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How to use a wildcard for a field to sort many shp

I want to use a wildcard for a field so as to sort a group of shapefiles. All of them have the same columns but there is one column in each of them with only the first 4 characters common. Is ...
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Point Density produces enormous size rasters [on hold]

I am trying to analyse density of points that represent crime locations in Northern Island. I have shape file containing 92k points. My data is in projected coordinate system (BNG). I tried to run ...
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Area and distance calculation : scale problem

I have converted a GIS shapefile of Botswana from the geographic coordinate system GCS_WGS_1984 to the projected coordinate system Africa_Albers_Equal_Area_Conic to be able to calculate the area of ...
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Buffer for multiple layers not displaying on map

I want to do multiple buffering for multiple layers like rivers, roads, settlements, lakes. But, when i carried out buffering of these layers in arcMap 10.2.1, only the buffer of road is displayed but ...
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How to automate ArcGIS map production using Python?

I have this layout; it's a map that I divided it to 25 parts using FISHNET from arctoolbox. I want to prepare only one layout and then using a Python script I want to be able to automate the ...
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Converting start/end easting/northings to a single point for visualisation

I have eastings and northings for the start and end of 5m sections of the UK railway network. I want to convert these points to a central point between the start and end so I can visualise the ...
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Problem in creating diagram with ArcGIS Diagrammer 10.2

I want to create diagram using ArcGIS Diagrammer .I use esri transportation Geodatabase as sample. when i import XML file of the sample,the links of the relationships do not show in ArcGIS ...
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Extract by Attributes in Model Builder, “Table Name is Invalid”?

I'm attempting to use "Extract by Attributes" in model builder as part of a larger model. I'm trying to pull 6 different attributes out one by one in order to create random points within their areas. ...
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Python toolboxes missing (Can't use ArcGIS 10.2.2 toolboxes)

I was trying to use Hot Spot Analysis Toolbox on ArcGIS 10.2.2 but this error message appears: updateParameters Syntax Error Runtime error Traceback (most recent call last): File c:\program ...
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Custom sort index for Data Driven Pages?

I am creating maps of underground utilities using DDP with a grid layers as my index layer. Each grid shows a segment of the run. The pages must be generated in an order that maintains the continuous ...
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ArcGIS GeoPDF Adobe

I am exporting a map from ArcGIS (10.2) as a GeoPDF with georeference and attributes. I am viewing both with Adobe Reader 11 with the free TerraGo Tool bar, and with Adobe Pro. The eventual goal is ...
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Get count within ArcGIS report

I have a file gdb feature class which contains cropland fields, and within the table are data fields for Landowner, Acres, and many other items. I have a report based on the table which has no data ...
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How can I remove rows that have duplicate cells in 2 dif files - while choosing which file has the dup removed?

I have 2 files and I merged them together into one file-geodatabase feature class. I want to remove entries from File1, Column C, that also appear in File2, ColumnD. I attempted to use the ...
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Creating map with same-area hexagonal polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to figure out (1) what this type of map linked here is called (I've been unable to find the name through search), and (2) whether there is an Arc tool that will transform a shapefile or ...
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Help impelmenting ILayerEffects in Graphics layer to use transparency

I tried to get graphics in an ILayar class and implemented ILayerEffects to get transparency but it does not help can you help me? I am attaching the class file. using System; using ...
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Getting value from arcpy.GetParameterAsText?

I have a point shapefile with the following columns mosaic hypo result condition 2000 1700 1500 1000 980 . . AND i want to write a script that will do the following: ...
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Method to translate PgRouting to ESRI Network Analyst network dataset?

I have a network dataset in a PostGIS database that is set up and routable via PgRouting. I would like to take this dataset and import it into Network Analyst in ArcMap in order to make some ...
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Split a string between 2 characters

I have the following string in Arcmap: "Node 1_1234.23,Node 2_567.88,Node 3_45.25" I want to return the numbers between the "_" and the "," into three columns e.g "1234.23" in column A ...
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portions of edited shapefile will not draw

I edited a shapfile of approximately 1500+ pipe segments yesterday in QGIS. When opened today (first in ArcMAP by another user) only about 10% of the pipes were drawn. The same happened when the ...
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Iterators in model builder - merging nested files with same filename ending

I am trying to merge files that are nested in different folders by their file names. For example folder 1 contains up to 100 subfolders that each contain a set of shapefiles: subfolder1_A.shp, ...
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ESRI arcpy - Automating the creation of a ServiceDefinition from a python toolbox - missing data

Summary: I can create a ServiceDefinition through ArcCatalog or ArcMap, but when I try to generate the ServiceDefinition through python, it does not copy the /data folder with it, thus the script ...
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ERROR 000157: Input and target dataset should have the same number of bands. Failed to execute (MosaicToNewRaster)

This is just a continuation of my former post:Batch Mosaic Rasters: arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management (ERROR 000628: Cannot set input into parameter coordinate_system_for_the_raster) --where I batch ...
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Is it possible to add text and numbers into the same column/field of attributes of a shapefile in ArcGIS 10.3?

I have to add a field to the attributes of a shapefile and the data reads as: 2 BDL 22 18 11 BDL BDL 25 3 Could these data be added to the same field/column of the attributes of the shapefile in ...
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tracing tool in arcmap Problem

I need to edit my road polygon based on road edge,however,i have problem with that tools.Certain area i manage to use the tracing tool but certain area the tools like not functioning.. Any idea to ...
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Masking in ArcMap

I have question on masking. I have vegetation group layer. Under vegetation group layer, there are 3 layer which are V_Vegetation_Miscellaneous_A, V_Vegetation_Agriculture_A, V_Vegetation_Forest_A. ...
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R to ArcMap, erroneous change of spatial reference

I have SPOT5 imagery from Northern Sweden / Finland. Data is downloaded from SACCESS service and is provided in Sweref99 TM projection. When opened in ArcMap the data is shown in Sweref99 TM as ...
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Option windows in ArcGIS clipped out

I recently started using 10.2.2 in my new laptop and I'm having trouble in the 'pop-up windows' like the option windows inside the application (pls see the attached figure). The options windows are ...
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What is coordinate system of US 1990 census tract data

I would like to set coordinate system of US 1990 census tract data using ArcGIS for Desktop. Do you know how I can do this?
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Collecting the all the outputs from the iterator in model builder to single file [on hold]

I am using the model builder for integrating some of the Network Analyst tools. However, after running the model only the last output is being saved, as the one output is replaced by the other output. ...
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Arcmap 10.3 crashing on launch using either existing MXD or just launching app

I recently upgraded from 10.0 to 10.3 and am having a LOT of crashes when trying to launch the app. I have been using MXD's started in 10.0 but re-saved under 10.3 as well as ones started fresh in ...
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Advanced python labeling in ArcMap - working with null values

I'm trying to label certain features using a specific field (osm_name_58_en). However, when this field is null, I want to label the feature with (som_english_32_name). If both are null then I want ...
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Auto-update a feature class with Python + .csv?

I am hoping to find out how to automatically update a feature class. We have semi-regular updates to an ArcGIS Viewer for Flex website. Looks like a Python script may be the way to go about it (and I ...
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ArcMap 10.3 - Anything Python related causes crash to desktop

Problem: ArcMap crashes to desktop anytime I use a Python related function (Toolboxes, Field Calulator, Etc) How I got to this point: I was trying to gain some familiarity with Python programming ...
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Transitioning VBA Code to ArcGIS 10.2

I am moving some applications written in VBA that have been working in ArcGIS 10.1 to ArcGIS 10.2.2. I have the ArcGIS VBA Compatibility patch installed, in addition I have gotten several ...
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How to calculate solar radiation for 1h

I need to calculate solar radiation for 1h, so I'm picking the option Within a day on Area Solar Radiation tool and I'm putting 12 as initial and final time because I want the instantaneous insolation ...
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Using different symbols and colors for each row in a shapefile attribute table

I have a shapefile where I have a column of individual locations (ID field below), and then a column of yes/no data for each location. Some locations were visited twice and got different results. I ...
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Displaying labels from join of annotation with polygon feature class?

I am trying to add the labels from an annotation feature to a polygon feature class. I have converted the annotations to points and then spatial join though still some labels does come but they are ...
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How to generate random points from FIDs using ArcPy or ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm trying to generate a shapefile of random points using FID from the attribute table. My attribute table has 800,000 features and I only need a sample of 240. Is there a way to do it in arcpy or in ...
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Creating network in ArcMap from an RGB image to find optimal path between locations?

I am hoping to find optimal routes from an Origin (car park) to destinations (Library, Blocks, Rec Center). I have an RGB ortho-mosiac image taken from an UAV that I want to digitize paths, car ...
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Integrating ArcGIS Desktop and web map? [duplicate]

I have some data that has been mapped in ArcGIS Desktop. I would like to develop something like if I add/change some parameters a new map can be derived so that it can be used for predicting as well. ...
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Projection of Boston housing data

Boston housing data provided by GeoDa center is a well-known dataset. GeoDa Center provides this data in shapefile format. A metadata file included in the download indicates that the data use ...
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Weighted Overlay final raster to indicate inputs

I have a weighted overlay that identifies the most important areas in a corridor scaled from 0 - 100. I would like to be able to click on a cell and be able to identify which input rasters contributed ...
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Mosaic to raster 16BIT Error 999999

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1. I am trying to merge a few 16bit rasters by Mosaic to New Raster. The problem is it makes me do only a 8bit output making me lose pixel data bigger than 255 and ...
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Installing ArcPy on Mac?

I want to use an answer from Batch shapefile merge, with adding and calculating field to create a merge of 50 shapefiles but I only have a Mac. Is there a way to install ArcPy on my Mac so I can ...
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How would I use field calculator to mark min & max values associated with a case field? [on hold]

I have a point shapefile for which I need to mark the minimum and maximum point value that is tied to a case field. Once marked I would use the marked values to symbolize categories 100th, 1000th and ...
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Finding number of left and right turns for each shortest route

I have a network dataset for a city. I have, lets say, 200 trips that are made in that city. I constructed the shortest route for the every pair of the trips, and also the actual route travelled by ...
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Scripting Address Coder actions in ArcPy?

I am currently using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop that comes with the "Address Coder" tool. This tool has some features that I need as part of my geocoding requirements: in specific, the option to append ...
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How to change sign of z value in a large dataset?

I have data in an XYZ format (saved as a .txt file) that I am importing into ArcGIS and then converting to a raster using the point to raster conversion. However the Z field in the data represents a ...
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LiDAR data download, merge and mosaic (Minnesota state)

I have been using the toolbox found here to download LiDAR data for MN (Minnesota-US). The tool is very convenient for downloading multiple tiles but the merge/mosaic function of the tool is ...
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Cutting a polygon out of another polygon with python [duplicate]

Licence: ArcEditor Version: ArcMap 10.0 i have some issues to separat my data with python. To illustrate the problem, i have simplifyed the data with figures. I want to cut the blue polygon ...