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Arcmap and attribute table

I am wondering how you can save multiple data for one point feature in ArcMap? For example, I have a shape-file with point features, the data that needs to be included for each point feature consists ...
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How to measure sinuosity in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to quantify the sinuosity of a GPS track (shows a loop pattern) and cannot seem to find any way to do this. I need to be able to quantify sinuosity for the removal of some unwanted data. ...
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ArcMap 10.2 Sum Acreage for matching areas in another field; ultimately use ModelBuilder?

First off, what I'm attempting to accomplish is to sum the acreage of matching "WUNAME" and populate the "WU_Acre" I've tried to highlight the fields as shown and use the field calculator SUM(Acreage) ...
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Odd characters showing up in symbology view

I am trying to symbolize based on company name but there are weird Greek symbols showing up in my Symbology view of the actual field values. Has anyone ever had this problem? The weird symbols do not ...
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Statistical Analysis of Shapefile Proximity within Raster Image - ArcMap10.1

I have a raster image that has been reclassified into 15 equally incremented values/levels. This raster represents "sinkhole risk" in a certain county. So level 1 is the lowest risk region and level ...
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Defining OID causes Query Layer on PostGIS to disappear from ArcMap?

I used query layer to load my layer from PostGIS and show it in ArcMap 10, I had two cases; if I defined the OID in the configuration of connection, there was no problem with the attribute table of ...
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How To Turn Off Map Drawing When Using Python in ArcMap?

I have a Python script that creates layers in ArcMap. The script works fine, but when a new layer is created a map is always automatically drawn, which makes the script take longer to process. I ...
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Counting unique occurrences during Spatial Join?

I have a point shapefile (points.shp) with fields [owner], [name], etc.. [owner] and [name] are both of type string. The owner contains a single string, the unique owner. Name contains a list of ...
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Trying to combine 29 zip code service areas into 10 or fewer service areas

I am tasked with coming up with 10 or fewer zip code service areas based on 29 pre-existing zip code service areas. The zip codes cover 5 counties and many service areas, obviously, overlap. The ...
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Iterating ArcGIS Network Analyst over multiple files using ModelBuilder?

I have 10+ files that I want to add to ArcMap then do some spatial analysis in an automated fashion. The files are in csv format which are located in one folder and named in order as ...
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How to handle list variable in a where clause

I am calling a list of names in from a text file and would like to use each of those to make new layers. I am running into an issue where I get "TypeError: cannot concatenate 'str' and 'list' objects" ...
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How to sum up all the single points in a state

I am new to using ArcMap. I have a list of locations with lat/long. I'm wondering if it is possible for ArcGIS to compute the sum of the locations by state and then shade in the state depending on the ...
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What to do in ModelBuilder after adding layers and dragging tool?

I'm trying to create a model that would Merge two layers and then do a Summarize to a common attribute/field between them. The process I'm doing is getting into the ModelBuilder then adding the 2 ...
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Density analysis producing extreme values?

I have point data of gas flares and I am trying to create a simple density raster of those flares. Results are either 0 or in the 100,000-1,000,000 range (when there's 5 to 40 or so points in each ...
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.tif and .tfw to GeoTIFF [duplicate]

I have a .tiff and a .tfw file that I want to change into a GeoTIFF. When I try to open the file in ArcMap and ENVI 5.0, it is successful. However, in Google Earth it is not. Is there anyway to ...
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How to switch off symbol when label is unplaced due to conflicts? [duplicate]

Using either the standard ArcMap labelling engine, or the Maplex engine, it is possible to automatically omit labels from the map when the area is too congested. Eg in the centre of this image, ...
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How to use Fields in the Field Calculator? [duplicate]

I'm using the Field Calculator in ArcMap and I need to create a unique ID for every storm drain in my county. An ID Should look something like this: 16-I-003 The first number is the municipal number ...
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How can I get the profile graph on ArcMap to display specific points?

I currently have 2 layers: 1) DEM of existing terrain 2) Polygon in vector format of future water retention basin I need to draw cross sections across this basin for eventual cut and fill calcs. I ...
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Where did my Create Features window go?

I closed the window and now I can't find it again. I've tried the Editor toolbar dropdown and Create Features is not even on there (at all, not even greyed out). Suggestions?
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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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The create feature task could not be completed. the coordinates or measures are out of bounds

I'm trying to create a layer based on a feature class, in ArcMap (I've created a geodatabase from Arcatalog and linked it to PostgreSQL). The feature class that I've created is registered as ...
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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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Why does ArcMap not see *.jpeg files?

I want to georeference a *.jpeg object but I cannot even add the data to ArcMap which does not seem to see the files?
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Setting symbol descriptions of ArcMap layout legends from table?

ArcMap has the ability to show an extended description for each item in the symbol list. How can I populate that property from a table? The goal is to avoid having to edit each symbol one by one in ...
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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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Check for licensing level in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I am in process of migrating some legacy code from 10.0 to 10.2.2. As part of application, I need to make sure user is using ArcEditor (now called Standard) level license. Current logic looks at the ...
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Creating tile packages (.tpk files) in ArcGIS for Desktop using multiple cores?

It takes hours or days to create tile package files on my workstation, which has 4 cores, 32G ram and a SSD drive. I noticed only one core is in active use while it is working. Is there a way to ...
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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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Lengths of lines within individual but overlapping buffers?

I have a set of points for which I have created a 12 mile buffer. Eventually, I would like to know how many kilometers of road exist within each buffer zone individually? The problem I see going ...
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Specify a field in attribute table with raster calculator

How can I specify the attribute field to use in the raster calculator of ArcMap 10.2? In 9.x, I used the dot notation. i.e. To use the "New_Value" field, I could do the following: ...
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Geoprocessing>Merge and arcpy.Merge_management() producing different results?

In ArcMap 10.2.1 I have three feature classes in geodatabase "MyGDB.gdb". Let's call the feature classes "A", "B", and "C" respectively. I am merging the feature classes using Geoprocess > merge. ...
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Create Feature Class From XY Table Using Python

I have some txt files that are basically attribute tables (object ID, latitude, longitude, area). In ArcMaps, I have been converting these files into feature classes and saving them in a geodatabase ...
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Merge or Intersect Shapefiles based on a Field Attribute

I have three shapefiles of building footprints for a city. Each shapefile has a field called "Status" with attributes 1, 2, or 3. For example: Shapefile A, Polygon 1 = 1 Shapefile B, Polygon 1 = 2 ...
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Oracle spatial Table not displaying in Arcmap [closed]

I am having an issue with an Oracle query layer using not displaying. I have layer/table within oracle, Unfortunately, I am still unable to see the polygons display in an ArcMap query layer. I am ...
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XY to Line tool 'Failure to execute'

I wish to generate a road with approximately 1090 XY coordinates, my only problem is that my XY to line tool will not execute, i get this message 'Error 999999: error executing function. Failure to ...
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Displaying a Selected Location on ArcGIS Map View

I am New to ArcGIS. I am Developing an iOS application Using ArcGIS iOS SDK. In that application i want to implement general search of an address like if I type a key word in my search field i want to ...
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“EOFError: EOF when reading a line” Using raw_input() in ArcMaps Python Console [duplicate]

I am writing a python script to automate some ArcMaps data processing. I am getting hung up at raw_input(). I am using raw_input to get input from a user. A folder will be created with the folder ...
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Calculating Distances between Field polygons via Road polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two polygons layers, one (grey) is Roads, other (blue) is Fields. Can I calculate distances between Fields (by field unique ID number) using Roads layer as distance measurement? What tools or ...
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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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Using multiple basemaps with masking/clipping?

Is there a way to limit a basemap to within a boundary in arcmap 10? I am working on a project within San Joaquin county in California. I want the areas surrounding the county to be displayed with a ...
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Convert a Toolbox (.TBX) to a Python script (.PY)?

I have a .tbx tool box, which runs a script that is incredibly slow. So what I want to do is to open the python script that is running below the .tbx and make some changes or perhaps write something ...
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I'm Having trouble with the Arcpy geometry.disjoint function

I have points along along a line. Points that intersect the segment of the line to return attribute information. My line as three connected segments. ESRI Docs says disjoint (second_geometry) ...
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How to delete individual labels?

How do I delete an individual label without converting the entire data frame into annotation?
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Is there a way to add Common Fields to multiple Feature Class's in ArcCatalog?

I've got a File Geodatabase that has many different feature class's. Now versus adding common fields one feature class at a time to the attribute table is there a toolbox or way to add a field to ...
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Cannot connect to SQL Server Express 2014 from ArcMap 10.1?

I have ArcMap 10.1 and SQL Server Express 2014. I am trying to add a database server from ArcMap by following Arcmap>Catalog>Add database server>. But the connection is not being established. as far ...
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Organizing Arcmap folders for portability

I am doing some basic constraint mapping in ArcMap 10.1 and need some pointers on organizing my project for portability. My project TOC in ArcMap contains shapefiles in the following structure: ...
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how to assign keyboard key to python script in arcmap

I have a python script and I use it through my toolbox but I use it many times in a day. Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to my tool ?
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ArcGIS Publish query layer as Feature Service fails

I have a query layer that's simply a DB view call in PostgreSQL, the view is as such: CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW daily_query AS SELECT b.id, b.first_name, b.last_name, c.assignment_date::date ...
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shapefile damaged after editing in ArcMap 10.0 [closed]

I drew a layer on Autocad and exported it to a shapefile. I edited this layer on Arcmap. After editing the layer it is corrupted. I use Shapechk to fix it however I will need to edit plenty of layers ...
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GPservice cannot connect to sde

Recently we updated from ArcMap 10.1 to 10.2.2. ArcGIS Server is still on 10.1. We have numerous GP and Mapservices that were published on ArcMap 10.1 and are still running without problems. I also ...