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“Cannot acquire a lock.” from remote geodatabases on NAS

edit: This is all due to the remote server being a NAS, which led me to these fixes: ArcGIS File Geodatabase import failure on TS-453Pro https://geonet.esri.com/message/71865#71865 which were ...
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Deleting polygon defined area from raster layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Which tool do I use in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop to exclude areas covered by vector polygon layers from a raster layer? I want to keep portions of the raster layers that exclude the portions covered ...
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Selecting points intersecting polygon

In ArcGIS 10.2 ArcMap am attempting to label a grid of varying size polygons overlaid by a grid of evenly spaced (1km) points with an associated value X by the the value of the point. If a polygon is ...
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Trying to use a python script to manipulate a value from attribute table

I am using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.2 and I am trying to learn how to write a python script to use a value from an attribute table and perform some checks to it and assign an output value. At this moment all ...
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Publish World topographic map to arcgis server

I need to publish esri World topographic map to arcgis server but I got this error "Layer type is not supported" in the arcmap Url to the original map ...
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Setting ArcMap layout size based on web unit (pixel) standard?

I need to export my map from ArcMap as SVG and display it on a web page in an exact size of 500x500 pixels, like this: <div id="mapSVG" style=" width: 500px; height: 500px;"></div> Can ...
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Why won't ArcMap load after borrowing a license?

We have an ArcGIS license manager on a server on our network. We have to occasionally take the server down for maintenance, so we have the production team borrow their licenses so that they can keep ...
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ArcGIS GP Tool as sd file with multiple scripts

Is it possible to add multiple script files containing other python classes, config etc, and even .sde connection files when publishing service definition from arcmap? I do not have access to the ...
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Averaging a big number of pixels within a several km radius

I work with ArcMap software and now I have the aim to average individual pixels within a several km radius from daily data for at least 1 month. So I made the grid with 4 km step (the step size is not ...
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Export of a Raster Not Preserving Color [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a pretty shaded relief map using the technique described here. I've done this process several times in the past without any problems but today am perplexed about what is going on. ...
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Invalid Topology/Topoengine error: Intersect and Clip

I have a large, provincial extent gdb file with numerous detailed polygons (representing roads, buildings, forest cover, etc), and want to clip this layer to about 700 unique polygons, some of which ...
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Generate polygons for each map extent in ArcGIS DDP layout

I have a set of maps I am creating with Data Driven Pages. Each map has a scale and rotation set by the feature class that is driving the map creation. I would like to create a polygon that is the ...
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GIS for large (>> 2GB) files

I'm a novice GISer who needs to do some basic computations on very large (say ~20GB) files. Nothing complicated, merge, intersect, add XY columns kind of thing. It's a necessary step for a project, ...
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How to rotate a simple 3d Bar graph in ArcMap 10.3

I want to show a series of data on one chart in ArcGIS. Is there an option to rotate a simple 3d graph on ArcMap? I attach a 2 values example without rotation.
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Do I have a basic Arc Map?

I need the near(dist) command, but I think I need to have a more advanced version than what I have. I have: ArcMap 10.0 (Build 4000) ArcGIS desktop 10 service pack 4 (Build 4000) license type: ...
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nearest point distance in Arc Map

How do you calculate the nearest distance from one XY coordinate to another XY. I'm using Arc Map 10 I went into Arc tool box -> proximity -> then I only have 2 buffering options. But under buffer ...
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Calculate Field using modelbuilder

I need to Calculate a Field with modelbuilder, but first I want to make a join with 2 tables, and only after that join I have the parameters to calculate the field. While constructing the model I need ...
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Consume gp service from within ArcMap and add results to display

I have created a gp service and published it to ArcServer. I know the gp tool is working successfully as when I consume it in a web application it works fine, and results are added to the map. ...
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How to retain domain descriptions from selected features in database to new database?

I have the following script that selects features from an enterprise database and then exports them to a new database. However, two columns in the database contain domains. How can I keep the ...
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Get Features from ifeatureclass

I am facing the issue while I am trying to get all the features back in 'Attribute Table'. What I am doing is. Selected the layer from Map Performs my Edits on few features (changing filed values) ...
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Extracting color values from layer to build index using ArcPy/ArcMap?

My university wants the maps we create to become more standardized and so we're changing all the colors on our base vector map. The new standard needs to be indexed and I have the task of creating ...
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Spatial correlation

I want to do spatial correlation with many variables. In fact when I do correlation densities points results are better than when I work with attributive data. Can I use the result of the density of ...
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Error executing kriging in modelbuilder

I'm doing an interpolation using kriging in Modelbuilder, my model is this: Every time I run the model it says: ERROR 010092: Invalid output extent. Failed to execute (Kriging). Why does this ...
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Inserting accumulative attribute in dynamic text element based on Date field using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got a line feature class that contains Date field. I've made a layout view in order to display time animation of this feature class. I've managed to enable the time option in the layer and to ...
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Arcpy: formatting string for file name

I have the following question about formatting a string which I use to create output file names. I loop a SearchCursor to create .png file. I extract two columns form the cursor e.g. "GMS_ID" and ...
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Executing ModelBuilder using C# classes?

How can I execute ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.1 using .NET 2013 C# classes?
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Calculating speed along point feature class (.gpx) in ArcMap?

I have imported a .gpx file into ArcMap as a point feature class. Each feature has a Point z as well as a DateTime. I want to create a graph that shows speed as a function of distance. How do I do ...
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Review Edited Layers Before Saving

In Arcmap, there a plugin/addon available that will list the layers that have been edited when the "Save Edits" dialog pops up? Sometimes I get nervous that I might have deleted from a layer that I ...
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ArcMap 10.2.2 Creating two random points approximately 50 meters apart

I am fairly new to ArcMap 10.2.2 so please bear with me. I am trying to create ten sets of two random points approximately 50 meters apart within a polygon restraining feature. Edit: Minimum ...
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a ...
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How to do NETWORK kernel density in ArcMap for road crashes?

I wish to know steps to be followed for carrying out NETWORK Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) in ArcMap (Arc GIS 10) for point events (road crashes). In ArcGIS 10, there is command do kernel density ...
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Selected Feature how to zoom in ArcMap viewer window

I will selected one feature in ArcMap that feature zoom in viewer window in ArcMap i tried in ArcMap VBA but no result Public Sub zoomtool() Dim pDoc As IMxDocument Set pDoc = ThisDocument Dim pMap ...
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Determining degrees of freedom for Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) in ArcMap?

I'm doing Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) analysis in ArcMap and need the degrees of freedom for the model in order to calculate p values. The summary does not list degrees of freedom, but ...
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Troubleshooting ERROR 000814: Invalid file type from arcpy.TableToExcel()?

I wrote the script below to iterate through a file geodatabase's feature classes and convert them to an excel table. However, it returns the error ExecuteError: Failed to execute. Parameters are not ...
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Repair/Check for empty geometry in ArcSDE?

I understand that the standard validation/repair tools are not for use with ArcSDE and that ESRI needs to fix this, but are there work-arounds for at least checking where there might be empty geometry ...
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How to add multiple feature classes from gdb to mxd using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 and I am trying to to add multiple feature classes (eg. c101ppt, c102ppt, c103ppt... [name end with ppt] from a geodatabase to a mxd. The name of feature layer need to be the ...
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Changing Mosaic Dataset Properties in Map Document using ArcPy?

Does anyone know if it is possible in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop to access and change mosaic dataset properties within a map document using ArcPy? I am trying to write text into the symbology ...
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arcgis C#: restrict addin to mxd file only

I have an addin toolbar (arcmap 10.3 in C#) for a certain type of analysis for our clients. We want to restrict the availability of the addin to a mxd file. We do not want other COM or Addins to be ...
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How do I measure the distance between two points within a country arcmap

I have two shapefiles with points distributed over the whole world. I would like to measure the distance (like the crow flies in km) from each point in shapefile 1 to the closest point from shapefile ...
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Arcgis SDK C#: Addin running code on arcmap startup

I know that the addins are 'lazy loading', but I want to initialize some variables on startup of arcmap. This would be loading user preference data for the workflow we have in place, updating the FC ...
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C# Custom Dockable window: grouping them together

I'm adding in some custom windows for our clients. I want to group my dock windows together on load. The end result would look like they are tabbed (from the bottom). I have the following code to my ...
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ArcMap shutting down when I add rasters to a mosaic in foreground processing

I'm trying to add rasters to a mosaic - I was initially trying to do this by background processing but I was receiveing an error - I've followed the advice of this article ...
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How to determine the columns generated when uploading a KML into a Google Fusion table

I created a Road Segment shapefile with ArcGIS desktop, the shapefile has the following columns:'CellID' 'RoadName' 'Description' Like so: I converted into a KMZ file which I then converted into a ...
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How to identify data frame which scale bar corresponds to in ArcMap?

I need help to identify the data frame (from several data frames) that corresponds to a scale bar in ArcMap?
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How to Mosaic Images using ArcMap when coordinate system is undefined?

I have images which are not Georeferance with any coordinate system and i want to mosaic those images in ArcMap 9.3
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Transforming takes long time with st_transform

I have two shape files contains considerably large data. I exported them to my geodatabase(using arccatolog), which takes 2 days. The problem is their srid must be changed. So i tried creating new ...
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How to publish the Manage map server cache tile (Server) tool as an arcGis geoprocessing service?

I need to publish the Manage map server cache tile on the arcgis server as a geoprocessing service. As a result I will be able to update the tiles of a tiled service through a service call. I face ...
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Re-Calculating Rows in File GDB Feature Classes

I run the script that I created below, but when it is completed and I check the FC tables, nothing has changed. The script iterates through each feature class of a database and then iterates through ...
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Is it possible to create a multi-page drop window in Google Earth Pro?

I have converted my shapefile from ArcMap 10.3 to a KMZ that allows me to open the file up in Google Earth Pro. I have made the map interactive and created hyperlinks to the files I want shown. There ...
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Arcmap 10.3 crashing on launch using either existing MXD or just launching app

I recently upgraded from 10.0 to 10.3 and am having a LOT of crashes when trying to launch the app. I have been using MXD's started in 10.0 but re-saved under 10.3 as well as ones started fresh in ...