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How can I exclude a field on a table from being copied?

I have a query "layer": >>> r = arcpy.MakeQueryLayer_management(r'C:\path\to\connection\file\connection.sde', 'TEST', 'SELECT T.ID AS OBJECTID, T.* FROM MY_TABLE T WHERE T.SOME_COLUMN = 1', ...
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How to link dataframes in ArcGIS or QGIS?

The below image shows a layout in ArcGIS 10.1 with four dataframes. Each dataframe is of the same geographic area, although they are different images. For example, the top left image is a 1989 DOQ, ...
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Mirror two data frames [duplicate]

Is it possible to link two data frames so that they mirror each other? I know I can set the extent of one data frame to that of another data frame, but then you can only pan/zoom in the parent frame. ...
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merge rasters with nodata cells

I want to create single attribute table base on multiple overlapping raster. Some raster do not overlap completely but have common areas. In that situation I need the value from other raster while ...
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How to divide a polygon into specific sizes using ArcGIS?

I have several thousand irregularly shaped polygons in a shapefile. I want to be able to split each polygon into three areas, and to specify what the size of those areas (they sum to the previous ...
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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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Remove duplicated items in Arc attribute table?

I have imported a set of points into ARCmap using a kml file created in google earth. During this process, a number of the points were duplicated (see below). Is there a way to get rid of the ...
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Performing a 'far analysis' using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to perform an analysis that is the inverse of Near_analysis for ArcGIS. Instead of my result being NEAR_DIST and NEAR_FID, I'd like each feature to have a FAR_DIST and FAR_FID populated ...
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How to prevent labels from one layer from overlapping features in another layer

I am working ArcMap10.1 software. When I was labeling on point feature automatically label fall on line. Label must not fall on line. I'm not aware how to solve this issues. I have attached an ...
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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 ...
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Should I use hydrological equations or a DEM map to calculate the area inundated for 1m SLR scenario?

I want to how can calculate area inundated for 1m sea level rise (SLR) scenario in GIS n also procedure of creating 1m SLR for particular area. Do I need to use hydrological equations to get area ...
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Learning .NET for ArcGIS (mainly Desktop) use?

I have basic programming skills (I program simple vba python and lisp scripts and had gone through a java course a long time ago), but it seems to me (judging by ESRI publications) that there is no ...
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Newbie to GIS Development in ArcGIS? [duplicate]

I am new to GIS development and was wondering if there are tutorials available for development in ArcGIS 10. I have some experience writing simple scripts in python and fooling around in model ...
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ArcPy SelectLayerByAttribute Error and how to control GP output layer name

I have a rather long script that first references an SDE feature class (non-versioned) to perform an attribute selection based on a SQL selection. I've been unable to figure out why the script will ...
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Field calculator (using ATAN)

How do I input the arc tan in the field calculator given the values of the fields to get the desired answer, I compare the answer of the manually computed arc tan value and the Atan Spatial Analyst ...
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Determining Personal Geodatabase version?

I am using ArcMap software. How can I find out Personal Geodatabase Version? I have a client file but I want to find out which version they have used.
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Use python to add layers to TOC

I've been battling with adding layers to the TOC for some time now. I have managed to single layers added but need to loop through a folder and add all layers. Shapefiles I cannot get to add at all. ...
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Using callout labels in ArcMap?

Is there a way to automate the placement and the text based on a field using callout labels? One thing I've tried, which is quite cumbersome, is to convert the graphical objects after they have ...
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Calculate Date field in ArcPy

I'm trying to use arcpy.ExtractValuesToPoints() to get raster values to a points feature class for several raster files (8760). The goal is to get a time-slice view of how the values at certain ...
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Digitizing roads from a scanned map

I have a scanned map in which roads are shown in red color, the RGB value being R>250, G=0 and B=0. Is there a way to auto digitize the roads by specifying RGB criterion or snap criterion? My ...
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How to checkin ( release, make it free) arcgis 10.2 desktop license using arcpy?

There is a way to do this using AcrGIS license Server Administrator, but I need a command to use it in arcpy scripting.
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Get value from Metadata in Python Script for attribute

I am working on a python script to create some feature classes from dbf tables. As part of the script I would like to pull two values (FGDC "publication date" and ArcGIS Spatial Reference ArcGIS ...
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Calculating all distances from single points to multiple polygons

I have two layers: a point layer defining properties (95 objects), and a polygon layer defining plots of land associated with the properties (211 objects). Each point relates to one or more polygons. ...
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How to create an SQL Persisted Computed Column which values are derived from spatial column

Our GDB is using the SQL native GEOMETRY data storage type (SQL 2012 Standard) and the spatial reference for this uses a unit of square feet. I want to create a (persisted) computed column which will ...
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Access ArcCatalog Window through ArcPY

I want to create a button in ArcCatalog that takes the metadata from the selected file in ArcCatalog and prints it to a text file. The metadata extraction part is done, and I have succssfully tested ...
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Is it possible to emulate “Swiss style” shaded relief with ArcGIS tools?

Is there a way to create a Swiss style (or other hand-shaded-like styles) shaded relief from a dem using ArcGIS tools alone?
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Lines that intersect vs. Lines that touch - how to distinguish?

How do I distinguish between these cases in ArcGIS 10? I am looking at the Trim Line function but that's not what I want (destructive). Case 1: Both endpoints of a line touch another line Case 2: ...
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Use Hibernate with Oracle and Esri St_geometry type

Can anyone tell me whether I could use Hibernate with esri ST_GEOMETRY type? I have found that Hibernate Spatial does support SDO_Geometry, but nothing for ST_Geometry. I am using oracle 11g and ...
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Calculating Topographic Exposure with Raster Calculator

I need you help trying to calculate Topographic Exposure (TOPEX) on a DEM in ArcGIS. I am trying to figure out wind exposure on a DEM with 25m cells. There is a great blog post where someone explains ...
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replacing zero values of the field using arcmap

In computing the velocity and time of the flow path, the slope is needed but their are values in its field that are zero. so, how can I replace those zero values into 0.0001 so that the output of the ...
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Divide a large polygon into 4 smaller ones having same area [duplicate]

Is there anyway to divide a large polygon into 4 smaller polygons having same area. for example, I have an area of 1 hectare but I would like to divide it into 4 plots having 2500 m2 for each. if ...
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Output raster from IDW interpolation tool is from 3.40282e+038 to -3.40282e+038 in ArcPy

I am not familiar with Python in ArcGIS, so I used ModelBuilder first to set the environment and put the tool in. The model worked right and the output raster seemed good. Then I exported the model ...
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How to populate an attribute table from an interpolation (grid)

I am a novice ARC10 GIS user, with a question on how to add data from a grid file to a shapefile based on an attribute and position. I have a shapefile with fish positions (x,y) and their ...
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Finding polygons without right angles using Open Source GIS or ArcGIS for Desktop?

Now we are digitizing some buildings in specified area. The obligatory rule for this work - in most cases buildings should have right angles. We are using QGIS with CAD tools for this work but ...
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In ESRI ArcGIS, is there an equivalent to the RStudio Console Windows?

UPDATED I know ESRI provides scripting capacity, via the Python window, but I've had a hard time with it. Making the jump from the Field calculator to the Python window was too much to me. Trying to ...
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How do you restrict road access by vehicle type in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

Is there a way to restrict road access by vehicle type? Some roads restrict trucks, some roads have height/weight restrictions, and some roads are restricted by the type of license plate (e.g., ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Changing 'null' to 'zero' in attribute table? [duplicate]

I have a table (Excel, csv) with county names and three additional column headings. I would like to ensure that everything under the three additional headings have a zero rather than a 'null' value. ...
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List all feature layers

I will often create many temporary layer files with MakeFeatureLayer_management. I was wondering if there was a means to list the temporary layer files I've created. I've tried setting the workspace ...
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How do I import data from a delimited file into a Feature Class?

I have a feature class created in a file geodatabase. How do I import data from a comma-delimited file into the feature class? Update #1 - The destination is a feature class, not a table.
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select (analysis tool) runs fine as a tool but crashes miserably when invoked as a rest service

"depts" , a geotable stored in oracle. polygon type. in arccatalog i create a very simple model: the "select" tool (from analysis toolbox) is fed with "depts" run model. "success". No warnings, no ...
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Network Dataset — can't solve route

I read this topic and I have same problem as others. When I use network analyst on one line, the module works successfully. But for multilines, this warning comes: No route from location "Graphic ...
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How to display survey calls using the traverse tool?

I use the Traverse Tool to run out legal descriptions on deeds and recorded subdivision plats. I'm looking for a way to display the survey calls once I'm done. Is there a way to do that? I'm using ...
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FDOGraphicsLayer IGraphicsContainer Reset/Next throw 'not implemented'

Running ArcGIS 9.3.2 w/ ArcFM. protected override void InternalClick() { var d = _App.Document as IMxDocument; var m = d.FocusMap; var c = m as IGraphicsContainer; c.Reset(); ...
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Avoiding schema lock cannot be acquired because of existing lock on File Geodatabase?

I am having a problem with a Schema Lock in ArcMap for Desktop Advanced 10.2. The license that I have is Concurrent use for two computers. On Computer 1, I created an MXD Map File and a File ...
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How to check out arcgis 10.2 desktop license using arcpy?

Referring to ArcGIS help it seems possible to check out advanced desktop license. But typing arcpy.CheckOutExtension('ArcInfo') gives Unrecognized extension code ArcInfo
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linking of 2d shapefile with 3d model-ArcGIS

i have 3d model -.GDB (.DGN also ) without any unique iD (3d model is not solid but it has diffrent surfaces e.g. so one individual model can have 4 surface as wall and one as roof) and of same model ...
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Shapes not matching number of records

I am trying to merge features (polygons) from 7 subregions in ArcGIS (v10.x). Merge goes fine but when I do any other process on it (e.g. Adding a field, calculations etc), the merged file is ...
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Calculate amount of rainfall per grid

I have precipitation measurement data of some points. I calculate the spatial distribution of rainfall using thiessen polygon method with ArcGIS. This shows amount of total rainfall on polygons. How ...
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DEM from contours

I have problem to create a DEM from contours. I know it is very simple but I can not make it work. I tried everything but nothing has happended! The shapefiles I've got are a con_lin and a con_pol ...
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How to create a raster mosaic from many asc files

I am trying to create a raster mosaic (in ArcGIS 10.1) as I am working with many asc files - I am trying to put all the different tiles together in order to run a view shed analysis. I have been told ...