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Creating raster(geotiff) from a text file with grid_code from arcgis raster to points

I have made a text file from raster to points via a DEM in arcgis 10.1 where I have inserted values in a another column that I want to display. Next to point ID is grid_code, which I believe ...
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Alternate of Near Distance Tool of ArcGIS 10.1

I have basic license level of ArcGIS 10.1, and near distance tool is not available with it. Can anyone please suggest of another similar purpose tool, under basic license, to get distance of one ...
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Calculating centroid latitude in ArcMap throws error in Arcpy

I can create a centroid latitude field in ArcMap10.1 using "Calculate Geometry..." in the attribute table, but when I try the same thing using: arcpy.CalculateField_management(bins_WGS84, "cent_lat", ...
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How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?

I am looking to print DDP (Data Driven Pages) to a printer through a Python (arcpy) script which I will create in Arc Catalog. In other words, I would like for the script to have the following ...
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After adding new field, data in other field changes. Why does this happen?

After joining two tables, then joining a third table to that join, I added a field so that I could calculate the numbers in each field into a total. However, after creating the new "total" field, the ...
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Proper transformation file to go from NAD83 CSRS UTM 17 to NAD83 UTM 17

Looking to determine which transformation file to select when using the Project tool in ArcMap 10.2.2 to go from NAD83 CSRS UTM 17 and NAD 83 UTM 17. The data I am working with is from Geogratis and ...
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How to populate an attribute table from an interpolation (grid)

I am a novice ARC10 GIS user, with a question on how to add data from a grid file to a shapefile based on an attribute and position. I have a shapefile with fish positions (x,y) and their ...
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Shapes not matching number of records

I am trying to merge features (polygons) from 7 subregions in ArcGIS (v10.x). Merge goes fine but when I do any other process on it (e.g. Adding a field, calculations etc), the merged file is ...
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Access ArcCatalog Window through ArcPY

I want to create a button in ArcCatalog that takes the metadata from the selected file in ArcCatalog and prints it to a text file. The metadata extraction part is done, and I have succssfully tested ...
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Offset series of points perpendicular to a line with anothe line as a reference distance

I need to find out how to move/create a series of points which are already on a line perpendicular left or right to intersect with a second line which runs parallel to the first. The distance between ...
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Looping a location-allocation problem in ArcMap's Model Builder

I have developed the model below in which I iterate through a series of values for a variable in the Location-Allocation type of problem. The variable is the number of facilities to solve. The model ...
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Output raster from IDW interpolation tool is from 3.40282e+038 to -3.40282e+038 in ArcPy

I am not familiar with Python in ArcGIS, so I used ModelBuilder first to set the environment and put the tool in. The model worked right and the output raster seemed good. Then I exported the model ...
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What coordinate system is this netCDF raster?

I obtained a netCDF raster file, but I couldn't get any metadata to get the name of the coordinate system the raster has been built on. The raster itself doesn't have any coordinate system embedded. I ...
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Iteratively exporting from Table to .txt in Model Builder (ArcMap) not appending correctly

I am solving a location-allocation type of problem where I use a loop to go through several specifications of the problem. The model runs fine, and produces the vizualization outputs just as expected. ...
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Find and replace text based on feature class attribute

I've been struggling with this problem for a few days. It seems to be more programmatic than geospatial in nature, so I'm open to suggestions to redirect this elsewhere. I have a text file ...
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How can I calculate the radius or curvature of a meandering river?

I want to calculate the radius of curvature of a meandering river with ArcGIS 10.1. I have used the Planform Statistic Tool, developed by the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, to calculate ...
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Errors when using the Corridor Designer tool from Arctoolbox

I am using the corridor Designer ArcToolbox for designing a habitat suitability model and I've got the following errors: Error 010328: syntax at or near symbol SPACE ERROR 010267; Syntax error in ...
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Radius of curvature for curves in road segments for entire road network

I have a road network shapefile for a US state and I am trying to derive the radius of curvature for road segments in this shapefile. I need to be able to perform this task within just a few functions ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Shp File Read-only

How do you make the shapefile a Read-only so the client can not make any edits using 10.2.2 ArcGIS. It is not within a geodatabase, just a stand alone shapefile. I am using Windows 8
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Make city labels inside of its country

I have City points and a Country polygons. Is it possible to make it so that labels of the cities are inside of their own country without converting to annotation? I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop.
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Creating WMS, which can be previewed via ArcGIS JavaScript Viewer, based on buffer model tool?

I am really new to arcgis, so i think you will find this to be an easy question. Arcgis docs are abundant, but however, after too much browsing, i cannot find a concrete answer. these are the ...
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what is the difference between topo to raster and points to raster tools in arcgis

I am working with point data, and I've found two ways to create raster data. 1 Topo to raster 2 points to raster the values of each result are different, and here are some pics for reference. ...
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Catch Execute Error and Continue (arcpy)

I've got a script that does a number of Date/Time conversions using arcpy.ConvertTimeField_Management. A common issue that I need to handle is when the field is empty and an execute error is raised: ...
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Creating Self Executing Python Script (*.py)?

Trying to figure out how to create self executing python scripts with using the ArcGIS python window. I'm ok (generally) when developing and running scripts inside the python ArcGIS windows but ...
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fill a layer's attribute table from another layer's attribute table

i am working on arcgis 10.1. I have a layer of polygons divided into squares of 200m/40m with the attribute table filled. I have a second layer of polygons divided into squares of 200m/60m with an ...
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Calculating all distances from single points to multiple polygons

I have two layers: a point layer defining properties (95 objects), and a polygon layer defining plots of land associated with the properties (211 objects). Each point relates to one or more polygons. ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 crashes on use of python window

When I open the python window in either ArcMap or ArcCatalog (ArcGIS 10.1) as soon as I press a key it freezes the entire program and it crashes. It doesn't produce any warning, error, or pop up with ...
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Assigning values to a grid cell based on number of intersecting features

I need to create a grid that will include a single value for each cell which represents the total number of "stressors" intersecting that cell. So, the final product will be a 1km grid with cells ...
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csv data into an .xml Workspace Document to import into my geodatabase?

I'm looking to import data into my geodatabase from an .xml file using the import XML workspace document utility that comes from right clicking the geodatabase in ArcCatalog . Only problem is my ...
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Making offset to polyline using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there a way to make an offset to a polyline in ArcGIS? i.e. something like the command "Offset" from AutoCAD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A8CyoAMnjU I can't use the Buffer tool because I ...
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How to see all information as data on map? [on hold]

¿Cómo puedo ver toda mi información da datos en el mapa? Al cargar los datos de las comunidades autónomas de España, no me los reconoce todos los nombres sino algunos y eso me pasa con cualquier tabla ...
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Repeating a model until all Records of one field are true

I am creating a model that begins with a series of time stamped lat/longs that creates a "KM_HR"(kilometers per hour) field based on estimated migratory movements of a species. After the model is ...
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Using just the variable name (not full file path) for inline variable substitution in Model Builder

I am trying to use inline variable substitution in ModelBuilder to return the name of a raster used in Zonal Statistics as a field in my output table (see model below). Currently, the model works ...
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Setting KMZ layer visibility

How do I set the visibility scale for a line KMZ created from ArcMap (Layer-to-KMZ). I'm sure I would have to go into the KML code and add, but add what. That is to say as I zoom in and out using ...
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Options to use different Remap tables in a ModelBuilder or Python Script

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to embed multiple remap tables into a drop down type list or for an option to be selected to be used in a reclassify tool that outputs a final raster for ...
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Basic WMS question

I am kind of new to WMS (I live a sheltered life) so I apologize if this is an obvious question. I requested some data (I assumed it'd be in vector format). I received a WMS link, which I opened and ...
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Editing curved annotation - unable to add vertex to baseline sketch, move bezier curve handles independently

It appears as though I am unable to add a vertex to a curved annotation during an editing session in ArcMap. When the annotation is right-clicked, the box to add or delete a vertex appears, but the ...
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Buffer Polygon, BUT Inside and Only for a Distance

There has to be an easy way to do this. Been plugging away for an hour and I don't know if I am brain dead or what. What I need to do is buffer a polygon on the inside, but only for 500 metres. If ...
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Error when exporting Query Layers and Event Layers to Feature Class from ArcMap

ArcEditor 10.2.2 and 10.2.0 SQL Server 2008, service pack 4 We have Query Layers and Event Layer point layers in ArcMap, which have been created from tables in a SQL database. The layers can be ...
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Use value of Field in Calculation in Modelbilder

In Modelbuilder I have set up a model, where in one step I do a "Calculate Field" like "round((!OID!-1- %MyField% /15)/452,1)+1" . For the calculation i use the value of %MyField%, which actually is ...
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Python Script for Select by Attributes taking user input

I am trying to write a python script and create a script tool in ArcGIS that will let a user choose the value or values that will be used to extract a shapefile. These selected value(s) will then need ...
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Identifying Features With a Relationship Class

I have a feature class which represents points where vegetation clearing has occurred. I also have a table which has a list of vegetation species which were cleared at each location and the amount of ...
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How to convert a double field to a string?

I would like to convert a column in a spreadsheet from a double to a string so I can join the data with a shp file. What is the easiest way to do it?
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Meaning of AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da'? [duplicate]

error is : AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da' Code is below: import arcpy import os from arcpy import env # Set local variables inWorkspace = "Q:\\NHD project\\Connection ...
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How to make connection

How to connect a argis, sde version through stand alone python script. SDE.Mapping is child version of SDE.Default and I want to make child version of SDE.Mapping . I am using direct sde services
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Boundary sharing line featureclassess [closed]

In my data I have to remove some line feature classes, which are those sharing boundaries with two states i.e. New York and Philadelphia. I have to remove all data of Philadelphia but some feature ...
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Divide two rasters with different cell sizes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got two rasters of the exact same location (So every pixel in one raster is equivalent to the pixel in the other raster). Raster A has a resolution of 6m per pixel. Raster B has a resolution of ...
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How to preserve dgn cad file attributes when exporting from microstation and importing into Arcmap?

I'm trying to import water utility lines from Microstation into ArcMap. The water utility lines are symbolized by size in Microstation, but when I try to view the attribute table in ArcMap the ...
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Generate random points for IDs with similar coordinates with ArcMap

I have a dataset which consists of IDs with addresses and coordinates (long/lat). Some of the IDs have similar coordinates. How do I generate random points for the IDs that have those similar ...
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How to calculate Field using part of filename in ModelBuilder?

I am new to ModelBuilder and have not been able to figure how to use part of the FC name: For example the first FC in my GDB containing around 100 files is "A1005_GPS_Residence", and I need to ...