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Create a Loop for Arcpy

I am looking for help to write a loop a arcpy.CalculateField_maagement process where the User is asked with the 'raw_input', prior to the tool running "Do you need to change a field value(yes/no):", ...
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working with lidar points

Currently I'm working with the LAS format and want to transform from WGS84 to RSO Kertau Malaysia. I'm using ArcGIS-Las to Multipoint and Data Management Tool-Project and succeeded in the ...
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Reducing cell size of DEM for processing reasons?

I need to calculate the solar radiation for a region of interest, and I am using the 'solar radiation' tool implemented in ArcGIS (10.1) and a DEM with cell size 1x1. It is 3 days now that ArcGIS is ...
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Importing shapefile (.shp) in Adobe Illustrator

I am working in ArcGIS, in order to enhance the quality of map , I need to import the shapefiles with all layers, to adobe illustrator. Can anyone suggest the steps doing this?
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Unique Id script field calculator

I need to generate a unique id using filed calculator in ArcMap 11.0. I am a student and I am having problems finding the script or getting auto increment to work or anything else.
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Loading feature linked annotation to existing sde Database

I have feature linked annotation (composite) in sde Databese and i need to add / load annotation from another Database FGDB, is there a way to do this? or i need to make all the prosses again (Lable ...
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Selecting alternate files (every second) as inputs to ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have multiple ‘pairs of images’ that need to be mosaicked but I cannot find how to automate selection of the 'paired' file names as inputs into a model. Each has a file name such as ...
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ArcGIS Data Interopabality Extension and Exporting from Mapcom M4

I am exporting from Mapcom's M4 database into Geodatabase or Shapefile. I have the ArcGIS Data Interopability extension and I was able to connect and export the Lines, Points, polys, etc. When I ...
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Removing ArcGIS Online icons in Mac menu bar?

I'm running ArcMap via VMware and each time I open it, an icon gets added to the menu bar. They never go away when I quit the program, so I wind up with quite a little collection until I reboot. ...
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Automating Viewshed Analysis for 100+ points in ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS? [on hold]

I am looking to create a script or some sort of work flow to analyze the viewshed of 100+ points (in a .KMZ file) using either ArcGIS 10.3. I can also download and use the most recent version of QGIS, ...
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When debugging ArcGIS add-in, can't use “Edit and Continue”

I've been working on this add-in for years, and just today set up a new computer with VS 2013 and ArcGIS 10.3. When I run my add-in from the debugger, breakpoints can be hit, but I can't edit when ...
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How to draw contour lines with exact distance?

I am not a professional GIS user so am desperately trying to draw contours with exact distances around my samples (points). I have 67 samples and I would like to draw contours around these points. ...
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ArcGIS and / or QGIS and UAV tech [on hold]

I see it has been almost a year since the last "UAV and GIS" question was asked here. Finding some incredible youtube videos recently showing remarkable results doing UAV and GIS together here and ...
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Data copied from Excel to ArcMap layout view not exporting?

I prefer to use excel to make legends as I find it quicker than using ArcMap. Occasionally in some projects when I copy these in they appear fine in ArcMap, but some aspects don't export. ArcMap ...
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input range (0-2) values as a integer [on hold]

Is it possible to input range values (e.g. 0-2,2-4, 4.5-5) in arcgis database as a integer or float so that it can be queryable. In database column it take input range values as a "text" which is not ...
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How to export from WINSTAR to ArcGIS [on hold]

I have data in a very old "winstar" type of format. However, currently I only use ArcGIS for Desktop and QGIS. Does anyone have an idea on how I can import this old-fashioned winstar stuff to ArcGIS ...
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Limiting digits in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2. I want to create a land information system, one of the features attribute data includes a citizen id field, it includes 11 digits, for preventing wrong value entering, i want ...
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Setting PDF page numbers/names when created by Export Map enabled with Data Driven Pages?

how to create PDF with Grid Number in Data Driven Pages i tried to export PDF but it is export with page no like 1,2,3..... but i want to export with Grid Number is there any way to export like that ...
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Extracting Elevation-Volume Data of storage areas out of range

I was extracting elevation-volume data of storage areas using the HEC-GeoRAS extension of the arcmap. But it wasn't able to extract the elevation data and it appears "5, Index was out of range. Must ...
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How to correctly input complex multiband functions in Raster Calculator?

I'm trying to compute a MTVI2 (Modified Triangular Vegetation Index - Improved) and EVI (Enhanced Vegetation Index) from Landsat 8 imagery. My formulas are as follow (I'm using ModelBuilder): MTVI2= ...
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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Raster images overlaying each other but shouldn't

When I open a new map document and drag different raster images into the map the images stack on one another rather than form the complete image of a country. When I try zooming in, the multiple ...
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Search radius for some intermediate distance

ArcMap on my laptop runs very slowly. So it can take a long time for a near table to run. Is it possible to use a search radius for some intermediate distance? For example, the search radius only ...
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Joining table to a near table

I calculated the distances between one set of xy coordinates and another set of xy coordinates. So my near table has the ID variables, distance and rank. However, when I join the near table to the ...
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Using WK ID's when using CreateSpatialReference tool

I recently found out how to create specific spatial reference objects and add them to my arcgis python standalone script. ...
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ArcMap hangs on “Initializing Application…” when starting from Visual Studio?

This has worked just fine for years; I don't know what changed. ArcMap 10.0 starts just fine on its own, it's just when using the debugger to test my add-in that it won't start. The add-in, once ...
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How do you delete a feature class if ArcCatalog locks the geodatabase?

I'm trying to delete a feature class from a personal geodatabase using ArcCatalog but the file is locked because it's opened exclusively by me. The process fails to get a schema lock. Well of course ...
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Match features that are spatially similar with ArcGIS?

I'm hoping there might be a way to match features from one feature class to features of another feature class that are the most spatially similar. I have two datasets representing the same thing but ...
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Using the Make Query Table for Querying a Many-to-Many relationship

I have two tables that I have connected via an attributed relationship class of the cardinality Many-to-Many. One is a table of water body (rivers) features and the other is a series of pollutants ...
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Graph/Network building and analysis of linked polygons in ArcGIS 10.2

This is more of a follow-up question to Divide polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcGIS 10.2 and grouping village points based on distance and population size, particularly the ...
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Delete feature class?

Here are my actions so far: create gdb > import feature classes > create new feature dataset > import feature classes So now I have my feature datasets with all my layers as well as the original ...
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Sun ras format in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

I have some data stored in sun ras data. I found several pages that state this format is supported. e.g. http://support.esri.com/fr/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/26784 I'm using version 10.3, ...
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Convert xy coordinates to latitude & longitude

Is there an easy way to convert coordinates (TM65) to latitude/longitude using ArcMap (version 10.3.1)?
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Clustering of points with count using ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro?

Does anyone know if it is possible to to something like this in ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro? That is clustering of points with count: http://www.mappetizer.de/en/examples/usa_cluster/index.html
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Moving a Map Service Group Layer out of a Group Layer with ArcPy

I am struggling to move web services (tiled basemaps) out of group layers into the data frame. I've used arcpy.mapping.ListLayers to compose a list of layers, then I've ascertained what is a group ...
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Why when I create Thiessen Polygon it didnt start at middle line beetween two points?

I must asking this, in ArcMap 10.2 why the thiesen poligons didnt divide at median line? it was move at +- 3 meters from the median line. Why is this happening?
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add vb6 tool to arcmap 9.2 (on windows 7 64bit machine)

I have a vb6 project which develop a tool for use in arcmap several years ago. And I managed to add the tool in arcmap 9.2 (windows xp) by: In arcmap -> Customize -> Add from file -> choose the dll ...
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find all the null records for all fields in a shape file

I figured out that I can use field calculator on a single column in arcgis 10.3 attribute window as follows: def RemoveNULL(x): if x is None: return '' elif x == '': return ...
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I have a large dataset of lakes, which I want to group into n clusters, based on a target total amount of perimeter they have. Suggestions?

There's a longer explanation of why I'm interested in this below, but in short, I'm wondering how to run something like a k nearest neighbors formula, with the number of groups determined by a maximum ...
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Automating update of network dataset in ArcGIS Server

I am trying to set up an automated process that does a nightly extract of the network dataset from SDE and publish to: ArcGIS Server 10.3 as a network service fGDB as network dataset It seems ...
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How to calculate field as a substring of another?

I have a text field, field1, that's populated with 14-digit identifiers, like "01234567890123". I create a new field, field2, that I want to show the first four digits of field1. I would like to do ...
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map data is not lining up to basemap or ArcGIS Online map

on arcmap: i have tried lining my data frame coordinate system to the WGS 1984 World Mercator position but still will not align to basemap when I publish to ArcOnline. am i missing a step here?
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Can I use TIFF files for zonal statistics in QGIS or ARCGIS?

I am completing a remote sensing paper and am doing most of the work in PCI Geomatica, where I have 2 separate files. One from running a texture analysis algorithm containing 6 band layers from a ...
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ArcMap 3D profile graph gives a level line

ArcMap's Profile Graph in 3D analyst works great for drawing a line on the map and seeing the profile. I am doing this part easily; single segments, multiple segments it works fine. However, it is ...
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How to split name in label so only first two words appear?

The labels for my feature SSA_NAME are approximately 5 words long. I would like to shorten the labels to only 2 words. Every time I try a different code I receive either an error message or my layer ...
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Common Tasks on ArcGIS Server REST service

I have a published REST service with lines in it. If I have the permissions to edit the service in ArcMap, shouldn't I be able to perform a arcpy.Dissolve_management on the lines (client side) to ...
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Using ArcPy.TableToExcel_conversion in Script Tool removes automatically added data

I'm using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3.0.4322. I have a peculiar occurrence that I don't quite fully understand. I have a Python Script Tool that does a number of different things, to include using the ...
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Exporting/Printing to PDF, raster basemap has stripe(s) or band(s)

Now that my map is pretty and perfect, I'm discovering that I cannot export it properly. I have tried Exporting the Map to PDF, PNG, TIFF, etc. I have tried various settings of image quality and DPI. ...
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land Use land cover classification

I am working on Land Use/Land Cover Classification of the Hindon river(India) watershed extracted using Aster DEM. Landsat 8 scenes had been used and mosaicked for the required AOI using the Watershed ...
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Dissolve administrative boundaries in shape file

I cannot find a shapefile that gives me only the outline of Ireland, instead they include different regions/divisions. I only want the outline of the island itself i.e the coastline How do I dissolve ...