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Creating a new Normal template in ArcCatalog?

I need to restore my ArcCatalog template to its original default. I am missing the main tab above the toolbar i.e. edit/file/customize etc...I am running ArcCatalog 10.3 on a Windows 10 operating ...
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What is causing a “Failed to edit the selected object(s)” error?

I have a file named 'water use.lyr' which is a practical file accompanying by 'Getting started to ArcGIS' book (ESRI). When I want to open this file, I get 'Failed to edit the selected object(s)' ...
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Calculate field based on user defined parameters in ModelBuilder?

I want to use ModelBuilder to dissolve polygons by a field whose values are concatenated strings based on 3 other fields. The general process is this: Add field, type string, called "concat". Field ...
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How to automatically sum up values within buffers?

I want to establish the population figures within multi-ring buffers around certain site. I have set up the buffers and am running a select by location query on each concentric ring. Once the ...
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Create polygon symbology from attribute?

I have shape file with polygons and lines. There are attributes for: layer, lineweight, colour: Red, colour: Green, colour: Blue. (colour values are from 0-255) Is there a way to read values from ...
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ArcGIS - CTF and DAT files

How does one open CTF and DAT files as listed here using ArcGIS 10.3? I looked for instructions on their website but there isn't much guidance.
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Creating Mile Posts

I want to create mile post on a polyline. I'm getting confused on the LRS. Can someone assist me? I've tried going through the Linear Referencing Tools in ArcCatalog.
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Off-setting a single character in a text box

I am attempting to offset an ESRI character (the bird in the image) to be bottom-alignment with Location X. Is there any type of formatting tag that might allow me to shift the character upward? I ...
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Doing spatial correlation between two layers on ArcGIS?

I have two datasets and I'm trying to determine the extent of their spatial relationship. I suspect they are closely related but I would like to produce a map output to illustrate this relationship. ...
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Using ESRI character font (“Environmental & Icons”) with formatting tag in layout text box

I am attempting to use a character from the ESRI Environmental & Icons font collection (A bird in particular). I went into my character map tool and found the one I want (symbol right ...
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ArcGIS - Location/format of inserted pictures

I have an old mxd that uses several hundred custom made picture marker symbols. We don't know where the image files that were inserted as pictures marker symbols are, or what format they were in. ...
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Tabulate area tool's output results units?

Hello I have a quite simple question. I'm using ArcGIS and I have tried to calculate the area of each different land cover class in a raster of 25m size in British National Grid coordinate system. To ...
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Renaming Output feature classes

I am running two models using an iterator in each. I want my output (feature class in a GDB) to be named after the field value from which it was selected as opposed to "I_feature1_join1', etc.
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A missing feature class in the list when adding classes to a new network dataset

I´m having a problem here when creating a new Network Dataset. Firstly I select the feature classes from the list that will participate in the network dataset. I have a feature dataset under a ...
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Layers disappear, ArcGIS layout mode

The top two layers in my table of contents are the most important. Streams and some point shapefiles. They overlay a raster. In layout mode I switched from portrait to landscape. Immediately the ...
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Where is the field mapping for Attribute Transfer tool stored?

I can't seem to find any patterns in when the source-destination field mapping is preserved. Is this stored in the database, map document, or elsewhere? I'd like to know so I don't have to create the ...
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Editing polyline data, cant snap or modify feature

Editing in Desktop standard 10.3 and I am having issues with snapping polylines. I keep getting the same error below when I try to snap or move a line. Any ideas On why this might be happening?
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Concatenating 3 columns with str.rjust gives an error [on hold]

So, I want to concatenate 3 columns (2 short, 1 double) to a fourth (string) column. They should not be added, but concatenated with the help of .rjust() to add some zeros here and there. I've ...
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Using %name% without extension in ArcGIS ModelBuilder? [duplicate]

I am using modelbuilder to reclassify raster files (tif) and convert them into polygons.I cannot make the names of the output files right, and I always receive message suggesting invalid characters. ...
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Merging multiple fields with same parcel id yet different attribute values, while keeping all fields?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I have a property parcel layer that when Intersected, each parcel is broken up into hectares of different land covers. My question is can this be merged (or ...
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Select Lines that have points on edge but not on end

I am looking for an easier way (if it exists) of selecting all lines that have points snapped to them but where the points are not on the end-points of the line. My current method is to: Generate ...
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Advanced Cartography of a line feature [duplicate]

I'm attempting to duplicate the maroon boundary line. I've used offsets in the line symbol editing but can't seem to achieve the smooth blend you see the picture. I've tried using multiple layers of ...
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Transcad Network file in Arcmap

Is there away to open a transcad network file (filename.net) in ArcMap without having access to Transcad? I just need to see the network links id and attributes.
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Trouble with Calculate Geometry in ArcMap 10.2? [duplicate]

I got a "Federal Lands" shapefile from nationalmap.gov. I clipped it down to the geography I am focusing on (a few counties in eastern California). I am trying to use the "calculate geometry" tool to ...
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If then else Logical VBScript in ArcMap 10.3.1

I realize this question has been asked in its basic form before, but I've tried a lot of code samples on answers posed to similar questions on this site to no avail. I'd like to create a new field ...
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Missing Map Templates

I am new to ArcGIS. I have ArcGis v 10.3. Taking the map design module I am directed to use a map template however, I do not see or have all the tabs and cannot complete the assignment. I need the ...
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Accessing attachments from hosted feature service FDGB in ArcGIS Desktop

This might be an easy question, but I've created a hosted feature service on ArcGIS Online to collect data from the public. This data also includes attachments (primarily photos) which from my ...
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GPS points displaying in the wrong place

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? I have a shapefile with X and y coordinates of pointlocations. I would like to change the precision. Is this ...
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Are there any way to identify individual pine trees without the use of Lidar data?

I am using Arcmap 10.3. Are there any way to identify individual pine trees without the use of Lidar data? Crown identification seems irrelevant. My goal is to do a rough tree top calculation to ...
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Converting Total RMS Error into meters

I'm wanting to georeference an old chart in the same manner described in a published article: "All charts were transformed to the British National Grid. The 1904 chart was georeferenced using nine ...
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Halo shifting on text elements after exporting

I am experiencing a bug, where the halo around text labels is shifted (in a random direction) upon exporting to any file format at any dpi in ArcMap. I know this has been asked before and is a know ...
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How to calculate the average raster value for an area in ArcGIS?

I have Raster data for a country which has Evaporation Data in its pixels. I also have Vector layer which has the 30 cities of the country. What I need is the average Evaporation value of each city ...
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Feature Class to KMZ with Subfolders Conversion Messes Up Attributes' Customization

I want to convert a feature class with customized attributes to kmz and want the kmz-file to show 2 levels of subfolders, which I can select/deselect in GE. Using ArcGIS 10.3 I convert a feature ...
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Why is the project tool in ArcGIS (ArcMap) 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 [Solved]

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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PackageLayer_management failing within script, needs to run outside of an ArcMap session

I'm automating a workflow that requires outputting a layer package, it throws the general ERROR 999999 when executing and breaks. It does, however, generate a folder in the correct directory, with ...
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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 ...