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Moving a Map Service Group Layer out of a Group Layer with ArcPy

I am struggling to move web services (tiled basemaps) out of group layers into the data frame. I've used arcpy.mapping.ListLayers to compose a list of layers, then I've ascertained what is a group ...
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Why when I create Thiessen Polygon it didnt start at middle line beetween two points?

I must asking this, in ArcMap 10.2 why the thiesen poligons didnt divide at median line? it was move at +- 3 meters from the median line. Why is this happening?
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Automating update of network dataset in ArcGIS Server

I am trying to set up an automated process that does a nightly extract of the network dataset from SDE and publish to: ArcGIS Server 10.3 as a network service fGDB as network dataset It seems ...
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Creating dynamic chart titles in ArcMap?

Is it possible to dynamically generate a chart title based on a source feature class attribute value? Specifically, I am generating a series of cross-sections using an existing polyline f.c. ...
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find all the null records for all fields in a shape file

I figured out that I can use field calculator on a single column in arcgis 10.3 attribute window as follows: def RemoveNULL(x): if x is None: return '' elif x == '': return ...
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Calculating surface using Lambert correction?

i'm using lambert conformal conic , so we have distortions along any given parallel , i would like to get the area used to solve this distortion. I have calculated the area using Shoelace formula , ...
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map data is not lining up to basemap or ArcGIS Online map

on arcmap: i have tried lining my data frame coordinate system to the WGS 1984 World Mercator position but still will not align to basemap when I publish to ArcOnline. am i missing a step here?
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How to separate details by color from raster?

How to separate details by color from raster? Is it possible in ArcGIS or any other software? I have tried Spatial Analyst. I want to use RGB .tiff image which is scanned map. It consists of all the ...
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Replacing NULL values in geodatabase table?

How do you update NULL values within a geodatabase table using the ArcGIS Field Calculator (service pack 4) without changing other values to NULL? I've tried the suggestions on this previous ...
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I have a large dataset of lakes, which I want to group into n clusters, based on a target total amount of perimeter they have. Suggestions?

There's a longer explanation of why I'm interested in this below, but in short, I'm wondering how to run something like a k nearest neighbors formula, with the number of groups determined by a maximum ...
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Area missing in polygon (Shapefile)

I'm working with ArcGIS and the following image is showing the polygons that I have in my shapefile. The seleted polygon should actually be this selected one + the blank area right below it. This ...
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Extract coordinates of polygon vertices in ArcMap 10?

I've got about a dozen polygons in a feature class loaded in ArcMap 10, all in geographic WGS 1984. How do I easily obtain the coordinates associated with each vertex of each polygon in that feature ...
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Can I use TIFF files for zonal statistics in QGIS or ARCGIS?

I am completing a remote sensing paper and am doing most of the work in PCI Geomatica, where I have 2 separate files. One from running a texture analysis algorithm containing 6 band layers from a ...
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How to split name in label so only first two words appear?

The labels for my feature SSA_NAME are approximately 5 words long. I would like to shorten the labels to only 2 words. Every time I try a different code I receive either an error message or my layer ...
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Common Tasks on ArcGIS Server REST service

I have a published REST service with lines in it. If I have the permissions to edit the service in ArcMap, shouldn't I be able to perform a arcpy.Dissolve_management on the lines (client side) to ...
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Generate Service Area Polygons with Field(s) Added

Does anyone know of a way to generate service area polygons which, when created, maintain a field from the feature class from which the polygons are generated? For example, if I am generating a ...
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Exporting/Printing to PDF, raster basemap has stripe(s) or band(s)

Now that my map is pretty and perfect, I'm discovering that I cannot export it properly. I have tried Exporting the Map to PDF, PNG, TIFF, etc. I have tried various settings of image quality and DPI. ...
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ArcGIS: Projection of State Plane Data to a Web Service?

This maybe a naive question but I can't help any online help so far. So we have some data in Shape files. The data is in NAD_1983_StatePlane_South_Carolina_FIPS_3900_Feet WKID: 102733 Authority: ...
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Alter Field character limit incorrect

I'm having trouble with the Alter Field Data Management tool -- it will not allow me to create a field name longer than 31 characters. The table I'm using is a File Geodatabase table, where the ...
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Distance to coastline?

I have a shapefile of Ireland. I know I can calculate distance to the coastline using the near tool. But is it possible to calculate distance to the coastline using the shapefile? I do not know ...
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Dissolve administrative boundaries in shape file

I cannot find a shapefile that gives me only the outline of Ireland, instead they include different regions/divisions. I only want the outline of the island itself i.e the coastline How do I dissolve ...
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How to Exclude Null or Zero Values from Graduated Colors Classification? ArcGIS 10.3

I have a layer that is classified using graduated colors. I have set it to a manual classification with 7 levels. My 1st value of 0 is not needed anymore. How do I remove the 1st level of ...
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How to link service areas to the original point data in Arcmap 10.2?

Using the network analyst tool in Arcmap 10.2, I want to link service area polygons to the original point data that inspired them. So I have data on the locations of several thousand retail sites and ...
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Creating features into a layer by using Model Builder

It's my first question in this forum which i used "a lot" before but never asked for a help. My friend created a Model Builder to place a geographic mean centered point between two selected road ...
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Is 2Gb RAM enough to run ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am on a budget and I want to buy a laptop solely for the purposes of using Arcmap and nothing else. The laptop I am going to buy is as follows: HP Stream 11-d061na 11.6 Intel Celeron N2840 dual ...
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Cut polygon into new polygons using lines in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS and I work with ArcMap. I have a layer with an orthophoto of a graveyard. On top of that, a layer with an old scanned map of the same area showing all graves. I would like to make a ...
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Why does CON statement give ERROR 010240: Could not save raster dataset to (value) with output format GRID?

I am receiving the following error when trying to run the following code: import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import * arcpy.CheckOutExtension = "Spatial" env.workspace = ...
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Network Analyst in ArcGIS?

I would like to open up a new settlement with fiberglass and i want to know how much route in meter I need to open up each house in this settlement. For this purpose I will use the network analyst ...
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Show relations in HTML popup in ArcMap

Is it possible to include information about relations in the HTML popup in ArcMap? I have two tables, one with points (Columns: ID, Name) and one with events about those points (Columns: PointID, ...
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Multipatch footprint of Sun Shadow Volume in ArcScene (removal of below ground shadows)

I am new to using ArcScene and encountered a problem in my analysis. I want to calculate shadows in the city center of Utrecht on different times and days. Subsequently I want to transform these ...
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How to create new field using the values of one attribute column multiplied by a constant number in Qgis or ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have point data that has a small length attribute - I want to times this length attribute by a constant number (I need to trial a few different constants) to find the diameter of a protection zone ...
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How to export from ArcMap to tab-delimited text file, while preserving formatting and values?

I'm working with a complicated fGDB featureclass which contains hundreds of fields, in a variety of text and numerical formats. This is proving difficult to export into tab-delimited text file format. ...
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Using ArcGIS Tabulate Intersection to determine maximum land cover within polygon area

I have a shape file (layer A) containing different polygons - each polygon representing an ecoregion. I have another layer of polygons (layer B) - each polygon representing a watershed boundary. I ...
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Adding Array of strings in File geodatabase feature-class' field

I need to include array type in file geodatabase/shapefile field's content so that when i expose it as a map service, i can get array instead of string or integer. e.g., i got fields: OBJECTID, ...
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GeoTiff convert to PNG with transparency?

I need to convert a GeoTIFF image to PNG format with "NoData" pixels in the original image being transparent in the output. Is there any tool particularly in ArcGIS ArcToolbox or GDAL for this ...
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Identifying “Must not connect point more than one line feature” errors in electrical network?

I have attached an example image to show the problem: This is electrical network data single service point to connect more than one Service pole. Is it available any topology rules? I would like ...
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Applying color ramp/map to mosaic using ArcGIS for Desktop?

My goal is to create a bold, colorful hillshade following this tutorial from the ESRI website. Everything works great until I try to apply a color ramp or colormap. It somehow crunches the values and ...
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder with a “While” Iterator

I am struggling to get the ArcGIS ModelBuilder "While" Iterator to work as I would expect it. I have a hunch it's user error, but even reading the help hasn't seemed to get it working for me. I have ...
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Estimating Area of farm under cultivation using NDVI?

I have shapefiles for more than 1000 farms. I want to use Hydrological model to model the water balance in these farms. Each farm is devided in to seperate parts . My problem is that the whole ...
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Minimum system requirements for ArcGIS on Mac

Just looking to buy a new-ish computer for study for my PhD. I will be using ArcGIS. I know the ideally it would be best to buy all the memory and ram I can afford but I am self-funding on a low ...
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Merging all features in a Geodatabase using a common Name

I have a Geodatabase containing a large number of feature datasets storing contaminated site information. Each feature dataset contains a 'site' feature class (for example 'SITE_9345'). What I ...
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Random points by percent coverage

Yes, I know the math behind this is simple, but I'm looking for a way to automate the process. In ArcGIS 10.2.2. is it possible with the Create Random Points data management tool to generate a set of ...
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Extract multiple grids from HDF with subset tool using ArcPy

This should be fairly simple thing but bugging me at the moment. I have ~5k HDF files in a folder with names: MOD11A1.A2001001.h24v05.005.2006343042921 and so on..... I have following which loop ...
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Why can't ArcMap, the benchmark cartography tool, create 4 color maps? [closed]

With 4 colors you can create a map in which adjacent polygons never have the same color. It's a technique that has been known for at least 100 years. But ArcMap doesn't have the ability built in to ...
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What is CID field created by Create Random points?

In ArcGIS the result of Create Random Points tool when using a feature class to constrain the extents has an attribute called CID. What do the values in this field represent?
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Why do ArcGIS Desktop 10 HTML popups give JavaScript/HTML Error?

Using ArcMap 10 Desktop HTML Popups. The issue I am having is that the html < select > elements aren't working - you can select it and use the arrow keys to navigate through(up/down) the list but ...
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Export classified raster Class Values from DEM

I've classified an elevation raster into 4 classes. Is there a way to export these class values (0, 1, 2, 3) to a separate raster? I've tried exporting the raster to file, but this just gives the same ...
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ArcGIS Desktop: Not Rendering Line Data but Web Service Outputs Fine

I have some script which read .JSON files through .NET and then inserts the data into a SQL Server database. The data's Geometry is of the type esriGeometryPolyline ; basically, they are floor plans ...
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LAS .PTC classes into ESRI LAS to Mulitpoint

We have some Lidar data that has been classified based on visable features (i.e. trees, streets, buildings, etc.) These LAS data are used inside inside Microstation w/ TerraScan connected to a PTC ...
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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 ...