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Symbology tab in Layer properties

I want to symbolise based on the values, so for example I have many value fields (see pic) The map is drawn so that all these values have the same symbology and are not distinct. I tried to add all ...
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How to calculate and compare RMSE between two DEMs?

I'm doing a project based on using Lidar point cloud data and I have access to a DEM that cover all of Sweden. But my goal is to produce several DEMs covering a small area using different ...
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How to work with accentuated strings in Python scripts in ArcGIS Desktop Field Calculator?

` pre-logic: def myCalc(name,nameVal): if (name == nameVal): return 1 else: return 0 var_name= myCalc(!Epulettipus!,"Lakóépület") ` This doesn't work with accentuated strings. (But ...
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Labels aren't displayed for layers inside a group

I'm using a python script to create an empty group layer in the current map document, add some layers to this group and update their symbology from an existing .lyr file. I also want to to turn on ...
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Writing Python script in Field Calculator in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm a programmer, I have programmed in C#, Java, but not with Python. And I'm not a geographic worker. How can I write a python script into Field Calculator to be able to check the other column value. ...
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ArcGIS editor for openstreetmap missing in ArcToolbox 10.0 [duplicate]

The installation of the editor was successful but a new OSM tool doesn't appear in the toolbox. I opened the toolbox --> add toolbox - managed to the installation folder but there i find nothing that ...
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Removing disconnected cells in a stream network raster using ArcGIS

I've got a predicted stream network raster with cells values 0 (not a stream) and 1 (is a stream). My end goal is to create a network of connected polylines, but unfortunately there are some areas ...
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Point Distance analysis tool in ESRI ArcMap is not calculating all observations

I'm grading homework for a number of students who are doing the same GIS assignments, and in the latest one, three of them had answers that varied from the rest of us when I looked at their statistics ...
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Creating a raster based on a where clause

I am writing a script that deals with a raster that will need a subset of the raster outputted and the rest of the original raster needs to be "no data". To clarify, say, there is a raster and ...
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Generating Canal on DEM using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to generate a canal going from point A to B with a given slope. The canal should be on the underlying DEM. Is there any way to do this with the tools in ArcGIS 10 or do I have to do it ...
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How can I identify types of crops in agricultural raster dataset?

I have some 2014 MrSID files from the National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP) that I've converted to TIFF files. I want to use them to find the area of tomato farms in a watershed. I'm using ...
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When to use Con or Reclass

This question was stimulated by a discussion between WhiteBox and myself. Both Reclass and Con (i.e. a conditional evaluation tool) are examples of tools that implement a Switch statement or nested ...
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How to extract portion of a string for a field value

This is simple but driving me mad. I am using Modelbuilder to iterate through a folder of feature classes, and need to add a field that extracts a portion of the filename. Example: CF0140r01.shp I ...
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Exporting results from Select By Location comparisons of each line in one shapefile with polygons in another?

I use ArcMap 10 and I am trying to export multiple selections (a.k.a 'Select by Location') from one file against another. I start by selecting the first line of shapefile A and I want to select all ...
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Convert raster to polygon based on cell value ranges using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a floating point-valued raster which I need to convert to polygon as follows Put the cells with VALUE < 0.5 into (a small/the smallest number of) polygons Cells in the range [0.5, 1] into ...
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How do I organize labels on top or bottom, or right, or left?

How do I organize the labels in the layout, for example, I want the label Year to be on the top of the Acres. I tried variety ways to do this using the Label Manager but can't seem to get it right ...
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Using an expression on the Label Manager tools

I am trying to display two labels in each polygon and I want that show One label in Year 1 and show another line showing in 140,000 acres. I will use that in the Label Manager and use it in an ...
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Both-sided transparency in ArcScene for extruded features

I'd like to extrude my polylines and make them transparent, but from both sides. As you can see below, the transparency works only on one side. I think it's something with the side-orientation. I can ...
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Identify all continuous networks in a dataset

I have a set of pedestrian streets for a city. I would like to assign all of the streets that can be reached to one another along a continuous network to a unique group. I am wondering if there’s an ...
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How to group tools within a Python toolbox in ArcMap 10.2

I have created a simple Python toolbox at work for use in ArcMap 10.2. It is used by multiple members of staff so I'm hoping to make it as simple to use as possible. It currently only contains two ...
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How to create DEM from Lidar point cloud data?

I'm using ArcMap and I want to create DEM(s) over an area to have different outputs depending on which settings/filters I put in. I have access to laser point cloud data as my input files. I've worked ...
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Offsetting Overlapping Routes in Network Analyst

I've seen some questions tackle this issue, but havent myself found a working solution. Using ArcMap 10.2.2 Advanced with Network Analyst. I use the Vehicle Routing Problem to route a couple ...
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Calculating length of road network within a polygon [duplicate]

I have a road network stored in a gdb and some polygons in another gdb. I want to populate an attribute for each polygon with the total length (in km) of the road network that it overlaps. Any idea ...
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ArcGIS 10.1, Python 2.7 “RuntimeError: A column was specified that does not exist. ”

When this error is returned, a problematic column must have been encountered. I would like to know WHICH non-existent column has been "specified". How do I obtain this apparently obvious piece of ...
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Concatenate fields value excluding empty values

I need to concatenate the value of two fields excluding empty values, using Field calculator. The fields are: AREA_HI and AREA_LO I have tried using a Python script but ArcGIS returns an error ...
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Inserting Timeline (similar to Legend) on map using ArcGIS for Desktop?

is there any way to insert a timeline in ArcGIS 10.1? I mean timeline more as a kind of legend showing at which time (or after how many minutes) point features occured (not animated or dynamic!). I ...
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How does ArcGIS calculate Live Traffic in a network dataset?

I create a network analyst service in ArcGIS 10.2 with live traffic. The traffic is classified into four classes (stop and go, slow, moderate and free flow). I know that when the service uses ...
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Creating Dem from cross sections

I have a question I appreciate that if someone can help me I have a DEM in arcmap and cross section of a river which flows on the Dem in Hecras. I now the cross sections are more accurate. I want to ...
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Assignment of defaults to field not working

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I have assigned default values to some fields in a feature class, which is sitting in a file geodatabase. I used the "Assign Default To Field Tool", which ...
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How to create the same number of points along multiple polylines?

Input: Polyline Shapefile (all lines are different lengths) and a specified number of points that will be placed on the line (will be same number of points for all lines) Desired Output: Point ...
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How do I merge DEM rasters correctly?

I've been struggling with this problem for awhile. Here is a curvature raster to illustrate the problem. I'm using 10m DEM rasters from the NRCS Data Gateway for a large portion of California. The ...
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Calculate field using variables as fields

When I calculate a field like this: field_0="field_name0" arcpy.CalculateField_management("Layer", field_0, '!field_name1! / !field_name2!', "PYTHON_9.3") It works! The field "field_name0" in the ...
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Painfully slow performance with Join and Calculate Field

I have a point layer and a table with approximately 100 fields. I need to join the table to the point layer based on a key field and create a new shapefile / feature class. This script has been ...
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label based on related features

Esri's telecom data model has 2 geometric networks, one for infrastructure (manholes and conduits) and one for fiber cables. fiber cables are easily related to a section of conduit based on existing ...
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Calculating Angles at which polylines meet point features using ArcGIS 10.1 or FME

I am attempting to update old sewer network data to a new format. Manholes features (points) are collected and pipes(line features) are given attributes in the manhole if they intersect. For ...
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Apply ArcGIS Field Calculator on New Records

I'm using the Field Calculator in ArcMap 10.1 to populate a field with a string version of an existing integer field. This is working correctly on existing data. I am looking for a way to have ...
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Custom ArcPad toolbar button

I am trying to re-create something like the quick capture tool set already provided on arcpad, so it will allow me to capture points on the field easier. I have it currently where a form pops up and ...
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Unable to rotate Marker Line Symbols

I have a line feature class that I am trying to symbolize with a Marker Line Symbol type. I have my symbology set up but I am having a problem with the rotation angle. When I enter an angle in the ...
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Loading .style file?

I have a file Trees.style that I'm trying to load into arcgis 10.0 I cant get it to recognize. Can somebody point me to detailed (read bonehead) loading directions?
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Error with z values in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

Although the input data has z values the tool "Adjust 3D z values" in ModelBuilder gives ERROR 000245: The input feature class must have z values A multipoint feature gets intersected with a ...
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Service layer shape

I created a simple service layer polygon in network analyst (ArcGIS Desktop 10.2) with no hierarchies set in the street network. Now I don't understand why is this polygon created along some ...
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ArcGIS 10.0, Field Calculator Nested “if” statement with strings

I need to assign a value depending on other two columns "FNP" and "Teilort". I wrote this script in phyton for field calculator. It actually works (no error messages) but the results in every cell is ...
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Why is the BING basemap in ArcView different from the one on http://www.bing.com/maps/

The quality of the original Bing imagery on the Bing Website is much higher. How can I get it into ArcMap? I read, that the ArcMap imagery BaseLayer is based on Bing service! South of Ouagadougou ...
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Stitch Bathymetry and DEM data together in ArcMap

I have a question and I would appreciate it if anyone can help me. I have a DEM built from Lidar data and bathymetry survey points for a river which flows on the DEM surface. As you know, Lidar ...
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Correcting addresses with Python or Model Builder

I am trying to make a script in Python (or Model Builder in ArcGIS) for correcting addresses. I have a point shapefile with the addresses (it has X and Y, and fields for "number", "street name", and ...
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arcmap buffer geoprocessing range error

When I tried to create a buffer layer around a polyline layer. But I got the error as follows: The input was outside a +-360 longitude range or outside +-90 latitude. The input is : ...
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creating precipitation grid

I am trying to create a precipitation grid for my meteorologic model. The problem is that, I do not know what are the things I should have for me to create the grid. Can anyone tell me what are the ...
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How to clearly display a huge shapefile with many point features?

I have two vector shapefiles, each with 54,000 features. When it's zoomed in on a small region, I can clearly see the feature colors: but as I zoom out, this is what I get: Any suggestions on ...
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Navitel File Security

I worked for years to create a navigation map full of POIs... Is my file safe as .nm3 File? OR there is a way to edit it.+ If yes how can I make my file more secure.Thanks.
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Select by Attribute within a specific area (using Select by Location?)

I have a map with four layers. Two of these layers cover an entire state, and the other two focus on the area I'm actually interested in within the state. I'm trying to Select by Attribute with one ...