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arcpys getPartCount returns always 1 on multipart polygones

in this post Why does the method partCount in ArcGIS always give back a value of 1? a problem occured that could easily be reproduced. partCount is always 1! Is it a wrong usage of partCount or did ...
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Select related feature among layers

Is it possible in ArcGIS 10.x that if I select a feature in one layer it will also select the related feature in another layer?
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Adding label in the group animation

Does anyone have experience on adding labels on the group animation in ArcMap 10? I have 10 raster layer in a group layer. I wish to show the raster layer name as a label during the animation. I ...
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Opposite of least cost path?

I've established how to run a Least Cost Path analysis in ArcGIS, but I'm wondering if you can run an analysis to find the hardest path between two points?
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Calculating areas outside a point

I have a university assignment that requires me to find an optimum location for a land fill site. There are various parameters I need to map. I have managed to map all the ones within a distance of ...
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Calculate average travel time on network

I have 200 points of emergency centers across a national road network, is there a way to calculate the theoretical average response time nationwide just from these two inputs?
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Creating Fence Diagrams from Electromagnetic (EM) Conductance Survey

Has anyone seen fence diagrams created in GIS for Electromagnetic Conductance surveys? I am going to be attempting this soon and have a couple pieces of literature as reference, but they are geared ...
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Location allocation Road Block- Unable to “Solve”

Scratching my head as why I can't figure this out. Software: ArcGIS/ArcMap 10.3.1 with network analyst extension Objective: Perform location-allocation services, based off of 2 Required Facilities ...
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Stop snapping from occuring with inserted text?

I'm having trouble with text and scale bars in layout mode on arcgis snapping. I want to move the text freely. It's not necessarily snapping to inserted margins either. I've tried guides and it won't ...
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How can one retrieve all the raster cell values for Kernel Density output?

This question is related to the replies in this earlier thread (How to interpret GRASS v.kernel results?). I am new to GIS mapping (arcGIS) and have been trying to work with the Kernel Density ...
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ArcGIS - Why would spatial join return correct distances but wrong attributes

I am doing spatial joins on points and street (line) features to identify the closest street to each point. However, despite getting appropriate distances returned for each points, closest road, the ...
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Field calculator if and elseif statement with <Null> values in ArcGis 10.1

Trying to figure out how to get this "Headwater" column to indicate "Yes" (or 1) if the value of "NextDown_Copy" is "" and "No" (or 0) if it has any other value (eg. 7100381010). I attempted to ...
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Filling up river corridors in a DEM

I'm currently working with a DEM (10 m x 10 m resolution) that has a lot of faulty elevation values in river corridors. In order to run a hydrodynamic model I'm trying to get the following done in an ...
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Merge n number of adjacent polygons

I have over 17,000 individual polygons. I want to merge two adjacent polygons so that I finish with approximately 8,500 polygons. The polygons need to be merged based on location, merge two adjacent ...
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How to prevent RGB composite flatten to 1 band after raster calculation

I have a series of landsat wanting to process in raster calculator, but after doing the tool it happened these output images only contain one single band. They used to be RGB 3-band images. It is on ...
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Checking in ArcMap 9.3 maps to ArcMap 10.3 [on hold]

I have a year's worth of data checked out from ArcMap 9.3 with an ArcSDE geodatabase. Due to work ticket system upgrades, we have updated to ArcMap 10.3 and changed to a file geodatabase. I have 2 ...
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Exporting Multi Maps like JPEG,etc with Python? [on hold]

I need to Export Multi Maps like JPEG or .... ETC with Python
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Loading multiple shapefiles from +1000 subfolders

I have a WATERBODY shapefile for each region within each province in Canada. The region subfolders also contain many other features that I do not need. I am trying to upload and merge all the ...
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Combining rasters using weighted average

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 with spatial analyst. I have a series of several rasters that I am trying to combine into a single raster layer. The rasters are all different sizes (different extents) and were ...
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ArcMap 10.3.1 crashes when opening extension folder

I need to activate the Spatial Analyst extension, however each time I select "extension" ArcMap 10.3.1 crashes. This is what I'm doing: while in ArcMap, I navigate to Customize/extension then the ...
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Can Mars be mapped in ArcGIS

Can I use ArcGIS to map planets in particular Mars? Where would I start in terms of basemapping and projection?
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Cropping attributes to only show those inside a layer

I am currently learning to use ArcMap and I am trying to crop the lines (roads) in the below image to only those inside the state polygon. Is there a way to do this. I have tried via the attribute ...
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Repeat annotation labels for same feature on different data driven pages

I have an mxd with 29 data driven pages all at the same scale. I have the need to label hundreds of polygon features, so I converted the labels to annotation (stored in geodatabase and feature-linked) ...
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Network distance calculation in ArcMap 10.3

I am trying to calculate distances between 11 points (shapefile with points) along river network (shapefile with lines) by using the Network Analyst - Create OD cost matrix. I have done this ...
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Using Near Feature Tool with Conditions

I am using near feature tool in ArcGIS 10.1. However, I need to add another condition to it (not only the nearest). The feature (point) that i am looking for, is the nearest (point) and also doesnot ...
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Geocoding Using ArcGIS

I want to geo-code 400,000 Addresses in the Netherlands using ArcGIS Geo-coding tool but I have a problem with defining Address locator and Reference data! For defining the address locatore, 1)address ...
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How can I create a raster of a color spectrum out of a RGB?

I try to select a colorspectrum out of a RGB-Layer. For example, I have a RGB-picture (tif) of a carpark with red,green and blue cars. How do I select or create a new raster/layer with only the red ...
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Not able to view Planet Lab geotiff file

Downloaded geotiff L13-0123E-0323N.tif from #planet lab and tried to open using ArcGIS, Windows Picture viewer, and Google Earth. However, I don't see the image clearly. 120MB file must be having ...
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How to find distances between two points specified by attributes

In ArcGIS 10.3, I have a point dataset of Students with which college they study at. I need to find out can I run a network analysis on the entire dataset which will find the distance of each point to ...
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Georeferencing raster images with ArcGIS Desktop 10.2

I am trying to georeference as built plans (raster scans) but they do not show on the georeferencing tool bar (drop down menu) to enable editing. I am using WGS 84. How do I fix this? I am using ...
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Reclassify a raster based on proximity to other cells in the same raster

Using Arc 10.2.2 with the Spatial Analyst extension, I have a single band, signed integer, 8-bit raster. I need to reclassify cells within that raster based on their Euclidean distance to other cells ...
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Polygon data to Point Feature Data

Using ArcGis 10.0. What I am looking for is a way to get point features that are placed in a polygon to have the same "Address" value. This is the same as the "Spatial Join" feature, however, I am ...
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Labeling Poles in Sequential Order on Data Driven Pages Along a Curvy Route

Is there a way to automate the process of labeling poles #'s on data driven pages along a curvy route in sequential order? The many bends and turns of the route is throwing off the ordering. the ...
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Getting the number of records from a table in ArcGIS 10.3

How do you output the number of records in a table in ModelBuilder? I can open the table and see how many records are there but I want to tabulate the number of records available from a number of ...
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The concept of polygon volume tool

I have calculated the surface area and polygon volume for talus slopes. I have set reference plane to above. I would like to know the concept of how "polygon volume" tool works. Also, on what basis ...
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VBscript to not include empty fields

I am trying to create a label in arcgis with about 30 columns with this basic VBscript: [field1] & vbnewline & [field2] & vbnewline &[field3] & vbnewline...ETC How can I make it ...
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How to collect values from iterated intersections, in ModelBuilder

I have a points feature class which I am intersecting with a number of polygon feature classes, one at a time (i.e. points AND polygons1, points AND polygons2, etc...). Each time I do an ...
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In terms of SQL, what exactly is Query Layer's “Unique Identifier” doing?

When you make a link with a database using Query Layer in ArcMap, you must select a Unique Identifier, which ensures that the resulting Layer only has unique records in the Attribute table. In some ...
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Mathematical operations using the appropriate files in few directories

I have 3 sets of data (directories) - let say A, B and C. In each directory I have raster files numbered 1, 2, 3 ... etc. I do not know how to do any mathematical operation using the appropriate files ...
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How to give polygons a classificaton code in ArcGIS?

Does anyone have a trick for assigning polygons a code based on the classification classes? For example, if I symbolize the population of census blocks with 10 classes using Natural Breaks, I would ...
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Finding patterns using ArcMap?

I'm new using ArcMap and I have a GDB of schools (and its enrollment data) at block level. What I need to do is to find the places with the most concentration of enrollment in a radius of 5km. Since ...
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Create profile graph over multiple rasters (ArcGIS 3D Analyst)

When having a raster which represents an array of values, for instance, elevation, I can generate a profile graph over a line I draw using the 3D Analyst toolbar. A sample graph: When generating a ...
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Create a stacked Python label expression in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3

I have a number of polygons representing exploration licences and a series of attributes including licence name, operator, partners and associated interests (%) within each licence. I am trying to ...
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Report all the results from vehicle routing problem in network analyst of ArcGIS in one sheet or table

I solved a vehicle routing problem in ArcGIS and I wanted to know how I can have all final results in one platform. I know I can look at each route item see how many orders were allocated to the ...
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Selecting groups of files and iterating composite raster

I have a query regarding the best way to process the multispectral data I requested to be collected for my MSc study site. The data I am working with has been saved as single band tiffs, rather than ...
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How to change grid label style in arcGIS 10.3

In all my maps the grid labels looks like: I try to find a way to change it to that label style: I work with version arcview 10.3. I seek in data frame properties-->grid-->style - but didn't ...
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How to create a two sided ticks labels grid in layout (ArcMap)?

I'm making a planing map. I want to add to the final layout a specific kind of grid: The grid needs to be with a 6 character label that is separated in to two labels. Each one of the labels needs to ...
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what is the difference between Kriging, IDW, Spline (interpolation -ArcGIS)? [on hold]

I need to know the basic difference between the interpolation tools (ARCGIS software) Kriging Spline IDW
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Merging CAD and .mdb table into a feature class

I have cad file (.dwg) which contains the geometry and the attributes are in the tables of access (.mdb) database. The common FIELD in both of them is "HANDLE". How do I convert these into a ...
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create a grid and extract species and climate data [on hold]

I am looking for R support to arrange my dataset which I tried and failed in Arc GIS. If you have an idea please let me know. I have 6 bioclimatic variables and 14 species. I want to create a ...