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Why is ArcMap reverting 4-band raster settings?

ArcMap keeps redrawing my 4 band false colour image in standard 3 colour bands. As you can see below I have my 4 band data set to auto display as (4,1,2 - infrared, red, green). When I bring in an ...
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IR as 4th band in RGB composite (ArcGIS)

In Symbology tab of a raster in ArcMap, in the section of Pan-sharpening, there is an extra option to check at the bottom: "4th-band Infrared Image" along with its weight: I guess I have to add ...
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Changing rotation for each data driven page dynamically? [duplicate]

I have a .mxd using data driven pages. In the .mxd there is a shape containing foto locations displayed with an arrow. At the top of the arrow there is a label containing the foto id visualized, the ...
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How to extract a buffer layer from a vast amount of individual buffers around polygons using ArcMap?

I have a vector layer containing nearly 8000 singlepart polygons. It looks like this: I want statistics on the area that is further than 2,5m away from any border. I thought I could do this by ...
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Multiple features within a single feature layer with different geometries

I am working with ArcObjects SDK 10 for .NET. There is already a geospatial database at my disposal. So I am trying to map its spatial context to ArcObjects context. We have objects like state, ...
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Deleting redundant vertex in polygon feature using arcmap 9.3 with VB.net?

I am using Arcgis 9.3. I have polygon feature file. In the file some of the features have a redundant vertex which I need to delete. I wrote a tool using vb.net for deleting such redundant vertex, but ...
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Reading *.cdf files in ArcMap?

I received some geospatial data (on rainfall) in a "cdf" format. I have worked with "nc" files and uses the 'Make NetCDF Raster Layer' tool in ArcMap to read NetCDF files. However, I wasn't able ...
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Zonal sum gives incorrect results [closed]

I have two raster files: Raster 1 has 7974 grids (coarser resolution) with Rowid, Value and Count. Raster 2 is finer resolution and each grid has values either 1 or 0. What I want to do is to find ...
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Raster clip in ArcMap changing the pixel size

I have a masked raster layer (ESRI grid format) of a large area that I'm trying to clip in ArcMap 10.3. Cell size is key for further analysis, thus I need to maintain the cell size of the clipped ...
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Python Labeling using dictionary not printing all values

I am labeling manhole inverts using python and ArcMap 10.3. When I use a dictionary to control the label order some manholes don't print all of the inverts while other manholes do. I can post field ...
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shapefile not showing up in results after running a customized model [closed]

I made a custom model containing two buffers and one erase to show the area within 2 miles, but 0.5 miles away from major roads. The model runs perfectly, but there isn't any result produced. The ...
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Use dissolve tool on a polygon layer with attributes from a point layer. ArcGIS

I'm trying to find a way to automatically merge polygons with others based on a max + minimum value of points in each polygon. So the small ones go together with other small ones and the bigger ones ...
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calculating volume of oddly shaped water body

I have an aerial image of a water body that is oddly-shaped. From the aerial I can see the bank of the water body that I know has an average depth of 5 feet and all other area within the water body ...
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Python not appearing as option for parser in label expression dialog of ArcGIS Desktop 10.0?

I have ArcMap 10.0 and python is not appearing as a parser option in the label expression dialog box, only VBScript and JScript. Python is installed and the python window works fine. Any idea how I ...
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Draw a polygon automatically around points, [duplicate]

Draw a polygon automatically around points, I am looking for a way to draw a polygon automatically around points that have similar value in one field of the attribute table. For example, in the ...
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get day and time from date field with time, with field calculator

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and have a field containing a date and time I need to get the day of the week based on my date field and also when the same field that contains date and time I need to do this ...
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Hardwire definition query on layers in mxd VB.net

I am creating a tool that applies definition query to certain layers of the mxd. The user clicks the button and it should hardwire the definition query into the layer. This is useful if there are many ...
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How can I find define regions with a certain size with a polygon layer as input?

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.3 and have a project where I'm trying to define how may breeding habitats of a species that can fit into a specified area. I have a polygon layer with suitable habitat in ...
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Calculating number of roads between two polylines in ArcMap?

I have a file that contains contour lines and want to know how the number of roads that are located between each set of contour lines. How can I go about achieving this? I provided an example ...
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Missing Geocoded Addresses in Attribute Table

I geocoded about 13,000 addresses. I opened the Interactive Rematch Window and made adjustments where necessary. When I look at the Interactive Rematch window, I can see all of my addresses. ...
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i5 or i7 CPU for ArcMap on desktop PC with 12GB RAM [closed]

I can get a good deal on a desktop computer with a 128GB SSD and 12GB of RAM. The CPU is i5 (not sure which i5). I have a huge map that I am working on with ArcMap. Do you think the i5 PC will be ...
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Location Allocation (lines) to Polygon map?

I have a solved "Location-Allocation" Analysis, providing a map result like this. What methods do I have, to help transform this into a segmented polygon areas? Current doing it by hand, but have ...
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Date different in field calculator using python method

I would like to calculate date different between two fields of date format. The idea is to know if Field_1 is greater than Field_2. My calculate code is something like this: def date(f1,f2): if f1 ...
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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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Create ArcGIS Raster Catalog with date/time fields from directory of NITF images

I have a directory of NITF files, each with the idatim (timestamp) field set. In the ArcMap properties, it shows up as "acquisition date" in the Key-Metadata table. I would like to be able to create ...
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In ArcMap, how much is a Zoom Out click [duplicate]

In ArcMap, when I zoom out (or in) a single mouse-click (not dragging a rectangle, just a click), what is the change to the ratio? If it is different between coordinate systems please explain it on ...
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Add column to point data of whether point falls inside polygon

This seems like it should be fairly simple, but have been having quite a bit of trouble. I am no expert in ArcGIS for Desktop I have: one layer of points, and 4 polygons, which partly overlap I can ...
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How to automatically sum up values within buffers?

I want to establish the population figures within multi-ring buffers around certain site. I have set up the buffers and am running a select by location query on each concentric ring. Once the ...
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How to iterate through layers of an MXD?

I know model builder will not iterate through the layers in an MXD, which is kind of fundamentally stupid if you ask me, but I still need to do exactly that. I am not a strong coder but i understand ...
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Off-setting a single character in a text box

I am attempting to offset an ESRI character (the bird in the image) to be bottom-alignment with Location X. Is there any type of formatting tag that might allow me to shift the character upward? I ...
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Using ESRI character font (“Environmental & Icons”) with formatting tag in layout text box

I am attempting to use a character from the ESRI Environmental & Icons font collection (A bird in particular). I went into my character map tool and found the one I want (symbol right ...
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Tabulate area tool's output results units?

Hello I have a quite simple question. I'm using ArcGIS and I have tried to calculate the area of each different land cover class in a raster of 25m size in British National Grid coordinate system. To ...
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If then else Logical VBScript in ArcMap 10.3.1

I realize this question has been asked in its basic form before, but I've tried a lot of code samples on answers posed to similar questions on this site to no avail. I'd like to create a new field ...
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GPS points displaying in the wrong place [closed]

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? I have a shapefile with X and y coordinates of pointlocations. I would like to change the precision. Is this ...
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Having trouble overwriting raster layers default property sheet

I need to Override the Property Sheet Dialog to display a custom property sheet that has a custom GUI built to analyse raster data based on transformed values. Alternatively, if I can access the ...
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Arcpy.mapping.MoveLayer can't find the RefLayer [duplicate]

I've tried this several ways and don't know why ArcMap won't find the ref layer. Here is a code snippet. import arcpy if lyr is not None: del lyr #Add constants mxd = ...
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Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script?

Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script? Through python, I would like to iterate through each layer inside of an MXD, make the layer visible, refresh the table of ...
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Reclassifying a DEM using ArcMap 10.1

I have a DEM that am reclassifying into two classes. One areas less than or equal to 1000 and the other areas greater than 1000. Am accomplishing this using the reclassify Tool in ArcMap 10.1. The ...
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Intersect tool of ArcGis gives multiple intersecting points

I am using .net in arcGis 10.0 to develop tools.I have two polyline feature classes. I want to get intersected point of this 2 feature classes. for this purpose, I have used INTERSECT tool of arcmap. ...
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Tutorials, examples of datasets to network datasets? [duplicate]

I am having a lot of problems finding road networks and converting to a working network dataset to perform location allocation. Is there any tutorials, examples where they take free datasets ...
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How arcMap tool run in async mode with arcpy?

I am using python in arcmap 10.0 to execute "Topo To Raster" tool. I am successful to execute this in blocking/sync mode. but I want to execute this tool with python in async mode. workspacePath = ...
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ArcMap Polyline Renders Incorrectly Unless Project Reloaded

I am trying to get a graphic polyline to render over top of an imported shape file. I'm using C# with ArcMap 10.2.2. The issue I'm having is that the first time the polyline is created, it merely ...
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Switching out layers but keeping the order the same (see figure) with ArcMap and Arcpy

I need to update the table of contents for a given .mxd by keeping a certain order but switching out the contents. I can bring in the new feature classes as map layers, and delete the old map layers ...
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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [closed]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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Conic shaped graticules?

Is there a way to enclose my conic shaped map in graticules on ArcMap? I can only figure out do this which doesn't look very nice: I want something like this, I think this was done in GMT though:
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How to present animated movement of a dam? [closed]

I'm want to know how I can represent planimetric and altimetric movement, measured at different times, with animated cards or video. Which software do I need? How do I go about doing this?
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Changing class breaks in ArcGIS without resetting whole symbology?

For the purposes of this map, I have a raster with very specific class breaks with custom colors for each class. Sometimes for various reasons the class breaks have to be adjusted slightly based on ...
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Geocoding using the census locator

I am trying to geocode roughly 20,000 addresses using the census locator in ArcMap. I was told that I should be able to access their locator through their server connection in ArcMap. When I connect ...
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Calculating areas outside a point

I have a university assignment that requires me to find an optimum location for a land fill site. There are various parameters I need to map. I have managed to map all the ones within a distance of ...