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Unable to change default geodatabse with arcpy.env.workspace

Even after I set the path for the default database with arcpy environment variable, ArcMap does not change the default database directory? At first my arcpy.env.workspace looks like below: ...
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Get Elevation of XY points [duplicate]

I am working with ArcMap 10.3. I have imported DEM files. When I imported the files they had the extension of .DDF. I would now like to be able to take a list of XY coordinates and, for lack of a ...
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Conditional statement in raster calculator - ArcMap

I'm Just wondering how to incorporate a conditional statement basically to say: if value in raster >= 128, then put in new raster, otherwise make the values null. Basically the purpose of this is ...
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Erasing extent of one layer using another layer using ArcMap? [duplicate]

I have two layer files which mark the extent of some vegetation types. The base layer includes some areas which does not need to be included. The second layer is solely comprised of unnecessary area ...
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Creating/modifying arrowhead symbology to create a 'pie' style symbol around a point

I have a point dataset that has 18 (2 categories of 9) variables that need to be symbolized. We want to symbolize each variable using an arrowhead symbol or some kind of triangular symbol that, by ...
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Identifying flow of a Wastewater Network

I am trying to identify the flow path of a wastewater system. I am using Arcgis 10.3 and I have set up a geometric network system and identified the sources and the sink (sources = blue dots, sink = ...
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How to extract data from multi-ring buffers?

I am using ArcGIS with full extensions. I have a Uni project which requires me to extract the towns/cities that lie within buffers of landfill sites. I have managed to extract the total population ...
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Referencing other points(rows) in field calculator

I'm trying to calculate an angle between points using a field calculator. Is it possible to reference the previous or next FID with reference to the current one using the field calc? Eventually I'd ...
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gxraster.dll error

I have ArcGIS 10.3 running on Windows 7... and I have recently come across an error that I have not encountered before. After starting ArcMap, I receive an error stating: C:\Program Files ...
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Node-line minimum distance: draw the minimum distance point location

I am working with a layer of nodes and a layer of lines. I would need a tool able to find and draw, for some couples node-line, the location of the closest point laying on the line to this node. ...
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Set visibility by subtype in ArcMap

I am wondering if it is possible in ArcMap to isolate a particular subtype within a feature class to be visible in the map. I have a feature class with several subtypes based on an attribute field. ...
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SelectLayerByLocation keeps giving error 000840: The value is not Boolean

I've seen a lot of questions asked and answered about trouble with the Select Layer By Location tool. Most ask about invalid input errors and the answer generally is to make sure to use layers (as ...
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Draw nearest points for specific point-line couples

I have a network made of several segments and some nodes located in the map. What I want to do is to choose individually a couple node-segment and find the location of the closest point to the node ...
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Split tool not splitting line as expected in ArcMap?

I have a long line that I would like to split. Therefore I start editing, I select the line and, once I chose the split tool, I click where I want to divide my data. What I noticed is that in some ...
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arcpy raster to polygon without merges (or assign autoincrement values to raster cells)

I have a raster dataset (tiff) and I want to get a shapefile (polygons) that preserves all cells. Unfortunately, the Raster to Polygon tool automatically merges all adjacent cells with the same ...
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Looking for an alternative to Minimum Bounding Geometry (convex hull) tool for creating polygons from points

I have lines of points that I'd like to connect to create individual polygons. The Minimum Bounding Geometry tool is great because it lets me input many points at once and use the "Group" option to ...
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Location-Allocation “Like” Problem using Polygon data

I am a political scientist interested in malapportionment. I have a population data which has the municipality-level population and polygon format, so it can show how many people are living in the ...
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How to delete a layer which is overlap in ArcMap?

I had merged two shapefiles. How to delete a shapefiles which is I give a red sign? It's like overlapping another shapefiles so I got trouble when I colouring them.
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Model Builder/Python: batch raster calculation

I wish to carry out a raster calculation on a batch of rasters. I want to add rasters by month, as identified by their file name. i.e. all rasters within the month of January should add together and ...
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How do I add my own data to an existing shape file?

I want to add event data to a geographical map. I have district shape files for Zimbabwe that I downloaded from GIS. However I now want to add my own data on to it. How do I do this? I have added ...
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Minimum bounding geometry with “group” option gives error in ArcMap

The minimum bounding geometry tool is working fine on my data, but when I try using the "group" option, I get ERROR 999999: Error executing function. I would like generate two polygons, A and B, ...
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How can I Calculate the Area, Volume and Buffer of following Canal? [closed]

How can I Calculate the Area, Volume of Water and and 2 km Buffer from each side of following Canal. Please provide me the formula and process. Arcmap, google Earth or What tools easy to ...
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Merge and dissolve overlapping polygons?

I have a situation in which I have both network buffers and circular buffers around the same points (as separate feature classes), and I want to merge the buffers and dissolve into one polygon for ...
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Strange effects when exporting an Arcmap file to Adobe Illustrator

I am working on a map in ArcMap (10.2) and when I went to check how some of my markers looked in Illustrator I got some odd results. Here is a picture of the error: If you look closely in the red ...
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Adding elevation features to existing TIN

I have generated a flood plain surface TIN using stream thalweg, banks and spot elevation data. I want to add additional elevation layers of bridges, roads and railway lines to existing TIN to ...
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Trying to make many polygons from points? [closed]

I am trying to turns points into polygons, but I encounter this challenge : My data set has 1000 entries. Each entry has 360 associated columns, each with a coordinate pair. When connected, these ...
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Zonal smoothing on a specified area of a raster?

Is there any way to smooth a specify an area on a raster, such as a DEM, and smooth it? For example, I'd like to smooth out the artifact highlighted in the red box. What is the best course of ...
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Field Calc to change one digit in a sequence Arcmap

I have an 11 digit ID in one field I'll call "Current_ID". I would like to create a new field named "New_Field" and populate it with same value except I need to change the value of the 4th digit from ...
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ModelBuilder problem with copy features

I want to run the following Model The problem is that when it reaches the copy features tool the model stops and throws an error saying that %Name%_layer (3) is not a feature class and I don't ...
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Joining Points One by One in ArcMap?

In ArcMap 10.4 I'm trying to manually join two nearby points on a one-by one basis by visually inspecting a single point in one layer, and associating it somehow with a point in another layer. Using ...
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Creating rectangles along line using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to create rectangles along a line and can't seem to find a solution anywhere. I've got a curved line roughly 16km (~10miles) long that I've placed points along in 5m increments. From ...
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Has anyone used the “Iterativly Load Parcel Topology into Parcel Fabric” tool recently?

I am trying to migrate our data (165,221 polygons and 677,338 lines) to a Local Government Information Model enabled parcel fabric. All the data and the empty LGIM fabric are hosted on the same SQL ...
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Labelling nest wells in ArcMap?

I'm making monitoring well figures which includes nested wells. This means that I have mulitple features with the same coordinates but having different attribute data (ex. Well ID). I need to label ...
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Near does not provide outputs

I have a layer of lines that build a network. I would like to find which one of these lines is the closest to a certain point, defined in another layer. I was trying to use the "Near" tool giving as ...
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Representing directional data from an attribute field

I have a table in ArcMap 10.2 containing strike measurements, in degrees, for ~100 sample sites. Each measurement has a UTM tied to it, and the map has already been populated with points, but I would ...
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Measure length in specific units like 'aln' arcmap

I have an old map in aln, 1 aln=0.5934 meters. I would like to draw lines using directly this measure unit without having to convert in meters each time to draw the lines. Is there any way to ...
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How can I plot points with proportional circles, but also by colour from another attribute? [duplicate]

I have point data of population density that I have plotted to show density with proportional circle symbols. This is straightforward with many ways of achieving this in different software and ...
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Automatic marking or tracking of edited features

I'm working with ArcMap 10.2. What is a good way to mark or find edited features in order to keep track of them without manual field updating? Is there a way to have ArcMap automatically update a ...
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ArcMap fill polygon with points (highest possible number) (Bin Packing Problem: Best Fit)

Is there a tool for ArcMap 10 that fills a given polygon with point geometries? The points should have a pre-defined distance between themselves, but the points position can vary. Fishnet is not an ...
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Error opening feature class of geodatabase in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a problem. Whenever I try to create, edit or delete feature classes in ArcGIS geodatabase it gives me an following error: "Error opening feature class." and "Could not add the specified data ...
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When opening dwg files are there hidden fields by default in Layer Properties of ArcMap 10.3.1

There is a lot of fields in Layer Properties that are hidden by default when I open dwg file in ArcMap 10.3.1. Is there some properties that define which fields are visible in Attribute Table and ...
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How to edit a DEM in ArcMap

I want to take a DEM and edit it using a tool in ArcMap where it will take all the areas above a certain elevation and lower them all to the elevation I choose. For example, I would want everything ...
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Can you animate symbols in ArcMap?

How can you animate symbols in ArcMap? I am not looking for anything complex, just a simple symbol that flashes or changes a little. I know that you can perform animation in ArcMap but I am not ...
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Gaps in Mosaic Dataset made in ArcMap 10.0 SP5

I have created a mosaic dataset and then filled it with a set of georeferenced ECW images using the "Add Rasters to Mosaic Dataset" tool. The problem is that when I export the map to PDF at a large ...
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Writing Python Script to get equal name as given and compare to multiple shp file in folder and copy selected shp file to new folder?

Need to go through multi shp file in a folder and copy a single feature which has the same name as entry to the new folder with staying same name and format. I create a piece of python code that can ...
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Mosaic Dataset - Gray and White areas

I'm trying to add high resolution orthoimagery from the USGS to a mosaic dataset in arcMap. When I "Add rasters to mosaic dataset" most of the rasters load in fine, but some have strips of white area ...
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Having Trouble Masking Geoprocessing tool

The output TinLayer that is produced is the rectangle extent of the contour's feature. I want it to be the shape of the contour's feature instead. When I create a custom feature class in the ...
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Compare euclidean distance with network distance

I have a raster file with euclidean distance. It contains information about how long it takes for a chopper to arrive to certain destinations. I then have a polygon made from a service area with ...
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% Cover of polygons within radius of points

I Have a polygon layer representing multiple sites in a city. I want to calculate the combined % cover of all sites within buffered regions around points. What would be the best way to go about ...
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Custom labeling with same angle as rectangular object and specific position using ArcGIS?

Can the following be done in ArcMap? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor to get the following output. So Grave_No on right parallel to the y axis ...