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ArcGIS Calculate Fields gives Warning 000405 No records within table?

Situation: I have feature layer sitting outside processing extent in Environment settings. If I open layer's table and use field calculator - Calculate Geometry on some numeric field: it works ...
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Invalid value for Sub layer?

I am getting exactly this error when trying to add locations to a service area within ModelBuilder. However, the symptoms mentioned in that link relate to my tool being called from a differing ...
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Most efficient way to retrieve pixel distributions inside many polygones (custom zonal stats)

I want to get the distribution of pixels from a 1 band raster that fall in each polygon of a shapefile to proceed to some statistics. I guess a zonal statistics does it in some kind of way but I need ...
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Wrong buffer distances from ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

I am making a buffer from a point feature class, 70 meters buffer. ArcGIS gives me back a 50 meters buffer. A 90m buffer becames a 65m and so on.
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Predefined reports using ModelBuilder? [on hold]

I am new in ArcGIS and I am trying to use ModelBuilder. I want to generate predefined reports using some existing features. Some of the features are related. So i want to use only one field from ...
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ModelBuilder Feedback variable used with CON produces Error 000670 when run from ArcToolbox Menu?

I am using a ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.2 to extrapolate the cell's value of a raster in the NoData parts, using a Feedback Variable as Input (in red). The process applies Focal Statistic in NoData ...
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Make a group layer in ModelBuilder

I've got a model that iterates through a whole bunch of files and creates layers from certain of those files. I'm trying to put together another tool that will group the produced layer files, but I ...
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How can I make an Atlas of the land cover within each of the watersheds?

I have a Land Cover raster that has its legend in a layer-file (.lyr), and a shapefile delineating watersheds. I have access to QGIS 2.8.1 and to ArcGIS 10.1. I want an Atlas of the land cover within ...
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Wrap Legend Text in ArcMap using Python

Is it possible to use Python to wrap text in a legend in ArcMap so that the entire legend element will fit on a page? Here's a screenshot of my problem: http://s21.postimg.org/ss1x2rgpz/before.png ...
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How to manually add spatial reference information for FEWS rainfall data in ArcMap?

I am trying to match rainfall data from USGS/FEWS to coordinate locations of survey households in Uganda, so I will need to be able to project the rainfall data. So far, I downloaded the dekadal RFE ...
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Touched lines but not connected in ArcGIS 10.x

Ι convert a contour file DWG to SHP file. The lines are touched but disconnected and they are broken in many places. Is there an automated way with a particular tolerance to automatically connect the ...
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ArcGIS model builder - make query layer with query parameters from generated values

What I want to do: I want to join a realationship table (same database, not in sde) to a sde feature class to distplay only needed features. This has to be done multiple times according to every row ...
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Different KML size from ArcGIS and Ogr2Ogr

I have been converting shapefiles to KML. It seems that using ArcGIS to make a KML (by converting shapefile to feature layer and then using feature layer to kml tool) results in a much larger sized ...
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Make Route Event Layer snaps event points to vertexes?

In ArcMap 10.2.1 I have made a route event layer using the geoprocessing tool in the normal way, trying to add equidistant route events along a route every 1.6 meters. This works fine in all the ...
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What causes wrong placement of JPGs in QGIS 2.8.1?

I have the same issue explained in this post: How to keep georeferencing from ArcGIS when importing raster into QGIS? But my problem is with .jpg files. I have georeferenced with ArcGIS 10.2.2 many ...
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Degrees Minutes Seconds to Decimal degrees for Iceland coordinates - Normal formulas come out wrong

I want to put a file with Coordinates in Minutes seconds to decimal degrees. Ive tried to use formulas such as should work in excel both modules and this formula: =-H2-I2/60-J2/3600 and 65,26583333. ...
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Closest raster VALUE to a given x,y point [duplicate]

Is there a way in ArcGIS to find the closest VALUE in a raster to a given x,y point? There might only be NoData at a certain point, in which case I want to find the closest pixel value. I cant seem ...
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Divide grid in smaller cells

My dataset: a shapefile containing squares of 1km size. It's huge, this is just a sample: My aim: divide each cell so that the end result would be the same grid with 500m each cell. Something like ...
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Exporting shapefile to csv with cursor

I'm trying to export a shapefile to a csv file using a cursor. I found this quesion asked and answered here: Exporting table to XYZ ASCII file via ArcPy? However I only want to export several ...
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How to add multiple attributes in a single field to a single point feature?

I am developing a city bus information system using ArcMap. I have extracted all the bus-stops in a point shapefile. I intend to add the list of all buses stopping at a particular stop to the ...
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Problems with “search” feature and tools in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have problems with ArcMap 10.2.2 in my desktop. The "search" function doesn't work. When clicked, nothing happens! Also, whenever I use any of the tools of toolbox, like calculating area or ...
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Zonal geometry output in ArcGIS

Is there a way to specify the coordinate type in Zonal geometry output in ArcGIS? I am trying to perform zonal geometry on a raster and in the resulting output, the XCENTROID and YCENTROID are in ...
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DEM Stream Burning

I would like to ask you guys how would i burn streams in DEM the following images will help understand what I would like to do. this is my DEM and the blue lines are my rivers. However, when I ...
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How can I get my georeferenced TIF file to rectify?

I have added a TIF file (size 1,433 KB) in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and defined numerous georeferencing points, with the aim of creating a raster file for conversion to polygons. However, on clicking the ...
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What defines where the files will be saved?

Hi I have a script I am using to save out layers automatically I have posted another question here ArcGIS creating individual layers for unique attribute in a given feild. Limitations of Where ...
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Is there ArcGIS (ideally) solution for spill modeling from particular pour point on crude oil pipeline?

wondering if anyone knows of a solution for spill modeling from a particular pour point on a crude oil pipeline? I currently have all my data within ArcGIS (DEM, major/moderate/minor watercourses, ...
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What exactly does hill shade or Shaded relief , if performed on SRTM DEM will output?

Two questions actually. Does shaded relief or hill shade outputs mean "expelling of shadows"? For a vast country like India, how to prepare a map from SRTM DEM, which does not have any shadow ...
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Sample points based on underlying polygon attributes

I have a point shapefile and I would like to sample those points (just like the "Sample" tool allows points to sample underlying raster) to receive a table with underlying polygon values (interested ...
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Reducing Size of KML file (After converting from Shapefile)

I have a shape-file of size 224 mega byte. I am using ArcGis to convert it to a KML file. The process involves converting the shapefile to a feature layer and then converting the layer to KML. An ...
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Large Rasters in ArcGIS & MapInfo

My geoscientists like to work with MapInfo and ArcGIS. I require a common 1 band raster format that can hold obscene amounts of data without damaging the data (compression). I have tried .tif and ...
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Scale Bar Element moves when using Data Driven Pages?

I have made many mapbooks using data-driven pages. However I've encountered something strange and wanted to ask to see if anyone might know what's going on or has seen this before. I have a scale ...
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GPS and directional layer for GPS points

I have millions of GPS location data for some vehicles and a street network for a city. PROBLEM: In an intersection approach, there are points which are entering the intersections and there are ...
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Python script for Field Calculator. ArcGis 10.2.2

I have a point shapefile with two columns i want to process. The first column is aspect and the second is aspect_m60, there is only one row with the aspect of my point. I have tried to write a script ...
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Converting to Date Format in Arcgis

i have ab Excel table which it's fields are (year,month,day,hour,AM/Pm), how to convert those Fields into a Date format table in Arcgis and then creating a time frame Visualization.
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Convert a string field to a number field using arcpy

Accidentally posted this in the general stack overflow forum first. I have a large (>1000) number of shape-files in which there are fields containing numbers that are defined as text fields. I need ...
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Sync a file geodatabase from a portable hard drive to mother database on my main computer

I have several file geodatabases to which I routinely add new data generated in the field. To accommodate the mobile nature of this data creation and maintenance, I am working off of an external hard ...
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Shapefile to table within python

I was just curious as to whats the best way within a python script to get the output a dbf file/ table while the input is a shapefile. (if possible which i'm assuming it is) Is there a way of ...
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Why did my data points shift position?

Here is an example of my issue: There are two point layers displayed in this image: The yellow dots are my currently used layer with the most updated data. The green dots are legacy data from when ...
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Distance of points to nearest polygon edge in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a point feature class that consists of a systematic grid of points across a landscape. I also have a shapefile consisting of several polygons. For each point in the feature class, I'd like to ...
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Insert cursor for first row in unique value set arcpy

I really need some guidance on how to create a python script with arcpy to: 1) Search through a table for unique values in a field. 2) For the first row in each unique valueset, insert that row into ...
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How to introduce excel file in modelbuilder

I want to make a model with some excel tables that I have with coordinates and another parameter. I need to "transform" that tables in point shapefiles but I don't know how to do that in Modelbuilder, ...
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Latitude and longitude of NetCDF layers in ArcGIS

I've been having a lot of trouble getting the Multidimension system toolbox to work in ArcGIS (10.3). In particular, the Make NetCDF Raster Layer tool does not pick up on numerical Latitude and ...
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How to restore the table window in ArcMap 10.2 (stuck in maximized view)

I've somehow managed to maximize the table window in ArcMap 10.2 (after choosing > Open Attribute Table from the TOC). Whenever this window opens, it's maximized, and I can't see an option to restore ...
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Labelling expression - How to combine two different functions?

I'm not an expert of scripting and programming, I need to use these two functions in the labelling expression in ArcGIS. How can I combine this: Function FindLabel ( [toponimo] , [testo] ) ...
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Export to .dbf and .mdb

A have a number of shapefiles and I want to export their attribute table to .dbf and .mdb (Microsoft Access file). How can I do this with ArcGis or with any other tools? Notice that I want to keep ...
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How to call Exelis ENVI tools with python and ArcGIS?

I am writing a script for geopocessing landsat data using ArcGIS 10.3. But ArcGIS doesn't have tools for landsat calibration (converting from DN to reflectance) and ENVI have this tool called ...
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How to create polygon feature class from UTM coordinates?

I am working to create a polygon from UTM coordinates. The script I am using fails with a "must be a sequence, not float" error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "F:/sample/clipTiles.py", ...
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How to project data into both a Vertical & Horizontal Coordinate System?

I have a shapefile whose Geometry is of POINTZM type. The XY coordinate System is NAD_1983_CORS96_StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200_Ft_US and the Z coordinate system is ...
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Extremely slow processing time to map lat/lon data onto census shapefile with ArcPy?

I am a newcomer to ArcGIS and Python so I would greatly appreciate any and all input on this issue. What I am trying to do is very simple: map 400K business locations using lat/lon coordinates onto a ...
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Raster to point: 10 rows in the attribute table per 1 point

I have just made Raster to Point operation. In the output, if I select a point on the map, in the attribute table appear I have just selected 10 rows. How is it possible? Where, in the Raster to Point ...