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Why is the project tool in ArcGIS for desktop throwing the “invalid geographic transformation” error?

I'm trying to reproject a point shapefile from ITRF92 to WGS84 UTM ZONE 14 NORTH. On the geographic transformation input field, I copied and pasted the following geographic transformations from the ...
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Topology in ArcMap [on hold]

When creating a topology layer...what are some common errors that occur for users?
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Using ArcMap's report system on large scale? [on hold]

I'm trying to set up a reporting system based off two layers - point and polygon feature classes. The system would run this report on each polygon that had a value in a specific field (polygons ...
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How to fix symbols of layers when I copy .mxd to another pc?

I've created a personal geodatabase with feature classes and I specified symbols for them in an mxd project. I activated "store relative pathnames to data sources" in the Map Document Properties. When ...
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Arcpy.mapping.MoveLayer can't find the RefLayer [duplicate]

I've tried this several ways and don't know why ArcMap won't find the ref layer. Here is a code snippet. import arcpy if lyr is not None: del lyr #Add constants mxd = ...
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Calculating water flooding with raster calculator

I have many layers so i will try and explain what all the layers are. What I want do is enter a calculation in raster calculator to calculate what areas of the map will be flooded if the water levels ...
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Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script?

Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script? Through python, I would like to iterate through each layer inside of an MXD, make the layer visible, refresh the table of ...
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Land Use Public Notification buffer not working

I am trying to set up the Public Notification application from Esri on our site, and I keep getting errors when it tries to run a buffer. I have been hitting my head against the wall, and have rebuilt ...
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Addition of rasters using raster calculator

I have five classes of rivers as different rasters. and I want to add them all in a new raster file using raster calculator. But when I do this, it creates 16 types of classes, while I want am ...
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Coordinate system for the State of California

I need to calculate, for the whole state of California, the hectares per type of crop. To do that, I have to project my layers. Because I need to work with all of the area of California, I think I ...
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Reclassifying a DEM using ArcMap 10.1

I have a DEM that am reclassifying into two classes. One areas less than or equal to 1000 and the other areas greater than 1000. Am accomplishing this using the reclassify Tool in ArcMap 10.1. The ...
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Displaying MySQL database as layer on map?

I have a mysql database with lat/long/name and i would to show them on the map as a layer(that is if i update my database you would see the changes when you reload the page or redraw). Esri arcgis ...
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Intersect tool of ArcGis gives multiple intersecting points

I am using .net in arcGis 10.0 to develop tools.I have two polyline feature classes. I want to get intersected point of this 2 feature classes. for this purpose, I have used INTERSECT tool of arcmap. ...
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Tutorials, examples of datasets to network datasets? [duplicate]

I am having a lot of problems finding road networks and converting to a working network dataset to perform location allocation. Is there any tutorials, examples where they take free datasets ...
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How to displays attributes for features within the current map extent in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have found Landsat 8 PanSharpened WMS service here. It is a mosaic made by Esri. I can open attribute table of this mosaic dataset. Can I sort rows of attribute table to see only rows related to ...
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How arcMap tool run in async mode with arcpy?

I am using python in arcmap 10.0 to execute "Topo To Raster" tool. I am successful to execute this in blocking/sync mode. but I want to execute this tool with python in async mode. workspacePath = ...
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salt marsh recession mapping with landsat/WV, IKONOS)

I am trying to detect timing and pattern of change in a particular salt marsh (low marsh sitting close to a high marsh). Basically, I'm interested in detecting changes in the leading edge for ...
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'Creating Points' along line using ArcGIS Desktop does not give me the actual distances in a field

In ArcMap 10.3, The 'Construct Points' from a polyline under Editor works well, except for the fact that once generated, there is no field created that lists the actual KP distances. I find myself ...
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Does transforming to a new projection, then back, affect data accuracy?

I have a feature class (South Carolina counties, so a fairly large geographic area) in NAD83 SC State Plane. It needs to be transformed to a second projection (NAD83 UTM 17), then transformed back to ...
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How do you add an image to a point location in ArcGIS 10.3?

I have a set of point locations (groundwater wells) and a graph of groundwater elevation for each location. Is there a way to show the graphs at their respective locations on the map, without having ...
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Dividing an irregular polygon into sub-regions

I am trying to divide an irregular polygon into equal widths and am having trouble understanding the proper tool to use. I am in possession of ArcGIS and am aware that the Parcel Editor is the closest ...
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Extracting the cell size of a Raster as a value to use in buffering

I am creating a model in ArcGIS modelbuilder to buffer a line. I would like the buffer distance to be based on the cell size of a raster. The cell size may change depending upon which raster the user ...
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Automatic Dynamic symbology or Attribute driven symbology? [on hold]

I have looked for a while now on this issue! There seems to be multiple leads dating back over eight years! ...
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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [on hold]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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ArcGIS Multiband Raster

I know this has been asked and answered here but since I don't have enough rep to ask a clarifying question to the person who answered it I am having to post a completely different question. I am ...
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concept behind ARC hydro tool for watershed delineation [on hold]

I am working with arc hydro tool. just pressing and clicking buttons, i have delineated the watershed that I need. But, i don't know the concept behind this tool. Like, how it works? what parameters ...
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How to select highest value from multiple attributes' columns values in ArcGIS Model Builder?

I am using ArcGIS version 10.3. I have two shapefiles (points and polylines) and I am trying to create a model in ArcGIS Model Builder to automate my task. What I have done so far is: Created new ...
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Conic shaped graticules?

Is there a way to enclose my conic shaped map in graticules on ArcMap? I can only figure out do this which doesn't look very nice: I want something like this, I think this was done in GMT though:
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Write World File option blocked when exporting Layout View in ArcGIS for Desktop?

When i try to export map to jpg file in ArcView 10.3, the "write world file" is blocked. How can i solved this problem?
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Find all the values of a specific field of a layer based on location then select just those values to see where else they appear in the layer

I have a layer of property ownership in a county and need to see all the property owners in a parish [parish value already defined to feature in the layer] then see what other property those owners in ...
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How to present animated movement of a dam? [on hold]

I'm want to know how I can represent planimetric and altimetric movement, measured at different times, with animated cards or video. Which software do I need? How do I go about doing this?
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder in to Select By Attributes?

I have a file showing for each disaster, which provinces were affected. The number of provinces affected varies and their names or associated code varies as well. Example, if a flood in 2000 ...
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Replacing with Null in ArcGIS 10.3 [duplicate]

In ArcGIS 10.3 Desktop, how do you replace field values with Null using the Field Calculator without selecting the rows first? I'm able to select the rows that I want and calculate using the Field ...
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Creating tool for finding catchments, watersheds and channel network in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've been working in QGIS for a while, but I have to use ArcGIS from now on. In QGIS I made a tool in the Graphical Modeler, in order to ease a process I had to do several times. I've been told this ...
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ARCscene Extruding between constant TIN's to calculate bed volume within oil window?

I don't seem to be able to extrude between two tins created from constant rasters. Will the extrusion tool not wort between Tins which are copied and pasted and altered in position by me after their ...
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Inserting text into field of attribute table in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am populating an attribute table. After adding a field i have to populate the field with different texts in a sequential order like water, air, car, school etc. i have completed inserting water ...
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Create matrix measuring distance from each point to every other point along polylines

I'm working on a project involving ancient trade routes. I have two datasets: 1) -Nodes (around 1000): Every node has a nodeID, lon, and lat 2) -Arcs (several hundred): contains a record for each ...
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Changing class breaks in ArcGIS without resetting whole symbology?

For the purposes of this map, I have a raster with very specific class breaks with custom colors for each class. Sometimes for various reasons the class breaks have to be adjusted slightly based on ...
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Can I use Mapbox to create a web form that finds parks near a location?

I have run a network analysis in ArcGIS and have all of the trimmed polygons along roads within a half a mile of a park. I need to find a way to create a web form that takes in an address and spits ...
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Geocoding using the census locator

I am trying to geocode roughly 20,000 addresses using the census locator in ArcMap. I was told that I should be able to access their locator through their server connection in ArcMap. When I connect ...
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Find distances between points through a raster

I have a set of 79 points located overlaid on a raster that defines distance through coastal waters: each cell equals 100 metres, with NoData for coast and islands. I can use this raster to create ...
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converting csv to shape file

I have a csv file with lat and long coordinates , is there a way I can convert it into a shapefile so as to generate a mobile network coverage map like the AT& T image I have attached.
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Geoprocessing in violated convention environments (Microsoft Windows)

Our MapInfo and ArcGIS users have self managed file shares. I do my best to educate our users about windows naming conventions but years of violating basic conventions and personalities that don't ...
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Append List not working

Trying to create a list of well counts. In the code below, wellCntList only contains the current county count and not a list of ALL the counts. Sure I'm missing something simple. for cname in ...
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Identify cities for interval 10-100 miles for landfill gas leak risk for each ladfill site? [on hold]

I tried multi buffer on sites for intervals 10-100 which selects all the sites in that range, but unable to find a solution where we can classify cites for intervals 10 through 100. Example : for ...
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ArcPy getPartCount always returns 1 on multipart polygons?

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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python script tool validation checkboxes to radio boxes?

I am trying to build a tool in arcmap, which uses radio buttons in its gui. Since I read, that radio buttons are not supported, I figured, it couldn't be too hard changing the behaviour of simple ...
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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?