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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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How to see all information as data on map? [on hold]

¿Cómo puedo ver toda mi información da datos en el mapa? Al cargar los datos de las comunidades autónomas de España, no me los reconoce todos los nombres sino algunos y eso me pasa con cualquier tabla ...
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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 ...
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Creating WMS, which can be previewed via ArcGIS JavaScript Viewer, based on buffer model tool?

I am really new to arcgis, so i think you will find this to be an easy question. Arcgis docs are abundant, but however, after too much browsing, i cannot find a concrete answer. these are the ...
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Options to use different Remap tables in a ModelBuilder or Python Script

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to embed multiple remap tables into a drop down type list or for an option to be selected to be used in a reclassify tool that outputs a final raster for ...
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Find and replace text based on feature class attribute

I've been struggling with this problem for a few days. It seems to be more programmatic than geospatial in nature, so I'm open to suggestions to redirect this elsewhere. I have a text file ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Shp File Read-only

How do you make the shapefile a Read-only so the client can not make any edits using 10.2.2 ArcGIS. It is not within a geodatabase, just a stand alone shapefile. I am using Windows 8
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Setting KMZ layer visibility

How do I set the visibility scale for a line KMZ created from ArcMap (Layer-to-KMZ). I'm sure I would have to go into the KML code and add, but add what. That is to say as I zoom in and out using ...
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Using just the variable name (not full file path) for inline variable substitution in Model Builder

I am trying to use inline variable substitution in ModelBuilder to return the name of a raster used in Zonal Statistics as a field in my output table (see model below). Currently, the model works ...
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Buffer Polygon, BUT Inside and Only for a Distance

There has to be an easy way to do this. Been plugging away for an hour and I don't know if I am brain dead or what. What I need to do is buffer a polygon on the inside, but only for 500 metres. If ...
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Error when exporting Query Layers and Event Layers to Feature Class from ArcMap

ArcEditor 10.2.2 and 10.2.0 SQL Server 2008, service pack 4 We have Query Layers and Event Layer point layers in ArcMap, which have been created from tables in a SQL database. The layers can be ...
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Meaning of AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da'? [duplicate]

error is : AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da' Code is below: import arcpy import os from arcpy import env # Set local variables inWorkspace = "Q:\\NHD project\\Connection ...
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Divide two rasters with different cell sizes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got two rasters of the exact same location (So every pixel in one raster is equivalent to the pixel in the other raster). Raster A has a resolution of 6m per pixel. Raster B has a resolution of ...
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Frontal Detection of sst & Chlorophyll image [on hold]

I'm searching for open source tools that identify gradient in MODIS SST image.The tool that I'm searching for should work similar to Cayula and Cornillon mget tool of ArcGIS
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Generate random points for IDs with similar coordinates with ArcMap

I have a dataset which consists of IDs with addresses and coordinates (long/lat). Some of the IDs have similar coordinates. How do I generate random points for the IDs that have those similar ...
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Simulation in flow path [on hold]

In generating flow path, I have these data/attributes (arcid, from_node, to_node, grid code, velocity, and time). I want to know how can I perform simulation using these datas that the flow starts ...
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some fields from node and to node output are equal to 0

I am generating a flow path using the flow direction grid and flow accumulation raster as input in stream to feature tool. I just want to know what it means to have 0 values in the from node and to ...
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How to find out to which polygon each points belongs to in ArcMap [duplicate]

I have got a shapefile consisting of a number of polygons, and another shapefile with a number of points. I want to add a column in the points shapefile. For each point, I want the column to contain ...
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Editing curved annotation - unable to add vertex to baseline sketch, move bezier curve handles independently

It appears as though I am unable to add a vertex to a curved annotation during an editing session in ArcMap. When the annotation is right-clicked, the box to add or delete a vertex appears, but the ...
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arcpy.Intersect_analysis() returns empty result, but Intersect tool in ArcMap is succesful

I've got two large feature classes that I'm trying to perform an intersect on. Using the following python code, I get an empty output feature class: arcpy.Intersect_analysis(["Schools","Zips"], ...
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How to replace null field in generated ArcMap Report

I am creating a report from ArcMap and I would like for the null value fields to be replaced with either a blank or a 0 , but only in the generated report not in the actual attribute field. Is this ...
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Calculating sum of distances between multiple points in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2. I have two layers- one is around 2,000 geolocated ballot boxes while the other is around a dozen geolocated facilities. I would like to calculate the total distance between ...
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header row in excel is not header row when imported into ArcMap

I am importing an Excel table with X/Y coordinates to plot on a map (point data). The original Excel table has a header row as its top row..The row is 'frozen' in Excel. When I import the table and ...
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ArcGIS and QGIS compatibility

I work at a small planning commission as 1 of 2 GIS people, where we have 2 ArcGIS licenses. A volunteer recently starting working with us. He is using QGIS and mostly editing shapefiles. I ...
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How to transfer attributes from standalone table to feature class using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In short, I have a stand alone table that has an identical table schema to a feature class. I am creating a feature in the feature class and need to copy the selected row from the stand alone table ...
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Conversion from string decimal date format into field with date format using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ESRI ArcMap 10.2 , I am trying to convert a text field in a shapefile that holds dates in a decimal format into a usable date formated field, but I can not for the life of me figure out the ...
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MakeFeatureLayer_management wrong output

I have a huge database with Sightings from whales and dolphins from 1995 till today. So I want to sort the database with python. Till now I can make FeatureLayers for each year for ...
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ITRF2008 to WGS84 Datum Transformation in ArcMap?

If I have data in IRTF2008 as shapefile is it possible to change this to WGS84 and how? The need for this comes when trying to display the data in a third party program that doesn't recognize the ...
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Incorrect vectorization from a raster in ArcGis (ArcScan)

I am trying to make a vectorization to get lines from a raster image using arcscan. I saw some users making it but using easier images with more visible lines but is not working with my image. could ...
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How to change properties of an item in a legend in ArcMap 10.2 using python

For many of my projects I use a single mxd to create multiple maps using a python script to switch on/off various raster layers before exporting to pdf. Before beginning the exporting process I ...
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ArcMap License problem [duplicate]

I dont want to execute my Add-in application in crack ArcMaps.I want to use or execute only licensed ArcMap's (orginal ArcMap's) my application.I cant control with EsriLicenseStatus constants.Are ...
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Custom error message with 'Error Code -1' in ArcGIS script tool

I have a script tool in ArcGIS 10.2 and I have altered the tool's validation code to show my custom error messages using setErrorMessage method. It works but when an error message is displayed it ...
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Subtracting columns (that include null values) in ArcMap Field Calculator

I’m desperately trying to run a very simple command where I subtract one column with others. However the problem is that some rows have NULL values, therefore the result of subtracting is also NULL. ...
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MakeFeatureLayer_management parsing error (for loop)

I want to make a Feature Layer for each month in the table "Sightings1995-2014". Why doesn't it work? for month in range (01,12): ...
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Rename open MXD using ArcPy

Is there a method in ArcPy that will rename the MXD you currently have open? I don't what to use mxd.saveACopy("newFileName") as it will just save a COPY with a new name, not rename the current MXD. ...
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Selecting different field in attribute table for kriging in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have created a shapefile with several columns of data in the attribute table but I can not select any of the columns for a kriging except the 4 required to display (lable, northing, easting, ...
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Spatial and Non Spatial join

I have a shapefile with a number of weed control blocks as polygons. They each have a unique block id number. I am trying to join a non spatial csv file which has multiple entries for each block over ...
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Catch Execute Error and Continue (arcpy)

I've got a script that does a number of Date/Time conversions using arcpy.ConvertTimeField_Management. A common issue that I need to handle is when the field is empty and an execute error is raised: ...
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Can SDEMON command be used on ArcGIS Desktop?

Working on ArcSDE I need to use SDEMON to monitor or stop users, so that I can do my updates. Can SDEMON command be used on ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop?
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How do I merge two columns into one column steps? [duplicate]

When I save the table after I set up the classifcation and then ArcGIS save it as a INFO file and then you have two columns that you want to merge into one. Is there a better way to do that ? What I ...
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How do you create a local and editable copy of a feature service?

I am creating an app for a local fire department. I have acquired fire hydrant location data from: http://gisweb.wsscwater.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/FireHydrant/FireBook/MapServer/0 I have imported ...
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Add both string and automated numbers in series to attribute table using field calculator

I would like to fill a column in my attribute table with an string that ends in a numeric value. Example: Object001 Object002 Object003 I would like to automate the process of filling in the ...
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Is there any official news about Python 3x in ArcGIS?

I've been reading the "Whats New in ArcGIS" for the ArcGIS 10.3 update and came across the Python and ArcPy portion. It states that: ArcGIS 10.3 has been upgraded to include Python 2.7.8. Now ...
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Can i export a pdf that renders my layers a different zoom levels?

For example, say i have some streets i would like to show up, and streets are only set to appear at certain zoom level, well that layer does not get exported. There must be a way to do this for pdf, ...
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Preventing add-in application from executing in pirated ArcMap [on hold]

I want to freely distributed an Add-In that I have developed for ArcMap. How can I protect my add-in application from cracked versions of ArcMap? I want to allow only licensed ArcMap to use my ...