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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Drawing districts on city map using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am quite new to ArcGIS and would really appreciate your support. I am trying to create district level maps of all 81 cities in Turkey. There have been lots of new districts recently, so I feel ...
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Items won't show up in legend

I've imported some values attached to x y coordinates and am trying to display them as charts. All has gone well apart from the values displayed on the charts won't appear in the legend. I've exported ...
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Vector and Product Database structure? [on hold]

What is best practice for database/file hierarchy for storing Vector, Raster and Maps/Products? Or what are some of your organizations using as well as shapefile naming conventions? Ex : Vector/ ...
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How to add a Domain to a Feature Class in ArcGIS when the Subtype Field is Frozen?

I'm trying to add a Domain to a Field in a Feature Class in ArcGIS 10.2. I'm Following the Instructions found in the Official Documentation for Associating default values and domains with tables and ...
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ArcMap Label Help - Label from X/Y Coordinate

I don't have much experience with VBScript or Python, but I have a unique request that I have quite a bit of trouble with. Within my attributes, I have an X and Y coordinate. I would like to turn on ...
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ArcGIS Server returns an empty result

A Model Builder tool has been set up as a geoprocessing service on the server. The tool consists of Python scripts and native Model Builder functions. Unfortunately, I did not write this tool but it ...
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Changing datasource of a .lyr file results in empty layer with empty symbology (ArcObjects VB.NET)

I'm having a hard time adding my grid to the map and changing its symbology with an existing lyr file. I have found a great post by Neil Clemmons that explains this, but it doesn't work for me. I ...
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How to convert floodplain inundation results from a Hec-Ras model into Google Earth?

Having run a Hec-Ras 4.1.0 model, I wish to show the results in Google Earth. How is this possible and is it possible to do this by using ArcMap 10.1?
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Georeferencing CAD drawing with 1 control point

I am a newbie in AutoDesk AutoCAD 2015 and have a problem at hand. I have a drawing which has a known Universal Transvers Mercator based control point but for the drawing to be georeferenced in ...
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Why does closing and re-opening ArcCatalog before running an ArcGIS modelbuilder model improve stability? and can this be replicated in the model?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and ModelBuilder. I have a set of model that work and have been tested. I notice that if I run through the models one after another the open dialogue becomes very slow to ...
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Selecting more graphics at once

I'm making a map on ArcMap and I converted the legend to graphics in order to manually manage my symbols and texts. For instance I want to increase the size of all the points in the legend to the same ...
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Downgrading WRF Hydro GIS Pre-Processing Tools 2.2 to work with ArcGIS Desktop 10.0?

I have just come across the WRF Hydro GIS Pre-Processing Tools for the first time. The version I am looking at is 2.2 and its documentation says: The processing workflow for creating WRF-Hydro ...
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Debugging Indentation error on Python Parser of ArcGIS Field Calculator?

Would anyone please help me find out why I get an indentation error in line 3 def calc(f1,f2,f3): remove_list = ['01ST', '02ND', '03RD', '04TH', '05TH', '06TH', '07TH', '08TH', '09TH'] if f2 in ...
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Python codeblock to remove numeric characters from a column not working

I am trying to make use of a codeblock found in this thread: How to remove numeric characters from alphanumeric value in field calculation? I put this code into the pre-logic script field of the ...
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Assign Line Value based on Adjacent Features

I have two highway line shapefiles and am looking to assign the values of one to another. Right now I have a model that buffers FAF.shp and does a select by location on HPMS.shp. If HPMS is completely ...
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ArcGIS: Goode Homolosine Projection and Inconsistent Extents

I recently posted about a problem in ArcGIS using the Goode Homolosine (Land) projection with the Project Raster tool HERE. The problem was related to a bug with that tool, and a workaround solution ...
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Printing highly detailed and/or complex maps on large format paper?

I don't know if this is the right place for this question but, since it involves maps created with ArcMap, hopefully someone met this same problem. I want to print a highly detailed map of the whole ...
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How to export a polygon based on elevations using a DTM or a DEM

I have a Lidar generated DTM and a DEM (accurate to 10x10 feet). I am trying to export a polygon within a boundary which includes all elevations below a specific number. Seems like this should be ...
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Fix Polygons to be true Rectangles

I got a featureclass polygon of 4 point polygons that delineate the coverage area of a georeferenced image; these polygons will later be map sheets. Anyway I discovered some of them are not true ...
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Updating (or using) Arcgis 9 Extension to Arcgis 10.1

i am a noob learning arcgis, I want to use the following extension Generating and Updating Ordinary and Multiplicatively Weighted Voronoi Diagrams for Points, Lines, and Polygons built for arcgis 9 in ...
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How to place items horizontally below heading in Legend in ArcMap?

I'm working with ArcGis 10.2. I want to display a legend which is composed of Title ("Legend"), Heading ("Layer Name") and Items. I want the items (in this case three) to be horizontally disposed ...
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ArcCatalog crashes in customize mode

I have massive problems with my ArcGIS 10.3.1 installation since a week. My ArcMap crashes on start without any message. ArcCatalog crashes in opening the customize-dialog opening the tab commands. ...
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About defining coordinate reference system

I have been wondering about the following issue for several years. In ArcGIS and QGIS you can add data on your map and it aligns perfectly even when the Coordinate Reference System (CRS) is not set. ...
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How do i save my tool arrangement at the top of arcmap when i close it?

When I close an arcmap project and then reopen it, even though I save the mxd, the toolbar arrangement is not the way I left it. Is there a setting or some way to save my toolbar locations?
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Interpolation of categorical data from a polygon surface with gaps

I have built a vegetation map from a set of historical photographs from 1912. The photographs were taken from the ground (ridges and peaks of mountains), and I have developed a method of ...
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How do I color XY coordinates with different colors in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have added XY coordinates on map layers in ArcMap. These coordinates now show up as points. However, I want to be able to color each coordinate point a different color. Any tips/explanation?
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How to write python scripts for attribute tables in ArcGIS [on hold]

I am practising python scripts and a beginner. I get stuck and hope anyone else here can suggest me what commands/scripts i need to use to query: Classify accident types, % of each type over a total ...
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Reading NOAA CPC REF VER 2 data for Precipitation

Not able to open S.Asia precipitation data The data is in binary format. Any option to open the data in arcgis?
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How to add a tool as a layer in table of contents ArcGIS desktop 10.3

I have a custom script tool in my toolbox in arcgis. I want to add it as a layer in table of contents so when the map is shared people can have access to it easily. for example as shown in figure When ...
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Automatically generate metadata for feature class?

Is it possible to automatically generate metadata for a given feature class? I'm thinking a table containing the names of all the fields, descriptions and data types. This could be quite useful for ...
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Groundwater Levels Map [on hold]

I have GPS points of agro wells with data Full Depth of the well and water level of the well. I need to make a simple ground water level map using above data + Arc GIS
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Using Iterate Feature Selection export features to new feature class with unique names

I'm trying to use ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.2 to select features from a large data set (>30,000 features) based on a value in the field "Route" and have those selected features export to a file ...
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Monitoring of aerosol pollution? [on hold]

I am particularly interested in extracting Aerosol data from the hdf packed file. I have to do this over several years worth of data im thinking about extract subdataset and project it using a ...
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Max Number of Feature Selection in ArcGIS and QGIS [on hold]

What are the limitations on the maximum number of features that you can select in ArcMap and QGIS?
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Can I merge an Access database with a shapefile into a file geodatabase? [on hold]

I'm working on a project where I'm trying to merge location information from points placed in a shapefile with information that I've entered into an Access database. There is a unique identifier with ...
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ArcGIS Tool to Delete only Geodatabase content (feature classes, tables, etc)?

Situation: Need to add a Tool to my ModelBuider to Delete only the content from an Enterprise (SDE) Geodatabase (containing features classes, tables, relationship classes). Tool "Delete" (from ...
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Searching for advanced or cool cartographic techniques in ArcGIS [on hold]

I would like to introduce students to some unusual/ advanced / cool cartographic techniques in ArcGIS (or even QGIS) before moving onto web based cartographic tools and Adobe. I have decided to do ...
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If/else statement in arcgis

I try to fill the fields with the condition if / else but it does not work. I do not know where is my mistake in the code. def TextValue ( !Classe! ): if !Classe! == "Steppe arbustive" or !Classe! ...
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Equivalent for PostGIS ST_SnapToGrid in ArcMap 9.3

I'm new with ArcGIS and ArcMap. I need to round coordinates on precision of 2 decimals while maintaining relations between them. So basically I need to make something to be equivalent of ...
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Dissolving shapefile but retain attribute fields

Is there any way to dissolve shapefile but keep attributes fields in the same time? This is how I want to retain fields: There are two fields I want to conserve in a shapefile. The first column is ...
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Event layer to feature class - fastest method?

There are three methods to convert the output of a Make XY Event Layer to a Feature Class: Copy Features Feature to Point Feature Class to Feature Class Which one is the fastest method? I need to ...
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Shape file text field unicode

I used ArcGIS 10.3.1 to create Shape file with a text field with 5 length. When I entered a unicode text with 5 characters, ArcGIS lost the last 3 chars (Saved only 2 begining chars). What's the ...
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explain generate spatial weight matrix k-nearest nieghbor results

I successfully generate 8th nearest nieghbor matrix and open it in excel, but I am confused about what the weight field mean it shown in the picture below since I generate the 8th nearest neighbor I ...
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Placing the label style alongside the layer style within the legend - Arcmap 10

I've been searching for a way to include the label symbology within the legend, something similar to the image below: (Apologies for the quality) There was a post some 4 years back that touched on ...
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Heath GIS Techniques [on hold]

can anyone please explain to me what is a two-step floating catchment area (2SFCA) method and how to use it with step by step instructions in Arcgis?
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How to combine two different raster by replace its raster value at their overlap space? [duplicate]

I have two different raster data : First data : Second data How to combine those raster data? so the output data will be like this : Where the overlap space between First data and second data ...
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Update Description of Feature Class in SDE or GDB

I need to add a Description to a Feature Class using arcpy. The feature class lives in our enterprise geodatabase. The Feature Class does not live in an MXD file, nor will it ever for this script's ...
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Mouse Scroll in ArcGIS different from that of Google Maps?

On moving the mouse scroll forward, the map Zooms-Out in ArcGIS while it Zooms-in in Google Maps. Can it be changed to match the Google behavior?
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Resampling and snapping DEM to match a second raster

I have a DEM that is derived from a 50K map (provided by Geobase Canada), the resolution indicates it is 23.19156058m per cell (raster name DEM_50K). I need to resample this DEM to a 100m cell size ...
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Debugging specified WKID (factory code) or WKT (definition string) is not Projected Coordinate System? [on hold]

I am producing a floodplain map using ArcMap 10.1, Hec-Ras 4.1.0 and Hec-GeoRas toolbar extension. I have created XS cut lines and river and bank data in ArcMap 10.1, having imported LiDAR data ...