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How to change the angle of the gradient lines in local polynomial interpolation?

I made a map with river salinities using 5 data points. When I did the interpolation the gradients come up looking beautifully but because the river is at about a 45 degree angle to the north-facing ...
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Topographic correction (for landuse analysis) with ArcMap 10 or QGIS

I've been searching a tutorial to do topographic correction using ArcMap 10.2 or QGIS for days, unfortunately I can't find a good one that can explain the work (like which toolbox should I use). so ...
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Stack profile - polyline length

I have created a polyline that stretches from one side of a beach to the other (vertically). I have lidar data for 2005 and 2013. I am trying to compare the changes in morphology of the beach from ...
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How to convert multipoint geometry to ONE single point

I have an ArcGIS file geodatabase with two featureClasses. One is a point featureClass which represents the centroids of the cells of a regular grid. The second represents the corners of each grid ...
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Widening Multiple Polygons at same time in ArcMap?

I am trying to edit polygons in the same feature class. I have a feature class which contain a number of polygons. I will need to increase the size of the polygons but only the width (the length has ...
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Detecting an ArcGIS Split Rule / Ratio Policy

I have two identical layers in ArcGIS Desktop, one of them with two numeric fields that have a Ratio Policy applied to them. Is there any way in ArcGIS Desktop to identify a field [or a set of ...
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Show attribute table in listbox in ArcGIS VBA?

I am new to gis development please solve my query. I want to show the attribute table data in list box or gridview using VBA using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop.
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Calculating proximity Near tool with XY data in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to calculate the nearest distance from a set of lat/long coordinates to a database that contains a list of library addresses. I have managed to import the lat/long coordinates and exported ...
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Equal area projections with different area results in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS, I have to calculate areas of huge polygons all over the Pacific Oceans betwwen 20N and 30S. I have been trying different Equal-areas projections (Cylindrical and sinusoidal for example) ...
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Working with If Then Loop of Production Mapping Expression Builder and VBscript?

I'm using production mapping and I want to automate the colour of the text inside a table based on the status field. unfortunately I'm not overly familiar with VB. When I enter: "<CLR red = '255' ...
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How to select multiple text?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. Is there a way to select on the typed text on the screen? I have standard text not assoicated with anything that I would like to delete. Is there anyway to select all?
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Create map(s) to help determine site selection

I have the task of creating a map in which the objective would be to help determine a site for a conference. I have the following data: Addresses of possible conference attendees (I have already ...
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Automating estimation of invert elevations using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I’m working on a project where I need to estimate about 1400 pipe inverts using the adjoining pipes and manholes. The problem is a lot of the adjoining pipes are missing elevation data as well, so ...
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Extract numbers from string field

I am trying to calculate field test2 with only the numeric values from a string field test. The entire script is like: def makestr(test) list=[] for s in test: if s.isdigit(): ...
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Working with related table

I tried to dissolve smaller features into larger (from unit to district) with field in related table. I can easily see the related records of related (many) table but unable to dissolved the features ...
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Resampling methodology when projecting a raster

When projecting an SRTM raster with "Project Raster" tool in ArcGIS10.2, what is the best resampling methodology, bilinear ot cubic convolution?
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Range of values in slope and aspect changes when I try to unproject my projected rasters

I use the SRTM DEM and I have used the "Project Rater" tool in ArcGIS10.2 in order to project it from GCS_WGS_84 to a certain UTM zone in WGS84. With my projected elevation raster, I have calculated ...
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SRTM DEM with 16 bit signed pixel type changes to 32 bit float when creating slope/aspect/curvature

I have mosaiced 8 SRTM DEM tiles in order to get one raster layer of elevation. When I use "Mosaic to New Raster" tool I set as a pixel type format "16 bit signed" because this is the format that SRTM ...
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Creating a Scaled Cost Weather Layer - Network Analyst

If anyone has created a Scaled Cost - Polygon Barriers - Network Analyst, I'd be interesting in Tips and Tricks. I'm trying to figure out how I could take a weather (or any polygon layer) REST feed ...
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How to flip a polyline based on a separate polyline feature class being left or right to it

Can't go into detail about what these features actually are but I will just refer to them as the green line and the black line. The black lines are not able to ever overlap the blue polygons. Black ...
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Error: 'NoneType' object is not iterable (arcpy.ListRasters)

I am trying to extract a raster through a particular shapefile. import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import * arcpy.CheckOutExtension("Spatial") env.overwriteOutput = True ...
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KeyError: u'M' in Average Nearest Neighbour test

When I try and run the Average Nearest Neighbour test on my Shapefile I get the error: KeyError: u'M' Failed to Execute (AverageNearestNeighbour) On a "normal" Shapefile this works fine. However ...
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How to add rasters to a mosaic from a feature class with raster attribute fields?

I want to create a mosaic from rasters stored as raster attribute fields inside a feature class. When I run Add Rasters To Mosaic Dataset I get the following error: 2015-02-07T18:59:39.439: Error: ...
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Calculating distance between many users of a handful of facilities, a small hangup

I am trying to calculate distance between thousands of people and a handful of facilities. I know the ArcGIS ROUTENAME issue has been addressed many times in forums. I have scoured them and am hung ...
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How to load *.shp.xml file into shapefile for ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using DRASTIC model and ArcGIS mapping for my thesis of groundwater assessment. I need to generate maps which includes Net Recharge map. For that I need to export a landuse map and from the ...
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How to list items in a raster catalog?

I have a managed raster catalog in a file geodatabase that is comprised of 12 images. The screenshot shows the raster catalog footprint with the names of the tiff images that make up the raster ...
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Editing related objects in ArcMap?

Using ArcCatalog, I created a relationship with the following parameters: Origin Table: Owner // a table Destination Table: Parcel // a feature class Relationship Type: Composite Message Direction: ...
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How to use iterators in ModelBuilder to create new feature?

I am attempting to use ModelBuilder to automate the process of plotting parcels of land that are related to mineral leases. The existing lease feature class contains information related to reference ...
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Calculating gain and loss area of vegetation land from two lines representing different years using ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I calculate a gain and loss area of vegetation land having two different lines that represents vegetation in different years. Edit: There are two polylines, one represents the edge of ...
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Create certain number of Clusters, equal sum of Z value

Divide polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcGIS 10.2 is very similar to my question. But instead of equal number of polygons, I have multiple points (schools) with a z value ...
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python conditional statement to allow either two inputs or only one input going into a merge

I have a model builder process that I am converting to python for additional editing. In the process I have both a point and line features(input variables) being buffered and then the resulting ...
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Keeping symbology style in a polygon shapefile when converting to KML

I have a polygon shape with 23 classes and have created patterned symbology styles which I will like to have retained when I open in Google earth pro. Is there any how I can achieve this in either ...
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What is a DTM in Grid format?

A client asked us for a group of files of DTM in Grid Format. And my question is, what is this DTM in Grid format? O maybe its same of DEM? Is it possible to convert from DEM gray scale format to ...
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FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion taking too long

I wrote a python script in order to get all features near a point and its distances. To reach that, I'm using LocateFeaturesAlongRoutes_lr, then performing a join with a feature layer and finally ...
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How to define NoData values in the ArcPy Clip raster tool?

I'm clipping some rasters with the ArcPy Clip tool (from the raster toolset) and a polygon feature and I'm having some problems with nodata values. The script I'm using is based on the code from ...
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Changing the Axis on a Profile Graph

I'm working on a map with forest trails and I want to get an elevation profile of them all individually. I have gone through and interpolated the trail layer with a DEM so that I can use the 3D ...
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Creating baseMap switcher removing / adding ArcGISTiledMapServiceLayer WPF

I'm trying to create a baseMap switcher in WPF with c#. In older versions of ArcObjects, what we did is to load all basemap layers and set the selected basemap opacity to 1 and the others to 0, that ...
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Making flood map greyscale in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have produced an article for publication and I have just been informed that I must produce all maps in colour and greyscale as the printed journal is only published in greyscale but the article will ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.2 Does “Batch Project” work for different input datum?

I have two vector data sets - one is in NAD27 and the other is in WGS84. Normally I reproject one at a time. But can I just use 'batch project' to reproject both of them to NAD83 at once? I was not ...
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Wedge neighborhood on Focal Statistics calculation

I am using Focal Statistics in Spatial Analyst of ArcMap10.2, and use the wedge type of neighborhood for a radius of 10 km around each processing pixel. I want to calculate the maximum elevation for ...
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Creating points from an Annexation Ordinance description [duplicate]

I would like to be able to draw points in ArcMap using information provided by an Annexation Ordinance. I use ArcMap 10.3 with a Basic License Not having much experience in working with ...
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Help with Workflow for an Enterprise GeoDatabase Management

[This is a cross post from ESRI's forum--not even getting many views there. Apologies for the duplicate.] Please see this for reference: http://img42.com/YA1Qo I have been tasked with creating an ...
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How to reverse color ramp in ArcMap?

I want to reverse the color ramp in ArcMap 10.2. In the example below, I want the red colour to be associated with lower values and the green color with the higher values. Any idea how to do this ...
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Creating Multiple Field Indexes Using Arcpy

I want to create a code that will take a feature class' fields and create indexes for each of them (because it is tedious to do it by hand). I'm trying to use arcpy.ListFields to get the fields and ...
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Unable to select ArcGIS layout boxes (created with Insert Picture) after path changed?

I inserted a few png images into my map layout (state road shields), but when I changed the path for the folder they were located in, they no longer appear. The problem is that a box has appeared that ...
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How does ArcMap buffer linear features?

Two methods of selection in ArcMap that I thought would be the same are in fact not equal. I created a 3 mile buffer around a single line feature (approx 6mi in length). I'm working with parcels, as ...
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How to fix label texts when exporting .mxd to pdf?

I have exported an .mxd to pdf but once I open the pdf, most of my text labels are mis-represented (altered in someway). This is the first time I've had this issue. - What I did when creating the map ...
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Export georeferenced image from AutoCAD to GIS?

I have an AutoCAD .dwg file that was assembled from scanned maps and is georeferenced. I would like to export it to use as a raster in ArcGIS. What file format should I use, that can be opened in ...
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How to subtract polygons from polygon?

I have two polygon layers, one is green that represents all non-public right-of-way land. I have another polygon that is just a circle with a specified radius. I would like my output to be a polygon ...
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Updating Cursor to Include Newly Created Features

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and python to create cursor that starts at the one and only row of a polyline shapefile, some code runs to create a new feature based on the position of the exisiting feature, ...