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ArcMap populate field with value from another dataset

I have two Polygon datasets, one contains Buildings and the other PostCodes (ZipCodes). I'd like the PostCode field in the Buildings dataset to be populated with the value of the PostCode field from ...
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Is it possible to alter field display precision whilst using a coded domain in ArcGIS 10.2?

Firstly a bit of background: I'm currently using fields of type double to hold the results of our chemical analysis. Different samples were analysed for different analytes and several values were ...
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Selection layers ie selection by location or attibute. Are selections retained when the data source is updated

I have a several large feature classes , that are over a large area. I am only interested in an Area of Interest inside the this area. So I have used an Area of interest shapefile and used this as the ...
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Can I use tileJson with esri's ArcGISTiledMapServiceLayer, maybe with wax esri connector?

I am using the arcgis javascript api to implement my map. I want to enable mouseover event on the images returned from the tiled service. I was thinking that tileJson could help. I have seen that wax ...
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Thiessen polygons extend outside of extent of projection

I'm working on a geological project on the past position of continents (in ArcMap 10 Service Pack 5, build 4400). The tool I'm creating in Model Builder uses Create Thiessen Polygons and all input ...
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Removing Slivers/Holes From Polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a village level shapefile. Using Dissolve_management, I collapse the villages to district level. I also use Multi_Part option to prevent multiple entries for same polygon and so the resulting ...
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Generate Near Table (path distance)

I have a number of points and want to get path distance to all "wetland" polygons within 1km. This is very easy with eucDistance in Generate near table, is there a was to alter this to give path ...
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Transformations in ArcMap?

I'm trying to transform a map from UTM ED 50 zone 33N to WGS84 and vice versa in ArcMap 10.2.2 I'm doing this by using the project tool in the arc toolbox and choosing the ED_1950_TO_WGS_1984_12 ...
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Counting member features in ArcGIS table?

I'm working on Arcgis 10.3 and have a table as shown below. I need to count each member of the Name field according (and not according) to Class Field.
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Map My Fitness TCX to Shapefile

I've been using the Map My Fitness App from under amour for a bit now and I'd definitely recommend it. Where this app falls short is the export of data. It only goes to a Garmin specific TCX format. ...
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How to create a layer from existing attribute data of another layer?

I am using Arc Map 10.2 and I have a shapefile consisting of parcel data. I would like to create a shapefile/layer from the existing parcel shapefile by using a table that consists of a list of ...
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arcpy.Delete_management does not delete the directory

I got a problem with Delete_management when I use the FeatureclassToCoverage_conversion function. I don't know why in the gdb I use (arcpy.env.scratchGDB), while the Delete_management is working, the ...
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Trying to use Tkinter to open dialog box in ArcMap

The following script works great from the command line but crashes from the pythonaddin: import Tkinter import tkFileDialog root = Tkinter.Tk() root.withdraw() pathtest = ...
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Referencing a method from a different class within an Else statement and using 2 variables with the method

I am transferring a code from a VBA module to a C# arcmap add-in. I am using ArcMap 10.2 and Visual Studio 2010. I cannot figure out how to translate what appears to be a method from a different ...
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Functionality from Arcinfo to ArcSDE [on hold]

If i have a polygon with attributes, when i cut the polygon in to two. the each polygon has to contain same attribute and a label has to be in the centroid of the polygon. example if I have a land ...
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Linking Point features to open directly in offline google earth software

How to link the point features (which have XY values and attribute table) created in ArcMap 10 so that they can be open directly in Google Earth at the exact location. Remember there is no internet ...
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How to merge/combine several tables in geodatabase into one table using ModelBuilder?

I have over 50 csv files that have the same data structure and I need to merge them into one table. As I need to build a model I have successfully imported all the files into a File Geodatabase. ...
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How to check spotheight in closed polyline contour data using ModelBuilder or ArcPy?

I'm new in using ModelBuilder or Python script. So, i have a set of contour data and a good contour data should contain a spotheight* in every closed polyline contour data. Is there any solution to ...
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Opening spatial weights matrix file (SWM) from ArcGIS for Desktop in Excel?

I successfully generate spatial weights matrix file (SWM) to get the nearest neighbors for polygons shapes in ArcMap 10.2.2 but I am confused how to open this file its a compressed file and when I try ...
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Does this ArcGIS flow accumulation example have an error?

The lower right corner of the flow accumulation example in ArcGIS Desktop's documentation has a flow accumulation value of 2. However, I only see one cell flowing into the lower right corner (the ...
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Grouping Analysis (Clustering) of polygons with streets as borders in ArcGIS?

I have a question about the Grouping Analysis Tool in ArcGIS. Is it possible to use streets as spatial borders for the groups? I want to group a city district autmatically with multiple attributes, ...
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File Geodatabase coded domain not recogized by ArcGIS Online?

I created a File GDB and set up a domain, and the domain was assigned to a field in a feature class. The domain behaves as expected on ArcGIS Desktop (dropdown list when editing the content of that ...
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How to calculate probability of binary outputs of n iterations without saving each individual layer?

I am trying to calculate mean raster of n runs in model builder each run creates a binary raster which represnt whether a flood got to a pixel or not i want to calculate the probability for flood in ...
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Import ArcGIS feature class to IDRISI

I have created several feature classes in ArcGIS and organised them in a number of File Geodatabases. I am now thinking of migrating to IDRISI. Anyway, I need to get at least my feature classes ...
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Network Analsyis Closest facility ArcGIS 10.3 where incidents and facilities are the same points

I have about 3800 facilities nationwide and am trying to determine the nearest facility to each one by driving distance. This is similar to a near analysis but using a road network to determine ...
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Creating a Network Dataset

I need some basic instructions on how to create a network dataset in ArcMap 10.1. I do realize there are esri tutorials out there but I'm having difficulty understanding everything. I'm just looking ...
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Select Elements tool not working in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I recently installed a copy of ArcGIS 10.2 on my personal laptop at home. I'm a bit of a novice user. I've connected the right folder on my desktop and been able to add shapefiles to my map. ...
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Viewshed and Raster Value

I'm doing a research project on some petroglyph sites in the United States and am having issues with trying to represent viewshed data on ArcMap 10.3 for desktop. I ran the visibility from the toolbox ...
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Integration of cloudera and Arcmap

I am trying to cloudera with arcmap using hadoop tools..can anyone help me in finding hdfs server host name, port number, hdfs username and remote location of the file????
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Make a group layer in ModelBuilder

I've got a model that iterates through a whole bunch of files and creates layers from certain of those files. I'm trying to put together another tool that will group the produced layer files, but I ...
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Wrap Legend Text in ArcMap using Python

Is it possible to use Python to wrap text in a legend in ArcMap so that the entire legend element will fit on a page? Here's a screenshot of my problem: http://s21.postimg.org/ss1x2rgpz/before.png ...
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Clip layer with selected object from another layer in QGIS

In ArcMap, I can clip a layer with selected objects from another layer by using the editor toolbar. I want to do the same operation in QGIS. I want to create holes in the landuse layer by selecting ...
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Different KML size from ArcGIS and Ogr2Ogr

I have been converting shapefiles to KML. It seems that using ArcGIS to make a KML (by converting shapefile to feature layer and then using feature layer to kml tool) results in a much larger sized ...
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How to manually add spatial reference information for FEWS rainfall data in ArcMap?

I am trying to match rainfall data from USGS/FEWS to coordinate locations of survey households in Uganda, so I will need to be able to project the rainfall data. So far, I downloaded the dekadal RFE ...
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Make Route Event Layer snaps event points to vertexes?

In ArcMap 10.2.1 I have made a route event layer using the geoprocessing tool in the normal way, trying to add equidistant route events along a route every 1.6 meters. This works fine in all the ...
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Most efficient way to retrieve pixel distributions inside many polygones (custom zonal stats)

I want to get the distribution of pixels from a 1 band raster that fall in each polygon of a shapefile to proceed to some statistics. I guess a zonal statistics does it in some kind of way but I need ...
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How can I make an Atlas of the land cover within each of the watersheds?

I have a Land Cover raster that has its legend in a layer-file (.lyr), and a shapefile delineating watersheds. I have access to QGIS 2.8.1 and to ArcGIS 10.1. I want an Atlas of the land cover within ...
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Closest raster VALUE to a given x,y point [duplicate]

Is there a way in ArcGIS to find the closest VALUE in a raster to a given x,y point? There might only be NoData at a certain point, in which case I want to find the closest pixel value. I cant seem ...
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Intermediate files disappear in ArcGIS 10.1

I am working with ArcGIS 10.1 creating some slope and aspect files. I do this: DEM_park = ExtractByMask(mosaic_name, park_area) and it creates the DEM_park file in a default gdb with a default ...
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Zonal geometry output in ArcGIS

Is there a way to specify the coordinate type in Zonal geometry output in ArcGIS? I am trying to perform zonal geometry on a raster and in the resulting output, the XCENTROID and YCENTROID are in ...
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ModelBuilder Feedback variable used with CON produces Error 000670 when run from ArcToolbox Menu?

I am using a ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.2 to extrapolate the cell's value of a raster in the NoData parts, using a Feedback Variable as Input (in red). The process applies Focal Statistic in NoData ...
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Degrees Minutes Seconds to Decimal degrees for Iceland coordinates - Normal formulas come out wrong

I want to put a file with Coordinates in Minutes seconds to decimal degrees. Ive tried to use formulas such as should work in excel both modules and this formula: =-H2-I2/60-J2/3600 and 65,26583333. ...
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Problems with “search” feature and tools in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have problems with ArcMap 10.2.2 in my desktop. The "search" function doesn't work. When clicked, nothing happens! Also, whenever I use any of the tools of toolbox, like calculating area or ...
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How to add multiple attributes in a single field to a single point feature?

I am developing a city bus information system using ArcMap. I have extracted all the bus-stops in a point shapefile. I intend to add the list of all buses stopping at a particular stop to the ...
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Invalid value for Sub layer?

I am getting exactly this error when trying to add locations to a service area within ModelBuilder. However, the symptoms mentioned in that link relate to my tool being called from a differing ...
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What defines where the files will be saved?

Hi I have a script I am using to save out layers automatically I have posted another question here ArcGIS creating individual layers for unique attribute in a given feild. Limitations of Where ...
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Divide grid in smaller cells

My dataset: a shapefile containing squares of 1km size. It's huge, this is just a sample: My aim: divide each cell so that the end result would be the same grid with 500m each cell. Something like ...
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Sample points based on underlying polygon attributes

I have a point shapefile and I would like to sample those points (just like the "Sample" tool allows points to sample underlying raster) to receive a table with underlying polygon values (interested ...
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What exactly does hill shade or Shaded relief , if performed on SRTM DEM will output?

Two questions actually. Does shaded relief or hill shade outputs mean "expelling of shadows"? For a vast country like India, how to prepare a map from SRTM DEM, which does not have any shadow ...
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Large Rasters in ArcGIS & MapInfo

My geoscientists like to work with MapInfo and ArcGIS. I require a common 1 band raster format that can hold obscene amounts of data without damaging the data (compression). I have tried .tif and ...