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Making offset to polyline using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there a way to make an offset to a polyline in ArcGIS? i.e. something like the command "Offset" from AutoCAD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A8CyoAMnjU I can't use the Buffer tool because I ...
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How to see all information as data on map? [closed]

¿Cómo puedo ver toda mi información da datos en el mapa? Al cargar los datos de las comunidades autónomas de España, no me los reconoce todos los nombres sino algunos y eso me pasa con cualquier tabla ...
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Repeating a model until all Records of one field are true

I am creating a model that begins with a series of time stamped lat/longs that creates a "KM_HR"(kilometers per hour) field based on estimated migratory movements of a species. After the model is ...
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Using just the variable name (not full file path) for inline variable substitution in Model Builder

I am trying to use inline variable substitution in ModelBuilder to return the name of a raster used in Zonal Statistics as a field in my output table (see model below). Currently, the model works ...
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Setting KMZ layer visibility

How do I set the visibility scale for a line KMZ created from ArcMap (Layer-to-KMZ). I'm sure I would have to go into the KML code and add, but add what. That is to say as I zoom in and out using ...
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Options to use different Remap tables in a ModelBuilder or Python Script

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to embed multiple remap tables into a drop down type list or for an option to be selected to be used in a reclassify tool that outputs a final raster for ...
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Basic WMS question

I am kind of new to WMS (I live a sheltered life) so I apologize if this is an obvious question. I requested some data (I assumed it'd be in vector format). I received a WMS link, which I opened and ...
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Editing curved annotation - unable to add vertex to baseline sketch, move bezier curve handles independently

It appears as though I am unable to add a vertex to a curved annotation during an editing session in ArcMap. When the annotation is right-clicked, the box to add or delete a vertex appears, but the ...
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Buffer Polygon, BUT Inside and Only for a Distance

There has to be an easy way to do this. Been plugging away for an hour and I don't know if I am brain dead or what. What I need to do is buffer a polygon on the inside, but only for 500 metres. If ...
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Error when exporting Query Layers and Event Layers to Feature Class from ArcMap

ArcEditor 10.2.2 and 10.2.0 SQL Server 2008, service pack 4 We have Query Layers and Event Layer point layers in ArcMap, which have been created from tables in a SQL database. The layers can be ...
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Use value of Field in Calculation in Modelbilder

In Modelbuilder I have set up a model, where in one step I do a "Calculate Field" like "round((!OID!-1- %MyField% /15)/452,1)+1" . For the calculation i use the value of %MyField%, which actually is ...
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Python Script for Select by Attributes taking user input

I am trying to write a python script and create a script tool in ArcGIS that will let a user choose the value or values that will be used to extract a shapefile. These selected value(s) will then need ...
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Identifying Features With a Relationship Class

I have a feature class which represents points where vegetation clearing has occurred. I also have a table which has a list of vegetation species which were cleared at each location and the amount of ...
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How to convert a double field to a string?

I would like to convert a column in a spreadsheet from a double to a string so I can join the data with a shp file. What is the easiest way to do it?
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Meaning of AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da'? [duplicate]

error is : AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da' Code is below: import arcpy import os from arcpy import env # Set local variables inWorkspace = "Q:\\NHD project\\Connection ...
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How to make connection

How to connect a argis, sde version through stand alone python script. SDE.Mapping is child version of SDE.Default and I want to make child version of SDE.Mapping . I am using direct sde services
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Boundary sharing line featureclassess [closed]

In my data I have to remove some line feature classes, which are those sharing boundaries with two states i.e. New York and Philadelphia. I have to remove all data of Philadelphia but some feature ...
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Divide two rasters with different cell sizes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got two rasters of the exact same location (So every pixel in one raster is equivalent to the pixel in the other raster). Raster A has a resolution of 6m per pixel. Raster B has a resolution of ...
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How to preserve dgn cad file attributes when exporting from microstation and importing into Arcmap?

I'm trying to import water utility lines from Microstation into ArcMap. The water utility lines are symbolized by size in Microstation, but when I try to view the attribute table in ArcMap the ...
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Generate random points for IDs with similar coordinates with ArcMap

I have a dataset which consists of IDs with addresses and coordinates (long/lat). Some of the IDs have similar coordinates. How do I generate random points for the IDs that have those similar ...
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How to calculate Field using part of filename in ModelBuilder?

I am new to ModelBuilder and have not been able to figure how to use part of the FC name: For example the first FC in my GDB containing around 100 files is "A1005_GPS_Residence", and I need to ...
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Index for data driven page created atlas?

We have a parcel atlas created from a data driven page document where each page represents a particular 16 mile square township. I have created my own index of polygons instead of ArcGIS index ...
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Faster way than Spatial Join to join field from attribute table to address table?

I have a table of addresses for every state in the nation. I just recently finished doing spatial joins and adding in census block/tract data per state. I have a national shapefile of ...
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Simulation in flow path [closed]

In generating flow path, I have these data/attributes (arcid, from_node, to_node, grid code, velocity, and time). I want to know how can I perform simulation using these datas that the flow starts ...
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How to find out to which polygon each points belongs to in ArcMap [duplicate]

I have got a shapefile consisting of a number of polygons, and another shapefile with a number of points. I want to add a column in the points shapefile. For each point, I want the column to contain ...
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How to create a raster with rotated cell orientation from lattice points - ArcMap 10.1

I am trying to create a raster layer from gridded points where the cells have a rotated orientation. Each point is the center of a 1.6 km by 1.6 km cell, rotated to the left. Is there a way to do this ...
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some fields from node and to node output are equal to 0

I am generating a flow path using the flow direction grid and flow accumulation raster as input in stream to feature tool. I just want to know what it means to have 0 values in the from node and to ...
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Calculating X and Y of line start and line end using ArcPy?

I have a series of polyline shapefiles and I am trying to automate the process of calculating the X and Y coordinates of the line start and line end using Python. I have added the 4 fields (startx, ...
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Calculating sum of distances between multiple points in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2. I have two layers- one is around 2,000 geolocated ballot boxes while the other is around a dozen geolocated facilities. I would like to calculate the total distance between ...
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ArcGIS Initializing License suddenly slow in version 10.2.2

I have ArcGIS 10.2.2 Desktop, License type: Advanced, installed on a windows 7 64 bit machine. It normally takes about 12 seconds to initialize the license, whether in ArcMap or a stand alone Python ...
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header row in excel is not header row when imported into ArcMap

I am importing an Excel table with X/Y coordinates to plot on a map (point data). The original Excel table has a header row as its top row..The row is 'frozen' in Excel. When I import the table and ...
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ShapeFile with Z Co-ordinates

I have 3 shapefiles, two of them wihtout the Z Co-ordinates elevation but 1 of them has a Z co-ordinate elevation. I can load two ShapeFiles into my SQL Server Database which does not have Z ...
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Selecting different field in attribute table for kriging in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have created a shapefile with several columns of data in the attribute table but I can not select any of the columns for a kriging except the 4 required to display (lable, northing, easting, ...
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arcpy.Intersect_analysis() returns empty result, but Intersect tool in ArcMap is succesful

I've got two large feature classes that I'm trying to perform an intersect on. Using the following python code, I get an empty output feature class: arcpy.Intersect_analysis(["Schools","Zips"], ...
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How to Calculate Utilization Distribution Overlap Index (UDOI) in ArcGIS Desktop?

I was wondering if any of you happen to have any information on how to calculate the Utilization Distribution Overlap Index (UDOI) in ArcGIS 10? If I understand it correctly the UDOI takes two kernel ...
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Conversion from string decimal date format into field with date format using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ESRI ArcMap 10.2 , I am trying to convert a text field in a shapefile that holds dates in a decimal format into a usable date formated field, but I can not for the life of me figure out the ...
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How to replace null field in generated ArcMap Report

I am creating a report from ArcMap and I would like for the null value fields to be replaced with either a blank or a 0 , but only in the generated report not in the actual attribute field. Is this ...
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Intro to Geoprocessing Scripting with Python for ArcGIS? [duplicate]

Can you point me to any recommended online resources where i can learn the fundamental basics of geoprocessing scripting and the different modules/python has available for an ArcGIS environment. I ...
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ITRF2008 to WGS84 Datum Transformation in ArcMap?

If I have data in IRTF2008 as shapefile is it possible to change this to WGS84 and how? The need for this comes when trying to display the data in a third party program that doesn't recognize the ...
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How to transfer attributes from standalone table to feature class using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In short, I have a stand alone table that has an identical table schema to a feature class. I am creating a feature in the feature class and need to copy the selected row from the stand alone table ...
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Subtracting columns (that include null values) in ArcMap Field Calculator

I’m desperately trying to run a very simple command where I subtract one column with others. However the problem is that some rows have NULL values, therefore the result of subtracting is also NULL. ...
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MakeFeatureLayer_management wrong output

I have a huge database with Sightings from whales and dolphins from 1995 till today. So I want to sort the database with python. Till now I can make FeatureLayers for each year for ...
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ArcGIS Administrator Licenses

How can I find number of Licences in ArcGIS Administrator from arcobjects or any files?
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Add both string and automated numbers in series to attribute table using field calculator

I would like to fill a column in my attribute table with an string that ends in a numeric value. Example: Object001 Object002 Object003 I would like to automate the process of filling in the ...
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Incorrect vectorization from a raster in ArcGis (ArcScan)

I am trying to make a vectorization to get lines from a raster image using arcscan. I saw some users making it but using easier images with more visible lines but is not working with my image. could ...
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Calculate the majority of one polygon in another (fishnet)

I am looking for a method to calculate the majority of one polygon file (a map of ecoregions) in a sampling grid (fishnet) in ArcGIS. The purpose is to assign each sampling grid (fishnet) to an ...
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Custom error message with 'Error Code -1' in ArcGIS script tool

I have a script tool in ArcGIS 10.2 and I have altered the tool's validation code to show my custom error messages using setErrorMessage method. It works but when an error message is displayed it ...
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Identifying the side of a point from the closest polyline in ArcMap 10.0

I have a set of polylines (a network of streams and rivers) with information on the left and right side of the streams on riparian structure. I also have locations (points) of either side of the ...
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Best way to make a fake hillslope?

Anyone ever have to make a fake hill slope? or a fake digital elevation model (DEM)? What are the best methods for doing so? For more specifics, suppose I wanted to make a fake hill slope, that was ...
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Adding description to layer using ArcMap?

This may be quite basic but can't figure it out. I have a problem when adding a description to a layer (right click layer -> properties -> general: description). When I update the description, ...