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Measuring area of Kernel Density plot?

Are there any tools or methods in ArcMap that can measure the area of each level of the kernel density output? Note this is just a kernel density plot (not a shape file or polygon). Kernel Density ...
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Exporting large high resolution map to PDF in ArcMap errors?

I am attempting to export a large E size map at 300 DPI in ArcMap 10.2.2 but each time I export there are errors on the map. Once the PDF is generated there are areas where symbols are stretched out ...
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Writing multiple file geodatabase tables into csv file with arcpy

I was asking a question about Merging geodatabase previously, (link: Merge from arcpy.ListTables() producing duplicate rows?) and although the script worked, it took more than 9 hours to run when ...
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Why is the raster information No Data value set to -1.#IND?

I have a couple rasters that have been atmospherically corrected using the "landsat.toar" tool in Grass. When these rasters are output and I open up their properties in ArcCatalog, the NoData Value ...
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Testing for selection in ModelBuilder

I'm working on a model that will create different buffers for different selections. So I'm using Make Feature Layer and adding an expression to select a subset of features and then using the buffer ...
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Color different in Maps exported from ArcMap to PDF and other formats?

When exporting the same map in ArcMap into different formats the color is not consistent. The map is a roadway network and I use grey 30% solid line as the symbol in ArcMap. However, when i export ...
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Preserving origin IDs when creating Origin-Destination (OD) Cost Matrix?

I have created an Origin-Destination cost matrix showing the distance in feet between several thousand home addresses (origins) and about 24 rental vehicles (destinations) at various points throughout ...
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calculating zonal statistics of raster data in multiple overlapping zones and combining them into one table

The aim here is to calculate the max, min, mean, range, sum, count and std of raster data contained in areas delimited by polygons (much like what the Zonal Statistics as a Table tool from Spatial ...
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Same size polygons giving different overall areas

I am currently working with multiple shape files that I have clipped to the exact same extent, but when I calculate area (acres) within each polygon. I am getting different results between the ...
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Creating new layers using ArcPy to define Definition Query for each field value?

I am trying to set multiple definition queries for one layer based on one field using python. ie. I have a City layer with a field that holds the city name. I want a copy of the layer in an MXD ...
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Adding Rasters as Columns in Shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am currently working on a research project in a lab, and I am fairly familiar with ArcGIS (I'm only in high school and have done some previous work using ArcGIS). I was asked to add 3 columns onto a ...
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Error trapping ModelBuilder?

If you are writing a ModelBuilder model with a lot of geospatial data in it, and if one of the datasets fails or doesn't work, does the model stop and thus not produce any output?
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Symbolizing Raster using single Unique Value?

I'm dealing with a raster in GRID format. Currently it is symbolized in Unique Values and contains 5 classes. I'm trying to consolidate these to one class. Is there a way to do this and keep a single ...
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Making fields added to attribute table appear without closing/re-opening? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcPy and am experiencing some troubles. I added some fields to an existing arc (coverage) but then do not appearing in attribute table. Only when i close arcgis and reopen the fields appear ...
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Using Labels from Maplex engine inside ArcGIS Explorer?

I'm trying to display data in the upper left and upper right corners of this parcel data. I can get it to work inside ArcMap with the Maplex engine, but when I save a layer file and open it in arc ...
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How to cancel tool execution in python

I've written a python function that calls a tool (Import CAD to GDB) in a loop. When I run it I have seen that it hangs sometimes, and I have to force the script to quit. I am wondering if there is a ...
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Raster projection fails without error

I have a raster in one coordinate system (SC State Plane NAD83 NSRS2007) and need to project it to another (SC State Plane NAD83 HARN). When I run Project Raster, it fails silently: the dialog box ...
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Cropping or removing borders (not NoData) from multiple scanned and georeferenced maps (ArcMap or QGIS)

I have several hundred scanned maps in TIFF format, each correctly georeferenced and forming a large grid of images. The problem is that the border for each map is present - a white band, with a black ...
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How to adjust the projection of a buffer?

I'm using ArcGis 10.1, and when I do a buffer at a point, the created buffer do not match the dimensions I asked for. For example, in the creation of buffers, in the option 'linear unit' I choose 50 ...
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Forcing routes to visit closest facility in ArcGIS

My dataset contains three parts: A) Incident location B) AED locations C) locations of available "first responders"(don't think of these like an ambulance or a fire department, but rather normal ...
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ArcPy Empty Buffers

I have written an ArcPy script to process a DTM into a point feature class to be used in Landform classification and ranking. It successfully produces what I need most of the time. Randomly the ...
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Using grayed out distance/direction tool in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of five points (all with specific latitudes and longitudes) and I want to create a set of points which will be about 80 kms from the first set. I understand that I can use the ...
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How to add .shp file to ArcMap? [closed]

Ive spent the last 12 hours trying to figure out how to use ArcMap. Ive made about 2% progress. I attached the link to the .shp files at the bottom. Ive been exporting .shp files via Pathfinder ...
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What's the correct way to reproject a population raster?

I'm working with a population raster that is in the WGS84 coordinate system, and I want to get it into a projected coordinate system (Albers Equal Area), using ArcGIS 10.1. According to the metadata, ...
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Getting error 'exceptions.NameError' in Python script?

I'm getting <type 'exceptions.NameError'>: name 'B' is not defined when I run this script. Why is my 'B' not defined and is it a syntax error? For clarification, I am trying to get the code to ...
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Writing list of feature classes with fields to one csv file per feature class?

I have a database with multiple feature classes. Now I extracted a list of feature classes and a list of fields. I figured out how to write the list of feature classes and the corresponding fields to ...
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Feature Distance for each Raster Cell

I have a polyline layer of roads and a raster of land ownership. For each raster cell I would like to calculate the distance to the nearest road. I am on ArcMap 10.2 with Spatial Analyst and 3D ...
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Creating a 10-mile radius buffer zone that averages a variable in my shapefile?

I´m trying to create a "buffer zone" for every polygon in my shapefile, which will identify a 10 mile radius around the centroid of each polygon, and calculate the AVERAGE "demand for services" (one ...
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How to determine the distribution of pollutants using marine tissue samples?--3D Interpolation [closed]

I have point data representing tissue sampling performed by NOAA NCCOS for Gulf of Maine waters. I am assuming a temporal resolution of one sampling point per location for one year. I have searched ...
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Can't find correct coordinate system: UTM83 Zone 15 forcing input in meters; need it to be read in feet

Forgive me, I'm a CAD person, and am very new to GIS. I've searched google and this site extensively for an answer, with no luck. My problem is that I was given a large number of sistered Raster ...
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Adding end nodes to a line

I'm hoping someone can help me here. I have a line feature and what I am trying to achieve is to determine is in which direction the line ends. I understand that this could be achieved with ...
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How to automatically merge Texas survey block data

I have Data from the Texas rail road commission. I'm trying to get the block data to display with a thick line. The problem is the data is in surveys. I exported a copy of the shapefile. If you ...
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How to copy attribute table values from one feature class to another

I am looking for a way to copy attribute values from one attribute table to another. I am mainly looking to do this using python, so would prefer a way to do this with a tool or a a stand-alone python ...
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Style Manager in ArcMap

On my desktop PC, I am using Ministry of Transportation Ontario road shields to label major highways on my maps. I often need to work with a laptop when I'm visiting a client at their location, so I ...
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ArcGIS Workflow Manager - Multiple steps active simultaneously

I'm using ArcGIS Workflow Manager 10.2. I would like to know if its possible to have multiple steps active simultaneously in a workflow. I have a few workflows that I'm modifying and as they are ...
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Raster data with no values (ArcGIS)

Used a DEM raster and then used the extract-by-mask feature to shrink it to the shp file I'm working with. However, when I try to get unique values, it gives me the following error message: "The ...
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Can I create a circle label with a leader in ArcMap?

I want to create a circle label with a leader using the standard Maplex labelling engine and symbology. Only 1 or 2 digit numbers will appear in the label. I can easily make square or rectangular ...
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With a routing model, how do I break up the input locations into start/end pairs?

I have the following model: How do I break up the feature set of points (Input Locations) into start/end pairs, and iterate through each pair
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Find closest point between polygons inside other polygon

I have access to ArcInfo (ArcGIS 10.1). The dark polygons are settlements. The green polygon is derived from a suitability analysis. The surrounding white area is restricted. I want to find a point ...
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Arcpy Subtracting rasters error - TypeError: 'unicode' object is not callable

I have a script which subtracts 2 versions of the same raster from each other (one newer than the other) and then extracts the additions & deletions that have happened. I created a simple test ...
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ArcGIS arcpy code fails in Toolbox mode

This code executes correctly in Python window but fails with ERROR 000732: Input Table: Dataset JHJ does not exist or is not supported # Import ArcPy and other required modules import arcpy ...
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confidence intervals on raster produced by kriging spatial interpolation

I have used spatial interpolation to generate a raster that estimates percentage of a variable of interest (e.g. expected percentage at unsampled locations given frequencies at nearby sites). As I am ...
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Is there any way to see GlobalId field in identify (tool) window?

I installed ArcGIS desktop 10 recently and i noticed that identify tool doesn't show globalId field even I can use this field in select criteria.I guess there must be a way to see this field in ...
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Thiessen polygons of sub-districts to lie within district boundaries [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and am fairly new to it. I have the latitude and longitude of sub-districts, and wish to create Thiessen polygons of these sub-districts. I also have shapefiles for districts ...
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Python Hyperlinking Script in Arcmap 10.2 [closed]

I have the below python script which recursively walks through a directory and finds, then opens the associated parcel pdf file. How would I modify this to not be recursive but to just look in the ...
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Point Density and area [closed]

I would like to create circles around a point density layer that reflect the magnitude of the point density. I have created a point density estimation for a few towns. Each town varies in population, ...
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Control geoprocessing results related to default data values calculated for null inputs

I am looking for information on Default data values for the different data types in ArcGIS. We are running a series of Overlay Route Events (Linear Referencing) tool operations. If any of the values ...
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How to remove the description information when exporting to KML?

I have been working in ArcGIS to convert shapefiles into kml files using ArcGIS toolbox. The resulted kml/kmz contain some extra set of information in the description field that is used to show a ...
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Start and End Dates for CartoDB Torque

I was wondering if there is a way to have CartoDB's torque read end dates for point files, the same way that ArcGIS desktop can. I am trying to plot the foundation of certain cities, and then remove ...
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Topographic Index - Why is upslope contributing area divided by downslope contour width and not upslope contour width?

In the Topographic Index calculation, a is the upslope contributing area per unit contour length. Is the "unit contour length" calculated from examining the contour widths of the downslope cells that ...