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How to enter metes and bounds descriptions in ArcMap with only a Basic license?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 Basic without extensions. How can I convert a metes and bounds description such as below? For example, 47 degrees, is there a way you can convert the degrees ...
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How to remove 'Edit Feature' option in 'View Map' task of ArcGIS Mobile?

We have a Windows Mobile application which is based on ArcGIS mobile's out of the box tasks (version 10.0). We are using 'View Map' task directly. These are the options available to 10.0 While ...
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Why are detailed model processes and tools being shown in the progress window of Model Builder when it is double clicked / opened?

ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 The ESRI help notes state that when a model is run from"edit" in Model Builder all results are shown in the progress window - e.g. the progress of every tool and process. ...
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How to Create Cost Surface Raster for Least Cost Path Analysis?

I have a DEM raster and would like to carry out a cost path analysis. Among other factors such as slope, proximity rivers etc. I would also like to take elevation into consideration. According to ...
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How to Plot Every Other Address on Street?

I have no idea if this is even possible. We run a Utility software company and need to know where to put the leak sensors. The sensors are put at either every other house or every two houses depending ...
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Gdal doesn't recognise ArcMap 10.1 EPSG:3857

I have projected a geotiff to EPSG:3857 using ArcMap 10.1 (in Arc it is called “WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere”). The coordinate parameters look correct, so why does gdal not recognise the ...
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Labeling stacked polygons with different records

I work in Oil and Gas and trying to label leases is a huge pain. In most cases there are multiple polygons of the exact same size and shape stacked on each other with records that represent different ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Geocoding problems - Creature Feature Class/Error processing the table

I am trying to geocode a list of addresses to location in a particular shapefile which has roads. I'm using ArcGIS 10.1, and trying to geocode using the address locator 10.0 north america geocode ...
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Drawing irregularly shaped boundary polygon around set of LAS points using ArcMap?

I am working with a set of LAS data which is irregularly shaped, picture a starfish as the point coverage, surrounding the starfish may be water on one side, may be more land elsewhere but no points ...
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Arcpy ListLayers function returns only the first sub layer in a group layer (as opposed to the group layer AND all sub layers of that group)

I thought the arcpy.mapping.ListLayers function in ArcGIS 10.1 was supposed to return group layers AND all of their sub-layers, but my script is only outputting the first sub-layer in a group layer. ...
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ArcMap 10.1 SP Spatial Join Problem (lines within polygon)

I have a line layer (faults) and a polygon layer (fishnet grid). The fishnet has a risk of earthquake attributed to each polygon. I want to take that risk value and give it to the fault lines which ...
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Setting zoom level

Is there any way I can set the zoom level between lets say zoom level 5 and 6? I can' select 5.5. map = new Map( "map" , { basemap: "gray", center: [-85.416, 49.781], ...
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How to edit outline color when drawing quantities using graduated colors?

I've constructed a basic map of population density for a given group over an area, and I'm creating a keyframe to show the overall area with my extent indicator labelled. The problem is that the grey ...
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ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer is not refreshing properly

I have a DynamicMapServiceLayer that I am refreshing every 30 seconds. I want the data in the map to refresh every 30 seconds too but it doesn't appear to be working properly. The map refreshes but ...
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Can a folder connection in ArcMap Catalog window be added using Python?

I have created a set of general scripting tools for map automation, etc. In one of my tools a geodatabase is created in the workspace folder the script points to. Just out of curiosity, is there any ...
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How to get additional subbasin areas designated by points in the river network?

Update 14/1/9:I follow this post:Watershed and Stream Network Delineation, and here's my workflow: use Batch Point Generation to create batch points related to designated points(green dots) Batch ...
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How to get polyline features from a raster file using ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a watershed accumulation file look like this: There are several white lines by visual, and I tried the raster to polyline tool and got this: Are there better ways to extract polyline ...
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How to get sum of table column values into Python variable?

Im creating a script to calculate some new fields in Arcgis10.1 using the arcpy library. I need to sum the total of a table column in order to calculate a new field. I wanted to ask if it is possible ...
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Why is ArcMap leaving connections “<IDLE> in transaction”?

The TL;DR version: When you use ArcMap Query Layers to access a PostgreSQL table, ArcMap's database connections are almost always sitting idle in unclosed transactions. Why would this be? I have ...
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How do I edit joined parcels to eliminate gaps in a parcel fabric?

I have a parcel fabric layer that has a gap in it: I want to edit the selected parcel on the bottom to fill the gap. I don't want to construct a new parcel to do so. How do I modify the parcel in ...
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Why does Topo to raster tool stall in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm having the following problem - An 8 mile by 4 mile set of 2 foot contours. Whenever I start the topo to raster tool, I get a constant loop of the tool running. And running, and running, and ...
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How to get the subbasin area of each specified river segment?

I have a DEM file of one district, and I have used those following tools in spatial analyst tools in ArcGIS 10.1 to get files related to the original DEM file: Fill Flow direction Flow accumulation ...
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Convert shapefiles in nested folder to geodatabase

I currently have approximately six hundred old .mxds, and all the data source links are broken due to an upgrade in the GIS computer. In the past, all the spatial data was stored as shapefiles in ...
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Installing ArcGIS 10.1 on Win7 64 bit

Just reformatted my PC with Win7 64bit to try and take advantage of 64-bit python processing. However I'm not sure what to do here: Our office runs ArcGIS 10.1, TOAD and SDE for Oracle. Toad ...
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Is there a way to snap to apparent intersections in ArcGIS 10.1+?

Suppose there are two lines in an ArcMap 10.1 or 10.2 editing session that cross but do not intersect, per se. This is the case when new lines a drawn. Is there a way to snap to the point where the ...
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Analyze Datasets (Data Management) - what is the output?

I recently completed a Analyze Datasets procedure on my ArcGIS 10.1 SDE. However, I could not find a tangible output to review. Does anyone know where I can find the output?
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Why does data imported from AutoCAD appear different in ArcMap 10.1?

I am importing information from AutoCAD into Arcmap 10.1. I found after some issues that I need to give the incoming information geographic location, which works fine. The problem is that all the ...
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How to Create Feature Layers and Search by Location for all Feature Classes in Geodatabase?

I'm very new to python, but I'm having trouble finding the answer on my own. I need to loop through a given file geodatabase, select any features that intersect a project polygon and then search the ...
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How to preserve line segment ObjectIDs in point output from line Intersect?

I am using the Intersect tool in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 to identify all the intersections in a polyline shapefile. The tool generates a point shapefile, but when I inspect the data it does not ...
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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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Calculate distance of downstream trace (geometric network) using ModelBuilder iterator

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and need to calculate the distance of down stream traces for each of several points in ModelBuilder. Using the Trace Geometric Network too, I have a feature class of points for ...
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Why doesn't the mosaic to new raster tool or the mosaic tool work when I try to use them?

I am trying to mosaic 4 raster datasets of elevation together using the 'Mosaic to new raster' tool in ArcGIS 10.1. I have even tried using the 'mosaic' tool and it still doesn't work. The errors that ...
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Update ArcGIS metadata Tags field with feature class name

We have ArcGIS 10.1 Enterprise SDE/SQL Server and are trying to figure out the best way to automatically update the tags field by using the feature class name. All our fc names have underscores, I'd ...
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Alternatives for ERDAS Imagine

I am having trouble with the ArcGIS 10.1 and ERDAS Imagine 9.2 license conflict. From what I found out it isn't that rare, but interestingly enough why is there such a conflict in the first place? ...
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Delineating catchments upstream of flow sites [duplicate]

I have many flow sites and I used them to delineate catchments upstream of each flow site using Spatial Analyst Tools > Hydrology > Watershed. As you know using this tool, you'll get the catchments ...
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How to calculate driving distance/time between two points

I am doing some analysis for our fire rescue department where we are comparing actual response times to fires vs predicted response times. The actual response time analysis is straight forward as I ...
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Create custom “Export To” context menu tool using selected feature in ArcCatalog

I'm trying to create a custom "Export To" script similar to the Right-Click Export Content menu item "To Geodatabase... (multiple)". I have a 3 feature classes in a file geodatabase. I selected two of ...
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arcgis 10.1 account manager, authorizeSoftware script

I am trying to run "authorizeSoftware" file to complete creating new account manager in Arcgis 10.1, but after running ./authorizeSoftware I got this message: ...
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how to solve Arcgis API for Java Script - Asp proxy error

I am using ArcGis 10.1 for ArcGIS Api for Javascript. I have faced the problem of {"code":400,"message":"Unable to complete operation.","details":[]}. while running the application in IIS and my ...
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Printing a Form includes data grid and axmapcontrol

i have created a windows form with some controls in it like data grid and axmapcontrol, it seems that printform cannot print the content of the axmapcontrol. i need to create a table of data and a map ...
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Where did my points go?

I had an excel file marking points on my map. I then added a base map and my points are gone. Even with the base map layer turned off the points do not show. I tried reordering the layers and tried ...
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Merging multiple polygon shapefiles

I want to merge two polygon shapefiles in one without losing the attributes using ArcMap 10.1. To be exact I am creating a geological map and have some geologic formations in one shapefile and some ...
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Installing ArcGIS for server 10.1 on linux server

I am trying to install ArcGIS for server 10.1 on my linux system. When I run "./startserver.sh" I get following error: ERROR: Unable to start Xvfb on any port in the range 6600 - 6619. I have ...
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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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How to calculate statistics for several subcatchments (polygons) in the same time? [duplicate]

I have a shapefile of groundwater management zone which is composed of 40 subcatchments (40 polygons). I'd like to calculate the max., min. and mean elevation for each subcatchment. Would you please ...
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Calculate Field tool to calculate on null fields

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. I want to use the calculate field tool in ModelBuilder on a table where if field1 is null, it should take the value of field2. If field1 has a value then it should stay as is. ...
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ArcGIS JS API: Onhover with multiple layers

I have a map with two layers: one contains the regions of a country, say, France, as polygon features. And another one contains french cities as point features. I just want to show the name of the ...
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Symbolize layer and group names in TOC?

I regularly have quite large mxd projects, with lots of feature layers referenced in Table of Contents (TOC). For simplicity I group them together. The problem is that I can't see the difference ...
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Call function inside dojo.ready

I have code ArcGIS Javascript like this: <script type="text/javascript"> require(["dojo/ready", "dgrid/OnDemandGrid", "dgrid/Selection", "dojo/store/Memory", ...
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Python: Using re and update cursor over three columns [closed]

I'm working on this code and got a little to excited...only to find out it wasn't perfect! I'm trying to eliminate the suffix (row1) of roadnames(row0) and parse just the roadname to a new ...