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Dissolve a polyline feature class so that touching features dissolve into a single feature

I'm trying to dissolve a polyline feature class so that spatially intersecting features become a single feature. When I run the Dissolve tool, setting Create multipart features and Unsplit lines both ...
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Bringing layout into another drawing using ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1. I set up a layout view (a titleblock) and would like to bring it into another mxd file. How do you do this? If you are familiar with Autocad this would be the equivalent ...
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Positioning labels in center of clipped polygons?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and would like to label a polygon layer that i have clipped. It appears that the label is set for the geometric center of the polygon that falls outside of the clipping.
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Equations from tables and user input in ArcGIS Model Builder

I am trying to create a model in ArcGIS that makes use of a DEM and other user-input parameters in order to calculate the evapotranspiration at a hydrological basin. To be exact, the final output of ...
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How to intersect two polyline layers? [duplicate]

I have two line shapefiles that overlap 50% of the time. I want to generate a new single shapefile that includes attributes of both datasets AND no duplicate segments. A short segment from one layer ...
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Select points from Buffers in ArcMap?

I have a buffers and I want to select all points within each of the buffer and output it as a table. That means one buffer may have 0 to about 10 points in it. I have tried spatial Join and intersect ...
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Making overlapping raster catalog entries

So I'm working in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1. I have a raster catalog in a gdb that has a few hundred entries with many of them overlapping such that entries that are stacked below another cannot be seen ...
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Importing OpenStreetMap (OSM) to ArcMap?

I am having some problems with the import of a locally saved osm file into arcmap 10.1. I have installed the Arcgis Editor for osm from here: ...
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ZIP and import to ArcGIS online a personal geodatabase

This may sound dumb, but how do you zip a personal geodatabase in order to import it to ArcGIS online? Are there other ways to import the geodatabase, different from the one below? ArcGIS Online ...
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How to leave out cities with less than X number of observation in ArcGIS?

I would like to generate some quintile maps based on the averaged sentiment score in each city in the US. However, not all the city has the same number of data point. How can I tell ArcGIS to show ...
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How to remove all transparency from all layers?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and I would like to remove all transparency from all the layers in the map at once.
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Changing coordinate system of layer?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and I would like to change the coordinate system of a layer that is already attached to a drawing so that it matches the other layers.
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Displaying legend item as polyline instead of polygon in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and am trying to create a legend that will display a polygon layer as a single line.
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Field values round off while exporting XY data to a shapefile

I am trying to export a excel sheet to a shapefile where I am performing the below shown steps: Step 1: I right clicked on the excel sheet which I wanted to export into a shapefile and selected ...
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Trying to optimize, arcpy.da.Walk seems slow - but not sure if that is the primary issue

So the deal is, I'm trying to automate a workflow that currently costs a co-worker about 45 minutes. General run down is this person copies files from a network drive onto a local one, and process it ...
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Joining a Grid to spatial data

I am attempting to join a grid that I have constructed to points and lines within each individual cell. This way, if I click or move to a grid cell, the data displayed within the cell is displayed in ...
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Creating new feature class based on x- and y- coordinates?

I need to create a new feature class with four different points on it from various x- and y- coordinates. What is the easiest way to do this? Step-by-step instructions would be helpful. I should ...
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Arcpy.addTable() error

I am having a little trouble debugging an ex-coworkers code. I was wondering if the SE community could be another set of eyes and help me. I am receiving this error: RuntimeError: FieldMappings: ...
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Scale Selection Symbols with Reference Scale using ArcGIS Engine?

With an ArcGIS Engine application, I am trying to figure out how to have the Selected Symbols scale with reference scale when selected using ArcObjects. They are currently not scaling correctly in ...
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Change length of string fields in featureclass using arcpy v10.1

I am trying to edit the length of all the text fields in a feature class. The feature class has a lot of fields so I want to do this in python. I only have access to v10.1 so cannot use the ...
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Loading rasters using agent analyst

I'm new to agent-based modelling, but have been using GIS for a number of years now. I am trying to create a simple model that shows the potential loss of salmon from a number of locations due to ...
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Resampling gives higher MEAN when using zonal statistics

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. I have a value raster and a polygon feature in GCS coordinates. My raster resolution is 0.5 decimal degrees which is much larger than the size of my polygons. My ...
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Arc Map 10.1 Identify tool

I'm trying to identify features from multiple layers. For example, I have many locations around a river (within a 100 m buffer) which I would like to identify, but instead of having to draw rectangles ...
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Extending multiple lines in single command using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working with Fiber network data. I have to develop 144 lines fiber network. I have created whole line database. Now, I need to joint the lines. In this case, I need to extent 144 lines in order ...
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How to calculate the difference between points values on each side of the road at specific locations?

I am working with a data set of points placed on either side of a given road, containing different attribution (forest, height, etc). I need to be able to calculate the differences between the ...
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Line to Polygon Spatial Join

I understand how to join these two, however, I am having some issues. I am attempting to join a set of lines to a polygon that I have drawn. I want the polyline attributes to join to the limited table ...
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How to convert a line shapefile to a polygon shapefile? [duplicate]

I am using Arcgis 10.1 and have an existing line shapefile that i would like to convert to polygons.
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GIS shapefile of corporate headquarters located in the US?

I am conducting MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) level analysis where I am tracking the number of corporate headquarters in the top 50 MSAs from 2000 to 2014. I am looking for a shapefile like this ...
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Raster Clip becomes pixelated in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm running ArcGIS 10.1 (Basic License). I have a large aerial imagery for a region that I need to clip to smaller polygon. I have 28 different polygons that need to be cut out from the one aerial ...
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Excluding certain attributes from being labeled in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1, and i am labeling a roadway system but would like to exclude certain road labels from being displayed.
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How to make a square out of two points?

I have a csv file with two x and y columns. (x,y,x,y). The coordinates represent tiles which I want to visualize in ArcMap. But I dont know how to do it. As you can see in the picture below, given ...
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What expression needed for universal naming of parts polygon feature class?

For example, i have n count of polygons and little parts of it. I want in field [Name] get string: "PNum1(1)". where "1" - number of main polygon [Num], "(1)" - number of part of main polygon ...
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How do you check if two feature classes have the same spatial reference?

Using arcpy, how do you check if two feature classes have the same spatial reference? Just checking if the two are equal doesn't work: >>> import arcpy >>> fc1 = ...
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Cannot input data when using tools e.g erase, but adding data to map works?

None of the data is available to use when inputting for tools use, but it all is available when just adding it? Basically alot of my data is loaded into arcgis. When adding new data to my current ...
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Importing linetypes from AutoCAD to ArcMap?

I am creating a map that has property lines, streams, sanitary sewer, railroads etc. I would like to apply lineytpes that are similar to those of AutoCAD, if that is possible?
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Failed to activate Schematics on ArcGIS for Server?

I am trying to activate Schematics in ArcGIS 10.2 for Server's Capabilities. After I click "Save and Restart" button, it throw an error message : Schematic Server Extension is not supported with ...
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Working with mosaicing soil raster data into one raster format?

I want to use ISRIC 1 km soil grid for run off modeling is possible to Mosaicing soil grids at different depth for example 0-5cm depth Geo tiff, 5-15cm depth Geoff, 15-30cm depth Geo tiff.... and make ...
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Area calculation of mapped categories in ArcGIS 10.1 Basic

I have performed supervised classification (Interactive supervised classification and Maximum Likelihood Classification) on landsat reflectance raster data to classify it into seven land use ...
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Looping through records to create ArcGIS reports

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 Standard with Python 2.7. I am trying to loop through records in a feature class using a Search cursor and for each record, run a custom ArcGIS report. I have created the report ...
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How to check in Python if a model has been successfully executed from a toolbox?

I have created a Toolbox (alias: mytool) and a model (name: mymodel; and it takes 2 parameters which are 'this' and 'that') with ModelBuilder. I need to execute this model from a Python script. ...
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Clipping point features in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a point shapefile with city data and a polygon shapefile of the states of India. I want to clip the city data based on the State polygons so that the state names for each city comes out in the ...
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How to get FeatureClass or FeatureLayer from FeatureClassID?

I did a network analysis with ITraceFlowSolverGEN and the method FindFlowElements(). Then I did a queryId's with INetElements which returns the FeatureClassId and OID. Now I want to get the ...
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Creating new layer from selection in ArcPy? [closed]

arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management() helps in selection but I am unable to create a new layer from the selection arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management() for generating new layer file but it gives an ...
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Can't add SOE extension

My SOE extension crashed. Now it does not appear in extension list, but does so in Capitabilities of a service. Services with it give error on run. When I try to add it anew to the server, I get "An ...
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Drawing Contours using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

Could you explain step by step of creating contours in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop? Starting from data input (also I need explanation on the type of data format ) to finally drawing the contours.
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Area of parcel on Autocad is deferent from ArcGIS and we need to rectify ArcGIS Area Calculations

I have a problem with the built in Area calculation field in ArcGIS and in Autocad map 3d area for the same feature. The issue happened specifically when using Arcs (Curves) . The scenario is we have ...
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Combining 3 shapefiles indices to a single index in a single shapefile in ArcGIS 10.1

I have different polygon shapefiles, each having an index of accessibility within an administrative region ranging from 0 to 1 as an attribute. The suitability increases from 1 to 0. How can I ...
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Determining Wet Well Service Area using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 I have a wet well with a known ground elevation. I am trying to determine the service area of that area based on the assumptions that the wet well is 20 feet deep and that my ...
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Update Z values on a line feature

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 with Info License. Here is my issue. I have a section of track line with incorrect Z values applied. There are over 15,000 vertexes that I need to update all at once. I know I ...
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Measuring Geodesic Distance in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I'm working with only a basic/student license for ArcGIS 10.1 on an ocean mapping project. I've created a grid that covers all ocean area, capturing various characteristics within that grid (the ...