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Create Random points

I have polygon with an attribute which has numbers populated in it. I would like to create random points for each of the polygon depending on the attribute. How could this be done ??
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Raster vs. Raster Scatter Plot in ArcGIS

I created two raster datasets from the same world view 2 image. One dataset is NDVI, the other is a normalized surface water index (NDSWI). I would like to create a scatter plot for a pixel by pixel ...
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How to change Curve Numbers for Measured Effects using HEC-GeoHMS?

Good afternoon everyone. I'm working on a theoretical project of a proposed watershed for a final project, and am using an extension (HEC-GeoHMS) which I've never used before. I'm dealing with some ...
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How can I make ArcGIS 10.2 overwrite folders instead of pasting a new/copy folder (with a (1) suffix?)

Just upgraded to 10.2 from 10.0 and I have always edited data on the C: drive then pasted this updated folder onto the "work" server. In 10.0 the folder is overwritten. In 10.2 the folder is copied ...
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How to make traffic time contour map in ArcMap?

I want to make travel time contour map which shows the area people can go from an origin (e.g. downtown, airport) within certain time interval. I have a roadway linear shapefile with the information ...
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Use VB to calculate an area of a shape

I'm using Arcmap 10.1, running python 2.7 on a Windows 8.1 machine. I have a script that uses the arcpy.CalculateField_management function to calculate the area of a shape, however, for some reason ...
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How to populate fields for line segment with value from polygon to left and right of it?

I have a countywide roads dataset that is used by an emergency dispatch system. There are two fields, "Comm_RT" and "Comm_LT", that need to be populated by the name of the community polygon they ...
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How to get Drainage Divide and Streams from DTM

Does anyone know how you can get a map like this attached, having the digital terrain model? I'm sorry, but I do not know what is the exact technical term in English for them. I hope you understand ...
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Can I resume (continue) digitizing a polygon feature from any vertex?

When I digitize in ArcMap with a Wacom tablet and a pen I often accidentally double click and finish my sketch. More often then not the accidentally finished sketch crosses itself. I would like to ...
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Wind Farm Viewshed/ZTV

I've created an ArcGIS tool using ModelBuilder and Viewshed to create a wind farm ZTV and whilst each raster cell tells me whether there's visibility or not it doesn't tell me what the vertical angle ...
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How to limit number of decimal digits in ArcGIS to have exported file in CAD with same format?

I am supposed to have some numeric values in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop with 3 decimals Digits and then convert them to Microstation or AutoCAD. I did this Setting using field calculator and 'round' ...
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How to Convert Interpolated Map to Excel using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have interpolated some SO2 data using IDW and have calculated means on county level using Zonal Statistics. I would like to convert this data now into an excel file. I already got the hint, that I ...
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How to perform IDW interpolation and mean estimation on county level using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am absolutely new to GIS. I have imported a map with information in the counties of Germany. Additionally I have added a layer with information on SO2 concentration at various measuring stations in ...
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How to add an ID based on attributes in ArcMap 10.1

Given are: a polygon shapefile/feature class (FC) containing municipal districts a point shapefile/FC containing locations of, lets say, trees. My goal is to append an unique value (1, 2, 3, ...) ...
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In QGIS are there similare construction tools to ArcGIS?

For a project we are using ArcGIS to reshape autogenerated features. For that we often use the construction tools polygon, rectangel, circle, etc in ArcGIS. The right angle is also an often used tool. ...
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How to prevent labels from one layer from overlapping features in another layer

I am working ArcMap10.1 software. When I was labeling on point feature automatically label fall on line. Label must not fall on line. I'm not aware how to solve this issues. I have attached an ...
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Data match-up problem ArcGIS 10.1

I am running into a problem with two data sets matching up, and although it seems like a newbie coordinate system problem, it has me stumped. One data set is a GPS track (Garmin Etrex Legend 30) and ...
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Cannot install ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2 following install guide on Windows 8

I'm trying to install ArcGIS for DEsktop 10.2, I get to the following screen: But any of the instructions highlighted in blue do not open, the mouse hovers over them changing their colour to darker ...
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How to access annotation feature classes in ArcPy?

I want to batch replace paths in a series of .mxd files using Python. Many of the layers have moved and in some cases the name has changed or its dataset is different. I've written this code which ...
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How do I set the xydomain extent and merge point feature classes in a geodatabase

I am trying to select point feature classes in a feature dataset and merge them while setting the XYDomain using Python. If I do the merge manually and change the environment settings to use a ...
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Slow ArcMap Start up

My ArcMap take about 3-4 minutes to start. It was good before with less than 10-20 sec start time. I have Dell Precision 6500 Laptop with 16 GB Ram with i7 processor. I could not figure out what is ...
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Alternatives for ArcGIS Data Reviewer? [on hold]

What are some QA/QC tools that act similar to the Data Reviewer to point out and save mistakes? I want to know all alternatives, but mostly would want to run them in 10.1 and or using arcpy. I want ...
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Getting data of an area covered by a polygon in ArcGIS

We have a layer that contains land parcel information such as area for each parcel, and a unique parcel ID. We also have multiple polygons that cover some parcels. We're trying to figure out how to ...
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Labeling dilemma

How would you label this map logically? I will preempt the question, with the statement it is for a fire truck, so we really have to worry about seeing the address numbers at 3 am with one contact in. ...
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MakeQueryTable_management

When I run this code, it says "An invalid SQL statement was used". Any idea what does it mean? import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace ="C:/RG/Projects/CriticalDataNetwork/CDEC.gdb" try: ...
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Stratified Random sampling in ArcGIS

I am trying to generate random points for a survey, but I want the points to fall based on 2 polygons. I have created a polygon fishnet, and have a layer of forested habitats. I am trying to generate ...
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Map book with opposing numbered pages

I am creating a map book but do not want the page numbers for each map page to be on the same side (since its printed double sided), I need the page numbers to be placed on opposite sides? I am using ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Network Analyst shortest route starting from one specific point

I would like to create the shortest route starting from one specific point in a network out of 12 different points. I know how to get the shortest route by clicking each point after the other to give ...
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Converting Vertices of Polylines and Polygons to Points and Maintain Attributes

I'm pretty sure someone has done this before, but I'm having no luck. I'm using ArcGIS Standard version 10.2.1 and I want to convert all the vertices of a polyline or polygon to points. Essentially, ...
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Eliminate 0 Values From Raster

Arcgis 10.2 I currently have a raster file that I want to turn into a set of polygons. This will help me to create specific buffers around certain points. The extent of my values are 0, and 1. When I ...
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How to set default values for reference grid in ArcMap?

I currently use ArcMap 10.2 and find it quite handy to be able to set default values for settings such as Labeling Properties, ensuring new maps use relative paths and to always build pyramids for a ...
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How to find measures of points that are close to route in ArcGIS 10.2?

What I have is a route layer of a river and points layer with associated temperature data (temperature of the river) that were collected using an airplane. The path of the points does not match the ...
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Convert from Julian Date to Calender Date in Field Calculator

Does anyone know of a way to convert from a Julian date to a regular calender date in either QGIS or ArcGIS field calculator? Thanks...
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Where can I find in depth documentation on modifying arcgis stylesheets?

Where can I find in depth documentation on modifying arcgis stylesheets? I have found some of the basics here : Changing tool dialog appearance I want to change the height on one element, the only ...
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How to delete label style saved in ArcView?

The answer to my question may be very simple, but I can't seem to find it myself with online searches I have symbology and text/label styles (etc) that I've saved for easy access when I'm working on ...
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Maximum length of path using arcpy? [on hold]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. When I try to run the script it gives me this error message. ExecuteError: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000732: Input Data: Dataset 'Q:\Field Data\6th ...
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How to extract information from a buffer in ArcMap

I have a buffer in ArcMap 10 extending from a polyline, with numerous 5 km intervals (multiple buffer tool). I also have many layers already in raster format in ArcMap, including slope angle, geology, ...
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Conducting geographically weighted regression on a raster

I have a relatively big raster file on which I want to conduct geographically weighted regression. Size of raster ~ 2 GB and number of rows is around 100,000 One way might be to convert from raster ...
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Problem with Intersect_Analysis : too long path? [on hold]

I made a python code for Arcgis 9.3. to intersect 2 features. The problem is that code works when the files are on my desktop (for example) but not when they are in a long path on another disc. Here ...
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Why isn't Generate (Coverage) Tool working?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2 and I have the Advanced Licence, but when I try running the Coverage (Toolbox) it does not seem to work. Any advice on what is going wrong? I am trying to Generate Coverage. ...
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How to select island polygons witin the same polygon layer?

i have a dataset containing many polygons. In this dataset some polygons have other polygons (as a donut) inside of them. So those island polgons are contained by only one polygon but it originated ...
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How to export a IDW raster while keeping the search radius data

I want to export my IDW rasters that I made in ArcGIS to QGIS, however when I export my raster, the values are there but are no longer displayed. They are stored within each cell and are not ...
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How create one single coverage polygon feature class from XY point data?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2, and I need to map areas covered by London postcodes (E1 0xx, E1 1xx, E1 2xx, and so on). What I have is the coordinates for every single postcode (310,000 in total) in an Excel ...
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How to get specific coordinate system to get arcGIS point shapefile in r?

I have a Point shapefile from arcGIS 10. I want to get it in r and also want to get it a specific predefined coordinate systen for my data. I can read the shapefile in R but summary in r Shows ...
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calculate distances between different components in a (cable-) network

I have to calculate all distances between every different components in a cable network (for example the distance between an amplifier and a modem) and have to show the results in a diagram (frequency ...
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Intelligent hachure detection in ArcMap / QGIS

I have a DXF file containing residential and commercial buildings as well as the property lines. After importing it to ArcMap (10.2.1) I get something like this: Now I want to: Seperate the ...
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Managing large number of catchments/watersheds

Does anyone know of an easy way to manage a large number (10,000's) of catchments/watersheds? I have defined a stream network and for each segment, I have a corresponding catchment (in a unique ...
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Define a circular neighborhood for a custom raster calculator function? [on hold]

I'm trying perform focal function, similar to focal statistics, but using my own equation. I'm using a simple circle neighborhood. But I don't want to calculate statistics on the neighborhood, I ...
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Hand-written coordinates from a Garmin NUVI

I've been asked to map point data that was collected in the field by manually writing down the coordinate from a Garmin NUVI 1490 LMT. They were put into a spreadsheet and sent my way which I was ...
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Error with Python Script tool for ArcGIS 10.2

I am trying to create an ArcGIS map tool that includes creating TINS and uses parameters. This tool works fine when taking the data from shapefiles, but when I use map layers, which is what I want it ...