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Identify and delete overlaping or near lines with similar running

I have shapefiles with lines that shows surface water runoff. I need to clear and simplify these shapefiles by condition that if some lines are near by other and has similar running, this lines has 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 ...
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ArcGIS - CTF and DAT files

How does one open CTF and DAT files as listed here using ArcGIS 10.3? I looked for instructions on their website but there isn't much guidance.
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Using ESRI character font (“Environmental & Icons”) with formatting tag in layout text box

I am attempting to use a character from the ESRI Environmental & Icons font collection (A bird in particular). I went into my character map tool and found the one I want (symbol right ...
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Aggregate points to polygon as attribute field in polygon dataset

I am quite new to GIS and have the following question. I have these two datasets - Polygon of around 100 administrative units of my city. - Point data of a feature of interest. I want to add a field ...
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Doing spatial correlation between two layers on ArcGIS?

I have two datasets and I'm trying to determine the extent of their spatial relationship. I suspect they are closely related but I would like to produce a map output to illustrate this relationship. ...
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Creating Mile Posts

I want to create mile post on a polyline. I'm getting confused on the LRS. Can someone assist me? I've tried going through the Linear Referencing Tools in ArcCatalog.
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How to un-delete a folder accidentally deleted in ArcCatalog

aka "dude where's my OOPS command?" I accidentally hit the DEL key with a folder selected in ArcCatalog, and it's apparently gone forever. There was no warning message shown, and it doesn't go into ...
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Drop-down not showing on attribute table after I set a GDB domain?

I created a file GDB with various feature classes that already have data in them. I then set up a domain to the GDB, and when I open the attribute tables of each of my feature classes there is ...
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Georeferencing CAD Causing Close Out/Shut Down of ArcMap?

I am currently running ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I have no other georeferencing issues regarding TIFFs shapefiles, or otherwise. However, when I introduce a CAD (or DWG) file into the map and ...
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Off-setting a single character in a text box

I am attempting to offset an ESRI character (the bird in the image) to be bottom-alignment with Location X. Is there any type of formatting tag that might allow me to shift the character upward? I ...
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Where is the field mapping for Attribute Transfer tool stored?

I can't seem to find any patterns in when the source-destination field mapping is preserved. Is this stored in the database, map document, or elsewhere? I'd like to know so I don't have to create the ...
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Renaming Output feature classes

I am running two models using an iterator in each. I want my output (feature class in a GDB) to be named after the field value from which it was selected as opposed to "I_feature1_join1', etc.
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A missing feature class in the list when adding classes to a new network dataset

I´m having a problem here when creating a new Network Dataset. Firstly I select the feature classes from the list that will participate in the network dataset. I have a feature dataset under a ...
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Script runs in ArcMap Python window but not in stand alone Python win or IDLE

I am attempting to automate some basic geoprocessing for a web map service. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. This code was built in ModelBuilder and exported to python. This runs perfectly in ...
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Are there any way to identify individual pine trees without the use of Lidar data?

I am using Arcmap 10.3. Are there any way to identify individual pine trees without the use of Lidar data? Crown identification seems irrelevant. My goal is to do a rough tree top calculation to ...
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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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ArcGIS - Location/format of inserted pictures

I have an old mxd that uses several hundred custom made picture marker symbols. We don't know where the image files that were inserted as pictures marker symbols are, or what format they were in. ...
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ArcGIS Export to PDF with Thin White Lines

When I go to export to pdf from File -> Export Map, I see thin white lines that show up when I open up the map in Adobe. The lines appear only in the northern hemisphere in Russia, Canada and the ...
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Tabulate area tool's output results units?

Hello I have a quite simple question. I'm using ArcGIS and I have tried to calculate the area of each different land cover class in a raster of 25m size in British National Grid coordinate system. To ...
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Layers disappear, ArcGIS layout mode

The top two layers in my table of contents are the most important. Streams and some point shapefiles. They overlay a raster. In layout mode I switched from portrait to landscape. Immediately the ...
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Editing polyline data, cant snap or modify feature

Editing in Desktop standard 10.3 and I am having issues with snapping polylines. I keep getting the same error below when I try to snap or move a line. Any ideas On why this might be happening?
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Filling up river corridors in a DEM

I'm currently working with a DEM (10 m x 10 m resolution) that has a lot of faulty elevation values in river corridors. In order to run a hydrodynamic model I'm trying to get the following done in an ...
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Concatenating 3 columns with str.rjust gives an error [on hold]

So, I want to concatenate 3 columns (2 short, 1 double) to a fourth (string) column. They should not be added, but concatenated with the help of .rjust() to add some zeros here and there. I've ...
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How to change feature class and field aliases in bulk?

I have over a hundred FCs, each with 10 or 20 attributes to add or change the aliases for, two or more times a year. Needless to say, this is not something I'm going to grunt my way through. How can I ...
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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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Merging multiple fields with same parcel id yet different attribute values, while keeping all fields?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I have a property parcel layer that when Intersected, each parcel is broken up into hectares of different land covers. My question is can this be merged (or ...
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Using %name% without extension in ArcGIS ModelBuilder? [duplicate]

I am using modelbuilder to reclassify raster files (tif) and convert them into polygons.I cannot make the names of the output files right, and I always receive message suggesting invalid characters. ...
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Summing Attributes from a Related Table?

I have a line feature class representing road segments, with each road segment having a unique ID. This feature class has an attribute of average observed daily traffic counts. I have another table ...
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Select Lines that have points on edge but not on end

I am looking for an easier way (if it exists) of selecting all lines that have points snapped to them but where the points are not on the end-points of the line. My current method is to: Generate ...
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Why is the Dissolve Tool not working?

I'm still having trouble with the dissolve tool and I've tried all of the solutions offered here including moving the process from the background and repairing the geography. I've also tried amending ...
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Python code help for ArcGIS Field Calculator tool (Model Builder)

Is there any python code that: 1st, sort a column (example name by alphabet) 2nd, grab the first cell of sorted column and assigned it to a variable like A=.. I need all of this to be done in field ...
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Advanced Cartography of a line feature [duplicate]

I'm attempting to duplicate the maroon boundary line. I've used offsets in the line symbol editing but can't seem to achieve the smooth blend you see the picture. I've tried using multiple layers of ...
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Transcad Network file in Arcmap

Is there away to open a transcad network file (filename.net) in ArcMap without having access to Transcad? I just need to see the network links id and attributes.
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Trouble with Calculate Geometry in ArcMap 10.2? [duplicate]

I got a "Federal Lands" shapefile from nationalmap.gov. I clipped it down to the geography I am focusing on (a few counties in eastern California). I am trying to use the "calculate geometry" tool to ...
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Why is the project tool in ArcGIS (ArcMap) for desktop throwing the “invalid geographic transformation” error?

I'm trying to reproject a point shapefile from ITRF92 to WGS84 UTM ZONE 14 NORTH. On the geographic transformation input field, I copied and pasted the following geographic transformations from the ...
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GPS points displaying in the wrong place

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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Accessing attachments from hosted feature service FDGB in ArcGIS Desktop

This might be an easy question, but I've created a hosted feature service on ArcGIS Online to collect data from the public. This data also includes attachments (primarily photos) which from my ...
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Arcpy Error in adding input field to field map

hi guys i m doing a script in Arcgis i m new to this, i have to append some field from a table to another, i did this script in python but i have a problem when it want make the Mapping field with a ...
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If then else Logical VBScript in ArcMap 10.3.1

I realize this question has been asked in its basic form before, but I've tried a lot of code samples on answers posed to similar questions on this site to no avail. I'd like to create a new field ...
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How to copy closed loop lines into polygon feature class

I'm trying to utilize line contour data to find the volumes of local depressions. To do this, I want to copy the closed loops formed by depression contours into a polygon feature class to find the ...
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Script (ArcPy) vs field calculator (Python Parser) behaviour of getPart in ArcGIS for Desktop?

From time to time I have to access geometry field and shuffle through points in it. Process is simple: Get shape Get it's part Iterate through part's points This is how it looks like in a script ...
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Is there a QGIS equivalent of the erase tool in ArcGIS?

Is there a QGIS equivalent of the Erase tool in ArcGIS for Desktop?
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Missing Map Templates

I am new to ArcGIS. I have ArcGis v 10.3. Taking the map design module I am directed to use a map template however, I do not see or have all the tabs and cannot complete the assignment. I need the ...
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How to create a two sided ticks labels grid in layout (ArcMap)?

I'm making a planing map. I want to add to the final layout a specific kind of grid: The grid needs to be with a 6 character label that is separated in to two labels. Each one of the labels needs to ...
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Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? I have a shapefile with X and y coordinates of pointlocations. I would like to change the precision. Is this ...
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Is there a way to close a geoprocessing operation when the dialog box has been hidden/pushed to the back of the window

Is there a way to close a geoprocessing operation when the dialog box has been hidden/pushed to the back of the windows? I ran a python process as VB Script and when the error message appeared I ...
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Halo shifting on text elements after exporting

I am experiencing a bug, where the halo around text labels is shifted (in a random direction) upon exporting to any file format at any dpi in ArcMap. I know this has been asked before and is a know ...
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How to calculate the average raster value for an area in ArcGIS?

I have Raster data for a country which has Evaporation Data in its pixels. I also have Vector layer which has the 30 cities of the country. What I need is the average Evaporation value of each city ...
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Calculating water flooding with raster calculator [Solved]

I have many layers so i will try and explain what all the layers are. What I want do is enter a calculation in raster calculator to calculate what areas of the map will be flooded if the water levels ...