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Align and reshape polygons based on surrounding polylines

I am trying to use a shapefile with polygons and I am trying to align it to a road network, that the polygons align themselves to surrounding streets. Is there a way to automatize alignments between ...
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Equivalent for PostGIS ST_SnapToGrid in ArcMap 9.3

I'm new with ArcGIS and ArcMap. I need to round coordinates on precision of 2 decimals while maintaining relations between them. So basically I need to make something to be equivalent of ...
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explain generate spatial weight matrix k-nearest nieghbor results

I successfully generate 8th nearest nieghbor matrix and open it in excel, but I am confused about what the weight field mean it shown in the picture below since I generate the 8th nearest neighbor I ...
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How do I solve the 'The specified WKID (factory code) or WKT (definition string) is not a Projected Coordinate System.' error?

I am producing a floodplain map using ArcMap 10.1, Hec-Ras 4.1.0 and Hec-GeoRas toolbar extension. I have created XS cut lines and river and bank data in ArcMap 10.1, having imported LiDAR data images ...
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Using Layout View graphic text?

I have labels that I need to remove/delete/turn off. All the data and the graphic text is set up but they were in the Data View. How do I turn the graphic texts off while you are in the Layout View ...
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How to correctly play with page settings in layout view in ArcMap?

I need to print a map from ArcMap. I'm going to use a plotter and want to print it on a A0 format paper. But...the layout settings are totally driving me crazy! As you can see in the first picture ...
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Polygon points to Polyline

I am trying to create a polyline from the points that I query from a polygon. I have a polygon, and I am getting its edges, casting them to segments, and then use QueryNormal to get the mid point ...
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type mismatch: 'esri_8' when using field calculator

I am trying to run the VBScript 'round' function using the field calculator on a column for a numeric field that contains a large number of rows (> 500k). When I run the code on a subset of the field ...
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Adding dbf to ArcMap 10.2 receiving warning

This is the error message I receive when I am trying to add a dbf file to ArcMap 10.2. the warning reads: Could not add the specified data object to the map. The Field type is invalid or ...
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How to avoid having the layer name in the field name?

I'm working with ArcMap 10. I might be doing something wrong but can't see what: I want to add a field in an attribute table. Problem is that as I name it "FieldName" the resulting name in the header ...
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BLOB TYPE in Arcmap

I created an excel spreadsheet which converted to blob type when i imported it into ArcMap .I am trying to view the BLOB type field in ArcMap because I want to join this blob field to a common field ...
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Address Locator Only Fails with Suggestions Enabled

I am currently trying to create a General Single Field Address Locator in ArcMap 10.3.1. I can create the locator fine without the suggestion option enabled, but with it’s on it gives me the Error ...
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How do I generate an image of each polygon in a shape file? [on hold]

I have shapefiles containing areas (states, counties, bodies of water, etc.) and need to generate an image (png / jpg) of each area. How can I do this? In my mind, the manual workflow would be: ...
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Show selected features on all zoom levels in ArcMap?

Is there a way to display selected features no matter the scale level in ArcMap 10.3? When I select by attribute and then zoom to selection I often just get a blank map since the layer is set not to ...
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Monitoring and modelling coastal erosion using ArcMap? [closed]

I've been given an assignment to measure the rates of coastal erosion and model future impacts of climate change for an area along the coast of the UK but the instructions are quite vague (that is ...
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Create multiple pizza slice type shape from excel

I am trying to make pizza type shape with various radious of each slice. Number of slices depend on number of years and radius of each slice depends on number of population. All I know the center ...
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ArcMap Add-ins for fast attribute editing

I'm looking for a Arcmap add-in, which would speed up the attribute editing process. The add-in should allow selecting few attribute columns for editing and then provide the possible option for the ...
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Visibility analyses of two objects with ArcMap?

I'm struggling with a visibility analyses task in ArcMap. I have two objects: a spire and a WTG (wind turbine generator). Both are point features. The object's heights are deposited in the attributes ...
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Interpolation for multiple data sets (Independent and dependent variable) in ArcMap

I'm relatively new to ArcMap, and I'm looking at the relationship between the internet and health outcomes. My dependent variables for my regression come from the Demographic & Health Survey (DHS) ...
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Changing colors of edit fields in attribute table?

Does anyone know of a way to change the background color of fields in the attribute table window whilst in edit mode? I need this because I am manually editing hundreds of point attributes and it ...
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Finding Point Counts in Multiple Ring Buffers for Multiple Point IDs Using Python

I have a shapefileA that has 13 points. Each of these points is coded with a unique ID from A to M. I created 10 different buffers (representing different distances) around each point via the ...
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Extract raster values to points (1 per cell) for R using ArcMap?

I have created several raster layers within ArcMap that I wish to extract values from in order to analyse within R. However, I'm keen to avoid pseudo replication of my species presence data and ...
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How to display EPSG:32649-WGS 84 image on EPSG:4326 map in ArcMap?

I have a image has EPSG:32649 coordinate system and I wanto display this image on a EPSG:4326 map on arcgis desktop (arcmap) . Any one can help me?
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Creating an interactive map that uses a point shape file to display information

I have a raster map, a PNG of a fantasy map, which has points on it. I want to create a interactive map that displays information (text) whenever you click on a point. An example of what i'm after ...
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Geographic Coordinate System NAD 1983 vs Projected Coordinate System NAD 1983 & Projections

I am working on a project utilizing free data from http://www.pasda.psu.edu/, specifically data from PennDot, 2015 Pennsylvania County Boundaries ...
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Same Raster but different min/max in ArcMAP and QGIS

since I am abandoning windows to stay only with Linux, I started learning how to use QGIS. So far so good. However, trying to reproduce a python script from Arcpy to PyQGIS I noticed something. When I ...
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Bing Authorization pop up still appears after using script to remove Microsoft Virtual Earth layers [duplicate]

My organisation does not have a Bing key, so Bing and Microsoft Virtual Earth layers don't work and a Bing authorization pop up happens whenever I open a MXD containing them. This pop up interrupts ...
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Python code and modelbuilder [closed]

I am working with ArcGIS 10.2 and using python to use the function for zoom to selected feature. I need to have this zoom to selected feature work for any project and I also need drop down menus for ...
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GPX to line doesn't work properly in ArcMap?

When I add GPX layers (this one, for example) through the GPX to feature tool in Arcmap, the layer shows up as points logically. Then I try to convert these points to a polyline (in this case bicycle ...
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Copying one or more layers (with properties, style, and path of source data) on ArcMap and paste into different ArcMap project?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 and i would like to take all the layers from one plan and bring them into another plan with all of the associated properties.
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Annotation missing from Data Drive Pages export to PDF?

ArcMap 10.2 I am exporting data driven pages to PDF within ArcMap, there are 12 pages to export. Each page has been set to a specific scale in order to match up with a corresponding annotation layer ...
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Excluding pages without point within extent from Data Driven Pages?

ArcMap 10.2 I am creating a utility mapbook to show HVAC points on an installation. The data driven pages are named and sorted by a separate layer (area feature class). There are 70 named areas, ...
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ArcGIS Layer Visibility Shortcuts or Tools

I am wondering if there are ways in which we can enable the layer visibility when holding a key and turn the layer off when releasing the key (in ArcMap). Something like in some online games you can ...
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Use multiple double attributes to symbolize a line shape in ArcGIS

I need to represent multiple attributes to a line shape. The attribute table already have the fields I need to represent. One of the attributes is the total number of commuters between cities; this ...
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open arc catalog within arcmap

After reinstallation of arcmap (10.2.1), when I click on arcmap, only the display window opens and does not show any other options including arc catalog or toolbox. I have to open Arc catalog through ...
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Putting “halo style” to labels with ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 and I'm making a script I need to turn the field label of "ROUTE" and put my halo style lebels and add a text to my lebels this is my script as could modify my script? layer = ...
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Extract values from feature class to points

I am using ArcMap 10.3.1. I have a polygon feature class along with a point feature class. I want to extract values from one field of my polygon feature class to my points. To specify, I have a ...
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Is it possible to project an ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer using the JS API?

I need to project some dynamic layers to Web Mercator. The geometry service only projects geometries. Is there a geo-processing tool in ArcMap for this? Or any suggestions how i could do this without ...
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Modifying vertices x,y values to remove all value from 3rd decimal in ArcMap?

I want to check whether there is a way to update the vertices x, y value and remove all values from the 3rd decimal. I only want 2 decimals (no matter the 3rd decimal is 0 or 9, just remove it). The ...
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raster data and polyline shapefile do not line up

I am working on an ArcMap .mxd encompassing the state of new mexico. I have a shapefile of the state boundary with the following coordinate system GCS_North_American_1983 WKID: 4269 Authority: EPSG ...
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Grass GIS: ArcGIS' “Raster to polygon” equivalent

I've got a small clipped extent of a LANDSAT image and I need to have the single pixels as polygons in order to tell the overlap proportions of overlaying polygons. In ArcGIS I used "Raster to ...
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Update xy fields when I move points?

I have a point shapefile in edit mode, containing x and y coordinates. When I move the point to another location, the x and y coordinates do not update to the corrected location. I realize the x and y ...
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Arcmap Python add-in wizard run code on start-up/open document

I have the following code that I want to run each time a Arcmap is open: Windows 7 ArcMap 10.3.1 I have followed the instructions here: ...
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how to do a mass- “set data source” [duplicate]

I'm looking to move 119 GB of data, mxd's, and other files from my computers C drive to "documents" (which I just found out is the only location that gets backed up to our server). How can I do this ...
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Layer file data duplicated in map document file?

I have a map document file (.mxd) with a size of 0.3 MB. I also have two layer files (.lyr), containing large rasters. Together they are 16.2 MB. If I add the two layer files to my map document in ...
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Multiple points showing as single point in ArcMap

I have a shapefile containing numerous point features with different coordinates showing the locations of schools for an area. When I add this file to a blank map in ArcMap all of the separate ...
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How school catchment area analysis is done

In fact i am asking for the method and the data needed for determining school catchment area.Example is http://www.qgso.qld.gov.au/maps/edmap/. Probable Prerequisites: Catchment boundary must not ...
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How do I copy and paste a dataframe in the table of contents in ArcMap?

I am new to ArcGis and I am currently taking a course. In one of the exercises Im supposed to copy a dataframe from the table of contents in ArcMap ( in data view) back into the table of contents so ...
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Measuring distance to roads using raster data in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 on a Windows x64 system. I am trying to analyse the driving force of urban land use land cover changes. I have 7 raster files represents distance to roads, distance to river, ...
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Field Calculator Mass Change Freezing issue, Any other options?

I have a list of ~2300 points, that i need to change a whole field's ("JointUse") attributes from null to "N" (for No). I've tried doing the basic field calculator change but I'm assuming since I'm ...