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Why is the “Contour” tool returning contours with an odd rectangular pattern?

I am generating 2' contours made from a smoothed DEM that is 3.2808 foot (1m) horizontal resolution. The result shows these odd squares that are about 80' on a side. The smoothing was done using 8 ...
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Set transparency on an extent indicator in ArcMap

When creating an extent indicator in ArcMap 10.3, is it possible to set the transparency of the background colour of the extent indicator frame? I want the extent rectangle to have a colour fill, but ...
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Custom rotated polygon labels in ArcMap

Can the following be done in ArcMap? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor (in MapInfo using a lot of manual steps) to get the following output. So ...
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Analysis tools UPDATE not available

Why UPDATE from Analysis tools in ArcGIS 10.3.1 is not available to me, does it need some specific license or can it be download separately? How is it possible to achieve exactly the same result as ...
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XY to Line tool

I wish to generate line with approximately 4061 xy coordinate from .csv file. However when i tried to execute using the xy to line tool the resulted map(photo 1) only showed half of the coordinate and ...
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Arcmap - add an image to a legend that is not part of layer symbology

I am making a simple map, showing store locations on a background. Each store brand is displayed with an image (a coloured square with a letter e.g. Aldi might be a blue square with the letter "A" ...
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Export entire Mosaic with “Equal-Arc” spatial reference

I have several mosaic datasets contain a total of about 1000 images, each about 500mb in size. Unfortunately our customer needs a file format different than the one we are using and needs the imagery ...
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Telerik GridView issues with ArcMap

i'm using Telerik Controls , my issue is that when my application running as a plugin inside ArcMap application it doesn't work smoothly . for example :- when using the search functionality provided ...
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Using Aster in ArcMap?

Can you open and use Aster level 1T data in ArcMap? If so, how do you go about doing this? I am wanting to upload my classification shape files onto the larger map, i am not sure if this is possible.
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Consolidating many-to-one overlapping polygon feature values into another polygon attribute using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a situation similar to the one here: Spatial join - many to one however the desired end product is a dissolved/aggregated feature that collects up all the values it was joined to. For example ...
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Analysis of concentrations

I process images of trace gases concentrations distribution over the layer of atmosphere. I need to analyse values of concentrations, rather detect so-called "background" values and "extremal" ones ...
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Eps files from map export are not containing a vector image

I have made a custom map export service, which exports my map in a range of formats. However I have noticed that .eps files, exported using the arcPy function: arcpy.mapping.ExportToEPS(mxd, ...
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Display extent indicators in the legend?

Can you link the data frame extent indicator box with your legend so that the legend displays a symbol and description representing the box?
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How can I convert .tfw/.tif files for use in ArcGIS?

I started a project in QGIS using .tfw files, and was able to simply open and manipulate the images by running them through the program. I tried to restart that same process, except with ArcGIS, but ...
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Distance between locations confilct?

Occasionally experimenting in arcmap with openstreetmaps basemap and in google maps i noticed something strange. I measure the distance of 2 locations in google maps (screenshot 1) and on another ...
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Dynamically change labels/symbology to create multiple maps of the same dataset in ArcMap 10.1

I'm working in ArcMap 10.1. I have a data-set of multiple acreage fields that I am joining against a polygon shapefile. Let's say I have acreage fields X, Y & Z (in reality there about a dozen ...
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Raster from Ascii text file doesn't project properly

I created an ascii grid of annual precipitation for CONUS in MATLAB and imported it into Arcmap. The text file can be downloaded here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0k4x257x597ogij/meanTotalPmm.txt?dl=0 ...
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Fill NoData raster cells with floating point value of closest cell

I am working in ArcMap 10.3.1 with Spatial Analyst tools. I have a raster with some large contiguous areas with NoData. I want to assign the floating point value of the closest cell to each NoData ...
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Service Areas Based on a time Raster Surface in ArcMap 10.1

I have a raster surface that defines for any cell, the cumulative time to reach a particular cell from the nearest health facility. This was generated using the path distance tool of spatial Analyst, ...
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Combining Data from raster and polygon

I am teaching myself GIS at the moment, and there are still some matters I haven't quite got the hang of. I'm using ArcGIS 10.1, and have three datasets: LAYER 1: A population dataset at a high ...
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Traces outside polygons after merging several polygons together

I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1 I have a polygon shape file for areas upstream of 5 monitoring sites. I used dissolveand merge to merge all these polygons together. You can download the resulting shape file ...
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Hot Spot Map in ArcMap and MATLAB

I've tried out the Hot Spot Map tutorial for ArcMap, which is working just fine, and I'm now starting to make some modifications so that it fits my data sets. Instead of aggregating the points as in ...
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Arcpy make raster layer function does not produce right output

I am trying to extract bands within rasters: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = 'd:/Rstack' raster_list = arcpy.ListRasters("*RADIOMETRY.tif", "TIF") list1 = [] for i in raster_list: arcpy....
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Custom ArcMap 10.3 Projections?

I'm still pretty new to GIS, being a new EIT at a civil engineering firm. Im here to find out if ArcMap has this certain projection. If so, how do I access it? In ArcMap the projection currently says ...
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Symbolise multiple layers in Arcmap with a Symbology Manager?

Is there a way to change or edit or copy the symbology of layers in Arcmap TOC? What Im thinking of is a solution similar to Maplex but for symbology. Maplex has a label manager where you can ...
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Creating shapefile and then edit it but get feature class does not participate in a network dataset?

I want to mark the drainage but cannot do it as it gives an error saying: The create feature task could not be completed. The turn feature class does not participate in a network dataset.
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Erdas mosaic producing lots of black space?

I am trying to create an imagery mosaic using erdas imagine. The original files were in a 16 bit DIM Pan-Sharpened format, which produced a completely unusable blank raster (likely an issue with color ...
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Use ModelBuilder to copy/paste attributes from Table to Feature?

I am using ArcMap 10.3. This question involves the use of tables and personal geodatabase features. I am looking for an efficient way to populate Water Meter fields using data from a Table. The ...
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Arcpy TabletoExcel input error

I have a very big dataset in a gbd. I would like to export it to an excel file. I use the following code: startingP = r"C:\Directory\ArcGIS\By_Coding.gdb\MyInput" endingP = r"C:\Directory\ArcGIS\...
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Geocoding addresses based on own reference data

I have a historical addresses dataset in form: |Name |Description | Where "Name" is a single field with house number, street name, city and country. I have digitised two georeferenced ...
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How to Retain Image attachment

I am working with ArcGIS 10.3 and ArcGIS Online. I have feature layer with dataset of around 1000 points with attachments. I called the layer into ArcMap, where I exported the table and cleaned the ...
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Fresh Install of ArcMap 10.4 Stalls on “Loading Document”

I have just installed the trial version of the ArcGIS for Desktop which contains ArcMap on my Windows 7 Pro 64-bit. I haven't been able to launch ArcMap, ArcScene or ArcGlobe yet. As of ArcMap it ...
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Since ArcMap Projects data “on the fly” why aren't these data sets aligning?

I have a polygon feature class in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_13N (Green in map). I projected it to NAD_1927_StatePlane_New_Mexico_East_FIPS_3001 (Pink in map). Why are these not aligning? Does this mean the ...
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Calculating relative share of area covered by water/percentage of polygon area that overlaps in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to calculate the share of the area within a 50km radius of major German city centers that is covered by water with either Arcmap 10.3.1 or Qgis 2.14. My plan is to use the Global Lakes and ...
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Error adding postgis layer in ArcMap 10.4

I imported some shapefiles to a postgis database. In QGIS it works fine, however in ArcMap not yet. I added postgreSQL as a database connection in ArcMap. I can also see the postgis layers in the ...
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Change entire label style after certain extent

I need to design a dynamic label in ArcMap that changes its entire style after a certain zoom extent. The research I've done suggests to me that there is currently no way to use VBscript to manipulate ...
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How to set coordinate system for deed calls in COGO?

I am working with deeds that display metes and bounds, but the surveyor did not include the coordinate system used. If I am trying to enter this data into Arcmap using COGO, where in the process of ...
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Extracting (x,y) of cells overlapped with polyline in ArcGIS for Desktop

I have a grid which is made up of 100*100 cells. I want each cell to be identified by its x (1 to 100) and y (1 to 100) value . For example the cell on the top left corner must be Identified as (1,1) ...
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Arcmap - raster positioning on the map

I work in Arcmap 10.3.1. I have raster dataset - spatial reference 3413 My problem is that I can not send this data on a map. Sequence: Add raster dataset Add basemap How do I display the ...
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Create repeating pattern of raster or polygons in ArcGIS

I want to create a repeating pattern of raster OR polygon features based on an existing sample, so that the sample fills up a larger area in a repeating pattern. For example, with a sample of 10x10 ...
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Is there a technique to calculate volume using a polygon instead of contour line?

What I'm attempting to do is calculate the volume of a lake using a polygon I created by classifying an image for water. I then extracted the polygon from the classification process. What I'm left ...
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Creating Demographic Map based on Block Groups with Custom Data using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to create a custom demographic map based on block groups that fit the following criteria within a 1 mile radius; Population = 8,000 Median HH Income = 50k or less Hispanic Pop = 25% or ...
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Reclass to decimals

I have a integer raster with values 1 - 10, I would like to reclass each value to a decimal e.g 0.003, 0.44 etc. This obviously doesnt work in the Reclass tool, as only whole numbers are allowed. Does ...
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Inserting enclosed Street Names into street_name column of polygon in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of polygons in a feature class & there are streets layer with names within these polygons as shown in the attached image. How to insert the enclosed Street Names into the street_name ...
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ERROR 000539: Error running expression

I am trying to calculate my End_Streets field within two joined tables. I want to remove the redundant SECONDARYN value from the STREETS field. " & ".join(!IntersectAndEnds2.Streets!.split(" &...
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Create a script/tool to run Crystal Reports after a Geoprocessing step? [closed]

We currently provide Crystal reports to our clients that order data requests. I have automated some of the process, but is there a way to incorporate a script/tool/model that would then take my ...
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ArcGIS exports labels in separate letters to Illustrator

I make city maps with ArcMap 10.2.2 that I export to Illustrator for finalization. To label streets, I use the Maplex Street Placement as below: As I need to be able to rework labels with ...
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Using raster calculator to show multiples of particular value?

How do I use raster calculator so that the new raster only shows multiples of 128? I'm not sure what the expression should be.
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How to get the inverse of a raster in ArcMap 10.1

I have a raster ranging from 0 to 80,000. I want to invert this, such that 80000 becomes 0.0000125. When I use a raster calculator as (1/x) it returns 1s where the were values and blank where there ...
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Adding XY coordinate to map in ArcGIS (not in dataset)?

Is there a quick and easy way to add an XY coordinate in ArcGIS outside of creating a table? A coworker just wants to see what that point is on a topo background. I just want to see where a ...