ArcGIS for Desktop is an Esri product from the ArcGIS Platform. This tag should be used to distinguish issues with it from those of ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS for Mobile, ArcGIS Online, etc

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
11 views

Navitel Navigator 5.0 map file

I have Navitel Navigator 5.0 map file(.nm3) for navigation. Is ther is a way to open this file on PC? Do we have a software that works as a navigator for PC such as Navital Navigation for android.
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Clip_Management seems to delete shapefile?

We have some python code that clips a very large shapefile for further processing. We can see the process create all the output files, but then just as the process is finishing, they get deleted. ...
2
votes
2answers
16 views

Delete isolated polygons smaller than a specified area

Hi I want to delete isolated polygons (only polygons not adjacent to other polygons) smaller than a specified area. Like the polygons displayed here in the white space. I can do a select analysis - ...
3
votes
2answers
26 views

Labeling issues when exporting to PDF

When I have tried to export several of the maps I have made, I have a problem with labeling that runs out of the map extent and onto the borders. I am exporting to a PDF and opening the file in Adobe. ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

NDVI derived from Landsat band 3 and band 4 using QGIS raster calculator shows the different range when opening in the ArcGIS

I have calculated Normalized difference vegetation indices from landsat 5 band 3 and band 4 that have 0-0.38 minimum and maximum ranges respectively. But whenever I open the same NDVI.tiff file in ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Geocoding millions of addresses

I have millions of addresses that I want to geocode and I can do that in ArcGIS but it would take me endless number of hours. Is there a faster method that you can recommend?
3
votes
2answers
22 views

How to get arcpy to work with Anaconda?

I am trying to follow the step-by-step directions in the answer to "how to separate Python installation with ArcGIS" but cannot find the path file, DTBGGP64.pth, in ...
5
votes
2answers
283 views

How to cartographically represent water flow?

I am modelling water flow on steep slopes for an erosion study. You can see from the screenshot the results from the ArcGIS-based flow analysis. To produce these flow lines, I generated a ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

time required to get results by solar radiation tool

how much does time does ARCGIS solar radiation tool takes to give solar map for day of about 50 km area?
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Where does ArcGIS persist shared AddIn folder configuration

We want to rollout our customized ArcGIS AddIns enterprise wide. Therefore the esriAddinfiles are stored on a shared folder on the network. ArcGIS does automatically install those (and any updates) if ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Stream Links on Topography

I create stream link using ArcGIS. How can I understand stream links corresponds at terrain where they are?
2
votes
1answer
41 views

creating raster based on 'count' of certain property in 8 underlying rasters

I need to build a raster based on 8 raster layers. Data in these 8 layers are divided into 3 classes, (1) K (values 1-1.5), (2) V (values 2-4) and (3) Z (values 5-12). The new raster is raster K, ...
5
votes
3answers
82 views

How to count overlapping polygons from one Shapefile?

I have a shapefile with 16400 polygons. Each polygon shows the expansion of a bird species for the whole world. Now I have to count the overlapping polygons. I tried it with union and dissolve ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Field mapping for append crashes python

I am trying to append multiple feature classes to a new one. As they come from different sources, the fields are all different, so I have to map the fields of the input feature classes to the fields ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Digital Elevation Model Resolution

While I creat flood areas using DEM in ArcGIS, Which parameters do I consider to determine DEM's pixel size and resolution?
3
votes
1answer
42 views

How to convert the SRTM DEM orthometric to ellipsoidal heights using ArcGIS or others GIS?

Recently I got the SRTM DEM from Cgiar,which based on WGS84/EGM96. and I merged the tiles to one tiff file. I want to get the WGS84 ellipsoidal heights. According the steps from the Arcgis Help 10.2 ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Global parameters in nested model--ModelBuilder

I have a model that consists of two nested models and various parameters. There are two parameters that are common to all of the models (including the overall “grand” model). The common parameters are ...
2
votes
2answers
44 views

Using Feature Class name to populate new field

I am trying to get the Feature Class name (from Iterate Feature Classes) into a new field. I have been following the models described in the following two threads. Using Value from Iterate Feature ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

ArcGIS Linear referencing tools duplicating records and erroneous measures

I am using LocateFeaturesAlongRoutes_lr, MakeRouteEventLayer_lr, and MakeRouteEventLayer_lr to combine three different overlays into one based on this question I asked month ago. The code is as ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

Single Tree detection

I was wondering how I could extract "crown area" of single trees in a forest from a high-resolution image with only 3 band (RGB) in ArcMap. ( No NIR to use NDVI as any threshold). I need a fast ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Is it possible to label a postgis Query Layer in ArcMap?

I've created a PostGIS query layer and I can't label it. I'm trying to work out if I'm dealing with a bug that I can't workaround, a bug that I can workaround, or if it is operator error. After ...
3
votes
2answers
64 views

Correctly merging DEM rasters and eliminating edge effects

I'm using 10m DEM rasters from the NRCS Data Gateway for a large portion of California. The problem is some strange tiling that appears after merging, but isn't present in the original data (before ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Unable to create object class extension COM component?

I'm getting the error: Unable to create object class extension COM component in ArcMap 10.2 when trying to open feature classes from old geodatabases. I'm also getting "error repairing the ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Error Exporting ArcMap Feature to KML, Retain Attached Photo

I have a set of point features in an ArcGIS file geodatabase. I have attached a photo to one of the points, using the built-in tools 'enable attachments' and 'add attachment'. The photo is stored on ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

“muting” first point in a time animation

I am trying to produce a time-lapse map of points. The problem is, after enabling time, the earliest point in the layer appears before beginning the animation. In other words, its just on the map by ...
0
votes
2answers
51 views

Symbology tab in Layer properties

I want to symbolise based on the values, so for example I have many value fields (see pic) The map is drawn so that all these values have the same symbology and are not distinct. I tried to add all ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

How to calculate and compare RMSE between two DEMs?

I'm doing a project based on using Lidar point cloud data and I have access to a DEM that cover all of Sweden. But my goal is to produce several DEMs covering a small area using different ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

How to work with accentuated strings in Python scripts in ArcGIS Desktop Field Calculator?

` pre-logic: def myCalc(name,nameVal): if (name == nameVal): return 1 else: return 0 var_name= myCalc(!Epulettipus!,"Lakóépület") ` This doesn't work with accentuated strings. (But ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Labels aren't displayed for layers inside a group

I'm using a python script to create an empty group layer in the current map document, add some layers to this group and update their symbology from an existing .lyr file. I also want to to turn on ...
0
votes
2answers
45 views

Writing Python script in Field Calculator in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm a programmer, I have programmed in C#, Java, but not with Python. And I'm not a geographic worker. How can I write a python script into Field Calculator to be able to check the other column value. ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

ArcGIS editor for openstreetmap missing in ArcToolbox 10.0 [duplicate]

The installation of the editor was successful but a new OSM tool doesn't appear in the toolbox. I opened the toolbox --> add toolbox - managed to the installation folder but there i find nothing that ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Removing disconnected cells in a stream network raster using ArcGIS

I've got a predicted stream network raster with cells values 0 (not a stream) and 1 (is a stream). My end goal is to create a network of connected polylines, but unfortunately there are some areas ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Point Distance analysis tool in ESRI ArcMap is not calculating all observations

I'm grading homework for a number of students who are doing the same GIS assignments, and in the latest one, three of them had answers that varied from the rest of us when I looked at their statistics ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Creating a raster based on a where clause

I am writing a script that deals with a raster that will need a subset of the raster outputted and the rest of the original raster needs to be "no data". To clarify, say, there is a raster and ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Generating Canal on DEM using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to generate a canal going from point A to B with a given slope. The canal should be on the underlying DEM. Is there any way to do this with the tools in ArcGIS 10 or do I have to do it ...
2
votes
2answers
72 views

How can I identify types of crops in agricultural raster dataset?

I have some 2014 MrSID files from the National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP) that I've converted to TIFF files. I want to use them to find the area of tomato farms in a watershed. I'm using ...
5
votes
1answer
107 views

When to use Con or Reclass

This question was stimulated by a discussion between WhiteBox and myself. Both Reclass and Con (i.e. a conditional evaluation tool) are examples of tools that implement a Switch statement or nested ...
0
votes
2answers
41 views

How to extract portion of a string for a field value

This is simple but driving me mad. I am using Modelbuilder to iterate through a folder of feature classes, and need to add a field that extracts a portion of the filename. Example: CF0140r01.shp I ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Exporting results from Select By Location comparisons of each line in one shapefile with polygons in another?

I use ArcMap 10 and I am trying to export multiple selections (a.k.a 'Select by Location') from one file against another. I start by selecting the first line of shapefile A and I want to select all ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Convert raster to polygon based on cell value ranges using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a floating point-valued raster which I need to convert to polygon as follows Put the cells with VALUE < 0.5 into (a small/the smallest number of) polygons Cells in the range [0.5, 1] into ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How do I organize labels on top or bottom, or right, or left?

How do I organize the labels in the layout, for example, I want the label Year to be on the top of the Acres. I tried variety ways to do this using the Label Manager but can't seem to get it right ...
1
vote
3answers
33 views

Using an expression on the Label Manager tools

I am trying to display two labels in each polygon and I want that show One label in Year 1 and show another line showing in 140,000 acres. I will use that in the Label Manager and use it in an ...
3
votes
0answers
9 views

Both-sided transparency in ArcScene for extruded features

I'd like to extrude my polylines and make them transparent, but from both sides. As you can see below, the transparency works only on one side. I think it's something with the side-orientation. I can ...
3
votes
2answers
49 views

Identify all continuous networks in a dataset

I have a set of pedestrian streets for a city. I would like to assign all of the streets that can be reached to one another along a continuous network to a unique group. I am wondering if there’s an ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How to group tools within a Python toolbox in ArcMap 10.2

I have created a simple Python toolbox at work for use in ArcMap 10.2. It is used by multiple members of staff so I'm hoping to make it as simple to use as possible. It currently only contains two ...
1
vote
2answers
51 views

How to create DEM from Lidar point cloud data?

I'm using ArcMap and I want to create DEM(s) over an area to have different outputs depending on which settings/filters I put in. I have access to laser point cloud data as my input files. I've worked ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Offsetting Overlapping Routes in Network Analyst

I've seen some questions tackle this issue, but havent myself found a working solution. Using ArcMap 10.2.2 Advanced with Network Analyst. I use the Vehicle Routing Problem to route a couple ...
3
votes
1answer
43 views

Calculating length of road network within a polygon [duplicate]

I have a road network stored in a gdb and some polygons in another gdb. I want to populate an attribute for each polygon with the total length (in km) of the road network that it overlaps. Any idea ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

ArcGIS 10.1, Python 2.7 “RuntimeError: A column was specified that does not exist. ”

When this error is returned, a problematic column must have been encountered. I would like to know WHICH non-existent column has been "specified". How do I obtain this apparently obvious piece of ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Concatenate fields value excluding empty values

I need to concatenate the value of two fields excluding empty values, using Field calculator. The fields are: AREA_HI and AREA_LO I have tried using a Python script but ArcGIS returns an error ...