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Measure average distance between two lines with common endpoints

I have two shapefiles, each with a set of lines generated from start and end points. One shapefile has the straight lines generated from the XY To Line tool, while the other has lines generated from a ...
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ArcGIS how to capture attribute data from another layer

I have an arc layer with points and another with lines. The points exist along the lines (as stations). Both layers have an attribute for LineName. How do I pass the specific line name data to the ...
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How to remove redundant points using Open Source GIS (preferably)?

We have points table including vehicle routes.In huge traffic conditions,devices collecting data on route may output redundant points where at any coordinate same points may repeat.We can easily ...
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Why does Raster Calculator return GRID ERROR-Unable to open input grid?

I'm calculating Simple Ratio (SR) from NDVI using Raster calculator in Arcgis. Here is expression I wrote in Raster calculator. SR=(1+float[NDVI_apr.tif])/(1-float[NDVI_apr.tif]) But when I ...
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ArcGis Python Security Concerns

I’m working for a large organization which are using ArcGis Desktop on some (windows) clients. The security requirements for the system is very strict, and a part of that is prohibiting the users the ...
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VB Script case statment syntax for the field calculator in ArcGIS 10.2?

Can anybody help me with this VB Script code for the field calculator in ArcGIS 10.2? Why in the final result are all the values 10? a= 10 Select Case UCase( [PRIORITY] ) Case "AUX 1": a = 22.5 ...
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What value to place for data which has no lat/long value?

i'm trying to create a shapefile from an excel spreadsheet. the spreadsheet contains some data such as "unknown record" for which no lat/long can be obtained while the rest of the data is related to ...
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Blurred results when calculating service area with network analyst

I need to find the amount of public transport stops in a distance of 400m of my point input features. In the layer properties I changed under 'Analysis Settings' to Default Breaks: 400m and under ...
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How to create buffer on one side of a stream in ArcGIS?

I need to create a buffer around waterfront park sites. But I only want "half" of the buffer --- the "half" that coincides with the side of the water body where to park is. In addition, the buffer of ...
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Issue on Exporting Shapefile Points to Google Map Longitude & Latitude?

Using ArcGIS 10.2 and Some points in Shapefile with BC Albers Coordinate System I am having problem on Getting Points Longitude & Latitude in Google Map Coordinate System. What I have is a CSV ...
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Drawing a trajectory using GPS points in ArcGIS [on hold]

How to draw trajectory using GPS points in ArcGIS or any other software.?
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UpdateCursor on two tables with value from SearchCursor

I try to keep myself busy and learn some python. I have two tables test2.shp (for searchcursor) test.shp (needs to be updated) I want to update test.shp with a UpdateCursor. The column which ...
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How to avoid pop-up when having multiple hyperlink layers in ArcGIS

In ArcMap 10.0, I have a layer of country polygons and a layer of city points. Both layers have a hyperlink setup, and it all works as expected. The only drawback is that when I select a city, it ...
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Creating lines that connect the centroids of adjacent polygons to one another

I have about 10 polygons, and I have added their centroids to the map. I want to create lines connecting the centroids of each adjacent polygon. If polygon 1 borders polygon 2 and 3, I would like a ...
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Cut polygon into new polygons using lines in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS and I work with ArcMap. I have a layer with an orthophoto of a graveyard. On top of that, a layer with an old scanned map of the same area showing all graves. I would like to make a ...
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Combine multiple records into one based on ID

I have a table that has the building width for each side and I want to combine them together in GIS. I have attached an example in which I have 4 rows for one building, and I want only one row per ...
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Matchlines with Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS

I have a map book created via the Data Driven Pages tool in ArcGIS. Specifically, I used the Strip Map option when I created the book. And I have employed the 'Angle' attribute of the index layer in ...
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ArcGIS standalone application deployment

I'm trying to build a deployment for a ArcGIS standalone application. I'm using ArcGIS 10 Engine controls in a WPF application with desktop and spatial analysis license. I'm using classes that only ...
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ArcObjects interface to construct circles with segments instead of arcs

I am trying to see if it is feasible, using ArcObjects (VB.NET), to create a tool to construct circles comprised of line segments instead of arcs. I've looked over the available interfaces here but ...
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Calculating a Unique ID on a Subgroup of Polygons

I would like to assign a unique ID to polygons in a dataset. The catch to my issue is that I would like polygons that fall within a polygon to have the same unique ID. My example is related to ...
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Adding Vertical Reference in Python to ArcGIS feature dataset

I am creating a python script to generate a terrain. In the process I am creating two feature datasets. However, in order to successfully create this FD, i need both horizontal and vertical datums. I ...
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How to format the labels of a UTM Grid in a map Layout/Print Composer

I am doing a map in for a small area (1.5km by 1.5km on UTM zone 14N). I want to know if it is possible (and how to do it) to format the labels of a UTM grid. This is exactly what I want to show a) ...
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Export Feature Class with attachments to Google Earth

I have a feature class with attachments in ArcMAP. In entirety this is a geodatabase of three features, a point feature class, a geodatabase table and a relationship class to relate the two. My end ...
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Calculating minimum/maximum width for overlay of two polygon strips in ArcGIS or some Opensource GIS

Is there some solution for calculating minimum and maximum width for overlay of two polygon strips? When I clip these strips the result is another strip with variable width about 1 km and 20 km long. ...
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Copy column from Excel to attribute table

Is there any way to copy a column from excel to an attribute table's column in ArcGIS?
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Adding PDF (especially GeoPDF) to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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Cause of ExecuteError: ERROR 999999: Error executing function from Spatial Join?

I'm trying to use the spatial join to append rows to my target feature from my join feature. Here's my code: #import the module import arcpy from arcpy.sa import * from arcpy import env ...
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Exporting data from Collect Values output in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I'm currently playing with ModelBuilder. I've added a picture of the model I have at the moment. This model is currently iterating 6 shapefiles, so each of the 'output values' contain 6 figures in a ...
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Can't get the where clause in Select layer by attribute working!

I am trying to develop a script that searches for a particular ID in a user selected field. To this end I have used the select layer by attributes tool to search for a derived number in a field ...
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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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How Map tiles can be downloaded from Mapbox or OpenStreetMap?

I am trying an offline Map application in which I need to show a map up to some zooming level. I thought that I would download tiles and put it locally.
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ArcMap - show selected feature in the Attribute Table (Show All Records)

I hope I can explain my problem clearly, here goes - I have a bunch of records in my attribute table (some of which are duplicates) I can select them individually and click the 'show selected tab' to ...
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Export feature classes in geodatabase to CSVs

I am trying to export feature classes within a geodatabase to CSV format using "Export Feature Attribute to ASCII" in ArCGIS. I am getting the following error Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Spectral profile (z-profile) viewer for ArcGIS

I have multilayer raster with 6 bands. Is there a way to select one specific pixel and to display the z profile (the values of each band) for this pixel as a chart or table? I am looking for a tool ...
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flow direction and flow length in arcmap

I am trying to replicate a flow length calculation in arcmap 10.2. I have an elevation raster with a pixel range from 0 to 3038.96m (32 bit). When I run the flow direction calculation, the pixel range ...
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ArcGIS Raster To Multipoint Mac/OSX alternative

Is there an alternative to the ArcGIS Raster To Multipoint tool for Macs? The VIP thinning method is particularly of use. A comparative point cloud thinning/simplification tool to this would just as ...
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How to extract most probable flow line from multiple lines?

I have to apply uncertainty principle to computing flow accumulation using Monte Carlo method. I generate raster with random numbers which represents mistakes in creating DEM. Then I apply those ...
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How to create polygon from xy data?

I have huge number of x and y data . these are left longitude,right longitude,buttom latitude and up latitude. each row is an extent of a polygon.i'd like to create a polygon using these data without ...
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ArcGIS XML Import Failed - how to find out why it failed?

I am creating an ESRi XML Workspace document in some of my own C# code. The XML doc that is produced validates against the GdbExchange.xsd schema provided by ESRI. However, when I use ArcCatalog to ...
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Add XY Coordinate tool generating bad values [on hold]

When I run the Add XY Coordinates tool, I end up with these XY values. At first I thought this might be a projection issue. I adjusted the projection in arccatalog to make sure it was the same, but ...
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ArcGIS: how to clear selection in Attributes Table with a keyboard shortcut?

ArcGIS: how to clear selection in Attributes Table with a keyboard shortcut? I'm getting tired of going to Options, Clear Selection; I work with Attribute Tables frequently. Thanks!
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ArcGIS Interview Questions? [closed]

Can anyone provide ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Javascript API, & ArcGIS Desktop interview questions?
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Add (XY) Data in ArcMap is not finding folder connection? [on hold]

I'm trying to add XY data to ArcMap but it is working. I tried several times to connect to the folder but it is not being connected and the windows appears empty afterwards Any suggestions to ...
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ArcGIS 10.2: ArcPy - how to replace workspace paths?

I am teaching myself ArcPy and I am attempting to make a code to replace paths to the items in my workspace. I had a file geodatabase and its path changed so I would like to automatically modify the ...
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Merging polygons interactively in ArcMap using less clicks than Merge tool?

I am looking for an interactive tool which simply merges two polygon geometries by clicking on each polygon and nothing else. I need a workflow for a particular project-step which cannot be automated ...
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how to use arcGIS to calculate the Conversion Probability certain land use to other land use?

I am doing dissertation about [predicting future urban expansion for Shannon River Basin In Ireland using Cellular Automata model and arcGIS] so at this stage I would like to calculation the ...
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Buffering into existing FC (like in Editor menu) in Arcmap 10.3 Model Builder

I would like to buffer features into an existing FC within a GDB, similar to when buffering during an edit session by using the Buffer command in the Editor menu, not the Buffer geoprocess which ...
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Methods for importing GeoJSON feature collection into ArcMap?

I have a GeoJSON file containing a feature collection, with the structure/format validated by http://geojsonlint.com/. What do people recommend as the best way to import this into ArcMap? I have ...