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Batch Re-projection script syntax error

import arcpy sourceWorkspace = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\Lesson2" targetProjection = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\python excercise data\\Lesson1\\contourlines.shp" listDataSet = ...
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Is it possible to insert Excel table with filter in ArcMap layout view?

Please see the image (https://apps.health.ny.gov/statistics/environmental/public_health_tracking/tracker/mapaction.map?activeTool=showIndicator&indicator=asthma). There are "Map display" and ...
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Base height information is lost when I create a Scene Package

I am using ArcScene 10.2.2 When I create a scene package, and then unpack it, I lose any base height information I have given to layers in the package, which I have draped over TINs. I get the Error ...
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Calculate mean elevation over a region

For the purposes of spatial interpolation, I have created a grid using "Create Fishnet" in ArcMap10.2 (I use the "label points", which have a spacing of 0,00833333 degrees). For every point (label ...
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adding a unique value field, arcmap

I am working on a geodatabase. In some of my features, I would like to add a field, in which I will type the values on my own. On this field no duplicates must be allowed. In other words I want it to ...
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Select by location are within source layer

So I am trying to select all of the block groups inside a group of counties. So I am using the select by location tool and setting my target layer as the block group and my source layer as my ...
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ArcMAP Calculate Percentiles

I have a large polygon dataset (26,000) records with numerous attributes columns. I wish to calculate the percentile rank of each attribute. Say I have population_density in an attribute, is there a ...
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Exporting from ArcGIS 10.2 to PDF for editing in Inkscape-Where are the layers?

I'm trying to export a simple street map with markers from ArcGIS 10.2 to PDF for editing in Inkspace (Note: I've tried this with exports to .ai and SVG as well with results similar to those recounted ...
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Water utility editing rules

I am looking for some help related to editing water utilities in ArcMap. I understand that most water editing rules, and procedures are similar, and I am looking for any help with this. I will of ...
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Getting number as parameter to use in SQL expression?

In my script I am using the Select tool (arcpy.Select_analysis) and in the SQL expression, I want to use a number that I call in as a parameter. I have trying to script it like: subsize = ...
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Arc Hydro giving Error HRESLT E_FAIL has been returned from call to Component?

I have a problem with using Arc Hydro. I tried to follow these steps: App utilities> Set target locations Raster Data: C:users\seabell\Deskop\weekdata4\ Vector Data: ...
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Shapefiles from ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Maps API?

Can you add a large shapefile made in ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Maps? I have added it to ArcGis Online and it takes a long time to load. I need to buy credits to put the shapefile tiled to ArcGIS ...
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“All the inputs are not current” after Precondition = false in Model Builder

I am using an Iterator to Iterate through a list of Strings for Feature Selection/Aggregation/Count. There is the possibility that no Features are aggregated. In this case, I want the iterator to go ...
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How to do a flood simulation without flooding the whole area and covering surface structures (with DEM)?

I have a high resolution DEM and want to do a flood simulation starting at a river. My hope is that the water runs into historical (now dry) river channels (in which I'm interested in) at first and ...
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Slope, Topographic Wetness Index

I am working on a project that requires me to extract values from rasters (viz the slope and TWI) for a set of point dataset that I have. I tried calculating the Slope, Flow accumulation and the TWI ...
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Is there a way to change the orientation of all text labels at once?

I rotated my extent -45 degree to make it look better. Problem is all the labels that I converted to graphics so I could rearrange them are also at -45 degrees. Any way to change that easily?
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Is snapping working when changing from NAD83(decimal degree) to NAD83 Zone UTM 11N(meters)?

I've used the following ESRI snippet to Convert the display extents in Pixels (at the current map scale) and then return out the map units. public System.Double ...
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How can I release the lock file on a DBF after removing its join to a FeatureLayer using ArcObjects?

I found another post with two different answers on how to remove the join between a feature layer and a standalone table, but neither method successfully removes the lock file ...
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Difference between raster subsets as defined by another raster

I wish to determine whether there is a relationship between slope and the Corine land cover class pastures. i.e. whether areas defined as pasture have a different slope to non-pasture areas. I've ...
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import arcgisscripting gives ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application

i am trying to import arcgisscripting and getting following error. Traceback (most recent call last): File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module> import arcgisscripting ImportError: DLL ...
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Cannot enable “Track Edits” on ArcGIS Online Feature Layer

I have a feature layer that is published to ArcGIS Online and being edited by users there. I am not able to enable "Track Edits" for this feature layer. Under the feature layer properties, when I ...
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Making tool in arcmap by using modelbuilder or python

I am trying to making one tool by using python. For that I already make GUI. In that i have 5 inputs. These 5 inputs are feature layers(shape files). Now I make another option field. It is multiple ...
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Easy way to create a boundary polygon shapefile from a set of LAS files using ArcGIS 10?

I have a bunch of LAS file sets that I need to process. The current task at hand is to generate a "footprint" shapefile that contains polygons for each LAS tile. I am looking for a graceful way to ...
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How to join point and polygon layers but retain polygon geometry for choropleth in ArcMap? [on hold]

background: I tried to join a point layer and a polygon layer so that I could make a choropleth map of the attributes in the point layer but all I can get is a point map regardless of which layer I ...
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Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?

I`m running a simple model in ArcMap 10.2, which makes my ArcMap crashing (closing and then an error message pops in saying that ArcMap has encountered a serious error, and there is an option 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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Is there a 1.5:1 ratio coordinate system?

I'm a student fairly new to using GIS. I am doing a college project on using ArcGIS to map virtual worlds (such as the continents in World of Warcraft). The game programmers used a custom coordinate ...
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Looking for a fine U.S. Latitude and Longitude grid (0.25, 0.5 degree)

There is a global latitude and longitude grid data available at 1 degree resolution and higher (http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=f11bcdc5d484400fa926dcce68de3df7). Is anyone aware of a finer ...
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ArcGIS desktop map package, with clipping

Package Map (Data Management) almost does what I want: take everything in my current map, wrap it up in a nice little parcel with all geometry, attributes, labels, symbols, etc. etc. configured just ...
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How to sequentially increment date field in ArcGIS

I have created a date field in my point shapefile. I want to input date their. I am able to do so. Now I want to create a sequential increment with 6 second interval from previous point to next point. ...
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How to calculate unique IDs starting from highest current ID

I have been using a python script in field calculator in ArcGIS 10.2 to add unique IDs automatically, however there are two things I would like to improve this process: Each ID also has letters at ...
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Concatenate Multiple String Fields and Convert to Date field using ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm Working in Model builder using the calculate value tool. I have three columns - SignatureDay, SignatureMonth, SignatureYear - All three are string data types and all consist of just numbers for ...
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Does ArcGIS for Desktop have auto-backup feature?

Did Esri decide to dump the backup file when ArcMap crashes and didn't save the file? Did they change anything to that? Did they change that to MXD Doctor? Whenever I try to exit or save my project ...
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Incremental “auto save” in ArcMap edit session

Is there any way to add automatic incremental saving to ArcMap 10.1 editing sessions? I found this script for 9.x but it doesn't seem to work with the newer versions. I'm looking for a script or add ...
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Poor image quality of raster pyramid files in ArcGIS Desktop (no anti-aliasing)?

There are several GeoTIFF files (size ~7000x7000 px) which I try to open in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I have already created raster pyramids for them (.ovr files) using geoprocessing tool but their quality ...
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Selecting Features and Averaging Attributes

I currently have two point shapefiles, SHP A with approximately 75 points and SHP B with approximately 2000 points. What I would like to do is: 1) For each point in SHP A I would like to find the ...
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Clipping faster (i.e. in bulk/batch) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have 100 different input vector layers and one clip feature vector layer. I have to clip them 100 times but its a large amount of work. Is there any Python script (ArcPy) in ArcGIS for Desktop ...
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ArcGIS Field Calculator Python numbering rows of fishnet

I have a grid of 100*100 cells. I want to add to each cell a number representing the row it is in (like in excel). I added a field and want try to solve that with field calculator: The code is ...
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Mosaic to New Raster not allowing correct overlap

I am not sure what exactly is causing hiccups for me - how I processed the data (removing the white edges in 3rd party software), the bit depth (8bit), the file format (png to support transparency), ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Find Identical specify a search order

I have a large polygon feature class which I know contains duplicate features. I have tried using the Find Identical tool, but is just runs for days without producing a result. I have several ...
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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 ...
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Distribute gridded data to corresponding subbasin boundaries?

I have one ArcGIS shapefile of my river basin consisting of many subbasin. Another shapefile showing the location of gridded points over the whole basin (Its latitude and longitude are used as file ...
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How to calculate RMSE, skewness, and kurtosis of raster image?

I'm doing a project to analyze the impact different interpolation techniques plays on DEM accuracy. In order to do so, I need to calculate the RMSE, skewness, and kurtosis. I have: an original ...
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Joining lines by X,Y AND Z coordinates

My task is to generate 3D polygons from line data, which will then be imported into TerraExplorer 3D presentation software. Problems arise when there are overlapping lines in 2D space, but which have ...
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Calculating distribution of points compared to raster in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to calculate the distribution of points against raster layer classes. What tool would suit this process best?
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Raster Calculator with conditional arguments?

I am trying to create a binary raster using the Raster Calculator in ArcGIS 10.2. I have a raster with ~20 different values, but I'm only interested in cells where the value = 10. I've been using the ...
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Are there any free tools that can view and edit ArcGIS Map Packages?

I'm looking for a tool that can open ArcGIS Desktop 10 map packages (.mpk files) and allow in a simplified way for a third-party to add geology cross sections and well points. Any suggestions? It ...
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Maintaining same number of digits in Excel file when converting to table in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two fields containing lat and long values which are precise up to 8 digits. When I use the excel to table tool, Arc removes the last two digits in both fields leaving me with lat and long ...
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How do you Aggregate a set of points that lie within different sections of a polygon?

I require some help with an ArcGIS 10.2.1 map that I am trying to create. I want to aggregate a set of points into bigger points depending on the number of those points that are inside a section of a ...
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How to extract one band from a three band raster in ArcMap?

I'm fairly new to ArcGIS and I get into trouble extracting a single band layer from a raster image .img in ArcMap that I want to use after in zonal statistics. So far, all help I found is to do the ...