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Editing Road Style/Color from ArcGIS Maps and Data Group

I have ArcMap 10.2 on a Windows 10 pc. I uploaded this open source layer into my desktop map, but I can't edit the look of the streets or color from the table of contents. Is there a way to do this, ...
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Excel data to a Raster Map

I am trying to create a radiometric map, I have x, y , z coordinates and a value in excel. I want to create a raster map based on this data. How do I go about doing this. I am using ArcGIS 10 with ...
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Problem with running Union Tool - Error Code 000229

I have been working through an ESRI Tutorial for GIS Analysis. One of the tasks is to Union two feature classes (Flood Areas and Land Use) which are both polygon feature classes. Each time I attempt ...
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Problem with flow lines in ArcMap

As a part of my PhD I have to map the rivers of Northern Peloponnese, Greece. I have downloaded two DEMs from Nasa Reverb, which I connected with "mosaic to new raster". I have started the usual ...
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Multipatch to collada crash

I was trying to convert a 2D shapefile of building footprint to 3D SketchUp-readable file. I first opened the shapefile in ArcGlobe, and in properties set building height as extrusion parameter. Then ...
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How to automatically generate least-cost paths between several polygons?

What is the fastest way to automatically generate least-cost paths (LCPs) between several polygons with ArcGIS ? I created a python program to do this by using the functions "CostDistance" and ...
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Mask Bridge with Road

Is there a tool to create mask between bridge line/point on road? The requirement to have gaps 0.2mm between road and bridge and the offset fill with white color. For now, I add a white line attach to ...
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Problems using da.UpdateCursor in python Add_in to Edit Feature Class

I am currently attempting to create a Python Add_in tool which will perform a set of geoprocessing operations resulting in new values for a specific !shape.area!acres calculation on a new layer and ...
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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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Extracting lat/long from screen when using British National Grid projection in ArcGIS Desktop?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, is it possible to click anywhere on the map (projected to British National Grid), but return the coordinates in WGS84 lat long?
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Identifying features using ArcGIS Engine 10.1? [duplicate]

I am building a custom desktop GIS application in c# using arcgis engine 10.1 . I want to make a custom identify tool and add it to toolbar control. Any example or code will be helpfull.
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Masking of DEM in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a clipped DEM of my study area in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 which I want to use for SWAT project set-up, but I need to mask it. How do I go about it? I'm new to the use of ArcGIS. I don't want to ...
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Probability distribution from list of rasters using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 100s (exactly 224) of wind distribution rasters. I want to create a probability distribution raster of wind speed using all these rasters, so we can predict the possible wind speed in any ...
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How to easily identify/classify coniferous forest from one date Landsat image?

I am pretty new in remote sensing and I am trying to identify/classify coniferous forest cover from single date Landsat scene. According to my preliminary web research I have these possibilities: ...
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Importing analytical data (CSV) with different data types into ArcGIS Desktop to generate concentration heat maps?

After reviewing all the possible related solutions to my problem, I could not piece together a solution to process and import multiple sets of groundwater analytical data that contains different data ...
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A sum of rasters in ArcMap

I have daily SO2 data (the worldwide data) and after some processing I have to sum 30 rasters. What the tool can you recommend to use for this goal within ArcMap tools? I tried Raster calculator ...
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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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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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Getting shortest distances between features on separate polygon layers using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a county-level map for the state of North Carolina, U.S. I would like to compute the shortest distance of each county to any point along the border of Georgia. How would this be done? ...
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Creating feature from part of state boundary in shapefile of U.S. states?

I have a shapefile of U.S. states. I want to create a feature layer from it so that I can do a Near analysis with it. Suppose that I am interested in the Georgia boundary, but only the part of ...
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Zoom to a specific location in ArcMap Viewer window using ArcObjects

I'm trying to find out how to open Viewer window (menu Windows->Viewer in ArcMap) programmatically and zoom it to a specific location. This is how I can open it: IDataWindowFactory dwf = new ...
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How to run a tool from Whitebox GAT in ArcGIS?

I have a series of tools that I need to run in ArcGIS to hydrologically condition my DEM, but the first step in this process is running the Breach Depressions tool from Whitebox GAT (I have found that ...
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Can labels for overlapping points be combined/merged into one label?

I have points representing sample locations. Often, multiple samples will be taken in the same location: multiple points with the same location but different sample IDs and other attributes. I'd like ...
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Is there a way to automatically find errors made by the Watershed tool?

I've delineated the watershed of near 7000 reservoirs with the Watershed tool in ArcGIS 10.1 and converted them in polygons. As you can see in the image bellow, some mistakes were made because the ...
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Isolate points with same parcel but different x and y coordinates

I have a large list of 100000 points in shapefile format. These points have address, parcel number and x and y coordinates as attributes. I would like to know which and how many points have the same ...
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Is this algorithm Possible? [on hold]

I have some basic notions of python. I would like to know if this algorithm is feasible in ArcMap: loop through all entries in a dBase table for each entry, open the related table (Shapefile ...
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Compressing the service definition failed

I am trying to publish a map on my server but I am getting this error: Compressing the service definition failed. I have changed the location of service points, still the Error remains. How can ...
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How can I rename all feature classes in a file geodatabase?

I have 8 separate geodatabases in which are contained tiled feature classes all of the same name e.g. TopographicArea. So that each of my File Geodatabases contain a feature class called ...
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combing two layers dissolve and simplify

I am trying to combine a dissolve with a simplify polygon layer I've created. When doing conversion of layer to kml it says I have too many vertices hence the need for simplification. How can this be ...
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Clipping from a tiled LAS dataset with LASTools (for ArcGIS)

I have huge amounts of lidar data stored as tiled datasets per project. The "tiles" are separate LAS files based on our national map sheet setup (800 by 600 meter). To keep an overview of the data I ...
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How to sort points in a proper order using arcpy? [duplicate]

As the picture shown in below that i have bunch of points distributed in an area. The problem is that their attribute records of each points is not in a proper order as u can see in the left bottom ...
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Will ArcGIS for Desktop run on Windows 10?

Will ArcGIS 10 run on the new windows 10 technical preview? I am setting up an interface on my Mac and there is the free option of downloading the Windows 10 technical preview, some sort of beta ...
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Merging two rasters into one image mosaic using ArcGIS Desktop?

I would like to merge two raster into one image. Both rasters have value range different from each other. On one hand, the values range from (Image 1) 21.5 to 15.7. One the other hand are 18.15 to ...
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ASCII to Raster Tool

I am trying to use the inbuilt ASCII to Raster Tool that is in ARC tool box. I have a ASCII file I have downloaded from a website: Code is Here I have saved as a .txt file and I am trying to import ...
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Tasseled Cap Transformation coefficient and Bias Value

I want to perform Tasseled Cap transformation of Landsat 5,7 and Landsat 8 data manually in arc GIS.please let me know where from I can get the coefficient values and Bias values for the following ...
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How to convert kml to shape file in Arc Map 9.3.1 [on hold]

I would like to know about conversion tools available for kml to shp file formats. In arc map 9.3.1
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Union on lines using ArcPy?

Essentially I want to union multiple (20) congruent line shapefiles, where overlapping line segments in the input shapefiles are combined into a single resulting output shapefile. But I can't union ...
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Should ArcGIS Desktop users upgrade to Windows 10? [duplicate]

The question Will ArcGIS 10.1 run on the new windows 10 technical preview? was never answered, and Windows 10 is being released imminently. Somewhat worryingly, the most recent ArcGIS Desktop system ...
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Looping through Layers, Add Layer to MXD, Export Image, Repeat, using ArcPy?

ArcGIS 10.2.2 I am trying to loop through a list of layers in a folder, add each layer to an mxd and export an image of the added layer. I have added arcpy.mapping.RemoveLayer to the script to remove ...
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Different NoData values when processing a GeoTIFF in QGIS and bringing it to ArcGIS

I'm trying to process a GeoTIFF in QGIS 1.8 using SEXTANTE and GRASS via the r.neighbors tool. I'd like to process the image, then be able to utlize it in ArcGIS. The problem I'm running into is ...
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Seeking ArcPy equivalents for SPLINE and SETWINDOW commands from ArcInfo Workstation?

I know of a list of conversions between AML and ArcPy. I was wondering if anyone knew of another resource to go between the two? In particular I am looking for a SETWINDOW (AML) function in ArcPy, ...
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How to create a polygon grid with un-even spacing between research plots?

I have an orthomosaic of a crop field with small research plots (3.8 X 1.44 m and 0.22m b/w plots and 0.50m b/w range spacing). I would like to create a polygon layer using this information. After ...
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Problems creating TIN from British Columbia DEM data

Is anyone familiar with creating a TIN using ArcGIS9.3 and British Columbia DEM data (.GEN files)? I can't figure out how to get the breaklines to work during the creation of the TIN. Using ...
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AML routines and python

I´m trying to use some AML files in ArcMap 10, but I have noticed that this option is not available for this version. Does anyone know or tried to "translate" the aml sequences to another language ...
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Getting points from a particular section of point cloud data [on hold]

I have a las file and I'm trying to analyze it using ArcGIS/ArcPy. Are there any built-in functions that I can use (maybe using a tool or las data property) to isolate a chunk of points? I want to be ...
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How to view a raster from a 10.2 Mosaic Dataset in ArcMap using the “Lock to specified rasters” method?

I am attempting to use ArcMap to view a raster from a mosaic dataset (contained within a file geodatabase) without much luck (see Viewing one or more rasters within the mosaic dataset) Steps: Use ...
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Maximum distance to polygon edge

I have a point feature class and a polygon feature class, and each point is located within one polygon. Is there a way to programmatically calculate the distance from each point to the farthest ...
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What is a database in ArcGIS? [on hold]

I was wondering in general, what exactly is a database and is there a difference between that and a geodatabase? I was also wondering when you would use a database as part of ArcGIS. Do you make one ...
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How do I get statistics out of a table using Python in Arc 10?

I am very new to programming (I started learning this semester) and would very much appreciate helop with one piece of a project. I have the following table, and I need to write a script compatible ...
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Is there an arcpy tool to delete/unregister a replica geodatabase?

Seems odd but I can't find an arcpy or geoprocessing tool to delete/unregister replicas. When you create a replica it gets registered with the GDB that the data comes from. Afterwards you can't ...