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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 ...
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Grid question for Fire Station MAP

How can I generate a grid that would have a quadrant like naming? Or is there a way just to rename quadrants through data driven pages. Sort of Newbish but basically creating a new firestation map ...
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populate USSA and DSSA for Banks Layer in HEC-GeoRAS

georas and hec-ras for river flow simulation. . i was wondering why river banks do not have data to plot. when i click the bank and select "Edit Connection" it shows "No Data for Plot". .i run through ...
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Can we access the ArcMap Image Analysis tools using Python?

Esri recently added a new Image Analysis window to ArcMap - it's found under > Windows in the main toolbar: The Image Analysis window's Processing section simplifies the experience of applying ...
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Can I create an Oracle Spatial View from a non-spatial table?

Let's say I have an Oracle database table with latitudes and longitudes. I don't have access to modify the schema of this table, or even create tables. However, I can create views and indexes on those ...
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Find the minimum elevation pixels from an elevation raster using arcpy

I want to create a python script to find the minimum elevation pixels from an elevation raster (aster,srtm) using arcpy and arcmap 10.1. The purpose is to reclassify these pixels. I have tried but I ...
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relative path for image elements in ArcMap

Is there a way to set relative path for image elements (like a company logo) in ArcMap projects? The classic "Store relative path" option in the Map Properties doesn't seem to be working. Thanks!
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Extract aregular gride of points (x,y) values inside a polygon in arcgis10.2

This question may be frequently asked .But until know there is no clear answer . I need to extract a regular grid of points inside a polygon .In every time i construct several polygons from the ...
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How to label using just numbers from start of text field?

In ArcMAP 10.2, I am trying to format the labels on my map. If the label is 1402 Bowie Road But I want only to display numbers: 1402 What is the expression to create this?
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What steps does SAGA GIS take when calculating Topographic Wetness, specifically when handling depression filled (by ArcMap) DEM

I am a grad student involved with hydrological modeling. In the model I work on, we are calculating the Topographic Index (TI; without transmissivity - or set to 1) using Quinn's MFD algorithm. We do ...
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How to use Ordinary Least Square (OLS) & Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR)? [closed]

I have managed to join the data set(xl. file) with a shapefile. I want to run these models, OLS and GWR in Arcmap, my problem is, I'm bit confuse about these fields, "Input Feature Class", "Output ...
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Counting Characters using Field Calculator - Arcmap

I am trying to use field calculator to populate a column based on the the number of characters in another column. I am using the Python Parser. I am not sure if the .count() function is appropriate in ...
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How does Arc projecting data without spatial reference?

I have a raster file downloaded from here. When I load it into ArcMap, it says the data is missing spatial reference, and that it can be drawn in ArcMap but not projected. Nevertheless, using the ...
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Import CSV column into existing feature using arcpy

My goal is to take a CSV that contains 50 rows and one column and import the data into a feature class with over 3,000 rows using arcpy. I want to pick a random row from the CSV and then iterate ...
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how to include part of a map extent in layout view

I have a map of Scotland and within the map layout I'd like to include Shetland within a box at the top so that I don't have to minimise the full extent of the map - I was wondering what the best way ...
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SVG symbols for alphabet characters e.g. A, B, C, … etc

Can anyone tell me whether there is a SVG plugin or source (or how to do) of letters of the alphabet e.g. A, B, C, D etc. I want to create a symbology with colour e.g. gray but also with letters in ...
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How to georeference an image in ArcMap, using coordinates from a KML file

My starting point is KML file containing a PNG image, which displays correctly in Google Earth: From Google Earth I choose > Save Place As > KML, which gives me the unprojected PNG file, plus ...
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ArcMap Calculate Field..if “text” in !Field!

Is it possible to use Field Calculator in ArcGIS to add text to a new field based on an if in statement? Example: In an attribute table I have a some fields called !X!, !Y!, !Z! where "A (xx%)", "B ...
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Cannot find Enable Attachments in ArcCatalog 10.1

I am using ArcCatalog 10.1 but I cannot find the option "Enable Attachments" when I right click on a shape file. Please see the pic below too. There was another question similar to this in this ...
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How to use consistent symbology between multiple stretched rasters in ArcMap?

I have a series of continuous rasters representing the same phenomenon over time, so I need to use the same symbology across them all. So I set the stretched symbology of the first raster, with a ...
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How to vary the transparency of symbols within a single layer in ArcMap?

I have a polygon layer which I am drawing in ArcMap using a graduated color symbology: Is it possible to vary the transparency between the classes, so that the transparency tapers off with the ...
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How to troubleshoot and fix TypeLoadExceptions in ArcMap AddIn when executing a compiled c# script?

I am attempting to compile a c# script (class) on the fly and run it from an Arcmap AddIn (the script contains no ArcObjects). My unit test, in Visual Studio 2013, works just correctly and I am able ...
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How can I flatten a multi-band raster to a single-band raster in ArcMap 10.2?

I need to convert a multi-band PNG image into a single-band raster, for analysis and visualisation. How can I do this in ArcGIS 10.2?
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Cell Size of Raster Explained

I'm not quite understanding the cell size values that a given raster has. I been doing some kriging interpolation on some very dense point data and if I leave the cell size parameter blank, it's cell ...
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Get the all coordinates (points ) inside a polygon boundery

I work on the following map in arcgis10.2 and i get vertices in bounderies I need to get all coordinates (points )inside this polygon(map).How can i get it ?
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Polyline frequency to raster

I have some animal tracking data in the form of a polyline shapefile and want to convert this to a raster so that each pixel is given a value of 1 for every instance in which a line crosses it. I've ...
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How to get ESRI Addin to read the System.ServiceModel configuration?

I have a complex set of add-in's that we need to run in ArcMap, ArcServer, and ArcGIS Explorer for Desktop. We are experimenting with changing from the old Web Reference service connection to a WCF ...
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Points disappear when zooming in a certain scale

My points are disappearing when I zoom in past 300,000 in ArcMap. I tried to repair geometry, but it doesn't fix anything? I also checked the scale extents and those are turned off. I can export ...
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How to write labels with varying significant figures/decimal places?

I have results that range from ex. 113,009 down to 0.00495 - Can someone recommend a way to write/construct a label expression for the following in ArcMap: • If less than 1, use 2 decimal places ...
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Expression labelling in ArcMap: Label only where value is > 1

I have a field in a shapefile with values ranging from 1-50 and multiple listed as 0. Is there a way to label only the features where the number in the priority field is > 0?
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Field-based hyperlinks in an ArcMap map package (.mpk)?

I have a point shapefile where each point has multiple hyperlink fields in its attribute table as per this useful question and answer. These hyperlinks are to photos stored locally. Ideally I want to ...
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How to get X,Y coordinates of all vertices from polygon in shapefile as Excel spreadsheet using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to extract data from a shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2. The data needed is all the vertices (x,y coordinates in geographic WGS 1984) that construct the polygon below. I need to get ...
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Adding a button from an add-in to a TOC context menu

I would like to add a button to a group layer context menu in the table of contents. The button is from an add-in that also contains an extension. Should be straight-forward enough. The extension ...
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Do ArcGIS clients that direct-connect to postgresql/postgis databases override configuration settings?

I went in to modify some settings on a Postgresql database via the PGAdmin config editor and some of the settings don't have their default values and they are higher because they've been overridden ...
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SQL within Python Script to get only part of the expression by GetParameterAsText

I was wondering if anybody could help me. Im trying to create a tool within ArcMap using a python script. Within the script i've been trying figure out how to change it so that I only need to get ...
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Grid Index Features ArcMap 10.0

I am developing a custom script for a small company. The rule of this script is to create something like the Split tool but in Basic License level. So, at first, I Would like to create an Index ...
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arcpy 10.0 iterate through shapefile1 clip shapefile2 to shapefile1's polygons

I know that this question has been answered several times before, but for some reason I cant get this script to run...So I was hoping someone could point out where Im going wrong. I have 2 ...
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How to get percentage coverage of raster values in an overlapping polygon?

I have an NDVI image in ArcGIS 10.1 which is from -1 to 1. I have reclassified that image in 0 (range all negative value - non-green) and 1 (all positive value - green). I have overlayed a 'fishnet' ...
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the min and the max in raster calculator Arcgis 10.1

Can you help me where I can find or how to calculate the minimum and maximum with raster calculator in arcgis 10.1
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A formula error in raster calculator with arcgis 10.1

help me to solve a problem at a formula to calculate the susceptibility to landslide that gives me errors when computing with "raster calculator" in arcgis 10.1, the formula is exact but errors in the ...
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How to Insert color code to ArcMap? [closed]

I have a color code from OpenStreetMap and I want to insert this code of color to Arcmap, How?
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Digitizing from physical soil map

I need a shape (or raster) soil map of Burundi. I have a .jpg physical soil map of the region in high quality, which I have imported into ArcMAP and georeferenced to the correct projection. In stead ...
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easy way to snap lines to perpendicular

I am editing a set of sewer lines and points so that they match their GPS locations, and I was wondering if there was a fluid way to snap vertices so that they retain perpendicularity, in ArcMap 10.1. ...
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How to resolve an InvalidCastException for two Objects of the same type in an ArcMap AddIn?

I'm trying to work through an InvalidCastException that is being thrown when a form is displayed from an ArcMap Addin. This is a fairly recent occurrence and I haven't identified what has changed that ...
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Why don't my service area polygons follow my network?

I have found a few similar questions, but no good answers, so here goes another Service area question: I'm working on creating a walking distance layer from Parks, and have a road network set up with ...
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Programmatically open an excel file when arcmap session is closed

I am looking to build a process where an excel file is opened once a user closes an arcmap session. here is my pseudocode. user makes map user closes map using Graphic User Interface 'X' button ...