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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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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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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). ...
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How to turn on all fields before appending?

I'm using append on model builder, no test schema type. In order that field will match they need to be at the same order, and visble. How can I turn on all fields of input layer before appending ...
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How to make query task synchronous in ArcGIS JSAPI

I am using ArcGIS JS API version 3.6. I want to make query task synchronize. While executing query task reaming code will wait until completion of query task. For example I have shared my code here ...
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Flagging when point feature(s) covered by tables (made as graphics) using ArcPy?

I've set up data driven pages to create a series of maps, but I'm running into a problem which seems like it would be quite common! I've made some tables (as graphics) using ArcPy and the technique ...
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Writing a final output to geodatabase in Model Builder

I wanted to write a Model Builder but I am not sure how to do save the final output as a geodatabase. I am working on to classify each imagery (about 83 of them) and then sent it to a polygon and ...
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Which datasets are best used to construct minimal reproducible examples for ArcGIS?

I would like to construct a minimal reproducible example to illustrate a question here on gis.stackexchange.com. Ideally, that example would reference data that's easily accessible to any ArcGIS user, ...
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How to reproject data in multiple UTM zones? (DRCongo, Rwanda and Uganda)

I am working in the area near to Virunga National Park, in DRCongo, Uganda and Rwanda. I have established my working area in the zone 35 south. However, I also have to work with data from Uganda and ...
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Digital Number (DN) on satellite imagery? [closed]

How would I know if any of the satellite imagery (Landsat, ASTER, Quickbird and so on) have DN or Digital Numbers such as integer or uninteger on its pixel. I download from the USGS EarthExplorer and ...
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Harmonizing feature class definitions from many geodatabases

I just started a new job and we have about 20 different clients. Each client has their own database with totally different schemas. I'm trying to combine all of the schemas into a blank database ...
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Finding points that are within a set distance of other points

I have a large point file: several thousand. They are all GPS coordinates, recorded at different times, by different people. Many of them have unique data. So, for example, there will be one ...
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How to generate landmark-based route description using ArcPy?

I am now using ArcGIS 10.1 and currently a beginner in ArcPy. There is a project requiring to generate landmark-based route description. I am wondering how to use a buffer to find the landmarks in ...
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Why is arcpy.StackProfile_3d -> arcpy.SaveGraph_management creating empty graph?

In a python script I'm trying to save a graph to a .png file with graph output from arcpy.StackProfile_3d but the .png file shows an empty graph. The table created from arcpy.StackProfile_3d shows ...
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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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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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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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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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How to save corrupt map service back to Service Definition (*.sd) file?

I have a corrupt ArcGIS Server Install and don't want reconfigure the existing services. I understand that one can take a service definition file (.sd) and publish it as a map service on ArcGIS ...
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arcpy FieldMappings for Spatial Join

I'm trying to create a python script tool to use within ArcMap 10.1. I created a Model and exported it as a python script and added custom field mappings for the first Spatial Join by reading through ...
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Convert from Geometry to SDE Binary storage type in SDE database

We have been battling performance issues between SQL 2012 and ArcGIS 10.1. One of the most common solution is to convert to SDE Binary storage. We know that this storage type is not as dynamic as the ...
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Re-Distributing Python Toolbox

After reading this Esri article on how to distribute Python Toolboxes, I'm wondering how redistribution works? I have a few toolboxes that are in constant development, but would be useful to my ...
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Moving Versioned Data between different geodatabases

Can you please let me know how to migrate feature class which is registered as version and archiving is enabled on it From: Database Environment: ArcSDE 9.3, RHEL 5, Oracle 11.2.0.2 To Database ...
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Most efficient option to create a raster basemap for a web application?

I'm sure this is probably a common problem and many have already found the right answer. I have a large mosaic raster file (a city's ortophoto) in .ecw fromat and we want to use it as a basemap in a ...
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How to write an SQL query to select recently edited features with Editor Tracking enabled?

Conditions: ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2 and ArcSDE 10.1 Is there a way to select recently edited features using the automatically populated fields that Editor Tracking uses? The new Editor Tracking ...