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Laterals from Surface to Bottom Hole

Is there a way using ArcGIS 10.3, when you have points for Surface Well and Bottom Hole... with API numbers, match up the API numbers and have a "LATERAL LINE" be drawn without hand drawing in each ...
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GPX to line doesn't work properly in ArcMap?

When I add GPX layers (this one, for example) through the GPX to feature tool in Arcmap, the layer shows up as points logically. Then I try to convert these points to a polyline (in this case bicycle ...
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Functionality of Attribute Assistant and ArcGIS Online

We are an EGIS group using Arc Desktop 10.3.1 and ArcGIS Online as well as the collector app. With ArcDesktop we use the ArcGIS Local Govt Attribute Assistant We are seeking to allow users to enter ...
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Create an Identify Route Locations tool that converts M values

I have a data set with many maritime routes that I would like to see the m values (time) for. ArcGIS's Identify Route Locations tool works exactly as I want it to, however, the m value displayed is ...
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How to create Time-Space Maps in QGIS or ArcGis?

im wondering if its possible to create a Time-Space Map in QGis or ArcGis. As i already found one can use rubber sheeting in ArcGis to create such an effect but as far as this goes you are about to ...
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Copying one or more layers (with properties, style, and path of source data) on ArcMap and paste into different ArcMap project?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 and i would like to take all the layers from one plan and bring them into another plan with all of the associated properties.
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Annotation missing from Data Drive Pages export to PDF?

ArcMap 10.2 I am exporting data driven pages to PDF within ArcMap, there are 12 pages to export. Each page has been set to a specific scale in order to match up with a corresponding annotation layer ...
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Added Field not showing in calculate field tool in modelbuilder

I am attempting to create a model that adds a field of the same name to multiple output feature classes, then calculates unique values for this field for each feature class. See the model below: ...
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Add X,Y coordinates to a shapefile

I have x,y coordinates as excel file. How can I add them into ArcMap? Or - I have x,y coordinates of 2 points. How can I quickly find them AND add/draw them on the map in ArcMap?
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ArcMap labeling performance using Citrix or RDS?

We have virtualized ArcMap in both Citrix and Remote Desktop Services environments. In both Citrix and RDS, when viewing a MXD that has a good amount of labels, the rendering is very slow. On a ...
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How to merge new values only?

Using ArcGIS 10.3 Desktop. We have a single feature class within our geodatabase which is a merge of all the other feature classes in the geodatabase. I would like to build a model that we can run ...
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Clipping features

Using ArcGIS 10.3 - I have a large polygon file that shows slope in 10-increment categories (0-10, 10-20, etc.) that I have clipped to parcel boundaries to show how much of a an area (acreage) in each ...
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Excluding pages without point within extent from Data Driven Pages?

ArcMap 10.2 I am creating a utility mapbook to show HVAC points on an installation. The data driven pages are named and sorted by a separate layer (area feature class). There are 70 named areas, ...
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ArcGIS Layer Visibility Shortcuts or Tools

I am wondering if there are ways in which we can enable the layer visibility when holding a key and turn the layer off when releasing the key (in ArcMap). Something like in some online games you can ...
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Identifying a cluster of polygons based on attributes

I'm trying to identify a cluster of contiguous parcels that, when combined, add up to at least a given size and, when combined, have an assessed property value less than a given $ amount. I have a ...
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Use multiple double attributes to symbolize a line shape in ArcGIS

I need to represent multiple attributes to a line shape. The attribute table already have the fields I need to represent. One of the attributes is the total number of commuters between cities; this ...
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open arc catalog within arcmap

After reinstallation of arcmap (10.2.1), when I click on arcmap, only the display window opens and does not show any other options including arc catalog or toolbox. I have to open Arc catalog through ...
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ArcGIS 10.3 - Spatial join polygon to point

What I have: 1 point layer with adresses. 1 polygon layer with zones. What I want: 1 point layer with the polygon info added. I just did the spatial join, the columns are added but there's ...
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Exporting map to PDF, fix polygon bleed

I'm trying to export my map. But ArcGIS generates PDF (or other) maps that is not the same as in the layout view. I have polygons that is filled with a pattern, and this pattern is drawn over the ...
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How to remove multiple nodata value in ArcGIS?

I have a raster with black, white and red which represent no data value. I can remove them with ArcGIS using Nodata but i can only do that for only one color. Is there any possibility to remove ...
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Extracting spectral values

I'm busy working on a project and I have orthorectified and atmospherically corrected SPOT5 images. We now need to create a point shapefile and then extract the spectral value of the cell at that ...
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ArcGIS layer to kml not exporting properly for datasets that cross +/-180

I am trying to export several hundred vector and raster datasets that show animal ranges and distributions in Alaska to kml so that I can display simple maps on a website (akgap.uaa.alaska.edu) using ...
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How to access point maker

I have been trying to create random points on ArcGIS, my problem is I want them to be circular and have uniform distance between them, was reading somewhere and found out there is a script called ...
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How to batch merge point, polygon and line feature classes into a new feature class?

Using ArcGIS 10.3 for desktop. For our noxious weed surveys, we have some features recorded as polygons, some as lines, and some as points. I would like to convert everything to points, and then ...
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Update feature class from values in csv file [closed]

I'm trying to update a feature class with new data from a csv file. My workflow is as follows: Make a csv reader from csv file Identify my data columns using their index position Use an update ...
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Using Minimum Convex Polygon in Maxent

I am currently using Maxent to model species distribution over time using climate change data and species occurrence. I am working with three environmental variables which are all set to the same ...
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Correctly Using ArcGIS Maximize Capacitated Coverage Location-Allocation

I am having quite a time determining how to properly allocate demand points to facilities with a finite capacity using ArcGIS's Maximize Capacitated Coverage solution to Location-Allocation. I have ...
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Extract values from feature class to points

I am using ArcMap 10.3.1. I have a polygon feature class along with a point feature class. I want to extract values from one field of my polygon feature class to my points. To specify, I have a ...
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Calculating full text string between two joined tables in ArcMap? [closed]

Using ArcMap 10.2.2, I performed a basic table join between a few of our electric feature classes to update the "Line and Pole" field with the attributes in the "Fuse Size" and "Fuse Type" fields. ...
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How to Join two feature classes without common attribute

I have two shapefiles of essentially the same objects however, one shapefile has terrible spatial data but great attribute data and the other is the reverse. What I'm looking to do is essentially a ...
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best setting for exporting a map ( jpeg ) that will be used in an A4 report

Often i find some of the maps i make will make there way into reports. This can be either taken up a whole page of A4. Or being 50 percent of the Page or sometimes. 25. Do people have any page ...
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ArcGIS Geocoding - 'Pick Address From Map' issue?

I'm have a strange problem with ArcGIS and I want to throw out there and see if anyone has a solution to why it may be occurring. I have been geocoding a set of over 1000 addresses fine with 99% ...
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Is the result of “generalization” algorithm the same every time using it in ArcGIS?

I have a database with roads, and i update it oftenly. For another department we give them the same database but generalized so they can fit the forest to the roads. I wanted to know if you use ...
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Creating Single Field address locator in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to create a single field address locator for places with a feature layer that resolves with the name of the polygons which represents buildings in my map, I want to add alternate names for ...
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Modifying vertices x,y values to remove all value from 3rd decimal in ArcMap?

I want to check whether there is a way to update the vertices x, y value and remove all values from the 3rd decimal. I only want 2 decimals (no matter the 3rd decimal is 0 or 9, just remove it). The ...
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Weird interpolation “bug” - Arc Geostatistical kriging, lower bound > upper bound

I'm using the wizard in Geostatistical Analyst, ArcMap (10.0 I think) in order to run some simple kriging. Output is set to Prediction. I have two separate inputs, which have points at the exact same ...
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How do I calculate the travel time between patients and hospital by helicopter and make a map out of it?

I have a layer(.shp) with hospital location and a layer(also .shp) with pick up positions of patients by helicopter. The table with the position of patients has two columns, one with departure time of ...
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Finding and copying text with Field Calculator in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to find every instances of an "Avenue #" in the Name field and have Field Calculator copy that over the single letter written in the Subname field so that both fields look exactly the same, ...
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Using Grid and Graticlies for the Township and Range or similiar to it?

Has anyone done using the Grid and Grticlies for the Town and Range for any project. I have a project to do that has a GPS in points and need to be display the Township and Range and Section labeled. ...
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How to change output folders when iterating a geoprocessing model?

I have digital elevation models clipped to watershed boundaries and I have to run a set of tools to hydrologically condition each one, and I want to use the iterator tool to automate this process. ...
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Apply map templates retroactively

I have a bunch of maps and it would take forever to change them. Is there a way to retroactively apply map templates?
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Top fixed position with two lines

I am trying to place 3 labels on a polygon one at the top, middle and bottom. Everything works wells unto the top label requires a new line "\n", then the label drops a little from the top of the ...
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raster data and polyline shapefile do not line up

I am working on an ArcMap .mxd encompassing the state of new mexico. I have a shapefile of the state boundary with the following coordinate system GCS_North_American_1983 WKID: 4269 Authority: EPSG ...
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Populate Integer Field based on Text Field

Using ArcGIS 10.2.2 In the picture below, I want to populate the Spd_Class field (short integer). The value of the Spd_Class attribute will be based on the TYPE field - residential = 30 secondary = ...
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Editing with projected coordinate system defined for data frame

I am looking for some confirmation on my understanding of the information message Spatial Reference Does Not Match that I receive when starting an edit session. I have been told by so many that you ...
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Intersecting polygons to a focal polygon with the same cell ID and also obtaining the length of the joining edge

I have a series of polygons, where there is a focal polygon (a type of coral reef). The other polygons are cut to the centroid of a cell where the focal polygon is included. The cell ID is given by ...
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Preventing shapefile lines becoming rasterized when exported as PDF by ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcGIS for Desktop some Line feature shapefile becomes raster when exported as pdf. In exported PDF the line features layer is not present as it becomes raster. The line features are mixed with ...
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Using Intersection tool of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have four layers. They are 'Chain_line','Contours','Roads'and 'River'. All are polyline features. I want to create a point layer that has points in intersection of that layers (That is Chain_line ...
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Major bug in ArcGIS Zonal statistics?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 to determine zonal statistics for a number of zones. If there is any NoData in the value raster, I want the zone results to be "NoData", precisely as advertised by the tools ...
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Creating a Network Dataset in ModelBuilder?

I am working on modeling a project that requires me to create a network dataset in ArcCatalog. To do this, you simply right click on the roads shapefile and choose, "Create Network Dataset". You then ...