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Exporting records from an attribute table and placing them in a txt file

I am trying desperately to grab records in a shapefile's attribute table and copy them, with additional formatting to a txt file. Below is the code I have developed thus far: I have used the ...
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Clipping points using buffer in Arcmap takes FOREVER

I'm clipping points (crimes) by using a buffer around a shapefile of city parks. There are quite a few records involved (2 million+), but it is still taking forever - as of now, the clip has been ...
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X, Y coordinates in thousands to millions

I have a shapefile of contour lines and the X and Y coordinates are in thousands not in millions. How can I transform them in millions? Like, 7802,305 to 7802305,00. Thanks.
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filepath length errors in ArcMap

Is there a maximum directory or char length for file paths in ArcMap 10.0? I spent hours trying to trouble-shoot an untyped crash in both ArcMap and Catalog when trying to reclassify and subsequently ...
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Scanned Transparent Map Overlay

We have a flat file of 50 Geology maps that have a transparent overlay with faults and drill holes. I have them scanned and georeferenced as TIF images and they will be used in ArcGIS 10.0, 10.1 and ...
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Halo use background color

As you see on the attached image, I labeled contour lines on the map (in meter). Which function will allow the "halo" to take the background color of the map? On the image, the halo is greenish which ...
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Is it possible to unit data of several polygons to a new polygon that includes the others?

I have a lot of little polygons (block of houses, sezioni censuarie in Italy) that contain resident in a city. I have united the shape of the polygonsin Arcgis10, with Geoprocessing>UNION, to a grid ...
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Raster Reclassify fails upon Completion in ArcGIS

When attempting to reclassify a raster in a student edition of ArcInfo 10, the program crashes without an error upon reaching 100%. The reclassified raster is written, but with no spatial info. I've ...
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Failed attempt to relate a .csv file of 400 records to a single record in a point data layer

I have the Provincial Groundwater Monitoring Network as a point feature of 39 monitoring wells which includes an attribute for WELL ID. Each monitoring well then has a corresponding .csv file with 400 ...
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Want data from multiple rasters, but only for given points

Working in ArcMap 10, I have a number of raster layers that are derived from a DEM (terrain attributes, some zonal statistics layers, flow accumulations). I have a point layer that contains about 25 ...
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How to assign new values to a raster attribute table - by comparing two fields?

I have created a new raster from two raster datasets using combine operation in ArcGIS. The new attribute table has two fields from the input rasters. What I need is, to compare these two fields and ...
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Access geoprocessing service via REST, get JSON back

I have an ArcGIS Server 10.0 geoprocessing task with a REST endpoint something like this: http://server/arcgis/rest/services/MyService/GPServer/MyTask The task takes a parameter. I was hoping I could ...
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Script Tool Problems ArcMap 10.0

I Have a scipt tool that runs when input shape files are added from the table of contents (added from drop down menu.) However this tool will not run when they shape files are added using the add file ...
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Exit Python script in ArcGIS 10.0

I have a script with an bail-out function like so: def die(): from sys import exit exit() Occasionally in the script I check a condition and exit if necessary. This works great in 10.1, ...
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Using Python if/then/else to return value from either of two fields based on value of third using ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm trying to avoid manually inputting Begin and End engineering station values already inputted into a seperate field. I'm dealing with(4) fields: Begin_Sta End_Sta Beg_End and Station. The ...
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Data safety in ArcGIS Server network

I want to know about the safety of data shared in an ArcGIS server network. Can someone hack into the network and steal the data? Suppose we create an ArcGIS web service and put up an application, can ...
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Calculating Quarter (Q1, Q2, etc) using Date field in ArcMap Field Calculator?

I am using ArcMap 10.0 and making a map where I symbolize on annual quarter (i.e. Q1 2013, Q2 2013, and so on by quarter through 2015). If a date field contains this: 01/15/2013, and I wanted to ...
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How to update element text in arcpy.mapping? [closed]

I have a problem updating a map element text (named element1) in a map document using the following code: a1 = '"' + ("element" + str(1)) + '"' for elm in arcpy.mapping.ListLayoutElements(mxd, ...
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Can't cast from IFeatureClass to IFeatureClassLoad [duplicate]

I'm attempting to load a large number of features (up to 310k) into a feature class. It is functional at the moment, but speed is a major issue. It takes about .42 seconds per 1000 features. I've ...
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Creating a Map with Spatial filtered layer on the fly

I created a web application with User accounts. based on the User type I need to filter certain point layer with a selected cities region. Ie , when user log in, his accessible cities (city ids are ...
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Personal Geodatabase: Access speed up due the use of RelationshipClasses?

I've a special question about the effects of RelationshipClasses. For some reasons I've created a Personal Geodatabase and imported two features from Shape-Files and created an own table. For ...
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how to convert grid from Saga gis to have raster in Arcgis?

i am new in Saga Gis, i created grid- LS factor (from Rusle equation for erosis) in Saga gis and now i need to "put" it to Arcgis. How can i do this? I tried a lot of possibilities and none of them ...
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Changing field type with arcpy

What I need to do is change data type of a field of a table or feature class. If there are some data, then I need to transfer it, if its possible, if not possible then just set null for that data. I ...
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Field Calculator Does not Work in Arc10

I'm having a problem, described below, with Field Calculator in ArcGIS 10. I wonder if there is a known fix at this point. I'm updating to 10.1 soon, but this work cannot wait until then. Details: ...
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How to calculate the flood volume using a LiDAR DEM and a HEC-RAS floodplain polygon

I’ve got a vexing GIS analysis problem which is conceptually fairly straightforward, but in reality more challenging to figure out…. Basically, I need to calculate the VOLUME of floodwater within a ...
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Iterated field create to continue after failure

I am not a very good programmer and do not claim to be an expert in arc. I am going to try to explain this problem as clearly as possible and any solutions that you guys may have would be helpful. I ...
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How to motivate co-workers to “think outside the box” [closed]

Maybe this isn't really the right place to ask this, but I figure worst case scenario my question is closed as not relevant or too abstract. I am a GIS administrator, I manage our SDE and web map ...
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Creating “Empty” version of ArcSDE geodatabase?

Is it possible to create an "Empty" version of an ArcSDE geodatabase? I have a large default ArcSDE geodatabase that I would like to create an empty version for a new project. By "Empty" version I ...
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MapInfo .tab file to .shp file intersecting polygons

I've received data from a contractor, they have provided it in both MapInfo tab file and shp file format. When I check the regions in MapInfo using the Check Regions tool one overlap between two ...
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How to use Scale tool when Georeferencing Raster in ArcMap?

I'm georeferencing a bunch of maps in ArcMap 10.0. The Shift and Rotate commands are pretty easy to use, no problems there. But whenever I use the Scale command, the image completely changes ...
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Renaming field using ArcPy?

What I need to do: rename a field name of a table/feature class copy all values to the new field So far I have done following code as @artwork21 suggests: import sys import traceback import arcpy ...
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Using Query Layers with ArcGIS Server 10.0 for Java on Linux

I have an ArcGIS Server 10.0 for Java running under Red Hat Linux. I would like to be able to publish a Map Document that I have created which has a working Query Layer connecting to Oracle 11g. In ...
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Creating a subset of points shapefile with minimum distance between points in ArcGIS 10 [duplicate]

I have a sample of ~700 animal locations that I will be using for habitat selection analysis. I am trying to figure out a way to subsample my locations in a way that will maximize my sample size for ...
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Recommendations on an MVVM framework for ArcGIS Desktop add-ins and/or ArcGIS WPF Runtime

Is anyone using an MVVM framework with ArcGIS Desktop add-ins or the ArcGIS Runtime for WPF? I am leaning towards Caliburn.Micro simply because it seems to be the most popular "lightweight" MVVM ...
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How to remove spikes in polygons with ArcGIS 10/Python?

In the picture below you can see a polygon layer, representing steep slopes, extracted from a TIN. The polygons have a lot of spikes in them. I would like to remove these spikes while the rest of the ...
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ArcGis 10.0 SP5 - Drag & drop support vs tool parameter types

I got a custom Python-tool, and one of the parameters is a (multivalue) "File" type parameter, filtered on a given set of extensions. Also, I got users requesting drag and drop; dragging files from ...
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Calculating distance from points to different class in raster using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I am looking for some advice on how to calculate the distance from a point to a different class of a raster. Specifically, I have observations (points) of animal use overlaid on land cover data. ...
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Calculating line segment lengths within polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a layer with line segments and a layer of polygons (in this case, buffers around points). I need to create a new field for each polygon that contains the total length of all line segments ...
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IGPFunction2.Execute() never triggers when using IEnumLayer.Next() when run in background

I got a strange issue in GP tool I don't really understand: In my IGPFunction2.UpdateMessages() method, I use the following code to traverse all layers: IEnumLayer enumLayer = ...
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How to get all selected features from a specific feature class in C#

I am looking for a way to get all selected features from a map which belongs to a specific feature class (shape file, geo database,…). To be more specific and to give you a real case for my ...
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How can I send a parameter with a RouteTask and get it back in RouteResult

I'd like to send a parameter with the Route Task and be able to get that same parameter in the RouteResult object. The goal is to be able to recognize the routes I receive from the server when I ...
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Calculate polygon area inside extent

We're using ArcMap 10.0 sp5, creating a tool in c# using the ArcObjects sdk. Is there a built in function or simple set of steps that calculates the area of each feature of a polygon layer within a ...
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Creating labels on Pie Charts in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am creating a Location Pie chart for my study area using Male and Female population in ArcGIS for Desktop. The software creates for legend of charts but I want to create a label on chart itself. ...
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How to calculate tortuosity of a coastline?

I would like to calculate the tortuosity (or fractal dimension) of a coastline within a 1km buffer surrounding a point on that coastline. I have hundreds of points and therefore need a tool or scripts ...
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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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Calculate maximum and minimum elevation for a polygon layer from a DEM [duplicate]

I have a polygon layer and would like to know the min and max elevation within each polygon. My elevation layer is a digital elevation model. I'm not quite sure how to extract that information. I am ...
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ArcMap10: Changing transparency of a polygon affects symbol in table of contents but not in the map

I am working with polygon shapefiles both that I have created and that colleagues have sent me. When I try to change the transparency of the polygon through Layer Properties > Display >"Transparent: ...
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Getting 2147483647 and -2147483647 as min and max output for point to raster, polygon to raster, and feature to raster tools

No matter which feature to raster tool I use (feature to raster, point to raster, or polygon to raster), I am getting a raster output whose min and max values are 2147483647 and -2147483647, ...
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configuration de gestionnaire de license arcgis desktop 10 lors de l'installation

At the end of the installation of ArcGIS Desktop 10, we need to configure the license server administration. We find a problem when we write "localhost" as administrator of the license. Le nom du ...
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Filtering a Feature Class in using ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer

I'm using the following code in Flex to display all the features in a Feature Class defined in the "Data Layer". var dataLayer:ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer= map.getLayer("Data Layers") as ...