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

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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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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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Why do some ArcToolbox tools have red x over them?

Why is it when you right-click to open some of the tools on the ArcToolbox, such as the TIN to Raster Tool for example, an image of a red x immediately appears over the tool icon? The tool dialog ...
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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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Applying version control to ArcGIS Models

Version control is an indispensable tool for software development, allowing one to reliably and cleanly step back in time to the last time X did it's job exactly right, or to see what changed between ...
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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 Calculate fields for attribute table using Model Builder

I am working with the Model Builder tool in ArcMap. I have created a simple model that takes the Strip Map Index Features as an input. I have added fields to the model to produce more fields in the ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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Toolbox from 10.0 causes an ArcGis 10.1 crash

I'm trying to open a toolbox prepared in ArcGis 10.0 in ArcGis 10.1 but it crashes the entire application. No error message is shown. Any ideas what might cause the problem? Or how to debug it?
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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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Installing NVS Vector Stream Tool with ArcGIS Desktop version later than 10.0?

I can't seem to get a response form NVS about their Vector Stream Tool add-on, but they did send me a fixed-up version that I have now been able to install. However, I cannot find any associated ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Append or merge consecutive line segments (contours) as one single line of the same elevation value

Is there a way using python (ArcPy) or ArcGIS 10.1 tools to collect consecutive line segments having the same elevation value and appending/merging/generating one single line from them? Each resulting ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problems converting polygon to point [closed]

I'm trying to convert polygons to points with ArcGIS 10. My polygon layer has 2 attributes that I want to give to my point layer. I'm using the Feature to Point function from the Arctoolbox, but it ...
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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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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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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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How to apply the four colors theorem in a polygon map in ArcGIS/ArcToolBox automatcally?

I need to apply the four colors theorem in a polygonal shape in a way that I do not need to choose manually each color to put in each region. I wish to knows if there is any extension, plug-in, script ...
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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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Why can't I find the TIN Management tool in 3D Analyst toolbox?

I am looking for the CREATE TIN tool in the 3D Analyst toolbox, but I can´t find it. Any ideas why I can't find it?
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Table to Table script fails when copying to SDE

Since TBL2SDE no longer exists (we're running a 64-bit server and ArcGIS 10 doesn't include that executable on a 64-bit installation) I've been using the Table to Table script in ArcToolbox to copy ...