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

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Using the ArcGIS Local Routing Tool . . geoprocessing in the runtime

When I create a model in ArcGIS using the Network Analyst Tools, I am able to create Locations and make the Route Layer and Solve. However, I need to be able to add barriers as well as locations, ...
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Is there any restriction on file size while using arcgis tool box or arcpy methods

I am working with ArcToolBox's tools and their python supports. I found there is some restriction on file size of shape files/feature classes etc. It makes me interested to know about is there any ...
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arcpy.AddMessage and codepage problems

Some times in my tools I need to output Cyrillic text via arcpy.AddMessage function. Previously in 10.0 it was very easy. I had .py file of the tool saved in UTF8 codepage. This code wrote messages ...
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How to create a generic tool with ModelBuilder in ArcGIS?

We are working on the creation of a tool with model Builder in ArcGIS 10.1. We want to build a generic tool that can be launched from any computer. In order to do so, we have set the input files as ...
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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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GeoTiff convert to PNG with transparency?

I need to convert a GeoTIFF image to PNG format with "NoData" pixels in the original image being transparent in the output. Is there any tool particularly in ArcGIS ArcToolbox or GDAL for this ...
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Removing FID as an option from ArcGIS Tool Validation Parameters

I am currently building a script tool which requires the user to select a sorting field from a list (built using a dependency on the featureclass). This Element is working fine, but I would like to ...
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How to Load a Record Set Parameter in a tool dialog

I am trying to create a tool that allows a user to update a table row without starting an edit session. I have a script tool set up with a record set parameter and I use this set up to add new rows to ...
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Python console vs Toolbox script in ArcGIS

My question is similar to this post: Adding Layer in current session using ARCPY . My script works in ArcMap python console but not as a script in toolbox.I am running ArcGIS 10.0 SP4. The script is ...
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Why is toolbox of ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap not in ArcToolbox?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 and I tried to install ArcGIS Editor for OSM (version 2.0) on ArcGIS But I couldn't make my ArcToolbox list the tools that ArcGIS Editor for OSM should've installed. Any ideas ...
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Is there a way to clip a raster using a vector polygon without having Spatial Analyst?

I have ArcView 10 and I'm trying to clip a DEM (TIFF) to a wilderness boundary (polygon). I know ArcView won't let me do this without Spatial Analyst, but I don't have $2500. I tried exporting my ...
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How to add command developed with C# to ArcToolbox?

I have a command that I developed with c#. I want to add this command to the ArcToolbox. Is there any way to add such a command to ArcToolbox in ArcGIS Desktop programmatically ?
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Why does ArcMap edit session show different vertex count on feature than arcpy/ ArcToolbox

I am looking at features in an ArcSDE geodatabase via ArcMap. The feature shows to have four vertices by viewing the vertices in the map and by looking at the sketch properties. However if I run a ...
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Error when publishing Geoprocessing tool to ArcGIS Server

I've designed a model which compares some shapefiles to other shapefiles (I want to see if the files I get are the same as the files of my template). When I try to publish the toolbox (where the model ...
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How to re-order fields permanently using ArcGIS Make Query Table tool?

In the Answer to somebody else's question it was stated that the Make Query Table tool could be used to re-order fields in tables and feature classes permanently. However, when I open the dialog for ...
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Do Different ArcGIS for Desktop License Levels Process Faster?

At my job, I have access to all three levels of ArcGIS licensing on my computer. Does the license you are using in ArcMap make a difference on the speed of ArcMap? I'm pretty sure that the drawing ...
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Why does TableToTable give ERROR 000732 when published to ArcGIS Server?

I have a python code that uses ArcPy command "arcpy.TableToTable_conversion" to convert a database table to a dbf file. arcpy.TableToTable_conversion The input table is from a SQL Server database ...
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On using R data with ArcPy to make histogram in ArcMap

I am writing a tool in python which passes parameters to a R script, which in turn creates a DBF file. I read this DBF and want to make a histogram out of the data inside ArcMap as one of the results ...
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How to check if a layer exists in a geodatabase through ArcToolBox or Python?

I have got a python to update a file geodatabase (*.gdb). Every time the code executes, it needs to check if a certain layer has been already there in the previous geodatabase; if so, delete it and ...
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ToolValidator not doing anything

I have created a simple script tool which has a single parameter of type "String". I have written the tool validation to disable the input field (simply trying to learn tool validation). The ...
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Applying layer file not formating labels in ARCGIS 10

I'm applying layer files in ARCGIS 10 using the ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management command via a python script tool. The symbology part works fine but the lables are not formatting. It is my ...
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How auto-increment output file-names in Python script?

I have a simple tool which outputs a file. I would like the filename to be a number which increments every time the tool is run. How would I go about implementing this using the toolbox in ArcMap ...
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How to change the styles (fonts, in particular) in a ArcToolbox tool UI?

I am attempting to change the font size in my ArcToolbox tool UI. I have scoured the ArcGIS 10.0 online help and found nothing on this topic. Googling it turned up the 9.1 version, which has been ...
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Defining projection in arc toolbox (JSON to shapefile) in python

I have a arc toolbox which converts JSON txt file to a shapefile but we have to define the projection. How can I hard code the defined projection so that user don't have to input the projection ? ...
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network related issues arising when running an arcpy script

Essentially I wrote an arcpy script that is within a toolbox that I ported over to a different machine to test out after the script worked locally. The script essentially utilizes the psycopg module ...
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How to automate relative filepath when adding a new toolbox to the arcmap catalog?

So I'm creating an arcpy script for a custom toolbox and I want to make it so that a user can essentially utilize the script in that toolbox without having to change the source path (which I made ...
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Definitions of arcgis script parameter Data Type options

When adding a python script to a toolbox in Arcgis one of the steps is to set parameters and specify what Data Type each requires. The list is long, perhaps a hundred, and many are not immediately ...
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Other than the methods stated on the Desktop 10 Sharing Tools section, are there any other ways to distribute custom toolscripts?

Essentially I want to be able to distribute a custom script and it seems that I cannot create a .tbx file, so I looked into the other methods, but they are all only for Python modules it seems. What I ...
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How to find Q in m3/sec from a raster having Q in mm for hydro power calculation

I am having a raster file with runoff depth Q in mm which was obtained from SCS method. I want to calculate hydro power potential at any location on my DEM. In the formula Q is in m3/s but we are ...
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How to use (make sense of) results from ArcGIS Area Solar Radiation tool?

I am using the tool Area Solar Radiation in ArcMap10 to analyse DEMs of parts of a city (area equivalent to a neighbourhood). My goal is to calculate the average annual solar irradiation (Wh/m2) on ...
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How to calculate for every basin/sub-basin, drainage area at every elevation contour along stream?

With DEM as source, I created all necessary files like flow direction, accumulation,slope,streams,watersheds,pour point etc.... In my watershed(basin), I have many sub-watersheds(sub-basin) with ...
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Exposing ArcInfo level liscenses to ArcView desktops via ArcGIS Server and custom python script tool

I have a script that uses an ArcInfo level tool. The script works great on my machine but uses an ArcInfo level tool which the ArcView users don't have. Is exposing these ArcInfo level tools ...
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Parse Data Through ArcMap Toolbox

In a toolbox of mine I want to add a function to add several shapefiles by assigning the datatype to shapefile and enabling the multi-value function. I have noticed however that ArcMap parses this ...
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How can I create polygon of gaps/holes if I have several shapefiles

How can I create polygon of gaps/holes if I have several shapefiles. Do I really have to merge all layers, it it big amount of data (NEW YORK roadbed, buildings, water,parks etc) I have ET geowizards ...
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Finding script location… dynamically

Should be a simple question... but those can be the hardest. I have created a script that uses ESRI's arcpy site package and it functions properly in a stand-alone environment. I am now trying to ...
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ArcMap 10.0 Python script tool - Have the script tool dialog box stay open past successful completion of script

Is there a way to have the script dialog box have the radio button that says "Close this dialog when completed successfully" unchecked for any user who runs the script tool? Is there configuration ...
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ArcToolbox Create Replica tool advanced options

I am trying to create a two-way Replica of my SDE database to another SDE database in ArcGIS 10.0 If I use the Create Replica wizard from the 'Distributed Geodatabase' toolbar in ArcMap I am able to ...
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How to convert raster data into regularly sampled points?

I am wondering if there's another way to convert raster data (ex: DEM) into regularly sampled points. I've used Raster to Point under ArcToolbox previously, but if the raster data is huge, that's a ...
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How to find nearest point for each point in current layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point layer and want to know the distance of nearest point of current layer for each point in the layer. I found some tools in ArcToolbox about it , but they need two layers for input and ...
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Anyone built a custom GPFunction in ArcGIS10 and having closing issues?

I have a custom GP function in ArcGIS 10 written in C#. When the tool is run it takes ArcGIS about 5 minutes to close (as in the application closes but in Task manager ArcMap.exe and ArcSOCP.exe are ...
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Unable to Provide Input for a MultiValue Parameter Script Tool

I have the following script: #Import ArcPy site package import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy import Raster from arcpy.sa import ZonalStatistics from arcpy.sa import CreateConstantRaster # ...
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ArcGIS 10 IGPFunction2 and IGPFunctionFactory Implementation

I'm creating a custom ArcToolbox tool in C# .NET in ArcGIS 10 SP2. Though I seem to be having two issues which maybe related: Firstly, my tool is run as a background task i.e. the GP dialog does not ...
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Problems creating TIN from British Columbia DEM data

Is anyone familiar with creating a TIN using ArcGIS9.3 and British Columbia DEM data (.GEN files)? I can't figure out how to get the breaklines to work during the creation of the TIN. Using ...
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Anyone have a link for IN-DEPTH ArcGIS Toolbox documentation

I am looking for in-depth links for docs on parameter datatypes for adding custom scripts to a custom toolbox. For example, a parameter data type "Extract Values". What does this do? What config ...
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Is it any way to remove input features that don't have any record ? ( In Batch Mode)

Is it any way to remove input features that don't have any record ? ( In Batch Mode)
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ArcGIS 10: AddIn Extension loading toolbox issue

I have an extension class in an ArcMap addin project of which loads a custom toolbox into ArcToolbox when the user opens ArcMap or opens a previously created map. My toolbox gets added to ArcToolbox ...
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“XY to Line” not converting all 58,000 records

I have a dbf (and xls) that contains ~58,000 records of latitude and longitude for both start and end points. I would like to connect each XY coordinate pair using the XY to Line tool found inside the ...
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Adding Descriptions to custom ArcToolbox 9.3.1

I looked http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgiSDEsktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Setting_script_tool_parameters and couldn't find how to add Descriptions for each parameter in the script tool. I see how to add ...
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How to create a checkbox parameter in a ArcGIS custom Python tool?

I am working on creating an ArcGIS tool from a Python script I am writing. I am wondering if it is possible to have a checkbox parameter. Basically what I want to do is have a parameter where the ...
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Return results to user of python script from ArcToolbox : EDIT 9.3

I have a script in a custom toolbox which sums the values in a given field. After the user indicates which field (currently I have them typing it in but would love to know how to get the ArcToolbox ...