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Cannot open shapefiles in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3

I have shapefiles and mxds that were working fine in 10.1. I then downloaded version 10.3 ArcGIS Desktop Advanced. Now when I open the mxd, all of the data links are broken. when I open properties ...
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Showing top 5 through pie charts/graphs using ArcGIS for Desktop?

With ArcGIS, I have to display pie graphs for each community district. These pie graphs must show the top 5 cars for each district. I already have the spread sheet and the shapefile, where I can join ...
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ArcGIS resampling rasters by maximum pixel value?

I need to resample a binary image of linear features like roads, rivers to a coarser resolution, conceptually combining multiple pixels into a single one. 1 indicates presence of the linear feature, ...
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Python script to accumulate flow volumes for a pipeline geometric network

I have a point wells layer and a polyline pipeline layer. The wells are snapped to the end of the pipeline segments. The wells layer has weekly updated flow volumes and I'd like to find a way to ...
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Associating 2 point files

I have two point files; the points in one file are in a smaller geographic area than the larger, but the points do not share locations. I want to create another file associating nearest points, ...
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What you think about AMD A10-5745 & 12GB RAM? [on hold]

I've found a cheap laptop with AMD A10-5745M processor and 12GB of RAM. I work mostly with ArcGIS (with large datasets, not 3D) and I do little programming, but I have never had an AMD processor.... I ...
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libst_raster_pg.dll for PostgreSQL 9.2

I need to store my raster in an enterprise geodatabase with st_raster data type. Copying libst_raster_pg.dll from C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\Desktop10.3\DatabaseSupport\PostgreSQL\9.2\Windows64 ...
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Clipping features depending upon percent coverage by other features

I have a shapefile composed of several thousand square polygons of equal size, arranged in a grid. I have another shapefile with a few dozen circles. The squares are about 1/10th the size of the ...
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Arcpy: how to use lists but have differing spatial ref depending on input file?

This is my first arcpy script attempting to use lists. Input: 4 dif Excel files, each with a dif spatial reference Output: 4 dif feature classes (in same geodatabase), each with original spatial ...
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Convert ASCII to Raster, then build attribute table

I recently obtained precipitation normals from the PRISM dataset online. I'm trying to import the ASCII files into ArcMap, but have stumbled across a few issues. 1) I converted the ASCII to raster. I ...
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How can I display annotations for certain features?

I am trying to display annotations for single features. I know it is possible to display annotations for layers, and for that entire map, but I would like to display them based on a SINGLE selected ...
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How to do NETWORK kernel density in ArcMap for road crashes?

I wish to know steps to be followed for carrying out NETWORK Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) in ArcMap (Arc GIS 10) for point events (road crashes). In ArcGIS 10, there is command do kernel density ...
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Which suitable buffer distance to choose for a kernel density analysis to deal with edge effects?

I would like to run a Kernel density analysis on point features in ArcGIS 10.2 for hotspot detection, and to do it is recommended to apply a buffer zone to the study area in order to reduce the edge ...
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Georeferencing CAD drawings

I am trying to Georeference CAD Drawing in ArcMap by adding the Control Points. But it is taking a long time to load the CAD file. I could not do snapping and every time I hover over the mouse, it ...
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Determining degrees of freedom for Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) in ArcMap?

I'm doing Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) analysis in ArcMap and need the degrees of freedom for the model in order to calculate p values. The summary does not list degrees of freedom, but ...
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Making fields conditional using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop to build a large inventory of urban trees to be used for tree risk assessment purposes. This inventory was originally in a relational Microsoft Access database, and ...
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Converting standard to feature linked annotation?

Is there a way in ArcGIS 10.2.2 & ArcSDE 9.3 to convert standard annotation to feature linked annotation?
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Unable to draw shape after shapefile merge

I have merged a bunch of shapefiles in ArcCatalog and get the "the selected file failed to draw...." error. Every thing has merged alright in the db. I'm new to GIS and could use some help. Each of ...
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Points nearest to polygon: nearest to edge of polygon or centroid?

When using ArcGIS and performing a Spatial Join of points to polygons, there is an option to choose the closest point. Is the point that is chosen closest to the edge of the polygon or to the centroid ...
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Accessing bands in .pix (PCIDSK) file in python/arcpy

I am trying to perform zonal statistics on a single band from a multi-band raster in .pix format. I have things working great with a tiff file. I am able to access the bands using this code: desc = ...
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How to separate shared watersheds using ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS?

I have a similar problem than the one expressed in this question. Here's my situation : I need to have the full watershed of a point downstream of another point.The Watershed tool only gives the ...
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Converting GCS NAD 1983 to CA state plane

I have a polygon shapefile in GCS_North_American_1983. I'm trying to project it into NAD 1983 StatePlaneCalifornia III Fips 0403 (US Feet). This is my original file. When I run the project tool, ...
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Using well survey data to pinpoint wells from BLM section division

I feel like there has to be a good way to do this in ArcGIS but can't seem to find it. I have well survey's that pinpoint well locations using the FSL (From southern line of section)/FWL (From ...
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CSV to ArcGIS table, insufficient text field length

I currently use arcpy.TableToTable_conversion in order to convert a CSV file into an ArcGIS file geodatabase table. This works when string length is less than or equal to 255 characters. Whenever 255 ...
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Extract polygon points

I have a map in .shp format with buildings. I'd like extract the coordinates of this polygon. E.g. if a house has a polygone of 4 points, i'd like to know the coordinates of those points and how to ...
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How to project WRF data (lat/lon) onto ArcGIS maps

I have climate data generated using the WRF model, in lat/lon format (lambert conformal projection), in an Excel file. I'm looking to project / overlay this data onto a map of the UK using ArcGIS, ...
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Updating a polygon with an attribute from ALL intersecting polylines

I have a polyline layer with road information such as the road it beings from and the road it ends at. Some of these are digitised incorrectly and I am trying to pull out the road name (or unique ID ...
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Add feature class from different geoodatabase to a single mxd [duplicate]

I need to add multiple feature class from different geoodatabase to a mxd and then change to same colour and making a definition query to it. The naming of all feature class are end with ppt. Is ...
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How to add multiple feature classes from gdb to mxd using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 and I am trying to to add multiple feature classes (eg. c101ppt, c102ppt, c103ppt... [name end with ppt] from a geodatabase to a mxd. The name of feature layer need to be the ...
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Vector tiles in ArcGIS

I have a vector map (consisting of several polygons) and I would like to create several overlapping tiles. I did the same for a raster map using "split raster". For the vector map, I created an ...
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Classifying DEM using Height Differences in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I would like to classify DEM into some classes, into a shp file with equal intervals of 200m (0-200m, 200-400m, 400-600m... 3400-3600m, higher than 3600m), by using Model Builder in ArcGIS 10.2. For ...
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Populate field by numbering different types of roads using field calculator [duplicate]

I am trying to populate the Func_class field by numbering each type of road in my attribute table. I have different road types such as 'secondary road','local road','main road' see picture etc I ...
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Batch export all layers in ArcMap document that have selected features?

I have several layers in an ArcMap Document. All of these layers are stored as shape files. Specific features of the said layers are selected. I want to export the data as shapefile programatically. ...
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Why modelbuilder does not give the actual result?

I have 20 pairs of origin and destination. And, also I have 20 different line barriers for those pairs, as I want to determine the shortest path between them. If the name of the origin and destination ...
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Merging USGS DEMs in ArcMap?

I've downloaded some USGS DEMs from the National Map, which appear to be .adf files. I can open them in ArcMap 10.2, but I need to merge them into a single mosaic. To do this, I've created a raster ...
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Iterating two different feature classes based on sequential order and clip

I have a watershed feature class with 273 polygons, in the attribute table there is a SiteID column that is populated as so: A1 A2 A3 A4 etc. I also have a buffer feature class with 273 polygons ...
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Point to raster: QGIS vs ArcMap

I have an equidistant point grid (0.5m) and created a raster from it in QGIS and ArcMap, with different results: QGIS: Raster -> Conversion -> Rasterize Result: raster, with points in the top left ...
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Computing Area Weighted Average on Rasters Using Raster to Polygon

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I am trying to compute area weighted averages for polygons in a shapefile using values in a single band raster data set. The approach I am taking is that I am ...
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How to find diverge locations in ArcGIS

I have a road centerline file. I need to identify the those locations where an Interstate diverges and joins a local street. Using the Feature vertices to Points, I am able to find merge and diverge ...
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Select rasters from a folder that intersect the tiles of a polygon shapefile

Ideally I want to create a model in ArcGIS model builder that will iterate a folder of rasters and output the ones that intersect polygon tiles in another shapefile. I have the polygon shapefiles ...
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How to maintain transparency of a layer during edit sessions?

I'm editing the polygons of one shapefile to more closely match the polygons of another shapefile, essentially tracing the one over the other. I've set the transparency of the layer under edit to 75%, ...
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how to export .tbx to matlab workspace ? where i can use it to process multispectral image

i am having a tool model and i want to use this model on an multispectral image in matlab export of .tbx in matlab working.(remember the image is just for an example to explain my problem.)
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ArcGIS - possible to set the drawing order of polygon features [duplicate]

I have a table with polygons that I wish to display in a map. I would like the smaller polygons to appear on top of larger polygons. Is there a way to set the drawing order such that the larger ...
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Creating a table of multiple rows and columns from attribute table

I am trying to create a street index a City. I have a table that has all the street names and their grid references. I am looking to create a street index using that. I think turning off the undesired ...
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10.3 Symbol Selector

I upgraded to 10.3 from 10.2. I tried to SAVE a symbol but the SAVE AS button is grayed out, rendering saving as not possible. I've tried rebooting, re-opening the mxd... What solutions are ...
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How do I measure the distance between two points within a country arcmap

I have two shapefiles with points distributed over the whole world. I would like to measure the distance (like the crow flies in km) from each point in shapefile 1 to the closest point from shapefile ...
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Viewshed Analysis for bridge polyline observer feature

I am using the Viewshed tool in ArcGIS 10.2 to determine the cells from a DEM that are visible from a highway corridor that has a bridge crossing a river (my observation feature). My question is in ...
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How to create “undulating terrain” for playground in ArcGIS?

How could I create undulating terrain in ArcGIS? I know I could create it by creating a TIN model but first I need to have "input data" - shapefile with Z (height in attribute). Is there any way I can ...
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Network Analyst - how to add polygons automatically [on hold]

I want to create a network from shapefile TIN Triangle (in the Attribute Table it is the field, slope_deg). I have 19728 polygons in this shapefile. I want to change the route based on the slope. How ...
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ArcMap shutting down when I add rasters to a mosaic in foreground processing

I'm trying to add rasters to a mosaic - I was initially trying to do this by background processing but I was receiveing an error - I've followed the advice of this article ...