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Spatial and Non Spatial join

I have a shapefile with a number of weed control blocks as polygons. They each have a unique block id number. I am trying to join a non spatial csv file which has multiple entries for each block over ...
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How do I merge two columns into one column steps? [duplicate]

When I save the table after I set up the classifcation and then ArcGIS save it as a INFO file and then you have two columns that you want to merge into one. Is there a better way to do that ? What I ...
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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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Adding description to layer using ArcMap?

This may be quite basic but can't figure it out. I have a problem when adding a description to a layer (right click layer -> properties -> general: description). When I update the description, ...
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Join in GUI not the same as arcpy join

I'm trying to join up some data so I can make some rasters. I am doing this in Python but when I create the join in Python in results in an empty attribute table for my shape file. The columns from ...
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Error 000728 field does not exist within table - field already exists

I am running arcpy.AddField_management to add a field called "cnid" and update it with x centroid values. For add.field I get the error "cnid" already exists. I tried print.field name and I cannot ...
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Cannot find pythonwin on my ArcGIS 10.1?

What is the version for the Python in ArcGIS 10.1 and what is the build ? My laptop does not show having pythonwin in the folder under C:\Python27\ArcGIS10.1\Lib\site-packages\pythonwin. Is there ...
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Is there a way to publish map server by command on ArcGIS Server 10.1

I create a service define file by ArcMap10.1, but it's very large(about 90G). Now I want to publish it to Server by Server Manager(access Brower). Unfortunately, the manager is always time out ...
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Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced to host map services?

I'm fairly new to ArcGIS but ben around GIS / mapping a long time. Part of getting up to speed will involve building map services and consuming them, etc, etc. Can I use ArcGIS Advanced Desktop to ...
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Feature Layer no longer accesible after MakeFeatureLayer_management

I am creating a new layer out of an old one with MakeFeatureLayer_management like this: arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management("layername", "newlayername", "DEPTH = 1200") This works for the first time ...
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Run a custom model via ArcPy fails

I'm trying to geocode a few address using a custom model created. When running the model via model builder all runs perfectly. Also when running it via the embedded interactive python console in ...
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ERROR 000358: Invalid expression “Parcelles_class.OBJECTID” = 1 OR “output_table1.src_OBJECTID” = 1 Failed to execute (Select)

I'm executing this code. I don't know if i'm missing something, I'm using Arcpy, Python, Arcgis 10.1 whereclause1 = '"Parcelles_class.OBJECTID" = 1' whereclause2 = '"output_table1.src_OBJECTID" = ...
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How to label a road with my symbol multiple times?

I am trying to label a road that I create with Select Features, with a symbol multiple times along the road. Is it possible to recreate my symbol multiple times along the road to label it?
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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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How to differentiate areas which are spatially disconnected

So, I've done some geoprocessing on a bunch of raster data, and I have a large number of points spread out across a large area. I would like to remove all the data points which are only one or two ...
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Assign point IDs to respective start and end attributes of a polyline

I have two shapefiles, Point and Polyline. I'm trying to populate my polyline layer with the point data ID (systemID) where the lines start to where they end; eg. create two columns (from and to). The ...
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Using Modelbuilder or Python to write output a folder name using database or table file? [duplicate]

Has anyone worked on Modelbuilder or python to write to automate creating a folder using the database or table file to write output a folder name and or/create the subfolders? I recalled I had an aml ...
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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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Add CAD feature class to Arcgis using arcpy

I'm trying to add a CAD layer (point, polyline, annotation...etc) into ArcMap by python code, i'm using Arcgis 10.1, IDLE(Python 2.7), I faced many codes but they all gives errors, so i'm blocked ...
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Trying to loop if condition at PYTHON code using Arcpy

I'm working with Arcgis 10.1, i'm trying to loop if condition on PYTHON code, but they give me as error : Parsing error IndentationError: unexpected indent (line 18) I don't know what is going wrong. ...
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Split polygon by area using ArcGIS for Desktop (or QGIS)? [duplicate]

I'm interested to split a larger, irregular polygon into smaller ones. I know the area of the resulting polygon, and I know that the line I want to split it by should be parallel to one of the sides ...
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Add value to field using arcpy

I calculated the azimuth angle between two points. I'm trying to create a new field where I will store my angle values, but although the field is created it stays empty, no values within! I'm using ...
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Trouble renaming layers using arcpy

Running ArcMap 10.1 So, I have a bunch of layers that all have the same name. I'm trying to rename them so that they have names that actually mean something. Everything runs fine until it is time ...
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Use row as input to other processes in python

I am new to python and need help. Looked for my answer but don't know if I am even using the correct terminology. I have a model in which I iterated through rows and performed a set of processes on ...
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Determining Euclidean Distance in Polygon using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to ask about how to create an euclidean distance analysis from a polygon shapefile. I got a geology shapefile in which I want to create a "distance from geological boundary" analysis. ...
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Keep direction information after intersect operation with fishnet

I will try my best to describe my question here: All the operations are done with ArcMap 10.1. I have a shapefile, which represent the stream segment network of a watershed produced from ArcHydro ...
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Pyramid Creation Utility for ArcGIS 10.1 or later

Someone wrote a really neat ENVI Pymramid Creation Utility I am wondering if there is similiar one for ArcGIS
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Merging TIFF file with other shapefiles to use ArcGIS geoprocessing tools?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. I have a TIFF file and I already applied the Copy Raster to make it an ESRI grid (i.e. I did not specify any file in the output field). The problem is, when ...
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Saving a ArcMap layers RGB values into the attribute table

I am wanting to take a symbolized layer in an mxd, and save it's symbol color (like a polygon fill) into its attribute table as an RGB value. My goal is to use this value in MapInfo to symbolize it's ...
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How do I interpolate a vertical surface in ArcScene 10.1

I have electrical resistivity data with X, Y, and Z values. I have imported these data into ArcScene and they display as points in the subsurface in a vertical plane, each with its own resistivity ...
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spatial relation between springs (points) and geological faults (polylines)

In ArcGis 10.1 (advanced license), I have digitized the geological faults (polylines) and the location of water springs (points). Since, relying on literature, there is a potential connection between ...
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Scatter plot of two rasters in arcmap for intersecting cells

How do I make a scatterplot of two rasters in arcmap which will plot the two rasters' cell values of the same cell against each other (for every cell where they intersect). I need to first create a ...
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Classify Output Raster as percentage in arcGIS

I have water supply and water demand rasters.They are both of the same cell size and spatial reference. I need the ratio of water use to water demand. Then I want to classify this output in the ...
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Graduated symbols drawing order not displayed correctly

When I use graduated symbols for a polygon layer to display population density, the layer is always displayed on top of all the other layers even if I dragged it to the bottom of the Table of ...
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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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How to create this raster?

I have three layers: building data (polygon) attributed with parking lot capacity on the road parking data (line), also contains parking space data car parks (polygon) includes parking space ...
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Which parameter and Data Type to set for spatial reference in ArcGIS Python script tool? [closed]

I developed a python script for user defined grid and I want to make a tool from this script. The problem I am facing is to set up parameter for spatial reference. I used GetParameterAsText ...
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Preventing pyramid build when loading jp2000 image file into ArcMap or ArcCatalog?

Every time I want to bring a jp2000 imagery to ArcMap, it has to run its pyramids before it can display it. Is there a way around for me to prevent from doing it repeat ?
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Converting a table to a raster for clipping

I have a series of tables (TAB files) that represent the calculated values for a corresponding .tif image. These tab files have the same number of rows and columns as pixels in the tif images. The ...
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Replace Domains of ArcGIS 10.1

I need to Replace the Domain on Field level on my Geodatabase. My Geodatabase having multiple features and tables where at each on field one Domain is assigned, I need to replace that Domain and ...
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ERROR 000989 Issue with Python Script and Field Calculating distance between two long lat points

very new to scripting and I have been struggling with my script for a while. I'm not sure why it doesn't work in field calculator. I am trying to calculate a list of distance between two long lat ...
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Symbolizing using RGB values from Excel in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an excel file with 2 attribute columns, 1-feature info 2-Number of color (RGB) that the current feature should be symbolize. This file file can be joined with the layer using the "feature info" ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 - Error No spatial reference exists

I'm encountering a new error on some geoprocessing. It originally showed up while running commands in arcpy but now it crops up whenever I run some tools. I've been using the Extract by Mask on some ...
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How to remove data points that don't overlap with other data

I am working with a dataset for the whole state, but I want only the data point that overlap with another polygon dataset. How do I get rid of the excess points that don't overlap?
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Alternative way to find intersection between two polygon feature classes

I have been working on making a script to find intersection between two polygon ArcGIS feature classes. I can successfully do this in arcpy instances using spatial join or using search cursors on the ...
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python shell crashes on table to table conversion

I have two computers running the same code and on one (with better performace) it runs fine but the other crashes the python shell when executing the code below. I really don't understand why, any ...
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how do you erase polygons that don't have a line intersection?

I am trying to erase any polygons that do not have a line intersection through them and am unsure of what tool to use using ArcMap 10.1
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Checking whether Spatial Reference is Projected Coordinate System using ArcPy?

I'm modifying CreateFishnet in ArcGIS 10.1 using python.. I want to ask the user to input a projected coordinate as spatial reference. How can I check if the user didn't put geographic coordinate by ...
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Clipping cross-sections by flood area using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a problem with clipping cross-sections by flood area. I have source cross-sections that goes beyond the flood area: When I clipped it by "Clip" tool I have this: But I needs this: It ...
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Including labels in map legend and point symbology of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've been using gis.stackexchange for some time already and time has come for me to ask my first question here. I have point feature class with habitat types. There are two important attribute ...