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Using Field Calculator to fill out a list of unit numbers

I am adding address points for individual units in trailer/RV parks and I would like to be able to use the Field Calculator to assign the unit numbers. Is it possible to tell the Field Calculator a ...
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SetNull in Python script for Arcgis assign 0 value

I am writing a script in Python where I assign to few Tiff defined in a function as inputRaster a NoData value as follows: whereClauseSetNull = "VALUE > 100" outSetNull = SetNull(inputRaster, ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 : How to prompt a “parameter window” during the execution of a script tool (or model)

I am pretty new to ArcGis and ArcPy, so I apologize if my question seems straightforward. However, I have been looking on the web for quite a while and didn't find any answer so far. I am using ArcGis ...
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Fix shapefile with basemap in ArcGIS for Desktop?

How I can fix the shapefile with the basemap in ArcGIS 10.2? I have transform the basemap projection to GREECE GRID, the same with the shapefile...but they don't fix exactly... I try to attach a ...
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Masking clouds with Fmask

I have been trying to mask clouds with the quality control band with landsat 8 imagery. The problem I continue to run into is that the quality control bands mistake tops of buildings and concrete as ...
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Measuring distances between many points in ArcGIS for Desktop?

So I'm new to this, the answer is probably really simple. I have a point map of X Y data points (one for each participant) for a certain activity. I also have a shape file of zip codes, which I ...
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Creating 3D Buildings for Google Earth?

I want to learn creating real 3D buildings to use them for google earth. What is the best software for that? And What are the best books/tutorials to start with. Thanks
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Tree symbol style set?

I am looking for a set of 2d tree symbols style for a landscape plan. I got an old one trees.avi that I can't import to 10.0. Can anybody link me to one?
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Prefer Straight Routes for wayfinding?

Is there a way to prefer straight roads in network analyst rather than going through zigzag routes (i.e creating straight forward routing instead of really going through the shortest path)? I am ...
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Why can't I permanently remove this vertex?

I'm correcting some data in ArcMap for import into another software. The export utility isn't liking some of the data, and the only difference I've noticed is extra vertices in the polylines. The data ...
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ArcPy SearchCursor getValue leads to NoneType object has no attribute lstrip?

I am having a little bit of a dilemma. I am having a problem with using getValue() and striping the value that is returned. For instance, take the following code. import arcpy as ap mxd = ...
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Convert height Geoid EGM96 to Orthometric?

I'd like to convert the height data which is in EGM96 to Orthometric projection. Perhaps there are tools, like ArgGIS (I cannot find if ArcGIS can do this), or any formula that may help me.
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Error 000666, does not have OID with Locate Features Along Route in ModelBuilder

I'm trying to take a bunch of point data and determine what points of surveyed lines are closest to each point. To this end I have put together a model that loops through the line features and in ...
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count how many times an attribute is repeated, using “field calculator”

I'm using Arcgis 10.2.2 there is a way to count how many times an attribute is repeated, using the "field calculator" to make a selection after example of repeating more than 20 times
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Trouble inserting name of feature in TOC into attribute table using arcpy.calculateField

I currently have about fifty rivers and creeks in a map, and none of the features contain the name of the waterbody. However, the features are named correctly in the table of contents Ideally, I ...
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Convert DateTime field to Just Date in Label Expression

I have a DateTime field (ex: CreatedDate) and would like to only show the date with the label. How would I setup the label expression to do this using python?
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Use Hibernate with Oracle and Esri St_geometry type

Can anyone tell me whether I could use Hibernate with esri ST_GEOMETRY type? I have found that Hibernate Spatial does support SDO_Geometry, but nothing for ST_Geometry. I am using oracle 11g and ...
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Referencing fields in code block of Field Calculator in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to use values from a field to fill a new field with a truncated version. The 'str.rindex' function is working out well, but I can't seem to figure out how I'm supposed to reference the ...
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set extent for jpeg programmatically

I feel like this should be easy, but how can I set coordinates for a jpeg image using Python? I have a python add-in that draws a polygon and then uses its geometry to post a query request to a REST ...
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Adding Field to Attribute Table Error Message [on hold]

I am using Arc GIS and When I atttempt to add a field (via editor mode) to a table I get this error message "Can not add field to selected table/feature class because it is in use by another ...
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How I can do event with two clicks using python add-in wizard?

How I can do event with two clicks using python add-in wizard, I have found a way to do event with one click by adding a New Tool in the wizard, but I need "first click To copy the attributes from ...
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Extract values to point - values not being extracted

I have a single band raster. When I use the information select tool I can see pixel values. I also have a shape file made up of points sitting over the raster. I want to extract the pixel values from ...
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how to batch reclassify rasters with percents range

Using Model Builder I need to reclassify slope rasters with percents range value. I have read and ask here batch reclassify rasters with different elevation ranges, but I still need more explanation. ...
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How to change field defined as REQUIRED to NON_REQUIRED in ArcGIS Geodatabase

I have created some feature classes in a geodatabase and also some fields using this sample code: arcpy.AddField_management("schools", "ref_ID", "LONG", 9, "", "", "refcode", "NULLABLE", "REQUIRED") ...
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Tools/Software for QA/QC of data

I currently have written a few custom scripts that run basic checks (null values, geocoding errors, fullness of metadata) using Arcpy(10.2 with almost all licenses) and gdal. I'm interested to know ...
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Clipping MrSID raster image, without decompressing clipped raster, in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I am using ArcView ArcMap10 and when I clip a raster using tools/data management tools/raster/clip. The Clipped file ends up much larger than the original file. Specifically I am trying to clip a ...
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Why are Export/Import Script, Edit, Debug greyed out from context menu of many tools in ArcToolbox?

Most of the options of Export/Import Script, Edit, Debug are greyed out on the ArcTools as shown below, did anyone have similar problem? Know why and what needs to be invoked? I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 ...
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ArcPy Slope Script - Trouble Saving

I have an ArcPy script that applies the slope function to raster files in ArcGIS. I tried running the script with two raster files in the table of contents, and the script runs, but only saves one ...
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Excel Table Objects get invisible and lose data after re-opening map

I had a case when I had to Insert many Excel tables in the Map Layout and it worked perfectly, exported perfectly, etc. But when I saved it, closed the map and came back to it later ALL Excel tables ...
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Agent Analyst interface tool will not open with ArcGIS 10.2.2

I have tried the previous suggestions of editing the Refresh.exe, Refresh.exe.config; changing the environment variables; changing the the agent_analyst and agent_analyst_run bat files; tried running ...
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How to take cosine squared of raster using python

I have an equation y = cos^2(x) where x is a raster. How can I write this equation in python?
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Solution to “Error 000918: Cannot retrieve feature class extent”?

I have an ArcGIS model where I merge two multipoint feature classes, Then I would like to use "Point to Raster" on it. Cell extent is specified through the input DEM which all data derives from. It ...
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ArcGIS tool validation: How to add an error message to a parameter if a seperate multivalue parameter is empty

I have three tool parameters; an input point feature class, a (multivalue) list of fields derived from the input feature class and an output file location to export to Excel. I have filtered ...
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Adding PostGIS query layer says Query class name is invalid?

I am having issues with adding postgis query layers in ArcMAP 10.2.2.3552, not doing anything special just adding a layer, this works in 10.2.1 so I don't know if its a bug or something Also this ...
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Is it posible to export an attribute to a separate shapefile? [duplicate]

Is it possible to export an attribute to a shapefile? I have generated several polygons with the ‘Strip Map Index Features’ tool. Unfortunately I have to export every polygon manually to a separate ...
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Georeferencing PDF maps for use in Avenza PDF maps

I have PDF maps like the one below (normally PDF, but JPEG for this) that I would like to be able to georeference to use with PDF maps. I don't have GIS training, but have access to Arcmap 10.1 and ...
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Cutting polygons into smaller (more regular shape) chunks

I came up with a polygon shapefile like what you see here. There are some small polygons which exactly match what I want, though I want to cut(split) those bigger ones into smaller pieces. So far I ...
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Will a tile cache serving PNG tiles be slower than JPEG?

I'm trying to figure out the best format to serve my tiles. I'm creating an ESRI tile cache. It will be consumed internally through ArcMap from our server, not online. There are a lot of different ...
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Horton Stream Ordering in ArcGIS?

Is there a way to order streams using the Horton (opposed to Horton-Strahler) method in ArcGIS (10.2.2)? I know the Stream Order tool allows you to use Strahler and Shreve.
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How to make zonal statistics model more efficient?

I've made this model, to assess some 500-600 rasters for one area, and spit out one huge table. So far, when testing it with 20-30 rasters as inputs it works, but now that I put in the full amount its ...
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Automating procedure to add shapefile to multiple map templates using ArcPy?

I have a project that has me create a package of about a dozen maps for a client and I do this multiple times per week. I am trying to figure out if there is a way to automate this with python. I am ...
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How to add images in attribute table

I want to add photos in my attribute table. I have created a new field but I am not able to select "raster" in the field type. They only show "short integer", "long integer", "float", "double", "text" ...
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slow Python script pulling from an iSeries database

I've converted and updated some python scripts that exported data from an iSeries database (HTE) to Access to export the same data to a fgdb. My biggest issue is the time it's taking to export the ...
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Delete a Feature from a Different Version While Editing

We have one feature class that always loads from the default version (named 'Work Request'), even when you are editing inside a different version. We use this feature class to identify areas where ...
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How to use arcpy.GetParameterAsText? [on hold]

I am using arcpy.GetParameterAsText in a script with ArcToolbox . I am new to using Python and the script is part of a pattern I want to do with ModelBuilder. The aim of this script is to make a ...
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Cleaning up duplicating Python Add-in buttons in ArcMap

I have developed an extensive toolbar with ~30 buttons, tools, combo boxes, etc created using the Python Add-in Wizard and ArcGIS 10.2.2. Something about my development process is causing the ...
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Building a Mosaic Dataset with rasters that are not georeferenced. Whats the workflow?

I have 68 aerial jpegs that I would like to use in a Mosaic Dataset. They have not been georeferenced. My question is in regards to whether I should georeference them and then rectify and save them in ...
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How to import and display a road network in XML to ArcGis?

I am trying to convert xml data to shapefile features using ArcGis 10.1. Im using the open source SUMO traffic simulation software. Part of the model process is to convert OpenStreetMap road network ...
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Failed to execute floating raster to integer raster

im facing a problem in converting Floating to Integer Raster by using"spatial analyst tools (arc toolbox) > math > Int" . However, it shows warning of "error ERROR 999998: Unexpected Error. Failed ...
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Clusters of Same Size?

I am attempting to use the Grouping Analysis tool in the Spatial Statistics (in ArcGIS 10.2) to group state high schools (points) together based on enrollment and location. Is there a way to make ...