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

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Adding Array of strings in File geodatabase feature-class' field

I need to include array type in file geodatabase/shapefile field's content so that when i expose it as a map service, i can get array instead of string or integer. e.g., i got fields: OBJECTID, ...
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Extract multiple grids from HDF with subset tool using ArcPy

This should be fairly simple thing but bugging me at the moment. I have ~5k HDF files in a folder with names: MOD11A1.A2001001.h24v05.005.2006343042921 and so on..... I have following which loop ...
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Is 2Gb RAM enough to run ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am on a budget and I want to buy a laptop solely for the purposes of using Arcmap and nothing else. The laptop I am going to buy is as follows: HP Stream 11-d061na 11.6 Intel Celeron N2840 dual ...
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Geometric Network Downstream River Tracing?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and I need to trace downstream on a river network from a Discharge point to another point where the river intersects polygons of interest. The distance from each ...
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What is CID field created by Create Random points?

In ArcGIS the result of Create Random Points tool when using a feature class to constrain the extents has an attribute called CID. What do the values in this field represent?
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Why can't ArcMap, the benchmark cartography tool, create 4 color maps? [on hold]

With 4 colors you can create a map in which adjacent polygons never have the same color. It's a technique that has been known for at least 100 years. But ArcMap doesn't have the ability built in to ...
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Merging all features in a Geodatabase using a common Name

I have a Geodatabase containing a large number of feature datasets storing contaminated site information. Each feature dataset contains a 'site' feature class (for example 'SITE_9345'). What I ...
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Split by Attribute without making separate new feature classes or shapefiles?

I would like to automatically split a featureclass by a specific field. I've seen a few tools online and on XToolsPro, but what it does is create multiple NEW shapefiles or feature classes. What I ...
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What is the easiest way to test python Add-Ins with ArcGIS 10.1 +? [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a Python Add-In for ArcGIS 10.3 and finding debugging pretty laborious. At the moment when I make a change to my python script I have to do the following: Close ArcMap Delete ...
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How to cut unwanted area (polygon) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop with a Basic level license. There are two overlapping polygon. Polygon A (with line stripes) and Polygon B (in beige color). Polygon A and Polygon B is a separate ...
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How to raster clip in outside in ArcMap?

How to raster clip in ArcMap? But I need 1 raster in outside area. Because 2 raster map. Example: Ras1=Temperature.tif Ras2=Error map.tif Clip command input raster=Ras1 Output Extent= ...
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Estimating Area of farm under cultivation using NDVI?

I have shapefiles for more than 1000 farms. I want to use Hydrological model to model the water balance in these farms. Each farm is devided in to seperate parts . My problem is that the whole ...
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Projected MODIS data not aligning with ESRI basemap in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I can not get 1km MODIS data aligned with ESRI basemaps in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. See the photo below. I reprojected MODIS17A3 data using the MRT (MODIS reprojection tool). I selected WGS84 ...
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QGIS Heatmap values change when imported into ArcMap?

I am creating a heatmap layer from QGIS and importing the TIFF into ArcMap. When I import the file into ArcMap I notice that values are different. For example the max value in QGIS is 8.92454, but ...
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Proper ground-to-grid correction and projection from old survey maps

I asked this question over on the ESRI geonet site, but haven't had any luck there, sorry for the duplication... I'm working on digitizing a group of maps from the 1950's that show locations of ...
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How do I Calculate Grouped Percentiles or Batch percentiles in ArcMap?

My question is similar to this one which was answered successfully: Calculating Percentiles in ArcMap? My addition is how do I batch this solution for multiple files or apply a group-by feature to ...
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How to Exclude Null or Zero Values from Graduated Colors Classification? ArcGIS 10.3

I have a layer that is classified using graduated colors. I have set it to a manual classification with 7 levels. My 1st value of 0 is not needed anymore. How do I remove the 1st level of ...
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Area missing in polygon (Shapefile)

I'm working with ArcGIS and the following image is showing the poligons that I have in my shapefile. So, the seleted polygon should be, actually, this selected one + the blank area right below it. ...
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ArcMap legend column formatting

I'm trying to spread my ArcMap legend across 3 columns. Ideally column #2 and #3 should have their symbology header / layer name above them (see picture). ArcMap however is of the opinion that ...
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Identifying which singlepart polygons are islands using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

Is there a simple method to select single part polygons in a single feature-class which are not contiguous with other polygons ie they are island polygons?
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Show relations in HTML popup in ArcMap

Is it possible to include information about relations in the HTML popup in ArcMap? I have two tables, one with points (Columns: ID, Name) and one with events about those points (Columns: PointID, ...
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Closest feature at angle

I have points representing where street light poles meet the ground. I also have the angle which the mast arm is facing. We use this to symbolize the features by showing the mast arm over the ...
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ArcGIS how to capture attribute data from another layer

I have an arc layer with points and another with lines. The points exist along the lines (as stations). Both layers have an attribute for LineName. How do I pass the specific line name data to the ...
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Output of Add XY Coordinates?

I am trying to get the coordinates of the coastline. I have made a shapefile with points selected along the coastline, the coordinate system I have the shapefile under is WGS 1984 UTM Zone 30N. I have ...
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Remove first seven characters from field string using Field Calculator

I wrote an expression/codeblock that removes the words "Nearby:" from the field value string if it has it. Codeblock: import string def splitme(s): if s[:7] == "Nearby:": aList = ...
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VB Script case statment syntax for the field calculator in ArcGIS 10.2?

Can anybody help me with this VB Script code for the field calculator in ArcGIS 10.2? Why in the final result are all the values 10? a= 10 Select Case UCase( [PRIORITY] ) Case "AUX 1": a = 22.5 ...
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Drawing a trajectory using GPS points in ArcGIS [on hold]

How to draw trajectory using GPS points in ArcGIS or any other software.?
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ArcObjects interface to construct circles with segments instead of arcs

I am trying to see if it is feasible, using ArcObjects (VB.NET), to create a tool to construct circles comprised of line segments instead of arcs. I've looked over the available interfaces here but ...
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Calculate field in modelbuilder

If vb code is also possible I could give that a try aswell.
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Adding Vertical Reference in Python to ArcGIS feature dataset

I am creating a python script to generate a terrain. In the process I am creating two feature datasets. However, in order to successfully create this FD, i need both horizontal and vertical datums. I ...
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Export Feature Class with attachments to Google Earth

I have a feature class with attachments in ArcMAP. In entirety this is a geodatabase of three features, a point feature class, a geodatabase table and a relationship class to relate the two. My end ...
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How to format the labels of a UTM Grid in a map Layout/Print Composer

I am doing a map in for a small area (1.5km by 1.5km on UTM zone 14N). I want to know if it is possible (and how to do it) to format the labels of a UTM grid. This is exactly what I want to show a) ...
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Can't get the where clause in Select layer by attribute working!

I am trying to develop a script that searches for a particular ID in a user selected field. To this end I have used the select layer by attributes tool to search for a derived number in a field ...
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Applying color ramp/map to mosaic using ArcGIS for Desktop?

My goal is to create a bold, colorful hillshade following this tutorial from the ESRI website. Everything works great until I try to apply a color ramp or colormap. It somehow crunches the values and ...
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Copy column from Excel to attribute table

Is there any way to copy a column from excel to an attribute table's column in ArcGIS?
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how to use arcGIS to calculate the Conversion Probability certain land use to other land use?

I am doing dissertation about [predicting future urban expansion for Shannon River Basin In Ireland using Cellular Automata model and arcGIS] so at this stage I would like to calculation the ...
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Add (XY) Data in ArcMap is not finding folder connection? [on hold]

I'm trying to add XY data to ArcMap but it is working. I tried several times to connect to the folder but it is not being connected and the windows appears empty afterwards Any suggestions to ...
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flow direction and flow length in arcmap

I am trying to replicate a flow length calculation in arcmap 10.2. I have an elevation raster with a pixel range from 0 to 3038.96m (32 bit). When I run the flow direction calculation, the pixel range ...
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ArcGIS Interview Questions? [closed]

Can anyone provide ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Javascript API, & ArcGIS Desktop interview questions?
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ArcMap - show selected feature in the Attribute Table (Show All Records)

I hope I can explain my problem clearly, here goes - I have a bunch of records in my attribute table (some of which are duplicates) I can select them individually and click the 'show selected tab' to ...
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ArcGIS Raster To Multipoint Mac/OSX alternative

Is there an alternative to the ArcGIS Raster To Multipoint tool for Macs? The VIP thinning method is particularly of use. A comparative point cloud thinning/simplification tool to this would just as ...
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ArcGIS Desktop: Not Rendering Line Data but Web Service Outputs Fine

I have some script which read .JSON files through .NET and then inserts the data into a SQL Server database. The data's Geometry is of the type esriGeometryPolyline ; basically, they are floor plans ...
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Some output cells show up as noData in ArcMap Block Statistics?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2, and I need to aggregate categorical data from 30m up to 90m and 900m resolution for species distribution modeling. The algorithms available in resample (nearest neighbor, ...
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How to remove covering lines? [on hold]

I have a shape file where there are polygons perfectly fitting, i created contour lines from all of the polygons so i have a shape containing only the lines. My problem is as the polygons were ...
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Consolidating spatial data for nearly 200,000 acre area

more of a broad question here: I'm trying to take a huge amount of spatial data for a specific 200,000 acre area, collected over 15 years dating back to 2000, and organize it. The data layers relate ...
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Getting ArcGIS Desktop to understand LOAC so it calibrates coordinate systems correctly?

So I downloaded some data from the 2011 UK Census and I want to add it as a layer on my basemap. I couldn't see it on the map although it was in the Contents tab in ArcMap, so I zoomed out to full ...
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Buffering into existing FC (like in Editor menu) in Arcmap 10.3 Model Builder

I would like to buffer features into an existing FC within a GDB, similar to when buffering during an edit session by using the Buffer command in the Editor menu, not the Buffer geoprocess which ...
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Select by Attributes Crashes ArcGIS

I have a feature class that contains 131000 records. One of its fields (which was originally joined from a table) only has three possible values: null, 0, and 1. I have been trying to select the ...
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Add XY Coordinate tool generating bad values [on hold]

When I run the Add XY Coordinates tool, I end up with these XY values. At first I thought this might be a projection issue. I adjusted the projection in arccatalog to make sure it was the same, but ...
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Calculate normalized summary

I am trying to dissolve polygons having unique values for var1 and then calculate values for var2 to var4. Following is the attribute table. Var2 to Var3 values are dependent on the area. Dissolving ...