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ArcGIS Model isn't accepting my SQL Query

I'm running a model that breaks a dataset into several dbf tables based on a query. However, only half of the query is being honored. The PopDenZone field is not being accepted and I am getting other ...
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How would one format an Excel sheet so numeric fields are set to numeric field types when importing to ArcGIS 10.2?

I have a large Excel spreadsheet that contains lots of numeric data that I would like to import to ArcGIS 10.2 as a table using the Excel To Table (Conversion) tool. The frustrating thing is that ...
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merge rasters using mosaic to new raster - wrong output

I am attempting to merge two raster datasets into one output dataset. I am using the Mosaic to New Raster tool. Unfortunately, the output does not display the same categories as the original input ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.1 projection Issue - Everything shifted west 50 m

I just completed hand-digitizing features on some NAIP (NAD83) imagery as a shapefile (NAD83...or that's what I thought I was doing). The coordinate system for the dataframe was NAD83, but now when I ...
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Clarification on a previous Utilization Distribution Overlap Index (UDOI) answer

I'm really struggling to calculate the Utilization Distribution Overlap Index (UDOI) and could really use some clarification on a previous answer. There is a comprehensive guide to what i am trying ...
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Finding the coordinate system for LiDAR points

I have several .dxf files that I imported into ArcGIS. I don't recognize the projection, but they are in Central California and are approximately X: 7,000,000 Y: 1,800,000 I am trying to 'define ...
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Proper transformation file to go from NAD83 CSRS UTM 17 to NAD83 UTM 17

Looking to determine which transformation file to select when using the Project tool in ArcMap 10.2.2 to go from NAD83 CSRS UTM 17 and NAD 83 UTM 17. The data I am working with is from Geogratis and ...
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ArcGIS Server Image Service Problem, Dark Imagery

I have been experiencing an issue when creating image services that contain multiple imagery sets. The method I have been using to create the image services is to create a mosaic dataset, add the ...
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Converting *.xlsx to shapefile in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to import an xlsx file into ArcGIS (10.2.1, everything is fully licensed and activated), and convert it to a shapefile for further analysis. The xlsx file is ~180mb, and contains just ...
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How I can extract a subset of years from a NetCDF file (e.g. to use in cell statistics)?

I want to use 5 years of data from a netCDF with 10 years of data (monthly slices). I saw this tutorial video that mentions this, but I can't figure out how to select more than one time slice. ...
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After Dissolve data Need elevation

I have a problem in Arcmap 9.3 When we are using 3D data in ArcMap to dissolve it the elevations are lost. Is there someway to keep the elevation during the dissolve method?
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Installing ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop in vmware fusion 7 pro with Windows 7 Home Premium? [on hold]

I am trying to install ArcGis 10.1 in vmware fusion 7 pro with Windows 7 Home premium, but when I install the license and try to start arcgis license manager server it is not responding. know if I ...
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Arcscene elevation problem

I don't know if anybody has met with the same problem, but it is quite frustrating. As you can see in the picture I have a shapefile with the specific territory and the settlements which have the same ...
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Automatically panning the map in ArcGIS when using the Time slider

I have a point dataset with time-stamps at 1 minute intervals showing a driving route. I have enabled the Time properties of the layer and I am able to use the Time slider to see the points move ...
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What are the limitations of using MySQL with ArcGIS?

I recently connected a MySQL database to ArcGIS by adding an OLE DB Connection. I can view the tables just fine; however, my XY data will not show up on the map directly from the MySQL table, I have ...
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Counting number of Raster Cells satisfying a criteria within a Polygon

I have a USA raster dataset, which assigns to each cell a value from 0-100. I also happen to have a USA county shapefile. I simply want a count of the number of pixels/cells in the raster data with ...
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Raster vs. Raster Scatter Plot in ArcGIS

I created two raster datasets from the same world view 2 image. One dataset is NDVI, the other is a normalized surface water index (NDSWI). I would like to create a scatter plot for a pixel by pixel ...
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Replacing Variable in VB-Expression-File (.cal) of ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to modify a VB-Expression saved in a cal-file by ArcGIS Desktop 9.3: dim out if [D19830701]=-9999 then out= [D19830501] else out= [D19830701] end if ...
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Help with python, import update csv values to feature class fields

I am trying to update a bunch of field values from a csv file where there are existing (incorrect) values in my featureclass. After searching I came across a similar post (Help with Python Update ...
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Concatenate fields value excluding empty values

I need to concatenate the value of two fields excluding empty values, using Field calculator. The fields are: AREA_HI and AREA_LO I have tried using a Python script but ArcGIS returns an error ...
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Error 000539 in raster calculator in ArcMap 10 [closed]

I'm having trouble averaging 12 rasters in the raster calculator. I keep getting a 000539 error, which I assume means that the syntax in the equation is bad. The problem is I dont know whats wrong ...
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Post and Reconcile buttons in versionig toolbar grayed out in Arcmap

I have a versioned GDB (Postgresql) and I have versions DEFAULT-> A -> B. Version A modifies two poly lines and version B modifies one of the two that is modified in version A. In ArcMap, even though ...
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Creating Digital Terrain Model from Digital Elevation Model using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I have a DEM and I want to create a DTM from that DEM. Is it possible to do this in ArcGIS?
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Climatic data sets

I did a bulk download of climatic data from http://neo.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ in png format so that I will extract my ROI(Africa). After the download I loaded them in Arcgis and discovered they are not ...
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Unable to export Projected layer [UTM] to Google Earth from ArcGIS for Desktop?

When tried to export any vector layer in ArcGIS [projected in UTM] to Google Earth, it is falling away from the actual location. However, when I export vector layer in Geographical Coordinate System ...
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How to toggle on/off number of inputs using ModelBuilder?

I am building a model to process between two and five files (the number of inputs changes depending on the scenario). I would like to have the option for the users to input up to five files, but ...
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How to remove only donut holes from polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I have a trick for removing the donut holes, which is converting the polygon to line and then creating polygon out of the lines and in the end merging all of them. ...
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Custom reports with multiple trade areas

I have two different trade areas for a location and I want to show the demographics side by side using the custom reports in Business Analyst for ArcGIS for Desktop. However, I saw in fusion reports ...
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How do I export a line shapefile from a network downstream from a point in ArcGIS 10.1?

I'm using the National Hydrological Dataset's flow lines to trace downstream movement of water is a freshwater diversion from the Mississippi river in Louisiana. I've gotten the trace to run using ...
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Problem accessing 10.0 File Geodatabase from ArcGIS Desktop 10.1

I'm on 10.0 SP4 (build 4000) and two co-workers are on 10.1 original release (build 3035 I believe). The DB was provided by a client and saved on a network drive. Since I have no issue accessing the ...
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CartographyTools missing in ArcGIS10.2

I have developed an ArcGIS Desktop AddIn for ArcGIS 10.1 using Visual Studio .Net 2010. The AddIn is established, widely used and by all accounts works well. Many folks have also been using it on ...
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Calculating Autocorrelation in Different Zones

I'm an intermediate-ish user of ArcGIS 10.2 (win7 pro, hardware robust enough to handle very large datasets and computationally intensive analysis) with perhaps a simple problem that's evading me ...
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Assigning values from one polygon to second polygon if located within first using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two layers of polygons. I would like to know if there is a way to assign a value from a polygon in the first layer to any polygons from the second layer that fall within that polygon?
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Use Hibernate with Oracle and Esri St_geometry type

Can anyone tell me whether I could use Hibernate with esri ST_GEOMETRY type? I have found that Hibernate Spatial does support SDO_Geometry, but nothing for ST_Geometry. I am using oracle 11g and ...
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if-else logic expression in field calculator

I want to calculate the value of a new field using an if-else condition with field calculator in modelbuilder. Want I want to do is as follows: if my new field is empty, then use the expression ...
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How to change feature class and field aliases in bulk?

I have over a hundred FCs, each with 10 or 20 attributes to add or change the aliases for, two or more times a year. Needless to say, this is not something I'm going to grunt my way through. How can I ...
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How do I programmatically access a feature's symbol property in a schematic layer?

I am building a simple app that changes the size of the symbol of the selected feature. Is this possible? Here is a simple case for a selected feature: public void onClick(){ IFeature spliceClosure ...
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Obtaining length of non projected feature (gcs_wgs_84) in meters instead of decimal degrees?

I could not find a post which answered to my problem and I hope I didn't miss it, in case I did I apologize. I'm working with Arcgis 10 and I have a multiple lines feature with gcs_wgs_1984 ...
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Editing shapefile in ArcMap programmatically?

Is this something that can be done? For instance if I created an overlay on a map and saved it as a shape file, I want to go and edit this (pre-existing file.) overlay...Either add points/remove ...
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Referring to NaN or ±∞ (special floating point values) in ArcMap definition queries?

I have by chance discovered how ArcMap displays special floating point values to the user. +∞ (positive infinity) is displayed as 1.#INF –∞ (negative infinity) would supposedly be displayed as ...
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How can I tell what licensing level my ESRI GIS server is from client tools?

From client tools, like ArcCatalog, is there a way to know if the GIS server I am connecting to is running under a workgroup or enterprise license? Also, is it possible to tell if the edition is ...
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Feature Rotation Exception

I am getting an error when I try to change the value of a feature's Rotation Value. I have a schematic feature that I would like to rotate by changing the field's ROTATION value, but everytime I try ...
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How to create sequential field based on sorted data? (or extract pop-up data?)

I downloaded a kmz field and converted it to a GDB fc on arcmap. However, the field I need to label the layer by is stored in the pop-up html field... It looks like this: <html ...
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VBA not able to fill all FNODE and TNODE because of large number (1,200,000) of records? [on hold]

I need to populate FNODE and TNODE fields for my roads dataset. I have an intersections point feature class that has unique ids, and I need each road segment to have an FNODE and TNODE value that ...
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Getting Error 000539 from Raster Calculator?

I am new to Arc and 10.2 but can not seem to figure out why this won't work. Executing: RasterCalculator Con(("SLOPE_SLO.tif" >= .015) & ("SLOPE_SLO.tif" <= .15,1,0)) ...
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Do ArcGIS clients that direct-connect to postgresql/postgis databases override configuration settings?

I went in to modify some settings on a Postgresql database via the PGAdmin config editor and some of the settings don't have their default values and they are higher because they've been overridden ...
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Using Google Maps as layer in ArcMap?

Can I use Google Maps as a layer in ArcMap? Is it possible?
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Multiple layouts in one ArcGIS project?

Is it possible to have multiple different map layouts (like the one accessed by clicking the little page icon at the bottom of the viewing panel) within one ArcGIS project? I often find myself ...
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How to create a centerline from polygon in Arcgis 10 [duplicate]

In Network Analyst, I want to create a center line from a road polygon layer of an area for shortest path creation. How do I do this in ArcGIS 10?