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Using Construct tools to construct a feature from line to polygon?

Is it possible for me to build a construct a line to polygon? For example, when you need a break or divide one polygon into two polygons. You had the line from a polygon to Line and you use that line ...
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What is the best method to convert MRSID files to other formats in ArcMap 10.1?

I have some large MRSID files of counties in TN. They are 3 banded, about 4 - 7 GB, and 3rd generation. I've been in the process of converting them to 3 banded TIFF files using Export Raster Data. I ...
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Batch enabling MapTips

In the layer properties of each layer there is an option "Show MapTips using the display expression" that is by default disabled and I would like to find out if there is a way to enable this option by ...
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Creating Centroid Long and Lat points for each Kernel Density cell

I am trying to create a point raster file of the highest (red) kernel densities (figure 1), which places one GPS location at the centre of each of the cells within the highest kernel density bins. I ...
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Run model from python .. module object not callable

Having issues to run a model from python, below the actual code , always return module object not callable. ArcMap 10.1 using arcPy esri python 64 bits Any ideas why ? Thanks import arcpy ...
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Subset multiband tiff file using Python in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a multiband (1140) raster file in tiff format that I want to subset. Each band represents a prediction of monthly rainfall (12 bands for each year) over a 95 year period (12*95=1140). I need to ...
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Remove item from legend on a several mxd's

I used this code from this question here: Remove item from legend using ArcPy? However I keep getting an error at the following line: legend = ...
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Placing layer name beside their symbols in legend using representations of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to place the layer name of my feature class (styled with a representation) beside (right hand side) its symbol in the legend of my map in ArcMap 10.1. I know that the format can be changed ...
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How to get the hostname for published services for particular arcgis credentials

I have been creating a desktop application using Rest API. I have ArcGIS account credentials on which I have posted some maps and layers. In my application, when I sign in to ArcGIS using my ArcGIS ...
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Converting Feature coordinates to text (same as output from UNGENERATE command in ArcInfo Workstation)?

I am trying to convert stream segments to text. This is function for the script #function to convert feature to text as ungenerate command in ArcGIS workstation def ...
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Rotate map with dynamic display layer?

I am developing an application using the dynamic layer. However, I have trouble rotating the map (Not the same as rotating data frame by default). See more details: ...
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How to delete geoprocessing results in ArcGIS without closing mxd file?

I am trying to run a loop of a couple thousand maps in ArcGIS 10.1 but the program keeps crashing after printing about 100 maps at a time. I read here that I need to make sure my results in Results ...
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Applying Extrude Expressions to Multiple Layers/Shapefiles in Arcscene? Python script

I have 100 shapefiles of cities with census tracts that I need to be extruded to certain values. I already have the shapefiles set up the way they need to be and would like to avoid manually opening ...
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What is the difference between `Area_2D`, `Area_3D`, and `Volume` in surface volume calculation? [duplicate]

I want to know the meaning of output text files of surface volume dialog box. For example, the file contains headers and numbers as below: Dataset, Plane_Height, Reference, Z_Factor, Area_2D, ...
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How to use Python's subprocess module in a for loop ArcGIS?

I am new to scripting with ArcGIS. Although this might be an easy thing for those that know Python well, I haven't figured out how to use the subprocess module in a script. I actually think I'm ...
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How does the output text file of surface volume work? [duplicate]

I want to know the meaning of output text files of surface volume dialog box. For example, the file contains headers and numbers as below: Dataset, Plane_Height, Reference, Z_Factor, Area_2D, ...
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Data frames not showing up in Extent Indicator Property Box

I have a data frame showing an overview of a city. I also have multiple data frames showing zoomed in areas. I want to show the extent indicators for my zoomed in areas on my overview data frame. ...
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Output from selected polygons and source layer in a table

How to output to a table a specified attribute from selected polygons and the source layer's line feature name or ID that intersects each selected polygon? Basically trying to get a table that lists ...
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Stereo Analyst & ArcGIS 10.1 - volume calculation

I use to perform analysis and imagery exploitation with the software above. I have created a Stereo Analyst report with some 3d polygon by a stereoscopic block. How do I calculate the volume of some ...
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Creating observation points(vertices) around a line feature in ArcGIS 10.1 [duplicate]

Is there any way to create observation points(vertices) or lets just say points on a line feature. What I have is a line feature and I wanna put observation points around that feature, each one with a ...
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Creating a point corresponding to the maximum elevation of a DEM [duplicate]

I am wondering how can I create a point corresponding to the maximum elevation value of a DEM. I mean, from the DEM I can easily get the maximum elevation. For the sake of a viewshed analysis, I would ...
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How to replace “NULL” value with Zero in geodatabase table

I am having some difficulties to change "NULL" values to zero in geodatabase. I have tried the following python code in ArcGIS 10.1 ("Field Calculator") to change it but did not work. Pre-Logic ...
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ArcGIS Field Calculator passes European-formatted floats as tuples

I have the problem that the ArcGIS Field Calculator doesn't read a float number when it is included in Python by referring to the field that contains it, in this way: def giveResult(floatValue): if ...
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Unable to edit map in ArcGIS

For some reason I am unable to edit my map in ArcGIS. When I click 'start editing' on the editor toolbar, I get the following error message: I've ensured that my field names in the Excel table ...
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Strip Map Index Data driven pages not creating in order

I have a map book I am trying to create from a line that i pieced together from 2 different feature classes. I combined the 2 different lines, and made sure my end vertex is at the end of the line, ...
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Finding given objects under both a polygon and a buffer

I'm a bit new to ArcGis 10.1, but know the basics. I have two source layers, a polygon and a huge buffer. The polygon contains some of that buffer, but not all of it. There are numerous points inside ...
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ArcGIS 10.1+: Allow a model tool to run on any computer

I've created a tool that runs from a model built in ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1. Right now, I can run the tool with no problem from my computer, but no one else can run it successfully. I've changed ...
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Disappearing attribute values

Using ArcMap 10.1, I’m editing values in a feature class which was sent to me from within my organization. I realized I had a problem when trying to change the symbology of this feature class- the ...
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FGDC Metadata Upgrade

This is something I notice recently. I'm at a stage where I'm finally moving on from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to 10.1. I noticed an assiue during this transition. In order to view my metadata, I will need to ...
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Multicriteria Analysis for flood risk analysis

I have used a multi-criteria analysis which uses factor weighting for flood risk identification in a river basin using ArcGIS 10.1. My factors are rainfall, drainage, density, slope, and land use. ...
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User accounts set up and publishing Add-In through ArcGIS Server 10.1

I have installed ArcGIS Server 10.1. My objective is to provide secure access to users and lead them to a web page where they can click on ArcMap icon and use a python Add-In developed in 10.1 ...
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Does anyone know why this Kriging isn't working

Process: Kriging tempEnvironment0 = arcpy.env.extent arcpy.env.extent = "56662.1788730418 308952.917606764 1698384.17317964 1912328.52737378" rasterKrig = "run{}_Krig_{}".format(counter, field) ...
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Does uninstalling ArcGIS Desktop delete all user data as well?

Where can I get my shapefiles, layers, geodatabases etc. that were created with ArcGIS 10.1 AFTER I uninstall ArcGIS for desktop 10.1? Are the files saved in Documents folder remaining after ...
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ArcGIS is not recognizing my network connections. What do I do?

So, I've noticed this weird thing when I run ArcMap as administrator. It shows my folder connections as not connected. The program does not seem to recognize that I have any network drives at all. ...
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Sea flow model and ArcGIS particle tracking tool

I find myself in the need to 'predict' the path and, more importantly, the final arrival point of something which is left on the sea surface, on the basis of wind direction and wind speed (leaving ...
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Trying to produce a map of Household behavior with identified explanatory variables held constant/equal

I have a map of the dependent variable, median household vehicle travel, and independent household characteristic variables, median income, mean household size and median age, aggregated to census ...
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Error selecting geometry from Oracle DB

I'm trying to select a geometry column as well-known text from a feature class in an Oracle 11g/ArcSDE 10.1 geodatabase. (This is in a Python script using pypyodbc as a driver). This is my SQL: ...
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Representing Flats Within a Block?

I have a list of 18 properties, which are all flats. They are split between 3 blocks, 6 flats each. Therefore there are 6 points with the same co ordinates, but each of the flats has their own ...
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Lining up polygon legend patches in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried the properties and everything, I cant understand why my polygons are not lining up correctly in the legend. I created this legend the usual way by adding my 3 layers to the legend wizard ...
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Select stream network within a fixed distance from a point

Is there a tool out there that would allow me to select a portion of stream network that is within a fixed distance from a specific point on that network? In the example below, there is an ...
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add-in to open automatically "data frame properties

How can created an ArcMap Python add-in using ArcGIS 10.1 to open automatically data frame properties And change the background color of another?
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How to label only house number in python? [duplicate]

I have parcel data that has the site address field as ex. 123 First Avenue. I only want to label the house numbers on the map, so 123 in the example. How can I do this using the label expression in ...
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Calculate Fields with Null Values using arcpy.da.UpdateCursor of ArcGIS for Desktop?

How do you calculate fields with null values? I have multiple fields that may have null values, that aren't being calculated in the third field. import arcpy with ...
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How to properly write a txt to use as table in ArcGIS 10.1

I just wrote a txt. to use it as a table in ArcGIS, but for some reason when I open it, ArcGIS shows it in a completely wrong way. What am I doing wrong? Here is the original content: ...
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Splitting multiple noncontiguous polylines into multiple files

I have multiple polyline shapefiles that are non-contiguous, that is to say that each shapefile contains polylines that have breaks in them. I am looking to split each of these polyline segments into ...
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FGDC to ArcGIS Metadata issue [duplicate]

Recently I have been in the process of ugrading my metadata (in FGDC format) into ArcGIS Metadata. Part of the reason to this is because we recently made the switch from ArcGIS 9.3 to 10.1. So far ...
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organizing attribute table: multiple sets of variables per point

I would like to have hints on the best way to organize my dataset (I am working with ArcGIS 10.1, advanced license). I would like to build a points layer, each point being a weather station in the ...
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How to use real time data (traffic) for network analyst in ArcGIS?

I have a problem with using traffic data for routing. I'll describe the scenario: There is a local traffic service (real time) that has the speed of each segment in the network. This information is ...
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Generating Attachment Match Table in Enterprise Geodatabase?

I've created a file geodatabase, imported a dataset, enabled attachments, generated an attachment match table and then added attachments. Everything worked perfectly and quickly. When I tried the ...
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Converting probability buffers to a probability SURFACE

I have a point feature, which I have buffered using the estimated location error of each point. Each point has a different sized buffer, representing 95% confidence that the true location is withing ...