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Saving extent of satellite imagery in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using 50cm imagery for the whole country of South Africa, which make zooming and panning painfully slow. Can I save imagery for just the area I am working with (ie. data frame, city, province)? ...
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.mdb is not a valid layer and can not be added to the map

I know this question has been asked quite a few times before but I couldn't find an answer that suited my situation at all. So this is what happens. Currently, I am using ArcGIS to map the sewer ...
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Setting coordinate system for image in ArcMap?

I am a beginner with ArcMap. I have a problem with setting coordinate system for my image. I am using an add-in which creates shapefiles .shp (craters, area), grids, plots and etc. However I get ...
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How to project WGS84 raster in lat/long to WGS84 UTM in ArcMap 10?

I know this is suppose to be simple and I've found similar questions. However when I try to do the same (data management tools > projections and transformations > raster > project) inserting input ...
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Distance unit between line and point shapefile

I have two files: A point shapefile containing latitudes and longitudes of points. A .kml file that I am converting to a line shapefile. Objective: To find the minimum perpendicular distance of ...
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Semivariogram modeling in Arc Gis Geostatistical anaalyst

I want to know that what units of distance for lag size is used in geostatistical analyst 9.3.1 Arc Map. I am not getting the same from software. Please reply, if anyone knows about it.
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Converting CALS type rasters for Arcmap?

I have a bunch (think 400+) scanned old portions of maps that are in .cal format, apparently a CALS type raster format. I am able to open them in Autocad Map 3D, but Arcmap does not recognize them. ...
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Unwanted text over maps

For some reason one of my attribute tables appears to have created a graphic and is overlayed on my maps. It only happens when zoomed out 1:1,250,000 or more. I have removed all layers to see if ...
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Debugging/logging ArcPy / Python code behind ArcMap function?

Considering I Can use the right click --> set datasource at an mxd file to change the datasource. The following pictures describes how this can be done in arcmap.. How can I see the arcpy / python ...
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How to Parse Unique Address Data

I'm trying to parse some funky address data into separate fields either using ArcMap's Field Calculator or a Python Script. Currently, my address data including street number, street name, and ...
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How to calculate RMSE of geographic coordinates?

I've been working on my project and I stumble upon how I can calculate the Root Mean Square Error (RMSE) of geographic coordinates. What I have is a derived coordinates from processing LiDAR data ...
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Difference between “hard edge” and “soft edge” in Arc's Add TIN Line?

Is there a technical difference between "hard edge" and "soft edge" in Arc's Add TIN Line on the TIN Editing toolbar? In both you can specify the height of this constraint and they seem to be doing ...
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Include gridlines with attribute table shown on a map layout?

I am including the related attribute table to the spatial data shown in a map; see attached image. I have the attribute table shown with the map in layout view, but I would like to include gridlines ...
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Why does ArcMap show quantities for values that are not in attribute table?

I've joined a csv file of values (0-100) (created in Excel), with local authority boundaries for the UK in ArcMap 10.1. I want to display the percentage of these areas not receiving 3G mobile ...
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Counting points of specific type within polygon using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I'm analyzing wind farms and wind turbines within ArcGIS Desktop 10.2. My data consists of the locations of individual wind turbines that are associated with a wind farm (let's call it "Wind Farm ...
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Export color map description from ArcMap to QGIS?

Concerning raster dataset color maps: Is there a way to convert the Raster Function Template XML: .rft.xml used by ArcMap to describe color maps for raster data into the .txt format used by QGIS?
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Change default “My template” directory for Arcmap layout view?

So the default directory for "My templates" for switching the layouts in layout view is C:\Users\xxxx\appdata\raoming\esri\desktop..... so premade layouts can be accessed quickly. I need these same ...
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How to run kriging in modelbuilder with various shapefiles

I need to run kriging in a model, using 5 diferent point shapefiles. I put as input %Name% to run the different shapefiles, but in Z value field I have an error, because it's different in each ...
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Loaded OSM Data into PostGIS Database. Cannot view in ArcMap “The coordinate system identifier is invalid”

I loaded OSM File for Pennsylvania into a PostGIS Database in PostgreSQL using osm2pgsql. Everything seemed to go without a hitch until I finally connected to the Database in arcCatalog and tried to ...
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Trying to re-project a folder of shapefiles using Python Script

I am trying to reproject multiple shapefiles in a folder. When I run my program this is the error I am getting: line 8221, in Project raise e ExecuteError: Failed to execute. Parameters are not ...
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Return Selection as string in ArcMap

I create a lot of county boundaries and was wondering if I could turn a column into a string so I can drop it into another statistical package. In this case SAS and R. For example, the CNTYPROPER ...
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ArcGIS Android export tile cache for higher levels (only level 9 in samples)

I need to cache a few tiles for the offline part of my application. Though in the samples provided for Android the following server link has been used for exporting local tile chache: ...
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ArcGIS Raster Calculator wont work in main model

I've created a Submodel in ArcGIS, which stretches my rasterdata to new values. The strange thing is, that the model works, if I run it itself - as soon as i implement it in the main model, I get ...
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Run C# form when ArcMap mxd is opened

I have created a form in C# which collects data such as name, date, workspace and several other fields from the user and stores this data in a temporary .txt file to be used later by other functions. ...
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Satellite Image of same projection system , do not overlap

I have two satellite imagery with same projection system i.e. QND_1995_Qatara_National_Grid as Spatial Reference and D_QND_1995 as Datum. Satellite Image A) Received in WGS84 and converted it to ...
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Calculate frequency of a attribute field per polygon [duplicate]

I have spatially joined a polygon file with census tracts of areas in Houston with a theft occurrence point shapefile. The attribute table contains a field that represents different classes of theft ...
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Using SQL query with ArcPy?

I'm creating a tool that when you type in the city name it will select the city, zoom in and label it. I have the zoom and label working but can't figure out the SQL Query needed to select the city I ...
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ArcMap ObjectID seems to be getting changed, any ideas what might be doing it?

I am working with ArcMap10.0 and MDB's, often creating Definition Queries based off my ObjectID with the understanding that this unique identifier should not change over time. ie. if I create ...
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Profile graphing and coloring different segments

I currently have multiple profile graphs that display elevation over time, and I have a slope layer generated by arctools. Can I make a single profile graph where the line is based on elevation over ...
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Watersheds tool does not create watersheds in ArcMap?

I`m trying to create watersheds and every time I run the Watershed tool, the result will be very interesting. I use snap raster and I set the extent of the output to the extent of the flow direction ...
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Python script for calculating the area of a polygon

I am looking for a python code for this polygon. I need to calculate the area inside this polygon and I am new to programming. (Very new). Can anybody assist me with this? I have to use a python ...
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georeferencing envi data with lat/lon in arcmap

I need to georeference gridded ENVI files or rather add georeferencing to the metadata. I do have the lat/lon of the corner points of the data and the spatial resolution. Any suggestions of how to put ...
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Branching factor in River system?

I would like to find the branching factor for a river system. I have tried dissolving it then trying to find the branching factor but I'm not to sure how. So I have it from west to east like it ...
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Merge or dissolve line features based on two or more attributes

I am working in Arcmap 10.2 and I would like to do the following according to the example table below, but I do not have a clue on how to do this. I am working in ModelBuilder. Is there a tool for ...
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Creating PLSS grid from points

I'm using ArcMap Advanced license. My company creates parcel maps for various state counties. I am trying to create a PLSS for a county. I would like to create the PLSS grid from the TICS (tics are ...
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How to have more than one output on iterate tables (modelbuilder)?

I'm doing a model in modelbuilder where I have as input 5 excel tables and what I want is to have 5 outputs in the end of the model. How can I do that? I want to have 5 outputs after Project tool. ...
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From ArcMap to webmapping using Flash builder for Flex?

I'm working on ArcMap I've an 'mxd' it's a map related to a database MS ACCESS with some geoprocessing models ("ModelBuilder"). I've created a map related to geodatabase MS ACCESS and then I ...
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How to mosaic to new raster for multiple DEM tiles?

I took some DEM files and turned them into raster .tif files, i then tried to Mosaic them together using the mosaic to new raster tool and i keep getting two problems consistently, there seems to ...
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Export/Convert Layer to Shapefile within ModelBuilder

I am finding that more and more I am being sent KML files to be converted into shapefiles to be used for mapping/analysis etc. I am finding it monotonous using the Export KML to Layer tool, then ...
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Merge touching polygons with keeping their attributes

I've got a layer of polygons Although they all in the same layer, each polygon own some unique data like the date of this polygon and an amount it possess (a number). I want to join/merge all the ...
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ArcMap populate field with value from another dataset

I have two Polygon datasets, one contains Buildings and the other PostCodes (ZipCodes). I'd like the PostCode field in the Buildings dataset to be populated with the value of the PostCode field from ...
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Is it possible to change the current map document from a geoprocessing tool

I'm writing a BaseGeoprocessingTool with the ArcObjects API and I need to open an Mxd then change the current document by this opened document. I managed to open the Mxd document: IMapDocument ...
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How to create a layer from existing attribute data of another layer?

I am using Arc Map 10.2 and I have a shapefile consisting of parcel data. I would like to create a shapefile/layer from the existing parcel shapefile by using a table that consists of a list of ...
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Trying to use Tkinter to open dialog box in ArcMap

The following script works great from the command line but crashes from the pythonaddin: import Tkinter import tkFileDialog root = Tkinter.Tk() root.withdraw() pathtest = ...
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Creating a Network Dataset

I need some basic instructions on how to create a network dataset in ArcMap 10.1. I do realize there are esri tutorials out there but I'm having difficulty understanding everything. I'm just looking ...
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Integration of cloudera and Arcmap

I am trying to cloudera with arcmap using hadoop tools..can anyone help me in finding hdfs server host name, port number, hdfs username and remote location of the file????
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Clip layer with selected object from another layer in QGIS

In ArcMap, I can clip a layer with selected objects from another layer by using the editor toolbar. I want to do the same operation in QGIS. I want to create holes in the landuse layer by selecting ...
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How to add multiple attributes in a single field to a single point feature?

I am developing a city bus information system using ArcMap. I have extracted all the bus-stops in a point shapefile. I intend to add the list of all buses stopping at a particular stop to the ...
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ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running a Model

We have a feature class "A" with features that are modified by our users on a daily basis. One attribute is the "Date of Modification" that is being written for each edit done on a feature. We have ...
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ArcMAP Index Grid, feature list

I am creating a simple map of state owned lands in my County. I want to use a lookup table that I can use to list a number of attributes and associate with the FID between features on the map and the ...