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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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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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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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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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ArcGIS Select by Attribute SQL syntax problem

I have a list of aprox 150 unique road names in Excel. I copy and paste (as text option) that list into Word (2013 version). I then "replace" all the end paragraphs (^p) with quotes and commas (','). ...
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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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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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Combining continuous raster and point in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a layer that's a topographic map of a mountain range, represented by a continuous raster. I have another layer that is just points, representing where the summits are. How can I use the ...
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Exporting list of tables contained in *.mdb with ArcPy gives Indentation Error?

I'd like to export to excel each of the tables in a .mdb database as separate .xml files. The code works until the last line which gives an unexpected indentation error, and I'm also struggling with ...
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Distance to, travel only on one surface

Looking to create a distance to wetland raster. However this travel distance must be through the water only. I have tried setting land to a high cost (e.g. 99) however doing so I have to set each ...
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pandas.to_csv to write arcpy.getrasterproperties returns

I'm stumped on how I can use pandas.to_csv for this application. I'm trying to first write a csv then append the csv within the for loop so that every iteration appends a new row. Thanks in advance. ...
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Missing labels when using arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF

I have a script that is run on a daily basis to export a folder of MXDs to PDFs and I have noticed some peculiar behavior. Many, but not all of the PDFs will be missing some labels or their label ...
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ArcGIS field calculator: Calculating a new field using multiple fields with python

Basically, I have a large polygon data set that has soil data for an area and I want to assign numeric values to the data based on soil texture text values (e.g. SIL=4, CLY=7, ...). However, the soil ...
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Arcscan greyed out

the Arcscan toolbar is greyed out. The Arcscan extension is enabled. The raster is a "bi-level" image There is an editable polyline layer in the ArcMap TOC Do you have any idea why i still can't ...
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Proportional Symbols - Custom legend breaks

I mapping the number of Boko Haram victims in each state of Nigeria for several years. I chose to make a proportional symbol maps using the centroid of each state. For a given year, the area of the ...
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How to add Simple 3d Bar Graph on top of 2d Feature class in ArcMap

I am trying to add a simple bar graph on top of a map in ArcMap. The idea is very simple, to calculate x,y (suppose building area vs building name) and create a bar graph of it. This can easily be ...
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Tool making by using python

My problem is that i want to solve one equation by using these inputs. Equation is : (field*area)/total area where field= fields which are selected, Area= field of area, total area= total of area. ...
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ArcMap Add-In Not Updating To Latest Version

I'm having an issue that I haven't experienced before with ArcMap Add-Ins and I'm hoping someone out there has experienced this and knows of a solution. We have an add-in build in VB.NET that is used ...
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equation solving by using python or model builder in arcmap 9.3

I want to solve one formula in arcmap 9.3 by using Python or Model builder. I have one shape file, in that there is in attribute table for field A & B Solve the formula: A*B/Sum(A). where Sum(A) ...
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Username and password error during ArcGIS Server connection from ArcGIS Desktop

Hy all! I get this error message, when I try to connect to our ArcGIS Server. I can reach that from browser with the same address. I get this error, when I try to connect from ArcMap, without any ...
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Post and Reconcile buttons in versionig toolbar grayed out in Arcmap

I have a versioned GDB (Postgresql) and I have versions DEFAULT-> A -> B. Version A modifies two poly lines and version B modifies one of the two that is modified in version A. In ArcMap, even though ...
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Converting DEM in degree decimal to meter using ArcMap?

i am trying to make cell size of satellite image and DEM equal for Maxent. cell size of satellite image is in metric but DEM is in degree decimal. how can i convert DEM in degree decimal to meter ...
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Using a Local Datum Plane (LDP) scale factor within ArcMap?

I have a CADD drawing that uses a Local Datum Plane (LDP) scale factor of 0.99991199. When I add the drawing to ArcMap without taking into account the scale factor, the drawing appears to the east of ...
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combine two FOR LOOPS (MakeFeatureLayer_management)

I want to combine two FOR LOOPS but I have no idea how. It should give me in each TYPE Layer "under" Layers, where are new Layers for each MONTH (see picture) The two loops in itself works. # ...
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Find out which raster has highest values

I have 3 rasters for water use and 1 raster for water supply. I want to know which one has the highest values which will mean that it has the greatest influence on available water supply. What ...
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Preventing pyramid build when loading jp2000 image file into ArcMap or ArcCatalog?

Every time I want to bring a jp2000 imagery to ArcMap, it has to run its pyramids before it can display it. Is there a way around for me to prevent from doing it repeat ?
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How to conduct an NDVI and regression with ArcMap?

I would ideally like to execute an NDVI on a sample of NAIP images and then use the NDVI scores per district or whatever my aggregate zone is, probably census tract. My goal is to identify census ...
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HRESULT 0x80010202 exception in ArcMap closest feature searching by ArcObjects?

My method must return closest feature attribute. But there's a problem, it finds closest feature but returns COM exception HRESULT 0x80010202 void selectStreet(IPoint point, IActiveView activeView) ...
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Displaying rasters with transparent background in tilemill

I have created a set of annotations for different web zoom levels in ArcMap, and would like to use these labels in Tilemill rather than using the tilemill labeling engine. I am aware that I can't ...
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How to group tools within a Python toolbox in ArcMap 10.2

I have created a simple Python toolbox at work for use in ArcMap 10.2. It is used by multiple members of staff so I'm hoping to make it as simple to use as possible. It currently only contains two ...
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arcobjects determine when attribute dialog window closed

In arcmap, I choose to "Display the attributes dialog before storing new features" in editor options for several layers. I intend to do further development upon user closing the attribute dialog ...
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Integrate geodatabase with other nonspatial databases in oracle 11g using ArcGis for Desktop 10.2

I have an oracle database namely xe which I have spatially enabled. using the Create Enterprise Geodatabase geoprocessing tool. The application I am going to implement has an already created ...
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Export my map in various formats

I want to implement a sort of content negotiation so as to export my map in formats like pdf jpg etc. Is there any way to export my current map view (with all the enabled options so far) in various ...
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Error Reporting Registry Location of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to stop ArcMap from error reporting during an Arcpy loop. The error report dialog stops my loop and I need for it to go away, permanently I found this link which references the registry ...
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Detecting Runtime Errors in Arcpy Loops [duplicate]

I am looping over a feature in Arcpy and doing several geoProcessing tasks on each feature/iteration. The loop runs pretty well but crashes on some of the features. I dont really know why but its ...
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Algorithm to implement for batch processing in ArcMAP modelbuilder [duplicate]

I have a directory with about 10 polygon shapefiles. I need ArcMAP to take all these shapefiles and union them all into one layer using the model builder. I know I need to use some sort of iterator, ...
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ArcMap topology toolbar validate topology button is disabled?

I find a strange thing when I try to use validate topology button. Most of the buttons on topology toolbar are disabled. Last month when I was using a trial license of ArcGIS, I can use these ...
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Central Feature Tool Key Error u'M'

I was trying to execute two tools (Mean Center Tool and Central Feature) when suddenly it gave me a error that I couldn't find the resolution too no matter what I tryed. The code is here (along with a ...
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Getting error Route without Measure from Make Route Event tool?

I'm using make a route event tool, i want to generate lines that have specific measurements. I made sure that the properties of the polylines were Polyline M as opposed to polyline, as well as my ...
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Error 000865 when using arcpy.ASCIIToRaster_conversion

I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I always get the error 000865 when using arcpy.ASCIIToRaster_conversion. I'm new and do not have much Python experience right now – so sorry for that. >>> ...
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Join leads to null value outside of edit session

I am using Arcmap 10.2 on Windows 7 I joined a shapefile with an Excel file, and the attributes are shown as until I start an edit session. Then, the values are as they should be. They match up by ...
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Updating file geo database table

I have an input csv file that I process using a python script and generate a new output csv file. I then, in the same python script use Table to Table (Conversion) in order to store the data from the ...
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How to find the coordinate system of an existing Map in arcGIS using VB.NET [closed]

I already have a georeferenced base map loaded in ArcMap. I want to find the spatial reference of this map and assign the same coordinate system to a polygon that I created. I can not get a start with ...
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Set datasource form world map.mxd

Noob question here: I've downloaded a data set from ESRI as part of EDN, and it contains world data in a folder such as this: C:\Download\ESRI\EDN Data\DataMapsArcGIS2013_1\world\World Map.mxd When ...
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3D Analyst Line of Sight: what am I doing wrong?

As a relatively new user to GIS trying out 3D Analyst tools, I'm trying to run a Line of Sight which is not working the way I'd expect. Note I'm running the tool straight from the toolbox, no python ...
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Maps hosted on my own server instead of ArcGIS servers? [duplicate]

I know ArcGIS provides maps for me to use off of their server for the price of their services. http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//0154000003vt000000 I want to share my map ...
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Updating (ArcMap 10) layer objects with objects from another layer?

I have layer "A" and layer "B". Layer "A" has polygon objects and unique ID for every object in attribute table. Layer "B" has some polygon objects from layer "A", but those polygons have been ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.1 Table To Table tool in Python script gives ExecuteError: ERROR 001156?

I work for an organization that just upgraded from esri arcmap 9.3.1 to 10.2.1 and I'm currently in the process of updating the python scripts. When running a script I'm getting hung up on a portion ...
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How to convert GeoDa .GAL or ArcMap .SWM file to Matlab (.dat)?

I want to convert a spatial weight matrix from either ArcMap (.SWM file) or GeoDa (.GAL file) to an .dat Matlab file. So far, I only found the STATA package spwmatrix to do this. But the command line ...
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arcpy to handle topology error inspector

I am now want to do topology check use python, but I don't know whether arcpy can realize the function in error inspector. May I call error inspector and get the error records(something like attribute ...