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How can I calculate how many of a certain feature lie within my various buffer rings?

I am using ArcMap and I have a series of real estate parcels mapped along with a series of wind turbines. I have created multiple buffer rings around each real estate parcel with distances (0.5, 1, ...
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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Scale Bar Element moves when using Data Driven Pages?

I have made many mapbooks using data-driven pages. However I've encountered something strange and wanted to ask to see if anyone might know what's going on or has seen this before. I have a scale ...
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How to select layer of .shp format by attribute using ArcPy?

I have to first load a vector layer (in .shp format) in arcmap and then it should select to specific attribute (the name of attribute is taken as input from user which i have done). and only selected ...
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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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Sun ras format in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

I have some data stored in sun ras data. I found several pages that state this format is supported. e.g. http://support.esri.com/fr/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/26784 I'm using version 10.3, ...
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Using the Make Query Table for Querying a Many-to-Many relationship

I have two tables that I have connected via an attributed relationship class of the cardinality Many-to-Many. One is a table of water body (rivers) features and the other is a series of pollutants ...
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Convert xy coordinates to latitude & longitude

Is there an easy way to convert coordinates (TM65) to latitude/longitude using ArcMap (version 10.3.1)?
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add vb6 tool to arcmap 9.2 (on windows 7 64bit machine)

I have a vb6 project which develop a tool for use in arcmap several years ago. And I managed to add the tool in arcmap 9.2 (windows xp) by: In arcmap -> Customize -> Add from file -> choose the dll ...
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Using database tables with bigint columns in ArcMap query layer

I am very new to GIS and am using the ArcMap 10 program. Currently, I am trying to set up a query layer from a remote database. I am able to connect to the database, but I am having trouble making ...
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Using Arcpy to Update Data Source Does Not Update Related Tables

I have a python script that updates the data source of mxd's from staging to production. Here is an example of the code: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"C:\Project\MyMap.mxd") for lyr ...
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map data is not lining up to basemap or ArcGIS Online map

on arcmap: i have tried lining my data frame coordinate system to the WGS 1984 World Mercator position but still will not align to basemap when I publish to ArcOnline. am i missing a step here?
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Extract coordinates of polygon vertices in ArcMap 10?

I've got about a dozen polygons in a feature class loaded in ArcMap 10, all in geographic WGS 1984. How do I easily obtain the coordinates associated with each vertex of each polygon in that feature ...
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Publishing an interactive map made with ArcMap when I don't have access to ArcGIS Online

I apologize if this question is a silly or vague -- I am fairly new to ArcGIS and still grappling with how to articulate what exactly I don't understand. I have created an interactive map in ArcMap ...
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Distance to coastline?

I have a shapefile of Ireland. I know I can calculate distance to the coastline using the near tool. But is it possible to calculate distance to the coastline using the shapefile? I do not know ...
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Dissolve administrative boundaries in shape file

I cannot find a shapefile that gives me only the outline of Ireland, instead they include different regions/divisions. I only want the outline of the island itself i.e the coastline How do I dissolve ...
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Cut polygon into new polygons using lines in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS and I work with ArcMap. I have a layer with an orthophoto of a graveyard. On top of that, a layer with an old scanned map of the same area showing all graves. I would like to make a ...
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How to export from ArcMap to tab-delimited text file, while preserving formatting and values?

I'm working with a complicated fGDB featureclass which contains hundreds of fields, in a variety of text and numerical formats. This is proving difficult to export into tab-delimited text file format. ...
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Applying color ramp/map to mosaic using ArcGIS for Desktop?

My goal is to create a bold, colorful hillshade following this tutorial from the ESRI website. Everything works great until I try to apply a color ramp or colormap. It somehow crunches the values and ...
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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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Why can't ArcMap, the benchmark cartography tool, create 4 color maps? [on hold]

With 4 colors you can create a map in which adjacent polygons never have the same color. It's a technique that has been known for at least 100 years. But ArcMap doesn't have the ability built in to ...
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How to create a locator through Open Street Map Data

I need to make a locator for UK addresses and I know Open Street Map has very good data for the UK, I was wondering how I can convert the data for house addresses, which is in xml form, into a locator ...
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Query Layer with user-defined (dynamic) parameters in ArcGIS 10.1

I have prepared and published with ArcMap 10.1 to my ArcGIS Server a Query Layer to access some information in my database. My output map represents the European Union states and using annotations, ...
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Creating Button Menu in ArcMap AddIn using ArcObjects?

What is the code to use in config.esriaddinx in order to make a Button-Menu (like that illustrated below) when using ArcObjects?
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Remove first seven characters from field string using Field Calculator

I wrote an expression/codeblock that removes the words "Nearby:" from the field value string if it has it. Codeblock: import string def splitme(s): if s[:7] == "Nearby:": aList = ...
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QGIS Heatmap values change when imported into ArcMap?

I am creating a heatmap layer from QGIS and importing the TIFF into ArcMap. When I import the file into ArcMap I notice that values are different. For example the max value in QGIS is 8.92454, but ...
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ArcMap legend column formatting

I'm trying to spread my ArcMap legend across 3 columns. Ideally column #2 and #3 should have their symbology header / layer name above them (see picture). ArcMap however is of the opinion that ...
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how to use IMapTimeDisplay.TimeValue to get current time setting from timeslider in ArcMap

Has anyone out there used the IMapTimeDisplay.TimeValue to get the current time from the timeslider control? I cannot figure out how to properly use it. I am writing some code in VB .net that creates ...
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Show Image in Menu on ArcMap

I want to show an image in a menu in an ArcMap AddIn toolbar. Here is my code in the config.esriaddinx: <Menus> <Menu id="GridViewMenu" caption="Grid View" ...
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How to rename field via ModelBuilder?

I joined some fields to my tables and now I need a tool or something to change that field's name. How can I do this in ModelBuilder? I didn't find any tool to do that.
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Output of Add XY Coordinates?

I am trying to get the coordinates of the coastline. I have made a shapefile with points selected along the coastline, the coordinate system I have the shapefile under is WGS 1984 UTM Zone 30N. I have ...
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Prompting Dialog Box to Have User Enter Information without ArcGIS Engine?

Working with the ArcGIS family v10.1 on Windows 7. So, I have this vision for a GIS project that does the following: User opens up ArcGIS Explorer (ideally) or ArcMap (still fine), or I guess even ...
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ArcMap 10 - Viewshed Analysis - Input Type

Hopefully someone can tell me if I am missing something here. I am hoping to built a TIN in ArcScene and run some view shed analysis on it, simple enough but I need to add building heights to the TIN, ...
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WMS layers don't draw in QGIS or ArcMap but do in OpenLayers

WMS Map was published by myself in AutoDesk Infrastructure Map Server 2013. I can connect and load detials (properties / metadata) in QGIS Browser, ArcCatelog. I can load the wms into QGIS desktop and ...
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Can an ArcGIS Desktop Add-In Tool have two or more input events?

I'm trying to create an add-in for ArcMap in Visual Studio that adds points on mouse clicks and then executes some geoprocessing on those points when the enter key is pressed. So far sifting through ...
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Copy column from Excel to attribute table

Is there any way to copy a column from excel to an attribute table's column in ArcGIS?
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Adding PDF (especially GeoPDF) to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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ArcMap - show selected feature in the Attribute Table (Show All Records)

I hope I can explain my problem clearly, here goes - I have a bunch of records in my attribute table (some of which are duplicates) I can select them individually and click the 'show selected tab' to ...
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Add (XY) Data in ArcMap is not finding folder connection? [on hold]

I'm trying to add XY data to ArcMap but it is working. I tried several times to connect to the folder but it is not being connected and the windows appears empty afterwards Any suggestions to ...
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Buffering into existing FC (like in Editor menu) in Arcmap 10.3 Model Builder

I would like to buffer features into an existing FC within a GDB, similar to when buffering during an edit session by using the Buffer command in the Editor menu, not the Buffer geoprocess which ...
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NDVI calculation using ArcGIS 10.1

i have to derive NDVI from Landsat 8 image.. I used the following equation from landsat website with band 5 and band 4 using ArcGIS 10.1 Conversion to TOA Radiance OLI and TIRS band data can be ...
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Some output cells show up as noData in ArcMap Block Statistics?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2, and I need to aggregate categorical data from 30m up to 90m and 900m resolution for species distribution modeling. The algorithms available in resample (nearest neighbor, ...
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Make all pixel in raster have the same value

I have a raster file with two categories: category 12 (total count=350) and category 14 (total county = 500). The attribute table looks like this: rowid Value Count 0 12 350 1 14 ...
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How to convert poly-line contour feature class into heat map displaying heights [on hold]

I'm looking for a way to be able to convert contour data (as lines) into a heat map that would display the data warmest at the highest points and coolest at the lowest. I have access to QGIS, ArcMap ...
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Geoprocessing breaks my data links after upgrade?

I've had this problem all day, and it's happened before, too. I am running desktop 10.3.1 and want to produce a very simple buffer from a single parcel. The output is assigned to the same .gdb that ...
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View Image instead of label in Menu on arcmap addin toolbar

I want to set image on menu in arcamap addin toolbar. is there any way to set image ? I have tried but this is not working.. My code is here in config.esriaddinx: --Menus> Menu ...
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What tool would be best for getting the max value out of Identical ID rows?

As the title may imply I want to keep the maximum value in field2 for several identical IDs in field1, the others are deleted for example this table: Field1 Field2 14772 1 14772 4 14766 3 ...
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Troubles using time to calculate service areas in Arcmap

I am having trouble computing some service area polygons in ArcMap 10.2. It seems to work fine when calculating distance, but has problems when looking at time. I have UK road data (Meridan 2), and ...