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Cast arcpy result as an integer instead (arcpy.GetCount_management)

I am trying to get a number by counting how many points are in a shapefile. And this works (I think), except I then am running into trouble using that number somewhere else. Eventually, I'll be using ...
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How to convert coverage to shapefile?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 I recently downloading some files that are in .adf format. I need to convert them to .shp. I just simply need step by step instructions of how to convert the data.
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ArcPy SelectLayerByAttribute Error and how to control GP output layer name

I have a rather long script that first references an SDE feature class (non-versioned) to perform an attribute selection based on a SQL selection. I've been unable to figure out why the script will ...
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Optimizing arcpy.da.Walk performance?

I'm trying to automate a workflow that currently costs a co-worker about 45 minutes. General run down is this person copies files from a network drive onto a local one, and process it through four ...
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Calculate Field throws an error when parsing python with backslashes

I have an FTP I need to access through a python script. It works fine with forward slashes, but I don't need it to be read as an html. Below are both sets of code: Working: ...
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Add MicroStation dgn to ArcGIS/ArcCatalog 10.1

I'm an iOS programmer but new to using ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having a problem loading my MicroStation dgn file to ArcCatalog. I've connected the folder containing my MicroStation V8i roadway design dgn to ...
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Error 001359 when publishing map service to ArcGIS server?

I encountered this error when trying to publish a map service to an ArcGIS Server 10.1 (installed on linux). --------------------------- Service Publishing Result --------------------------- ...
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Checking availability of ET Geowizards license

I would like to run a script that uses some tools from the ET Geowizards toolbox. I have a valid license for it but sometimes the license server at work is off. If the server is off then some of the ...
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Creating point file along line (trail) at regular distances (0.20 miles) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a trail network that I'm trying to establish signs along the trails every 0.20 miles. Is there a way to create the point file from the line feature?
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Cell by cell Raster Analysis [on hold]

I have five rasters of suitable cropping areas for five crops. I am thinking of doing cell by cell analysis to see if in each cell five crops are suitable or any crop having high cell value should be ...
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What to use as split field or target workspace with Split tool?

I'm trying to use the split tool in arcgis 10.1 but I dont know what I should use as the split field or my target workspace. W:\S&P\s&p techs\Emily\Geodatabase\Geodatabase.gdb this is what I ...
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Mathematics behind converting scale to resolution?

I have a ArcGIS service configured as shown in this pastbin. Specifically, the first LOD looks like this: { "level": 0, "resolution": 222.2222222222222, "scale": 256000 } I determined how ...
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Randomly select a record to update using arcpy.da.UpdateCursor

This question is related to Correct usage of a counter using arcpy.da.UpdateCursor. What I would like to do is use a cursor with a where clause to select a number of records. For each row, the values ...
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Handling ArcPy locks in Python script?

i am writing script which uses different Tools of arcgis and implementing different functionalities .. My script consists in different Functions running in an order. Each function is connected to ...
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Can I update the service on ArcGIS for Server programmatically?

There is Windows Service. This service adds user raster data to the Raster Dataset in sde database. The Raster Dataset registred on the ArcGis Server. This Raster Dataset also was publishing on ...
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Using Spatial join for many to one relates in ArcGIS for Desktop?

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 to update a base map to get a better image

I want to use a base map under some layers I'm working on. It's in an island in Azores, Portugal. I need one World Imagery so It can be seen all the vegetation, buildins and streets. My problem is ...
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Shapefile analysis with ArcGIS10.1 [on hold]

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and I am struggling to make a shapefile with a map. I made the shapefile but I could not include a map with longitude and latitude. I have data about tuberculosis ...
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ArcGIS Search searching only in my own toolboxes

when I want to search for some tool and I write e.g. Merge into Search window (ctrl+F), ArcGIS (ArcMap) finds only tools named Merge or similar that are located in my own toolboxes. It doesn´t find ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 SDE database schema other than SDE or DBO

Just wondering if it's possible to apply a schema other than SDE or DBO to SDE feature or raster tables stored in an enterprise database on MS SQL Server 2008 R2. I have got a new customise schema ...
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Geodatabase disappears

I have an old ArcGIS 10.1 in my laptop. While I'm trying to create a geodatabase it gets created, but doesn't let me create new featureclass and/or feature dataset. I get the error:" failed to connect ...
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Service Areas Based on a time Raster Surface in ArcMap 10.1

I have a raster surface that defines for any cell, the cumulative time to reach a particular cell from the nearest health facility. This was generated using the path distance tool of spatial Analyst, ...
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Reproduce a raster with same cell size but different no of columns and rows

I have a DEM raster of 200m resolution, the no of columns and rows are 2458 and 2845, I want to reproduce this raster in a way that the cell size remains the same i.e. 200,200 but the no of columns ...
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Cannot load attachments with Add Attachment tool using Generate Attachment Match Table? [closed]

I am running ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop Advanced licenses. I can and have added attachments via enabling attachments, starting edit mode, opened the attachment manager and adding files for each ...
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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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Dynamically change labels/symbology to create multiple maps of the same dataset in ArcMap 10.1

I'm working in ArcMap 10.1. I have a data-set of multiple acreage fields that I am joining against a polygon shapefile. Let's say I have acreage fields X, Y & Z (in reality there about a dozen ...
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Performing spatial join on existing feature class?

I have feature classes containing points (Events) and polygons (Sectors). I want to add a new field to the Events FC to store a field from the Sectors FC. The Events FC would be the Target Features ...
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Faster way than Spatial Join to join field from attribute table to address table?

I have a table of addresses for every state in the nation. I just recently finished doing spatial joins and adding in census block/tract data per state. I have a national shapefile of ...
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Fixing “spatial index grid size is invalid” without Recalculate button

I've got a python script that is connecting a squence of points to make lines, and putting them into a feature class (based on answers to my previous question). It works wonderfully on a small area ...
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Refreshing display for newly added labels with ArcObjects from Python?

I've added a shapefile to an MXD and Edited the symbolization of it with ArcObjects. Now I'm trying to edit the labeling with ArcObjects. I've successfully been able to edit the default class in the ...
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Mosaic and feather in ArcMap?

Am trying to mosaic 11 scenes in ArcMap but my results are not smooth. How can I mosaic and at the same time feather in ArcMap 10.1 to make sure the brightness is uniform. I have EVI geotiff ...
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Performing selection on Attribute and Location of two different feature classes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a point FC and a Polygon FC. Both FC have the attribute VILLAGE. The point with Village = 1500 should be completely within the Polygon with Village = 1500. How can I make a selection not only ...
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Reprojecting and Aggregating a 30m resolution raster to a 3 arcsec raster

I am a using a 30m x 30m resolution land use raster that is projected in NAD83 Québec Lambert but would like to convert it to make it compatible with a 3 arcsecond flow accumulation raster that is ...
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How to use matplotlib with ArcGIS 10.1 without Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error?

I have problems using the matplotlib for python with ArcGIS 10.1 If I run the code below as a script tool in ArcMap. No pdf is generated and when I close ArcMap this error is shown. If I run the ...
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How do I view ovl files on Geogrid or Top50 then convert the data to shapefiles?

I have some .ovl files which can only opened on Geogrid or Top50 viewer which shows me where everything is. How do I take these ovl files and convert the properties to Shapefiles to be used on ArcMap ...
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Partitioning value (100 tonnes/ha) of underlying shapefile to multiple features in same shapefile in areas that overlap using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried searching for an answer but can't think of a way to generalize my question to other scenarios. Looking for answers using ArcMAP 10.1. I currently have two shapefiles. One contains ...
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Modelbuilder ArcGIS: Collect values

I have a large model with submodels. Basically the Model iterates through all Districts, selects in each district an attribute above a certain threshold, creates a layerfile of it. The submodel ...
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Debugging RuntimeError: workspace already in transaction mode from arcpy.da.UpdateCursor and ArcSDE feature classes?

I am making my first attempt at editing an ArcSDE feature class with python through a da.UpdateCursor. I'm essentially taking code I've written for a file geodatabase feature class and applying it to ...
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Any tool to monitor ArcGIS Server Usage

I am using ArcGIS Server 10.1 on AMI instance. I have around 10/12 simple map services (Used query layer in all services) I want to check performance/time/statistics of map services in ArcGIS ...
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How to perform If Statement in Field Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile containing two numeric fields ("Dist_1" and "Dist_2"). I want a Field Calculation that will populate an additional field ("Result") with one of three answers: First if Dist_1 is ...
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ArcGIS Modelbuilder: Merge features from same layer into one feature

How can I merge two features from the same layer into one feature when using the Model Builder? Outside of the model builder, this can easily be done with the Edit Tool. How can I make the same ...
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ArcPy Mark ALL duplicated values

I'm sorry if this is too similar to other posts but I'm an arcpy newbie and I can't quite get what I need. I have accomplished this task in the field calculator (thanks to another post here, but I ...
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ArcMap 10.1 - Tabulate Area tool “doubling up” for Overlapping Buffer Zones

This question is related to a previous question I asked: Raster Version of Spatial Join (one to many) I used the Tabulate Area tool to crosstabulate values between an overlapping "buffrast" raster ...
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How to convert a layer with a symbology using multiple attributes to a KML file using ArcGIS Desktop?

I could use some advice to convert a point feature layer with a symbology that uses multiple attributes (a color-scheme attributed to the percentage of positive malaria cases and a symbol size ...
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Table doesn't match base table schema in Geodatabase Versioning?

ArcGIS 10.1 sp1 with Oracle 11g I've got a versioned feature class that I have discovered has a base table with a different schema than the corresponding A table. (A + registration_id from ...
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How to dissolve adjacent parcels by same owner but include those parcels located across the street with the same owner?

In trying to determine the total contiguous stream length per landowner, I dissolved parcels by parcel owner name attribute and intersected these dissolved parcels with streams. However, dissolving ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 - OD Cost Matrix SOAP Request (Error received)

I've been using Network Analyst in ArcGIS desktop (10.1), and using succesfully some SOAP API operations (findAddressCandidates, GetNALAyerNames, GetSolverParameters, GetSolverParameters2) But now ...
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ArcObjects 10.1 IDatabaseCompact lock file

I'm trying to automate one of task by creating code that will execute the IDatabaseCompact.Compact method to a GDB file. Everything seems to work fine but there is always a .lock file generated after ...
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Arcpy does not execute “CopyFeatures_Management” to write a featureclass to an ArcSDE database

I have some problems with my Python script. The script gets an JSON with different information about images. The information includes general information about images and also the gps position of ...
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ArcGIS-Location “Location 1” in “Stops” is unlocated in Online Routing

I was trying to run a sample project "Routing" provided by ArcGis Runtime SDK. I tried the code but when the method solve() of RouteTask class is executed, it throws the following exception without ...