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Using arcpy what is the most efficient way of projecting a selection from a large data set?

I have a large data set X(x1-xn) from which I must select consecutively the attributes A(a1-an) from X.fieldsSRC or X.fieldDST and project the selections. I have a functioning arcpy script that does ...
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How to make smaller ArcMap PDF for use in InDesign?

I frequently build reports that incorporate ArcMap maps. The maps are all exported in PDF format. I am finding that there are so many line segments in the map that importing them at times is almost ...
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Convert multiple lines into single line

I've no idea if this is basic or what but I have this data that contains multiple lines (forming a polygon shape). I want to convert those lines (multiple - each with a start and end point) to a ...
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Mississippi Township Range Section

Does anyone know where I can get a full complete T/R/S for Amita County in MS? Geocomm shp files looks incomplete. The counties in Mississippi are not helpful. I ended up finding the TRS from ...
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How to get all features in current extent

I like to add text information to each feature in the shown map extent in my MapControl/PageLayoutControl. Adding the text is not a problem, but I couldn't find a way on how to get the features. Is ...
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Get all features in extent not working correctly in PageLayoutControl

I want to get all features in the current extent of my PageLayoutControl's ActiveView. I got it working for a MapControl as described here. With my PageLayoutControl it seems that I don't get the ...
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resize image resolution from 1000 m to 250 m

I'm beginner of ARCGIS and RS. I have many problems with the procedure. One of them is I have NDVI images and Soil map. Both are at the different resolution: NDVI is 250 m. soil map is 1000 m. So I ...
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Cut a layer into many parts using a shapfile

I have a layer which is a map of a town, and a shapefile which shows the boundaries within that town. I wish to cut the layer up along each of the internal boundaries so that I end up with many ...
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How to create random points outside polygons?

The tool Create Random Point is able to generate a certain number of points within polygons. I am wondering, given a bounding box, is there any way that I can generate random points outside those ...
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Can I use GRASS algorithms in Sextante under ArcGIS?

Sextante for ArcGIS comes with SAGA modules. I know that I can use GRASS algorithms in Sextante under gvSIG. But how can I use GRASS algorithms in Sextante under ArcGIS? I tried to look for any ...
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How can I merge the attribute tables from feature classes into a single table, easily?

I have a large number (approx. 1,100) polygon feature classes. What I would like to do is to merge the attribute tables from each of these feature classes into a single table, in the simplest and ...
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how to fill voids in ASTER stereo-images for DEM generation?

I'm trying to use a stereo-pair of ASTER images to generate a DEM (in ERDAS Imagine). However, the mountains are rather cloudy and the images can't be used as they are. But the relevant parts (valley ...
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Why can't I access my ArcGIS Server externally?

I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I have Windows 2012 Server x64 with SQL Server 2012. I'm also using IIS 8 as a web server on the same machine. I've installed ArcGIS for Server 10.1 ...
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How do I change the ArcGIS Server Web Adaptor name?

If I decide I want to change the Web Adaptor name, is it as simple as going to the Web Adapter tab in the Server Manager and clicking unregister? And then would I just rerun the Web Adaptor install ...
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Are there any simple models for wildfire hazard mapping with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am interested in producing a simple fire hazard/severity map via ModelBuilder from commonly available datasets (e.g. DEM, NDVI, slope, aspect, land use/cover, etc). Are there any resources or ...
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How to migrate from ArcGIS Server 10.0 to 10.1

Due to the new system architecture of arcgis for server 10.1 I am first writing here to ask if anyone has successfully migrated from AGS 10.0 to 10.1 and what problems were encountered. I am currently ...
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Measuring distances between simultaneous points

I am working with GPS data and so I have UTM's with DATE/Time information. I have 2 groups of species (moose and wolves). I want to join the information from moose to wolves that match in time. So, ...
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Database Connections folder is empty when viewed with ArcGIS tool

I'm trying to create an ArcGIS tool which accepts an SDE connection file as an input. I made a new interface with an input parameter and set the type to Database Connections. When I open the tool and ...
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How to rasterize a vector map?

I am looking for a way to create a raster grid from a vector map. I have a map consisting of shapefiles which I want to export as a raster with UTM coordinates. I was thinking of something using the ...
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Circle features missing in PostGIS after import from ArcGIS using ogr2ogr

I have a ArcGIS feature class of geometry type polygon. It was created as a convex hull with a 200 meter buffer on a point dataset, aggregating rows on a particular field. The number of points used to ...
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How to clip multiple raster datasets with county polygons?

The example below shows three raster (i.e. in black) and a single county polygon feature class. How can I clip/extract by mask the rasters by their corresponding county polygons (i.e. Edwards, Clark, ...
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How do I export symbology to ArcGIS Online?

We're planning to put up a bunch of our maps into ArcGIS Online and we'd like to create a streamlined process to do so, with as much automation (Python) as possible. This is our first test with a map ...
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Shorten polylines a given distance

I have a polyline dataset with lines of different lengths. I want to shorten all polylines the same distance on both ends (e.g. 10m each side). Is there a tool or script available that could help me ...
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ArcGIS Routing on Android with Network Analyst module

I am currently developing an Android App for navigation purposes. It is based on the ArcGIS Android API. I have an ArcGIS server (with network analyst module) with all the needed data running. At the ...
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What geometric attributes do polygons possess, and how can these be used to filter features?

Given a polygon featureclass containing many polygons of different sizes and shapes, which geometric attributes (area, perimeter, etc) could be used to filter the polygons? It's probably best to ask ...
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Calculating the space a feature class will use in ArcSDE?

Is it possible to get a good estimate on how much space a feature class will take once loaded into ArcSDE from how big they are in a FGDB? I have some feature classes in a FGDB, where some are a few ...
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Creating a Map with Spatial filtered layer on the fly

I have the following requirement. I created a web application with User accounts. based on the User type I need to filter certain point layer with a selected cities region. Ie , when user log in, ...
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How do I combine high resolution and generalized hillshade rasters to produce enhanced shaded relief?

I often add LiDAR data to a map along with a shaded relief. Most of the time i have to generalize the LiDAR dem depending on the scale of the map. Still, there is often too much detail and mountain ...
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Mysterious Problems with .IGE file [closed]

I'm trying to manipulate an .IGE file, which I understand is a raster data format developed by Erdas Imagine. The data I've downloaded is the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2006 Percent Developed ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 edit PostgreSQL layer

I've been working with QuantumGIS/PostgreSQL/postGIS for a while now, without problems. But now I have to change QuantumGIS for ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having trouble adding a layer from PostgreSQL and ...
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Which Geographic Transformation to use for WGS_84 to D_Sphere?

I have a shapefile for world countries and I want to reproject it from GCS_WGS_1984 to Sphere_Eckert IV. However, it asks for Geographic Transformation; it says this is optional but it is required in ...
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How do I create a geodata service from a certain Version?

This is with ArcGIS for Server and Desktop 10.1 I want to host a geodata service, but I don't want it to be from the DEFAULT version. I want it to be from an alternate version, that I can check the ...
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How to test if ArcGis server 10.1 is running correctly?

I've recently installed arcgis server 10.1, but I'm not sure if it installed correctly, or if the proper ports are open. Here is my reasoning and I may be off: 1) When publishing a new service(i.e ...
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ArcMap adjust z values for all verticees in polylines

Is there way in Arc Editor (10.0) to adjust all the vertices z values by an offset? (translate in z axis?) I have many polylines which need to be lowered (eg: subtract 1m from every vertex z-value). ...
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Overlay Vector Layer on Raster Layer

How can I overlay a Vector Layer on a Raster Layer and assign NoData Values on the Raster where the Vector Layer does not cover the Raster Layer? (preferable with ArcGIS)
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ArcGIS Statistics tool problem

I have an excel file for average rainfall by month and I added that on ArcMap. while I tried to check the statistics the tool is passive for last 3 months and I checked the data on arcmap, they are ...
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Changing symbology/color in kml when exported from arcGIS/QGIS [closed]

I have marked some points and used symbology in ArcGIS/QGIS... when I export the file to kml, the color/symbology changes and only single color/symbol remains. Is there any possible way that the ...
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What are Limits on ArcScene and LiDAR?

I am trying to load anywhere from 5 to 10 LIDAR TINS into ArcScene. I am using ArcGIS Desktop Evaluation (student) 9.3.1. I just built a new computer with a AMD Phenom II X6 1090T six core processor, ...
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How to add image base tool control to a drop-down list in ArcGIS 9.3.1

I have to retrograde an ESRI add-in application from ArcGIS 10.1 to ArcGIS 9.3.1. My challenge is how in the drop down list can I add base tool control( will be shown as icons inside the drop down ...
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ArcMap Arcpy scripts: How to handle user password input?

I'm currently trying to write a script that has a username & password input which then returns some data if the user has appropriate access. The script works just fine when I hardcode my own ...
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Extent is zooming map to 0,0

When I use this code (from the example): ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Geometry.Envelope myEnvelope = new ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Geometry.Envelope(); myEnvelope.XMin = -130; myEnvelope.YMin ...
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How to correct the “Windows Activation Period has Expired” message on an Esri Amazon AMI?

I'm only getting this error with instances that were spun up with Esri AMIs. And I did find one post on the AWS forums (with no resolution) regarding this issue. Does anyone know what the ...
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How to do spatial adjustment of Line features by edge snapping in ArcGIS?

I have two polyline features of same area which are prepared based on two different raster imagery. Hence the two features are not exactly matched and has some shift. How can I adjust them to overlay ...
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Testing ArcMAP 10.0

I want to test performance of Arc Desktop based applications. I tried GDBT but it not give me any information about request time etc. I tried also a Workflow Profiler, but this tool usually crash my ...
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Is there a way to increase the search radius of nearest neighbors for the Nibble tool?

I am working with a raster map vegetation types. I have about 20 types with unique raster code values that can be sorted into three classes: 1 - vegetation types I want to expand using the nibble ...
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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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ArcGIS Server Setting proxy.ashx for javascript api - Error 403

I am trying to set up the proxy for my web application because the request exceeds 2000 characters. I set up the proxy as described in ESRI site. When I run my application I get the error as shown ...
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How to efficiently (programmatically) determine whether two datasets have / don't have identical content?

Given: a geodatabase A that contains 100 datasets named a1 .. a100 a geodatabase B that contains 100 datasets named b1 .. b100 I want to programmatically (*) determine for each dataset pair (ai, ...
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How can I display multiple regions shapefiles on an iOS device

How can I display multiple shapefiles on an iOS device? My client is asking to display all the states in a different color, and again cities in a different color and all the fields in a different ...
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Relationship between attribute of vector data and raster variable in ArcGIS

I have a vector data of individual elements (buildings) with attributes (value, etc), and several raster grids with continuous variables. I would like to understand whether there is a relationship ...