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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 ...
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I am using “Hindi and Gujrati” font then I am getting “Black Squre Dots”?

At the time of generating PDF file when I am using “Hindi and Gujrati” font then I am getting “Black Squre Dots”. Below I am using code. Here I am trying to convert in UTF-8 but it’s not converting. ...
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Same Raster but different min/max in ArcMAP and QGIS

since I am abandoning windows to stay only with Linux, I started learning how to use QGIS. So far so good. However, trying to reproduce a python script from Arcpy to PyQGIS I noticed something. When I ...
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Automatically create a polygon around other polygons depending on attributes

I have 1000+ polygons, each has an attribute "Project_Area". There are maybe 8 different project areas. Is it possible using built-in Tools or Python to create a new shapefile that encompasses each ...
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Split a volume (calculed between two surfaces)?

I recently generated a surface difference calcul, in order to make a 3D analysis of a volume (in blue on the image). I wanted now to split this final form into different part, in order to access to ...
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Metadata edit bar disappeared in Arc Catalog

could anybody help me? in my Arc Catalog the edit bar for Metadata disappeared. In my Catalog it looks like this: But this ist from Esri website, it should look like this: How can I add this ...
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Seismic 2D shot points in ArcGIS 10.1

Which is the available Seismic 2D shot point renderer to be used in ArcGIS 10.1? In ArcGIS 10 I know of Exprodat’s plugin ...
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Extracting the closest Point to a Line within a Polygon using ArcGIS for Desktop

I have the following shapefiles: Polyline: Detailing a road network. Polygon: Containing approx. 2000 polygons enclosing sections of that road network. Point: Containing numerous (OS Addressbase) ...
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The data source of grouped layers persists to be broken

I couldn’t figure out why grouped layers persists to be broken, every time I repair the data source and save then close the ArcMAP and reopen it I found that the data source was broken again, what ...
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Specifying time and distance attributes in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

My network is taking too long to complete a route. I continually get a completion time of about a month when in reality it should take about 6-8 hours to complete. I downlaoded a tiger/line shapefile ...
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Generating graph edge list from polyline and point shapefiles?

I have a polyline shapefile of rivers/stream segments, and a point shapefile of intersection points (nodes) between the segments (edges). Each stream segment starts and finishes at an intersection ...
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Calculating spread of invasive species using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have ArcGIS Desktop Advanced and so far have completed the following; Used Supervised classification on a satellite image to identify the invasive species with field verification. I have converted ...
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How to edit “Self Intersecting” polyline in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Trying to figure out how to edit a self intersecting polyline (Interstate Ramp) such that I end up with a from node, self intersection loop, then end node. I'm using ArcGIS Version 10.3 and the ...
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Export coded value domains

I've attempted to write a script that will export all the coded value domains in a geodatabase to a table. Before I dig in the to script and what's wrong, I have looked at the similar question on this ...
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How to parse St Address “type” from an attribute table column and move it into another column?

I need to move address type to the column next to it, see photo for info. Any quick ways to do this? I am somewhat familiar with this process. I have tried the address toolbox to no avail.