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Empty output generated when clipping features after converting KMZ to shp

I'm trying to clip two layers in ArcMap. They share spatial features and overlap each other, and they both have the same geographic and projected coordinate systems. It seems like everything should be ...
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After Dissolve data Need elevation

I have a problem in Arcmap 9.3 When we are using 3D data in ArcMap to dissolve it the elevations are lost. Is there someway to keep the elevation during the dissolve method?
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Contours Export Flat

Im am trying to export my contours from ArcMap to AutoCad from a .tiff. I am able to get the contours extracted and opened in AutoCad but they come out flat. I made sure I was inserting the correct ...
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Counting number of Raster Cells satisfying a criteria within a Polygon

I have a USA raster dataset, which assigns to each cell a value from 0-100. I also happen to have a USA county shapefile. I simply want a count of the number of pixels/cells in the raster data with ...
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Feature Rotation Exception

I am getting an error when I try to change the value of a feature's Rotation Value. I have a schematic feature that I would like to rotate by changing the field's ROTATION value, but everytime I try ...
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Cutting rectangle set (not squares) into triangles using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have some large features that I need to split into smaller pieces for terrain alignment through vertices in another program. I figured triangles would be the best solution. So basically I want to ...
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Cause of ERROR 000539: Error running expression?

The following errors in ArcMap are preventing me from moving forward: 1) In Raster Calculator using "Aspect": "%DEM_Aspect%" <= 90 or "%DEM_Aspect%" >= 270 ERROR 000539: Error running ...
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Joining blank shp with dBASE Table

What is the best way to join following tables? I have 55 records in the second table and I would like to just "drag and drop" the data to the first one. Shapefile table Database table
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ArcMap creates unnecessary file types when saving shape file (.cpg .prj, lock, etc.)

When saving shape files, geocoding results or even exporting data in ArcMap, many different files are created. Most of the time when I save a shape file, I want only the shape file and not a .cpg, ...
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Copy and Paste Map Annotation between Data Frames in ArcMap?

I frequently make ArcMap documents with two data frames, representing a Before and After condition of a site. Each of the two data frames shows the property owner names, parcel numbers and road ...
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Get country statistics using Iterate Feature Selection in ModelBuilder

I'm using night light data from the NOAA and I want to generate statistics on luminosity for each country, ie what is the mean pixel value for a country. I have been following this guide: ...
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How to represent different colors based on a field with representation rule (ArcMap)?

I've got a single polygon feature class with hierarchy overlapping polygons (one-to-many - "tree"). The hierarchy is varying between 1-4 levels but can edited to be even more leveled in the future. ...
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How to adjust the tolerance when showing vertices with the V key (ArcGIS)

When in the editing mode in ArcMap, it is possible to approach the mouse cursor close enough to a feature and press the V key. This will show the vertices of the feature. However, you should move ...
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Saving each file in for loop gives ERROR 000872?

I am beginner to Python programming. I know, I am asking a really silly question. I am trying to extract DEM for each watershed from a bigger DEM. Therefore, I am using extract by mask. The bigger DEM ...
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Points on polygon perimeter ArcGIS

I actually did this a few weeks ago but I can't remember how. I want to create points on the perimeter of a set of polygons at a specific distance interval. I am using ArcMap. I could do Polygon ...
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How to identify, spatial references of two layers are same?

I have two layers. Polygon layer Polyline layer Now I want to check if spatial references of these two layers are same. How can I achieve this ?? In spatial reference there are many property ...
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3D Symbology for a Model Farm in ArcScene

I am working on visualization of a model farm I have developed consisting of various types of grazing land, cropping areas and other. As I have constructed it myself, I don't have an image with it for ...
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Arcmap Combine tool output missing one field [closed]

I have sets of two rasters in Arcmap with identical extents and resolutions, but different values. I previously have used Combine in the Local toolset of Spatial Analyst to create a new raster with ...
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How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a spatial view and none of the fields or their combination can be unique

How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a table view in oracle and none of the fields or their combination can be unique. The process of selecting OID is described here and here.
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How to add item to an existing selection layer

I have a selection layer of about 150 properties in ArcGIS ArcMap, and I want to add one more building to it (see image, area outlined in red circle). The problem is that I missed this building in ...
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Why are there strange horizontal lines in raster data?

I have a feature class (stored in a file geodatabase) containing information on land use for the Amazon rainforest. It is very detailed and looks like this I need to convert this shapefile to a ...
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Saving Reclassed Intervals

Is there a way to save reclassed intervals done on-the-fly as a layer without use of the reclass tool? I lost the reclass intervals I've created on-the-fly.
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Are calculations in ArcMap performed using map units or display units?

When using ArcMap (10.1), say I perform an operation like a Polygon Volume calculation. Are the results in map units or display units (i.e., according to the Data Frame Properties > General tab)? ...
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Stretching the polygon layer into another polygon layer [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to stretch the blue layer into the white one? I would like to fit the districts (the blue layer) into the city (the white layer), but I don't have any idea how to do it with ...
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How to calculate frontages of city parcel data in ArcMap 10.0?

I need to calculate the length of polygon frontages (along streets) from our city's parcel (i.e. lot) data in order to do an analysis on lot frontages in various zoning districts. How can I do this?
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Precise aligning of two web layer

In Arcmap I add basemap from arcgis server (arcgisonline.com). On top of it I add another layer from a regional arcgis server which is in Bessel 1841 coordinate system. In this case Arcmap shows ...
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cutting contour lines over raster (building) areas

I am looking to cut the contours in ArcMap and /or AutoCAD so they don't pass through buildings or roads. Is there a process or code to do this, so it doesn't have to be done manually? Also, looking ...
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Using dynamic text to display mosaic name

I'm trying to use dynamic text to show the name/credits for a raster mosaic I've made, and can't seem to figure out how to do so. I've tried editing the code for the Service Layer Credits dynamic ...
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UTM ED 50 transformation to WGS84

I have a set of navigation shot points (pre 1975) with coordinates that are based on a UTM ED50 zone 33 projection and I need to transform these to WGS84. My procedure has been to load the excel fine ...
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Uploading fields from Excel into ArcMap Attribute table?

I have digitized a polygon using ArcMap 10.1. I want to upload fields from an excel table into the attribute table of the polygon layer. How do I do this ?
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In ArcPy, How to call specific columns of attribute table?

I'm trying to figure out how to spline specific columns of a shapefile attribute table, but my question is intermediate to this-- how do I select a range of columns, e.g. the 20th column to the ...
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Specifying alternate symbology for print vs screen

Is there a way to specify an alternate symbology for print output in ArcMap (as opposed to what is currently on-screen? I am thinking along the lines of the functionality offered by CSS. For ...
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Adding task for selecting polygon or rectangle using ModelBuilder?

I was trying to create a model which could include selecting a polygon or rectangle and clipping it and then create buffer. I could do the later steps but adding a task for selecting a polygon or ...
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Exporting list of tables contained in *.mdb with ArcPy gives Indentation Error?

I'd like to export to excel each of the tables in a .mdb database as separate .xml files. The code works until the last line which gives an unexpected indentation error, and I'm also struggling with ...
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Euclidean distance outside a Polygon (ArcMap)

I got some university coursework to analyse the best potential areas for a residential development project and I'm currently doing multi-criteria evaluation. One of the shapefiles in the dataset given ...
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Showing multiple attributes in legend of ArcMap?

I have two questions regarding creating the legend in ArcMap 10.2.2: In the attribute table of my shapefile I change the number of decimals from 6 to 2; I can see the changes in the attribute table ...
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Adding VBA code to ArcMap

I have a VBA code and I need to add it to ARCMap 10.2.2 but not sure how to do it I couldn't find anything online.
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Is there an equivalent of “Not <Null>” in symbology categories with unique values, many fields

I would like to symbolise based on 2 date fields (d1,d2) in a layer. I would like to be able to have 3 different symbols: d2 is NOT null d1 is null AND d2 is null dl is NOT null AND d2 is null Is ...
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Clipping vector data (Point) with one class in symbolised raster

I have some .asc raster data I symbolised with ranges in two classes. Say 2.145 to 10.000 and 10.001 to 30.1254. Now I want to clip vector data with the area covered by 2.145 to 10.000. How can I ...
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Using a feature iterator Value variable in a SQL expression of select by attribute

I am using Iterate feature selection to select dealers one by one as input features to the Near tool. I'm using Select by Attributes to select sales points from that same dealer. How do I sync the ...
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Easy way to digitize DSM for feature extraction

I have a Digital Surface Model (DSM) that I would like to digitized to extract features (buildings, etc.) using ArcMap 10.1. I would like to know if there is an easy way to digitize the DSM or to ...
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Extract from raster by tightest rectangle mask without Nodata

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 and I have a raster that has Nodata around the edges. How can I extract the tightest rectangle from this raster that does not include Nodata? The screenshot may help ...
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Using ArcGIS SDK for Java to get Driving Directions

I'm very new to GIS and I may not know what I'm talking about at some points throughout this question so please bear with me. Currently I'm trying to make a Java application (using the ArcGIS SDK for ...
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Querying on Household Income ranges in a dataset

I've recently been assigned a project to create an ArcGIS database to hold responses from a survey which will be used to perform analysis on the data. One column requires me to enter a dollar-range ...
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How to add 3D buildings in tourism map with ArcGIS?

I'm working with ArcMap making a tourism map in which I would add 3D monuments like this map for example. I have my monuments in KMZ format, that I can already add in the map, but currently view from ...
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Export customized shortcut keys made in ArcMap

Is it possible to export custom shortcut keys made in ArcMap? I have a bunch a of customized key bindings that I would like to export to my co-workers. The idea is to export the shortcut keys to a ...
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Using arcpy outside the arcmap

I want to use some arcpy function outside arc map i used following code but it ends up with error no module named arcpy can anyone help import sys sys.path.append("D:\Installed ...
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Why is my context menu not showing

I am trying to create and show a context menu for arcmap desktop 10.2. I have followed the steps in the link provided by esri, which explains that I must override OnContextMenu. I am not sure if I am ...
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Is there a tool that will tell you what isn't auto labeling with Maplex labeling engine?

Is there a tool that will tell you what isn't auto labeling with Maplex labeling engine? Arcmap 9.2 or latest version Basically, I do a lot of Parcel mapping with assigned unique ID's etc. Sometimes, ...
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Distance to, travel only on one surface

Looking to create a distance to wetland raster. However this travel distance must be through the water only. I have tried setting land to a high cost (e.g. 99) however doing so I have to set each ...