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Changing raster cells values inside of a polygon to the closest cells just outside the polygon!

I have been wrestling with this for a while and couldn't find out how I can do this. I want each cell of a raster inside of a polygon boundary to have the value of the closest cell just outside of the ...
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Creating a custom Lambert Conformal Conic projection in ArcGIS 10.1 and/or 10.2.2

referring to the table below, I am trying to use the values on the left from another program that uses different terms for the parameters of a custom projection. I just wanted to make sure that ...
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ArcGIS Linear Referencing successive overlay operations

I have 8 tables with RouteID, BeginMeasure and EndMeasure. I want to successively overlay them starting with the first two and then overlaying the result and the next table then the result of that ...
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What dem data are Flex Viewers using to create elevation profiles?

I asked a similar question a year or two ago here: Can Elevation Profile data in Arc's Flex Viewer 3.0 be exported? which appears to not have an answer. Another question regarding the Flex Viewer ...
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How to create a feature class from the area in one layer not covered by another layer using ArcGIS?

I am working on a project doing spatial analysis at a statewide level. I am looking at a form of transportation coverage in a state, and part of my analysis involves buffers and drive time polygons. I ...
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Consistent label sizing with Data Driven Pages

I've set up a map document with a number of maps, using DDP with a polygon feature class as an index layer. Two of the layers have labels and I need to manually adjust the position of many of the ...
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How to handle list variable in a where clause

I am calling a list of names in from a text file and would like to use each of those to make new layers. I am running into an issue where I get "TypeError: cannot concatenate 'str' and 'list' objects" ...
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Connect point to closest feature in ArcGIS 10.2

I have some points and some features. These points fall outside the features. I want to connect each point with a line to the closest feature. How can this be done using ArcGIS 10.2? I have checked ...
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How to sum up all the single points in a state

I am new to using ArcMap. I have a list of locations with lat/long. I'm wondering if it is possible for ArcGIS to compute the sum of the locations by state and then shade in the state depending on the ...
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Georeferencing system of rivers using XY To Line tool? [duplicate]

I have a State Water Hydro layer from our GIS county office that does not have georeferenced attributes (It is sitting on top of a State Plane county basemap). Looking at the XY to Line tool I need ...
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Summarizing Table on 2 fields

I have a table of Census Blocks linked to ZIP4 values. I'm trying to create another table getting the unique ZIP4 values associated with each Census Block. I've tried using the Frequency, and Summary ...
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Calculating percentage of polygons within specific areas using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I have a parcel layer and I am trying to determine the percentage of each parcel that falls within specific zones. I tried tabular intersect but it just returned an empty output. I'm using ArcGIS ...
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How do you create a query that will result with the adjacent parcels?

I have a shapefile with parcel data, and I am trying to create a query that will render a list or something similar that will list adjacent parcels to a specific parcel. I want to be able to select ...
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ArcMap line shifted after export

I am working on a map with road layer. I have a dashed line as a symbol for planned highways. It is OK in the ArcMap but after the export to pdf, one of the lines is shifted. Strangely it is happening ...
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How to turn on all fields before appending?

I'm using append on model builder, no test schema type. In order that field will match they need to be at the same order, and visble. How can I turn on all fields of input layer before appending ...
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Address locator style for my database?

I'm a student Studying GIS, and I need to create geocoding for my work. How can I create the adrees locator style for fields with my requirements and my specified shape file..... My attributes are ...
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How to get the data in dbf file while creating shapefile using arcGis

I am using arcObject dll to create shapefile. I am successfully able to create the shape file but I am having some issues with populating the shapefile data into .dbf file. At present the .dbf file ...
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What to do in ModelBuilder after adding layers and dragging tool?

I'm trying to create a model that would Merge two layers and then do a Summarize to a common attribute/field between them. The process I'm doing is getting into the ModelBuilder then adding the 2 ...
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Create 10.0 compatible Mosaic Dataset with 10.2 (or something else)

I have a client who requested a ArcGIS mosaic dataset, but as I found out today they only have licenses for ArcGIS 10.0, and I only have licenses for 10.1 and 10.2. The mosaic datasets I create cannot ...
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Unique ID in ArcMap 10.2 [duplicate]

In an attribute table, how should I go about adding a Unique ID into a field? For example, I have a Water Meter points layer with an attribute table but I need a field that list them numerically with ...
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Density analysis producing extreme values?

I have point data of gas flares and I am trying to create a simple density raster of those flares. Results are either 0 or in the 100,000-1,000,000 range (when there's 5 to 40 or so points in each ...
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GeoTIFF created using ArcGIS for Desktop not displaying in Google Earth or Photoshop?

I originally had an IMAGINE Land Cover raster file that I opened in ArcMap. I used the Extract Feature from Raster to extract only the Developed class and saved it (still IMAGINE). Then I used the ...
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Using Spatial References with ArcPy after *.prj files no longer installed by ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

I'm writing a python script that uses the CreateFeatureclass_management tool, without a template. One of the required parameters is a spatial reference. I used to be able to point to the system *.prj ...
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.tif and .tfw to GeoTIFF [duplicate]

I have a .tiff and a .tfw file that I want to change into a GeoTIFF. When I try to open the file in ArcMap and ENVI 5.0, it is successful. However, in Google Earth it is not. Is there anyway to ...
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How do I programatically edit the layer 'Display Expression'

I'm wondering if someone has or knows where a tool is to edit the 'Display Expression' of a Layer, or more specifically, a TableView, in ArcGIS Desktop. I know that it can't be accessed with Python, ...
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Packaging succeeded but publishing failed. ArcGIS 10.1

I am trying to publish a map on server but I am getting this error: **Packaging succeeded but publishing failed.** It was all working fine before. I haven't change the IP address of the GIS server ...
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How do I classify number values in Python to assign it to a group?

I have calculated the number of points that exists for a SqMi area and am trying now to assign it to a certain group based on where it falls in the classification. Does anyone know a tool that I can ...
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Why do the range of values change when I export geostatistical layer to raster?

I did an interpolation of soil pH using 232 data points in geostatistical analyst with IDW, RBF and ordinary kriging. For all 3 methods, the range of pH values change (become smaller) after I export ...
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How do i rescale feature classes of different scales for intersect analysis?

before I intersect 2 feature classes of different scales (e.g. 1:200,000 soil map and 1:25,000 land use map), should I rescale them like how u would resample raster datasets to the same resolution ...
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How can I correctly delete a join from featurelayer using arcobjects?

If I create a join using ArcMap dialog definition query can be changed if joined layer contains a definition query. For example, layer A has definition query "A", layer B has definition query "B", ...
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How to switch off symbol when label is unplaced due to conflicts? [duplicate]

Using either the standard ArcMap labelling engine, or the Maplex engine, it is possible to automatically omit labels from the map when the area is too congested. Eg in the centre of this image, ...
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How to implement a Gaussian function in field calculator?

Are there any build-in functions like Gaussian or Epanechnikov functions in field calculator? Or I have to write that by myself?
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What is GDAL equivalent to ArcGIS Lookup (Spatial Analyst) tool?

I use the Lookup (Spatial Analyst) tool to create several raster layers from a combined raster layer. I know ArcPy can do the same thing. However, I would like to know whether GDAL (or another ...
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Using python script to change group layers data source path

I am trying to implement the python script supplied by GetSpatial here: Python Script to change Group layers and am having some difficulties. import arcpy, datetime, os, io, sys def ...
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Viewshed over Multiple DEM Models Possible?

I finally got the viewshed working correctly over one DEM model. However, I am wondering is it possible to do the viewshed over multiple DEMs? E.g. A Multiple County Viewshed based off one point. ...
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Making ArcGIS for Desktop play sound on speaker when model completes?

I would like to be able to sleep while Models are running for much of the night in ArcGIS for Desktop . I would like to have ArcGIS for Desktop play a sound when it finishes, to awaken me. Is this ...
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What are resources to learn ArcGIS for someone who already knew Python [closed]

I know that there are several resources recommendation questions, however, they are all from GIS people trying to learn Python (for example, here). My situation is the opposite: I have worked ...
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ArcMap - Making DEM using GPS vector data [closed]

I am new to GIS and GPS. I am going to make a digital elevation model of my school's campus using a trimble gps unit. I know the accuracy is not the best but it is just for a school project. My ...
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How to export a set of layers into multiple PDF(orAI)files, one layer at a time?

I am completely NEW to PYTHON(only took a 3-hr entry course in ESRI tutorial. I have a dataset contains files named as "1_A, 1_B, 1_C....12_A,12_B, 12_c,....200_A, 200_B, 200_C..etc." I need to export ...
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How can I get the profile graph on ArcMap to display specific points?

I currently have 2 layers: 1) DEM of existing terrain 2) Polygon in vector format of future water retention basin I need to draw cross sections across this basin for eventual cut and fill calcs. I ...
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batch reclassify rasters with different elevation ranges

I have about 500 elevation rasters, and I would like to use modelbuilder with an iterator to reclassify each raster into distinct elevation ranges (0-1m, 1-2m, 2-3m, 3-4m, 4-5m). I believe my problem ...
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Where did my Create Features window go?

I closed the window and now I can't find it again. I've tried the Editor toolbar dropdown and Create Features is not even on there (at all, not even greyed out). Suggestions?
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Creating styles from scratch

I have been tasked to create a list of point symbols for the counties Watershed Improvement Program from scratch. They don't want modified icons from the programs database, but custom drawn. I already ...
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The create feature task could not be completed. the coordinates or measures are out of bounds

I'm trying to create a layer based on a feature class, in ArcMap (I've created a geodatabase from Arcatalog and linked it to PostgreSQL). The feature class that I've created is registered as ...
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showing symbols in a specific order

i'm trying to layout a map in ArcGIS09, showing samplings in a specific region: i have a layer with samplings on different sampling dates and sites. sometimes, there are several samples at one site, ...
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Buffers with Varying Distances around a Set of Points

I have set of points in one shapefile and I have a table with a unique identifier that matches each point. I want to make a buffer around each point, according to the radius that I have specified in ...
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Arcpy text strings as gp expressions

I’m using a while statement to count down from x until it = y. Each loop decreases x by 1. This variable (among other variables) is passed into a geoprocessing tool’s expression variable as a ...
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ArcGIS Feature Class Extent Changing

I've been having a problem with the extents of feature classes in our SDE here at work. Our database is divided into feature datasets that have various feature classes in them. The problem is as ...
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Merging multiple rasters with SAME spatial extent

So I began with lidar elevation data 1m resolution, and I performed a terrain analysis to extract specific ranges of elevation from the raster (1st picture is 0-1m elevation, 2nd picture is 1-2m ...
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ArcGIS Dissolve leaving feature snippets in dissolved polyons. Repair doesn't fix

I'm trying to dissolve some low-level polygons, but the result I'm getting has lots of little pieces of lines left floating around in the output polygons. I've tried doing "repair geometry" on both ...