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Building DEM of large areas

I am putting together a compilation of 1/3 arc second, and 1/9 arc second DEM data for essentially all of southeastern Oregon in ArcGIS. This surface would be used for geomorphological and geological ...
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Why does raster's cell size change due to rotate and georeference using Georeference toolbar?

I just found out that the cell size of raster change after I rotate or georeference it with Georeference. Is there any explanation why it works that way?
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Recovering layer (*.lyr) file that is missing shapefile?

Somebody in the office deleted a point shapefile that has a lyr file as well. How can I recover it? Is there a Script that allows me to recover it?
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arcgis 10.1 how to add an image watermark to a map

i need to use a png as a watermark for a map that is generated via javascript api. Don't know how to do that.
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Is the column order returned by arcpy.ListFields() always the same?

I'm using arcpy.ListFields() to get a list of fields in my Feature Class. Based on my limited testing of several geodatabases and tables, the order of fields returned is the field order specified in ...
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Reshaping polygon shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a polygon shapefile of my country, but the borders of it are not accurate (according to Google Earth maps borders). I searched the web and I could not find an accurate shapefile for the ...
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how to show coordinate on the polygon

I try to set and go to search by help GIS but I am Not answer how to show coordinate on the polygon but I dont show it on dataframe
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Describe complex geospatial issues [duplicate]

Are there any examples on the internet that has a good explanation about complex geospatial ? I am trying to understand how to explain to someone who does not understand GIS. Is this the right area to ...
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Calculating proportional change in surface volume

I am using the Surface Volume tool (3D Analyst/Functional Surface) in ArcGIS 10.1 to calculate the volume between a reference plane and two water table surfaces (year 1 and year 2) that I interpolated ...
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Calculating average raster grid values perpendicular to a barrier and transferring values to adjacent cells

I was hoping I could get a little help for 2 questions dealing with raster datasets. I have access to ArcMap 10.2 and ArcView 3 to do this. Here is what I am trying to do: 1) I need to calculate an ...
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How to change the angle of the gradient lines in local polynomial interpolation?

I made a map with river salinities using 5 data points. When I did the interpolation the gradients come up looking beautifully but because the river is at about a 45 degree angle to the north-facing ...
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RuntimeError: Underlying DBMS error ORA-00936: missing expression schema.tableName STATE_ID is not column in table?

I created a search cursor to retrieve some data from a feature class. The broken example shown below is used successfully in other scripts I created. The only difference that comes to mind is I'm ...
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How to select multiple text?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. Is there a way to select on the typed text on the screen? I have standard text not assoicated with anything that I would like to delete. Is there anyway to select all?
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KeyError: u'M' in Average Nearest Neighbour test

When I try and run the Average Nearest Neighbour test on my Shapefile I get the error: KeyError: u'M' Failed to Execute (AverageNearestNeighbour) On a "normal" Shapefile this works fine. However ...
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How to add rasters to a mosaic from a feature class with raster attribute fields?

I want to create a mosaic from rasters stored as raster attribute fields inside a feature class. When I run Add Rasters To Mosaic Dataset I get the following error: 2015-02-07T18:59:39.439: Error: ...
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How to load *.shp.xml file into shapefile for ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using DRASTIC model and ArcGIS mapping for my thesis of groundwater assessment. I need to generate maps which includes Net Recharge map. For that I need to export a landuse map and from the ...
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Editing related objects in ArcMap?

Using ArcCatalog, I created a relationship with the following parameters: Origin Table: Owner // a table Destination Table: Parcel // a feature class Relationship Type: Composite Message Direction: ...
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Calculating gain and loss area of vegetation land from two lines representing different years using ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I calculate a gain and loss area of vegetation land having two different lines that represents vegetation in different years. Edit: There are two polylines, one represents the edge of ...
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Why does thumbnail on one MXD not update?"

I want to make modification on multi-mxd properties, I try Arcpy script with a loop like " for mxd in mxdList:" , but I always have same results, Thumbnails are not created... import arcpy,os ...
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How to created the filtered versions in ArcSDE 10.1?

I am using ArcSDE 10.1 and Oracle 11g, I have a SDE user (parent), and two more users (ex: user1,user2) in my oracle database with required SDE permissions. In my SDE db, i have a polygon ...
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Updating Cursor to Include Newly Created Features

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and python to create cursor that starts at the one and only row of a polyline shapefile, some code runs to create a new feature based on the position of the exisiting feature, ...
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How do I transform values using a dictionary or lookup table?

I'm reading rows (~20 fields per row) from a database using a SearchCursor and placing them into an array. Then, I loop over the array and use an InsertCursor to insert them into a Feature Class in a ...
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Draw Paths Automatically

I have the following data: The pink represents digitized hiking trails done on a different software that is completely inaccurate compared to raster images. They do however have attributes with the ...
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How to auto-increment attribute fields using cursors and conditional statements?

I am trying to create unique IDs for an attribute named "FACILITYID" (str) and have got a ton of help from related posts and online python tutorials. I selected the rows I wished to create unique ID's ...
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How to separate polygons within layer and measure line through each polygon?

I have 3 layers of polygons, each layer with multiple polygons spatially separated, although the layer only counts it as 1 polygon. I have a layer with a line going through these polygons. What is ...
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Geospatially match cells of different rasters - possible?

I have 2 rasters that were originally vector polygons. Raster2 was created from a selection of raster1. After converting both to raster, their cells don't match up (i.e. attribute info for each cell ...
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How do I create points in a Feature Class from a database table?

I have a destination (Feature Class): C:/Users/XXX/Documents/ArcGIS/ABC.gdb/SamplePoints I have a database table in the same file geodatabase that contains my source point data. I have columns with ...
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Aligning shapefile to satellite imagery

I have a line shapefile in ArcGIS 10.1 (road shapefile) in WGS datum but they are not exactly placed as in the Satellite image. Is there a way to adjust all those lines to places on Arial image?
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Is it possible to read geojson geometry from ArcGIS Javascript API?

I'd like to know if it is possible to read geojson geometries using the ArcGIS Javascript Api.
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Scripting Custom data setup functionality of Business Analyst using ArcPy?

Is it possible to script the "Custom Data Setup" functionality in the "Business Analyst" extension in ArcGIS using ArcPy? This functionality basically allows one to create a "Business Analyst ...
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Calculating Slope, Flow Accumulation and Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am working on a project that requires me to extract values from rasters (viz the slope and TWI) for a set of point dataset that I have. I tried calculating the Slope, Flow accumulation and the TWI ...
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“All the inputs are not current” after Precondition = false in Model Builder

I am using an Iterator to Iterate through a list of Strings for Feature Selection/Aggregation/Count. There is the possibility that no Features are aggregated. In this case, I want the iterator to go ...
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ModelBuilder Tool produces different results when using Run Button and running as a tool

I found out that I can run a tool I created in ModelBuilder by clicking the run button after clicking to edit the tool. However, it doesn't produce the same results if I run the tool after clicking on ...
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Buffer Problems While Using Model Builder

I've created a model that is supposed to allow a user to select an area of road and will then highlight the attributes within a user-specified buffer distance from the selected area. This is what I've ...
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Customizing Create Features window in ArcMap?

Can I customize Create Features window in ArcMap? (whether by using ArcMap capabilities or by writing ArcMap-Addin) I've read about Creating custom ArcMap TOC views, is there something similar for ...
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Using ArcPy to Remove Join?

I am trying to remove a join in arcpy and have been all over the forums and help topics but cannot get my script to remove the join. I have tried many combinations of inputs to the remove join but to ...
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Changing dialog appearance (labels, etc) of tool made in ModelBuilder?

For this tool I've created, I would like to change how the user would see the things they can choose. This is the tool in ModelBuilder: And this is what the user sees when they click on the tool: ...
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Using Tabulate Area 2 update for ArcGIS

I am trying to use the "Tabulate Area 2" tool in the following update: http://blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2013/11/26/new-spatial-analyst-supplemental-tools-v1-3/ I have overlapping polygons in which ...
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Error using arcpy.da.SearchCursor and MakeFeatureLayer

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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Add field to feature class by location

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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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 - Integrating Select by Location and Buffer

So I'm trying to create a model tool in ArcGIS 10.1 that will integrate select by location and buffer. These are the features that the user is supposed to be able to choose: Select Layer by ...
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Testing correlation between two polygon features

I am working on a project looking at county boundaries for the state of California. I have 2 polygon datasets with this same geographic boundary, and these datasets, when mapped individually, visually ...
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Field Calculator expression to replace string only if it occurs

I have two fields (STREET1 & AKA_STREET_TEST1). I'm having a problem creating a simple IF THEN Python statement in the Field Calculator box. I've been searching the threads for a similar ...
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Model Builder - Using Only Certain Fields

I have to use ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1 to create a mix of two tools: buffer and select by location. However, I'm supposed to let the user only enter certain information, and have other fields be ...
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Python Scripting Error (Adding a Field)

I'm using this code as a python script tool in ArcGIS 10.1: import arcpy, os arcpy.env.workspace = r'W:\S&P\s&p techs\Emily\Errors.gdb' #Looping through dissolved feature classes, adding ...
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Writing code to create MapDocument object gives ValueError: MapDocObject: Unexpected error? [closed]

I am trying to write the code but it gave me the error within the Python window: >>> mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") path = "C:\Student\MapScripting10_0" ...
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Merging Only Selected Lines in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Working in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, is there a way to only merge selected lines from a layer? For example, I want to merge these three red lines (all from one layer).
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How to do Forest changes detection [duplicate]

Which one is better to use for forest changes detection AHP or MCA for spot 6 images