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In ArcMap 10.2, exporting raster as .tif with “use renderer” and “force RGB” still produces inaccurate colors

I have a DEM and my aim is to change its color ramp using ArcMap, then export this colored raster as a geotiff (8 bit). I checked "use renderer" and "force RGB" options but the results are not good ...
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Merging attributes from parcels within a census tract

I am working with land parcel data and Arcmap 10.1. Each land parcel has a code (1,2,3,4) depending on the type of water supply source that it uses. I am trying to take a tally of each code within ...
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How to create several header files to open AVHRR NDVI3g (GIMMS) files?

I have downloaded GIMMS NDVI3g data from http://ecocast.arc.nasa.gov/data/pub/gimms/3g/ I now need to open the files in arcgis. I have the follwing GRID PARAMETERS: grid-name: Geographic Lat/Lon ...
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Filter by quantity / query in ArcGIS

I have some data stored in a CSV file containing name and date ranges. For example: ID | Name | Start | End | X | Y ------------------------------- 1 | Test | 2014 | 2015` | ... | ... | 2 | ...
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Dynamic title in ArcMap

How can I have a dynamic title of the map, which changes depending on the layer chosen? Is this doable? It would save a lot of time and iterations since I should be producing several maps. To ...
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Help choosing an appropriate GIS solution for the following question [closed]

I am currently researching for an appropriate GIS solution. My requirements are pretty simple: Ability to create circles, symbols or diagrams with transparancy tied to their geographical location ...
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How to change value of an individual pixel using arcpy?

I want to change the value of an individual pixel in a raster using arcpy. The code I wrote for changing the value is below, but it changes all of pixels in my raster. How can I set an individual ...
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Inline variable substitution in ModelBuilder iteration to Make NetCDF Raster Layers?

I'm trying to convert lots of annual NetCDF files into rasters using ModelBuilder. I'm iterating over several years so the filename changes every year which works fine (using the inline substitution ...
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Disapearing features after specific zoom degree in ArcGIS 10.2

I have faced a Problem during my Analysis. I have some Polygon Features and after up to specific degree they would be disapeared. I have checked all the Setting and no zoom degree in defined. What ...
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Arcmap and attribute table

I am wondering how you can save multiple data for one point feature in ArcMap? For example, I have a shape-file with point features, the data that needs to be included for each point feature consists ...
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How to measure sinuosity in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to quantify the sinuosity of a GPS track (shows a loop pattern) and cannot seem to find any way to do this. I need to be able to quantify sinuosity for the removal of some unwanted data. ...
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Arcgis, Convert analyse result in numeric value

I have a problem that seems really simple but blocking me... in Arcgis i have script python where i want to extract the resolution of a raster and use this result like numeric value for use in a ...
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Why is matplotlib installed with ArcGIS?

Today I upgraded to ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 as well as the 64-bit background processing tool and noticed that both numpy and matplotlib were installed with Python. In fact, in the "What's New?" section ...
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ArcMap 10.2 Sum Acreage for matching areas in another field; ultimately use ModelBuilder?

First off, what I'm attempting to accomplish is to sum the acreage of matching "WUNAME" and populate the "WU_Acre" I've tried to highlight the fields as shown and use the field calculator SUM(Acreage) ...
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Manipulating Interpolation Outputs

I would like to clip the edges of my interpolation output to cover only a specific Local Study Area and also combine the output with a DEM to create a spatially defined 3D model in ArcGIS 10.1. Two ...
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Iterating over all features in featureclass to intersect them individually with polygon using ArcPy?

I've got a point featureclass, and I'm trying to individually intersect each feature with a polygon featureclass to get some information about which polygon each feature is in. I did one intersect ...
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Odd characters showing up in symbology view

I am trying to symbolize based on company name but there are weird Greek symbols showing up in my Symbology view of the actual field values. Has anyone ever had this problem? The weird symbols do not ...
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Choosing appropriate Interpolation Tool

I am interested in doing some fairly simple interpolation work in the next few weeks using ArcGIS 10.1. However, I am unsure about which interpolation tool is most appropriate for the task at hand. ...
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Python Toolbox (.pyt) Tool Output Layer Name

How can I manipulate the TOC display name of my output parameters when using a Python toolbox (.pyt) Tool class. I tried adding a symbology layer, however this has no affect on the TOC name. Is it ...
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Statistical Analysis of Shapefile Proximity within Raster Image - ArcMap10.1

I have a raster image that has been reclassified into 15 equally incremented values/levels. This raster represents "sinkhole risk" in a certain county. So level 1 is the lowest risk region and level ...
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convert the raster value to null corresponding to polygon feature [on hold]

i have a raster dataset and a polygon shapefile. i want to convert the raster value to 'no data' for those regions which overlap the polygon. which one should i use 'extract by mask' or 'extract by ...
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Formatting label expression with newline using Python parser? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with syntax in 10.2.1, and have have tried just about everything. With arcpy, I am attempting to access a label.expression of an ArcMap layer and modify it to: lbl.expression = ...
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Invalid geometry

I'm working on some shapefiles in both ArcGIS 10.2 and QGIS 2.0. I have 3 files which I have cleaned of self intersections in ArcGIS using Repair Geometry. I have also checked for Overlaps using the ...
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Can I automate using different reference grids in a data driven map [closed]

I am trying to create a data driven layout that includes an overview map, at 1:15000, and a number of inset maps, at 1:4000. I need to have two reference grids for the layout since the map scales are ...
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How do you bring a DOQQ into your dataframe

I have a DOQQ aerial photo that is orthorectified. I would like to bring it into the dataframe to digitize building and streets and create feature layers.
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Why is my Image Mosaic in ArcGIS for Desktop showing a triangle?

When I mosaic two rasters in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop using Mosaic (Data Management) tool they give this image as shown below. Kindly tell me what am I doing wrong?
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Calculating the fractal dimension of a line segment

I have a shp file with hundreds of features that represent clipped segments of coastline. Each segment is made up of many vertices (dozens, perhaps even hundreds). (FYI, the segments were created by ...
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How to format street network data for network analysis?

How do I create a good street network for network analysis? How should I format the street data to import it into Network Analyst, including prefixes, directions, intersections, and geocoding ...
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Opening PDF generated by Python AddIn using Report (*.rlf) file automatcally?

As a test I have: Authored a test.mxd with one layer called Localities in a single data frame called Layers Authored a test.rlf using View | Reports > Create Report of ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop ...
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Defining OID causes Query Layer on PostGIS to disappear from ArcMap?

I used query layer to load my layer from PostGIS and show it in ArcMap 10, I had two cases; if I defined the OID in the configuration of connection, there was no problem with the attribute table of ...
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Do daytime Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs) have same spatial pattern as those of night?

With the following set of recorded data: Location of Road Traffic Accident (RTA) along 160km Expressway Date of accident Time of occurrence Causes of the accident etc What spatial analysis tool in ...
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Apportion Neighborhood Information to Census Tracts

I have a shapefile of census tracts and another shapefile of "neighborhoods" with values that I need to have joined to the census tracts. I know I need to apportion the area of the neighborhood ...
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How to set a minimum point snap distance?

There are two points: A and B. I need to snap any points within a 65 m search radius (blue buffer) of point A. However, the snap distance of B needs to be exactly 5m apart from A (i.e. located ...
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Creating summary table using ArcMap 10.2 Report Wizard?

I've been having a play and reading the help about a part of ArcMap I don't really use and that is the Reports. I thought I would teach myself a bit more about this by creating a simple report, for ...
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Correcting coordinates of CAD drawing imported into ArcGIS?

I am having some issues with some CAD drawings that I have imported to ArcGIS. I have a number of CAD drawings where by the features within the drawing have an error in their coordinates. For example, ...
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My raster values are always changed to zero

I'm uploading a series of XYZ data points onto GIS and the co-ordinates are coming up fine, but some of the Z values are changed to zero - and in some cases, all! I've interpolated the majority of the ...
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How can I create a constant slope DEM?

I wanted to create a DEM of constant slope say 1/3000. How can I proceed in ArcGIS 9.3? The area may be 1000m x 1000m or any other as per convenience.
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Data interoperability json refresh

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 with the data interoperability extension. I am also building a web app using python, django and django-rest-framework. I'm building a json api that i can add to arcmap using ...
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Making point selection tool using ArcObjects with VBA? [duplicate]

I want to make a selection tool that I can use to select a feature point in ArcGIS for Desktop so I can combine it with a form that I just made to display the form after the feature selected. I use ...
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How to determine which polygons, if any, points fall within?

I am a amateur at GIS and need some help. I have a group of shapefiles of various areas and an Excel spreadsheet of addresses I have geocoded to points. I want to determine whether each point falls ...
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Display two-dimensional color gradient for two different quantities

I have two overlapping raster layers. One contains quantity A from 0 to 100, and the other contains quantity B from 0 to 100. I'd like to create a map displaying both sets of data at once based on a ...
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Point to point and point to line [closed]

I have several points. These points are far from some lines. I want to make the following: If two points are closer to each other than the maximum distance of one of these points to the closest ...
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Is there a way to render/show ACAD drawing in ArcMap correctly?

I would like to extract only certain lines from an ACAD drawing but it seems that a lot of lines are being dropped when the dwg drawng is viewed and rendered in ArcMap. (see below) Is it possible to ...
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Labeling a Feature Class - how to force the label to use a particular field

I am trying to make a map with the voter blocks labeled. The label command uses the county identifier field. Can I force it to label with the voting block field?
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How to add report to layout using Arcpy [duplicate]

I have a script that creates MXDs and layouts dynamically, i need to to add to each data frame in the layout report using arcmap report wizard rather then export to pdf, is it possible ?
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Bi-Weekly NDVI data into monthly Datasets

I have NDVI data in both Ascii Grid format (0.250 degrees resolution) and raster format twice a month like: ndvi1981_07a ndvi1981_07b I would like to combine these bi-weekly values (average) into ...
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Get coordinates in both decimal degrees and meters in an attribute table

I have an attribute table of points and the coordinates are stated in decimal degrees. I would like to add two fields where the coordinates are also stated in meters or kilometers. I am using ArcGIS ...
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How can I use polygon grid to export raster [duplicate]

I have a polygon grid which consists of 100 square polygons. For each square I need to export the raster overlay. I have ArcGIS 10.0, FME 2014, Saga-GIS. Is there a suitable tool for this or do I need ...
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Definition Query then Zoom to Layer Automation?

I'm trying to create something in here. I want to have an automated process of doing a DEFINITION QUERY then ZOOM TO LAYER with one step. the concept is like that, a dialog comes up with one form ...
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How To Turn Off Map Drawing When Using Python in ArcMap?

I have a Python script that creates layers in ArcMap. The script works fine, but when a new layer is created a map is always automatically drawn, which makes the script take longer to process. I ...