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Adding a drop down option for python script

I've code that will add fields to feature classes. I've parameterized the script so the user can navigate to the location of the feature classes to be edited. If the feature class is already open ...
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How to Import Circular Polar Orbit (HDF5) data into ArcMap with WGS 1984 Projection

I'm currently trying to retrieve data from http://smap.jpl.nasa.gov/data/ and use it in ArcMap. The issue is that the data is curved towards the poles and so the bottom left of the extent isn't the ...
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How to best populate points within a polygon with a set of rules

I've got a polygon (a Circle) with a certain size. I want to put points inside it, as much as I can, but with a set of rules : Points can't be near each other, up to 500 meters. Points can't be near ...
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Creating shapefiles with attached/hyperlinked PDF forms in ArcMap?

What is the best way to attach pdf forms to point shapefiles to fill out while out in the field? I know how to create a hyperlink to the specific folder but is there a way to have the shapefile ...
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Symbolize Flow Direction on Line Feature in ArcGIS Online

I seems that ESRI has a serious limitation as it seems you can't symbolize the direction on water lines in ArcGIS Online. With server you can. From the reading on Esri forums this is a known ...
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published ags-service shows empty map

I have some XY-Eventlayer published through ArcGIS-Server 10.2.1 First I try to connect via ODBC-Connect to the underlying Oracle Database, but the Service could not be started. So I tried to use an ...
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Export/Save graphic created in ArcMap

I created a legend for a Map with ArcMap 10.2.2. I converted it to graphic and want to export or save it as an image. How can I do? Can't figure it out.
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Excluding hidden items from legend

I want to show items and labels in the legend only for those features shown on map. I hid some of them with a query definition in layer properties, but they're still visible in the legend. I know that ...
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Is it possible to create a spatial view with arcpy?

We currently use an extension in ArcMap that was created in house to make a spatial view from two tables on an SDE server. The first table is a SDE Feature Class of all US postal zip codes (polygon). ...
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ArcMap Label Help - Label from X/Y Coordinate

Edited: This picture might help explain my question. Here I have a point at the line with an X/Y coordinate. It also has a leader line to it. This leader line has an X2/Y2 coordinate. Both of ...
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Georeferencing CAD drawing with 1 control point

I am a newbie in AutoDesk AutoCAD 2015 and have a problem at hand. I have a drawing which has a known Universal Transvers Mercator based control point but for the drawing to be georeferenced in ...
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Selecting more graphics at once

I'm making a map on ArcMap and I converted the legend to graphics in order to manually manage my symbols and texts. For instance I want to increase the size of all the points in the legend to the same ...
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Python codeblock to remove numeric characters from a column not working

I am trying to make use of a codeblock found in this thread: How to remove numeric characters from alphanumeric value in field calculation? I put this code into the pre-logic script field of the ...
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How to place items horizontally below heading in Legend in ArcMap?

I'm working with ArcGis 10.2. I want to display a legend which is composed of Title ("Legend"), Heading ("Layer Name") and Items. I want the items (in this case three) to be horizontally disposed ...
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How do i save my tool arrangement at the top of arcmap when i close it?

When I close an arcmap project and then reopen it, even though I save the mxd, the toolbar arrangement is not the way I left it. Is there a setting or some way to save my toolbar locations?
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Automatically generate metadata for feature class?

Is it possible to automatically generate metadata for a given feature class? I'm thinking a table containing the names of all the fields, descriptions and data types. This could be quite useful for ...
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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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Debugging specified WKID (factory code) or WKT (definition string) is not Projected Coordinate System? [on hold]

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 ...
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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? [closed]

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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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 ...