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Near does not provide outputs

I have a layer of lines that build a network. I would like to find which one of these lines is the closest to a certain point, defined in another layer. I was trying to use the "Near" tool giving as ...
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ArcGIS for Desktop adds fields to *.tab table?

I have a tab-delimited table. The file is a .txt file with the .tab extension. The rows are: Dataset Feature_Class_or_Table Field GLOBALID New_Value Bad_Character GasDataset CasingAnno ...
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Measure length in specific units like 'aln' arcmap

I have an old map in aln, 1 aln=0.5934 meters. I would like to draw lines using directly this measure unit without having to convert in meters each time to draw the lines. Is there any way to ...
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change font of any particular column in arcgis

I have shapefile with table having 10 columns. How to change font of only 1 particular column in arcgis 10.1 or any other software. For example if the table is having Calibri font for all 10 columns, ...
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How can I access to history service layer

I have set up a service which is provided by ArcGIS. I would like to have access to all the versions of the parcel layer which are created during the edits I applied earlier to be able to gather ...
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Error 999999 exporting table view?

ArcGIS 10.1. When I try to export a table view with CopyRows_management, I get an invalid sql error. However, the sql statement by all accounts work fine. When I perform a GetCount_management, the ...
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Field Calculator text field to new shapefile

I have point features being selected by a polygon feature and copied to their own shapefile. I also have certain values of the polygon feature being applied to the newly created point file. The ...
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Multiple raster - same extent - smallest overlapping area

Within ArcGIS (10.1) I have multiple raster files, for which I have to calculate different statistics, based on the total size of the raster. EDIT: The raster have the same extent on a coarse scale ...
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Merging three Shapefiles in ArcMap? [closed]

I have three shapefiles (shp); A, B, and C, for example. Each shp contains their data. I want to merge A and B into C. I did merge A into C, and it worked--let's call it D. But when I merged B and D ...
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How to select certain fields from a feature class to create a new feature class

I am stuck on how to create multiple features classes from one feature class using a select few fields. I have the following attribute table for a shapefile. I would like to select the 'USAF', '...
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Partitioning value (100 tonnes/ha) of underlying shapefile to multiple features in same shapefile in areas that overlap using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried searching for an answer but can't think of a way to generalize my question to other scenarios. Looking for answers using ArcMAP 10.1. I currently have two shapefiles. One contains ...
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ArcObjects 10.1 Misplaced graticule labels after map export to jpeg

I´m currently working on an ArcObject 10.1 Extension which 'produces a Map' and exports it´s Page Layout to 'jpeg' after completion. The code follows the snippet for 'Create JPEG (high-resolution) ...
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Full list of objects not showing up after using Zonal Statistics as Table tool?

I am using the Zonal Statistics as Table tool in ArcMap 10.1 to compute the sum of raster cell values (brown scale in below image) in a given set of polygons (red in below image). For an unknown ...
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How do I upload a file into ArcCatalog?

I am trying to upload a photo into a folder in ArcCatalog, yet I haven't been able to find where and how to do that. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 (ArcGIS for Desktop) through my school's Citrix receiver. ...
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Spell checking for ArcGIS Desktop?

Looking for a free spell check for ArcGIS 10.1. Someone wrote a VBA for pre-10 here. Is there a way to implement it in 10.1, perhaps writing it in python instead of VBA?
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Intersecting Lines to create Points is taking too long

Right now I am trying to create points at intersecting lines and the process for running the intersect tool is taking far too long. Is there a different method to create intersecting points than just ...
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Categories in Customize window in ArcGIS

Could you tell me how to add new category of commands in Commands tab in Customize window in ArcGIS 10?
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Calculating angle between polyline segments and assign this value to point?

I have a polyline feature with many segments (polyline split at vertices). I plan to record angle values to attribute table per each polyline segment and assign it to point features. I need to ...
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Erasing without Erase Tool licensed? [duplicate]

I'm brand new to GIS (and this site) so bear with me if there is an obvious answer for this but I've done a lot of looking and haven't found anything that worked. I have two polygon layers that show ...
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Splitting a line into multi-line at desired points in arcgis 10.1

I am currently working on a project in ArcGIS 10.1 Advanced license regarding the a single facility multiple destination analysis. But, I encountered a problem. I have to separate line features into ...
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Insert (or Update) Cursor setting value to None not honored when field has a default value

To set a field to null, the InsertCursor or UpdateCursor is setting the value to None. Here is a sample for the UpdateCursor: with arcpy.da.UpdateCursor(test_fc, ['SERVICEINDICATOR'], """"OBJECTID" =...
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Separate buffer for road lines

I want to a buffer around road (dwg file) in Arcgis. I am merging road lines but there are separate buffers for every line of road.
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ArcGIS 10.1 crashes during connection with ArcSDE 10.2 in Oracle 11g database

I have been having this issues of ArcGIS (ArcMap and ArcCatalog) crashing on me every time I try to connect to the databases. I have updated both client and server patches for Oracle as suggested by ...
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ArcMap 10.1 Create colored lines from one layer to another based on common field

I joined a points layer to a polygon layer. How can I draw lines from a one-to-many polygon to points? I don't have Business Analyst extension so I don't think spider diagram is the right tool. Also, ...
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Use arcpy to Import Symbology instead of Apply Symbology?

I am using arcpy (ArcMap 10.1) to create a series of maps of the same extent that show increased count of disease in areas over time. For example, in the first map, the disease count will be low in ...
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Problems Renaming Fields with Make Feature Layer

I am using Make Feature Layer as a tool in a model. You can see I have two instances of the tool. I'm having issues with the top one, Make Feature Layer (2). I am using the tool's field renaming ...
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Overlay of .tiff format map in ArcGIS 10.1

I have 5 images in .tiff format. I want to do a weighted overlay, for that I want to convert these images to raster format. How to do weighted overlay or overlay using these images?
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How to delete rows in attribute table of a shape file based on specific condition?

I want to delete ceratin rows in a shape file if field ID is equal to certain number (say 2). Below is what I am trying, import arcpy shape="C:\Users\Data\Loc.shp" rows = arcpy.UpdateCursor(...
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Exporting maps to pdf

I need to create a PDF book of all counties in a counties shapefile. I now have to use a cursor and a for loop to get individual counties, but I'm not sure how to go from there. I'm not allowed to ...
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Individual tree extraction [duplicate]

I would like to extract individual trees in ArcMap 10.1. I have 1.3 meter resolution DSM data created from aerial images. I used Crown Height Model to extract tree heights (as attached file), but I am ...
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Polygon won't label out beyond 1:150,000

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a polygon that won't label zoomed out beyond 1:150,000. I am using the Maplex Label Engine. When I switch the Date Frame to the Standard Label Engine the label shows. ...
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Total of several values in field for points within polygons

I have ~4000 insurance claims for a city. I have made a fishnet and would like to count the number of claims within each polygon. It is easy to count the total number of claims, but I would like to ...
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Calculate average stream slope at each location along stream

I'm trying to calculate the time of concentration for every point along a stream network. To calculate the time of concentration, I need the upstream channel length and channel slope. I've been able ...
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ArcGIS python “add field” and “calculate field” workflow

I am new in Python and I am creating a Script. I've crafted a functional code, but I'd like to know if there is an easier way to do it, just for curiosity (And learning new ways!). The purpose of ...
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How to replace raster values in one Raster with another [duplicate]

I have two raster files in ArcGIS 10.1, raster 1 and raster 2 all with values and similar spatial resolutions, and overlay in some areas. I want to replace values in raster 1 with those in raster 2 ...
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Is the ArcObjects SDK for .NET available with an ArcGIS for Home Use or free trial license?

I currently have a 6 month free trial of ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 that I got online with an authorization number from an Esri Press book and I've read that ArcObjects is bundled with the Desktop license ...
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How to generate a list of unique years from date field?

I have data that was collected over many years and I'd like to be able to run a python script tool in ArcToolbox (ArcGIS 10.1) to get a list of unique years from the date field. I found an example of ...
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How to get specific version (renedered with) of a feature layer in arcpy

Is there any way to get version of a layer loaded using arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management in arcpy with mssql server connection. There are tools that be used for several types of version related tasks ...
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Outside ArcMap session, script fails to add/save layer to mxd file

The following code generates an layer output, but fails to add and save it to the specified mxd. There are no other layers in the mxd, and is just a 'ghost' / placeholder for running the script ...
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ArcGIS Focal Statistics Returns Out-of-Bounds Result

I am trying to compute a moving window maximum on a raster, such that the output is the max within a 5 mile radius. This should result in an output grid where the maximum is equal to the maximum of ...
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get day and time from date field with time, with field calculator

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and have a field containing a date and time I need to get the day of the week based on my date field and also when the same field that contains date and time I need to do this ...
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Georeference dwg file in arcmap

I have a dwg file and I want to georeference it with ArcMap. I have 4 coordinates given (in Degrees and Lambert), so I should be able to reference it. I used the georeferencing tool in ArcMap, but I ...
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Layers disappear, ArcGIS layout mode

The top two layers in my table of contents are the most important. Streams and some point shapefiles. They overlay a raster. In layout mode I switched from portrait to landscape. Immediately the ...
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Create Point - measure distance to point layer- accounting for terrain [closed]

How can I - select a point / location- they pass us a location, that will be a point from one of a series of preexisting layers (which may include lat long or mailing address, but not generally. ...
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Reclassifying a DEM using ArcMap 10.1

I have a DEM that am reclassifying into two classes. One areas less than or equal to 1000 and the other areas greater than 1000. Am accomplishing this using the reclassify Tool in ArcMap 10.1. The ...
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Calculate Field throws an error when parsing python with backslashes

I have an FTP I need to access through a python script. It works fine with forward slashes, but I don't need it to be read as an html. Below are both sets of code: Working: arcpy....
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Using UNC pathname with Calculate Field tool in ArcPy?

This question is different to Using Calculate Field to fix hyperlinks in ArcPy gives Cannot use VB for services? which was asked previously because it is using the Python parser specifically, rather ...
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Using Calculate Field to fix hyperlinks in ArcPy gives Cannot use VB for services?

Getting an error while trying to script it, specifically "Cannot use VB for services." Snippet and VB code block as follows: Raw block (works within ArcMap): "\ftp\raw\YYYYMMDD\Files\Charles" +[NAME]...
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Creating Fence Diagrams from Electromagnetic (EM) Conductance Survey

I am looking for some help with creating fence diagrams in GIS for Electromagnetic Conductance surveys. I have points along a line that represent sample locations with three different depths (readings)...
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FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion: How to export feature class to shapefile without losing OBJECTID

I am trying to automate a workflow which involves exporting multiple feature classes (within a geodatabase) to shapefile format. My inclination has been to use the ...