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Arcpy: how to use lists but have differing spatial ref depending on input file?

This is my first arcpy script attempting to use lists. Input: 4 dif Excel files, each with a dif spatial reference Output: 4 dif feature classes (in same geodatabase), each with original spatial ...
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How to separate shared watersheds using ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS?

I have a similar problem than the one expressed in this question. Here's my situation : I need to have the full watershed of a point downstream of another point.The Watershed tool only gives the ...
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How can I display annotations for certain features?

I am trying to display annotations for single features. I know it is possible to display annotations for layers, and for that entire map, but I would like to display them based on a SINGLE selected ...
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Which suitable buffer distance to choose for a kernel density analysis to deal with edge effects?

I would like to run a Kernel density analysis on point features in ArcGIS 10.2 for hotspot detection, and to do it is recommended to apply a buffer zone to the study area in order to reduce the edge ...
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How to use raster calculator in ModelBuilder to batch reclassify hundreds of rasters?

I'm not sure what the problem is here. I'm attempting to use iterate by raster to feed all the files through a simple map algebra expression (I'm looking at data that indicates probability of ...
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Making fields conditional using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop to build a large inventory of urban trees to be used for tree condition assessment purposes. In the "Inspection" table, there is a field called "Significant" which ...
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How to do NETWORK kernel density in ArcMap for road crashes?

I wish to know steps to be followed for carrying out NETWORK Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) in ArcMap (Arc GIS 10) for point events (road crashes). In ArcGIS 10, there is command do kernel density ...
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ArcGIS model builder: How to reclassify 16,000+ rasters and do weighted sums on these rasters per year?

I've been trying to build a model in model builder (ArcGIS 10.1) which can do the following task: I have a folder full of ca. 16,000 raster files (.asc) representing mean temperatures for each day ...
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How to avoid pop-up when having multiple hyperlink layers in ArcGIS

In ArcMap 10.0, I have a layer of country polygons and a layer of city points. Both layers have a hyperlink setup, and it all works as expected. The only drawback is that when I select a city, it ...
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Georeferencing CAD drawings

I am trying to Georeference CAD Drawing in ArcMap by adding the Control Points. But it is taking a long time to load the CAD file. I could not do snapping and every time I hover over the mouse, it ...
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Using multiple fields for a Reclass calculation in ArcGIS Field Calculator [closed]

I am trying to create a dummy variable from an existing dataset using ArcGIS's Field Calculator tool with a Python script. My conditions require the use of multiple fields to determine the output ...
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ArcGIS Calculate Value tool - Python syntax error

I have a feature class within a file geodatabase. I am using the "Iterate row selection" iterator in Model Builder to read each row in the FC. I am then using the "Get Field Value" tool to read the ...
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ArcGIS Python syntax error using nested if else

I am trying to use the field calculator in ArcMap 10.2 to fill an empty field based on the contents of two exiting fields usint this python script in the Pre-Logic Script Code. def ...
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Troubleshooting ERROR 000989 Python syntax error from ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm trying to used the Python syntax in ArcGIS 10's field calculator and am thoroughly confused. So far the most basic calculations are failing me, and I don't understand why. I'm trying to create a ...
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Automated attribute update geometric network

I have a Network Dataset of a storm water system containing two feature classes of points and lines. (All data is topologically sound with pits and pipes snapped and linework captured in direction of ...
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Database connection (SDE) failed after database was renamed

I created an enterprise geodatabase in SQL Server 2008 R2 with ArcCatalog (10.2). It was connected via an sde file in ArcCatalog then. Then I had to rename the database from SQL Server Management ...
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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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Determining degrees of freedom for Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) in ArcMap?

I'm doing Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) analysis in ArcMap and need the degrees of freedom for the model in order to calculate p values. The summary does not list degrees of freedom, but ...
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Why modelbuilder does not give the actual result?

I have 20 pairs of origin and destination. And, also I have 20 different line barriers for those pairs, as I want to determine the shortest path between them. If the name of the origin and destination ...
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How to speed up batch watershed delineation?

I have a large number of pour points - approximately 250,000 for which I want to delineate the upstream watershed area using ArcHydro's "Batch Watershed Delineation". Given that it takes roughly 4-5 ...
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How to add multiple feature classes from gdb to mxd using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 and I am trying to to add multiple feature classes (eg. c101ppt, c102ppt, c103ppt... [name end with ppt] from a geodatabase to a mxd. The name of feature layer need to be the ...
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Getting Default symbology in a feature class with subtypes

I was wondering if there was a way to get default symbology in a GDB feature class with subtypes? I don't want to create a layer file for each feature class. Is there a way to have the symbology ...
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Converting standard to feature linked annotation?

Is there a way in ArcGIS 10.2.2 & ArcSDE 9.3 to convert standard annotation to feature linked annotation?
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Converting GCS NAD 1983 to CA state plane

I have a polygon shapefile in GCS_North_American_1983. I'm trying to project it into NAD 1983 StatePlaneCalifornia III Fips 0403 (US Feet). This is my original file. When I run the project tool, ...
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Extract polygon points

I have a map in .shp format with buildings. I'd like extract the coordinates of this polygon. E.g. if a house has a polygone of 4 points, i'd like to know the coordinates of those points and how to ...
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Unable to draw shape after shapefile merge

I have merged a bunch of shapefiles in ArcCatalog and get the "the selected file failed to draw...." error. Every thing has merged alright in the db. I'm new to GIS and could use some help. Each of ...
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Problems with “search” feature and tools in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have problems with ArcMap 10.2.2 in my desktop. The "search" function doesn't work. When clicked, nothing happens! Also, whenever I use any of the tools of toolbox, like calculating area or ...
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Merging USGS DEMs in ArcMap?

I've downloaded some USGS DEMs from the National Map, which appear to be .adf files. I can open them in ArcMap 10.2, but I need to merge them into a single mosaic. To do this, I've created a raster ...
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Accessing bands in .pix (PCIDSK) file in python/arcpy

I am trying to perform zonal statistics on a single band from a multi-band raster in .pix format. I have things working great with a tiff file. I am able to access the bands using this code: desc = ...
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Classifying DEM using Height Differences in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I would like to classify DEM into some classes, into a shp file with equal intervals of 200m (0-200m, 200-400m, 400-600m... 3400-3600m, higher than 3600m), by using Model Builder in ArcGIS 10.2. For ...
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Points nearest to polygon: nearest to edge of polygon or centroid?

When using ArcGIS and performing a Spatial Join of points to polygons, there is an option to choose the closest point. Is the point that is chosen closest to the edge of the polygon or to the centroid ...
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Using well survey data to pinpoint wells from BLM section division

I feel like there has to be a good way to do this in ArcGIS but can't seem to find it. I have well survey's that pinpoint well locations using the FSL (From southern line of section)/FWL (From ...
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How to compare two feature classes on one field?

I have two feature classes: an old one and a new one that I want to compare. Both feature classes have the same field structure and have a reference field 'ID' whose values are the same, except in ...
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Select rasters from a folder that intersect the tiles of a polygon shapefile

Ideally I want to create a model in ArcGIS model builder that will iterate a folder of rasters and output the ones that intersect polygon tiles in another shapefile. I have the polygon shapefiles ...
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Can't select points with a rectangle (ArcMap)

I am using ArcGIS 10.2, ArcMap and I have a shapefile point layer in which I can't select any points. (I'm having the same problem this person describes but none of the suggested solutions work: Why ...
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CSV to ArcGIS table, insufficient text field length

I currently use arcpy.TableToTable_conversion in order to convert a CSV file into an ArcGIS file geodatabase table. This works when string length is less than or equal to 255 characters. Whenever 255 ...
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Dissolve polygons - group to others with touching corners

I am working with some data that shows land management. There are many places where corners "touch". I would like to dissolve my dataset so that features are grouped (dissolved) with those that they ...
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Filter and display an ArcGis ImageServer service by an attribute in an Desktop Addin

What I am trying to achieve is to either filter an existing Arcgis imageserver service, or get the results of a query and display them. The reason I want to do this is that I have a huge mosaic ...
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Only positive number expression label in ArcMap?

I was just wondering if anybody knows of a way to write an expression to make all my numeric values in my labels positive. I want to do 1234 cal BC 23 cal AD for example, as a label. My data is - ...
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Calculate Field based on field value in a second table

I have a table in a MSSQL Server Enterprise SDE database. I need to join a table from a MS SQLExpress Workgroup SDE database and then calculate 11 fields in the Enterprise table based on values in ...
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Updating a polygon with an attribute from ALL intersecting polylines

I have a polyline layer with road information such as the road it beings from and the road it ends at. Some of these are digitised incorrectly and I am trying to pull out the road name (or unique ID ...
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How to project WRF data (lat/lon) onto ArcGIS maps

I have climate data generated using the WRF model, in lat/lon format (lambert conformal projection), in an Excel file. I'm looking to project / overlay this data onto a map of the UK using ArcGIS, ...
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Add feature class from different geoodatabase to a single mxd [duplicate]

I need to add multiple feature class from different geoodatabase to a mxd and then change to same colour and making a definition query to it. The naming of all feature class are end with ppt. Is ...
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How to run kriging in modelbuilder with various shapefiles

I need to run kriging in a model, using 5 diferent point shapefiles. I put as input %Name% to run the different shapefiles, but in Z value field I have an error, because it's different in each ...
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How to standardize raster output from 0 to 100 using raster algebra?

I am working on generating an integrated moisture index based on the following equation: IMI = (hill shade * 0.5) + (curvature * 0.15) + (flow accumulation * 0.35) Iverson et al. 1997 Another ...
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Iterating two different feature classes based on sequential order and clip

I have a watershed feature class with 273 polygons, in the attribute table there is a SiteID column that is populated as so: A1 A2 A3 A4 etc. I also have a buffer feature class with 273 polygons ...
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Vector tiles in ArcGIS

I have a vector map (consisting of several polygons) and I would like to create several overlapping tiles. I did the same for a raster map using "split raster". For the vector map, I created an ...
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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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Create fishnet with row Iterator: fishnet extent does not update to reflect each row feature

I'm a writing about a geoprocess that I can do on an individual basis but for some confounding reason am unable to do with the row iterator in Model Builder. Given that I want to repeat the same ...
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Offsetting symbology position in ArcGIS Desktop?

My data of polylines has lots of attributes to be rendered with a symbology, I made it such that each attribute of interest would be a layer. I would like to display each of these layers at the same ...