ArcGIS for Desktop is an Esri product from the ArcGIS Platform. This tag should be used to distinguish issues with it from those of ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS for Mobile, ArcGIS Online, etc

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arcmap display full date [on hold]

I am working with arcmap software. I have a points layer that was created from a gps device. this layer contains a few tracks from the same day (e.g driving to work in the morning, returning home, ...
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ArcMap keeps crashing whilst using simple C# .NET addin

I honestly have no clue what is causing this. I want to have a message appear that tells me which layers are selected or not. Here is my code: using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using ...
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SQL query syntax for NDVI grid in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to extract by attribute pixels with a Value >0 (i.e., the vegetation in an NDVI grid file) in ArcGIS. Every time I try to extract by attribute (spatial analyst tools/extraction), my SQL ...
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Remove a layer from TOC in my printed PDF?

I am new at writing Python code so I'm just grasping the basics. I am trying to clip two shapefiles so that they are within the map boundaries. After that, I want to remove the unclipped layers and ...
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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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Tool to create triangle buffer using Python in ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to make a tool to create triangle buffer by python script in ArcGIS, like circle buffer that we use it in ArcGIS Desktop? I need a tool that allows user to input the length of sides of the ...
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Why are rows automatically deleted after inserting them into attribute table?

In ArcMap 10.2 I go into Editor mode and Start Editing. After this I insert a new row into an attribute table and if I click on Save Edits, the newly inserted row is disappear. What is the problem? ...
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Work order: project then resample, or resample then project

I'm working with 10m DEMs in northern New York, along the Canadian border (in ArcGIS 10.2). To complete a regional elevation map (and eventually slope, flow, etc.), I need to also include a portion of ...
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Python Script tools for ArcGIS 10.2 is very slow (get raster properties)

I am using python script tools for ArcGIS 10.2, under Windows 8.1 64bit. When I am using the arcpy.GetRasterProperties_management() command, it's very slow to process the data. For example. I tried ...
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General function failure Error opening feature class in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I keep getting this General function failure: The screw-up happening when I clicked "delete field" on a field I had just created, in the attribute table for the feature class. This is a class ...
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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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Auto populate field with text using field calculator if/then

I've extracted values from a raster to a point file, but now I need a field with the text information from the raster attribute table that corresponds with the value. I've been trying to use the field ...
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Tool to delete all data from a shapefile

I am looking for a tool that deletes the data in the shapefile, and then copy and pastes all the features from a layer into the blank layer. We get updates to our layer from a separate organization, ...
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Creating metadata style in ArcGIS Desktop from GeoNetwork plugin schema?

ArcGIS 10 does not have a style metadata that meets my specification. I have a GeoNetwork plugin schema for metadata generation as the Geospatial Metadata Profile of Brazil. Is it possible to ...
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Arc - how do I find the coordinates of the centroid of a raster?

How do I find the coordinates of the centre / centroid of a raster? I have tried Zonal Geometry but this does not give me the coordinates. I need to find the centroids of two rasters and create ...
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How to get the same cell size after and before been rasterized [duplicate]

The following information were used for rasterization of the land cover of Nigeria but got different cell sizes. The input cell size and the measured cell size of the rasterized are not the same. ...
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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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Got different cell sizes from a rasterised data

I'm trying to rasterize the Land cover data of Nigeria which was obtained from FAO database. During the process of rasterizing the land cover data, I used the following information which gave ...
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Order/Sorting of Iterate Field Values (ModelBuilder)

I am using Iterate Field Values to Iterate my Model through a list of Strings (DBF-File). However, the Field Values-Iterator will always sort my Field by alphabet (ascending). It does not matter how ...
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Volume of sediment above a certain height

I currently have an aerial photograph of a barrier beach, and corresponding lidar data for the 2005 photo, 2007 photo, and 2013 photo. I want to calculate the volume of sediment on the beach for each ...
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Display bar charts in ArcMap

I am trying to symbolize data as bar charts in ArcMap. I have a feature class with two sets of data, and I want the bar charts next to each other on the map. The problem I am having is that the map ...
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Overlaying two raster images with no spatial reference

I have two images (X-Ray and Neutron Tomography Scan) of a human bone fragment. I want to use ArcGIS 10.2 to accurately overlay (geo-reference) these two images which have no spatial coordinates. any ...
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How to remove layers data source M-awareness to publish editable featureServer

I would like to publish an editable feature layer (featureservice) on my ArcGIS server. When I want to publish the data it warns however that the layer is m-aware. In the arcgis documentation I read ...
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weighting and combining data sets in Raster Calculator

I`m having problems using Raster Calculator to create a final cost raster. I have to add 7 raster data sets together and multiply each of them with the correct weight. The resulting raster is ...
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Filtering for slope using kernel size in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have problem in smoothing the slope derived from digital elevation model. I want to do filter for the slope <5 degree in 7 X 7 kernel size, 5-20 degree in 5X5 kernel and >20 degree slope in 3X3 ...
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Where to find more detail on algorithms used in ArcGIS Desktop's location allocation solver?

Where can I find more detail on the algorithms used in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0's location allocation solver? The help file specifies the following: The location-allocation solver starts by generating ...
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Why won't ArcGIS Desktop create *.apm file (for ArcPad) on one particular laptop?

I am working on a project where I need to create apm files for data input on Trimble Nomads in the field. I am working with ArcGIS 10.2 and ArcPad 10.2. I have the same exact versions on both my ...
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Plotting Vector Arrows from U and V Component with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two raster layers representing the U and V components of a vector wind. I could generate the magnitude raster by applying Square root in Map Algebra in ArcGIS. I also generated a raster layer ...
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Can multiple users access ArcGIS styles on server at same time or only one?

Running ArcGIS 10.0 in our environment. I created a styles db and saved it on the server. Can multiple users access the styles at the same time or only one? Second, after experimenting I can add ...
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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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Enabling Z value

I have a polyline that when I created it I did not enable the z value. Is there away that I can enable the z value for my polyline so that I can add z values using 3D Analyst?
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How to remove geoprocessing history in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop?

I have grown dependent upon the awesome add-in called Clear Geoprocessing History. It does not appear to work with my upgrade to 10.2.2 Does someone know of a different route? Or perhaps how to ...
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Field Calculator expression to replace string only if it occurs

I have two fields (STREET1 & AKA_STREET_TEST1). I'm having a problem creating a simple IF THEN Python statement in the Field Calculator box. I've been searching the threads for a similar ...
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Topology Editing using ArcView (now called Basic) license level of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am building a geodatabase from data collected on a GPS handheld in the field. The GPS device collects decently accurate information but I need to make sure all the polygons, lines, and points are ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to toggle draft mode in ArcGIS with Python?

I'm curious if it is possible to toggle on and off 'draft mode' in layout view in ArcGIS using python scripting. Does anyone have any ideas? Python is preferred, but if there is another solution in a ...
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How can I transfer ArcGIS custom symbology to another machine?

I created custom symbols on my PC at home using: Layer Properties dialog box > Symbology tab > Advanced > Rotation Now I want to transfer the symbology settings to another machine on campus. I ...
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Python Scripting Error (Adding a Field)

I'm using this code as a python script tool in ArcGIS 10.1: import arcpy, os arcpy.env.workspace = r'W:\S&P\s&p techs\Emily\Errors.gdb' #Looping through dissolved feature classes, adding ...
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Field calculator to copy numeric values from other fields

FieldA contains text: both numeric(123) and alpha-numeric(123a, 2-3, 3/2, '). FieldB is longstring. I want to use field calculator and codeblock on FieldB to bring from Field A only the numeric ...
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Business/Economics GIS homework [on hold]

I have a problem with my homework. Can somebody help me with ideas and a way how to solve the problem? I'm thinking through solving it with clusters and a buffer that sounds reasonable. Are there ...
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Convert label in line feature

Is there a method to convert the text of labels in lines? I think infact that the letters can be hypothetically transformed in lines, for simplify the view in other kinds of gis.
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Long description layer in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I work with arcview 10.3 and i have layer with long description (green),hence the legend spread throw out the map: I have to use a singel symbol for the layer and not use the unique value as ...
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Different origin between GDAL/Python and ArcMap of a Modis image

I have a Modis image and i load this image in Python using gdal library from osgeo import gdal, ogr INPUT_raster_1 = "C:\\myimage_1km.tif" ds_1 = gdal.Open(INPUT_raster_1, gdal.GA_ReadOnly) ...
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Creating land water mask for *.vrt file in ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

I have mosaics of a marsh area formatted as a .vrt file. I need to create a land water mask of this .vrt file. I am working in ArcGIS for Desktop and have no clue how to assign values to water and ...
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How to use Clip_analysis (in_features, clip_features, out_feature_class, {cluster_tolerance})

I draw Polygon any, how to clip it and save to shapefile. .png
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Mosaic to New Raster not allowing correct overlap

I am not sure what exactly is causing hiccups for me - how I processed the data (removing the white edges in 3rd party software), the bit depth (8bit), the file format (png to support transparency), ...
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Slope tool output has artifacts

So I've tried using the slope tool for a DEM using an appropriate Z-factor and the output is smooth, but it seems to be over-estimating slope angle. I would prefer to reproject the DEM (to NAD 83 UTM ...
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How to implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables?

How can I implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables? I have a field what have redundant values, and I need to run different functions for these redundant datas, so I need to place ...
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Batch Re-projection script syntax error

import arcpy ... sourceWorkspace = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\Lesson2" ... targetProjection = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\python excercise data\\Lesson1\\contourlines.shp" ... listDataSet = ...
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replaceDataSource for Tables from one SDE server to another server

I found the code that works to change the layers in my mxd from one SDE workspace to the other SDE worksspace. The script runs, but does not change the tables to the new SDE workspace. I replaced lyr ...