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How write query in “Select_analysis” that compare string from one column with another column?

I have a shp file (s.shp) with column "A" and column "B". I try copy from this file only that rows where string value from column "A" is part of string value from column "B" e.g. A 0.1 0.2 0.3 ...
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Cause of ExecuteError: ERROR 010067 from arcpy.sa.CostPath?

By using the code below that creates least-cost paths between several polygons, I obtain this error message: ExecuteError: ERROR 010067: Error in executing grid expression. Initalization failed ...
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How to calculate wait time on a one-lane road with two-way travel?

I want to know how to calculate the wait time on a single-track/one-lane road (only room for one car at a time) for one car waiting for another car to pass by. For example, two cars drive on the ...
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Difference between feature to raster and polygon to raster

(I'm using Arc 10.1) I'm trying to rasterize a data set. I have a shapefile with geographic coordinates (GCS_GDA_1994) which I want to convert to a raster with 100m grid cells. So I need to project ...
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How to re-slope a given DEM to pre-determined slope in ArcGIS?

I have a set of topographic contours of a mine and like to re-slope those areas alongside the river to a pre-determined slope, say 22˚; and 27˚ for water pond wall. The existing slopes along the river ...
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ArcGIS Search searching only in my own toolboxes

when I want to search for some tool and I write e.g. Merge into Search window (ctrl+F), ArcGIS (ArcMap) finds only tools named Merge or similar that are located in my own toolboxes. It doesn´t find ...
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ArcGIS Server 10.1 Integrated Windows Authentication with Token based

In ArcGIS Server 10.1 on Windows 7 and IIS, if wanting to secure services within an Intranet with Active Directory is that Integrated Windows Authentication ...
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How to create cost surface for least cost water transport analysis?

I am working on a project to derive least cost pathways between sites by dug out canoe travel. Has anyone worked on a similar project or found a function like the Tobler hiking function that can be ...
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ArcGIS model builder: How to reclassify 16,000+ rasters and do weighted sums on these rasters per year?

I've been trying to build a model in model builder (ArcGIS 10.1) which can do the following task: I have a folder full of ca. 16,000 raster files (.asc) representing mean temperatures for each day ...
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Coloring of features in ArcMap 10.1 changes randomly while zooming

I am using the sovereign states shapefile (ne_110m_admin_0_countries.zip) from http://www.naturalearthdata.com/ and joined the attributes with a spreadsheet file that codes many (but not all) country ...
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How to determine longest length of segmented polylines representing rivers? [duplicate]

I have a series of shapefiles using polylines to represent the hydro network of a region. As you can see in the picture, these polylines go into great detail. These polylines are very segmented even ...
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Calculate surface elevation from DEM of pit and known volume with which it is being filled

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a DEM of a pit. I have a known volume of material that I want to put in the pit. I want to know what the elevation of the flat surface of this material will be ...
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How to recreate past landscapes on ArcGIS 10.1? [closed]

I am trying to recreate the landscape as it may have been around 4000 BC. I have an idea about what tree species existed in particular regions of Scotland (by reading pollen studies). Now I need to ...
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Move shapefile from one folder to another using python [closed]

I'm working with shapefiles and using the ArcPy library. My script is creating a new shapefile based on a join and I want to know how to move the newly joined-shapefile from the environment location ...
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python.multiprocessing and “FATAL ERROR (INFADI) MISSING DIRECTORY”

I have a question which is closely related to this old question here: python.multiprocessing and "FATAL ERROR (INFADI) MISSING DIRECTORY" I have also looked at this, which seems to relate ...
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Why does adding DWG from AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 freeze ArcMap 10.1? [closed]

I use AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and ArcMap 10.1. I am trying to add a .dwg file into ArcMap and no matter how I try (drag and drop from Catalog window, Add Data) ArcMap freezes and locks up. Any ...
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Uploading Service Definition Failed

Can anyone give me direction as to possible reasons why when publishing certain map services I get the "Packaging Succeeded but Publishing Failed" error? When I expand the Geoprocessing Results ...
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Is it possible to access individual pages within an existing pdf using arcpy.mapping?

I've used the arcpy.mapping module for some time now to create mapbooks and other pdf documents, using a combination of Data Driven Pages and Python. I would like to take an existing pdf and save each ...
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Use ArcPy to identify annotation reference scale?

I would like to retrieve the value of an annotation feature class reference scale using ArcPy (under ArcGIS 10.1). I cannot find where this property is stored (tried to access using the describe ...
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Quantifying polyline overlap

I have a set of regions and would like to quantify the degree to which the boundary of these regions are situated on/near rivers. I have turned the regions from polygons to polylines in arcgis 10.1 ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 - OD Cost Matrix SOAP Request (Error received)

I've been using Network Analyst in ArcGIS desktop (10.1), and using succesfully some SOAP API operations (findAddressCandidates, GetNALAyerNames, GetSolverParameters, GetSolverParameters2) But now ...
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Add MicroStation dgn to ArcGIS/ArcCatalog 10.1

I'm an iOS programmer but new to using ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having a problem loading my MicroStation dgn file to ArcCatalog. I've connected the folder containing my MicroStation V8i roadway design dgn to ...
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drawing line from points [duplicate]

I have a series of XY coordinates. I want to use these points to draw a line in ARCMAP using arcobject10.1 using c#. I have saved this in a table inside geodatabase.Am i supposed to create a feature ...
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Weighted Average of several raster “zones”

thanks for the visit! Suppose I have two rasters, A and B. I want to determine the value of a certain "zone" in raster A by taking the weighted average of several other zones from raster B, that ...
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Report Designer (ArcGIS 10.1) - Using Element Properties

I've finally got a table generated that will work for a street index and I'm attempting to use the ‘Create Report’ tool with ArcGIS 10.1 to generate what I need for a map. Essentially, I have it setup ...
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3D maps on web application [duplicate]

1) Is there any web API which can show 3D trajectory below earth surface and can consume the ArcGIS feature service which can work closely with ArcGIS web platform. 2) Is there any way to publish ...
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Field calculator error [duplicate]

NOTE: This problem is similar to one that was answered here: Why does Field Calculator return 0 values when decimals are expected? I'm relatively new to python, and am trying to run a simple field ...
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Custom Feature Renderer in ArcGIS Server 10.1?

I've written a custom feature renderer. It works great in ArcMap (10.1). Now we want to deploy it to ArcGIS Server (10.1) so we can use it in map services. But it doesn't seem to work. Has anyone ...
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Why do I lose data after converting from .xlsx to .shp?

I have a fairly large excel file that I need to convert to a shapefile, but everytime I export the data, I lose a bunch of it. The excel file has about 277,000 records, but the shapefile will only ...
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Error opening feature class from SDE (which can be opened in another application)

We're using ArcGis 10.1 with ArcSDE 9.3.1 on Oracle 10g. I've got 2 layers that cannot be opened or modified with ArcCatalog or ArcMap (but they show up in the list. Everything worked just fine ...
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Accessing data stored in related tables from a network dataset

According to ESRI's transit data model, this implementation, and several thesis papers, any non-spatial information (such as public transport schedules, employee info, trips etc) which is not stored ...
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Poor rendering performance in ArcGIS Server tiled map service and crashes logged? [closed]

I have a number of map services in ArcGIS Server (10.1, running on 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2) and only one of them is cached. Caching is configured on-demand as there's no way I can store the ...
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Which geostatistical tools to use to determine surface changes over 40 years?

I have a data from the Weather station with SWEmax (snow water equivalent) collected over 40 years. I need to interpolate the data over my river's watershed and then, somehow, determine the ...
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ArcGIS - Dimension Feature problems

I would like to use the Dimension Feature tool in ArcGIS - this button as I want to have a label on every side of some polygons (they are all reasonably simple polygons). When I click on my polygon ...
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How to read this data file and convert it to raster format for analysis?

I am trying to introduce the 5 degree dataset from here http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/precip/ (it is the first link). And once I introduce it to GIS to use it as a raster input to calculate zonal ...
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Making mass/bulk update by attribute value in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have feature class with 70,000+ records (file geodatabase). I want to make in bulk update on an attribute where the value is NULL. Select by attribute shows that I have 5,000 records like that. ...
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Python Script to Add Fields to Feature Classes

I have to try to add a field called 'Name' to a bunch of different feature classes using python, and then access the name of the feature class to fill in the field. I have no idea how to even start ...
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Does ArcMap have a Pan To Layer command?

In an Attribute Table, I am able to choose Pan to Feature (rather than Zoom to Feature) to refocus the map without changing the zoom level. Is there a similar Pan to Layer option (and/or shortcut key) ...
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How to export tables to Excel from ArcGIS 10.1 using the xlsxwriter python module?

(I've edited this question to reflect some of the answers/insights from below...) Original(ish) Question: I'm wondering if someone can share a bit of insight (or actual code) on how exactly to export ...
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Creating a Time series NDVI map

I would like to create a NDVI Time Series map? How do I do that? The one I probably would like to have similar like this http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc02/pap0593/p05931.jpg I ...
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Adding a new field and calculating area using Python

Using Python, how do you add a new field to your shape file and calculate the area in km2?
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ArcGIS 10.1 Legend - Increase Icon on legend without increase on map

Was wonder if anyone knows how to increase a icon on the legend without it increasing on the map. I have to print an A0 and when I look at the legend the icons for each type are quite small...any ...
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Adding count of features in categories to legend using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and I would like to know How to add the Count (which is visible on the Symbology tab of the Layer Properties dialog) to the legend?
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Writing conditional (if/then) statements into Field Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop using Python parser?

I have gotten stuck on another seemingly simple arcgis field calculator python expression. I obtained a great answer to a another similar question a few years ago: Python Field Calculator ArcGIS 10 ...
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ArcGIS: Create polygon using file containing point coordinates

I have a text file containing the projected coordinates of the points that define a single polygon. The X, Y coordinates are separated by Tab Is there a tool in ArcGIS similar to "Add X,Y Data" in ...
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drawing concentric circles in arcmap 10.1

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and I would like to know if there is a way to draw circles at a specific distance from a georeferenced coordinate. I have a property and I would like to know how far you can ...
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How to show the entire number of records in the attribute table?

How do I show the entire number of records in an attribute table? The number should be around 100k records, but it only loads 2k at a time.
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Performing an Arcpy code using Python on all shapefiles in a folder or geodatabase?

I have a geodatabase with many polyline feature classes all with different names. I would like to write a code in python ArcGIS 10.1 to use a geoprossing tool on all classes in the gdb. How would this ...
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Combine overlapping rasters with priority to values of specific rasters?

I have 5 rasters that cover a large area. I want to combine all 5 into 1 raster. Each raster has data for portions of the total area that none of the other rasters cover. Raster C overlaps A,B and D. ...
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How can I clip this shapefile in Arcmap?

I'm trying to clip one shapefile with another in ArcMap 10.1, but every time I try I get an error saying "overlay not polygon". I'm pretty new to GIS - is clip the right tool to be using here? I've ...