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Troubleshooting ERROR 000989 Python syntax error from ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm trying to used the Python syntax in ArcGIS 10's field calculator and am thoroughly confused. So far the most basic calculations are failing me, and I don't understand why. I'm trying to create a ...
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How to speed up batch watershed delineation?

I have a large number of pour points - approximately 250,000 for which I want to delineate the upstream watershed area using ArcHydro's "Batch Watershed Delineation". Given that it takes roughly 4-5 ...
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Extract polygon points

I have a map in .shp format with buildings. I'd like extract the coordinates of this polygon. E.g. if a house has a polygone of 4 points, i'd like to know the coordinates of those points and how to ...
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Offsetting symbology position in ArcGIS Desktop?

My data of polylines has lots of attributes to be rendered with a symbology, I made it such that each attribute of interest would be a layer. I would like to display each of these layers at the same ...
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Using if/elif/else statements in ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I have no experience with Field Calculator in ArcGIS 10. I have a very simple calculation I would like to perform that I could do easily via pure SQL but just can't seem to get my head around it in ...
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In the Symbology Properties of an ArcGIS layer, why is the count sometimes not shown?

Sometimes the count column does populate for me, but most times it does not seem to. I haven't been able to figure out a rhyme or reason to it. There is no definition query or anything out of the ...
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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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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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Creating a raster surface of overlaps from vector polygon shapefiles?

Basically what I'm trying to do (in ArcGIS 10) is to compare three vector files in order to create a 'comparison' raster layer. I tried using Data Comparison (under Data Management tools) but it ...
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Cutting a polygon out of another polygon with python [duplicate]

Licence: ArcEditor Version: ArcMap 10.0 i have some issues to separat my data with python. To illustrate the problem, i have simplifyed the data with figures. I want to cut the blue polygon ...
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ArcGIS 10 ToolValidator - Empty feature class and feature class within declared feature dataset

I'm new to ToolValidator for a script tool and I'd like to make two checks which then adds an error if either rule is violated. I need to make sure parameter 2 and 3 (feature classes) are within ...
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Adding new application pools to iis7 for rest services causes 404 error

I've gone to the link below as I had the same issues with ArcGIS: How to troubleshoot a slow IIS and hanging ArcGIS Server? I tried creating a new application pool in IIS7 and assign the heavy ...
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Saving extent of satellite imagery in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using 50cm imagery for the whole country of South Africa, which make zooming and panning painfully slow. Can I save imagery for just the area I am working with (ie. data frame, city, province)? ...
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Update Feature records in ArcGIS 10

I have to update multiple feature records in ArcGIS through ArcObjects. Below is my code. It's running fine for first time but it's giving me error while it's going to run the queryfilter for ...
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Dissolve not working in ArcGIS 10

The dissolve tool is not working for me when I use ArcGIS 10. It works perfectly when I use version 9.3. Any help?
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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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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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mappin carbon sequestration as green infrastructure function

I have small project work where i had to do mapping carbon sequestration area in Adelaide Metropolin area in south australia. I have no idea what data do i need. So far looking literatures i ...
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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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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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Extract raster by mask output does not completely overlap the mask

I have a flow accumulation grid and a shapefile containing catchment areas. Now I want to do some calculations on them so I need to extract data from cells in the raster adjacent to certain catchment ...
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Extract Overlapping Polygon Data to Points

I have a polygon data set of corn yield collected by a combine. However, as the combine drove through the field, there was slight overlap between passes, leading to overlapping polygons within the ...
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Extract multi values to point error

I am trying to extract values from my rasters (slope, aspect, landcover etc.) for my animal group locations. I used Spatial Analyst > Extract Multi-values to Points, but when I look in my attribute ...
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Near / Near Table creates -1 values

I have two feature classes. Point feature of hand-sampled GPS locations Line feature of terrace walls digitized from aerial photograph. Because of the less than perfect ways I generated these ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Extract Polyline from Start/End Coordinates

I have two files. A polyline shape file of highways and a spreadsheet that contains beginning and ending coordinates w/ descriptions of segments of the highways. For example: BegX, BegY, EndX, EndY, ...
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change from NAD 1983 to some PCS?

I want to ask how to change the coordinate system from NAD 1983 to some Projected coordinate system. I tried to change this DEM file to WGS 1984 (all of them) but when I did that my scale becomes 1:4. ...
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Will ArcGIS 10 run on Windows 8?

I have access to ArcGIS 10 through university, however my laptop runs Windows 8. I have checked the requirements and they have listed the previous operating systems (excluding 8) ...
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I want to reclassify a raster in one folder, rename it and put it in new folder using Python

I've been combing stack exchange and I cannot figure it out. I have a raster "slope_tif_18TXK030910", I want to reclassify it, rename it and put it into a new folder. this is what I have and it works ...
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Cell statistics sum resulting cells to indicate original input rasters

I have 5 rasters (habitat suitability models for 5 diff species) that i have set to the value 1, I have then used the Cell stats (Arcgis10.0) to add the rasters together so I can see the overlap ie ...
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Cutting features to do opposite of clipping in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

What´s the easiest/smartest way of getting the opposite output of the clipping tool? I just need the area of feature A1 which is not covered by feature A2 in a new Layer/File. Now, I get the result ...
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Batch reclassifying rasters in folder using ArcPy?

I am very new to python. I am using ArcGIS 10.0. I am trying to batch reclassify rasters in a folder and put the outputs into the same folder but with a new name(trying to do this using outputPrefix). ...
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Cannot add domain to field

So I created my domain with coded values for my file geodatabase. I go to the feature class properties, fields tab, I create a new field, verify the data type of the field and domain matches and add ...
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ArcGis 10 interpolate Z between polyline's vertices (IZ.InterpolateZsBetween ?)

Here's what's happening: I want to create a 3D line using only the height of some GSP points. I need to be able to extrapolate the vertice's height between where it's known to the one where it's ...
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Adding a text input field as coded value in domain?

I want to see this in my final table -- I click on a box in a field and i get a list of text values in the dropdown box but the last value should be 'other'. By selecting this 'other' I should be able ...
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ArcPAD 10 default value for combo box?

Hi am trying to set a default value for a combobox to speed a highway survey. The default value doesnt work have tried various scripts but I cant get them to work. Thanks
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how to get ALL FIELD NAMES from table? (using arcpy.ListFields)

I have a table: , Script at ModelBuilder's "calculate values": Expression: a("%path%") Code BLOCK: def a(path): fields = arcpy.ListFields(path,"FID_*") for field in fields: return ...
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How to use the con statement in raster calculator to include a raster as a condition in an existing raster

So, I'm busy doing an assignment where we have to use a Weighted overlay to generate a raster of suitable places to plant crops. I've put all the factors in the weighted overlay and generated my ...
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Removing unwanted attributes from spatial join using ModelBuilder?

I am new to ArcGIS 10 and am currently building a model. This is a brief rundown of what I am doing at the moment. I have 2 shapefiles: one a polyline and the other is point data. I have joined ...
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address standardizer code in python for street featureclass

In my system I have featureclass Street and having fields. Featureclass : Street Input fields: NAME;STREET_PREFIX;STREET_NAME;STREET_TYPE;STREET_SUFFIX output fields: ...
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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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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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Adjusting z values for all vertices in polylines in ArcMap?

Is there way in ArcEditor (10.0) to adjust all the vertices z values by an offset? (translate in z axis?) I have many polylines which need to be lowered (eg: subtract 1m from every vertex z-value).
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Network Analyst REST service gives error “Routing error: Unable to complete operation unable to find attribute invalid Context”

I have created an Network Analyst Routing sample. On Arcmap it works fine when creating a route on the data. However, when I create Network Analyst service through ArcGIS Server, using this REST ...
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Symbol levels for graduated colours not working in ArcMap 10?

In ArcMap I have set a draw order on my data, however ArcMap is not displaying it as instructed. The red values should be drawn ontop of the green/yellow.
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How to “select by location” certain points

I have a small problem - how to select the points on the line but not select the points at the intersections of lines using "select by location"? Illustration below. I am using ArcGIS 10.0
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how to create a new ArcSDE Service?

I need to create a new sde service with the command line for the first time with mssql on ArcGIS Server 10.0 so that 3rd party software can access it. Direct connect will not work unfortunately. As ...
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Adding raster from attribute table?

I have a table("ecw") with a field ("raster_path") which contains the paths of many rasters (ecw type) Selecting several rows from the table, I Would like to add the rasters into my dataframe. How do ...
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Using the arcpy.UpdateCursor to delete rows doesn't delete based on counter?

I am trying to delete rows from a shapefile using arcpy.UpdateCursor. The first thing I did was get a unique list of values from the key field "PolyGUID", then I iterate that list doing a ...
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Making Map Document (*.mxd) Locked/Uneditable?

I am wondering if its possible to create a locked map document? I have a document that multiple users will be accessing and as a way of preventing them from making any accidental errors, am wondering ...
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Is there Shape Metrics Toolbox or equivalent for ArcGIS 10?

I need to compute the geometric properties (e.g. contiguity index, dispersion index etc.) of a series of polygons and I would like to use the Shape Metrics Toolbox. I am using ArcGis 10 and the ...