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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 ...
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Getting ValueError: max() arg is an empty sequence on a Python Script in the Field Calculator in ArcMap

I have a script that populates a FacilityID Field on a Attribute table in the Field Calculator but when I run the script below I am getting a error. EDIT: Python Script: def autoInc(): import ...
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How to convert GeoDa .GAL or ArcMap .SWM file to Matlab (.dat)?

I want to convert a spatial weight matrix from either ArcMap (.SWM file) or GeoDa (.GAL file) to an .dat Matlab file. So far, I only found the STATA package spwmatrix to do this. But the command line ...
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Callout box labels converted to annotation justifying strangely

I am helping a co-worker out and she had some callout box labels that she converted to annotation. Most of them look normal - they were originally right justified and maintained that justification - ...
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AVG and GROUP BY in ArcMap

I have a Road Network shp file.(attributes include Names and Volumes ) Each road in my network consists of many links with the same name and different volumes. I want to display Road Names and ...
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What happens if raster overlapping when I run cost distance?

I'm having problem with the cost distance tool in Arcmap. I need to use cost distance to find out the cost of having to move from a subway station to a green area. But the resulting cost distance ...
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Enable feature access editing in Arcgis Server

I had published a WFS/Feature Access service via ArcMap. But I can't edit layers (change geometry or data fields). Such settings in properties window are disabled (see an image). How to enable editing ...
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arcpy to handle topology error inspector

I am now want to do topology check use python, but I don't know whether arcpy can realize the function in error inspector. May I call error inspector and get the error records(something like attribute ...
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Can I validate topology using python script when ArcMap is open?

I am testing on validating topology using python.The situation is when I run the script when arcmap is open, an error occurs which indicates the topology has already been opened (FDO error: ...
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web map with arcGIS for server and javascript?

How would I go about creating a feature layer from Arcmap, and saving it as a service to arcGIS for server, which I could call from javascript API, so the web map will provide user interaction. For ...
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Labeling features with font dependent on polygon area?

i want to label my island data with variety of size of text based on the island area for example island that have more than 100km, i want to label it using Arial 12 while island less than 100km i ...
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ArcPy in_memory\ vanishing from ToC

ArcGIS 10.1 - attempting to add a derived raster layer to the ToC. This works in 10.2. In 10.1 I get a screen flash and nothing added. rasterized = r'in_memory\rasterized' ...
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ArcMap - Data Driven Pages: Group features where page name field is the same

I'm using DDP to show a series of farmland areas. Some of these have the same farmland area name but different attributes (based on land cover), so are two different features (by necessity). Is there ...
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extract labeled feature in ArcMap

We use Arcmap to label our features(points), now since there are too many features, so some of them are labeled while some not, now I wonder if we can extract the features labeled?
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ERROR 000989: Python syntax error: Parsing error SyntaxError: invalid syntax (line 2)

I have a Field Calculator I am using with Python and I keep getting the above error. Below is the screenshot of my Field Calculator I am using. What am I doing wrong here?
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Can not change layers on a WPF map

I am using WPF to display a map, which is created as MPK by ArcMap. I am trying to chang the DBF table and then update the map, but after I remove and then add new layers, the map won't change, the ...
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Opening netcdf in arcmap as a raster with uneven coordinate spacing?

I have SMOS CATDS 2010-2013 daily data that is in EASE-grid netcdf format. I have 100 sites that I need specific daily soil moisture values for from this dataset. I have daily AAFC CATDS soil ...
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ModelBuilder Output Creates .lock file and Cannot Overwrite When Ran a Second Time

I am having trouble overwriting an output shapefile from ModelBuilder. The model works great when ran the first time, but I get an '000210 : Cannot create output .' error if I re-run the model. The ...
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How to export map in draft mode?

ArcMap 10.2. I want to export map in draft mode. Without layers. Only few rectangles displaying main part of map, legend, scale bars, north arrows, margins and guide lines. E.g. something like ...
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Remove a custom contents view from ArcMap TOC in VB .NET?

I am using the ESRI sample, TOCLayerFilterVB2010, which implements a custom TOC view for map layers, as a prototype. For my purposes, I need to be able to turn it on/off, meaning add and remove that ...
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How to display nebulous boundaries between regions with indistinct edges?

I'm trying to map the boundaries between regions which don't necessarily have a hard edge. For example, areas where languages predominate don't have a distinct edge, but instead have a degree of ...
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How to determine Distance between points using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to figure out the distance between points based on 1000+ points using ArcMap 10.2. I have transit stops and am trying to figure out how far from stop 1 to stop 2, stop 2 to stop 3, stop ...
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Cross platform gis api wrapper architecture

I have a python class library for arcpy which is just a couple of class definitions with my common code attached as methods and properties so that I can do code centralization for stuff that I have ...
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Remove duplicate features based on attributes using ModelBuilder?

I need to create a model in the ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I am working with a feature class of zip-codes for a state. I have got to the point where the zip-codes that have duplicates are selected from the ...
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Is there free GIS reader that supports transparency of JPEG layers? [closed]

I need to make from my ArcMap layers (which are georeferenced JPEG files) a file that can work on a free and easy to use program. The program needs to be able to open multiple layers so we can put ...
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How to limit Create Fishnet extent by mask & carry over attributes?

I have a 5km polygon grid of an area which is not a standard square/rectangle, it is in fact a rough ovoid made up of around 500 5km2 cells. What I want to do, eventually, is have a 100m polygon ...
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How Do I Snap a CSV to a SHP Using ArcPy?

I'm a veteran Python programmer very new to ArcGIS. I'm trying to do what seems like it would be a simple operation in arcpy, but I don't think I know enough about the ArcGIS terminology to do more ...
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proper cross sectioning in hec-georas

I wanted to digitize cross sections along a main river. However, this river channel has rivers near it especially in its downstream. These small rivers are about 500m to 3000m away from the main ...
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Is there general Earth Projection in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm starting a new personal project and I need a little bit of helping on setting it up. First off I'm trying to determine the area of a rectangle that is 1 mile in width and the circumference of ...
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Can't find the toolbar for sorting the table of contents in alphabetical order in Arcmap!

I am using ArcGIS Desctop 10.0 Service Pack3 and I'd like to sort the table of contents in alphabetical order but following Sorting the table of contents in alphabetical order I can't find the ...
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Street index to CSV/Excel file

Anyone know how to generate a street index for a map with accompnaying page numbers that are data driven? I am use the toolbox for creating the street index but exports to PDF however I need it to be ...
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Cannot Add Address Locator in ArcMap 10.2

I have an address locator. I wish to load this locator into ArcMap 10.2 in order to geocode some old addresses. When I go to the geocoding toolbar, drop down the left-most menu, select "Manage ...
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How to prevent labels from one layer from overlapping features in another layer

I am working ArcMap10.1 software. When I was labeling on point feature automatically label fall on line. Label must not fall on line. I'm not aware how to solve this issues. I have attached an ...
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How can I save and re-apply symbology properties for a classified raster in ArcMap 10.2?

I have a classified raster which has the desired symbology configured in ArcMap, and I want to apply this symbology to other similar rasters. So I use the Save option on the Symbology tab, intending ...
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Slow ArcMap Start up

My ArcMap take about 3-4 minutes to start. It was good before with less than 10-20 sec start time. I have Dell Precision 6500 Laptop with 16 GB Ram with i7 processor. I could not figure out what is ...
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Eliminate 0 Values From Raster

Arcgis 10.2 I currently have a raster file that I want to turn into a set of polygons. This will help me to create specific buffers around certain points. The extent of my values are 0, and 1. When I ...
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How to calculate raster distance with z value using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to produce a raster distance map by using euclidean distance function having input feature as flight path (with altitude as Z value). However, my euclidean distance calculation did not ...
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How can I optimize ArcMap Editor's streaming mode for use with a tablet such as the Wacom Intuos?

I have the Wacom Intuos 4 Large tablet which I use occasionally outside of ArcGIS. I now need to digitize a large volume of polygons from aerial imagery and am finding the tablet's ArcGIS ...
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How create one single coverage polygon feature class from XY point data?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2, and I need to map areas covered by London postcodes (E1 0xx, E1 1xx, E1 2xx, and so on). What I have is the coordinates for every single postcode (310,000 in total) in an Excel ...
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Intelligent hachure detection in ArcMap / QGIS

I have a DXF file containing residential and commercial buildings as well as the property lines. After importing it to ArcMap (10.2.1) I get something like this: Now I want to: Seperate the ...
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How to log into ArcGIS Online for organization from ArcMap?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.1 for Desktop and have access to ArcGIS Online for organization. Is there any way I can log into AGO for organization from ArcMap?
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LIDAR Dataset displaying 500,000 meters to the East of correct position

First post on here.. I've been hung up for a couple days. Why does my LIDAR dataset show up ~500,000meters to the east of the correct position even though a spatial reference/coordinate system is ...
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How to close polylines that mark shape of cirque glaciers?

I have mapped a lot of cirque glaciers, using polylines to mark the shape of them. Now I need to Close these polylines, but I do not know how to do that. I have tried converting them to polygons ...
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Copy/ Paste from spatial attribute tables into non-spatial tables in Arcmap

Imagine I have a shapefile which has its own attribute table and I have a non-spatial stand alone table too. I am going to copy the rows from the shapefile attribute table into the stand alone table ...
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Change field map properties in ArcMap

I am trying to import csv files in ArcGIS to do a join. However, some of the fields are identified as double, some as long and some as long. Therefore the join results in bunch of columns with NULL ...
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How do I export sensor records from a Trimble GeoExplorer to a mapping program?

So I am fairly new with the GIS world and could use a lot of help!! I am currently surveying with a Trimble Geoexplorer 6000 XH What sort of mapping program can I use to export sensor records to ...
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How to convert all values in all fields of table to upper case using ArcPy & Python?

Does anyone know how to use the .upper() in a stand alone python script so it can be used to change all characters in a table into UPPER case? I don't want to use the field calculator since I have ...
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Add line break to ArcMap 10.2 label expression

How can I add a line break to a jscript label expression? My expression so far looks like this function FindLabel ( [NAME] ) { return [NAME]+'National Forest'; } I would like to add a break after ...
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ArcMap redraws every layer when changing just one

I have 10 layers or so loaded in a data frame in ArcMap 10.2. Some are complex such as NHD hydrology and Tiger roads. Why does ArcMap redraw all layers when I change the symbology of just one? Is ...
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How to normalize multiple PNG rasters with differing colormaps

I have a series of adjacent rasters which comprise a digital elevation model. Unfortunately they have been given to me as PNG files, rather than Esri Grids. The only key that I have to the actual ...