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List index out of range error

I've been writing a script that clips large datasets based on a selected feature. It works fine when I run it in a test workspace where only related layers are active and running. However, when I run ...
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Join of two attribute tables with different amounts of rows

I have a hard time sorting the following out: I have two different Shapefiles. The attributetable of one, lets call it shapefile A looks the following: SHAPEFILE A ATTRIBUTETABLE Name Type ...
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How to select duplicate polygons? [duplicate]

Although it may seem this has been answered before, there doesn't seem to be a solution. I am trying to simply select duplicate polygons. I don't want to delete them or anything like that. I need ...
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Devising measure of vertical distance from spring line?

I am building a model (using Logistic Regression) to explore the relation between a binary categorical dependent variable (parcels agricultural production quality) and several predictors, among which ...
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Migrating from GeoMedia to ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

I have just started a new job and one of my first tasks is to swap my section from GeoMedia to ArcGIS for Desktop. Has anyone completed this task before? Are you able to share advise, strategic ...
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Running ArcGIS search (Toolbox) does not seem to work? [on hold]

I'm using ArcMap 10.2 and I have the Advanced Licence, but when I try running the search (Toolbox) it does not seem to work. what could be the problem because it doesn't bring me results?
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Iterating using search cursor and layer selection performance?

I'm trying to use the results of a search cursor to iteratively make selections on a feature class and then create new feature classes (so you get a new feature class or shp for each unique value in a ...
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What is the source of horizontal and vertical striping in USGS DEMs?

When processing 30m and 10m DEM data downloaded through the National Map Viewer from the National Elevation Dataset, we noticed horizontal and vertical striping not only in the produced results, but ...
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Editing PostGIS data in ArcGIS Desktop?

Quick question regarding editing PostGIS data in ArcMap 10.0. Far as I can tell, this can only be accomplished through third-party plugins like GISSquirrel or ST-Links. Does anyone know of an ...
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How I can sum 360 raster files in a folder with the Arcgis raster calculator?

In a folder I have 360 precipitation raster files and I want to sum them all to the raster calculator
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How to replicate the QGIS vector smoothing effect in ArcGIS?

You can see from the screenshots that QGIS has, in my opinion, much more pleasant on-screen rendering of vector features. I assume there is some sort of smoothing algorithm used in QGIS. Is there a ...
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Problems Joining CSV to Shpfile arcgis 9.3

So I have been trying to get this to work all day and have had no success. I am attempting to join a CSV file with a Shapefile. The CSV is from the Hud's location affordability portal ...
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Retrieving points that make up drive-time polygon generated by ArcGIS for Desktop in automated way?

One of our GIS guys showed me a demo of the ArcGIS Network Analyst extension creating a drive-time polygon for points that he clicked on a map. This is exactly what we need for our web application, ...
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Creating a Slope Map Using Contours

I am trying to create a slope map. I have many contour elevation files. I tried to use the slope tool in Arctoolbox, but it calls for raster files and I'm working with vector data. Any help with this ...
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Error in Creating Line from Points

I am trying to create coastline of an area by joining about 20,000 points using Data Management Tool "Points to Line" in ArcGIS 10.1. But it seems that the inbuilt algorithm is not recognizing the ...
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How to work with shapefile with 110,000 points?

I have a very large shapefile. It has 110,000 parcels, represented as points. I'm not trying to do anything too advanced with it. Here's what I want to do: Join it with an Excel file, export it as a ...
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Calculating distances between consecutive points along rivers (polygon) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have radio-tracking locations of semi-aquatic mammals. Now, I would like to calculate the distance between the consecutive locations using the river as the animals would swim (opposite to as the ...
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TIN file to a POINT file

I have some bathymetry data in TIN format; I am able to open this in arcmap and view the terrain. However I need to use this data within a simulation framework called Delft3D, which needs the ...
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ArcMap10.2.2 crashes during raster calculation [closed]

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2. I want to use the raster calculator to do MSAVI calculation, once I click on OK to run the process ArcMap crashes. Please does anyone know how to resolve this issue. Also the ...
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Getting started with ArcGIS

I am 100% new to ArcGIS and I am feeling more than lost. I have found quite some tutorials on the web but they do not really help me - they explain nicely how to analyse perfectly prepared data and ...
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Data driven page with Count

I was wondering if there is a way to add coding to Data Driven Pages with python. I would like to be able to take the "Data Driven Page with Count" and increment the count by one or in some cases ...
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Minimum field in attribute table

I have two fields in an attribute table and I want to add a third one which will contain the minimum of these two fields. For instance, Field 1 Field 2 Field 3 100 50 50 20 50 ...
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Loop in ModelBuilder for compositing bands of multiple Images

I'm attempting to automate the "Composite Bands" tool somehow in ModelBuilder, but haven't been able to figure out an effective method. I have landsat 7 data that is separated into folders and each ...
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Writing Variables Values into Feature Class Table in ArcGIS Modelbuilder

I am trying to use the ModelBuilder for my master thesis. What I want to do is: 1) Create two new fields in a watershed feature class (contains several watersheds) 2) Use the watershed feature to ...
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Attribute table where rows do not appear

I have an attribute table with 20000 rows but the rows don't appear in the attribute table, so I cannot do a selection that I want. Any idea what the reason could be? I have arcgis 10.2. Fyi, I have ...
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Duplicating polygons in Layer using ArcPy cursors?

I am trying to Duplicate some polygons in the same layer with the same attributes, But it will duplicated them with Null Geometry, i have tried getValue() method, but i got error import arcpy ...
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Batch geocoding 1.5 million data points in SQL Server

I am currently attempting to batch geocode 1.5 million points that are stored in a sql database. The points are not very specific (ie only city, state points). I have used ArcGIS in the past but due ...
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Measuring averages of a seperate layer with kernel Density overlay

How can I get an average of another layer in a kernel density plot? I have bathymetry underlying my kernel density plot and need to know how to gain an average of bathymetry for a 80% kernel. Does any ...
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How to convert *.shp files to *.gmt format type files?

I am new at using GMT (Generic Mapping Tools) and I am wondering if it can use a shapefile of a hydrographical network. Can I perhaps change my .shp to .gmt format and combine it with a GMT map? If ...
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Error opening 10.1 mxd in 10.2.1

When i try to open (by double clicking) an mxd created/last saved using 10.1, i get this error: . If i start a blank session of arcmap, then go to File>Open, the mxd opens without throwing the above ...
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How would I group values in a field based on range of number using python, and then update the attribute table?

An example of what I'm trying to accomplish is described below, however they don't describe how to use the data update cursor to update the attribute column. data - Group values based on range of ...
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ArcPy Feature To Line failing on 'large' datasets?

I knew that FeatureToLine had issues with large datasets and I have seen other questions revolving around the same error, but I am completely baffled by this. Basically, this function works perfectly ...
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Convert census data to points

I have data from the Census Bureau's LEHD files that record number of jobs within blocks using the digit 1 to denote one job. I want to convert the number of 1's in the column into a feature that I ...
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How to Krige with expectation of 0

I am trying to Krige in ArcGIS from point samples of a chemical concentration. Towards the center, most of the points are larger, and on the periphery, all of the points are 0. The generated raster ...
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How do I force the comma into Acres number on the ModelBuilder?

I'm writing a ModelBuilder to run many shapefiles output to database that has the sum acres for each crop however by looking at the field column it does not show comma like for example Alfalfa ...
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How to merge dbf files(zonal statistics as a table) in GIS environment.?

I am not very savvy at using Python. Actually I have around 1000 output files from using the tool zonal statistics as table in ArcGIS. The names of the files are jan_60, feb_60......dec_13. These all ...
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Getting syntax error in Label Expression

I am receiving the SyntaxError: invalid syntax(string, line 26)(last line in this case) when I am trying to make this label expression for use in ArcMap. As far as I can see, everything looks right. I ...
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Classify points

I import 40000 XY datapoints in ArcMap. There is another third field with 40000 different values. I would like to classify all these values in just 5-10 classes but this option doesn’t appear when I ...
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Is there a simple way to clip multiple layers and orthophotos?

(*disclaimer, I don't know any Python/scripting) Ok, so I have clipped several layers in the past using Arcmap 10.+, but I am having a hard time wrapping my head around how hard it can be at times. ...
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Updating file geo database table

I have an input csv file that I process using a python script and generate a new output csv file. I then, in the same python script use Table to Table (Conversion) in order to store the data from the ...
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Multiple map layers : TPK

Working on ARCGIS for Offline mapping ,Can a tpk file can have multiple map layers inside it?
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Switching from ArcDesktop to ArcGIS Online

I have many GIS files that I was using to create some maps for my work. Our desktop version of ArcGIS expired and we decided to move to the basic online version. I am unable to upload any of my ...
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Remove Duplicate items in legend

I working on several layers that share similar symbology in the arcview. I'm trying to remove duplicate Symbology from the legend. Manually I can do it by click "properties -> symbology" and then ...
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Erasing overlay geometry with in the feature class..!

What is the best practice for erasing overlay geometry? My scenario is: I have a polygon layer with 1000 features. i need to create a tool from model builder that select polygons with user defined ...
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How do I output PolygonNeighbors into a special format?

I need Polygon Neighbors to give me data in a specific format. Every polygon should have its own line in the output. Take this, for example(it's obviously not ArcGIS formatted, but it serves the ...
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Creating polyline which is average of multiple other polylines?

I am trying to use ArcGIS for Desktop to create an "average" polyline from several lines. For example if you have multiple hurricane paths and would like to plot the average position of all of the ...
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Handling 2s in cost path analysis output?

I am trying to compute shortest distance to stream from various point locations on the landscape. I am using the cost path tool in spatial analyst to do this . I am using a DEM as a cost distance ...
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Getting the outer boundary of a group of polygons

I have an issue where I have feature classes of groups of zip codes in different sectors of the US that I have created. I want to be able to define the outer boundary of these groups so I can create a ...
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Calculations in if statement

I want to perform a simple calculation with the Field Calculator using this piece of script (note that all the elif statements are attempts for another syntax and non of the worked): def ...
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Compute number of days with snow

I have a project and I want to map the effective number of days with snow cover for a year in some mountain area. Until now, I have processed the MOD10A2 (8 days snow cover) product derived from MODIS ...