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Inserting enclosed Street Names into street_name column of polygon in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of polygons in a feature class & there are streets layer with names within these polygons as shown in the attached image. How to insert the enclosed Street Names into the street_name ...
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How to Determine Land Use Change Rate Using Overlay Tool in Arcgis [duplicate]

I am interested in assessing land use change rate within two time periods of 2000 and 2010. I have classified land use raster data for the two periods. I will like to know which area remain unchanged, ...
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ERROR 000539: Error running expression

I am trying to calculate my End_Streets field within two joined tables. I want to remove the redundant SECONDARYN value from the STREETS field. " & ".join(!IntersectAndEnds2.Streets!.split(" ...
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Using ModelBuilder to calculate field in a point dataset based on polygon dataset?

I am attempting to take stormwater point and features and calculate a field "SUBBASIN". The subbasin layer is several polygons of a stormwater basin. In the point feature, I am trying to calculate the ...
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How to convert bathymetry sounding data to DEM (digital elevation model)?

https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/docucomp/page?url=http://surveys.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/NOS/hsmdb/H04001-H06000/H05455_hsmdb.xml&view=hydro/survey&header=none I downloaded the bathymetry sounding data ...
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Error when using arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute() to connect to SQL Server - ArcGIS 10.4

I am able to connect to a MS SQL Server 2012 geodatabase with the arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute() when using the .sde connection file pre-created in ArcGIS. I am not able to connect to a MS SQL Server 2012 ...
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How to export an mxd using python without opening it?

I would like to be able to update a load of pdf and jgeg maps once the data has been updated. Currently people have to open each mxd and export the map in each format. I've written a short python ...
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Is there a shortcut to create only right angles while editing?

While digitizing in ArcGIS Pro, I am wondering if there is a way while creating segments to allow only right angles. I understand that this can be done manually by entering direction, deflection, or ...
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How can I test if a layer is using SDE

I find that when things are not working as they should repairing the geometry on everything is a good first point of troubleshooting so I run a few lines of python: mxd = ...
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how to calculate are of a polygon in ArcGIs 10.2

I would like to calculate the area of a portion of the shape file and computer the percentage ration using ArcGIS 10.2.2
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tiff to shapefile using GDAL - slow speed

I am converting a 500MB .tif file to .shp file using GDAL. I am using the following: gdal_polygonize.py .tiff file -f “ESRI Shapefile” out.shp However, I abandoned the first attempt as in 12hrs it ...
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Service pack for ArcGIS

I have ArcGIS 10.2 installed on my machine which shows service pack 0 (build 0), i want to upgrade my service pack to 3 or higher possibly 5. I downloaded service pack 5 for ArcGIS 10 because i did ...
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ArcGIS exports labels in separate letters to Illustrator

I make city maps with ArcMap 10.2.2 that I export to Illustrator for finalization. To label streets, I use the Maplex Street Placement as below: As I need to be able to rework labels with ...
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Exporting ArcGIS TIN file to *.tin file?

How can I create a .tin file from a ArcGIS TIN file? I cant seem to find a export to .tin solution.
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List group of line segments that are not connected to any other lines

In the image below, the system of lines includes 6 segments. This connectivity gives the appearance of an "island" as the internal segments are connected to each other and are not to the outside ...
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Using raster calculator to show multiples of particular value?

How do I use raster calculator so that the new raster only shows multiples of 128? I'm not sure what the expression should be.
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How to get the inverse of a raster in ArcMap 10.1

I have a raster ranging from 0 to 80,000. I want to invert this, such that 80000 becomes 0.0000125. When I use a raster calculator as (1/x) it returns 1s where the were values and blank where there ...
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Not able to edit PostGIS SDE featureclass in ArcGIS Standard

I have created an Enterprise geodatabase in PostgreSQL and now uploading OS MasterMap data using QGIS OS Translator Tool. The feature classes created are not editable, however if I create a blank ...
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Select every other n rows in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to select n rows then skip n rows and then select the next n rows until the completion of all rows in a feature class in a file-geodatabase. Below is an example where n =3: Select ...
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Invoking-command in powershell 2012 (remotely) for ArcPy errors but local cmd or python shell work

I've written a data update script that works really well, it deletes a target feature class and uses the feature class to feature class geoprocessing tool to copy data from SQL 2012 into it's ...
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Calculating length (in meters) of GPS track? ArcGIS 10.3.1

I'm trying to calculate the length of a GPS track in ArcGIS 10.3.1. What I've done so far is: Converted track using the "Points to Line" tool Opened attribute table Made new "Length" column Opened ...
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How to convert 2d polylines to 3d polylines in Arcgis desktop?

I have some normal 2d polylines for river cross sections. These polylines are 2d and do not contain elevations. I have profile elevation for each cross sections. something like this : cross section ...
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Linking an ArcGIS map to an access database

How do you connect and ArcGIS map to a Microsoft Access Database? The database has data on monitoring wells (i.e. water levels, chemical concentrations...ect) and the ArcGIS Map has well locations. ...
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ArcGIS crashes when trying category symbology?

I'm facing an issue with ArcGIS 10.3. When I try to use symbology type "category" the program crashes. It seems that is not a matter of data because I used the data before and nothing happened. The ...
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Adding XY coordinate to map in ArcGIS (not in dataset)?

Is there a quick and easy way to add an XY coordinate in ArcGIS outside of creating a table? A coworker just wants to see what that point is on a topo background. I just want to see where a ...
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Is it possible to make a geodatabase feature class invisible?

I am working on creating a report for a customer that requires using a couple tools in arcmap then export values to a dbf. They then have to run a crystal report that pulls data from Oracle in the ...
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3D Analyst tools (TIN)

I have created an elevation contour (topography) with TIN using a spreadsheet of coordinates and elevations of some points. now I want to find the elevation of a new point with these contours. how can ...
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Why do I get a shattered-glass effect when I turn on hillshade for my IDW surface?

I made an interpolated IDW surface with a cell size of 500. In the symbology tab of ArcGIS, there is the "Use hillshade effect" checkbox underneath the classification area. When unchecked, my surface ...
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Is there a shortcut for switching between drawing Lines and drawing Arcs in ArcMap?

I normally use AutoCAD for something like this. I am digitizing parking lots and have to press the buttons on the toolbar to switch between lines and arcs while drawing. Is there a shortcut that I ...
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Raster to KML convesrion [duplicate]

How raster data can be converted to KML? I have searched but could not find any answer. Are there any tools in Arc toolbox for such process ?
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Creating a buffer in ArcMap…? [duplicate]

I need to create a buffer around a polygon. I know how to do this, but my problem is I need the buffer to be 250 feet to the south, east, and west, but 500 feet to the north. Is there any way to ...
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Joining Excel File to ArcMap

I'm trying to join an excel file to ArcMap. The information in the excel file is clean and doesn't contain any characters that might hinder the joining process. However, when I join the file, all of ...
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Making clip feature optional in ModelBuilder?

I want to make the clip feature an option, and also a model parameter so that the one who will use it will have the option to add it or skip it.
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Nominatim address locator does't give longitude

I'm trying to geocode my addresses based on this tutorial: http://www.digital-geography.com/geocoding-addresses-in-arcgis-the-other-approach/#.VzMq_IR97Rb But Whenever I use Nominatim geocoder it ...
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Notification service for ArcCatalog

I am dealing with long and demanding analyses, which needs often lots of data and time ( between few hours to couple of days) and it can happen a full stop/break on my workstations caused by diverse ...
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Tabulate Area produces weird results

I have a raster of land cover (resolution roughly 300x300 m) and a raster grid of zones (cells about 14000x14000 m). What I need is to calculate the precentage of each land cover category within each ...
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ModelBuilder models keep getting broken/corrupt [closed]

I've got a problem with my ArcMap 10.4 ModelBuilder: Whenever ModelBuilder model is saved/exited/crashed/etc. it has the chance of getting corrupt in a quite weird way. The model can still be used as ...
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Displaying Ranked Country Information

I want to display the production quantities for lentil by country, i.e. countries that produced more would be highlighted in a darker color. A similar example can be found here: ...
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field map string values in one field to domain field

Is there a method in ArcGIS 10.3.1 to calculate coded value domains in a domain field based on a string field source? Please see image. The solution appears to be to use the CalculateField GP in ...
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Adding dynamic element with tool to data driven pages

I am creating a map book with data driven pages and inserted a declination arrow (compass) to my map. It is modified based on declination diagram tool developed in the production mapping tool. ...
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Converting ArcGIS layers into .kml for Google Earth

ArcGIS newb here. I'm trying to convert an ArcGIS layer into a .kml format so I can use it in Google Earth. I've found several tutorials for this, but none of them have been helpful so far. They seem ...
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Geodatabase network dataset error “cannot acquire a lock”

I am trying to create a new network dataset within a feature dataset in a file geodatabase and keep getting the error "could not create network dataset. Cannot acquire a lock. Cannot acquire a lock." ...
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Using Python strip and split functions in ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I am trying to populate a field with the last word in an address string using field calculator within ModelBuilder. My code takes the whole address string (1234 S Brittany Town Dr) as a parameter, ...
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How to get an ESRI spatial reference in XML for Pathfinder Export?

I am trying to export from Trimble Pathfinder into an ESRI Geodatabase, in UTM10N (EPSG:26910), however I do not have a spatial reference XML setup in the export preferences. I looked into how to get ...
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Geocoding: Match address is doubling up text

I'm geocoding some addresses, and using our address data as the locator service's reference. The oddest thing is happening, though, which I've never encountered. The 'Match Address' address is ...
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Color ramp resources other than Color Brewer?

I am looking for more resources on color theory in cartography. When to de-saturate a color? Or if you start with one color, how do you create a ramp from it? RGB or HSV? I can hack at it and come up ...
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Conversion from WGS84 to UTM NAD83

If all my data is in UTM NAD83 Zone 10 and I get new data in GCS WGS 1984 do I have to reproject the WGS data to UTM NAD83 Zone 10 for it to align correctly or can I just bring it into an mxd that is ...
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Arc collector: cannot enable offline mode for map

I am trying to setup arc collector for offline data collection in remote areas. I have followed steps from a few ESRI tutorials, Problem: when I try to "enable offline mode" for the web map within ...
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How to split multiple lines of the same feature using a line?

So obviously there is a split tool to split a single selected line. In my instance I would like to split 2+ lines of the same feature using a tool that is similar to the split tool. In this image I ...
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Does the version admin workflow change when all users edit the SDE.DEFAULT version?

An esri blog article (5 Best Practices SDE Maintenance) states, when discussing updating statistics for an ArcSDE, "... in situations where all users are editing just the SDE.DEFAULT version [this is ...