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Maplex Street Placement exporting labels to Illustrator as separate letters?

I make city maps with ArcMap 10.2.2 that I export to Illustrator for finalization. To label streets, I use the Maplex Street Placement as below: As I need to be able to rework labels with ...
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Elevate points from imported dxf file to heights in LAS databse

Is it possible to elevate points that are on the same plane in dxf to heights that are in LAS. I have imported dxf and las file in Arcmap but in need guidence or at least direction where to start ...
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Locate Features Along Routes tool results in empty table? [on hold]

I have no idea why the result table of the tool "locate features along routes" is empty. I have a stream network and a cross-section layer. Here is what I did: Converted my stream polyline shapefile ...
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Creating contiguous dispersal surface between two climate-change scenarios in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm modelling the distributions of Australian parrots in response to climate change. I have two climate scenarios (present and future), and have used Maximum Entropy modelling to generate maps of ...
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How do you cite ArcGIS?

When writing papers, is there a standard style that should be used for citing ArcGIS, specifically ArcMap? In particular, how do you reference a specific tool that you used in your analysis. I'm not ...
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Is a region at the edge of the larger area boundary easier to be significant in hotspot analysis than middle region?

Hotspot analysis looks at a region's neighborhood and see if it's higher or lower than the average overall area. A B C D E F G H I The neighborhood for E will be consisted of 8 other regions, while ...
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Faster way than Spatial Join to join field from attribute table to address table?

I have a table of addresses for every state in the nation. I just recently finished doing spatial joins and adding in census block/tract data per state. I have a national shapefile of ...
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Labels missing from PDF/plot when rotated in Strip Maps from Data Driven Pages?

I am using Data Driven Pages (DDP) to produce a strip map of a few bike trails. The pages vary in rotation (90 and 38 degrees), set via DDP. I have labels for various points along the trails, pulled ...
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How to deal with data which are not normally distributed when kriging?

I'm a novice with advanced spatial interpolation, and I'm trying to use the Geostatistical Analyst to interpolate a surface based on borehole data, using Ordinary Kriging. The help file explains how ...
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How to extract .mpk file package in ArcGIS

I am trying to extract .mpk map package but shows me ERROR 000824:the tool is not licensed Here is the link of map which I am trying to extract.
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Export attribute table values to CSV

I am getting false parsing and un-necessary quotes for 3 numeric fields when exporting table to ascii (CSV). Items are all DOUBLE. "675,654","5,567,000" is the resulting export format which should be ....
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Creating shapefile layer from points added using Go To XY tool of ArcMap?

I need to plot lat/long points, which is easy enough. However, when I create a table of XY point data these points show up in the wrong spot. Ive tried projecting into the proper coordinate system ...
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Does changing a .shp on ArcGIS desktop update the published ArcGIS Online map?

I have a shapefile on ArcGIS for desktop that contains a few thousand points. I also recently published this shapefile to a new map on ArcGIS online. After working with the map for a while, I realized ...
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How to interpolate subsurface geology from borehole data

I have borehole data (x, y, z values for each subsurface measurement, and its associated lithology). I would like to interpolate the borehole data to create 1) interpolated subsurfaces and 2) ...
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Data Reviewer Checks trying to add if…then check

I'm trying to use the Data Reviewer extension to run a check from one table. For example if Pavement Condition is Concrete then Pavement Condition cannot be NULL. I've tried using the composite ...
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Saving Edits Error

I have been creating storm water easement parcels (polygons) and all of a sudden when I go to save my edits the error message "unable to save edits. The index was either too large or to small" comes ...
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Creating non-curve circles in ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I create circles that do not contain curves in ArcGIS 10.2? I am capturing data into a personal geodatabase. Using the create circle tool. The data is later exported from the personal ...
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Automatically adding date to attribute table in ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop. I am working on a polygon layer in GDB file and i want that every feature that have been created in the map will be the date of creation (date and datetime). I ...
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Dissolve doesn't work with empty layers

I have this model: The tool dissolve has this precondition of the Calculate Tool in order not to run with empty layers: However, when it runs with a empty layer it returns the following error: ...
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Kernel density estimator - batch [on hold]

I've unfortunately just found out that Hawth's batch kernel density estimator doesn't work on ArcGIS 10.1. I've installed GME - unfortunately I can't run batches as there's no tool that will do it. I ...
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How to set file path to the modelbuilder tool? [on hold]

I have got the following problem: I want to dissolve all the shapefiles in my directory and save them under a different name (consisting of the same name and an addition "_diss"). I have managed to ...
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How can I force ArcGIS to generate “color pallets” for display of GeoTiffs in the FAIMS Mobile App?

The FAIMS Mobile App 1 displays a black pane instead of a well rendered geotiff when I try to import files directly from ArcGIS 10.1 instead of processing them through gdal and grass. Running ...
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Linking two Models together in ModelBuilder [on hold]

I am trying to link two separate models that iterate thought two different feature classes together into one, however I am having a small issue. When I bring in the sub-model into the larger one it it ...
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How to map out commuting patterns by county? [on hold]

I am looking to create a map that shows the commuting patterns in between counties. I am using data from Table 1 at this link. Obviously it will be formatted in a different way. Any ideas? Also, ...
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Making 3d block from flat 2d polygon in ArcScene?

I would like to make a mountain from flat polygon (this polygon is the base contour of the mountain). The question is how to make it keeping 35 angle of the slope ? The top of the mountain should be ...
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Spatial Join of Polygons to Polygon Grid with Shared Boundaries in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have polygons containing an attribute to be summed by a polygon grid. the polygons with the attribute always share borders with each grid cell and never extend outside any grid cell (the grid has ...
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Importing .RAW file data from Sanding total station into ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using a Sanding total station (Chinese version of Leica), and for some reason it only allows me to download .RAW files as jobs, which I can't open at all. The CD, which came with the station, has ...
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Reading binary rainfall data (*.trm) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have some *.trm binary data that is merged Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) rainfall data. I have to read it through ArcGIS for Desktop to extract rainfall data from this.
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Trouble Merging two Shapefile Layers in ArcGIS Desktop

I am having trouble merging two shapefile layers from ArcGIS 10.4 Online in ArcGIS 10.4 Desktop. Every time I attempt to execute the Merge an error message related to the content of one of my fields ...
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Export Stretch Function values - Arcpy

I'm looking for a way to export Stretch Function values from images that’s stored in a Mosaic dataset. Not values from the whole set, but specific stretch functions per image. The set is stored in ...
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Add complex north arrow to ArcMap?

How do you add this type of north arrow to ArcMap?
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Dissolve and join features based on an attribute range [on hold]

I have a CSV file of Postal Codes containing average energy usage information. Furthermore, I have Feature Classes (both points and polygons) of Postal Code areas in a File Geodatabase. I wish to join ...
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Writing less than or equal in label of graduated classes in symbology of ArcMap?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3. How do I write less than or equal in the break values of the labeling in symbology?
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Find true projection of feature class?

I have a feature class that has been processed and says that the projection is in WGS 1984 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere. However, I suspect that it is NOT truly in WGS 1984 Web Mercator Auxiliary ...
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What is Python equivalent of ModelBuilder's Iterate Feature Selection?

My data consists of two featureclasses: Points = points representing trees Polygons = Polygons representing % canopy area by area. Each polygon in the FC has a % canopy measurement in the ...
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“Change Version Dialog box” does not show all versions

I just upgraded to ArcMap 10.3.1 and have gotten all of my database connections set back up. I'm trying to change the version I'm editing under the "List by Source" view but I'm only seeing two ...
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Focal Statistics produces corrupted/ partial Output ArcMap 10.4.1

I recently encountered an issue with ArcMap that I am not able to solve by a workaround: I have a grid file covering the EU plus a couple of other countries inside a *.gdp (cell size 1000 x 1000 m). ...
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Missing tools in ArcMap?

We just upgraded to 10.3.1 and I'm having trouble finding some of the tools. I have searched and searched to no avail. Here is what I'm looking for: Find dangles, find overlaps, transfer point to ...
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Digitizing in ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

What are the quickest and easiest ways of digitizing in ArcMap? I want to digitize pipelines on a pipe network map.
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Find all projects that source dataset?

Is there an easy way to see all the MXDs that use data from a single file geodatabase (GDB) as their source using ArcCatalog? I'm not arcpy proficient. I feel like I've used a tool like this before, ...
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Python script for filling <Null> values with previous value in one field

I have a table (inside a File Geodatabase) that looks like this: I need the values of Owner attribute to be automatically filled with the previous non-Null value. As Such: Is there a Python ...
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Can i set a specific transformation, for my Feature Dataset?

Using ArcMap, i created a 'Feature Dataset (FD)' and set it to WGS84, F23s. If i export a shapefile in SAD69 F23s, to this FD, it automatically project the shapefile to WGS, using the "...
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Using Stamen toner-lines tiles as ArcMap base map?

Is it possible to use stamen toner-lines tiles as a base map in ArcMap? If so, how are they added as a base map? Several Stamen maps are available through ArcGIS Online, though not the toner-lines ...
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Calculating area of polygon within Buffers in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've created 2km buffers around 108 points and clipped habitat maps to these buffers, as per instructions given. I now need to calculate the area of each polygon of each habitat type within each ...
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Restricting edits for specific fields in a feature class for particular users

How to restrict edits for specific fields in a feature class for particular users in ArcSDE. For example, there is a feature class called “Tower”. It has 20 Fields. Out of 20 fields, 10 are updated ...
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How to find parcels related to geocoded addresses?

I have geocoded a table of addresses (around 200 records) in ArcMap 10.1 and now need to select the parcel polygons that they are related to. Trouble is the geocoded addresses fall outside of the ...
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Create polygons based on Attribute

I have a Lake Layer for a state in which there is a field that contains the overall score(1-5) for a lake. Based on the overall score attribute, I need a way to create polygons that group these ...
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Selecting by character strings from field using ArcGIS / R bridge

I am attempting to use the ArcGIS / R bridge R package "arcgisbinding" in order to do the following: I am trying to select features in a map layer based on textual matches, and I thought that I might ...
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Changing height/interpolation/shape of raster layer

I am kind of a beignner in ArcGIS and thought about and googled this problem for two days now. I am working in ArcScene making a 3D visualization of a bedrock surface of a town. I have a polygon ...
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Least Cost Path for connecting start- and end-points of guard rails ArcGIS 10.2

EDIT: The picture above shows a sample of the data I'm working with. I want to connect each green point (start point of the guard rail) with its corresponding red point (end point of the guard ...