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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How to improve Maplex placement when you get such a clutter?

I use ArcMap to produce map document containing a lot of label boxes with line callout. Sometimes, I have so many labels that leaders come very matted. Then I use Illustrator to unravel. How could ...
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Working on a network source of data

I have several very large nation-wide raster datasets that I would like to work on remotely (and collaboratively) and save our county level work on several local drives. What is the best way to set ...
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Importing OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into *.gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know what the fastest way to import OpenStreetMap data into an ArcGIS File Geodatabase (*.gdb) is? I'm using ArcGis 10.2.x and I see two options: OpenStreetMap Loader, which handles a ...
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labelling line features

I am working with arcmap 10.2.2. I would like to label features in maps which I create with data driven pages. I have one ddp layer and another layer with the labels. The layer with the label ...
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Creating polygon grid using fixed extent

I have a Shapefile of a town. I would like to divide the whole area into grids such that each grid has a scale of 1:2000. I have set my map to fixed scale (1:2000) in Layout View.
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Copying feature classes from Personal Geodatabase to File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I have huge amount of personal geodatabases that contain dataset and feature classes (one dataset with four feature classes and one feature classes outside of the dataset in each mdb). I want to ...
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Creating Service Areas with a Certain Constraint (Network Analyst)

I'm looking to create service areas around a number of facilities each with a set population max capacity. I have centroids from census data that are snapped to the network representing 'demand.' Is ...
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Arcpy Copy Feature Classes with Overwrite to specific feature datasets

Objective - I have a target GDB "schema" with set feature dataset names and feature classes (no features) within them. I want to copy submittal geodatabase feature classes into that target. I first ...
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ArcGIS Python Add-in using non-GUI window

Does anyone know how to create ArcGIS Python Add-in, that will allow after clicking on a feature, open a new window with a few pictures connected with the feature and then let the user change these ...
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Multiple related tables?

Is there a way to relate 2 tables based on 2 distinct fields and be able to open the related table for each distinct field? Say I have a short list of 500 addresses of interest. I would like to ...
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Using photo for mapping lineations in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am attempting to map the paths of burrow on an oriented photo in order to generate an xy xy chart to run a lineation analysis. How do I get a photo into ArcGIS, orient it, and trace lines that ...
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What is the difference between the “feature to raster” and “polygon to raster” tools when converting a polygon to a raster?

I am currently trying to get a group on connected polygons that are within the same feature to a raster so I can reclassify it for cost analysis. I noticed that ArcGIS for Desktop has a "feature to ...
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How to integrate a New Coordinate System as Default in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a database in Postgres whose Coordinate System is a local one. I mean it is not defined as default in ArcGIS. On the other hand I have ArcGIS with SDE working over Oracle. Obviously, in ...
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Closest facility analysis using polygons

I have a polygon shape file containing polygons representing green spaces and a point shapefile of postcode centroides and am hoping to carry out closest facility analysis in arcmap to calculate the ...
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Which Custom Geographic Transformation Method to use for Nad83 to Nad 83 (CSRS)

I couldn't find a NTv2 file for transforming GCS NAD83 to GCS NAD83(CSRS) so I'm trying to create a custom transformation using the 'Create Custom Geographic Transformation' tool in ArcMap. The tool ...
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What are the requirements to set “Supports Advanced Queries” true on a Feature Layer hosted on ArcGis Server 10.1

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS query feature, OrderByFields, but I've read that for that feature to work the feature layer must show "Supports Advanced Queries: true". The layer we are hosting says that ...
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What is the best method for route cost estimation? [on hold]

What would be the best method for calculating a rough route cost (been some years since I have used Network Analysis in ArcGIS), alternatively would it be better using Google Map API and completing in ...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.1 and one-to-many relationship

I've been struggling to link a feature of 450 municipalities and approximately 60,000 fires that have occurred over the last 15 years. I've attempted to make a relationship class. I can see the ...
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Digitizing a coloured map with legend

I have a map that is coloured with a legend of physical values (elevation) associated with the different colours. Is there a way to digitize this map and yield the actual elevation values (instead of ...
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How to randomly apply a feature from the attributes table (an area) to a bigger area in ArcGIS 10?

I am rather a beginner at ArcGIS and I have absolutely no idea how to do this. I have to design an agricultural area, which I have the whole of it, but I am not sure which farm plant which crop and so ...
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Regression Analysis using ArcMap 10.1

I am trying to preform regression analysis using road accident data using ArcMap 10.1. The accident data is a point file for all accidents with information on the date the accident happened, time, ...
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Automatically align the border of one shapefile to overlap the border of another

Can I automatically align the border of one shapefile to overlap the border of another, without editing each vertice individually?
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What Raster Calculator expression to use? Need to Set Nodata to the overlapping pixels of two rasters (w data example)

Colleagues, hello! For quite a while I`m struggling to make up a map algebra expression in the ArcGIS Raster Calc… On the output I need a single raster with values 0, 30 and nodata (-128). The ...
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PomPom Weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum) detection using Landsat Images through ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

what are the possibility of detecting PomPom Weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum) using Landsat Images through ArcGIS 10?
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How to digitize the network to get shortest path between two points using arc map 10.1? [on hold]

I need to get shortest path between two point in arc map 10.1.i have did using network analyst tool but the path which i am getting is not short path,i think i have did something wrong in digitizing ...
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Building Large Network Datasets from OpenStreetMap in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to build a "large" network dataset from OSM data in ArcGIS. Doing it all at once is taking a "long time" and seems like there is a big opportunity for it to fail at some point which would ...
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Create Random point generator tools [on hold]

I am looking for a tool that has similar to Create Random point generator that provide more tools ? I am aware that ArcGIS 10.2.2 has one on their arctoolbox, but I wanted to know if there are more ...
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NLCD data-dividing it into counties so they can be compared

I have a state wide NLCD raster data set. I would like it to be separated into counties, so I can use something like Zonal stats for each county to make calculations and compare counties. This would ...
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Adding a group layer to another group layer in an Mxd using python

I would like to take an empty group layer and add it an existing group layer within an MXD. The empty group layer does not currently exist , i am going to use an empty group layer i have saved within ...
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Multiple CON Expression in ArcGIS Raster Calculator

How can I write the following conditional statement with CON? If ((VALUE = 20 OR IF VALUE=24) then assign value 0, else 1) Con(("Raster1", 0, 1, "VALUE =20")|("Raster1", 0, 1, "VALUE =24"),0,1) I ...
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Displaying single label for multiple features with same value in ArcMap?

I'm working on ArcMap 10. I have a layer of points which I categorized based on a field that we can call "Name". Thus, as you can see in the picture below, the layer is now composed of 24 colors, each ...
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How can I rename a file geodatabase and keep the all the mxd project linked?

I have a big folder (20GB) (with different folders with shapes, rasters and filegeodatabases) This folder has a orthographic mistake that I would like to correct. This gdb is involved in a big ...
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Cutting Fishnet OR Create Parcels in ArcGIS for Desktop?

what I need to do is the following task in ArcGIS (10.2): I downloaded shapefiles of different countries. For one of these countries, e.g. Austria, I need to define, eg. 400 squares, which means that ...
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Excel data to a Raster Map

I am trying to create a radiometric map, I have x, y , z coordinates and a value in excel. I want to create a raster map based on this data. How do I go about doing this. I am using ArcGIS 10 with ...
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Problem with flow lines in ArcMap

As a part of my PhD I have to map the rivers of Northern Peloponnese, Greece. I have downloaded two DEMs from Nasa Reverb, which I connected with "mosaic to new raster". I have started the usual ...
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TypeError raster object is not iterable when trying to normalize DEM

In ArcGIS 10.1 I'm trying to normalize a section of a DEM (digital elevation model) from original values to values ranging from 0 to 100. First I clipped the raster DEM with an irregulary shaped ...
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Identifying features using ArcGIS Engine 10.1? [duplicate]

I am building a custom desktop GIS application in c# using arcgis engine 10.1 . I want to make a custom identify tool and add it to toolbar control. Any example or code will be helpfull.
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A sum of rasters in ArcMap

I have daily SO2 data (the worldwide data) and after some processing I have to sum 30 rasters. What the tool can you recommend to use for this goal within ArcMap tools? I tried Raster calculator ...
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Masking of DEM in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a clipped DEM of my study area in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 which I want to use for SWAT project set-up, but I need to mask it. How do I go about it? I'm new to the use of ArcGIS. I don't want to ...
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Split a shape file of lines into even spaced segments

I am using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.2. I have a shapeless of polylines and want to split them each line into 100 m segments. I can see under the editor toolbar the split tool and that can divide each line ...
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Importing analytical data (CSV) with different data types into ArcGIS Desktop to generate concentration heat maps?

After reviewing all the possible related solutions to my problem, I could not piece together a solution to process and import multiple sets of groundwater analytical data that contains different data ...
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Editing Road Style/Color from ArcGIS Maps and Data Group

I have ArcMap 10.2 on a Windows 10 pc. I uploaded this open source layer into my desktop map, but I can't edit the look of the streets or color from the table of contents. Is there a way to do this, ...
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Is there a way to automatically find errors made by the Watershed tool?

I've delineated the watershed of near 7000 reservoirs with the Watershed tool in ArcGIS 10.1 and converted them in polygons. As you can see in the image bellow, some mistakes were made because the ...
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Database connection fails when using db authentication, succeeds using OS

When i attempt to make a connection to a database on my SQL Server 2014 sever via Database connections in ArcCatalog using with db authentication i get the lovely "Connection was attempted with an ...
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Is this algorithm Possible? [on hold]

I have some basic notions of python. I would like to know if this algorithm is feasible in ArcMap: loop through all entries in a dBase table for each entry, open the related table (Shapefile ...
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Isolate points with same parcel but different x and y coordinates

I have a large list of 100000 points in shapefile format. These points have address, parcel number and x and y coordinates as attributes. I would like to know which and how many points have the same ...
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How can I rename all feature classes in a file geodatabase?

I have 8 separate geodatabases in which are contained tiled feature classes all of the same name e.g. TopographicArea. So that each of my File Geodatabases contain a feature class called ...
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How to run a tool from Whitebox GAT in ArcGIS?

I have a series of tools that I need to run in ArcGIS to hydrologically condition my DEM, but the first step in this process is running the Breach Depressions tool from Whitebox GAT (I have found that ...
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Zoom to a specific location in ArcMap Viewer window using ArcObjects

I'm trying to find out how to open Viewer window (menu Windows->Viewer in ArcMap) programmatically and zoom it to a specific location. This is how I can open it: IDataWindowFactory dwf = new ...
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How to convert kml to shape file in Arc Map 9.3.1 [on hold]

I would like to know about conversion tools available for kml to shp file formats. In arc map 9.3.1