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Enforcing unique values in field when editing in ArcMap?

I am working on a geodatabase. In some of my features, I would like to add a field, in which I will type the values on my own. On this field no duplicates must be allowed. In other words I want it to ...
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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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Is there a way to change the orientation of all text labels at once?

I rotated my extent -45 degree to make it look better. Problem is all the labels that I converted to graphics so I could rearrange them are also at -45 degrees. Any way to change that easily?
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Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?

I`m running a simple model in ArcMap 10.2, which makes my ArcMap crashing (closing and then an error message pops in saying that ArcMap has encountered a serious error, and there is an option to ...
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How to sequentially increment date field in ArcGIS

I have created a date field in my point shapefile. I want to input date their. I am able to do so. Now I want to create a sequential increment with 6 second interval from previous point to next point. ...
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Incremental “auto save” in ArcMap edit session

Is there any way to add automatic incremental saving to ArcMap 10.1 editing sessions? I found this script for 9.x but it doesn't seem to work with the newer versions. I'm looking for a script or add ...
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Selecting Features and Averaging Attributes

I currently have two point shapefiles, SHP A with approximately 75 points and SHP B with approximately 2000 points. What I would like to do is: 1) For each point in SHP A I would like to find the ...
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How to extract one band from a three band raster in ArcMap?

I'm fairly new to ArcGIS and I get into trouble extracting a single band layer from a raster image .img in ArcMap that I want to use after in zonal statistics. So far, all help I found is to do the ...
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My exported data does not align in the correct projection? [on hold]

I have excel tables the data is from a website that I need to add and update to my SDE database. The header of the excel tables have Work Order number, date, zip, department and address. The problem ...
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Classification of above ground LiDAR points in ArcMap

I recently used the LAS Dataset toolbar to classify a .lasd file. The process classified the majority of points as unassigned with the rest being ground points. The study area has many tall buildings ...
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Customizing Create Features window in ArcMap?

Can I customize Create Features window in ArcMap? (whether by using ArcMap capabilities or by writing ArcMap-Addin) I've read about Creating custom ArcMap TOC views, is there something similar for ...
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Displaying representation symbology description in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop?

When a layer with Representations is turned on, how do you change the 'Description' in the Legend. The setting is normally under the symbology tab and it is not visible when Represenations are turned ...
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Finding the boundary polygon from a set of gridded points (no hole)

Let us consider a set of a 2-D points (longitude, latitude) each of which is centre of square grid (intersect point of the diagonals of the square). I try to make you understand what I want to do in ...
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VB Script field calculator - error with conditional statements

I have limited VB Script experience, but have been working on the script below and keep getting errors, the most common being "expected identifier". Can someone tell me what I'm missing here? Dim ...
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GPServer does not understand %VARIABLE% sintax

I'm creating a model in order to publish it as a geoprocessing service. The model runs successfull in ArcMap but it crashes when I run the published GPService. The model has a parameter called FUSO, ...
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How to convert GeoDa .GAL or ArcMap .SWM file to Matlab (.dat)?

I want to convert a spatial weight matrix from either ArcMap (.SWM file) or GeoDa (.GAL file) to an .dat Matlab file. So far, I only found the STATA package spwmatrix to do this. But the command line ...
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Can ArcGIS handle missing values to create a contour map?

I am trying to create a contour map for a waterbody. It turns out that in several locations there is no data. I just don't want to use the missing values as zero in ArcGIS because it would create ...
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ArcMap Add-In Not Updating To Latest Version

I'm having an issue that I haven't experienced before with ArcMap Add-Ins and I'm hoping someone out there has experienced this and knows of a solution. We have an add-in build in VB.NET that is used ...
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Why are rows automatically deleted after inserting them into attribute table?

In ArcMap 10.2 I go into Editor mode and Start Editing. After this I insert a new row into an attribute table and if I click on Save Edits, the newly inserted row is disappear. What is the problem? ...
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How to label each gridsquare in MGRS grid individually using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to be able to generate an MGRS grid of arbitrary resolution (say, 1km or 100m) and have each grid square individually labeled with its full MGRS coordinate. This was easy enough to do with the ...
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Can't change Data Frame display units in ArcMap 10

Last week, I went to View -> Data Frame Properties... -> General tab to change the data frame map display units from Decimal Degrees to Degrees Decimal Minutes. (the Map Units were still in Decimal ...
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Remove a layer from TOC in my printed PDF?

I am new at writing Python code so I'm just grasping the basics. I am trying to clip two shapefiles so that they are within the map boundaries. After that, I want to remove the unclipped layers and ...
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arcmap display full date

I am working with arcmap software. I have a points layer that was created from a gps device. this layer contains a few tracks from the same day (e.g driving to work in the morning, returning home, ...
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Forcing long layer names to multiple lines based on specified legend width in ArcGIS Desktop?

Do to various limitations I almost always create static (graphic) legends but I do have the occasional map where impeccable cartography is secondary to functionality hence a dynamic legend is ...
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General function failure Error opening feature class in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I keep getting this General function failure: The screw-up happening when I clicked "delete field" on a field I had just created, in the attribute table for the feature class. This is a class ...
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Display bar charts in ArcMap

I am trying to symbolize data as bar charts in ArcMap. I have a feature class with two sets of data, and I want the bar charts next to each other on the map. The problem I am having is that the map ...
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Volume of sediment above a certain height

I currently have an aerial photograph of a barrier beach, and corresponding lidar data for the 2005 photo, 2007 photo, and 2013 photo. I want to calculate the volume of sediment on the beach for each ...
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Can multiple users access ArcGIS styles on server at same time or only one?

Running ArcGIS 10.0 in our environment. I created a styles db and saved it on the server. Can multiple users access the styles at the same time or only one? Second, after experimenting I can add ...
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How to Calculate Field in joined table using ArcPy?

I have to calculate a field based on another field in a joined table, but an error occurs: "Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000728: Field !Table_A.field_A! does not exist within table" My code: ...
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ArcMap 100k meters square identification - double?

ArcMap - 1:50.000 - 5x3 meters - MGRS I put on a grid defined with the standard 1:50.000 grid style in ArcMap. I tick the box for "100,000 meter grid square identification", but it makes it ...
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How do you add file name to an attribute field?

Does anybody know how to add the shape file name to a field in the file's attribute table? I've found a description: 'You have to use inline variable in CalculateField like %Name% in expresssion ...
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ArcGIS Solar Radiation Tool - How is Local Solar Time/Local Time handled as input to the “within-day” time configuration?

I am scripting hourly interval runs of the Area Solar Radiation Tool, and need a hand understanding how to account for Local Solar Time (LST) versus Local Time (LT) within the tool. First off, I ...
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MXDs don't open by double-clicking outside ArcMap, but do open from within ArcMap?

If I try to open any MXD by double-clicking it from Windows Explorer or ArcCatalog, ArcMap fails to open. I can see in Task Manager that ArcGISFileHandler.exe briefly runs, then closes, but ...
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Can you re number representations in arcmap?

I created a representation and added loaded rule or import symbols but had to delete some. Now the numbers in front of the name of the rule is out of order ( [2],[3],[5],[7]). I know you can change ...
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equation solving by using python or model builder in arcmap 9.3

I want to solve one formula in arcmap 9.3 by using Python or Model builder. I have one shape file, in that there is in attribute table for field A & B Solve the formula: A*B/Sum(A). where Sum(A) ...
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Unable to edit PostgreSQL/PostGIS layers in ArcMap 10.2.2

I am connected to the database, have added a layer, started edit session, but I am unable to edit the attributeeo table of said layer. ArcMap tells me that it is not an editable layer. When ...
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Delete custom toolbar grayed out in ArcGIS 10.2

Recently I worked on adding a custom toolbar to ArcMap. It took a few tries, and now there are my initial 'drafts' of the toolbar still added to my ArcMap list of toolbars. According to the help, I ...
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Is there a QGIS alternative for ArcMap's Append (to Shapefile) Data management tool?

Is there something out there for QGIS that is similar to the Append Tool in ArcMap? Reason I am looking: I am currently working on a storm drainage project that involves GPSing Storm drain lids. My ...
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Why won't ArcMap 10 snap?

I'm really confused by this. ArcMap will seeminly randomly decide to not allow snapping when editing. Sometimes its only for certain features, sometimes for only parts of the same feature (e.g. one ...
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Extract attributes from line to point shp

If anyone can help me it would be great. I am using ArcMap 10 and would like to extract the attributes from a line shp (Roads) to a point shp created from the line shp. The points fall on the ...
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ArcGIS Administrator Licenses

How can I find number of Licences in ArcGIS Administrator from arcobjects or any files?
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How to do Math within ArcMap Dynamic Text?

Is it posssible to perform any math on ESRI ArcMap dynamic text? For example I have the area of a SDE park layer's SHAPE.AREA, but it is in m2 because the layer is in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_17N. I want ...
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ArcMap Select By Attribute finds No feature selected when it should?

When I use ArcObjects to select a feature in a layer, it did not work. After that I tried to use the Select By Attribute function in ArcMap and I found something strange: (1) when I use WHERE ITEM_NO ...
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Applying unique processing extent to each iteration of tool in ArcMAP Model Builder

I am trying to create an automated ArcMAP (10.1) tool that will read in a file (ASCII most likely) of maximum and minimum lat/long values along with some additional variables. The tool will iterate ...
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Permanently add a python toolbox to ArcToolbox

I've written a python toolbox for my company containing several scripts to speed up various repetitive tasks. Each time we want to use it we have to open ArcToolbox, right click and select "Add ...
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Grid Index Features ArcMap 10.0

I am developing a custom script to create something like the Split tool but in Basic License level. So, at first, I Would like to create an Index Grid Feature Tool over my rectangle (this rectangle ...
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How can I import .dat file into ArcMap?

I have got daily climatic data (15000 days) as .dat file. How could I import .dat file into ArcMap?
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Dissolving points based on easting and northing with statistic type first as aggregate function using PostGIS?

I have two points features having point_ID, Easting and Northing fields and want to dissolve based on Easting and Northing with statistic type aggregate as "first" for point_ID, as you do in ArcMap. ...
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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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Use Display Expression for KML Popup, SHP to KML ArcGIS

In Arcmap I've created a complex label expression in the Display expression for my layer. I'd like to have that expression displayed when I convert the layer to .kmz file for display in Google Earth. ...