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Convert a string field to a number field using arcpy

Accidentally posted this in the general stack overflow forum first. I have a large (>1000) number of shape-files in which there are fields containing numbers that are defined as text fields. I need ...
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Converting to Date Format in Arcgis

i have ab Excel table which it's fields are (year,month,day,hour,AM/Pm), how to convert those Fields into a Date format table in Arcgis and then creating a time frame Visualization.
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ArcMAP Index Grid, feature list

I am creating a simple map of state owned lands in my County. I want to use a lookup table that I can use to list a number of attributes and associate with the FID between features on the map and the ...
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Unable to save edits in ArcGIS after modification of personal gdb in Access

Hope someone has had experience with this before. We've exported a feature class from ArcGIS SDE database and saved it in a personal geodatabase. Then we altered the structure within Access 365, and ...
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How to build a model builder convert,insert, and finally delete in one operation debug

I'm working on Arcgis Server, ArcMap and ArcCatalog In arc catalog I've two databases (Temp.gdb and main.gdb) so I need a model builder that : Convert CAD dwg file to Geodatabase (or dataset) ...
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How to introduce excel file in modelbuilder

I want to make a model with some excel tables that I have with coordinates and another parameter. I need to "transform" that tables in point shapefiles but I don't know how to do that in Modelbuilder, ...
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Why did my data points shift position?

Here is an example of my issue: There are two point layers displayed in this image: The yellow dots are my currently used layer with the most updated data. The green dots are legacy data from when ...
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Python script for Field Calculator. ArcGis 10.2.2

I have a point shapefile with two columns i want to process. The first column is aspect and the second is aspect_m60, there is only one row with the aspect of my point. I have tried to write a script ...
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Distance of points to nearest polygon edge in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a point feature class that consists of a systematic grid of points across a landscape. I also have a shapefile consisting of several polygons. For each point in the feature class, I'd like to ...
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Touched lines but not connected in ArcGIS 10.x

Ι convert a contour file DWG to SHP file. The lines are touched but disconnected and they are broken in many places. Is there an automated way with a particular tolerance to automatically connect the ...
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Labelling expression - How to combine two different functions?

I'm not an expert of scripting and programming, I need to use these two functions in the labelling expression in ArcGIS. How can I combine this: Function FindLabel ( [toponimo] , [testo] ) ...
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Insert cursor for first row in unique value set arcpy

I really need some guidance on how to create a python script with arcpy to: 1) Search through a table for unique values in a field. 2) For the first row in each unique valueset, insert that row into ...
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Export to .dbf and .mdb

A have a number of shapefiles and I want to export their attribute table to .dbf and .mdb (Microsoft Access file). How can I do this with ArcGis or with any other tools? Notice that I want to keep ...
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Predefined reports using ModelBuilder? [on hold]

I am new in ArcGIS and I am trying to use ModelBuilder. I want to generate predefined reports using some existing features. Some of the features are related. So i want to use only one field from ...
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Raster to point: 10 rows in the attribute table per 1 point

I have just made Raster to Point operation. In the output, if I select a point on the map, in the attribute table appear I have just selected 10 rows. How is it possible? Where, in the Raster to Point ...
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New value in attribute table for big amount of points

I have got a huge amount of points. I need to change their value according to thier current value. Ex. I have got 4000 points. 1000 with value 7 and 3000 with value 8. I have to select all those 1000 ...
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Wrong buffer distances from ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

I am making a buffer from a point feature class, 70 meters buffer. ArcGIS gives me back a 50 meters buffer. A 90m buffer becames a 65m and so on.
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Joining the tables with the geometry

I have a large table (as a shapefile without geometry, just set of records) with data which has the refference to the other tables (as a shapefiles with specific geometry, reference as same ID's for ...
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How can I convert electric utilities into water utilities?

I have GIS information for transmission lines, substations, and power generation facilities. I was able to import it into ArcGIS easily and create a geometric network. However, I'd really like to have ...
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Trouble interpreting zonal statistics as table output

Consider this a follow-up to this question. I transformed a census block group vector map (decided to use this instead of census tracts) into a raster map and generated a kernel density map using ...
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pop() method returns error with feature class list in ArcGIS python toolbox

I am trying to do something very simple, but I'm pulling my hair out with this one. In an ArcGIS python toolbox, for one of my tools I ask the user for a list of feature layers, using the following ...
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Why is my georeferenced image not visible in ArcGIS?

I georeferenced a tif in ArcGIS 10, copied the folder into another PC opened the PGDB with 10.2.2 version, everything is loaded but i can't see the image itself. However the zoom to layer takes me ...
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Latitude and longitude of NetCDF layers in ArcGIS

I've been having a lot of trouble getting the Multidimension system toolbox to work in ArcGIS (10.3). In particular, the Make NetCDF Raster Layer tool does not pick up on numerical Latitude and ...
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Raster Copy: Output bit size does not match specified value

Using ArcGIS (Map/Catalog) 10.0. I have a raster file (kdens) developed from point data using the kernel density tool. It is 32-bit float file format. I need this file converted to a polygon ...
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Different page sizes in Data Driven Pages?

Is it possible to set different page dimensions for maps within a single Data Driven Page series? For example have some of the series 11 x 17 inches, others 17 x 11 and a third 18 x 24. The only ...
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Hyperlink Script to Open Shapefile in ArcMap?

I'm new to Python and need some help please. I have a shapefile (Index.shp) that is used as an index for the world splitting it into 264 areas (polygon). I'm trying to create a Python script (for the ...
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vertical and horizontal scales on raster

I have a raster image which is a log. What I like to be able to do is to extract the X any Y points from the raster. That are in two sets of units The ideal outcome would be an output of an x and ...
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Combining continuous raster and point in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a layer that's a topographic map of a mountain range, represented by a continuous raster. I have another layer that is just points, representing where the summits are. How can I use the ...
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ArcGIS - Lines with different symbols and the same color ramp

i have a layer of lines which drives me crazy... First i separate them in the tab multiple attributes, based on a value blue lines = Symbol A (black) red lines = Symbol B (black) and so on... Now i ...
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Performance Monitor of ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there a way/tool that could basically report what ArcMap 10.2 is doing? I can't really explain it, so I will show you what I mean. Now mind you it doesn't have to be exactly like this. ARCMAP ...
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ArcCatalog not in Customize mode

I need to connect to an Access Databse so have found the instructions to Add OLE DB Connection but when I go to Customize - Customize Mode there is no option to select ArcCatalog under Commands. Can ...
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Heat Map with species distribution [closed]

what I am trying to do is to generate a heat map depicting the spatial distribution of certain species found in a lake, in association with their sex. For example, species_a+male or species_b+female ...
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encoding error between maptools and arcgis

I am having a trouble of encoding at writing shape file by maptools (0.8-34) of R by MacOSX and reading that by ArcMAP 10.2.1 in windows 8.1 through parallels desktop. Using an original shape file, I ...
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How can I find internal overlaps in my polygon feature class ideally via modelbuilder tools?

I have a polygon layer containing "depth curves" for the making of a skin of earth kind of map. I want to check whether or not my feature class contain any overlaps internally between these polygons. ...
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how to fix the size of dockable window using arcobjects

I created a dockable window with the following attributes buts spanning across and taking the same height of table of contents (TOC) ,but its height should be 345 only which is not ...
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How to project data into both a Vertical & Horizontal Coordinate System?

I have a shapefile whose Geometry is of POINTZM type. The XY coordinate System is NAD_1983_CORS96_StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200_Ft_US and the Z coordinate system is ...
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How can I make attribute table field dependent? [duplicate]

In an attribute table I am making new fields bounded each other by the Field Calculator. Once I have written the formula for the new field in the Field Calculator, ArcGIS make the calculation for the ...
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Classifying beach/mudflat area of Landsat Images

For my work I need to capture the total catchment area of a beach using mostly Google Earth images. I attached an example with this post. So the whole catchment area comprises the sandy beach as well ...
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Grid Cell Intersect FlowLength attribute is equal to 0

I would like to ask where would the FLOWLENGTH attribute of the Grid Cell Intersect get its values. . I have been doing grid cell processing in HEC-GeoHMS and I have found out that the FLOWLENGTH = 0. ...
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kml to layer error

I tried to use the "KML to Layer" tool in ArcMap 10.2.2 but it always end up in an error showed up the the following image. I hide the directory of the kml file in the image since it does contain my ...
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Create buffer along shoreline near sample site

I want to look at the land use on the shoreline of a river relative to a specifc point on the river. I have created a point on the shoreline using the Near tool. Following this I am having trouble. I ...
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Stand alone - Python Append (multiple shps from a folder to one dataset)

I have users creating data (shp) daily into a specific folder, I already know how to invoke GP tools to append these data sets into one. What I am trying to do is run a task (which I already know) to ...
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How to force ArcGIS to re-read FGDB dataset extent? [duplicate]

I have feature class sitting in FGDB. I can add it to map, right click on it in the table of content and pick "Zoom To Layer". This is what I see: I start editing session, remove most of the ...
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Clip Point Features to Polygons with Model Builder/ArcPy

Here is the context of my question: I have point features for about 2000 individual trees spread throughout 50 different tree districts. The tree districts are polygons in a polygon feature class and ...
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Using ArcGIS, can data relationships be created between separate geodatabase containers?

I have several ESRI geodatabases that contain specific detailed information around a central theme. Without revealing the specifics about the theme, each geodatabase has its own domain-driven ...
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ArcGIS 10 restricted WEIGHTED Flow Accumulation

I have a question very similar to one asked by wxfox4god on 12th June 2013 ("Arcmap 10 restrict Flow Accumulation") that was answered by whuber. (I have had to post it as a new question as I do not ...
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Script runs in ArcMap Python window but not in stand alone Python win or IDLE

I am attempting to automate some basic geoprocessing for a web map service. I am using Arc Desktop 10.1.This code was built in model builder and exported to python. This runs perfectly in Arc Desktop, ...
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how to create custom items or commands for a context menu

I have read and searched the web for an answer, but nothing is working. so I need someone's help please. I have an extension that implements I command, I have the method OnContextMenu(x,y) which ...
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How to convert ASCII file to TIN where XY is YX in ArcGIS?

I have some ASCII files (you can download it from: http://analizasan.kvprojekty.pl/underwork/gisse/M3451Ca1.zip) that I would like to create TIN. First I used "ASCII3DToFeatureClass" tool to create ...
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Mutli feature polyline into individual features polyline [on hold]

Is there a tool which can split mutli feature polyline into an individual feature polyline, without spliting polylines that cross other polylines in the same shapefile?