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Hillshade effect not working when no data is on screen

I'm working on a DEM and I selected hillshade effect to be active. The problem is that I can't get it to appear when a no-data area is shown on my screen. If I move the area just enough for the no-...
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How can I fix my spatial join issue?

I am using ArcGIS. I have two different files. The first file is from the United State Census. It is a file consisting of the census tracts for 1990. Each polygon has information that labels its ...
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Managing Many Georeferenced Large Files in ArcMap?

Does anyone have any ideas on how to best handle many large georeferenced files in an ArcMap Document? I have somewhere around 250 individual historic aerials (none being in the same place or from ...
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How to edit the same field in the attribute table for multiple shapefiles at the same time

I have multiple shape files which each have the same field and the same value in their attribute tables. However, some of the shape files have more than one record with that same value. I need to ...
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Network Analysis

I'm doing network analysis where i'm trying to analyze which point feature has the closest distance to a highway. I have created the points that I need and I also have the network dataset, but then i ...
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permissions problem with creating a new text file from the python interpreter in ArcMap? [closed]

I'm attempting to create a .txt file as the output from a larger python script I'm running within ArcMap. The code I'm having trouble goes like this: x = open('adfd.txt', 'w'), and my error message ...
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Map export templates locale

I have created a map export template, where labels and scalebar labels are shown fine when the map export service is published on gis servers where the windows language is english. However, when ...
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ArcMap Merging multiple GeoTagged photo points

I have a data set of Geo tagged photos that I imported into ArcMap using the GeoTagged Photos to points tool. Some of these photos were taken at the same location but because the Drone moved around a ...
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ArcMap Random Points Minimum Distance Field not able to use units

I would like to create random points with a minimum distance based on an attribute field (polygons with a larger area need random points with more space between them). In theory this can be done. ...
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contour lines/ basement contour extraction

My purpose: getting out area between elevation contours (like b/w 600m and 700m). The contours could either be elevation ones or the basement contours. I got elevation contours using spatial analyst ...
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Classifying raw LAS data as bare earth in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a raw LAS data that has only one return (no second/ third.. return) and not classified yet. The only information I have is intensity and elevation. Is there any way that I can classify bare ...
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ArcMap raster calculator error 000539

Using ArcMap 10.3, I am trying to perform map algebra on a raster with 2013 annual PRISM precipitation for the U.S. (http://prism.oregonstate.edu/recent/). The raster has 1 band an is floating point. ...
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How to correct ArcMap re-projection

In ArcMap, I add a layer from ArcGIS web server projected in "Bessel 1841 Transverse Mercator". Then I add new layer as a base map from ArcGIS online web server. This is the result: Shift is ...
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Recalculating raster based in number of cells?

I am working with binary rasters of fish species distributions (1=presence, 2=absence). I am looking to recalculate each raster in this way: Count the number of cells with value 1. Divide: 1/Number ...
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Converting data in table created by Zonal Statistics as Table tool back into raster file?

In arcGIS 10 I have worked on a number of raster files, from which I have created one large table by using the Zonal statistics as Table Tool. I have a result as shown below (I have more than 70,000 ...
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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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Having difficulty viewing a public map package I uploaded

I recently created and uploaded a map package using arcgis 10.3.1. It was saved correctly and I selected the option to share with everyone in arcgis online all seems to be well as I can see it in my "...
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Using QGIS shapefile layer in ArcMap project?

I created a QGIS shapefile layer in QGIS that I want to give to a friend of mine for his ArcMap project. Will he be able to open and use my work?
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Creating space time cube gives ERROR 110015 Unable to read input?

Somehow the create space time cube doesn't work on my project on Philadelphia crime data. The input feature is the point feature "robbery", I named the output as robbery_STC.nc, the time field is one ...
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Negative coordinates for WGS84 system are invisible - ArcGIS 10.2

I have a csv file with point coordinates in GCS_WGS_1984 geographic system. I've imported it to ArcMap as a XY file however negative values for West hemisphere are not visible (but ALL records are in ...
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Spatially matching Landsat images in ArcMap?

I'm trying to look at the desiccation of a lake over a number of years using images from different Landsats. However when I import the different years into arcmap they are completely unsynchronized. I ...
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Right angled triangle symbol ArcMap

Does anyone knows if there is a Right angled triangle symbol into ArcMap standard symbology? I've found only isosceles triangles.
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fill shapefile with data when the attribute tables do not have the same number of rows

I have an "empty" polygon shape file. It only has one row in its attribute table. I have one attribute table called "owf" I would like to join to the polygon. Unfortunately, when I join the two ...
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Why imported mdb database doesn't show any polygons

I've imported an MDB database to ArcMap but it doesn't show any polygon. Do I have to modify something else after importing data? I can only see the imported database tables
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Do outputs (shp, dwg) inherit vertical datum from input (las) files?

I'm working in ArcMap. I pulled LiDAR data off earth explorer and created a DEM with the LiDAR data. I then created contours as a SHP file and exported to DWG (CAD). I was asked if the CAD file's ...
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ArcMap 10.4 Model Builder Geoprocessing tool gets broken

I created a model and added "Iterator Feature Classes" and "Clip". I run the tool and everything works. But when I save the model and restart arcmap the tool gets broken. I cant open the "Clip" tool ...
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Create Cost Surface Raster with slope as percentage of total costs

I know there is a similar question on this website (How to Create Cost Surface Raster for Least Cost Path Analysis?) , but I couldn't find the answer that I'm looking for. I'm currently working with ...
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ArcMap arrow symbol for point: how to make the arrow end starts from the point instead of sitting in the middle of point?

I am trying to use arrows to display points. The arcmap worked nicely to rotate arrow according to the angle field (layer property/symbology/advanced/rotation), however the middle of the arrow sit on ...
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How can I create a pie chart of species recorded so that the colours match the symbology of the GPS points displayed in my map?

I have created a map in ArcMap 10.3 showing the locations of bat sightings in a borough in London, the symbology set to show the different bat species recorded. I want to have a pie chart as an insert ...
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Importing XY coordinates to ArcMap?

I am very new to GIS. I have a dataset in Excel containing XY coordinates of points. These coordinates are said to be in WSG84, but have different decimal places lengths. Longest of them have 9 ...
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Using Not Equal to Wildcard in ArcMap Definition Query?

I'm attempting to use a definition query in order to display only a subset of data. I have a large CAD drawing that I have imported into my map. I do not need many of the lines from the .dwg file to ...
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Importing Map Styles in ArcMap?

I recently found some information on exporting map styles in arcmap and I used this to save some specific symbology that I will need to reuse many times. However, I can't find any documentation or ...
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Unable to change default geodatabse with arcpy.env.workspace

Even after I set the path for the default database with arcpy environment variable, ArcMap does not change the default database directory? At first my arcpy.env.workspace looks like below: >>&...
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Get Elevation of XY points [duplicate]

I am working with ArcMap 10.3. I have imported DEM files. When I imported the files they had the extension of .DDF. I would now like to be able to take a list of XY coordinates and, for lack of a ...
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Conditional statement in raster calculator - ArcMap

I'm Just wondering how to incorporate a conditional statement basically to say: if value in raster >= 128, then put in new raster, otherwise make the values null. Basically the purpose of this is ...
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Erasing extent of one layer using another layer using ArcMap? [duplicate]

I have two layer files which mark the extent of some vegetation types. The base layer includes some areas which does not need to be included. The second layer is solely comprised of unnecessary area ...
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Creating/modifying arrowhead symbology to create a 'pie' style symbol around a point

I have a point dataset that has 18 (2 categories of 9) variables that need to be symbolized. We want to symbolize each variable using an arrowhead symbol or some kind of triangular symbol that, by ...
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Identifying flow of a Wastewater Network

I am trying to identify the flow path of a wastewater system. I am using Arcgis 10.3 and I have set up a geometric network system and identified the sources and the sink (sources = blue dots, sink = ...
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How to extract data from multi-ring buffers?

I am using ArcGIS with full extensions. I have a Uni project which requires me to extract the towns/cities that lie within buffers of landfill sites. I have managed to extract the total population ...
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Referencing other points(rows) in field calculator

I'm trying to calculate an angle between points using a field calculator. Is it possible to reference the previous or next FID with reference to the current one using the field calc? Eventually I'd ...
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gxraster.dll error

I have ArcGIS 10.3 running on Windows 7... and I have recently come across an error that I have not encountered before. After starting ArcMap, I receive an error stating: C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Node-line minimum distance: draw the minimum distance point location

I am working with a layer of nodes and a layer of lines. I would need a tool able to find and draw, for some couples node-line, the location of the closest point laying on the line to this node. ...
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Set visibility by subtype in ArcMap

I am wondering if it is possible in ArcMap to isolate a particular subtype within a feature class to be visible in the map. I have a feature class with several subtypes based on an attribute field. ...
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SelectLayerByLocation keeps giving error 000840: The value is not Boolean

I've seen a lot of questions asked and answered about trouble with the Select Layer By Location tool. Most ask about invalid input errors and the answer generally is to make sure to use layers (as ...
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Draw nearest points for specific point-line couples

I have a network made of several segments and some nodes located in the map. What I want to do is to choose individually a couple node-segment and find the location of the closest point to the node ...
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Split tool not splitting line as expected in ArcMap?

I have a long line that I would like to split. Therefore I start editing, I select the line and, once I chose the split tool, I click where I want to divide my data. What I noticed is that in some ...
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arcpy raster to polygon without merges (or assign autoincrement values to raster cells)

I have a raster dataset (tiff) and I want to get a shapefile (polygons) that preserves all cells. Unfortunately, the Raster to Polygon tool automatically merges all adjacent cells with the same ...
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Looking for an alternative to Minimum Bounding Geometry (convex hull) tool for creating polygons from points

I have lines of points that I'd like to connect to create individual polygons. The Minimum Bounding Geometry tool is great because it lets me input many points at once and use the "Group" option to ...
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Location-Allocation “Like” Problem using Polygon data

I am a political scientist interested in malapportionment. I have a population data which has the municipality-level population and polygon format, so it can show how many people are living in the ...
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How to delete a layer which is overlap in ArcMap?

I had merged two shapefiles. How to delete a shapefiles which is I give a red sign? It's like overlapping another shapefiles so I got trouble when I colouring them.