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Why are Character Marker Symbol Dialog not showing up in the Symbol Property Editor dialog?

I just installed ArcGIS 10.2.1 on a brand new machine and for some reason Character Marker Symbols are not loading into the Symbol Property Editor. Is anyone experiencing the same issue? Is there a ...
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Trouble interpreting zonal statistics as table output

Consider this a follow-up to this question. I transformed a census block group vector map (decided to use this instead of census tracts) into a raster map and generated a kernel density map using ...
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ArcMAP Index Grid, feature list

I am creating a simple map of state owned lands in my County. I want to use a lookup table that I can use to list a number of attributes and associate with the FID between features on the map and the ...
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Failed to create feature dataset error

I am trying to create a feature dataset in a FILEGDB to create topology rules. However when I try to create a dataset it gives me this error. Failed to create the feature dataset. FDO error: ...
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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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Transform bookmarks to data driven pages in ArcGIS Desktop?

We have this large project in ArcGIS with 30 maps with different extents using Bookmarks to pan between these maps/pages. Now we would like to use Data driven pages instead. The question is, is it ...
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How to automatically export multiple maps with quantile symbology in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am a relatively new ArcGIS user and I have a question about automating a tedious join/symbology classification/export operation. I have a very simple shapefile to which I join a bunch of fields. I ...
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What causes ERROR 000732 from MosaicToNewRaster?

I'm trying to run the MosaicToNewRaster tool as part of a python script. This is my code: input_rasters = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(5), arcpy.GetParameterAsText(6), arcpy.GetParameterAsText(7), ...
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Intermediate files disappear in ArcGIS 10.1

I am working with ArcGIS 10.1 creating some slope and aspect files. I do this: DEM_park = ExtractByMask(mosaic_name, park_area) and it creates the DEM_park file in a default gdb with a default ...
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Network Analsyis Closest facility ArcGIS 10.3 where incidents and facilities are the same points

I have about 3800 facilities nationwide and am trying to determine the nearest facility to each one by driving distance. This is similar to a near analysis but using a road network to determine ...
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Creating a Network Dataset

I need some basic instructions on how to create a network dataset in ArcMap 10.1. I do realize there are esri tutorials out there but I'm having difficulty understanding everything. I'm just looking ...
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Add Rasters to a new GDB/Mosaic Dataset in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

I'm attempting to add rasters to a new mosaic dataset in a new file geodatabase, all in the same model. However, the Add Rasters To Mosaic Dataset tool does not recognize the NewMosaicDataset or the ...
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Extract from raster by tightest rectangle mask without Nodata

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 and I have a raster that has Nodata around the edges. How can I extract the tightest rectangle from this raster that does not include Nodata? The screenshot may help ...
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Select Elements tool not working in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I recently installed a copy of ArcGIS 10.2 on my personal laptop at home. I'm a bit of a novice user. I've connected the right folder on my desktop and been able to add shapefiles to my map. ...
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Viewshed and Raster Value

I'm doing a research project on some petroglyph sites in the United States and am having issues with trying to represent viewshed data on ArcMap 10.3 for desktop. I ran the visibility from the toolbox ...
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Measure average distance between two lines with common endpoints

I have two shapefiles, each with a set of lines generated from start and end points. One shapefile has the straight lines generated from the XY To Line tool, while the other has lines generated from a ...
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Turning off labels that have null values in ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I turn off labels that have null values? I am using a leader with this label but I want it turned off if the values are null
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3D Building Generator Tool

I am using ArcGIS desktop 10 and I would like to change a 2D polygon into 3D building. Does anyone have any idea from where I can download the 3D building generator tool for ArcGIS Desktop? I read ...
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Calculating NDVI using Landsat ETM+ band values

I have sample points (shape file converted from a .xls file which contains XY coordinates,nnx,nny and canopy density) and a landsat etm+ image. First I applied 'SpatialAnalyst Tools>Extraction ...
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Integration of cloudera and Arcmap

I am trying to cloudera with arcmap using hadoop tools..can anyone help me in finding hdfs server host name, port number, hdfs username and remote location of the file????
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Why do ArcGIS Desktop 10 HTML popups give JavaScript/HTML Error?

Using ArcMap 10 Desktop HTML Popups. The issue I am having is that the html < select > elements aren't working - you can select it and use the arrow keys to navigate through(up/down) the list but ...
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How to stop ArcGIS Desktop automatically creating mapped drives?

I have a MXD which I am using to make a PMF. I'm using ArcMap 10.1. I want my layers only to have UNC paths (starting with \\server...) as otherwise some users will get broken links if we have ...
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Making thematic map for each column in table using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a table with header like LocationId, Jan, Feb, Mar,.....Dec I would like to make a graduated symbol map for all the locationIDs for each month, and make an output as a jpg/pdf file. What is ...
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PRJ file for Stereo70 S-42 projection?

I receive lots of Romanian maps with the projection STEREO70 with Datum "S-42 for ROMANIA". I have only found the "Stereo 1970.prj" by ESRI, and when I open the maps with my GIS software the ...
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Shorten polylines a given distance

I have a polyline dataset with lines of different lengths. I want to shorten all polylines the same distance on both ends (e.g. 10m each side). Is there a tool or script available that could help me ...
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Database Connections folder is empty when viewed with ArcGIS tool

I'm trying to create an ArcGIS tool which accepts an SDE connection file as an input. I made a new interface with an input parameter and set the type to Database Connections. When I open the tool and ...
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Error while creating a slope [duplicate]

I have a elevation raster (1 arc second) downloaded from USGS site. Before adding it to ArcMap I changed the display units to meters.The projection system for this raster is GCS_1983. When I use the ...
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ArcGIS Calculate Fields gives Warning 000405 No records within table?

Situation: I have feature layer sitting outside processing extent in Environment settings. If I open layer's table and use field calculator - Calculate Geometry on some numeric field: it works ...
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Invalid value for Sub layer?

I am getting exactly this error when trying to add locations to a service area within ModelBuilder. However, the symptoms mentioned in that link relate to my tool being called from a differing ...
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Most efficient way to retrieve pixel distributions inside many polygones (custom zonal stats)

I want to get the distribution of pixels from a 1 band raster that fall in each polygon of a shapefile to proceed to some statistics. I guess a zonal statistics does it in some kind of way but I need ...
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Wrong buffer distances from ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

I am making a buffer from a point feature class, 70 meters buffer. ArcGIS gives me back a 50 meters buffer. A 90m buffer becames a 65m and so on.
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Predefined reports using ModelBuilder? [on hold]

I am new in ArcGIS and I am trying to use ModelBuilder. I want to generate predefined reports using some existing features. Some of the features are related. So i want to use only one field from ...
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ModelBuilder Feedback variable used with CON produces Error 000670 when run from ArcToolbox Menu?

I am using a ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.2 to extrapolate the cell's value of a raster in the NoData parts, using a Feedback Variable as Input (in red). The process applies Focal Statistic in NoData ...
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Make a group layer in ModelBuilder

I've got a model that iterates through a whole bunch of files and creates layers from certain of those files. I'm trying to put together another tool that will group the produced layer files, but I ...
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How can I make an Atlas of the land cover within each of the watersheds?

I have a Land Cover raster that has its legend in a layer-file (.lyr), and a shapefile delineating watersheds. I have access to QGIS 2.8.1 and to ArcGIS 10.1. I want an Atlas of the land cover within ...
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Wrap Legend Text in ArcMap using Python

Is it possible to use Python to wrap text in a legend in ArcMap so that the entire legend element will fit on a page? Here's a screenshot of my problem: http://s21.postimg.org/ss1x2rgpz/before.png ...
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How to manually add spatial reference information for FEWS rainfall data in ArcMap?

I am trying to match rainfall data from USGS/FEWS to coordinate locations of survey households in Uganda, so I will need to be able to project the rainfall data. So far, I downloaded the dekadal RFE ...
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Touched lines but not connected in ArcGIS 10.x

Ι convert a contour file DWG to SHP file. The lines are touched but disconnected and they are broken in many places. Is there an automated way with a particular tolerance to automatically connect the ...
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Clip layer with selected object from another layer in QGIS

In ArcMap i can clip layer with selected object from antoher layer using editor toolbar. I want to do the same operation in QGIS. I want to create holes in landuse layer by selecting object from ...
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ArcGIS model builder - make query layer with query parameters from generated values

What I want to do: I want to join a realationship table (same database, not in sde) to a sde feature class to distplay only needed features. This has to be done multiple times according to every row ...
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Different KML size from ArcGIS and Ogr2Ogr

I have been converting shapefiles to KML. It seems that using ArcGIS to make a KML (by converting shapefile to feature layer and then using feature layer to kml tool) results in a much larger sized ...
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Make Route Event Layer snaps event points to vertexes?

In ArcMap 10.2.1 I have made a route event layer using the geoprocessing tool in the normal way, trying to add equidistant route events along a route every 1.6 meters. This works fine in all the ...
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What causes wrong placement of JPGs in QGIS 2.8.1?

I have the same issue explained in this post: How to keep georeferencing from ArcGIS when importing raster into QGIS? But my problem is with .jpg files. I have georeferenced with ArcGIS 10.2.2 many ...
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Degrees Minutes Seconds to Decimal degrees for Iceland coordinates - Normal formulas come out wrong

I want to put a file with Coordinates in Minutes seconds to decimal degrees. Ive tried to use formulas such as should work in excel both modules and this formula: =-H2-I2/60-J2/3600 and 65,26583333. ...
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How to build a model builder convert,insert, and finally delete in one operation debug

I'm working on Arcgis Server, ArcMap and ArcCatalog In are catalog I've two databases (Temp.gdb and main.gdb) so I need a model builder that : Convert CAD file to Geodatabase (or dataset) insert ...
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Closest raster VALUE to a given x,y point [duplicate]

Is there a way in ArcGIS to find the closest VALUE in a raster to a given x,y point? There might only be NoData at a certain point, in which case I want to find the closest pixel value. I cant seem ...
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Divide grid in smaller cells

My dataset: a shapefile containing squares of 1km size. It's huge, this is just a sample: My aim: divide each cell so that the end result would be the same grid with 500m each cell. Something like ...
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Exporting shapefile to csv with cursor

I'm trying to export a shapefile to a csv file using a cursor. I found this quesion asked and answered here: Exporting table to XYZ ASCII file via ArcPy? However I only want to export several ...
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How to add multiple attributes in a single field to a single point feature?

I am developing a city bus information system using ArcMap. I have extracted all the bus-stops in a point shapefile. I intend to add the list of all buses stopping at a particular stop to the ...
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Problems with “search” feature and tools in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have problems with ArcMap 10.2.2 in my desktop. The "search" function doesn't work. When clicked, nothing happens! Also, whenever I use any of the tools of toolbox, like calculating area or ...