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Unable to rename file geodatabase in ArcGIS running in a VM

I'm running ArcGIS 10.3 in a Windows 8.1 VM (using VMWare Player). I cannot rename file geodatabases in ArcCatalog. I make sure everything else is closed except for ArcCatalog, I create a New File ...
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Modelling soil texture using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am doing a project for automated soil mapping using landsat TM imagery, I have 3 output rasters: one for sand percentage one for silt percentage and a third for clay percentage. How can I ...
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split classes in corine land cover raster

I have a raster with 44 classes of land cover. How can I split this raster in 44 rasters, each one with one class of land cover? I am working with ArcGIS 10.2.2
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How to compare a 'predicted' layer with an 'actual' layer for the same study extent?

I have developed a vector layer which predicts which polygons are more or less likely to experience coral bleaching. I now have another vector layer with the same extent with actual coral bleaching ...
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How to automatically generate pour points along stream network?

The following screenshot shows the results of a water flow analysis where I identified stream order via the Strahler method in ArcGIS. Now I need to generate watersheds for 2nd order streams and ...
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data driven pages inset map does not update [closed]

I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 for the first time. I am trying to make an inset map with data driven pages. The inset map for some reason does not update automatically when I move to the next page of ddp, ...
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Get vertice information and apply to line segments using ArcGIS for Desktop (or QGIS)?

I've recently started tracking bike treks using Strava and I thought it would be interesting to do some analysis on my treks. I am able to import the GPX file into ArcMap and convert it to a point ...
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Mod function in GRASS GIS

What is the equal of ArcGIS Raster calculator "Mod" function (Finds the remainder of the first raster when divided by the second raster on a cell-by-cell basis.) in r. mapcalc in GRASS GIS?
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Field calculator for output line from model builder

My model builder append line in my output layer. how to calculate field for only this new generated feature however everything goes fine but model builder calculate field for all feature in Output ...
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shifting line geometry over another line of different layer

How can I shift selected line over the path of selected lines (multiple). I know one can do that by tracing it.
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convert from PCS: Palestine 1923 Palestine Grid to WGS84 coordinate system

I have the coordinate system of points in GIS in PCS: Palestine 1923 Palestine Grid, is it possible to convert the coordinate system to WGS84 coordinate system?
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Do ASTER GDEM tiff files have to be converted to projected coordinate systems prior to use in ArcMap?

I am a research student who is only new to GIS and I am using ArcMap. I am using the CGS_WGS_1984 coordinate system for my project in arcmap. I just had a question in relation to the ASTER Global ...
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how to find allelectric service points (consumers) connected in a power station in arcfm arcgis?

How to find connected customers from a power station??Transformer to customer Trace down in arcfm tool is tracing fine but on power station it just stops @ DPD device placed at Primary substation. I ...
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Is there a way to keep a a custom tool active while using the edit tools using ArcObjects?

I'm developing a tool that, when the user creates a feature in a certain feature class, prompts the user with a form to populate one of the fields in its attribute table. I'd like to have the user use ...
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Using Template with saved Locator Map in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

Do you know how to used template with a saved locator Map in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop? I created my template and saved it but I don't know how to always use the same locator map (empty when I apply ...
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Date/Time stamp from ArcGIS Online is in GMT and not CST , is there a resolution for this in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3?

We are currently using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 and ArcGIS Online. We have tables being fed from the same feature class and when someone edits a point's attributes in ArcGIS Online the last edit date/time ...
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Creating lines that connect the centroids of adjacent polygons to one another

I have about 10 polygons, and I have added their centroids to the map. I want to create lines connecting the centroids of each adjacent polygon. If polygon 1 borders polygon 2 and 3, I would like a ...
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Using USGS Raster Split but getting errors

I am working on an issue where I am trying to split the 2011 nlcd .img file into counties. I am really just looking at the midwest, so I have state county shapefiles for IA, OH, MN, MO, IL, IN and WI. ...
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Loading Data to Local Government Model

I have been trying to find a way to efficiently and without errors try and load my current data into the Local Government Model (loading it into the Canadian version CMDM). I am right now looking at ...
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What is an acceptable geocoding score? [duplicate]

I've been searching on how an address score is calculated, but didn't find anything that clearly defines how the score is calculated. So what score value is acceptable to assume that a result is close ...
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ArcGIS elevation? [duplicate]

I would like to get the elevation of different point in the digital elevation model means around 4000 points would any one please tell me how can it be possible.
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MODIS-Sphere to WGS84 coordinate system in ArcGIS

I want to overlay two global raster datasets on land use which use different coordinate systems (MODIS-Sphere & WGS84) using ArcGIS Desktop. There seems to be no direct transformation option from ...
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Troubles setting correct projection in SDE

I have to transformate data and change the coordinate system but have troubles to set it correct programmatically. I have: ArcGIS 10.2 / MS SQL-Server 10.0.5520 / sde 10.2.2 My steps: 1) Some ...
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How to edit netcdf file to create eddies on the map?

I have a netcdf file about Sea Level Anomalies in the global range, and I can open this file in Arcgis using "Multidimension tools - Make NetCDF Raster Layer" as a map, now I want to create some ...
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Difference DEM (ASTER vs SRTM) Scatter plot

I have generated a difference dem of aster and Srtm data.Now I want to draw scatter plot between difference dem and elevation .
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Work with corine landcover raster

I am using Arcgis 10.2.2 and I need to extract the landcover variables, one by one, from one raster layer that have all the variables together. How can I do this? And then, how do I joint this ...
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arcpy CSV file to raster attribute table?

Using TableToTable_conversion I can convert a CSV file to a table in a geodatabase, but how can make this table be the default attribute table for a raster in the geodatabase? I can't seem to find ...
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Advice for Python with GIS [duplicate]

How you can I install different packages in python and not have problem with the arcpy module in ArcGIS? I want to be able to run Python as standalone, do other python programming as well as GIS ...
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Orthogonal correction of building footprints after extracted from a raster

I have ArcGIS 10.1 and am working on a project involving extraction of vegetation and building classes from LIDAR (unclassified) data and aerial imagery (resolution 30x30cm). I have managed to extract ...
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How to display geotagged photos in layout view to export in map book ArcGIS for Desktop?

Im trying to create a 140 page map book using data driven pages and the production mapping extension in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and/or 10.3. As the image shows, the production mapping extension has a Graphic ...
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Counting intersections from multiple shapefiles in counties?

I have several polygon shapefiles of counties in 6 US states. I also have three shapefiles of country-wide "impaired waterways" a line, a polgyon, and a point feature classes. What I want is a ...
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x and y coordinates will only display [x],[y] when field calculator is used to make a url

The standard formula for a google maps url is: https://www.google.com/maps/@-15.623037,18.388672,8z https://www.google.com/maps/@(latitude),(longitude),(zoom level)z I am trying to make a new ...
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Configuring Python to avoid conflict with ArcGIS for Desktop (ArcPy)?

I am trying to find the best way to configure a new version of python in my computer (windows) so that I do not have any problem with the python version that I have with ArcGIS. Is there anyway to ...
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Comparing ArcGIS GWR and GWR4 results?

I am having trouble calibrating these to obtain the same answer. I would like to use a Gaussian distribution. What would I have to select to get identical results? I know that GWR4 uses centroids for ...
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Measuring watershed area using pixel accumulation?

I am doing watershed delineation at the continental scale using a GTOPO30 DEM, projected spatial reference WGS_WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_15N. Using Arc10.... My basic workflow using ArcHydro tools: Project ...
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Script Error Invalid Pointer

I am just learning ArcGIS 10.2 and it was working well until I tried to use the Export to a Geodatabase (single) option for a dbs table I made. Since then, it seems I now get the same Script Error for ...
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Compare Multiple attributes visually

I am working on a project in which I want to take point features( tweets) and compare them to the GDP per capita of countries. I would like to have my end result be such as the following: GDP Class ...
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Append triangular symbols along polyline in ArcMap?

I have a polyline that needs to have triangles placed along the inside of the line as shown in the sample picture below. I've searched through ArcMap's symbology set and thought I could just add a ...
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How to compute NDSI in ArcGIS for Desktop?

How do I compute a Normalized Difference Snow Index (NDSI) in ArcGIS's Raster Calculator? I have a Landsat 8 scene (hdf4 format) that contains derived surface reflectance band-by-band. Each band is a ...
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Problems when joining large shapefiles to excel table

I began with a shapefile of 330,000 features, each having already been geocoded (not that it matters I don't think). I attempted to join this shapefile to an excel spreadsheet but of course, Arc ...
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How to visualize Smoke Dispersion by interpolating point data

During the last weeks, I am trying to develop an application within my current working project, which aims to simulate smoke dispersion of fire incidents. Software used: ArcGIS for Desktop/Server ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 Python script not working with ArcGIS 10.2.1. Looping through SelectLayerByLocations

Last year I got assistance from StackExchange to write a Python script for ArcGIS 10.0 which loops through SelectLayerByLocation with buffer until it returns no new rows. Then it uses the selection ...
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Cut polygon into new polygons using lines in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS and I work with ArcMap. I have a layer with an orthophoto of a graveyard. On top of that, a layer with an old scanned map of the same area showing all graves. I would like to make a ...
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Converting polylines to raster, assigning value of total length of lines within cell?

I have a polyline shapefile representing a road network. I want to rasterise this data, with the resulting values in the raster showing the total length of lines that fall within the raster cell, ...
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Losing elevation values converting to CAD in ArcGIS for Desktop?

This is complex and my first question. I'm using 10.3 and need to export a lot of contour files to CAD. When I do this individually, they convert fine and retain the elevation values. Having hundreds, ...
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SQL fails in python. In ArcMap error FDO error: -2147024871 returned

I'm having issues with an SQL expression for a feature class in a file geodatabase. When working in ArcMap, the SQL will fail on its first attempt, and produce the following error: However, when I ...
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Combine multiple records into one based on ID

I have a table that has the building width for each side and I want to combine them together in GIS. I have attached an example in which I have 4 rows for one building, and I want only one row per ...
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Vector and raster

Using ArcMap 10.2.2 I am currently doing an analysis on vegetation which requires both Raster and Vector data. only problem, how to make sure if these two data are compatible or identical in terms of ...
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Visualizing Space-Time-Cube netCDF file in ArcMap 10.3

I just created a netCDF file containing a Space-Time-Cube with 353 time steps using the new "Space-Time" Toolbox in ArcMap 10.3 However it seems, that only ArcGIS Pro can visualize this netCDF file ...
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Python Script to Select records based on user input

I am running Arc 10.3 in a versioned environment. I am attempting to write a simple code that will select service records coming from Oracle CRM to a separate feature class containing only records ...