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Problem with arcpy.ValidateFieldName and unicode characters?

I am having problems with the arcpy.ValidateFieldName function in combination with unicode characters. I want to add a field to a shape field. The field name is not allowed to be bigger than 10 bytes ...
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Computational Geometry Problem

I have following datasets- Road network (line) Waterbodies data (polygon) School locations (point) Suberb boundaries (polygon) Property boundary -buildings (polygon) What i want- Generation of ...
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Error Executing tool: ArcPY

I am stuck with a code due to a RunTimeError: Object: Error in Executing tool and I really can't find the mistake. The code is # Now, the script for "Adding Surface Info" to the network, using the ...
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Dissolve without removing interior lines in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to GIS and I'm having an issue that I hope someone can help me resolve? Basically, what I'm trying to do is merge features based on a single attribute so that my table no longer ...
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How to improve Maplex placement when you get such a clutter?

I use ArcMap to produce map document containing a lot of label boxes with line callout. Sometimes, I have so many labels that leaders come very matted. Then I use Illustrator to unravel. How could ...
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labelling line features

I am working with arcmap 10.2.2. I would like to label features in maps which I create with data driven pages. I have one ddp layer and another layer with the labels. The layer with the label ...
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Creating polygon grid using fixed extent

I have a Shapefile of a town. I would like to divide the whole area into grids such that each grid has a scale of 1:2000. I have set my map to fixed scale (1:2000) in Layout View.
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Multiple related tables?

Is there a way to relate 2 tables based on 2 distinct fields and be able to open the related table for each distinct field? Say I have a short list of 500 addresses of interest. I would like to ...
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Closest facility analysis using polygons

I have a polygon shape file containing polygons representing green spaces and a point shapefile of postcode centroides and am hoping to carry out closest facility analysis in arcmap to calculate the ...
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Which Custom Geographic Transformation Method to use for Nad83 to Nad 83 (CSRS)

I couldn't find a NTv2 file for transforming GCS NAD83 to GCS NAD83(CSRS) so I'm trying to create a custom transformation using the 'Create Custom Geographic Transformation' tool in ArcMap. The tool ...
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What are the requirements to set “Supports Advanced Queries” true on a Feature Layer hosted on ArcGis Server 10.1

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS query feature, OrderByFields, but I've read that for that feature to work the feature layer must show "Supports Advanced Queries: true". The layer we are hosting says that ...
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How to randomly apply a feature from the attributes table (an area) to a bigger area in ArcGIS 10?

I am rather a beginner at ArcGIS and I have absolutely no idea how to do this. I have to design an agricultural area, which I have the whole of it, but I am not sure which farm plant which crop and so ...
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Automatically align the border of one shapefile to overlap the border of another

Can I automatically align the border of one shapefile to overlap the border of another, without editing each vertice individually?
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How to digitize the network to get shortest path between two points using arc map 10.1? [closed]

I need to get shortest path between two point in arc map 10.1.i have did using network analyst tool but the path which i am getting is not short path,i think i have did something wrong in digitizing ...
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Displaying single label for multiple features with same value in ArcMap?

I'm working on ArcMap 10. I have a layer of points which I categorized based on a field that we can call "Name". Thus, as you can see in the picture below, the layer is now composed of 24 colors, each ...
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Problem with flow lines in ArcMap

As a part of my PhD I have to map the rivers of Northern Peloponnese, Greece. I have downloaded two DEMs from Nasa Reverb, which I connected with "mosaic to new raster". I have started the usual ...
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A sum of rasters in ArcMap

I have daily SO2 data (the worldwide data) and after some processing I have to sum 30 rasters. What the tool can you recommend to use for this goal within ArcMap tools? I tried Raster calculator ...
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Split a shape file of lines into even spaced segments

I am using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.2. I have a shapeless of polylines and want to split them each line into 100 m segments. I can see under the editor toolbar the split tool and that can divide each line ...
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Is this algorithm Possible? [closed]

I have some basic notions of python. I would like to know if this algorithm is feasible in ArcMap: loop through all entries in a dBase table for each entry, open the related table (Shapefile ...
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Isolate points with same parcel but different x and y coordinates

I have a large list of 100000 points in shapefile format. These points have address, parcel number and x and y coordinates as attributes. I would like to know which and how many points have the same ...
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Zoom to a specific location in ArcMap Viewer window using ArcObjects

I'm trying to find out how to open Viewer window (menu Windows->Viewer in ArcMap) programmatically and zoom it to a specific location. This is how I can open it: IDataWindowFactory dwf = new ...
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Setting Field in ArcMap Symbology Properties using ArcObjects?

I am programmatically rendering a feature layer in ArcMap but I can't set the Field property in the Symbology properties form. This results in the layer having the correct render/breaks/legend ...
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How to view a raster from a 10.2 Mosaic Dataset in ArcMap using the “Lock to specified rasters” method?

I am attempting to use ArcMap to view a raster from a mosaic dataset (contained within a file geodatabase) without much luck (see Viewing one or more rasters within the mosaic dataset) Steps: Use ...
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Simple attribute data rules in Arcmap [closed]

I would like to add some simple attribute validation in my current workflow. This is with regards to a point shapefile: Required fields Fields that become required if one optional field is populated ...
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Projection issues whilst opening shapefile in ArcMap created in QGIS

I created a polygon shapefile in QGIS. Projection was saved as EPSG: 3857, WGS 84 / Pseudo Mercator. When I open this shapefile in ArcMap the projection sets itself as WGS_84_World_Mercator which I ...
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Labelling all features in ArcMap?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2. I have a shapefile with line features which I labeled with some vb code. The problem is when I zoom out there are labels that disappear, I have around 4000 features but ...
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Maplex not placing labels in area that appears to be available?

I am trying to get ArcMap 10.2.2 to place my labels where I want them using the MapLex label engine. I want to stop the labels from both overlapping other features in the same layer, and overlapping a ...
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Zoom from one feature to another in edit mode?

I have to manually edit a shapefile of a couple of hundred points. I would like a quick way to jump from one point to the next in both the attribute sense and the visual/spatial sense i.e I would ...
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ArcMap, divide eco country map in to districts and generate multiple Jpeg files

I have eco system map of a country. and I have the district map of the same country. (country is divided in to 25 districts). What I need is eco system map of each district. (maps are over-laying) I ...
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Trouble running network analyst for closest facility anaysis

I’m trying to carry out closest facility analysis in Arcmap 10.2.2 on the network analysis layer created from the OS integrated transport and urban path networks. But when I click "solve" in the ...
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Lists in field calculator in ArcMap?

Would anyone please indicate to me why this is not working. I am trying to convert all instances of '02ND' to '2ND' for example where some of the input fields (f1) are already converted and some are ...
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Join tables with duplicate values

I have two sets of data: list of parcel numbers and locations which I am interested in Address database for the county (shapefile) In dataset 2 there can be multiple instances of the same parcel ...
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How can I get the UK Land Cover 2007 25m raster data set from Digimap to work in QGIS?

I have downloaded the UK Land Cover 2007 25m raster data set from Digimap (which my university has a subscription to). I have uploaded the data into ArcMap where it works fine, with all 23 classes and ...
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How to offset dimensions in ArcGIS Desktop?

How can I offset the selected dimension (they're both perpendicular dimensions) in the image below using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, so that it isn't on top of the other dimension? I can drag it around ...
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Drawing lines showing connections between geocoordiante points

I have an ArcMap document with 100 locations plotted using their latitude and longitude values. I want to show connections between the 100 points in the graph. Essentially 100*100 = 10,000 lines. Is ...
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Is there any way to mass rename or import field names in Labels in Symbology?

I need to load an .avl that sets the symbology for me, but I also need to give the unique values their name, which is not what the Symbology->Category->Value Field uses, but another field in that ...
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Determine start/end points for line slope calculation [duplicate]

This is a follow up question based off of this question. I have a line feature class representing storm drains and a point feature class representing where storm drains are connected. The point ...
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Run C++ DLL in ArcMap 10.3

I've migrated a VB script that uses ArcObjects to a C++ Win32 DLL (using Visual Studio 2013). And now I would like to test my DLL by launching it from my ArcMap 10.3 installation. The problem is that ...
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Why do my raster pixels not align?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2. I am trying to project a NED 3m dataset from a Geographic Coordinate System to a Projected Coordinate System. The output rasters pixels do not overlap the original ...
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Assertion Error with arcpy.mapping.UpdateLayer

I"m working with arcpy, where I'd like to write a script that examines the selection and if only 1 element is selected creates a buffer. I want to get the symbology from another layer, as the buffer ...
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New style and symbol with ArcMap

I a beginner with the ArcGIS platform. I would like to create a new style with ArcMap. I try with the menu : Customize -> Style Manager Style Manager : http://hpics.li/9471c73 My new style appears ...
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Embedding font into .mxd using ArcMap?

I use a custom made font for symbols on my map in ArcMap 10. Is there anyway to embed the font in the .mxd file so I don't have to distribute the font files with instructions on how to install it to ...
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Clip Raster to Polygon Grid?

I have a polygon grid file and want to clip my raster imagery to the shapes outlined by it. I am using arcmap and was wondering if there was a tool directly for this? I would like to also be able to ...
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How to use Replace Geometry to replace the selected feature with a circle

I have a polygon shapefile and I want replace every irregular polygon with a circle. I think I can do it with the Replace Geometry tool. But once the Replace Geometry tool is selected, draw a polygon ...
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How can I copy feature in ArcMap to a specified location

In ArcMap you can use the copy and paste on the standard toolbar or use the Copy Features tool on the Advanced Editing toolbar to copy the selected feature. But the former can only copy a feature to ...
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Arcmap grid index feature

I have used the Grid index feature tool to create an index grid. The label/attribution of the page names are populated in a "row" orientated manner. eg lef to right a1,a2,a3,a4,a5,a6 b1,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6 ...
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Add Geometry attributes error

I have a point shapefile on which I would like to use the "Add geometry attributes: tool in order to add x and y coordinates using a GCS that I am interested it. When I run this tool I get the runtime ...
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Extract polygons closest to/coinciding with points?

I have 2 shapefiles, a polygon and a point layer. I would like to perform an operation in which I extract the polygons that coincide or are closest to each point, and throw away the polygons which are ...
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Callout labels and Maps

I'm trying to create a set of labels that are callouts that I can move, manipulate and position around the edges of my map but is also tied to the attribute table data. Is there an extension or way ...
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simple if statement in ArcMap field calculator

I have two fields containing string variables. The first one is f and the second one is f1. I would like to create a new field and populate it with the following: if f1 is equal to f, return f1 if ...