ArcGIS for Desktop is an Esri product from the ArcGIS Platform. This tag should be used to distinguish issues with it from those of ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS for Mobile, ArcGIS Online, etc

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ArcGIS model builder: How to reclassify 16,000+ rasters and do weighted sums on these rasters per year?

I've been trying to build a model in model builder (ArcGIS 10.1) which can do the following task: I have a folder full of ca. 16,000 raster files (.asc) representing mean temperatures for each day ...
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Building Large Network Datasets from OpenStreetMap in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to build a "large" network dataset from OSM data in ArcGIS. Doing it all at once is taking a "long time" and seems like there is a big opportunity for it to fail at some point which would ...
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Displaying row and column indexes for image in ArcGIS DEsktop?

I have been struggling with how to find the row number and column number for particular points in any raster map. My raster details: columns and rows: 720 360 cell size (0.5, 0.5) How can I ...
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Using photo for mapping lineations in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am attempting to map the paths of burrow on an oriented photo in order to generate an xy xy chart to run a lineation analysis. How do I get a photo into ArcGIS, orient it, and trace lines that ...
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What is the difference between the “feature to raster” and “polygon to raster” tools when converting a polygon to a raster?

I am currently trying to get a group on connected polygons that are within the same feature to a raster so I can reclassify it for cost analysis. I noticed that ArcGIS for Desktop has a "feature to ...
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What are the requirements to set “Supports Advanced Queries” true on a Feature Layer hosted on ArcGis Server 10.1

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS query feature, OrderByFields, but I've read that for that feature to work the feature layer must show "Supports Advanced Queries: true". The layer we are hosting says that ...
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Which Custom Geographic Transformation Method to use for Nad83 to Nad 83 (CSRS)

I couldn't find a NTv2 file for transforming GCS NAD83 to GCS NAD83(CSRS) so I'm trying to create a custom transformation using the 'Create Custom Geographic Transformation' tool in ArcMap. The tool ...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.1 and one-to-many relationship

I've been struggling to link a feature of 450 municipalities and approximately 60,000 fires that have occurred over the last 15 years. I've attempted to make a relationship class. I can see the ...
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Closest facility analysis using polygons

I have a polygon shape file containing polygons representing green spaces and a point shapefile of postcode centroides and am hoping to carry out closest facility analysis in arcmap to calculate the ...
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How to integrate a New Coordinate System as Default in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a database in Postgres whose Coordinate System is a local one. I mean it is not defined as default in ArcGIS. On the other hand I have ArcGIS with SDE working over Oracle. Obviously, in ...
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How to import ArcGIS 10.1 File geodatabase to MS SQL Server 2012?

I would like to import my File Geodatabase from ArcGIS 10.1 into MS SQL Server 2012. I have never done it before, so I expect to do the import the same way as import data from excel table. Problem ...
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Determining the area of each polygon within a polygon boundary?

I have a series of maps representing a 1000m diameter around a point. These maps contain 40 different types of polygons that represent a land use (ex. Corn crop, Pasture). I want to select all ...
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ArcGis Python Security Concerns

I’m working for a large organization which are using ArcGis Desktop on some (windows) clients. The security requirements for the system is very strict, and a part of that is prohibiting the users the ...
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Date/Time stamp from ArcGIS Online is in GMT and not CST , is there a resolution for this in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3?

We are currently using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 and ArcGIS Online. We have tables being fed from the same feature class and when someone edits a point's attributes in ArcGIS Online the last edit date/time ...
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How to change Symbology of Multiple Layers at once?

Is there a way to change symbology for multiple layers in ArcMap or ArcCatalog. I want to change the symbology of multiple layers at once.
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What is the best method for route cost estimation? [on hold]

What would be the best method for calculating a rough route cost (been some years since I have used Network Analysis in ArcGIS), alternatively would it be better using Google Map API and completing in ...
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Dissolving features to only have multiparts when they are within 100 feet of one another

I want to have a selection of parcels that is dissolved by land owner and within 3 miles of a polyline. If the same owner owns parcels on opposite sides of a road (within 100 feet or so), I want the ...
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Digitizing a coloured map with legend

I have a map that is coloured with a legend of physical values (elevation) associated with the different colours. Is there a way to digitize this map and yield the actual elevation values (instead of ...
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Automatically align the border of one shapefile to overlap the border of another

Can I automatically align the border of one shapefile to overlap the border of another, without editing each vertice individually?
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Regression Analysis using ArcMap 10.1

I am trying to preform regression analysis using road accident data using ArcMap 10.1. The accident data is a point file for all accidents with information on the date the accident happened, time, ...
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What Raster Calculator expression to use? Need to Set Nodata to the overlapping pixels of two rasters (w data example)

Colleagues, hello! For quite a while I`m struggling to make up a map algebra expression in the ArcGIS Raster Calc… On the output I need a single raster with values 0, 30 and nodata (-128). The ...
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How to randomly apply a feature from the attributes table (an area) to a bigger area in ArcGIS 10?

I am rather a beginner at ArcGIS and I have absolutely no idea how to do this. I have to design an agricultural area, which I have the whole of it, but I am not sure which farm plant which crop and so ...
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PomPom Weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum) detection using Landsat Images through ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

what are the possibility of detecting PomPom Weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum) using Landsat Images through ArcGIS 10?
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Draw line between points from multiple datasets

I have 2 point datasets and want a tool or script to draw a line between all points in one dataset to all the points in the 2nd dataset. Is it possible? I have tried ESRI "Point Distance" and ...
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How to digitize the network to get shortest path between two points using arc map 10.1? [on hold]

I need to get shortest path between two point in arc map 10.1.i have did using network analyst tool but the path which i am getting is not short path,i think i have did something wrong in digitizing ...
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How to generate random points with minimum distances between points in multiple polygons

I am looking to create random points for a random stratified survey. There are three different categories being surveyed; for each, I have a single shapefile, each containing a number of polygons. I ...
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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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TypeError raster object is not iterable when trying to normalize DEM

In ArcGIS 10.1 I'm trying to normalize a section of a DEM (digital elevation model) from original values to values ranging from 0 to 100. First I clipped the raster DEM with an irregulary shaped ...
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Cutting Fishnet OR Create Parcels in ArcGIS for Desktop?

what I need to do is the following task in ArcGIS (10.2): I downloaded shapefiles of different countries. For one of these countries, e.g. Austria, I need to define, eg. 400 squares, which means that ...
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Displaying single label for multiple features with same value in ArcMap?

I'm working on ArcMap 10. I have a layer of points which I categorized based on a field that we can call "Name". Thus, as you can see in the picture below, the layer is now composed of 24 colors, each ...
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Multiple CON Expression in ArcGIS Raster Calculator

How can I write the following conditional statement with CON? If ((VALUE = 20 OR IF VALUE=24) then assign value 0, else 1) Con(("Raster1", 0, 1, "VALUE =20")|("Raster1", 0, 1, "VALUE =24"),0,1) I ...
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Adding a group layer to another group layer in an Mxd using python

I would like to take an empty group layer and add it an existing group layer within an MXD. The empty group layer does not currently exist , i am going to use an empty group layer i have saved within ...
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NLCD data-dividing it into counties so they can be compared

I have a state wide NLCD raster data set. I would like it to be separated into counties, so I can use something like Zonal stats for each county to make calculations and compare counties. This would ...
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Create Random point generator tools [on hold]

I am looking for a tool that has similar to Create Random point generator that provide more tools ? I am aware that ArcGIS 10.2.2 has one on their arctoolbox, but I wanted to know if there are more ...
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Using a Select By Location in Python and Calculating a field based on what State Plane a point falls in

Here's what I have so far. Do I need to make another feature layer based on the selection? import arcpy arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(r"PATH TO THE POINT", "point_lyr") ...
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Database connection fails when using db authentication, succeeds using OS

When i attempt to make a connection to a database on my SQL Server 2014 sever via Database connections in ArcCatalog using with db authentication i get the lovely "Connection was attempted with an ...
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How can I rename a file geodatabase and keep the all the mxd project linked?

I have a big folder (20GB) (with different folders with shapes, rasters and filegeodatabases) This folder has a orthographic mistake that I would like to correct. This gdb is involved in a big ...
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Editing Road Style/Color from ArcGIS Maps and Data Group

I have ArcMap 10.2 on a Windows 10 pc. I uploaded this open source layer into my desktop map, but I can't edit the look of the streets or color from the table of contents. Is there a way to do this, ...
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Excel data to a Raster Map

I am trying to create a radiometric map, I have x, y , z coordinates and a value in excel. I want to create a raster map based on this data. How do I go about doing this. I am using ArcGIS 10 with ...
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Problem with running Union Tool - Error Code 000229

I have been working through an ESRI Tutorial for GIS Analysis. One of the tasks is to Union two feature classes (Flood Areas and Land Use) which are both polygon feature classes. Each time I attempt ...
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Problem with flow lines in ArcMap

As a part of my PhD I have to map the rivers of Northern Peloponnese, Greece. I have downloaded two DEMs from Nasa Reverb, which I connected with "mosaic to new raster". I have started the usual ...
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Multipatch to collada crash

I was trying to convert a 2D shapefile of building footprint to 3D SketchUp-readable file. I first opened the shapefile in ArcGlobe, and in properties set building height as extrusion parameter. Then ...
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How to automatically generate least-cost paths between several polygons?

What is the fastest way to automatically generate least-cost paths (LCPs) between several polygons with ArcGIS ? I created a python program to do this by using the functions "CostDistance" and ...
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Mask Bridge with Road

Is there a tool to create mask between bridge line/point on road? The requirement to have gaps 0.2mm between road and bridge and the offset fill with white color. For now, I add a white line attach to ...
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Problems using da.UpdateCursor in python Add_in to Edit Feature Class

I am currently attempting to create a Python Add_in tool which will perform a set of geoprocessing operations resulting in new values for a specific !shape.area!acres calculation on a new layer and ...
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How to create buffer on one side of a stream in ArcGIS?

I need to create a buffer around waterfront park sites. But I only want "half" of the buffer --- the "half" that coincides with the side of the water body where to park is. In addition, the buffer of ...
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Extracting lat/long from screen when using British National Grid projection in ArcGIS Desktop?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, is it possible to click anywhere on the map (projected to British National Grid), but return the coordinates in WGS84 lat long?
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Identifying features using ArcGIS Engine 10.1? [duplicate]

I am building a custom desktop GIS application in c# using arcgis engine 10.1 . I want to make a custom identify tool and add it to toolbar control. Any example or code will be helpfull.
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Masking of DEM in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a clipped DEM of my study area in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 which I want to use for SWAT project set-up, but I need to mask it. How do I go about it? I'm new to the use of ArcGIS. I don't want to ...
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Probability distribution from list of rasters using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 100s (exactly 224) of wind distribution rasters. I want to create a probability distribution raster of wind speed using all these rasters, so we can predict the possible wind speed in any ...