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Using Area Solar Radiation tool. How much time will it take? [duplicate]

I'm trying to do a solar radiation map for Portugal, using Area Solar Radiation tool from Spatial Analyst tools. What I want to know is how much time will it take to finish? It's running for 2 days ...
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Collect last word from varied length string for filtering, auto labeling and column population? [on hold]

I have been looking and reading for a few days about how to collect the last word from a varied length string. I have found lots of postings about how to collect/split the last word, but none of the ...
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ArcObjects Export Field with x y gives InvalidCastException?

I am try to export field and X Y but I get the following error. Is it possible for someone to help me with this? system.InvalidCastException: Unable to cast COM object of type 'System.__ComObject' ...
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Delete rows with unfilled cells in HTML pop-up table in ArcMap

When my html pop-ups are clicked I'd like them to only show the Fields that have information in the corresponding cell eg. Cell 1; Notes: Cell 2; Translational Landslide. However if there isn't any ...
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Is it possible to embed python in code for HTML pop-ups in ArcGIS

When clicking a point feature I want the html pop-up to not only contain the data of the feature but also an image of the area around the feature (eg. 2 km^2). The image would have the base map 'World ...
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Arcscan greyed out

the Arcscan toolbar is greyed out. The Arcscan extension is enabled. The raster is a "bi-level" image There is an editable polyline layer in the ArcMap TOC Do you have any idea why i still can't ...
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Issue with OCHA fonts in windows 8

I installed OCHA icons on windows 8,But once that I try to open the styles with arcmap (10.2.2) I have some funny icons, do you have some idea how to fix this bug...
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Kernel vs Point density

Can someone give me an example each where these two tools would be appropriate to use. I kind of understood what each of them does but can't seem to figure out examples where one would be more ...
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Combining rows in an attribute table based on field

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 on a Windows 7 PC. I have shapefile range data for multiple species (multiple species in one layer), and this range data is accompanied by information relevant to the ...
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Can layers with different extents in arcmap 10 be made to line up?

I am currently trying to get some insect sampling coordinates that are represented by points to project on top of a polygon that shows all the different plots of land in a ranch. The coordinates for ...
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ArcMap MXD into exe file?

Is there any way to make an ArcMap mxd doc into a simple exe file so that one who does not have ArcGIS can view my work?
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Adding a layer can sometimes load raster footprint!

Just trying to refine my ArcObjects code to add a layer into ArcMap based on passing the fully quailified (String) name of the layer - problem is, if it's a raster, it will load in the vector ...
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ArcMap Share As Runtime Content gives folder instead of .geodatabase file?

So I am trying to export a .geodatabase file that can be imported into my android application for offline maps. Following tutorials on ArcGIS website I was able to export map by using File -> Share As ...
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Comparing attributes of two shapefiles in ArcMap?

I have two identical shape files of estonia. The only difference ist that the attribut table of shapefile1 has mean temperatures from the period of 1991-2000 and the attribut table of shapefile2 has ...
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Double Fields in a .GDB changing values after saving an edit session?

I have created a .GDB for saving location data. I load shapefiles into ARCMap 10.2 and selecting the shapefile items copy them using ctr-c and pasting them to the GDB features using crt-v. Field names ...
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Show distinct features count as label in ArcMap10.2

How to show features count and not the value as a label in ArcMap10.2? I have a polygon layer which contains 100 or so features. All the features are grouped by a group_name field containing values ...
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How to check if error due to no spatial reference of extracted raster? [closed]

I have raster file without spatial reference and I extracted my area of interest by shapefile that has spatial reference. And finally, I got extracted raster with spatial reference. can i assume ...
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Labels based on spatial location

Here is what I would like to do. I have a polygon feature class called Subdivisions and a point feature class called Inspection. If I label all the Subdivisions my map becomes too congested. I only ...
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How to randomly generate 3 X 3 pixel window/grid size in ArcMap?

I have a raster image in ArcMap and I want to assess the accuracy of my raster image with a reference image. So, I need to randomly generate a bunch of (i.e 50) 3 X 3 pixel window/grid size from my ...
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Creating ArcGIS tool that can run list of checks?

Is it possible to create a tool in Arcmap where by uploading a shapfile, the tool can run a various number of checks/tests (ie intersecting other shapefiles) and flags or highlights conflicting ...
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How to create symbol with size and color based on two variables in ArcMap?

In arcmap 10.2 i have a layer that has two attributes: depth and magnitude. Depth should be represented by color: deeper points being lighter and shallower being darker. Magnitude represented by ...
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Pasting Point goemetry with Z and M values to Simple Point Geometry

This should be kind of easy but I'm looking for a best practice scenario. I just tried adding 14 points from a point shapefile into another layer in our ArcSDE database. I assumed the layer in SDE was ...
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Proportional Symbols - Custom legend breaks

I mapping the number of Boko Haram victims in each state of Nigeria for several years. I chose to make a proportional symbol maps using the centroid of each state. For a given year, the area of the ...
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Setting field equal to raster Name ID for batch process in ArcPy

I am wanting to set an existing field called RasterID to the name of the raster for which the attribute table belongs to, but for a batch of rasters. Is there a way to do this with my current code ...
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How to calculate the number of points with differing characteristic in a polygon in ArcMap?

I have a .csv (exported to .shp) database with about two thousand entries of points. One column in this database has certain values (e.g. a point can be 'ash tree', 'beech tree', 'elm tree', etc). I ...
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ArcMap Crashes when inserting new feature in multi-Threading add-in

I'm developing a ArcMap add-in that get dynamic feeds from the network and append the newly arrived data to a suitable featurelayer. I'm using InMemoryWorkspace, FeatureBuffer, FeatureCursor, Thread. ...
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Joined tables and now field calulator is greyed out

In ArcMap (10.2), I accidentally calculated the wrong field outside of an edit session, so there was no way to reverse my action. I restored a previous version (shadow copy) and joined the tables ...
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ArcMap: Output to XML Including Shape Data?

I need to create a solution for non-technical people to export data from an ArcMAP document (.mxd) to XML files. I will need each feature's data to be exported in such a way that the output xml file ...
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Automating labels with numbers

Is there a way to strip characters from a string using python? The string is varied in length... Examples of strings: Interstate 10 Auxiliary road 24 State highway 14 I am looking for just the ...
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Select feature based on both its own attributes and another feature's attributes

I have two points within a polygon, each representing a specific event with a date (listed as 120101 and 120719). The polygon itself represent an event for an extended time period (start: 120626 and ...
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Calculating distances in Geographic Coordinate System using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I work in a Geographic Coordinate System and using the "Generate Near Table" tool in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I want to calculate the distances that each feature of the point layer has to the closest ...
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Arcobjects Java event on featurelayer symbology change

I am working on an Java AddIn project for ArcMap. I need to find the event when user changes the symbology for a layer added in TOC. So far my best bet is to useIActiveViewEvents class on map, and ...
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SQL Error: Latitude values must be between -90 and 90 degrees

I'm more of an ArcGIS user than a SQL Server user but I have polygon data in a 'geography' type in SQL 2008 R2. For a couple of these poly layers, I get this persistent drawing error in ArcMap: ...
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Can I join a table with a field with several rows with the same word to a polygon?

I have a table that looks like: Name X X X Y Y Z Z I have a polygon feature class with the attributes: Place X Y Z Essentially, I want to join that table to the polygon, but I want each row in ...
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How to read .asc format DEMs that have headers with #comments

I have around twenty 2 GB DEMs (xyz) in .asc format. The header has 13 lines of metadata, and then the basic data in three columns # # The DTM grid had lower left (southwest) corner coords: # X ...
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how to show coordinate on the polygon

I try to set and go to search by help GIS but I am Not answer how to show coordinate on the polygon but I dont show it on dataframe
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Widening Multiple Polygons at same time in ArcMap?

I am trying to edit polygons in the same feature class. I have a feature class which contain a number of polygons. I will need to increase the size of the polygons but only the width (the length has ...
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Counting plants in aerial images using unsupervised classification?

I am relatively new to GIS and I have the following problem: I want to extract the number of plants per row in a crop land. I have and RGB mosaic from aerial images. I think that I could do an ...
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How to reverse color ramp in ArcMap?

I want to reverse the color ramp in ArcMap 10.2. In the example below, I want the red colour to be associated with lower values and the green color with the higher values. Any idea how to do this ...
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Unable to select ArcGIS layout boxes (created with Insert Picture) after path changed?

I inserted a few png images into my map layout (state road shields), but when I changed the path for the folder they were located in, they no longer appear. The problem is that a box has appeared that ...
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How to fix label texts when exporting .mxd to pdf?

I have exported an .mxd to pdf but once I open the pdf, most of my text labels are mis-represented (altered in someway). This is the first time I've had this issue. - What I did when creating the map ...
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World Imagery is black and grey in ArcMap?

When I'm inserting a basemap, World imagery, (through the "plussign" and through ArcCatalog) it is black/grey/White. Why is that? Never seen this Before, how do I fix it? I'm using ArcMap 10.2.
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How to add Simple 3d Bar Graph on top of 2d Feature class in ArcMap

I am trying to add a simple bar graph on top of a map in ArcMap. The idea is very simple, to calculate x,y (suppose building area vs building name) and create a bar graph of it. This can easily be ...
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ArcMap Symbol levels get mixed up in multiscale representations

I have created several representations for a road network on different scales. As many of the roads are displayed as cased lines, I use symbol levels to control the drawing order. I then have saved ...
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Adding descriptions to feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy

I am trying to populate the properties of a feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy. In the past I have been given geodatabases with features classes that already have their property descriptions ...
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Using CURRENT_DATE function on ArcSDE SQL Server Database?

I am writing a script to access data from each day. I would like to select by attribute and send these features to a local file geodatabase. After reading some documenation, CURRENT_DATE is the ...
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How do SearchCursors sort records

How do arcpy searchcursors sort records if there is no 'sort_field' specified? It seems, on the surface, to sort ascending by the primary key. However, I don't want to base my script around this ...
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Tool making by using python

My problem is that i want to solve one equation by using these inputs. Equation is : (field*area)/total area where field= fields which are selected, Area= field of area, total area= total of area. ...
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Time series animation problem

How to create time series animation with unequal time interval in the data in ArcGIS? for eg I have population data for the years 2013,2012,2010,2004,1990,1950,1900, so how can I create time series ...
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All CAD drawing is one layer and few merged features, and no annotation when opened in ArcGIS

I have a CAD drawing wich openes normally in AutoCAD. Hoevwer when it is opened in ArcGIS to import some data from it all the lines are on the same layer (insert) and all faetures of the similar ...