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If then else Logical VBScript in ArcMap 10.3.1

I realize this question has been asked in its basic form before, but I've tried a lot of code samples on answers posed to similar questions on this site to no avail. I'd like to create a new field ...
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GPS points displaying in the wrong place

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? I have a shapefile with X and y coordinates of pointlocations. I would like to change the precision. Is this ...
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Topology in ArcMap [on hold]

When creating a topology layer...what are some common errors that occur for users?
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Having trouble overwriting raster layers default property sheet

I need to Override the Property Sheet Dialog to display a custom property sheet that has a custom GUI built to analyse raster data based on transformed values. Alternatively, if I can access the ...
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Arcpy.mapping.MoveLayer can't find the RefLayer [duplicate]

I've tried this several ways and don't know why ArcMap won't find the ref layer. Here is a code snippet. import arcpy if lyr is not None: del lyr #Add constants mxd = ...
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Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script?

Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script? Through python, I would like to iterate through each layer inside of an MXD, make the layer visible, refresh the table of ...
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Reclassifying a DEM using ArcMap 10.1

I have a DEM that am reclassifying into two classes. One areas less than or equal to 1000 and the other areas greater than 1000. Am accomplishing this using the reclassify Tool in ArcMap 10.1. The ...
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Intersect tool of ArcGis gives multiple intersecting points

I am using .net in arcGis 10.0 to develop tools.I have two polyline feature classes. I want to get intersected point of this 2 feature classes. for this purpose, I have used INTERSECT tool of arcmap. ...
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Tutorials, examples of datasets to network datasets? [duplicate]

I am having a lot of problems finding road networks and converting to a working network dataset to perform location allocation. Is there any tutorials, examples where they take free datasets ...
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How arcMap tool run in async mode with arcpy?

I am using python in arcmap 10.0 to execute "Topo To Raster" tool. I am successful to execute this in blocking/sync mode. but I want to execute this tool with python in async mode. workspacePath = ...
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'Creating Points' along line using ArcGIS Desktop does not give me the actual distances in a field

In ArcMap 10.3, The 'Construct Points' from a polyline under Editor works well, except for the fact that once generated, there is no field created that lists the actual KP distances. I find myself ...
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ArcMap Polyline Renders Incorrectly Unless Project Reloaded

I am trying to get a graphic polyline to render over top of an imported shape file. I'm using C# with ArcMap 10.2.2. The issue I'm having is that the first time the polyline is created, it merely ...
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Switching out layers but keeping the order the same (see figure) with ArcMap and Arcpy

I need to update the table of contents for a given .mxd by keeping a certain order but switching out the contents. I can bring in the new feature classes as map layers, and delete the old map layers ...
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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [on hold]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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Conic shaped graticules?

Is there a way to enclose my conic shaped map in graticules on ArcMap? I can only figure out do this which doesn't look very nice: I want something like this, I think this was done in GMT though:
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How to present animated movement of a dam? [on hold]

I'm want to know how I can represent planimetric and altimetric movement, measured at different times, with animated cards or video. Which software do I need? How do I go about doing this?
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Changing class breaks in ArcGIS without resetting whole symbology?

For the purposes of this map, I have a raster with very specific class breaks with custom colors for each class. Sometimes for various reasons the class breaks have to be adjusted slightly based on ...
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Geocoding using the census locator

I am trying to geocode roughly 20,000 addresses using the census locator in ArcMap. I was told that I should be able to access their locator through their server connection in ArcMap. When I connect ...
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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. [closed]

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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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?