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Alternative to self.Destroy() for wxPython in Arcmap?

I have created a Python Add-in for ArcMap 10.4 that involves a wxPython UI to display upon a click on a map. The UI is populated with default values as well as a combobox displaying the layers on the ...
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Joining Multiparts

How do you combine two parts of a multipart polygon into one multipart. Eg: Below: I would like to join the two highlighted multiparts of a polygon, yet keep the other multiparts (not highlighted) ...
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Interrupting label display with ArcGIS Desktop?

In order to avoid slowness I would like to interrupt labels display when I'm working with ArcGis 10. I read that the F9 key could do that but it doesn't work for me. Does anyone know an other way to ...
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Raster cleanup eraser fail in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am running ArcGIS 10.3 ArcScan and trying to clean up a raster prior to vectorisation. The raster was a three band raster converted to greyscale using the 'Greyscale function', classified into 2 ...
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ArcGIS for Server 10.2.1 cache scale greyed out in Service Editor and not all scales available in Manage Map Server Cache Tiles

I am using ArcInfo desktop 10.2.1, with an admin connection to ArcGIS for Server Standard 10.2.1 I have used the "Create Map Server Cache" tool in ArcToolbox to prepare all the underlying structure ...
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Can I use my SearchCursor in Select by Location

I am trying to select the largest polygon that contains each feature in a feature class but none of the features in another feature class. I have written the code that seems logical to me but (of ...
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How do I create a map that displays only polylines that contain a particular attribute value?

We have had a consultant create 7 options for a series of remote road networks. The options share segments so Option A contains segments 1 to 6, Option B contains segments 1 to 5, 7 and 8, Option C ...
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Exporting .tif from referenced mosaic dataset does not use functions in raster dataset

Very frustrating little issue in ArcGIS 10.1 -- I have a referenced mosaic dataset of terrain data that has a series of functions inserted (slope and several iterations of a statistics function to ...
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Wildfire burn boundaries and downstream water flow

I am currently working on understanding how many stream miles have been effected by wildfire in the US over a long time frame. I am running into a problem in which I am trying to extend the data ...
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What is a Station Variable?

I am using the Multidimension Supplemental Toolbox, Zonal Statistics in ArcMap and I continue to get an error stating 'Variable is not a station variable'. What does this mean and what can I do to ...
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Predicting (forecasting) Land-cover

I have 4 layers of past and base on them I want to predict the future land-cover expansion or compression.. I understand there are many models like SLEUTH and many other but I just want a simple ...
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Time-slider in ArcGIS skipping once exported to video

The set-up: I am using ArcGIS 10.3. I have exactly 528 raster maps in a mosaic dataset. Each one corresponds to the same geography but at different months (from January 1969 to December 2012). I would ...
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ArcGIS-Desktop 10.4: Point Shapefile Displays on Blank Map, but not on pre-made Map

I am using ArcGIS 10.4.1 and just received a shapefile for a map I am making. I believe it included all file important extensions: shp, shx, sbn, sbx, prj, dbf. This map I am making already has ...
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Make a thematic/shaded map from excel data

I have ward boundaries as a layer in ARC and various data columns (Population, Age etc) in excel for each ward. Objective is to create thematic maps at ward level based on values, at ward level, from ...
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How analyze reliability of position of new point based on point data

I am working on filter for biogeographical data. It is based on citizen science principle. People put new point data to database and I want add information about "reliability" or probability (maybe ...
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How to Remove No Data from a NetCDF Raster Layers?

Question: How to remove no data from a NetCDF Raster Layer? I am trying to use the Zonal Statistics as Table tool in ArcGIS to calculate the mean. The problem is I am not getting the correct mean, ...
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How can I split a (single shape file(.hdf) with different layers) into (different shape files containing one layer each) using tools of arcgis

I have downloaded a file from ftp://n5eil01u.ecs.nsidc.org/SAN/MOSA/MYD10A1.006/2002.07.04/MYD10A1.A2002185.h24v05.006.2016152140234.hdf but this file contains multiple layers ,so I want to split this ...
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Style Manager doesn't save custom Style List

I have a problem with the Style Manager: Whenever I open a new empty mxd, the list in the Style References (and thereby Manager) is gone - so that I have to add all the styles which I would like to ...
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How to dissolve adjacent parcels by same owner but include those parcels located across the street with the same owner?

In trying to determine the total contiguous stream length per landowner, I dissolved parcels by parcel owner name attribute and intersected these dissolved parcels with streams. However, dissolving ...
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Polygons from Adobe Acrobat PDF to Arc

I am tracing building plans in adobe acrobat. There may be a time in the future I will be asked to take the polygons and overlay them in a GIS for a borough-wide map. Are there any steps I can take ...
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Polygon Neighbors Analysis script (ArcPy 10.1) producing erroneous results?

I'm struggling with a python script that is supposed to calculate a field for a polygon feature class. The calculation is of the average of a field value (P_TOT_DEV) for each of a given polygon's ...
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Aspect and slope combining for pattern recognition [closed]

Is it possible to combine the slope and aspect maps so that we can delineate automatically continuous lines (linear patterns)? My example is pretty complex (statistical) aspect in left, and slope in ...
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What exact format do I need to have for the inputs to make Path Distance work?

I am trying to run the Path Distance tool in ArcGis 10.1. Ideally I would like to utilize Tobler's hiking formula anisotropic approach to slope and a land cover cost surface to calculate the least ...
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Calculate distance between polygons on two separate layers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

For my purposes, I need to find for each polygon in one feature dataset (red polygons) the outemost (from edge to edge) polygon in the second feature datasets (green polygons). Paradoxically, seeking ...
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Creating trade flow maps in ArcGIS for Desktop (or any free software)?

I am trying to represent trade flows on a world map where the size and direction of arrows indicate the exports/imports of a given country. This type of map is commonly found in magazines and ...
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Creating raster mosaic from many asc files using ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

I am trying to create a raster mosaic (in ArcGIS 10.1) as I am working with many asc files - I am trying to put all the different tiles together in order to run a view shed analysis. I have been told ...
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How to orthorectify image with RPC ( xml file)

I have tried to orthorectify an image in ArcGIS but when I add the image to ArcMap and have choosen Its properties - Display it has not shown me active mark to orthorectify it. My datas: image: with ...
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How do I include 64 bit python with ArcGIS 10.4 install?

I recently updated to 10.4 and was hoping the 64 bit python install was automatic, but apparently it isn't. I can't remember what I did in 10.3.x to get the 64 bit python. Does anyone know how to ...
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Running 64-bit background geoprocessing inside ArcMap?

I'm running ArcMap 10.2 and just set up 'ArcGIS for Desktop Background Geoprocessing (64 bit)' and now I have both the ArcGIS10.2 folder and ArcGISx6410.2 folder inside my python folder. I have ...
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Getting shape filename in attribute field using field calculator with VBScript?

I want to store this shapefile name in an attribute field using the field calculator and visual, but can't find the way to do it. Can anyone help me?
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Running GISquirrel next to ArcSDE?

My company has ArcSDE to run our webmapping system. We want our ArcGIS for Desktop Basic license users to be able to edit this data without dropping 30k for 6 users on upgrading to standard. Can ...
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How to compare a classified raster dataset to another polygon dataset?

I am going to perform an unsupervised classification on my dataset and will get a map as a result. The objective is to rebuild an already existing map (of different soil types) with my new dataset. ...
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Adding domain to have dropdown box in Attribute Table using ArcGIS for Desktop?

http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#/as_a_stand_alone_feature_class/002200000005000000/ Line 23 - To associate a domain with this field, click the field next to Domain, click the ...
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Will rebuilding a spatial index recalculate the feature extent?

ArcGIS 10.3.1 ArcSDE 10.2.2 SQL Server 2012 I'm reading documentation on how to Rebuild a spatial index. Will rebuilding the spatial index automatically recalculate the feature extent of the ...
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Problem with an Expression in Attribute Assistant?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop in a versioned environment. I am also using ESRI Attribute Assistant to autopopulate fields using a custom expression. My Table Names, Field Names, Value Method,...
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Georeferencing shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile with some polygons that I would like to superimpose to a raster image, but unfortunately they don't match perfectly due to the reference system the shp has been created with. So, I ...
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Problem transforming data from GCS Krasovsky to GCS WGS84

I am having trouble transforming data from GCS_Krasovsky_1940 to GCS_WGS_1984 in ArcGIS 10.4.1. I'm using the Project tool, but the geographic transformation parameter is left empty and I would expect ...
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Issues with hyperlinks in a KMZ file

I have a point shapefile where I set up a hyperlink to a .pdf file. In Arc the hyperlink works fine, and the desired .pdf file is opened when I click on the specific feature. If that layer is then ...
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Exporting attribute table to text file(.txt) in ModelBuilder

I'm having trouble exporting directly an ArcGIS attribute table to a text file (.txt) while I'm working in ModelBuilder. I tried the followings and none of them worked: Copy Rows tool: I tried to ...
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How to get arcpy to work with Anaconda?

I am trying to follow the step-by-step directions in the answer to "how to separate Python installation with ArcGIS" but cannot find the path file, DTBGGP64.pth, in C:\Python27\ArcGIS10.2\Lib\site-...
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Do integer values in a Confidence Raster correspond with a specific probability %?

I have been using the Maximum Likelihood Tool (Spatial Analyst extension, ArcMap 10.3.1) to classify a number of rasters into "Vegetation" and "Bare Ground" classes. I'd like to have some sort of ...
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Create Space Time Cube in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking for GIS software that performs space time cube visualization. I am studying the incidence of dengue at data points that represent a collection of ovitraps (traps to catch the mosquitoes' ...
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Compare Two Tables and Delete matching Records based on a Field in Original Table

I am having an issue with this and think there is a simple solution. I have a large table, upwards of 500,000 records and need to add new records to it daily. Occasionally a new record will just be ...
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What's the correct link for adding GeoServer WFS to ArcMap?

What is the correct URL to enter in ArcCatalog WFS Parameters when adding a WFS layer from GeoServer into ArcMap? Here's a link to our Get Capabilities document: https://weaveprod.ucdp.utah.edu/...
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Planar vs. Geodesic large differences

Using ArcMap aerial image in WGS84 my line measurements in Planar seem to come out very high, while Geodesic seems accurate. I am concerned about this and wonder why Planar measurement does not match ...
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Making copy of attribute within attribute table in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop, I simply want to create a copy of one of the columns in my attribute table. I created a new column by choosing 'add field' in the attribute table, however I can't copy ...
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How to import time data from excel to use with timeslider?

I have a data set of site costings which change over time for regions for example; South East,2016, 50,067,675 South East,2017, 70,678,987 South East,2018, 100,668,657 Commas are columns in excel, ...
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Editing relationship class in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to know if there's a way to edit the origin/destination class in Relationship class in arcgis after creating the Relationship class?
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How to rearrange the value of a Date Field in ArcGIS (05/30/2014 -> 2014-05-30)

Can you rearrange the text in date field type in ArcGIS? Eg. Map_Date - 05/30/2014 (I want to reformat this to 2014-05-30) I've been trying to use the field calculator on all my records, but cannot ...