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Why is my ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET 10.2.4 failing?

I'm trying to install ArcGIS_Runtime_SDK_DotNet_1024.exe. The installation appears to complete but then starts rolling back. The log file is not much help or I don't know how to read what it's saying. ...
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How do you restrict road access by time in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I was wondering if there's a way to restrict road access based on time of day (i.e., create a time restricted road). I'm familiar with restricting roads based on vehicle weight/height, but time ...
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Upgrade Geodatabase crashes python and ArcCatalog

We are currently in the process of upgrading our ArcGIS for Server license (10.0 to 10.2.2) and our SQL Server instance from 2008 (SQL Express) to 2012 (Full blown). We have around 60 databases to ...
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Copying and merging lines in one go using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to copy and merge selected features (lines) at a time in destination layer (line). Is there anyway to do this in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop? Update: My current method involves two clicks using ...
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Creating raster(geotiff) from a text file with grid_code from arcgis raster to points

I have made a text file from raster to points via a DEM in ArcGIS 10.1 where I have inserted values in an another column that I want to display. Next to point ID is grid_code, which I believe ...
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After adding new field, data in other field changes. Why does this happen?

After joining two tables, then joining a third table to that join, I added a field so that I could calculate the numbers in each field into a total. However, after creating the new "total" field, the ...
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Calculating centroid latitude in ArcMap throws error in Arcpy

I can create a centroid latitude field in ArcMap10.1 using "Calculate Geometry..." in the attribute table, but when I try the same thing using: arcpy.CalculateField_management(bins_WGS84, "cent_lat", ...
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Shapes not matching number of records

I am trying to merge features (polygons) from 7 subregions in ArcGIS (v10.x). Merge goes fine but when I do any other process on it (e.g. Adding a field, calculations etc), the merged file is ...
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Proper transformation file to go from NAD83 CSRS UTM 17 to NAD83 UTM 17

Looking to determine which transformation file to select when using the Project tool in ArcMap 10.2.2 to go from NAD83 CSRS UTM 17 and NAD 83 UTM 17. The data I am working with is from Geogratis and ...
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Access ArcCatalog Window through ArcPY

I want to create a button in ArcCatalog that takes the metadata from the selected file in ArcCatalog and prints it to a text file. The metadata extraction part is done, and I have succssfully tested ...
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How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?

I am looking to print DDP (Data Driven Pages) to a printer through a Python (arcpy) script which I will create in Arc Catalog. In other words, I would like for the script to have the following ...
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Looping a location-allocation problem in ArcMap's Model Builder

I have developed the model below in which I iterate through a series of values for a variable in the Location-Allocation type of problem. The variable is the number of facilities to solve. The model ...
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How to populate an attribute table from an interpolation (grid)

I am a novice ARC10 GIS user, with a question on how to add data from a grid file to a shapefile based on an attribute and position. I have a shapefile with fish positions (x,y) and their ...
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Output raster from IDW interpolation tool is from 3.40282e+038 to -3.40282e+038 in ArcPy

I am not familiar with Python in ArcGIS, so I used ModelBuilder first to set the environment and put the tool in. The model worked right and the output raster seemed good. Then I exported the model ...
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Errors when using the Corridor Designer tool from Arctoolbox

I am using the corridor Designer ArcToolbox for designing a habitat suitability model and I've got the following errors: Error 010328: syntax at or near symbol SPACE ERROR 010267; Syntax error in ...
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How can I calculate the radius or curvature of a meandering river?

I want to calculate the radius of curvature of a meandering river with ArcGIS 10.1. I have used the Planform Statistic Tool, developed by the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, to calculate ...
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Make city labels inside of its country

I have City points and a Country polygons. Is it possible to make it so that labels of the cities are inside of their own country without converting to annotation? I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop.
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Iteratively exporting from Table to .txt in Model Builder (ArcMap) not appending correctly

I am solving a location-allocation type of problem where I use a loop to go through several specifications of the problem. The model runs fine, and produces the vizualization outputs just as expected. ...
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Creating Self Executing Python Script (*.py)?

Trying to figure out how to create self executing python scripts with using the ArcGIS python window. I'm ok (generally) when developing and running scripts inside the python ArcGIS windows but ...
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Making offset to polyline using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there a way to make an offset to a polyline in ArcGIS? i.e. something like the command "Offset" from AutoCAD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A8CyoAMnjU I can't use the Buffer tool because I ...
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csv data into an .xml Workspace Document to import into my geodatabase?

I'm looking to import data into my geodatabase from an .xml file using the import XML workspace document utility that comes from right clicking the geodatabase in ArcCatalog . Only problem is my ...
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Assigning values to a grid cell based on number of intersecting features

I need to create a grid that will include a single value for each cell which represents the total number of "stressors" intersecting that cell. So, the final product will be a 1km grid with cells ...
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Repeating a model until all Records of one field are true

I am creating a model that begins with a series of time stamped lat/longs that creates a "KM_HR"(kilometers per hour) field based on estimated migratory movements of a species. After the model is ...
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How to see all information as data on map? [on hold]

¿Cómo puedo ver toda mi información da datos en el mapa? Al cargar los datos de las comunidades autónomas de España, no me los reconoce todos los nombres sino algunos y eso me pasa con cualquier tabla ...
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Basic WMS question

I am kind of new to WMS (I live a sheltered life) so I apologize if this is an obvious question. I requested some data (I assumed it'd be in vector format). I received a WMS link, which I opened and ...
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Creating WMS, which can be previewed via ArcGIS JavaScript Viewer, based on buffer model tool?

I am really new to arcgis, so i think you will find this to be an easy question. Arcgis docs are abundant, but however, after too much browsing, i cannot find a concrete answer. these are the ...
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Options to use different Remap tables in a ModelBuilder or Python Script

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to embed multiple remap tables into a drop down type list or for an option to be selected to be used in a reclassify tool that outputs a final raster for ...
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Find and replace text based on feature class attribute

I've been struggling with this problem for a few days. It seems to be more programmatic than geospatial in nature, so I'm open to suggestions to redirect this elsewhere. I have a text file ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Shp File Read-only

How do you make the shapefile a Read-only so the client can not make any edits using 10.2.2 ArcGIS. It is not within a geodatabase, just a stand alone shapefile. I am using Windows 8
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Setting KMZ layer visibility

How do I set the visibility scale for a line KMZ created from ArcMap (Layer-to-KMZ). I'm sure I would have to go into the KML code and add, but add what. That is to say as I zoom in and out using ...
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Using just the variable name (not full file path) for inline variable substitution in Model Builder

I am trying to use inline variable substitution in ModelBuilder to return the name of a raster used in Zonal Statistics as a field in my output table (see model below). Currently, the model works ...
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Buffer Polygon, BUT Inside and Only for a Distance

There has to be an easy way to do this. Been plugging away for an hour and I don't know if I am brain dead or what. What I need to do is buffer a polygon on the inside, but only for 500 metres. If ...
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Error when exporting Query Layers and Event Layers to Feature Class from ArcMap

ArcEditor 10.2.2 and 10.2.0 SQL Server 2008, service pack 4 We have Query Layers and Event Layer point layers in ArcMap, which have been created from tables in a SQL database. The layers can be ...
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Symbolising multiple lines in the same location

I would like to produce maps showing multiple lines that are in the same location. This poses the problem that the lines overlap each other making one of multiple lines visible when displayed in a ...
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Meaning of AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da'? [duplicate]

error is : AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da' Code is below: import arcpy import os from arcpy import env # Set local variables inWorkspace = "Q:\\NHD project\\Connection ...
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Divide two rasters with different cell sizes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got two rasters of the exact same location (So every pixel in one raster is equivalent to the pixel in the other raster). Raster A has a resolution of 6m per pixel. Raster B has a resolution of ...
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Generate random points for IDs with similar coordinates with ArcMap

I have a dataset which consists of IDs with addresses and coordinates (long/lat). Some of the IDs have similar coordinates. How do I generate random points for the IDs that have those similar ...
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Simulation in flow path [on hold]

In generating flow path, I have these data/attributes (arcid, from_node, to_node, grid code, velocity, and time). I want to know how can I perform simulation using these datas that the flow starts ...
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some fields from node and to node output are equal to 0

I am generating a flow path using the flow direction grid and flow accumulation raster as input in stream to feature tool. I just want to know what it means to have 0 values in the from node and to ...
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How to find out to which polygon each points belongs to in ArcMap [duplicate]

I have got a shapefile consisting of a number of polygons, and another shapefile with a number of points. I want to add a column in the points shapefile. For each point, I want the column to contain ...
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Editing curved annotation - unable to add vertex to baseline sketch, move bezier curve handles independently

It appears as though I am unable to add a vertex to a curved annotation during an editing session in ArcMap. When the annotation is right-clicked, the box to add or delete a vertex appears, but the ...
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arcpy.Intersect_analysis() returns empty result, but Intersect tool in ArcMap is succesful

I've got two large feature classes that I'm trying to perform an intersect on. Using the following python code, I get an empty output feature class: arcpy.Intersect_analysis(["Schools","Zips"], ...
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How to replace null field in generated ArcMap Report

I am creating a report from ArcMap and I would like for the null value fields to be replaced with either a blank or a 0 , but only in the generated report not in the actual attribute field. Is this ...
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Calculating sum of distances between multiple points in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2. I have two layers- one is around 2,000 geolocated ballot boxes while the other is around a dozen geolocated facilities. I would like to calculate the total distance between ...
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header row in excel is not header row when imported into ArcMap

I am importing an Excel table with X/Y coordinates to plot on a map (point data). The original Excel table has a header row as its top row..The row is 'frozen' in Excel. When I import the table and ...
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ArcGIS and QGIS compatibility: issues with Shapefiles or Geodatabases?

I work at a small planning commission as 1 of 2 GIS people, where we have 2 ArcGIS licenses. A volunteer recently starting working with us. He is using QGIS and mostly editing shapefiles. I ...
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How to transfer attributes from standalone table to feature class using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In short, I have a stand alone table that has an identical table schema to a feature class. I am creating a feature in the feature class and need to copy the selected row from the stand alone table ...
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Conversion from string decimal date format into field with date format using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ESRI ArcMap 10.2 , I am trying to convert a text field in a shapefile that holds dates in a decimal format into a usable date formated field, but I can not for the life of me figure out the ...
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MakeFeatureLayer_management wrong output

I have a huge database with Sightings from whales and dolphins from 1995 till today. So I want to sort the database with python. Till now I can make FeatureLayers for each year for ...
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ITRF2008 to WGS84 Datum Transformation in ArcMap?

If I have data in IRTF2008 as shapefile is it possible to change this to WGS84 and how? The need for this comes when trying to display the data in a third party program that doesn't recognize the ...