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Selecting Polygons based on multiple POI with radii using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a polygon layer of suburbs (with population density) and I have separate layers of POI such as hospitals, government buildings etc. What I'd like to do is give each POI a radius based on how ...
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delete unconnected polygons in a shapefile [duplicate]

I need to delete isolated polygon (green circle) from a shapefile but I do not want to delete polygon that connected with other polygon (red circle?
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Referencing CSV file in Select By Attributes SQL query?

I have 2 databases: Database 1: Point Shapefile with adress and APN (parcel numbers) as attributes. (Huge number of points, addresses for an entire metropolitan area). Database 2: CSV file with a ...
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Spatial join geotagged images to preexisting point shapefile?

I have a layer of geotagged images (points with jpg thumbnail attachment), and another layer of different points (shapefile with various attributes). I would like to perform a spatial operation in ...
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changing snap tolerance on layout view in arcmap as abatch in arcgis

I have many (60+) .mxd files and I want to change an option on all of them. The option is about setting the snap tolerance (Arcmap > Options > Snap Tolerance). See pic. These are all template mxd's ...
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Extracting Building Footprints using ArcGIS [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a way to extract building footprints from some sort of widely available imagery in ArcGIS such as Satellite imagery, DEM or Lidar Data. I would like to eventually turn ...
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How to show portion of country and country itself on map (child and parent)?

I want to make a map using arcmap. I want my map look like this: A complete map of a province of a country (full size) In the right or left corner of the map the whole map of country should be shown ...
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Importing Google Maps into ArcMap

Is there a way to import google maps into ArcMap as a raster, vector, WMS or other format layer? I need to use/manipulate the data within ArcMap as Googlemaps does not have the necessary tools. I ...
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Change display text for hyperlink in attribute field in ArcMap?

I have an attribute field that I would like to be able to click the title of a document and it would open the document. But I do not want the field to display "C:/path/file1.pdf", I would just like it ...
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zonal statistics sum on raster with same values

I was wondering if anyone knows what exactly zonal statistics sum does if all my input value raster have the same values. For e.g. Lets say I have a finer resolution raster with 10 pixel each having ...
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Modify attributes and field calculator in ModelBuilder?

I have approximately 200 point shapefiles that have been created from ASCII grid files. Each one has a Grid_code heading in the attribute table, I need to add in a new heading called height or depth ...
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ArcMap 10.3.1 Crashes when trying to change the version

I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1 when I have a data connection to another user (For example change from Tom's version to Jim's version of the SDE) or default and attempt to change the version to my own ArcMap ...
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QGIS for geophysical surveying?

I need to make 30x30 and 20x20 grid layouts with co-ordinate points in the corners. These points then need to be relayed to a GPS to be able to set the grids out in person and then survey them. The ...
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fail to convert polygon to raster

I have a shapefile with 520 districts each with a value. I am trying to convert this shapefile to raster using feature to raster tool. Input feature: myshapefile Field: value Output raster: ...
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Draw polygon with GUI

I'm looking to make a python add in tool for ArcMap to draw a polygon. Eventually I want the tool to also calculate the area and a bunch of other things but for now I would be happy just drawing an ...
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Unique ID script field calculator

I need to generate a unique id using field calculator in ArcMap. I am a student and I am having problems finding the script or getting auto increment to work or anything else.
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Removing ArcGIS Online icons in Mac menu bar?

I'm running ArcMap via VMware and each time I open it, an icon gets added to the menu bar. They never go away when I quit the program, so I wind up with quite a little collection until I reboot. ...
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When debugging ArcGIS add-in, can't use “Edit and Continue”

I've been working on this add-in for years, and just today set up a new computer with VS 2013 and ArcGIS 10.3. When I run my add-in from the debugger, breakpoints can be hit, but I can't edit when ...
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Matching OBJECTID with a value at VBA in Arcmap

I got a building layer. And i got a table that contains 2 fields named SDE_OBJECT_ID and DOOR_NO. This table is not spatial table, it's Oracle table which i can join with my building layer if i want ...
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Data copied from Excel to ArcMap layout view not exporting?

I prefer to use excel to make legends as I find it quicker than using ArcMap. Occasionally in some projects when I copy these in they appear fine in ArcMap, but some aspects don't export. ArcMap ...
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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Using the Make Query Table for Querying a Many-to-Many relationship

I have two tables that I have connected via an attributed relationship class of the cardinality Many-to-Many. One is a table of water body (rivers) features and the other is a series of pollutants ...
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Sun ras format in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

I have some data stored in sun ras data. I found several pages that state this format is supported. e.g. http://support.esri.com/fr/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/26784 I'm using version 10.3, ...
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How to select layer of .shp format by attribute using ArcPy?

I have to first load a vector layer (in .shp format) in arcmap and then it should select to specific attribute (the name of attribute is taken as input from user which i have done). and only selected ...
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add vb6 tool to arcmap 9.2 (on windows 7 64bit machine)

I have a vb6 project which develop a tool for use in arcmap several years ago. And I managed to add the tool in arcmap 9.2 (windows xp) by: In arcmap -> Customize -> Add from file -> choose the dll ...
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map data is not lining up to basemap or ArcGIS Online map

on arcmap: i have tried lining my data frame coordinate system to the WGS 1984 World Mercator position but still will not align to basemap when I publish to ArcOnline. am i missing a step here?
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Publishing an interactive map made with ArcMap when I don't have access to ArcGIS Online

I apologize if this question is a silly or vague -- I am fairly new to ArcGIS and still grappling with how to articulate what exactly I don't understand. I have created an interactive map in ArcMap ...
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Dissolve administrative boundaries in shape file

I cannot find a shapefile that gives me only the outline of Ireland, instead they include different regions/divisions. I only want the outline of the island itself i.e the coastline How do I dissolve ...
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Distance to coastline?

I have a shapefile of Ireland, and some xy coordinates plotted on top of it. Is it possible to calculate distance to the coastline, for each XY? I am an ArcGis beginner.
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How to export from ArcMap to tab-delimited text file, while preserving formatting and values?

I'm working with a complicated fGDB featureclass which contains hundreds of fields, in a variety of text and numerical formats. This is proving difficult to export into tab-delimited text file format. ...
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How to create a locator through Open Street Map Data

I need to make a locator for UK addresses and I know Open Street Map has very good data for the UK, I was wondering how I can convert the data for house addresses, which is in xml form, into a locator ...
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Creating Button Menu in ArcMap AddIn using ArcObjects?

What is the code to use in config.esriaddinx in order to make a Button-Menu (like that illustrated below) when using ArcObjects?
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Using Arcpy to Update Data Source Does Not Update Related Tables

I have a python script that updates the data source of mxd's from staging to production. Here is an example of the code: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"C:\Project\MyMap.mxd") for lyr ...
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QGIS Heatmap values change when imported into ArcMap?

I am creating a heatmap layer from QGIS and importing the TIFF into ArcMap. When I import the file into ArcMap I notice that values are different. For example the max value in QGIS is 8.92454, but ...
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ArcMap legend column formatting

I'm trying to spread my ArcMap legend across 3 columns. Ideally column #2 and #3 should have their symbology header / layer name above them (see picture). ArcMap however is of the opinion that ...
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Output of Add XY Coordinates?

I am trying to get the coordinates of the coastline. I have made a shapefile with points selected along the coastline, the coordinate system I have the shapefile under is WGS 1984 UTM Zone 30N. I have ...
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Show Image in Menu on ArcMap

I want to show an image in a menu in an ArcMap AddIn toolbar. Here is my code in the config.esriaddinx: <Menus> <Menu id="GridViewMenu" caption="Grid View" ...
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Remove first seven characters from field string using Field Calculator

I wrote an expression/codeblock that removes the words "Nearby:" from the field value string if it has it. Codeblock: import string def splitme(s): if s[:7] == "Nearby:": aList = ...
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Can an ArcGIS Desktop Add-In Tool have two or more input events?

I'm trying to create an add-in for ArcMap in Visual Studio that adds points on mouse clicks and then executes some geoprocessing on those points when the enter key is pressed. So far sifting through ...
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Calculate field in modelbuilder

If vb code is also possible I could give that a try aswell.
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Applying color ramp/map to mosaic using ArcGIS for Desktop?

My goal is to create a bold, colorful hillshade following this tutorial from the ESRI website. Everything works great until I try to apply a color ramp or colormap. It somehow crunches the values and ...
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Copy column from Excel to attribute table

Is there any way to copy a column from excel to an attribute table's column in ArcGIS?
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Add (XY) Data in ArcMap is not finding folder connection? [closed]

I'm trying to add XY data to ArcMap but it is working. I tried several times to connect to the folder but it is not being connected and the windows appears empty afterwards Any suggestions to ...
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how to use IMapTimeDisplay.TimeValue to get current time setting from timeslider in ArcMap

Has anyone out there used the IMapTimeDisplay.TimeValue to get the current time from the timeslider control? I cannot figure out how to properly use it. I am writing some code in VB .net that creates ...
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ArcMap - show selected feature in the Attribute Table (Show All Records)

I hope I can explain my problem clearly, here goes - I have a bunch of records in my attribute table (some of which are duplicates) I can select them individually and click the 'show selected tab' to ...
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Some output cells show up as noData in ArcMap Block Statistics?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2, and I need to aggregate categorical data from 30m up to 90m and 900m resolution for species distribution modeling. The algorithms available in resample (nearest neighbor, ...
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Buffering into existing FC (like in Editor menu) in Arcmap 10.3 Model Builder

I would like to buffer features into an existing FC within a GDB, similar to when buffering during an edit session by using the Buffer command in the Editor menu, not the Buffer geoprocess which ...
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NDVI calculation using ArcGIS 10.1

i have to derive NDVI from Landsat 8 image.. I used the following equation from landsat website with band 5 and band 4 using ArcGIS 10.1 Conversion to TOA Radiance OLI and TIRS band data can be ...
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How to rename field via ModelBuilder?

I joined some fields to my tables and now I need a tool or something to change that field's name. How can I do this in ModelBuilder? I didn't find any tool to do that.
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Make all pixel in raster have the same value

I have a raster file with two categories: category 12 (total count=350) and category 14 (total county = 500). The attribute table looks like this: rowid Value Count 0 12 350 1 14 ...