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How to get an ArcGIS custom tool to run fom the command line?

I have been experimenting with ESRI's CalculateArea custom tool and it works fine running within ArcGIS from a toolbox. Then I wanted to see if I could run it as a standalone script from the ...
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Why are representations functions accessible in Table of Contents not in Catalog window of ArcMap?

It's really frustrating that adding a new representation form the Catalog window of ArcMap does not work while it works for TOC when adding the required lyr file as a symbology then right click and ...
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Mirror two data frames

Is it possible to link two data frames so that they mirror each other? I know I can set the extent of one data frame to that of another data frame, but then you can only pan/zoom in the parent frame. ...
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Performing a 'far analysis' using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to perform an analysis that is the inverse of Near_analysis for ArcGIS. Instead of my result being NEAR_DIST and NEAR_FID, I'd like each feature to have a FAR_DIST and FAR_FID populated ...
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Calculate Date field in ArcPy

I'm trying to use arcpy.ExtractValuesToPoints() to get raster values to a points feature class for several raster files (8760). The goal is to get a time-slice view of how the values at certain ...
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Using callout labels in ArcMap?

Is there a way to automate the placement and the text based on a field using callout labels? One thing I've tried, which is quite cumbersome, is to convert the graphical objects after they have ...
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Digitizing roads from a scanned map

I have a scanned map in which roads are shown in red color, the RGB value being R>250, G=0 and B=0. Is there a way to auto digitize the roads by specifying RGB criterion or snap criterion? My ...
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Field calculator (using ATAN)

How do I input the arc tan in the field calculator given the values of the fields to get the desired answer, I compare the answer of the manually computed arc tan value and the Atan Spatial Analyst ...
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How to checkin ( release, make it free) arcgis 10.2 desktop license using arcpy?

There is a way to do this using AcrGIS license Server Administrator, but I need a command to use it in arcpy scripting.
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Divide a large polygon into 4 smaller ones having same area [duplicate]

Is there anyway to divide a large polygon into 4 smaller polygons having same area. for example, I have an area of 1 hectare but I would like to divide it into 4 plots having 2500 m2 for each. if ...
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How do you restrict road access by vehicle type in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

Is there a way to restrict road access by vehicle type? Some roads restrict trucks, some roads have height/weight restrictions, and some roads are restricted by the type of license plate (e.g., ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Changing 'null' to 'zero' in attribute table? [duplicate]

I have a table (Excel, csv) with county names and three additional column headings. I would like to ensure that everything under the three additional headings have a zero rather than a 'null' value. ...
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In ESRI ArcGIS, is there an equivalent to the RStudio Console Windows?

UPDATED I know ESRI provides scripting capacity, via the Python window, but I've had a hard time with it. Making the jump from the Field calculator to the Python window was too much to me. Trying to ...
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List all feature layers

I will often create many temporary layer files with MakeFeatureLayer_management. I was wondering if there was a means to list the temporary layer files I've created. I've tried setting the workspace ...
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How to display survey calls using the traverse tool?

I use the Traverse Tool to run out legal descriptions on deeds and recorded subdivision plats. I'm looking for a way to display the survey calls once I'm done. Is there a way to do that? I'm using ...
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How do I import data from a delimited file into a Feature Class?

I have a feature class created in a file geodatabase. How do I import data from a comma-delimited file into the feature class? Update #1 - The destination is a feature class, not a table.
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Network Dataset — can't solve route

I read this topic and I have same problem as others. When I use network analyst on one line, the module works successfully. But for multilines, this warning comes: No route from location "Graphic ...
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select (analysis tool) runs fine as a tool but crashes miserably when invoked as a rest service

"depts" , a geotable stored in oracle. polygon type. in arccatalog i create a very simple model: the "select" tool (from analysis toolbox) is fed with "depts" run model. "success". No warnings, no ...
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linking of 2d shapefile with 3d model-ArcGIS

i have 3d model -.GDB (.DGN also ) without any unique iD (3d model is not solid but it has diffrent surfaces e.g. so one individual model can have 4 surface as wall and one as roof) and of same model ...
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DEM from contours

I have problem to create a DEM from contours. I know it is very simple but I can not make it work. I tried everything but nothing has happended! The shapefiles I've got are a con_lin and a con_pol ...
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replacing zero values of the field using arcmap

In computing the velocity and time of the flow path, the slope is needed but their are values in its field that are zero. so, how can I replace those zero values into 0.0001 so that the output of the ...
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Calculate amount of rainfall per grid

I have precipitation measurement data of some points. I calculate the spatial distribution of rainfall using thiessen polygon method with ArcGIS. This shows amount of total rainfall on polygons. How ...
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How to check out arcgis 10.2 desktop license using arcpy?

Referring to ArcGIS help it seems possible to check out advanced desktop license. But typing arcpy.CheckOutExtension('ArcInfo') gives Unrecognized extension code ArcInfo
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How can I resize polygon features in ArcGIS based on an attribute value?

I have a polygon dataset representing all the municipalities within a certain county. I am wondering if there is a way to resize each feature in the dataset based on an attribute value. Obviously, ...
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Passing Value for Dictionary Look Up in Field Calculator fails [closed]

I've a field calculator that I am trying to use that uses a csv file to look up appropriate value based on key that is passed provided to the function. As provided below, the only values calculated ...
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Using Calculate Field in ModelBuilder

I need to use calculate field to carry a date of a table to another that has a field in common (MATERIALES). I need VALOR=Indice_R. I am trying with def RecarI(tipo1,id,tipo2): tipo1=tipo2 ...
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Why is my ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET 10.2.4 failing?

I'm trying to install ArcGIS_Runtime_SDK_DotNet_1024.exe. The installation appears to complete but then starts rolling back. The log file is not much help or I don't know how to read what it's saying. ...
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How do you restrict road access by time in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I was wondering if there's a way to restrict road access based on time of day (i.e., create a time restricted road). I'm familiar with restricting roads based on vehicle weight/height, but time ...
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Upgrade Geodatabase crashes python and ArcCatalog

We are currently in the process of upgrading our ArcGIS for Server license (10.0 to 10.2.2) and our SQL Server instance from 2008 (SQL Express) to 2012 (Full blown). We have around 60 databases to ...
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Copying and merging lines in one go using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to copy and merge selected features (lines) at a time in destination layer (line). Is there anyway to do this in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop? Update: My current method involves two clicks using ...
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Creating raster(geotiff) from a text file with grid_code from arcgis raster to points

I have made a text file from raster to points via a DEM in ArcGIS 10.1 where I have inserted values in an another column that I want to display. Next to point ID is grid_code, which I believe ...
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After adding new field, data in other field changes. Why does this happen?

After joining two tables, then joining a third table to that join, I added a field so that I could calculate the numbers in each field into a total. However, after creating the new "total" field, the ...
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Calculating centroid latitude in ArcMap throws error in Arcpy

I can create a centroid latitude field in ArcMap10.1 using "Calculate Geometry..." in the attribute table, but when I try the same thing using: arcpy.CalculateField_management(bins_WGS84, "cent_lat", ...
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Shapes not matching number of records

I am trying to merge features (polygons) from 7 subregions in ArcGIS (v10.x). Merge goes fine but when I do any other process on it (e.g. Adding a field, calculations etc), the merged file is ...
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Proper transformation file to go from NAD83 CSRS UTM 17 to NAD83 UTM 17

Looking to determine which transformation file to select when using the Project tool in ArcMap 10.2.2 to go from NAD83 CSRS UTM 17 and NAD 83 UTM 17. The data I am working with is from Geogratis and ...
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Access ArcCatalog Window through ArcPY

I want to create a button in ArcCatalog that takes the metadata from the selected file in ArcCatalog and prints it to a text file. The metadata extraction part is done, and I have succssfully tested ...
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How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?

I am looking to print DDP (Data Driven Pages) to a printer through a Python (arcpy) script which I will create in Arc Catalog. In other words, I would like for the script to have the following ...
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Looping a location-allocation problem in ArcMap's Model Builder

I have developed the model below in which I iterate through a series of values for a variable in the Location-Allocation type of problem. The variable is the number of facilities to solve. The model ...
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How to populate an attribute table from an interpolation (grid)

I am a novice ARC10 GIS user, with a question on how to add data from a grid file to a shapefile based on an attribute and position. I have a shapefile with fish positions (x,y) and their ...
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Output raster from IDW interpolation tool is from 3.40282e+038 to -3.40282e+038 in ArcPy

I am not familiar with Python in ArcGIS, so I used ModelBuilder first to set the environment and put the tool in. The model worked right and the output raster seemed good. Then I exported the model ...
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Errors when using the Corridor Designer tool from Arctoolbox

I am using the corridor Designer ArcToolbox for designing a habitat suitability model and I've got the following errors: Error 010328: syntax at or near symbol SPACE ERROR 010267; Syntax error in ...
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How can I calculate the radius or curvature of a meandering river?

I want to calculate the radius of curvature of a meandering river with ArcGIS 10.1. I have used the Planform Statistic Tool, developed by the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, to calculate ...
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Make city labels inside of its country

I have City points and a Country polygons. Is it possible to make it so that labels of the cities are inside of their own country without converting to annotation? I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop.
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Iteratively exporting from Table to .txt in Model Builder (ArcMap) not appending correctly

I am solving a location-allocation type of problem where I use a loop to go through several specifications of the problem. The model runs fine, and produces the vizualization outputs just as expected. ...
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Creating Self Executing Python Script (*.py)?

Trying to figure out how to create self executing python scripts with using the ArcGIS python window. I'm ok (generally) when developing and running scripts inside the python ArcGIS windows but ...
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Making offset to polyline using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there a way to make an offset to a polyline in ArcGIS? i.e. something like the command "Offset" from AutoCAD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A8CyoAMnjU I can't use the Buffer tool because I ...
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csv data into an .xml Workspace Document to import into my geodatabase?

I'm looking to import data into my geodatabase from an .xml file using the import XML workspace document utility that comes from right clicking the geodatabase in ArcCatalog . Only problem is my ...
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Assigning values to a grid cell based on number of intersecting features

I need to create a grid that will include a single value for each cell which represents the total number of "stressors" intersecting that cell. So, the final product will be a 1km grid with cells ...
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Repeating a model until all Records of one field are true

I am creating a model that begins with a series of time stamped lat/longs that creates a "KM_HR"(kilometers per hour) field based on estimated migratory movements of a species. After the model is ...
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Basic WMS question

I am kind of new to WMS (I live a sheltered life) so I apologize if this is an obvious question. I requested some data (I assumed it'd be in vector format). I received a WMS link, which I opened and ...