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How to Rank Field in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a table of crimes by precinct. There is a field with the precinct number (I.E. 1, 2, 3, 4...) I also have a field each for Burglaries, Assault, Arsons with a count of how many in each precinct. ...
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Unable to expand projected co-ordinate system folder in ArcMap 10.1

On trying to re-project any raster from GCS to any PCS, in the "Spatial Reference Properties" window, my "Projected Co-ordinate Systems" folder is not expanding. Where as the GSC folder is expanding. ...
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how to open a layer's table in a map document

Trying to create a map document programmatically. Added a featureclass as a layer. When I open the map document in ArcMap, I want the table for that layer to be open. Found TableView (doc) and ...
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How to utilize GPSQLExpression data type in Python Toolbox

I am trying to write my first Python Toolbox for ArcGIS (neat stuff by the way). The tool is simple enough - it connects to SQL Server and downloads data for the user. The trick here is, I want the ...
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Can't insert AI CS6 files as objects into ArcMap 10.1

In the past I have inserted Adobe Illustrator files into ArcMap as objects. My old version of AI was 8.0 and ArcMap was 9.2. Now I have arcmap 10.1 and AI CS6. When the process doesn't shut down ...
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MXD2QGS fails with 'ascii' codec can't encode character

I've tried to convert some mxd files to qgs but, I already have the same error: ": 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xe8' in position 57: ordinal not in range(128) Échec de l’exécution de ...
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Is it possible to integrate (Cluster layer + Time slider) in ArcGIS JSAPI?

I am using ESRI suit 10.1 (ArcGIS Desktop + Server) and JSAPI 3.5/3.6 I am trying to integrate time aware data and cluster layers in single map but both are unable to display. According to web help: ...
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Why does reading shapefile from PostgreSQL database give Error reading OID from table …?

I'm using arcgis 10.1 and i have a connection to a PostgreSQL 9.3 database. When i try to load a shapefile using the add query layer I get an error when opening the attribute table. The error says ...
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TIN to Raster Tool, output elevations are 3.40282e+038 and -3.40282e+038, tried calculate statistics didn't work

I have an input TIN file that I created using Create TIN. The elevations are all correct. When I convert the TIN to Raster using the tool, my output elevations are 3.40282e+038 and -3.40282e+038 ...
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Need to use xlsx data to clip a shapefile

I have an Excel table with just one column, with 1150 records, each of them a species name. I also have a shapefile with 24,000 records, each of them a species name and its geographic range. I need to ...
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Generating Values in the Attribute Table

In the attribute table within GIS, I have a certain column with ascending values, and I want to assign ID numbers (for easier readability and display) to a corresponding column. So for instance: Feet ...
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DEM Elevation Units

I'm fairly new to the GIS world, and have a quick question. I'm currently using 10.1. I do not know much about rasters, so does transforming a DEM from one projection to another automatically convert ...
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Drag and Drop onto ArcGIS Runtime WPF Map

I'm looking for advice on implementing drag & drop onto the WPF map control. My goal is to drag from a list of items, and drop on the map to create a new graphic/feature at the drop location. The ...
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Two boundary sets intersect - some are genuine diffferences, others slivers resulting from poor digitising. How to differentiate?

Problem: I have two boundary sets. Intersecting reveals that there are genuine differences between them - as expected. However, there are also a host of slivers due to their being digitised by ...
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Is there a way to keep labels and symbols from displaying inside an extent indicator?

I've been working on a utilities map and have been asked to turn off the labels and symbols within the extent indicator on the larger scale map and show them only in the detailed map. Is there a way ...
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How to switch Map Units on Data Frame Properties back to Feet in ArcMap?

Using ArcView 10.1, I can not switch the Map (Units) nder Data Frame Properties to Feet. It is currently at Decimal Degrees. Display can switch. How do you switch it back to Feet?
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How to Calculate Field to six digit number from another field concatenated with State Plane code in ArcPy? [closed]

I'm trying to calculate a field (Unique_ID) in arcpy that will bring in a six digit number from another field (Point_ID) in the table. I want to add the state plane code to the end of the Point_ID ...
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How to find X,Y coordinates of a single point in ArcMap 10.1?

I have a shapefile of a road layout (name: US-101). I drew a line across the road section which intersects the left and right edges of the road and pavement marking (which is also the part of ...
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Do Personal Geodatabases show up when trying to Export Data using ArcGIS 10.1 SP 1 (on Windows 7)?

I work with ArcGIS 10.1 SP 1 (on Windows 7), and I tried to export a feature layer to a personnal geodatabase using "right click in the table of content > data > export data". However, when I select ...
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How to set ArcGIS for Desktop license to lower level for testing whether Python script still runs?

I have a Python script that will need to be given to a client. We are currently evaluating what license level the client will need in order to run the script for their software acquisition purposes. ...
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How do I create blocks from a road network?

I have a road network and for every enclosed area within the network I want to create a polygon that represents that area. How does one do this?
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Create a point at the highest value in a raster ArcGIS 10.1

I am trying to find the location of the highest value pixel in my Direct Solar Radiation Raster. I can see the extent of the data in my raster but don't know where the highest value pertains to. Is ...
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How to build SQL Expressions in ArcGIS 10.1 Python script tool dialog?

I've made a python tool that requires the user to establish which state to select within an input's table (the "Prepared Footprint"). However, once the user drops in the layer and tries to write the ...
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How to create links between points and nearest vertex of polyline feature class?

I have a point feature class and for each point I want to find the nearest vertex on a polyline feature class. I then want to create a line between each point and it's nearest vertex on the other ...
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ST_Intersects incorrectly returning false in PostGIS

I have a shapefile created from ArcMap that contains about 400 geometry's. I've added this shapefile into PostGIS using the shp2pgsql tool. I am trying to use the ST_Intersects function to determine ...
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How to use InsertCursor to add points to a point feature class?

I am struggling with a very simple task of inserting "SHAPE@XY" into a point feature class. Following is what I have: xy = [(361087.15436001675, 198747.07296730898), (361530.56426259346, ...
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Labeling only the latest feature

I need to label only the latest feature in a particular feature class. I actually would like to automate it, so that when I will add any new feature to this feature class, the label will automatically ...
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Only Interpolating within a polygon feature in ArcMap 10.1

I have sample points within a single polygon feature class that I would like to interpolate, likely using kriging. The problem is the sample points and polygon boundaries are many miles apart and ...
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Why does ArcMap drag and drop report “one or more dropped items invalid”?

I've noticed that I can drag and drop data sets into a custom tool within ArcCatalog, but if I launch the tool in ArcMap and try to drag and drop layers already in my TOC, I get an error "one or more ...
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Mosaic Dataset would not show raster unless you zoom in further to around 1:2,500 scale?

So when I make a copy the Mosaic Dataset File GeoDatabase to my external hard drive and then copy it to my computer. It would show the checkerboard at the full extent but when you zoom in it would ...
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How to migrate Network Dataset in WGS84 to Web Mercator projection using ArcGIS 10.1?

regards I'm using Arcgis 10.1 I need to migrate a Network Dataset developed in WGS84 to Web Mercator projection, I could tell the steps to do this I want to automate this process in model builder, ...
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Using a Select By Location in Python and Calculating a field based on what State Plane a point falls in

Here's what I have so far. Do I need to make another feature layer based on the selection? import arcpy arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(r"PATH TO THE POINT", "point_lyr") ...
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Labeling mulitple interests stacking problem [duplicate]

I am using ArcView 10.1 and am using this code to no avail in the Labeling Properties [Company_Ne] &VBNEWLINE& [Exp_Date_O] I know there is a way but am not familiar with the scripting for ...
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Splitting strings into new rows, retaining geometry

UPDATED BELOW I have 9 shapefiles, each shapefile has 700,000+ rows and I have roughly 12 attribute fields in each shapefile. There are three attribute fields, common to every shapefile, that I am ...
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*.lyr to *.style conversion in ArcGIS

Do you know how it's possible to convert a layer symbology or an *.Lyr file to an *.style file? Thanks, Jérôme
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How to define polygons overlapping each other?

I have a shapefile of landuse in different catchments. I want to calculate the percentage of each landuse category in each catchment using Tabulate Intersection. Before using this tool, I had ...
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Is it possible to query raster from ArcGIS Server 10.1 REST?

I have a map service that contains a SDE raster layer and served out by ArcGIS Server 10.1. Is it possible and how to query through REST service on the raster layer? Basically what I want to do is to ...
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Extend Polyline in ArcGIS without intersecting line

I am trying to extend the ends of each line I have in a seismic survey 2 miles. I have tried using the extend line (Editor) tool but it needs an intersecting line to move to. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to count the number of shapefiles that touch each polygon?

I am trying to assign a number value field to different habitat shapefile polygons that is the number of other habitat type shapefiles that overlap or share a boundary. For example, I have 5 different ...
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Field format lost when exporting events layer to shapefile - long field type converted to double

I have a MS Access 2010 database with about 80 000 records in it. It is point data for animal locations. I would like to bring this into GIS and project the data into lambert conformal conic. I am ...
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How to show GeoStatistical Analyst Layer in web map using ArcGIS Javascript API?

I have created a "GeoStatistical Analyst Layer" with "Diffusion Interpolation with Barriers" tool and then I published it on the ArcGIS for Server. How can I show this layer in my web map application ...
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Finding duplicate records in a field via Python in field calculator

im looking for duplicate records in dbf files based upon the attribute called 'ID'. I have various dbf files from 500,000 records to 1.5 million and I know there are a host of duplicates. I would ...
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How to re-arrange attributes of a polygon based on attributes of polyline file?

I have a polyline (subrivers) and polygon (subshed) shapefile with both of them are shown along with tables. Their FID index don't overlap spatially, e.g. surivers second row attribute doesn't ...
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How to clip grid (based on points) leaving whole cells only using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

I am trying to clip a polygon grid based on a point layer as well as another polygon. Basically I have a polygon grid and a layer of points that fall in the center of most of the cells. I want to ...
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Why does copying ArcSDE datasets and features in Python give ERROR 000732 & 000735?

Go easy, I'm new to python I keep getting a kick back that says this: ERROR 000732: Input Features: Dataset 'Database Connections\Wyoming.sde\Supporting_MT_DBO_Geology' does not exist or is not ...
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Labelling pie chart legend entries by alias in ArcGIS 10.1

When generating pie charts in ArcGIS, it appears that the legend entries generated for the different slices are named based on field name, rather than the field alias. I've done some research, and ...
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Where to find POI data for places of worship (e.g. churches)?

I am looking for free U.S. state-wide and/or county-wide shapefiles that include geographic locations for places of worship. Examples include churches, temples, synagogues, and mosques. In other ...
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How to enter metes and bounds descriptions in ArcMap with only a Basic license?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 Basic without extensions. How can I convert a metes and bounds description such as below? For example, 47 degrees, is there a way you can convert the degrees ...
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How to remove 'Edit Feature' option in 'View Map' task of ArcGIS Mobile?

We have a Windows Mobile application which is based on ArcGIS mobile's out of the box tasks (version 10.0). We are using 'View Map' task directly. These are the options available to 10.0 While ...
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Why are detailed model processes and tools being shown in the progress window of Model Builder when it is double clicked / opened?

ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 The ESRI help notes state that when a model is run from"edit" in Model Builder all results are shown in the progress window - e.g. the progress of every tool and process. ...