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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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How to make connection

How to connect a argis, sde version through stand alone python script. SDE.Mapping is child version of SDE.Default and I want to make child version of SDE.Mapping . I am using direct sde services
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Cannot display x,y data [duplicate]

I have trouble to display x,y data in UTM coordinates from xls file. It just shows on table of content and do not appear on working screen in Arcmap 10.1. When I check the map scale it different with ...
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How to highlight the number of overlayed lines in ArcMap?

Using ArcMap 10.2, I have a feature class composed of several lines representing bus routes for the same transit line. There are different routes according to schedules. In the image below, each route ...
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add points when joining two datasets together in ArcGIS

I am trying to join an excel file with a shapefile based on a zipcode. My problem is that I have multiple persons with the same zip code, but it joins only 1 of those persons. Is it possible to ...
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XML ElementTree in ArcPy consuming WMTS XML

How do I work with the xml Element Tree to obtain the ScaleDenominator parent where ows:Identifier = default028mm? With a fair bit of swearing I have managed to hack my way into all of the WMTS ...
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What causes ERROR 000210: Cannot create output in_memory\AND from ArcPy?

The ArcGIS for Desktop "ERROR 000210: Cannot create output" has been reported on this site a number of times but an in_memory workspace seems to have been implicated only once: ERROR 000210: ...
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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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Printable Esri symbol sets, a.k.a. style references [duplicate]

Does anyone know of good printable documents of the as-shipped Esri symbol sets, also called Style References? The new with Arcgis 10 ability to search symbol sets is a great boon, but one can still ...
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Is there ArcGIS Symbol Library PDF for ArcGIS 10.x to see symbols/line weights?

ESRI has an old set of PDFs from 2004 showing all the symbols available in ArcGIS at the time and their names. I don't need it often but if I'm searching for a certain symbol and don't know its name ...
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Creating a layer in arcmap by dragging a table from an OracleDB

I am working on a project for a client, they gave us some data from their oracleDB, and when I connect to it in arc map I can just drag and drop the tables from the catalog window into arcmap and they ...
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Where is the Speed Unit option in Update Traffic Data tool of ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I can't find the Speed Unit option in the Update Traffic Data tool for ArcGIS 10.2.0 (Enterprise). In the help Esri describes that you can specify a Speed Unit but I don't see the parameter.
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Unknown Spatial Reference after Georeferencing in ArcMap

I am trying to georeference an image base on another *.tif, after rectifying i still have my Image as unknown spatial reference. Does somebody know how I can fix it?
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What is the smallest size a point can be represented on ArcMap 10.2?

I have a large number of points that I need to plot and want to avoid overlaying them wherever possible. Whenever I choose a figure <1 for their size, I don't see any difference, yet ArcMap seems ...
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Solve for alternate routes without barriers or additional stops in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I created a network dataset using ArcGIS Network Analyst. I have one start and one destination point. I want to find the three shortest paths from start to my destination (find three shortest paths ...
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Why are my polygons automatically simplified/generalised when merging them in ArcMap 10.2?

I am creating a small land use map, as an exercise for visual image interpretation. I created a shapefile and started digitising polyogons with the polygon tool. The problem is that some of my ...
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How to store historical versions of road (route) portions?

Part of my job is to analyze certain portions of road for our clients. A client will ask, I want to look at Road A from parcel XYZ to parcel RST and Road B from parcel RST to parcel OPQ. The way I do ...
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Join line to multiple points

I took some ASCII files and created points with attributes. I am trying to join the line features to these but a simple join function will only take the one that is closest. Is there a way to perhaps ...
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Draw line between points from multiple datasets

I have 2 point datasets and want a tool or script to draw a line between all points in one dataset to all the points in the 2nd dataset. Is it possible? I have tried ESRI "Point Distance" and ...
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How to populate new field according to string content of another field using VB script?

I want to populate a new field called Letting according to the string value found in another field. If 'ASP' or 'Q' is in field ExternalRE then I want 1 in Letting, everything else to be 0. Here is ...
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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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Modifying Time attribute using ModelBuilder?

I need to remove the DD-MM-YY from the "Time" attribute and only keep the HH:MM:SS using the modelbuilder. The model is displayed below and I use ArcMap 10.2. I have tried the "Calculate Field" and ...
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Establishing a MySQL connection in ArcGIS 10

Is it possible to create a connection to a MySQL database in ArcGIS 10?
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projection_error [on hold]

I have my projection of my grid data on UTM. I too have GPS point of an area which is in WGS84. The problem is the grid(UTM projected) and GPS points donot overlay in ArcGIS 10.1. Can anyone can help ...
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Raster vs. Raster Scatter Plot in ArcGIS

I created two raster datasets from the same world view 2 image. One dataset is NDVI, the other is a normalized surface water index (NDSWI). I would like to create a scatter plot for a pixel by pixel ...
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Why is ModelBuilder not outputting Make Feature Layer results?

This model is giving me some trouble. When I run it the is not input into the map and when I do add the data in it is not clipped to the boundary. Any ideas? I have add model to map check in ...
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fit point with raster data figure out those points belong to, and add column and row to represent it in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I have an X-Y point data file, with which has latitude and longitude. I'd like to be fit it with the raster data, then add column and row data on the X-Y point data file. first i created the attribute ...
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Creating multiple routes at same time with different stop locations using ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have a feature class that contains about 500 cross-streets locations and another feature class that contains about 1800 locations. I need to create a route from each cross-street to 1-6 locations. ...
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Why do simplify polygon results differ between ArcGIS for Desktop and PostGIS?

I am mainly interested in why and how the Simplify Polygons tool in ArcGIS for Desktop handles the simplification process, including preventing and resolving topological errors better than the ...
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How does Personal Geodatabase work from Microsoft Access perspective?

I am trying to get a better general understanding of how ArcGIS works with MS Access when using a personal geodatabase. If I create a new pgdb and then import a very simple shapefile and finally look ...
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Update: Creating multiple routes at same time with different stop locations using ArcGIS Network Analyst? [duplicate]

This was the original question asked followed by the update. I posted the update to the original question but I don't think it was being seen... I have a feature class that contains about 500 ...
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Symbolizing using RGB values from Excel in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an excel file with 2 attribute columns, 1-feature info 2-Number of color (RGB) that the current feature should be symbolize. This file file can be joined with the layer using the "feature info" ...
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How do you change starting point on a polyline? (split tool)

There must be an easy fix for this. I am using the split tool and I want it to split a polyline into equal parts. For some reason, it is starting in the middle of my polyline. How do I force it to ...
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How to calculate percentage of selected area from DEM?

I am working with elevation data and performed a local operation to convert it from meters to feet. I am interested in finding the area (expressed in percentage) that is above 4000 ft, but I have ...
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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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ArcGIS 10.1 - Error No spatial reference exists

I'm encountering a new error on some geoprocessing. It originally showed up while running commands in arcpy but now it crops up whenever I run some tools. I've been using the Extract by Mask on some ...
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Creating new raster based on spatial extent and classes of one raster and average of another using ArcMap?

I have a raster that is split into classes and I wanted to make a new raster with this raster's spatial extent and classes but displaying the average values from a different raster. I am not really ...
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How to remove data points that don't overlap with other data

I am working with a dataset for the whole state, but I want only the data point that overlap with another polygon dataset. How do I get rid of the excess points that don't overlap?
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Is there a faster alternative to arcpy spatial join?

I am wondering if there is a more efficient method than using arcpy spatial join in python. I am currently using intersect and closest methods (including a near distance field) so would need ...
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Using tool validation to create parameter based on fields of another parameters input?

I'm assuming I'm missing something and this is a pretty easy thing to do but I'm stumped... I'm working on a script that currently takes and input excel file and uses a "hard coded" field name that I ...
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How to load an ENVI file into ArcGIS?

I received a series of *.img files with a single .hdr file that contains the necessary georeferencing information (i.e., samples, lines, coord system, etc.). I presume this is an ENVI header file ...
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Show “layer name” as text in arcgis layout view (map)

I am trying to show the layer names of all visible layers in ArcGis 10.1 when creating a map in layout view. First I tried to use "insert legend" and show there only the layername, but I can't ...
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Legal description polygon mapping/creation with Arcpy

What I have: an excel file with the names of properties within an area that is part of the PLSS in which Township/Range, Section and Lot numbers are used. The file contains a legal description for ...
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Thiessen Ploygon Bifurcated Areas Calculations

I have a SewerGEMS network of a sewerage scheme for a town. The town is divided into 17 wards having different population densities in (Population/Hectare). There is an AutoCAD drawing showing the ...
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How to bind layer display?

I work on several layers in arcmap 9.3 My question is about creating binds to display theses layers directly. like ctrl+1 ( display / hide layer 1 ) ctrl+2 ( display / hide layer 2 ) ctrl+3 ( ...
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python shell crashes on table to table conversion

I have two computers running the same code and on one (with better performace) it runs fine but the other crashes the python shell when executing the code below. I really don't understand why, any ...
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ArcGis Python Script, Calculate Field

Sorry for my English. I am trying to write a Python Script for ArcGis 10.2. #import system modules import arcpy import math from arcpy import env #Set environment options ...
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Can't create new geodatabase for SQLSever Express in ArcCatalog 10.0

I'm trying to create a new geodatabase in my local SQLExpress Database Server from ArcCatalog 10.0 (ArcInfo). I can create a database server entry just fine (image below): ESRI documentation has me ...
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VB to Python for Labeling in ArcGIS 10.2.1

I am really new to Python and do not understand VB. I need to convert this VB script to Python. I think it may take me a few weeks to figure out but if someone helps me I would be grateful. The code ...
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Connecting Oracle Linux database to AcGIS 10 on windows PC

I am wondering if anyone has tried to connect from ArcGIS 10, to an oracle database stored on a Linux server? I have no problems connecting to oracle from Arc when the data is stored on a windows box, ...