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ArcGIS Python if statements

I am creating a new field - let's call it A (SHORT INTEGER) in shp file using Modelbuilder and I need to fill it it with the values from two different fields. First step is to fill field A with the ...
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Using python elif syntax in Field Calculator to reclassify a range of values from a different field and populate a new field

I'm trying to use the Field Calculator with a python elif statement to reclassify values from a different field and populate a new field, and while I'm not getting an error message of any kind, I'm ...
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Contour line density thining

Would anyone know how to thin contour lines in high gradient areas such as a cliff face ? ESRI ArcGIS 10.1 with Maplex labelling engine.
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How to randomly move points?

I have a feature class with a large amount of points. My purpose is to randomly move these points to see what happens as a result. Are there specific tools or Python programming methods to accomplish ...
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Python Script to Add Multiple Fields to Feature Classes

I am trying to add 2 (multiple) fields to each feature class in a gdb. I based the script off of Python Script to Add Fields to Feature Classes. I feel like I am missing something and can't figure ...
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How to process Floodplain delineation using ArcHydro toolbox

Long term lurker here, really hoping someone can help me out with this problem as I have been bashing my head against the wall over this problem for far to long now! I am attempting to follow this ...
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How to use SRTM Global DEM for Aspect calculation?

I need to derive a raster representing aspect for North America (from STRM data, originally in geographic lat/long). In most projections, true north is only map north along eg the central meridian so ...
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Grouping Features by Proximity

I have a layer with 12,000 hotels across the US and I would like to put them into groups of 2 based on proximity. Each hotel would be in only one group with its nearest neighbor optimizing for the ...
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How to show forested areas in ArcMap

Was wondering if someone could give me some pointers for a project I am working on. I am needing to create a map to show nest sites for Coopers Hawk from 2001. I have lat/long data for each point I ...
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Create random points in ArcGIS on a polyline in a polygon

I am trying to create 100 random points, 1 within 500m of 100 points I already have. I have created a buffer and can easily create 1 random point in each, but now I want those points to lie on a ...
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How to combine two rasters based on the relationship to a polygon mask?

I am looking to combine two single-band, 1-bit rasters of the same spatial extent based on their relationship to a polygon (mask). The image shows a polygon displayed with a cross-hatch and the two ...
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Import database to ArcGIS

I import an access database 2000 through ArcCatalog. When I complete the process and check the attribute table the values come not as decimals as they are in the database but as integer numbers. why ...
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Referencing a method from a different class within an Else statement and using 2 variables with the method

I am transferring a code from a VBA module to a C# arcmap add-in. I am using ArcMap 10.2 and Visual Studio 2010. I cannot figure out how to translate what appears to be a method from a different ...
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KML <SimpleData name=“FID_GIS_SU”>35064</SimpleData>, what does FID_GIS_SU mean?

I need to parse a KML file which contains the line already shown in the title. I know it's an integer value and I'm currently storing it in code as private final int mForrestIdGisSu; but I'd like to ...
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Home range and Burnt area [on hold]

** I would like to know how does one calculate the home range covered in a burned area and outside the burned area. I already have the MCP and the size.
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Applying Conditional Symbology in ArcMap?

I'm in charge of a database that contains property information. I would like to symbolize parcels of land that we have a 'written agreement' with the owner differently than parcels that we do not ...
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ArcGIS 10.3 geocoder

I recently upgraded, desktop, server, engine and SDE to 10.3, and of course had to upgrade some other features and extensions. It seems that now that I've upgraded to 10.3 my new 10.3 geocoders will ...
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Packaging succeeded, but publishing failed to ArcGIS for Server?

I am using ArcGIS Server 10.1. I have tried all the suggested solutions above this thread but still unable/failed to create/execute service. The error message I get is: "Packaging succeeded, but ...
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Dissolve tool is splitting features rather than dissolving them

I had UK area divided into six different zones. I wanted to dissolve my feature class by zone just so I have six features in it. I used Dissolve tool which worked fine for five zones. One of the ...
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Query limited to 1000 features

I was working in ArcHydro 9 and ArcGIS 9.3. I have a street network and I was populating From_Node and To_Node columns in Attribute Table using ArcHydro 9 Attribute Tools tab. However only 1000 arc ...
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How to extract Z data from a point layer

I have created a point layer with ~150 points. I have a DEM beneath it, which is where I have taken the X and Y values from. Does anybody know how I can retrieve the Z values, without using the info ...
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How to resample polygon vertices so that they are evenly spaced in Arc 10

I have digitized the outline of many river channels (by both manually picking points and using streaming mode), but now I need the vertices to be evenly spaced (for input to another program). I tried ...
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MODIS image reprojection/ change coordinate system in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have downloaded Utah state shapefile in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_12N projection and also downloaded the MODIS image of the area (MOD09Q1) in .hdf format which has sinusoidal projection. the .hdf format ...
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SWITCH_SELECTION in Geoprocessing tool

I have to use Geoprocessing tools. my requirement is compare features in Source PGDB with Target PGDB in case target pgdb having extra captured feature list export as a shape file right now i am ...
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Help with python, import update csv values to feature class fields [on hold]

I am trying to update a bunch of field values from a csv file where there are existing (incorrect) values in my featureclass. After searching I came across a similar post (Help with Python Update ...
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How to reproject from Clarke_1880_RGS_Lambert_Conformal_Conic to ETRS_1989_LAEA?

I am unable to reproject Marseille shapefiles from Clarke 1880 RGS_Lambert_Conformal_Conic to ETRS_1989_LAEA. I know that Clarke is a geographic coordinate system and it has no datum. I have tried ...
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Transformation accuracy or offset in ArcMap?

I'm trying to transform a map from UTM ED 50 zone 33N to WGS84 and vice versa in ArcMap 10.2.2. I'm doing this by using the Project tool in the Arc toolbox and choosing the ED_1950_TO_WGS_1984_12 ...
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Stacking labels in ArcMap without Maplex?

I do not see any obvious setting for stacking labels in ArcMap (ArcView license). Am I missing something or do i have to write a complex expression to stack my labels?
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How can I add the Spatial Analyst ArcToolBox?

I tried to add the Spatial Analyst ArcToolBox by right click and selecting 'Add Toolbox' but I cannot find in any folder the available toolboxes. They seem that they have disappered. I work with ...
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Import symbology to specific unique value in ArcMap?

I am working with arcview 10.3. I trying to change the symbology of unique value "43" in layer "Total" to the same symbology as in layer "a2-land". but in the layer properties when i choose ...
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How can I use a csv file with coordinates and multiple attributes to extract interpolated values for a different set of coordinates in ArcGIS?

I have a .cvs file of 501 rows that correspond to 500 coordinate points, with each row consisting of latitude, longitude for a single location, followed by a list of about 100 weather attributes ...
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Using Spatial Join to copy a single attribute

I am attempting to use Spatial Join to combine tax parcels and zoning information, such that the parcels contain the designation of the underlying zone. However, I only want to take the "esmZONE" ...
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Building attribute table from raster in ArcMap 10.1

I have a NetCDF file containing the latitude, longitude and porosity for the entire US. I am trying to add another value (wilting point) which depends on the porosity. I wanted to extract the netcdf ...
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Migrating from ArcGIS to gdal

I would like to collect a table of equivalent or close enough gdal based functions to replace ArcGIS functions (esp in spatial analyst). Are there functions available using gdal to perform the ...
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Add legend from raster catalog? ArcGis 10.1

Does anyone have a solution on how to add the legend from a raster catalog? It does not show up, either in version 10.1 or 10.2.1. It only shows the name "Legend".
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Synchronize multiple sub model iterators in ModelBuilder?

I have quite a few burn date images (geotiff) for the past 14 years (one image for each month). My area of interest is in 4 images. First i need to mask the 4 images to extract area of interest and ...
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Looping field name change

I need to alter all of the field names through multiple feature classes. I have a pretty good idea of which tools to use but I'm not sure how to loop them through each feature class and each field. ...
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Converting Shape Polyline-M to Polyline using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have some pretty old software that I am forced to use (no option). It's old enough that it doesn't recognize shape files of type Polyline-M, it only recognizes shape files of Polyline. I have a ...
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Issues to be aware of running ArcGIS Desktop on Mac?

I'm considering upgrading the PC to a MacBook Pro and installing Parallels, and would like advice from other ArcGIS Desktop users who have done this. The performance aspects of VM-ware are considered ...
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Copying coded value for field and not raw value?

I am working with ArcGIS 10 and I have added a field in a feature class and am attempting to copy the text from another field's coded values, but the field calculator is simply copying the "code" text ...
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Reconciling version in ArcGIS for Desktop?

When I try to reconcile using ArcGIS for Desktop I got this message: the version could not be reconciled.the number of points is less than required for feature. What should I do? Thank you ...
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Using mask to several raster datasets with same cell size, extend and row/column in ArcMap?

I have a raster dataset "substrate_W84" that I would like to use as a mask in order to create several raster dataset with the same cell size, extent, row/column (to be used in Maxent). ArcMap 10.0 ...
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Which Geographic Transformation to use for WGS_84 to D_Sphere?

I have a shapefile for world countries and I want to reproject it from GCS_WGS_1984 to Sphere_Eckert IV. However, it asks for Geographic Transformation; it says this is optional but it is required in ...
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Converting multiple lines into single line using ArcGIS Desktop?

I've no idea if this is basic or what but I have this data that contains multiple lines (forming a polygon shape). I want to convert those lines (multiple - each with a start and end point) to a ...
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Mysterious Problems with .IGE file [closed]

I'm trying to manipulate an .IGE file, which I understand is a raster data format developed by Erdas Imagine. The data I've downloaded is the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2006 Percent Developed ...
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Python script with ArcPy cursors won't stop looping?

I am running my script in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and it doesn't stop processing. The process is overwriting itself because I have to shut down ArcMap manually. How can I stop the overwriting as its ...
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Dashed lines do not print correct

I have a polygon with a dashed linetype; when viewed in ArcMap the linetype appears correct however when I print to pdf the linetype does not look correct. This might be a pdf quality problem however ...
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Interpolating soil depth from 5 sample points using ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

Any procedure for for doing soil fertility mapping using ArcGIS software?
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How can I find internal overlaps in my polygon feature class ideally via modelbuilder tools?

I have a polygon layer containing "depth curves" for the making of a skin of earth kind of map. I want to check whether or not my feature class contain any overlaps internally between these polygons. ...
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Filtering noise out from bare-earth DEM with terrace fields?

I have a 1m bare-earth DEM, derived from LiDAR data, representing a terraced landscape. For the sake of any subsequent use of the DEM (e.g., least-cost path, cost surface analysis, and the like) I am ...