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Volume of sediment above a certain height

I currently have an aerial photograph of a barrier beach, and corresponding lidar data for the 2005 photo, 2007 photo, and 2013 photo. I want to calculate the volume of sediment on the beach for each ...
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Display bar charts in ArcMap

I am trying to symbolize data as bar charts in ArcMap. I have a feature class with two sets of data, and I want the bar charts next to each other on the map. The problem I am having is that the map ...
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Overlaying two raster images with no spatial reference

I have two images (X-Ray and Neutron Tomography Scan) of a human bone fragment. I want to use ArcGIS 10.2 to accurately overlay (geo-reference) these two images which have no spatial coordinates. any ...
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How to remove layers data source M-awareness to publish editable featureServer

I would like to publish an editable feature layer (featureservice) on my ArcGIS server. When I want to publish the data it warns however that the layer is m-aware. In the arcgis documentation I read ...
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weighting and combining data sets in Raster Calculator

I`m having problems using Raster Calculator to create a final cost raster. I have to add 7 raster data sets together and multiply each of them with the correct weight. The resulting raster is ...
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Filtering for slope using kernel size in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have problem in smoothing the slope derived from digital elevation model. I want to do filter for the slope <5 degree in 7 X 7 kernel size, 5-20 degree in 5X5 kernel and >20 degree slope in 3X3 ...
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Where to find more detail on algorithms used in ArcGIS Desktop's location allocation solver?

Where can I find more detail on the algorithms used in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0's location allocation solver? The help file specifies the following: The location-allocation solver starts by generating ...
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Why won't ArcGIS Desktop create *.apm file (for ArcPad) on one particular laptop?

I am working on a project where I need to create apm files for data input on Trimble Nomads in the field. I am working with ArcGIS 10.2 and ArcPad 10.2. I have the same exact versions on both my ...
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Plotting Vector Arrows from U and V Component with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two raster layers representing the U and V components of a vector wind. I could generate the magnitude raster by applying Square root in Map Algebra in ArcGIS. I also generated a raster layer ...
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Can multiple users access ArcGIS styles on server at same time or only one?

Running ArcGIS 10.0 in our environment. I created a styles db and saved it on the server. Can multiple users access the styles at the same time or only one? Second, after experimenting I can add ...
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Testing correlation between two polygon features

I am working on a project looking at county boundaries for the state of California. I have 2 polygon datasets with this same geographic boundary, and these datasets, when mapped individually, visually ...
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Enabling Z value

I have a polyline that when I created it I did not enable the z value. Is there away that I can enable the z value for my polyline so that I can add z values using 3D Analyst?
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How to remove geoprocessing history in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop?

I have grown dependent upon the awesome add-in called Clear Geoprocessing History. It does not appear to work with my upgrade to 10.2.2 Does someone know of a different route? Or perhaps how to ...
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Field Calculator expression to replace string only if it occurs

I have two fields (STREET1 & AKA_STREET_TEST1). I'm having a problem creating a simple IF THEN Python statement in the Field Calculator box. I've been searching the threads for a similar ...
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Topology Editing using ArcView (now called Basic) license level of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am building a geodatabase from data collected on a GPS handheld in the field. The GPS device collects decently accurate information but I need to make sure all the polygons, lines, and points are ...
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Model Builder - Using Only Certain Fields

I have to use ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1 to create a mix of two tools: buffer and select by location. However, I'm supposed to let the user only enter certain information, and have other fields be ...
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Is it possible to toggle draft mode in ArcGIS with Python?

I'm curious if it is possible to toggle on and off 'draft mode' in layout view in ArcGIS using python scripting. Does anyone have any ideas? Python is preferred, but if there is another solution in a ...
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How can I transfer ArcGIS custom symbology to another machine?

I created custom symbols on my PC at home using: Layer Properties dialog box > Symbology tab > Advanced > Rotation Now I want to transfer the symbology settings to another machine on campus. I ...
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Python Scripting Error (Adding a Field)

I'm using this code as a python script tool in ArcGIS 10.1: import arcpy, os arcpy.env.workspace = r'W:\S&P\s&p techs\Emily\Errors.gdb' #Looping through dissolved feature classes, adding ...
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Field calculator to copy numeric values from other fields

FieldA contains text: both numeric(123) and alpha-numeric(123a, 2-3, 3/2, '). FieldB is longstring. I want to use field calculator and codeblock on FieldB to bring from Field A only the numeric ...
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Convert label in line feature

Is there a method to convert the text of labels in lines? I think infact that the letters can be hypothetically transformed in lines, for simplify the view in other kinds of gis.
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Long description layer in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I work with arcview 10.3 and i have layer with long description (green),hence the legend spread throw out the map: I have to use a singel symbol for the layer and not use the unique value as ...
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Different origin between GDAL/Python and ArcMap of a Modis image

I have a Modis image and i load this image in Python using gdal library from osgeo import gdal, ogr INPUT_raster_1 = "C:\\myimage_1km.tif" ds_1 = gdal.Open(INPUT_raster_1, gdal.GA_ReadOnly) ...
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Creating land water mask for *.vrt file in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I have mosaics of a marsh area formatted as a .vrt file. I need to create a land water mask of this .vrt file. I am working in ArcGIS for Desktop and have no clue how to assign values to water and ...
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How to use Clip_analysis (in_features, clip_features, out_feature_class, {cluster_tolerance})

I draw Polygon any, how to clip it and save to shapefile. .png
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Mosaic to New Raster not allowing correct overlap

I am not sure what exactly is causing hiccups for me - how I processed the data (removing the white edges in 3rd party software), the bit depth (8bit), the file format (png to support transparency), ...
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Slope tool output has artifacts

So I've tried using the slope tool for a DEM using an appropriate Z-factor and the output is smooth, but it seems to be over-estimating slope angle. I would prefer to reproject the DEM (to NAD 83 UTM ...
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How to implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables?

How can I implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables? I have a field what have redundant values, and I need to run different functions for these redundant datas, so I need to place ...
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Batch Re-projection script syntax error

import arcpy sourceWorkspace = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\Lesson2" targetProjection = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\python excercise data\\Lesson1\\contourlines.shp" listDataSet = ...
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replaceDataSource for Tables from one SDE server to another server

I found the code that works to change the layers in my mxd from one SDE workspace to the other SDE worksspace. The script runs, but does not change the tables to the new SDE workspace. I replaced lyr ...
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Road network comparisons - how to extract roads that do not completely fall within the buffer

I am trying to compare how well one road network aligns with another - I have created a buffer around the first network and would like to select only the roads from the second network that fall ...
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Problems with Importing data from Fast Survey to ArcMap

I am having problems with importing data from Fast Survey to ArcMap. I have taken several points in my specific job, but every time I try to upload them not all points appear in Arcmap. An example, I ...
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aster georeference proplem

i have 2 dems raster layers and i want to georeferencer the first dem raster layer with the another(second) dem raster layer,because the first dem raster layer has wrong coordinates and the second dem ...
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Merging Only Selected Lines in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Working in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, is there a way to only merge selected lines from a layer? For example, I want to merge these three red lines (all from one layer).
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Iterators in ModelBuilder?

I want to iterate over data for every state and do a spatial join against a set of coords. I've created a model to do this using a Feature Class Iterator. Unfortunately, the iterator is only running ...
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Large dataset, how to copy values between fields

I'm in this position: i have a feature class containing about 6 million entries. I made a summarize and and generated a new table. I joined the two tables and now I need to copy the values from the ...
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ArcMap Query Layer with Oracle On The Fly Geometry

I can successfully create Query layers in ArcMap pulling from Oracle 11g - as long as these query layers are pointed at tables with a spatial index on the geometry column. Things don't go so well ...
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How to show the attribute table of selected features using arcpy?

Is there a way to show the attribute table of selected features using arcpy? Maybe in the mapping module? I would like to be able to select some features and then have an Add-In button that ...
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equation solving by using python or model builder in arcmap 9.3

I want to solve one formula in arcmap 9.3 by using Python or Model builder. I have one shape file, in that there is in attribute table for field A & B Solve the formula: A*B/Sum(A). where Sum(A) ...
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conditional python script to delete records

I am new to python programming. I am wondering if someone could tell me how to write a python script that would find all records in an attribute table that have identical values in one field, then ...
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Cemetery Grave/Person Locator

I'm a mediocre to intermediate ArcGIS user. I have created several point shapefiles, one for each section of a national cemetery, roughly 200-600 points in each section in a grid. Attached to these ...
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How can I map transit access without crashing Network Analyst?

I want to make a nuanced heat map of transit access, but my computer cannot handle the processing. I'm using a GTFS table with a each trip in a city's bus system. Each trip has a unique trip_id. I've ...
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How can I convert graphic text to attribute field within polygon that encloses it

I was able to convert graphic polygons to GDB. Similarly, I can convert the graphic text to annotation within same GDB. But I need to have that text as an attribute or field within the polygon table. ...
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Delete custom toolbar grayed out in ArcGIS 10.2

Recently I worked on adding a custom toolbar to ArcMap. It took a few tries, and now there are my initial 'drafts' of the toolbar still added to my ArcMap list of toolbars. According to the help, I ...
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Route From Network Analyst Not Fully Displayed

I am working on a project for finding the optimized route solid waste pickup within a defined neighborhood. These are my setting for route properties. The curb approach must always be on the right ...
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Append with NO_TEST yields unwanted NULL for Dates

When I Append two file-gdb point feature classes with Date fields and use no_test on the Schema Type the date rows from the 2nd FC have NULLs for the date instead of their value. Running Table Compare ...
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Newly added layer has incorrect and seemingly unfixable data source

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2. I added a layer to arc map and the layer loaded with the red exclamation mark next to it, indicating that it could not find the layer. I checked the data source and it was in ...
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Count Number of Times 100 Feature Classes Overlap

This must have been asked before, but I can't find the exact answer and my attempts so far have not worked. Most of the overlap questions I see are for calculating the area of overlap for portions of ...
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Batch Georeferencing in arcGIS 10.1.2 [duplicate]

I work for a government utility company. Our maps are broken down into 500x500 square meter grids. We have scanned images (TIFF) of these maps that we need to overlay and digize. The maps and the ...
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On-The-Fly ModelBuilding

I am wondering to change and alter a model on the fly. I have a whole process( model for the rest is done) that relies on different settings for buffers, and what I am trying to do is after I am not ...