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Creating spatial Reference to ASCII file

I have produced ASCII files in MaxEnt. These files are able to be loaded into Arcmap10.1 and display as an image, but i cannot interpret them or create them into a polygon for further analysis. I have ...
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Distance between consecutive points

I am wondering how I can get the distance between consecutive GPS locations in ArcMap 10 (i.e. the distance between consecutive GPS locations sent in during a wildlife telemetry study).
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Is it possible to turn off bezier curve smoothing of freehand feature editing in ArcGIS 10.2?

I am trying to create a very specific feature using the freehand tool under "Create Features". Once you complete a section of the feature it is automatically simplified using bezier curves. At the ...
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Why does the composite raster pixel values not cover the full range of RGB and what does this mean for reclassification after conversion to int?

I have about 30 or so composite rasters in IMG format that I need to 1.) Preserve the date that the raster was created and 2.) Combine all of them. My workflow is: Step 1: raster calculator, ...
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How to sum all values with the same ID in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I did a one to many spatial join and ended up with an attribute table as follows: Lets say we have 5 different IDs that have numerical values in 500 rows. I need to sum the values for each ID, and end ...
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Find network distance for multiple origins and destinations?

I have a layer of points A (around 30), a layer of points B (around 2000), all recorded as in longitude and latitude. Need to calculate the distance between each pair (Ai, Bj) based on the ...
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How to offset/ move Key Numbering and its lists instead of covering line features.

Does anyone know how to move the placement of the key numbers and the key numbering lists? I am labeling lines and the key number keeps getting placed on the line. But if the line is very small, the ...
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How to Calculate the average value near a point

I am new to ArcGIS ArcMap. I want to calculate the average value of one point ( layer flowline ). This could be done using the value of the point and the values of the four neighbor points ( raster ), ...
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Mine Grid to UTM

I have been given spatial data (lidar) that was collected in mine grid feet in ASCII format. I am using arc to process but need to define a projection does anyone know how to do this or any other ...
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Limitations of iterate row selection in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

inb4 using real script ;), I'm looking for some advice on arc's model builder. The iterate row selection in Arc's model builder allows you to make multiple table views based on field groupings of a ...
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Figure out best Geostatistical Analyst Wizard kriging settings for hotspots

I need to interpolate some chemical results that have "hotspots" near the locations of releases related to former site operations. I need to honor the data points and use their exact values even at ...
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Scale Bar Element moves when using Data Driven Pages?

I have made many mapbooks using data-driven pages. However I've encountered something strange and wanted to ask to see if anyone might know what's going on or has seen this before. I have a scale ...
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ArcMap Export PDF vs arcpy Export PDF scale differences

I'm experiencing differences from exporting features to PDF from within ArcMap and using a stand alone python program. Basically, I'm selecting a feature from a layer, zooming to the selected extent, ...
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Maximum number of shapefiles for merge tool?

I have over 180,000 shapefiles that I have to merge (or append) into a final shapefile. I have written a python script to do so which uses the acrpy.append_management tool. However the runtime is too ...
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Using ASCII LiDAR data tiles which are centimeter rounded (n Z) in ArcGIS Desktop seems to round them to meters?

I try to use four LIDAR tiles in .asc with arcgis9.3. All of this tiles are centimeter round (in z) but one of them seems to be round to meter (see tile on the left up corner on the image below), ...
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Arcpy MakeFeatureLayer won't loop

The arcpy snippet below is intended to generate a list of technicians scheduled to work, and then generates a unique feature layer for each one's stops. fcStops = "TaskRoute1016" with ...
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how to use IUniqueValueRenderer for empty geodatabase point file with ArcObjects

I have empty geodatabase file with point geometry created programatically. I have style file with several symbols. I basically want to add all these symbols to my shape file before creating ...
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PageLayoutObject error when exporting to a TIFF using arcpy and Python

This is a repeat question that I replaced in Stack Overflow (i apologise as I didnt realise there was a GIS specific section!) - Repeat question I am having an issue when attempting to export to a ...
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To count the number of grid cells in a polygon

Is there a way ArcGIS could count the number of 15 seconds interval grid cells within a polygon after digitizing that polygon. This should appear in a field in the attribute table.
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Converting Labels to Annotations in ArcGIS for Desktop says coordinates or measures are out of bounds?

Am converting Labels to Annotations in ArcMap 10.1. However an error messages pops up with this message. The coordinates or measures are out of bounds. Text = RUSHOZI The coordinates or measures are ...
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Opening GeoTIFF (georeferenced in ArcGIS for Desktop) in QGIS?

I tried to open a georeferenced geotiff created in ArcGIS for Desktop in QGIS. I could open them but they are not in the right spots. These raster datasets contains .aux .rrd .tfwx .tif.aux.xml ...
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Running ArcGIS model at specified time or with delay?

I am looking to start running an ArcGIS model built in ModelBuilder in the future. Start at a specific time. or Start in x hours. or something similar. When I leave the office I may have data ...
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ModelBuilder, Iterate by Field and Viewshed

I want to compute the independent Viewshed for 360 different points. If I run these all together, I have one viewshed output which shows how many times any given cell is visible, but this does not ...
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Geocoding with World Geocode Service

I failed to geocode intersection in ArcMap with World Geocode Service provided by ArcGIS Online. The data I have contains street, cross street, city, state. But there is no zipcode Here is a sample ...
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SQLite instead of gdb

I use ArcGIS and Qgis and I want to have common protocol and format of my files. To use a separate file for each program is not the best way, I don’t want to make a mess of data. I would ask if SQLite ...
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Breaking connecting between features (Editor tool)

I snapped a series of lines to a point (The ? symbol on the picture). Now, I am trying to unsnap them so I can connect them to their respective line I just created. My question is simple. How do I ...
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Using Construct tools to construct a feature from line to polygon?

Is it possible for me to build a construct a line to polygon? For example, when you need a break or divide one polygon into two polygons. You had the line from a polygon to Line and you use that line ...
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What is the best method to convert MRSID files to other formats in ArcMap 10.1?

I have some large MRSID files of counties in TN. They are 3 banded, about 4 - 7 GB, and 3rd generation. I've been in the process of converting them to 3 banded TIFF files using Export Raster Data. I ...
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Track progress of running GP tools (in arcpy script) programmatically?

I am looking for a way to access a GP tool running in a Python script to be able to see how much of the job has already been done. I have found SetProgressor function, but this one is available only ...
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Merging Feature Classes and keeping the metadata

Is there a way that while merging two feature classes we can keep the metadata? We are merging feature classes with templates so we can import specific fields into our data. Is there a way to keep ...
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How can I find small distance between polylines?

I`m trying to find lines which have small distance between them and I am using ArcGIS 10 for this. I had tried to make points at the both ends of the lines and to detect the distance between points ...
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Batch enabling MapTips

In the layer properties of each layer there is an option "Show MapTips using the display expression" that is by default disabled and I would like to find out if there is a way to enable this option by ...
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Creating Centroid Long and Lat points for each Kernel Density cell

I am trying to create a point raster file of the highest (red) kernel densities (figure 1), which places one GPS location at the centre of each of the cells within the highest kernel density bins. I ...
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How to know which parameter is dependent in GWR?

I'm trying to do marble export from Turkey to the world. I have almost all kinds of data about marble trade.(also populations, GDP). How to know which parameter is dependent in Geographically ...
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mosaic dataset and overview failed in arcgis

I m working with arcgis 10. i m trying to optimize the storage and the visualization of heavy raster. After importing raster in file geodatabase i put them in a mosaic dataset and i generate overview ...
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Overlaying misaligned DGN file in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I received a DGN file, I believe created in Bentley 8, and there is a bit of a misalignment problem. The dgn, when overlain on a Bing Maps aerial or NAIP image, shows up about 20 m or so off. I'm set ...
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Raster Calculator making incorrect calculations in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to use raster calculator (ArcMap 10.2.2.3552) to apply a poisson generalized linear model to estimate species abundances based on elevation. The outputs don't make any sense to me, and I'm ...
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Output not feeding next step of ModelBuilder?

I have numerous input .txt files that I need to feed into an Arc tool (Samples>DataManagement>Features>CreateFeaturesFromTextFile) that creates Features from text files (the text file contains UTM ...
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Creating single feature to represent group of individual features, based on location and #, using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am looking for an algorithmic way of handling this situation, as I can do it manually with the ruler and some time, but it would be nice to find a programmatic to have Arc do the work for me, so any ...
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Subset multiband tiff file using Python in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a multiband (1140) raster file in tiff format that I want to subset. Each band represents a prediction of monthly rainfall (12 bands for each year) over a 95 year period (12*95=1140). I need to ...
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How to calculate percent income change?

I've imported a shapfile of the US and set a projection. I also added an Excel spreadsheet with income data from 1995-2010. I joined the income data with shapefile based on the state_name field. What ...
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Placing layer name beside their symbols in legend using representations of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to place the layer name of my feature class (styled with a representation) beside (right hand side) its symbol in the legend of my map in ArcMap 10.1. I know that the format can be changed ...
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How can i show real time traffic data in the web using ArcGIS for server 10.2?

I want to show real time local traffic data on the web. I create live traffic using network analyst in ArcMap 10.2. When I want to show real time traffic data in ArcMap I must use the Time Slider ...
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Converting Feature coordinates to text (same as output from UNGENERATE command in ArcInfo Workstation)?

I am trying to convert stream segments to text. This is function for the script #function to convert feature to text as ungenerate command in ArcGIS workstation def ...
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Using FME to extract and store data in geodatabase in different feature datasets to create seamless dataset?

Original data structure as supplied is 124 folders with identical feature data sets: There is a common attribute in all datasets (metadata) that I need to inspect and extract the data flow for ...
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Updating fields of feature layer and reflecting changes in original data

I am trying to write a script that will select points from a feature class that are within a polygon and update the fields within the original point feature class. The problem I'm running into is ...
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Using Detect Feature Changes Tool in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Has anyone used the Detect Feature Changes (Data Management) tool in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop? I am working on two linear feature classes, one a newly updated and one an old one. This is the first ...
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ST spatial queries to select multi-level location

I'm trying to write a query in SQL Server using 1 set of points and 2 sets of polygons. The polygons overlap, and I only want to select the points that fall inside of 1 polygon but not the other. I ...
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How to delete geoprocessing results in ArcGIS without closing mxd file?

I am trying to run a loop of a couple thousand maps in ArcGIS 10.1 but the program keeps crashing after printing about 100 maps at a time. I read here that I need to make sure my results in Results ...
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ArcGIS Python Add-In: Enable snapping for OnLine method?

I am working on a Python Add-In using ArcGIS 10.2.2 where the user can draw lines and the Add-In will add dimension annotation showing length for each segment of the line that is drawn. I can get ...