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Calculating areas outside a point

I have a university assignment that requires me to find an optimum location for a land fill site. There are various parameters I need to map. I have managed to map all the ones within a distance of ...
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Getting different pixel depths from output raster when done in ArcMap versus Arcpy?

When I use 'Plus' in Spatial Analyst to add together two 8-bit unsigned rasters (pixel values 0-100) the output raster is 8-bit unsigned (pixel values 0-200) but when I try and do the same thing ...
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Location allocation Road Block- Unable to “Solve”

Scratching my head as why I can't figure this out. Software: ArcGIS/ArcMap 10.3.1 with network analyst extension Objective: Perform location-allocation services, based off of 2 Required Facilities ...
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Loading multiple shapefiles from +1000 subfolders

I have a WATERBODY shapefile for each region within each province in Canada. The region subfolders also contain many other features that I do not need. I am trying to upload and merge all the ...
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ArcMap 10.3.1 crashes when opening extension folder

I need to activate the Spatial Analyst extension, however each time I select "extension" ArcMap 10.3.1 crashes. This is what I'm doing: while in ArcMap, I navigate to Customize/extension then the ...
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Approximating electrical substation service area

I have historical data on electricity substations' locations and capacity. I also have data on population and electricity consumption. I want to have a measure of each substation's service area. Any ...
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Network distance calculation in ArcMap 10.3

I am trying to calculate distances between 11 points (shapefile with points) along river network (shapefile with lines) by using the Network Analyst - Create OD cost matrix. I have done this ...
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How can I create a raster of a color spectrum out of a RGB?

I try to select a colorspectrum out of a RGB-Layer. For example, I have a RGB-picture (tif) of a carpark with red,green and blue cars. How do I select or create a new raster/layer with only the red ...
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The concept of polygon volume tool

I have calculated the surface area and polygon volume for talus slopes. I have set reference plane to above. I would like to know the concept of how "polygon volume" tool works. Also, on what basis ...
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Finding patterns using ArcMap?

I'm new using ArcMap and I have a GDB of schools (and its enrollment data) at block level. What I need to do is to find the places with the most concentration of enrollment in a radius of 5km. Since ...
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How to create a two sided ticks labels grid in layout (ArcMap)?

I'm making a planing map. I want to add to the final layout a specific kind of grid: The grid needs to be with a 6 character label that is separated in to two labels. Each one of the labels needs to ...
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Cannot add attachments through Attributes window of ArcMap?

I am trying to add *.png files to shapefiles in ArcMap like this: Enable attachments through ArcToolbox Open the Editor Toolbar and select "start editing" In Attributes window, click the paperclip ...
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Copying geometry (not attributes) from feature in layer 1, to a feature in layer 2

Having trouble copying the shape of a polygon in a parcels layer feature to the shape of a polygon I'd like to change in a water districts layer. I don't want to exchange the attributes from the ...
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Area of Interest of focus map in ArcObjects. [on hold]

I want to change the extent (area of interest of the view of the focus map) to the bounding box of the selected features. I use the code below ( I wrote lots of classes for my project and i'm using ...
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remove certain points from point shape file

I have a point shape files with 9674 points.The attribute column has three fields: X, Y and value. Out of these 9674 points, I want to remove 1700 points based on X and Y values (I know the X and Y of ...
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Finding distance between consecutive points using ArcMap Field Calculator? [duplicate]

I am very new to ArcGIS but I am working on a data set consisting of GPS locations of radio tracked freshwater turtles. I am trying to find the distances between the points in order. Can someone ...
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Some point features in feature class not displaying in ArcMap?

I am trying to display a point feature class, but a few features from the same data set are not displayed. Originally I have heaps of point features in a point feature class, which are well displayed ...
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Replacing multiple fields with Python [closed]

I have just started to learn how to use Python for ArcMap and am having some trouble with a task I have to do. The question is like so: Create a Field Calculation that will create a text value ...
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Placing point feature class with DEM in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I got the center-lined points (Picture 1), and mid-points (picture 2). Now, i want to know, how will i place these points on a DEM to get the band-of-width from the DEM. Hope picture 2 works for the ...
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Remove feature class from group layer in C#

I have a large program that pulls in various group layers and feature classes. What I am trying to do is check each feature class within a specific group layer that is empty. The count part is easy ...
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ArcMap Partial Refresh not working when Layout Graphics exist?

I'm experiencing strange behaviour in ArcMap v10.3. Adding layout graphic elements to all 4 corners of our map will result in a full refresh every time a point feature is moved. Things that I've ...
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GIS - automate generate polygons

I have more than >100 shp files (each one contain points). I would like to make polygon around particular shp (scale is not necessary, should be zoomed). I have already printed them but it would be ...
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In ArcMap, use python to disable “Scale map elements proportionally to changes in page size”

I am changing sources on MXDs in differents offices using ArcPy and ArcGIS 10.0. As observed here, the printer settings revert to the default printer when the instruction mxd.save() is sent. Losing ...
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Finding distance to closest road (polygon to line) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

For my project I need to find the distance to the nearest road from forest polygons. I'm trying to do a weighted overlay analysis (eventually) for a habitat selection project so I think I need to end ...
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Adding Subdatasets in ArcMap

I have some MODIS imagery that I want to display in true colour, however when I add the data it gives me 13 subdatsets to choose from. I've never worked with this before and I'm not sure which ...
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Creating mile marker lines in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I need to create one mile increment dividers on a river system to separate out data. Is this possible and if so how?
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Creating legend in separate page using ArcMap?

Is it possible in ArcMap 10.2.2. to create a layout that shows the legend of the map on a separate page? A.k.a have two pages in layout view? So first page: full view of the map, second page: ...
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Using adjustment values to correct for vertical datum in ArcMAP 10, can I extrapolate to cover my raster extent?

I'm using a bathymetry DEM which needs correcting to UK MSL. I have the adjustment values but they don't stretch across my raster extent. Is it possible to extend using a best fit extrapolation across ...
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Issues with Mosaic to New Raster in Modelbuilder

I have a large number of airphotos giving coverage of an area going back decades. - someone may have a smoother means to accomplish my goal here. I'm weak in Python sadly. I'm attempting to ...
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How to get a calculated sum as dynamic text in ArcMap 10.3 text element?

I am trying to get the sum of the length field from my attribute table into a dynamic text element for display purposes in layout view. I have put together a python script to get the sum of the field ...
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Moving feature classes between FGDB's creates unknown topology errors [closed]

I am attempting to merge together multiple large feature classes from different FDGB's into a single feature class and am getting unknown topology errors when checking for gap and overlap rules. I ...
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Merging two datums to create single elevation dataset in ArcMap? [closed]

I have an SRTM loaded. I also have a landcover data layer. I want to merge the two datums to create a single elevation data set. How can I do this?
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Web service with geoprocessing capabilities (i.e. use of select tool)?

We would like to have a published web service with capabilities to allow geoprocessing operations (consume feature data) - select tool (e.g. select by attributes) - on the service when we view/open it ...
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how to highlight centroid of a radius area when zooming to extent of radii

I am trying to figure out a way to highlight the centroid of a radius after right clicking on the radii attribute and zooming to its extent. ultimately, I want to batch export a few hundred maps with ...
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Selecting certain area of polygon according to size in ArcMap?

I have a set of polygons with a certain size (3500 sq meters each for examples). I only need 3000 sq meters of every polygon. Is there an automatic or semi-automatic way to create sub-polygons out of ...
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ArcMap aerial raster image exposure is off

I have some aerial raster images and I want to create tiles for web. So I added images as layers in Arcmap and as the result some images were overexposed with different lightness. For comparing I ...
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Fuzzy memberships with trapezoid shape in ArcMap

I would like to combine two raster data (temperature and precipitation) using fuzzy modeling in ArcMap. Each raster is defined by three membership functions with trapezoid shape (e.g. cold, warm, and ...
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Zonal identification and statistics in ArcGIS

I hate to ask a poor question like this one, but I have literally spent 3 hours in a task that would have taken a few minutes in MATLAB or R. Input : a floating point raster map, ranging from 0 to 2 ...
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Issue with arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management in tool

I have created a python toolbox that creates separate layers based on unique field values within a feature layer. For some reason arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management will create the layer but will not ...
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ArcGIS find all polygons that intersect with more that one polygon from another layer

I have two layers with polygons. I want to find those polygons from first layer that intersect with more that 1 polygon from second layer and find those intersected polygons ID numbers: 1 from first ...
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Advantages of using the export acknowledgement message?

Could anyone tell me what is the advantages of using the “export acknowledgement message” in replica? I couldn’t figure out what is the real meaning of using this tool. What is the effect of it if we ...
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Calculating correlation between two rasters in ArcMap

I have two raster (images) with different overages and some overlap. I want to calculate the correlation (plot and measure) and regression (formula) for their overlap. In fact, these two images show ...
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Traditional or Vintage mapping theme in ArcMap

Is there a labeling or theme extension that can be downloaded for ArcMap that would help to make my maps look Vintage like historic maps? I've looked at some of the ESRI extensions and basemaps ...
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Exporting a raster with renderer enabled to file

I have a problem when trying to export a layer with renderer to a file. Basically, what I have at start is a correct IRasterDataset. Then I define a stretch renderer in form of IMultiPortColorRamp and ...
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Using PyScripter with ArcPy: “import error, no module named _base”

I'm trying to use ArcPy in PyScripter. I don't have admin privileges on this computer (it's my work computer) so I have to use a portable version of PyScripter. I'm sure my boss would let me install ...
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If else if in ArcMap Field Calculator (Python)

Help! I think I am missing something that must be so obvious but I cannot figure out what I am doing wrong. Here's some background: I have one short integer field (MajAspNum) that has values ...
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Change data source for multiple layers in ArcMap document?

I have a master copy of some data i'm working on on a remote server. Sometimes I make a copy on my local drive to speed up processing times, but data sources in my MXDs still point to the remote ...
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exporting 10.2 .esriaddin to 10.0

I have successfully exported .esriaddin I created in 10.2 Arcobjects SDK to 10.0. The installation succeeded but the problem I am having is that whenever I use the command me.Close() to close the form ...
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Sequentially distilling several raster data sets into final map based on first time pixel’s value was greater than zero?

I have 120 daily data sets that contain a value only when a threshold temperature is exceeded. If the threshold has been reached that pixel was assigned a value indicating the day it occurred (the ...
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How to get the coordinates of the x-axis from a profile graph in Arcmap?

I have done already a profile graph in ArcMap drawing a diagonal line over a DEM image. Now I would like to add some point locations as it is showed in the attached figure. I set these blue points in ...