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from node to node geometric network arcgis

this is my first question here. ('cause i'm really jammed with this for severals days!) I'm really new to geometric network and geodatabase, I basically finished all the arcgis tutorial. Anyway I ...
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Exporting XY data to .shp and I lose my points

I have coordinates (sampling points) as part of a larger excel file that I am trying to convert to a .shp file to overlay on a map. When I add them to Arc as XY data they display just fine, but when ...
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How do i save my tool arrangement at the top of arcmap when i close it?

When I close an arcmap project and then reopen it, even though I save the mxd, the toolbar arrangement is not the way I left it. Is there a setting or some way to save my toolbar locations?
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error invalid output extend in zonal statistic

i have a problem with arcmap10.2...i have a dtm(that now has dimension of the pixel 1000) and another raster whit the same resolution with the code of a specific area..what i want to do is calculate ...
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From .shp to .kml to .shp Without Losing Attributes

I've converted a shapefile with attributes to a .kml for a client. The .kml and attributes were then edited within google earth. I received the updated .kml and now I need to get it back to .shp. ...
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Debugging specified WKID (factory code) or WKT (definition string) is not Projected Coordinate System? [on hold]

I am producing a floodplain map using ArcMap 10.1, Hec-Ras 4.1.0 and Hec-GeoRas toolbar extension. I have created XS cut lines and river and bank data in ArcMap 10.1, having imported LiDAR data ...
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How do I color XY coordinates with different colors in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have added XY coordinates on map layers in ArcMap. These coordinates now show up as points. However, I want to be able to color each coordinate point a different color. Any tips/explanation?
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Cause of ArcGIS Raster Calculator Parsing error <type 'exceptions.SyntaxError'>: invalid syntax?

This is my first attempt at much code in the raster calculator of ArcMap 10.0, but I think I'm close. I have nine rasters (A-I below) and want a new raster with value = 1 where any of the rasters ...
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Reading NOAA CPC REF VER 2 data for Precipitation

Not able to open S.Asia precipitation data The data is in binary format. Any option to open the data in arcgis?
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How to use ArcGIS 10.2 Features to JSON output in web maps?

Using the Features to JSON tool that is now available with 10.2, is there additional formatting that needs to be done to the files before they can be displayed as web maps?
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How to add a tool as a layer in table of contents ArcGIS desktop 10.3

I have a custom script tool in my toolbox in arcgis. I want to add it as a layer in table of contents so when the map is shared people can have access to it easily. for example as shown in figure When ...
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How to write python scripts for attribute tables in ArcGIS [on hold]

I am practising python scripts and a beginner. I get stuck and hope anyone else here can suggest me what commands/scripts i need to use to query: Classify accident types, % of each type over a total ...
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Reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder

How do I reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder when each raster has its own unique values? For example, when you create a model in ModelBuilder and you add the Reclassify tool you may want to ...
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How to make 3D building models from lidar data in ArcGIS?

I have Lidar data, ground points and first returns. I have processed it and have ready tiles from which I am trying to build 3D building models. So far I was able to just extrude the buildings in ...
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Split single raster within multiple polygons

I have a raster ('slope') which content only one attribute in the table. On the other hand I have a feature which content several polygons (catchments) in the attributes table. I would like to obtain ...
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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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How to generate random points with minimum distances between points in multiple polygons

I am looking to create random points for a random stratified survey. There are three different categories being surveyed; for each, I have a single shapefile, each containing a number of polygons. I ...
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Installing ArcGIS Desktop under Citrix? [closed]

We are currently running ArcGIS 10 in our company through Citrix as well as installs on user workstation. We always seem to have niggling problems with Citrix hence local installs. For example: ...
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Converting shapefile in NAD27 from meters to decimal degrees to match xy data?

I have a shapefile of a boundary (polygon) that has the following projection: NAD_1927_UTM_Zone_11N Projection: Transverse_Mercator False_Easting: 500000.00000000 False_Northing: ...
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Automatically generate metadata for feature class?

Is it possible to automatically generate metadata for a given feature class? I'm thinking a table containing the names of all the fields, descriptions and data types. This could be quite useful for ...
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Segmentation Image used to classify RGB image in ERDAS and GIS

My ERDAS 2013 does not have the advanced Image Objective Extension for feature extraction.. I am using thus the tool Image Segmentation (Unsupervised -> Image Segmentation) to classify my RGB image ...
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GPS Track Editor to crop tracks with select by clicking start and end points

I'm trying to take a bunch of gps tracks of mountain bike rides and turn this in to a trail map. I want a single track for each trail. I'm looking for an editor that will allow me to select a ...
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How to view/display fields with high character lengths in ArcMap?

I am trying to import an Excel spreadsheet with a field that has more than 255 characters. Do I have to convert the Excel table to a file geodatabase table first in order to view this field in ...
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Groundwater Levels Map [closed]

I have GPS points of agro wells with data Full Depth of the well and water level of the well. I need to make a simple ground water level map using above data + Arc GIS
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Searching for advanced or cool cartographic techniques in ArcGIS [closed]

I would like to introduce students to some unusual/ advanced / cool cartographic techniques in ArcGIS (or even QGIS) before moving onto web based cartographic tools and Adobe. I have decided to do ...
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Monitoring of aerosol pollution? [closed]

I am particularly interested in extracting Aerosol data from the hdf packed file. I have to do this over several years worth of data im thinking about extract subdataset and project it using a ...
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Equivalent for PostGIS ST_SnapToGrid in ArcMap 9.3

I'm new with ArcGIS and ArcMap. I need to round coordinates on precision of 2 decimals while maintaining relations between them. So basically I need to make something to be equivalent of ...
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If/else statement in arcgis

I try to fill the fields with the condition if / else but it does not work. I do not know where is my mistake in the code. def TextValue ( !Classe! ): if !Classe! == "Steppe arbustive" or !Classe! ...
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Event layer to feature class - fastest method?

There are three methods to convert the output of a Make XY Event Layer to a Feature Class: Copy Features Feature to Point Feature Class to Feature Class Which one is the fastest method? I need to ...
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ArcGIS Tool to Delete only Geodatabase content (feature classes, tables, etc)?

Situation: Need to add a Tool to my ModelBuider to Delete only the content from an Enterprise (SDE) Geodatabase (containing features classes, tables, relationship classes). Tool "Delete" (from ...
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Can I merge an Access database with a shapefile into a file geodatabase? [closed]

I'm working on a project where I'm trying to merge location information from points placed in a shapefile with information that I've entered into an Access database. There is a unique identifier with ...
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Max Number of Feature Selection in ArcGIS and QGIS [closed]

What are the limitations on the maximum number of features that you can select in ArcMap and QGIS?
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Placing the label style alongside the layer style within the legend - Arcmap 10

I've been searching for a way to include the label symbology within the legend, something similar to the image below: (Apologies for the quality) There was a post some 4 years back that touched on ...
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Iterate through domain names and delete domains using ModelBuilder?

I have a list of unused/unassigned domains in table format. It's actually a table inside a GDB. I want to build a model that iterates through this table and deletes the domain. Is this possible with ...
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Dissolving shapefile but retain attribute fields

Is there any way to dissolve shapefile but keep attributes fields in the same time? This is how I want to retain fields: There are two fields I want to conserve in a shapefile. The first column is ...
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How to measure distance in an image without georeferencing?

I have an image which precisely represents an area of 10m by 10m. I don't have precise corner coordinates for the plot. Is there a way to create a coordinate system and specify the length of each ...
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Shape file text field unicode

I used ArcGIS 10.3.1 to create Shape file with a text field with 5 length. When I entered a unicode text with 5 characters, ArcGIS lost the last 3 chars (Saved only 2 begining chars). What's the ...
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explain generate spatial weight matrix k-nearest nieghbor results

I successfully generate 8th nearest nieghbor matrix and open it in excel, but I am confused about what the weight field mean it shown in the picture below since I generate the 8th nearest neighbor I ...
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Saving a ArcMap layers RGB values into the attribute table

I am wanting to take a symbolized layer in an mxd, and save it's symbol color (like a polygon fill) into its attribute table as an RGB value. My goal is to use this value in MapInfo to symbolize it's ...
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How to create an SQL Persisted Computed Column which values are derived from spatial column

Our GDB is using the SQL native GEOMETRY data storage type (SQL 2012 Standard) and the spatial reference for this uses a unit of square feet. I want to create a (persisted) computed column which will ...
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How to create backlink raster for Cost Distance tool?

I have two polygon shapefiles and one cost surface. I need to estimate accessibility to these two sets of destinations. The part that I don't understand is whether I have to use an output backlink ...
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Heath GIS Techniques [closed]

can anyone please explain to me what is a two-step floating catchment area (2SFCA) method and how to use it with step by step instructions in Arcgis?
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Calculate Row if Row Value Equals Value in List

I have a folder of photos named with a building ID that corresponds to a building ID in a building footprints feature class. Not all rows in the footprints feature class have a corresponding photo. ...
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Update Description of Feature Class in SDE or GDB

I need to add a Description to a Feature Class using arcpy. The feature class lives in our enterprise geodatabase. The Feature Class does not live in an MXD file, nor will it ever for this script's ...
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How can I correct/alter/change the workspace path in my environment settings?

This has been bothering me for a very long time. No matter what I do, whenever I open ArcGIS Desktop, the environment settings for current and scratch workspaces revert to a path that is non-existent ...
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How to combine two different raster by replace its raster value at their overlap space? [duplicate]

I have two different raster data : First data : Second data How to combine those raster data? so the output data will be like this : Where the overlap space between First data and second data ...
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Mouse Scroll in ArcGIS different from that of Google Maps?

On moving the mouse scroll forward, the map Zooms-Out in ArcGIS while it Zooms-in in Google Maps. Can it be changed to match the Google behavior?
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Creating weight raster for flow accumulation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am studying flood flow using ArcGIS for Desktop. When creating flow accumulation in hydrology, there is a weight raster. However, İf you do not have it, the programme sets its value to 1 which is ...
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How to correctly play with page settings in layout view in ArcMap?

I need to print a map from ArcMap. I'm going to use a plotter and want to print it on a A0 format paper. But...the layout settings are totally driving me crazy! As you can see in the first picture ...
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Adding a sequential number using ArcGIS field calculator to string file and keeping the 0 in front of the number? [duplicate]

I want to know if anyone has a code to count +1 starting at a certain number for Field Calc. ArcGIS. (I.e. 04312, 04313) It also must keep the 0 in front. rec=0 def autoIncrement(): global rec ...