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Clipping by geomtery results in Raster extent slightly different to input geometry?

The raster using arcgis geoprocessing is cliped with a feature, reading it's geometry and as a result, rasters extent slightly differs. Extent of geom: str(row.shape.extent) '570600,537958652 ...
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python code doesn't preserve original range of values from my raster colormap template

I'm working towards an animation or movie of some distributed model output so I need to use a batch process for several hundred rasters that applies a consistent colormap and value range, however the ...
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Why is Add Basemap grayed out in ArcMap?

Why can't I add a base map to my data frame in ArcMap? I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and the options under Add Data for Add Basemap and Add Data From ArcGIS Online are both disabled (grayed ...
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Why does ArcGIS Upgrade Geodatabase tool throw ERROR 999999: Error executing function?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop to upgrade File Geodatabases using a Python script that runs fine until the step where it runs the Upgrade Geodatabase tool. The error is: ERROR 999999: Error ...
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Why does Erase give ERROR 999999 (Error executing function Invalid Topology Negative point valence)?

I am getting the following error when I try to erase a set of data from a file within a gdb. Any idea on what to do? I have done repair geometry multiple times on the input/erase datasets. I have 16GB ...
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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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Script and model crashes after first iteration

I have a python script which dies after the first iteration. It dies on the second feature class to coverage. This also happened in modelbuilder, which is why I went to python hoping it would go away. ...
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How to extract information from several shapefiles in the same time?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.1. I have a shapefile for 10 catchments and other three shapefiles for landuse, soil type and rock types. To extract the area of land use types, soil types or rock types for each ...
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Calculating Slope, Flow Accumulation and Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am working on a project that requires me to extract values from rasters (viz the slope and TWI) for a set of point dataset that I have. I tried calculating the Slope, Flow accumulation and the TWI ...
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Custom Tools not Saving in Toolbar on Startup/ Normal.mxt?

I am trying to save some tools that I have created into the default toolbar layout that is present when ArcMap 10.1 is launched. It is possible to change the arrangement of toolbars, add new ones and ...
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Many pipelines and buffers need to display one at the time,

I have more than 1000 individual pipeline in one shapefile with 4 different buffer size. I wish to show one pipeline at a time with its corresponding buffers after each other in a very quick way. I ...
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Scripting Custom data setup functionality of Business Analyst using ArcPy?

Is it possible to script the "Custom Data Setup" functionality in the "Business Analyst" extension in ArcGIS using ArcPy? This functionality basically allows one to create a "Business Analyst ...
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Getting number as parameter to use in SQL expression leads to ExecuteError: ERROR 000358?

In my script I am using the Select tool (arcpy.Select_analysis) and in the SQL expression, I want to use a number that I call in as a parameter. I have trying to script it like: subsize = ...
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Seeking alternative to ERDAS Imagine?

I am having trouble with the ArcGIS 10.1 and ERDAS Imagine 9.2 license conflict. From what I found out it isn't that rare, but I do not understand why there such a conflict in the first place. ...
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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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Calculating Percentiles in ArcMap?

I have a large polygon dataset (26,000) records with numerous attributes columns. I wish to calculate the percentile rank of each attribute. Say I have population_density in an attribute, is there a ...
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How to remove layers data source M-awareness to publish editable featureServer

I would like to publish an editable feature layer (featureservice) on my ArcGIS server. When I want to publish the data it warns however that the layer is m-aware. In the arcgis documentation I read ...
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Creating dynamic chart titles in ArcMap?

Is it possible to dynamically generate a chart title based on a source feature class attribute value? Specifically, I am generating a series of cross-sections using an existing polyline f.c. ...
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Is it possible to run a search cursor on a multipart feature class?

I have a multipart feature class of cities. I want to run a search cursor on a cities feature class where: one city is selected and a select layer by location is run to select all parcels that are ...
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Enforcing unique values in field when editing in ArcMap?

I am working on a geodatabase. In some of my features, I would like to add a field, in which I will type the values on my own. On this field no duplicates must be allowed. In other words I want it to ...
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Merge multiple feature datasets while maintaining shapefiles for respective point, line, and polygon files nested ArcGIS

I've been doing some digging and a few days of playing around with my data in ArcInfo but I haven't been able to find a solution to merging datasets, which consist of many different point, line, and ...
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Converting polyline data to polygons?

I am trying to convert some polyline coastline data into a polygon that I can use to clip/subset back other data sets by this polygon. There are some small gaps in the coastline data, which ...
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How can i use point layer as an impedance in Network Analyst?

I want to use traffic lights as an impedance for travel time in network analyst . the lights located in the intersections . I have to use multimodal network based on this question How can i create ...
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Exporting Grid from R to use it in ArcGIS

i want to export a grid from R into format readable by ArcGIS. how can i do so?
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Why is Oracle Spatial Query Layer Not Displaying in ArcMap?

I am having an issue with an Oracle query layer using SDO_Geometry not displaying. I have created a polygon layer/table within oracle, registered the table with the SDO_GEOM_METADATA and created a ...
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Add MicroStation dgn to ArcGIS/ArcCatalog 10.1

I'm an iOS programmer but new to using ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having a problem loading my MicroStation dgn file to ArcCatalog. I've connected the folder containing my MicroStation V8i roadway design dgn to ...
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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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How to create sequential field based on sorted data? (or extract pop-up data?)

I downloaded a kmz field and converted it to a GDB fc on arcmap. However, the field I need to label the layer by is stored in the pop-up html field... It looks like this: <html ...
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Batch Re-projection script syntax error

import arcpy sourceWorkspace = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\Lesson2" targetProjection = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\python excercise data\\Lesson1\\contourlines.shp" listDataSet = ...
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Is it possible to insert Excel table with filter in ArcMap layout view?

Please see the image (https://apps.health.ny.gov/statistics/environmental/public_health_tracking/tracker/mapaction.map?activeTool=showIndicator&indicator=asthma). There are "Map display" and ...
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Base height information is lost when I create a Scene Package

I am using ArcScene 10.2.2 When I create a scene package, and then unpack it, I lose any base height information I have given to layers in the package, which I have draped over TINs. I get the Error ...
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Calculate mean elevation over a region

For the purposes of spatial interpolation, I have created a grid using "Create Fishnet" in ArcMap10.2 (I use the "label points", which have a spacing of 0,00833333 degrees). For every point (label ...
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Select by location are within source layer

So I am trying to select all of the block groups inside a group of counties. So I am using the select by location tool and setting my target layer as the block group and my source layer as my ...
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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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Water utility editing rules

I am looking for some help related to editing water utilities in ArcMap. I understand that most water editing rules, and procedures are similar, and I am looking for any help with this. I will of ...
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Arc Hydro giving Error HRESLT E_FAIL has been returned from call to Component?

I have a problem with using Arc Hydro. I tried to follow these steps: App utilities> Set target locations Raster Data: C:users\seabell\Deskop\weekdata4\ Vector Data: ...
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Shapefiles from ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Maps API?

Can you add a large shapefile made in ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Maps? I have added it to ArcGis Online and it takes a long time to load. I need to buy credits to put the shapefile tiled to ArcGIS ...
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“All the inputs are not current” after Precondition = false in Model Builder

I am using an Iterator to Iterate through a list of Strings for Feature Selection/Aggregation/Count. There is the possibility that no Features are aggregated. In this case, I want the iterator to go ...
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How to do a flood simulation without flooding the whole area and covering surface structures (with DEM)?

I have a high resolution DEM and want to do a flood simulation starting at a river. My hope is that the water runs into historical (now dry) river channels (in which I'm interested in) at first and ...
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Is there a way to change the orientation of all text labels at once?

I rotated my extent -45 degree to make it look better. Problem is all the labels that I converted to graphics so I could rearrange them are also at -45 degrees. Any way to change that easily?
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Is snapping working when changing from NAD83(decimal degree) to NAD83 Zone UTM 11N(meters)?

I've used the following ESRI snippet to Convert the display extents in Pixels (at the current map scale) and then return out the map units. public System.Double ...
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How can I release the lock file on a DBF after removing its join to a FeatureLayer using ArcObjects?

I found another post with two different answers on how to remove the join between a feature layer and a standalone table, but neither method successfully removes the lock file ...
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Difference between raster subsets as defined by another raster

I wish to determine whether there is a relationship between slope and the Corine land cover class pastures. i.e. whether areas defined as pasture have a different slope to non-pasture areas. I've ...
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import arcgisscripting gives ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application

i am trying to import arcgisscripting and getting following error. Traceback (most recent call last): File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module> import arcgisscripting ImportError: DLL ...
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Cannot enable “Track Edits” on ArcGIS Online Feature Layer

I have a feature layer that is published to ArcGIS Online and being edited by users there. I am not able to enable "Track Edits" for this feature layer. Under the feature layer properties, when I ...
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Making tool in arcmap by using modelbuilder or python

I am trying to making one tool by using python. For that I already make GUI. In that i have 5 inputs. These 5 inputs are feature layers(shape files). Now I make another option field. It is multiple ...
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Easy way to create a boundary polygon shapefile from a set of LAS files using ArcGIS 10?

I have a bunch of LAS file sets that I need to process. The current task at hand is to generate a "footprint" shapefile that contains polygons for each LAS tile. I am looking for a graceful way to ...
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How to join point and polygon layers but retain polygon geometry for choropleth in ArcMap? [on hold]

background: I tried to join a point layer and a polygon layer so that I could make a choropleth map of the attributes in the point layer but all I can get is a point map regardless of which layer I ...
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Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?

I`m running a simple model in ArcMap 10.2, which makes my ArcMap crashing (closing and then an error message pops in saying that ArcMap has encountered a serious error, and there is an option to ...
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Tabulate Area in ArcGIS for Desktop not creating correct output?

I have used the Tabulate Area zonal spatial analyst tool in ArcGIS many times, and am encountering a problem for the first time. I am using a polygon grid (fishnet) as my zone dataset, and tabulating ...