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Calculate Field with Python Issues (If statements)

I don't know a whole lot about python and scripting, so I was hoping somebody could give me a couple pointers on fixing some code. I am trying to calculate a "final results" attribute field. The ...
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Looking for a more effcient process for retrieving information

Using ArcGIS Desktop Standard 10.2. Need to retrieve specific information from multiple (10+) feature classes that are adjacent to/overlap/ or in close proximity to specific areas of interest ...
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ArcMap to ArcGIS online/Collector

I am trying to figure out the workflow from ArcMap to ArcGIS online/Collector. I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2, using a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (Android 4.3, JB) I am able to use the share as option in ...
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How to convert layout elements to graphics

I have many projects (mxd) and I´d like to convert ANY "live" elements like legends, scale bars, scale texts etc. into graphic automatically using arcpy. Is there a way? In questions and answers I ...
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Group polygon features to match a set of specifications

I have two different sets of polygon features (398 census tracts and 80 ZIP codes) that each roll up to a larger feature (a US county). Though census tracts are smaller than ZIP codes, they do not ...
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Ignoring group layers when iterating through layers

I have this nice code that goes through each dataframe in the current MXD, and through each layer in the dataframe, and generates a list containing the name of the dataframe, the name of the layer, ...
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Geometric Network for Electric Utilities

I'm not expert in the use of geometric networks nor in Python scripting and I need help with the following problem. I'm using ArcGIS 10.0. I have defined a geometric network for an electric ...
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ERROR 000358: Invalid expression “Parcelles_class.OBJECTID” = 1 OR “output_table1.src_OBJECTID” = 1 Failed to execute (Select)

I'm executing this code. I don't know if i'm missing something, I'm using Arcpy, Python, Arcgis 10.1 whereclause1 = '"Parcelles_class.OBJECTID" = 1' whereclause2 = '"output_table1.src_OBJECTID" = ...
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How to build an attribute table in a 3-band raster?

I have a 3-band (RGB) raster file from CORINE and the attribute table hasn't been built. When I try to execute the command BuildRasterAttributeTable I get an error that only single band rasters are ...
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Geocoding Result layer does not show up in ArcMap?

http://i.imgur.com/XF5iQN4.png Everything was going fine until I geocoded the addresses. The addresses were all matched, but the Geocoding Result layer wouldn't show itself on the map. There should ...
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Creating forest patches from land cover layer?

I have a land cover layer from which I've extracted the tree canopy class and set all values that are not tree to NULL. I've also converted it to a vector and exploded it to make single part features. ...
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How to label a road with my symbol multiple times?

I am trying to label a road that I create with Select Features, with a symbol multiple times along the road. Is it possible to recreate my symbol multiple times along the road to label it?
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Join and Field Calculator

I made a Join between a shape and a dbf, and now I want to calculate some data from the table that came as a result from that Join. Everytime I try to run the Field Calculator it says there's an ...
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Query for numeric field against text field that contains a numeric value

In my database, I have one field, Service_Day, formatted as numeric, which contains a single digit number 1 through 7 (for days of week). I want to compare it against another field, called Region, ...
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How to round up/down an pixel value of a raster to a pixel value with 2 decimal places?

I have a raster (DTM) with floating points as pixel value. Now i want to round up/down the pixel values (to its next nearest value) to 2 decimal places. I use ArcGIS (with extensions) and tried the ...
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How can I enhance a topo map I am making as a Christmas gift? [closed]

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2. I am making a topo map for my girlfriend's brother as a Christmas gift. He is one who will appreciate a good map that was "drawn" in 1958. I know you can ...
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How to export to PDF every parcel in layer, maybe with bookmarks?

how to create bookmarks in arc map, for example i have a shape file with parcels (300 parcels) and i want to export to PDF every parcels in a page. can i do this with bookmarks or how?
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How to format an excel table using python

I am trying to come up with a way to export an attribute table as a formatted excel table in ArcMap 10.2. I am aware that there is a "table to excel tool" in the conversion toolbox, but I am not sure ...
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Calculate Customer Derived Trade Areas?

I have ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 with Advanced license and access to Spatial Analyst. I do not have access to the Business Analyst Desktop extension, and Business Analyst Online does not have this ...
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How to Create in Route Event layer with Right Angle?

I have collected GPS points along the road. and got Right angle Tape measurements of Boundary walls and other objects from that respective points. I have those records in Excel Sheet and GPS ...
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How to differentiate areas which are spatially disconnected

So, I've done some geoprocessing on a bunch of raster data, and I have a large number of points spread out across a large area. I would like to remove all the data points which are only one or two ...
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Assign point IDs to respective start and end attributes of a polyline

I have two shapefiles, Point and Polyline. I'm trying to populate my polyline layer with the point data ID (systemID) where the lines start to where they end; eg. create two columns (from and to). The ...
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How to join one to many in ArcGIS? [closed]

I am aware that there have already been questions of these kind, but I haven't really found detailed answer which would enable me to understand and solve my problem. I have a large number of post ...
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Water feature growth

I have a water feature layer which includes rivers, lakes and streams. I want to create, essentially, a buffer of these features equal to that of a 50cm increase in elevation from its current ...
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Iterate through rasters in subfolders using Model Builder

I have a directory folder of precipitation data; within this folder are subfolders for years 1901-2014. In each of these subfolders are 12 .asc grid files; each file represents a month of the year ...
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Increasing label size of World_Street_Map layer or any other basemap layer in ArcMap?

I want to increase the inbuilt txt size of a world street basemap layer. How to increase a txt size of a basemap layer in ArcMap?
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Looking for a tool like (IDW) for raster

I am looking for a tool that gives the same outputs like the IDW, but for rasters instead of points. I have a Corine land cover raster layer in ArcMap 10.2 with different friction values, displaying ...
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How to show\hide symbols according scales

How to show\hide symbols according scales, I couldn’t figure out if there is a way to hide symbols depending on scales the same way we do with labels. For example, in the screenshots below, the ...
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ArcGIS composite locator results out of order

I have a composite address locator that cascades through three sub-locators. The issue is when I run the Geocode Addresses tool, it chooses the best match based on the order of locators, not the score ...
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How to know the coordinates in a grid?

I have a raster (a catchment area) and a weather station with its coordinates (imported as .txt in ArcGIS) in UTM system. I want to know which row and column of my grid belongs to this station. How ...
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Coordinates freeze when I give a projection

I have recently begun to use arcmap and needed some guidance on a problem that I am facing. I have a district shape file with 200 districts with geographic coordinate system: GCS_WGS_1984. I need to ...
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Add CAD feature class to Arcgis using arcpy

I'm trying to add a CAD layer (point, polyline, annotation...etc) into ArcMap by python code, i'm using Arcgis 10.1, IDLE(Python 2.7), I faced many codes but they all gives errors, so i'm blocked ...
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Compute separate Zonal Statistics table for one raster, zones are many polygons in shapefile

Seems earlier ArcMap versions made this possible: I have one raster (pixels are landcover classes) and a set of buffers stored as multiple polygons (possibly overlapping) in a polygon shape file. ...
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Add and remove tools from ArcMap toolbar via C# Button and ArcObjects?

OK I updated the draft with some of the suggestions but am still having some issues. I am trying to create a custom button in arcmap that when pressed will edit a toolbars content. Doing things like ...
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Can ArcMap factor in legends and data frames when placing labels?

Is there a way to factor data frames and the legend when having placing labels using the Maplex Label Engine? I am talking specifically about the labels for roads and contours. I really don't want to ...
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Reclassify on land cover raster won't work

I'm new to GIS so I apologize if this question is basic but I couldn't find my answer online. I'm trying to reclassify a land cover raster from the National Land Cover Database. I want to reclassify ...
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Coded Geodatabase Domain Values behaving oddly with special characters in the description field

I am setting up Geodatabase Domains for my Fire Hydrant layer. The Domain restricts the "Type" of Fire Hydrant to a designated list of Brand Names. I'm running into an issue where some of my coded ...
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Where are the elements of an ArcGIS SpatialReference as a string representation defined?

This seems absurd, but I cannot find any documentation on what the various elements mean in the string representation of an ArcGIS SpatialReference object. The first part is obviously the Well Known ...
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Identify shadow on Landsat image by Hillshade Tool (spatial analysis) in ArcGIS?

I would like to automaticaly identify shadows on Landsat scene in mountaineus area using Hillshade Tool (ArcGIS 10.1). I have 1 Landsat image from one date DEM (SRTM) from the same area To create ...
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Searching semantically for symbols in ArcGIS Desktop?

Sorry for the noob question, but is there any resource (on the web) where I could more or less search semantically for symbols to use in an ArcMap layout? Using the Symbol Selector, I have to scroll ...
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Configuration problem anaconda python in ArcGIS

I used Eclipse with PyDev to create a script in Python (windows 7 x64). My code runs perfect when I start the run in Eclipse, but when I add it as a Tool in ArcGIS 10.1, I have the following problems: ...
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder and GeoCoding

I looked at ArcGIS and python and I'm not quite ready for that rabbit hole as I'm on a schedule. I have a little experience but not at the level to pick it up quickly enough for my time frame. The ...
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SQL server in ArcGIS 10.2 Desktop

I am using ArcGIS 10.2, and previously using Oracle spatial as back end. Now the data providers have shifted to SQL providing core data using FTP which is being staged at SQL server. We need to ...
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buffering very short line segments with a flat end

I need to buffer a collection of line segments, with a flat shape (corners) at the line ends, as opposed to round. 99% of them work fine in ArcGIS, but some individual line segments are quite short ...
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Adding * .prj file to output via Python script tool that creates fishnet?

I'm a new python user. I wanted to make a tool box like fishnet in ArcGIS 10.2. Everything, works fine. However, at output there is no .prj file, although spatial reference was defined at the tool. ...
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Convert JPG image to RGB Raster to Vector Data

I am completing an analysis project for my ArcGIS class. I am analyzing the correlation between indigenous populations and food security in Guatemala. Since there is not a lot of information out ...
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Thiessen Polygon Total Area Calculations Model Builder/Python Code

I am attempting to create a tool using Model Builder (and Python code) for calculating the average annual precipitation of a study area using the Thiessen Polygon Method. My model runs good other than ...
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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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How can I equalize raster?

I've got 2 rasters , its seems that 1 has the data equalized (all values from 1-65535 are there) and the 2nd don't . Is there a process I can run in order to equalize the data in the 2nd raster ? ...
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Download layers from arcGIS online in python [closed]

How can I get layers/maps from arcgis online in Python? I mean to download layers from Arcgis online in python, just like publishing. I've searched about it in the documentation of Arcgis 10.2.2, but ...