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Cannot find table in geodatabase

I was using the Make Query Table tool in ArcGIS. Once the tool finishes running, the result (a table whose name I specify) is automatically added to the Table of Contents and I can view the data ...
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subtype & domain from gdb to table (arcgis)

situation: have a geodatabase containing an obj class (main table) which has subtypes and these contain domains. need to way (e.g. script) to get those subtypes & domains in a "readable" table. ...
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want to make all poygons have z values as 0

I have polygons which stores different z values as vertices in Arcgis. I want that all z values must be equal to zero. How can I make this possible??
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ArcGIS add attribute table to PointGeometry using arcpy

I'm trying to add an attribute value to a new PointGeometry before I write it into the new file. How do I do that with arcpy? Let's say in this example I want to write the ID of the line feature into ...
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How to convert shapefile of India into a system with longitude and latitude system?

I have two shapefiles of India. One is without PoK and other is with Pok. I want to convert the shapefile of India with PoK into a co-ordinate system with longitude and latitude (same as without PoK). ...
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How to add label in one direction on cross-sections?

I would like to add cross-section labels in one direction to the mouth of the river. Unfortunately, in some places label turns 180 degrees as pictured. Do you know some automatic way to solve this ...
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Finiding Duplicate in buffer distance?

i am desperately looking for solution for one problem. i am having one Point Shape file, i need to check that if there is any duplicate point nearby(lets say 10 meter). i am not familiar with ...
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Visibility analyses of two objects with ArcMap?

I'm struggling with a visibility analyses task in ArcMap. I have two objects: a spire and a WTG (wind turbine generator). Both are point features. The object's heights are deposited in the attributes ...
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Counting number of features in legend for each page when using Data Driven Pages?

Is there a way to count number of features for each data driven and reflect it in the legend?
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Benefits of *.las vs *.xyz or *.ascii when working with LiDAR in ArcGIS for Desktop?

From time to time, we use lidar data for modelling in arcgis. Previously, we would be supplied either an .xyz or .ascii of the data, but more recently, we are also being provided .las files in ...
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Finding Network Distance Between Specific Pairs

I have a data set that describes where users of a specific facility come from. I need to calculate the network distance between the facility and its users. There are about 9,000 origins going to about ...
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Interpolation for multiple data sets (Independent and dependent variable) in ArcMap

I'm relatively new to ArcMap, and I'm looking at the relationship between the internet and health outcomes. My dependent variables for my regression come from the Demographic & Health Survey (DHS) ...
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Adding a sequential number using ArcGIS field calculator to string file and keeping the 0 in front of the number? [duplicate]

I want to know if anyone has a code to count +1 starting at a certain number for Field Calc. ArcGIS. (I.e. 04312, 04313) It also must keep the 0 in front. rec=0 def autoIncrement(): global rec ...
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Changing colors of edit fields in attribute table?

Does anyone know of a way to change the background color of fields in the attribute table window whilst in edit mode? I need this because I am manually editing hundreds of point attributes and it ...
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Field calculator and looping for different rows

I have an attribute table as attached and need to use python script code that can hold values as a loop in field calculator model builder and at the end added up all numbers as sum by entering it back ...
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Need to include GPS data in a GIS system

I work for a small telematics company and we received a request from one of our clients about integrating their vehicle GPS locations to their ArcGIS system. Our current system simply displays this ...
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Getting coordinates at location n meters from known point to NW and SE using ArcPy?

I have a point shapefile or feature class and I want to create bounding boxes around each point. The size of the bounding box will depend on user input, for example the user might want a bounding box ...
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Rebuild multiple Address Locators using arcpy run into issues

I have multiple address locators (including a composite locator) stored in a folder which I am trying to rebuild using arcpy 10.1 (ArcGIS 10.1). When I try to rebuild locators looping in an array ...
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How can I “filter” annotations when another layer has a definition query applied?

I have an ArcPy script that runs on a map, looping through a list of asset IDs, to create a definition query for layers and outputting a PDF map for each ID. Thus, each PDF shows only the assets ...
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Graphic clipping of Data Driven Pages to index feature that defines each page?

I wonder if there is a way to cut all the data in each polygon separately when using data driven pages?
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ArcGIS temporal relationship between two feature layers

how can I built a temporal relation between two feature layers. My first layer has a observation time period and my second feature has the actual observation. I would like to build the relation ...
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Dissolve Overlapping Polygons and Combine Attributes

I have a selection of polygons (specifically circles) in one feature class. Some of these overlap, some do not. The feature class is set up as such. OBJECTID MY_KEY SHAPE_LENGTH SHAPE_AREA 1 ...
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ArcGIS Query Layer error Failed to connect to specified server No ArcGIS Server license found?

I have on my ArcMap 10.3 a query layer connection with Oracle database. Until yesterday this query layer worked well but now I receive this type of error: Failed to connect to the specified ...
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Erasing buffer within another buffer without erasing overlapping buffers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm not an ArcGis pro, so I need help on this one, and I have tried searching for answers. I am using ArcMap 10.2.2. I don't know how to use python. I have 6km and 12km buffers around the sites ...
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Geodatabase disappears

I have an old ArcGIS 10.1 in my laptop. While I'm trying to create a geodatabase it gets created, but doesn't let me create new featureclass and/or feature dataset. I get the error:" failed to connect ...
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Snapping points to polylines and maintaining minimum distances between the points as well as meeting other parameters

I have thousands of locations that I would like to snap to be placed on top of a hundreds of polylines based upon matching attribute fields. Think of them exit signs located on every ...
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Script (ArcPy) vs field calculator (Python Parser) behaviour of getPart in ArcGIS for Desktop?

From time to time I have to access geometry field and shuffle through points in it. Process is simple: Get shape Get it's part Iterate through part's points This is how it looks like in a script ...
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What is the purpose of arcpy.Array()?

I am wondering what the purpose of arcpy.Array() is. It seems an intermediate step between creating a list of objects and performing some sort of conversion, for example, such as in the sample code ...
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Using Field Calculator with Python Parser and if/elif statements in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have tried all of below snippets to use Python Parser in Field Calculator and update the values of a field called type based on a filed called MamerMN but in all of them I am getting Syntax error in ...
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Using Function with replace with the US-350 to 350 How to?

I am trying to replace the US- 350 with 350 in the Label Expression but I am stuck how to do that... I am looking at the help here for the function: Function FindLabel ( [LABELFIELD] ) FindLabel = ...
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Comparing distances between old and new Esri geocode locator points

I need to check the accuracy of the locators between Esri's Streetmap 14_2 and Streetmap 15_1. The two layers need one to one distances measured between points that have the same attributes i.e. same ...
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Project Raster: Resampling

Is this (optional) resampling technique in the Project Raster tool only being used if changing the grid resolution (cell size)? Or should I always select bilinear (or cubic) for continuous data even ...
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comparing raster values over one specific transect

I have a raster with water temperature data. I used various kinds of filters over it (smoothing, sharpening filter etc.) in various combination. I want to compare the results, to check which ...
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Catching data frame caption changed event

Is there a way in ArcObjects to catch the event that the data frame's caption has been changed or a layer's caption has been changed?
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IF THEN statements in ArcGIS Field Calculator

I'm not sure if this would be best handled in vbscript or python, and unfortunately I'm less than novice at both so I'll take any help I can get from the exchange. I'm trying to take my streets layer ...
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Projection Transformation from ETRS89 LAEA to WGS1984

I am having difficulties to transform a Shapefile in ArcGIS 10 from ETRS 1989 LAEA to WGS 1984 N33. I have 2 files: a) in WGS1984 N33, with a grid of 10x10km, b) in ETRS 1989 LAEA, with small ...
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ArcGIS Modelbuilder: Adding data to table of contens (Add to display) after my model and submodels have run does not seem to work correctly

I need help with adding my outputted data to the ArcMap display (the table of contents - TOC) after my model has run in ArcGIS 10.3. In one of my submodels an iteration is executed and an analysis is ...
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GPS Track Editor to crop tracks with select by clicking start and end points

I'm trying to take a bunch of gps tracks of mountain bike rides and turn this in to a trail map. I want a single track for each trail. I'm looking for an editor that will allow me to select a ...
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Extract raster values to points (1 per cell) for R using ArcMap?

I have created several raster layers within ArcMap that I wish to extract values from in order to analyse within R. However, I'm keen to avoid pseudo replication of my species presence data and ...
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Exporting Selected By Attribute To Shapefile In ModelBuilder?

we can do a selection by "select by Attribute" and using RtClick on layer --> Data-->Export Data-->Export Selected Features output the selected as .shp format file. Now I am trying to do this ...
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How to display EPSG:32649-WGS 84 image on EPSG:4326 map in ArcMap?

I have a image has EPSG:32649 coordinate system and I wanto display this image on a EPSG:4326 map on arcgis desktop (arcmap) . Any one can help me?
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Selecting nearest 300 buildings (polygons/centroids) from list of points using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have been trying to look for an easy/quick way to select a certain amount of polygons (layer 1) from a 90 points shapefile (layer 2). The idea is to identify the nearest 300 buildings from each of ...
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Moving an un-docked ArcToolbox from secondary screen to the main monitor

For ArcGIS 10.3.1 on MS Windows 7 (moving from multiple screens to a single screen) sometimes the ArcToolbox dialogue box remains on the non existent secondary screen. How do I move the un-docked ...
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Calculate and Restart Sequential ID for Unique Values in a Field

I need to calculate a sequential ID for unique values in a field. So, for the values in Field1, the sequential ID count should count all occurrences of that value, then restart the count for the next ...
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Merging XYZ's in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have like 6 .xyz files that are to be included in a single map (they sort of overlap). However, I'd like to save time and automatically merge them together through python code into one .XYZ before ...
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Creating an interactive map that uses a point shape file to display information

I have a raster map, a PNG of a fantasy map, which has points on it. I want to create a interactive map that displays information (text) whenever you click on a point. An example of what i'm after ...
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Geographic Coordinate System NAD 1983 vs Projected Coordinate System NAD 1983 & Projections

I am working on a project utilizing free data from http://www.pasda.psu.edu/, specifically data from PennDot, 2015 Pennsylvania County Boundaries ...
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How to correctly use arcpy.da.Editor

I am attempting to remove duplicates in a feature class that are generated by a Python script. At the end of my script I have the code block below; I haven't implemented it yet, but would like to see ...
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How do I input this function to “Raster Calculator” in Model Builder , in ArcGIS 10.2? [closed]

The raster files that function refers are as follows: Precipitation (o “Raster” in figure 1): Variable CN_2S_7ma: Constant CN_8S_7ma: Constant The mathematical function that must be entered is as ...
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ArcGIS javascript reporting function

I am looking for some advice on creating a reporting function using the arcgis javascript api and feature layer services. My goal is to be able to select a particular tax parcel and generate a ...