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Add or subtract days to date field using the field calculator

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 I'm not a programmer I want to use the field calculator to add 4 days to the current date if the status is "delivery" or subtract 5 days if its status is "order" this ...
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How to change/identify Linear units in Near Analysis Attributes Table

I need to get the closest distance from multiple points of a multipoint feature to a polyline that delineates a land contour. To do this, I used the Near(analysis) feature. It worked, but I can't tell ...
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Setting Up Snapping Environment Snapping Type

I try to setup snapping environment snapping type by referring to this source (http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/arcobjects-net/conceptualhelp/index.html#//0001000001s1000000) but I can't combine ...
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ArcGIS are two rasters the same? - including null values

I am working on a task to calculate Height Above Nearest Drainage (HAND) - that is the height above the nearest point along the flow path that is on a drainage - not the geographically nearest ...
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“Points To Raster Tool”- Output pixel values differ from original point values

I am trying to convert an evenly spaced set of points to a raster using the "Points To Raster" tool in 10.1. Problem: Generally, the raster makes sense, but in some areas the cell values differ quite ...
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ArcGIS Viewshed keeps crashing

I've been trying to run a viewshed analysis in ArcGIS 10.1 and everytime I've tried running it, it crashes the whole program, with no error. See the image below. I've made sure it has OFFSETA field ...
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Adding cost from line shapefile using ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have a network dataset (a road network), and require a matrix of Cost Distances between many points, which works well. I have now added a line shapefile (representing rail lines). I wish to use it ...
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LIDAR online training

Beside ESRI's LIDAR online training, I'd like to work on some hands-on training that I can learn about LIDAR. Are there any good LIDAR out there that I can get some training with the datasets ? ...
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Labelling Max coverage by Area

I'm struggling to find a quick way to identify and label an area by the maximum coverage of an overlapping polygon. Has anyone done a process like this lately? I'm currently playing with the Pivot ...
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calculating raster summary stats/pojection requirements

I have downloaded the ArcMap online ‘World Administrative Divisions’ polygon layer, and then projected it into World_Behrmann. so my data frame properties are set at: World_Behrmann WKID: 54017 ...
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Modelbuilder Iterator on Table

Will the ESRI ModelBuilder 10.1 iterator select a value from field in a filegeodatabase table? If so then can this be joined to a feature class and exported or copied? I am working with property ...
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I want to register points on a pdf and export to a geotiff

I have a map that is a .pdf file. Using ArcGIS 10.1, I want to register 4 points and save the file out as a geotiff file to be imported into another drawing program. Could you please give me ...
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ArcGIS script for mapping lat/long coordinates to boxes/rectangles? [duplicate]

Working on a project that requires me to take lat/long coordinates and map them as rectanglular boxes on ArcMap 10.1. To be clear, the upper left & lower right corners of each box/rectangle are ...
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Volume calculations in ArcMap 10.1 vs AutoCad Civil3d?

I created a surface and used 3d analyst to calculate the volume. Then used the same data in Civil 3d and calculated a volume. The answers were different and I am wondering which one is more accurate?
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How do I combine bands in a tiff then convert to grayscale?

I have a large mosaic of tiffs in which I need to do the following: -Combine bands 4,3,2, for an infrared image then convert the image to grayscale without producing another dataset -This is easy on ...
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Elevation value (in meters) from SRTM [closed]

How do I determine elevetion/terrain height value from SRTM data?
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ArcPy Export SQL Server to Shapefile gives RuntimeError: Object: Error in executing tool?

I have executed a stored procedure and want to export this layer to a shapefile. I feel like this should be an easy solution. I tried using arcpy.CopyFeatures_management and it threw an error. I am ...
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HEC-GeoHMS not generating output from DEM reconditioning

I am a junior sysadmin for several engineering college computer labs. We deploy lots of software including ArcGIS packages. Recently a professor has come to us with an issue where the above was ...
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Reclassify values

I'd like to question about reclassify on this type of thing for ArcGIS 10.1. I tried this method but I know it gave me problems. I know this was from 2005 and ArcGIS has changed since then. My ...
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Associating 9.3 geodatabase domains to a SDE feature class' field in ArcCatalog 10.1 fails

I have succesfully created Domains into a 9.3 geodatabase based on Oracle (SDE) by using ArcCatalog (ArcGIS 10.1). Proof: If I open the table GDB_DOMAINS in Oracle the new domains are listed. ...
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Excel sheet in Layout View

We frequently have to update excel sheets that contain reports as number, images, and pie charts and import it in our data view in ArcMap (sometimes 13 times a day). We do it by copying the row/column ...
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Error in MultipleRingBuffer_analysis in python

I'm trying to use Value table in python to do a multiple ring buffer in ArcGIS 10.1 and I'm getting the following error: ExecuteError: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000735: ...
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Error with feature to raster conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am trying to convert an ESRI geodatabase into a raster using the 'Feature to raster' conversion tool in ArcMap 10.1. The geodatbase is available publicly from the USDA Forest Service website (South ...
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How to create a series of points along multiple polylines at once in ArcMap 10

I have a series of polylines that represent linear vegetation (shelterbelts, etc). I need to convert these to a series of points equally spaced in order to add them to a different shapefile that ...
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Why can I not choose the join field I need from a csv or excel file?

I am attempting to join census data (county level) to a county base map, using the FIPS county code as the join field. I can join successfully if I do not alter the original csv file from the census ...
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how to label only number using vbscript in arcgis 10.1

I have a GPS station feature dataset and I need to label using field NAME. However, I need to label only the number, for example in the field NAME the name are GPS123, STATION 239, STN 325 but the ...
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ArcMap 10; Syntax for Minimum operator in raster calculator

I want to linear stretch my raster grid formate having column/rows 3128, 3503 with 30 meter resolution by using the following syntax in raster calculator of arcmap 10.1. ("raster" - ...
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How to get Listfields from Autocad DWG?

I trying to get LisfFields from AutoCad DWG, to arcpy Add-In, i have tried mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") Layers = arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd) for Layers in Layers: ...
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Masking clouds with Fmask

I have been trying to mask clouds with the quality control band with landsat 8 imagery. The problem I continue to run into is that the quality control bands mistake tops of buildings and concrete as ...
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Why does arcpy.da.SearchCursor() class not autocomplete within Eclipse?

I am very new to GIS. I just installed eclipse luna with pydev plug-in and ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. When I write a script, trying to import arcpy.da.SearchCursor I see that no SearchCursor is ...
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How I can do event with two clicks using python add-in wizard?

How I can do event with two clicks using python add-in wizard, I have found a way to do event with one click by adding a New Tool in the wizard, but I need "first click To copy the attributes from ...
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Extract values to point - values not being extracted [closed]

I have a single band raster. When I use the information select tool I can see pixel values. I also have a shape file made up of points sitting over the raster. I want to extract the pixel values from ...
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Is it posible to export an attribute to a separate shapefile? [duplicate]

Is it possible to export an attribute to a shapefile? I have generated several polygons with the ‘Strip Map Index Features’ tool. Unfortunately I have to export every polygon manually to a separate ...
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Automating procedure to add shapefile to multiple map templates using ArcPy?

I have a project that has me create a package of about a dozen maps for a client and I do this multiple times per week. I am trying to figure out if there is a way to automate this with python. I am ...
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Building a Mosaic Dataset with rasters that are not georeferenced. Whats the workflow?

I have 68 aerial jpegs that I would like to use in a Mosaic Dataset. They have not been georeferenced. My question is in regards to whether I should georeference them and then rectify and save them in ...
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How to import and display a road network in XML to ArcGis?

I am trying to convert xml data to shapefile features using ArcGis 10.1. Im using the open source SUMO traffic simulation software. Part of the model process is to convert OpenStreetMap road network ...
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Grouping carpool participant addresses for network

I have a list of addresses of people participating in carpools to a workplace and a list of cars given by the workplace. Both lists change daily. I need to group people by their addresses and assign ...
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Can not load Arcmap 10.1 styles

I'm having a problem applying existing styles and loading new ones. I go to customize > Style manager and i see that it is empty. After, i click on Styles tab and i select from the list the ...
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How to transpose data points to a line efficiently?

See sketch below. The main objective, using ArcGIS 10 or 10.1, is to get the P points to the perpendicular P line and, either the closest B point to the endpoint of the P line where it interesects ...
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one mxd per region or many mxd's per map

I am working somewhere where they insist on using one mxd per region, in this mxd there is every layer required to make maps (about 10 per region). I find it tedious because you have to turn layers on ...
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Error with da.UpdateCursor and SDE feature classes

I am making my first attempt at editing an ArcSDE feature class with python through a da.UpdateCursor. I'm essentially taking code I've written for a file geodatabase feature class and applying it to ...
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Workflow of Processing Landsat data for landcover classification

I have downloaded Landsat-8 data to make a land-use raster. So far I've made a composite image and clipped it by my study area. As you can see, there is some slight cloud cover. I've gone ahead and ...
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Needed either python or VB Script to write right indent

Question : I have a field column that is has numbers with percent. The field properties are string and 50 in length. I ran it in an expression using round([T_Acres]/207 * 100,0) + "%" in VB script . ...
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Attaching pictures to polygons in attribute table in batch using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I use ArcGIS and I want to attach a picture of each polygon as raster in attribute table and I have 1900 of polygons. Can somehow attach batch photos as raster that have same ID like polygons? It is ...
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calculate the number of pixels by color for each road in google traffic image?

I am new here. I got stuck with masking out background and counting the number of pixels by three colors for roads in google traffic image. Is it possible to do it in ArcGIS? what function should I ...
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Create an equidistant grid in ArcGIS?

I am newbie at GIS, however, I need to create this grid with equidistant boxes similar to graph paper such that these can show approximate distance around different types of places. How do I do it? ...
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QGIS 2.4.0-Chugiak: How to threshold NDVI to calculate emissivity for land surface temperature

I am analysing urban heat island using thermal band 6 of landsat TM-5 sensor with respect to Normalized difference vegetation index that derived from the Band 3(Red) and Band 4(NIR). Lansat TM years ...
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Convert python from arcpy.da.SearchCursor to work in 10.0

I am using code such as for row in arcpy.da.SearchCursor(polyFC, ["SHAPE@"], spatial_reference=SR): # create inner buffer polyBuff = row[0].buffer(buffNum * -1) # create hull rectangle to ...
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Field Calcuator to add percent using Python

What might I go wrong here is that I am trying to add percent. I use the Field Calcualtor and it keeps getting an error. I am opening the Table to add a field named Percent and then type this: ...
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Are there naming rules for direct connections from ArcGIS to PostgreSQL?

I don't have problem direct connecting arcgis to postgresql if my database name contains only letters, but when the name contains dashes or underscore e.g:"gisdb-dev", I receive an error when setting ...