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Unable to export data to ShapeFile in ArcGIS

I've imported an Excel sheet into my ArcGIS project but am unable to convert this to a ShapeFile. When I try, via export data, I get an error message saying either 'output name is not valid', whatever ...
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Unable to edit map in ArcGIS

For some reason I am unable to edit my map in ArcGIS. When I click 'start editing' on the editor toolbar, I get the following error message: I've ensured that my field names in the Excel table ...
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How to calculate cumulative decreasing sum in ArcGIS-10.2

I need to calculate the cumulative decreasing sum as a field in a rasters attribute table. The cumulative decreasing sum is the accumulation of the last values to the first, so it is basically the ...
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How to split a raster into x tiles that overlapped by x km?

I have a raster that I split into three tiles by using the function Split raster in ArcMap as follows: How can I split my raster into three tiles that overlap by 2 km as follows : ?
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How to clip ITN Network Dataset in ArcGIS

I have an Integrated Transport Network dataset that I downloaded from Edina Digimap that I was planning on using for Service Area and Closest Facility analysis in ArcGIS 10.2.2. I have downloaded, ...
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Create Reduced Resolution Dataset (.rrd) file with modern software

I need to create, very specifically, a set of reduced resolution dataset (.rrd) pyramid files for a large set of TIFF imagery. I'm using ArcGIS 10.2, and have access to Global Mapper and QGIS. ArcGIS ...
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Error when creating enterprise geodatabase

I'm trying to create an enterprise geodatabase. My problem is when I try to create a corporate geodatabase. The error is: Cannot connect to database because the database client software failed ...
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Possible to use same signature file to classify images from different years?

I have Landsat images for the same area over 20 years (one photo per year in same season). I would like to detect changes occured in forested area like clear-cut and bark beetle outbreak over time. I ...
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Data Driven pages, printing from mapsets not working, ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.1

Well, it's almost a year on from when I first asked this question on the ESRI user "forum" - Data driven pages, ArcDesktop 10.2.1 - is there a limitation on how many pages can be printed? ESRI tech ...
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ArcMap - Adding Multiple raster datasets to mosaic dataset (for temporal change)

I have a number of raster datasets containing lake water temperature data. I am looking to make these time enabled as to be able to scroll through them. I have converted them to .TIFF format and have ...
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Strip Map Index Data driven pages not creating in order

I have a map book I am trying to create from a line that i pieced together from 2 different feature classes. I combined the 2 different lines, and made sure my end vertex is at the end of the line, ...
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Increasing distance tolerance in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have road data in line format and building polygon data. I want to give the names of the road data to the building data, i want buildings to take the nearest road name irrespective of distance and ...
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How to add ST_GEOMETRY column to an exitsting table that already has X Y columns

I have created and Oracle 11g geospatial geodatabase and have create an arcsde connection. I have been connected using arcmap, as a simple user (not sde or schema-user), who has all the proper rights ...
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Finding given objects under both a polygon and a buffer

I'm a bit new to ArcGis 10.1, but know the basics. I have two source layers, a polygon and a huge buffer. The polygon contains some of that buffer, but not all of it. There are numerous points inside ...
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Unable to plot values for individual fields in my table using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm having problems adding tabular data to an ArcGIS project and need some help! Example of my table is below (please note that the fields have been edited since the capture was taken to remove any ...
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Setting creation of feature dataset as precondition to iterative process using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

When using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, how do you set the creation of a feature dataset as a precondition to an iterative process, and not have it re-create the feature dataset each time through? This is ...
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ArcGIS Workflow Manager - How to setup a query to display current step?

I'd like to setup a query that shows the current step as one of the fields in the results window. For example, we have a query that shows all jobs in the system. The challenge for me is since "step" ...
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ArcGIS 10.1+: Allow a model tool to run on any computer

I've created a tool that runs from a model built in ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1. Right now, I can run the tool with no problem from my computer, but no one else can run it successfully. I've changed ...
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Arcpy: what tools are most suited for this job?

I'll try to be as much detailed as possible but please let me know if anything is missing: I'm trying to get the number of lines in layerA that intersect with each line in LayerB and stores that ...
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Feature Layers for Subsets

I need to create a subset of data based off their distance from particular points in ArcMap. Is it possible to create Feature layers that have a defined buffer, that only show data within that buffer? ...
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Disappearing attribute values

Using ArcMap 10.1, I’m editing values in a feature class which was sent to me from within my organization. I realized I had a problem when trying to change the symbology of this feature class- the ...
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calculate EVI for numerous tiles

I am trying to calculate EVI from MODIS data in Arc. I know how to run one raster group of 3 bands but don't know how to tell it to move on to the next group of 3 bands in that directory. Here is the ...
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FGDC Metadata Upgrade

This is something I notice recently. I'm at a stage where I'm finally moving on from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to 10.1. I noticed an assiue during this transition. In order to view my metadata, I will need to ...
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Can ArcGIS Pro use Python toolboxes written for ArcMap?

Can the new ArcGIS Pro use existing ArcToolbox scripts? Or to put it another way, will I have to rewrite my existing ArcMap toolbox & python scripts if I want them to run in ArcGIS Pro?
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SQL Error Message: Find and Replace for Date Field

Hi, I am attempting to use the find and replace function within the Attribute Table Options to replace fields that contain dates in the following format: month/day/year (e.g. 03/14/2014). The ...
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Multicriteria Analysis for flood risk analysis

I have used a multi-criteria analysis which uses factor weighting for flood risk identification in a river basin using ArcGIS 10.1. My factors are rainfall, drainage, density, slope, and land use. ...
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How to overlay Radiance (Top-of Atmospheric radiance) over Digital Numbers Image?

I am trying to process INSAT-3D images, which contain six different bands. I have to extract each and every band form the .h5 data file, so when I extract first band (MIR) band form the data set, I ...
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Join Tool (Data Management)

I have a new table with statistics data that has been calculated with the tool: Zonal Statistics as a Table; in order to know the min, max, mean, range, std, etc, from a thickness value that was ...
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Preventing Export Layer by user via ArcObjects?

In my project, I am using a Geodatabase (SQL Server) to store feature classes. I want to prevent users (who do not have permission to access or edit) exporting layers into shapefile or other ...
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Restrict attribute value in ArcObjects

Is there a way in ArcObjects to restrict attribute value when user modifies it. Let's say for integer value between 0-10 or for string : no/yes?
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Extract polygon attributes from covering polygon with highest area

I have a fishnet grid (polygon layer) and another polygon layer containing some hexagons. I would like for each square polygon in the fishnet layer that covers a hexagon (even a tiny edge of it) to ...
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Converting raster file from float to integer type in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a float type raster file (an NDVI made from ERDAS IMAGINE) and would like to convert it to an interger type raster file in order to use Focal Statistics function (Majority). Is there any way to ...
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Esri Python Toolbox(pyt) corruption in ArcToolbox.dat

Symptoms: Open ArcCatalog and all tools within Python Toolbox(pyt) have a red-x error next to them claiming that "Arcpy module has no attribute Parameter" Close ArcCatalog Delete ArcToolbox.dat file ...
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Does anyone know why this Kriging isn't working

Process: Kriging tempEnvironment0 = arcpy.env.extent arcpy.env.extent = "56662.1788730418 308952.917606764 1698384.17317964 1912328.52737378" rasterKrig = "run{}_Krig_{}".format(counter, field) ...
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arcgis polygon vertices disappearing/merging when less than 5ft apart

Good afternoon, I am having trouble with ArcGIS 10.2.2 on a database I received from a client. Anytime I drawn a new polygon, if the vertices are closer than about 5 feet they will merge into one ...
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Using dynamic text elements from ArcMap in conjunction with text elements derived from Python

I have a script that cycles through features based on attributes and makes a PDF centered around each feature. I would like to be able to include both a dynamic text element for the date as well as a ...
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Create Features Using Feet Temporarily

I do a lot of parcel editing and have it in a topology set to a UTM coordinate system. 99% of all survey plans I add into the parcel fabric are using metres as there unit. That 1% of the time I get a ...
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ArcGIS - Getting Python toolbox to function properly

as the header says, I do have a problem in getting my toolbox to function the way I want it to. In the following my parameter definition is shown, where from I would expect to get only feature classes ...
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ArcGIS - Rotate stacked bars

I'm working with a project were I use the ArcGIS Charts -> Stacked for picturing species counted from underwater photos in a bar chart. Each bar then represents one photo at the position where the ...
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Returning value from other field, using FieldCalculator

I am very new to Python and need what I believe is a very basic script in order for my field to represent another fields' input, if the field's value is 0. I tried to search for this, but gave up ...
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Landsat8 to the temperature map (in ArcGIS 10.0 -10.2.2 or ENVI 5.0)

I need to create a temperature map from Landsat-8. I found an algorithm that explains how to do it in ArcGIS: ...
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SRTM v4 hillshade very grainly surface

I'm a newbie in this field and I'm trying to create a hillshade from a SRTM v4 geotiff. The result is not what I expected. Surface near coast and the fields is very grainy. Thank you for your ...
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Data View works but Layout View doesn't work

I created this map on arcGIS 10.2 and was going to finish it in layout view. The first click on layout toggle gave me a little colored square, second time gave a very tiny square, then nothing. i ...
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How to interpolate integer rasters to floating point?

I have an reclassified raster, I need to convert it to floating point, the "float" tool does not suffice, because I need the output values to be spatially interpolated. For example, at the midpoint of ...
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Check for feature existence before extract by attribute Arc GIS Model Builder

I have a model that runs through a series of Rasters in a folder and extracts individual crops as layers cyclically. The problem is that if the crop is not grown in a particular state, the model ...
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How to calculate a new field to represent the sum of the values in an existing field in Arcmap

I need a way of calculating the total sum of the values in an existing field and displaying this value in the corresponding cells of another field. In other words, I want this second field to display ...
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ArcGIS Initializing License suddenly slow in version 10.2.2

I have ArcGIS 10.2.2 Desktop, License type: Advanced, installed on a windows 7 64 bit machine. It normally takes about 12 seconds to initialize the license, whether in ArcMap or a stand alone Python ...
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Creating custom polygon symbol using ArcGIS Desktop?

How can I create a custom polygon symbol? I already played with layering the symbol levels to no avail. I think that I need something a little more advanced than that. I'd Like to get something that ...
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Extract values from raster based on points and pixels adjacent to the point

I have an issue. I have a set of points (n=~2000) and I would like to extract the pixel values from multiple rasters (a single-raster solution is also ok) for location of that point as well as that of ...
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How are raster pixels determined whether they are in or out of a zone?

I just needed to confirm something that I think I already know the answer to because help pages are always unclear. I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 and often use the Zonal Statistics and Tabulate Area ...