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Interpolation of categorical data from a polygon surface with gaps

I have built a vegetation map from a set of historical photographs from 1912. The photographs were taken from the ground (ridges and peaks of mountains), and I have developed a method of ...
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How do I color XY coordinates with different colors in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have added XY coordinates on map layers in ArcMap. These coordinates now show up as points. However, I want to be able to color each coordinate point a different color. Any tips/explanation?
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How to write python scripts for attribute tables in ArcGIS [on hold]

I am practising python scripts and a beginner. I get stuck and hope anyone else here can suggest me what commands/scripts i need to use to query: Classify accident types, % of each type over a total ...
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Reading NOAA CPC REF VER 2 data for Precipitation

Not able to open S.Asia precipitation data The data is in binary format. Any option to open the data in arcgis?
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How to add a tool as a layer in table of contents ArcGIS desktop 10.3

I have a custom script tool in my toolbox in arcgis. I want to add it as a layer in table of contents so when the map is shared people can have access to it easily. for example as shown in figure When ...
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Automatically generate metadata for feature class?

Is it possible to automatically generate metadata for a given feature class? I'm thinking a table containing the names of all the fields, descriptions and data types. This could be quite useful for ...
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Groundwater Levels Map [on hold]

I have GPS points of agro wells with data Full Depth of the well and water level of the well. I need to make a simple ground water level map using above data + Arc GIS
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Using Iterate Feature Selection export features to new feature class with unique names

I'm trying to use ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.2 to select features from a large data set (>30,000 features) based on a value in the field "Route" and have those selected features export to a file ...
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Monitoring of aerosol pollution? [on hold]

I am particularly interested in extracting Aerosol data from the hdf packed file. I have to do this over several years worth of data im thinking about extract subdataset and project it using a ...
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Max Number of Feature Selection in ArcGIS and QGIS [on hold]

What are the limitations on the maximum number of features that you can select in ArcMap and QGIS?
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Can I merge an Access database with a shapefile into a file geodatabase? [on hold]

I'm working on a project where I'm trying to merge location information from points placed in a shapefile with information that I've entered into an Access database. There is a unique identifier with ...
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ArcGIS Tool to Delete only Geodatabase content (feature classes, tables, etc)?

Situation: Need to add a Tool to my ModelBuider to Delete only the content from an Enterprise (SDE) Geodatabase (containing features classes, tables, relationship classes). Tool "Delete" (from ...
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Searching for advanced or cool cartographic techniques in ArcGIS [on hold]

I would like to introduce students to some unusual/ advanced / cool cartographic techniques in ArcGIS (or even QGIS) before moving onto web based cartographic tools and Adobe. I have decided to do ...
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If/else statement in arcgis

I try to fill the fields with the condition if / else but it does not work. I do not know where is my mistake in the code. def TextValue ( !Classe! ): if !Classe! == "Steppe arbustive" or !Classe! ...
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Equivalent for PostGIS ST_SnapToGrid in ArcMap 9.3

I'm new with ArcGIS and ArcMap. I need to round coordinates on precision of 2 decimals while maintaining relations between them. So basically I need to make something to be equivalent of ...
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Dissolving shapefile but retain attribute fields

Is there any way to dissolve shapefile but keep attributes fields in the same time? This is how I want to retain fields: There are two fields I want to conserve in a shapefile. The first column is ...
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Event layer to feature class - fastest method?

There are three methods to convert the output of a Make XY Event Layer to a Feature Class: Copy Features Feature to Point Feature Class to Feature Class Which one is the fastest method? I need to ...
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Shape file text field unicode

I used ArcGIS 10.3.1 to create Shape file with a text field with 5 length. When I entered a unicode text with 5 characters, ArcGIS lost the last 3 chars (Saved only 2 begining chars). What's the ...
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explain generate spatial weight matrix k-nearest nieghbor results

I successfully generate 8th nearest nieghbor matrix and open it in excel, but I am confused about what the weight field mean it shown in the picture below since I generate the 8th nearest neighbor I ...
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Placing the label style alongside the layer style within the legend - Arcmap 10

I've been searching for a way to include the label symbology within the legend, something similar to the image below: (Apologies for the quality) There was a post some 4 years back that touched on ...
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Heath GIS Techniques [on hold]

can anyone please explain to me what is a two-step floating catchment area (2SFCA) method and how to use it with step by step instructions in Arcgis?
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How to combine two different raster by replace its raster value at their overlap space? [duplicate]

I have two different raster data : First data : Second data How to combine those raster data? so the output data will be like this : Where the overlap space between First data and second data ...
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Update Description of Feature Class in SDE or GDB

I need to add a Description to a Feature Class using arcpy. The feature class lives in our enterprise geodatabase. The Feature Class does not live in an MXD file, nor will it ever for this script's ...
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Mouse Scroll in ArcGIS different from that of Google Maps?

On moving the mouse scroll forward, the map Zooms-Out in ArcGIS while it Zooms-in in Google Maps. Can it be changed to match the Google behavior?
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Resampling and snapping DEM to match a second raster

I have a DEM that is derived from a 50K map (provided by Geobase Canada), the resolution indicates it is 23.19156058m per cell (raster name DEM_50K). I need to resample this DEM to a 100m cell size ...
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Debugging specified WKID (factory code) or WKT (definition string) is not Projected Coordinate System? [on hold]

I am producing a floodplain map using ArcMap 10.1, Hec-Ras 4.1.0 and Hec-GeoRas toolbar extension. I have created XS cut lines and river and bank data in ArcMap 10.1, having imported LiDAR data ...
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How do I set the domain extents to default?

I have a feature class that seems to be cutting off geometry. I looked around to see if there is a bounding box applied and found the Domain, Resolution and Tolerance tab in the Feature Class ...
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Weighted averages: accounting for grid cell surface variation in proportion to the cosine of its latitude

Non-geographer learning GIS here. I'm using ArcGIS Desktop v. 10.2.2. I have a 30-arc second Terrain Ruggedness Index (TRI) raster file, and I want to measure the average ruggedness within each ...
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Rotating symbols around two axes in ArcScene

Using ArcGIS 10.3.1 I want to visualise the strike and dip (essentially the same as aspect and slope) of measured rock faces in ArcScene: the idea is to have a coloured DEM of the field area, with an ...
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Iterate through domain names and delete domains using ModelBuilder?

I have a list of unused/unassigned domains in table format. It's actually a table inside a GDB. I want to build a model that iterates through this table and deletes the domain. Is this possible with ...
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Style symbolization: compute Label change?

Situation: I have a Style File to symbolize data of a FeatureClass (FC) in a GDB. The definition of Layer properties is set to "Categories" > "match to symbols in a style". Label is linked to a value ...
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How to make a polygon and point shape file line up to do a spatial join?

I have a polygon with a North_America_Lambert_Conformal_Conic coordinate system and a point shape file which had a WGS 1984(DD) coordinate system. I defined projection and projected both of them to ...
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ArcPad 10 - VBScript Error 800A0046 [on hold]

A colleague asked me to install ArcPad 10 on his Trimble JUNO 3B. He runs an application with scripts that produce messages when the GPS is turned off. The script works fine on his Trimble Nomad - ...
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Map Package or Relative Paths for ArcMap MXD export

Is there a way to use Map Packaging so that multiple mxds draw data from the same geodatabase when unpacked? We've broken our project area into 14 divisions. Each division has it's own geodatabase ...
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Debugging ERROR 000732 Cannot create table from feature class in file geodatabase?

I am unable to create table from feature class in file geodatabase. below is the screen of shot of the tool with error message ERROR 000732
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How can I correct/alter/change the workspace path in my environment settings?

This has been bothering me for a very long time. No matter what I do, whenever I open ArcGIS Desktop, the environment settings for current and scratch workspaces revert to a path that is non-existent ...
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How to view/display fields with high character lengths in ArcMap?

I am trying to import an Excel spreadsheet with a field that has more than 255 characters. Do I have to convert the Excel table to a file geodatabase table first in order to view this field in ...
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Removing nodata value from raster images?

I'm doing urban change prediction in Land Change Modeler (TerrSet software), and i can't run Transition Sub-Model. I don't know why, but I think it is because I have nodata value in Variable (slope ...
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Calculate Row if Row Value Equals Value in List

I have a folder of photos named with a building ID that corresponds to a building ID in a building footprints feature class. Not all rows in the footprints feature class have a corresponding photo. ...
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Projected raster data has inconsistent extent but not shapefile

I want to calculate the average value of a raster file within each polygon boundary of my shapefile. Because I want to preserve area I wish to use the Goode Homolosine (Land) projection. The original ...
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Using Layout View graphic text?

I have labels that I need to remove/delete/turn off. All the data and the graphic text is set up but they were in the Data View. How do I turn the graphic texts off while you are in the Layout View ...
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How to measure distance in an image without georeferencing?

I have an image which precisely represents an area of 10m by 10m. I don't have precise corner coordinates for the plot. Is there a way to create a coordinate system and specify the length of each ...
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How do I figure out the length of polyline features in a feature class with a WGS 1984 coordinate system?

I'm trying to figure out lengths of polyline features in a feature class with a WGS 1984 coordinate system. Here's code to list lengths: >>> import arcpy >>> inFc = ...
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Create individual feature classes for every record in a single feature class [duplicate]

I have arc desktop 10.3. I have a feature class (nycd) with 59 records in it. I'm trying to create a simple map with an inset that shows where each community district is located in that borough. I'd ...
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Conditional Spatial Join?

I need to join two layers (a fishnet grid and land cover). I'd like the join to occur only if the the land cover occupies 50% or more of each fishnet grid (See image below). Can anybody provide an ...
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How to correctly play with page settings in layout view in ArcMap?

I need to print a map from ArcMap. I'm going to use a plotter and want to print it on a A0 format paper. But...the layout settings are totally driving me crazy! As you can see in the first picture ...
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type mismatch: 'esri_8' when using field calculator

I am trying to run the VBScript 'round' function using the field calculator on a column for a numeric field that contains a large number of rows (> 500k). When I run the code on a subset of the field ...
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Visualizing road Intersections & connections in ArcGIS

I am working with polylines (roads) in ArcGIS and I was wondering if there is a possibility to somehow show intersections as well as connecting parts of all the different road-segments. Also, would ...
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Spatial Join with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a bigger model done with ModelBuilder. In the end I want to make a spatial join of a polygon (target) with points (join) (see figure below). The model runs with any error or warning message, ...
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Change Symbology with different Column Value

I am using ArcMap 10.0. I am trying to change Cadastre colours when the values of the box EXTRA is set to 0,1 or 2. So basically, I need the default values set to 0 (already completed). Properties ...