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arcpy.mapping.Layer error when working with files over multiple dataframes

I can get the following code to run in an mxd with a single dataframe. I need it, however, to run and loop through an mxd that has multiple dataframes with identically named files and data sources to ...
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Populate a layout text element with the description from a coded value domain

ArcGIS 10.1+ lets you easily put dynamically populated text boxes in your print layouts. Doing so puts some text in the text element that looks something like this: <dyn type="page" ...
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How do I join an MS Access (accdb) table to a Feature Layer in ArcGIS 10.1?

I would like to join a table from a microsoft access database (.accdb) to a featurelayer in ArcGIS 10.1. How do I associate tables from that database with existing layers that have a matching ...
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Converting from ArcGIS TIN to LandXML?

I am working on a project that involves some back and forth between ArcGIS 10.1 and Bentley Microstation and Geopak. Microstation/Geopak has the ability to import/export LandXML files for 3D ...
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One to Many relation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm working on ArcMap, and I have a one to many relation between a building column and the residents in the building. The attribute table for the building has these columns: id,label,number. I ...
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Creating .shp from .dbf in ArcMap?

How do I create a shapefile using the latitude and longitude information in my dBASE table? I am using ArcMap 10.1
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Script tool: Batch downgrade MXD version

I am trying to take the guts of this code (Batch convert ArcGIS 9x files to 10) and build it into a tool that we can more flexibly use and share around our organization. I think I'm almost there but ...
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How to add updated tiles to ArcGIS mosaic

I have several hundred aerial imagery raster tiles (in ecw format) that I have loaded into a mosaic dataset. I would now like to 'replace' or 'overlay' an older aerial imagery layer with this dataset. ...
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calculating decimal degrees from coordinates found in an excel table

What is the exact syntax to use when calculating decimal degrees in the field calculator? I know the general formula {i.e. Degree + (minute/60) + (second/3600)} but how do I put this into the gis? I ...
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Tool to search for repeated codes in ArcGIS 10.1

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a shapefile that has a field called "Code". I want to make a Modelbuilder model to check if there are "duplicate" codes. Is there a tool that could do this?
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Run ArcGIS 10.1 application on 10.2

I support a .NET application that has been compiled on a PC with ArcGIS 10.1 installed. The application comprises a user interface and an ArcGIS desktop extension, plus an installer assembly that is ...
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Problem with Add Join while iterating feature classes

I am building a model that will iterate through feature classes, run the check geometry tool on each, and then join the check geometry output table back to the original feature class. When the model ...
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ArcGIS-Location “Location 1” in “Stops” is unlocated in Online Routing

I was trying to run a sample project "Routing" provided by ArcGis Runtime SDK. I tried the code but when the method solve() of RouteTask class is executed, it throws the following exception without ...
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Is it possible to remove parameter values from the Python Window when running a script in ArcGIS?

When I run a python script in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 the values from the parameters will be written to the Python Window (marked with red in the picture below). Does anybody know if it is possible to ...
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Rules of Nodata value?

What are the arithmetic rules that govern Nodata values? Regardless of how these null values are defined? I am using ArcMap Raster Calculator. I am thinking specifically of operations like 1*Nodata ...
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Modelbuilder only outputs Info files and logs [closed]

I am developing a processing algorithm in ArcMap ModelBuilder. When I run it everything seems to work fine and running to completion. However when I go check the output directories I only find Info ...
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Modelling two-way single-track/one-lane width road in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I don't know how make one-lane roads(only room for one car at a time) for one car waiting for another car to pass by in ArcGIS. Yesterday, I asked about the wait time when the two cars meet in the ...
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How to add an IFeature to the Map and zoom to it ?

I have an ITable i cast it to an IFeatureLayerDefinition after casting it to an ILayer then to an IFeatureLayer, then i used my IFeatureLayerDefinition to get only one IFeature using the ...
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get count of like features types based on field attributes

I'm trying to create an update cursor which will take the count of the number of like features in a field and then use that number in a random number generator. The field would look something like ...
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Cause of ExecuteError: ERROR 010067 from arcpy.sa.CostPath?

By using the code below that creates least-cost paths between several polygons, I obtain this error message: ExecuteError: ERROR 010067: Error in executing grid expression. Initalization failed ...
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queue.empty error when using search cursor

I'm having trouble with an error message and can't seem to figure out the reason which, I'm sure is something simple. I have a bit of code listed below: insertPts = arcpy.da.InsertCursor(newFC, ( ...
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What causes ValueError: I/O operation on closed file? [closed]

I obtain the following error message: ValueError: I/O operation on closed file Here is my code (It selects each polygon contained in the shapefile "selected_polygons.shp" and builds the least-cost ...
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Legend won't print in color [closed]

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and my legend will not print in color. Please help. I have a layer with points and symbols that show up in color on the map but not in the legend, what should I do?
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drawing concentric circles in arcmap 10.1

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and I would like to know if there is a way to draw circles at a specific distance from a georeferenced coordinate. I have a property and I would like to know how far you can ...
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What causes AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da'?

I have a shapefile "selected_polygons.shp" that contains 2000 polygons. I would like to select each polygon contained in the shapefile by using a search cursor in order to apply the function ...
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ArcGIS WGS84 Web Mercator Vs. WGS84 UTM zone 15N: Very different distance dimensions

I am working in ArgGIS 10.1 with a field (raster layer in tif format) in which I have placed two points (.shp layer). I have two versions of both layers, resulting four layers: one tif+shp set in CRS ...
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How to automatically generate least-cost paths between several polygons?

What is the fastest way to automatically generate least-cost paths (LCPs) between several polygons with ArcGIS ? I created a python program to do this by using the functions "CostDistance" and ...
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Algorithm to implement for batch processing in ArcMAP modelbuilder [duplicate]

I have a directory with about 10 polygon shapefiles. I need ArcMAP to take all these shapefiles and union them all into one layer using the model builder. I know I need to use some sort of iterator, ...
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Scaling Items in the Legend [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I inserted a legend however the items in the legend are too large because of the size i set them in the data view. How do i scale the items in the legend so they will be the ...
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Snapping with polgon drawing

I am drawing a polygon with the drawing function within ArcGIS 10.1. Is there a way to snap orthographically at 90 degrees while using the polygon draw command. I added a picture of what i would ...
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How to extrude a single polygon shape to a interpolated surface elevation in arcscene?

I have a new problem to solve which is: how to extrude a single polygon shape to the curvature of a defined surface but not only to a specific one value height? I have several interpolated surfaces ...
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How to calculate wait time on a one-lane road with two-way travel?

I want to know how to calculate the wait time on a single-track/one-lane road (only room for one car at a time) for one car waiting for another car to pass by. For example, two cars drive on the ...
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raster files are not exact in extent after clipping

My two layers (chlorophyll-a and Bathmetry) are not exact after I clip my rasters. My bathymetry data (1) is reporting up to 10 decimal places where as chlorophyll-a (2) is only 3 decimal places and ...
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ArcObjects 10.1 IDatabaseCompact lock file

I'm trying to automate one of task by creating code that will execute the IDatabaseCompact.Compact method to a GDB file. Everything seems to work fine but there is always a .lock file generated after ...
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Merge classes using Reclassify in python

When I run the Reclassify tool from arcmap 10.1 and assign a 1 to each of the crop types it combines them into one class. However, when I try to recreate this in python it does not merge the crop ...
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Calculate the majority of one polygon in another (fishnet)

I am looking for a method to calculate the majority of one polygon file (a map of ecoregions) in a sampling grid (fishnet) in ArcGIS. The purpose is to assign each sampling grid (fishnet) to an ...
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Export classified raster Class Values to DEM

I've classified an elevation raster into 4 classes. Is there a way to export these class values (0, 1, 2, 3) to a separate raster? I've tried exporting the raster to file, but this just gives the same ...
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Iterating Intersect Between Dates for single and dual shapefiles of multiple polygons

I'm looking at day range overlap for an animal - to do this I'm looking to generate intersection polygons from the animal's range on day 1 to day 2, then day 2 to day 3 etc., from day 1 to the end of ...
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Using search and update cursors for random number generation

I am having some trouble getting a searchcursor to return a value for each record. The purpose of my code is to scan through a list of records in a field (FieldA) and based on those values populate a ...
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What is the most efficient way to search a geodatabase for NULL-like records?

The problem: I have a geodatabase with several datasets and many more feature classes within. The fields within the feature classes have been populated through joins with shapefiles and manual edits. ...
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Can I install GIS Software on RSS (informix server) running 11.7.fc6

I currently use ArcGIS Server 10.0 and consume data through a db2 database. I recently installed an RSS informix server and was hoping to pull data from this since it is updated real-time versus the ...
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Extracting point data from Digital Raster Graphic (DRG) in ArcMap?

I am trying to run an IDW analysis based off stream and springs data. I have the hydrography.eoo file from GeoComm but am now wanting to create a point layer of the springs in the area which show ...
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Calculate field values using random integer derived from count of like features

I have a feature class which contains features classified by type. What I would like to do in my new field is generate a random number sequence for those like values using a count of the like values. ...
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Join does not return matching records after 1001 records have been successfully joined

I'm working on a process that joins a feature layer to another feature class. The code is as follows: arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management ("New_FC", "newFC_layer") ...
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Using the feature class name to populate a field in the features attribute table

I'm trying to duplicate the model shown in Use Feature Class "Name" from Iterate Feature Classes to Calculate Field with Model Builder 10.1 I have over 700 feature classes in a gdb and I ...
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Split a polygon based on density of points in ArcGIS 10.1

I have two layers: Polygon layer representing administrative boundaries Polygon layer representing topography (i.e. a map) In some of the administrative areas, the buildings (shown in the map) are ...
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How to generate wind direction raster using its U and V components in arcgis?

I have two raster layers representing the U and V components of a vector wind. I could generate the magnitude raster by applying (u*u+v*v) in Map Algebra in ArcGIS. Now I need to generate the ...
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Unable to open feature class Failed to execute (RasterToPolygon)

I'm trying yo execute the RastertoPolygon conversion tool in ArcGIs 10.1. I'm executing it through a for loop, then it resulted to an error (Unable to open feature class Failed to execute ...
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Creating donut holes without losing existing polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop is there a way to do a similar operation to creating a donut hole or island in a polygon without losing the existing features? I have mapped small lakes as several ...
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Meaning of red cross icon next to Geoprocessing tool/model?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. When I double-click on the toolbox command line, it is not working and appears as a red cross symbol in command tool icon. So please, what can I do?