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ModelBuilder inline variable does not change consecutively when iterating raster?

---SOLVED--- I am trying to create a model in ModelBuilder (ArcMap 10.2.2), where there is an iteration through rasters in a workspace, each raster is run through a formula in raster calculator and ...
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Site selection in ArcMap?

Within a large dataset that contains information on location and attributes of forest plots, I need to identify treatment and reference plots for my research.  I ran into problems with reference plot ...
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Raster layer not visible after using “Plus” and “Minus”

I will go thru all my steps so you can get a better understanding about what I've done so far. I have added layers to ArcMap and used Polygon to raster and PolyLine to raster to convert them into ...
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Con statement not working in Raster Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to combine two rasters in 10.3 using a con statement with the raster calculator in map algebra. (ie - con (raster 1 ==1, raster 1, raster 2)) where raster 1 is a smaller extent and does ...
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Editing X,Y of point in shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Arcmap 10.1: I edited the coordinates within a shapefile. They are long/lat but the point will not move to that new coordinate on the map. I know this is probably a simple fix but for the life of me I ...
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How to georeference a .jpg image with only a scale bar and no basemap

I have a building blueprint image that I need to calculate the sq ft for. However I have no reference or basemap to manually georeference in ArcMap. There is a scale bar on the image. How can I use ...
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Loss of Polygon area field when creating a hosted service from a layer in ArcMap?

My work team is planning to work with data from the ArcGIS Collector app in excel (exported from ArcGIS Online as a .CSV) and require the area of each polygon feature for later analysis. When our ...
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Change the ArcMap background from white to blue (i.e the sea)

Say I have an image like the map below, how can I change the white to blue, to represent that this is the ocean? It is not part of the shape file itself, so I cannot use symbology.
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ArcGIS Buffer tool leaves out zero width buffers?

I have a polygon shapefile with 93 objects in it. They have a column with values for the buffer distance. 90 of these objects have 5 as a value, while the remaining 3 have 0. When I use the buffer ...
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High resolution screen on ArcMap?

I have an Asus ZenBook Laptop with a 3200 x 1800 touchscreen, i tried enlarge icons but the ArcToolBox and other icons not fit on a 13.3 inches display. Other "more common" apps that do not have much ...
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Linking Data Frames with Different Coordinate Systems

I have a problem that I am hoping might have multiple solutions. I am working with research data that was collected on an arbitrary grid, with units in m, datum point of 1000E, 1000N. The grid is ...
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Mosaic and feather in ArcMap?

Am trying to mosaic 11 scenes in ArcMap but my results are not smooth. How can I mosaic and at the same time feather in ArcMap 10.1 to make sure the brightness is uniform. I have EVI geotiff ...
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Measure building lean in ArcMap?

I was wondering if anyone is aware of any tools that are available to measure building lean in ortho images from within ArcMap. I am aware of calculations and processes that can be used to measure and ...
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Can I create ArcGIS addin without ArcGIS?

If my computer has only MS Visual Studio installed but not ArcGIS, can I test and debug the addin? I know MS Visual Studio 2010 Pro can be used to create ArcGIS addin but it is not free. Can I use ...
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Error fetching feature types when adding WFS to ArcMap using Interoperability Extension

I'm trying to add a WFS layer to ArcMap using the Interoperability Extension. I get the following error when clicking the '...' next to the 'Feature Types' option. I'm unable to add the data ...
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What can I do when snapping doesn't work correctly?

I'm trying to manually edgematch some adjacent polygons. When I try to add a vertex to snap it to another vertex on an adjacent polygon, it invariably undoes itself, as shown in this video that I made ...
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Support for Foreground and Background geoprocessing in ArcMap tools?

If not all ArcGIS tools support both foreground and background Geoprocessing, then how can I tell whether a tool will run in the foreground or run in the background?
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Creating 3D polyline in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a csv file containing a breakline points' coordinates and their elevation. How can I create a 3d polyline from these points? The CSV file looks like this: X Y z ...
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GCS and PCS data misalignment in ArcMap when zoomed in

I have a shapefile in NAD83 UTM18 which I need to get into GCS NAD83. I tried both loading it into an empty GCS NAD83 feature class directly and the "project" tool. The results are the same - the ...
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Adding a drop-down in ArcMap

I am the sole GIS manager for an organization of approximately 200 individuals that perform engineering assessments and collect other data to prepare for and respond to natural disasters. Most do not ...
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Polygon Representation from Contours

I have contours lines along with their elevations in ArcGIS. I want to create a polygon representation from those contour lines. How can i create polygons from those contours which may help me to ...
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“CountIf” or alternative function in ArcMap field calculator?

Within ArcMap 10.3 field calculator, I am looking to count the number of features in a column that match the current value, and output that count. Ideally, the output would look like this: Number ...
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Swapping bytes for SRTM 16-bit binary format in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2. I have two .hgt files in 16-bit signed integer data. All I have done so far is to mosaic them together (Mosaic to new raster). Since the DEM data are provided in Motorola ...
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ArcMap Spatial Analyst - Kernel Density Estimation Produces Blank Rasters

My problem is with the Kernel Density operation in Spatial Analyst. ArcMap produces blank rasters for some reason when given a normal point feature class as input. I had no problem creating the ...
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display shapefile from postgres using arcmap?

I have uploaded shapefile using postgis extension in postgres but when i tried to display the shapefile in arcmap, it wont display the data in vector. this is the image of my connection. i followed ...
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Importing large amount of data in ArcMap? [closed]

Is there a way to load big cadastar plan of urban area in ArcMap and make it "invisible" and use data only when printing to PDF? Amount of data is too big to work with and I use it only as a base ...
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Clipping layer file with shapefile

I have a data set at administrative level (generated by appending csv to shapefile of admin areas) that i want to clip to physical building features (from Openstreetmap). To tackle this i've ...
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Inserting shapefile in AutoCAD Workspace?

How can I insert an ArcMap shapefile in AutoCad or how can I save the shapefile so as to put it in Autocad Workspace? Even a tool in ArcMap that exports shapefile in a form which can be inserted in ...
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Composite Bands (Data Management)

I am building a small multispectral camera based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module and two Raspberry Pi cameras. One of the cameras has a NIR filter, the other is a normal RGB camera. When using the ...
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How to make ArcToolbox as its default?

I wrongly deleted Data Management Tools from ArcToolbox in ArcGIS 9.3. Now I can't use some features such as "Dissolve", "Eliminate", etc. How could I make it as default?
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How to reshape polygons with curves in ArcMap?

I'm looking for a good method for reshaping parcel polygons that have curves. One side of a given polygon (like in my screenshot) has a curve but for some reason, the other side was made with straight ...
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Feature/label visibility based on spatial relationship to index feature using data-driven pages

I'm creating a series of maps using ArcGIS data driven pages. I know how to display features that share an attribute with the index layer, but is it possible to display features (and similarly, ...
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Bringing layout into another drawing using ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1. I set up a layout view (a titleblock) and would like to bring it into another mxd file. How do you do this? If you are familiar with Autocad this would be the equivalent ...
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Join field in modelbuilder wont work, but will manually

I'm trying to do a 'join field' in a model. When I do the join simply not in a model, no problem. When I try to use the 'join field tool' in a model, I get the "" does not have OIDs. I have a very ...
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Correctly Setting Spatial Reference for Geometry Objects when Geoprocessing

I'm attempting to find the nearest distance between a set of points, and a set of polygons. I don't want to use near tables because I have to do this operation for a large number of different ...
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Export a raster file

I am exporting a raster file (tiff) in ArcMap as a png/pdf. But no matter how much I increase the dpi, the exported map looks smoothed version of the original images in my map. Any help please?
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Append tool snippet not working in Pyscripter?

I need to append two shapefiles together. The append tool works within the ArcMap toolboxes AND Python window, but it does not work when copying over the python snippet to PyScripter. It'll completely ...
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ArcMap layout view missing rulers and border

Sometimes, but not always, when I open an existing .mxd, the rulers and border (and shadow) are missing in layout view. All elements are there otherwise. When this happens, I am unable to export to ...
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Personal geodatabase items have an exclamation (!) in ArcMap

A user in our department is having a problem accessing personal geodatabase data in ArcCatalog and ArcMap. Receiving error message: Failed to connect to database. An underlying database error ...
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Select by Attributes - Strings with < 5 characters

I have a column of zip codes which are strings. Most of them are the usual 5 digit zip codes, but some are only 3 digits or missing a digit. (keep in mind, I need this column as strings for other ...
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Adding custom map tile layer to ArcMap?

I would like to use a basemap from the Ancient World Mapping Centre, available as maptiles via Mapbox, as basemap in my ArcMap desktop version 10.2.2. Is there a similar solution to add a custom map ...
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appending country names to route feature class

I have a polyline feature class made up of multiple segments. This feature class overlays a polygon feature class representing the countries through which this polyline is going. For each segment, I ...
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Manually selecting colors for different polygons within layer in ArcMap?

There is a polygon layer with several polygons. They are displayed with some colour which can be changed simultaneously for all of them. Is there a way to manually select several polygons (without ...
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Automatically make maps from point file? [closed]

Please forgive me if this is an overly basic or broad question. I am a competent user of ArcGIS. I have a shapefile containing thousands of points. I'd like to automatically make a map of each ...
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what is result from cut fill operation?

A calculate volume of lake from rasters with cut fill tools. I got a result and i dont know what is right result. In the table are two collums COUNT and VOLUME maybe i have to count multiply volume ...
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Calculate walking time on existing paths (hiking) in ArcGIS

I would like to calculate the walking time on existing paths in ArcGIS (hiking trails). I have a dem of my area (30px cell size) and I consider that the slope is the main factor which affect the ...
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Arcmap - automatic print area per one feature

I have hundreds of routes in vector shpfile. They have different lenghts and I want to create one map per one feature - route- in shapefile. Unfortunatelly size of print area will be different for ...
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Extracting raster values to polyline feature

I have a line overlaying a raster containing slope values. I would like to use the line to extract the slope values, and return to its attribute table an attribute containing percentage of slopes ...
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Adjusting automatically angle before printing Strip Map from Data Driven Pages?

Is it possible using Data Driven Pages automatically adjusting angle to the print frame area before exporting to pdf? I have blocks (red marked, a3 format, 1:1000 scale) where each is in different ...
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Raster Calculator to extract elevation and slope conditions in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got a DEM ("ASTER_Nepal.tif") and a slope ("ASTER_Slope.tif") and am trying to create a new raster for elevation values between 2000 & 7000m and between 5 & 60 degree slope. I've tried to ...