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)

0
votes
0answers
3 views

How do I convert an unsigned raster to a signed raster?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2. I need to convert two rasters from 8bit unsigned to an 8bit signed raster so I can do a subtraction and get both positive and negative values. I've tried to use the copy ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Dissolve shapefile and summarize text fields [duplicate]

I have a polygon shapefile that I would like to dissolve on a field called FID_merged (see below). For each dissolved polygon I would like to summarize a list of the countries. I am using ArcGIS ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Sequential rasters - when did point x change

Using ArcGIS 10.1 with Spatial and 3D Analysts, and Python 2.7 I have a series of reclassified rasters in which every cell is either one or zero. I need to programmatically create a single raster ...
1
vote
0answers
10 views

How to run kriging in modelbuilder with various shapefiles

I need to run kriging in a model, using 5 diferent point shapefiles. I put as input %Name% to run the different shapefiles, but in Z value field I have an error, because it's different in each ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Is it possible to label places using local fonts like Singhala and Tamil fonts in Arcmap or QGIS?

I would like to know if it is possible to label places on a map of Sri Lanka using local fonts (Sinhalese/Tamil) in ArcMap, QGIS or other open source GIS software?
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How to Edit Record? [on hold]

How to change specific record/value in the new field? I just want to edit part of the record for example Field A (345*01073*01052) in new Field must be filled like this Field B (345*000073*01052) ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

cross-section cutlines created in HEC Geo-RAS but not all are imported in HEC-RAS

I have created a cross-section cutlines in HEC Geo-RAS extension of ArcMap 10.1 as well its river centerlines and banks. The fields are already populated and I exported my RAS Data to be able to ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Problems saving to an ArcMap geodatabse on mac side using Parallels

I am running Parallels 9 with Windows 7 on a 2011 27" iMac with 20gb of ram, i5 3.1 processor, etc. I am currently having trouble saving ArcMap outputs to a file geodatabase which I had created from ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How do I maintain a path to an address locator in ArcMap 10.3?

I have a series of maps that I use on a daily basis. Each map is for a different area of my city and each day I geocode a small number of points for each area. In one of the maps I have to add the ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

wanting to calculate percent in arcmap

I am a geomatics student. I am currently trying to figure out the percent of building permits issued in each disseminaton area. I am not sure what to type in the field calculator window to make this ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How to get Landsat 8 average of 3 tiles from grayscale to RGB?

I am trying to average three different Landsat 8 tiles (same area, different dates) in ArcGIS 10.1. I used Raster Calculator but the output is in grayscale. I need it to show the original Landsat ...
0
votes
2answers
45 views

ArcGIS Python if statements say field not nullable?

I am creating a new field - let's call it A (SHORT INTEGER) in shp file using Modelbuilder and I need to fill it it with the values from two different fields. First step is to fill field A with the ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

Contour line density thinning

Would anyone know how to thin contour lines in high gradient areas such as a cliff face? Using Esri ArcGIS 10.1 with Maplex labeling engine.
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Grouping Features by Proximity

I have a layer with 12,000 hotels across the US and I would like to put them into groups of 2 based on proximity. Each hotel would be in only one group with its nearest neighbor optimizing for the ...
4
votes
2answers
44 views

Return Selection as string in ArcMap

I create a lot of county boundaries and was wondering if I could turn a column into a string so I can drop it into another statistical package. In this case SAS and R. For example, the CNTYPROPER ...
0
votes
2answers
40 views

Python Script to Add Multiple Fields to Feature Classes

I am trying to add 2 (multiple) fields to each feature class in a gdb. I based the script off of Python Script to Add Fields to Feature Classes. I feel like I am missing something and can't figure ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

How to combine two rasters based on the relationship to a polygon mask?

I am looking to combine two single-band, 1-bit rasters of the same spatial extent based on their relationship to a polygon (mask). The image shows a polygon displayed with a cross-hatch and the two ...
2
votes
1answer
26 views

Create random points in ArcGIS on a polyline in a polygon

I am trying to create 100 random points, 1 within 500m of 100 points I already have. I have created a buffer and can easily create 1 random point in each, but now I want those points to lie on a ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

ArcGIS Raster Calculator wont work in main model

I've created a Submodel in ArcGIS, which stretches my rasterdata to new values. The strange thing is, that the model works, if I run it itself - as soon as i implement it in the main model, I get ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Import database to ArcGIS

I import an Access 2000 database through ArcCatalog. When I complete the process and check the attribute table, the values come not as decimals as they are in the database but as integer numbers. Why ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Home range and Burnt area [on hold]

** I would like to know how does one calculate the home range covered in a burned area and outside the burned area. I already have the MCP and the size.
0
votes
1answer
14 views

KML <SimpleData name=“FID_GIS_SU”>35064</SimpleData>, what does FID_GIS_SU mean?

I need to parse a KML file which contains the line already shown in the title. I know it's an integer value and I'm currently storing it in code as private final int mForrestIdGisSu; but I'd like to ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Packaging succeeded, but publishing failed to ArcGIS for Server?

I am using ArcGIS Server 10.1. I have tried all the suggested solutions above this thread but still unable/failed to create/execute service. The error message I get is: "Packaging succeeded, but ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Dissolve tool is splitting features rather than dissolving them

I had UK area divided into six different zones. I wanted to dissolve my feature class by zone just so I have six features in it. I used Dissolve tool which worked fine for five zones. One of the ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Query limited to 1000 features

I was working in ArcHydro 9 and ArcGIS 9.3. I have a street network and I was populating From_Node and To_Node columns in Attribute Table using ArcHydro 9 Attribute Tools tab. However only 1000 arc ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

How to SWITCH_SELECTION after Select Layer By Location in ModelBuilder?

I have to use Geoprocessing tools in ModelBuilder. My requirement is compare features in a Source personal geodatabase with those in a Target personal geodatabase and if the target personal ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Satellite image vertically squeezed after being georeferenced

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1. I am trying to georeference a Google Earth image in Christchurch area, New Zealand. I am using some CGPs I have got from this image (their Google Earth ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Using Spatial Join to copy a single attribute

I am attempting to use Spatial Join to combine tax parcels and zoning information, such that the parcels contain the designation of the underlying zone. However, I only want to take the "esmZONE" ...
4
votes
1answer
36 views

How to use SRTM Global DEM for Aspect calculation?

I need to derive a raster representing aspect for North America (from STRM data, originally in geographic lat/long). In most projections, true north is only map north along eg the central meridian so ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

How can I use a csv file with coordinates and multiple attributes to extract interpolated values for a different set of coordinates in ArcGIS?

I have a .cvs file of 501 rows that correspond to 500 coordinate points, with each row consisting of latitude, longitude for a single location, followed by a list of about 100 weather attributes ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Using mask to several raster datasets with same cell size, extend and row/column in ArcMap?

I have a raster dataset "substrate_W84" that I would like to use as a mask in order to create several raster dataset with the same cell size, extent, row/column (to be used in Maxent). ArcMap 10.0 ...
-1
votes
0answers
21 views

Interpolating soil depth from 5 sample points using ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

Any procedure for for doing soil fertility mapping using ArcGIS software?
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Synchronize multiple sub model iterators in ModelBuilder?

I have quite a few burn date images (geotiff) for the past 14 years (one image for each month). My area of interest is in 4 images. First i need to mask the 4 images to extract area of interest and ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Linear units do not correspond after georeferencing map?

In ArcGIS 10.1, I georeferenced an archaeological settlement plan. The georeferecing was made identifying Ground Control Points on the online aerial imagery provided by ArcGIS itself. 4 GCP were used ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Filtering noise out from bare-earth DEM with terrace fields?

I have a 1m bare-earth DEM, derived from LiDAR data, representing a terraced landscape. For the sake of any subsequent use of the DEM (e.g., least-cost path, cost surface analysis, and the like) I am ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

How to show forested areas in ArcMap

Was wondering if someone could give me some pointers for a project I am working on. I am needing to create a map to show nest sites for Coopers Hawk from 2001. I have lat/long data for each point I ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Reconciling version in ArcGIS for Desktop?

When I try to reconcile using ArcGIS for Desktop I got this message: the version could not be reconciled.the number of points is less than required for feature. What should I do? Thank you ...
1
vote
2answers
49 views

Import symbology to specific unique value in ArcMap?

I am working with arcview 10.3. I trying to change the symbology of unique value "43" in layer "Total" to the same symbology as in layer "a2-land". but in the layer properties when i choose ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Satellite Image of same projection system , do not overlap

I have two satellite imagery with same projection system i.e. QND_1995_Qatara_National_Grid as Spatial Reference and D_QND_1995 as Datum. Satellite Image A) Received in WGS84 and converted it to ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

How to make Feature to Raster tool run faster

Suppose you have a feature class that you need to convert to a very detailed raster (where each cell size is quite small). With a cell size of 0.0092908447 in the Feature to Raster tool, the procedure ...
0
votes
2answers
38 views

Calculate frequency of a attribute field per polygon [duplicate]

I have spatially joined a polygon file with census tracts of areas in Houston with a theft occurrence point shapefile. The attribute table contains a field that represents different classes of theft ...
3
votes
2answers
64 views

Looping field name change

I need to alter all of the field names through multiple feature classes. I have a pretty good idea of which tools to use but I'm not sure how to loop them through each feature class and each field. ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

What steps would I take to determine the area amount of soil that needs to be excavated to level an area?

I have contour lines, a raster, and a shapefile of the area that needs to be leveled. I have clipped the contour lines and the raster image to the shapefile of the area that needs to be excavated. I ...
4
votes
2answers
89 views

How to randomly move points?

I have a feature class with a large amount of points. My purpose is to randomly move these points to see what happens as a result. Are there specific tools or Python programming methods to accomplish ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

ArcMap display x y data , not show x y columns? [on hold]

i have a point shapefile with coordinates and lot atributes. I export it as a txt file. Import to excel and editing atributes. In excel a save it and after that import to ArcMap again. I cannot ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

ExportToPNG with definition query for unique values?

I have a MXD with a layer that has a field that has many values. I need to export multiple layouts to PNG, applying a definition query to show the unique values for that layer. i.e. Just show the ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

ArcMap ObjectID seems to be getting changed, any ideas what might be doing it?

I am working with ArcMap10.0 and MDB's, often creating Definition Queries based off my ObjectID with the understanding that this unique identifier should not change over time. ie. if I create ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Permanently Re-arrange fields of attribute table (feature class and tables)? [duplicate]

I am trying to Find out simple Geoprocessing Tool that can physically re-arrange the fields of attribute table (for both feature class + tables), I have found some posts here, but nether of them have ...
-1
votes
0answers
47 views

Estimate the preferred distance of pigs from water? [on hold]

Pigs stay near water, and also avoid paved roads but not dirt roads. I have shapefiles as follows: water streams (lines) water ponds (points) paved and dirt roads (lines) hay fields (polygons) ...
0
votes
2answers
46 views

Methods to determine if traffic accidents happen more frequently along sections of a highway with poor pavement?

I have a shapefile with highway pavement conditions and a point file with accidents. If I wanted to see if traffic accidents happen more frequently along sections of a highway with poor pavement ...