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Converting values in date field to strings in text field using Python parser of ArcGIS for Desktop?

In the attribute table of my file geodatabase feature class I have a populated field called DateField of type date, and a text field called TextField. I have not yet hit on a way to convert the ...
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Zonal Statistics as a Table does not calculate statistics for all features in the dataset

I want to compute the mean elevation (slope, aspect) within an area of 800m around the nodes of a vector grid I have applied, using "Create Fishnet". Because my buffers overlap, I cannot use "Zonal ...
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Problem with decimal speeds to calculate travel time in Network Analyst

I'm using customized travel time service for network analysis. I get speed of the segments in decimal (ex: 54.3 km). I want to use the decimal numbers to calculate travel time. the default of traffic ...
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Script and model crashes after first iteration

I have a python script which dies after the first iteration. It dies on the second feature class to coverage. This also happened in modelbuilder, which is why I went to python hoping it would go away. ...
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How to extract information from several shapefiles in the same time?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.1. I have a shapefile for 10 catchments and other three shapefiles for landuse, soil type and rock types. To extract the area of land use types, soil types or rock types for each ...
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Many pipelines and buffers need to display one at the time,

I have more than 1000 individual pipeline in one shapefile with 4 different buffer size. I wish to show one pipeline at a time with its corresponding buffers after each other in a very quick way. I ...
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Scripting Custom data setup functionality of Business Analyst using ArcPy?

Is it possible to script the "Custom Data Setup" functionality in the "Business Analyst" extension in ArcGIS using ArcPy? This functionality basically allows one to create a "Business Analyst ...
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How can I use point layer as an impedance in Network Analyst?

I want to use traffic lights as an impedance for travel time in network analyst. The lights located in the intersections . I have to use multi-modal network based on this question How can I create ...
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Converting polyline data to polygons?

I am trying to convert some polyline coastline data into a polygon that I can use to clip/subset back other data sets by this polygon. There are some small gaps in the coastline data, which ...
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Calculating Percentiles in ArcMap?

I have a large polygon dataset (26,000) records with numerous attributes columns. I wish to calculate the percentile rank of each attribute. Say I have population_density in an attribute, is there a ...
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Select by location are within source layer

So I am trying to select all of the block groups inside a group of counties. So I am using the select by location tool and setting my target layer as the block group and my source layer as my ...
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Enforcing unique values in field when editing in ArcMap?

I am working on a geodatabase. In some of my features, I would like to add a field, in which I will type the values on my own. On this field no duplicates must be allowed. In other words I want it to ...
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Calculate mean elevation over a region

For the purposes of spatial interpolation, I have created a grid using "Create Fishnet" in ArcMap10.2 (I use the "label points", which have a spacing of 0,00833333 degrees). For every point (label ...
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Water utility editing rules

I am looking for some help related to editing water utilities in ArcMap. I understand that most water editing rules, and procedures are similar, and I am looking for any help with this. I will of ...
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Base height information is lost when I create a Scene Package

I am using ArcScene 10.2.2 When I create a scene package, and then unpack it, I lose any base height information I have given to layers in the package, which I have draped over TINs. I get the Error ...
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Is it possible to insert Excel table with filter in ArcMap layout view?

Please see the image (https://apps.health.ny.gov/statistics/environmental/public_health_tracking/tracker/mapaction.map?activeTool=showIndicator&indicator=asthma). There are "Map display" and ...
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Getting number as parameter to use in SQL expression leads to ExecuteError: ERROR 000358?

In my script I am using the Select tool (arcpy.Select_analysis) and in the SQL expression, I want to use a number that I call in as a parameter. I have trying to script it like: subsize = ...
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Is there a way to change the orientation of all text labels at once?

I rotated my extent -45 degree to make it look better. Problem is all the labels that I converted to graphics so I could rearrange them are also at -45 degrees. Any way to change that easily?
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Calculating Slope, Flow Accumulation and Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am working on a project that requires me to extract values from rasters (viz the slope and TWI) for a set of point dataset that I have. I tried calculating the Slope, Flow accumulation and the TWI ...
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How to do a flood simulation without flooding the whole area and covering surface structures (with DEM)?

I have a high resolution DEM and want to do a flood simulation starting at a river. My hope is that the water runs into historical (now dry) river channels (in which I'm interested in) at first and ...
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Shapefiles from ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Maps API?

Can you add a large shapefile made in ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Maps? I have added it to ArcGis Online and it takes a long time to load. I need to buy credits to put the shapefile tiled to ArcGIS ...
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Arc Hydro giving Error HRESLT E_FAIL has been returned from call to Component?

I have a problem with using Arc Hydro. I tried to follow these steps: App utilities> Set target locations Raster Data: C:users\seabell\Deskop\weekdata4\ Vector Data: ...
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“All the inputs are not current” after Precondition = false in Model Builder

I am using an Iterator to Iterate through a list of Strings for Feature Selection/Aggregation/Count. There is the possibility that no Features are aggregated. In this case, I want the iterator to go ...
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Concatenate Multiple String Fields and Convert to Date field using ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm Working in Model builder using the calculate value tool. I have three columns - SignatureDay, SignatureMonth, SignatureYear - All three are string data types and all consist of just numbers for ...
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How can I release the lock file on a DBF after removing its join to a FeatureLayer using ArcObjects?

I found another post with two different answers on how to remove the join between a feature layer and a standalone table, but neither method successfully removes the lock file ...
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Is there a 1.5:1 ratio coordinate system?

I'm a student fairly new to using GIS. I am doing a college project on using ArcGIS to map virtual worlds (such as the continents in World of Warcraft). The game programmers used a custom coordinate ...
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ArcGIS desktop map package, with clipping

Package Map (Data Management) almost does what I want: take everything in my current map, wrap it up in a nice little parcel with all geometry, attributes, labels, symbols, etc. etc. configured just ...
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Maintaining same number of digits in Excel file when converting to table in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two fields containing lat and long values which are precise up to 8 digits. When I use the excel to table tool, Arc removes the last two digits in both fields leaving me with lat and long ...
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Joining lines by X,Y AND Z coordinates

My task is to generate 3D polygons from line data, which will then be imported into TerraExplorer 3D presentation software. Problems arise when there are overlapping lines in 2D space, but which have ...
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Raster Calculator with conditional arguments?

I am trying to create a binary raster using the Raster Calculator in ArcGIS 10.2. I have a raster with ~20 different values, but I'm only interested in cells where the value = 10. I've been using the ...
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Calculating distribution of points compared to raster in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to calculate the distribution of points against raster layer classes. What tool would suit this process best?
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Finding the Python script used by a custom toolbar button in ArcMap

I've been asked by somebody at work to design a toolbar add-in that works just the same as an existing one, but with a different set of data. However, the person who wrote the original add-in for him ...
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Tabulate Area in ArcGIS for Desktop not creating correct output?

I have used the Tabulate Area zonal spatial analyst tool in ArcGIS many times, and am encountering a problem for the first time. I am using a polygon grid (fishnet) as my zone dataset, and tabulating ...
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Making tool in arcmap by using modelbuilder or python

I am trying to making one tool by using python. For that I already make GUI. In that i have 5 inputs. These 5 inputs are feature layers(shape files). Now I make another option field. It is multiple ...
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SDE connection and multiple schema

I setup an sde connection for Oracle database, where multiple databases are sitting. All databases have same owner, sharing same password but identical user (e.g., BUI, EICU, FRNSW and LPI). While ...
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How to join point and polygon layers but retain polygon geometry for choropleth in ArcMap? [on hold]

background: I tried to join a point layer and a polygon layer so that I could make a choropleth map of the attributes in the point layer but all I can get is a point map regardless of which layer I ...
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Selecting Features and Averaging Attributes

I currently have two point shapefiles, SHP A with approximately 75 points and SHP B with approximately 2000 points. What I would like to do is: 1) For each point in SHP A I would like to find the ...
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ArcMap addin well-known folder not saved in mxd

We have a mix of Win7 and Win8 computers, with ArcGis 10.2.1 On the Win7 computers, under Add-In Manager > Options tab, we can add a well-known folder to the box "Search for additional Add-Ins in ...
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Cannot access unique value vector renderer for image in ArcMap?

I have had to upgrade to ArcGIS 10.3, I tried to open a .tif image, but in the properties of the image I can not find the unique values option instead I found vector render?!! (look the picture ...
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Method of inputing time series data in ArcGIS

I have weather stations with its geographical location ( lat,long, ht) along with daily temperature and rainfall data in time series format. I would like to use this meteorological data to interpolate ...
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Unknown spatial reference in “Create Fishnet” files

I am working on an unprojected dataset (lat/lon) on a WGS84 DATUM, and for that region I have used the "create fishnet" tool from "Data Management Tools" in ArcMap 10.2, in order to apply a grid over ...
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ModelBuilder Tool produces different results when using Run Button and running as a tool

I found out that I can run a tool I created in ModelBuilder by clicking the run button after clicking to edit the tool. However, it doesn't produce the same results if I run the tool after clicking on ...
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View Oracle GeoRaster in ArcMap

I have imported SRTM DEM into Oracle 11g using FME.The block size is set to 128X128.I am able to view the data in QGIS,Tatuk and play with it using GDAl command line.Unable to view the same in ArcMap. ...
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My exported data does not align in the correct projection? [on hold]

I have excel tables the data is from a website that I need to add and update to my SDE database. The header of the excel tables have Work Order number, date, zip, department and address. The problem ...
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Find the first occurrence of any letter in an alphanumeric string [on hold]

Working in arcgis desktop 10.2, I use python scripts to split some strings, found in an attribute table. Most of them were quite easy to split, but here is one that i could't manage to break. ...
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Buffer Problems While Using Model Builder

I've created a model that is supposed to allow a user to select an area of road and will then highlight the attributes within a user-specified buffer distance from the selected area. This is what I've ...
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Customizing Create Features window in ArcMap?

Can I customize Create Features window in ArcMap? (whether by using ArcMap capabilities or by writing ArcMap-Addin) I've read about Creating custom ArcMap TOC views, is there something similar for ...
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Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?

I`m running a simple model in ArcMap 10.2, which makes my ArcMap crashing (closing and then an error message pops in saying that ArcMap has encountered a serious error, and there is an option to ...
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The best practice to join\relate\connect 4 feature class together

What is the The best practice to join\relate\connect communities\UMP\BuiltUP\Admin boundaries, Could you please consider the following scenario: I have a feature class with a name “community “ ...
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Is every cell in flowdirection draining towards an outlet

I have created a Flowdirection map in a defined catchment. I want to find out if every cell in my map is flowing towards the creek/outlet. Is there an easy way to do this? I have created the ...