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Calculate distance using 2 sets of lat/long values in the same record

I have a point layer with over 90K records in it. For each record I have lat/long field for incident, and lat/long for engine location. Is there a way to find the distance between Incident point and ...
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Projecting INEGI shapefiles from Mexico

I have two INEGI files from Mexico (1990 and 2010) that I want to use the same projection. The 2010 file works fine (see below) and I would like the 1990 file to match the 2010 one. The shapefiles are ...
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How can I perform linear regression on a file geodatabase table in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to use the Ordinary Least Squares tool in ArcGIS 10.2 but it only accepts feature classes as input and I have a file geodatabase table. I realize that I can export the table to Excel or ...
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Creating a polygon around features

I want to create a polygon around a number of points so that all the points occur within the polygon. The purpose is to do this to a number of different features and see where they overlap.
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Having trouble with clipping tool giving incorrect shape

I am trying to clip a shapefile of the Midwest using a Great Lakes shapefile so that it matches my political areas boundary. Whenever I use the Clip tool, it outputs the lakes clipped to states, ...
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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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ArcGIS Search searching only in my own toolboxes

when I want to search for some tool and I write e.g. Merge into Search window (ctrl+F), ArcGIS (ArcMap) finds only tools named Merge or similar that are located in my own toolboxes. It doesn´t find ...
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Reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder

How do I reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder when each raster has its own unique values? For example, when you create a model in ModelBuilder and you add the Reclassify tool you may want to ...
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How to display point features w.r.t field values of a polygon file in arcobjects?

I have a point & polygon shapefile. Point file has a field namely, Type: atm,hospital,school etc... Polygon file has a field Zone: Zn1, Zn2, Zn3. There will be two combo boxes which will populate ...
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Displaying graph with value scale on Y axis using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have to symbolize my vector layer with Bar Graph in ArcGIS for Desktop. Along with the graph i have to display value scale on y Axis. Is this possible? I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop but ...
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Source of change in network dataset shared between two computers?

We are analyzing the distance between census tract centroids and stores in the city. I am relatively new to ArcGIS. This post has been significantly edited since I gathered new information (original ...
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ArcGIS for Desktop Concurrent Use

For ArcGIS for Desktop (Concurrent) users how do you add multiple computers so that they can also use ArcGIS for Desktop as well? Is it through the License Manager, ArcGIS Administrator, or is there ...
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Take parallel lines and automatically move them apart

Rather than collapsing parallel lines, I am looking for a process that would separate them. There are a number of lines on the network that run too close together to distinguish as separate ...
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arcgis python attribute error, object has no attribute [on hold]

So I am very new to python and working through my first online course. Does anyone know how I can fix this error: ...
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Select same / select similar in ArcGIS

Can a "select similar" right click (two clicks total) like in AutoCad be created in ArcGIS as an addin or something python-related? It is listed on their "ideas" page here: arcgis ideasSelect ...
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Can I change how Maplex decides which duplicate labels to remove?

I have a lot of recreation location points, and most of them are labeled. Sometimes there are many points close together which really only need one label. For example, the recreation location below ...
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How to add polygon layer into raster data?

I performed a supervised land-use classification with Erdas. Landsat data was used in ArcGIS to Digitize urban areas as polygon shapefile. I want to insert these polygons into the land-use raster ...
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How can I convert WKT to SHP?

Using ArcGIS, ArcInfo and fme, I would like to transform data which contains wkt geometries (points, lines and polygons) into SHP. Has anyone a workflow for doing such a transformation?
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Network Analyst: Location Allocation for Model Builder

I am trying to create a model to answer a question using a network analysis. Background: 10 possible fire station locations (shapefile) Calls for demand points (shapefile) Impedance is 5 minutes ...
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Font Formatting in Advanced Label Expression ArcGIS/Python

Almost have this quandry figured out, but inevitably a new problem has popped up. I finally have the "code" part down to do what I want, but now the font formatting isn't acting properly. When I use a ...
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ArcObjects - Geometry type select with Vbnet

How can I read the geometry type of shapefiles with ArcObjects and Vbnet? I want to check whether it is a point, polygon, or a line.
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ArcMap - proportion of polygon in lon/lat grid cells

I have a polygon representing a river basin on a 1 X 1 degree lat/lon grid. I need to create a boundary using the grid cells as the boundary to best represent the outline of the basin. I would like to ...
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Locating and using the FMV toolbox

I've just installed version 1.2 of the Full Motion Video Add-In, along with the new geoprocessing toolbox. After running the installation for the tools, it creates a folder on the C drive but does not ...
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Raster iterator on module builder

I'm trying to iterate through a folder of raster via "iterate raster" , then the output of the iterate raster is the input for " extract Sub data-set " since I want to choose the cloud mask Sub ...
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How to calculate volume of bund around pit from TIN and external feature edge

I need to do some volume calculations of bunds. I suppose I should use the Surface Volume tool in 3D Analyst of ArcGIS. Here is the tool description. I am uncertain about the plane height parameter, ...
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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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analysis of srtm data for gaps

I need to analyse the SRTM DATA (1025 X 1025) of a particular terrain which has gaps or voids. Could anybody suggest a solution to find the percentage of gaps or voids in the SRTM data? I would like ...
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ArcGIS Toolbox, parameters for python script not as positional arguments

I have an ArcGIS Toolbox with a bunch of parameters. A python script is used to perform some raster operations, based on this parameters. I am using Python argparse in the script to get the ...
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Set a split policy/rule on a field without domain in ArcMap

Can you define a split policy or split rule on a field without a domain? When a domain is involved, you can set the default value of the field and chose a rule for when a feature is split or merged. ...
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ArcMap 10.2.1 issues diffferent SQL than 10.0 for “Select by location”?

I have a large point layer and I'm doing a "Select by Location" to select all points that intersect a specific selected polygon from a polygon table. In ArcMap 10.0 the SQL that was executed was ...
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How to cancel tool execution in python

I've written a python function that calls a tool (Import CAD to GDB) in a loop. When I run it I have seen that it hangs sometimes, and I have to force the script to quit. I am wondering if there is a ...
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cost surface generation

I would like to have guidance on how to generate a cost surface for the data I have. In essence, I got a 1x1 DEM for the territory under study (namely, an island) and I have also digitized the ...
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ArcGIS10 Highest point via polygon features

I am using ArcGIS 10.0 with 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst and Military Analyst. I feel like I am halfway to solving a problem but do not seem able to completely solve it. I have a polygon shapefile ...
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Understanding arcpy.Describe IOError?

I am trying to find out if an mxd contains any schematic diagram layer through a python script tool. I am looping through all the mxds those are added to the python script tool and in each mxd ...
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Extremely slow processing time to map lat/lon data onto census shapefile with ArcPy?

I am a newcomer to ArcGIS and Python so I would greatly appreciate any and all input on this issue. What I am trying to do is very simple: map 400K business locations using lat/lon coordinates onto a ...
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ArcPy Data Access Insert Cursor not writing geometries to feature class?

I'm running ArcGIS 10.2.1 and am having troubles with the Insert Cursor in the arcpy module. I have an empty feature class in my geodatabase and have created the short script below to try and find the ...
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dermacation label

i have 3 different features which are country.shp, division.shp district.shp what should i do if i want to make the label is arrange like figure 1 because when i label all the features using ...
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Conditional formatting for Advanced Label Expression in ArcMap

I am trying to do some conditional formatting in order to highlight specific criteria. The main error I keep getting is that there are no features found. I've done a simple label with the exact same ...
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Extension for COGO for ArcGIS 10.2

I can't seem to find an answer with regards to obtaining COGO for ArcGIS Basic 10.2. Does COGO fall under any of the extensions currently offered by ESRI or does it only fall under the higher level ...
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Creating density map from point data?

I have point data, where one point represents one 1 storm water outfall, looks like this: (point data is across all of Long Island, New York). I am having a bit of difficulty finding the best tool ...
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What is the syntax for Python 2.7 to permanent display in percent in a field column?

What is the syntax to build to calculate field, for example, Acres to Percent? 841173.00 to 82 % What I want the field column in Percent to be display numbers with percent with the alignment to ...
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Cannot see the shapes in arccatalog or arcmap after creating spatial indexes

I created a spatial index on a feature class, but when i try to load it in arcmap, i cannot see the shapes. When i remove the spatial index, i can see the shapes in arcmap/arccatalog.
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How to merge dbf files(zonal statistics as a table) in GIS environment.?

I am not very savvy at using Python. Actually I have around 1000 output files from using the tool zonal statistics as table in ArcGIS. The names of the files are jan_60, feb_60......dec_13. These all ...
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Incomplete Visibility Product

I am running ArcMap 10.2 and have been trying to complete a fairly large viewshed analysis and have chosen to use the visibility tool in order to be able to produce an optional above-ground-level ...
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Join leads to null value outside of edit session

I am using Arcmap 10.2 on Windows 7 I joined a shapefile with an Excel file, and the attributes are shown as until I start an edit session. Then, the values are as they should be. They match up by ...
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How can I split a multi-part polygon into single polygons?

i want to split a multipart polygon which consists of several polygons into single polygons so I can delete each polygon without deleting them all at one time. I am using ArcGIS 10.
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Phenological event extraction in IDL

I’m doing phenological study using a threshold method in IDL. I have a twelve-band image in 2005 (format is in .tiff not ENVI format). Twelve-band means that monthly images (Jan to Dec) have been ...
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Why does ArcGIS 10.1 Upgrade Geodatabase tool throw ERROR 999999: Error executing function?

I am trying to upgrade File Geodatabases using a Python script that runs fine until the step where it runs the Upgrade Geodatabase tool. The error is: "ERROR 999999: Error executing ...
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Determining direction of longest segment of polygon?

I have a shapefile with 9000 agriculture fields and what I like to do is to determine for each field (=each polygon) the direction of the longest segment. For instance, the selected polygon in the ...
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ArcPy SelectLayerByAttribute Error and how to control GP output layer name

I have a rather long script that first references an SDE feature class (non-versioned) to perform an attribute selection based on a SQL selection. I've been unable to figure out why the script will ...