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Programatically split a polygon with a line

In looking at this question, it occurred to me that I am not sure how one would go about using geoprocessing tools in ArcGIS to split a polygon with a line programatically. Manually, you would use ...
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Managing outages to make ArcSDE updates?

I would like options to manage ArcSDE outages for making updates to schema, which I am not able to do when users are just reading the feature classes. I would like to not have to stay late to get ...
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Comparing two shapefiles based on ID and spatial

I have two shapefiles that contain position information for individuals, one is their reported location (line segments) and the other is their high-frequency recorded location (point data); they have ...
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Python find string with two decimal characters

I have two columns in a personal geodatabase table that I'm trying to add up (to a third field) using a python function in field calculator, however some of the string values are not real numbers. ...
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Automate “add junction flag-->trace downstream-->update field”

I have two point feature classes in a geometric network, say featureA and featureB. FeatureB is downstream of featureA. And there are about 10 featureB points downstream of 1 single featureA point. I ...
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Calculate the sum of the geometric length of an arcgis shape file

I have a shape file having lots of line routes. I projected it and calculated the length using calculate geometry. now i want to do the sum of all these routes in arcgis. What are the possible ways.
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Does a Zonal Statistics value change when applied on a subset of data?

I have generated zonal statistics using feature zone data on a value raster. This shapefile contains about 20000 polygons and the analysis went without a hitch. While testing quality, I ran the same ...
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How do I add polygons to an existing attribute table where the data is stored as points? ArcGis 10

I have a shape file of golf courses saved as points, I would like to digitise the boundaries and add the polygons to the existing attribute table. I have opened editor and clicked on the point data ...
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TO_DATE query on ArcSDE for Oracle dataset failing?

I'm trying to use TO_DATE to query an Oracle SDE dataset. It's not working in the javascript API application so I tried to query the rest end point directly and I get the error: "Unable to perform ...
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How to perform a table look-up using Python in ArcGIS 10.0?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 the arcpy module has a TableToNumPyArray command, which converts a table into an array. Unfortunately I don't have access to 10.1 on my work PC. Is there a workaround which will ...
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Append Abnormalities in Arc 10

Has anyone else had issues when appending a lyr to a feature class? I've converted KMZ files to lyr files using the new tool in ArcMap 10.0. When I append this lyr into a feature class the shape ...
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How to identify Polygon within another Polygon layer

I have two polygons files. The first one has several smaller polygons within it eg.a shapefile with all US states, the other polygon file has a single polygon eg. a river basin. I am trying to get all ...
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Feature Class to Geodatabase (multiple) in ModelBuilder => ERROR 000210: Cannot create output

I used modelbuilder, and the last step is to collect feature classes after iteration results to geodatabase using conversion tools of feature class to geodatabase(multiple). However, I met an error: ...
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How to meassure the length of common edges between polygons?

I have a shapefile that contains several polygons which in fact represent the limits of several counties. My task is to find each length of each shared border. So in other words I want to know how ...
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Looking for an efficient way of digitizing building footprints using orthophotos and ArcGIS 10

In the past I've used PCI Geomatica to do something similar using the softwares classification functionality. Are there some tools/tricks in ArcGIS that will partially automate the process. I remember ...
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How do I create a leader line for a label in my bar graph in ArcMap?

I am displaying a bar graph of various tornado watches and warnings along with the actual tornado touchdowns themselves. Since the tornado touchdowns are such a small number compared to the large ...
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Python in ArcGIS: How to use a variable as part of the output path

I´m trying to use a variable as part of the output path of a shutil command. Unfortunately I couldn´t work it out how to do it. Can anybody help? import arcpy import shutil Name = ...
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Set feature class based on IF statement in Modelbuilder

My model selects a feature class within a user specified file geodatabase, based on the output of an IF statement which checks the user specified string value e.g. If the user specifies a file gdb ...
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Use Python to change datasource from a feature class to a view built on the feature class

I'm trying to replace the datasource for all of the layers in my map document using Python but I keep running into an error. Right now, all of the layers point to a feature class called ...
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Why would an ArcGIS 10 Python custom tool fail without throwing a “failed to execute” or “completed script” message at the end?

I have written a custom tool in Python for ArcGIS that converts in batch SHP files to GML files. It processes one file at a time in a folder, file, or ZIP file and then moves on to the next. If the ...
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Python batch text replace crashes some ArcGIS10 MXD on reopen

In an attempt to teach myself some Python, I am writing a script that will loop through a netwrok directory for all MXDs and when found, replace layout text elements with dynamic text element ...
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How do I add TIFF files to one layer/raster catalog?

We have several TIFF images (already tagged with position information) we want to load as a single layer into the map. It's the first time I dig into this raster/topology thing, but at least I managed ...
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Appending in Modelbuilder to a derived dataset

I have a simple model with a file gdb model parameter InputGDB, which contains a feature class fc1. Inside the model is a preset output folder and a template (empty) file gdb TemplateGDB, which ...
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Select features by attribute if in Python list

I believe this will amount to largely a sql syntax question. Essentially, I am trying to complete a select by attribute in Python but based on the query of whether an attribute is present in a list. ...
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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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Convert Time Field is dropping time

I have been having problems with the Convert Time Field tool. I am able to convert the date with no problem but the time is being deleted. One time it worked OK but then when I selected a subset of ...
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Need help translating small code block from VBA to Python

I need help from someone to translate a small piece of code from VBA to Python, due to the fact that the company I am working for has upgraded from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to 10.0 and VBA is no longer supported. ...
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Trouble with Hot Spot Analysis (Getis-Ord Gi*) tool in ArcGIS

I am trying to locate areas with a high rate of accidents involving bicyclists or pedestrians per car accident of any kind. I have a point file of accidents and a point file of all those with ...
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Field Calculator Runs In IDLE (2.6.5) but not ArcGIS 10 SP3

just wondering if anyone else is having issues with the field calculator in ArcGIS 10 SP3. In the following code I do a pretty simple field calculation with a variable (an array) as one of the ...
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Convert 3-band raster imagery to distinct vector zones in ArcGIS

So much like the title says I would like to convert a 3-band infrared image TIF file of vegetation into distinct vector feature zones using ArcGIS. I'm guessing the only way to do this is with ...
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use a variable as a fixed input value for buffer in ARCgis 10.0

I need one help. i am using arcgis 10. I actually want to show to create a buffer of a single point. But, the radius of that buffer depends on a simple formula (say Radius = a*b*c) instead of entering ...
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How to calculate XY coordinates in Decimal Degrees from projected dataset in model or script?

Is it possible to calculate points XY coordinates in Decimal Degrees in model or script when a feature class is in projected coordinate system? It's easy when a FC is in geographic coordinate system: ...
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Interpolating and infilling a raster from 5km pixels to 100m pixels in Arcmap 10

I am trying to refine a raster dataset of annual rainfall from a 5km grid down to a 100m grid. Before I continue, I am aware that this could result in some uncertainty regarding the data. However, the ...
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Polygons of Land Use Change

I am doing a project where I am digitizing a map of Haiti from the 70s. Through R2V I digitized the lines and then I exported it into ArcGIS 10. I am just interested in the land use change, therefore, ...
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Trouble when georeferencing CAD files in ArcMap

I've definitely got at least a couple of grey hairs while trying to convert some dwg. files to shapefiles. I've seen that this subject has been disscused a lot, but hope someone will have the ...
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BigInt data type in SQL Server mapped as Text in ArcMap

I have a table in a SQL Server 2008 database containing a BIGINT data column. When I tried to import it into ArcMap 10, it automatically converted as Text of 8 length. This caused the records that ...
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Creating a constant elevation raster with multiple attributes

Is it possible to create a raster with a constant value with multiple attributes? Such as: rowid value count Name 1 630 36000 Forest 2 630 75000 Anthro 3 630 2600 ...
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ToolValidator not doing anything

I have created a simple script tool which has a single parameter of type "String". I have written the tool validation to disable the input field (simply trying to learn tool validation). The ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 Service Pack 5

Another service pack for ArcGIS 10.0 has recently been released. However, previous service pack releases have introduced problems and instability along with fixes. Have there been any reported bugs ...
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Obtaining friendly names for ArcMap layer data types

Using ArcObjects, is there a way to programmatically obtain the "friendly name" for a layer's data type as seen in the ArcMap Source tab for layers in a map document? e.g.: File System Raster ...
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Set Data Driven Scale from Arcpy

Is there a way to set the data driven scale from arcpy? Looking at the documentation for the DataDrivenPages class, it doesn't seem to be accessible from outside of ArcMap. The script I run within the ...
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Is it possible to define the field displayed on the Identify window in ArcMap?

I have a series of layers that are linked through relationship classes. When the user clicks on a watershed (HUC = Hyrdologic Unit Code) with the identify tool a list of species and impaired ...
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Field Calculator operation is not working

I've done this 100s of times and I can't understand why it won't work! I'm trying to copy the first 8 digits of from a HUC 12 (Hydrologic Unit Code) to a new field, which represents a larger ...
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BaseCommand never show up in “Customize Toolbar Items”

I am developing in c# using ArcGIS Engine 10. I created a BaseCommand class ZoomCommandTest using BaseCommand template in Visual Studio 2010 using .Net Framework 3.5 Following is the ZoomCommandTest ...
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Is an ArcMap 10.0 Add-In compatible with ArcMap 9.3?

I'm working on an Add-In for ArcMap 10.0 in .NET version 3.5. This add-in works fine with ArcMap 10.0. Now I want to use this add-in in ArcMap 9.3. But I couldn't add Add-In .dll file in ArcMap 9.3. ...
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Replace data source of layer in ModelBuilder

After reading through the documentation about MapDocument and Layer classes, I have been trying to use the replaceDataSource method in ModelBuilder to replace the data sources of certain layers within ...
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How to make a WPF Window be a well-behaved child window of ArcMap?

I am pretty familiar with Windows Forms in ArcGIS but WPF, which I'm just starting to tinker with, seems to be a different animal. I've created an ArcMap add-in with a button that displays a Window ...
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Invalid return value: published arcgis server 10.0 toolbox

I have a published toolbox that is using conditional execution in one of its models: This works fine in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, and each sub model\script works fine when run separately from this model ...
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Applying layer file not formating labels in ARCGIS 10

I'm applying layer files in ARCGIS 10 using the ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management command via a python script tool. The symbology part works fine but the lables are not formatting. It is my ...
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Replacing NULL values in geodatabase table?

How do you update NULL values within a geodatabase table using the ArcGIS Field Calculator (service pack 4) without changing other values to NULL? I've tried the suggestions on this previous ...