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Water feature growth

I have a water feature layer which includes rivers, lakes and streams. I want to create, essentially, a buffer of these features equal to that of a 50cm increase in elevation from its current ...
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Iterate through rasters in subfolders using Model Builder

I have a directory folder of precipitation data; within this folder are subfolders for years 1901-2014. In each of these subfolders are 12 .asc grid files; each file represents a month of the year ...
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Increasing label size of World_Street_Map layer or any other basemap layer in ArcMap?

I want to increase the inbuilt txt size of a world street basemap layer. How to increase a txt size of a basemap layer in ArcMap?
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Looking for a tool like (IDW) for raster

I am looking for a tool that gives the same outputs like the IDW, but for rasters instead of points. I have a Corine land cover raster layer in ArcMap 10.2 with different friction values, displaying ...
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How to show\hide symbols according scales

How to show\hide symbols according scales, I couldn’t figure out if there is a way to hide symbols depending on scales the same way we do with labels. For example, in the screenshots below, the ...
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ArcGIS composite locator results out of order

I have a composite address locator that cascades through three sub-locators. The issue is when I run the Geocode Addresses tool, it chooses the best match based on the order of locators, not the score ...
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How to know the coordinates in a grid?

I have a raster (a catchment area) and a weather station with its coordinates (imported as .txt in ArcGIS) in UTM system. I want to know which row and column of my grid belongs to this station. How ...
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Coordinates freeze when I give a projection

I have recently begun to use arcmap and needed some guidance on a problem that I am facing. I have a district shape file with 200 districts with geographic coordinate system: GCS_WGS_1984. I need to ...
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Add CAD feature class to Arcgis using arcpy

I'm trying to add a CAD layer (point, polyline, annotation...etc) into ArcMap by python code, i'm using Arcgis 10.1, IDLE(Python 2.7), I faced many codes but they all gives errors, so i'm blocked ...
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Compute separate Zonal Statistics table for one raster, zones are many polygons in shapefile

Seems earlier ArcMap versions made this possible: I have one raster (pixels are landcover classes) and a set of buffers stored as multiple polygons (possibly overlapping) in a polygon shape file. ...
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Add and remove tools from ArcMap toolbar via C# Button and ArcObjects?

OK I updated the draft with some of the suggestions but am still having some issues. I am trying to create a custom button in arcmap that when pressed will edit a toolbars content. Doing things like ...
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Can ArcMap factor in legends and data frames when placing labels?

Is there a way to factor data frames and the legend when having placing labels using the Maplex Label Engine? I am talking specifically about the labels for roads and contours. I really don't want to ...
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Reclassify on land cover raster won't work

I'm new to GIS so I apologize if this question is basic but I couldn't find my answer online. I'm trying to reclassify a land cover raster from the National Land Cover Database. I want to reclassify ...
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Coded Geodatabase Domain Values behaving oddly with special characters in the description field

I am setting up Geodatabase Domains for my Fire Hydrant layer. The Domain restricts the "Type" of Fire Hydrant to a designated list of Brand Names. I'm running into an issue where some of my coded ...
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Where are the elements of an ArcGIS SpatialReference as a string representation defined?

This seems absurd, but I cannot find any documentation on what the various elements mean in the string representation of an ArcGIS SpatialReference object. The first part is obviously the Well Known ...
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Identify shadow on Landsat image by Hillshade Tool (spatial analysis) in ArcGIS?

I would like to automaticaly identify shadows on Landsat scene in mountaineus area using Hillshade Tool (ArcGIS 10.1). I have 1 Landsat image from one date DEM (SRTM) from the same area To create ...
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Searching semantically for symbols in ArcGIS Desktop?

Sorry for the noob question, but is there any resource (on the web) where I could more or less search semantically for symbols to use in an ArcMap layout? Using the Symbol Selector, I have to scroll ...
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Configuration problem anaconda python in ArcGIS

I used Eclipse with PyDev to create a script in Python (windows 7 x64). My code runs perfect when I start the run in Eclipse, but when I add it as a Tool in ArcGIS 10.1, I have the following problems: ...
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder and GeoCoding

I looked at ArcGIS and python and I'm not quite ready for that rabbit hole as I'm on a schedule. I have a little experience but not at the level to pick it up quickly enough for my time frame. The ...
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SQL server in ArcGIS 10.2 Desktop

I am using ArcGIS 10.2, and previously using Oracle spatial as back end. Now the data providers have shifted to SQL providing core data using FTP which is being staged at SQL server. We need to ...
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buffering very short line segments with a flat end

I need to buffer a collection of line segments, with a flat shape (corners) at the line ends, as opposed to round. 99% of them work fine in ArcGIS, but some individual line segments are quite short ...
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Adding * .prj file to output via Python script tool that creates fishnet?

I'm a new python user. I wanted to make a tool box like fishnet in ArcGIS 10.2. Everything, works fine. However, at output there is no .prj file, although spatial reference was defined at the tool. ...
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Convert JPG image to RGB Raster to Vector Data

I am completing an analysis project for my ArcGIS class. I am analyzing the correlation between indigenous populations and food security in Guatemala. Since there is not a lot of information out ...
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Thiessen Polygon Total Area Calculations Model Builder/Python Code

I am attempting to create a tool using Model Builder (and Python code) for calculating the average annual precipitation of a study area using the Thiessen Polygon Method. My model runs good other than ...
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Best way to make a fake hillslope?

Anyone ever have to make a fake hill slope? or a fake digital elevation model (DEM)? What are the best methods for doing so? For more specifics, suppose I wanted to make a fake hill slope, that was ...
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How can I equalize raster?

I've got 2 rasters , its seems that 1 has the data equalized (all values from 1-65535 are there) and the 2nd don't . Is there a process I can run in order to equalize the data in the 2nd raster ? ...
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Download layers from arcGIS online in python [closed]

How can I get layers/maps from arcgis online in Python? I mean to download layers from Arcgis online in python, just like publishing. I've searched about it in the documentation of Arcgis 10.2.2, but ...
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kriging of compositional data (grain size)

I have posted this already in the GEONet Forum but without any suggestions, now I am hoping for some feedback here: I have a problem concerning interpolation of compositional data of grain sizes. I ...
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Pro vs Con on using export to JPEG or JP2000 files for large imagery files

What is the preference among GIS Specialist and Remote Sensing Specialist using the JPEG vs JP2000. Yes, I am aware of other compressed files such as ECW or MrSID... I am more of concern of how to ...
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Query layer in ArcGIS 10.2.2 with PostgreSQL not querying data

After some days I was finally able to import OSM data to a PostgreSQL database and connect it with ArcGIS 10.2.2 I can load every piece I want by simple clicking "Add data ..." however a SQL query ...
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Split polygon by area using ArcGIS for Desktop (or QGIS)?

I'm interested to split a larger, irregular polygon into smaller ones. I know the area of the resulting polygon, and I know that the line I want to split it by should be parallel to one of the sides ...
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FDOGraphicsLayer IGraphicsContainer Reset/Next throw 'not implemented'

Running ArcGIS 9.3.2 w/ ArcFM. protected override void InternalClick() { var d = _App.Document as IMxDocument; var m = d.FocusMap; var c = m as IGraphicsContainer; c.Reset(); ...
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Exporting multiple dataframes as images using ArcPy?

I use this code to export a dataframe to png, and it works. import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd)[0] ar = df.extent.height / df.extent.width ...
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Mapping Superfund Sites using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am trying to create a map of all Superfund sites in the U.S., and of course it isn't as easy as I thought it would be. I think I have downloaded all the necessary information, but can't figure put ...
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Finding point on road network at specifc distance from a specific point

I have road network in a geodatabase. At a certain junction in network (Point A), I want to figure out Point B which is X kilometers away from Point A in certain direction. Summary: Point A: fixed ...
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How to make spatial lag variable in ArcGIS Desktop?

There is this variable that I'm trying to make in ArcGIS 10, it's called a 'spatial lag'... if someone could show me how to make one that would be much appreciated. I'm basically trying to set up ...
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Eliminate function does not eliminate required boundary/arc? [closed]

Eliminate can eliminate either the common boundary with the adjacent largest polygon or the longest shared boundary. I want to eliminate/delete common boundry with the third one besides these two. ...
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How to align points in ArcGIS Desktop 10.2?

I know this should be such a simple task and I looked around but could not find a satisfactory / dead simple answer. I am creating a point layer and needs to draw a row of points. How would I go ...
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how to use “ListFeatureClasses” to shp add to dataframe by geometry

I'm using arcgis 10.2.2 and I want to make a tool I have a feature dataset that is being updated constantly with new feature class The purpose of the tool is to have the option to deploy all my data ...
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How to sort a table in a polygon shapefile in order of an intersecting line?

I have 119 parcels that intersect a polyline. I want to be able to sort the table to see if any of the land owners in the parcels have have consecutive ownership along the line. Is there a way to do ...
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Flow direction and catchment area polygons for utility water pipes

I'm working on a project where I need to show which direction the water would flow from a water pipe in case there is a pipe burst. I also need to show catchment polygons(area affected). This was ...
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Multi Value User Input as Variable in SQL Statement

I'm attempting to write a script that takes a user's selection as a parameter and uses that as part of the SelectByAttributes function. The parameter represents field attributes and is multi value, ...
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What's wrong with this VB Script code for the field calculator in ArcGIS 10?

I am trying to use one field's contents ([Condition]) as a condition for populating another field ([Intact]). I try to run the following code in the Field Calculator, but it never works (and is not ...
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Arcpy: Processing multiple files subsequently

I have an indexed dictionary containing files and want to "mosaic" (arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management) all files with the same index. The number of files per index range from 1 to about 30. ...
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Creating road/streets and adding numbering on street in relation to the plots. ARCGIS

I am trying to connect through a geodatabase all the streets with their numbers and the houses. So far I created a feature class for streets, one for points and one for polygons which both represent ...
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extract raster names by points

I use ArcGIS 10.2.2 and I have a problem with some frames extracted from a video. I have the frames (more then 1000) georeferend and I have a track file with the corresponding points. Now I wrote ...
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How to get a polygon of the outline of a raster using arpcy

I have a large number of georeferenced raster datasets, for each dataset I need to create a polygon of the outline of the raster. I know this is possible using raster calculator in spatial analyst by ...
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Install Geospatial Modelling Environment

I install Geospatial Modelling (GME) Environment in ArcGIS 10.2. But I can't find where is. I search to ArcGIS and ArcToolbox and as a standalone App but I can't find it.
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How to easily identify/classify coniferous forest from one date Landsat image?

I am pretty new in remote sensing and I am trying to identify/classify coniferous forest cover from single date Landsat scene. According to my preliminary web research I have these possibilities: ...
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Want to intersect a polygon of a certain elevation with a tin surface

so I want to generate a flood plain for a river in ArcMap. Basically this means that I want to create polygons with certain elevations above the drainage point elevation (870 m). For instance I would ...