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Relative paths not working in model builder

I checked "Store relative path names" in my model, but ArcGIS seems to ignore the settings - the paths are always the same as on my computer. Plus, the "Store relative path names" unchecks ...
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“All the inputs are not current” after Precondition = false in Model Builder

I am using an Iterator to Iterate through a list of Strings for Feature Selection/Aggregation/Count. There is the possibility that no Features are aggregated. In this case, I want the iterator to go ...
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Slope, Topographic Wetness Index

I am working on a project that requires me to extract values from rasters (viz the slope and TWI) for a set of point dataset that I have. I tried calculating the Slope, Flow accumulation and the TWI ...
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How to use coverage tools in arcpy?

I have a process in which I need to use coverages. I can create the coverages just fine using FeatureClassToCoverage_conversion within arcpy but trying to union 2 coverages together does not work in ...
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Where is my attribute table in ArcGIS 10.1? It is not visible

I've just updated to ArcGIS 10.1 and when I go to open an attribute table, I can not see it anywhere. Where did it go and how can I retrieve it? I'm wondering if it is off my screen somewhere or if ...
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Cannot upgrade User Schema Geodatabase when Master Schema Geodatabase is at previous release?

I am getting this error when trying to upgrade ArcSDE from 10.0 to 10.1: Cannot upgrade a user schema geodatabase when the master schema geodatabase is at a previous release. The master ...
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Does ArcGIS for Desktop have auto-backup feature?

Did Esri decide to dump the backup file when ArcMap crashes and didn't save the file? Did they change anything to that? Did they change that to MXD Doctor? Whenever I try to exit or save my project ...
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Incremental “auto save” in ArcMap edit session

Is there any way to add automatic incremental saving to ArcMap 10.1 editing sessions? I found this script for 9.x but it doesn't seem to work with the newer versions. I'm looking for a script or add ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Find Identical specify a search order

I have a large polygon feature class which I know contains duplicate features. I have tried using the Find Identical tool, but is just runs for days without producing a result. I have several ...
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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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Batch Clip in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have multiple rasters and feature classes that I want to clip to a study area. I am pretty new to ModelBuilder. I know you can right click the clip tool to batch clip outside of ModelBuilder but ...
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How to do spatial correlation between two variables on ArcGIS 10.1?

I have two raster datasets and I'm trying to determine the extent of their spatial relationship. I suspect they are closely related but I would like to produce a map output to illustrate this ...
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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 ...
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Using ArcPy to Remove Join?

I am trying to remove a join in arcpy and have been all over the forums and help topics but cannot get my script to remove the join. I have tried many combinations of inputs to the remove join but to ...
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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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Getting buffer wizard-like speed in Python (vs using MultipleRingBuffer_analysis)

I've got a script that takes a single input polygon feature, throws 10 buffers around it at tenths of a specified input distance, and then symbolises the output based on an existing layer file. ...
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Show “layer name” as text in arcgis layout view (map)

I am trying to show the layer names of all visible layers in ArcGis 10.1 when creating a map in layout view. First I tried to use "insert legend" and show there only the layername, but I can't ...
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Delete duplicate points in ArcGIS 10.1

Recently was doing some work on an old layer and found that when I selected one point, or used the identify tool I was returning SEVEN points when it should just be one! I am currently using an ArcGIS ...
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Buffer Problems While Using Model Builder

I've created a model that is supposed to allow a user to select an area of road and will then highlight the attributes within a user-specified buffer distance from the selected area. This is what I've ...
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ModelBuilder Tool produces different results when using Run Button and running as a tool

I found out that I can run a tool I created in ModelBuilder by clicking the run button after clicking to edit the tool. However, it doesn't produce the same results if I run the tool after clicking on ...
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How to clear in_memory workspace within ModelBuilder?

I have been using in_memory workspace within ArcGIS 10.1 ModelBuilder as part of a workflow to mosaic and clip raster datasets to study area bounds (Figure 1). The model runs fine the first round but ...
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Customizing Create Features window in ArcMap?

Can I customize Create Features window in ArcMap? (whether by using ArcMap capabilities or by writing ArcMap-Addin) I've read about Creating custom ArcMap TOC views, is there something similar for ...
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How to perform If Statement in Field Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop? (Python or VB)

I've one field "MAXSPEED". I want a Field Calculation that will calculate an additional field ("noise"): If MAXSPEED > 40 then the term: (73.5 + Log ( 25 ) * ( [MAXSPEED] / 50)) should be used to ...
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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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shortest distance between a raster and another raster

i am using arcgis 10.1 i want to calculate the shortest distance between a raster and another raster. i have a bathymetric raster and an underlying fault plane raster. for each bathy raster cell, i ...
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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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Changing dialog appearance (labels, etc) of tool made in ModelBuilder?

For this tool I've created, I would like to change how the user would see the things they can choose. This is the tool in ModelBuilder: And this is what the user sees when they click on the tool: ...
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How to copy an SDE geodatabase to a file geodatabase using Python?

I would like to make an exact copy (domains, feature datasets, feature classes, etc.) of an SDE database to a file geodatabase. I have tried several possibilities, including: using the Copy (Data ...
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How to calculate driving distance/time between two points

I am doing some analysis for our fire rescue department where we are comparing actual response times to fires vs predicted response times. The actual response time analysis is straight forward as I ...
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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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Optimizing arcpy script to batch generate OD cost matrix in road networks

Following the question I asked in this thread, I wrote a python script designed to compute an OD cost matrix given a road network and origins/destinations locations. I am completely new to python, so ...
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Using Tabulate Area 2 update for ArcGIS

I am trying to use the "Tabulate Area 2" tool in the following update: http://blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2013/11/26/new-spatial-analyst-supplemental-tools-v1-3/ I have overlapping polygons in which ...
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How to acquire an ArcGIS access token with Windows Authentication (single sign on)

Consider the following scenario: The end user is running an in-house build Windows desktop client that uses the ArcgGIS WPF library for rendering ArcGIS maps. The end user is authenticated via ...
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ST-Links convert Feature Class to DB Table error

I'm using ArcMap with the ST-Links SpatialKit Conversion tool to convert a Feature Class to a DB Table. But I'm getting an error: ERROR: 42601: type modifier is not allowed for type "geometry". I ...
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How to create grid to divide large map into smaller sections using ArcGIS for Desktop?

This seems like it should be easy but I just can't find anything online that tells me how to do it. I have a map of small remnants of forest along creeks for an entire county in California. I need ...
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Add field to feature class by location

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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Dissolve multiple rows straight into one layer and add OIDs into table

I am currently running this script to direct multiple dissolves of a polygon layer FC = "BLPUsCavPlace" TABLE = "BLPUsCavPlaceContigBLPUs" FIELDS = ["blpuid", "contigid"] with ...
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Error using arcpy.da.SearchCursor and MakeFeatureLayer

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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How to allow for multiple lines in legend?

How can I force the description text in my legend to occupy more than one line? This is basically the same question as Legend: Can I force long layer names to multiple lines based on a specified ...
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Editing polygons simultaneously in ArcMap?

I have two polygons: How can I reshape both Polygon 1 and Polygon 2 at the same time? Will the area of each polygon change automatically in the table after reshaping? I'm using ArcMap 10.1.
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Merging Only Selected Lines in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Working in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, is there a way to only merge selected lines from a layer? For example, I want to merge these three red lines (all from one layer).
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Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to enable Data Driven Pages in my mapdocument but I keep getting an error that says "No data driven pages were created. Please verify that the index layer has a valid source and contains ...
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How to avoid General function failure and delete table field in ArcGIS for Desktop?

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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Creating spatial Reference to ASCII file

I have produced ASCII files in MaxEnt. These files are able to be loaded into Arcmap10.1 and display as an image, but I cannot interpret them or create them into a polygon for further analysis. I have ...
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How to display two line traffic road map cartographically?

I have two line traffic map. I want to display this maps roads as image below. This images show that when I zoom out from map, roads are showing properly.. And two line road never disappear from map. ...
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Model Builder - Integrating Select by Location and Buffer

So I'm trying to create a model tool in ArcGIS 10.1 that will integrate select by location and buffer. These are the features that the user is supposed to be able to choose: Select Layer by ...
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Compressing the service definition failed

I am trying to publish a map on my server but I am getting this error: Compressing the service definition failed. I have changed the location of service points, still the Error remains. How can ...
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Adding layer into ArcMap via Python - .pyt versus .py

In the final step of a script I've built, I'm trying to add a layer into an empty blank map document. This is my block of python code below that adds the layer. Everything works fine if its run from ...
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Testing correlation between two polygon features

I am working on a project looking at county boundaries for the state of California. I have 2 polygon datasets with this same geographic boundary, and these datasets, when mapped individually, visually ...
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Model Builder - Using Only Certain Fields

I have to use ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1 to create a mix of two tools: buffer and select by location. However, I'm supposed to let the user only enter certain information, and have other fields be ...