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What exact format do I need to have for the inputs to make Path Distance work?

I am trying to run the Path Distance tool in ArcGis 10.1. Ideally I would like to utilize Tobler's hiking formula anisotropic approach to slope and a land cover cost surface to calculate the least ...
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Caching Bings Maps Aerial Locally to make it draw faster in ArcMap?

When you add Bing Maps Aerial to your MXD, can you cache the basemap locally to make it draw faster? If not, what other workaround can you do to make Bing Aerial draw faster? I'm using ArcGIS ...
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Projecting NAD83 on-the-fly to WGS84

I have a point feature class in a geodatabase that uses WGS84 as its SRS. A colleage of mine created points in this feature class using an external database containing lat and long values. However, ...
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Collect last word from varied length string for filtering, auto labeling and column population? [on hold]

I have been looking and reading for a few days about how to collect the last word from a varied length string. I have found lots of postings about how to collect/split the last word, but none of the ...
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Creating density layer after calculating one value based on two variables?

I have a map of census blocks and the population of each block for an island. I also have a map of the tax map key (TMK), broken down into land parcels, with the dollar value of each land parcels. I ...
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Pythonic way to recalculate feature extent in ArcGIS 10.2

I am creating a tool that will automate a tedious process of data standardization. One of the steps is to recalculate the feature extent of a SDE file. Surprisingly I cannot find anything useful in ...
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Inline variable substitution in Model Builder using python code

I have an inline variable substiution which I would like to import into my Python script. Is that possible? I am trying to make a parameter within my path. My path currently is ...
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Data Interoperability Search Envelope Not Working 10.2.2

I have a question regarding retrieving a WFS dataset via the Data Interoperability extension on 10.2.2. (Adding a Interoperability Connection -> Connection Properties [WFS] -> Parameters). I have ...
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How to create buffer on one side of a stream in ArcGIS?

I need to create a buffer around waterfront park sites. But I only want "half" of the buffer --- the "half" that coincides with the side of the water body where to park is. In addition, the buffer of ...
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Looking for a quick way to replace text data in one column with data from another [on hold]

I would like to replace all the text data in one column with the data in another. The first column contains plant name data from our old paper maps, which is of dubious accuracy. I would like to ...
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create a zip code value to points

I have a shapefile of points (samples collection locations) with their longitude and latitude and the number of samples collected in each location. My goal is to create a raster of the number of ...
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Finding polygon within polygon using ArcGIS for Desktop?

How do I find two parks (shapefile) that are within a census tract ? If I'm not mistaken you have to use selection by location.. but beyond that quite sure what to do after.
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How can I redistribute points within a polygon using certain criteria in ArcGIS?

I have some points (representing pharmacies) scattered around my research area and I would like to redistribute those points through the area using the following criteria: The points should ...
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Different results in OD Cost Matrix analysis and Route analysis

I am using OD Cost Matrix layer in order to find distances between many origins and destinations points. It works fine, but I want to make sure the results make sense, and since OD Cost Matrix can ...
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An Error Has Occurred Running Scripts On This Page - Repairing issue with batch script?

If you've been using ArcGIS for a while, you will have most likely come across this error: The issue is linked to some sort of ActiveX plugin security setting in the 32 bit version of Internet ...
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Georeferencing a CAD file and converting to SHP in ArcGIS without distance distortion

i have a land parcels dwg file in an unknown co-ordinate system and i want to georeference the file in ArcMAp and convert it to shapefile but the problem is that whenever i georef the cad drawings ...
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Representation of precipitation data

I have an excel sheet of precipitation data of each month of some districts. I have also the shapefiles of these districts. How can I represent this data in these shapefiles.
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Overlay analysis of two raster by attribute?

I have two rasters (one showing land use and the other showing soil texture). I'd like to find the areas where there is a specific land use on a specific soil texture. Is there a way to overlay two ...
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if/then with VBScript in ArcGIS Field Calculator giving Error 000539: SyntaxError: invalid syntax?

What is wrong with this VBscript in the field calculator? ColumnC= if [ColumnB] > 0 then [ColumnC] = [ColumnA] / [ColumnB] endif Each time I receive this syntax error message: Error ...
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Convert .xyz to contours?

Can anyone help me convert .xyz file to a contours? I have recieved some .xyz files from the local council and am hoping to turn them into a terrain for 3d modelling. I have tried the ASCII to feature ...
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Calculate area weighted average of attribute in one layer by shape in another

For a project I am working on I would like to intersect fire station response districts with income data to determine the median income per response district. However the borders of the layers ...
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ScriptError ArcToolbox, unable to work

This problem keeps occuring. Any function within the ArcToolbox gives this error message with different code. The message below comes from using the 'Hillshade' tool. I've updated my ArcGIS for ...
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Representation of road networks at junctions when line width is varying with attribute

I have a road network and for every road segment the average number of daily traffic. I need to draw a map where the line width for each road segment is proportional to the daily traffic. I can do ...
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ArcMap not respecting advanced sort in related tables?

ArcMap 10.2.2 doesn’t respect the advanced sort in related tables, I couldn’t figure out why the ArcMap doesn’t respect the advanced sorted values when the sorted table is related to other feature ...
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What are the units of a Weighted Point Density analysis?

I have point locations of trees and their associated diameters in cm. I performed a point density analysis in ArcGIS of these locations weighted with each points' diameter and the resulting units in ...
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How to merge MANY lines within same layer that meet (join at some point)? [duplicate]

I have a line dataset. The dataset is vast and the lines are single features in the data layer. I would like to merge the lines which join at some point. How can I do this using ArcGIS 10.1? For ...
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Assigned projection and an unprojected WGS84 geographic coordinate system

I am to be submitting a shapefile for review but the first two requirements have me confused. Are these requirements conflicting or am i just not understanding the question? Requirements: The ...
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How to feed a raster map with values from other raster map

I would like to know if there is a tool able to "feed" a current raster map with the values from other raster map (so the values from the current raster map will be replaced by the ones from the other ...
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Morphometric analysis tutorial [on hold]

I want to analyze morphometric parameters such as drainage density,stream order,bifurcation ratio etc of a small basin area. Here I want to use SRTM dem and arcgis tool. Please share if any one have ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Legend Issue: Gap when using the “only show classes that are visible in the current map extent”

I have a problem with a gap that appears when the setting "only show classes that are visible in the current map extent" is in use and when there is a number of items in a row that does not display; ...
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How to manually apply permanent ArcGis Stretch images filters out of box?

I usually use Arcgis image stretch filters for my images to make them sharpen or to highlight certain elements of a raster like this: Version without filters: Version with filter: How can i apply ...
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Interval files in area solar radiation

im running area solar radiation tool for single DEM and by mistake i have checked the Create outputs for each interval (optional). The question is if i want to delete the interval files (becouse it ...
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ArcGIS files exported using 10.3 gives error when opening in ArcGIS 10 [on hold]

I received two gdb files that were exported using 10.3. When opening/ importing to a geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10 I get an error that one file is missing, ArcCatalog continues to open but the ...
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Listing Attribute Table in order of Selected objects

Currently when I open my attribute table, I get the order or points by which they are added and I would like to get them in order in which I selected them. For example, I select points (in order): 6, ...
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How to ignore certain values when creating profile graph in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a statewide DEM I am trying to create a profile of, however the DEM has some areas of widely varying size (bodies of water) where data was not collected and these areas were all filled by my ...
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Delete rows with unfilled cells in HTML pop-up table in ArcMap

When my html pop-ups are clicked I'd like them to only show the Fields that have information in the corresponding cell eg. Cell 1; Notes: Cell 2; Translational Landslide. However if there isn't any ...
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ArcGIS Calculate Fields gives Warning 000405 No records within table?

Situation: I have feature layer sitting outside processing extent in Environment settings. If I open layer's table and use field calculator - Calculate Geometry on some numeric field: it works ...
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Create Thiessen polygons using spatially weighted averages?

I have to create Thiessen polygons with the spatially weighted averages for specific contaminate concentrations from different borings. I have the Thiessen polygons created but this only shows me the ...
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After clipping raster in ArcMap, file appears black in any other applications?

I have a tiff raster dataset, using arcgis I clip the data (to a feature class perimeter), the clipped file displays fine within Arcgis. However, if I try to view the clipped image in any external ...
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Switching Costs in a Multi-Modal Network Database in ArcGIS

I am constructing a multi-modal transportation network using Network Analysis on ArcGIS. I have data on roads, railway, and rivers for the U.S. My goal is to calculate an Origin-Destination matrix of ...
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Exporting layer file values to a text document

Is there any method to export the entries of a *.lyr to a text file (docx, xlxs,...) since I have lyr which contains 255 values and I need to check it by exporting it to a text file
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Is it possible to embed python in code for HTML pop-ups in ArcGIS

When clicking a point feature I want the html pop-up to not only contain the data of the feature but also an image of the area around the feature (eg. 2 km^2). The image would have the base map 'World ...
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ArcGIS 10.3 geocoder

I recently upgraded, desktop, server, engine and SDE to 10.3, and of course had to upgrade some other features and extensions. It seems that now that I've upgraded to 10.3 my new 10.3 geocoders will ...
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Arcscan greyed out

the Arcscan toolbar is greyed out. The Arcscan extension is enabled. The raster is a "bi-level" image There is an editable polyline layer in the ArcMap TOC Do you have any idea why i still can't ...
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Dynamic Text Formatting Tags

I am currently using Arcgis 10.2 and working with dynamic text. I'm aware of formatting tags available ...
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Create shadow of building in ArcScene

I want to create shadow of a building at different time in ArcScene but I am a beginner of using ArcScene so I am not familiar with this. I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 version. I tried to use "sun shadow ...
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Python FindLabel Function for Label Expression with Formatting Font?

I originally had this FindLabel function (which works)... def FindLabel ( [NAME], [Count_] ): if [Count_] != None: return [NAME] +'\n' + "Well Log Count: " + [Count_] I wanted to format the ...
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Issue with OCHA fonts in windows 8

I installed OCHA icons on windows 8,But once that I try to open the styles with arcmap (10.2.2) I have some funny icons, do you have some idea how to fix this bug...
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arcgis 10.0, installed MOLE 10.0 and Military Analyst 10.0 could not find references [on hold]

I have installed Arcgis 10.0, Mole 10.0 and military Analyst 10.0, but I could not find references or dll's, no DefensiveSolutions, no Mole.dll, no MilitaryAnalyst 10.0, it's some sort of Bug?
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Connecting multiple Collect Value outputs to Cell Statistics + ModelBuilder ArcGIS10.1

I have developed a model that collects values through a number of integrated sub-models. I was hoping to use Cell Statistics to run an analysis on the results from each of the sub-models. It will work ...