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How to Delete Fields in bulk using Modelbuilder?

Is there a way to simultaneously delete fields in Modelbuilder? I want to be able to remove excess fields from an iterative join of near tables. All of the fields I want to delete and keep are ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Legend - Increase Icon on legend without increase on map

Was wonder if anyone knows how to increase a icon on the legend without it increasing on the map. I have to print an A0 and when I look at the legend the icons for each type are quite small...any ...
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export arcgis tiles data to any image format

I've a raster dataset in Cache/Mixed format in ArcGIS. I need to export this into a georeferenced tiff or any other raster image format in order to use it as base map in some other desktop based GIS ...
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How can I determine an appropriate query based on a join?

I am having trouble coming up with a query that will show the 12 states total population percentage in ArcMap 10.4. I created the spreadsheet below and I have already joined my excel to the states ...
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Uploading .gpx files (i.e., GPS data) into ArcGIS 10.3.1 and creating home range graphics [on hold]

I'd like to preface this by saying I have very little ArcGIS experience. I took two introductory courses during my undergraduate education but don't remember a lot of what we covered (the classes were ...
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ArcMap suddenly started exporting massive .png files?

I'm exporting a very simple map. It has a single polygon shapefile on top of ESRI base imagery. There are several text boxes as well, but just simple Arial text. I'm exporting to .png at 220 DPI and ...
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SRTM 30m hillshade output low resolution

I am trying to hillshade 30m SRTM geotiff. The result is terrible. I know that these rasters normally come with geographical coordinates and i have to reproject it before i apply hillshade because ...
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In ArcGis10.2 ModelBuilder: Make Output-Name in ArcGis System Tool “Featur to Raster” depending on selected field for pixel value

This might be easy, but I could not find a solution: I am using the system tool "Feature to Raster" in ModelBuilder in ArcGis 10.2. I want to substitute the name of the output raster, ...
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Symbology for different years

I have an attribute field which contains Date data. The data is broken down like "3/14/2016". I would like to have different symbology for different years. When I go into the symbology tab within the ...
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GIS Cloud Publisher for ArcMap extension does not work

GIS Cloud Publisher is an extension from GISCLOUD.COM that allows one to publish from ArcMap to GIS cloud directly. I followed the instruction provided on the website concerning the installation but ...
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ArcGIS Mouse Cursor Stuck in Auto Pan / Continuous Zoom mode

When using ArcGIS while in layout mode, after a variable period of time having an open ArcGIS project, the mouse cursor will get stuck in "Auto-Pan" mode. No matter which tool I select from the ...
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How do I combine missing data in one table with another?

I have two tables. I need to join data from table A to table B. Both tables have the same field names and same set of data, except Table A has quite a few rows of data that table B does not have. The ...
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How do you unregister a table from a esri geodatabase?

How do you reverse the "Register with Geodatabase" operation? I reckon it isn't uncommon to accidentally register (since it is the first option on Manage menu in ArcCatalog 10.2). Is there a tool ...
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Utilizing OSM Data in a Postgres/PostGIS database in ArcMap

I've been trying for over a week now, and I'm not sure what i'm doing wrong and I haven't found the answer yet. I am trying to display and symbolize the OSM dataset over Jordan in ArcGIS for Desktop ...
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averaging elevation for fishernet points

I have a problem with adding average elevations for fishernet points. First of all I surveyed an area boundary of 16km2 using total stations. I got nearly 800 points to finish the boundary in this ...
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Generate Tile Index from LAS Dataset in ArcGIS

I need to generate a tile index in ArcGIS from an LAS Dataset. When you create an LAS Dataset, the map displays a footprint-like feature. These polygons contain the LAS file reference and you can ...
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ArcGIS 10.3: Insert rotated image without background

How can I insert this image into an mxd so the white background doesn't show up? I've tried using photoshop to delete the background and save it as a format that supports transparent backgrounds (gif ...
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Which PCS to use with WGS 1984 datum?

I am working on building a Modelbuilder tool to convert a .csv file with lat/long values into a polyline with shape_length. The dataset is in the WGS 1984 datum. It is my understanding that this must ...
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How to run in background an .exe program withArcGIS?

I am working with the ArcGIS program that reads Python language. For that I've already implement scripts as script tool on the ArcGIS. Now I need to run in background an exe program "gams". Is it ...
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ArcGIS: Geometric Network, Service Areas? OD Cost Matrix?

With ArcGIS Desktop is it possible to run Service areas and OD cost matrix analysis on Geometric networks (ex:gas network)usi ng the network analyst extension?
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ArcMap Spatial Join Tool Equivalent In Hadoop

Does anyone know the equivalent of the spatial join tool in ArcMap that can be used in Hadoop? I am trying to join point and polygon data in Hadoop and create a new point files that adds the ...
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Issues publishing a service from MS SQL

I'm working to enable a geodatabase and then republish the original services, that were on AGS 10.2.2, to AGS 10.3.1. So of course there have been some issues. When trying to resource the original ...
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Using GRASS algorithms in Sextante under ArcGIS Desktop?

Sextante for ArcGIS comes with SAGA modules. I know that I can use GRASS algorithms in Sextante under gvSIG. But how can I use GRASS algorithms in Sextante under ArcGIS Desktop? I tried to look ...
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How to get points digitized in WAB geoprocessing widget back over to original coordinate system for calculations?

This is a follow-up question to a previous post. The following Python Toolbox tool accepts one or more points from the user and calculates the station, offset, and orientation of the point(s) based ...
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Is it possible to have two input feature layers and a derived output feature layer in an ArcGIS Python Toolbox tool?

I'm unable to find an example of an ArcGIS Python Toolbox similar to the one I'm trying to get to work. The standalone python script works beautifully. Turning it into a Python Toolbox so I can use ...
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Compute separate Zonal Statistics table for one raster, zones are many polygons in shapefile

Seems earlier ArcMap versions made this possible: I have one raster (pixels are landcover classes) and a set of buffers stored as multiple polygons (possibly overlapping) in a polygon shape file. ...
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how to convert the values of NDVI anomalies in percentage?

I have used NDVI-MODIS MOD13Q1 product to calculate NDVI anomaly for 13 years (2000-2012). I multiplied the product with the scale factor 0.0001. the problem that I am facing is that the, High and ...
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Multipatch footprint of Sun Shadow Volume in ArcScene (removal of below ground shadows)

I am new to using ArcScene and encountered a problem in my analysis. I want to calculate shadows in the city center of Utrecht on different times and days. Subsequently I want to transform these ...
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Obtaining Cartesian X & Y values from Lat/Long

From an aeronautical obstacle survey, I have a list of 500+ obstacles with Lat, Long and Ortho Elevation information. Using ArcMap 10.3; how do I obtain Cartesian X & Y values of all the obstacles ...
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plot 3D graph based on raster pixel values

I am new to raster data. I have a raster tif file with population density value in each grid cell. I am interested in plotting a 3D graph based on raster values in ArcGIS or R. The similar graph is ...
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How to make a point feature to square [on hold]

I have a point feature and I need to make this point feature into a square. Is this possible?
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Working with Mobile LiDAR (extracting walls)

I am currently working on mobile point clouds in order to extract 3D building models in the residential area. I could successfully classified ground, vegetation and building roof lines, but still have ...
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How to add multiple relative hyperlinks to single point in ArcGIS for Desktop with Basic level license?

It may be a very obvious one, but how do I add more than one relative hyperlink to a point feature class in ArcGIS for Desktop with a Basic level license? The Basic level license eliminates using ...
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Versioning in ArcGis? [on hold]

I create 2 replica by tool CreateReplica_management. This tool return 2 mdb: A.mdb with feature class FC1, FC2. B.mdb with feature class FC1, FC2. First user edit FC1 from A.mdb Second user edit FC2 ...
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3d arcgis raster .tiff image to CFD software

I am trying to export 3d raster image prepared in ArcGIS to cfd package such as Fluent. I was wondering if anyone has experience to convert raster image to autocad 3d format, stl, vrml or any other ...
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Polygons not showing in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2. I have used the following procedure to creat polygon: 'Add XY data' to create points 'XY to line' to create line (but I could not see the lines) 'feature to polygon' to ...
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Background color changes when projecting a raster with ArcGIS 10.4

I'm using the Project Raster tool via arcpy: arcpy.ProjectRaster_management( in_raster = clipped_raster, out_raster = projected_clipped_raster, out_coor_system = ...
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How to find cumulative length at points on a line?

I am working on a Modelbuilder project to teach myself how to use it. I do not yet have much knowledge in Python. I am currently a little stuck on the project I am working on. I have a line made from ...
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Is there a way to automatically open up the attribute table after model builder is complete?

I know there is a setting to add the finished product to the map after model builder is done. But, is there a setting to automatically open up the attribute table after as well?
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Exporting feature class into multiple feature classes based on field Arcmap

I have 1 shapefile, with 100 rows data. How to Split to multiple feature class based on attribute I selected? I remember I can do it using GUI (old arcmap) but now I cant. I use arcmap 10.3.1. It's ...
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Populating an attribute field using calculations based off fields of another feature class

I have hundreds of 'agriculture' polygons in one feature class, and each polygon is surround by numerous 'margin' polygons in a separate feature class. What I would like to do is select all the ...
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Clip rasters to matching polygons [on hold]

I have a county of raster (tif) land cover files. There are 80 tiles. They have overlap on the sides that I would like to clip before mosaicking them all together. I have a DOQQ shapefile to clip ...
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ArcPy SelectLayerByAttribute Error and how to control GP output layer name

I have a rather long script that first references an SDE feature class (non-versioned) to perform an attribute selection based on a SQL selection. I've been unable to figure out why the script will ...
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Is it better to use a single layer with symbol classes or multiple layers with definition queries?

I use symbology classes to display my data most of the time. I think I have noticed a performance hit when using symbol classes on large datasets, although it might just be in my mind. That got me to ...
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Export to a Shapefile and maintain Domain Coded Values

I maintain a complex parcel fabric that uses coded value domains for a few fields. These are short integer fields with values from 1 - 6. These values represent say 1:Integrated Registered Survey ...
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Attribute data disappearing after converting points to line

I am currently working on a project strictly in Modelbuilder. I am trying to teach myself how to use it. I don't yet know how to use Python and am still in the early learning stage. My question has ...
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Polygon to Raster: Cells with multiple values

I'm trying to use R to rasterize a number of shapefiles and I'm having trouble dealing with cells on the edge of shapes, in other words the if a cell is partially covered by an NA value and partially ...
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Exporting ArcMap Animation with Transparent Background?

Because ArcMap (10.3.1) only exports animations at a screenshot level (not high resolution, at all), I would like to export a high-res basemap as a standalone image. It would then be ideal to export ...
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Is automatic text wrapping in an ArcMap layout text element possible?

How can I word-wrap a text element on an ArcMap layout, when it contains a lot of text? go into Layout mode choose > Insert > Text paste in a long text block eg lorem ipsum The text block now ...
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Sort Column and Sequentially Number Separate Column

I am trying to sort (alphabetize City) a column, and sequentially number a separate column for the purpose of labeling and creating a map key. What is the best way to do this?