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Why does compressed & zipped/unzipped file geodatabase give Open Failed Error opening feature class Cannot access secured data?

In Arc 10.2, a colleague compressed a file geodatabase and then zipped it and sent it to my via email. I unzipped it and was unable to add any of the feature classes into my map document. I received ...
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Where to find Arc Hydro 2.0 for use with ArcGIS 10.1?

i have arcmap 10.1 and toolbox of arc hydro 1.1 beta but the beta version has many bugs i want to find and donwload the archydro 2.0 for arcmap 10.1,after research on net i cant to find toolbox ...
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How to add tree height values to raster / vector data?

I am new to working with raster data and I am trying to teach myself a few things. I have what I think is a simple problem but I can't seem to figure this one out after a few hours of searching Arc ...
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Data driven page error when adding world_file

my python script for data driven pages causes a runtime error when I set world_file=True, or geoTIFF_tags=True. Else it runs and shots the ddp - in this case a grid of my city. I'm searching the web ...
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How to convert Python (ArcPy) script into tool or toolbox script?

I've written a simple python script that allows me to quickly create a copy of a template Mxd, pointing to different shapefiles. The user specifies the new location, a name for the new mxd, then the ...
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Conditional field calculator expression

I need to calculate the PIPEID field to equal the G_KEY_COMP field if PIPEID is null or PIPEID and G_KEY_COMP do not match. I think the first condition of the PIPEID being null is covered by the ...
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Overlay polygon on raster and save as new raster with same resolution

New to GIS and trying to learn. I'm trying to take a blue marble raster, overlay a countries .shp file, and save an image with the original blue marble image and the country outlines "burned into" the ...
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Points disappear when zooming in a certain scale

My points are disappearing when I zoom in past 300,000 in ArcMap. I tried to repair geometry, but it doesn't fix anything? I also checked the scale extents and those are turned off. I can export ...
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How can I get my raster analysis to produce a larger extent in ArcGIS

Ok so the situation is as follows. I have an vector shapefile and within that area there are three points. I converted the points into raster and now I want to do a Euclidean distance analysis in ...
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How to make turn feature class from line feature class?

I have a road network of one county in Norway . To this road network, I will make myself a turn feature class of all the road barrier in the road network. I have a feature class with all the road ...
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replace data source for all layers that point to shapefile

Hi I'm trying to do something quite simple but its not working. I want my python script to change all of the layers that point to the same datasource (a point shapefile) to another point shapefile. ...
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how to fix Autocad file with a field that start with a “ , ”

I have a Autocad DWG file with a field that start with " , "and the table dosent open on arcmap - the error messege is invalid field.and icant export the data to shp file, How can i fix it ? thanks
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Help, I have 10,000+ .shp files covering 3 UTM zones with unknown projections

I was handed a ton of property files with no projections attached but was told they are all in UTM zone 21S. Well once I merged them all together and projected them I realized that the data covers 3 ...
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Is there mathmatical function/equation available for ArcGIS Network Analyst's Closest Facility Method?

I would like to use this function in other statistical programming, ideally SAS where td = (whatever the function is to calculate total distance from centroid of county to facility). The goal is to ...
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How to make polygon volume in TIN surface?

I want to measure surface volume of an area in different elevation layer. For measuring the surface volume I have to make a Polygon Volume as well. I have problem with making this polygon over the ...
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Is there a way to refresh imported modules in a ArcGIS Python Toolbox?

When using a python toolbox (.pyt) in ArcMap, I'll typically follow a pattern where the .pyt file itself is simply a wrapper to collect input arguments and define the tools themselves. Supporting ...
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How to create graph out of two layers using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

I would like to create a graph of two layers I have. on one hand its the land price of a certain area and on the other a layer with a crime rate. first of all, the layer with the land prices doesnt ...
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model to connect points with line and set the digitize direction according to height

I'm trying to develop a tool that connects a point layer (manholes) with lines (waste water pipes) and sets the line direction according to an height attribute acording to gravity(from high to low). ...
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How can I make a reference plane to measure surface volume?

I am looking to make a reference plane like the links below. I want to measure surface volume of an area in different elevation layer. I just need to know how to make the reference plane in ArcGIS ...
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How to write labels with varying significant figures/decimal places?

I have results that range from ex. 113,009 down to 0.00495 - Can someone recommend a way to write/construct a label expression for the following in ArcMap: • If less than 1, use 2 decimal places ...
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How to extract raster using corresponding polygon using ArcPy?

I have to perform a simple raster extraction, but I can't find the way to do it. In a polygon layer, I have watersheds with their ID's. And in a folder, I have rasters, each one corresponding to a ...
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Is editing geometric network in versioned geodatabase any different from when such data is stored elsewhere?

I need to work on "Checked Out" version of a geodatabase, editing geometric networks. What will be the difference in terms of the working process of the editor ?-do i need to use some special toolbars ...
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Geodesic measurements for short distances throughout US?

My ArcGIS experience has been limited to working on large-scale maps with planar projections. I'm moving to a project in which I want to calculate the distance between pro sports facilities throughout ...
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How to disperse clusters of proportional markers or polygons?

I am mapping a set of points in ArcMap that are symbolized using proportional marker symbols based on a numeric field value. The scale of the map has lead to alot of the point markers overlapping. ...
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How to convert a shapefile to a grid file

I was wondering whether anyone might be able to tell me in layman's terms how to convert a polygon layer to a Grid file in ArcGIS 10.1 or ArcGIS 10.2?
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How to get X,Y coordinates of all vertices from polygon in shapefile as Excel spreadsheet using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to extract data from a shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2. The data needed is all the vertices (x,y coordinates in geographic WGS 1984) that construct the polygon below. I need to get ...
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Slope function in ArcMap gives weird outputs [duplicate]

I try using the slope function to calculate the slopes of my ASTERDEM. The output contains only three value ranges: 0, 89.59-89.99, 90. I tried redefining the project system, but it still gives weird ...
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empty file geodatabase error (nowhere feature class)using arcpy [closed]

i want to import a python(2.7) script to arcmap 10.1 my script has 2 inputs variables one for workspace and another raster dataset and i want o convert input raster as feature class polygon . i want ...
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How to create SQL statement to only return chainage values every 500m?

I have a list of chainage values every 100m (as a whole number) and I am trying to create an SQL statement to only return values every 500m. Any ideas? Using ArcGIS 10.1
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How to find out if a file geodatabase was compressed?

I work with a bunch of file geodatabases and some of them are compressed. I want to find out quickly which ones are and which aren't. The Compress File Geodatabase Data GP tool doesn't seem to have ...
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How to intersect more than two layers? Is there a quick way?

We have three layers, income, obesity and fast food restaurants for England and we wanted to find districts where they all intercepted. So we did a combination of two layers at a time to find where ...
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How can I create a radially-symmetric surface from a profile in ArcGIS 10?

I have created an expected profile for a radially-symmetric feature (an impact crater) using numerical modelling and would like to compare this with the actual topography (a DEM). My plan is to do ...
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Add row and column name to square grid feature in ArcGIS

I have a square grid feature class of 250 x 250 tiles. This will serve as a tile index for a a project. They currently have no identifying attributes other than a unique ID. I need to add a field ...
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Shapefile to table within python

I was just curious as to whats the best way within a python script to get the output a dbf file/ table while the input is a shapefile. (if possible which i'm assuming it is) Is there a way of ...
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define error for python script to import arcmap [closed]

i want to create a simple python script for create one file geodatabase but show me define error # Import arcpy module Import arcpy import sys import os from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa ...
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Mosaic hillshade function does not save statistics/histograms in ArcMap 10.2.1

I used ArcGIS 10.2.1. on Windows 8. I did hillshade function for DEM and Calculate statistics. Every time I go into ArcMap statistics strays: I try to add this function on mosaic but didn't worked. ...
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Create an X,Y latitude and longitude grid from an raster

I have a satellite image (LandSat 5), I want create a raster with X,Y coordinates, this is possible in Model Builder of ArcGis 10.0? or other option. I know that the option $$YMAP ($$XMAP) not work ...
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Create fishnet with row Iterator: fishnet extent does not update to reflect each row feature

I'm a writing about a geoprocess that I can do on an individual basis but for some confounding reason am unable to do with the row iterator in Model Builder. Given that I want to repeat the same ...
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Problem validating parent model with nested models in modelbuilder

I have a parent model with several nested models. I'm having trouble getting the parent model to validate. The issue is with sub model 4. The two screenshots are of the parent model and sub model ...
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Using ArcGIS Map 10.1 how does one calculate the amount of landcover lost if sea level was to rise to a 1m and 2m Contour Line

I'm relatively new to ArcGIS and stuck trying to understand how to calculate the amount of each land cover type lost if sea level was to rise to a 1m and 2m contour threshold. Essentially I have ...
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What's the best method to get a weighted average for drive times?

I have a closest facility network analyses from the centroid of county to the closest medical facility. What's the best method to get the weighted averages of these drive times, using population as ...
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How to modify extent (layer) for Fuzzy Membership analysis?

When applying the Fuzzy Membership, how do I modify the extent (layer) to which it is applied? I don't mean showing the extent, but changing the values (mid point & spread) to a different layer? ...
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ArcGIS Grouping Analysis Error

I am trying to run the Grouping Analysis tool from Esri's ArcGIS Spatial Statistics/Mapping Clusters toolbox. I have run the tool successfully on the same input layer using a different spatial ...
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Problems with IDW Tool in ArcGIS

Everytime I use the IDW it doesnt visualize the Interpolation. It is calculating everything properly but there is nothing shown on the screen. i did everything i have to do in the enviroments raster ...
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How to map factors and their relative importance in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

I want to know how I can calculate a map from a set of factors (in the form of raster layers) and Their relative importance for example: slope 20% lithology 10% . . .
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ArcGIS Multiple Ring Buffer Reclassify comparison

I have a Line Segment on which I used the reclassify tool and multiple ring buffer. Now after I moved that segment in a certain direction and used the same tools again, the surface of the multiple ...
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How to move line segment to certain direction using ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I move a Line Segment to a certain direction? In my case i want to move the Line up north, so i need to change the y-coordinate somehow, I'm just not sure how to do this in ArcMap. Im using ...
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Editor tracking on geometric network feture classes

Editor tracking is not working on my geometric netwotk feature classes.Although i enabled the editor tracking -dates and times are not recorded in layers while editing. Is it impossible ? or a ...
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How to determine why feature is invalid according to Validate features?

I have a feature class with a lot of domains and a lot of different properties e.g. null values, subtypes, and so on. I am using Validate features (Editor tool) and get the selection of the invalid ...
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Running python script outside of Arcmap's python console

My codes works fine in Arcmap's python windows. But when I try to run it in a command promt windows, It says that; ERROR 000837: The workspace is not the correct workspace type. But it works fine ...