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Understanding arcpy log files in the scratchWorkspace

When I run a tool through arcpy, a file simply called 'log' with no extension is created in the scratchWorkspace. This is quite different to the history log files which are XML and I cannot find any ...
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ArcMap Crashes on my PC [closed]

my ArcMap app crashes after opening ArcTool box. Any ideas what might cause this problem and the solution please. Thanks
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Add WMS layer in existing map with ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer

We have an existing Silverlight application that loads a ArcGIS MapService and display it to the user. We want to add the ability to also add a WMS layer on top of the existing displayed map. I am not ...
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How to select and delete past freehand features in ArcMap?

I am editing an older map in Arcmap 10.1 and want to edit a freehand drawing someone made. I cannot "select" it or find the shapefile it was made under... Any advice? (i know how to make my own ...
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Is there a tool that allows the same functionality of extend/trim feature that was available in 9.3?

In ArcGIS 9.3 there was a tool called Extend/Trim Features that allowed you to select multiple segments and extend or trim them to a feature. In 10.1 that seems to have been moved to the Production ...
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Function of query.Like

I was wondering how ESRI's query.Text works. From what I read, it is basically the shorthand for the LIKE SQL statement, but it is not working. Maybe I am misunderstanding it's use? Any help is ...
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Where is the Production Editing Toolbar?

I'm having trouble finding the production editing toolbar in arcgis 10.1. Is it part of an add on extension?
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Alternative way to generate service area in ArcGIS - No Network Analyst License

I am working on a project currently that relates to creating service areas for points across California based on streets. I created a python script that can take a point and create a buffer around ...
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Select points approx. 2000 metres from another point along a river?

I have a series of points representing a river network (See Image Above). Each point contains attributes on Latitude, Longitude, Z value and Length calculated using flow accumulation. The river ...
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Multiprocessing issues with ArcPy

I am using ArcGIS 'watershed' routine in a script which makes use of multiprocessing. This works fine, but during execution I get the message: Unable to remove directory. Possible causes: 1- Not ...
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how to use union tool for merging more than two layers?

I want to combine different layers into one but I still want to identify different layers in the new combined layer. Union is best for this, but it doesn't allow me to combine more than two layers. I ...
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Count number of attributes for unique field values in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Running ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, I have two feature classes in a geodatabase. One is a point FC for polling stations, the other is a polygon FC for states. The polling station FC contains over 1000 ...
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Creating Map Book with face to face pages showing before and after digitizations?

I want to create a mapbook that displays changes in river flows over time. I have one shapefile of my recent digitizations, as well as ones done prior. I was hoping to display them, new on the left ...
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What is the best method to snap features to road network?

I have a road network with some of my tract centroids and facilities that fall off of it, however I would like to execute my analyses so that all features are part of the road network? My facilities ...
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Export multiple layers in ArcMap 10.1 and change each layer's source to exported data

A client has requested the MXD and relevant data for a particular map. The file contains over 40 layers across multiple data frames and references multiple geodatabases and shapefiles. Is there a ...
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IFeatureLayer.Seach() throws exception HRESULT:0x80041538

My code as bellow give error HRESULT:0x80041538 whenever I use GROUP BY or ORDER BY postfix. Trying in Personal(.mdb) and MSSQL database datas - same result. What can be the reason. Asked similar ...
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Applying same color ramp over multiple maps with different values in ArcGIS10?

I'm doing a rainfall analysis for multiple events in ArcGIS10.1, and I want to apply the same color ramp (with a constant range) for each map. For example, all of the events I have range from zero to ...
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Issues while changing ArcSDE from a Workgroup to Domain Environment

Our organisation was a having a multi-user Geodatabase ( ArcSDE 10.1 gateway on an Oracle 11 g DB) in a Workgroup configuration. The type of Authentication for DB connection was "Database ...
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Export raster file geodatabase to jp2 or jpeg?

Can I export or copy a raster from a file Geodatabase and create a output to jpeg or jp2000 formate? I was reading two different helpline on ArcGIS 10.1 and wasn't sure if I was supposed to export ...
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Is there a tool to track edits that were made?

Is there a tool/report that keeps track of what edits were made that I could run prior to or after reconciling my versions? This would help me to know if there are any changes I need to make to any ...
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ArcGIS Mosaic to New Raster() tool seems to interpolate data gaps on one computer/version but not another?

i have a group of raster files in .tif format that I want to mosaic together into one .tif. I've noticed that I get data gaps along the seams when I do Mosaic to New Raster() on my home computer ...
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Create a raster from file geodatabase featureclass based on a field from a related table

I have a USDA Statsgo soil polygon featureclass stored in a file geodatabase along with an attribute table; I have a one-to-one relationship class defined based on the soil type field. When I bring ...
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How to generate dynamic legend using ArcPy?

I used this example to produce printing service. As the result I get map with too many elements in the legend. Is it possible ti show classes that are visible in the current map extent using python ...
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What does this error mean- 'Underlying Connection was closed'

I am receiving this error message on one of our server while publishing a mobile project in mobile project center to ArcGIS server (10.1). Please advise - what connection is this one referring and ...
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Multiply a raster list with a field value list in a FOR loop in ArcPy

I'm trying to create a simple map algebra calculation not managed by ModelBuilder, but writing it in Python is trickier than I thought. I have a list of raster in a GDB and I must multiply them by ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Legend - Increase Icon on legend without increase on map

Was wonder if anyone knows how to increase a icon on the legend without it increasing on the map. I have to print an A0 and when I look at the legend the icons for each type are quite small...any ...
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Spatial join - many to one

I'm trying to do a spatial join that takes the attributes of multiple polygons and applies them to a single polygon in another layer. The data is currently in a geodatabase, but can be exported to shp ...
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how do you identify ridges on an elevation raster?

I was wondering whether anyone might be able to tell me in layman's terms how to extract or differentiate between ridges and hilltops from 10m elevation data using ArcGIS 10.1? Any advice would be ...
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How to make a separate Python installation that can call ArcGIS' arcpy?

I see a lot of threads asking how you can create a separate Python installation (e.g. the Anaconda or Python XY distribution) that can use arcpy, while not 'breaking' the original ArcGIS python ...
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10.1 Marker Symbol Rotation Problem

I am trying to create a marker symbol (and then save the symbol as a style), but the origin of the items makes them rotate improperly (see pictures). Is there any way to merge all of the layers of ...
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Why is my north arrow pixelated when being imported as emf?

I've tried to import my own North Arrow with the Style Manager (ArcGIS 10.1) both as .emf and .bmp but the North Arrow is pixelated although the resolution of the picture should not cause this problem ...
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Why and How does copying and pasting a “problem” model with errors in it into a new empty model fix the model (ArcGIS, ModelBuilder)

I often work with ModelBuilder and Models that have previously worked seem to become unstable or develop issues after lots of editing. They return error messages for parts of the model that did not ...
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ArcGIS ModelBuilder model works in Edit windows but not from the “open” window - do you have any experience or advice?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1, most recent service pack / patch, and on Windows 7 with 8GB RAM I always run Models from ArcCatalog I have a model that validates and runs from the "edit" window. When I run ...
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R generated files getting scrambled on import in ArcGIS

I want to put this out there just in case someone somewhere has experienced similar issues. I have a .csv file that I have generated in R 3.0 using this code: ...
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How to check how much of a line (percentage-wise) is covered by a polygon in arcpy?

I'm searching for an efficient way to check if a line is covered by a polygon (see image, this case should return 2x "true"). Right now I only check wether a line is within a buffer with ...
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Creating multiple feature classes from multiple text files using python

I have a folder with multiple text files. I am writing a code that reads all of the text files, and creates a point feature class (i.e. a shape file) for each one. The text files are all tab ...
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“Interpolation Toolset” is inactive in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1

I have ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 installed on my laptop and "Interpolation toolset" and "Raster Interpolation toolset" is Inactive. How can I get them work?
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Distance from one point to many polygons

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 and have a shape file of polygons of municipalities. I also have the coordinates of the centroids of the polygons (if I need to use them). I want a column in my attributes table ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Custom Toolbar issue with addin wizard

I am having some issues. In ArcGIS, I created a custom toolbar (with the python addin wizard) to do the following: 1. Button to connect to feature class, 2-5. A series of comboboxes to view, edit data ...
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Export to PDF in python with parameters

I need to export to PDF with some parameters, and I went through the help and it only explains the data frame portion. When I need the entire map or layout view. Here is what I need: 1.400 dpi ...
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Popup is cropped out of window

Sometimes clicking on different features close to window boundary makes part of popup out of window's boundary. layerInfoWindow = new InfoWindowLite(null, domConstruct.create("div", null, null, ...
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Add a field to output feature of a geoprocessing tool?

I am running the Watershed tool and RasterToPolygon tool in a loop for a number of points: flowdir = "flow.tif" flowacc = "flowacc.tif" pnts = [arcpy.PointGeometry(arcpy.Point(x=0.0, y=0.0, ID = ...
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Export map to geotiff?

I try to export my map (layout or data view doesn't really matter) to a georeferenced tiff-file (geotiff). However, this presumably easy task is proving rather difficult to accomplish. I first tried ...
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What would cause Map Tips to flash in ArcMap with Shapefile?

Using ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced 10.1 SP 1 I have come across this several times but I have never found a solution for it. The problem I am having is that when I set Map Tips to display for ...
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area variations when using clip

I am new to GIS and have been experiencing problems when using the clip tool. I want to find the area of buildings (polygons) inside given properties (polygons) so I used the following steps to do a ...
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How to use both Parse Path and Calculate Value in model?

Am I doing this wrong? I need to create hillshades for a set of raster, but I want the hillshades to retain the raster's original name. I used parse path for that, however there are names that are ...
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What is default compress number for jpg2000 when exporting?

I have a file geodatabase that has 635 GB Imagery I copied from Mosaic Dataset. I am trying to export it to jpg2000 to a new file geodatabase. I am thinking what is the default compress number for ...
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Create in memory polygon with RasterToPolygon

I need to create a number of polygons in a loop from a raster. Essentially, the loop will call a function a number of times which needs to convert it to a polygon: def myfunc(raster): #do some ...
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How to cut polygon or split polygon using polyline and ArcObjects?

I have ArcMap10.1 and ArcObject.net. i have created tool and on mouse down event i write some code I tried it using topologicalOperator4.Cut2(newPolyline) but i get error "A polygon cut operation ...
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Naming naming output files where original file name retained without file extension using ModelBuilder iteration?

I am using iterate raster in ModelBuilder to create hillshade and slope simultaneously for many rasters within one folder. My problem is when I name the output files. Whenever I use, %Name%, the ...