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Definition Query then Zoom to Layer Automation?

I'm trying to create something in here. I want to have an automated process of doing a DEFINITION QUERY then ZOOM TO LAYER with one step. the concept is like that, a dialog comes up with one form ...
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How To Turn Off Map Drawing When Using Python in ArcMap?

I have a Python script that creates layers in ArcMap. The script works fine, but when a new layer is created a map is always automatically drawn, which makes the script take longer to process. I ...
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Changing default precision and scale of number fields in ArcSDE geodatabase table?

After I change the precision and scale for my short, long, float, and double field types when creating a table in ArcMap SDE geodatabase, ArcMap will reset my precision and scale to default values. ...
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How to access adjacent rows with cursor?

In the attached screenshot, the attributes contain two field of interest "a" and "b". I want to write a script to access the adjacent rows in order to make some calculations. To access a single row, ...
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Symbolizing File Geodatabase feature class with Layer File created from AutoCAD drawing?

I received an autocad drawing file which I converted into feature classes with the CAD to Geodatabase tool. I would like to symbolize the exported data in ArcMap the same way it was symbolized in ...
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How to add “sub-districts” within the Districting extension?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 Districting Extension and I have created a plan with 5 wards; How can I add districts so that this existing plan has two districts within each ward?
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Automating polygon mergers with python

This is the first real world python program am trying to write. I am trying to create a scrip that takes a shapefile that has n polygons with an integer formatted date (e.g. yyyymmdd or 6/24/2014 is ...
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Adding custom shapes to a new shapefile

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and I drew a rectangular shape to designate a junction on a map and i would like to add that to a new shapefile. Could you please give me some ideas.
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If-Then-Else statement in ModelBuilder has improper syntax

I have a model that converts a road network into a different schema for a different program. In one step of the model I am converting values for a field "Class". I wrote an If-Then-Else statement in ...
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Call field from zip() into Field Calculator expression ArcGIS

I've been trying to find a way to call in field names from a zip(). Basically I have 12 fields called "Flw_days1", "Flw_days2" etc and corresponding "Depth" fields that need to be calculated using the ...
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Error 0100060 while running Extract by Points? [closed]

The resources have not been much help here. I can run this same process hardcoded in the IDE, however through the tool dialogue it gives the following error? Any thoughts? ExecuteError: ERROR ...
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Counting unique occurrences during Spatial Join?

I have a point shapefile (points.shp) with fields [owner], [name], etc.. [owner] and [name] are both of type string. The owner contains a single string, the unique owner. Name contains a list of ...
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Trying to combine 29 zip code service areas into 10 or fewer service areas

I am tasked with coming up with 10 or fewer zip code service areas based on 29 pre-existing zip code service areas. The zip codes cover 5 counties and many service areas, obviously, overlap. The ...
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Open NetCDF files in ArcGIS using Multidimension Tools

as in the title mentioned, iam looking for a way to get *.nc data displayed and managed in ArcGIS. The downloadsource of my data is NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis 1: Surface Flux To be a bit more accurate i ...
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Find the Nearest Point to a Polygon [duplicate]

I've got a set of polygons representing counties in a state, downloaded from TIGER/Census. I've got a set of points for a fictional chain store - some counties have a location, some have several, and ...
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Calculating distance of polygons from coastline using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a series of polygons representing parcels of land. I would like to calculate the distance of each polygon from the coastline. I also have a polygon of the entire region of interest, i.e. an ...
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multiple export in tiff using “export map…”

Is there a way to export multiple maps in *.tiff using "Export Map" and setting Data Driven Pages? Because Data Drive Page work in "Export map" only with PDF.
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ArcPy setup and operation

I'm looking getting familiar with using ArcPy scripting within ArcMap to automate some common requirements (buffering, etc), however have some queries on how this is all set up. I'm running Arc 10.2 ...
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What is the minimum buffer zone to get a certain amount of points within the zone?

I have one map with lines and another map with points. I want to find the distance of the buffer zone to be such so the amount of points that are in the buffer zone to reach a certain number. For ...
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How to find missing dependencies in a distributed ArcGIS Python toolbox?

I am developing a Python Toolbox that uses a few external libraries (ogr/gdal, matplotlib, shapely, reportlab among others) which files I have directly copied in the same folder as my toolbox .py, as ...
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Zonal statistics vs. random points?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, I wish to model the relation between soil productivity (SP) and a number of independent variables such as, e.g., terrain elevation and slope. For this purpose, I am ...
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Iterating ArcGIS Network Analyst over multiple files using ModelBuilder?

I have 10+ files that I want to add to ArcMap then do some spatial analysis in an automated fashion. The files are in csv format which are located in one folder and named in order as ...
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Extracting DEM from imagery using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS for Desktop and I'd like to know how can I extract the elevation model from a imagery of photos. I have the have each image (jpg) geo referenced. After, I don't know what tool may use ...
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Georeferencing Image using saved Link Table from another Image?

I had a scanned map that I did did a georeferenced a few weeks ago and saved the link table. Now I have two more scanned map that need to do the same thing. It is the same area and one of them I did ...
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Label changing with time slider using arcGIS

I have a list of lat/long locations with a time associated with them. With those locations I did a spatial join to find the total amount of points in each polygon. I would want to do is gradually ...
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Distance Between Two Points Same Value Different Feature Classes

I have two point feature classes - one is the original data and one is the data after editing. I want to know how far each of the points moved in the editing process. How do I compare all of the ...
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XY data in sketch properties

Does anyone know if there is a way to export the xy data from sketch properties in the editor to a .txt file?
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Select parcels from SDE layer using table list and exporting to shapefiles

Using a table of county fips codes and state name, I need to select from a large parcel layer stored in SDE and export to individual shapefiles based on the fips code and state name from the table. ...
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Why is my spatial join count 0 in ArcGIS Desktop?

In arcMap, I have a list of locations with lat/long. From a previous post, I learned about the Spatial Join tool to determine the amount of joins that I have. I tried to use the tool with my states ...
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Drawing order based on date field

I need a polygon layer to draw in order based on a date field... What I'm trying to do: I need to display an easement feature class with two different symbols: one for easements and one for ...
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Repairing link between shapefile and layer file?

every time I open the same lyr file I have to do data/repair data source (link to the shp file). I tried to save/export that shp file again, and create the new layer file as well, but every time the ...
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Change python installation directory arcgis

I've recently installed arcgis 10.2 on C: of my machine, I did this while my external HDD was plugged into E:, and the installer put python onto the E: Why it would do this I have no idea. Now I can't ...
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Vectorized a historical soil map advice

I received a PDF file of a soil map in the Middle Rio Grande Valley near Albuquerque, New Mexico however it is dated in 1914. I was able to split the north and south because it came in one map and ...
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Changing raster cells values inside of a polygon to the closest cells just outside the polygon!

I have been wrestling with this for a while and couldn't find out how I can do this. I want each cell of a raster inside of a polygon boundary to have the value of the closest cell just outside of the ...
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Creating a custom Lambert Conformal Conic projection in ArcGIS 10.1 and/or 10.2.2

referring to the table below, I am trying to use the values on the left from another program that uses different terms for the parameters of a custom projection. I just wanted to make sure that ...
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ArcGIS Linear Referencing successive overlay operations

I have 8 tables with RouteID, BeginMeasure and EndMeasure. I want to successively overlay them starting with the first two and then overlaying the result and the next table then the result of that ...
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What dem data are Flex Viewers using to create elevation profiles?

I asked a similar question a year or two ago here: Can Elevation Profile data in Arc's Flex Viewer 3.0 be exported? which appears to not have an answer. Another question regarding the Flex Viewer ...
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How to create a feature class from the area in one layer not covered by another layer using ArcGIS?

I am working on a project doing spatial analysis at a statewide level. I am looking at a form of transportation coverage in a state, and part of my analysis involves buffers and drive time polygons. I ...
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Consistent label sizing with Data Driven Pages

I've set up a map document with a number of maps, using DDP with a polygon feature class as an index layer. Two of the layers have labels and I need to manually adjust the position of many of the ...
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How to handle list variable in a where clause

I am calling a list of names in from a text file and would like to use each of those to make new layers. I am running into an issue where I get "TypeError: cannot concatenate 'str' and 'list' objects" ...
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Connect point to closest feature in ArcGIS 10.2

I have some points and some features. These points fall outside the features. I want to connect each point with a line to the closest feature. How can this be done using ArcGIS 10.2? I have checked ...
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How to sum up all the single points in a state

I am new to using ArcMap. I have a list of locations with lat/long. I'm wondering if it is possible for ArcGIS to compute the sum of the locations by state and then shade in the state depending on the ...
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Georeferencing system of rivers using XY To Line tool? [duplicate]

I have a State Water Hydro layer from our GIS county office that does not have georeferenced attributes (It is sitting on top of a State Plane county basemap). Looking at the XY to Line tool I need ...
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Summarizing Table on 2 fields

I have a table of Census Blocks linked to ZIP4 values. I'm trying to create another table getting the unique ZIP4 values associated with each Census Block. I've tried using the Frequency, and Summary ...
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Calculating percentage of polygons within specific areas using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I have a parcel layer and I am trying to determine the percentage of each parcel that falls within specific zones. I tried tabular intersect but it just returned an empty output. I'm using ArcGIS ...
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How do you create a query that will result with the adjacent parcels?

I have a shapefile with parcel data, and I am trying to create a query that will render a list or something similar that will list adjacent parcels to a specific parcel. I want to be able to select ...
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ArcMap line shifted after export

I am working on a map with road layer. I have a dashed line as a symbol for planned highways. It is OK in the ArcMap but after the export to pdf, one of the lines is shifted. Strangely it is happening ...
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How to turn on all fields before appending?

I'm using append on model builder, no test schema type. In order that field will match they need to be at the same order, and visble. How can I turn on all fields of input layer before appending ...
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Address locator style for my database?

I'm a student Studying GIS, and I need to create geocoding for my work. How can I create the adrees locator style for fields with my requirements and my specified shape file..... My attributes are ...
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Understanding arcpy.Describe IOError?

I am trying to find out if an mxd contains any schematic diagram layer through a python script tool. I am looping through all the mxds those are added to the python script tool and in each mxd ...