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ArcGIS Modelbuilder: “Copy protection” for own models

First question here, so hi @all and thanks for reading. Maybe someone could help me to solve my problem: I've build a large model in the ArcGIS modebuilder - some days in my holidays, not on company ...
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How to upload to an Attribute table

I have digitized a polygon using Arcmap 10.1. I want to upload fields from an excel table into the attribute table of the polygon layer. How do I do this ?
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Independently zoom data view without zooming layout view

This is probably a really noob question. How do I zoom in on the data view without it modifying my beautifully positioned layout view? I just want to be able to work with my data zoomed in, but ...
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Spatial Interpolation/Resampling of Point Surface Data - Axes @ Different Resolutions

I have a simple set of data points in x,y,z format. This was data collected from a ground penetrating radar over a physical distance of: 45m x 25m With a resulting grid of: 90 x 100 (9000 points) ...
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Finding changes in values over time

I'm working on a study on gentrification using ArcGIS, and I want to see which areas in my city have seen major increases or decreases in property value over the last few years (and map that to ...
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How can I import pdf maps to ArcGIS?

I have few hazard maps (with color coding) of a particular state in a pdf report. I am a newbie in GIS and need to use these different maps from the pdf for combined interpretation. Can the colors ...
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How to make an inundation map?

My task is to calculate the area available for specific plant species in a natural reserve that has been reconnected to the tidal influence. First step is to create an inundation map for a natural ...
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ArcGIS implementation of an R-script for estimating spatial autocorrelation

How do I implement the following in ArcGIS? rho.from.data <- function(ras){ require(spdep) require(maptools) #-- Generate Spatial Pixels data frame from raster file --# r2r <- as(ras, ...
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layers not overlapping

I have two layers in the same projected coordinate system with extents not overlapping. When I check it under Layer properties - Source - Extent then this is not the same (for one of the layers top, ...
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automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop and store it in attribute table of shape file

Hello Mr Cindy thank you very much for your discussion about How to automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop , this is what I was looking for. I followed your ...
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ArcGIS Split Raster tool results in black rasters

I have a rather large raster that I am trying to split into small tiles in PNG format to upload to Autodesk Infrastructure. I came across the Split Raster tool and thought it would do exactly what I ...
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Combine Community Layer with County Layer in ArcMap?

I have a County shapefile that I am trying to combine with an updated community or jurisdiction shapefile. I have tried Unioin, Merge, and Spatial Join, but am not getting the desired results. The end ...
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How to extract values from raster at points with many different rasters and points

I have a folder containing 100 DEM rasters. I have a point file containing thousands of points. I need to collect raster values at all of these points. Only some of the rasters intersect with the ...
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How do I normalize the values in a single Field (from a table) in ArcGIS?

First of all, this is my first post, and I would like to appreciate all the useful information I have found so far on this site. Second of all, I have encountered a problem, in Field Calculator. ...
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Specifying alternate symbology for print vs screen

Is there a way to specify an alternate symbology for print output in ArcMap (as opposed to what is currently on-screen? I am thinking along the lines of the functionality offered by CSS. For ...
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Assigning values of points outside a buffer to points within a buffer

I have 10m buffers around line features and a point shapefile which has some points intersecting the buffer. I would like to take each point that falls within the buffer and assign it the value of the ...
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extracting the outline of raster imagery using GDAL

Salams I want some help regarding developing a method using GDAL to extract and represent the footprint of any raster file (or group of raster data) in a vector format... any ideas please ??
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Moving multiple features to snap to nearest edge

I have thousands of long rectangular polygons which I need to align to a specific/nearest edge. The screenshot below demonstrates what I need to achieve: Yellow and white dotted features need to ...
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Adding task for selecting polygon or rectangle using ModelBuilder?

I was trying to create a model which could include selecting a polygon or rectangle and clipping it and then create buffer. I could do the later steps but adding a task for selecting a polygon or ...
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How to correlate different set of krig maps because it intersects?

I have a dataset of points and get some of its points to do valdation. How do I correlate the two sets of data points in after I used kriging interpolation with the R value result? I am currently ...
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Remove/Hide SHAPE.STArea() & SHAP.STLength() fields

Is there a way to hide SHAPE.STArea() & SHAP.STLength() fields in feature classes in an SDE GDB? I'm working with a client who says that these fields were not in any feature class in the GDB and ...
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Can multiprocessing with arcpy be run in a script tool?

I have been tinkering around with the multiprocessing module to resolve some processing of data in ArcMap 10.3. I have created a script which works fine if I run it in IDLE. I see all my cores max ...
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Explaining ArcGIS Raster to Polygon output?

I want create a new shapefile with selected fields found in a raster which depicts landcover. I first attempted to run Raster To Polygon. However, some class names no longer appear, as shown here: ...
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Help with python, import update csv values to feature class fields

I am trying to update a bunch of field values from a csv file where there are existing (incorrect) values in my featureclass. After searching I came across a similar post (Help with Python Update ...
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Concatenating fields while also replacing values within certain stings [on hold]

I am trying to use python to concatenate multiple fields in a polygon layer. Specifically, I am attempting to combine the values of four fields into one: EXPCODE = !MATRIX! & !PLANT! & !PCT! ...
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RebuildIndexes and AnalyzeDatasets dataset requirements

I noticed that the ArcGIS help shows the Rebuild Indexes and the Analyze Datasets tools having their respective dataset inputs as being optional. If you did not provide a dataset for this input in ...
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Spatial Join Layer Derived from Zonal Raster on Original Polygon

I'm trying to do a 1:1 spatial join between polygons created from the zonal max of a slope raster on the original zonal features. The problem is that the jagged edges cause the target features to ...
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Fixing Hazus 2.2 Installation error?

I did a new install of ArcGIS 10.2.2 today along with an uninstall of Hazus 2.1 and an install of Hazus 2.2. The installation seemed to go fine but when I Open Hazus 2.2 I get the following error: ...
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Dynamic user input model builder

I'm making a costing model. I need to require the user to input unit costs and then the model will multiply the unit cost by number of units. How do I add an input box that has no connection to a ...
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Adding polygon attribute to a gdb raster

I am working with the gSSURGO soil database which has many tables with data and one raster file. I managed to join the tables to the raster, so now I click on my map and can see all raster attributes. ...
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Euclidean distance outside a Polygon (ArcMap)

I got some university coursework to analyse the best potential areas for a residential development project and I'm currently doing multi-criteria evaluation. One of the shapefiles in the dataset given ...
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working with kmls

I have been working with kml files. I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 and use the option "Map to Layer" from "conversion Tools" in "Arc Toolbox". Problem: I have two layers, say Districts and Constituencies, ...
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Get Raster Values from a Polygon Overlay in ArcGIS

I have the same problem as Curlew in Get Raster Values from a Polygon Overlay in Opensource GIS Solutions and thecrashlandingdodo in Step-by-step: How do I extract Raster values from Polygon overlay ...
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ArcMap 10.1 - Can't add grid references on the map

I am trying to add grid references from an excel spread sheet into ArcMap and my problem is that it doesn't display the data (grid reference points). This only happens with some of my excel tables but ...
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Can map services published by ArcGIS Server be viewed by ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

I have 10.0 ArcGIS server Standard workgroup in my company domain. User Arc map versions where upgraded from 10.0 to 10.1. when i publish 10.0 service from server with feature access enabled users ...
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Printer Settings Lost on New Computer (ArcMap 10.2.2, Windows 8)

I recently migrated to a new computer. I am running the same versions of ArcGIS (10.2.2) and Windows (8.1) as my last one. However, when I open an ISO A0-size map I made on the last computer it now ...
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mosaicking and projecting modis land cover data MCD12Q1

I have modis land cover MCD12Q1 data .Its in the sinusoidal projection (.hdf native format ). I have to study the land cover characters from the data for which i have to convert them into .tif format ...
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Showing multiple attributes in legend of ArcMap?

I have two questions regarding creating the legend in ArcMap 10.2.2: In the attribute table of my shapefile I change the number of decimals from 6 to 2; I can see the changes in the attribute table ...
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Copy fields to existing dataset using other dataset as layout [on hold]

I just finished script that adds clones of fields from another dataset to existing feature class. It lacks some functionality, e.g. alias transfer, etc. I can publish it if of interest. Don't you ...
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Adding VBA code to ArcMap

I have a VBA code and I need to add it to ARCMap 10.2.2 but not sure how to do it I couldn't find anything online.
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Deleting rows on dbf table with python for ModelBuilder?

Being not very familiar with python, and after carrying out unfruitful long researches on internet, I submit to you my problem, hoping favorable reply. I have a DBF table with geochemical data and I ...
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Is there an equivalent of “Not <Null>” in symbology categories with unique values, many fields

I would like to symbolise based on 2 date fields (d1,d2) in a layer. I would like to be able to have 3 different symbols: d2 is NOT null d1 is null AND d2 is null dl is NOT null AND d2 is null Is ...
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Clipping vector data (Point) with one class in symbolised raster

I have some .asc raster data I symbolised with ranges in two classes. Say 2.145 to 10.000 and 10.001 to 30.1254. Now I want to clip vector data with the area covered by 2.145 to 10.000. How can I ...
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Using a feature iterator Value variable in a SQL expression of select by attribute

I am using Iterate feature selection to select dealers one by one as input features to the Near tool. I'm using Select by Attributes to select sales points from that same dealer. How do I sync the ...
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Managing or Reducing noise in a mosaic raster

I have created a raster with the Mosaic to New Raster tool from 3 separate rasters. However in my mosaic I have some consecutive pixels which seem to be the noise of the previous procedure. Is there ...
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Calculate cells from which the feature would be visible above the skyline (horizon)

I'm trying to work out whether there is a way to do something similar to a ZTV/Visibility analysis but only include the cells from which the point (with 50m OFFSETA/height) would be visible above the ...
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Analysing and Working with a Bilateral Matrix Table in a GIS

I have a bilateral matrix table of global remittances for year 2012 from World bank where the columns contain remittance-sending country and row is the Remittance-receiving country. I want to map ...
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Basis of Bearing in ArcGIS Parcel Fabric

Can someone explain how to handle a basis of bearing (a rotation factor for an entire parcel fabric) in an ArcGIS (10.2/10.3) parcel fabric? I have a set of parcels at the edge of an SPCS zone, so ...
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Grouping values after Unique symbology classification in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a layer that I am using the unique values, many fields symbology category for but I have two different values that I would like to have displayed with the same symbol and label for that symbol ...
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Not able to close custom edit form in ArcPad 10.2.2 using ok button

Summary of problem: I have problem with ArcPad in that the "ok" button on my custom edit forms is unresponsive when I am trying to add a new feature. Project set-up: I am using ArcMap 9.3.1 and ...