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Problem with ArcMap Cut Polygons Tool

I'm attempting to use the Cut Polygons tool in the editor toolbar of ArcMap 10.2.2, and every time I cut a specific polygon it then deletes one of the halves. I've used this tool a handful of times, ...
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Minimizing probability of software crashes in ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

I would like to ask what are the primary reasons why ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop crashed during processing of data. I am processing some DEMs and the software crashed about 4 times today. Can anybody ...
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Arcmap 10 Visual Basic

im wondering if there is a way to build something like this in Arcmap 10 since VBA isnt supported anymore. Its for my Thesis. I need a tool to handle Polygons and their Information like in the ...
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Multiple dataframes causes ArcMap to stop working?

Is there a limit to the number of dataframes that can be used in ArcMap? There have been several instances in the past when working on a project that contains multiple dataframes (5+) and ArcMap has ...
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Applying values from one feature class to feature class with different boundaries

For my project I am ultimately trying to find the allowable pollutant load for counties in a watershed. Currently I have the allowable pollutant load for Sub Basin boundaries and the allowable ...
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Performing math in Python parser of ArcGIS field calculator?

I never used python but now I need a code to do this calculation: I'm doing this: math.atan(math.fabs( !Y2! - !Y1!)/math.fabs( !X2! - !X1!) )*(180/math.pi)
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Converting INQ-UNIX ArcView3 & PC ArcView3 in to ArcMap [closed]

Hi i have base map developed in the INQ-UNIX ArcView3 in coverages, I need to use this data and create shapefiles in ArcMap.... any suggestions
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Calculate geometry on some features have same X and Y for start and end?

I did "Calculate Geometry" on a line shapefile to obtain the coordinates X and Y for the start and the end of all the lines of the shape. But some lines resulted with the same X on the start and on ...
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Plotting points using coordinates from excel [duplicate]

I have an excel spreadsheet with co-ordinates (eg. S31 07 35.3). I would like to use these co-ordinates in arcmap (version 10.2) to plot points based on these coordinates. How do I go about doing this ...
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create multiple maps

I am using Arcmap 10.2 and I am working with the modelbuilder. Now I would like to create multiple maps from a single layer file, but also use an inset map and background map. The thing is that the ...
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Switch back to edit tool after saving edits?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 and after making some edits with the create feature tool, I would save those edits. The cursor would return from the cross hair icon back to the edit tool that lets you select ...
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Extracting single area with multiple layers from two different data sources

I'm very new to GIS, but I have a relatively simple project that seems almost too easy for this forum but I have been searching for an answer and no luck. I am using ArcMap. I have a state map of ...
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Extract values from raster by using polygons

I am working with multiple raster files that cover all of united states. The file format of the rasters - GeoTIFF. I have around 100 geotiffs that I need to process. Then I have another shapefile with ...
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DBSCAN gives “AttributeError: NoneType has no attribute issparse”

I am running a Python script invoking the DBSCAN tool to cluster feature points. When I open ArcMap, load the feature layer, and run the script, it works the way I expect it to. But if I run it ...
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Empty output generated when clipping features after converting KMZ to shp

I'm trying to clip two layers in ArcMap. They share spatial features and overlap each other, and they both have the same geographic and projected coordinate systems. It seems like everything should be ...
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After Dissolve data Need elevation

I have a problem in Arcmap 9.3 When we are using 3D data in ArcMap to dissolve it the elevations are lost. Is there someway to keep the elevation during the dissolve method?
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Contours Export Flat

Im am trying to export my contours from ArcMap to AutoCad from a .tiff. I am able to get the contours extracted and opened in AutoCad but they come out flat. I made sure I was inserting the correct ...
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Counting number of Raster Cells satisfying a criteria within a Polygon

I have a USA raster dataset, which assigns to each cell a value from 0-100. I also happen to have a USA county shapefile. I simply want a count of the number of pixels/cells in the raster data with ...
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Feature Rotation Exception

I am getting an error when I try to change the value of a feature's Rotation Value. I have a schematic feature that I would like to rotate by changing the field's ROTATION value, but everytime I try ...
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Cutting rectangle set (not squares) into triangles using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have some large features that I need to split into smaller pieces for terrain alignment through vertices in another program. I figured triangles would be the best solution. So basically I want to ...
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Cause of ERROR 000539: Error running expression?

The following errors in ArcMap are preventing me from moving forward: 1) In Raster Calculator using "Aspect": "%DEM_Aspect%" <= 90 or "%DEM_Aspect%" >= 270 ERROR 000539: Error running ...
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Joining blank shp with dBASE Table

What is the best way to join following tables? I have 55 records in the second table and I would like to just "drag and drop" the data to the first one. Shapefile table Database table
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ArcMap creates unnecessary file types when saving shape file (.cpg .prj, lock, etc.)

When saving shape files, geocoding results or even exporting data in ArcMap, many different files are created. Most of the time when I save a shape file, I want only the shape file and not a .cpg, ...
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Copy and Paste Map Annotation between Data Frames in ArcMap?

I frequently make ArcMap documents with two data frames, representing a Before and After condition of a site. Each of the two data frames shows the property owner names, parcel numbers and road ...
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Get country statistics using Iterate Feature Selection in ModelBuilder

I'm using night light data from the NOAA and I want to generate statistics on luminosity for each country, ie what is the mean pixel value for a country. I have been following this guide: ...
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How to represent different colors based on a field with representation rule (ArcMap)?

I've got a single polygon feature class with hierarchy overlapping polygons (one-to-many - "tree"). The hierarchy is varying between 1-4 levels but can edited to be even more leveled in the future. ...
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How to adjust the tolerance when showing vertices with the V key (ArcGIS)

When in the editing mode in ArcMap, it is possible to approach the mouse cursor close enough to a feature and press the V key. This will show the vertices of the feature. However, you should move ...
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Saving each file in for loop gives ERROR 000872?

I am beginner to Python programming. I know, I am asking a really silly question. I am trying to extract DEM for each watershed from a bigger DEM. Therefore, I am using extract by mask. The bigger DEM ...
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Points on polygon perimeter ArcGIS

I actually did this a few weeks ago but I can't remember how. I want to create points on the perimeter of a set of polygons at a specific distance interval. I am using ArcMap. I could do Polygon ...
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How to identify, spatial references of two layers are same?

I have two layers. Polygon layer Polyline layer Now I want to check if spatial references of these two layers are same. How can I achieve this ?? In spatial reference there are many property ...
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Import and save 'dwg' file from flex to Access database [duplicate]

I have 'dwg' file and I want to save them into my database from a webmapping interface using flash builder flex.! How to that please ! image http://img11.hostingpics.net/pics/908240Capture.png
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3D Symbology for a Model Farm in ArcScene

I am working on visualization of a model farm I have developed consisting of various types of grazing land, cropping areas and other. As I have constructed it myself, I don't have an image with it for ...
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Arcmap Combine tool output missing one field [closed]

I have sets of two rasters in Arcmap with identical extents and resolutions, but different values. I previously have used Combine in the Local toolset of Spatial Analyst to create a new raster with ...
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How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a spatial view and none of the fields or their combination can be unique

How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a table view in oracle and none of the fields or their combination can be unique. The process of selecting OID is described here and here.
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How to add item to an existing selection layer

I have a selection layer of about 150 properties in ArcGIS ArcMap, and I want to add one more building to it (see image, area outlined in red circle). The problem is that I missed this building in ...
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Why are there strange horizontal lines in raster data?

I have a feature class (stored in a file geodatabase) containing information on land use for the Amazon rainforest. It is very detailed and looks like this I need to convert this shapefile to a ...
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Saving Reclassed Intervals

Is there a way to save reclassed intervals done on-the-fly as a layer without use of the reclass tool? I lost the reclass intervals I've created on-the-fly.
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Are calculations in ArcMap performed using map units or display units?

When using ArcMap (10.1), say I perform an operation like a Polygon Volume calculation. Are the results in map units or display units (i.e., according to the Data Frame Properties > General tab)? ...
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Stretching the polygon layer into another polygon layer [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to stretch the blue layer into the white one? I would like to fit the districts (the blue layer) into the city (the white layer), but I don't have any idea how to do it with ...
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How to calculate frontages of city parcel data in ArcMap 10.0?

I need to calculate the length of polygon frontages (along streets) from our city's parcel (i.e. lot) data in order to do an analysis on lot frontages in various zoning districts. How can I do this?
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Precise aligning of two web layer

In Arcmap I add basemap from arcgis server (arcgisonline.com). On top of it I add another layer from a regional arcgis server which is in Bessel 1841 coordinate system. In this case Arcmap shows ...
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cutting contour lines over raster (building) areas

I am looking to cut the contours in ArcMap and /or AutoCAD so they don't pass through buildings or roads. Is there a process or code to do this, so it doesn't have to be done manually? Also, looking ...
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Using dynamic text to display mosaic name

I'm trying to use dynamic text to show the name/credits for a raster mosaic I've made, and can't seem to figure out how to do so. I've tried editing the code for the Service Layer Credits dynamic ...
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UTM ED 50 transformation to WGS84

I have a set of navigation shot points (pre 1975) with coordinates that are based on a UTM ED50 zone 33 projection and I need to transform these to WGS84. My procedure has been to load the excel fine ...
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Uploading fields from Excel into ArcMap Attribute table?

I have digitized a polygon using ArcMap 10.1. I want to upload fields from an excel table into the attribute table of the polygon layer. How do I do this ?
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In ArcPy, How to call specific columns of attribute table?

I'm trying to figure out how to spline specific columns of a shapefile attribute table, but my question is intermediate to this-- how do I select a range of columns, e.g. the 20th column to the ...
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Specifying alternate symbology for print vs screen

Is there a way to specify an alternate symbology for print output in ArcMap (as opposed to what is currently on-screen? I am thinking along the lines of the functionality offered by CSS. For ...
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Adding task for selecting polygon or rectangle using ModelBuilder?

I was trying to create a model which could include selecting a polygon or rectangle and clipping it and then create buffer. I could do the later steps but adding a task for selecting a polygon or ...
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Exporting list of tables contained in *.mdb with ArcPy gives Indentation Error?

I'd like to export to excel each of the tables in a .mdb database as separate .xml files. The code works until the last line which gives an unexpected indentation error, and I'm also struggling with ...
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Euclidean distance outside a Polygon (ArcMap)

I got some university coursework to analyse the best potential areas for a residential development project and I'm currently doing multi-criteria evaluation. One of the shapefiles in the dataset given ...