ArcGIS for Desktop is an Esri product from the ArcGIS Platform. This tag should be used to distinguish issues with it from those of ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS for Mobile, ArcGIS Online, etc

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How to cut big shapefile into several smaller shapefiles?

I'm converting my shapefiles to gpx files to use them in garmin gps, but if the shapefile is too big, I lose data in the conversion. I get a gpx with holes in and I cannot work with it in the field. ...
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Calculate slope of line based off of point layer

I have a line feature class that needs to have its slope included as a field. I have a point layer that contains points and their elevations for the start and end of the line segments. How can I ...
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Publish as a service from ArcGIS desktop to ArcGIS online without basemap

I'm trying to publish a map document as a service from ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1 to ArcGIS Online. It works just fine, except that ArcGIS Online automatically loads in a basemap. This usually isn't an ...
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Convert time field omitting time and returning null values

I have a time field in my shapefile that is formatted as HH:mm:ss.s It is a text field, and I want to convert it to a date so I can calculate time elapsed across rows (if there's a better way to do ...
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No texture after Importing .dae COLLADA to ArcScene?

I'm attempting to export a .dae collada file from Photoscan to ArcScene 10.1. I've followed instructions from a couple of sources, created the file geodatabase, imported the file as a multipoint ...
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ArcGIS Addin Localization Not working?

I want to have a localized (e.g. French) addin toolbar. What I have done so far: Created the Config.fr-FR.xml file and put all the translations there Changed my system "Region and Language" setting ...
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Calculating Distance and Time on a network without the use of ArcGIS Network Analyst

I'm trying to calculate a distance and time for walking commuters (about 30,000 records) on a street network (NYC Lion). I have a starting and ending address for each record that have been geocoded. ...
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Clip Raster to Polygon Grid?

I have a polygon grid file and want to clip my raster imagery to the shapes outlined by it. I am using arcmap and was wondering if there was a tool directly for this? I would like to also be able to ...
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Critical facility pipe connections in python

I'm trying to find a way to determine pipeline connections located downstream a critical facility and score how far those connections are from the facility. Is there a way to accomplish the above ...
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Elevation data from 3D shapefile of buildings to raster DEM

I have acquired LoD2 building models in the 3DShape format (Polygon ZM). This LoD2 data needs to be prepared for a R-script of solar irradiation calculations on roof surfaces, but which can only ...
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Adding Transparent Polygon to Map using ArcObjects?

I am creating an ArcGIS Desktop Add-In that allows the user to draw a polygon and then have it added to the map. I am able to capture the polygon and add it to the map, the issue is the transparency. ...
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Cannot publish mxd file using ArcGIS publisher

I am having trouble publishing a map file using ArcGIS publisher. This mxd is intended for use by ArcReader but I keep getting a "file access error message asking me to check that the file permissions ...
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Surface Volume: output table given all in one column?

The model iterates through a Point Feature Class to calculate different volumes. As an output I get two different styles of tables, both in one and the same iteration. One is the actual correct output ...
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How to use Replace Geometry to replace the selected feature with a circle

I have a polygon shapefile and I want replace every irregular polygon with a circle. I think I can do it with the Replace Geometry tool. But once the Replace Geometry tool is selected, draw a polygon ...
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How can I copy feature in ArcMap to a specified location

In ArcMap you can use the copy and paste on the standard toolbar or use the Copy Features tool on the Advanced Editing toolbar to copy the selected feature. But the former can only copy a feature to ...
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Adding pixel value data from a raster layer to a number of buffer polygons ArcGIS

I have created a layer of polygons with buffers around my points of interest, all of the same size, in Arc GIS. I also have a raster layer of nighttime lights with pixel values between 0 and 63 ...
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What is the size of a “point” unit in Esri software?

When creating point symbology with Esri software, we can use points, in, cm, or mm as a unit of measurement. Due to the fact that there are a few definitions of a "pt" or point, which of the ...
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SSL-Authentication failure

i try to include a wms-map into my current project. When i try to connect qgis 2.4. gives the failure-output: Attributes-request denied - failure in the SSL-protocol procedure. ArcMap 10.2 says: ...
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How do I create proportionate inner buffers which reduce in size based on a percentage, to a specific point

I am working in ArcGIS and I have a 75 basin polygons and a point feature (called origin point) within each polygon. (Not necessarily in the centre of the polygons). I want to create 100 polygons ...
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Joining two features (points) with same position but different attribute using ArcGIS for Desktop?

As shown in the figure below, these two points are in the same position but with different attributes. (TextString). I am wanting to join these two points together but with different attribute in ...
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Arcmap grid index feature

I have used the Grid index feature tool to create an index grid. The label/attribution of the page names are populated in a "row" orientated manner. eg lef to right a1,a2,a3,a4,a5,a6 b1,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6 ...
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GIS only shows the Latitude and does not shows Longitude in nc format file?

I've downloaded a global data-sets contained of .nc format. I tried to open it in ArcGIS model. I used the function Make NetCDF Table View to view the data, when i selected the Dimension, it only ...
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Using a list to access database from a layer

I am trying to access the database using a list in order to put it in a loop but I can't make it work. I want to replace the months with a list variable. This is the hard core example: ...
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Invalid drop item: Calculate statistics

I have a number of rasters that I need to calculate histograms for. These are continuous rasters from 0 to 294.208 - many decimal places. I need to be able to classify the histogram down to at least ...
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Add Geometry attributes error

I have a point shapefile on which I would like to use the "Add geometry attributes: tool in order to add x and y coordinates using a GCS that I am interested it. When I run this tool I get the runtime ...
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Assigning one-to-many polygon to .csv data in ArcGIS for Desktop?

So I am currently working with two separate files. One is a polygon feature class detailing a specific countries' subdistricts. These subdistricts are identified using a specific alpha-numeric code. ...
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ArcGIS - multipatch and surface

I want to get 3D building. I have DEM surface and 3D feature of building roof. I created multipatch class by extruded building roof with '-' value. Is it possible to create building from this ...
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Using relationship class to model multiple people buried in same grave for online cemetery application?

I have to create an online application for a cemetery, just like this one: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=5676017d60ac44729e9cedf66709ff5e Like in the example, in my case some tombs (only ...
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How to minimise number of dynamic pages to map scattered point

From time to time I have to produce mapbook to show points of interest. First step to create pages, using regular mesh: I don't like the solution because a) there are some pages with single points ...
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Extract polygons closest to/coinciding with points?

I have 2 shapefiles, a polygon and a point layer. I would like to perform an operation in which I extract the polygons that coincide or are closest to each point, and throw away the polygons which are ...
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How to extract,stack and calculate Standard Deviation from a NetCDF (.nc) to produce a single standard deviation and Mean image in arcGIS?

I have a NetCDF file for several years of monthly Climate data ( Precipitation,PET,Temp,etc) data from CRU 3.22 (Climate Research Unit). I want to extract a subset of the dataset namely 2000-2010. And ...
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Callout labels and Maps

I'm trying to create a set of labels that are callouts that I can move, manipulate and position around the edges of my map but is also tied to the attribute table data. Is there an extension or way ...
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different data types in ArcMap field calculator?

I would like to run the following pre logic code in the Arcmap field calculator: def calc(f, fn, f1, f1n) f= str(f) f1 = str(f1) f = f.replace(" ", "") fn = fn.replace(" ", "") f1 = f1.replace(" ...
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simple if statement in ArcMap field calculator

I have two fields containing string variables. The first one is f and the second one is f1. I would like to create a new field and populate it with the following: if f1 is equal to f, return f1 if ...
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Thematic map using date field in ArcGis [duplicate]

I need to create a thematic map for time intervals (ex. 1/1/1920-31/12/1929). To every polygon coresponds a date (from a date field) and I need them to be coloured depending in which interval they ...
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Edit xy domain of feature classes during import from boilerplate geodatabase schema (ArcGIS)

Situation: I work for a company that creates geodatabases for a client that are restricted to a specific boilerplate schema (eg domains, subtypes, etc.). During a recent draft review, the client ...
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Editing attribute tables in ArcMap

I have a point shapefile with several fields. Among these fields is a comment field. I would like to be able to zoom into each point and add a comment into this field in real time without having to ...
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Google Street View add-in problem

I recently started having a problem with the google street view addin in ArcMap. When I press on the "Street view" icon this shuts ArcMap down entirely! it used to work fine and I have no idea what is ...
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How can we extract the stream order branch?

Actually I am new to GIS, so I don't know much about technical terminology. I have extracted a river network but now have a problem in distinguishing the branch order of stream (from order 1 to 2, 2 ...
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Creating thematic map in ArcMap?

I want to create a thematic map in arcmap using the fields NAME and NOTES for 3 categories of polygons: where the name cell is null where the name cell is filled where the name cell is null, but it ...
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Can ArcGIS recognize an incomplete date?

I have a string field that I want to convert into a date field. The problem is that some dates are incomplete (ex: "-/-/1967"; "1/2/-"). So is it possible to have in the same date field complete dates ...
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Pipeline connectivity

I'm trying to find a way to determine pipeline connections located downstream a critical facility and score how far those connections are from the facility. Any Thoughts?
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Is there a 64-bit version of ArcMap? [closed]

32-bit ArcMap is not playing well with 64-bit AutoCAD Map
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Creating a weighted rating model/script for vector data

I'm using ArcMap and trying to create a model or script that can rate routes based on a weighted calculation of attributes. Right now the individual attributes don't have rating values which I could ...
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Masking out places with elevation below 5 m from a DEM

I have a DEM of a study region; I want to modify the DEM in order to reflect the coastline outlook when the sea level was 5 meters higher than today. What I have done so far is to use 'Raster ...
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How to reconnect Arc GIS Schematics diagrams to GIS data in another oracle/SDE

My problem: An Arc GIS Schematics diagram export with versioned oracle/sde GIS features can't be reconnected to GIS data on another oracle/sde instance. I'm working on a project where in the first ...
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Get links in HTML popup in ArcMap 10.2 to open in default browser instead of IE?

I have a field with a URL to a PDF. The field is used for hotlinking. When I use the hotlink tool or click on the link in the Identify window, the link opens in my default browser (Chrome), but when I ...
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Extracting *.tif agricultural area from shapefile?

I am attempting to extract from an image using Esri shapefile that is in the zip file RR_KZKD2012 In ArcGis the spatial reference is Projected Coordinate System: WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_43N. Then am using ...
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How is R used with ArcGIS for Desktop?

How is R used with ArcGIS for Desktop? I have seen posts talking about combining rasters while using R. I have not had much experience with R so not 100% certain of its capabilities. I had ...
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ArcCatalog Unable to Connect to Database (Invalid object name SDE_table_registry)

Trying to make a database connection in ArcCatalog The ArcServer is on a separate vm than the SQL Server vm. When I attempt to connect to the database using integrated security I get the error: ...