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Zonal statistics query

I have two rasters (Hyrdological Soil Group (HSG) and Land Cover) and i'm trying to find the average HSG for each land cover type. The HSG raster contains the values 2,3 and 4 and there are 23 ...
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Issues publishing a service from MS SQL

I'm working to enable a geodatabase and then republish the original services, that were on AGS 10.2.2, to AGS 10.3.1. So of course there have been some issues. When trying to resource the original ...
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Create Two Ellipse/Arcs from Straight Line Segments

I have thousands of straight line segments (all separate features). I need to convert each straight line segment into two arcs, with the arcs opposite of each other. For example, I used the XY to Line ...
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Multiple Input Feature Classes with Different Names - Model Builder

I have created the model below to create "straight lines" from a route (Feature Class is the Route in the model). This model will save me a lot of time compared to doing it manual. The manual steps ...
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How to use field calculator to create a field based on another?

I have a field called RTS (Range,Township,Section(typically looks like 153320 with each two digits representing)). Would like to transpose to Township Range Section. Example from above would look like ...
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Using one to many join to *.xlsx in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm working with ArcMap 10 and have some trouble joining a shapefile and a .xlsx file. The .xlsx contains sensor data (CO2, NO2 etc.) without location information. The shapefile contains all the ...
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Creating fishnet grid polygon layer from set of ortho rasters in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of ortho slides (SID format) for my city. The slides do not overlap, and cover the entire city and immediate environs. What I want to do is create a grid-like polygon layer with separate ...
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Identifying the closest polygon to a point dataset

I have two large data sets one point and one polygon. What I was looking to do was identify which polygon is closest to each point. Hopefully I was looking for a automated process as the point data ...
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Problem with Attribute Assistant Expression Command

I am using the Attribute Assistant add-in to perform multiple steps when a new feature is created. Two of the important steps are: generate a unique, incremental ID (project ID) and then use that ...
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Exporting ArcMap Animation with Transparent Background?

Because ArcMap (10.3.1) only exports animations at a screenshot level (not high resolution, at all), I would like to export a high-res basemap as a standalone image. It would then be ideal to export ...
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ArcGIS - Merge error after Iterate Feature Selection in model builder

I would like to use the model builder to solve OD Cost Matrix in iterations because my origins/destinations FC need to be grouped by attributes. I use the Iterate Feature Selection tool to do so. ...
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Classification and measurement of feature basing on scan [closed]

It`s not entirely a GIS question, however maybe somebody can help. I need to automatically classify and then measure area of certain elements on image. That image is a scan of a thin wood slice and ...
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Iterate variables in Con statement in Raster Calculator- model builder

I have this formula which works fine in raster calculator on its own. Here is a simplified version of it: Con((("Trial_analysis\winter_pm" == 2)) & ("Wind_directions\winter_pm_WD" <=b) & ...
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Is it possible to add polygon type of feature class into network mesh?

According to this article Network dataset contains basic features. Like Point and Line. I want to add Polygon feature classes into the dataset, how do I do it? Is there an additional step to connect ...
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Alternative quicker workflows to the standard Buffer tool in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3 [duplicate]

I have a point layer representing oil and gas exploration wells containing 500,000 features and have created a 50km dissolved buffer polygon to use in another workflow: The completion time for the ...
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Define if two polygon layers are overlapped completely in ArcGIS

I will try to be as detailed as I can. I have created a Script tool. In this tool, I have two parameters: a) the Landuse and b) the Flight. In the ToolValidator, I used the following code to check ...
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Creating new layer that shows income demographics for US by zip code in ArcMap?

I am trying to create a map to plot specific points on the US and compare information such as income, race, religion, and so on. I am using the shapefile Zip Code Tabulation Area from Census.gov and ...
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How to project SRTM DEM data?

I am trying to project a SRTM DEM file (raster format GRID) that covers my study region to a better projection and I hope with this I will figure out the cell size in meters. The DEM is currently in ...
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How can I interpolate multiple years of daily precipitation data to generate a daily time series?

I am trying to use ArcMAP ver. 10.2 to create several models using model builder. The model will be created to: 1) interpolate 7 years of point measured precipitation data (long integer format at a ...
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Why 1 cm is 1 km in my map? [closed]

I have this map in ArcMap (you can download my map document from here), and I don't know why, but if I set the scale to 1:1, I can see my whole city. When I used the measure tool, I found out that ...
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Naming Conventions in ModelBuilder?

I am new to using ModelBuilder, however, I have created a model to create "straight lines" that represent multiple stream condition monitoring. I have multiple gdbs, and within, multiple feature ...
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Points in wrong polygon?

I have 2 shapefiles; 1 is a point shapefile with civic addresses that have community in the attribute table and 1 is a polygon shapefile for the communities. How do I determine if a point is in the ...
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Viewshed analysis with polygons

I'd like to do a viewshed analysis of mines in the midwest. What I have are point features indicating the location of the mines. I also have an acreage field, which I could use to expand from the ...
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Joining points to points on the same road

I know there may be a really simple solution to this query but I have been looking for one for ages and have not been successful. I have points that represent mammal sightings on roads, as well as ...
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ArcGIS online Hosted Feature Service will not Open ArcGIS Desktop if only shared with a group

I have an ArcGIS Online Hosted Feature Service shared with a group. When I try to open that feature service in ArcGIS desktop the feature service will not open. When I change the sharing capabilities ...
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Determining which specific features are visible from observer points using ArcGIS 3D Analyst?

I am working on a wind farm proposal. I have the positions of 70 proposed turbines. I also have the positions of 80 houses within 20km of the proposed turbines. I created a viewshed for the 70 ...
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Using Asterisks in Python parser of ArcGIS Label Expression Builder?

I am trying to create a label expression that labels features that contain hike in their name (versus those that don't). I have tried something like this: def FindLabel ([Name]): if [Name] is ...
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Relationship between “cellsize” in ASCII format and area on a map in ArcMap?

I'm trying to import data into Arc in ASCII format, however, I have no idea what to use for the "cellsize" for the ASCII format of the data (the original data I have is in excel where each excel cell ...
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Polygon shapefile has irregularities when viewed in ArcMap?

i am using ArcGIS 10.4 for Desktop and when i try loading my shapefiles into the arcmaps it shows extra incorrect lines in my polygon shapefile is there anyway to fix this inconsistencies ...
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“Direction/Length” Tool not working with Polygons in ArcMap 10.3

My "Direction/Length" right-click option is not working when trying to draw a polygon. I start a shape by dropping a single vertex, right-clicking and choosing "Direction/Length". I enter in the ...
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Exporting Raster Layer using “Export Raster Data” vs Copy Raster

Is it possible to access the "Export Raster Data" tool in arcpy? Some background on the steps I am trying to process: I have a raster loaded into an mxd. I have converted the raster to a temporary ...
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Finding measuring units [duplicate]

Every time I perform the geoprocessing tools buffer or intersect, my layer gains two more attribute columns, named "Shape_Leng" and "Shape_Area". How can I know in which measuring units are these ...
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Authorization denied because request would have exceeded max copies fo the following authorization number

My system crashed , so I had to reinstall the OS and so had to re-install ArcGIS. But , while trying to reinstall ArcGIS, It is failing in the authorization step when I give my old Authorization ...
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Burnaby Canada (Fire Department)

I am using Acr 10.3 and maplex. I have lables for streets as points. Maplex is turning some of my labels without requesting this (scale 1:7500). I tried everything to keep the lables in line with the ...
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Add a random value of the order of 10^-2 to raster layer?

I was doing some raster analysis for smoothing in ArcGIS, one of my task is adding a random value of the order of 10^-2 to a raster layer. Does anybody know how to do it?
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How do I include 64 bit python with ArcGIS 10.4 install?

I recently updated to 10.4 and was hoping the 64 bit python install was automatic, but apparently it isn't. I can't remember what I did in 10.3.x to get the 64 bit python. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to display data at diffrent depths in ArcScene

I am looking for a way to display data at different depths in ArcScene. I have a bathymetry layer which displays fine, and I want to overlay oil platforms in 3D over the bathymetry to show where ...
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ArcGIS online Hosted Feature Service not opening in ArcGIS Desktop

I have an ArcGIS Online hosted feature service with about 17,000 features, and it will not open in ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 with an Advanced License. I have increased the Maximum features in the REST ...
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Plot a point at a user input distance perpendicular to a polyline

I have a straight polyline and the distances in metres of the points I want to plot perpendicular to that line. The points are all different distances and should be measured from a different point ...
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Tobler's hiking function in PathDistance ArcGIS 10.3.1

I am working on least cost paths for an archaeological project and I am trying to implement Tobler’s hiking function on ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop. I am using SRTM 1 arc second global downloaded on ...
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Include landmarks in routing instructions based on OpenStreetMap data in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I created an OSM network dataset in ArcGIS 10.3.1 with the tool from the OSM toolbox. Now I like to include landmarks within the routing instructions. If the network dataset is built with the help of ...
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Raster to ASCII

In ArcGIS 10, I have several raster files that I need to export as ASCII files. I first used Resample on all my raster files, to ensure all my raster files have the same cell size (0.0083). Equal cell ...
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Create an average polyline from a set of polylines

I am trying to plot the average of several polylines (up to 40). I have several shorelines of a short section of beach plotted from different dates and would like to plot their average position. Is ...
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Implementing output file extension considering type of workspace in ModelBuilder?

In Modelbuilder, I am trying to implement a condition regarding the type of workspace: if this is a GDB, the output FC should not have an Extension (%Scratch%\Nodes_%NameFC%) If this is a Folder, ...
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Cannot find data source to set data source for layers in MXD?

I got some data in mxd format and when i try to open it: I tried to set data source but i cannot find the data source because the orginal file was saved in H:\drive and i do not have h drive on my ...
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Saving Maplex settings in style manager?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and I can see in the style manager that there is a part for Maplex. Does anyone know how I can save Maplex settings for different features? I tried using layer ...
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Label Expression [duplicate]

I want to label a field (reception number) however if that field is null/blank I want it to label another field instead (book & page).
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How are road polylines generalized?

I have a dataset of road lines obtained from digitized aerial imagery and I want to automate the generalization procedures using arcGIS model builder. I am using the ArcGIS 10.3 desktop suite. I have ...
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Applying the attributes of polygons to a line segment

I am trying to classify a line segment (pipeline) based off of surrounding features. I have created polygons that contain the necessary attributes (count of total nearby houses) that overlap this ...
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Need to compute fragmentation indices within discrete zones

Running arcGIS 10.3 (also have the latest QGIS), win7 64, workstation 16g ram and an intel xeon processor. I'm preferably looking for a simple turnkey solution; very little python experience. ...