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Updating a feature class based on evaluating different fields with arcpy.da.UpdateCursor

I have a feature class with a number of fields, two of wich are key fields, named key and front, and secondary fields named key_n and front_n. The thing is I need to search in the whole table for any ...
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Adding a drop down option for python script

I've code that will add fields to feature classes. I've parameterized the script so the user can navigate to the location of the feature classes to be edited. If the feature class is already open ...
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How do I extract building elevation values from Multipatch GDB

I have a GDB Multipatch Buildings layer that I open with ArcScene or ArcGlobe. I want to extract building elevation values, but this is not stored in the attribute table. I can run a "Add Z ...
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How do I store a reference to a workspace in a feature?

I have a feature class where each feature needs a reference to a raster in another workspace. Is there some way I can get a string that uniquely identifies any workspace (ArcSDE, personal or file)? ...
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How to staple layers in a view using ArcGIS Desktop?

How is it possible to staple layers, like in the picture below? Preferably using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop.
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Choosing projection for calculating 2D 3D area in New Zealand?

I'm trying to use Surface Volume tool in ArcMap to calculate 2D and 3D area of a catchment. What would be the best projection to use and how do i check the maximum error of the estimation?
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Use Spatial Adjustment text links in Rubbersheet geoprocessing

How can one use the displacement link table created for use in the interactive Spatial Adjustment toolbar with the Rubbersheet Features geoprocessing tool? The toolbar method uses a text file of ...
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How to convert/interpolate feature layer to raster layer?

According to ESRI documentation about Making NetCDF Raster Layer: To create a netCDF raster layer from a netCDF variable, the spacing between x-coordinates must be equal and the spacing between ...
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How to best populate points within a polygon with a set of rules

I've got a polygon (a Circle) with a certain size. I want to put points inside it, as much as I can, but with a set of rules : Points can't be near each other, up to 500 meters. Points can't be near ...
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Validating data in model builder

I have FGDB with points feature classes that I want to convert to lines using using a ready-made script called TrackBuilder. I am using model builder: When I populate the Track Builder script tool ...
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How do I label US state borders in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm trying to label a border between TN and NC, but the label manager won't let me. How can I get it to work? I'm using ArcMap 10.1
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Handling features as events [on hold]

I have a question related to handling features dynamically. In the two desktop GIS systems QGIS and ArcGIS we can import CSV files or database tables as XY events. These can be handled as dynamic ...
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Retaining UNIQUE attribute fields after dissolving a shapefile

I tried the solution to "Dissolving shapefiles but retain attribute fields" but my original shapefile (3000 rows in attribute table) has many duplicate values in the field that I want to retain so ...
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Error “one or more activex controls could not be . . . .”

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2. I can open ArcGIS 10.2.2 help. After selecting search option, I've encountered this error: one or more activex controls could not be displayed because either: 1) your ...
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Update AutoCAD 2015 custom drawing property fields from ArcGIS Shapefile

I need to update AutoCAD 2015 custom drawing property fields from a GIS point dataset shapefile format (in ArcGIS). I would like to do this for an AutoCAD template as project work starts. I have ...
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Search and Select in Arcpy with Cursors

I'm working on a tool that identifies features and repairs them using an existing tool. At the moment I am struggling to put my idea into code however. The purpose is to use a search cursor from a ...
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Creating shapefiles with attached/hyperlinked PDF forms in ArcMap?

What is the best way to attach pdf forms to point shapefiles to fill out while out in the field? I know how to create a hyperlink to the specific folder but is there a way to have the shapefile ...
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trouble using IDW after append

I am trying to extract aerosol-type-land data from a modis image which decompose into 4 category (0-4), and the result will be a monthly mean value foreach category. I started by converting raster to ...
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How can I replicate focalmean with focal statistics

Hi I am trying to get rid of some small gaps of no data in my rasters. I would previosly have used focalmean but it is no longer available. I've tried what I expected to work but I'm getting errors. ...
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Calculate QUARTER from Date field using ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I currently have a Date field in the format of MM/DD/YYYY. My goal here is to convert the Dates into 1 of 4 quarters, along with the Year. The field to be created will be called QTR_YR. My first ...
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Creating Drive Zone polygon in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I recently performed ArcGIS Location Allocation for a layer of census population data and a layer of facility destinations. Before this, I discerned the service area of these destinations with ...
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how to restore subdataset window (Do Not Ask Again) checked by mistake

I checked "Do Not Ask Again" check box by mistake.Choosing this option automatically loads the first subdataset for any HDF without opening the subdataset selection. so how to fix this problem? I need ...
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Calculating XY in Model Builder using Calculate field

I'm trying to calculate the lat/long of a feature class in GCS NAD83. The picture shows what goes below. I can get it to work for distances and areas, but not a centroid. What looks incorrect?
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Select for a specific number of characters

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 and have an attribute that has either 4 or 5 characters; i.e., CO-1, BY-3, CAR-1, MRT-8. All letters are uppercase, this is in a personal GDB, and this is a string field. I ...
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Creating Query Layer with 1:M relationship in ArcGIS?

I am trying to create a query layer in ArcGIS which contains 1:M relationship, When i execute query i am getting blank feature class. My query is as below SELECT a.Industrialcode, a.Industrialname, ...
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Reference File Paths Stored as Attributes in Model Builder

I'm trying to design a model in Model Builder that will derive input files for a process from file paths stored in an index shapefile's attribute field. The two datasets involved are a shapefile ...
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Merge large numbers of ascii files .asc in ArcGIS

I need to merge ~8k of .asc files into one big one. To convert each one into a raster first would take forever .. is there a possibility to convert multiple ascii files to raster in ArcGIS?
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How to create nodes for oracle network analysis?

I'm new in oracle spatial but i know ArcGIS Network analyst.ArcGIS create nodes(Junctions)for routing automatically and uses the nodes in network analyst. In oracle spatial something is different ...
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Loop a Select by Attribute on all features (ArcPy)

I have a really basic script that selects an input Polygon by an Attribute and then does a series of Buffers on that, a select by location and then appends the result into a final output. I need to ...
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Deciding variables for image classification?

The results of an image classification may vary A LOT depending on the variables you use from the beginning. Number of classes, minimum class size, sample interval, atmospheric corrections, ...
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arcgis operation dashboard url parameters

need to know if it possible to filter dashboard data sources with url parameters . also if it possible to change the behavior between Layer Filters tool to AND not OR .
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Add date field to imported csv file

I am using a script written by John to import a csv file and make a point feature class. My table looks like this: "timestamp_pretty","mmsi","imo","shipType","lat","long","month","week" "31/12/1969 ...
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Derive individual land cover classes from .jpg map

I have a .jpg image which is land cover classification image with 9 classes. I want to extract raster image (.img file) which contains the same classes as .jpg image (9 classes too). Is there any tool ...
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Calculating population within a polygon from a raster layer [duplicate]

I am trying to calculate the population within a set of polygons (representing districts). I have a raster file of population data. Can I assign the population data to the polygons and then sum the ...
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Export/Save graphic created in ArcMap

I created a legend for a Map with ArcMap 10.2.2. I converted it to graphic and want to export or save it as an image. How can I do? Can't figure it out.
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Excluding hidden items from legend

I want to show items and labels in the legend only for those features shown on map. I hid some of them with a query definition in layer properties, but they're still visible in the legend. I know that ...
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Recast data from one geographic standard to another

I'm working right now a project looking at medical labour supply in rural areas in Australia. I aim to use STATA for most of this analysis, but a change in geographic standards by the Australian ...
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Select by attributes for Arabic fonts in SDE/ file geodatabases?

I have a layer with names of electrical substations in Arabic language. there is no any problem when searching any Field names in English language whether from the SDE of file goedatabase I got the ...
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Process a “Data Type: Mosaic” to calculate slope

I have a DTM stored as a Mosaic Data Type. I need to work with this DTM, calculate slope of it etc. however this is not possible in this format (Or does anyone have a Suggestion here?). I tried ...
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Clipping only overlapping datasets using Iterator function in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I've create a geodatabase with about 100 feature classes for my home province. I want to be able to specify a project extent and clip the feature classes to that extent and save into a new ...
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Animating Text/Graphics in ArcMap

ArcScene includes the capacity to animate 3D text added to the scene, through the use of Graphics Layers. I'm able to use this to make text fade in and out as visibility of layers is changed, however ...
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Mosaic DEM has large pixel when displayed in ArcMap?

I created a mosaic dataset in ArcMap 10.2 from tiles of ASTER DEM's at 30m resolution. I am attaching the image of what my export looks like. You can see that there are extremely large, alternating ...
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Drawing districts on city map using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am quite new to ArcGIS and would really appreciate your support. I am trying to create district level maps of all 81 cities in Turkey. There have been lots of new districts recently, so I feel ...
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Items won't show up in legend

I've imported some values attached to x y coordinates and am trying to display them as charts. All has gone well apart from the values displayed on the charts won't appear in the legend. I've exported ...
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Vector and Product Database structure? [on hold]

What is best practice for database/file hierarchy for storing Vector, Raster and Maps/Products? Or what are some of your organizations using as well as shapefile naming conventions? Ex : Vector/ ...
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How to add a Domain to a Feature Class in ArcGIS when the Subtype Field is Frozen?

I'm trying to add a Domain to a Field in a Feature Class in ArcGIS 10.2. I'm Following the Instructions found in the Official Documentation for Associating default values and domains with tables and ...
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ArcMap Label Help - Label from X/Y Coordinate

Edited: This picture might help explain my question. Here I have a point at the line with an X/Y coordinate. It also has a leader line to it. This leader line has an X2/Y2 coordinate. Both of ...
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ArcGIS Server returns an empty result

A Model Builder tool has been set up as a geoprocessing service on the server. The tool consists of Python scripts and native Model Builder functions. Unfortunately, I did not write this tool but it ...
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Changing datasource of a .lyr file results in empty layer with empty symbology (ArcObjects VB.NET)

I'm having a hard time adding my grid to the map and changing its symbology with an existing lyr file. I have found a great post by Neil Clemmons that explains this, but it doesn't work for me. I ...
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How to convert floodplain inundation results from a Hec-Ras model into Google Earth?

Having run a Hec-Ras 4.1.0 model, I wish to show the results in Google Earth. How is this possible and is it possible to do this by using ArcMap 10.1?