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How to create perpendicular line from point on one line to an intersection with the nearest polygon layer?

I am trying to create laterals from a layer of sewer mainlines and have yet to Google a thoroughly helpful answer. Hoping to find some help here. I have a layer of mainlines that have a direction ...
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Using the Field Calculator in a Domain field

I have a coded domain field with 10 dropdown options. Possible choices include integers and text. I need to change a selection of 250 features (which have differing values) to the same value. This ...
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How to correct the “Windows Activation Period has Expired” message on an Esri Amazon AMI?

I'm only getting this error with instances that were spun up with Esri AMIs. And I did find one post on the AWS forums (with no resolution) regarding this issue. Does anyone know what the ...
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Why isn't map service displaying in ArcCatalog or rest services?

Update: I have an issue where my map services, which pull ortho-imagery from a cache, intermittently do not display in my services directory, ArcCatalog or my web portal. Currently I go into ...
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Spatial Join Python Command to summarize attributes

I am trying to run the Spatial Join function through the python shell in ArcGIS 10. When you do the point-and-click method of spatial join, you are given a tool window with an option that asks "How ...
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How to find out which ArcSOM each ArcSOC belongs to?

We have 5 ArcGIS Servers and 1 Web Server. based on the system design proposed by the company the ArcSOM will be installed on the WebServer, and the Other 5 server will host only ArcSOC. how to find ...
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How to extract high frequencies from a point shapefile?

I need to get the average of the 3 highest frequencies in a table and append it to a shape file i already have hope you can help me
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Iteratively unioning pairs of shapefiles

A simple (I think) Model Builder question. I have 25 field sites, for each of which I have mapped land use as separate layers for different years. In one folder I have veg layers for 1994, named tara{...
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Delete first two letters from a string field

I'm looking for a field calculator python statement to delete only the first two letters of string entries. For Ex: !Name!.strip([0:2]) I know this syntax is incorrect. Thanks a lot
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Geographic Coordinate System to Projected Coordinate System

I am trying to convert a shapefile from GCS to PCS to calculate the area of each polygon. I have tried two different methods: 1) "Data Management Tools->Projections and Transformations->Define ...
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How to compare schemas from two File geodatabases?

We have template geodatabase, which we send out to our regional Data creators. They update these geodatabases and digitize all the data from their region in the predefined featureclasses. Now that we ...
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Upgrade Arc Gis10 to Arc Gis 10.1

I installed Arc Gis 10 on my laptop, but I am going to upgrade it to Arc Gis 10.1. Could you plz tell me what should I do?
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problem with “Con” conditional expression

I created a python script where I use Con (Spatial Analyst). Till now I passed the where clause value as value>1000 and it worked fine for me. But recently I found some raster on which Con ...
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How can I import AutoCAD 3D solids into ArcGIS?

I have an AutoCAD drawing that contains contours and 3D solids. I am able to import the contours (which i don't need) but not the 3D solids (which I do need). I understand ArcGIS does not support ...
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How do I find license number for ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a machine with ArcGIS for Desktop 10.0 installed on it. I need to find out which license it's using. The machine is single use ArcEditor and was authorized online. How can I find what the ...
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Get Number of Rows, ArcObjects (VBA 6.0)

I am sorry to bother with what may be an easy question for most of you but i am new to ArcObjects (VBA 6.0) in ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.0) and i am really struggling here. I am trying to count the number of ...
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Comparing table attributes in ArcGIS 10(ArcInfo)

I'd like to compare attributes of two point layers . the layers have some similar records and i try to find these . ArcGIS 10.1 has a tool to comparing attributes but i could'nt find any similar tools ...
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What causes ModelBuilder error occurred in script on this page MdDlgContent.htm?

I've been creating a model in Arc 10.0 for a few days now without problems. Then I added the Calculate Field Tool. I selected Make Variable --> From Parameter --> Expression. When I check off "Model ...
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Cut layer into many parts using shapefile?

I have a layer which is a map of a town, and a shapefile which shows the boundaries within that town. I wish to cut the layer up along each of the internal boundaries so that I end up with many ...
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ArcGIS export layout with inserted EMF graphics

using ArcGIS 10 SP3 for some simples mapping tasks. But::: I have a layout with some inserted EMF graphics. These graphics are in fact formatted Excel-tables. The first rows in the tables are shaded ...
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How can I easily detect gaps in a polyline using arcmap 10.0 (arcview license)?

I'm making routes by selecting links from a streets layer which I export as a new temporarely layer in arcmap 10. This layer which I call route_temp unfortunately can be very long and contain gaps, ...
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What is the correct way to handle assembly resolution in .NET ArcGIS add-ins?

This has been a thorn in my side for some time now -- in .NET ArcGIS add-ins, assembly dependencies packaged with the add-in are often not resolved correctly. I am still not sure why and under which ...
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Using rasters/features created at 10.0 in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am tempted to go back to ArcGIS 9.3 from ArcGIS 10. For what I do, 9.3 is more efficent. I know I cannot open ArcGIS 10 documents (maps, scenes) and layers in 9.3 unless saved as 9.3 file, but ...
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How to overwrite a Shapefile

I want to be able to overwrite a shapefile if it exists. I think my code needs some tweaking. I am using v10. I am able to delete the actual .shp file but the .dbf, .shx, etc still remain, so if I try ...
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Select by Attribute all features with values that are multiples of 5?

In my shapefile, I have a bunch of features and one field is a integer numerical attribute. I'd like to select all of the features whose value is a multiple of another value. For instance, I have a ...
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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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Summarize values per row using field calculator via Model Builder

I think my problem is easy to solve, but so far I couldn't find a solution. I have a Feature Dataset created with the Union tool in Model Builder and now try to sum up all values of one specific field ...
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Using Collect Values Tool with Union in ModelBuilder?

I would like to feed a list of feature classes (only one polygon per feature class, but up to 150 feature classes) into the Union tool in ModelBuilder by using a Feature Class Iterator and the Collect ...
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Filter by attribute to show only records with whole numbers

Is there a way to show points that only contain whole numbers in a column (eg. 009, 010, 011 and NOT 9,1; 9,2; 9,3...) in ArcGIS 10?
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Is there a tool to compare ArcGIS Desktop configuration on two pieces of hardware?

I have two PCS with ostensibly the same configuration (i.e. both ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 SP5, both 4Gb RAM) yet when I load the same file geodatabase onto both and run the same large (400 element) model ...
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Has anyone tried implementing Project Repair for customised ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tools?

I'm currently testing a model with a large number of elements (about 400) which takes five input feature classes and three workspaces. When I test it against my test data locations I can open up the ...
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How to join number of point features into attribute of nearest line segment using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have point shapefile with lot of attributes, that represent road accidents and line shapefile with highways. What i want is to join attribute into line shapefile with value, that represent number of ...
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Searching for LANDSAT for the state of New Mexico

I am looking for a website that allows me to download free LANDSAT for all of the State of New Mexico. I need them to perform my work on RUSLE and need LANDSAT for c factor. Does anyone suggest of a ...
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How can I do edit-and-continue in ModelBuilder?

I'm constructing a model in ModelBuilder, and I ran into an error with one of my tools. I fixed the error and want to continue running my model from that step onward without having to repeat the ...
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i want to create a dam for a particular location

i have created a DEM for a particular location, but i am stuck on how to find the best posible location to place a dam (and how to even make a dam) of 3om in height and 300m in length. please i need ...
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Splitting a branched river network at point layer [duplicate]

I need to split a country-scale river network (polyine) at certain barriers (point) so the length of (branched) river sections that have a certain minimum length. I used the following procedure: 1) ...
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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, ...