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Using If Statements in ArcGIS Calculate Field?

I've never used Python scripting before and can't seem to figure out how to use an If statement in the Field Calculator tool. I have a field called 'MAX_GRIDCODE' which returns the highest force a ...
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How to split by attribute into own shapefiles? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I have a shapefile with multiple polygons. I want to split the polygons into their individual shapefiles. I tried using the Split but get hung up on the ...
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Vertical section of viewshed

How can someone make this vertical section of a viewshed analysis (e.g. in ArcMap)?
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Inconsistent Value Using Calculate Value in ModelBuilder?

I have a set of models that use Calculate Value to store file locations as strings for use in model variables and outputs, and am having an issue with the model either hanging on to the first value it ...
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NHD layers won't redraw in ArcGIS 10.1 at small scale?

If I am already zoomed in to a smaller scale and then add the NHD Hydrography dataset (already clipped to just Texas), I can see all the NHDFlowlines, NHDAreas, and other layers that come in the ...
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Arcgis 10.1 Archydro tools, converting RasterToPolygon How can I solve: ERROR 000732: Input Table:

I´m using arcgis 10.1 and Archydro tools. During the Catchment Polygon Processing, one of the steps used to define the watershed limits, I get the folowing error: Executing: CatchmentPolyProcessing ...
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Add nodes to polyline at set intervals

I have a shapefile polyline which I would like to add nodes to at set intervals along its length. Is this possible in ArcGIS 10.2 and how would I go about it?
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Extracting Multi Values to Points and Dissolve afterwards with ModelBuilder?

I want to extract Multi Values from 2 Rasters to Points and dissolve these points afterwards with an ArcGIS ModelBuilder model. In the Dissolve function I want to make some statistics of the extracted ...
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Writing Python script to populate fields of layer with underlying info from another layer?

I have layers of points and lines that have to be updated regularly. It needs to have the intersecting attributes from another layer stored in its fields/attribute table. IE. towns, school districts ...
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How to rectify a georeferenced Google Earth image and corresponding layer

I am still a newbie to georeferencing and ArcGIS. I imported an image with place markers from Google Earth. Then I opened up the image in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1. I then georeferenced the control ...
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Create a Loop for Arcpy

I am looking for help to write a loop a arcpy.CalculateField_maagement process where the User is asked with the 'raw_input', prior to the tool running "Do you need to change a field value(yes/no):", ...
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working with lidar points

Currently I'm working with the LAS format and want to transform from WGS84 to RSO Kertau Malaysia. I'm using ArcGIS-Las to Multipoint and Data Management Tool-Project and succeeded in the ...
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Reducing cell size of DEM for processing reasons?

I need to calculate the solar radiation for a region of interest, and I am using the 'solar radiation' tool implemented in ArcGIS (10.1) and a DEM with cell size 1x1. It is 3 days now that ArcGIS is ...
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Importing shapefile (.shp) in Adobe Illustrator

I am working in ArcGIS, in order to enhance the quality of map , I need to import the shapefiles with all layers, to adobe illustrator. Can anyone suggest the steps doing this?
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Unique Id script field calculator

I need to generate a unique id using filed calculator in ArcMap 11.0. I am a student and I am having problems finding the script or getting auto increment to work or anything else.
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Loading feature linked annotation to existing sde Database

I have feature linked annotation (composite) in sde Databese and i need to add / load annotation from another Database FGDB, is there a way to do this? or i need to make all the prosses again (Lable ...
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Selecting alternate files (every second) as inputs to ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have multiple ‘pairs of images’ that need to be mosaicked but I cannot find how to automate selection of the 'paired' file names as inputs into a model. Each has a file name such as ...
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Showing/displaying relationship between Earthquakes and Fracking operations?

I am presently analysing the relationship between hydraulic fracture operations and possible associated induced seismicity. I have both the earthquake data (as a shapefile with lat, long, magnitude ...
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Geocoding Adresses with varying levels of reporting accuracy?

I am trying to geocode a database that has, I'll call it "4 tiers", of address types. They are: Numbered Street (e.g. 506 Taproom Way) Cross-street (Happy Road $ Jubilant Blvd) Hundreds Block (500 ...
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ArcGIS Data Interopabality Extension and Exporting from Mapcom M4

I am exporting from Mapcom's M4 database into Geodatabase or Shapefile. I have the ArcGIS Data Interopability extension and I was able to connect and export the Lines, Points, polys, etc. When I ...
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Removing ArcGIS Online icons in Mac menu bar?

I'm running ArcMap via VMware and each time I open it, an icon gets added to the menu bar. They never go away when I quit the program, so I wind up with quite a little collection until I reboot. ...
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Automating Viewshed Analysis for 100+ points in ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS? [on hold]

I am looking to create a script or some sort of work flow to analyze the viewshed of 100+ points (in a .KMZ file) using either ArcGIS 10.3. I can also download and use the most recent version of QGIS, ...
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When debugging ArcGIS add-in, can't use “Edit and Continue”

I've been working on this add-in for years, and just today set up a new computer with VS 2013 and ArcGIS 10.3. When I run my add-in from the debugger, breakpoints can be hit, but I can't edit when ...
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How to draw contour lines with exact distance?

I am not a professional GIS user so am desperately trying to draw contours with exact distances around my samples (points). I have 67 samples and I would like to draw contours around these points. ...
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ArcGIS and / or QGIS and UAV tech [on hold]

I see it has been almost a year since the last "UAV and GIS" question was asked here. Finding some incredible youtube videos recently showing remarkable results doing UAV and GIS together here and ...
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Data copied from Excel to ArcMap layout view not exporting?

I prefer to use excel to make legends as I find it quicker than using ArcMap. Occasionally in some projects when I copy these in they appear fine in ArcMap, but some aspects don't export. ArcMap ...
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input range (0-2) values as a integer [on hold]

Is it possible to input range values (e.g. 0-2,2-4, 4.5-5) in arcgis database as a integer or float so that it can be queryable. In database column it take input range values as a "text" which is not ...
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How to export from WINSTAR to ArcGIS [on hold]

I have data in a very old "winstar" type of format. However, currently I only use ArcGIS for Desktop and QGIS. Does anyone have an idea on how I can import this old-fashioned winstar stuff to ArcGIS ...
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Limiting digits in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2. I want to create a land information system, one of the features attribute data includes a citizen id field, it includes 11 digits, for preventing wrong value entering, i want ...
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Setting PDF page numbers/names when created by Export Map enabled with Data Driven Pages?

how to create PDF with Grid Number in Data Driven Pages i tried to export PDF but it is export with page no like 1,2,3..... but i want to export with Grid Number is there any way to export like that ...
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Extracting Elevation-Volume Data of storage areas out of range

I was extracting elevation-volume data of storage areas using the HEC-GeoRAS extension of the arcmap. But it wasn't able to extract the elevation data and it appears "5, Index was out of range. Must ...
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How to correctly input complex multiband functions in Raster Calculator?

I'm trying to compute a MTVI2 (Modified Triangular Vegetation Index - Improved) and EVI (Enhanced Vegetation Index) from Landsat 8 imagery. My formulas are as follow (I'm using ModelBuilder): MTVI2= ...
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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Raster images overlaying each other but shouldn't

When I open a new map document and drag different raster images into the map the images stack on one another rather than form the complete image of a country. When I try zooming in, the multiple ...
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Search radius for some intermediate distance

ArcMap on my laptop runs very slowly. So it can take a long time for a near table to run. Is it possible to use a search radius for some intermediate distance? For example, the search radius only ...
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Joining table to a near table

I calculated the distances between one set of xy coordinates and another set of xy coordinates. So my near table has the ID variables, distance and rank. However, when I join the near table to the ...
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Using WK ID's when using CreateSpatialReference tool

I recently found out how to create specific spatial reference objects and add them to my arcgis python standalone script. ...
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ArcMap hangs on “Initializing Application…” when starting from Visual Studio?

This has worked just fine for years; I don't know what changed. ArcMap 10.0 starts just fine on its own, it's just when using the debugger to test my add-in that it won't start. The add-in, once ...
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How do you delete a feature class if ArcCatalog locks the geodatabase?

I'm trying to delete a feature class from a personal geodatabase using ArcCatalog but the file is locked because it's opened exclusively by me. The process fails to get a schema lock. Well of course ...
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Match features that are spatially similar with ArcGIS?

I'm hoping there might be a way to match features from one feature class to features of another feature class that are the most spatially similar. I have two datasets representing the same thing but ...
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Using the Make Query Table for Querying a Many-to-Many relationship

I have two tables that I have connected via an attributed relationship class of the cardinality Many-to-Many. One is a table of water body (rivers) features and the other is a series of pollutants ...
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Graph/Network building and analysis of linked polygons in ArcGIS 10.2

This is more of a follow-up question to Divide polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcGIS 10.2 and grouping village points based on distance and population size, particularly the ...
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Delete feature class?

Here are my actions so far: create gdb > import feature classes > create new feature dataset > import feature classes So now I have my feature datasets with all my layers as well as the original ...
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Sun ras format in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

I have some data stored in sun ras data. I found several pages that state this format is supported. e.g. http://support.esri.com/fr/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/26784 I'm using version 10.3, ...
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Convert xy coordinates to latitude & longitude

Is there an easy way to convert coordinates (TM65) to latitude/longitude using ArcMap (version 10.3.1)?
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Clustering of points with count using ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro?

Does anyone know if it is possible to to something like this in ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro? That is clustering of points with count: http://www.mappetizer.de/en/examples/usa_cluster/index.html
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Moving a Map Service Group Layer out of a Group Layer with ArcPy

I am struggling to move web services (tiled basemaps) out of group layers into the data frame. I've used arcpy.mapping.ListLayers to compose a list of layers, then I've ascertained what is a group ...
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Why when I create Thiessen Polygon it didnt start at middle line beetween two points?

I must asking this, in ArcMap 10.2 why the thiesen poligons didnt divide at median line? it was move at +- 3 meters from the median line. Why is this happening?
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add vb6 tool to arcmap 9.2 (on windows 7 64bit machine)

I have a vb6 project which develop a tool for use in arcmap several years ago. And I managed to add the tool in arcmap 9.2 (windows xp) by: In arcmap -> Customize -> Add from file -> choose the dll ...
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find all the null records for all fields in a shape file

I figured out that I can use field calculator on a single column in arcgis 10.3 attribute window as follows: def RemoveNULL(x): if x is None: return '' elif x == '': return ...