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ArcGIS 10.1 Cost Distance Calculations

I have a study area that is a polygon feature class, and am running the Cost Distance Tool on it in ModelBuilder. However, everytime I run the tool, it only calculates a cost distance and cost ...
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How to resample polygon vertices so that they are evenly spaced in Arc 10

I have digitized the outline of many river channels (by both manually picking points and using streaming mode), but now I need the vertices to be evenly spaced (for input to another program). I tried ...
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How to use the output file of a script as an input file for the rest of the script in arcpy?

If my question does not make sense or needs clarification please let me know. I am struggling to solve it so I was struggling to phrase it into a question. I have this code here: import arcpy,os ...
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Why does the time taken for a process or tool to operate differ depending on changes made in a Model, downstream ? (ArcGIS, ModelBuilder)

Has anyone experienced this issue, do you have any advice to share? An example situation in a model, Model = Input is a feature class, a field is added, the field is calculated using calculate ...
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cut off part of catchment

I want to edit a polygon as that I cut off a part of it. I want to freely make a line that define where the polygon should be seperated. I have tried to useedit vertices but it does not seem to be a ...
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Batch Clip in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have multiple rasters and feature classes that I want to clip to a study area. I am pretty new to ModelBuilder. I know you can right click the clip tool to batch clip outside of ModelBuilder but ...
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Clip a raster using a shapefile into multiple rasters?

I have a raster file representing a large area and a shapefile of 30 polygons representing watersheds. I would like to clip the raster with the shapefile to create 30 rasters representing each ...
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The topology cannot be validated because it is checked out

when I try to validate an existing topologiy in my personal GDB I got this error "the topology cannot be validated because it is checked out". How to solve it? thanks! It is a personal GDB. I'm ...
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Topo To Raster executing but not creating the raster

I am using Topo to Raster by File (ArcGIS version 10.1) via arcpy on a large stream and point dataset. Arcpy runs fine and executes without issuing any error message, however it does not create the ...
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Attribute names being truncated during extraction

I have 30-40 raster layers and each raster has approximately 40 columns. The attribute/column names are very long, and the beginning of each column name is the same. During the extraction process, ...
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Incremental network loader Error - Geometric netwotk QA

Trying to merge 2 geometric networks with Incremental network loader I got this error - How can I find this Closed polylines at my geometric network ?
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Using openstreetmap data in ArcMap

I posted this on the OSM help page but it was suggested I try here instead: I'm new to OSM data and I'm using the ArcGIS editor for OpenStreetMap within ArcMap. The data downloads correctly but the ...
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Where are dynamic hyperlinks stored?

A while back (ArcGIS 10.0 times, or maybe even 9.3) a colleague of mine created a mxd with a few hundred manholes and attached dynamic hyperlinks to them (pointing to photos of them). (I know this ...
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ArcObjects 10.1 Error: No such interface supported (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80004002 (E_NOINTERFACE))

I am trying to execute the below sample code Copying or loading data while preserving GlobalID values from ArcObjects 10.1 help. I am creating IWorkspace from FileGDB-Path using ...
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Split an attribute Python 9.3 in modelbuilder expression? [closed]

Updated question Goal: I need to upgrade an existing Model-builder were the expressions uses Python 9.3. Workproces & Goal: My *.mxd Have 1 attribute field containing the following build: ...
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WMTS from MapProxy in QGIS and/or ArcGIS

My company wants to use imagery from a another company internally for a contract. That company's WMS has a 5+ second latency. Which I'm told is unacceptably slow. So I set up MapProxy and seeded the ...
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How to run Spatial Query using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile of a forest inventory of the uk. I want to find out the total area of woodland within a 60km radius of a specific point. I have added a layer for the point and added a 60 km buffer. ...
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Exporting data from Oracle to Esri File Geodatabase grid size error

My specs: ArcInfo 10.1, Oracle 11g I have a line dataset which is sat in Oracle 11g. I can read/query/symbolise this in ArcDesktop without any problems. I now want to export a selection into a file ...
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How to Rank Field in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a table of crimes by precinct. There is a field with the precinct number (I.E. 1, 2, 3, 4...) I also have a field each for Burglaries, Assault, Arsons with a count of how many in each precinct. ...
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Unable to expand projected co-ordinate system folder in ArcMap 10.1

On trying to re-project any raster from GCS to any PCS, in the "Spatial Reference Properties" window, my "Projected Co-ordinate Systems" folder is not expanding. Where as the GSC folder is expanding. ...
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how to open a layer's table in a map document

Trying to create a map document programmatically. Added a featureclass as a layer. When I open the map document in ArcMap, I want the table for that layer to be open. Found TableView (doc) and ...
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How to utilize GPSQLExpression data type in Python Toolbox

I am trying to write my first Python Toolbox for ArcGIS (neat stuff by the way). The tool is simple enough - it connects to SQL Server and downloads data for the user. The trick here is, I want the ...
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Can't insert AI CS6 files as objects into ArcMap 10.1

In the past I have inserted Adobe Illustrator files into ArcMap as objects. My old version of AI was 8.0 and ArcMap was 9.2. Now I have arcmap 10.1 and AI CS6. When the process doesn't shut down ...
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MXD2QGS fails with 'ascii' codec can't encode character

I've tried to convert some mxd files to qgs but, I already have the same error: ": 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xe8' in position 57: ordinal not in range(128) Échec de l’exécution de ...
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Why does reading shapefile from PostgreSQL database give Error reading OID from table …?

I'm using arcgis 10.1 and i have a connection to a PostgreSQL 9.3 database. When i try to load a shapefile using the add query layer I get an error when opening the attribute table. The error says ...
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TIN to Raster Tool, output elevations are 3.40282e+038 and -3.40282e+038, tried calculate statistics didn't work

I have an input TIN file that I created using Create TIN. The elevations are all correct. When I convert the TIN to Raster using the tool, my output elevations are 3.40282e+038 and -3.40282e+038 ...
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Need to use xlsx data to clip a shapefile

I have an Excel table with just one column, with 1150 records, each of them a species name. I also have a shapefile with 24,000 records, each of them a species name and its geographic range. I need to ...
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Generating Values in the Attribute Table

In the attribute table within GIS, I have a certain column with ascending values, and I want to assign ID numbers (for easier readability and display) to a corresponding column. So for instance: Feet ...
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DEM Elevation Units

I'm fairly new to the GIS world, and have a quick question. I'm currently using 10.1. I do not know much about rasters, so does transforming a DEM from one projection to another automatically convert ...
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Drag and Drop onto ArcGIS Runtime WPF Map

I'm looking for advice on implementing drag & drop onto the WPF map control. My goal is to drag from a list of items, and drop on the map to create a new graphic/feature at the drop location. The ...
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Two boundary sets intersect - some are genuine diffferences, others slivers resulting from poor digitising. How to differentiate?

Problem: I have two boundary sets. Intersecting reveals that there are genuine differences between them - as expected. However, there are also a host of slivers due to their being digitised by ...
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Is there a way to keep labels and symbols from displaying inside an extent indicator?

I've been working on a utilities map and have been asked to turn off the labels and symbols within the extent indicator on the larger scale map and show them only in the detailed map. Is there a way ...
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How to switch Map Units on Data Frame Properties back to Feet in ArcMap?

Using ArcView 10.1, I can not switch the Map (Units) nder Data Frame Properties to Feet. It is currently at Decimal Degrees. Display can switch. How do you switch it back to Feet?
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How to Calculate Field to six digit number from another field concatenated with State Plane code in ArcPy? [closed]

I'm trying to calculate a field (Unique_ID) in arcpy that will bring in a six digit number from another field (Point_ID) in the table. I want to add the state plane code to the end of the Point_ID ...
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How to find X,Y coordinates of a single point in ArcMap 10.1?

I have a shapefile of a road layout (name: US-101). I drew a line across the road section which intersects the left and right edges of the road and pavement marking (which is also the part of ...
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Do Personal Geodatabases show up when trying to Export Data using ArcGIS 10.1 SP 1 (on Windows 7)?

I work with ArcGIS 10.1 SP 1 (on Windows 7), and I tried to export a feature layer to a personnal geodatabase using "right click in the table of content > data > export data". However, when I select ...
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How to set ArcGIS for Desktop license to lower level for testing whether Python script still runs?

I have a Python script that will need to be given to a client. We are currently evaluating what license level the client will need in order to run the script for their software acquisition purposes. ...
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How do I create blocks from a road network?

I have a road network and for every enclosed area within the network I want to create a polygon that represents that area. How does one do this?
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Create a point at the highest value in a raster ArcGIS 10.1

I am trying to find the location of the highest value pixel in my Direct Solar Radiation Raster. I can see the extent of the data in my raster but don't know where the highest value pertains to. Is ...
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How to build SQL Expressions in ArcGIS 10.1 Python script tool dialog?

I've made a python tool that requires the user to establish which state to select within an input's table (the "Prepared Footprint"). However, once the user drops in the layer and tries to write the ...
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How to create links between points and nearest vertex of polyline feature class?

I have a point feature class and for each point I want to find the nearest vertex on a polyline feature class. I then want to create a line between each point and it's nearest vertex on the other ...
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ST_Intersects incorrectly returning false in PostGIS

I have a shapefile created from ArcMap that contains about 400 geometry's. I've added this shapefile into PostGIS using the shp2pgsql tool. I am trying to use the ST_Intersects function to determine ...
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How to use InsertCursor to add points to a point feature class?

I am struggling with a very simple task of inserting "SHAPE@XY" into a point feature class. Following is what I have: xy = [(361087.15436001675, 198747.07296730898), (361530.56426259346, ...
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Labeling only the latest feature

I need to label only the latest feature in a particular feature class. I actually would like to automate it, so that when I will add any new feature to this feature class, the label will automatically ...
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Only Interpolating within a polygon feature in ArcMap 10.1

I have sample points within a single polygon feature class that I would like to interpolate, likely using kriging. The problem is the sample points and polygon boundaries are many miles apart and ...
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Why does ArcMap drag and drop report “one or more dropped items invalid”?

I've noticed that I can drag and drop data sets into a custom tool within ArcCatalog, but if I launch the tool in ArcMap and try to drag and drop layers already in my TOC, I get an error "one or more ...
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How to migrate Network Dataset in WGS84 to Web Mercator projection using ArcGIS 10.1?

regards I'm using Arcgis 10.1 I need to migrate a Network Dataset developed in WGS84 to Web Mercator projection, I could tell the steps to do this I want to automate this process in model builder, ...
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Using a Select By Location in Python and Calculating a field based on what State Plane a point falls in

Here's what I have so far. Do I need to make another feature layer based on the selection? import arcpy arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(r"PATH TO THE POINT", "point_lyr") ...
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Labeling mulitple interests stacking problem [duplicate]

I am using ArcView 10.1 and am using this code to no avail in the Labeling Properties [Company_Ne] &VBNEWLINE& [Exp_Date_O] I know there is a way but am not familiar with the scripting for ...
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Splitting strings into new rows, retaining geometry

UPDATED BELOW I have 9 shapefiles, each shapefile has 700,000+ rows and I have roughly 12 attribute fields in each shapefile. There are three attribute fields, common to every shapefile, that I am ...