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Can ArcGIS Pro use Python toolboxes written for ArcMap?

Can the new ArcGIS Pro use existing ArcToolbox scripts? Or to put it another way, will I have to rewrite my existing ArcMap toolbox & python scripts if I want them to run in ArcGIS Pro?
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SQL Error Message: Find and Replace for Date Field

Hi, I am attempting to use the find and replace function within the Attribute Table Options to replace fields that contain dates in the following format: month/day/year (e.g. 03/14/2014). The ...
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Multicriteria Analysis for flood risk analysis

I have used a multi-criteria analysis which uses factor weighting for flood risk identification in a river basin using ArcGIS 10.1. My factors are rainfall, drainage, density, slope, and land use. ...
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How to overlay Radiance (Top-of Atmospheric radiance) over Digital Numbers Image?

I am trying to process INSAT-3D images, which contain six different bands. I have to extract each and every band form the .h5 data file, so when I extract first band (MIR) band form the data set, I ...
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Join Tool (Data Management)

I have a new table with statistics data that has been calculated with the tool: Zonal Statistics as a Table; in order to know the min, max, mean, range, std, etc, from a thickness value that was ...
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Preventing Export Layer by user via ArcObjects?

In my project, I am using a Geodatabase (SQL Server) to store feature classes. I want to prevent users (who do not have permission to access or edit) exporting layers into shapefile or other ...
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Restrict attribute value in ArcObjects

Is there a way in ArcObjects to restrict attribute value when user modifies it. Let's say for integer value between 0-10 or for string : no/yes?
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Extract polygon attributes from covering polygon with highest area

I have a fishnet grid (polygon layer) and another polygon layer containing some hexagons. I would like for each square polygon in the fishnet layer that covers a hexagon (even a tiny edge of it) to ...
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Converting raster file from float to integer type in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a float type raster file (an NDVI made from ERDAS IMAGINE) and would like to convert it to an interger type raster file in order to use Focal Statistics function (Majority). Is there any way to ...
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Esri Python Toolbox(pyt) corruption in ArcToolbox.dat

Symptoms: Open ArcCatalog and all tools within Python Toolbox(pyt) have a red-x error next to them claiming that "Arcpy module has no attribute Parameter" Close ArcCatalog Delete ArcToolbox.dat file ...
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Does anyone know why this Kriging isn't working

Process: Kriging tempEnvironment0 = arcpy.env.extent arcpy.env.extent = "56662.1788730418 308952.917606764 1698384.17317964 1912328.52737378" rasterKrig = "run{}_Krig_{}".format(counter, field) ...
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arcgis polygon vertices disappearing/merging when less than 5ft apart

Good afternoon, I am having trouble with ArcGIS 10.2.2 on a database I received from a client. Anytime I drawn a new polygon, if the vertices are closer than about 5 feet they will merge into one ...
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Using dynamic text elements from ArcMap in conjunction with text elements derived from Python

I have a script that cycles through features based on attributes and makes a PDF centered around each feature. I would like to be able to include both a dynamic text element for the date as well as a ...
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Create Features Using Feet Temporarily

I do a lot of parcel editing and have it in a topology set to a UTM coordinate system. 99% of all survey plans I add into the parcel fabric are using metres as there unit. That 1% of the time I get a ...
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ArcGIS - Getting Python toolbox to function properly

as the header says, I do have a problem in getting my toolbox to function the way I want it to. In the following my parameter definition is shown, where from I would expect to get only feature classes ...
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ArcGIS - Rotate stacked bars

I'm working with a project were I use the ArcGIS Charts -> Stacked for picturing species counted from underwater photos in a bar chart. Each bar then represents one photo at the position where the ...
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Returning value from other field, using FieldCalculator

I am very new to Python and need what I believe is a very basic script in order for my field to represent another fields' input, if the field's value is 0. I tried to search for this, but gave up ...
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Landsat8 to the temperature map (in ArcGIS 10.0 -10.2.2 or ENVI 5.0)

I need to create a temperature map from Landsat-8. I found an algorithm that explains how to do it in ArcGIS: ...
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SRTM v4 hillshade very grainly surface

I'm a newbie in this field and I'm trying to create a hillshade from a SRTM v4 geotiff. The result is not what I expected. Surface near coast and the fields is very grainy. Thank you for your ...
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Data View works but Layout View doesn't work

I created this map on arcGIS 10.2 and was going to finish it in layout view. The first click on layout toggle gave me a little colored square, second time gave a very tiny square, then nothing. i ...
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How to interpolate integer rasters to floating point?

I have an reclassified raster, I need to convert it to floating point, the "float" tool does not suffice, because I need the output values to be spatially interpolated. For example, at the midpoint of ...
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Check for feature existence before extract by attribute Arc GIS Model Builder

I have a model that runs through a series of Rasters in a folder and extracts individual crops as layers cyclically. The problem is that if the crop is not grown in a particular state, the model ...
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How to calculate a new field to represent the sum of the values in an existing field in Arcmap

I need a way of calculating the total sum of the values in an existing field and displaying this value in the corresponding cells of another field. In other words, I want this second field to display ...
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ArcGIS Initializing License suddenly slow in version 10.2.2

I have ArcGIS 10.2.2 Desktop, License type: Advanced, installed on a windows 7 64 bit machine. It normally takes about 12 seconds to initialize the license, whether in ArcMap or a stand alone Python ...
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Creating custom polygon symbol using ArcGIS Desktop?

How can I create a custom polygon symbol? I already played with layering the symbol levels to no avail. I think that I need something a little more advanced than that. I'd Like to get something that ...
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Extract values from raster based on points and pixels adjacent to the point

I have an issue. I have a set of points (n=~2000) and I would like to extract the pixel values from multiple rasters (a single-raster solution is also ok) for location of that point as well as that of ...
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How are raster pixels determined whether they are in or out of a zone?

I just needed to confirm something that I think I already know the answer to because help pages are always unclear. I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 and often use the Zonal Statistics and Tabulate Area ...
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Calculate area inside polygons based on slope

I have some DEMs and have computed the slope in degrees for each one. I have also classified the slope raster into the following 5 classes: 0-3, 3-15, 15-35, 35-50, >50. What I want to do is to ...
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Raster image does not show up in Data View

I'm a new GIS Student. I created and imported 3 raster files for last week's lab. In our lab this week, we are creating a vector image using the raster data. When I import the 3 raster files, it ...
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How to insert “Topo North Arrow” using ArcObject

Does anyone know how to insert "Topo NorthArrow" using ArcObject C# SDK? There is no example or snippet. I am not sure if it is even available through SDK. Thanks in advance.
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Does uninstalling ArcGIS Desktop delete all user data as well?

Where can I get my shapefiles, layers, geodatabases etc. that were created with ArcGIS 10.1 AFTER I uninstall ArcGIS for desktop 10.1? Are the files saved in Documents folder remaining after ...
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How to calculate square footage from multiple records into one field?

I want to add up the square footage for each building floor and enter the total into another field within the same feature class. Each floor has a different size and is a separate polygon with a ...
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ArcGIS is not recognizing my network connections. What do I do?

So, I've noticed this weird thing when I run ArcMap as administrator. It shows my folder connections as not connected. The program does not seem to recognize that I have any network drives at all. ...
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Correction spatial reference

Please assist me on how to use ArcCatalog to confirm the spatial reference is correct and adjust if necessary.
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Arranging elements horizontally in ArcGIS tool

Is it possible to arrange multiple check boxes horizontally in a tool and changing the parameters dynamically (adding/removing) based on user selection of check boxes?
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Sea flow model and ArcGIS particle tracking tool

I find myself in the need to 'predict' the path and, more importantly, the final arrival point of something which is left on the sea surface, on the basis of wind direction and wind speed (leaving ...
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Cut polygon shapefile with 2 parallel lines to derive new inside polygon?

Using Python scripting: How can I clip a polygon shapefile with parallel lines (polyline shapefile) to derive new inside polygon?
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Problem with Raster Calculator in Model Builder

I have created a model which repeatedly uses the raster calculator. My problem is that unlike that of the other tools, the output name of the raster calculator does not change. This means that I can ...
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Syntax to view permissions on Oracle table

I want to be able to see what permissions have been granted on a specific object in my Oracle geodatabase. What would my script look like? Thank you.
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How to perform mass-balance analysis with ArcHydro

I was wondering if there is any online manual/instruction for carrying out water mass balance analysis using ArcHydro? I have searched for such information, and the closest thing I can find is a ...
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Merge Raster Layers with Raster Calculator

I am looking to merge three raster layers together, we are only allowed to use the Raster Calculator tool in Spatial Analyst, ArcToolBox. Using ArcMap 10.2
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Geotransformation for polar stereographic?

I'm currently working to import CANGRID climate data (provided as Surfer Grid ascii, ".grd" files) into ArcGIS. The grid is 95 rows by 125 columns in size.Metadata provides lat/lon of origin (lower ...
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Trying to generate a PDF for each feature in a feature class based on an attribute with Python.

I have a feature class of points that represent storm water inlets. I am trying to automate a process that does the following. finds all of the inlets that have a field called "Marker" populated ...
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Error writing defaultdict values to feature class rows

I originally posted building dictionary from feature class field values, how can I ensure there are no duplicate values per key. The goal is to update another field with all the values per key, which ...
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Returning distances in meters from Near (Analysis) tool of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to write a python program that returns the distance from each point in a set to the nearest road. Specifically, I was looking for any points within 10 meters of the roads. Both sets of ...
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building dictionary from feature class field values, how can I ensure there are no duplicate values per key

I found this code sample that builds a dictionary from two fields; the end result is a concatenation of all values per key to a new field. It's a great tool except that it doesn't account for ...
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Integrate geodatabase with other nonspatial databases in oracle 11g using ArcGis for Desktop 10.2

I have an oracle database namely xe which I have spatially enabled. using the Create Enterprise Geodatabase geoprocessing tool. The application I am going to implement has an already created ...
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How to Destroy Widget embedded within infoWindow?

I have a custom info window window with an image displayed using the link from the field. Everything works fine except the fact that I get a warning as below: An error occurred when destroying a ...
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Adding dynamic text to ArcGIS map documents

I've been making some map layouts and just noticed this command: < dyn type="document" property="name"/>.mxd It make possible to change automatically my current file name: ...
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What is the recommended format to import tables from Excel to arc map with more than 65 536 rows? CSV?

What is the recommended format to import tables from Excel to Arc map with more than 65 536 rows? CSV?Txt?