A user interface in ArcGIS used for accessing, organizing, and managing a collection of geoprocessing tools, models, and scripts.

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How to get an ArcGIS custom tool to run fom the command line?

I have been experimenting with ESRI's CalculateArea custom tool and it works fine running within ArcGIS from a toolbox. Then I wanted to see if I could run it as a standalone script from the ...
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Is there an R equivalent of NEAR in ESRI ArcGIS?

I have 54 points in one data set A I have 300+ data points in a dataset B. I wish to find the distance for each point in dataset-set B, to points in dataset A. Nearest Neighbor packages appear to ...
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NameError: variable not defined even though set multiple times

This code original worked when run through the python command window in ArcCatalog. After I added the script to a toolbox I have had all sorts of troubles. The most frustrating error has been: ...
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arcpy.Intersect_analysis() returns empty result, but Intersect tool in ArcMap is succesful

I've got two large feature classes that I'm trying to perform an intersect on. Using the following python code, I get an empty output feature class: arcpy.Intersect_analysis(["Schools","Zips"], ...
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Remove duplicate feature based on Condition

I have a line dataset that was produced from ModelBuilder (not built by me) that involves splitting lines into individual segments using existing Point dataset in between as the split zone. However, ...
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Separating data in shapefiles [duplicate]

Is there a tool I can use to break a shapefile apart and create separate smaller shapefiles based on attributes. Without selecting each one and creating a layer form selected. Or if not is there a way ...
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ArcGIS Toolbox will not open

I have a 58 MB ArcGIS toolbox (.tbx) with many tools inside. I am unable to open or add via ArcMap or ArcCatlog. Has anyone encountered this? The toolbox was created with the same version that I am ...
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Merging Features with existing table

I'm trying to do a database merge. I've got a normal database with some tables, let's call this database DB1. I've got a geodatabase that has a couple of feature classes and is registered with ...
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How can I find which point is furthest from something?

Here is an example of what I am looking to do: Which town in South Dakota is farthest from a Hospital? Which tool would I use to be able to do this?
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Z-value missing in attribute table of shapefile from ASCII 3D to Feature Class?

i'm trying to convert some *.xyz files into shapefiles but unfortunately it does't work out correctly! I use the tool "ASCII 3D to Feature Class" (ArcMap extension "3D Analyst") because I've read this ...
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Why are Export/Import Script, Edit, Debug greyed out from context menu of many tools in ArcToolbox?

Most of the options of Export/Import Script, Edit, Debug are greyed out on the ArcTools as shown below, did anyone have similar problem? Know why and what needs to be invoked? I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 ...
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How can I keep selected the output feature elements from a toolbox?

I have a simple toolbox (ArcGIS 10.0). From some selected elements from one layer, the tool, create a new one. I want that all the elements inside this new layer keep selected at the end of the ...
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How to align Town/Range with section lines?

Is there a tool that will allow me to snap or align a township/range layer to the section layer? The layers that I have don't quite line up.
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Can ArcGIS Pro use Python toolboxes written for ArcMap?

Can the new ArcGIS Pro use existing ArcToolbox scripts? Or to put it another way, will I have to rewrite my existing ArcMap toolbox & python scripts if I want them to run in ArcGIS Pro?
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Error 000725 importing Python (Arcpy) script into tool of standard toolbox? [duplicate]

I have created a Python script. When I run the script as a standalone by make this a hard set path instead of sys.argv1, the script really runs fine. When I import this script as a python tool box ...
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Get raster expression

In Arcmap I have made a new raster with ArcToolBox -> Spatial Analyst Tools -> Map Algebra -> raster calculator. Now, months later, I have forgotten the source formula expression. How can I ...
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Parcel Map - How Many Acres of Feature X fall Within Each Parcel

Can someone recommend a good tool for ArcGIS that would help summarize how many acres of a polygon feature occur within each parcel in a separate layer. I have a layer containing a few hundred ...
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Making 'persistent' ArcMap tool without creating Python add-in?

I want to make an addon that, while editing in ArcMap, will track where I pan and move the viewport. I have the pieces together, but I don't like debugging with the Python Add-In wizard, because I ...
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Tool (Simplify Polygon) parameter is not visible anymore

I am having a strange problem in ArcGIS Toolbox. I am trying to use the Simplify Polygon (Cartography) tool from ArcToolbox. When I open the tool, there is no possibility to input Simplification ...
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Changing default IDE for editing Validation code in ArcToolbox?

Do you know a way that I can change the application that opens the validation scripts in ArcGIS 10.2? At the moment hitting Edit... opens up Notepad, which ain't that friendly an IDE.
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Meaning of red cross icon next to Geoprocessing tool/model?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. When I double-click on the toolbox command line, it is not working and appears as a red cross symbol in command tool icon. So please, what can I do?
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How to automate drawing a polyline from 2 intersecting datasets based on proximity?

I've been stuck on a situation recently where my company's data has to be integrated with another. Basically there are two point shapefiles comprising of >50000 points, and as shown in the image ...
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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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Error in Creating Line from Points

I am trying to create coastline of an area by joining about 20,000 points using Data Management Tool "Points to Line" in ArcGIS 10.1. But it seems that the inbuilt algorithm is not recognizing the ...
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ArcGIS arcpy code fails in Toolbox mode

This code executes correctly in Python window but fails with ERROR 000732: Input Table: Dataset JHJ does not exist or is not supported # Import ArcPy and other required modules import arcpy ...
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How to Invert Deleting multiple fields with delete tool in ArcGIS 10.1 SP1

I have a feature (polygon) with nearly 60 fields in it. Now I want to delete all fields except 20(or a list of) and they are not one after one, no they are somewhere in the droplist. But to select for ...
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Set the parameter values retreved from database in Arcgis script tool in toolbox using python [closed]

I am now thinking a function to allow user to modify his information stored in the database. To do this, I developed 2 script tools in ArcGIS(10.2), One is the ask user to input his ID, the other one ...
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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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Is there a tool in arctoolbox for IDistanceOp.CostPathasPolyline?

Almost all the methods in IDistanceOp have a corresponding tool in the Distance Toolset Spatial Analyst Toolbox. However, I can't find anything in the toolbox for IDistanceOp.CostPathasPolyline. ...
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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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Can't save result of “Extract Values to Points (Spatial Analyst)” inside the working feature dataset!

I have a file geodatabase in which I have a feature dataset. I have some feature classes inside the feature dataset. I wonder why when I attempt to save the result of Extract Values to Points (Spatial ...
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Mosaic To New Raster Changes Pixel Values

I am using the mosaic to new raster tool to mosaic two rasters together, one 2-bit and one 4-bit, and the output raster has given all the previously nodata pixels the value 3. Some of the pixels in ...
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ArcMap crashes after using “geocode addresses” tool

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.2 in a project where I need to publish my own geoprocessing service in order to Geocode a table of addresses. I tried creating models in model builder then publishing them ...
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Where can I find in depth documentation on modifying arcgis stylesheets?

Where can I find in depth documentation on modifying arcgis stylesheets? I have found some of the basics here : Changing tool dialog appearance I want to change the height on one element, the only ...
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How to select all values by default in arcgis tool's multivalue parameter using python?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 and have three parameters, Feature class, field and a multivalue parameter respectively in ArcGIS tool. I populate multivalue parameter with unique values of feature class on ...
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Are there any distinct advantages of creating a Python Toolbox over a Custom Toolbox?

I enjoy making different geoprocessing tools to practice Python and to become more familiar with the arcpy modules. I've just been using a Custom Toolbox and then importing the Python script and ...
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Programmatically add paramaters to ArcToolbox based on number of FCs in GDB?

I'm creating a custom geoprocessing tool. If a user inputs a GDB with a variable number of feature classes (FC), how can I retrieve and add a list of the FC to the tool? If the user doesn't add a ...
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NVS vector stream tool

Is there any document for using NVS vector stream tool? I found difficulties when using it for my data (shape file). It says "Streams Layer must contain a TNODE_ field denoting the arc's (stream's) ...
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Arctoolboxs suddenly unresponsive

My Arcgis Desktop 10.1 was working fine until, suddenly, I became unable to use the Arctoolbox tools : when I try to open them from the arctoolbox window they just do not answer, when I try to open ...
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How to convert Python (ArcPy) script into tool or toolbox script?

I've written a simple python script that allows me to quickly create a copy of a template Mxd, pointing to different shapefiles. The user specifies the new location, a name for the new mxd, then the ...
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Where is Area and Volume statistics tool in ArcMap 10.1?

I want to measure surface volume of an area with different Plane Height above reference plane. There should be a tool for statistic calculation but I cannot find it in 3D analyst toolbox. Is it exist ...
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How to map factors and their relative importance in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

I want to know how I can calculate a map from a set of factors (in the form of raster layers) and Their relative importance for example: slope 20% lithology 10% . . .
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Setting the output parameter in a toolbox to be a PDF

I need to allow a user to input a path and name where they would like to save their new map book PDF on their computer/drive. I have created a script where the user can input their mxd with data ...
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Delineating sub-basin

Could you please help with delineation of sub-basin from SRTM DEM? From this DEM I've already delineated basin using hydrology tools in ArcGIS 10.0. Now as my study area is a sub basin within this ...
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Compacting ESRI file geodatabases…good practice?

Is there a way to quantify the effect of compacting your ESRI file geodatabase(s) on editing performance? I currently use ArcInfo(10.0). I have a 769 MB fgdb that holds my most used/edited datalayers ...
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Hydrology toolbox versus Arc Hydro toolbox?

I would like to do some watershed delineation research/development (at the County level) with our LIDAR generated DEM, after it is corrected, but am wondering what, if any, differences might result ...
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Trying to script an export using individual selections based in excel

I am currently using Data Driven Pages to select a large group of blocks, and exporting them using a field name (after they have been related to the Excel spreadsheet). The problem is that ALL of the ...
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Qgis & processing doesn't links with Grass, r or saga

After having formatting my computer (W7-64bits), I have re-installed QGIS 2.0.1-64 bits on it . But I can not use GRASS, SAGA or R via Toolbox (or Processing). I have checked the path in the Options, ...
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Geoprocessor: using arc toolbox in vb.net

i am doing the following in order to use the predefined tool points to line in arctool box Dim ptoline As ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagementTools.PointsToLine = New ...
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Why Add Join does not work in ArcMap and Arcpy?

I have problem with joining feature class with table from the same location (GDB) using Python script. When I use join Join and Relates -> Join... in ArcMap TOC it does not work because I do not get ...