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Arcmap classification data exclusion

I am presenting some percentage change data, and I created a color ramp such that negative values are shades of red and the positive values are shades are blue. I want to use a custom classification ...
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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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one-to-many join using arcpy

I have a feature class that contains polygon features with a unique ID column. This shape-file is to be joined with a csv table that I've exported to a file geodatabase table. The unique identifier in ...
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Model Builder is not intersecting erased and selected files

I'm having trouble debugging my model that I'm creating in ArcMap 10.1 ModelBuilder. The model is just a simple string of geoprocesses, but there's a point at which the model isn't exporting the ...
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Extra Column after Using Polyline to Raster

Does anyone know why there is an extra column in the resulting raster file (Raster2) after using the tool Polyline to Raster in ArcMap 10.2? I had imported the cell size and set the extent to be the ...
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How to start an ArcMap editing session without displaying the Editor toolbar

I'm developing a toolbar with some geoprocessing routines and digitizing functionality. On this toolbar I have implemented a "start edit" button. I want to start an edit session by clicking that ...
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Add closest facility as an attribute to a point in ArcMap?

Is there a way, after performing a closest facility analysis, to add/save the closest facility number/name/unique ID to the incident? I plan to then use this attribute to create a route going from ...
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Unable to debug ArcGIS 10.2 add-in on ArcMap with “No GUI components found in this Add-In”

I am working on an ArcGIS add-in (a very simple toolbar with a few buttons) with VB.Net and ArcObjects SDK in Visual Studio 2010. The solution was built successfully and the debug settings were ...
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Problem with adding mosaic layer via arcpy

I have a mosaic layer that I want to add to my map in ArcMap. When I add this layer manually (i.e the "Add Data" button), a raster image, a boundary, and a footprint are added to my table of contents. ...
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Failed creating a feature class inside a file geodatabase

I'm having trouble creating a feature class within a new file geodatabase. I can create shapefiles and sde databases, but not feature classes. Here's the message I get from arcmap 10.1. Any ideas? ...
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Is automatic text wrapping in an ArcMap layout text element possible?

How can I word-wrap a text element on an ArcMap layout, when it contains a lot of text? go into Layout mode choose > Insert > Text paste in a long text block eg lorem ipsum The text block now ...
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Calculating travel time from residential points to stores via public transit using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I don't know how to summarize it in just one title, but here is the problem: My goal is to calculate the travel time from residential points to stores via public transit. Basically this period of ...
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Dynamically created toolbar doesnt show in Toolbar in ArcMap

I am trying to troubleshoot an application that allows creation of a tool bar based on a config file, which contains information about the tool bar like Name, ProgId, ESRIType, CLSID, Tooltip etc. ...
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ArcMap Symbology: Assign Color by one attribute, symbol by other attribute

I've got a question concerning the symbology in ArcMap. I want to use the Unique values/Many fields option to assign unique values based on three attribute fields. To symbolize the first attribute ...
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Show graph in html popup for dynamic data of a postgresql table

I am trying to plot xy value from a postgresql database table. In the table there are multiple longitude and latitude corresponding to values. The table is like this, where all longitude and ...
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Adding XY Points to ArcMap 10.2

I am trying to import an Excel table with around 10,000 XY points into ArcMap 10.2. I am using State Plane NAD 1983 Alabama West (US Feet) as the Coordinate System in my map data frame. I then add the ...
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Adding special characters (e.g. $) to double value in Identify window?

I don't know what I want is possible in ArcMap? I have a field whose type is "Double". The value in it is accurate to 2 decimal places. When I use Identify to see the detail information of a feature, ...
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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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polygon to raster - not all polygons rasterized

I have a building footprint shapefile (polygons) that I want to convert to a raster. I use the Polygon to Raster tool, and specify a cell size by importing from another raster (which is 24m x 30m). ...
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ArcGIS Online and Sign In options are greyed out in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have just installed ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2.2 on my Windows 7 machine. When I got ArcMap opened up I found the "ArcGIS Online ..." and "Sign in..." options were greyed out. Meanwhile in ArcCatalog ...
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What does Error 000885: Input Signature file does not have file extension indicate?

I can't run a Maximum Likelihood Classification because an Error 000885 says my input signature file does not have a file extension but it actually does as you can see in the picture. What am I ...
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ArcMap 10.1 Crashing when using field calculator

I keep getting a serious error message when I try to use the field calculator. I've joined a .csv to my SDE feature class and am trying to set one of the columns equal to one of the columns from the ...
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Reduce shapefile to outline

I have a shapefile consisting of 10 contiguous polygons. I want to reduce this to a single polygon encompassing the entire area of the existing 10. I don't need to retain data. I've googled but ...
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How to snap dangling nodes with prescribed angle?

I have got a streets shape file, to snap the dangling nodes in ARCGIS. But, I have to snap only some nodes(of feature) with a prescribed angle (green node in the image, and the angle marked in ...
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raster overlap count

Would it be possible to simply detect and count overlaps between raster files, i.e. not polygons against rasters, using arcpy? By default I don't have the spatial analyst extension for ArcMap 10.1 but ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 with MatPlotLib Non-Blocking Plot

ArcGIS 10.2 ships with MatPlotLib 1.1.1 installed. I am trying to display a non-blocking plot window. Trials: Launch an interactive plot in a Tk window from a toolbox. This causes the plot to ...
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Recovering shape layer which was accidentally overwritten?

I duplicated a layer set, as it was more convenient (same style and attributes). It was working fine and both the original and new layers were showing. Then I open it up another day and the original ...
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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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ArcMap - proportion of polygon in lon/lat grid cells

I have a polygon representing a river basin on a 1 X 1 degree lat/lon grid. I need to create a boundary using the grid cells as the boundary to best represent the outline of the basin. I would like to ...
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Locating and using the FMV toolbox

I've just installed version 1.2 of the Full Motion Video Add-In, along with the new geoprocessing toolbox. After running the installation for the tools, it creates a folder on the C drive but does not ...
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ArcMap 10.2.1 issues diffferent SQL than 10.0 for “Select by location”?

I have a large point layer and I'm doing a "Select by Location" to select all points that intersect a specific selected polygon from a polygon table. In ArcMap 10.0 the SQL that was executed was ...
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ArcMap shuts down when I perform GWR with distance as explanatory variable

I have an integer dependent variable, one integer explanatory variable, and one float/double explanatory variable. The float variable is distance of the given observation from a single point on the ...
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How to align edge of a polygon from one shape file with edge of polygon from another shape file

Initially I had a kml file of geographic regions. Each region is a single polygon. I have imported the kml file into ArcGIS as a shape file. Several of the sides of the regions are supposed to align ...
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How can I get a join for pre-existing fields?

I am joining some values from a table to a shapefile. The table and shapefile have the same column names and types, but when I join, Arcmap creates a new field, and I just want the join to write the ...
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Is exporting to feature class the simplest way to make joins permanent?

I am a new user doing simple tasks with ArcMap 10.1 I have a shapefile and an excel file, and I want the join to be a permanent part of the shapefile. The way I've been going about this is to export ...
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How to lock points using a schematic layout algorithm?

I'm using ArcGIS Schematics extension and more particularly the "main ring" layout algorithm. In my data, I have a main ring (ring with the most links) and I want to organize nodes and links around it ...
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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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Migrating from GeoMedia to ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I have just started a new job and one of my first tasks is to swap my section from GeoMedia to ArcGIS for Desktop. Has anyone completed this task before? Are you able to share advise, strategic ...
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Changing field / alias names in a shapefile using ArcMap10.2

I have a query regarding changing field and alias names in a shapefile. ArcGIS info for 10.2 says: ...For example, you can do any of the following: Define an alias for a field name so the field ...
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Batch geocoding 1.5 million data points in SQL Server

I am currently attempting to batch geocode 1.5 million points that are stored in a sql database. The points are not very specific (ie only city, state points). I have used ArcGIS in the past but due ...
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ArcPy Feature To Line failing on 'large' datasets?

I knew that FeatureToLine had issues with large datasets and I have seen other questions revolving around the same error, but I am completely baffled by this. Basically, this function works perfectly ...
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Getting syntax error in Label Expression

I am receiving the SyntaxError: invalid syntax(string, line 26)(last line in this case) when I am trying to make this label expression for use in ArcMap. As far as I can see, everything looks right. I ...
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Is there a simple way to clip multiple layers and orthophotos?

(*disclaimer, I don't know any Python/scripting) Ok, so I have clipped several layers in the past using Arcmap 10.+, but I am having a hard time wrapping my head around how hard it can be at times. ...
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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 can I iterate Selection by Attributes?

I have a large data shapefile for the state of New York. Each shape has a code corresponding to each county, so I want to iterate "Selection by Attribute" for each code, create a layer from all the ...
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Customized tab does not show in ArcMap 10 Table of Contents after migration from 9.3?

I'm new to ArcGIS 10, and I have a huge block of code migrated from ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 to 10. Most of them work properly but some classes, which implement the "IContentsView" interface, don't show ...
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ArcObjects SQL Server Connection not recognizing instance

I am trying to make a connection to a SQL Server database with SdeWorkspaceFactory. This is from my Windows 7 x64 Desktop to a Network database. If I use this: SDEWorkspace = ...
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ArcMap - WMS service layers not drawing

I'm using ArcObjects .NET to load WMS 1.3.0 service layers from our ArcGIS server into ArcMap 10.2.2. The process of connecting to the server and adding layers works fine, however none of the layers ...
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In ArcMap, when using Add Surface Information, why are all avg_slope values positive?

I've got a polyline shapefile and a LIDAR elevation dataset. I've successfully used Add Surface Information (from 3D Analyst) to calculate the average slope (avg_slope) of each line segment. The ...
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Measuring area of raster classes?

Are there any tools or methods in ArcMap that can measure the area of each level of the kernel density output? Note this is just a kernel density plot (not a shape file or polygon). Kernel Density ...