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Can I use TIFF files for zonal statistics in QGIS or ARCGIS?

I am completing a remote sensing paper and am doing most of the work in PCI Geomatica, where I have 2 separate files. One from running a texture analysis algorithm containing 6 band layers from a ...
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ArcMap 3D profile graph gives a level line

ArcMap's Profile Graph in 3D analyst works great for drawing a line on the map and seeing the profile. I am doing this part easily; single segments, multiple segments it works fine. However, it is ...
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How to split name in label so only first two words appear?

The labels for my feature SSA_NAME are approximately 5 words long. I would like to shorten the labels to only 2 words. Every time I try a different code I receive either an error message or my layer ...
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Common Tasks on ArcGIS Server REST service

I have a published REST service with lines in it. If I have the permissions to edit the service in ArcMap, shouldn't I be able to perform a arcpy.Dissolve_management on the lines (client side) to ...
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Using ArcPy.TableToExcel_conversion in Script Tool removes automatically added data

I'm using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3.0.4322. I have a peculiar occurrence that I don't quite fully understand. I have a Python Script Tool that does a number of different things, to include using the ...
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Exporting/Printing to PDF, raster basemap has stripe(s) or band(s)

Now that my map is pretty and perfect, I'm discovering that I cannot export it properly. I have tried Exporting the Map to PDF, PNG, TIFF, etc. I have tried various settings of image quality and DPI. ...
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Dissolve administrative boundaries in shape file

I cannot find a shapefile that gives me only the outline of Ireland, instead they include different regions/divisions. I only want the outline of the island itself i.e the coastline How do I dissolve ...
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ArcGIS: Projection of State Plane Data to a Web Service?

This maybe a naive question but I can't help any online help so far. So we have some data in Shape files. The data is in NAD_1983_StatePlane_South_Carolina_FIPS_3900_Feet WKID: 102733 Authority: ...
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ModelBuilder - Iterate through tabels to join and export and keep original field names

I am trying to iterate through an excel with over 200 sheets and join each to a ZIP code layer. I then need to symbolize each of those the three different ways and save that to a layer file. In order ...
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Alter Field character limit incorrect

I'm having trouble with the Alter Field Data Management tool -- it will not allow me to create a field name longer than 31 characters. The table I'm using is a File Geodatabase table, where the ...
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How to link service areas to the original point data in Arcmap 10.2?

Using the network analyst tool in Arcmap 10.2, I want to link service area polygons to the original point data that inspired them. So I have data on the locations of several thousand retail sites and ...
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Distance to coastline?

I have a shapefile of Ireland. I know I can calculate distance to the coastline using the near tool. But is it possible to calculate distance to the coastline using the shapefile? I do not know ...
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Network Analyst in ArcGIS?

I would like to open up a new settlement with fiberglass and i want to know how much route in meter I need to open up each house in this settlement. For this purpose I will use the network analyst ...
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How to create a continuous map of distance between points in ArcGIS 10.1

I have a shapefile showing the distance from each village to its nearest health facility. How can I represent this as a continuous map in ArcGIS 10.1?
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Creating features into a layer by using Model Builder

It's my first question in this forum which i used "a lot" before but never asked for a help. My friend created a Model Builder to place a geographic mean centered point between two selected road ...
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How to create new field using the values of one attribute column multiplied by a constant number in Qgis or ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have point data that has a small length attribute - I want to times this length attribute by a constant number (I need to trial a few different constants) to find the diameter of a protection zone ...
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How to export from ArcMap to tab-delimited text file, while preserving formatting and values?

I'm working with a complicated fGDB featureclass which contains hundreds of fields, in a variety of text and numerical formats. This is proving difficult to export into tab-delimited text file format. ...
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Using ArcGIS Tabulate Intersection to determine maximum land cover within polygon area

I have a shape file (layer A) containing different polygons - each polygon representing an ecoregion. I have another layer of polygons (layer B) - each polygon representing a watershed boundary. I ...
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Adding Array of strings in File geodatabase feature-class' field

I need to include array type in file geodatabase/shapefile field's content so that when i expose it as a map service, i can get array instead of string or integer. e.g., i got fields: OBJECTID, ...
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Extract multiple grids from HDF with subset tool using ArcPy

This should be fairly simple thing but bugging me at the moment. I have ~5k HDF files in a folder with names: MOD11A1.A2001001.h24v05.005.2006343042921 and so on..... I have following which loop ...
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Is 2Gb RAM enough to run ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am on a budget and I want to buy a laptop solely for the purposes of using Arcmap and nothing else. The laptop I am going to buy is as follows: HP Stream 11-d061na 11.6 Intel Celeron N2840 dual ...
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Geometric Network Downstream River Tracing?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and I need to trace downstream on a river network from a Discharge point to another point where the river intersects polygons of interest. The distance from each ...
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What is CID field created by Create Random points?

In ArcGIS the result of Create Random Points tool when using a feature class to constrain the extents has an attribute called CID. What do the values in this field represent?
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Why can't ArcMap, the benchmark cartography tool, create 4 color maps? [on hold]

With 4 colors you can create a map in which adjacent polygons never have the same color. It's a technique that has been known for at least 100 years. But ArcMap doesn't have the ability built in to ...
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Merging all features in a Geodatabase using a common Name

I have a Geodatabase containing a large number of feature datasets storing contaminated site information. Each feature dataset contains a 'site' feature class (for example 'SITE_9345'). What I ...
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Split by Attribute without making separate new feature classes or shapefiles?

I would like to automatically split a featureclass by a specific field. I've seen a few tools online and on XToolsPro, but what it does is create multiple NEW shapefiles or feature classes. What I ...
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What is the easiest way to test python Add-Ins with ArcGIS 10.1 +? [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a Python Add-In for ArcGIS 10.3 and finding debugging pretty laborious. At the moment when I make a change to my python script I have to do the following: Close ArcMap Delete ...
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How to cut unwanted area (polygon) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop with a Basic level license. There are two overlapping polygon. Polygon A (with line stripes) and Polygon B (in beige color). Polygon A and Polygon B is a separate ...
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How to raster clip in outside in ArcMap?

How to raster clip in ArcMap? But I need 1 raster in outside area. Because 2 raster map. Example: Ras1=Temperature.tif Ras2=Error map.tif Clip command input raster=Ras1 Output Extent= ...
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Estimating Area of farm under cultivation using NDVI?

I have shapefiles for more than 1000 farms. I want to use Hydrological model to model the water balance in these farms. Each farm is devided in to seperate parts . My problem is that the whole ...
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Projected MODIS data not aligning with ESRI basemap in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I can not get 1km MODIS data aligned with ESRI basemaps in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. See the photo below. I reprojected MODIS17A3 data using the MRT (MODIS reprojection tool). I selected WGS84 ...
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QGIS Heatmap values change when imported into ArcMap?

I am creating a heatmap layer from QGIS and importing the TIFF into ArcMap. When I import the file into ArcMap I notice that values are different. For example the max value in QGIS is 8.92454, but ...
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Proper ground-to-grid correction and projection from old survey maps

I asked this question over on the ESRI geonet site, but haven't had any luck there, sorry for the duplication... I'm working on digitizing a group of maps from the 1950's that show locations of ...
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How do I Calculate Grouped Percentiles or Batch percentiles in ArcMap?

My question is similar to this one which was answered successfully: Calculating Percentiles in ArcMap? My addition is how do I batch this solution for multiple files or apply a group-by feature to ...
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How to Exclude Null or Zero Values from Graduated Colors Classification? ArcGIS 10.3

I have a layer that is classified using graduated colors. I have set it to a manual classification with 7 levels. My 1st value of 0 is not needed anymore. How do I remove the 1st level of ...
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Area missing in polygon (Shapefile)

I'm working with ArcGIS and the following image is showing the poligons that I have in my shapefile. So, the seleted polygon should be, actually, this selected one + the blank area right below it. ...
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ArcMap legend column formatting

I'm trying to spread my ArcMap legend across 3 columns. Ideally column #2 and #3 should have their symbology header / layer name above them (see picture). ArcMap however is of the opinion that ...
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Identifying which singlepart polygons are islands using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

Is there a simple method to select single part polygons in a single feature-class which are not contiguous with other polygons ie they are island polygons?
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Show relations in HTML popup in ArcMap

Is it possible to include information about relations in the HTML popup in ArcMap? I have two tables, one with points (Columns: ID, Name) and one with events about those points (Columns: PointID, ...
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Closest feature at angle

I have points representing where street light poles meet the ground. I also have the angle which the mast arm is facing. We use this to symbolize the features by showing the mast arm over the ...
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ArcGIS how to capture attribute data from another layer

I have an arc layer with points and another with lines. The points exist along the lines (as stations). Both layers have an attribute for LineName. How do I pass the specific line name data to the ...
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Output of Add XY Coordinates?

I am trying to get the coordinates of the coastline. I have made a shapefile with points selected along the coastline, the coordinate system I have the shapefile under is WGS 1984 UTM Zone 30N. I have ...
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Remove first seven characters from field string using Field Calculator

I wrote an expression/codeblock that removes the words "Nearby:" from the field value string if it has it. Codeblock: import string def splitme(s): if s[:7] == "Nearby:": aList = ...
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VB Script case statment syntax for the field calculator in ArcGIS 10.2?

Can anybody help me with this VB Script code for the field calculator in ArcGIS 10.2? Why in the final result are all the values 10? a= 10 Select Case UCase( [PRIORITY] ) Case "AUX 1": a = 22.5 ...
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Drawing a trajectory using GPS points in ArcGIS [on hold]

How to draw trajectory using GPS points in ArcGIS or any other software.?
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ArcObjects interface to construct circles with segments instead of arcs

I am trying to see if it is feasible, using ArcObjects (VB.NET), to create a tool to construct circles comprised of line segments instead of arcs. I've looked over the available interfaces here but ...
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Calculate field in modelbuilder

If vb code is also possible I could give that a try aswell.
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Adding Vertical Reference in Python to ArcGIS feature dataset

I am creating a python script to generate a terrain. In the process I am creating two feature datasets. However, in order to successfully create this FD, i need both horizontal and vertical datums. I ...
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Export Feature Class with attachments to Google Earth

I have a feature class with attachments in ArcMAP. In entirety this is a geodatabase of three features, a point feature class, a geodatabase table and a relationship class to relate the two. My end ...
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How to format the labels of a UTM Grid in a map Layout/Print Composer

I am doing a map in for a small area (1.5km by 1.5km on UTM zone 14N). I want to know if it is possible (and how to do it) to format the labels of a UTM grid. This is exactly what I want to show a) ...