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Creating styles from scratch

I have been tasked to create a list of point symbols for the counties Watershed Improvement Program from scratch. They don't want modified icons from the programs database, but custom drawn. I already ...
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Create feature task could not be completed because coordinates or measures are out of bounds?

I'm trying to create a layer based on a feature class, in ArcMap (I've created a geodatabase from ArcCatalog and linked it to PostgreSQL). The feature class that I've created is registered as ...
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How to find the coordinate system of an existing Map in arcGIS using VB.NET [closed]

I already have a georeferenced base map loaded in ArcMap. I want to find the spatial reference of this map and assign the same coordinate system to a polygon that I created. I can not get a start with ...
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Why does ArcMap not see *.jpeg files?

I want to georeference a *.jpeg object but I cannot even add the data to ArcMap which does not seem to see the files?
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Setting symbol descriptions of ArcMap layout legends from table?

ArcMap has the ability to show an extended description for each item in the symbol list. How can I populate that property from a table? The goal is to avoid having to edit each symbol one by one in ...
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Set datasource form world map.mxd

Noob question here: I've downloaded a data set from ESRI as part of EDN, and it contains world data in a folder such as this: C:\Download\ESRI\EDN Data\DataMapsArcGIS2013_1\world\World Map.mxd When ...
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Check for licensing level in ArcGIS 10.2.2 [closed]

I am in process of migrating some legacy code from 10.0 to 10.2.2. As part of application, I need to make sure user is using ArcEditor (now called Standard) level license. Current logic looks at the ...
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Creating tile packages (.tpk files) in ArcGIS for Desktop using multiple cores?

It takes hours or days to create tile package files on my workstation, which has 4 cores, 32G ram and a SSD drive. I noticed only one core is in active use while it is working. Is there a way to ...
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3D Analyst Line of Sight: what am I doing wrong?

As a relatively new user to GIS trying out 3D Analyst tools, I'm trying to run a Line of Sight which is not working the way I'd expect. Note I'm running the tool straight from the toolbox, no python ...
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Lengths of lines within individual but overlapping buffers?

I have a set of points for which I have created a 12 mile buffer. Eventually, I would like to know how many kilometers of road exist within each buffer zone individually? The problem I see going ...
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Specify a field in attribute table with raster calculator

How can I specify the attribute field to use in the raster calculator of ArcMap 10.2? In 9.x, I used the dot notation. i.e. To use the "New_Value" field, I could do the following: ...
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Geoprocessing>Merge and arcpy.Merge_management() producing different results?

In ArcMap 10.2.1 I have three feature classes in geodatabase "MyGDB.gdb". Let's call the feature classes "A", "B", and "C" respectively. I am merging the feature classes using Geoprocess > merge. ...
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Create Feature Class From XY Table Using Python

I have some txt files that are basically attribute tables (object ID, latitude, longitude, area). In ArcMaps, I have been converting these files into feature classes and saving them in a geodatabase ...
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Merge or Intersect Shapefiles based on a Field Attribute

I have three shapefiles of building footprints for a city. Each shapefile has a field called "Status" with attributes 1, 2, or 3. For example: Shapefile A, Polygon 1 = 1 Shapefile B, Polygon 1 = 2 ...
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Oracle spatial Table not displaying in Arcmap [closed]

I am having an issue with an Oracle query layer using not displaying. I have layer/table within oracle, Unfortunately, I am still unable to see the polygons display in an ArcMap query layer. I am ...
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XY to Line tool 'Failure to execute'

I wish to generate a road with approximately 1090 XY coordinates, my only problem is that my XY to line tool will not execute, i get this message 'Error 999999: error executing function. Failure to ...
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Displaying a Selected Location on ArcGIS Map View

I am New to ArcGIS. I am Developing an iOS application Using ArcGIS iOS SDK. In that application i want to implement general search of an address like if I type a key word in my search field i want to ...
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“EOFError: EOF when reading a line” Using raw_input() in ArcMaps Python Console [duplicate]

I am writing a python script to automate some ArcMaps data processing. I am getting hung up at raw_input(). I am using raw_input to get input from a user. A folder will be created with the folder ...
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Calculating Distances between Field polygons via Road polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two polygons layers, one (grey) is Roads, other (blue) is Fields. Can I calculate distances between Fields (by field unique ID number) using Roads layer as distance measurement? What tools or ...
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Maps hosted on my own server instead of ArcGIS servers? [duplicate]

I know ArcGIS provides maps for me to use off of their server for the price of their services. http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//0154000003vt000000 I want to share my map ...
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Using multiple basemaps with masking/clipping?

Is there a way to limit a basemap to within a boundary in arcmap 10? I am working on a project within San Joaquin county in California. I want the areas surrounding the county to be displayed with a ...
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Convert a Toolbox (.TBX) to a Python script (.PY)?

I have a .tbx tool box, which runs a script that is incredibly slow. So what I want to do is to open the python script that is running below the .tbx and make some changes or perhaps write something ...
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I'm Having trouble with the Arcpy geometry.disjoint function

I have points along along a line. Points that intersect the segment of the line to return attribute information. My line as three connected segments. ESRI Docs says disjoint (second_geometry) ...
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How to delete individual labels?

How do I delete an individual label without converting the entire data frame into annotation?
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Is there a way to add Common Fields to multiple Feature Class's in ArcCatalog?

I've got a File Geodatabase that has many different feature class's. Now versus adding common fields one feature class at a time to the attribute table is there a toolbox or way to add a field to ...
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Cannot connect to SQL Server Express 2014 from ArcMap 10.1?

I have ArcMap 10.1 and SQL Server Express 2014. I am trying to add a database server from ArcMap by following Arcmap>Catalog>Add database server>. But the connection is not being established. as far ...
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Organizing Arcmap folders for portability

I am doing some basic constraint mapping in ArcMap 10.1 and need some pointers on organizing my project for portability. My project TOC in ArcMap contains shapefiles in the following structure: ...
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how to assign keyboard key to python script in arcmap

I have a python script and I use it through my toolbox but I use it many times in a day. Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to my tool ?
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ArcGIS Publish query layer as Feature Service fails

I have a query layer that's simply a DB view call in PostgreSQL, the view is as such: CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW daily_query AS SELECT b.id, b.first_name, b.last_name, c.assignment_date::date ...
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shapefile damaged after editing in ArcMap 10.0 [closed]

I drew a layer on Autocad and exported it to a shapefile. I edited this layer on Arcmap. After editing the layer it is corrupted. I use Shapechk to fix it however I will need to edit plenty of layers ...
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Connecting Geoprocessing Service to ArcSDE?

Recently we updated from ArcMap 10.1 to 10.2.2. ArcGIS Server is still on 10.1. We have numerous GP and Mapservices that were published on ArcMap 10.1 and are still running without problems. I also ...
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What are the alternatives to ArcMap's Report Wizard?

I have a polygon layer which has lots of attributes, and I'd like to create a report template which summarises these attributes for individual polygons. That is, the user will select a polygon from ...
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Auto panning to feature from attribute table in ArcMap?

Is there a way to auto pan to the next feature in a data-set with one click. I just used Data Reviewer and when it brings back a list of attributes that need fixing it opens up a "browse features ...
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Coded Value Domains in ArcMap

I am analyzing a database in ArcMap 10.1 and I wanted to know whether it is possible to trace what tables are linked to a particular Coded Value Domain? I am attempting to find a particular table. I ...
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How do you display each polygon segment while digitizing a polygon with the Polygon construction tool?

I am almost positive that I've digitized the polygons and that I have seen each segment shown as I dropped in vertices during the sketch. I figure that I inadvertently configured something and now I ...
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How do i snap points to crossroads using ArcGIS 10.2?

I have some points (370 points) in a layer . These points must snap to crossroad layer . I could'nt find any tools in arcmap to snap points to crossroad layer. Is there any way to snap these points to ...
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Migrating ArcGIS 9.3 to 10.1? [closed]

We have an older running ArcGIS 9.3 asp.NET application. Now we have installed 10.1 and started migrating. We had used Map Web Controls for displaying map in asp.net.Because there are some libraries ...
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How to set up a 3D plane in ArcGIS?

I need to model a fault plane below the earth's surface and find distances from different points on the surface of the earth. I know the dimensions of the plane and its orientation but I can do that ...
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Updating (ArcMap 10) layer objects with objects from another layer?

I have layer "A" and layer "B". Layer "A" has polygon objects and unique ID for every object in attribute table. Layer "B" has some polygon objects from layer "A", but those polygons have been ...
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Make permanent layer in ArcMap, Image Analysis Functions to display hillshade

I use ArcGIS 10.2.2. I want to make relief map, so that it looked good at all scales. I use hillshade function but after Export data relief looks good only in one scale. I use this method Using ...
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Problem for slope map

I want o create one slope map for my model but I have one big problem. I have contours lines and mass points and I create a DEM using topo to raster but if I want to create a slope map from that DEM I ...
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How do I know if I am running 64-bit background geoprocessing on ArcMap 10.2?

I'm running ArcMap 10.2 and just set up 'ArcGIS for Desktop Background Geoprocessing (64 bit)' and now I have both the ArcGIS10.2 folder and ArcGISx6410.2 folder inside my python folder. I have ...
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ArcMap Int tool seems to cut max value in half?

I have ran into an issue with the ArcMap tools in both 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst. I convert an elevation grid from meters to centimeters by using the Times tool with a constant of 100. Works ...
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Reinitialize ArcGIS10.0 Python installation

I am developing a Python script for a Toolbox that required a few libraries which I installed manually into C:\Python26\ArcGIS10.0\ and it worked just fine. To make the distribution easier, I dived ...
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Rating Randomness of Electromagnetic Conductivity (EC) Data Collected?

So we have electromagnetic conductivity (EC) data that we have been collecting over some forest ground which logs an EC value every couple of seconds. We like to see the data have nice distinct ...
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Minimum mapping unit for raster on ArcGIS

So I have this huge national wetlands raster and I'm trying to set a minimum mapping unit of 5 acres. Meaning I want to delete clusters of pixels that are smaller than 5 acres. But the raster's ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.1 Table To Table tool in Python script gives ExecuteError: ERROR 001156?

I work for an organization that just upgraded from esri arcmap 9.3.1 to 10.2.1 and I'm currently in the process of updating the python scripts. When running a script I'm getting hung up on a portion ...
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How do I display a raster “Background Value” as hollow for more than one set of RGB values?

I have two overlapping .ecw layers of the same area, though one is clipped in the middle, with a white edge. When I set the background value to 255,255,255, and define it as hollow, it only hollows ...
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ArcGIS Attribute Subdomain?

Is there a way to create attribute subdomains in ArcGIS with clauses? For example, if I'm editing a line feature class of pipes, I create a domain for the pipe type to be either plastic or metal. I ...
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Comparing Features in Python

What I am trying to do is, compare attributes in a shapefile to another updated version of that same shapefile just in a different folder. Right now I am just using the Compare Feature tool, which ...