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Township/Range polygon to Line labeling

I'd like to use a township range in my maps where the labels are right on the border of the polygon like the image attached. I've read that I can do this by converting a polygon to a line but I can't ...
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Update fields in feature class [duplicate]

I am working on ArcGIS 10.2.1. I have a feature class containing more than 4000 records and a table having approximately 1000 records. Both feature class and table have some common fields however, ...
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Problem with running Union Tool - Error Code 000229

I have been working through an ESRI Tutorial for GIS Analysis. One of the tasks is to Union two feature classes (Flood Areas and Land Use) which are both polygon feature classes. Each time I attempt ...
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Web Editing Versioned Enterprise GDB

I would like to implement a web editing environment where edits are posted to a version of a database (delta tables) not too default. The idea behind this is so that any edits made through a web app ...
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What does Error 000885: Input Signature file does not have file extension indicate?

I can't run a Maximum Likelihood Classification because an Error 000885 says my input signature file does not have a file extension but it actually does as you can see in the picture. What am I ...
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Assigning field value based on location without join

I'm interested in updating a field in geodatabase feature classes based on their location in relation to another feature class in the geodatabase, but without having to perform a join (and therefore ...
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interpreting the negative and positive values of profile curvature map in GIS

I would like to have help in interpreting the values returned by ArcGIS for profile curvature. By reading this Esri's webpage ...
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ArcMap 10.1 Crashing when using field calculator

I keep getting a serious error message when I try to use the field calculator. I've joined a .csv to my SDE feature class and am trying to set one of the columns equal to one of the columns from the ...
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Make a Route Event -Line does not show output layer [on hold]

I'm doing dynamic segmentation with make a route event tool. It process the request ( e.g. i dont recieve an error message), however, the layer doesnt display.
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XY data --> NAD_1983_2011_California_Teale_Albers always fails?

In ArcGIS 10.2, I am importing XY (point) data from excel, and have been having trouble projecting it into the following Projected Coordinate System: NAD_1983_2011_California_Teale_Albers -- NAD ...
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Scratch workspace for ArcGIS Desktop: file name conflict for multiple users

I have installed ArcGIS Desktop on a server (it is not ArcGIS Server installation) where I want to give access to users to use toolbar (developed using Python-Addins) that I have developed. All ...
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Updating a feature class

I am working on ArcGIS 10.2.1. I have a feature class containing more than 4000 records and a table having approximately 1000 records. Both feature class and table have some common fields however, ...
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Create a polygon shapefile from .dbf table

I am using arcgis 10.1 and have a table "dbf" containing information of polygons. This table has fields "OID" "SHAPE" "SHAPE.area" "SHAPE.LEN" there is a way or tool to convert this table as shp ...
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Create symbology from multiple layers

I have four different polygons of soil data that encompass overlapping geographical areas. There is also some overlap of soil series, but each has a few unique ones: Polygon A has Series A, B, C ...
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Write to FGDB in C++ code?

Anyone know the correct syntax for this? I'm a C++ beginner but experienced in GIS.. I'm guessing ofstream won't do it and am not sure what else to try. Never written to any sort of database in C++.
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Reduce shapefile to outline

I have a shapefile consisting of 10 contiguous polygons. I want to reduce this to a single polygon encompassing the entire area of the existing 10. I don't need to retain data. I've googled but ...
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OSM Data Missing Name Field in ArcGIS

I downloaded and loaded osm data into ArcGis Catalog using OpenStreetMap plugin. But there's no field named "NAME" in the attribute table. And therefore I cannot display the name on the map. Did I ...
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Calculating Centroids with Zonal Geometry in ArcGIS

I have a shapefile containing polygons. Each polygon is defined by its postal code. I want to calculate the centroid of each polygon using Zonal Geometry. Sadly, for some polygons there are no ...
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Access CommandItems programmatically with ArcObjects in ArcGIS Engine application

I'd like to programmatically execute a command in my ArcGIS Engine application with ArcObjects. I know in Desktop I would do it like this: ESRI.ArcGIS.Framework.ICommandBars commandBars = ...
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How to snap dangling nodes with prescribed angle?

I have got a streets shape file, to snap the dangling nodes in ARCGIS. But, I have to snap only some nodes(of feature) with a prescribed angle (green node in the image, and the angle marked in ...
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Result Window in ArcGIS 10.1 is not Opening

I booted up ArcMap 10.1 today and found out the Results Window was not opening up. Background info: ArcMap is running through a virtualization program through at my company. Similar issue has ...
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raster overlap count

Would it be possible to simply detect and count overlaps between raster files, i.e. not polygons against rasters, using arcpy? By default I don't have the spatial analyst extension for ArcMap 10.1 but ...
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Recovering shape layer which was accidentally overwritten?

I duplicated a layer set, as it was more convenient (same style and attributes). It was working fine and both the original and new layers were showing. Then I open it up another day and the original ...
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copy or draw shp ArcIMS services consumed faster way

I am using arcgis 10.1 and am consuming ArcIMS services some polygons and points of interest the information is very inportant I would like to have the information there a way to copy these ...
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How to make ArcGIS textSymbol uneditable? [on hold]

I'm new to GIS so sorry if this doesn't make much sense, but I'm just trying to help fix some bugs. Basically, I'm trying to render an ArcGIS textSymbol on a map, but sometimes when it's rendered it ...
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Where should I create my network dataset in ArcGIS?

I want to create a new network dataset from a street layer. Should I create it in a normal file or in a personal geodatabase?
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Field is not nullable but Field is nullable Box is checked

I had this problem already a couple of times. I add a Field (float) to an existing feature class, the Field is Nullable is arleady checked. But performing a calculation with the Field Calculator on it ...
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Is it possible to create a standalone python script to export “layout” to pdf?

I have a python script that successfully runs from ArcMap 10.2. I was wondering if it would be possible to rewrite it so that it is a standalone script that prompts the user for the shapefile and then ...
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Type Error with ArcPy Update Cursor

filter = 'LinkID IS NOT NULL' cur1 = arcpy.UpdateCursor("ODDS_Links", filter) high_id = 0 for row1 in cur1: if high_id < row1.LinkID: high_id = row1.LinkID filter2 = 'LinkID IS NULL' cur2 ...
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Raster domain output polygon has is an empty feature class. Shape_Length and Shape_Area = 0

I am trying to convert a 32-bit floating point raster with 205289 columns and 120615 rows to a polygon using Raster Domain. It creates a feature class that does not contain any polygon. There is a ...
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Signing ESRI ArcGIS Add-In with a post-build event

I'm attempting to automate signing of an ESRI Add-In using a post build event in visual studio that triggers a batch file (which subsequently triggers ESRISignAddIn utility). Running the batch file ...
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Manually classifying graduated data outside of range in ArcGIS

I have two shapefiles representing grids with values that are symbolized with graduated colors, shown below: You can see that the two shapefiles encompass similar ranges of data, but assign ...
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What determines direction in “Hatches”?

I created a route layer that uses hatches to help determine addresses along a street centerline. About 90% of the time, the hatches go up from zero in the direction that the line was digitized but ...
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Counting building polygons in neighborhood polygons

I have two layers, one of them is neighborhood data and the other is the buildings in the city. I want to count the buildings in a neighborhood (by using borders) and add this value to the ...
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How to split single address field into 4 fields (House No., Direction, Name, Suffix)

I have to do some massaging of our parcel data to make it usable by a program in sheriff helicopters. The program requires one of the following address formats within the fields: Our addresses are ...
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Using update cursor with list of shapefiles

I'm still pretty new to using cursors. What I'd like to do is create a list of shapefiles. Within those shapefiles I would like to populate a field "NAME" with the shapefile name less the .shp ...
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Error 000865 when using arcpy.ASCIIToRaster_conversion

I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I always get the error 000865 when using arcpy.ASCIIToRaster_conversion. I'm new and do not have much Python experience right now – so sorry for that. >>> ...
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How to compare polylines attribute from the same GRID cell in ArcGIS 10?

I need some help because I do not know how to model this issue: I have two polyline shapefiles. They have an attribute that I need to be compared. These are roads from different sources. So, I have ...
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Loop with arcpy.ListFiles

I'm super new on here and have also not much experience with Python but I really like to learn to work with this language. I'm tying to write a script for this: I think I need a for loop instead ...
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Mask Bridge with Road

Is there a tool to create mask between bridge line/point on road? The requirement to have gaps 0.2mm between road and bridge and the offset fill with white color. For now, I add a white line attach to ...
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Moving object of fixed dimension without distortion

I am trying to move a polygon object in a shapefile to a new location. I will perform an offset so that the process can be automated by shifting the object to a new geographic coordinate or moved by ...
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Calculate distance using 2 sets of lat/long values in the same record

I have a point layer with over 90K records in it. For each record I have lat/long field for incident, and lat/long for engine location. Is there a way to find the distance between Incident point and ...
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Having trouble with clipping tool giving incorrect shape

I am trying to clip a shapefile of the Midwest using a Great Lakes shapefile so that it matches my political areas boundary. Whenever I use the Clip tool, it outputs the lakes clipped to states, ...
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How can I perform linear regression on a file geodatabase table in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to use the Ordinary Least Squares tool in ArcGIS 10.2 but it only accepts feature classes as input and I have a file geodatabase table. I realize that I can export the table to Excel or ...
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ArcGIS for Desktop Concurrent Use

For ArcGIS for Desktop (Concurrent) users how do you add multiple computers so that they can also use ArcGIS for Desktop as well? Is it through the License Manager, ArcGIS Administrator, or is there ...
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Projecting INEGI shapefiles from Mexico

I have two INEGI files from Mexico (1990 and 2010) that I want to use the same projection. The 2010 file works fine (see below) and I would like the 1990 file to match the 2010 one. The shapefiles are ...
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Take parallel lines and automatically move them apart

Rather than collapsing parallel lines, I am looking for a process that would separate them. There are a number of lines on the network that run too close together to distinguish as separate ...
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Can I change how Maplex decides which duplicate labels to remove?

I have a lot of recreation location points, and most of them are labeled. Sometimes there are many points close together which really only need one label. For example, the recreation location below ...
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How can I convert WKT to SHP?

Using ArcGIS, ArcInfo and fme, I would like to transform data which contains wkt geometries (points, lines and polygons) into SHP. Has anyone a workflow for doing such a transformation?
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Creating a polygon around features

I want to create a polygon around a number of points so that all the points occur within the polygon. The purpose is to do this to a number of different features and see where they overlap.