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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 ...
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Wrong coordinates after Usage of NumPyArrayToRaster(…)

My Project I am currently working at should enable cellvalue manipulation on raster files using ArcPy. My Script works fine except I am not getting the right Y-Values (northing values) for the ...
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Grouping carpool participant addresses for network

I have a list of addresses of people participating in carpools to a workplace and a list of cars given by the workplace. Both lists change daily. I need to group people by their addresses and assign ...
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Select and copy attributes features in ArcMap using Python add-in tool?

I'm trying to add a tool to an add-in toolbar to select features from an existing feature class and copy attributes to another feature class,from point to point. TopoHeight_Field_Name='Comment' def ...
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Georeferencing an image to a Progressive JPEG

I am using the Georeferencing tool in ArcGIS 10.2 to georeference a normal JPEG image. I want to produce a georeferenced Progressive JPEG image from that image, but there is no JPEG Progressive ...
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Where is information on What's Coming in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

Every year I need to make a case to my employer as to why it is essential we continue to pay maintenance. To justify this investment, I need to have some idea about what's coming so I began googling ...
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How can I export each individual Raster out of an ESRI Rastercatalog?

I have a managed raster catalog (ArcGIS 10.0) which contains many images. I need to migrate these to another GIS and have to export them individually. As far as I can see, I can only export all images ...
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Center text value of a field in polygon and display

I would like to display the value of a field over the polygon. In this case, the field name is Subname, and i would like to use a specific font. Would like to perform this action for each polygon on ...
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Can not load Arcmap 10.1 styles

I'm having a problem applying existing styles and loading new ones. I go to customize > Style manager and i see that it is empty. After, i click on Styles tab and i select from the list the ...
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How do I setup the initial entry point into the ArcGIS Geoservices REST API?

I am trying to implement the ESRI REST API with a non-esri service (MapProxy). I am able to add my service to ArcCatalog 9.3 as an 'ArcGIS Server'. However, none of the sample layers are displayed ...
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Large Jpegs, handling in ARCGIS

I am working with 10s of large raster data, each one is from jpeg, around 65000x22000 pixels, I have a normal laptop, with 8 Gb of RAM and i5 processor. Can any one give me guidance on how do i make ...
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GDAL external overviews not recognized by ArcGIS

I am adding external overviews to a number of TIF files with GDAL as follows: gdaladdo -ro file.tif 2 4 8 16 --config COMPRESS_OVERVIEW LZW Then, when I add the tif file to ArcGis is still asking ...
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How can I check the resolution of my .img raster file in ArcMap?

I'm just learning ESRI's ArcMap and I just wanted to know where I can find the resolution of a .IMG raster layer.
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How to transpose data points to a line efficiently?

See sketch below. The main objective, using ArcGIS 10 or 10.1, is to get the P points to the perpendicular P line and, either the closest B point to the endpoint of the P line where it interesects ...
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one mxd per region or many mxd's per map

I am working somewhere where they insist on using one mxd per region, in this mxd there is every layer required to make maps (about 10 per region). I find it tedious because you have to turn layers on ...
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Error with da.UpdateCursor and SDE feature classes

I am making my first attempt at editing an ArcSDE feature class with python through a da.UpdateCursor. I'm essentially taking code I've written for a file geodatabase feature class and applying it to ...
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Adding data to PostgreSQL geodatabase using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I installed and configured PostgreSQL perform the settings in this link http://resources.arcgis.com/es/help/main/10.2/index.html#/na/002p000000t4000000/ My problem is I cannot upload feature class ...
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How do I convert a tweet into a point in QGIS?

I've been doing some research on using R to datamine twitter, but I haven't really found an answer or a decent tutorial for my question. I'm interested in pulling tweets from twitter with a certain ...
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ArcGIS 10: How to mask a raster by using extract by mask tool If the feature mask is larger than the raster area?

I have a problem to mask the the raster which has values ranges -0.73106217384338 - 0.94593381881714. These values have been derived by using equatin (B3-B4)/(B3+B4) from Landsat band 3 and band 4 ...
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How to list attributes in a field using Python?

I'm using ArcGis 10.2.2 and I'm creating a model in ModelBuilder. I want to know how I can list the attributes of a field and then make a selection for each unique attribute using Python. I have a ...
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Selecting an attribute from a classified raster image

I am trying to select just the black attribute (classified water in the image) but I can not select anything. In the attribute table it lets me select the row, but it will not select in the map. I ...