ArcGIS for Desktop is an Esri product from the ArcGIS Platform. This tag should be used to distinguish issues with it from those of ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS for Mobile, ArcGIS Online, etc

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Meaning of AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da'? [duplicate]

error is : AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da' Code is below: import arcpy import os from arcpy import env # Set local variables inWorkspace = "Q:\\NHD project\\Connection ...
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How to make connection

How to connect a argis, sde version through stand alone python script. SDE.Mapping is child version of SDE.Default and I want to make child version of SDE.Mapping . I am using direct sde services
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Boundary sharing line featureclassess [closed]

In my data I have to remove some line feature classes, which are those sharing boundaries with two states i.e. New York and Philadelphia. I have to remove all data of Philadelphia but some feature ...
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Divide two rasters with different cell sizes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got two rasters of the exact same location (So every pixel in one raster is equivalent to the pixel in the other raster). Raster A has a resolution of 6m per pixel. Raster B has a resolution of ...
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How to preserve dgn cad file attributes when exporting from microstation and importing into Arcmap?

I'm trying to import water utility lines from Microstation into ArcMap. The water utility lines are symbolized by size in Microstation, but when I try to view the attribute table in ArcMap the ...
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Generate random points for IDs with similar coordinates with ArcMap

I have a dataset which consists of IDs with addresses and coordinates (long/lat). Some of the IDs have similar coordinates. How do I generate random points for the IDs that have those similar ...
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How to calculate Field using part of filename in ModelBuilder?

I am new to ModelBuilder and have not been able to figure how to use part of the FC name: For example the first FC in my GDB containing around 100 files is "A1005_GPS_Residence", and I need to ...
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Index for data driven page created atlas?

We have a parcel atlas created from a data driven page document where each page represents a particular 16 mile square township. I have created my own index of polygons instead of ArcGIS index ...
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Faster way than Spatial Join to join field from attribute table to address table?

I have a table of addresses for every state in the nation. I just recently finished doing spatial joins and adding in census block/tract data per state. I have a national shapefile of ...
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Simulation in flow path [on hold]

In generating flow path, I have these data/attributes (arcid, from_node, to_node, grid code, velocity, and time). I want to know how can I perform simulation using these datas that the flow starts ...
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How to find out to which polygon each points belongs to in ArcMap [duplicate]

I have got a shapefile consisting of a number of polygons, and another shapefile with a number of points. I want to add a column in the points shapefile. For each point, I want the column to contain ...
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How to create a raster with rotated cell orientation from lattice points - ArcMap 10.1

I am trying to create a raster layer from gridded points where the cells have a rotated orientation. Each point is the center of a 1.6 km by 1.6 km cell, rotated to the left. Is there a way to do this ...
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some fields from node and to node output are equal to 0

I am generating a flow path using the flow direction grid and flow accumulation raster as input in stream to feature tool. I just want to know what it means to have 0 values in the from node and to ...
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Calculating X and Y of line start and line end using ArcPy?

I have a series of polyline shapefiles and I am trying to automate the process of calculating the X and Y coordinates of the line start and line end using Python. I have added the 4 fields (startx, ...
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Calculating sum of distances between multiple points in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2. I have two layers- one is around 2,000 geolocated ballot boxes while the other is around a dozen geolocated facilities. I would like to calculate the total distance between ...
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ArcGIS Initializing License suddenly slow in version 10.2.2

I have ArcGIS 10.2.2 Desktop, License type: Advanced, installed on a windows 7 64 bit machine. It normally takes about 12 seconds to initialize the license, whether in ArcMap or a stand alone Python ...
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header row in excel is not header row when imported into ArcMap

I am importing an Excel table with X/Y coordinates to plot on a map (point data). The original Excel table has a header row as its top row..The row is 'frozen' in Excel. When I import the table and ...
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ShapeFile with Z Co-ordinates

I have 3 shapefiles, two of them wihtout the Z Co-ordinates elevation but 1 of them has a Z co-ordinate elevation. I can load two ShapeFiles into my SQL Server Database which does not have Z ...
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Selecting different field in attribute table for kriging in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have created a shapefile with several columns of data in the attribute table but I can not select any of the columns for a kriging except the 4 required to display (lable, northing, easting, ...
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arcpy.Intersect_analysis() returns empty result, but Intersect tool in ArcMap is succesful

I've got two large feature classes that I'm trying to perform an intersect on. Using the following python code, I get an empty output feature class: arcpy.Intersect_analysis(["Schools","Zips"], ...
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How to Calculate Utilization Distribution Overlap Index (UDOI) in ArcGIS Desktop?

I was wondering if any of you happen to have any information on how to calculate the Utilization Distribution Overlap Index (UDOI) in ArcGIS 10? If I understand it correctly the UDOI takes two kernel ...
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Conversion from string decimal date format into field with date format using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ESRI ArcMap 10.2 , I am trying to convert a text field in a shapefile that holds dates in a decimal format into a usable date formated field, but I can not for the life of me figure out the ...
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How to replace null field in generated ArcMap Report

I am creating a report from ArcMap and I would like for the null value fields to be replaced with either a blank or a 0 , but only in the generated report not in the actual attribute field. Is this ...
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Intro to Geoprocessing Scripting with Python for ArcGIS? [duplicate]

Can you point me to any recommended online resources where i can learn the fundamental basics of geoprocessing scripting and the different modules/python has available for an ArcGIS environment. I ...
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ITRF2008 to WGS84 Datum Transformation in ArcMap?

If I have data in IRTF2008 as shapefile is it possible to change this to WGS84 and how? The need for this comes when trying to display the data in a third party program that doesn't recognize the ...
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How to transfer attributes from standalone table to feature class using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In short, I have a stand alone table that has an identical table schema to a feature class. I am creating a feature in the feature class and need to copy the selected row from the stand alone table ...
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ArcGIS and QGIS compatibility

I work at a small planning commission as 1 of 2 GIS people, where we have 2 ArcGIS licenses. A volunteer recently starting working with us. He is using QGIS and mostly editing shapefiles. I ...
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Subtracting columns (that include null values) in ArcMap Field Calculator

I’m desperately trying to run a very simple command where I subtract one column with others. However the problem is that some rows have NULL values, therefore the result of subtracting is also NULL. ...
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MakeFeatureLayer_management wrong output

I have a huge database with Sightings from whales and dolphins from 1995 till today. So I want to sort the database with python. Till now I can make FeatureLayers for each year for ...
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ArcGIS Administrator Licenses

How can I find number of Licences in ArcGIS Administrator from arcobjects or any files?
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Add both string and automated numbers in series to attribute table using field calculator

I would like to fill a column in my attribute table with an string that ends in a numeric value. Example: Object001 Object002 Object003 I would like to automate the process of filling in the ...
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Incorrect vectorization from a raster in ArcGis (ArcScan)

I am trying to make a vectorization to get lines from a raster image using arcscan. I saw some users making it but using easier images with more visible lines but is not working with my image. could ...
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Calculate the majority of one polygon in another (fishnet)

I am looking for a method to calculate the majority of one polygon file (a map of ecoregions) in a sampling grid (fishnet) in ArcGIS. The purpose is to assign each sampling grid (fishnet) to an ...
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Custom error message with 'Error Code -1' in ArcGIS script tool

I have a script tool in ArcGIS 10.2 and I have altered the tool's validation code to show my custom error messages using setErrorMessage method. It works but when an error message is displayed it ...
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Identifying the side of a point from the closest polyline in ArcMap 10.0

I have a set of polylines (a network of streams and rivers) with information on the left and right side of the streams on riparian structure. I also have locations (points) of either side of the ...
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Best way to make a fake hillslope?

Anyone ever have to make a fake hill slope? or a fake digital elevation model (DEM)? What are the best methods for doing so? For more specifics, suppose I wanted to make a fake hill slope, that was ...
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Adding description to layer using ArcMap?

This may be quite basic but can't figure it out. I have a problem when adding a description to a layer (right click layer -> properties -> general: description). When I update the description, ...
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How to change properties of an item in a legend in ArcMap 10.2 using python

For many of my projects I use a single mxd to create multiple maps using a python script to switch on/off various raster layers before exporting to pdf. Before beginning the exporting process I ...
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Preventing add-in application from executing in pirated ArcMap [on hold]

I want to freely distributed an Add-In that I have developed for ArcMap. How can I protect my add-in application from cracked versions of ArcMap? I want to allow only licensed ArcMap to use my ...
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ArcMap License problem [duplicate]

I dont want to execute my Add-in application in crack ArcMaps.I want to use or execute only licensed ArcMap's (orginal ArcMap's) my application.I cant control with EsriLicenseStatus constants.Are ...
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MakeFeatureLayer_management parsing error (for loop)

I want to make a Feature Layer for each month in the table "Sightings1995-2014". Why doesn't it work? for month in range (01,12): ...
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Setting time animation by number of frames

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS 10 animation system to produce a time series of points by year. There are only 65 years in the dataset, and I want to make it so there is only one frame per year. I have ...
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Error 000728 field does not exist within table - field already exists

I am running arcpy.AddField_management to add a field called "cnid" and update it with x centroid values. For add.field I get the error "cnid" already exists. I tried print.field name and I cannot ...
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General steps to create watershed boundary

I am a very beginner of ArcGIS. I got this CD of GIS files of a city and intend to work on watershed management. There are different file names in different formats on CD. Like .shp, .shx, .dbf, ...
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Rename open MXD using ArcPy

Is there a method in ArcPy that will rename the MXD you currently have open? I don't what to use mxd.saveACopy("newFileName") as it will just save a COPY with a new name, not rename the current MXD. ...
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Spatial and Non Spatial join

I have a shapefile with a number of weed control blocks as polygons. They each have a unique block id number. I am trying to join a non spatial csv file which has multiple entries for each block over ...
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How do I build a form within ArcMap?

I am building a file geodatabase using ArcGIS. The gdb is going to be distributed to dozens of 'stand alone' machines. End users are expected to populate the gdb with data. End users do have ArcGIS ...
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How to develop GUI in Python for geoprocessing?

I want to develop GUI in Python for geoprocessing, but I don't know what is the best GUI tool or library (Tkinter, PyQT, wxPython) for geoprocessing? Can I use PyQT for GUI programming in ArcGIS?
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Applying unique processing extent to each iteration of tool in ArcMAP Model Builder

I am trying to create an automated ArcMAP (10.1) tool that will read in a file (ASCII most likely) of maximum and minimum lat/long values along with some additional variables. The tool will iterate ...
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Is there public OGC Catalog Service (CSW) available which lets ArcGIS for Desktop with CSW Client Add (WMS) To Map?

This is a follow on from a Question that I asked last year entitled Is there a public OGC Catalog Service (CSW) available?. That Question has an Accept-ed Answer but I would now like to expand upon ...