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Buffer area doesn't make sense with background layer

I am trying to perform a "simple" 500 kilometer circular buffer around a point. My point shapefile as well as other variables plot fine onto a WGS_1984 projected basemap. When I run the buffer, the ...
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Copy Features (Data Management) and replace the new features

I am wondering if there is a method to copy and replace features from a source file geodatabase to destination geodatabase that have the same features name. example : if i have a file named ( A.gdb) ...
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Finding Cooks Distance on ArcGIS

is there a way to find Cooks distance on ArcGis or do I have to use SPSS?
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Set default values for value table in Python Toolbox tool

I created a Python Toolbox tool to reorder fields and create a new feature class with the reordered fields. The tool works nicely and I am able to use a value table to let the user arrange the fields ...
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ArcGIS 10.x - Total area of Intersect output is NOT equal to the smaller input

I have two polygon inputs that share the same projected coordinate system - one is land cover data, the second is parcel data (of smaller total area). When I execute a standard geoprocessing ...
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How to Create File Geodatabase in home folder OR get it to ask (using model builder)

Im using Model Builder to try and create a GDB with 3 Datasets. I would like the GDB to either be placed within the folder that the .mxd is saved, or I'd like a prompt, for where to save it. Can ...
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Looking to fine the average slope within a polygon [duplicate]

Question not a duplicate.. please help; I am using ArcGIS 10.2 (not open source software) and I have a high resolution DEM, 1.0m resolution, and I am looking to find the average slope and range of ...
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how to generate the average wind speed raster from time series wind datasets (in Netcdf file form)

I download the wind speed information in netCDF form from the 2001 - 2013(i.e 1/1/2001, 1/2/2001, 1/3/2001............. 1/11/2013,1/12/2013) In NetCDF file the 1st row contains latitude , 1 st ...
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Aggregate table with dates and average geographic coordinates

When SOG is 0 Stops gets 1. When the next SOG is 0 then Stops gets 2 and like this consecutively. Now I want to group all the rows where SOG != 0. The trick is that I should have the following ...
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ArcGIS: Locate features along routes, line vs polygon

I want to use Locate Features along Routes to locate the polylines below: The routed feature is in red and I want to locate the green lines. I have buffered these but found it only locates the item ...
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How can I join all data of two raster datasets in ArcMap 10.2?

I have two raster datasets in ArcMap10.2. One is displaying rails and one that is displaying a 100m Buffer to both sides of it. My cellsize is 100x100m. What I want is to combine the rails AND the ...
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Buffer -over river line with 20m over

I want to make a buffer from the river line with only the points that have over 20 m (elevation) from river line. (I hope you understand:D). How can I do that? Here is the picture....I want only ...
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Why are REST LOD (scales) different to the WMTS Capabilities XML

I have an internally published ArcGIS webmap. The Rest's Level Of Detail (LOD) reports a different number to the WMTS capabilities XML. I checked out a few public services, and found the exact same ...
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Select by attribute using date field values two days before machine date of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a date field within a file geodatabase of ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop that I am accessing using ArcMap. An example of a value in this field: 19/11/2014 08:49:56 I want to select all rows that the ...
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Removing leading zeroes (0) when labelling in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to do a simple labelling exercise however bit confused how to on how to remove unwanted '0' values. I have field with road number displayed like: 0000647, 000652, 0000000236 I would like ...
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Measuring the area of polygon tool not working

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 and can't get the measure tool to measure an area. For some reason The option to measure an area is not available for selection. Any ideas of how to activate it so I can ...
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Modifying a raster zone's values with a maths expression

I'm currently doing an SIG project with the goal of calculating groundwater volumes in chalk and silex residuals aquifers. I have point data of underground water, chalk roof and floor elevations as ...
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Creating polygon with attributes using ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

I'm new of the use of arcGIS. I have xy data that descibe a polygon. But when I use the tool "point to line" I lost all attributes. There is a way to create a polygon with attributes. I try to explain ...
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Making data joined from Excel independent in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I have joined some data from Excel (.csv) "text" to my attributes table of one feature class. However I can't edit it. I found out it is still connected to Excel file from where I added it, and I need ...
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Arcmap not changing to landscape view?

Arcmap refuses to change my layout view to landscape when I change the options in Page and Print setup. It keeps the exact same portrait box as before.
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How to create network dataset for train lines with points representing train stations in ArcGIS 10.2?

I would like to build a network dataset that that includes a line shapefile representing train lines and a point shapefile indicating train stations along those lines. When I right-click on the ...
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Merging different layers with same classes, but attributes overlap

I want to merge several layers (vector polygons) that all contain a field about land use. I would like to give weights on combining these layers in order to get one "land use" per polygon, but I ...
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How to calculate average wind speed at a particular location (given longitude and latitude)?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 and new to this software. My question iss I have time series wind speed data in netCDF form. I extract netCDF in raster form after that in table form. Now I need How to ...
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Join only if one line line intersects buffer. Do not if two

I've got a road network (line features) and a trip of GPS-Points. I want to join attributes from the road network to every point. So for each point i create a buffer. If the buffer intersects with a ...
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Create Feature Class does not have any input fields present?

I'm using ArcMap10.2 and when tying to create feature classes, empty tool is displayed. when i click OK "error 000735 :feature class:name is required "is displayed.
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Serious application error when trying to Export Map

I'm experiencing a new error that hasn't occurred before even thought I have been using ArcGIS 10.1, on this laptop, for over a year. When I go to File>Export Map, ArcMap closes immediately (before ...
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How to load an ENVI file into ArcGIS?

I received a series of *.img files with a single .hdr file that contains the necessary georeferencing information (i.e., samples, lines, coord system, etc.). I presume this is an ENVI header file ...
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ArcMap many-to-many join

I'm working in ArcMap 10 and can move around in R, though am not an expert. I have a shp file and an xlsx file. The shp file is 20,221 rows and includes a field GID (grid ID) which is not unique ...
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Creating multiple routes at same time with different stop locations using ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have a feature class that contains about 500 cross-streets locations and another feature class that contains about 1800 locations. I need to create a route from each cross-street to 1-6 locations. ...
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Legal description polygon mapping/creation with Arcpy

What I have: an excel file with the names of properties within an area that is part of the PLSS in which Township/Range, Section and Lot numbers are used. The file contains a legal description for ...
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Systematic sampling by FID

I have a shapefile created by a corn planter. It creates a point for each planting row every second. So a 16-row planter creates 16 points as it goes along the field. As a consequence, a small 30-acre ...
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Identify button pop-up window no longer displays in ArcCatalog?

When I use the identify tool within ArcCatalog (10.2.1), I no longer get the pop-up window that provides the information about whatever feature was clicked. I'm not sure when this issue started, but ...
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Can't add marker saved as an EMF to the style manager

I'm trying to add a marker I created in PowerPoint and saved as an EMF to ArcMap. The current questions all state that all I have to do is open the style manager and go to the marker symbols folder, ...
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Converting personal geodatabase .mdb file to .gdb

Is it possible to convert an MS Access personal geodatabase file to a SDE enterprise geodatabase file format? What kind of python scripting would it entail? I need to convert it in such way to ...
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How to select top 10 records in an attribute table

I am using Modelbuilder in Arcmap 10.2 to try and find a way to select the first 10 records sorted by Category and then by Distance. For example, my table has 100 banks and 100 churches, which is the ...
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Python Script to Identify and Flip Lines Digitized in the Wrong Direction

I have a river dataset that was digitized both in the direction of flow and opposite the direction of flow. I need to find an automated method to determine which lines were digitized from downstream ...
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How to export projected layers with relative cartesian (x,y) coordinates in ArcGIS

I've got several GIS datasets for a national park in South Africa (elevation map, water points, elephant density and such). I have access to the full ArcGIS Desktop Advanced suite, but am no GIS ...
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How to convert a raster file (*.tif) into a composite geodataset by using Python in ArcGIS 10.2.1

I created geotiff rasters (approximately 6000 rasters) in .tif format by using Matlab Mapping Toolbox. When I examined the properties of the data, I realised that it is 64 bit double type. I need to ...
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Arcpy reclassify all values to same number

Using ArcGIS 10.1 and arcpy, is there a way to reclassify all values of a raster file to the same value (leaving NoData Values as "NoData")? Lets assume that I have no way of knowing what the actual ...
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Upgrading notebook performance for ArcMap [on hold]

I have bought a new computer to improve performance in ArcGIS. Specs: i5 4200H 2.80 ghz GTX850M 2 gb GDDR3 4 gb DDR3 (probably 1600 mhz) 500 gb 5400 rpm hdd But when I try to add big ...
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How to narrow raster features to single cell width?

Are there any tools or existing workflow which convert raster features (such as roads, rivers, electric lines etc.) which are (or can be) multiple cells wide to a single cell widht (i.e, center line). ...
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How to download ArcGIS Online symbology to ArcGIS Desktop?

I would like to transfer the symbology from my ArcGIS online maps to desktop. Each time I download it reverts to default. Does anyone know of a way to do this, or perhaps there is a symbology package ...
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script error on polygon to raster conversion

i keep getting the script error problem every time i try using polygon to raster tool in ArcGIS 10.1. Please help me how I can solve this? screenshot embedded
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Using ModelBuilder to replicate series of tasks without deleting output features first?

I am calling a number of files that I want to clip etc in ModelBuilder which clips data and sends it to a specific feature class. I want to re-run that same process for which I have converted the ...
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Why are my points offset when using the Go to XY tool?

I am creating points in ArcGIS 10.1 to add to a GPS so I can navigate to them in the field. I add my points by editing an empty shapefile created in ArcCatalog. I then Add Field: Lat and Long as ...
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Snapping one vector layer to another

Is there anyway to snap one set of vectors to its nearest neighbor vector in another feature class? For example, I have a road feature class and a feature class of bridges and I want to snap the ...
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How to minimize output raster errors using topo to raster tool

TLDR:Is there a way to specify an angle of rotation for an interpolation output based on the angle of input lines? In our line of work, we often create straight line contours that represent a sloping ...
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Abbreviation dictionary for annotation feature class

I've been able to create and use an abbreviation dictionary using the Maplex labeling engine easily enough; however, when I tried to recreate labeling using an annotation feature class in a ...
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Using Extract Data from the Server Tools toolbox Question

Here is the attachment that I am trying to do here is to extract data tool which is under the Server Tools and it's under Data Extraction. I have a New Mexico NAIP 2014 1m NC that I add from an ...
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ArcGIS Toolbox will not open

I have a 58 MB ArcGIS toolbox (.tbx) with many tools inside. I am unable to open or add via ArcMap or ArcCatlog. Has anyone encountered this? The toolbox was created with the same version that I am ...