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Using Boolean like Domains?

When needing to represent True / False or Yes / No which of the following examples is better from a geodatabase design point of view? Our database architect hates the option on the right but when ...
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Raster vs. Raster Scatter Plot in ArcGIS

I created two raster datasets from the same world view 2 image. One dataset is NDVI, the other is a normalized surface water index (NDSWI). I would like to create a scatter plot for a pixel by pixel ...
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Split a shape file of lines into even spaced segments

I am using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.2. I have a shapeless of polylines and want to split them each line into 100 m segments. I can see under the editor toolbar the split tool and that can divide each line ...
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How to sum pixel values of a floating point raster in ArcMap?

I have a floating point raster with values from 60 up to 95 (with decimals), it has 7077 pixels of 250x250m size. Is there a way to sum all pixel values of this raster? For example, if the raster had ...
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Getting Error 000539 from Raster Calculator?

I am new to Arc and 10.2 but can not seem to figure out why this won't work. Executing: RasterCalculator Con(("SLOPE_SLO.tif" >= .015) & ("SLOPE_SLO.tif" <= .15,1,0)) ...
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Projected raster data has inconsistent extent but not shapefile

I want to calculate the average value of a raster file within each polygon boundary of my shapefile. Because I want to preserve area I wish to use the Goode Homolosine (Land) projection. The original ...
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Creating arc segment between two points with common field using Python?

I need to create Arc Segments between multiple points with like data using half the distance between the two like points as the radius of the arc segment. I would prefer to use python to ...
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Conditional Spatial Join?

I need to join two layers (a fishnet grid and land cover). I'd like the join to occur only if the the land cover occupies 50% or more of each fishnet grid (See image below). Can anybody provide an ...
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Creating raster map using Excel file and calculating averages?

I have thought about using ArcGIS to create a raster map of latitude/longitude (0 to 360 degrees) temperature data (in Excel format). This temperature data reflects the total amount of warming that ...
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type mismatch: 'esri_8' when using field calculator

I am trying to run the VBScript 'round' function using the field calculator on a column for a numeric field that contains a large number of rows (> 500k). When I run the code on a subset of the field ...
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How do I figure out the length of polyline features in a feature class with a WGS 1984 coordinate system?

I'm trying to figure out lengths of polyline features in a feature class with a WGS 1984 coordinate system. Here's code to list lengths: >>> import arcpy >>> inFc = ...
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Using Layout View graphic text?

I have labels that I need to remove/delete/turn off. All the data and the graphic text is set up but they were in the Data View. How do I turn the graphic texts off while you are in the Layout View ...
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How to create sequential field based on sorted data? (or extract pop-up data?)

I downloaded a kmz field and converted it to a GDB fc on arcmap. However, the field I need to label the layer by is stored in the pop-up html field... It looks like this: <html ...
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Create individual feature classes for every record in a single feature class [duplicate]

I have arc desktop 10.3. I have a feature class (nycd) with 59 records in it. I'm trying to create a simple map with an inset that shows where each community district is located in that borough. I'd ...
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How to create a Winkel-Tripel map of countries with different colors?

I need a good quality rasterized world map, Winkel-Tripel projection, in which all countries have different (random?) colors. No borders, text, grid or anything else on the map. Is GIS the right way ...
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BLOB TYPE in Arcmap

I created an excel spreadsheet which converted to blob type when i imported it into ArcMap .I am trying to view the BLOB type field in ArcMap because I want to join this blob field to a common field ...
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Python Script tools for ArcGIS 10.2 is very slow (get raster properties)

I am using python script tools for ArcGIS 10.2, under Windows 8.1 64bit. When I am using the arcpy.GetRasterProperties_management() command, it's very slow to process the data. For example. I tried ...
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Adding dbf to ArcMap 10.2 receiving warning

This is the error message I receive when I am trying to add a dbf file to ArcMap 10.2. the warning reads: Could not add the specified data object to the map. The Field type is invalid or ...
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Visibility analyses of two objects with ArcMap?

I'm struggling with a visibility analyses task in ArcMap. I have two objects: a spire and a WTG (wind turbine generator). Both are point features. The object's heights are deposited in the attributes ...
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Visualizing road Intersections & connections in ArcGIS

I am working with polylines (roads) in ArcGIS and I was wondering if there is a possibility to somehow show intersections as well as connecting parts of all the different road-segments. Also, would ...
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Spatial Join with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a bigger model done with ModelBuilder. In the end I want to make a spatial join of a polygon (target) with points (join) (see figure below). The model runs with any error or warning message, ...
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Change Symbology with different Column Value

I am using ArcMap 10.0. I am trying to change Cadastre colours when the values of the box EXTRA is set to 0,1 or 2. So basically, I need the default values set to 0 (already completed). Properties ...
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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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Filling in patterns into attribute table column of ArcGIS?

Attribute tables in ArcGIS are not nearly as easily editable in comparison to something like Excel. For example, you have sorted the table based on some column value, and now want to fill in the ...
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Splitting all polygon features in a shapefile into smaller equal width polygons

I have a shapefile of thousands of polygon features, that i would like to break up into smaller pieces (i.e. break a square into 8 equal pieces). I have read all over these boards for the right ...
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Error while running the model for join Iteration

I am trying to run a model which iterates joining multiple tables to a shapefile and export the resultant shapefile after each iteration. The model runs successfully but after each run, only the ...
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Plotting points into segments on roads exactly with ArcMap?

I have a set of data (see the table below) which has an origin lat and long and destination lat and long with speed. I just want to plot lines between the origin and destination, and color code them ...
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Speeding up ArcGIS arcpy.Merge_management for MANY files? [on hold]

I'm currently running a script that is using the arcpy.Merge_management function to merge roughly ~1500 shapefiles together. When I tried this with much smaller test runs, it ran perfectly. Now ...
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What causes RuntimeError: ERROR 010240 saving after CellStatistics?

I am having trouble saving outputs from CellStatistics but only when I run it on a list of rasters. This was working on python 26 but not 27. I know this example is nonsense, but: env.workspace = ...
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how I can get raster calculator select files with similar names?

The idea is to select raster files with parts of similar name, for example: Filenames (in between many others raster with other names, but in the same folder): 28feb11evs 28feb11evv 28feb11pr ...
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Method to split line segments in a road network that are greater than X length into n smaller line segments using ArcGIS?

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 and I'd like to take roads in a network greater than a certain length and split them into equal smaller pieces. I've noticed that splitting by percent can be achieved via ...
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How to avoid having the layer name in the field name?

I'm working with ArcMap 10. I might be doing something wrong but can't see what: I want to add a field in an attribute table. Problem is that as I name it "FieldName" the resulting name in the header ...
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Use multiple double attributes to symbolize a line shape in ArcGIS

I need to represent multiple attributes to a line shape. The attribute table already have the fields I need to represent. One of the attributes is the total number of commuters between cities; this ...
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arcpy.da.SearchCursor, cannot read preceding zeros from csv

I'm using arcpy.da.SearchCursor to read a csv that has a column with preceding zeros, e.g.: myCSVColumn 0124578 12598 04589 012568 ... When using the arcpy.da.SearchCursor it returns the value w/o ...
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PDF map with selectable layers

I need to make a map with selectable layers. I am using ArcGis and so far I am able to create a map that has some selectable layers and most labels are selectable. The PDF looks like below: But I ...
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Address Locator Only Fails with Suggestions Enabled

I am currently trying to create a General Single Field Address Locator in ArcMap 10.3.1. I can create the locator fine without the suggestion option enabled, but with it’s on it gives me the Error ...
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Which Custom Geographic Transformation Method to use for Nad83 to Nad 83 (CSRS)

I couldn't find a NTv2 file for transforming GCS NAD83 to GCS NAD83(CSRS) so I'm trying to create a custom transformation using the 'Create Custom Geographic Transformation' tool in ArcMap. The tool ...
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Reclassifying a polygon using field calculator

I am trying to reclassify a polygon into three classes: 1 and 2 = 5 3 and 4 = 3 5 = 1 I have been trying to do this by calculating a new field in the attribute table but I am very ...
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Model Builder Error: Python cannot be found

Building some models in Model Builder for a training session, and it's not working out so well. Model Builder can't seem to find Python. Model Builder Error 000574: Python 2.7 is not installed ...
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Prompting “parameter window” during execution of ArcGIS Python script tool (or model)?

I am pretty new to ArcGis and ArcPy, so I apologize if my question seems straightforward. However, I have been looking on the web for quite a while and didn't find any answer so far. I am using ArcGIS ...
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ArcGIS add attribute table to PointGeometry using arcpy

I'm trying to add an attribute value to a new PointGeometry before I write it into the new file. How do I do that with arcpy? Let's say in this example I want to write the ID of the line feature into ...
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Show selected features on all zoom levels in ArcMap?

Is there a way to display selected features no matter the scale level in ArcMap 10.3? When I select by attribute and then zoom to selection I often just get a blank map since the layer is set not to ...
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Search Table of Contents in MXD

This is probably a very straightforward question, but I can't see if this is at all possible. I often work with MXDs that have a large number of group layers, and would like to find a specific layer ...
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how to calculate the ndvi % greater than 0.5 in a particular zone and also cloud percentage

i have a problem whem i am working to calculate the ndvi from landsat sattellite of rainy season i have assumed the pixel value above 15000 are clouds and calculate NDVI.then i am assigning the clouds ...
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Converting IES lighting files to Esri ASCII Raster files? [closed]

I am attempting to convert IES lighting files to ASCII files. Currently, I have been opening the files in Notepad, editing the files to comply with ESRI standards, and then converting the files from ...
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Inputting integer values into SQL statement using ArcPy?

I am defining a function for use in a ArcGIS tool that will verify attributes, catch errors, and obtain user input to rectify those error. I want the tool to select and zoom to the segment that is ...
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Building attribute table from raster in ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1. I have a NetCDF file containing the latitude, longitude and porosity for the entire US. I am trying to add another value (wilting point) which depends on the porosity. I ...
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Permanently setting polygon/polyline segment length using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to create a several hundred polygons in ArcGIS 10, each of which may have up to several hundred vertices. For consistency sake I would like each line segment in these polygons to be of a ...
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how to find dates with imagery with max, min and median values

I'm trying to understand how to lake level impacts perimeter, so I need to find dates with imagery with max, min, and median values and I will delineate the perimeter and reference it to the gage ...
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Changing Date Format via Field Calculator of ArcMap?

I'm trying to find a function in the Field Calculator (preferably in VB Script) that can add numbers into a field that already has data. I have year data ranging from the 1960s to 2014 in string ...