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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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Centered label halos in ArcMap 10.1

When I use label features with halos in ArcMap, whether using the standard or Maplex labeling engine, the halos in the exported map (PDF) are always shifted vertically, so that instead of the halo ...
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Arcobjects .Net, suppress geoprocessing messages

I am executing the copy features tool via the geoprocessor inside my .net custom geoprocessing function tool. When the copy features tool executes it is writing it's messages to my tool's results. I ...
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How to combine more iterations of a for loop to bands of a single raster?

My model consists of a for loop, where the original raster is hillshaded from different angles. I want to combine the resulting images to a single multiband image. What I already tried was to put the ...
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How to use a feature set as an output parameter in a Python Toolbox?

I'm having trouble setting a "Feature Set" output parameter from a .pyt .. I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 SP1. Here’s a short script that can be invoked either from a classic toolbox (thru the main() ...
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Can custom map tiles be properly rendered via ArcObjects within my ArcGIS 10.1 Desktop AddIn?

Within ArcObjects for ArcGIS 10.1, we are attempting to render pre-generated map tiles as a basemap (group) layer. The tiles themselves are of the typical web mercator aux. spherical tiling scheme. ...
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Preventing ArcMap from Clipping Neatline when Exporting Map

I cannot seem to keep ArcMap from clipping off a fraction of an inch on the edges of the maps I am exporting: I would like the 1.5 point border that is set for the legend to be uniform around the ...
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ArcGIS key numbering labels for every feature in one layer

I would like to use key numbering when labeling specific layer. But the tricky thing is I want to label every feature in this way. By default, key numbering is last option in Strategy order (source). ...
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Display XY Format to Shapefile (Scale)

Using ArcView 10.1 and using excel for Lat/Long conversion to a shapefile. The original Lat/Long has 7 numerical characters past the decimal point xx.1143717. When I convert this excel into a ...
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Join a table to a parcel layer and get duplicate parcels, reflecting individual leases

I have a table of 3,000+ lease files that I'm trying to join to our parcel layer. Each parcel has 4+ leases associated with it, and I need each to be represented by an actual polygon. When I do a ...
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Unable to stop ArcGIS Server automatic cache generation

I'm running ArcGIS Server 10.1 on a Windows box on Amazon, via remote desktop. I've set up some services on which I have enabled caching using the Bing/Google/Esri scheme. I explicitly set these to ...
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Identifying a cluster of polygons based on attributes

I'm trying to identify a cluster of contiguous parcels that, when combined, add up to at least a given size and, when combined, have an assessed property value less than a given $ amount. I have a ...
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ArcGIS Server Image Service Problem, Dark Imagery

I have been experiencing an issue when creating image services that contain multiple imagery sets. The method I have been using to create the image services is to create a mosaic dataset, add the ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Legend Issue: Gap when using the “only show classes that are visible in the current map extent”

I have a problem with a gap that appears when the setting "only show classes that are visible in the current map extent" is in use and when there is a number of items in a row that does not display; ...
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ArcGIS Viewshed keeps crashing

I've been trying to run a viewshed analysis in ArcGIS 10.1 and everytime I've tried running it, it crashes the whole program, with no error. See the image below. I've made sure it has OFFSETA field ...
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Grouping carpool participant addresses for network

I have a list of addresses of people participating in carpools to a workplace and a list of cars given by the workplace. Both lists change daily. I need to group people by their addresses and assign ...
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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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How to label pie charts in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

How can I add to pie charts in ArcGIS (10.1) labels of the values the charts are created with?
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mosaic raster to file geodatabase yields missing raster sections

Since upgrading to ArcGIS 10.1 (SP 1) from 10.0, I've been encountering an issue when running the arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management() tool with output to a file geodatabase. I'm principally working ...
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How to analyse correlations between variables and points? [closed]

I have just lost the past 8 hours on this, and literally getting nowhere - hoping someone can help before I go mad! I am trying to determine the correlation between sinkholes and a number of ...
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How to register a Stored Procedure in ArcSDE?

I just registered a SQL Server view with ArcSDE through sdetable -o register [...]. I wonder, how to register a SQL Server stored procedure with ArcSDE? Is it the same process as the view? EDIT ...
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arcgis python script to tool issue

I have a script to investigate mxd's and save them as lyr symbology/kmz and sld which works fine when run from the .py but does not run when used as a tool from arctoolbox. I have tried ...
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Why does ArcGIS Upgrade Geodatabase tool throw ERROR 999999: Error executing function?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop to upgrade File Geodatabases using a Python script that runs fine until the step where it runs the Upgrade Geodatabase tool. The error is: ERROR 999999: Error ...
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How to Dock ArcMap's Table of Contents?

I have ArcView 10.1 and am, without luck, searching for/how to "dock the TOC" on the left hand side of the screen. When I grab the TOC, I see the buttons light up with arrows for up/down, ...
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How do I force the comma into Acres number on the ModelBuilder?

I'm writing a ModelBuilder to run many shapefiles output to database that has the sum acres for each crop however by looking at the field column it does not show comma like for example Alfalfa ...
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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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How to convert field values from lower case to upper case in ArcGIS 10.1?

Using the Field Calculator in ArcGIS 10.1, I am able convert the first letter in a value from lower case to upper case. How do you convert the entire value to upper case, though? I can't seem to ...
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Making a Map with a Legend as a .pdf Without a White Background

I have a shapefile of United States counties. I also have an Excel file of the share of the black population in each county. I'd like to make a map of this using GIS. (Before you say that there are ...
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Round decimal number in ArcGIS10.1

How can I round the decimal number in a table in Arcmap: e.g. how can I set it to 2.60?
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ArcGIS 10.1 : Returning shape.area in my code block

I try to calculate a field using an 'if' statement in the field calculator. Here is my code : " #Expression MyField_2 = def Reclass(!MyField_1!) #Parser Python 9.3 #Code Block def ...
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Can ArcGIS Server be called ArcSDE? I'm confused about terminology

I'm confused about some ESRI terminology. If I have ArcGIS 10.1 Server installed and we use Enterprise geodatabases with versioning capabilities but we use direction connections does this have ...
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How to turn off layers in ArcMap via arcpy?

I'm working on a script in ArcMap 10.1 that takes a screenshot and I need to know how to extinguish (turn off) a layer in my table of contents.
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How to change line thickness of multiple symbols without altering other properties?

I want to change all of my line thicknesses in of my symbology to a 2 within the same feature class. I have about 30 lines. Right now, I have to change it separately with each line. Is there a way ...
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How to select specific filenames nested within several folders?

I have hundreds of shapefiles that are stored in separate folders, which are nested within several other folders. Among the shapefiles I only need the ones that are named 'POINT*.shp' How do I get ...
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Using Python to count records and show difference

I'm trying to find an example of a python script for ArcGIS 10.1 that will get count of a FC in my SDE and get count of a FC in an incoming FGDB update and then write the difference to a log file. We ...
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How to identify misaligned corners in PLSS sections

Sometimes PLSS section corners do not align How could I automate the detection of these corners and generate a new shapefile showing where this occurs? I have a shapefile of 147k section polygons ...
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Round Raster to next higher or lower int

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I am searching for a solution to calculate a raster. The values are like: 0.2 0.6 5.3 i.e. How can I now get 0.2 as 0 and 0.6 to 1 and 5.3 to 5? In the end integer numbers. ...
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How do I compare two features to test if they are identical?

What is the most efficient method for determining if two features (points, lines, or polygons) are geometrically identical? I'm not concerned about a square figure that contains eight vertices (four ...
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How to generate wind direction raster using its U and V components in arcgis?

I have two raster layers representing the U and V components of a vector wind. I could generate the magnitude raster by applying (u*u+v*v) in Map Algebra in ArcGIS. Now I need to generate the ...
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Is there an alternative to the Integrate tool that will not change one of the inputs

I have two polygon layers, and would like to snap the outlines of one of them (colored poly's) to the other (grey) without changing the grey in anyway (so Integrate seems out). It should only snap if ...
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ArcPy Append Ignores Domains

I've been working with the append tool inside arcpy and discovered that, even though I have domains constraining the values of some of my columns, I never receive an error when the domains are ...
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Why does Field Calculator return 0 values when decimals are expected?

I realize I posed this question, and got answers, several days ago (see (Field calculator error)) , but none seem to really be working, and so am posing again. Below are two screenshots that show the ...
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Why can't I use a Join in a model?

I'm trying to build a model using Model Builder in ArcGIS 10.1 that starts off by joining two shapefiles together based on a common field. I would like to make this open ended (not hardcoded) so I can ...
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Using Python to Calculate a field

I am trying to replace values in a single column using an else if statement, but I keep getting an Syntax error in line 2. I'm new to Python so it's probably an easy solution, but I haven't been able ...
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Create Table (Data Management), Unable to Save to Feature Dataset

I'm trying to create a table in a feature dataset and get the error: Parameters are not valid. The code works when I write only to the gdb. Am I not allowed to write to a feature dataset or am I doing ...
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Running Python script in Task Scheduler— Script will not run

I have a script which I wish to run on a regular monthly basis without me needing to open and run the it. I have referred to every web page I can find on Windows Task Scheduler and followed their ...
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Creating .shp from .dbf in ArcMap?

How do I create a shapefile using the latitude and longitude information in my dBASE table? I am using ArcMap 10.1
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Getting the name of the mxd using python

I have a python script which reads through all the mxd's in a folder and changes their properties from relative file paths to absolute file paths. I now want to add a bit to the script to change the ...
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How to read csv with WKT geometry in Arcmap?

I have found several parcels I need on a county map viewer. However, the only option to download any of the data is found on a click context menu to "Copy selection as csv" which gives me this: ...
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How to import excel point and line data into ArcGIS 10.1 as shapefile?

I have two separate excel documents that I'd like to import into ArcMap, but I don't exactly know how to create a shapefile. The two files are as follows: 1) Point data. This spreadsheet has a long ...