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Split a shape file of lines into even spaced segments

I am using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.2. I have a shapeless of polylines and want to split them each line into 100 m segments. I can see under the editor toolbar the split tool and that can divide each line ...
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Importing analytical data (CSV) with different data types into ArcGIS DEsktop to generate concentration heat maps?

After reviewing all the possible related solutions to my problem, I could not piece together a solution to process and import multiple sets of groundwater analytical data that contains different data ...
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Editing Road Style/Color from ArcGIS Maps and Data Group

I have ArcMap 10.2 on a Windows 10 pc. I uploaded this open source layer into my desktop map, but I can't edit the look of the streets or color from the table of contents. Is there a way to do this, ...
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Is there a way to automatically find errors made by the Watershed tool?

I've delineated the watershed of near 7000 reservoirs with the Watershed tool in ArcGIS 10.1 and converted them in polygons. As you can see in the image bellow, some mistakes were made because the ...
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Database connection fails when using db authentication, succeeds using OS

When i attempt to make a connection to a database on my SQL Server 2014 sever via Database connections in ArcCatalog using with db authentication i get the lovely "Connection was attempted with an ...
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Is this algorithm Possible?

I have some basic notions of python. I would like to know if this algorithm is feasible in ArcMap: loop through all entries in a dBase table for each entry, open the related table (Shapefile ...
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Isolate points with same parcel but different x and y coordinates

I have a large list of 100000 points in shapefile format. These points have address, parcel number and x and y coordinates as attributes. I would like to know which and how many points have the same ...
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How can I rename all feature classes in a file geodatabase?

I have 8 separate geodatabases in which are contained tiled feature classes all of the same name e.g. TopographicArea. So that each of my File Geodatabases contain a feature class called ...
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How to run a tool from Whitebox GAT in ArcGIS?

I have a series of tools that I need to run in ArcGIS to hydrologically condition my DEM, but the first step in this process is running the Breach Depressions tool from Whitebox GAT (I have found that ...
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Zoom to a specific location in ArcMap Viewer window using ArcObjects

I'm trying to find out how to open Viewer window (menu Windows->Viewer in ArcMap) programmatically and zoom it to a specific location. This is how I can open it: IDataWindowFactory dwf = new ...
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How to convert kml to shape file in Arc Map 9.3.1 [on hold]

I would like to know about conversion tools available for kml to shp file formats. In arc map 9.3.1
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ASCII to Raster Tool

I am trying to use the inbuilt ASCII to Raster Tool that is in ARC tool box. I have a ASCII file I have downloaded from a website: Code is Here I have saved as a .txt file and I am trying to import ...
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Union on lines using ArcPy?

Essentially I want to union multiple (20) congruent line shapefiles, where overlapping line segments in the input shapefiles are combined into a single resulting output shapefile. But I can't union ...
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Should ArcGIS Desktop users upgrade to Windows 10? [duplicate]

The question Will ArcGIS 10.1 run on the new windows 10 technical preview? was never answered, and Windows 10 is being released imminently. Somewhat worryingly, the most recent ArcGIS Desktop system ...
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combing two layers dissolve and simplify

I am trying to combine a dissolve with a simplify polygon layer I've created. When doing conversion of layer to kml it says I have too many vertices hence the need for simplification. How can this be ...
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Getting points from a particular section of point cloud data [on hold]

I have a las file and I'm trying to analyze it using ArcGIS/ArcPy. Are there any built-in functions that I can use (maybe using a tool or las data property) to isolate a chunk of points? I want to be ...
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Seeking ArcPy equivalents for SPLINE and SETWINDOW commands from ArcInfo Workstation?

I know of a list of conversions between AML and ArcPy. I was wondering if anyone knew of another resource to go between the two? In particular I am looking for a SETWINDOW (AML) function in ArcPy, ...
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Tasseled Cap Transformation coefficient and Bias Value

I want to perform Tasseled Cap transformation of Landsat 5,7 and Landsat 8 data manually in arc GIS.please let me know where from I can get the coefficient values and Bias values for the following ...
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Can labels for overlapping points be combined/merged into one label?

I have points representing sample locations. Often, multiple samples will be taken in the same location: multiple points with the same location but different sample IDs and other attributes. I'd like ...
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How is a database related to a .mxd file?

What exactly is an mxd file, and how is it related to a database? Can a single database have multiple mxd files?
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How to view a raster from a 10.2 Mosaic Dataset in ArcMap using the “Lock to specified rasters” method?

I am attempting to use ArcMap to view a raster from a mosaic dataset (contained within a file geodatabase) without much luck (see Viewing one or more rasters within the mosaic dataset) Steps: Use ...
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Ways to reduce buffer if it passes through a certain layer

I am trying to do WiFi analysis on signal strength in ArcGIS Desktop, and one of the big problems that I am running into is how to reduce the signal when it comes in contact with a wall, as it does in ...
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What is a database in ArcGIS? [on hold]

I was wondering in general, what exactly is a database and is there a difference between that and a geodatabase? I was also wondering when you would use a database as part of ArcGIS. Do you make one ...
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Creating coded values with iteration from a field

I'd like to find a way to add coded values to a Text domain using values from a table field, if such a thing is even possible. I'm using the Add Coded Value to Domain tool connected to two variables: ...
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Maximum distance to polygon edge

I have a point feature class and a polygon feature class, and each point is located within one polygon. Is there a way to programmatically calculate the distance from each point to the farthest ...
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Double geometry coloumns in an xy event layer (ArcGIS 10.0)

I want to convert an annotation feature class to a shapefile. The annotation feature class is stored in a file geodatabase. I add two columns (x, y) for the centroid coordinates (calculate geometry) ...
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Automatic Layout

I have a number of maps to generate. Only one shapefile is used where the Z-value is only the variable in differing maps. Is it possible to auto-generate maps using ArcGIS 10.0?
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Check that a Variable is NOT Equal to Multiple Values

I am trying to use a check a field against several values (eg: [Name] != 'NONE', and [Name] != 'N/A'). This is for the label expression builder within ArcGIS and I am using it eliminate label for ...
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NAICS and SIC database by address/parcel number?

I have a large amount of addresses that I need to manually input each and every one of their building uses. There are well over a dozen of categories to choose from. What kinds of databases should I ...
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Simple attribute data rules in Arcmap

I would like to add some simple attribute validation in my current workflow. This is with regards to a point shapefile: Required fields Fields that become required if one optional field is populated ...
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Fix a problem with Annotation Reference Scale and add a halo

I have an annotation layer designed for 1:20000 and I want to add a halo mask to the layer. The layer was created with a reference scale of 1:1, and therefore the font sizes are around 400000pt, and ...
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Importing CAD polyline symbology into same polyline but converted to feature class?

I'm working with a CAD drawing (DWG), and I've exported the polyline layer into a file geodatabase. When I add the exported polyline layer to ArcMap, and try to import the symbology from the original ...
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sorting polygons extracted using Fishnet

I generated polygons using fishnet in ArcMap, since the polygons didn't fall exactly on top of my raster image, I had to edit and move some of them. Now the FID of my polygons are all messed up, and ...
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Concatenate fields on a Dissolve

I have a feature class that that I would like to dissolve. Upon the dissolve, I would like to concatenate a comment field, which is a text field. How can I do this? Conceptual idea below:
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How to build a raster populated with an equation in a python toolbox?

I am working on creating a python toolbox to solve for WiFi signal properties based on various inputs, and for the end result I would like to have the output in the form of a raster. I need this ...
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Querying a raster per pixel using a secondary raster as a condition

So here's the problem. I have two rasters containing bathymetry data: one containing the bathymetry of the sea floor, we'll call this raster1, and another containing the difference between two ...
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Why dont changed subtype fields populate when I create a new polygon?

When I change the subtype properties of a layer and hit apply it is showing that they are changed. But, when I create a new polygon for that feature it doesn't populate the subtype fields. So after ...
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Projection issues whilst opening shapefile in ArcMap created in QGIS

I created a polygon shapefile in QGIS. Projection was saved as EPSG: 3857, WGS 84 / Pseudo Mercator. When I open this shapefile in ArcMap the projection sets itself as WGS_84_World_Mercator which I ...
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convert gdb to csv in batches

I have 88 gdb files on Arcmap that I need to export to csv format. Is it possible to do this in batches? maybe, without using the python window
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Labelling all features in ArcMap?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2. I have a shapefile with line features which I labeled with some vb code. The problem is when I zoom out there are labels that disappear, I have around 4000 features but ...
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Maplex does not place labels in available area in ArcMap 10.2.2

I am trying to get ArcMap 10.2.2 to place my labels where I want them using the MapLex label engine. I want to stop the labels from both overlapping other features in the same layer, and overlapping a ...
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Zoom from one feature to another in edit mode?

I have to manually edit a shapefile of a couple of hundred points. I would like a quick way to jump from one point to the next in both the attribute sense and the visual/spatial sense i.e I would ...
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ArcMap, divide eco country map in to districts and generate multiple Jpeg files

I have eco system map of a country. and I have the district map of the same country. (country is divided in to 25 districts). What I need is eco system map of each district. (maps are over-laying) I ...
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Impossible to define the shapefile projection properly [duplicate]

I downloaded some dataset from Hot Export. By default they don't have any projection or coordinate system defined. The only thing I can see is the Feature Extent with values such as: Max Y ...
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Trouble running network analyst for closest facility anaysis

I’m trying to carry out closest facility analysis in Arcmap 10.2.2 on the network analysis layer created from the OS integrated transport and urban path networks. But when I click "solve" in the ...
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Generate near table failed

I have been generating near tables for the nearest neighbour, for weeks now with the same files, but when I tried it today it would not work. Here is a snapshot of the error. I also have one input ...
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Lists in field calculator in ArcMap?

Would anyone please indicate to me why this is not working. I am trying to convert all instances of '02ND' to '2ND' for example where some of the input fields (f1) are already converted and some are ...
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Join tables with duplicate values

I have two sets of data: list of parcel numbers and locations which I am interested in Address database for the county (shapefile) In dataset 2 there can be multiple instances of the same parcel ...
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Processing Landsat 8 data using Erdas or ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

I have downloaded and extracted .rar Landsat 8 data for my study area. What preprocessing and atmospheric correction is needed now? I am using erdas 9.3 and arcgis 9.2. Please guide me with the ...
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Projection For Measuring Distances

Is it the case that when I use Arc GIS to compute nearest distance from a point to a poly-line/polygon, I need to project them both in an equidistant projection? Note: I am using the near tool. What ...