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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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Understanding flow accumulation

I used this youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSblORbDyhc&list=PLWJ2X2wvq78QRGzl8Un5ADF0_4m5t99iD&index=11 to learn how to run flow accumulation and was successful. I realize it ...
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Downgrading from ArcGIS 10 to 9.3?

Recently I have experienced a few problems with ArcGIS 10, so I switched back to 9.3, thinking that my live will be back to normal ... and it is not. I am using at the time tool made by Venkatesh ...
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Developing tools for ArcMap 9.x and 10.x

I've been asked to start developing something for ArcGIS 10.x, but here is the problem: in my computer I already have the SDK and ArcMap 9.3.1 installed. That means that I need to uninstall it before ...
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WGS1984 polygon labels incorrectly located in web mercator projection?

I have polygons for states/provinces (wgs1984). When I label these polygons in ArcGIS (web mercator) some of the labels occur in random locations. For example, texas might show up in southern canada, ...
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Exporting from ArcGIS 10.2 to PDF for editing in Inkscape-Where are the layers?

I'm trying to export a simple street map with markers from ArcGIS 10.2 to PDF for editing in Inkspace (Note: I've tried this with exports to .ai and SVG as well with results similar to those recounted ...
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How to georeference a raster when target data occupies one-quarter of the raster

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to georeference a raster image in ArcMap when the target data occupies only one-quarter of the raster and the rest of the image is legend or diagrams etc., ...
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shortest distance between a raster and another raster

i am using arcgis 10.1 i want to calculate the shortest distance between a raster and another raster. i have a bathymetric raster and an underlying fault plane raster. for each bathy raster cell, i ...
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Snapping issues with ArcMap in Virtual Box, Windows 8 guest

Have a weird issue with ArcMap... I'm using a Linux host, Windows 8 guest, to run ArcMap 10.2. Snapping works, but only near the center of the window... If I go outside of an imaginary box from the ...
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Spatial join point data to polygon shapefile and count a variable

I would like to perform a spatial join from point data to a polygon shapefile. In the point data attribute table there is a column called {quality} and I would like to count each category from the ...
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Performing raster calculation in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster layer with values between 0 and 10. My second layer consists of 0's and 1's. What I need is my first layer, but with 0's or NoData values where my second layer has 1's?
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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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Pythonic way to recalculate feature extent in ArcGIS 10.2

I am creating a tool that will automate a tedious process of data standardization. One of the steps is to recalculate the feature extent of a SDE file. Surprisingly I cannot find anything useful in ...
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Multipolygon shapefile - Border problem in ArcMap

I am analyzing a shapefile which shows a state of my country. The state shapefile also contains lots of different districs. Now I want to have an border only for the state. But when I activate the ...
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Apart from “in-memory” space and physical geodatabase, is there any other method to process raster data?

Using the centroid of the building footprints (tagged residential), I want a count of hydrants within 135m, and a count of hydrants within 270m of every residential footprint. This would be based on a ...
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Need to develop a model for measuring inter-annual and seasonal variability in pasture cover using modis 16 day composites

Aiming to use statistical methods in ArcGis and Envi image analysis to measure inter-annual and seasonal variability in paster cover using MODIS 16 day composite image from 2000-2014. Quite stuck on ...
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What do you call this non-hole edge condition?

After generalizing or simplifying polygons, you often get legitimate holes in polygons, which are separate parts and can be filled. But what is the correct term for this triangular shape? It is an ...
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Creating Route events in ArcGIS

In ArcGIS I have a set of routes, some of whose direction I change using the flip edit so that they are in the direction I require. I am able to make route event layers. However, why is it that after ...
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Automation of changing symbology for a given layer

I have a shape file that is a 10-by-10 grid of squares. The shape file has 50 attribute columns (named p_1 through p_50) where each column has 100 entries (corresponding to the 100 grid squares) and ...
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Calculating number of streams of each order in watershed using ArcGIS Desktop?

I obtained the order of watershed using arcgis as 7. I want to know the number of streams of each order so as to verify horton's law. Is there any tool for it?
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Features in a layer dont transfer from data to layout view

i have a layer in data view that i am using to show the locations of wells and when i go to layout view about half of the locations disappear and cant view them anymore in layout view but still exist ...
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Is there a way to set the workspace on selected features

i´ve built in a tool for arccatalog which transfers GIS Files into shape Files. Everything is working so far, but i want it a bit more customer friendly. Atm it looks like this: You can right click ...
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ArcGIS export hgt/srtm

I just resampled an hgt-file using ArcMap of ArcGIS for Desktop. Is there the possibility exporting the resampled data as hgt file again?
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UnboundLocalError: local variable referenced before assignment wthin model builder iterator in ArcGIS

Within an iterator in Model Builder in ArcGIS I am trying to calculate a field value based on the inline variable substitution. In the picture I have renamed the tools with the corresponding inline ...
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Emergency Dept. Distance OSM roads Network Analyst

I have a shapefile that is all of the roads in the Republic of Ireland, I have downloaded this from OSM. I have then created a new point shapefile with a point for every emergency department in ...
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Mosaic dataset gives me some blocks

as I am trying to mosaic NAIP into mosaic dataset and ended up like this with the block. How do I remove the blocks ? Does anybody have a suggest for me to fix them ? I am using ArcGIS 10.1 SP 3 ...
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White Pixel in Raster (CIR) arcmap 9.3

i have to analyse forest cir orthophotos. in high scale resolution, many white pixel appear instead of red ones. i work with arcmap 9.3, win7
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Converting raster presented in KML to polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have spent quite a lot of time Googling which brought me many places including this site, but I haven't found the resolution. I have a KML that presents a PNG. Radio Mobile generated the files and ...
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Dissolving Features by geometry

I have a json-web service that I am writing to a file geodatabase and the structure of the JSON is as follows; One lat/lng references 3 JSON objects. I would like to map the feature class so that ...
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How to find soil names for “mukey” in USDA Soil Data SSURGO

I an trying to join the soil descriptions in the tabular data to the spatial data in ArcGIS. I have both the mukey and musym in the attribute table associated with my soil polygon layer in my map. ...
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Cannot convert csv file into point shapefile

I can import my large csv file into ArcGis Desktop and I can view it in Catalog and everything looks fine. When I go to 'create feature class' it does not recognize the column that I need to use for ...
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Nested Iterators

I have two polylines (say two paths/roads/etc. for example) that I want to iterate against another set of iterated polylines (ie. geologic fault lines). I want the first iterator to take Path #1 ...
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Updating Multiple Fields in Feature Class from a Table

I have a Point Feature Class with 2 million records with 35 fields. I have another csv file (contain 25 fields) which have around 4000 records to update certain records of the Point Feature Class . ...
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ArcGIS Desktop from GetCapabilities to GetMap

When making a GetCapabilities request from ArcGis Desktop, how does it get the information needed for making the GetMap request and how is the GetMap request handled by their "sample server"? For ...
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How to resample polygon vertices so that they are evenly spaced in Arc 10

I have digitized the outline of many river channels (by both manually picking points and using streaming mode), but now I need the vertices to be evenly spaced (for input to another program). I tried ...
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ArcGIS export mosaic seamline

I created a mosaic from multiple overlapping GeoTif files in ArcMap 10.2. Than I created seamlines between the images to define which part of the scene is taken from which original image. Now, I want ...
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Using only part of inline variable substitution string in ModelBuilder?

I am using an inline variable substiution to alter a field name. I do this within an iteration model in model builder. The inline variable is the name of the feature class which I use as my input for ...
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ArcMap ModelBuilder: problem with %name% variable when used in iteration for projection

I have prepared a model which should project all shape files ( currently in MUTM 81) in a folder to MUTM 84. But when I use “%Name%” in output dataset for geodatabase as “D:\Soil ...
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I'm converting a raster to TIN and a large section of it didn't convert properly (ArcGIS 10)

I've got a DEM for a pretty large area and I need to create a TIN. I'm using 3D Analyst Tools > Conversion > Raster to TIN. The process runs without any error messages, but a large section of the TIN ...
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Arcpy if statement to act on layers at the top level of hierarchy

I am about to save copies of all of the layers in my mxd. I only want to save the top level group layers though. I have some group layers within group layers - I dont want to save them individually. ...
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What is the source of horizontal and vertical striping in USGS DEMs?

When processing 30m and 10m DEM data downloaded through the National Map Viewer from the National Elevation Dataset, we noticed horizontal and vertical striping not only in the produced results, but ...
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How to to get time slice in raster dataset using ArcGIS?

I have a couple of rasters made in different time. Some of the rasters are overlapping and some of them - not. I need fast and efficient way to get time sliced values for each pixel. For example: ...
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How to export a set of layers into multiple PDF(orAI)files, one layer at a time?

I am completely NEW to PYTHON(only took a 3-hr entry course in ESRI tutorial. I have a dataset contains files named as "1_A, 1_B, 1_C....12_A,12_B, 12_c,....200_A, 200_B, 200_C..etc." I need to export ...
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Faster way than Spatial Join to join field from attribute table to address table?

I have a table of addresses for every state in the nation. I just recently finished doing spatial joins and adding in census block/tract data per state. I have a national shapefile of ...
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Which is more efficient process in ModelBuilder - Merge/Dissolve or Union/Dissolve?

I'm creating a model which combines four very large files and dissolves them. At the moment, my workflow uses the Merge tool and then the Dissolve tool. However, I was wondering if using the Union ...
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Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced to host map services?

I'm fairly new to ArcGIS but ben around GIS / mapping a long time. Part of getting up to speed will involve building map services and consuming them, etc, etc. Can I use ArcGIS Advanced Desktop to ...
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Can I use a ArcGIS 10.1 book for ArcGIS 10.3?

To learn ArcGIS, I'm going to purchase a home license of ArcGIS 10.3. But because 10.3 just came out, there are no books out yet. Will a 10.1 book suffice, or are there too many changes? Looking at ...
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Identifying Road Crossings

The ingredients: I have animal GPS points separated by a certain amount of time & I have a map of roads The question: I want to identify a minimum number of road crossings The hard(er) parts: ...
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Split field name of feature class in ArcGIS

Is it possible to split a field name within an attribute table of a feature class into two new fields where just the field name is being split. Please note that I do not need to split the features ...
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Compressing the service definition failed

I am trying to publish a map on my server but I am getting this error: Compressing the service definition failed. I have changed the location of service points, still the Error remains. How can ...