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Abbreviation dictionary for annotation feature class

I've been able to create and use an abbreviation dictionary using the Maplex labeling engine easily enough; however, when I tried to recreate labeling using an annotation feature class in a ...
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Using Extract Data from the Server Tools toolbox Question

Here is the attachment that I am trying to do here is to extract data tool which is under the Server Tools and it's under Data Extraction. I have a New Mexico NAIP 2014 1m NC that I add from an ...
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ArcGIS Toolbox will not open

I have a 58 MB ArcGIS toolbox (.tbx) with many tools inside. I am unable to open or add via ArcMap or ArcCatlog. Has anyone encountered this? The toolbox was created with the same version that I am ...
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How do you find out where there are missing tiles on a basemap on ArcGIS Server?

I have a basemap service on ArcGIS Server 10.1 where after doing a cache update (exploded cache), some of the tiles are missing. I have added a "missing tiles.png" so that it shows where the missing ...
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Selecting percentage of points from multipoint layer (ArcGis)

I am currently working with las dataset of small area, and I wanna run some quick analysis on this area. Since my pc isnt the best, I am looking for tool like "extract 50% of multipoints to new layer" ...
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ArcGIS Raster to Polygon conversion not always outputting Class Names?

I'm having issues converting a cropland data layer using the conversion tools>>raster to polygon tool. I try to convert the data and select the field "class names" to assign values to the polygons in ...
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Defining polygons based on thickness maps using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to find and create polygons that demarcates three different inflection points in a thickness raster: where the thickness start to increase, where the thickness is at its max and where it starts ...
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Link feature to import or activate imagery in ArcGIS .mxd

I'm looking for a way to link features to activate or import imagery to an ArcMap 10.2 .mxd. The scenario: I have thousands of individual aerial photo frames and data about each as photo centers, ...
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How to get layer description using ArcObjects?

Assuming we have a ILayer object, I'm looking for how to get the layer description. I mean the description text of the layer properties: I didn't find it into the ArcObjects documentation.
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Select value from list in Python toolbox

within a Python toolbox in ArcGIS 10.2 I fill a parameter with a list. parameters[0].filter.list = myList It is essentialy a list of strings and will give the user a range of predefined years. Later I ...
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Why is Model Builder not outputting my 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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How can I enable a file to be edited if ArcMap won't let me edit it already?

I have two wetland layers. One file downloaded from the National Wetland Inventory and one from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services. Both layers were downloaded through MassGIS's Online Mapping ...
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defined domains in defined coordinates in arc collector

I'm working with Collector for Arc GIS. I'd like to define features, and in the features some domains. The collector gets the coordinates of the points, and than user chooses a feature and a domain. ...
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Creating multiple maps from a single layer - ArcGIS 10.1

I am looking for an add in for ArcGIS 10.1 to create multiple maps from a single layer that consists of a number of polygons. I have come across such an add in for MapInfo. Is there such an add in ...
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How do I view ovl files on Geogrid or Top50 then convert the data to shapefiles?

I have some .ovl files which can only opened on Geogrid or Top50 viewer which shows me where everything is. How do I take these ovl files and convert the properties to Shapefiles to be used on ArcMap ...
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How to fill sinks in DEM with specific amount of water

I identified the sinks in my terrain based on the DEM (grid) by using the 'fill'-tool and substracting the original DEM from the filled DEM. I also identified watersheds as well as flow paths. Now i ...
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how to allow null values in a feature-layer

I'm using ArcDesktop 10.2. I have 30 x,y locations that have 20 fields of numeric data, stored in an Excel spreadsheet. Some cells have no data, and I want those cells to be represented as null values ...
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Hot Spot Analysis

I'm using ArcMap 10.2- I've got a series of coordinate points, each with an associated value (level of income) that I would like to turn into a heatmap. I've projected the points onto a map, run the ...
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Calculate nearest feature with a barrier

I have three shapefiles: a) polyline with rivers and streams (also as polygon available to me), b) polylines of highways and roads and c) point file with locations in the riparian vegetation. I want ...
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ModelBuilder and Delete fields

I like to know if there is a solution to the following problem. I currently have a simple ModelBuilder workflow in which includes a list of shapefiles being copied. Within the workflow, once copied, I ...
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Identifying the side of a point from the closest polyline in ArcMap 10.0

I have a set of polylines (a network of streams and rivers) with information on the left and right side of the streams on riparian structure. I also have locations (points) of either side of the ...
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Can't recreate missing address locators

My organization uses several address locators stored in SDE. The server license was recently updated, and shortly after, some of these locators simply disappeared -- they are no longer visible or ...
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How do I apply selected features from a output group layer to the same existing group layer?

I am doing a geometric network project, and am running 3 trace process within a model to find connected features to a set location on the network. Each trace function wants to output its own group ...
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how to use line feature as stops input in network analyst?

I'm trying to build a certain route with network analyst on a Network Dataset. As an input to create the route I want to use line features. I am trying to do this with network analyst in ArcGIS 10.0 ...
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How to link a shapefile with points to a shapefile with lines?

I have a shapefile with points (nodes) and a shapefile with lines (pipeline) which I have extracted from a water distribution network. I have been able to transform the points into the right ...
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spatial join based on field

it's my first time that I'm posting here and I hope, that somebody can help me. I already tried to find the solution for my problem in any of the previous answers for similar problems, but none of it ...
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Problems applying a mask in Geostatistical IDW

I'm finishing an analysis of approximately 850 archaeological assemblages in the Mediterranean, and I've successfully run IDW in Geostatistical toolbox (ArcGIS 10) to generate the results I like. I'm ...
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What is the source of a “TabletPC inking error code. RtpEnabled called multiple times” error from within ArcMap?arcm

I am attempting to remotely troubleshoot an issue with an ArcMap AddIn (.NET 4) that I wrote where the users (only a couple of them) are receiving this error: TabletPC inking error code. RtpEnabled ...
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I want to query only the consecutive Offset

I have some offset points along a river and I query after spot ... only the points that have the elevation(spot) with 20 m more that river line (offset=0). But now I want to query only the consecutive ...
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How can i change time units of direction window in ArcGIS network analyst?

I want to change direction window unit from minutes to seconds . I set travel time unit to second and the result of the direction window show second but the unit remains min .For example in the ...
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How to display grouped value of report horizontal and not vertical in ArcGIS 10?

I generated a report using Arcgis with 2 fields, grouped those by one of the fields. Need: By default it generates the report vertical, i need to generate horizontal and the values to be divided by ...
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How do I generate a drainage area-slope scatter plot from ASTER GDEM data

I have ASTER GDEM catchment data. I've installed the TauDEM tool. How do I generate a Drainage Area-Slope scatter plot?
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How to save time without date in shapefile's DATE filed using ArcGIS 10.2?

I am trying to save a time in a shapefile's DATE field (without a date, because shapefile can only store something one simultaneously - date or time). I use field calculator with PYTHON parser. I am ...
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How can I compare the orientations of two lines, or a line and a polygon?

I am trying to estimate valley width. I have calculated bounded rectangles (by width) of subcatchments and also the alignment of highly simplified stream segments within these subcatchents. Now i am ...
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Slow in zoom, pan

I am working on GIS tool but it is very slow when try to zoom, pan or open attributes. can any one suggest is there any way to make it fast?
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ArcMap Python addin requires stylesheet and showCommandWindow variables

I have built a tooolbox and associated addin for ArcMap. When I open the toolbar I have created in ArcMap everything looks OK until I click on the tool button. First I get a pop-up message saying ...
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Will Processing without a Spatial Reference cause Issues?

I was given a bunch of ASCII files that I needed to convert to raster and then create maps from. For some maps I had to do a simple difference calculation between two rasters (did this in ArcMap). ...
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Data Driven Pages - Dynamic Legend Classifications - Change with data frame extent

I am creating choropleth maps for quantified data. Each DDP will focus on a new county, which is shown by using a clip of the data frame (by the county boundary). I want to define quantified legend ...
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ArcGIS - Need help with Layout View talk

I'm giving a talk tomorrow on using Layout View. I know a fair amount of tricks to make things easier/neater. I'm looking for solid tips to help a newish user with making a better layout. I've got ...
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ArcGIS 10 - “Clip Output to Graphics Extent”

Just curious - When would one use this check box when exporting a map? I never use it, but I see it. Here's the check box, it shows up when you're in Layout view and go to File > Export Map:
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How to geocode a building with different entrances

I am working on a routing map for a university campus. the routes are modeled and network analyst works fine. The problem: Many of these buildings have several entrances. Is there a way to geocode ...
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Cannot see added layer in Table of contents arcgis

I am using a Python script to add a layer to my mxd. Following is the script: mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"C:\Amruta\clustereddata.mxd") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd, "Layers")[0] print ...
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Why is the result of a raster calculation integer when it should be decimal?

I'm trying to calculate the NDVI using raster calculator, but the result is integer instead of decimal. NDVI = (NIR - RED)/(NIR + RED) The result is normally in the range -1 to 1, but when i tried ...
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ArcGIS Desktop:Transformations: Geographic vs Projected?

Arc10. I have two data sets (both CSV files w/ lat and long columns) and I am working on standardizing them to the same projection. File1: NAD27; File2: NAD27, WGS84, and NAD83. I would like all of ...
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ArcMap get coordinate system

How can I get current coordinate system type from opened file? I tried var coord = ESRI.ArcGIS.Geometry.esriSRProjCSType.... ???; Can you tell me, what should I do? UPD: I need to save current map ...
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Is it possible to add values+symbols to an imported symbology in ArcMap?

I am trying to use an imported symbology from a layer file in ArcMap 10.2. However, the shapefile that I want to make a symbology for has two or three more values than are present in the imported ...
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Use value of Field in Calculation in Modelbilder

In Modelbuilder I have set up a model, where in one step I do a "Calculate Field" like "round((!OID!-1- %MyField% /15)/452,1)+1" . For the calculation i use the value of %MyField%, which actually is ...
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Python-Scripting in ArcGIS: Point as Input?

Is there any possibility to add a Point-Feature as an input parameter in a ArcPy-/ArcGIS-Python-script? If I choose "Point" as datatype in the parameter list, I get 2 input-fields for a X- and a ...
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How to best fit in certain scale 500,1000,2500,5000,10000 in Data Driven ArcGis

I have more than 2000 parcels. I added this layer in Data Driven. Need: One of the option that data driven has about scale of the Map is "Best fit". What it does its fits parcels inside data frame ...
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Field parameter in Modelbuilder - empty?

I have built a model, as input parameter I have a 2 parameters: a Feature Layer and a Field But when I run the model, the Field-Parameter has no values to select. How can I tell the model builder, ...