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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. ...
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How to Create Cost Surface Raster for Least Cost Path Analysis?

I have a DEM raster and would like to carry out a cost path analysis. Among other factors such as slope, proximity rivers etc. I would also like to take elevation into consideration. According to ...
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How to Plot Every Other Address on Street?

I have no idea if this is even possible. We run a Utility software company and need to know where to put the leak sensors. The sensors are put at either every other house or every two houses depending ...
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Gdal doesn't recognise ArcMap 10.1 EPSG:3857

I have projected a geotiff to EPSG:3857 using ArcMap 10.1 (in Arc it is called “WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere”). The coordinate parameters look correct, so why does gdal not recognise the ...
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Labeling stacked polygons with different records

I work in Oil and Gas and trying to label leases is a huge pain. In most cases there are multiple polygons of the exact same size and shape stacked on each other with records that represent different ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Geocoding problems - Creature Feature Class/Error processing the table

I am trying to geocode a list of addresses to location in a particular shapefile which has roads. I'm using ArcGIS 10.1, and trying to geocode using the address locator 10.0 north america geocode ...
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Drawing irregularly shaped boundary polygon around set of LAS points using ArcMap?

I am working with a set of LAS data which is irregularly shaped, picture a starfish as the point coverage, surrounding the starfish may be water on one side, may be more land elsewhere but no points ...
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Arcpy ListLayers function returns only the first sub layer in a group layer (as opposed to the group layer AND all sub layers of that group)

I thought the arcpy.mapping.ListLayers function in ArcGIS 10.1 was supposed to return group layers AND all of their sub-layers, but my script is only outputting the first sub-layer in a group layer. ...
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ArcMap 10.1 SP Spatial Join Problem (lines within polygon)

I have a line layer (faults) and a polygon layer (fishnet grid). The fishnet has a risk of earthquake attributed to each polygon. I want to take that risk value and give it to the fault lines which ...
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Setting zoom level

Is there any way I can set the zoom level between lets say zoom level 5 and 6? I can' select 5.5. map = new Map( "map" , { basemap: "gray", center: [-85.416, 49.781], ...
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How to edit outline color when drawing quantities using graduated colors?

I've constructed a basic map of population density for a given group over an area, and I'm creating a keyframe to show the overall area with my extent indicator labelled. The problem is that the grey ...
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ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer is not refreshing properly

I have a DynamicMapServiceLayer that I am refreshing every 30 seconds. I want the data in the map to refresh every 30 seconds too but it doesn't appear to be working properly. The map refreshes but ...
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Can a folder connection in ArcMap Catalog window be added using Python?

I have created a set of general scripting tools for map automation, etc. In one of my tools a geodatabase is created in the workspace folder the script points to. Just out of curiosity, is there any ...
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How to get additional subbasin areas designated by points in the river network?

Update 14/1/9:I follow this post:Watershed and Stream Network Delineation, and here's my workflow: use Batch Point Generation to create batch points related to designated points(green dots) Batch ...
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How to get polyline features from a raster file using ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a watershed accumulation file look like this: There are several white lines by visual, and I tried the raster to polyline tool and got this: Are there better ways to extract polyline ...
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How to get sum of table column values into Python variable?

Im creating a script to calculate some new fields in Arcgis10.1 using the arcpy library. I need to sum the total of a table column in order to calculate a new field. I wanted to ask if it is possible ...
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Why is ArcMap leaving connections “<IDLE> in transaction”?

The TL;DR version: When you use ArcMap Query Layers to access a PostgreSQL table, ArcMap's database connections are almost always sitting idle in unclosed transactions. Why would this be? I have ...
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How do I edit joined parcels to eliminate gaps in a parcel fabric?

I have a parcel fabric layer that has a gap in it: I want to edit the selected parcel on the bottom to fill the gap. I don't want to construct a new parcel to do so. How do I modify the parcel in ...
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Why does Topo to raster tool stall in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm having the following problem - An 8 mile by 4 mile set of 2 foot contours. Whenever I start the topo to raster tool, I get a constant loop of the tool running. And running, and running, and ...
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How to get the subbasin area of each specified river segment?

I have a DEM file of one district, and I have used those following tools in spatial analyst tools in ArcGIS 10.1 to get files related to the original DEM file: Fill Flow direction Flow accumulation ...