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Writing Python script to populate fields of layer with underlying info from another layer?

I have layers of points and lines that have to be updated regularly. It needs to have the intersecting attributes from another layer stored in its fields/attribute table. IE. towns, school districts ...
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How to split by attribute into own shapefiles? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I have a shapefile with multiple polygons. I want to split the polygons into their individual shapefiles. I tried using the Split but get hung up on the ...
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Dashed lines do not print correct

I have a polygon with a dashed linetype; when viewed in ArcMap the linetype appears correct however when I print to pdf the linetype does not look correct. This might be a pdf quality problem however ...
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How to find out the Stream Order from DEM

I have DEM Data for the study area, I want to know how to find out the stream order using DEM. I saw Stream order tool in Hydrology toolset in ArcGIS. in Stream order tool what is input stream raster ...
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How to remove long linear strips from polygons?

I have a polygon layer representing impervious land cover. This was taken from a land cover raster dataset. The impervious data represents all impervious surface that is not buildings or roads. I ...
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Exporting feature class into multiple feature classes based on field values using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a feature class with over 2,000 features, and I need to make them all individual feature classes based on a field. I know there has to be a way to do this, but I just can't figure it out! ...
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Showing/displaying relationship between Earthquakes and Fracking operations?

I am presently analysing the relationship between hydraulic fracture operations and possible associated induced seismicity. I have both the earthquake data (as a shapefile with lat, long, magnitude ...
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Add nodes to polyline at set intervals

I have a shapefile polyline which I would like to add nodes to at set intervals along its length. Is this possible in ArcGIS 10.2 and how would I go about it?
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Arcgis 10.1 Archydro tools, converting RasterToPolygon How can I solve: ERROR 000732: Input Table:

I´m using arcgis 10.1 and Archydro tools. During the Catchment Polygon Processing, one of the steps used to define the watershed limits, I get the folowing error: Executing: CatchmentPolyProcessing ...
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NHD layers won't redraw in ArcGIS 10.1 at small scale?

If I am already zoomed in to a smaller scale and then add the NHD Hydrography dataset (already clipped to just Texas), I can see all the NHDFlowlines, NHDAreas, and other layers that come in the ...
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Inconsistent Value Using Calculate Value in ModelBuilder?

I have a set of models that use Calculate Value to store file locations as strings for use in model variables and outputs, and am having an issue with the model either hanging on to the first value it ...
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Vertical section of viewshed

How can someone make this vertical section of a viewshed analysis (e.g. in ArcMap)?
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Geocoding Adresses with varying levels of reporting accuracy?

I am trying to geocode a database that has, I'll call it "4 tiers", of address types. They are: Numbered Street (e.g. 506 Taproom Way) Cross-street (Happy Road $ Jubilant Blvd) Hundreds Block (500 ...
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working with lidar points

Currently I'm working with the LAS format and want to transform from WGS84 to RSO Kertau Malaysia. I'm using ArcGIS-Las to Multipoint and Data Management Tool-Project and succeeded in the ...
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Using ArcPy.TableToExcel_conversion in Script Tool removes automatically added data

I'm using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3.0.4322. I have a peculiar occurrence that I don't quite fully understand. I have a Python Script Tool that does a number of different things, to include using the ...
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Selecting alternate files (every second) as inputs to ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have multiple ‘pairs of images’ that need to be mosaicked but I cannot find how to automate selection of the 'paired' file names as inputs into a model. Each has a file name such as ...
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Unique Id script field calculator

I need to generate a unique id using filed calculator in ArcMap 11.0. I am a student and I am having problems finding the script or getting auto increment to work or anything else.
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ModelBuilder - Iterate through tabels to join and export and keep original field names

I am trying to iterate through an excel with over 200 sheets and join each to a ZIP code layer. I then need to symbolize each of those the three different ways and save that to a layer file. In order ...
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How do I Calculate Grouped Percentiles or Batch percentiles in ArcMap?

My question is similar to this one which was answered successfully: Calculating Percentiles in ArcMap? My addition is how do I batch this solution for multiple files or apply a group-by feature to ...
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Extracting Multi Values to Points and Dissolve afterwards with ModelBuilder?

I want to extract Multi Values from 2 Rasters to Points and dissolve these points afterwards with an ArcGIS ModelBuilder model. In the Dissolve function I want to make some statistics of the extracted ...
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How to rectify a georeferenced Google Earth image and corresponding layer

I am still a newbie to georeferencing and ArcGIS. I imported an image with place markers from Google Earth. Then I opened up the image in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1. I then georeferenced the control ...
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How to add multiple feature classes from TOC as input by Model Builder?

I am tasked to create a tool using Model Builder. The tool requires input of multiple feature classes that are added in the Table of Contents of ArcMap. The user will then be able to select multiple ...
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Create a Loop for Arcpy

I am looking for help to write a loop a arcpy.CalculateField_maagement process where the User is asked with the 'raw_input', prior to the tool running "Do you need to change a field value(yes/no):", ...
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Creating dynamically multiple layers in ArcGIS for Server?

I am using ArcGIS Server 10.1 and Desktop 10.1 software. I am publishing table from sqlserver to the ArcGIS server, that table (from sqlserver) is updating hourly, and the types are increasing. I ...
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How to create a raster with rotated cell orientation from lattice points - ArcMap 10.1

I am trying to create a raster layer from gridded points where the cells have a rotated orientation. Each point is the center of a 1.6 km by 1.6 km cell, rotated to the left. Is there a way to do this ...
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Missing 'grounds' (bottom) of buildings as multipatches in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a model of buildings in shapefile (Multipatch). Buildings are not closed on bottom i.e. they don't have a ground. I would like to ask if there is a workflow, or how to do that ...
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Spectral Signature Extraction using landsat 7 and MODIS

I am working on differentiating cocoa plants from other vegetation types using 4 epoch bwt 1980-2010. I need to extract the spectral signature for cocoa plants and other known features. I plan using ...
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Importing shapefile (.shp) in Adobe Illustrator

I am working in ArcGIS, in order to enhance the quality of map , I need to import the shapefiles with all layers, to adobe illustrator. Can anyone suggest the steps doing this?
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Reducing cell size of DEM for processing reasons?

I need to calculate the solar radiation for a region of interest, and I am using the 'solar radiation' tool implemented in ArcGIS (10.1) and a DEM with cell size 1x1. It is 3 days now that ArcGIS is ...
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Graph/Network building and analysis of linked polygons in ArcGIS 10.2

This is more of a follow-up question to Divide polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcGIS 10.2 and grouping village points based on distance and population size, particularly the ...
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Implementing topology rule Line Feature Class should not overlap with Polygon Feature Class in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way to setup such a rule in ArcMap 10 Topology that Line Feature Class features shouldn't overlap with Polygon Feature Class features?
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Automated/geoprocesing tool to slice, clip, or cut polygons using polylines using ArcGIS Desktop?

Looking for a simpler method here. I am trying to split up / cut / slice existing polygons by using existing poly-lines. An example would be splitting a water body or land parcel at the point where a ...
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Loading feature linked annotation to existing sde Database

I have feature linked annotation (composite) in sde Databese and i need to add / load annotation from another Database FGDB, is there a way to do this? or i need to make all the prosses again (Lable ...
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Using FTP Connection with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I keep some data on an FTP server. Can I conect with ArcMap 10.1 to use this data?
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Finding centerline of peninsula?

Given a peninsula stretching north south and the two coast lines connecting in the south, I want to find out which is the place, or rather line, which is furthest away from both coastlines on the ...
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Making query layer with query parameters from generated values using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I want to join a relationship table (same database, not in sde) to an ArcSDE feature class to distplay only needed features. This has to be done multiple times according to every row (value) of an ...
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Field-based hyperlinks in an ArcMap map package (.mpk)?

I have a point shapefile where each point has multiple hyperlink fields in its attribute table as per How to add multiple relative hyperlinks to single point in ArcGIS for Desktop with Basic level ...
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Converting polygon layer to *.txt files using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to convert polygons that do not have coordinates in the attribute table to a txt file with coordinates. I will be using the txt file in a different software (not ArcGIS), so I need ...
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Aligning data from PostgreSQL and ArcGIS Desktop in QGIS? [on hold]

I am pretty new to ArcGIS and QGIS. I have loaded some geometry data in QGIS from my postgres database, then I have also loaded the same data in ArcGIS. Then from ArcGIS i have created a shapefile ...
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How can I get my georeferenced TIF file to rectify?

I have added a TIF file (size 1,433 KB) in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and defined numerous georeferencing points, with the aim of creating a raster file for conversion to polygons. However, on clicking the ...
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ArcMap “One or more layers failed to draw: An invalid SQL statement was used”

I created a model involving the tool Make XY Event Layer because I want to plot latitude and longitude points in CSV file columns. The model runs without errors and appears to have plotted the points ...
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ArcGIS Data Interopabality Extension and Exporting from Mapcom M4

I am exporting from Mapcom's M4 database into Geodatabase or Shapefile. I have the ArcGIS Data Interopability extension and I was able to connect and export the Lines, Points, polys, etc. When I ...
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Removing ArcGIS Online icons in Mac menu bar?

I'm running ArcMap via VMware and each time I open it, an icon gets added to the menu bar. They never go away when I quit the program, so I wind up with quite a little collection until I reboot. ...
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Debugging ArcPy ImportToolBox AttributeError: Object: Tool or environment <ConcatenateRowValues_AA> not found?

I am trying to use the ConcatenateRowValues tool provided by ESRI. My overall code for my script is working fine except when it tries to use the ConcantenateRowValues Tool. I start by importing the ...
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How to represent distance between points in map using ArcGIS 10.1

I have a shapefile showing the distance from each village to its nearest health facility. Using a map( ArcGIS 10.1) how can I represent my results rather than just using a graph?
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Cost-Distance Tool not producing logical answer

I am working on creating a cost catchment based on Tobler's equation in ArcGIS10.1. I feel confident in my cost surface; it produces a raster where each cell equals the time in hours that it would ...
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Closest feature at angle using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have points representing where street light poles meet the ground. I also have the angle which the mast arm is facing. We use this to symbolize the features by showing the mast arm over the ...
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What are nodes in ArcGIS and how do you create them?

I want to create a elevation profile of a cross section so a polyline on ArcGIS. I wanted to regularly space around 1000 points per 1700m long xsection and extract elevation data for each node/point ...
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How to preserve dgn cad file attributes when exporting from microstation and importing into Arcmap?

I'm trying to import water utility lines from Microstation into ArcMap. The water utility lines are symbolized by size in Microstation, but when I try to view the attribute table in ArcMap the ...
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Dissolving polygons by attribute within certain distance using ArcGIS Desktop?

In a FeatureClass I have a lot of polygons which contain attributes of different landuse-types. Now I am trying to dissolve those polygons of the same landuse-type, but only if the distance between ...