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Trouble with Calculate Geometry in ArcMap 10.2? [duplicate]

I got a "Federal Lands" shapefile from nationalmap.gov. I clipped it down to the geography I am focusing on (a few counties in eastern California). I am trying to use the "calculate geometry" tool to ...
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Opening XML in ArcGIS give Production PDFError [on hold]

I received this error when opening XML file in ArcGIS10.2.2 -ArcMap Production PDF error.Invalid file format. Cannot load Production PDF. Any suggestion how to handle this error?
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Halo shifting on text elements after exporting

I am experiencing a bug, where the halo around text labels is shifted (in a random direction) upon exporting to any file format at any dpi in ArcMap. I know this has been asked before and is a know ...
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How to calculate the average raster value for an area in ArcGIS?

I have Raster data for a country which has Evaporation Data in its pixels. I also have Vector layer which has the 30 cities of the country. What I need is the average Evaporation value of each city ...
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deleting Broken Source from arcgis toc with python addin

i have created one python addin tool. which create some layers in Memory. at the end of the script it deletes the In memory layer. but such layer still remains in TOC with a broken link how can i ...
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Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script?

Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script? Through python, I would like to iterate through each layer inside of an MXD, make the layer visible, refresh the table of ...
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Compare Street File to Annotation [on hold]

I am creating a mapbook using data driven pages. In the mapbook I have a street shapefile with a field for streetnames. I also have an annotation file with the street name labels. I want to make ...
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ArcMap Polyline Renders Incorrectly Unless Project Reloaded

I am trying to get a graphic polyline to render over top of an imported shape file. I'm using C# with ArcMap 10.2.2. The issue I'm having is that the first time the polyline is created, it merely ...
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Creating series of lines offset from starting points (ArcGIS, arcpy)

I've got a series of points representing generalized locations of trawling activity over many years. A single XY location can represent many trawling records. I'm attempting to create a series of ...
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ArcGIS - Why would spatial join return correct distances but wrong attributes

I am doing spatial joins on points and street (line) features to identify the closest street to each point. However, despite getting appropriate distances returned for each points, closest road, the ...
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Issues with Euclidean Allocation Python Script [closed]

I am trying to calculate catchments for each reach in my high resolution NHN. The main inputs I am using are Primary & Secondary Watershed, a single-flowline dendritic version of the NHN high-res ...
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Georeferencing raster images with ArcGIS Desktop 10.2

I am trying to georeference as built plans (raster scans) but they do not show on the georeferencing tool bar (drop down menu) to enable editing. I am using WGS 84. How do I fix this? I am using ...
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The concept of polygon volume tool

I have calculated the surface area and polygon volume for talus slopes. I have set reference plane to above. I would like to know the concept of how "polygon volume" tool works. Also, on what basis ...
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Why my Feature Class created with the tool “create feature from XY table” is outside the Feature Dataset?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and I'm trying to create a Feature Class inside a Feature Dataset from a table opened through OLE-DB connection using the tool "Create Feature Class from XY Table". The output ...
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Create symbology for new layer using Python (arcpy.mapping)

I have some ArcMap addin that creates new layer and add it into table of content. I need to set up a symbology for the newly created layer based on the attribute table (three differnet values > three ...
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Find changes between maps using only features

I have 2 maps with district borders of a region. Each district has its own unique ID number. From one map to another some districts gave a small part of their territory to the neighboring districts ...
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Improving processing time of ArcPy script?

Background: I work for an electrical utility, and we have a point feature class called "meters" that contains approximately 35,000 records. These records represent the actual power meter, and contain ...
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FME tester/testfilter equivalent for ModelBuilder?

I've made an FME workbench with a series of test filters that I want to replicate in ModelBuilder for Arc 10.2. Anyone know whether this can be done easily?
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Set label font size for layer via Python

I have some ArcMap addin that creates new layer and add it into table of content. I need to set up labels for that layer. I have made some script for labeling layer: mxd = ...
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How to remove white stripes in TIN generated in Arcgis?

I've generated TIN from DEM data using toolbox (3Danalyst/conversion/from raster/raster to tin) in arc-desktop 10.2. I'm getting these stripes, I tried altering toolbox parameter values but couldn't ...
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Some point features in feature class not displaying in ArcMap?

I am trying to display a point feature class, but a few features from the same data set are not displayed. Originally I have heaps of point features in a point feature class, which are well displayed ...
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Publishing feature layer with enabled editor tracking overwrites edited creator attribute

trying to publish a populated feature layer via ArcMap 10.2.2 (share as > service) to ArcGis Online with Editor tracking enabled, without having all "Creator" and "Editor" Attributes being overwritten ...
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16-bit raster reclassification using ArcMap

I have a 16 bit .img file. its a raster with 269 classes/categories representing clutter data on land. for example, industrial area is represented by bins of 2 m. pixel depth is 16 bit. What I want ...
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Concatenating Attributes of Points in Same Location using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a single feature class that contains multiple points with the same location, but different names and text attributes, and I would like to concatenate the attributes together and merge the ...
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I have a .adf file and want to select an elevation range [closed]

I'm super new to GIS. I downloaded a USGS 30m resolution map of a bay, and now I want to specify all areas that are between 0m and -30m elevation. I need to find where a defined area contains 0 and ...
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Iterating through list of fields using field calculator?

import arcpy, sys, itertools arcpy.env.workspace = r'path to geodatabase' fields1 = ['gearqty', 'cnemarea', 'fzone', 'qdsq', 'tensmsq', 'crew', 'nanglers', 'port', 'totalquant', 'trip_days', ...
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Find Feature class into another feature data

I am trying to find the feature classes from one feature data into another feature classes. But I'm getting nothing at the end as a result of the matc statement. The data in the arc environment is ...
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How to set snapping specification in web map feature layer (arcgis)?

I need to set snapping to snap just to polygon vertex (by default it snaps to polygon vertex and edges). In this example and according to this, the map.enableSnapping() function should return an ...
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Merge polygons in the same shape file based on attributes, ArcGIS or ArcPy

I have a shapefile of polygons. I do not want any polygons with an area less than 25. For polygons with an area less than 25 I want to merge them with another polygon with an area greater than 25 that ...
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Is it possible to open *.dmp file and find out what cause ArcMap to crash?

Is it possible to find out what cause ArcMap to crash from *.dmp file? This files are located here: C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\ESRI\ErrorReports I have made some Python add-in to ArcMap wich ...
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Creating legend in separate page using ArcMap?

Is it possible in ArcMap 10.2.2. to create a layout that shows the legend of the map on a separate page? A.k.a have two pages in layout view? So first page: full view of the map, second page: ...
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How do you identify cuttings / crevices from a DTM or DSM using ArcGIS?

I am trying to identify where cuttings and crevices exist by using a DTM or DSM. My ultimate aim is to find where roads and rail lines sit within a cutting i.e. the land either side of them is higher ...
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Create area buffers that are limited by a coastline

I'm trying to use ArcGIS 10.2 to create a buffer of points based on a pre-defined area (e.g 400 sq km). Further to that, the buffers of some of the points are close to the coastline that requires the ...
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Issues with Mosaic to New Raster in Modelbuilder

I have a large number of airphotos giving coverage of an area going back decades. - someone may have a smoother means to accomplish my goal here. I'm weak in Python sadly. I'm attempting to ...
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How to assign diameter size to valve feature class based on waterline size?

I have two shapefiles, valves (points) and waterlines (polyline). The waterlines have a diameter attribute that is populated with the correct size. The valves have an attribute for diameter size as ...
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Moving feature classes between FGDB's creates unknown topology errors [closed]

I am attempting to merge together multiple large feature classes from different FDGB's into a single feature class and am getting unknown topology errors when checking for gap and overlap rules. I ...
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Merging two datums to create single elevation dataset in ArcMap? [closed]

I have an SRTM loaded. I also have a landcover data layer. I want to merge the two datums to create a single elevation data set. How can I do this?
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Time Aware Master Mosaic - error in time slider

I have a set of about 30 Mosaic Datasets each containing a year's worth of monthly rasters. These are time-aware, using an added column "TimeStamp" of type 'Text' and format YYYY/MM. Each of these ...
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How to Batch Export MXD to GIF using Arcpy

I am trying to batch export several MXD files into corresponding separate GIF files. I am using the script below but am not having much luck and am getting an error: 'Invalid MXD filename' import ...
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Export to .dbf changes my data in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have an excel table with parcel ID's (PINs). The PINs are in "number" format in excel. Iimported this excel table into ArcMap with the goal of joining them with the county parcel shapefile. I ...
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How to erase multiple polygons from another polygon?

I am trying to erase around 200 county road shapefiles from a state boundary. The files become too large to work with when the roads are merged into one state roads file. How can I iterate the erase ...
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Selecting trips that their pickups and dropoffs are located in the same polygon in ArcGIS

I have point features indicating the taxis' trip data for pick-ups and drop-offs like the following: [pickup_longitude, pickup_latitude, dropoff_longitude, dropoff_latitude, #passengers] I want to ...
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Performing Statistics operation on field in Attribute table?

I am working with the Shapefile consisting set of points. One of its field (let's call it X) contains numeric data, ranging from 0 to 1. In order to find out the average value of field X, I opened ...
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Benefit of adding Metadata descriptions to layers using ArcCatalog?

I've tried adding Metadata to my primary shapefiles before using ArcCatalog, however, I don't know if this really adds anything professionally to my layers. Is Metadata and Layer description in ...
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Count overlapping polygons, including duplicates

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 (Advanced license, no toolbar add ons/no spatial analyst) on a Windows 7 computer (i7 processor, 8GB RAM). I have used ArcMap for other basic analyses and have only very basic ...
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Can I compile an addin developed in ArcGIS 10.3.1 for use with 10.1 and 10.2?

I made an update to one of my addins mainly because users requested new features. I made the changes and compiled the addin in 10.3.1. Although I specified that the addin is compatible with 10.3 and ...
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ArcGIS Server 10.2: Could not connect to the Map Server

I've installed an ArcGIS for Server 10.2 Enterprise Basic on my Windows server(Windows Server 2008 R2(x64), SQL Server 2008). I can publish service by ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 on my server, but when I ...
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Calculate field more wisely

I first classified firstCol into groups and then I want to give the groups with different weighted values in another field, SecondCol. I will need to give different weighted values very often. I find ...
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Exporting reduced size PDF in ArcMap?

Currently if I export my map to a PDF in ArcMap 10.2, I end up with a PDF that is like 32 MB of data. Our MS Outlook email system caps us off at 15MB per email, so I end up having to open the newly ...
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Locking geometry of ArcSDE feature class from ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2. Does anyone know how I can allow editors to select features and update attributes of an ArcSDE feature class but prevent accidental edits (shifts/deletions) to the geometry? ...