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Spatial queries to find co-occurrences of POIs

Given a POI database containing different types of points, e.g. hospital and pharmacy, how can I select the locations where a hospital and a pharmacy are closer than a certain threshold (e.g. 1000m)? ...
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Making a map that can be easily resized or scaled

I've recently been dealing with a map requestor who wants maps resized at the very last minute -- from 8.5x11 to 22x34, or from large poster-sized to "something that can fit in a report" (those vague ...
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How to make a 3d visualisation of different peat layer to show the height of each layer?

I have bore hole point data that has about 5 to 7 types of peat layer and also has several depths. I also have digital elevation data of the area. I need to interpolate these layers separately, then ...
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Images exported from ArcGIS Online as File Geodatabase inaccessible to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am a new user of ArcGIS Online. I have a system that includes features and images of the objects and I use Esri ArcGIS for Desktop to perform data collecting. Before exporting the whole database ...
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How to create animated timeline in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I can't find any options in ArcGIS timeslider to create a timeline like presented in this video. The video itself is a guide for creating time animation, but no information is given how to create such ...
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Unable to drag and drop current map elements into custom geoprocessing tool?

I know there mus be a simple solution to this but for some reason i cant figure it out. I have scripted an arcpy tool and the tool works fine in Arc10.2. The only problem is when I use the tool i ...
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Point markers with icon/picture symbols showing white area around them on ArcMap?

I'm trying to use some icons (pictures) but i haven't been successful yet. This is where i got the icons: http://mapicons.nicolasmollet.com/category/markers/offices/ I want to build a 1 meter by 2 ...
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Extracting point data from Digital Raster Graphic (DRG) in ArcMap?

I am trying to run an IDW analysis based off stream and springs data. I have the hydrography.eoo file from GeoComm but am now wanting to create a point layer of the springs in the area which show ...
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How to SUM field, insert SUM into new field based on FIELD

This is a continuation of my previous question in an effort to build upon it. How to SUM field and then insert into NULL column? Given the examples of my data below, I would like to be able to ...
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Calculate field values using random integer derived from count of like features

I have a feature class which contains features classified by type. What I would like to do in my new field is generate a random number sequence for those like values using a count of the like values. ...
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Selection subquery using another table in database ArcGIS

I need to 'extract' a list of variables based on the IDs from another table. Using a subquery seems to be the best method. I have a large list of variables and have outside calculated a second list. ...
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Using field variable to calculate values in ModelBuilder?

I am using ModelBuilder and trying to get a user defined field from a user defined polygon. From this, I want to later populate a different field with calculated values in a model. Is there a way ...
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Label using VBscript in ArcMap - multiple IF statements?

I have 4 fields that hold number values. I only want a label returned if the field <>0. For instance, if col1<>0, then label = col1 AND if col2 <>0 then label = col2, etc. So, I want all ...
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Converting Points to Line [closed]

I have a shapefile that contains points (xy coordinates) that display several different routes for a transit agency. In the attribute field I'm given information on what route each point corresponds ...
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Graphical Modeler Equivalent in Arcmap? [duplicate]

Is there a similar interface as the QGIS Graphical Modeler in Arcmap for geoalgorithm development? If so can one develop a sequence in Arcmap and open it in QGIS? I would prefer using an 'Arcmap ...
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Join does not return matching records after 1001 records have been successfully joined

I'm working on a process that joins a feature layer to another feature class. The code is as follows: arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management ("New_FC", "newFC_layer") ...
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Using the feature class name to populate a field in the features attribute table

I'm trying to duplicate the model shown in Use Feature Class "Name" from Iterate Feature Classes to Calculate Field with Model Builder 10.1 I have over 700 feature classes in a gdb and I ...
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Split a polygon based on density of points in ArcGIS 10.1

I have two layers: Polygon layer representing administrative boundaries Polygon layer representing topography (i.e. a map) In some of the administrative areas, the buildings (shown in the map) are ...
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How to generate wind direction raster using its U and V components in arcgis?

I have two raster layers representing the U and V components of a vector wind. I could generate the magnitude raster by applying (u*u+v*v) in Map Algebra in ArcGIS. Now I need to generate the ...
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Converting from different projections to WGS84 Web Mercator Auxillary Sphere

I have multiple datasets in my ArcGIS, each having different map projections. All of them are vectors. Some are using Sphere Mercator, others using WGS84. I cannot perform the reprojection function in ...
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Accessing “many to many” relationship class using ArcGIS Identify?

I am trying to create a many to many relationship class in ArcGIS 10.0. When Identifying the features though, I don´t see the associated table values. Here is the Class schema: Destination Table ...
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Conditional Statements in QGIS raster calculator?

What is the equivalent statement of the following expression in the QGIS raster calculator? Con(((Abs("DEM" - "FSMin") > 120) | (Abs("DEM" - "FSMax") > 120)), 1, 0) I have no problem ...
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Importing values into n:m relationship class of geodatabase?

I have an m:n relationship class in an ArcGIS 10.0 Geodatabase. The values for the association table already exist in another table. I would now like to import this table into the ArcGIS ...
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Unable to open feature class Failed to execute (RasterToPolygon)

I'm trying yo execute the RastertoPolygon conversion tool in ArcGIs 10.1. I'm executing it through a for loop, then it resulted to an error (Unable to open feature class Failed to execute ...
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Hotkey in ArcGIS for Desktop to delete layer from Table of Contents?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and wish to remove/delete a layer from the Table of Contents. I cannot find such hotkey. I have tried the DELETE button but that does not do it. Also such hotkey is ...
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Hiding selected features in ArcGIS for Desktop using ArcPy or ModelBuilder?

I'm using data driven pages to create a series of maps of point features. Some of my features overlap spatially and I only want to show some of them on each map. Once I select the features which I ...
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How can i add script with math functions to model builder?

I am very new to model builder + python. (Sorry for my english too) I am trying to make a model. Don't know if it matters to upload it. If you want i can. I want to calculate variance from a ...
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Creating donut holes without losing existing polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop is there a way to do a similar operation to creating a donut hole or island in a polygon without losing the existing features? I have mapped small lakes as several ...
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Exporting feature class from gdb crashes ArcCatalog

I'm trying to export a polygon feature class from a file geodatabase created and managed using ArcCatalog. When I click "export" a dialog window pops up, then another that says script error, then ...
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Distribute Hotel Beds According to Population Density in Buffers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am running an ArcGIS for Desktop analysis where I am plotting competing hotel facilities and then distributing their beds in a 5-mile buffer around the site. I would like to distribute the beds ...
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Arcmap: transform an image from Web Mercator Projection to Simple Cylindrical (Plate Carree) projection

I have an image that is projected using the Web Mercator projection. Does anybody know how to transform (in Arcmap) this image from the Web Mercator projection to the Simple Cylindrical (Plate Carree) ...
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Meaning of red cross icon next to Geoprocessing tool/model?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. When I double-click on the toolbox command line, it is not working and appears as a red cross symbol in command tool icon. So please, what can I do?
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Colour matching satellite imagery from different time periods

Is it possible to colour match two separate satellite images taken at two different times? I am working with two high resolution, multispectral images that were taken approximately one year apart and ...
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How to export all the layers from Table of Content to shp file?

I have got lots of different layers in the Table of Content panel in ArcMap. I want to export them all in shp format in one go. How can I do that? So far I have been doing it one by one by right ...
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I want to get rid of unnecessary map and data from shp file, how? [closed]

I have loaded the base map from esri's defualt provided maps but its for the whole world, and i have gotten the roads data too, but its for whole continent. I only need for one city i am going to be ...
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Whats an appropriate map projection for georeferencing aerial photos?

I have some aerial photos that were shot from directly overhead a 5x5 mile property. They were then mosaiced to create a continuous overhead tiff of the entire property. I am now going to ...
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Creating weighted list using Select tool in ModelBuilder?

I've done a raster to point conversion and have a column of the grid codes. Let's say it is composed of 10 numbers [9,5,7,1,7,3,7,2,8,1]. Right now I am doing a selection on those numbers based on ...
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ArcGIS Report with images based on a field

Just a quick question for all the experts out there. I'm currently trying to generate a report through ArcGIS 10.2.2 based on my attribute table in which one of the field is a photo links field. I ...
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How to download hospitals and restaurants from OSM in shp format?

I need information on hospitals and restaurants in Guatemala. How can I download this information from OpenStreetMap? I want to use the data in Arcgis 10.1
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Cripplingly Slow Performance While Georeferencing in ArcMap 10.1

Just last night I started having an extremely frustrating problem with georeferencing, something that has been integral to my job for a few years now, and something I've never really had a problem ...
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Improving ArcGIS for Desktop geocoding process?

I would like to improve my ArcGIS for Desktop geocoding process comparing the city names between two shapefiles . First one Store_city_name (point) and the second is city_name_boundaries (polygons). ...
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Using Alter Field tool of ArcGIS for Desktop on shapefile?

According the ArcGIS 10.2.2 help this should work: inZoneData = sys.argv[1] # This is a shapefile fieldList = arcpy.ListFields(inZoneData) for field in fieldList: if field.name.upper() ...
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Using da.SearchCursor to get count of unique values in a field

Is it possible to use arcpy.da.SearchCursor() to get a count of unique features in a field without a dictionary? So, by this I mean if I have a field called TEXT which contains 10,000 rows populated ...
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Shape length distance wrong in Robinson projection

I have a world map in the WGS 1984 Geographical Coordinate System. I want to measure the lengths of borders between countries in kilometers. To get the units in meters, I have first used the Define ...
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In ArcMap, [how] can you set a layout element's “name” property?

Map Layout elements appear to have a "name" property that can be used to identify them. In ArcMap is it possible to set this property (interactively), and if so how is this done? I'm using ArcGIS ...
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Copying raster from Raster Catalog

I have a Raster Catalog containing 4 File GeoDatabase Raster Datasets. Each raster is about 150-250 GB. I want to convert these to rasters with .TIFF extension so I can publish it in a map service. ...
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Problem with mosaic orthophoto

I am trying mosaic my orthophotos with ArcMap and Qgis as well. But every times the intersected area will be white color. I know its something about this frame around my pics but normally it is ...
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Calculate Field Syntax: If statement over many fields

Apologies if this has already being asked but I couldn't find a page pointing to this problem. I'm struggling with the python syntax in the Calculate Field so that, in the table above: if b, c, d, ...
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ArcMap topology toolbar validate topology button is disabled?

I find a strange thing when I try to use validate topology button. Most of the buttons on topology toolbar are disabled. Last month when I was using a trial license of ArcGIS, I can use these ...
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How to convert multiple csv files to shp using Java

I have some 100 CSV files. I want to convert them in shp format using Java. The csv file contains lat long information in WGS84. I can understand it is a batch processing and it is difficult to do in ...