~90 km resolution). I am using ArcGIS 10. I have tried to use spatial analyst to compute for slope. However, I can not compute for the slope. The output values has ...
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Converting Mapinfo “.Map” file into ArcGIS format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert MapInfo TAB and/or MIF to SHP? I currently do not have MapInfo but I do have a lot of ".Map" files that I need to convert for use in ArcGIS. Actually each ...
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Display map scale (like 1:20.000) next to ScaleBar

In my PageLayoutControl I add a ScaleBar. Additionaly I like to show the map scale/ratio (e.g. "1:20.000") next to it, but didn't find a way to achieve this with the ScaleBar. Am I missing something ...
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Converting Python (ArcPy) script into tool or toolbox script?

I've written a simple python script that allows me to quickly create a copy of a template Mxd, pointing to different shapefiles. The user specifies the new location, a name for the new mxd, then the ...
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Creating a polyline with a specified slope

I would like to create a road (polyline) starting from a point, with a specified slope, until reaching the top of a hill (or going out of the DTM Raster). The dowstream slope of the DTM must always ...
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How to add Attachment to an object in ArcGIS Online?

I created attachments for some objects of a theme (as a File Geodatabase Feature Class) in ArcGIS 10.0: images (JPG) and doc files. Then moved the same shp theme in my web-map of ArcGIS Online, and ...
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Change coordinate system to add buffer in meters

I have am trying to add functionality to allow users to find points that are within a buffer distance inside or outside the parameter of a polygon. The map is in IProjectedCoordinateSystem so to my ...
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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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Create overlapping polygons from contour lines

Working in ArcGIS 10, I have a set of contour lines representing density of commercial square footage, and I have a set of points representing local maxima for each peak of the dataset. For each ...
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Using relative path for hyperlinks in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, and I would like to know how I should write relative path for document located in the folder below : \xx\xx\xx\xx\xx\xx\Project\02\02a\Document.pdf when my geodatabse ...
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How to match 2 different rasters?

1st rasters: Satellite image that represents NDVI value [Cell size (5,5) OR resolution :5 meter. Number of rows and columns: 5000, 5000] 2nd rasters: DEM represents heights [cell size (9.0106388, 9....
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Clipping very large polygon datasets in ArcGIS?

I'm attempting to clip a large polygon dataset (~5gb, thousands of features) by a much smaller polygon dataset (~40 features). Is there a best practice or most efficient route for performing this task?...
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Polygon Neighbors not found in Proximity Toolset of ArcGIS Desktop 10.0?

I cannot find the Polygon Neighbors tool. I have searched for it as I usually do and I have also browsed the proximity toolset but it is not there. The other Tools, e.g. Buffer and Near are there and ...
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Emulating Polygon Neighbors tool in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 SP5. Have a set of 4000 polygons (featureclass A) and I'd like to summarise the values of the polygons (featureclass B) which touch the boundaries of these polygons (ie. those ...
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NO values of field in attribute table is seen in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am having a problem in my ArcGIS 10 project. I had download land use data from my city but while opening attribute table the values for one of the fields (Land use values) are not visible.The file ...
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Python Script to update all feature classes/datasets in gdb with search and update cursor?

I have two geodatabases, one is a production sde database, the other is a backup in a local file geodatabase. The script runs as a task once a month and is very resource intensive. I am using ArcGIS ...
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Using String Functions (LEFT, RIGHT, MID) in Select By Attributes against a File Geodatabase using ArcMap 10

I finally (albeit reluctantly) made the switch from a personal geodatabase (pGDB) to a file geodatabse (fGDB) not too long ago. The main reason it took so long to switch has to do with how Select by ...
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Quickest way to select ArcSDE polygon by point in ArcGIS Desktop using ArcPy?

I keep thinking that I must be missing something, but there does not seem to be a tool in ArcGIS 10 to select features (in particular polygons) from a layer at a point (X,Y) location via ArcPy. The ...
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Quickest way to Copy single selected polygon from large ArcSDE feature class?

I have selected a single polygon, which is large but not massively complex, from an ArcSDE 9.3 for Oracle feature class with 3.5 million polygons using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 SP3. I would simply like ...
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Arcpy ApplySymbologyFromLayer color problems with extent

I am batch automating PDF maps with many overlapping layers and many different symbology colors. When the map is zoomed far out- two of the layers, lets call it line1 (the only blue layer) and line2 (...
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How to count and rasterize polygon overlaps in ArcGIS Desktop?

How do you take a vector layer with overlapping polygons and turn it into a raster where each cell counts the number of polygons containing that cell? We are looking at polygons of fire burn areas ...
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How to remove only donut holes from polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I have a trick for removing the donut holes, which is converting the polygon to line and then creating polygon out of the lines and in the end merging all of them. ...
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Arcgis Javascript API WMTS Layer don't use the configured proxy

I am new about Arcgis javascript API. I'm using WMTSLayer and i have configured to use a proxy. esriConfig.defaults.io.proxyUrl = <Proxy_url> When the API does the GetCapabilities request, ...
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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 ...