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Arcmap not changing to landscape view?

Arcmap refuses to change my layout view to landscape when I change the options in Page and Print setup. It keeps the exact same portrait box as before.
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How to create network dataset for train lines with points representing train stations in ArcGIS 10.2?

I would like to build a network dataset that that includes a line shapefile representing train lines and a point shapefile indicating train stations along those lines. When I right-click on the ...
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Merging different layers with same classes, but attributes overlap

I want to merge several layers (vector polygons) that all contain a field about land use. I would like to give weights on combining these layers in order to get one "land use" per polygon, but I ...
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How to calculate average wind speed at a particular location (given longitude and latitude)?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 and new to this software. My question iss I have time series wind speed data in netCDF form. I extract netCDF in raster form after that in table form. Now I need How to ...
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Join only if one line line intersects buffer. Do not if two

I've got a road network (line features) and a trip of GPS-Points. I want to join attributes from the road network to every point. So for each point i create a buffer. If the buffer intersects with a ...
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Create Feature Class does not have any input fields present?

I'm using ArcMap10.2 and when tying to create feature classes, empty tool is displayed. when i click OK "error 000735 :feature class:name is required "is displayed.
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Serious application error when trying to Export Map

I'm experiencing a new error that hasn't occurred before even thought I have been using ArcGIS 10.1, on this laptop, for over a year. When I go to File>Export Map, ArcMap closes immediately (before ...
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How to load an ENVI file into ArcGIS?

I received a series of *.img files with a single .hdr file that contains the necessary georeferencing information (i.e., samples, lines, coord system, etc.). I presume this is an ENVI header file ...
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ArcMap many-to-many join

I'm working in ArcMap 10 and can move around in R, though am not an expert. I have a shp file and an xlsx file. The shp file is 20,221 rows and includes a field GID (grid ID) which is not unique ...
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Creating multiple routes at same time with different stop locations using ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have a feature class that contains about 500 cross-streets locations and another feature class that contains about 1800 locations. I need to create a route from each cross-street to 1-6 locations. ...
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Legal description polygon mapping/creation with Arcpy

What I have: an excel file with the names of properties within an area that is part of the PLSS in which Township/Range, Section and Lot numbers are used. The file contains a legal description for ...
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Systematic sampling by FID

I have a shapefile created by a corn planter. It creates a point for each planting row every second. So a 16-row planter creates 16 points as it goes along the field. As a consequence, a small 30-acre ...
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Identify button pop-up window no longer displays in ArcCatalog?

When I use the identify tool within ArcCatalog (10.2.1), I no longer get the pop-up window that provides the information about whatever feature was clicked. I'm not sure when this issue started, but ...
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Can't add marker saved as an EMF to the style manager

I'm trying to add a marker I created in PowerPoint and saved as an EMF to ArcMap. The current questions all state that all I have to do is open the style manager and go to the marker symbols folder, ...
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Converting personal geodatabase .mdb file to .gdb

Is it possible to convert an MS Access personal geodatabase file to a SDE enterprise geodatabase file format? What kind of python scripting would it entail? I need to convert it in such way to ...
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How to select top 10 records in an attribute table

I am using Modelbuilder in Arcmap 10.2 to try and find a way to select the first 10 records sorted by Category and then by Distance. For example, my table has 100 banks and 100 churches, which is the ...
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Python Script to Identify and Flip Lines Digitized in the Wrong Direction

I have a river dataset that was digitized both in the direction of flow and opposite the direction of flow. I need to find an automated method to determine which lines were digitized from downstream ...
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How to export projected layers with relative cartesian (x,y) coordinates in ArcGIS

I've got several GIS datasets for a national park in South Africa (elevation map, water points, elephant density and such). I have access to the full ArcGIS Desktop Advanced suite, but am no GIS ...
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How to convert a raster file (*.tif) into a composite geodataset by using Python

I created geotiff rasters (approximately 6000 rasters) in .tif format by using Matlab Mapping Toolbox. When I examined the properties of the data, I realised that it is 64 bit double type. I need to ...
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Arcpy reclassify all values to same number

Using ArcGIS 10.1 and arcpy, is there a way to reclassify all values of a raster file to the same value (leaving NoData Values as "NoData")? Lets assume that I have no way of knowing what the actual ...
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Upgrading notebook performance for ArcMap [on hold]

I have bought a new computer to improve performance in ArcGIS. Specs: i5 4200H 2.80 ghz GTX850M 2 gb GDDR3 4 gb DDR3 (probably 1600 mhz) 500 gb 5400 rpm hdd But when I try to add big ...
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How to narrow raster features to single cell width?

Are there any tools or existing workflow which convert raster features (such as roads, rivers, electric lines etc.) which are (or can be) multiple cells wide to a single cell widht (i.e, center line). ...
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How to download ArcGIS Online symbology to ArcGIS Desktop?

I would like to transfer the symbology from my ArcGIS online maps to desktop. Each time I download it reverts to default. Does anyone know of a way to do this, or perhaps there is a symbology package ...
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script error on polygon to raster conversion

i keep getting the script error problem every time i try using polygon to raster tool in ArcGIS 10.1. Please help me how I can solve this? screenshot embedded
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Using ModelBuilder to replicate series of tasks without deleting output features first?

I am calling a number of files that I want to clip etc in ModelBuilder which clips data and sends it to a specific feature class. I want to re-run that same process for which I have converted the ...
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“Go to XY” offseting points

I am creating points in ArcGIS 10.1 to add to a GPS so I can navigate to them in the field. I add my points by editing an empty shapefile created in ArcCatalog. I then Add Field: Lat and Long as ...
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Snapping one vector layer to another

Is there anyway to snap one set of vectors to its nearest neighbor vector in another feature class? For example, I have a road feature class and a feature class of bridges and I want to snap the ...
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How to minimize output raster errors using topo to raster tool

TLDR:Is there a way to specify an angle of rotation for an interpolation output based on the angle of input lines? In our line of work, we often create straight line contours that represent a sloping ...
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Abbreviation dictionary for annotation feature class

I've been able to create and use an abbreviation dictionary using the Maplex labeling engine easily enough; however, when I tried to recreate labeling using an annotation feature class in a ...
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Using Extract Data from the Server Tools toolbox Question

Here is the attachment that I am trying to do here is to extract data tool which is under the Server Tools and it's under Data Extraction. I have a New Mexico NAIP 2014 1m NC that I add from an ...
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ArcGIS Toolbox will not open

I have a 58 MB ArcGIS toolbox (.tbx) with many tools inside. I am unable to open or add via ArcMap or ArcCatlog. Has anyone encountered this? The toolbox was created with the same version that I am ...
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How do you find out where there are missing tiles on a basemap on ArcGIS Server?

I have a basemap service on ArcGIS Server 10.1 where after doing a cache update (exploded cache), some of the tiles are missing. I have added a "missing tiles.png" so that it shows where the missing ...
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Selecting percentage of points from multipoint layer (ArcGis)

I am currently working with las dataset of small area, and I want to run some quick analysis on this area. Since my PC is not the best, I am looking for tool like "extract 50% of multipoints to new ...
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ArcGIS Raster to Polygon conversion not always outputting Class Names?

I'm having issues converting a cropland data layer using the conversion tools>>raster to polygon tool. I try to convert the data and select the field "class names" to assign values to the polygons in ...
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Defining polygons based on thickness maps using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to find and create polygons that demarcates three different inflection points in a thickness raster: where the thickness start to increase, where the thickness is at its max and where it starts ...
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Link feature to import or activate imagery in ArcGIS .mxd

I'm looking for a way to link features to activate or import imagery to an ArcMap 10.2 .mxd. The scenario: I have thousands of individual aerial photo frames and data about each as photo centers, ...
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How to get layer description using ArcObjects?

Assuming we have a ILayer object, I'm looking for how to get the layer description. I mean the description text of the layer properties: I didn't find it into the ArcObjects documentation.
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Select value from list in Python toolbox

within a Python toolbox in ArcGIS 10.2 I fill a parameter with a list. parameters[0].filter.list = myList It is essentialy a list of strings and will give the user a range of predefined years. Later I ...
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Why is Model Builder not outputting my Make Feature Layer results?

This model is giving me some trouble. When I run it the is not input into the map and when I do add the data in it is not clipped to the boundary. Any ideas? I have add model to map check in ...
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How can I enable a file to be edited if ArcMap won't let me edit it already?

I have two wetland layers. One file downloaded from the National Wetland Inventory and one from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services. Both layers were downloaded through MassGIS's Online Mapping ...
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defined domains in defined coordinates in arc collector

I'm working with Collector for Arc GIS. I'd like to define features, and in the features some domains. The collector gets the coordinates of the points, and than user chooses a feature and a domain. ...
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Creating multiple maps from a single layer - ArcGIS 10.1

I am looking for an add in for ArcGIS 10.1 to create multiple maps from a single layer that consists of a number of polygons. I have come across such an add in for MapInfo. Is there such an add in ...
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How do I view ovl files on Geogrid or Top50 then convert the data to shapefiles?

I have some .ovl files which can only opened on Geogrid or Top50 viewer which shows me where everything is. How do I take these ovl files and convert the properties to Shapefiles to be used on ArcMap ...
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How to fill sinks in DEM with specific amount of water

I identified the sinks in my terrain based on the DEM (grid) by using the 'fill'-tool and substracting the original DEM from the filled DEM. I also identified watersheds as well as flow paths. Now i ...
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how to allow null values in a feature-layer

I'm using ArcDesktop 10.2. I have 30 x,y locations that have 20 fields of numeric data, stored in an Excel spreadsheet. Some cells have no data, and I want those cells to be represented as null values ...
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Hot Spot Analysis

I'm using ArcMap 10.2- I've got a series of coordinate points, each with an associated value (level of income) that I would like to turn into a heatmap. I've projected the points onto a map, run the ...
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Calculate nearest feature with a barrier

I have three shapefiles: a) polyline with rivers and streams (also as polygon available to me), b) polylines of highways and roads and c) point file with locations in the riparian vegetation. I want ...
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ModelBuilder and Delete fields

I like to know if there is a solution to the following problem. I currently have a simple ModelBuilder workflow in which includes a list of shapefiles being copied. Within the workflow, once copied, I ...
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Identifying the side of a point from the closest polyline in ArcMap 10.0

I have a set of polylines (a network of streams and rivers) with information on the left and right side of the streams on riparian structure. I also have locations (points) of either side of the ...
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Can't recreate missing address locators

My organization uses several address locators stored in SDE. The server license was recently updated, and shortly after, some of these locators simply disappeared -- they are no longer visible or ...