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ArcMap Symbology: Assign Color by one attribute, symbol by other attribute

I've got a question concerning the symbology in ArcMap. I want to use the Unique values/Many fields option to assign unique values based on three attribute fields. To symbolize the first attribute ...
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Generalize lines with specific points

It's been a while since I was here. I have this problem now. I have electricity line feature class and point feature class intersecting line features. What I need to do is simplify this line feature ...
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ArcGIS for Server 10.2.1 cache scale greyed out in Service Editor and not all scales available in Manage Map Server Cache Tiles

I am using ArcInfo desktop 10.2.1, with an admin connection to ArcGIS for Server Standard 10.2.1 I have used the "Create Map Server Cache" tool in ArcToolbox to prepare all the underlying structure ...
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Zonal Statistics as Table Tool

I have a slope dataset. I have a polygon shapefile with territory within the extent of the slope map. I have to calculate the real surface area of this shapefile using the zonal statistics as table ...
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Calculating real surface area using Zonal Statistics as Table Tool?

I have a slope dataset. I have a polygon shapefile with territory within the extent of the slope map. how do I calculate the real surface area of this shapefile using the zonal statistics as table ...
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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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Adding colours from .style file to multiple shapefiles via script? [on hold]

I have added 70 fill colours in a .style file. For adding these colours to my shapefile i would have to manually go to properties/symbology/match to symbols in a style/ then browse to the location ...
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Inserting newlines in Rectangle Text elements via ArcPy causes overlap?

I ran across an issue the other day when I tried to use ArcPython's mapping module to edit rectangle text elements with newlines (\n) in an ArcMap document. Here's what the output looked like: ...
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Automatically generate & display distance to nearest polygon-feature? [on hold]

I´m working on data driven pages and I´m searching for a way to automatically generate and display the distance to the nearest polygon-feature in the map. It should be shown as a line from the ...
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Raster domain output polygon has is an empty feature class. Shape_Length and Shape_Area = 0

I am trying to convert a 32-bit floating point raster with 205289 columns and 120615 rows to a polygon using Raster Domain. It creates a feature class that does not contain any polygon. There is a ...
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create a vegetation mask using Landsat 7 [on hold]

I'm working on a very large study area. The aim is to create a vegetation mask representing only pines. I'm using Landsat 7 images. Since the recordings were made in the winter it's pretty easy to ...
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Help with gap mask filling and landsat 7 in arcgis 10

i have downloaded images from Landsat 7 ETM+ SLC-off with corresponding gap mask. which is the best method for using it with arcgis 10, i tried the mask and statistical method described in arcgishelp ...
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Encoding Greek alphabet with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a big type of Greek shapefiles, but a lot of time when I show the attribute table I see ?.????????? . How can I encode them? Is there any way to make ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop encode them ...
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Performing distance analysis and mapping collection site? [on hold]

I need generic advice on below for my semester project. We are not taught any GIS suite formally, so I went through very basics of ArcGIS 10.2, which I also have access to. May I request advice on ...
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Assigning field value based on location without join

I'm interested in updating a field in geodatabase feature classes based on their location in relation to another feature class in the geodatabase, but without having to perform a join (and therefore ...
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Polygon Neighbors Analysis script (ArcPy 10.1) producing erroneous results?

I'm struggling with a python script that is supposed to calculate a field for a polygon feature class. The calculation is of the average of a field value (P_TOT_DEV) for each of a given polygon's ...
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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 modify 2 raster images to have the same resolution?

I have data for 2 rasters images that have different resolutions: z downloaded from trmm An MSAVI2 output image. For calculating the correlation between them, the data has to be in the same ...
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Show graph in html popup for dynamic data of a postgresql table

I am trying to plot xy value from a postgresql database table. In the table there are multiple longitude and latitude corresponding to values. The table is like this, where all longitude and ...
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Varying distance cross section along the river

I have used the script to draw the profile with this gis.stackexchange.com/a/50841/8104. This script is perfect. Can someone provide me idea, if in my case spacing is not same. I have points with ...
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Cannot create new spatial database connection in ArcCatalog?

I have searched a lot in the net, but i just found Add Spatial Database Connection fails? here. However, I cannot see the confirmed answer. I want to know if anyone has found the solution? my ...
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Defining projection, reprojecting, and wrong area values [duplicate]

Apologies for duplication--this was mentioned in a previous post, but was suggested that this specific problem should be posted separately. My data: http://water.usgs.gov/GIS/dsdl/aquifrp025.tar.gz ...
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Township/Range polygon to Line labeling

I'd like to use a township range in my maps where the labels are right on the border of the polygon like the image attached. I've read that I can do this by converting a polygon to a line but I can't ...
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What are the pros and cons of forcing square pixels on reprojection?

I am using Erdas Imagine 2014 to reproject 4-band raster data from GRS 1980 NAD83 Lambert Conformal Conic (ft) to UTM GRS 1980 NAD83 North UTM Zone 11 (m). Unlike ArcGIS, Erdas provides the option to ...
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Splitting strings into new rows, retaining geometry

UPDATED BELOW I have 9 shapefiles, each shapefile has 700,000+ rows and I have roughly 12 attribute fields in each shapefile. There are three attribute fields, common to every shapefile, that I am ...
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Invalid Topology [Topoengine error] ArcGIS 10.1

I'm trying to run the Identity function on two large data sets but it fails every time. I don't think it is a lack of hardware as I can run other processes on the same data sets. I've already ...
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Manually classifying graduated data outside of range in ArcGIS

I have two shapefiles representing grids with values that are symbolized with graduated colors, shown below: You can see that the two shapefiles encompass similar ranges of data, but assign ...
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Identifying my coordinates from external datasource

I'm working with data received from an agency outside of my office and two columns in the dataset are labeled 'CompX' and 'CompY'. Here is a sample set pulled from the spreadsheet: ...
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Adding XY Points to ArcMap 10.2

I am trying to import an Excel table with around 10,000 XY points into ArcMap 10.2. I am using State Plane NAD 1983 Alabama West (US Feet) as the Coordinate System in my map data frame. I then add the ...
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Controlling Python Version from ArcGIS?

I am writing a VB.net console application that calls ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 ArcToolbox geoprocessing tools from my code. Some of these tools use Python syntax and I am encountering a problem that I ...
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Snap (editing tools) in ArcGIS not working properly

I am using the snap tool to match one polygon file to another, using the EDGE Snapping Environment Type Option. The tool appears to work properly for the vertices of the input feature polygons that ...
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Shapefile to KML automatic updates (ModelBuilder)

I am trying to set a model to where it can automatically update a KML only when there are new features added or modified to my shapefile. Trying to avoid having to convert periodically. Can anyone ...
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Field Calculator not showing some fields

When I open my attribute table, click on a column, and select Field Calculator it opens and doesn't list all of the Fields in my attribute table. Why can't Field Calculator find these Fields?
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Does ArcMap have a Pan To Layer command?

In an Attribute Table, I am able to choose Pan to Feature (rather than Zoom to Feature) to refocus the map without changing the zoom level. Is there a similar Pan to Layer option (and/or shortcut key) ...
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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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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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Getting error Route without Measure from Make Route Event tool?

I'm using make a route event tool, i want to generate lines that have specific measurements. I made sure that the properties of the polylines were Polyline M as opposed to polyline, as well as my ...
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Progress bar percentage is increasing and decreasing, never finishing

I am trying to clip a raster by shapefile perimeter using the Clip tool. The percentage has been jumping between 0% and 100% for over an hour, back and forth, climbing to 100% then dropping down to ...
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Cannot obtain correct area values *With* correct projections

I'm trying to get the percentage of each U.S. county overlaying groundwater (data from the census and USGS respectively). They're both polygons. I have 1) correctly projected the data and the layer ...
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Point to polygon depending on attribute value [on hold]

I have point feature layer with FId as one of the attribute. I need to create polygon layer around the point with same FId. Suppose I have 5 points with FId 102 then it should form polygon around ...
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Loop with arcpy.ListFiles

I'm super new on here and have also not much experience with Python but I really like to learn to work with this language. I'm tying to write a script for this: I think I need a for loop instead ...
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How to use merge tool (editor tool) in ModelBuilder? [on hold]

I am facing some problem in ModelBuilder. i want to merge selected roads in same layer in ModelBuilder. can u explained how to do this... And 2nd one how to use Editor tools in ModelBuilder?
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Using ArcGIS Map 10.1 how does one calculate the amount of landcover lost if sea level was to rise to a 1m and 2m Contour Line

I'm relatively new to ArcGIS and stuck trying to understand how to calculate the amount of each land cover type lost if sea level was to rise to a 1m and 2m contour threshold. Essentially I have ...
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Flow direction generated for river is incorrect

I am trying to generate a hydrologic model and I can not really proceed on the next processes. I have this problem on generating flow direction. I have already executed fill sinks and the next is flow ...
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Adding special characters (e.g. $) to double value in Identify window?

I don't know what I want is possible in ArcMap? I have a field whose type is "Double". The value in it is accurate to 2 decimal places. When I use Identify to see the detail information of a feature, ...
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Counting building polygons in neighborhood polygons

I have two layers, one of them is neighborhood data and the other is the buildings in the city. I want to count the buildings in a neighborhood (by using borders) and add this value to the ...
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Availability of MXD file for OpenStreetMap data in Esri Geodatabase?

From what I understand, an ArcGIS mxd file contains the "styling" information on how to show data. I downloaded and imported OpenStreetMap data into my geodatabase. Now I need to show them. Is there ...
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polygon to raster - not all polygons rasterized

I have a building footprint shapefile (polygons) that I want to convert to a raster. I use the Polygon to Raster tool, and specify a cell size by importing from another raster (which is 24m x 30m). ...
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How to align edge of a polygon from one shape file with edge of polygon from another shape file

Initially I had a kml file of geographic regions. Each region is a single polygon. I have imported the kml file into ArcGIS as a shape file. Several of the sides of the regions are supposed to align ...
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ArcGIS Online and Sign In options are greyed out in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have just installed ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2.2 on my Windows 7 machine. When I got ArcMap opened up I found the "ArcGIS Online ..." and "Sign in..." options were greyed out. Meanwhile in ArcCatalog ...