ArcGIS for Desktop is an Esri product from the ArcGIS Platform. This tag should be used to distinguish issues with it from those of ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS for Mobile, ArcGIS Online, etc

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How to reconnect Arc GIS Schematics diagrams to GIS data in another oracle/SDE

My problem: An Arc GIS Schematics diagram export with versioned oracle/sde GIS features can't be reconnected to GIS data on another oracle/sde instance. I'm working on a project where in the first ...
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Get links in HTML popup in ArcMap 10.2 to open in default browser instead of IE?

I have a field with a URL to a PDF. The field is used for hotlinking. When I use the hotlink tool or click on the link in the Identify window, the link opens in my default browser (Chrome), but when I ...
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Extracting *.tif agricultural area from shapefile?

I am attempting to extract from an image using Esri shapefile that is in the zip file RR_KZKD2012 In ArcGis the spatial reference is Projected Coordinate System: WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_43N. Then am using ...
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How is R used with ArcGIS for Desktop?

How is R used with ArcGIS for Desktop? I have seen posts talking about combining rasters while using R. I have not had much experience with R so not 100% certain of its capabilities. I had ...
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ArcCatalog Unable to Connect to Database (Invalid object name SDE_table_registry)

Trying to make a database connection in ArcCatalog The ArcServer is on a separate vm than the SQL Server vm. When I attempt to connect to the database using integrated security I get the error: ...
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Get max value from multiple points surrounding buildings

I have a series of building represented as polygons. Surrounding these buildings I have multiple points with heights associated with them. What I am trying to do is identify all the points that are ...
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Joining data of two different datasets from varying distances and integrating into one dataset in ArcGIS

I have a pointfile of some 200 electrical boxes throughout the county. While the electrical boxes are "mapped", they are done so by using township range section data, so there actual location is not ...
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GUID field error when trying to Create a Local Copy

I am hosting our tree inventory data ArcGIS Online so that our Urban Forester can do tree inspections and create work recommendations to field maintenance staff. The database consists of multiple ...
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How to merge geographically similar polygons?

I'm working with zoning data at the parcel level for a city, e.g., each parcel has a zoning attribute. My goal is to create a contiguous zoning map without intersections from roads and highways. I ...
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Reclass by Table giving output with only 8 catergories

I am attempting to reclass a raster from a table (using the Reclass by Table tool in Arc 10.3). The output value field I am trying to reclassify to is long integer format with values ranging from 0 ...
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How can I reclassify a raster by zone?

I have a raster layer of a river network containing weighted flow accumulation values and a raster layer of lakes (see image bellow). I want to replace the values of all the river pixel that fall into ...
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How to calculate sum for unique values in a model?

I have two layers. A layer represented by a fishnet and a layer represented by certain boat routes. After I intersect them I want to be able to calculate the sum and max value for certain ...
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Multipoint shapefile won't display

I have created a multipoint shapefile file and added lat/long data for a few hundred points (by copying and pasting columns of data from excel). The new shapefile is the same coordinate system as my ...
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GIS server export

I'm changing to a new computer, but I have a lot of GIS Server set on my ArcMAP on my old PC. Is there a way to export those and import on my new computer? Is there any document telling me how to do ...
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How to sum pixel values of a floating point raster in ArcMap?

I have a floating point raster with values from 60 up to 95 (with decimals), it has 7077 pixels of 250x250m size. Is there a way to sum all pixel values of this raster? For example, if the raster had ...
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ArcMap Point Distance giving decimal degrees even when in projected coordinate system

I'm trying to calculate pairwise river distance among 60 XY coordinates in a small region of Mexico with ArcMap 10.2.2. I have defined my projections and projected both my stream network and XY ...
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Mouse Double Click Events

I would like to display a Message Box Dialog when the user activates the -esri selection tool- and double clicks anywhere on the map. or when they doubleclick any feature on the map please note that ...
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Spatial join with HUGE datasets

How to make a spatial join with ArcGIS with these HUGE datasets? Target: almost 3 million squares 500x500m size (the attribute table is basically empty) Join feature: 12000 polylines Operation: one ...
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How to select points which are below (under) polygon in 3D?

I have two layers. Points are (point z) shape and polygon is (polygon z) shape. I would like to select only point which are under polygon. Look at picture, On the first one you can't see points which ...
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choice of number of neighbors in IDW

I am not so familiar with 'interpolation' math, albeit I grasp the underlying logic. I was wondering if there is a rule of thumb in the choice of the number of neighbor points to use in IDW ...
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ASTER data error causing “bumps” in elevation

I am working in ArcScene (10.1) with some 30m resolution ASTER data from Indonesia, and am getting anomalous "bumps" in elevation in my study area. In google earth it is not there, and I know from ...
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ArcMap data links redirecting to location of exported map

This issue had only started in recent days. Just wondering if anyone else has come across this before and might know of a solution? I have multiple mxds that contain layers that normally live in a ...
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Arcpy change highlight property of a layer or table field

I need to highlight a field of a layer. With ArcMap it is accessed from Fields property page of a layer. From there one can reorder, hide and highlight the fields. I couldn't find a property or ...
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ESRI layer files to directed graph?

I am pretty new to ArcGIS and would like to extract GPS coordinates of nodes as well as the length of all edges connecting those nodes from some ESRI layer files ...
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How to create cartogram maps in Arcgis 10.2.2?

I have followed the exact steps from http://www.gislounge.com/how-to-make-area-cartogram-maps-in-arcgis/ and downloaded from arcscripts.esri.com. After adding the cartogram tool into the toolbox and I ...
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Zonal maximum at a specific location

I have 50,000 polygon shapefile, each polygon is a small community. I have a flow accumulation raster. I need to extract just the maximum cell (max flow accumulation) for each polygon. Now if I run ...
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How can I linearly order KML placemarks?

Is there anyway to take an unordered set of placemarks in a KML file and add a linear order to them? By linear order I mean add a numeric number so that each placemark has an order in the group of ...
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Convert Parallel Polylines (edges of pavement) to Polygons

I would like to find a way to convert an Edge of Pavement layer into polygons that would represent the total paved area. It's a large shapefile, covering some 100 sq miles or so, so doing anything ...
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Variable width buffers depending on surface area (Arcmap 10.1)

I know this is a pretty basic question but I couldn't find the answer myself, so here I go: I need variable buffer widths depending on the surface area of the polygon (city) size. For example: A ...
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How to get polygon distance from a route?

I need to calculate the location of polygons along the route in ArcGIS (ArcInfo) 9 or 10. What I have already found out is only the calculation of the start and end of the intersection of a polygon ...
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Is it possible to georeference a .hdf file in ArcGIS

Using a Noggin 250 GPR and Smart Cart. I generated data for a grid. I did not have a gps unit on the smart cart. I do have gps x'y for the corners of each grid. After post processing the data in ...
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Stacking label boxes in ArcMap label expression

Is there a way to automate getting a seperate text box for two different field names in the label expression in Arcmap? Right now I have both fieldnames stacked in the same box. Without having to ...
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Changing the extent of a Shape file in ArcMap for distrubution modelling in R

I am currently trying to create a species distribution model in R using maxent. The shape file I have is a map of an island. When viewed in ArcMap it has a set extent--in Lat and Long. I can ...
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Showing positive and negative values in legend of ArcMap?

I want to draw this Legend by ArcGIS 10.2. This legend starts with a big blue circle and decreases in size till 0, then in 6 its bigger and red. I know its related to symbology and multiple attributes ...
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How to find and replace attribute values based on a list

I have a Shapefile and a list in .csv which contains two columns with names: "Old_name" which contains the old names that already exist in the attribute table of the previously mentioned Shapefile; ...
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Controlling layers displayed in data driven pages of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am trying to use data driven pages to show four different pages. All of these have the same extent, so the extent of the index layer is the same in each case. What I want to do is show different ...
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How to convert GeoPDF to ArcGIS with annotations (arcmap original labels)?

I've got a GeoPDF file that contains vector and annotation data (arcmap labels). I need to convert it into a feature class. I've tried to follow the former questions that been asked here: Adding ...
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Layout misshapen when export to PDF in Arc GIS 10

I want to include an Excel table in my ArcMap Layout which is working fine as long as I won't print to PDF. If I export the map to PDF the table looks like this: There are a lot of weird characters ...
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Visualizing geo count data points in gradual colors using ArcGIS desktop?

I have data looking like the following: Latitude Longitude Class 35.773444 -78.6305752 0 38.82349688 -77.61919194 1 41.4985021 -81.7144364 1 39.9528 -75.2104 0 Longitude, latitude and ...
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Importing shapefiles with unknown spatial reference into feature dataset?

I was wondering if I import shapefiles with unknown spatial reference into a feature dataset, with desired coordinate system, would that work?
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Garmin GPX file, what units are the time values in?

I have a GPX file from a Garmin GPSMap 62s. The GPX file has a time column but the values are in the following format: 42079.98593 This point was collected at around 14:20 on 7/8/2015. I need to ...
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How can I aggregate 1kmx1km cells into ones of 50km by 50km in Arc Map? [closed]

I have a map with cells on 1 square kilometer and need to aggregate them in 50 by 50 kms. I have tried Aggregate polygons and Aggregate and have not been successful.
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Removing part of polygon from another using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

Now I have shp of a county, which includes lake part and land part. I only have shp of the lake part but I need the land part. How can i get the land part? I think there should be some tools ...
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Overlapping polygons with buffers and need to keep associated data [closed]

I have a point file that has been buffered by 400m. I have overlayed it on top of a polygon file and I need to keep all data that overlaps for each point. What is the best way to do this? I have ...
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Combining rasters to calculate total inputs

I am working on creating a map of total chemical inputs into a study area. I have several raster layers of different inputs with values stored in the attribute tables. I am having a hard time ...
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Can you add the “measure” tool to model builder?

I am wondering if there is a way to add the measure tool, usually residing in the Tools toolbar, into model builder?
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ArcGIS Model Builder-Interate tables: Make Query/SQL expression

I'm new to ArcGIS and was wondering if someone could help me with my SQL expression. Essentially, I'm using model builder to iterate over several tables and Make Query table for each one. I'm trying ...
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Placing a label based on a point's location within a polygon

I have a polygon dataset and a point data set with occupants. I need to label the occupants of the house within the polygon and need the label to show up on the side associated with its polygon. ...
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How to show csv data point in Arcgis

I have sought and tried many tutorials and documents without success. I have arcgis desktop 10.2.2 installed. I have added a US map as a layer. Then I do the following hoping to display all (2000+) ...
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Understanding Map Document Properties?

You set up your mxd in a folder. However, when you copy and paste to a different folder, the Map Document Properties does not update the document path when you save a new mxd with a different title. ...