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Adding topographic symbols to ArcGIS? [on hold]

Does somebody know how to add topographic symbols in ArcGIS? For example I want topographic symbol for tree, lamppost, manhole, concrete wall, wood, grass, etc... How to make and add it in ArcGIS?
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How to convert a microstation cell library into a format usable in ArcGIS?

I am in the process of standardising symbology across CAD and GIS and have decided to use the symbols we currently used for points in microstation. These are stored in a cell library. Does anyone ...
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Confusion over Describe properties

Can someone clarify the meaning of the 'fullPropsRetrieved'and 'metadataRetrieved' properties of a Describe object. In particular my confusion is regarding the definitions provided on the ESRI website ...
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Why aren't my hyperlinks saving in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a polygon layer and I have a joined table with a link to an excel document for each polygon. Under the "Display" tab in layer properties I check the "Support Hyperlinks using field:" box and ...
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Populating an attribute field

I want to add another field to an attribute table, a number field. This number field will show in my opinion the experience visiting the ski resort, from 1 (the worst) to 10 (the best). Those that I ...
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Distance to river square grids [on hold]

I have a square grid 5X5 km and I want to create a field containing the distance from a river shapefile of each cell. Moreover I would like to have some tips about an inverse correlation between ...
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Calculate area before land uplift

I'm trying to calculate the area of an Island before a land uplift of 9 meters. I have two shapefiles, one with the polygon of the Island and one of the elevation as a pointfile (10x10 raster). Does ...
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Geoserver WMS can connect in QGIS/ArcGIS desktop, but not in OpenLayer3

I have a WMS service publish in my machine, I can conect this service with my Public IP (in other pc) and private IP (local Network) in Arcgis Desktop or Qgis, but I can't view it in openLayer 3 or ...
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How to create custom line symbol with text in it using ArcGIS?

I have some layers for which I have to use special symbology. Most of these symbols are lines (continous, dashed, dotted, etc.) but they have different text in them for example: ...
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“ArcGIS encountered a serious application error” problem

I need to perform regression analysis for some data. Whenever I use Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) tool (spatial statistics tools>Modeling spatial relationships>Ordinary Least squares), initially the ...
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Visualizing a State Tree

I'm running ArcGIS 10.2.1 and I need a way to visualize the state tree for my versioned SQL 2012 database. I've previously used the GDBT tools but there isn't an option available from ESRI that will ...
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Aggregate points to polygon as attribute field in polygon dataset

I am quite new to GIS and have the following question. I have these two datasets - Polygon of around 100 administrative units of my city. - Point data of a feature of interest. I want to add a field ...
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Why ArcGIS crashes when I load raster file created in R? (HFA format)

I was processing my raster operation in R, as I think it's easier then in ArcGIS: - read shp + raster1 - crop them - classify raster1 by location - create classified raster2 - export the ...
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DWG to SHP - suddenly a huge ammount of data in one file

I converted four DWG-Files with ArcMap to SHP. Suddenly one data had a huge ammount of data: file 1: DWG: 4,5 MB ----> SHP. 9,7 MB file 2: DWG: 12,7 MB --> SHP: 110 MB (!) file 3: DWG: 3,4 MB ...
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How do I include 64 bit python with ArcGIS 10.4 install?

I recently updated to 10.4 and was hoping the 64 bit python install was automatic, but apparently it isn't. I can't remember what I did in 10.3.x to get the 64 bit python. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to reclassify raster data that falls within a polygon

Thansk for your response Okay so I will reword my question more clearly I'm currently using ArcGIS 10. My task is to map forest cover with the image classification tool. The problem is some of the ...
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Create a grid over shapefile then save each section into GeoTIFF

I have a massive shapefile with 200,000+ building polygons. I've loaded these up in ArcGIS. I need to convert this into a usable raster (GeoTIFF) that can then be tiled using MapTiler. My current ...
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How convert ESRI online basemap to new coordinate system

I have a arcgis we application that depends on all coordinate systems of the layers and basemaps to be the same, which I would think is standard practice. I like to just use the esri online basemaps ...
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Why does connected polyline (KML file) appear unconnect in arcmap as layer?

I created polygone in google earth and imported it to arcmap as layer. All things are OK but when I converted polygon to polyline, there some parts of polyline has not shown although its vertices ...
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Export lines or graphics without losing the details / generate graphics without having lines overlapping

I am new to this platform and desperately need an answer to the question below: How do I easily reproduce a spatial diagram such the one attached (Picture); from shapefiles on ArcGIS. I very often ...
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ArcGIS 10.3.1 cannot display simple TIFF image created with GIMP (graphic software)

I have the following issue: I used the graphic software program GIMP to create a really simple TIFF image - white background layer, a couple of black polygons on it. For some reason I can't import ...
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How calculate shortest distance from start to end river?

how can I calculate the straight distance from the start to the end point of a river? I don't know how to do this automatically.
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stream link classifying unique reach ID by order rather than from node to node

I am trying to use the stream link tool in the hydrology tools to generate a unique ID for each reach, based on strahler order. In other words, if a lower order stream intersects with a higher order ...
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Deauthorizing ArcGIS for Desktop 60 Day Trial

I installed ArcGIS For Desktop Advanced 60 Day Trial. I'm not sure what went wrong, but I didn't get a clean install. I uninstalled it. I later installed ArcGIS For Desktop, and went through the ...
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Deleting nearly identical points in one dimention

I have extracted values from a raster in table form, done some calculations and plotted these points as XY data, in which I hope to use to create a line. However due to the original layout of the ...
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Naming output file as the absolute path name [on hold]

I have a model for a class that outputs files with an iterator to get all files in directories and sub-directories and output them to a File geodatabase. The professor wants me to have the model ...
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Visualizing netCDF file with unknown projection

I'm having a tough time visualizing a netCDF file with poor metadata in ArcMap, which is probably not a surprise. I know the file to contain ozone concentrations over the United States. If I try to ...
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XML data to ArcGIS

I have a question about an XML file that I want to import into ArcGIS. https://metadata.agiv.be/zoekdienst/apps/tabsearch/?uuid=538c1efa-c754-4cbc-ac2d-d81e6d929807 I have no idea how to do that, ...
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Georeferencing in ArcGIS - Zero-Order (Shift)

Zero-Order (shift) transformation is meant for rasters that only require shift, which as i understand it means moving or translating the image. Two questions: Does it mean that two or more control ...
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Can't select points with a rectangle (ArcMap)

I am using ArcGIS 10.2, ArcMap and I have a shapefile point layer in which I can't select any points. (I'm having the same problem this person describes but none of the suggested solutions work: Why ...
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ArcGIS Flex application not accessing a server - no errors

I'm working on an application that has to access data from a server. The flex application uses Esri's World_Imagery basemap and is able to access ESRI_Census_USA from the sample server. Here are the ...
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What is best way to convert DWG to KML using ArcGIS or alternatives?

What's the best way to convert Dwg file to Kml ? i have tried to convert Dwg file to shape file then convert it to KML, but i hadn't very good result , i had some shift from where should be seen in ...
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Merge points from multiple features that share common attribute

I have several point feature classes that all share similar attribute structure. How might I extract the points from all 9 feature classes that share a specific attribute? Background: There are 9 ...
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Select by frequency

I've got a number of shapefiles with some redundant data. I'm looking for a way to select where a single attribute occurs more than a certain number of times (in this case four) and remove them from ...
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How to create new service from existing service

I have an existing ArcGIS 10.0 Server, and have just setup an ArcGIS 10.4 Server. How do I go about moving a particular service from 1.0 to 10.4. I can locate the related mxd file as well as the SQL ...
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Removing the gaps when extruding lines

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 I was wondering if there is a way to fill the gaps that appear when extruding line shapefiles? My shapefile lies on top of a DEM: When using the extrusion option "using it ...
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Python Script to apply the Northing and Easting of a photo center .shp file to a tiff.

I have a group of tiffs I want to georeference. I have the photo centers for each of the tiffs but they are not linked. After looking at the comments I believe there would be a way to take the ...
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DEM out of a shaded relief LiDAR?

I have a DEM built from LiDAR data and the file extension is .tif. When I open this file in ArcMap it seems to be a shaded relief DEM (see the screenshot below). It happens I want to visualize the ...
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Exporting map containing raster layer with vector field symbology ends up with partially rendered symbology from ArcMap?

After exporting a map in ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop) which contains several raster and vector layers including one raster layer resembling flow direction of ice, the output file (tried JPG, PNG ...
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How to calculate frontages of city parcel data in ArcMap 10.0?

I need to calculate the length of polygon frontages (along streets) from our city's parcel (i.e. lot) data in order to do an analysis on lot frontages in various zoning districts. How can I do this?
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How to extract feature class representations of multiple feature_classes from multiple gdb's? [on hold]

We have 100's of gdb's in different folders. Would like to extract the list of feature classes which has "symbology representations" from multiple gdb's. Will it be possbile ? I couldn't able to ...
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Deleting rows on dbf table with python for ModelBuilder?

Being not very familiar with python, and after carrying out unfruitful long researches on internet, I submit to you my problem, hoping favorable reply. I have a DBF table with geochemical data and I ...
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Selecting limited TOP n from specific column in ArcGIS query builder?

I'd like to know what is the best way to select a limited top 'n' of rows from a specific column of a geodatabase file. Currently I use a function in the query builder of the select tool (arcgis10) in ...
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Selecting lowest n values in from attribute table in ModelBuilder?

I have a shapefile with a "Random Number" Column. I'd like to use ModelBuilder to Select and export the lowest N values. I've seen this post about selecting the top 10 records which is pretty similar. ...
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Tool to determine the trend of data point positions?

I am looking for a tool that can determine the dominate trend or maybe a histogram of trends for data point position. Basically if I have somthing like this:s. Then I want a tool that will tell me ...
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Comparing size between polygons in different UTM zones

I am going to compare size of different areas in Europe in different UTM zones. The areas I'm comparing are quite small (around 35-50 km2) and I was wondering how to do this the best way? Can I draw a ...
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Unable to add feature class based on database view in ArcMap

To solve this problem (earlier question), we created a view in the database that joins the two tables together. That works fine. I see the feature class in ArcCatalog and can view the features in the ...
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Shortest distance over water in ArcGIS?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 with an advanced license. I'm trying to calculate the shortest distance over water between points (between survey locations at sea, and seabird colonies on land). I have a large ...
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How to create multiple lines under same label in legend at ArcGIS 10.3?

I have a shapefile consisting of a number of fields with values of an index score. I classified its symbology categorized and classified the values into 3 classes. The classes are like below- I want ...
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Calculate visibility with polygonal visual barriers

I have the raster file for my digitial elevation model as well as a polygon shapefile with polygons representing different kinds of environments (forest, field, meadow, etc), and wouldlike to ...