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Converting a table to a raster for clipping

I have a series of tables (TAB files) that represent the calculated values for a corresponding .tif image. These tab files have the same number of rows and columns as pixels in the tif images. The ...
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What's the easiest way to create a point at a specific distance along a line in ArcMap?

I have a road (line) system and would like to place culverts (point) at specific distance along the road. The Construct Points tool creates multiple points spaced out at the users specified interval, ...
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Along a line create profile/cross-section lines then extract elevation points from them

I know that maybe this question has got an answer, but I need to extract elevation data from a line of a defined length (p.e. 300 meters). Also I want the software (QGIS or ArcGIS) to draw this lines ...
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What is the parantHWnd parameter used in some ArcObjects methods?

So the parameter parentHWnd appears in a number of ArcObjects methods, such as iExportOperation.ExportFeatureClass. Does anyone know what the parameter is? I can't seem to find any explanation. The ...
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Replace Domains of ArcGIS 10.1

I need to Replace the Domain on Field level on my Geodatabase. My Geodatabase having multiple features and tables where at each on field one Domain is assigned, I need to replace that Domain and ...
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Subtract two daily rasters based on name using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I'm not creative today it seems and I haven't found a way to do the following: I have two folders each containing 10,000+ raster files for daily values with names like 19810101_A and 19810101_B for ...
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How to make connection

How to connect a argis, sde version through stand alone python script. SDE.Mapping is child version of SDE.Default and I want to make child version of SDE.Mapping . I am using direct sde services
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How to highlight the number of overlayed lines in ArcMap?

Using ArcMap 10.2, I have a feature class composed of several lines representing bus routes for the same transit line. There are different routes according to schedules. In the image below, each route ...
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add points when joining two datasets together in ArcGIS

I am trying to join an excel file with a shapefile based on a zipcode. My problem is that I have multiple persons with the same zip code, but it joins only 1 of those persons. Is it possible to ...
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Cannot display x,y data [duplicate]

I have trouble to display x,y data in UTM coordinates from xls file. It just shows on table of content and do not appear on working screen in Arcmap 10.1. When I check the map scale it different with ...
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What causes ERROR 000210: Cannot create output in_memory\AND from ArcPy?

The ArcGIS for Desktop "ERROR 000210: Cannot create output" has been reported on this site a number of times but an in_memory workspace seems to have been implicated only once: ERROR 000210: ...
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Unknown Spatial Reference after Georeferencing in ArcMap

I am trying to georeference an image base on another *.tif, after rectifying i still have my Image as unknown spatial reference. Does somebody know how I can fix it?
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Where is the Speed Unit option in Update Traffic Data tool of ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I can't find the Speed Unit option in the Update Traffic Data tool for ArcGIS 10.2.0 (Enterprise). In the help Esri describes that you can specify a Speed Unit but I don't see the parameter.
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Join line to multiple points

I took some ASCII files and created points with attributes. I am trying to join the line features to these but a simple join function will only take the one that is closest. Is there a way to perhaps ...
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How to populate new field according to string content of another field using VB script?

I want to populate a new field called Letting according to the string value found in another field. If 'ASP' or 'Q' is in field ExternalRE then I want 1 in Letting, everything else to be 0. Here is ...
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XML ElementTree in ArcPy consuming WMTS XML

How do I work with the xml Element Tree to obtain the ScaleDenominator parent where ows:Identifier = default028mm? With a fair bit of swearing I have managed to hack my way into all of the WMTS ...
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Modifying Time attribute using ModelBuilder?

I need to remove the DD-MM-YY from the "Time" attribute and only keep the HH:MM:SS using the modelbuilder. The model is displayed below and I use ArcMap 10.2. I have tried the "Calculate Field" and ...
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Update: Creating multiple routes at same time with different stop locations using ArcGIS Network Analyst? [duplicate]

This was the original question asked followed by the update. I posted the update to the original question but I don't think it was being seen... I have a feature class that contains about 500 ...
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Symbolizing using RGB values from Excel in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an excel file with 2 attribute columns, 1-feature info 2-Number of color (RGB) that the current feature should be symbolize. This file file can be joined with the layer using the "feature info" ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 - Error No spatial reference exists

I'm encountering a new error on some geoprocessing. It originally showed up while running commands in arcpy but now it crops up whenever I run some tools. I've been using the Extract by Mask on some ...
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How to calculate percentage of selected area from DEM?

I am working with elevation data and performed a local operation to convert it from meters to feet. I am interested in finding the area (expressed in percentage) that is above 4000 ft, but I have ...
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How to remove data points that don't overlap with other data

I am working with a dataset for the whole state, but I want only the data point that overlap with another polygon dataset. How do I get rid of the excess points that don't overlap?
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Why are my polygons automatically simplified/generalised when merging them in ArcMap 10.2?

I am creating a small land use map, as an exercise for visual image interpretation. I created a shapefile and started digitising polyogons with the polygon tool. The problem is that some of my ...
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Using tool validation to create parameter based on fields of another parameters input?

I'm assuming I'm missing something and this is a pretty easy thing to do but I'm stumped... I'm working on a script that currently takes and input excel file and uses a "hard coded" field name that I ...
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What is the smallest size a point can be represented on ArcMap 10.2?

I have a large number of points that I need to plot and want to avoid overlaying them wherever possible. Whenever I choose a figure <1 for their size, I don't see any difference, yet ArcMap seems ...
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python shell crashes on table to table conversion

I have two computers running the same code and on one (with better performace) it runs fine but the other crashes the python shell when executing the code below. I really don't understand why, any ...
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Solve for alternate routes without barriers or additional stops in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I created a network dataset using ArcGIS Network Analyst. I have one start and one destination point. I want to find the three shortest paths from start to my destination (find three shortest paths ...
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how do you erase polygons that don't have a line intersection?

I am trying to erase any polygons that do not have a line intersection through them and am unsure of what tool to use using ArcMap 10.1
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VB to Python for Labeling in ArcGIS 10.2.1

I am really new to Python and do not understand VB. I need to convert this VB script to Python. I think it may take me a few weeks to figure out but if someone helps me I would be grateful. The code ...
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fit point with raster data figure out those points belong to, and add column and row to represent it in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I have an X-Y point data file, with which has latitude and longitude. I'd like to be fit it with the raster data, then add column and row data on the X-Y point data file. first i created the attribute ...
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Checking whether Spatial Reference is Projected Coordinate System using ArcPy?

I'm modifying CreateFishnet in ArcGIS 10.1 using python.. I want to ask the user to input a projected coordinate as spatial reference. How can I check if the user didn't put geographic coordinate by ...
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Creating new raster based on spatial extent and classes of one raster and average of another using ArcMap?

I have a raster that is split into classes and I wanted to make a new raster with this raster's spatial extent and classes but displaying the average values from a different raster. I am not really ...
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How to get linestringe from kml into shp or postgis [duplicate]

Im looking into extracting linestrings from a kml file into a shp file or postgis db. Each linestring would be a feature/row. How would I go about it usinge ogr2ogr or python? I'd like to get ...
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Finding the “bad value” in text file row

I have a text file that I am trying to bring into ArcMap to convert to a shapefile. I am familiar with the process of bringing in the text file and then using the "Display XY Data" tool and exporting ...
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how to create a Grid shp in arcgis 10.2.2 [on hold]

I'm using arcgis 10.2.2 I have a shp road, and I need to create a Grid shp starting my shp road do not know how to do this
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How to ensure lines are closed?

I often use closed lines to cut polygons on another layer. When a line is not closed the cutting operation fails. Is there an out-of-the-box tool that can easily tell me that a line is not closed ...
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Loading data from shapefiles into specific feature classes

I am trying to bulk load a collection of shapefiles into empty feature classes in ArcMap 10.2. The issue here is that the names of the shapefiles and the feature classes need to match up. Is there ...
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Seeking finer points of slope statistics within set of polygons?

Do not mark as duplicate please.. I have a few questions related to finding slope statistics (min, max, mean, standard deviation) of slopes (1-meter LiDAR DEM derived) within a set of polygons ...
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How to remove spaces in only the top row in excel?

I want to clean up some data that's having trouble importing into Arc. I want to know a way to clear spaces in only the top row in excel. Sometimes there is one hidden before or after the row name ...
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How to query values from a list in Python?

I have a list like this... list = ['1','2','3','4'] how can I use arcpy.Select_analysis to select features that have the attributes in the list. qry = '"SECDIVNO" IN ' + str(tuple(list)) ...
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Determining date or time Feature Class was created in File Geodatabase?

I had a script running at the office over the last 5 days and tried to remote on unsuccessfully since the 3rd day. I got here and it appears there was a power outage. Is there a way to find out the ...
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Clipping cross-sections by flood area using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a problem with clipping cross-sections by flood area. I have source cross-sections that goes beyond the flood area: When I clipped it by "Clip" tool I have this: But I needs this: It ...
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Including labels in map legend and point symbology of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've been using gis.stackexchange for some time already and time has come for me to ask my first question here. I have point feature class with habitat types. There are two important attribute ...
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Connecting Oracle Linux database to AcGIS 10 on windows PC

I am wondering if anyone has tried to connect from ArcGIS 10, to an oracle database stored on a Linux server? I have no problems connecting to oracle from Arc when the data is stored on a windows box, ...
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How to decide how to “stretch” raster imagery?

I have to symbolize a digital elevation model. ArcMap offers many different setting for stretching the symbology which all give widely different results. Some stretch methods symbolize the data so ...
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What effect does standard deviation have on the display of DEM rasters?

I need to explain why ArcGIS offers the function "standard deviation" when symbolizing rasters with the Stretch method. The Standard Deviation is a measure of how spread out numbers are and is ...
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Using raster to clip vector data

I have high res raster data covering 2million km sq, with a field where each cell has a value from 0 to 100. I need to create a "mask" using the cells with a value over 12 in that field. I then need ...
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projection_error [on hold]

I have my projection of my grid data on UTM. I too have GPS point of an area which is in WGS84. The problem is the grid(UTM projected) and GPS points donot overlay in ArcGIS 10.1. Can anyone can help ...
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Selecting points that intersect only once?

I'm working on a river layer that requires some refinements. I have attached an image for reference. I have a geofabric layer (light blue) that I have used to extract rivers with a flow >5ML/day ...
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Iterate with sub model iteration

I have a model within a model. Each model has an iterator. The sub model has a iterate feature class instance and the main model has an iterate row selection. I need for each feature class a field ...