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Automating script to set geodatabase?

I got some good help here yesterday. I'm basically trying to set up my script in such a way that once the user just puts in the workspace in the script tool in ArcGIS the script will do the rest. I ...
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Exporting maps at high resolution for a specified area

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and am very new to it. I have Bing Maps aerial imagery of a particular road intersection and I want to export the map as a TIFF at a 1:1000 scale. When I zoom in and then use ...
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Quantifying polyline overlap

I have a set of regions and would like to quantify the degree to which the boundary of these regions are situated on/near rivers. I have turned the regions from polygons to polylines in arcgis 10.1 ...
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Can ArcPy 10.1 be used to generate true curve elliptical polygons in a file geodatabase?

As background, this question arose from trying to answer a question on How to generate overlapping polygons from lines output from Table To Ellipse tool? Using the ArcMap GUI it is very easy to ...
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How to generate overlapping polygons from lines output from Table To Ellipse tool?

I have a feature class of line-based ellipses generated by the Table to Ellipse tool that looks like this: What I want is polygons of the individual ellipses, however tools like Feature to Polygon ...
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Show pie-chart values & legend in info-window for AGS_JSAPI 3.4/3.5

Currently I am going through this example and trying to insert values in pie chart (I have added that screenshot and want to show values & legend in the info window) I am using ArcGIS Suit 10.1 ...
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Python Search cursor: Error handling

I have a search cursor that using a SQL query to match addresses and then returns the associated roll number with that address. However, some addresses do not match the roll number and then I believe ...
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Determine use of pipes in a geometric network

I am trying to understand how to use the Geometric Networks in ArcGis 10.1 For the purpose of my experiment, I built a simple network composed of a few connected pipes, one source (left triangle) and ...
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How to fix incorrect displaying of icons in model from ModelBuilder of ArcGIS 10.1?

Something weird happened with icons in my model. They are displaying incorrectly as you can see here . In other models all is just fine.
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How to find Entropy in land use (Voronoi polygons)?

I have a shapefile of land use in Montreal. It is composed of polygons. There are seven land uses: Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Waterbody, Parks, Open Area and Government. I need to find ...
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Summarize X, Y Table

Here is a table that is a sub-set of the data I am working with, I am trying to use the Summarize Statistics tool to select the X,Y values of the First and Last Addresses. I am looking for ...
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updating a feature class from an EXCEL spreadsheet

I created feature classes that only contains the data from an EXCEL file. I did this to enable the search function to search the data in these tables. The FCs also have relationships between ...
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How to place points along a line in a specific offset using python / arcpy?

I have a street shapefile with information about the street name, house number from / to on the left side and house number from / to on the right side. My aim is to create a point shapefile that ...
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How can I mosaic raster data which have different number of bands ( 3 and 4)?

I would like to mosaic 100 raster data. several raster data's band are 3, though last data have 4 bands. How can I mosaic raster data which have different number of bands?? If somebody knows how to ...
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How to change Editor Units to Feet for COGO Traverse?

I am in the Editing Options and looking for the place to change the Units to Feet from Decimal Degrees. I have tried going into my data frame properties and changing the display units to feet but that ...
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In Arcpy, Erase function error: “XML being loaded could not be parsed”

Here we go! A error in my previously-smooth-running arcpy script has me confounded. The error occurs where the script selects individual features in two different feature classes, and then performs ...
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ArcGIS Attribute table appears empty until features are selected

I have a multiple layers that show features in the data frame and the layers are editable and labeled, but when you open the attribute table for these layers, it's empty. The only way to get the ...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 SP1: how to install/use additional Python modules?

I'm currently working on a project where I have to identify geomorphological features in a digital elevation model. Since the aim is to have a single ArcGIS Toolbox integrating all processing steps in ...
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How to sample elevation data at 30m resolution at every 3m interval?

I want to sample DEM data, 30m resolution, at every 3m under a drawn line and wondering if there is any built-in tool within ArcGIS 10.1. My take on this is to convert line (feature) to point and ...
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parsing a degree/minute/second field

I am working in a tabular set (.dbf) In ArcGIS 10.1 with an odd DMS format.The format is as follows: Lat: 45585400 Long: 89560600 I believe this is a strange notation for 45°58'54" and -89°56'06". ...
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Problem with Create Fishnet on a Landsat footprint

I have a Landsat footprint polygon shapefile that I simply want to create a 6 x 6 fishnet on. I thought this would be simple, but every time I run the tool I get a fishnet output that extends longer ...
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Software needed to recreate VBA forms using python for Arc 10.0

I'm new to programming and need to convert VBA scripted tools for the 10.1 upgrade. I need to recreate the forms and use Python scripting. How do I do this? I need the form to function in 10 ...
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Geoprocessor object won't execute

I've tried several different approaches to getting the simple geoprocessing package that I created to execute from my C# project . . . ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Tasks.Geoprocessor _localGPService = ...
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Batch Fuzzifying with ModelBuilder

I am trying to run the Fuzzy Membership on simultaneous rasters in ModelBuilder and I am running into the problem (or bug) where it allows me to change the "Membership Type" but ends up defaulting to ...
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Insert last coordinates from a list of coordinates with line ID into a multipart polyline feature class

I'm having problems creating the last line from a list of coordinates that I have. I have a text file with coordinate data with a X, Y, and a Line ID (LID). I read the file and inserted each ...
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Map algebra expression with dynamic raster layers

Attached is the model that i am working on. The "To Value" and "From Value" are model parameters and hence subject to change each time according to requirements, This leads to varying number of ...
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Batch update attributes based on values obtained in Select by Location

I have a points shapefile with a blank field. I want to populate this field with an attribute obtained from another underlying (polygon) shapefile. I can do this for a single record easily using ...
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Using line of sight or something similar to identify where lines go through hills

When QCing power infrastructure I am having to zoom into every gap and check to make sure the line makes sense (not going through the mountain). I typically check for odd spacing between the pylons ...
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extend line to feature. programatically

Thanks in advance for any help. I'm trying to programmatically extend hundreds of lines (blue in image) to a single polyline feature (red in image). Sometimes the lines intersect each other, but I'd ...
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Using update cursor on a field with a domain

I have been replacing field calculations with python update cursors in many of my work flows and today I ran into a problem. The fields being updated have an attribute domain. so now, when I ...
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How to annotate north arrow's degree rotation in ArcGIS 10.1

I rotated my data frame for a map, and the north arrow dutifully is rotated as well to show north. I've been told it's possible to annotate the degree rotation on the north arrow symbol itself, but I ...
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Why do my map labels disappear when publishing as a service on ArcGIS server?

I am developing a map service, rather basic, with some polygons and labels. Surprisingly, when I deploy this service on the production server, the labels disappear (see here). I have a second local ...
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Why does script exported from ModelBuilder give ERROR 000733 at SelectByLocation?

I created a model in ModeBbuilder, and I exported the model as a script, but when I try to run it I get the following error. I have added my error below and the code below that. Thanks for any help. ...
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How to set appropriate spatial index for a feature class in Oracle?

I wanted to ask is there any known method how to set spatial index for my feature class in Oracle. I am working with ESRI 10.1 and I have various feature classes covering the whole area of my country ...
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Synchronize Google Earth to ArcMap and vice versa

I found this old script that worked okay in 9.3, but since I've upgraded to 10.1 the VB code can't work. It basically allows you to quickly pan in Google Earth to find a feature, then you click on a ...
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arcpy selectByLocation

EDIT: OK, added two lines to the code below including a projectAs(). When I start my mxd and run this code it selects a polygon. However, if I then pan to a new location - still within the bounds of ...
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How to overlay two raster layers

How to match two raster layers, I have one raster and a shapefile and I want to convert the shapefile into raster BUT I want it to have the same cellsize and its cells overlay (same positions) to the ...
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Cannot register a Feature dataset

I am having an issue trying to register a dataset, and being able to edit a featureclass within it. I am new to SDE so please bear with my explanation. I read online you cannot register a feature ...
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ArcMap error: displays black screen and locks up

I have been getting an unusual error in ArcMap lately. The entire ArcMap window turns black (with the exception of the Table of Contents, Attribute Tables and any other tools). It has only happened ...
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How to delete a table field in ArcGIS?

I am trying to delete a table field: From ArcMap table view, I right click on the field heading and select Delete field. Unfortunately, I obtain the following message: Failed to delete the selected ...
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Where is DatabaseSupport directory in the ArcGIS client?

May I know where is this folder stated in the guide? DatabaseSupport directory in the ArcGIS client installation location and move it to a location on the Oracle server. ...
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Tutorial for publishing and consuming toolbox using ArcGIS Server 10.1

Is there a simple tutorial for publishing and consuming toolbox using ArcGIS Server 10.1. In 10 I can just right click and publish my tools but in 10.1, things seems to change a lot. May I know if ...
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While Exporting from SDE, null geometry features attack?

I'm working on a layer in an SDE Database (ArcMap 10.1 SP1 for desktop (Build 3143)), I just export to a local working database on my workstation the layer I want to work on and load it back when ...
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What is a simple way to create a popup table on map

Using arcgis javascript, is there a way to create a popup table after i perform some processing? Basically my user will select an extend and all address that fall within the extend will be shown.
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Identify task: Input polygon into IdentifyParameters

I wish to find all the features within a polygon/circle drawn by my user. May I know if I should use IdentifyTask https://developers.arcgis.com/en/javascript/jsapi/identifytask.html Or is there a ...
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Determining the Coordinate System of shapefiles

I have 8 shapefiles which have a common coordinate system but none of them have it defined i.e. "unknown" is written when I look in the properties dialog box. However, I can see the extent which I am ...
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How to select a polygon feature on mapservice?

I manage to publish a mapservice with lots of polygon. I wish to select a polygon and see its attributes. May I know how to I perform that with javascript API? There doesn't seems to be a straight ...
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Error 000368 selectbylocation in script from model builder

Can anyone help? I created a model-has buffer,clip, selectbylocation.... I exported the model as a script but when i try to run it i get this error: Executing: IGISprogrammingscript ...
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Why does the size of my MXD increase when I save it?

Why does the MXD size increase over time when you save it? Obviously you drop data in the map while doing work but then you delete it (temporary clipped shps, tiffs, excel/database). Is there a ...
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Select by Attributes - If string has a letter

I'm running ArcMap 10.1. I'm using a File Geodatabase. I have a string coordinate field that I want to clean and some records have letters in it (mostly 'N' or 'E' or 'n' or 'e' e.g. '6213210N' or ...