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How to find the output of a geoprocessing operation in ArcGIS?

I am merging some features using the Geo-processing tool in Arcgis 10.1. The tool requires that the output is saved in a folder. Although this was done after the process ended successfully i could not ...
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Inaccurate Buffer Distances

When buffering a point, the result is inaccurate to the basemap. I specify a 200 foot buffer around a point however the resulting buffer has a distance from the point of about 260 feet. Both the ...
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Override color in symbology

I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1 and I've read Using multiple attributes feature for symbology in ArcMap? but I think it does not apply to what I'm trying to do. I want to represent lines in the following ...
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Geodatabase performance and Archiving [closed]

We have SDE (10.3) running on SQL Server (SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012 R2) Over time we've noticed our GIS performance degrade, and can have good days and bad days. We run versioned ...
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Using Maplex, how do you keep labels from overlapping a non-labeled layer?

I'm working on a map of roads and rivers. For this map roads have names and rivers do not. I'd like to keep road names from overlapping the rivers. I'm working on a whole county with lots of places ...
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Importing non-geocoded jpeg into active window of ArcMap Data frame?

Currently when we draw a new subdivision into our GIS, we snip a .jpeg of the platted subdivision and add it to ArcMap. The un-referenced jpeg is simply dropped out in the middle of nowhere and we ...
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Keep map text inside of map layer

I have labeled a map. The problem is that the text is outside of the map in some places. Is there a way to fix this?
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Why is my large DDP document losing symbology in later pages of PDF export?

The map document is 77 pages long and it seems that later pages are losing some symbols for features. The scale isn't changing, so it is not an issue of scale based displays. Any thoughts?
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How to create for each point feature an Euclidian Distance raster in ArcGIS

I need some comment on how to create an Euclidian distance raster for a point dataset of about 100 features in ArcGIS. I need to create a raster for each single point. My question is, if there is a ...
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Downloading ArcObjects SDK? [duplicate]

I am working in a navigation company, and they have purchased server license for hundreds of computers, but ArcObjects is not installed in any of the system. So I need a loose copy of ArcObjects SDK ...
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Is it possible to append data to existing NetCDF file using ArcGIS or ArcPy?

There is a Raster to NetCDF tool for converting raster to NetCDF using ArcGIS. I need to append raster data as dimension to NetCDF? How to do that using ArcGIS or ArcPy?
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How does Resampling raster work at corner cells?

This may seem quite a simple question for which I couldn't find a satisfactory answer. I have been trying to understand how resampling of raster work with ArcGIS 10.3, in both cases of refining and ...
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Cannot pass python string outputs as inline variables in modelbuilder

I'm trying to pass a couple of strings from python as parameters in the extract by mask tool in modelbuilder. Unfortunately it doesn't recognize them. When I type them in the parameters it thinks I'm ...
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Loading existing datasets into empty geodatabase (with schema) in ModelBuilder with iterator and append?

I'd like to load existing feature classes within a dataset in one geodatabase into a new, empty geodatabase with schema already set up. Both geodatabases, the one containing the data and the one ...
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Script Error 'Invalid Pointer' in Spatial Analyst Tool

I have ArcGis 10.3 (previously 10.2 version) running on Windows 10 (previously Windows 8). My GIS licence is provide by my company where I have an intership, so I can't just uninstall/install back the ...
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View image file from hyperlink in Arcmap identify tool result

I have a file path to an image file in an attribute table, eg; C:\GIS\ScannedMaps\Map1.png When I use the identify tool on the feature I can see the file path with the hyperlink lightening symbol ...
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Ratio of area between park and residential parcels

I have three shapefiles: park, residential parcel, and participants of a survey (single Point shapefile with 100 dots). I want to find a ratio of area (park/residential parcel) within 1 and 0.5 mile ...
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Establishing Default Query layer for Google Earth in “Map to KML” export from ArcMap?

I export a lot of maps for customers who request them from our office. Recently I have seen more and more requests for us to export our GIS into the .KML or .KMZ file type so they can be viewed on ...
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Intersect, Spatial Join?: One Line crossing Multiple Polygons, assigned wrong attribute

I am looking for any possible solutions to a problem I am encountering with ArcGIS. I am using census block groups (CBG) to assign streets an income level value based on their location within the ...
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transformation, CRTM05 Projection

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 I have a network dataset with GCS_WGS_1984 coordinate system and a layer of districts of Costa Rica country with Unkonown Spatial Reference TOOLS ta use "defined Projection" ...
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Link Excel Table to Access/Arcmap Personal Geodatabase Table

My overall goal: My coworkers have an excel table which they update/use frequently. The table is not in a format that arcmap can decipher. Therefore, I've created a locked sheet (in the format I ...
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Is it possible to use ArcGIS to define a boundary around a self-constructed 3D feature?

I am creating a 3D rendering of a future building and would like to know the distance from which this building would be visible from. Is it possible to use ArcGIS to define a boundary that delineates ...
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Changing raster value based on point feature

I am working on some landslide modeling. Within ArcMap I have a raster layer, representing the area of the county I am working in, and a point layer that shows landslide locations. I reclassified ...
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Vertical datum query for coastal modeling

This may be very specific. I have a USGS derived DEM with a vertical datum of EGM96 from NASA satellite data. My Bathymetry uses a lowest astronomical tide datum. Has anybody come across this or ...
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Using Raster calculator in Modelbuilder ArcGis 10

I am using Modelbuilder to calculate several rasters with different parameters for each grid cell. One of the final steps is to calculate the log of one of the rasters using Raster calculator. ...
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Dissolving redundant fields in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a map of a small neighbourhood. I'm trying to label these but because of the grid being squares the objects are split and therefore showing two two or more labels of each location. I'm trying ...
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Aggregate points to polygon as attribute field in polygon dataset

I am quite new to GIS and have the following question. I have these two datasets - Polygon of around 100 administrative units of my city. - Point data of a feature of interest. I want to add a field ...
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Running ArcView Avenue scripting files in ArcGIS?

Is there any way possible to run ArcView 3.3 Avenue Scripting files (.ave and .avx files) into the newer versions of ArcGIS 10.x? I am aware about the fact that ESRI has stopped supporting its ...
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Creating definition query on layer excluding decimal values in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working on a layer of spot height in ArcGIS 10.3. The attribute table of this layer contains a field called 'Elevation' wich one provide the altitude of these spots height. These values can be ...
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Creating multiple LAS datasets from LiDAR files in various directories using model builder?

I have 60 folders each containing approximately 20 LiDAR files in .las format. I want to create one LAS dataset from .las files from each folder, and each LAS dataset is named by the folder name. I ...
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Integrating ArcMap 10.1 Toolbox Model in R?

I have 30,000 raster files that needs to go through a small ArcMap 10.1 Toolbox Model I made (clip, flip, export to ASCII, etc.). I have a R script which then imports all the exported raster file and ...
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Least Cost Path Distance to nearest polygon

I have multiple polygons (destinations) and an elevation raster. For each raster cell in my study area, I need to calculate the distance to the nearest destination polygon. If I use the 'as crow ...
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Arcgis area solar calculation low value issue

The output from the arcgis area solar radiation tool for my DEM looks unrealistically low for instantaneous calculation. Here is the example 12PM and 6PM respectively. The parameters for the run can ...
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Raster calculator con statement not working in ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.3

I am trying to use raster calculator using a con statement loop for 3 rasters. All rasters are 10*10. My command is Con(("hydro_sg2.tif" == 1), 1, Con((("hydro_sg2.tif" == 2) & ("avg_slope1.tif" ...
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Problems with one-to-many join ArcGIS

I need to display polygons as different colors based on a value in a separate data table that I've imported from Excel. The polygon attribute table and data table both have a field with the polygon ...
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Calculate field interactively in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

I'm working on a closest facility analysis using ArcGIS ModelBuilder and want to enable the user to add locations interactively (i.e. typing the coordinates, not using any table or source layer). I ...
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Why do multiple raster processing tools fail with this DEM?

I have a provincial sized DEM. I need to clip it to a fairly large watershed boundary. Should be easy. I've tried: Data Management Tools -> Raster -> Raster Processing -> Clip (Did I make sure ...
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“Greedy” clipping lines with polygon

I am wishing to clip a set of polylines (black lines in image below) to the outer boundary of a polygon. Any voids within the polygon should be ignored. My ideal output are the dashed yellow lines. ...
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What issues exist with using NLog as a logging framework for ArcGIS AddIns?

My company is considering making the formal switch of .NET logging frameworks from log4net to NLog (for projects where our clients haven't already decided for us). I've used NLog for ...
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Polygon to raster. How to keep same values?

I have a polygon with values 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27 an 30. These are the time it takes for the firetruck to reach certain destinations. Now i want to compare these to another raster that have ...
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How to find 2nd order polygon neighbors? (and 3rd, 4th etc.)

I have a shapefile of contiguous polygons and for each pair of polygons, I need to know how many polygons are between them, following an neighboring/bordering approach. The output is likely to be a ...
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ArcGIS Server Object Extensions: how do I deploy extra .dll's?

I am developing an ArcGIS Server Object Extensions in C# that makes calls into a C++ .dll. How do I add this .dll to deployment? By that I mean that I want it included in the .soe.
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Using ArcMap Field Calculator to count number of identical values?

I have a file with an attribute table with data in 3 columns, and would like to use field calculator to populate a 4th column. The data is integer numbers between 0 and 56. I want the new column to ...
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Finding average elevations from a Raster DEM, applying those to Vector Grid created with GME

I'm using ArcMap 10.3, and here's what I have: I have an angled vector grid created through GME's GenVecGrid tool which has been clipped to an irregular size and angled relative to the xy axes to ...
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Delivering DEM layers with visualisation?

I'm not sure if it's right place to do that but I am in a strong need of getting some help. I am creating maps with lake bathymetry and there will be a lot of them. My task is to proceed the data ...
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How many layers are too many layers in ArcMap?

I work on ArcGIS using a Citrix virtual software connection at work. It is dreadfully slow at times, and without any changes to the MXDs I'm working on, one minute ArcMap can be operating at a ...
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Single Time Slider for Multiple Data Frames--ArcMap Desktop 10.3 [duplicate]

This question has been asked before, but never really answered: Is it possible to have a single time slider control that animates over multiple data frames? Reason being, I have one main map and 4 ...
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Failure to access the DBMS server, communication link failure

I am using ArcGIS suite 10.2 and have SSMS 2012 installed. I have a database connection through ArcSDE to a SQL database. After roughly 15mins, I am unable to add data from this database. Has anyone ...
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Tutorial to create Shapefile based on Districts using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have been tasked to create shapefile of Amritsar, India (will be incorporated into R programming language) So far, I see this 2-part video tutorial, where person is assigning numbers and icons, ...
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Combining field data from multiple shapefiles into one queryable layer using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

How do you combine multiple field collected data set in shapefile form in to a single layer in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?