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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 ...
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Locators with alternate name table not running

I'm trying to create a composite locator in ArcCatalog 10.2.2. It has 8 individual locators, 4 with an alternate name table, 4 without. We already have a working 10.1 version, but 10.2 is presumably ...
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Stereo Analyst & ArcGIS 10.1 - volume calculation

I use to perform analysis and imagery exploitation with the software above. I have created a Stereo Analyst report with some 3d polygon by a stereoscopic block. How do I calculate the volume of some ...
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Unable to edit legend in ArcGIS layout view

Somehow I can’t open the legend properties after converting it to graphic in layout view – from what I’ve read in the ArcGIS guide and online, I should be able to edit everything on the legend through ...
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Switch callout text boxes on and off?

In my ArcMap project I’ve added text to the map in callout boxes to identify certain districts. Is it possible switch these on and off like the data layers? I don't want them to show in everything I ...
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Creating observation points(vertices) around a line feature in ArcGIS 10.1 [duplicate]

Is there any way to create observation points(vertices) or lets just say points on a line feature. What I have is a line feature and I wanna put observation points around that feature, each one with a ...
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Segregate and Symbolize using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a parcels layer with two fields. One containing parcel_category (four categories) and other containing No_of_Units for each parcel category. I want to segregate the parcels layer based on field ...
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Using Python to move Text Elements for creating multi-page PDF

I have a map document which contains several text elements that I have grouped and am able to programmatically update. These groups represent a page of data. Now I'd like to export this data as a ...
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Creating a point corresponding to the maximum elevation of a DEM [duplicate]

I am wondering how can I create a point corresponding to the maximum elevation value of a DEM. I mean, from the DEM I can easily get the maximum elevation. For the sake of a viewshed analysis, I would ...
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Performing multiple “Closest Facilities” analyses for multiple feature classes

I am trying to calculate network distance from 10 points within 896 polygons "SA1s" (a total of 8960 facilities), each to ten points within 186 polygons "DZNs" (a total of 1860 incidents). I would ...
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how to delete a row in grid attribute table of a raster?

How can I delete a row in a raster file table? The raster format is GRID I get this error "grid attribute table is blocked from deletion". It seems absurd that I am not able to manipulate my own ...
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Multiple Source Imagery Mosaic Overviews and Display

I have multiple ortho imagery sources that I wish to mosaic into one (fairly) seamless dataset. I have mosaicked each year separately and currently have: one panchromatic (made into an 8 bit ...
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How to link two combo boxes in ArcGIS JavaScript API

This is related to this question: How to create an if else condition with ArcGIS JavaScript API combo boxes? A few parameters have since changed; Now the layer references multiple fields which should ...
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Understanding Error network dataset has no edge elements It may be unbuilt?

I'm trying to alter an Integrated Transport Network (ITN) to remove all of the roads that are within a flood zone (a separate shapefile). The ITN Network Dataset I'm working with was created by ...
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How to get counts from a table to produce a heatmap?

I am trying to create a heat map of doctors per zip code based on zip code. I have a table with the doctors and their zip codes, some of them repeating because there is more than one doctor per zip ...
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Find Average Elevation - ArcGIS Desktop

I am working with 2 shapefiles. One contains the boundaries of a city, the other contains polylines representing the topographic features of the area. Essentially, the polylines make a topographic ...
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How to remove duplicate points?

remove duplicate points I'm using 10.2.2 Arcgis the problem is as follows: I have 8 layers of restaurants I made a junction of the 7 layers in one shapefile Now I have a layer of 3000 ...
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How to convert a raster to lat/lon points

I am working with the tri.txt (terrain ruggedness index) file from this paper: http://diegopuga.org/data/rugged/ I've uploaded the raster data from the file into ArcMAP and now have it as a .tif ...
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How to remove the no data area (sea) from a raster in arcmap?

I have some difficulties removing the no data part from a Geotif SRTM . I need to remove all sea part. Im new in arcgis and, help is appreciated. Thanks There you go Sir This is the result i ...
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how can i save a satellite raster image as a layer file in arcmap 10.2

I am trying to save a raster satellite image from esri world imagery as a georeferenced layer file. i still want to be able to zoom in and out as i can when veiwing it through the server.
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Alternative to Delete Polygons And Extend Lines of Production Mapping?

Maybe someone knows an alternative for the Delete Polygons And Extend Lines (Production Mapping) tool or a simple way to achieve the same result but without requiring a Production Mapping license?
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How to flip, or invert attribute tables with respect to row ID arcgis

I need to invert the fields of an attribute table relative to the row ID field. As a very simple example of what I need; if the row IDs of 1, 2, and 3 corresponded to identical values in another ...
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ArcGIS network file size

I have a large (several hundred thousands vectors, 800-900) from which I am trying to create a network (road) and am unable . Don't sure if its an issue with ArcGIS or limitations with my computer. ...
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How to replace “NULL” value with Zero in geodatabase table

I am having some difficulties to change "NULL" values to zero in geodatabase. I have tried the following python code in ArcGIS 10.1 ("Field Calculator") to change it but did not work. Pre-Logic ...
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ArcGIS Field Calculator passes European-formatted floats as tuples

I have the problem that the ArcGIS Field Calculator doesn't read a float number when it is included in Python by referring to the field that contains it, in this way: def giveResult(floatValue): if ...
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Optional Parameter Not Being Optional in a Toolbox

I have been creating a toolbox that contains 4 parameters. Two of my parameters involve editing the labels of a shapefile. I want to have these two parameters as optional: if the user does not want to ...
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unable to plot the values for the individual fields in my table

I'm having problems adding tabular data to an ArcGIS project and need some help! Example of my table is below (please note that the fields have been edited since the capture was taken to remove any ...
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Network Analyst Error: The range of positions is invalid for this operation

I'm running into this error, using ArcGIS 10.2.2 Advanced with Network Analyst enabled. I'm using the route solver and inputting my stops, which already have the associated route and sequence number. ...
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Unable to export data to ShapeFile in ArcGIS

I've imported an Excel sheet into my ArcGIS project but am unable to convert this to a ShapeFile. When I try, via export data, I get an error message saying either 'output name is not valid', whatever ...
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Unable to edit map in ArcGIS

For some reason I am unable to edit my map in ArcGIS. When I click 'start editing' on the editor toolbar, I get the following error message: I've ensured that my field names in the Excel table ...
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How to calculate cumulative decreasing sum in ArcGIS-10.2

I need to calculate the cumulative decreasing sum as a field in a rasters attribute table. The cumulative decreasing sum is the accumulation of the last values to the first, so it is basically the ...
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How to split a raster into x tiles that overlapped by x km?

I have a raster that I split into three tiles by using the function Split raster in ArcMap as follows: How can I split my raster into three tiles that overlap by 2 km as follows : ?
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How to clip ITN Network Dataset in ArcGIS

I have an Integrated Transport Network dataset that I downloaded from Edina Digimap that I was planning on using for Service Area and Closest Facility analysis in ArcGIS 10.2.2. I have downloaded, ...
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Create Reduced Resolution Dataset (.rrd) file with modern software

I need to create, very specifically, a set of reduced resolution dataset (.rrd) pyramid files for a large set of TIFF imagery. I'm using ArcGIS 10.2, and have access to Global Mapper and QGIS. ArcGIS ...
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Error when creating enterprise geodatabase

I'm trying to create an enterprise geodatabase. My problem is when I try to create a corporate geodatabase. The error is: Cannot connect to database because the database client software failed ...
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Possible to use same signature file to classify images from different years?

I have Landsat images for the same area over 20 years (one photo per year in same season). I would like to detect changes occured in forested area like clear-cut and bark beetle outbreak over time. I ...
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Data Driven pages, printing from mapsets not working, ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.1

Well, it's almost a year on from when I first asked this question on the ESRI user "forum" - Data driven pages, ArcDesktop 10.2.1 - is there a limitation on how many pages can be printed? ESRI tech ...
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ArcMap - Adding Multiple raster datasets to mosaic dataset (for temporal change)

I have a number of raster datasets containing lake water temperature data. I am looking to make these time enabled as to be able to scroll through them. I have converted them to .TIFF format and have ...
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Strip Map Index Data driven pages not creating in order

I have a map book I am trying to create from a line that i pieced together from 2 different feature classes. I combined the 2 different lines, and made sure my end vertex is at the end of the line, ...
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Increasing distance tolerance in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have road data in line format and building polygon data. I want to give the names of the road data to the building data, i want buildings to take the nearest road name irrespective of distance and ...
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How to add ST_GEOMETRY column to an exitsting table that already has X Y columns

I have created and Oracle 11g geospatial geodatabase and have create an arcsde connection. I have been connected using arcmap, as a simple user (not sde or schema-user), who has all the proper rights ...
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Finding given objects under both a polygon and a buffer

I'm a bit new to ArcGis 10.1, but know the basics. I have two source layers, a polygon and a huge buffer. The polygon contains some of that buffer, but not all of it. There are numerous points inside ...
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Unable to plot values for individual fields in my table using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm having problems adding tabular data to an ArcGIS project and need some help! Example of my table is below (please note that the fields have been edited since the capture was taken to remove any ...
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Setting creation of feature dataset as precondition to iterative process using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

When using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, how do you set the creation of a feature dataset as a precondition to an iterative process, and not have it re-create the feature dataset each time through? This is ...