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Use Feature Class “Name” from Iterate Feature Classes to Calculate Field with Model Builder 10.1

My goal is to create shapefile that contains merged feature classes from a geodatabase. I would like for there to be a new field in the resulting shapefile that contains the name of the original ...
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“Create Enterprise Geodatabase” errors

I am trying to use " Create Enterprise Geodatabase" option in arcmap 10.1: I am getting two following errors: You must copy the latest ST_GEOMETRY and dependent libraries to the PostgreSQL ...
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Is it possible to display two categorical symbolizes for two different attributes in one layer alongside each other in ArcMAP 10.1?

I have a road layer that I would like to display attribute_1 = "speed" on top of the line segment and attribute_2 = "traffic_volume" below the line segment. For each attribute I would like to setup ...
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How to read the app.config settings in ESRI ArcObjects ArcMap Add-In

I am developing custom toolbar and buttons for ArcMap 10.1 utilizing VS2010 and ArcObjects SDE 10.1 extensions. I put some application settings in the app.config file and I want to make them available ...
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How to find Entropy in land use (Voronoi polygons)?

I have a shapefile of land use in Montreal. It is composed of polygons. There are seven land uses: Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Waterbody, Parks, Open Area and Government. I need to find ...
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How to create an accurate 5 km buffer in ArcGIS 10.1?

I need 5 km buffer of a basin boundary of Brazil using ArcGIS 10.1. The basin boundary is in GCS. I have tried it giving buffer distance 5 km and 0.0454545 degree decimal (assuming 1degree=110km). I ...
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Add button to map

I know this is a a stupid and direct question. How do I add a button to a normal map? Example: http://developers.arcgis.com/en/javascript/samples/map_simple/ I'm finding a way to make a button ...
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GDB maintenance of muliple editors without ArcSDE

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.1 SP1. I have finished 18 months of collecting data and digitization and built an impressive GDB with a lot of tables, relationship classes and 100 feature classes. Now i ...
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Incremental “auto save” in ArcMap edit session

Is there any way to add automatic incremental saving to ArcMap 10.1 editing sessions? I found this script for 9.x but it doesn't seem to work with the newer versions. I'm looking for a script or add ...
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What tool would you use to “clip” a vector line file to a vector polygon file?

I am trying to select the use of a large vector line file within only the parameter of a vector polygon file to do spatial analysis. It would be the same thing as using the extract> clip tool under ...
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How to Zoom and Pan using scroll wheel in ArcObjects?

is there any way to zoom using scroll wheel ? i have tried AutoMouseWheel of map control, it works well for the first used custom tool, but once i change the tool, it stops working , i would like to ...
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How can I set the settings of an Address Locator within a Model or arcpy?

I am creating a model that processes a large road dataset, then creates an address locator from the roads. The Create Address Locator tool does not allow me to set options like Spelling Sensitivity or ...
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Why do no Labels appear on .pdf output from ArcPy when turned on in Layout?

Do labels needed to be coded into an arcpy script in order to be visible on an arcpy .pdf output? In ArcGIS the labels are visible for various features, but when I use the arcpy script (either in IDLE ...
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Collapsing the multi-row output of a one-to-many spatial join to single-row (arcmap 10.1)

I'm working with TIGER data, looking at the relationships among incorporated places and counties. Not all places are completely contained by counties; some do span multiple counties. In the final ...
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How to geocode addresses that are outside Address Ranges of source layer?

Im using TIGER lines to geocode a table of addresses. Say for instance the address range for a street is 1100-1200. What would be the best way to match an address such as 1094?
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Error 999998 in Arcpy 10.1

I found an RuntimeError: ERROR 999998: Unexpected Error when lunching Arcpy in my ArcGis 10.1 such as this: Runtime error Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 50, in File ...
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How do I geocode street addresses that have information redacted (e.g. 14XX Main St.)?

My city has an open data section listing crimes and accidents amongst other things. They include approximate time, type of crime, etc. The way they formatted the location Looks something like this ...
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Is it possible to set a tool as optional within ArcGIS Model Builder?

I have a model with two output files - one is useful always and the other only under certain circumstances. The first (always wanted) is a raster dataset, the other (optional) is a vector feature ...
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How to clip a layer file

I have a world imagery layer that I want to clip to a single county. I would just save as a JPEG and edit using other software, but this uses a lot of processing power if I want a high resolution. I ...
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ArcCatalog crashes when publishing a composite locator service

I created two address locators in a shared file gdb which I then published as separate geocode services. After performing several test searches in ArcMap against the gdb locators and the services, ...
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How to buffer a point in a Python Add-In by ArcMap's selection tolerance?

In this answer to another Python add-in question I suggested supplying a search_distance to the SelectLayerByLocation function in order to allow points and lines to be selected by an intersecting ...
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arcpy.AddMessage and codepage problems

Some times in my tools I need to output Cyrillic text via arcpy.AddMessage function. Previously in 10.0 it was very easy. I had .py file of the tool saved in UTF8 codepage. This code wrote messages ...
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How to calculate the surface using Lambert correction?

i'm using lambert conformal conic , so we have distortions along any given parallel , i would like to get the area used to solve this distortion. I have calculated the area using Shoelace formula , ...
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Direct DBMS sql queries and ArcSDE geodatabase

i want to make updates from Arcobjects on several tables stored on a ArcSDE 10.1 versionned geodatabase based on Postgresql 9.0.5 , none of these update require spatial data , and making these updates ...
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Editing polygons simultaneously in ArcMap?

I have two polygons: How can I reshape both Polygon 1 and Polygon 2 at the same time? Will the area of each polygon change automatically in the table after reshaping? I'm using ArcMap 10.1.
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Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to enable Data Driven Pages in my mapdocument but I keep getting an error that says "No data driven pages were created. Please verify that the index layer has a valid source and contains ...
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Model Builder Iterator

I split sections of a roads on a map using polygons and now I would like to dissolve the roads within those polygons, but I only want to dissolve rows that have the same road name. (Roads are lines). ...
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Select Layer By Attribute to be used in for loop

I'm trying to iterate through a feature class and select each feature one by one by using the OBJECTID field. When I use a single value, the SelectLayerByAttribute works, but how do I compare the ...
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Merge layers and fill gaps

I have 14 layers, which are polygons. They represent the channel of a river at different periods. I need to fill the gaps that exist once I overlay the polygons, but I can't change the properties of ...
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How can I calculate the radius or curvature of a meandering river?

I want to calculate the radius of curvature of a meandering river with ArcGIS 10.1. I have used the Planform Statistic Tool, developed by the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, to calculate ...
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Do I need to set arcpy.env.workspace at the beginning of my python code?

I am new to Arcpy and have been doing simple tasks such as AddField_management and updateCursor. However I have been getting error msgs, such as errors 99999 etc. The errors I get are related to ...
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MakeFeatureLayer_management wrong output

I have a huge database with Sightings from whales and dolphins from 1995 till today. So I want to sort the database with python. Till now I can make FeatureLayers for each year for ...
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Executing Python code takes a lot of time (more than 2 hours)? (Arcgis10.1)

I am executing this Python code, in which I am trying to determinate the position of neighbor parcel (north, south, east, west). It works fine but it took 2 hours for just 50 parcels! I think that ...
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Nested SearchCursor functionality

I am trying to ultimately compare the gate height to the corresponding fence height located nearby. So far I have come up with the following: gates = "gate_line" fence = "fence_line" ...
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Water feature growth

I have a water feature layer which includes rivers, lakes and streams. I want to create, essentially, a buffer of these features equal to that of a 50cm increase in elevation from its current ...
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Generate dynamic XY coordinate labels for dataframe corners in ArcGIS layout

I need to label the four corners of a dataframe as shown in the image. Can this be done with dynamic text scripts?
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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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Georeferencing PDF maps for use in Avenza PDF maps

I have PDF maps like the one below (normally PDF, but JPEG for this) that I would like to be able to georeference to use with PDF maps. I don't have GIS training, but have access to Arcmap 10.1 and ...
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How to get the hostname for published services for particular arcgis credentials

I have been creating a desktop application using Rest API. I have ArcGIS account credentials on which I have posted some maps and layers. In my application, when I sign in to ArcGIS using my ArcGIS ...
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ArcGIS Field Calculator passes European-formatted floats as tuples

I have the problem that the ArcGIS Field Calculator doesn't read a float number when it is included in Python by referring to the field that contains it, in this way: def giveResult(floatValue): if ...
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How to combine table data to perform mean center analysis?

I have two tables: one in excel and one in .txt format. I need to move these in to ArcMap 10.1 and combine them with a polygon shapefile of counties in a state. However I don't know how to do this. ...
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How to calculate/find abscissa and ordinate resolution values on ArcMap 10.1

I am filling out FGDC Metadata for a product. Abscissa and Ordinate resolution are required fields. They are not automatically populated on Arcmap 10.1 and I can't find a way to locate (or calculate) ...
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Buffering points bounded within polygons

I've checked around and didn't see this one yet, hoping somebody can help me out (preferably without code, but I'm all ears). I'm using arcGIS 10.1 on an i5 win7 machine with 16g RAM. Not a xeon but ...
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Using auto increment code with counter

I was wondering if it's possible to use the standard auto increment code to work on groups of records: FeatureClass = "newFC" recs = collections.defaultdict(int) autoIncrementEXP = "autoIncrement()" ...
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How to add updated tiles to ArcGIS mosaic

I have several hundred aerial imagery raster tiles (in ecw format) that I have loaded into a mosaic dataset. I would now like to 'replace' or 'overlay' an older aerial imagery layer with this dataset. ...
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Normalizing landsat image pixels prior to classification?

I have 5 different years (all in the same month) of Landsat TM imagery to perform classification on and I would like to know whether there is a technique to normalise the pixels in each image so my ...
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Merge feature classes in feature datasets

I'm trying to merge a group of like feature classes which are contained within separate feature datasets. I can merge feature classes within a file geodatabase without having issues by creating a list ...
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raster overlap count

Would it be possible to simply detect and count overlaps between raster files, i.e. not polygons against rasters, using arcpy? By default I don't have the spatial analyst extension for ArcMap 10.1 but ...
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How to find missing dependencies in a distributed ArcGIS Python toolbox?

I am developing a Python Toolbox that uses a few external libraries (ogr/gdal, matplotlib, shapely, reportlab among others) which files I have directly copied in the same folder as my toolbox .py, as ...
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Obtaining average value around polygon in raster for different cross sections?

I have elevation data in a raster, river (blue line) and the flooded area (black polygon) as shown in the image below: I want to find the water depth in the flooded area (inside the black polygon). ...