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Data Driven Pages in arcgis

how to create PDF with Grid Number in Data Driven Pages i tried to export PDF but it is export with page no like 1,2,3..... but i want to export with Grid Number is there any way to export like that ...
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Extracting Elevation-Volume Data of storage areas out of range

I was extracting elevation-volume data of storage areas using the HEC-GeoRAS extension of the arcmap. But it wasn't able to extract the elevation data and it appears "5, Index was out of range. Must ...
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How to correctly input complex multiband functions in Raster Calculator?

I'm trying to compute a MTVI2 (Modified Triangular Vegetation Index - Improved) and EVI (Enhanced Vegetation Index) from Landsat 8 imagery. My formulas are as follow (I'm using ModelBuilder): MTVI2= ...
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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Raster images overlaying each other but shouldn't

When I open a new map document and drag different raster images into the map the images stack on one another rather than form the complete image of a country. When I try zooming in, the multiple ...
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Search radius for some intermediate distance

ArcMap on my laptop runs very slowly. So it can take a long time for a near table to run. Is it possible to use a search radius for some intermediate distance? For example, the search radius only ...
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Joining table to a near table

I calculated the distances between one set of xy coordinates and another set of xy coordinates. So my near table has the ID variables, distance and rank. However, when I join the near table to the ...
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Using WK ID's when using CreateSpatialReference tool

I recently found out how to create specific spatial reference objects and add them to my arcgis python standalone script. ...
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ArcMap hangs on “Initializing Application…” when starting from Visual Studio?

This has worked just fine for years; I don't know what changed. ArcMap 10.0 starts just fine on its own, it's just when using the debugger to test my add-in that it won't start. The add-in, once ...
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How do you delete a feature class if ArcCatalog locks the geodatabase?

I'm trying to delete a feature class from a personal geodatabase using ArcCatalog but the file is locked because it's opened exclusively by me. The process fails to get a schema lock. Well of course ...
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Match features that are spatially similar with ArcGIS?

I'm hoping there might be a way to match features from one feature class to features of another feature class that are the most spatially similar. I have two datasets representing the same thing but ...
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Using the Make Query Table for Querying a Many-to-Many relationship

I have two tables that I have connected via an attributed relationship class of the cardinality Many-to-Many. One is a table of water body (rivers) features and the other is a series of pollutants ...
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Graph/Network building and analysis of linked polygons in ArcGIS 10.2

This is more of a follow-up question to Divide polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcGIS 10.2 and grouping village points based on distance and population size, particularly the ...
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Delete feature class?

Here are my actions so far: create gdb > import feature classes > create new feature dataset > import feature classes So now I have my feature datasets with all my layers as well as the original ...
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Sun ras format in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

I have some data stored in sun ras data. I found several pages that state this format is supported. e.g. http://support.esri.com/fr/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/26784 I'm using version 10.3, ...
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Convert xy coordinates to latitude & longitude

Is there an easy way to convert coordinates (TM65) to latitude/longitude using ArcMap (version 10.3.1)?
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Clustering of points with count using ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro?

Does anyone know if it is possible to to something like this in ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro? That is clustering of points with count: http://www.mappetizer.de/en/examples/usa_cluster/index.html
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Moving a Map Service Group Layer out of a Group Layer with ArcPy

I am struggling to move web services (tiled basemaps) out of group layers into the data frame. I've used arcpy.mapping.ListLayers to compose a list of layers, then I've ascertained what is a group ...
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Why when I create Thiessen Polygon it didnt start at middle line beetween two points?

I must asking this, in ArcMap 10.2 why the thiesen poligons didnt divide at median line? it was move at +- 3 meters from the median line. Why is this happening?
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add vb6 tool to arcmap 9.2 (on windows 7 64bit machine)

I have a vb6 project which develop a tool for use in arcmap several years ago. And I managed to add the tool in arcmap 9.2 (windows xp) by: In arcmap -> Customize -> Add from file -> choose the dll ...
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find all the null records for all fields in a shape file

I figured out that I can use field calculator on a single column in arcgis 10.3 attribute window as follows: def RemoveNULL(x): if x is None: return '' elif x == '': return ...
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I have a large dataset of lakes, which I want to group into n clusters, based on a target total amount of perimeter they have. Suggestions?

There's a longer explanation of why I'm interested in this below, but in short, I'm wondering how to run something like a k nearest neighbors formula, with the number of groups determined by a maximum ...
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Automating update of network dataset in ArcGIS Server

I am trying to set up an automated process that does a nightly extract of the network dataset from SDE and publish to: ArcGIS Server 10.3 as a network service fGDB as network dataset It seems ...
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How to calculate field as a substring of another?

I have a text field, field1, that's populated with 14-digit identifiers, like "01234567890123". I create a new field, field2, that I want to show the first four digits of field1. I would like to do ...
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map data is not lining up to basemap or ArcGIS Online map

on arcmap: i have tried lining my data frame coordinate system to the WGS 1984 World Mercator position but still will not align to basemap when I publish to ArcOnline. am i missing a step here?
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Can I use TIFF files for zonal statistics in QGIS or ARCGIS?

I am completing a remote sensing paper and am doing most of the work in PCI Geomatica, where I have 2 separate files. One from running a texture analysis algorithm containing 6 band layers from a ...
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ArcMap 3D profile graph gives a level line

ArcMap's Profile Graph in 3D analyst works great for drawing a line on the map and seeing the profile. I am doing this part easily; single segments, multiple segments it works fine. However, it is ...
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How to split name in label so only first two words appear?

The labels for my feature SSA_NAME are approximately 5 words long. I would like to shorten the labels to only 2 words. Every time I try a different code I receive either an error message or my layer ...
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Common Tasks on ArcGIS Server REST service

I have a published REST service with lines in it. If I have the permissions to edit the service in ArcMap, shouldn't I be able to perform a arcpy.Dissolve_management on the lines (client side) to ...
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Using ArcPy.TableToExcel_conversion in Script Tool removes automatically added data

I'm using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3.0.4322. I have a peculiar occurrence that I don't quite fully understand. I have a Python Script Tool that does a number of different things, to include using the ...
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Exporting/Printing to PDF, raster basemap has stripe(s) or band(s)

Now that my map is pretty and perfect, I'm discovering that I cannot export it properly. I have tried Exporting the Map to PDF, PNG, TIFF, etc. I have tried various settings of image quality and DPI. ...
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land Use land cover classification

I am working on Land Use/Land Cover Classification of the Hindon river(India) watershed extracted using Aster DEM. Landsat 8 scenes had been used and mosaicked for the required AOI using the Watershed ...
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Dissolve administrative boundaries in shape file

I cannot find a shapefile that gives me only the outline of Ireland, instead they include different regions/divisions. I only want the outline of the island itself i.e the coastline How do I dissolve ...
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ArcGIS: Projection of State Plane Data to a Web Service?

This maybe a naive question but I can't help any online help so far. So we have some data in Shape files. The data is in NAD_1983_StatePlane_South_Carolina_FIPS_3900_Feet WKID: 102733 Authority: ...
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How to extract points from a Digital Elevation Model in ArcGIS 10.1?

More specifically my question would be if there is a way to create a grid over the digital elevation model in GIS and extract points, or elevational data, from the intersecting points of the grid? I ...
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ModelBuilder - Iterate through tabels to join and export and keep original field names

I am trying to iterate through an excel with over 200 sheets and join each to a ZIP code layer. I then need to symbolize each of those the three different ways and save that to a layer file. In order ...
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Alter Field character limit incorrect

I'm having trouble with the Alter Field Data Management tool -- it will not allow me to create a field name longer than 31 characters. The table I'm using is a File Geodatabase table, where the ...
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How to link service areas to the original point data in Arcmap 10.2?

Using the network analyst tool in Arcmap 10.2, I want to link service area polygons to the original point data that inspired them. So I have data on the locations of several thousand retail sites and ...
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Distance to coastline?

I have a shapefile of Ireland. I know I can calculate distance to the coastline using the near tool. But is it possible to calculate distance to the coastline using the shapefile? I do not know ...
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Network Analyst in ArcGIS?

I would like to open up a new settlement with fiberglass and i want to know how much route in meter I need to open up each house in this settlement. For this purpose I will use the network analyst ...
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How to create a continuous map of distance between points in ArcGIS 10.1

I have a shapefile showing the distance from each village to its nearest health facility. How can I represent this as a continuous map in ArcGIS 10.1?
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Creating features into a layer by using Model Builder

It's my first question in this forum which i used "a lot" before but never asked for a help. My friend created a Model Builder to place a geographic mean centered point between two selected road ...
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How to create new field using the values of one attribute column multiplied by a constant number in Qgis or ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have point data that has a small length attribute - I want to times this length attribute by a constant number (I need to trial a few different constants) to find the diameter of a protection zone ...
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How to export from ArcMap to tab-delimited text file, while preserving formatting and values?

I'm working with a complicated fGDB featureclass which contains hundreds of fields, in a variety of text and numerical formats. This is proving difficult to export into tab-delimited text file format. ...
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Using ArcGIS Tabulate Intersection to determine maximum land cover within polygon area

I have a shape file (layer A) containing different polygons - each polygon representing an ecoregion. I have another layer of polygons (layer B) - each polygon representing a watershed boundary. I ...
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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? [on hold]

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?