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How to sort a feature class and then calculate a sequential ID field?

I am in ArcMap and I want to sort the records based on a field and then do a Calculate Field with an auto-incrementing value with the sort in-place. Any ideas? It looks like I could get an update ...
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Generate new geometric network from intersection between curent network and polygons

I have generated a stream network using the "Strea Reach and Watershed" tool from the TauDEM toolbox. Within the stream reach dataset there are fields that give an ID to the stream segment and ...
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Can I export current map extent or a bookmark to polygon features using an existing tool?

Is there a out-of-the-box tool in ArcGIS 10 (Editor) that would allow me to easily create a polygon feature from the current map extent or to convert a bookmark to a polygon feature. I am not ...
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Tool to set the maximum shape area of drawn polygons [ArcGIS 10]

Is there any tool or method to define beforehand the maximum area of each drawn polygon class ? Polygons are going to be distributed according to my idea so I need to have control over the process. I ...
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Finding minimum edge to edge distance of polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a a map of about 3000 polygons in ArcGIS 10. I'm looking to find the distance between each one of them. I know how to do it using the lat and long coordinates of the centroid, but I'm looking ...
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Flow Accumulation weight grid

I currently have several rasters relating to Landcover Soil data Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) Slope They are all re-classed to % infiltration. I'm looking to use these together as a weight ...
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ArcGIS webservice returning only one result when using FindAddressCandidates method

I am using ArcGIS web service method FindAddressCandidates to fetch matching addresses to the provided input. But the result comes with only the top matching address. All other similar address are ...
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List of useful Add-Ins for ArcGIS Desktop?

What are the best Add-Ins for ArcCatalog and ArcMap v10? XRay for ArcGIS 10 is very useful, what else is out there?
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Image does not display after clipping raster

I am using ArcGIS 10. I am trying to clip an NLCD layer from a vector polygon. I have used the Clip Raster tool in Data Management and Extract by Mask tool in Spatial Analyst among other things. My ...
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ArcGIS Add Join Not Working?

Im currently working on a ArcGIS ModelBuilder Project where I want to use "Add Join" to look through a list of species (Table 1: converted from excel -> Make query table -> Copy rows (to get index)) ...
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Searching directories and subdirectories to perform intersects and clips using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to develop a tool using ArcGIS 10 that queries our company's data stores for any data that intersects a feature. So that when we acquire a new property we can run this tool and it will ...
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How to Clip a Shapefile of Circle features using a Raster using ArcGIS 10

I want to keep all the features in the shapefile that lie in the raster region and reject others. How do i do this? Data to be Clipped: Is A Shapefile of 1 mile circles. Data I want it clipped with ...
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Successfully added a Database Server but nothing inside (ArcCatalog)

I'm just a newbie in using ArcGIS. I'm trying to create a Web editing application in ArcGIS Server Manager like this post does here, but after added a Database Server i realize that there is nothing ...
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How to create a fishnet, where each point from a point file is located in the middle of the individual grid cells of the fishnet

I have a point dataset in ArcGIS 10, and wish to create a fishnet, where each point is in the centre of an individual grid cell. Thus each point must be in the centre of a square. I have used the ...
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Using Spatial Analyst Geoprocessing functions in ArcObjects?

I'm trying to run some geoprocessing functions in ArcObjects. Some of the tools I want to use are part of the spatial analyst extension. In 9.3.1 it was fairly straightforward to follow the ...
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Why are my additional Add-In folders disappearing?

I thought it just something I was doing. Then someone emailed me about about the same issue. Then I checked a user that I set up on ArcGIS 10 and his had been wiped. It doesn't happen right away--...
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Reusing Layer Selection on Toolbar

I'm working on a custom toolbar for an extension which will have operations that work upon a specific, user-selectable layer. Is it possible to directly use the layer selector used by ESRI's toolbars ...
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Raster Calculator error

I'm trying to use the Raster Calculator inside ModelBuilder to get rid of null values, but I'm hitting a snag. I'm using the expression: Con(IsNull("%temp_ras%"),FocalStatistics("%temp_ras%",...
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What alternatives exist for EOBrowser.exe & LibraryLocator.exe for ArcGIS Desktop 10?

Original Question: Where are the EOBrowser.exe & LibraryLocator.exe tools in the ArcGIS Desktop 10 > Developer Kit? I went to use LibraryLocator.exe and couldn't find it now that I'm on ArcGIS ...
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Showing progress in ArcGIS Engine application!

I would like to add a progress indicator to our ArcGIS Engine 10 application. Like a progressbar in the statusbar to show when the MapControl is busy getting or drawing the map. I've been trying to ...
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Updating ArcMap Statusbar from AddIn?

I'm using this statement in an add in to update the first pane of the ArcMap 10 statusbar: ArcMap.Application.StatusBar.set_Message(0, message); When the method is called, no exceptions are raised. ...
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Setting Layer in the Georeferencing ToolBar in arcMap 10?

Does anyone out there knows how to set the layer in the georeferencing toolbar. There is no information in the object models. Using ICommandItem ic = ArcMap.Application.Document.CommandBars.Find(...
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Simplest way to add built-in commands to an custom add-in

Currently in Config.esriaddinx I have <Button id="my_UniqueID" class="MyWrapperClass" caption="My Caption" image="Images\My_Image.png" ...> </Button> and then I implement ...
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Persisting ArcGIS Network Analysis Route Layer?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0. I'd like to be able to specify the location (path) where to create the route layer, for network analysis, when I click on Network Analysis -> New Route. Is that possible? ...
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How to move / offset point locations using ModelBuilder or ArcPy

I have a number non-georeferenced CAD layers (see this question) that have text annotation features. I have created a model to convert the text to points, but after converting the annotation to a ...
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ERROR 000800 when trying to snap points layer to line or buffer layer

I am very new to GIS, so go easy on me. I am using ArcCatalog 10.0 and trying to snap a set of points to another layer that has roads in it. The points represent 10th miles along the road. Here are ...
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Manually edit a raster to improve a classification?

I have a land cover classification derived from Landsat TM imagery - I created this classification using ENVI. I would like to edit individual and groups of cells in some areas of the classification ...
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Is it possible to create animated markers in ArcMap?

I remember reading somewhere last year that arcgis 10 would allow the creation of animated markers (alike animated .gifs) that could be either exported to pdfs or seen inside arcmap. Does such ...
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Polygon features segments appearing to be split at high resolutions in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am editing a polygon feature class with the reshape and trace tool, upon zooming the polygon line segments that I am tracing appear to be split. What causes the geometry of these polygons to appear ...
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Improving performance of looping over MXDs using ArcPy?

I am attempting to find the fastest method for looping over multiple map documents while keeping memory resources down. I'm running this script outside of Arcmap 10. I have 5 map documents which are ...
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Using Raster calculator in Modelbuilder ArcGis 10

I am using Modelbuilder to calculate several rasters with different parameters for each grid cell. One of the final steps is to calculate the log of one of the rasters using Raster calculator. ...
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remove layer from mxd document using arcpy

I would like to remove some layers from the MXD document currently used by a service in the ArcGis Server. I am using arcpy to achieve this task. Here is my code for removing layers from MXD Documents:...
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Dragging Feature in ArcObjects and ArcGIS Engine (AxMapControl)?

I'm trying to implement moving a point feature in a custom C# ArcGIS Engine application on an AxMapControl. I've already created a custom tool to do some other things. And I can track when the user is ...
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Group adjacent polygons with similar (but not same) attributes

In ArcMap 10, I have a few dozen tiffs with cells that represent habitat area that has been burned. Each burned cell has a Julian date of the fire associated with it. I want to end up with polygons ...
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Selection by attribute string in ArcGIS 10 with wildcard as part of the name

I have an attribute field in my file geodatabase (GDB) where I'm trying to select all records that contain an underbar in the string field. The issue is that the underbar is considered a SQL wildcard ...
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Distinguishing lines that intersect from lines that touch?

How do I distinguish between these cases in ArcGIS 10? Case 1: Both endpoints of a line touch another line Case 2: Both endpoints dangle over the lines it intersects I am looking at the Trim Line ...
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How to change the default field Input Value Raster for Zonal Statistics as Table?

I have a raster in ArcGIS 10 with the following attribute table: When I try to use the tool Zonal Statistics as Table over some polygons, it calculates the statistics of the fields 'Value' and '...
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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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Python window vs Toolbox script in ArcGIS for Desktop?

My question is similar to Adding Layer in current session using ARCPY . My script works in ArcMap python window but not as a script in toolbox. I am running ArcGIS 10.0 SP4. The script is given below,...
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Integrating ArcGIS for Desktop with Past Perfect for mapping public art objects?

I am working on a project where I need to map out several assets that are found around the city. The Arts Department utilizes a software called Past Perfect to catalogue and track any art assets. My ...
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Referencing other points(rows) in field calculator

I'm trying to calculate an angle between points using a field calculator. Is it possible to reference the previous or next FID with reference to the current one using the field calc? Eventually I'd ...
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Trying to run raster calculator to build an expression for ls factor

I am trying to run a raster calculator, but it failed. I believe that ArcGIS 10 does not understand when I use the variable resolution. What do I need to put in its place? I took the equation from ...
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Unwanted spaces being placed in shapefile text fields by ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a table with a row Page_Number_N some of the rows have values and others just have a space. For example record 4 is just a space. Field values are Strings. 1 2 3 5 When I start an edit ...
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Error Input FeatureClass Arcgis 10 VB.net And Geoprocessing

I have a problem when i execute GeoProcessing in ArcEngine 10 with VB.net i had create the toolbox : Models.tbx and Model Process : disolveRoute with 2 parameters My Function is : Sub diso() ...
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Clipping/exporting multiple selected vector layers in map to extent of another raster/vector layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way to clip/export selected vector layers (more than one) in a map to the extent of another raster/vector layer at a time?? in Arcgis or any other software. I am using Arcgis10. I am ...
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Using ArcPy update cursor to replace <Null> value?

I have been combing the help associated with (None) values in arc, and have not been able to solve the following problem: I have a a field with mixed Null and integer values: 0 100 I would like ...
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generating DEM from many files with .asc extension for each cell

I am the beginner of arcswat and have a problem in the first step of setup. I have recieved a folder of DEM which is contain many files with .asc extension each representing one cell when I add them ...
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Intersecting and identifying clusters for multiple polygon layers in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a number of polygon shapefile layers which show quite obvious clusters (such as the super rough image above, but a lot more messy) and want to use some sort of feature to identify points where ...
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Estimating river Channel Width using Python/ArcGIS/MATLAB/R?

I am trying to estimate the river channel width from digitized polygon or poly-lines shapefiles. To do so, I converted poly-line shape files to points.shp at regular intervals (at 1 cm). Later, I ...
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Vertically docking Tools toolbar to left of map and right of TOC in ArcMap 10.x?

In general, I really like the docking environment in ArcGIS 10. As I was showing off ArcGIS 10 to some of my end-users, I couldn't get the toolbar docked to the left of the map and to the right of ...