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Advanced Cartography of a line feature [duplicate]

I'm attempting to duplicate the maroon boundary line. I've used offsets in the line symbol editing but can't seem to achieve the smooth blend you see the picture. I've tried using multiple layers of ...
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Transcad Network file in Arcmap

Is there away to open a transcad network file (filename.net) in ArcMap without having access to Transcad? I just need to see the network links id and attributes.
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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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If then else Logical VBScript in ArcMap 10.3.1

I realize this question has been asked in its basic form before, but I've tried a lot of code samples on answers posed to similar questions on this site to no avail. I'd like to create a new field ...
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Missing Map Templates

I am new to ArcGIS. I have ArcGis v 10.3. Taking the map design module I am directed to use a map template however, I do not see or have all the tabs and cannot complete the assignment. I need the ...
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Accessing attachments from hosted feature service FDGB in ArcGIS Desktop

This might be an easy question, but I've created a hosted feature service on ArcGIS Online to collect data from the public. This data also includes attachments (primarily photos) which from my ...
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GPS points displaying in the wrong place

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? I have a shapefile with X and y coordinates of pointlocations. I would like to change the precision. Is this ...
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Are there any way to identify individual pine trees without the use of Lidar data?

I am using Arcmap 10.3. Are there any way to identify individual pine trees without the use of Lidar data? Crown identification seems irrelevant. My goal is to do a rough tree top calculation to ...
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Converting Total RMS Error into meters

I'm wanting to georeference an old chart in the same manner described in a published article: "All charts were transformed to the British National Grid. The 1904 chart was georeferenced using nine ...
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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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Feature Class to KMZ with Subfolders Conversion Messes Up Attributes' Customization

I want to convert a feature class with customized attributes to kmz and want the kmz-file to show 2 levels of subfolders, which I can select/deselect in GE. Using ArcGIS 10.3 I convert a feature ...
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Why is the project tool in ArcGIS (ArcMap) for desktop throwing the “invalid geographic transformation” error?

I'm trying to reproject a point shapefile from ITRF92 to WGS84 UTM ZONE 14 NORTH. On the geographic transformation input field, I copied and pasted the following geographic transformations from the ...
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Topology in ArcMap [on hold]

When creating a topology layer...what are some common errors that occur for users?
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Using ArcMap's report system on large scale? [on hold]

I'm trying to set up a reporting system based off two layers - point and polygon feature classes. The system would run this report on each polygon that had a value in a specific field (polygons ...
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How to fix symbols of layers when I copy .mxd to another pc?

I've created a personal geodatabase with feature classes and I specified symbols for them in an mxd project. I activated "store relative pathnames to data sources" in the Map Document Properties. When ...
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Arcpy.mapping.MoveLayer can't find the RefLayer [duplicate]

I've tried this several ways and don't know why ArcMap won't find the ref layer. Here is a code snippet. import arcpy if lyr is not None: del lyr #Add constants mxd = ...
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Calculating water flooding with raster calculator [Solved]

I have many layers so i will try and explain what all the layers are. What I want do is enter a calculation in raster calculator to calculate what areas of the map will be flooded if the water levels ...
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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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Land Use Public Notification buffer not working

I am trying to set up the Public Notification application from Esri on our site, and I keep getting errors when it tries to run a buffer. I have been hitting my head against the wall, and have rebuilt ...
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Addition of rasters using raster calculator

I have five classes of rivers as different rasters. and I want to add them all in a new raster file using raster calculator. But when I do this, it creates 16 types of classes, while I want am ...
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Coordinate system for the State of California

I need to calculate, for the whole state of California, the hectares per type of crop. To do that, I have to project my layers. Because I need to work with all of the area of California, I think I ...
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Reclassifying a DEM using ArcMap 10.1

I have a DEM that am reclassifying into two classes. One areas less than or equal to 1000 and the other areas greater than 1000. Am accomplishing this using the reclassify Tool in ArcMap 10.1. The ...
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Displaying MySQL database as layer on map?

I have a mysql database with lat/long/name and i would to show them on the map as a layer(that is if i update my database you would see the changes when you reload the page or redraw). Esri arcgis ...
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Intersect tool of ArcGis gives multiple intersecting points

I am using .net in arcGis 10.0 to develop tools.I have two polyline feature classes. I want to get intersected point of this 2 feature classes. for this purpose, I have used INTERSECT tool of arcmap. ...
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Tutorials, examples of datasets to network datasets? [duplicate]

I am having a lot of problems finding road networks and converting to a working network dataset to perform location allocation. Is there any tutorials, examples where they take free datasets ...
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How to displays attributes for features within the current map extent in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have found Landsat 8 PanSharpened WMS service here. It is a mosaic made by Esri. I can open attribute table of this mosaic dataset. Can I sort rows of attribute table to see only rows related to ...
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How arcMap tool run in async mode with arcpy?

I am using python in arcmap 10.0 to execute "Topo To Raster" tool. I am successful to execute this in blocking/sync mode. but I want to execute this tool with python in async mode. workspacePath = ...
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salt marsh recession mapping with landsat/WV, IKONOS)

I am trying to detect timing and pattern of change in a particular salt marsh (low marsh sitting close to a high marsh). Basically, I'm interested in detecting changes in the leading edge for ...
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'Creating Points' along line using ArcGIS Desktop does not give me the actual distances in a field

In ArcMap 10.3, The 'Construct Points' from a polyline under Editor works well, except for the fact that once generated, there is no field created that lists the actual KP distances. I find myself ...
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Does transforming to a new projection, then back, affect data accuracy?

I have a feature class (South Carolina counties, so a fairly large geographic area) in NAD83 SC State Plane. It needs to be transformed to a second projection (NAD83 UTM 17), then transformed back to ...
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How do you add an image to a point location in ArcGIS 10.3?

I have a set of point locations (groundwater wells) and a graph of groundwater elevation for each location. Is there a way to show the graphs at their respective locations on the map, without having ...
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Dividing an irregular polygon into sub-regions

I am trying to divide an irregular polygon into equal widths and am having trouble understanding the proper tool to use. I am in possession of ArcGIS and am aware that the Parcel Editor is the closest ...
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Extracting the cell size of a Raster as a value to use in buffering

I am creating a model in ArcGIS modelbuilder to buffer a line. I would like the buffer distance to be based on the cell size of a raster. The cell size may change depending upon which raster the user ...
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Automatic Dynamic symbology or Attribute driven symbology? [on hold]

I have looked for a while now on this issue! There seems to be multiple leads dating back over eight years! ...
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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [on hold]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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ArcGIS Multiband Raster

I know this has been asked and answered here but since I don't have enough rep to ask a clarifying question to the person who answered it I am having to post a completely different question. I am ...
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concept behind ARC hydro tool for watershed delineation [on hold]

I am working with arc hydro tool. just pressing and clicking buttons, i have delineated the watershed that I need. But, i don't know the concept behind this tool. Like, how it works? what parameters ...
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How to select highest value from multiple attributes' columns values in ArcGIS Model Builder?

I am using ArcGIS version 10.3. I have two shapefiles (points and polylines) and I am trying to create a model in ArcGIS Model Builder to automate my task. What I have done so far is: Created new ...
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Conic shaped graticules?

Is there a way to enclose my conic shaped map in graticules on ArcMap? I can only figure out do this which doesn't look very nice: I want something like this, I think this was done in GMT though:
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Write World File option blocked when exporting Layout View in ArcGIS for Desktop?

When i try to export map to jpg file in ArcView 10.3, the "write world file" is blocked. How can i solved this problem?
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Find all the values of a specific field of a layer based on location then select just those values to see where else they appear in the layer

I have a layer of property ownership in a county and need to see all the property owners in a parish [parish value already defined to feature in the layer] then see what other property those owners in ...
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How to present animated movement of a dam? [on hold]

I'm want to know how I can represent planimetric and altimetric movement, measured at different times, with animated cards or video. Which software do I need? How do I go about doing this?
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder in to Select By Attributes?

I have a file showing for each disaster, which provinces were affected. The number of provinces affected varies and their names or associated code varies as well. Example, if a flood in 2000 ...
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Replacing with Null in ArcGIS 10.3 [duplicate]

In ArcGIS 10.3 Desktop, how do you replace field values with Null using the Field Calculator without selecting the rows first? I'm able to select the rows that I want and calculate using the Field ...
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Creating tool for finding catchments, watersheds and channel network in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've been working in QGIS for a while, but I have to use ArcGIS from now on. In QGIS I made a tool in the Graphical Modeler, in order to ease a process I had to do several times. I've been told this ...
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ARCscene Extruding between constant TIN's to calculate bed volume within oil window?

I don't seem to be able to extrude between two tins created from constant rasters. Will the extrusion tool not wort between Tins which are copied and pasted and altered in position by me after their ...
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Inserting text into field of attribute table in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am populating an attribute table. After adding a field i have to populate the field with different texts in a sequential order like water, air, car, school etc. i have completed inserting water ...
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Create matrix measuring distance from each point to every other point along polylines

I'm working on a project involving ancient trade routes. I have two datasets: 1) -Nodes (around 1000): Every node has a nodeID, lon, and lat 2) -Arcs (several hundred): contains a record for each ...