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Elevate points from imported dxf file to heights in LAS databse

Is it possible to elevate points that are on the same plane in dxf to heights that are in LAS. I have imported dxf and las file in Arcmap but in need guidence or at least direction where to start ...
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Kaspersky Problem when opening ArcMap

It seems as if Desktop 10.4 is not compatible with Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10: Whenever I want to open a saved mxd (or the application itself) the loading time is increased from the normal 10 to ...
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Creating a Network Dataset in ModelBuilder?

I am working on modeling a project that requires me to create a network dataset in ArcCatalog. To do this, you simply right click on the roads shapefile and choose, "Create Network Dataset". You then ...
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Why domain range failed?

I created domain range and added into my field. The range was 0-100, nevertheless I could fill 359 into the field. Do you have any idea where is a problem? I am working with ArcGIS 10.4 for ...
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ArcCatalog Registering a Feature Class into Geodatabase: Getting an Error

This is a SQL Server GeoDatabase. I have created a couple of tables using SSMS; then imported data to them. Then, inside ArcMAP, I created Layers and pointed their data to these tables via SDE. So now ...
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ModelBuilder Iterator: change name output - SOLVED

I have several DEMs where I want to calculate their slope degrees. I used iterate rasters with slope tool and I put %Name%_slope as Output Name. The problem is the Name: it creates a file name too ...
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Creating noise maps using ArcGIS for Desktop or Open Source Desktop GIS? [on hold]

In a previous role I helped create Noise Maps for Northern England. The predicted noise levels was done using the IMMI package (which I can recommend) and the cartographic output was done in ArcMap. ...
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Add dynamic text from external source?

I am developing some templates for my office and would like to pull information from an external source that will be displayed in the marginalia as text boxes or similar objects. A product request ...
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Line density map in Arcmap

I want to use Line Density tool in Arcmap for my data and it is important for my study to consider all lines exist in each searching radius. I don’t want to consider each line once! I want density of ...
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Arrow pointing to something beyond the extent of the map

I have added a point feature class to a map I am making. The points are, for the most part, rather clustered together and all fit within the extent of my map--except for one single point, which is ...
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Understanding AutoCAD to ArcGIS conversion data limits?

I'm working to transition some of our data from CAD to GIS by bringing it in by adding the .dwg file to ArcMap itself and remapping using the DWG as a guide. I was wondering if there was a limit as to ...
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Symbolizing by color names in ArcMap?

I have a shapefile with two fields, lets call them shape and color. I want to symbolize each point based on both of those fields. Each field is stored as a string. Example: "Square, Blue". I want to ...
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Python Contour index [closed]

I'm getting my feet wet with python in the field Calculator. I'm working with contour data and I'm looking to see if someone can help me. I basically need to do this, but with python.
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Why are Export/Import Script, Edit, Debug greyed out from context menu of many tools in ArcToolbox?

Most of the options of Export/Import Script, Edit, Debug are greyed out on the ArcTools as shown below, did anyone have similar problem? Know why and what needs to be invoked? I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 ...
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Converting double field to integer in database view so ArcMap query layer can use field as unique identifier?

I have a field in a table that is a double data type, but the values are actually integers. The table is from third-party software, so I don't have control of the field data types. I'm attempting to ...
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Parsing error: in Conditional raster calculator?

I was trying to calculate Soil types based on the FAO's guidline using the Con tool in raster calculation with ArcGIS 10.3. from three layers (silt, clay & sand). But, I got an error saying: ...
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NameError when attempting to auto increment field with python script [on hold]

I am getting the following error when trying to run my code and I am not sure why: NameError: global name 'rec' is not defined Here is my code: field = "id_num" rec=0 def autoIncrement(): ...
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Least Cost Path for connecting start- and end-points of guard rails ArcGIS 10.2

I have been trying to connect start points and end points of guard rails with lines that follow along the sides of roads. Of course, this is more complicated than converting points to lines because I ...
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Automating the deletion of donut holes

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and I need a way to automatically delete parts of a sketch. For example, I have multiple polygons with numbers inside of them. As shown below, the polygon has the number 28, ...
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“Change Version Dialog box” does not show all versions

I just upgraded to ArcMap 10.3.1 and have gotten all of my database connections set back up. I'm trying to change the version I'm editing under the "List by Source" view but I'm only seeing two ...
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Legend symbol size- ArcGIS 10.3.1

I work with point layer in this size in the map: When i create a Legend, the symbol size is to big: I try to avoid from solve this issue by: decrease the symbol size in the layer properties. ...
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Splitting polygon features at specific widths using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a group of islands and I need to divide them into different segments based on feature width at several locations. There are four values for width (50m, 100m, 200m, and 300m) which I need to ...
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ArcMap 10.1 - Tabulate Area tool “doubling up” for Overlapping Buffer Zones

This question is related to a previous question I asked: Raster Version of Spatial Join (one to many) I used the Tabulate Area tool to crosstabulate values between an overlapping "buffrast" raster (...
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How to find Gaps between road segments in ArcGIS

I have huge data and want to find out gaps between segments. Although I have used Near tool and found some results but not a clear picture.
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Automated map export, iterating layers and editing text

So just a beginner here. I've been automating a few map exports with ArcMap, I've used stack exchange to mash together some scripts to export maps with one FC symbolised using different fields and ...
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Splitting, disaggregating, breaking up a merged raster file

I am using ArcMap 10.4.1 but I am also more than familiar with QGIS. I have a raster file (single band) from a merged grid on population statistics for Europe (please see image attached). The red ...
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Exporting spatial data linkage from two inputs in ArcGIS?

I have a csv file containing of points (house locations) and shapefiles consisting of polygons (congressional districts) How do I export a csv of the points and what district that point falls in? ...
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How to calculate average NDVI values for buffers in ArcGIS?

I would need to calculate an average NDVI value for each buffer among everal hundred buffer-areas. The buffer areas are built around observation points. I have all buffer areas in one .shp file and ...
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coordinate system are same unit also meters, but maps are not overlap [duplicate]

coordinate system are same unit also meters, but maps are not overlap WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_44N Projection: Transverse_Mercator False_Easting: 500000.000000 False_Northing: 0.000000 Central_Meridian: 81....
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ArcGIS reports with map and data table? [duplicate]

I wonder if anyone knows how to automate a report showing parcel information along with an inset map on the same page. I have access to ArcGIS 10.
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How specify a corridor minwidth? [on hold]

I’m trying to make a corridor between two substations with ArcGIS, a macro corridor and a micro corridor. I have two questions in this respect and would be grateful for your suggestions. How can I ...
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copying and pasting files - geodatabase [on hold]

I have been sent a zipped folder containing files in a geodatabase format. To view them in ArcMap I've created a new file outside ArcCatalog with the extension .gdb and copied the unzipped files into ...
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python script to calculate and return values based on several conditions [on hold]

I need to calculate and return the value "continuous" to those records in a polygon feature class with species records aggregated to a UTM grid considering the attributes are species name, grid code, ...
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Use a WMS raster in ArcGIS 10 and combine it with vector layer

I have connected to a WMS server which provides raster images, more specifically, LIDAR surface elevation maps. I also have a vector layer which contains the outline of buildings. I would like to ...
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SDE Replication works through ArcMap but not through ArcCatalog [on hold]

I'm running 10.1 on a 10.0 SDE database. We're trying to replicate our database (one-way parent to child) to a file geodatabase. Ideally I'd like to have this automated using python or .bat files but ...
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Geometry type invalid occurs while trying to view data from oracle to arcmap connection

I have been trying to connect oracle databse in to arcmap 10.1. It got connected but while trying to add feature type ( route network file) to the map it says "Coodinate system identifier is invalid". ...
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Distance percentage of a point relative to a line end in ArcGIS

I have a Polyline and a Points shapefile. I need to create a new Field in the Points shapefile with the distance percentage from the coordinate-priority of the line they belong to. The coordinate ...
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How I can sum 360 raster files in a folder with the Arcgis raster calculator?

In a folder I have 360 precipitation raster files and I want to sum them all to the raster calculator
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Creating mosaic dataset in Python without using ArcGIS for Desktop Standard/Advanced?

Is there a way to create mosaic dataset via Python, numpy or gdal libraries without having a Standard/Advanced ArcGIS?
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Label certain features of the layer

I have a world country map with a field of showing dengue data in some countries. I want to label only those country with dengue data in the map. I do not know how to do that in ArcGIS. Can anyone ...
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Failed to connect to database

I'm getting 'Failed to connect to database' error when trying to open a file geodatabase in both ArcMap and ArcCatalog. In addition to closing Arc and restarting I've tried the following - ...
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Using directional shading on boundaries for cartographic effect in ArcGIS Desktop?

The attached screenshot of a National Geographic map shows some beautiful directional shading of boundaries. I'm trying to reproduce this sort of shading for a burn perimeter map, as I want to ...
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Euclidean Distance Extent

I have a basemap w/ GPS points on it, and polygons of certain areas. The polygons fall well within the borders of the basemap. I am trying to generate a Euclidean Distance map of distance to these ...
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How can I assign a Vehicle Routing Problem to visit orders multiple times?

I am developing a new set of routes for my organization facility inspectors to minimize travel time. I have used ArcMap's Network Analyst to solve this for seven routes (one for each day of the week), ...
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What's a good way to create inner-outlines in either ArcGIS or Adobe Creative Suite? [duplicate]

I am making a map where I need to create inner outlines, based off of an older map my work did: That was done in ArcGIS, and while I know how to do it there, I don't think it looks good enough, I ...
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Autopopulating text field with string and number combination

I have an attribute table with a text field which indicates a unique identifier for each row. The identifier includes a combination of text and numbers, sequentially increasing, as follows: PHOTO_0001....
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One or more layers failed to draw: [LAYER NAME] There was a problem drawing the shapefile. Drawing aborted

Using ArcMap 10.1 I Merged multiple .shp layers (each with multiple polylines) into one .shp The resulting layer will not draw, I get the following error message: One or more layers failed to draw: [...
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Creating polygons from lines using ArcEditor/Standard level license of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to create polygons from a line layer of lots and concessions (large blocks of land in rural areas). The lines are mainly grid style as they intersect mostly at right angles. I need to ...
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Decision Tree Analysis Using ArcMap?

I have three rasters that have been reclassified into 5 classes each. I would like to use decision tree analysis, using the classes in the 3 rasters to come up with a final raster that has 5 classes, ...
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Recovering shape layer which was accidentally overwritten?

I duplicated a layer set, as it was more convenient (same style and attributes). It was working fine and both the original and new layers were showing. Then I open it up another day and the original ...