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Opening GeoTIFF (georeferenced in ArcGIS for Desktop) in QGIS?

I tried to open a georeferenced geotiff created in ArcGIS for Desktop in QGIS. I could open them but they are not in the right spots. These raster datasets contains .aux .rrd .tfwx .tif.aux.xml ...
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Running ArcGIS model at specified time or with delay?

I am looking to start running an ArcGIS model built in ModelBuilder in the future. Start at a specific time. or Start in x hours. or something similar. When I leave the office I may have data ...
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ModelBuilder, Iterate by Field and Viewshed

I want to compute the independent Viewshed for 360 different points. If I run these all together, I have one viewshed output which shows how many times any given cell is visible, but this does not ...
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Geocoding with World Geocode Service

I failed to geocode intersection in ArcMap with World Geocode Service provided by ArcGIS Online. The data I have contains street, cross street, city, state. But there is no zipcode Here is a sample ...
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SQLite instead of gdb

I use ArcGIS and Qgis and I want to have common protocol and format of my files. To use a separate file for each program is not the best way, I don’t want to make a mess of data. I would ask if SQLite ...
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Breaking connecting between features (Editor tool)

I snapped a series of lines to a point (The ? symbol on the picture). Now, I am trying to unsnap them so I can connect them to their respective line I just created. My question is simple. How do I ...
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Using Construct tools to construct a feature from line to polygon?

Is it possible for me to build a construct a line to polygon? For example, when you need a break or divide one polygon into two polygons. You had the line from a polygon to Line and you use that line ...
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What is the best method to convert MRSID files to other formats in ArcMap 10.1?

I have some large MRSID files of counties in TN. They are 3 banded, about 4 - 7 GB, and 3rd generation. I've been in the process of converting them to 3 banded TIFF files using Export Raster Data. I ...
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Track progress of running GP tools (in arcpy script) programmatically?

I am looking for a way to access a GP tool running in a Python script to be able to see how much of the job has already been done. I have found SetProgressor function, but this one is available only ...
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Merging Feature Classes and keeping the metadata

Is there a way that while merging two feature classes we can keep the metadata? We are merging feature classes with templates so we can import specific fields into our data. Is there a way to keep ...
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How can I find small distance between polylines?

I`m trying to find lines which have small distance between them and I am using ArcGIS 10 for this. I had tried to make points at the both ends of the lines and to detect the distance between points ...
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Batch enabling MapTips

In the layer properties of each layer there is an option "Show MapTips using the display expression" that is by default disabled and I would like to find out if there is a way to enable this option by ...
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Creating Centroid Long and Lat points for each Kernel Density cell

I am trying to create a point raster file of the highest (red) kernel densities (figure 1), which places one GPS location at the centre of each of the cells within the highest kernel density bins. I ...
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How to know which parameter is dependent in GWR?

I'm trying to do marble export from Turkey to the world. I have almost all kinds of data about marble trade.(also populations, GDP). How to know which parameter is dependent in Geographically ...
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mosaic dataset and overview failed in arcgis

I m working with arcgis 10. i m trying to optimize the storage and the visualization of heavy raster. After importing raster in file geodatabase i put them in a mosaic dataset and i generate overview ...
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Is there an equivalent of ArcGIS Hyperlink script editor in QGIS?

I am trying to find similar functionality in QGIS to ArcGIS Hyperlink script editor. In ArcGIS I can parse VBScript from a selected field in an attribute table. The script would execute on mouse ...
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Overlaying misaligned DGN file in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I received a DGN file, I believe created in Bentley 8, and there is a bit of a misalignment problem. The dgn, when overlain on a Bing Maps aerial or NAIP image, shows up about 20 m or so off. I'm set ...
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Raster Calculator making incorrect calculations in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to use raster calculator (ArcMap 10.2.2.3552) to apply a poisson generalized linear model to estimate species abundances based on elevation. The outputs don't make any sense to me, and I'm ...
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Output not feeding next step of ModelBuilder?

I have numerous input .txt files that I need to feed into an Arc tool (Samples>DataManagement>Features>CreateFeaturesFromTextFile) that creates Features from text files (the text file contains UTM ...
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Creating single feature to represent group of individual features, based on location and #, using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am looking for an algorithmic way of handling this situation, as I can do it manually with the ruler and some time, but it would be nice to find a programmatic to have Arc do the work for me, so any ...
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Subset multiband tiff file using Python in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a multiband (1140) raster file in tiff format that I want to subset. Each band represents a prediction of monthly rainfall (12 bands for each year) over a 95 year period (12*95=1140). I need to ...
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How to calculate percent income change?

I've imported a shapfile of the US and set a projection. I also added an Excel spreadsheet with income data from 1995-2010. I joined the income data with shapefile based on the state_name field. What ...
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Placing layer name beside their symbols in legend using representations of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to place the layer name of my feature class (styled with a representation) beside (right hand side) its symbol in the legend of my map in ArcMap 10.1. I know that the format can be changed ...
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How can i show real time traffic data in the web using ArcGIS for server 10.2?

I want to show real time local traffic data on the web. I create live traffic using network analyst in ArcMap 10.2. When I want to show real time traffic data in ArcMap I must use the Time Slider ...
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Converting Feature coordinates to text (same as output from UNGENERATE command in ArcInfo Workstation)?

I am trying to convert stream segments to text. This is function for the script #function to convert feature to text as ungenerate command in ArcGIS workstation def ...
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Using FME to extract and store data in geodatabase in different feature datasets to create seamless dataset?

Original data structure as supplied is 124 folders with identical feature data sets: There is a common attribute in all datasets (metadata) that I need to inspect and extract the data flow for ...
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Updating fields of feature layer and reflecting changes in original data

I am trying to write a script that will select points from a feature class that are within a polygon and update the fields within the original point feature class. The problem I'm running into is ...
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Using Detect Feature Changes Tool in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Has anyone used the Detect Feature Changes (Data Management) tool in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop? I am working on two linear feature classes, one a newly updated and one an old one. This is the first ...
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ST spatial queries to select multi-level location

I'm trying to write a query in SQL Server using 1 set of points and 2 sets of polygons. The polygons overlap, and I only want to select the points that fall inside of 1 polygon but not the other. I ...
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How to delete geoprocessing results in ArcGIS without closing mxd file?

I am trying to run a loop of a couple thousand maps in ArcGIS 10.1 but the program keeps crashing after printing about 100 maps at a time. I read here that I need to make sure my results in Results ...
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ArcGIS Python Add-In: Enable snapping for OnLine method?

I am working on a Python Add-In using ArcGIS 10.2.2 where the user can draw lines and the Add-In will add dimension annotation showing length for each segment of the line that is drawn. I can get ...
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ArcGIS model builder - make query layer with query parameters from generated values

What I want to do: I want to join a realationship table (same database, not in sde) to a sde feature class to distplay only needed features. This has to be done multiple times according to every row ...
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How to perform relational queries against an ArcSDE geodatabase using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I have a geospatial database which contains both spatial and not-spatial tables I would like to publish my data on ArcGis for server and perform both simple and spatial queries. Also, foreign key ...
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Iterate calculate field in multiple tables in ModelBuilder

I would like to iterate calculate field in multiple tables using ArcGIS Model Builder. The figure below explains details of the calculations. My existing model calculates value only for the first ...
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transparency in pie charts

I was able to make my pie charts in one mxd transparent, which I prefer, but I cannot replicate it. When I try to look it up it seems pie charts cant be made transparent. they are two different layers ...
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Land Use layer by combining, removing attributes and assigning new attributes

I'm working in Model Builder and I have limited (let's face it, no) Python knowledge, so I'd like to stay here if possible! I have numerous shapefiles that I want to combine into a single land use ...
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Applying Extrude Expressions to Multiple Layers/Shapefiles in Arcscene? Python script

I have 100 shapefiles of cities with census tracts that I need to be extruded to certain values. I already have the shapefiles set up the way they need to be and would like to avoid manually opening ...
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convert a *.jpg scanned from line paper map to vector data in arcgis

I want to digitize automatically old paper map that scanned to jpg . I know that it's possible to digitize it with arc-map but I can not remember how to do it.
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Why is Add Basemap grayed out in ArcMap?

Why can't I add a base map to my data frame in ArcMap? I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and the options under Add Data for Add Basemap and Add Data From ArcGIS Online are both disabled (grayed ...
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General steps to create watershed boundary

I am a very beginner of ArcGIS. I got this CD of GIS files of a city and intend to work on watershed management. There are different file names in different formats on CD. Like .shp, .shx, .dbf, ...
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How can I increase ArcMap font size, I can barely read it!

I'm sure there is a simple answer out there, but how do I increase the font size in the ArcMap work windows? I am using Windows 8 on a Surface tablet. Thank you for saving my eyeballs!
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What special values can be included in the Con tool's conditional statement?

I recently read an answer to this question, which used a rather creative solution involving ArcGIS's Raster Calculator. The part that I was most interested in was that the solution's conditional ...
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Data frames not showing up in Extent Indicator Property Box

I have a data frame showing an overview of a city. I also have multiple data frames showing zoomed in areas. I want to show the extent indicators for my zoomed in areas on my overview data frame. ...
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How to Clip a DEM and retain DEM format?

I have a DEM file that I downloaded from the internet. I am trying to clip it to reduce the file size. So far I have tried two different methods, but neither of them produces a clipped file in DEM ...
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How to align Town/Range with section lines?

Is there a tool that will allow me to snap or align a township/range layer to the section layer? The layers that I have don't quite line up.
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Output from selected polygons and source layer in a table

How to output to a table a specified attribute from selected polygons and the source layer's line feature name or ID that intersects each selected polygon? Basically trying to get a table that lists ...
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Modelbuilder Workspaces: Defaults to a folder, would like it to be a geodatabase

I'm having an issue with modelbuilder workspaces. I have created a simple model to clip a raster, run focal statistics on it, and create contours. I have a workspace variable as an input. If I run the ...
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What units are shape_length in?

When generating polylines from a series of points, I used "Points to Line" tool. From this, Arc generates a polyline feature class, which includes the attribute shape_length. What units are these ...
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Is there a a way to add a topology dataset to an mxd with arcpy?

I have a script that identifies certain layers from a folder containing several geodatabases. Part of the scripts purposes, or intended purpose is to have it add a topology dataset to the dataframe. ...
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Adding data from PostgreSQL to Query Layer of ArcGIS for Desktop warns that given coordinate references are incompatible?

When adding data from PostgreSQL in a Query Layer I get the warning "The given coordinate references are incompatible" I have added many other layers with the same properties no problems, but I have ...