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Change number of decimal digits for features in ArcGIS 10?

I am editing vertices in polygons and points in ArcMap 10, and realised that they only hold 3 decimal digits for the X, Y coordinates, but I would like at least 6 decimal digits. Even if I type in ...
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How to create new service from existing service

I have an existing ArcGIS 10.0 Server, and have just setup an ArcGIS 10.4 Server. How do I go about moving a particular service from 1.0 to 10.4. I can locate the related mxd file as well as the SQL ...
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ArcGIS 10 HTML popup code for images

I'm diving into using the HTML popup in ArcGIS 10 and I'm trying to figure out how I can get an image to appear. I have a point file that contains the field "Coll" that has a image name with no ...
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Clip each layer in mxd with Arcpy

In the arcpy window in arcgis, I'm trying to: iterate through each layer in an mxd clip the layer to a shapefile (also in the mxd) export each clipped layer to a geodatabase, with the name of each ...
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GIS Multiple Choice Questions [on hold]

Does anyone have a set of mcqs for GIS? Or know where I could get (separate and apart from a google search? Thanks.
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How to specify two different and separate conditions in query builder?

For example, I have a table containing well log data for multiple operable units. I would like to make a query outputting a table where Operable unit=001 OR 002, AND Formation= Residuum. I would ...
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How to attribute street name to its adjacent sidewalk

I have two shapefiles one with street centrelines and the othe With sidewalk asset information.The sidewalks were digitized continuously around the block unlike the streets. I tried to do a one to ...
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Updating Arc Toolbox paramaters with validation script

I'm simply trying to disable parameter 1 if parameter 0 if entered. I modified the following, but it does not work, do I need to return anything? def updateParameters(self): """Modify the values ...
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Converting XYZ files (with regularly spaced xy) to ESRI GRID format?

Normally consultants (LiDAR survey) provide me with data to my specifications; already in ESRI GRID or ASCII GRID format. This way LiDAR data can be easily used with ArcGIS. This time I only have xyz ...
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How to convert LAS to GRID/Raster for ArcGIS input?

I was wondering if there is an option to convert LAS (LIDAR data) to raster or GRID format that ArcGIS could read it.
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assign a number for each group in field calculator

I have several thousand features each of which has a name. The names are not unique. what I want to do with the field calculator is assign a number to each name so I can refer to a number and always ...
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Count obstacles on the roads

I have a set of points (about 400) shp file which represents cities and the shp file of the road network. Also I have a new shp file of obstacles on the road. Now I want to count obstacles on the ...
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Combining 2+ tables in ModelBuilder into just 1 supertable?

This might be a stupid question but is it possible to add multiple tables in ArcGIS Modelbuilder together? Just add 2 tables together, like a spreadsheet list without a common factor? I have been ...
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Using one to many join to *.xlsx in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm working with ArcMap 10 and have some trouble joining a shapefile and a .xlsx file. The .xlsx contains sensor data (CO2, NO2 etc.) without location information. The shapefile contains all the ...
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Setting a scale range for labels in KML files

Is there a way for labels to be displayed in KML only when zoomed in (or out) beyond a certain scale range, just as it is possible in ArcGIS? If exporting to KML from ArcGIS, I guess the first step is ...
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Merge attribute of points into a polygon : Arcmap 10

I have points layer which the attribute looks like this: FID Shape ID Lat Long 0 Point 2065 -5.51666 106.48333 1 Point 2319 21.93333 120.73366 I also have polygons layer : FID Shape ...
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How to calculate stream order for vector data without a DEM?

I have a shapefile which contains the streams that were digitized from a satellite Image. I would like to calculate the stream order for this data. The data does not exactly match the DEM that I have, ...
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Determining which specific features are visible from observer points using ArcGIS 3D Analyst?

I am working on a wind farm proposal. I have the positions of 70 proposed turbines. I also have the positions of 80 houses within 20km of the proposed turbines. I created a viewshed for the 70 ...
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How to add Table View to Data Frame using ArcPy in ArcMap 10.0?

How does one add a table to the current map in ArcMap 10.0? 10.1 has the function arcpy.mapping.AddTableView, but this function does not exist in earlier versions. Must the table be made into a layer ...
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cad to shapefile conversion

i have use arcgis10.1,arcobjects.net. i did following code ESRI.ArcGIS.Geoprocessor.Geoprocessor gp = new ESRI.ArcGIS.Geoprocessor.Geoprocessor(); gp.OverwriteOutput = true; ...
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Calculating volume with Cut Fill tool

This might be a very simple question - but it is quite vital and I want to make sure I am thinking this through right. I have used the cut/fill tool to calculate the difference in volume of a volcano ...
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Automated merge of polygons up to a limit

I have a polygon feature class with a field, let's say it's population. I need to find an automated way to merge these polygons up to a given population number. E.g. I have polygons with population ...
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Using ArcPy to get layer symbology?

Since ArcGIS 10 comes with ArcPy package, i'm wondering it is possible to use ArcPy functions to get Symbology (i.e color, width...) of a layer?
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Why can't I export XY data to a shapefile?

I have added a table from Access to ArcMap, and then used 'Display XY data' to plot points. When I then try to export the Events to a shapefile I get an error message telling me: "Error exporting ...
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How to connect stops to road for network dataset?

I have 3 files a bus route network, road network and bus stops. I want the bus stops to be the connections between the road network and the bus route. When I try and build the network dataset I am ...
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Identifying the side of a point from the closest polyline in ArcMap 10.0

I have a set of polylines (a network of streams and rivers) with information on the left and right side of the streams on riparian structure. I also have locations (points) of either side of the ...
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Code-completing/auto-completing ArcPy scripts using Notepad++ (external editor)?

I have been scripting in Python for ArcGIS 10, and so far I have just been using Notepad++. I like how the Python command line interface code-completes arcpy functionality for you, showing you your ...
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Running Python scripts (with parameters) within another Python script with ArcPy?

A common coding pattern used in AML was to run an AML (with parameters) inside another AML. An application that I'm currently developing would benefit from being able to run a Python script (with ...
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Using Arcpy to zoom to selected feature?

The answer to this may be a simple yes or no, but I'm hoping that someone is aware of a way to zoom to the extent of a selected feature using the ArcPy modules in ArcGIS 10.
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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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Problem when executing Dissolve method in ArcEngine

I'm always having a problem in GP.execute() when trying to execute this method. Here is my code: Friend Function DissolveFeatures(ByVal pInFLayer As ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IFeatureLayer, ByVal ...
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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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Want to show % on a province map [duplicate]

Note : I want to show the percentage of Permanent Resident cards issued in different Category ( family class, refugee , etc) by the Canadian government on a province map . Basically, I want to ...
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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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merge rasters with nodata cells

I want to create single attribute table base on multiple overlapping raster. Some raster do not overlap completely but have common areas. In that situation I need the value from other raster while ...
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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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Attempting to use Merge in ModelBuilder?

So I have about 2 massive layer files with polygons and like 10 layer files with points that I would like to "Merge" together separately (polygons in one and points in another) but for some reason It ...
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Accessing advanced symbol levels with python in ArcMap

Does anyone know if it is possible to access the symbolgy levels in ArcGIS10 with python? I have a layer "temp" that I print to a pdf. The symbology is printed correctly but is drawn in the wrong ...
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How to rotate and move polygons to different angles using ModelBuilder (or ArcPy)?

I have a few thousand polygons (all square) that I need to rotate to various angles that are in the attribute table, and then move so that each polygon gets moved 3/4 up from the original centroid, ...
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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 ...