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Cell statistics sum resulting cells to indicate original input rasters

I have 5 rasters (habitat suitability models for 5 diff species) that i have set to the value 1, I have then used the Cell stats (Arcgis10.0) to add the rasters together so I can see the overlap ie ...
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Use Multiple Symbology on single layer [duplicate]

Task: Display multiple symbologies (Gratuated symbols and Colours) on one layer Problem: The symbology keeps overwriting itself, so I cannot get both symbologies at the same time Methods Tried: ...
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Strange interpolation with natual-neighbor metod

I have base shape file and try to use different interpolation methods to get image like this: This layer is constructed using point to raster conversion. Generally, interpolation methods as idw ...
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Script for splitting of polygons and spatial join of lines to polygons

For the past couple of weeks I have been arduously creating flood depth rasters using flood zone polygons and base flood elevation survey lines. The issue is that some of the zones do not have a ...
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How to set feature vertex Z from an intersecting feature's Z?

In ArcGIS how can I set the Z values of the portion of a line that intersects another line to the Z values from the other line? A batch process is preferred. I tried FeatureToLine, but the null ...
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Attribute table is missing in raster after using extract by mask tool

Every time I use the extract by mask tool, the rasters that are created don't have an attribute table (i.e it's greyed out). Does anyone know what is causing this and why these rasters essentially no ...
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selection by attribute

I have a problem with selection by location: I need Arcgis to automatically count for each of my bus itinerary (see capture) how many times a" polygone " will be " within a distance of the source ...
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Extract raster value to polygon

I am trying to extract raster values within multiple polygons. It would be nice if I could choose between say the maximum or an average raster value within the polygon. For example, I have created ...
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Stratified Random Sampling with large dataset in ArcGIS?

I want to create a Stratified Random Sample with a land cover classification map. The purpose for the Stratrified Random Sample is to produce an Accuracy Assessment. I am using ArcGIS 10.2 with access ...
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How to create legends with triangular end boxes in arcGIS?

I simply want my legend which is now in the form of the left bar in the following image, to be shown in the form of the bar in the right side. I couldn't find anything related for arcGIS. those anyone ...
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Can't create ArcGIS feature class with PG_GEOMETRY keyword

I have enabled a PostgreSQL database as an enterprise geodatabase with ArcCatalog 10.3 (using server license file etc). When I create a new feature class with PG_GEOMETRY keyword, I get an error: ...
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How to create a new mosaic dataset for every new raster created with modelbuilder?

I'll ask the question first and follow up with the background for the why and what I've done allready. Question: is there a way to generate a new mosaic dataset for each new raster that gets created ...
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DataReviewer Geometry check on String and Int

I just started using Data Reviewer and went to compare two feature classes. A polygon of Parcels and a feature class of Points of addresses. I want to compare the address to ensure the address number ...
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Set scale dependant labels arcmap 10.3

I am wondering if it is possible to create scaled labels so that at a certain zoom level only one label appears but when you zoom in closer more labels appear for different fields. I have this ...
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Headings in legends

Is there a way, in the legend, to get the headings to stretch across multiple columns? For instance I have a layer with multiple attributes that are being displayed (in the example... fire hazard ...
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Saving extent of satellite imagery in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using 50cm imagery for the whole country of South Africa, which make zooming and panning painfully slow. Can I save imagery for just the area I am working with (ie. data frame, city, province)? ...
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Expand data set by interpolation

I have a data set that is classified into 7 landcover classes. I've been asked to expand this data set to a new boundary. My question is How can I interpolate my existing data out to meet the new ...
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Settings in ArcMap for exporting maps to be used in PowerPoint?

I was wondering if there are any good rules which can be adopted when making maps that are only going to be used digitally in PowerPoint, and what the best format to export is (tiffs, pdfs, jpegs)? ...
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Joining Points to Lines in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile of line data (roads) and one of point (villages) data. In an ideal situation all the points should be connected to a line. The data that I have doesn't obey this. I need to join all ...
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Using Python to select random location from shapefile?

I have multiple shapefiles with bars names and location attributes and I want to create a script which asks the user for the area or shapefile name where they want to go and then prints a random ...
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Creating PolylineZ in arcpy

The script below is slightly modified "Polyline example" from ArcGIS help http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//018z00000008000000 import arcpy # next 3 lines are new from arcpy ...
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Setting coordinate system for image in ArcMap?

I am a beginner with ArcMap. I have a problem with setting coordinate system for my image. I am using an add-in which creates shapefiles .shp (craters, area), grids, plots and etc. However I get ...
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Street labels too close

Finally have gotten profecient at maplex labelingg and tweaking each option however, I am running into the issue of some labels appearing too close to each other and they are always duplicates. ...
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How to calculate Cost Surface Analysis in ArcGIS 10.x

I have about 10 points and I want to run Cost Surface Analysis. I’m trying to find what distance a person can walk in a given amount of time from a certain point (5-10 or 15 minutes). What procedure ...
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Automatically export a schematic dataset to a file geodatabase

I'm working with ArcGIS Schematics on a schematic dataset with several diagrams which requires quite a lot of manual editing. Since during testing Schematics managed to utterly destroy the schematic ...
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Population calculation over a given region by GIS?

I am very new in GIS. I have a number of base stations in different region of a city (location of the base stations have been defined by their latitude and longitude). I am looking for finding ...
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VBScript - If/Then Statement - Field Calculator

I am trying to do a simple (or so I thought) if/then statement in the ArcGIS field calculator. I am trying to add the HydroCode field - hydologic soil codes - to an existing data set. I know what the ...
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ArcGIS dot density for small areas

I'd like to use dot density to display some data in Arc, but the areas (polygons) I'm displaying it for are so small in some cases that I suspect the pattern is being misrepresented. If several ...
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What is the strategy to add attributes to shapefile when the number of records are not the same?

I'm trying to add attributes (in excel format) to an existing shapefile using ArcGIS, but the number of records between the two are not the same; there are some records in one file but not in the ...
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Distance between point layers [on hold]

I have a point layer with geographic boundaries of an area and another point layer with road network. I want to calculate the distance of each point of road network layer to the points of the ...
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Cannot add domain to field

So I created my domain with coded values for my file geodatabase. I go to the feature class properties, fields tab, I create a new field, verify the data type of the field and domain matches and add ...
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How enable on demand caching in map service publised with arcpy?

I have created a cached service publishing script. I create the cache using the arcpy.CreateMapServerCache_server tool and then the arcpy.ManageMapServerCacheTiles_server. I want to enable on demand ...
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Adding a text input field as coded value in domain?

I want to see this in my final table -- I click on a box in a field and i get a list of text values in the dropdown box but the last value should be 'other'. By selecting this 'other' I should be able ...
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Simple text Field Calculation In Arcpy [duplicate]

the function is very simple: arcpy.CalculateField_management (fc, "DFDD", "aaa", "PYTHON") and I want to calculate DHDD field with simple text "aaa", but I get error: name 'aaa' is not defined. ...
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Extracting Table data from Raster created by iterated visibility test

I would like to run a visibility test using the observer function on each of 500 random points in a region, and end up, ultimately with a table showing the visible area results (count cell for each ...
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Renaming output to reflect name of input using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

Every quarter I will be replacing the two CSV files at the beginning of the model. I would like the final Excel file and feature class to each have a name that reflects the input CSV file name (please ...
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Visualizing overlapping polygons by occurence

I work in a library providing geospatial services and I have a patron with about 60 surveys with perceived accent regions in Mexico. Individuals drew on maps where they think people speak with ...
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How to interpolate line Z from sparse attribute values

I have a series of end-to-end connected 3d lines which I'd like to add elevation values for all vertices on the lines which are currently null or 0. How to accomplish this? In the following image ...
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Am I thinking about layers all wrong?

I work for a non-profit health organization and I am currently testing out some GIS software to basically see what usefulness it might serve. My skill set with this software is pretty elementary, but ...
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How to cache .mxd without data frame's background?

I'm trying to cache a map document in ArcGIS in order to upload it later to my ArcGIS Online account. My map document (.mxd) contains several layers - most of them are from the same feature class. The ...
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Using ModelBuilder to Make Composite of NDVI Rasters in ArcMap?

I have got a large number of landsat raster data. I need to prepare composite raster and Ndvi rasters from the band Rasters which I have. I normally use Image analysis in ArcMap. I wanted to know how ...
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Using ModelBuilder to join table to shapefile in ArcMap?

I have more than 40 shapefiles and tables. I want to join the table of attribute of these shapefiles with related tables permanently. For small number of shapefiles and tables, I normally join ...
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How to use the con statement in raster calculator to include a raster as a condition in an existing raster

So, I'm busy doing an assignment where we have to use a Weighted overlay to generate a raster of suitable places to plant crops. I've put all the factors in the weighted overlay and generated my ...
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Database Editor Tracking Time Stamp Issue

I have Esri Tech Support looking into this but I thought I would post it here too. I have a File Geodatabase with Editor Tracking Enabled. The date is fine but the time stamp for creation and edits ...
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Accumulated value from many rasters python/arcgis10

I need to calculate an accumulated value of temperature (as an additional raster) from many rasters. Is there any option to do this in ArcGIS 10 or any hints for a python script?
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Find and Replace shapefile source script not working

I'm very new to python so please forgive me if this is a simple error. I have quite a few MXD's in which each have a few layers referencing the same source. However I have since moved this data to a ...
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How do I remove username / password from an ArcGIS mxd?

When you create an mxd and use layers from a database connection where you are using "Database authentication" and clicked "Save username and password" and share the mxd with others, why are others ...
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Adding multiple model outputs to merge tool in ModelBuilder?

I am using ModelBuilder to batch project multiple (site) specific geodatabases' contents then "Merge" like components into a single geodatabase. I have up to eight FCs for each site (e.g. parcels, ...
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How to view .dwg group layers in ArcMap? [on hold]

I'm trying to view 3 .dwg group layers in ArcMap 10.1. Whenever I add them to the map, I get an error message that says they are missing a spatial reference. That's fine. I'm just trying to view ...
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Convert polygon to raster and give value to null cells

Is there a way to convert polygon features to raster while also populating null cells with a specific value? As in, can I create a raster from a polygon shapefile and have the tool populate all null ...