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Burning road network into DEM?

Does anyone have any suggestions for burning a road network into a DEM? I have a python script written up for this executing this in ArcMap, but I would love to hear if anyone knows of any freely ...
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Creating series of dialog boxes for parameter variables in sub-models of ModelBuilder?

I'm working on a model to automatically generate ideal routes for mail delivery. The first thing it needs to do is ask the user whether he/she is doing a full route or a partial route. Then, it should ...
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Adding STAThread to an ESRI Addin

I am a bit stuck at the moment, I have a c# addin, which as part of one the methods, contains SavefileDialog object. The code also contains a Timer. The steps for the user is: Click on the map ...
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How to compare two feature classes on one field?

I have two feature classes: an old one and a new one that I want to compare. Both feature classes have the same field structure and have a reference field 'ID' whose values are the same, except in ...
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geoprocessing tools in Arcmap are not working

Please help my problem in arcgis 10.2.2. My geoprocessing tools are not working. When I try to open for example the merge tool, the dialog box is empty. Why is it happening?
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Automation of Land Use composition in ArcGIS

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and I have two shapefiles I'd like to process: A Polygon shapefile with 1000 features representing lakes covering a specific area, and; A Polygon shapefile with the Land Use ...
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Python: TypeError: a float is required

I have a python script with some parameters - see screen. You see the last parameter is of type Double, default Value 0. The code i have this: Ausrichtung = float(arcpy.GetParameterAsText(9)) if ...
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Using a Join then Expression in ModelBuilder, no data coming up?

Have a model that converts an excel table to a geodatabase table and converts a shapefile to a layer. Then joins the geodatabase table and layer together. After the join I want to create a new layer ...
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ArcGIS Route Analysis

I have a pipe network that is a imported CAD file converted to lines showing complete runs of pipe in a system. I also have a Access database imported to ArcGIS set up as a relate to my Pipe line ...
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Dissolving lines using iterate feature class (model builder)

I was wondering how I would build the model in order to dissolve multiple lines at once using the iterator. I have polygons over a line network that is supposed to represent roads, and I want to ...
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Can I use GPdataFile in modelbuilder so as to use a user uploaded shapefile as input to a ModelBuilder tool?

Considering that I have managed to upload a data file like a shapefile on a geoprocessing service. How can I handle it inside of ModelBuilder. For Example I would like to use the shapefile I have ...
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ArcGIS Python code how to find if layer data is from an .mdb or a .gdb

In my ArcGIS Python code, I need to loop over a couple of layers, and from those layers only select the operational fittings: arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management(fittings, "NEW_SELECTION", ...
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Deleting an invalid inmemory layer from the Table of Contents

I am writing an ESRI addin (in c#) where in_memory layers are used. When the user opens the map document and activates the tool, the tool checks whether the in_memory layer is valid or not, and if it ...
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How to add Add-in to ArcGIS Pro?

How can I add Add-in to ArcGIS Pro ? And where can I find it from ArcGIS Pro application?
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Data Interoperability tools crashing ArcCatalog?

I am having problems with Data Interoperability tools in ArcCatalog 10.2. When i run it, ArcCatalog crashes. Same is with the defining projection tool. Therefore, can any one help to fix the ...
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Automated map export, iterating layers and editing text

So just a beginner here. I've been automating a few map exports with ArcMap, I've used stack exchange to mash together some scripts to export maps with one FC symbolised using different fields and ...
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Importing XML document to file geodatabase

I have never used xml data imports. I am working with ArcGIS desktop 10.2 One of our major data supplier started data delivery using XML format using FTP. Packets of data updates are coming every ...
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How to prevent symbology reclassification from adding 0s to the Range?

How do I prevent symbology's "Natural Breaks" from automatically changing my range to include multiple 0s after my decimals? Example: Range was originally 1 - 249. I switched to Natural Breaks and the ...
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Calculate Euclidean distance to raster WITHIN multiple polygons

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 on a Windows x64 system. I am working in a study area where I have 360 000 locations of about 50 territorial animals. I have a shapefile containing 125 sometimes overlapping ...
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Editing tables in ArcGIS for Desktop with Python Parser of Field Calculator?

so I'm trying to edit a table so that the name column will not contain spaces. I just don't know how to write the Python script that should go with it. This is what I have for the Python script ...
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Export Geotif with transparent Background

i using Arcmap and i have a raster file, i need export this using a Geotiff file for use in Geoserver like a layer. My problem is, when i export the file always exist a color gray or white in the ...
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What to use as split field or target workspace with Split tool?

I'm trying to use the split tool in arcgis 10.1 but I dont know what I should use as the split field or my target workspace. W:\S&P\s&p techs\Emily\Geodatabase\Geodatabase.gdb this is what I ...
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Whats the best way to convert this tab data to a raster?

I have some grid data that is stored in a xls file. The rows are lattitude and the columns are longitude values in decimal degrees (see image). What would be a quick and efficient way to convert ...
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Inserting JPEG or similar into ArcGIS map?

I am trying to upload an image (jpeg or similar) into a map. It can be on the layout view or data view. I am using ArcMap 10.1.
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Exporting a map at Tetrad resolution

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 and am very new to it. I have created a map and want to export the map at the tetrad (2-km square) scale of resolution based on the 1-km square map I have created. Could anyone ...
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Select Layer by Location problem

i want to create a python scipt query using arpy in arcgis i have one polyline shapefile and one polygon shapefile i want to choose(select) the polygons where contained within in the polylines ...
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Converting DEM in degree decimal to meter using ArcMap?

i am trying to make cell size of satellite image and DEM equal for Maxent. cell size of satellite image is in metric but DEM is in degree decimal. how can i convert DEM in degree decimal to meter ...
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Top 10 Highest Records in Map Display

A silly question but is there any way out of the box to run a query to select the top 10 highest records based on a specific field for the current extent of a map display? I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for ...
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how to convert ascii to .tiff in arcgis [closed]

I have a *.txt file which is a matrix, and I add the heading info. The tool called ASCII To Raster was used but the generated raster is not in *.tiff. How to solve this problem?
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Create multiple new shapefiles using information contained in a table

I'm hoping to create a script that creates a new shapefile for each record in a table. My python experience is limited, and it has been a while since I used it, so I'm having a hard time getting ...
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arcpy interate row, in a python script? SQL Select expression not working

I am creating a python script where I am trying to iterate over point feature class. I want to create seperate Feature classes from each individual day. So select daynumber and then export it to a new ...
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Cloning a transactional version in ArcGIS

In ArcGIS documentation, I cannot find any references to cloning a transactional version. Is there a built in method for it? I think I know how to do it manually in Arcpy, basically creating a new ...
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Modelbuilder Join

Trying to do an iterate with a join to a table to create a new feature class. The output has the spatial data but with none of the fields of the join making it. I think that I have the problem ...
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Creating a Obstacle Identification Surface without the ArcGIS for Aviation?

Does anyone have an experience creating an Obstacle Identification or Obstacle Limitation Surface in ArcGIS without purchasing the ArcGIS for Aviation extension? We have a small project that requires ...
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How can I leverage ArcGIS Online sign in credentials/dialog box in a python add-in for Desktop?

When a user has signed in to their ArcGIS Online account in ArcGIS for Desktop (File > Sign In) they have access to their AGOL maps and services and have the ability to publish services and run GP ...
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How do I export to a shapefile?

I created a new map, connected to my ArcGIS service, and dragged a map from a map service into the Table of Contents. The map is drawn on the screen with all my data points and I can see the ...
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python expression convert field to string and format with leading zeroes

I would like to create an expression using the field calculator in ArcMap to be able to convert an Int field to a string and add leading zeroes. I am able to do it in a python window with an example ...
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Is there a geoprocessing tool that I can use to find the closest road to a point on a map?

I have a Network Dataset layer that I use to perform routing. Even if a starting or ending point is not near a road in the Network Dataset layer, I still want to perform routing using those points. ...
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ArcMap 10.2 Shapefile Labels Don't Work With Pigiarniq Font

I've recently asked the question to the ESRI help team and apparently it's an unreported bug. I've also had a few suggestions from some people on GeoNet but none have worked. So here it goes: The ...
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Where should PythonWin be located?

I have a question about PythonWin. Does it come with the DVD when you install it or does it have to be installed manually separately from the ESRI DVD ? On my computer at work, it does not come with ...
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Select layer by attribute for entries in a dictionary (python)

I'm kinda new to python (and programming) and having trouble figuring out how to properly specify what I want to do. Basically, my code compares names of well owners and orps owners and saves all ...
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How to query a bunch of tables/feature classes which linked together by relationships

I have one feature class and 3 tables which linked together by relationship classes. The feature class, called "buildings", has the fellowing feilds: (1) FID: Feature ID and (2) ID: My own ID This ...
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Problem using field calculator to add numbers in new field with preceding zeros

I wish to add a field in an attribute table that should work as a georeferencing key. It needs to take into consideration values from a series of fields. The last field is a housenumber and it ...
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MakeXYEventLayer_management input problems

I have a huge excel data base and want to make with the tool MakeXYEventLayer_management a new Layer for my coordinates in my table. I found this code on ArcGIS help: try: # Set the local variables ...
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How to calculate multiple variables with precondition

I want to do multiple "calculate values" in ModelBuilder. To make it simple let´s take only 2 simple calculations: 1) calculate sine from angle to variable "MySinus" 2) use this value in a second ...
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How to toggle on/off number of inputs using ModelBuilder?

I am building a model to process between two and five files (the number of inputs changes depending on the scenario). I would like to have the option for the users to input up to five files, but ...
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Converting a buffer polygon to polyline

I'm trying to complete the following steps. What tools should I use? Convert 2km buffer polygons into polylines Select random point along these lines for each feature using Random Point tool ...
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Transforming Data using 2D Costum Transformation in Arcmap 10.2 for Desktop

I have ArcMap layers of roads, buildings etc. in one reference system (Israel_TM). I need to transfrom all this data (while keeping the topology) to pixel-space "reference system". I have already ...
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ArcPy Error - 'continue' not properly in loop [closed]

Is there a way to get the continue function to work? Here is my code:
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Find local maxima with variable window search using ArcGIS Desktop?

I would like to find local maxima in different zones of raster file. I got five zones (zone 1, 2,3,4,5) and would like to find local maxima with different window search for each zone in arcgis ...