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Converting Vertices of Polylines and Polygons to Points and Maintain Attributes

I'm pretty sure someone has done this before, but I'm having no luck. I'm using ArcGIS Standard version 10.2.1 and I want to convert all the vertices of a polyline or polygon to points. Essentially, ...
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Problem with Intersect_Analysis : too long path? [on hold]

I made a python code for Arcgis 9.3. to intersect 2 features. The problem is that code works when the files are on my desktop (for example) but not when they are in a long path on another disc. Here ...
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Eliminate 0 Values From Raster

Arcgis 10.2 I currently have a raster file that I want to turn into a set of polygons. This will help me to create specific buffers around certain points. The extent of my values are 0, and 1. When I ...
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How to set default values for reference grid in ArcMap?

I currently use ArcMap 10.2 and find it quite handy to be able to set default values for settings such as Labeling Properties, ensuring new maps use relative paths and to always build pyramids for a ...
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How to find measures of points that are close to route in ArcGIS 10.2?

What I have is a route layer of a river and points layer with associated temperature data (temperature of the river) that were collected using an airplane. The path of the points does not match the ...
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Convert from Julian Date to Calender Date in Field Calculator

Does anyone know of a way to convert from a Julian date to a regular calender date in either QGIS or ArcGIS field calculator? Thanks...
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How to extract information from a buffer in ArcMap

I have a buffer in ArcMap 10 extending from a polyline, with numerous 5 km intervals (multiple buffer tool). I also have many layers already in raster format in ArcMap, including slope angle, geology, ...
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Maximum length of path using arcpy? [on hold]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. When I try to run the script it gives me this error message. ExecuteError: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000732: Input Data: Dataset 'Q:\Field Data\6th ...
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I want to split a worldwide 'road dataset' into multiple grids/blocks-extents, depending on the amount of features resides in that block-extent

I want to split a worldwide 'road dataset' into multiple grids/blocks-extents, depending on the amount of features resides in that block-extent. If the amount of features(inside that block) is still ...
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How to delete label style saved in ArcView?

The answer to my question may be very simple, but I can't seem to find it myself with online searches I have symbology and text/label styles (etc) that I've saved for easy access when I'm working on ...
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How to select island polygons witin the same polygon layer?

i have a dataset containing many polygons. In this dataset some polygons have other polygons (as a donut) inside of them. So those island polgons are contained by only one polygon but it originated ...
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ArcGIS Label Manager 10.2 takes 20-30 seconds to load

Why does label manager take 20-30 seconds to load? I am on 10.2 with a SSD and 24gb of RAM. Does anyone else have issue loading the label manager in ArcMap? Is there any way to speed this process ...
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Where can I find in depth documentation on modifying arcgis stylesheets?

Where can I find in depth documentation on modifying arcgis stylesheets? I have found some of the basics here : Changing tool dialog appearance I want to change the height on one element, the only ...
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Why isn't Generate (Coverage) Tool working?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2 and I have the Advanced Licence, but when I try running the Coverage (Toolbox) it does not seem to work. Any advice on what is going wrong? I am trying to Generate Coverage. ...
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How to create `Workspace` without using `IWorkspaceFactory.Create`?

Can I create a Workspace without using IWorkspaceFactory.Create I am trying to create a Workspace without specifying it's parent directory, is that possible ?
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Older British Geological Survey geology maps of Kenya; need complete projection information

I have several geologic maps of Kenya produced by the BGS circa 1993. Noted on each map is the following: Projection:-Transverse Mercator Spheriod:-Clarke 1880 (modified) That's great, but that ...
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How to get specific coordinate system to get arcGIS point shapefile in r?

I have a Point shapefile from arcGIS 10. I want to get it in r and also want to get it a specific predefined coordinate systen for my data. I can read the shapefile in R but summary in r Shows ...
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How to export a IDW raster while keeping the search radius data

I want to export my IDW rasters that I made in ArcGIS to QGIS, however when I export my raster, the values are there but are no longer displayed. They are stored within each cell and are not ...
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How to assign node IDs to links in a network?

I have two shapefile layers in ArcGIS for Desktop 10. I have one line layer and node layer. My node layer(shp) has a "code_1" field and line layer has a "code_node" field. The intersection point ...
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How create one single coverage polygon feature class from XY point data?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2, and I need to map areas covered by London postcodes (E1 0xx, E1 1xx, E1 2xx, and so on). What I have is the coordinates for every single postcode (310,000 in total) in an Excel ...
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Intelligent hachure detection in ArcMap / QGIS

I have a DXF file containing residential and commercial buildings as well as the property lines. After importing it to ArcMap (10.2.1) I get something like this: Now I want to: Seperate the ...
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calculate distances between different components in a (cable-) network

I have to calculate all distances between every different components in a cable network (for example the distance between an amplifier and a modem) and have to show the results in a diagram (frequency ...
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How to Exclude Processes from Iteration in ModelBuilder?

Is it possible to break Iterate Raster after certain set of processes ? I have a list of Image files which I am processing using Iterate Rasters and performing aggregate and Extract Values to Points ...
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Using Python to shorten polylines of varying lengths by 44% of their original length (or by a value contained in a field)

I have a feature class containing tens of thousands of polylines of varying lengths that were constructed from only a start and end point (of note, they are all at different angles, and many lines ...
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Find maximum and minimum value of points within a polygon buffer?

I have a series of 500m buffer zones along a polyline. I also have a series of points following the line, each point represents a 10m x 10m cell. I calculated the values of a field in each point known ...
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Calculating Stream Length-gradient Index (Hack Index) with the field calculator

I'm trying to calculate the Stream Length-Gradient Index of a stream (example data below). Just started to get into python, but am struggling with a solution to this problem. I have 42 streams to run ...
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Managing large number of catchments/watersheds

Does anyone know of an easy way to manage a large number (10,000's) of catchments/watersheds? I have defined a stream network and for each segment, I have a corresponding catchment (in a unique ...
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How to prompt for user input during ArcGIS Python script tool execution?

I want to prompt for user input after all parameters have been specified for the script tool. I've seen many forum posts and stackexchange questions about this, and they all conclude that it's ...
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LIDAR Dataset displaying 500,000 meters to the East of correct position

First post on here.. I've been hung up for a couple days. Why does my LIDAR dataset show up ~500,000meters to the east of the correct position even though a spatial reference/coordinate system is ...
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What Algorithm is used by ArcGIS Watershed tool?

Does anyone know what type of algorithm is used in the ArcGIS Watershed tool (in the Spatial Analyst package)? Very little information given on Esri's website ... but I suspect it may be some kind of ...
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Define a circular neighborhood for a custom raster calculator function? [on hold]

I'm trying perform focal function, similar to focal statistics, but using my own equation. I'm using a simple circle neighborhood. But I don't want to calculate statistics on the neighborhood, I ...
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After ArcGIS 10.2.1 update, Arcpy 64 bit import Error

I've updated my ArcGIS desktop version from 10.2 to 10.2.1 and have noticed that when I run the 64 bit version of IDLE I now get an error when trying to import arcpy: Python 2.7.3 (default, Apr 10 ...
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Error with Python Script tool for ArcGIS 10.2

I am trying to create an ArcGIS map tool that includes creating TINS and uses parameters. This tool works fine when taking the data from shapefiles, but when I use map layers, which is what I want it ...
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Hand-written coordinates from a Garmin NUVI

I've been asked to map point data that was collected in the field by manually writing down the coordinate from a Garmin NUVI 1490 LMT. They were put into a spreadsheet and sent my way which I was ...
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Grid question for Fire Station MAP

How can I generate a grid that would have a quadrant like naming? Or is there a way just to rename quadrants through data driven pages. Sort of Newbish but basically creating a new firestation map ...
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How to force 1-bit raster output in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

Any ideas on how to force a 1bit raster output in ArcGIS 10.1? By default, ArcGIS is being very dense about recognizing pixel depth. I have a binary raster [0,1] and a mask raster [1] and they are ...
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Issues with importing a netcdf file to arcgis as a point feature layer

I have a netcdf file of my computational grid. It is a structured curvilinear grid. When I make a feature layer from a it with the Multidimension Tool toolbox, I cannot get the point locations to plot ...
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Intersect (analysis) of polygons generating empty output

I have previously asked a question on determining the area of polygons with another polygon boundary. Determining the area of each polygon within a polygon boundary? I came to the conculsion that ...
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Why might Python Script be Crashing Inconsistently on ArcPy Batch LayerToKML script?

I put together a script to take a TIGER shapefile of all census tracts in a state, select the census tracts by each county, and export them into individual county-level kml files. The problem is that ...
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Is it possible to interrupt Select Layer By Location when first feature selected?

I´ve got a point feature class with some 7.000.000 points and I´m trying to check if any of these points is simply intersected by several polygon feature classes using 'for' loop and ...
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Calculate the coordinates upper right corner from the center [on hold]

How do i calculate the coordinates upper right corner from the coordinates of center? if there's an example that would be really helpful.
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Is it possible to apply affine transformation (translation) to raster image?

Is it possible to move/translate a raster image in QGIS 2.2 (without using georeferencer) just like it can be done with a shapefile ? If not, alternatively can this be done with ArcGis?
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Interpolate Temperature Using DEM

I want to "co-interpolate" temperature with DEM. I have SRTM 90m aggregated to 1km and I want to "co-interpolate" my DEM with points with temperature data. How do I do this? I am using ArcGIS 10.
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How to compare features of two different geodatabases using ArcPy?

I would like to use the feature compare tool in arcpy two compare the contents of two different workspaces. I wrote this code for this purpose. Unfortunately I´m getting any output although there some ...
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How to get Z attribute of point using Python and ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am making a python code for arcgis 9.3. In this code i create a new point with x,y and z attributes as following : rowsLine = gp.updatecursor(line_Feature_Class) rowLine = rowsLine.next() ...
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How to calculate the head drop along the river automatically in ArcGIS?

I am calculating the hydropower potential of a large river basin. I have already had the hydrological modeling of the large (53000 km2) river basin and also I have DEM of the basin and river network. ...
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How to log into ArcGIS Online for organization from ArcMap?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.1 for Desktop and have access to ArcGIS Online for organization. Is there any way I can log into AGO for organization from ArcMap?
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How to represent multiple values using 3D Analyst's Interpolate Line Tool

I have a related question (found here - Creating line transects for sampling across raster and vector data (stack profile)) but I think it is worth posting this as a separate question. I need to ...
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How to write Process Dialog log information to text file in ArcGIS?

I have created a custom model. When this model is run, it shows a process dialog which has some log information. I want to write that log information into the text file for further analysis. Does ...
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How to apply Log Transform to Flow Accumulation?

I have run a flow accumulation for a DEM that I'm working with. I'm trying to apply a log transform because I've heard it could give a better visual representation. How would I go about doing this ...