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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 a breeding bird. If I add a base layer map and add points with ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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Error 000539: Field Calculator autoIncrement script - need assistance to fix the following test script [on hold]

lastValue = 0 def autoIncrement(newValue): global lastValue pStart = 1000 #adjust start value, if req'd pInterval = 1000 #adjust interval value, if req'd if (lastValue != newValue): ...
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Profile graphing and coloring different segments

I currently have multiple profile graphs that display elevation over time, and I have a slope layer generated by arctools. Can I make a single profile graph where the line is based on elevation over ...
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How to run Focal Stats on specific values in python

I'm a beginning programmer and am new to the site but it has helped me quite a bit so thank you! I'm trying to recreate a raster calculator operation using python scripts but am having a hard time ...
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Label toolbar not showing up even though it is checked in toolbar menu

I have recently discovered that even though I chose to display the label toolbar through the toolbar menu that it is nowhere to be seen on the monitor. Has anyone encountered this or know a fix to it? ...
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ArcCatalog and python crash when running ConvertTimeField_management

I have a script which reclassifies a tif file, adds a new field to the tiff, and is supposed to parse the date from the filename and add it to the new date field. Everything works as it should, ...
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Zonal statistics (and other tools) will not output all records in ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

Using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop, whenever I use zonal statistics, only about 90-95% of the records actually show up in the results. The remainders are blank though, if I navigate to that polygon, there ...
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Keeping layer name when exporting to CAD?

I am trying to export selected features from layers from SDE into a DXF using python, but it does not retain the layer name. But if I do it manually using the ArcToolbox tool, it does work. Example ...
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How to expand a floating point raster by one pixel

In ArcGIS 10.2.2, I have a floating point raster of oceanographic data that boarders a coastline. Due to the jagged edge of the coast, the raster edge only sometimes overlaps the coastline and leaves ...
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Watersheds tool does not create watersheds in ArcMap?

I`m trying to create watersheds and every time I run the Watershed tool, the result will be very interesting. I use snap raster and I set the extent of the output to the extent of the flow direction ...
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Converting coordinate notation from GDA94 to WGS84 gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to convert my data from GDA_1994 to WGS_1984 using the 'Convert Coordinate Notation' tool from ArcToolbox. I used the import XY data tool to import my csv file with x,y fields (among a ...
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Python script with ArcPy cursors won't stop looping?

I am running my script in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and it doesn't stop processing. The process is overwriting itself because I have to shut down ArcMap manually. How can I stop the overwriting as its ...
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Converting geocoded points into polygon in ArcMap? [on hold]

How do i convert a set of geocoded point of school locations into a polygon in arcmap for a crime density analysis.
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Creating DTM for two surfaces with point data and calculating volume between them using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have point data for a ground surface level which is captured in a grid of 35m spacings. I also have point data for the new surface level after soil has been removed which is captured at random ...
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Generate Service Area Polygons with Field(s) Added

Does anyone know of a way to generate service area polygons which, when created, maintain a field from the feature class from which the polygons are generated? For example, if I am generating a ...
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Raster Calculator Addition - missing output. ArcMap 10.2.2

I'm currently undertaking multi-criteria analysis and have 5 raster inputs which I would like to add. I have done this before on a previous project with no issues. When I add the 5 layers, only 4 are ...
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Python script for calculating the area of a polygon

I am looking for a python code for this polygon. I need to calculate the area inside this polygon and I am new to programming. (Very new). Can anybody assist me with this? I have to use a python ...
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Clipping with multiple overlapping polygons while maintaining unique IDs and overlap

I’ve got a series of square overlapping polygons. I want to clip a layer based on these polygons and maintain the unique ID and overlap of the polys. As it is now, if I do a clip using overlapping ...
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Field Calculator convert text to integer then populate new field with sum

I have a .dbf with about 50 text fields containing numerals, I would like to convert those to integers and then sum them all in a new double field I created, is there an easy field calculation that ...
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Time.Sleep between arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF in Data Driven Pages

I'm building a code in Python to export in geotiff my imagery. I need specific spots so I created a Data Driven Pages with polygons. Everything works fine, except that my imagery layer takes a long ...
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arcpy fails to retrieve queried data from a layer using arcpy.da.SearchCursor

I am attempting to retrieve rows of data from an attribute table using arcpy. I have used a definition query on the data in ArcMap so that only one feature is present in the attribute table. I then ...
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How do Natural Neighbor and IDW assign values to pixels?

According to ESRI's help files, NN interpolation calculates a value for a "query point", yet the output is ofcourse a raster. I understand how the value of this query point is calculated based on the ...
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Add folder name as attribute to all shapefiles in that folder

I have many folders with shapefiles in each of them. I want to use python to go through each folder, add a new field to all the shapefiles containing the folder name. Any ideas?
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Optimal ArcGIS PDF export compression settings for raster topographic basemaps

There are a number of different compression options for exporting pdf files from ArcGIS (eg RLE, LZW, Deflate etc). But which is best for exporting raster topographic basemaps? Generally such maps ...
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How to convert points to lines?

I want to convert these points to lines, however they are not sorted sequentially along a line (by ID or FID), i.e. the converted lines zig-zag across the obvious trail of points. How can I join ...
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Set picture marker symbol for a layer with arcpy (ArcGIS)

I have an ArcGIS map document with one layer symbolized with Categories > Unique values. I want to update symbology for this layer by specifying a path to a picture marker symbol for every unique ...
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georeferencing envi data with lat/lon in arcmap

I need to georeference gridded ENVI files or rather add georeferencing to the metadata. I do have the lat/lon of the corner points of the data and the spatial resolution. Any suggestions of how to put ...
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Clustering in ArcGIS - Fixed size

I want to do clustering of point data say buildings in an area to a fixed size for example each cluster should have 32x buildings. Can i do it in ArcGIS?
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For street network data lacking z-elevation information

Can anyone help me in this? Many street network datasets lack z elevation fields needed to model overpass and tunnels (the F_ZLEV and T_ZLEV fields). Although my road network spatial database contains ...
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Leave-one-out cross validation in ArcGIS Desktop?

How can someone perform leave-one-out cross validation when doing interpolation in with point data in ArcGIS?
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How can I loop through a list to create rasters and write them to .tif files?

I received 3 .mat files that each contain several daily maps. I need to take them and get them into ArcMap (10.2 if that matters) as a .tif with spatial information. I have already used the R.matlab ...
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Getting information out of an ArcGIS .lyr file

I'm using ArcGIS 10 and I downloaded a Raster layer from here: http://bioval.jrc.ec.europa.eu/products/glc2000/products.php When I unzip it I get the following files: 1 Aux-File (15KB) 1 ...
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Using field Calculator for time in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a new field in a shapefile with the property "Date". I want to fill it with "9:00:00 AM". I tried several ways of using field calculator, but it gives date instead of time. How could I do ...
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Branching factor in River system?

I would like to find the branching factor for a river system. I have tried dissolving it then trying to find the branching factor but I'm not to sure how. So I have it from west to east like it ...
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Migrating from ArcGIS to gdal

I would like to collect a table of equivalent or close enough gdal based functions to replace ArcGIS functions (esp in spatial analyst). Are there functions available using gdal to perform the ...
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Merge branch not working in ModelBuilder?

I created a submodel with an iterative process, but I would like to merge the obtained output in a single feature class. It worked well until I included an additional step in the submodel (add new ...
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Show selection set in Attributes Window

I have an ArcObjects extension that creates a selection set and then zooms to the selected features. This part works as expected. The problem that we are having, however, is that the selection set ...