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Distance to coastline?

I have a shapefile of Ireland. I know I can calculate distance to the coastline using the near tool. But is it possible to calculate distance to the coastline using the shapefile? I do not know ...
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How to export from ArcMap to tab-delimited text file, while preserving formatting and values?

I'm working with a complicated fGDB featureclass which contains hundreds of fields, in a variety of text and numerical formats. This is proving difficult to export into tab-delimited text file format. ...
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Why can't ArcMap, the benchmark cartography tool, create 4 color maps? [on hold]

With 4 colors you can create a map in which adjacent polygons never have the same color. It's a technique that has been known for at least 100 years. But ArcMap doesn't have the ability built in to ...
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How to create a locator through Open Street Map Data

I need to make a locator for UK addresses and I know Open Street Map has very good data for the UK, I was wondering how I can convert the data for house addresses, which is in xml form, into a locator ...
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Creating Button Menu in ArcMap AddIn using ArcObjects?

What is the code to use in config.esriaddinx in order to make a Button-Menu (like that illustrated below) when using ArcObjects?
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Using Arcpy to Update Data Source Does Not Update Related Tables

I have a python script that updates the data source of mxd's from staging to production. Here is an example of the code: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"C:\Project\MyMap.mxd") ...
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QGIS Heatmap values change when imported into ArcMap?

I am creating a heatmap layer from QGIS and importing the TIFF into ArcMap. When I import the file into ArcMap I notice that values are different. For example the max value in QGIS is 8.92454, but ...
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ArcMap legend column formatting

I'm trying to spread my ArcMap legend across 3 columns. Ideally column #2 and #3 should have their symbology header / layer name above them (see picture). ArcMap however is of the opinion that ...
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Output of Add XY Coordinates?

I am trying to get the coordinates of the coastline. I have made a shapefile with points selected along the coastline, the coordinate system I have the shapefile under is WGS 1984 UTM Zone 30N. I have ...
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Show Image in Menu on ArcMap

I want to show an image in a menu in an ArcMap AddIn toolbar. Here is my code in the config.esriaddinx: <Menus> <Menu id="GridViewMenu" caption="Grid View" ...
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Remove first seven characters from field string using Field Calculator

I wrote an expression/codeblock that removes the words "Nearby:" from the field value string if it has it. Codeblock: import string def splitme(s): if s[:7] == "Nearby:": aList = ...
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Can an ArcGIS Desktop Add-In Tool have two or more input events?

I'm trying to create an add-in for ArcMap in Visual Studio that adds points on mouse clicks and then executes some geoprocessing on those points when the enter key is pressed. So far sifting through ...
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Calculate field in modelbuilder

If vb code is also possible I could give that a try aswell.
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Applying color ramp/map to mosaic using ArcGIS for Desktop?

My goal is to create a bold, colorful hillshade following this tutorial from the ESRI website. Everything works great until I try to apply a color ramp or colormap. It somehow crunches the values and ...
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Copy column from Excel to attribute table

Is there any way to copy a column from excel to an attribute table's column in ArcGIS?
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Add (XY) Data in ArcMap is not finding folder connection? [on hold]

I'm trying to add XY data to ArcMap but it is working. I tried several times to connect to the folder but it is not being connected and the windows appears empty afterwards Any suggestions to ...
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how to use IMapTimeDisplay.TimeValue to get current time setting from timeslider in ArcMap

Has anyone out there used the IMapTimeDisplay.TimeValue to get the current time from the timeslider control? I cannot figure out how to properly use it. I am writing some code in VB .net that creates ...
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ArcMap - show selected feature in the Attribute Table (Show All Records)

I hope I can explain my problem clearly, here goes - I have a bunch of records in my attribute table (some of which are duplicates) I can select them individually and click the 'show selected tab' to ...
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Some output cells show up as noData in ArcMap Block Statistics?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2, and I need to aggregate categorical data from 30m up to 90m and 900m resolution for species distribution modeling. The algorithms available in resample (nearest neighbor, ...
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Buffering into existing FC (like in Editor menu) in Arcmap 10.3 Model Builder

I would like to buffer features into an existing FC within a GDB, similar to when buffering during an edit session by using the Buffer command in the Editor menu, not the Buffer geoprocess which ...
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NDVI calculation using ArcGIS 10.1

i have to derive NDVI from Landsat 8 image.. I used the following equation from landsat website with band 5 and band 4 using ArcGIS 10.1 Conversion to TOA Radiance OLI and TIRS band data can be ...
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How to rename field via ModelBuilder?

I joined some fields to my tables and now I need a tool or something to change that field's name. How can I do this in ModelBuilder? I didn't find any tool to do that.
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Make all pixel in raster have the same value

I have a raster file with two categories: category 12 (total count=350) and category 14 (total county = 500). The attribute table looks like this: rowid Value Count 0 12 350 1 14 ...
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How to convert poly-line contour feature class into heat map displaying heights [on hold]

I'm looking for a way to be able to convert contour data (as lines) into a heat map that would display the data warmest at the highest points and coolest at the lowest. I have access to QGIS, ArcMap ...
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What tool would be best for getting the max value out of Identical ID rows?

As the title may imply I want to keep the maximum value in field2 for several identical IDs in field1, the others are deleted for example this table: Field1 Field2 14772 1 14772 4 14766 3 ...
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Geoprocessing breaks my data links after upgrade?

I've had this problem all day, and it's happened before, too. I am running desktop 10.3.1 and want to produce a very simple buffer from a single parcel. The output is assigned to the same .gdb that ...
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Change color of feature (active cursor row) with ArcPy

I have a selection of polygon feature and with a cursor loop I walk through them. I determine the extent of eachfeature and arcmap will zoom to the feature. My default selection color in ArcMap is ...
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View Image instead of label in Menu on arcmap addin toolbar

I want to set image on menu in arcamap addin toolbar. is there any way to set image ? I have tried but this is not working.. My code is here in config.esriaddinx: --Menus> Menu ...
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Using .len() in IF THEN statement in ArcMap field calculator

I have a string field with values of varying lengths (1-4). I need each value to have a length of 5 characters by adding zeros to the value until the length equals 5. For example: 123 needs to ...
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Troubles using time to calculate service areas in Arcmap

I am having trouble computing some service area polygons in ArcMap 10.2. It seems to work fine when calculating distance, but has problems when looking at time. I have UK road data (Meridan 2), and ...
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IDockableWindow ability to auto size?

I have a ArcObjects 10.2 vb.net Custom Add-in that is a dockable window. The dockable window displayes a windows form that has listboxes, textboxes, panels, tab panels, etc. that the user interacts ...
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On line shapefile, how to compare attribute between consecutives edges

I have a line shapefile with speed restriction attribute on each edge. I like to verify differences between two consecutive edges for all shapefile edges. Example: One line has speed restriction set ...
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data driven pages inset map does not update [on hold]

I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 for the first time. I am trying to make an inset map with data driven pages. The inset map for some reason does not update automatically when I move to the next page of ddp, ...
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shifting line geometry over another line of different layer

How can I shift selected line over the path of selected lines (multiple). I know one can do that by tracing it.
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Do ASTER GDEM tiff files have to be converted to projected coordinate systems prior to use in ArcMap?

I am a research student who is only new to GIS and I am using ArcMap. I am using the CGS_WGS_1984 coordinate system for my project in arcmap. I just had a question in relation to the ASTER Global ...
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Using Python to Union two polygons from separate gdb? [closed]

I'm in the processes of learning python and am stuck on an exercise. One part of the exercise requires me to union a polygon from one gdb with a polygon in another gdb. Here is what I have, which ...
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Spatial join with multiple intersecting features

I have a polygon dataset representing pavement areas broken up by year of construction and a roads centerline dataset that contains values for remaining service life (RSL). I want to spatially join ...
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Append triangular symbols along polyline in ArcMap?

I have a polyline that needs to have triangles placed along the inside of the line as shown in the sample picture below. I've searched through ArcMap's symbology set and thought I could just add a ...
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Cut polygon into new polygons using lines in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS and I work with ArcMap. I have a layer with an orthophoto of a graveyard. On top of that, a layer with an old scanned map of the same area showing all graves. I would like to make a ...
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Vector and raster

Using ArcMap 10.2.2 I am currently doing an analysis on vegetation which requires both Raster and Vector data. only problem, how to make sure if these two data are compatible or identical in terms of ...
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How to replace field name with a variable in exported whereclause?

In the select by attribute how do I replace "AADT", with a predefined string variable? I don't understand the pattern in "\"AADT\">=" , can you please explain why is it that way when exported from ...
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marker Symbol alignment along the road

I have created road data and captured bridges as points. during representation i have created bridge marker symbol and was to represent along the respective road.
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“From PDF” toolset not available in 10.3

I'm running ArcMap 10.3 and there is no "From PDF" toolset available in my conversion tools list. Also, trying to use the ArcPy PDFToTIFF_conversion method fails. Specifically ArcMap is version ...
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Copy table to attribute table

I have some tables with columns that I need to join/copy to another table, in case an attribute table. I was using join but I realized that it would be a better solution to add new fields to my ...
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Using Google API within Python and applying to ArcMap?

I am currently doing a practical project at university (MSc in GIS). I have to develop a python script and the functionality of this script has been left very open other than we have to use Python ...
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eCognition to ArcMap?

So I have aerial photos that I have analysed in e Cognition, I now need to import them to ArcMap to finish my analysis however when I do the the image is in a completely different area. They have the ...
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How to label two sizing for one attribute

I have a feature of SEA COVERAGE.shp, in the feature, we have attribute field name consist of english and malay name. For example, LAUT CHINA SELATAN(SOUTH CHINA SEA), LAUT SULU(SULU SEA). Sizing for ...
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Delaying load of ArcMap Addin extension?

For configuration reasons, I want to delay the load of my addin extension until ArcMap 10.2 has finished. If there a property, flag, listener etc I can get a hook to do a check if arcmap is done?
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Converting georeferenced .pdf to .tiff in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am attempting to convert a USGS georeferenced pdf to a tiff. I found this help page, which looks pretty simple: ...
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How to Save Identify Results

In Arcmap and specifically using a WMS layer that I cannot access the attribute table of, how can I 'intercept' or extract the results from using the Identify tool from the toolbar? I would like to ...