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Snap or Move a Point to its closest attribute matching line ArcMap

I have a point feature I want to snap or move to its closes line feature. Now this is easily accomplished with the Near tool. However I want the Point with its unique name attribute only to move or ...
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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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How to calculate frontages of city parcel data in ArcMap 10.0?

I need to calculate the length of polygon frontages (along streets) from our city's parcel (i.e. lot) data in order to do an analysis on lot frontages in various zoning districts. How can I do this?
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Implementating Analytical Hierarchy Process with ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop?

I want to use the AHP in arcmap 10.2. I have tried using the arcscript available from http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=13764 Which was designed for Arcmap 9.2. I was able to get as far ...
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Raster files are not exact in extent after clipping?

My two layers (chlorophyll-a and Bathmetry) are not exact after I clip my rasters. My bathymetry data (1) is reporting up to 10 decimal places where as chlorophyll-a (2) is only 3 decimal places and ...
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How to Calculate fields for attribute table using ModelBuilder?

I am working with the ModelBuilder tool in ArcMap. I have created a simple model that takes the Strip Map Index Features as an input. I have added fields to the model to produce more fields in the ...
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ERROR 000989: Python syntax error: Parsing error SyntaxError: invalid syntax (line 2)

I have a Field Calculator I am using with Python and I keep getting the above error. Below is the screenshot of my Field Calculator I am using. What am I doing wrong here?
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Computing distance of a georeferenced .jpg to each polygon (town) in a shapefile

I have a .jpg that is a highway that spans multiple towns, and a shapefile with boundaries of these towns. I have georeferenced the .jpg so that it is aligned with the shapefile of the towns. My ...
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Converting .lyr to .shp in ArcMap?

Does anyone know how to convert a .lyr to .shp format in ArcMap 10.2? I had a look at different forums on the internet and most people suggest that it works by right clicking on the layer in the TOC ...
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Populating an attribute field [closed]

I want to add another field to an attribute table, a number field. This number field will show in my opinion the experience visiting the ski resort, from 1 (the worst) to 10 (the best). Those that I ...
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Usage of 'in' in Python [closed]

Can someone please tell me whats happening here. I'm still new to Python for ArcGIS and I really need to understand this piece of code for my project. How does dct_max work and how is tpl created? At ...
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How to delete isolated pixels in ArcGIS 10.1?

I want to know that it is possible or not to edit the raster pixel in ArcGIS. I want to delete isolated pixel and I want to delete some pixel by manually. please tell me how can i do it manually or ...
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Select / Deselect and Identify Features in QGIS

Sorry if this is all a bit 101, but I'm new to QGIS. I basically have a large Arc project that I can access in QGIS for reference, so will only really be using it to identify features. For example to ...
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Georeferencing scanned map using ArcMap?

Using ArcMap 9.3, I want to georeference a scanned map of Sudan (Africa) as .jpg file format,coordinate points are marked on scanned map in 4 degree intervals. I am not familiar to georeferencing in ...
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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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How to auto-fill domain or field?

Is It possible to have a domain on a field that then narrows down the domain selection of the next field. example: Field_1 would have a domain of- Rock, debris and soil If I choose ...
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How to add several layers to the table of contents in ArcMap using Python in one shot?

I am already able to add individual layers to ArcMap table of contents using the following codes: # Adding the layer to the table of contents mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("current") df = ...
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How to calculate statistics for several subcatchments (polygons) in the same time? [duplicate]

I have a shapefile of groundwater management zone which is composed of 40 subcatchments (40 polygons). I'd like to calculate the max., min. and mean elevation for each subcatchment. Would you please ...
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Problem with deploying addin

I have made a Button addin for ArcMap in Visual Studio 2010, but I don't know how to deploy it. I tried debugging it from ArcMap but nothing happens.
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How to create text label of different scales?

I would like to create a different type of map in ArcMAp.I would like to present the frequency of some words. So the dimension of the word (maybe even the color) would symbolize its frequency. I ...
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Having arcpy.da.SearchCursor access only selected row in attribute table?

In ArcMap 10.2, I'm attempting to build a tool that, when run, will iterate through a network of pipes to locate an outfall point. My network is composed of polyline data representing pipe, with input ...
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Is there a way to turn a data frame off in ArcMap 10.2?

I have an mxd with three data frames. I've written a python script that loops through a list of user-specified coordinates and scales for each data frame before exporting the mxd as a pdf. Is there a ...
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Why is my DEM in ArcScene flat, not 3D?

I am working with Digital Elevation Models in format TIFF 2km * 2km. As far as I know DEMs should have a 3d function but in my case the DEMs are flat. They only look 3d because of the hill shading. ...
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Shapefile georeferencing

I have digitized the internal of a building's floors using ArcMap 10.2.2 and need to georeference the shapefiles now. The only raster file I have, is a google image file which isn't accurate at all. ...
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ArcMap used to create? [closed]

How are the symbols created for building footprints to have front door (small angle seen in first picture)? I have attached what I have thus far - want to convert the bottom picture to the top for the ...
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ArcMap Error I can't seem to recover my MXD file from

Has anyone come across this error when opening up a MXD file? Opening the selected ArcMap document failed. ArcMap had frozen on me right before this, even though no processes were in the ...
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How to attach a graph to a point feature class?

Is there any way to attach a graph to every point in a feature class? When I click to identify a point in my map I want it to show me the characteristics from attribute table (as it actually shows) ...
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How to correctly play with page settings in layout view in ArcMap?

I need to print a map from ArcMap. I'm going to use a plotter and want to print it on a A0 format paper. But...the layout settings are totally driving me crazy! As you can see in the first picture ...
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Show selected features on all zoom levels in ArcMap?

Is there a way to display selected features no matter the scale level in ArcMap 10.3? When I select by attribute and then zoom to selection I often just get a blank map since the layer is set not to ...
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Labelling all features in ArcMap?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2. I have a shapefile with line features which I labeled with some vb code. The problem is when I zoom out there are labels that disappear, I have around 4000 features but ...
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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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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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Using arcpy outside the arcmap

I want to use some arcpy function outside arc map i used following code but it ends up with error no module named arcpy can anyone help import sys sys.path.append("D:\Installed ...
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Concatenate string data plus numeric data in Arcmap 10.2.2

I have three attribute fields (Address_No: 1, StreetName: Main, Street_Ty: ST) that I want to merge together. How do I concatenate string data found within the table plus numeric data? I would like ...
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How to separate zones into individual maps

I am using ArcMap 10.3 with a Basic license. I have a single map split into four zones. I would like to split this single map into four individual maps / data frames focusing on a single zone. Is ...
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Creatinh equidistant grid in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am new at GIS, however, I need to create this grid with equidistant boxes similar to graph paper such that these can show approximate distance around different types of places. How do I do it? I ...
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Creating styles from scratch

I have been tasked to create a list of point symbols for the counties Watershed Improvement Program from scratch. They don't want modified icons from the programs database, but custom drawn. I already ...
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AVG and GROUP BY in ArcMap

I have a Road Network shp file.(attributes include Names and Volumes ) Each road in my network consists of many links with the same name and different volumes. I want to display Road Names and ...
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In ArcMap how do I print to an image (jpg or pdf) with a transparent background?

I am trying to print a contour shapefile to an image (jpg) with a transparent background instead of white. What I want to do is add this into powerpoint as a layer over the top of a basemap so I can ...
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GCS_WGS_1984 Map in Esri Javascript

I created a dynamic map service in Arcmap and published to my server. The spatial reference used: GCS_WGS_1984. I used the javascript without basemap to display in a html. I cannot do a ...
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Resolving Arcpy “GetObject not point” Error

I'm new to Python (v 2.6.5) and am trying to write an ArcMap (10) script that reads the vertex coordinates of a polygon shapefile which includes a small hole (doughnut polygon). I've been working ...
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how to convert the easting and northing to a point and saved in a feature class in ArcMap?

I write a program to decode the message from the GPS device to get the easting and northing , but I don't know how to convert the easting and northing to a point and saved in a feature class in ...
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How do i popup a context menu with custom command items in a Select tool OnMouseDown (Right Click) with VB .Net?

This should be simple... I am converting VBA customization to VB .NET in VS 2008 Express Edition. In VBA i have a custom selection tool. Aside from just selecting features, when OnMouseDown receives ...
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Displaying multiple sea level scenarios?

I'm trying to display a number of sea level scenarios to discuss landscape differences across time. I've created a CTM of the region now i need to display sea level at a number of reduced levels (e.g. ...
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Importing non-geocoded jpeg into active window of ArcMap Data frame?

Currently when we draw a new subdivision into our GIS, we snip a .jpeg of the platted subdivision and add it to ArcMap. The un-referenced jpeg is simply dropped out in the middle of nowhere and we ...
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Support for Foreground and Background geoprocessing in ArcMap tools?

If not all ArcGIS tools support both foreground and background Geoprocessing, then how can I tell whether a tool will run in the foreground or run in the background?
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Displaying X, Y coordinates on ArcGIS not working

I am trying to geocode some coordinates I have from my Excel sheet onto ArcGIS but everytime I do so, it doesn't show up on the screen. When I right click on the sheet layer to see where it went, it ...
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Failed to export all rows in attribute table in ArcMap to .dbf

I would like to export a large attribute table to .dbf format, which includes almost 5,000,000 rows. But the exported table only contains about half of the rows without showing any error message ...
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Arcmap ModelBuilder - If statement

I'm using the ModelBuilder inside ArcMap to execute a set of raster calculations. I need to execute a different calculations based on the pixel value (If the pixel value is less then 0 - execute ...
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Setting CopyFeatures_management output to newly created folder in Python script?

How do I set the output of the copyfeatures_management so that the shapefiles go into the new folder I created? Currently, they are being placed in my set workspace at the beginning of my code. ...