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How to show Grid at Data view?

I need to use Grid of local cooridante system at data view in order to improve georeferencing process of old map. how to make it visible, without convert it to graphics ?
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Finding percent landcover types with points or polylines

I'm using ArcMap 10.1. I had an orthophoto of an old study site. I traced two polygon shapefiles from this photo- one of "fields" and one of "forest". I made a point shapefile of the sampling points, ...
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Data loss after compressing geodatabase in ArcSDE

I suffer sometimes from data loss after compressing ArcSDE geodatabase, this geodatabase contains versioned feature classes, so the compressing script reconciles and compress the geodatabase: # ...
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Convert from Geometry to SDE Binary storage type in SDE database

We have been battling performance issues between SQL 2012 and ArcGIS 10.1. One of the most common solution is to convert to SDE Binary storage. We know that this storage type is not as dynamic as the ...
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Using “managed” intermediate data in ModelBuilder - ArcGIS - what are the benefits? vs the costs of not using in-line variable substitution

Do you have experience or examples of using "managed" data to ensure custom models are able to be shared? What are the costs / benefits of this versus setting the file path using in line variable ...
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How to Spatial Join centroids of parcels to point data and get the distance

I'm currently using ArcMap 10.1 (basic license). I have a LSOA shape file of Camden borough. From there I added 2 extra fields within the attribute table, X and Y. I then calculated the 2 extra fields ...
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How to use ModelBuilder to add many images to mosaic dataset?

Here is my sample of a model builder. What I would like to create a mosaic dataset then add lots lots lots lots of imagery from different folders to the dataset rather than I have to do manually. ...
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Can Spatial Analyst extension be used with ArcGIS Server Standard?

I have a model written in ModelBuilder that uses a number of tools in Spatial Analyst extension, e.g. Raster Calculator and Focal Statistics, etc. It runs perfectly with ArcMap. Can I publish it on ...
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Populate a new field with list of the top 5 values of all fields for that record

I have 15 fields. I would like to add a new field that is populated with the field name and value of the top 5 highest values of the 15 fields for each record in the table. The new field would be a ...
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Will killing ArcMap process while it's copying features corrupt the file geodatabase?

So..., I made the unfortunate decision to try and copy/paste 22,000+ address points into the same file geodatabase. It's taking soooooooo long.... So my question is, how much of a chance is there to ...
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Calculate difference between values in linear order using ArcGIS

The best way to describe this without knowing Python or VB jargon is to add these screenshots. I would like to emulate this Excel calculation in ArcMap10.1. MEAS is the distance along my route and ...
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How do I perform a raster overlay analysis in ArcObjects?

Using the "IMultivariateOp.MLClassify" Method, it will create a field call "Count",which can be used for calculating area, as shown in the figure below: But now I want to calculate the increase ...
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Hillshade tool in ArcMap returns terraced, pixelated image

I am applying Hillshade tool (ArcMap 10.1) to SRTM in Caucasus Mountains (border between Russia and Georgia). It gives me weird image with 'terraces' (see attachment). I reprojected SRTM from WGS-1984 ...
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Longest route of a stream in ArcGIS? [closed]

I have a shapefile with polylines representing rivers all over a region. In the attached image, there is an example of one river. The longest route is marked by the two red dots on this river, but ...
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How to identify valleys on DEM in ArcGIS 10.1 [closed]

First, What is the best and easiest way to identify valleys in a DEM raster? Second, how do you create a least-cost pathway for each valley in a region based on low angle slope and proximity to ...
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ArcToolbox model run but warning output in Python

I have created an ArcToolbox and a Model in the toolbox. It uses a lot of Spatial Analyst tools and deals with raster images. When I imported the toolbox in a Python script and ran the model from ...
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Trigger custom geoprocessing tool outside ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in a custom toolbox with ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.1. Is it possible to trigger the model outside ModelBuilder and ArcMap? For example, use a Python script to trigger the ...
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How to copy/move Mosaic Dataset to another location?

On my previous question on Mosaic Dataset vs. ERDAS 2011 Is ERDAS 2011 or ArcGIS 10.1 best to use when mosaicking 100's of ECW image files?, I did research for a bit was wondering what happens if you ...
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Arcpy PageLayout.dll Errors in Python

import os import arcpy arcpy.env.overwriteOutput=True folderPath= raw_input ("Enter directory: ") filePath= raw_input ("Enter data repository: ") f = open((os.path.join ...
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How to create simple select script in ArcPy?

I am new to Python and want to create a script inside the ArcMap Python window. My current workspace is a series of rivers portrayed in the state of Ohio. I have a list of fish and the rivers (from my ...
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Alter validation in ArcGIS script tool

I have a script tool in ArcGIS 10.1. Some of the parameters are optional and if they are left blank, will not be processed. They are numerical parameters and I want to enforce this in the tool, so an ...
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Is there a way to associate a scale bar with a new, different data frame than the one used to create it?

If I remember correctly, in ArcView 3, after a scale bar had been created, you could change its properties so that it would show the scale for a different data frame than the one that was used to ...
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Generate clusters of X points within N meters

I have a set of roughly 4,000 points in very close proximity and I need to generate clusters of 5 points, with each point no farther than 50 meters from the (mean?) center of the cluster. I've ...
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Unable to connect PostgreSQL to ArcMap 10.1

I'm trying to connect my local PostgreSQL database to ArcMap 10.1 but for some reason I'm unable to connect to the server. Any ideas of what might be causing the issue. For the instance option in ...
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Is there a way to prevent losing metadata when generating a spatial view in ArcSDE 10.1?

When generating a spatial view in ArcSDE using a script, any previous metadata is dropped when the old view is dropped. Thus, any edits to metadata on the view, are lost. Is there a way to keep the ...
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Using Like on Join Field

Ok, so this has probably been asked by someone else out there somewhere but I can't find it via google or this stack, so... I've got two tables from an SDE database (SQLServer Express 2008 r2) that ...
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Is ERDAS 2011 or ArcGIS 10.1 best to use when mosaicking 100's of ECW image files?

I have to perform hundreds of imagery files and they are in ECW files. They are 1 ft resolution and are in quarter quad and came from BLM but they are product by NGA. I wonder which software is the ...
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How to reset ObjectID after running Delete_Features on SDE feature table?

I have a python script that deletes all features on a SDE feature table and then inserts new features to it. I noted that the ObjectID keeps incrementing from where the last feature was with before ...
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Converting File Geodatabase feature classes to shapefiles in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm attempting to convert File Geodatabase feature class into a shapefile. I found the help for ArcGIS 10.1 (my version) for Desktop and it tells me: 2.On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars ...
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Using ModeBuilder to populate a table with the feature count of multiple feature classes

Specs: I'm using ArcInfo 10.1 and have all extensions available to me. I have a folder with many file geodatabases. Each file geodatabase contains 2 feature classes. One is a point fc and the ...
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How to calculate the sum of all cells in a raster layer upstream of a specific point?

I have a rainfall map which covers large area. However, I'm interested in the total value of rainfall over a specific subcatchment. If I don't have the shapefile which defines the boundary of this ...
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Difference between maxBufferCount and maxRecordCount ArcGIS

I have defined featureLayers for my web map application, However it is very slow loading all polygons of mapLayers. would increasing "maxBufferCount" or "maxRecordCount" be a partial solution? What ...
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How to store both fixed and variable attributes as a feature class?

I have a live data feeds as an XML file from the Internet. I need to use Python and ArcPy lib to store each feed as a point feature in a feature class of an ArcSDE datbase. The xml looks like: ...
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mile distance around each feature ArcGIS

I have a school layer information and a route map layer. In ArcMap, how can I show the x mile distance around each school base on route information. I did some research and I found different ...
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How to check if vertex exists (on polyline) based on location of point layer using ArcPy?

Using ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced 10.1 (with all extensions) I am building a centerline network that will be used by a MapObjects program to do routing based on "turns at any vertex" (as opposed to ...
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Point to Polygon toolbox crash

Using ArcGIS Basic 10.1, there is a symbol of a paper scroll next to the tool, instead of the hammer symbol. That is the only tool I click on that crashes my program. I am not sure what that paper ...
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how create a specific sub-study area in ArcGIS 10.1 - difficulties with classification

My study area is quite large (sometimes spanning across a few grid squares) and when I am running a viewshed analysis or calculating slope or euclidean distance it calculates for the entire region. ...
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How to calculate the distance of sites to riverways

How do you calculate the distance of about 10 sites scattered across a region to bodies of water (rivers and lakes) using ArcGIS 10.1? I have the lat/lon coordinates of the 10 sites as a point ...
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How to perform a Cost Path analysis in ArcGIS 10.1?

Is it possible to model the easiest pathway through a landscape between many points (rather than just two)? I want to carry out a cost-path analysis, I would like to display the easiest pathways ...
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Has anyone else experienced this? Aerials and shapefiles shifted!

I was doing some work with points and moved from one road to another parallel one, when all the sudden my parcel lines were completely shifted as were the points, and roads from the aerial. I ...
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How to Speed Up ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop Generating Near Table on Polygon Feature Classes?

I am trying to create a near table to link two datasets. The first consists of the outlines of about 1.8 million buildings, the second a 3 meter buffer around these buildings, which as been merged ...
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Cache generation failed. Progress gets stuck at 0%

I'm trying to publish a map service containing a large .tif raster (48GB). I managed to publish a small cached raster successfully (for testing), but when I tried to publish the large one, the cache ...
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VS2010 does not break on error when debugging ArcGIS add-in

I am having issues with VS2010 and debugging an ArcGIS add-in. The problem is that when there is an exception, it will not break on it and ArcMap(10.1) just crashes ("ArcMap has encountered...."). ...
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How to List Tables from current map document (mxd)?

We have many maps containing Feature Classes and Tables in a Personal Geodatabase that need their information updated. Is there a function to List Tables from the current map document like mxd = ...
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How to determine longest length of segmented polylines representing rivers? [duplicate]

I have a series of shapefiles using polylines to represent the hydro network of a region. As you can see in the picture, these polylines go into great detail. These polylines are very segmented even ...
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Connect between Oracle 64 bit 11g and Arcgis10.1

How can I Connect between Oracle 64 bit 11g and Arcgis10.1 ? Thanks
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ArcGIS 10.1 & SQL Server 2012

We currently updated to SQL Server 2012 and now we are encountering a slower performance when connecting to the geodatabase on SQL Server 2012. Here are the things that we tried to fix the issue: - ...
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Re-Distributing Python Toolbox

After reading this Esri article on how to distribute Python Toolboxes, I'm wondering how redistribution works? I have a few toolboxes that are in constant development, but would be useful to my ...
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“ArcGIS encountered a serious application error” problem

I need to perform regression analysis for some data. Whenever I use Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) tool (spatial statistics tools>Modeling spatial relationships>Ordinary Least squares), initially the ...
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Copy single feature into another feature class

I do a lot of editing, in this case areas. Sometimes I add an area to one shapefile, only to realise a bit later that it should have been in another. Is there an easy way of copying only that ...