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 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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Moving an un-docked ArcToolbox from secondary screen to the main monitor

For ArcGIS 10.3.1 on MS Windows 7 (moving from multiple screens to a single screen) sometimes the ArcToolbox dialogue box remains on the non existent secondary screen. How do I move the un-docked ...
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Is the result of “generalization” algorithm the same every time using it in ArcGIS?

I have a database with roads, and i update it oftenly. For another department we give them the same database but generalized so they can fit the forest to the roads. I wanted to know if you use ...
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How to Integrate rivers with forest in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have 2 type of inputs, Rivers and Forest. Rivers must not move at all (just freeze), only forest should be forced to attach to rivers within a tolerance of 10-20m. I want to integrate those layer ...
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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 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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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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Can tools in custom toolboxes added to arcgis toolbar

There exist a custom created toolbox (say mytoolboxes) for arcgis. I want to create a toolbar and add some tools (in this toolbox) on the toolbar. Normally for system toolbox it is possible to simply ...
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How to create cartogram maps in Arcgis 10.2.2?

I have followed the exact steps from http://www.gislounge.com/how-to-make-area-cartogram-maps-in-arcgis/ and downloaded from arcscripts.esri.com. After adding the cartogram tool into the toolbox and I ...
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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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Data Interoperability Tools appear not to be licensed?

I am having problems with Data Interoperability tools in ArcMap 10.2,When i try to use a quick import or a quick export in Data Interoperability Tools , i can not , i click but i dont have any result. ...
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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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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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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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“From PDF” toolset not available in 10.3

I'm running ArcMap 10.3 and there is no "From PDF" toolset available in my conversion tools list. Also, trying to use the ArcPy PDFToTIFF_conversion method fails. Specifically ArcMap is version ...
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How to fill a field in a table using ModelBuilder ToolBox [closed]

How to fill a field (set a value) in a table using ModelBuilder ToolBox.
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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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I can't access any models inside my custom toolbox

I saved several models inside of a toolbox, which I saved inside of one of the folders I created for my project. In ArcCatalog or ArcMap, if I go to that folder, I can see the toolbox (which I just ...
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Problems with “search” feature and tools in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have problems with ArcMap 10.2.2 in my desktop. The "search" function doesn't work. When clicked, nothing happens! Also, whenever I use any of the tools of toolbox, like calculating area or ...
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How to compare two feature classes on one field?

I have two feature classes: an old one and a new one that I want to compare. Both feature classes have the same field structure and have a reference field 'ID' whose values are the same, except in ...
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Cutting a polygon out of another polygon with python [duplicate]

Licence: ArcEditor Version: ArcMap 10.0 i have some issues to separat my data with python. To illustrate the problem, i have simplifyed the data with figures. I want to cut the blue polygon ...
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How can I add a custom toolbox to ArcMap, and see its script?

I'd like to add a custom toolbox to ArcMap, and also see the script it's written in. To do the latter, I'm trying to open it with my python editor, but it doesn't open it.
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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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Convert feature to raster, not just shape using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to convert a shapefile into a raster, but ArcGIS gives values only to outside cells, not inside´s, so I get a raster with a hole in the inside with the shape of the feature. How can I ...
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C# geoprocessing tool output file

I'm trying to use file output parameter in arcobjects geoprocessing tool which will be used as rest service on ArcGis server 10.1 IGPParameterEdit3 outParam = new GPParameterClass(); ...
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Running ArcGIS 10.0 Under Virtualenv

I am working on a Python package that has a mixture of command line tools and ArcToolbox tools. For Python development it is really useful to use VirtualEnv, especially when working with installers. ...
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Interrupting ModelBuilder between two processes?

I am using a model builder to create a tool that uses a DEM to create contour lines. Then I want to select, on screen, one of the contour lines to use it as an input parameter for the clip tool to ...
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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 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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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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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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Finding model created using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I made a model in the ModelBuilder (arcgis 10.2) and saved it. Unfortunately, not some place where I can find it again. However, if I want to save a new model (save as..),the old model is there in ...
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Is it possible to run ArcToolbox without ArcMap?

I am following the accepted answer for the question: Batch conversion of netCDF to Raster in ArcGIS using Python, obviously, to convert netcdfs. The code taken from the above answer (pasted below) ...
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How to get the python code for a ArcToolbox call

I was wondering if it is possible to get the exact python code corresponding to a specific run of a tool in ArcToolbox? The reason I ask is that I want to replicate the function in a Tool in Python, ...
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ActiveX control in conflict with ArcToolbox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with ArcToolbox tools In arcgis 9.1 (in both OS, XP SP3 and 7 ultimate 64bit) when I open Arctoolbox appears a message that it is impossible to open eevry tools ...
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ScriptError ArcToolbox, unable to work

This problem keeps occuring. Any function within the ArcToolbox gives this error message with different code. The message below comes from using the 'Hillshade' tool. I've updated my ArcGIS for ...
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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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How to print a list of Tools from their respective Toolboxes with arcpy?

I would like to print a list of Toolboxes as listed in my Python code, however I would also like to print the tools in that Toolbox under neath the Toolbox name like so; Analysis Tools(analysis) ...
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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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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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How to Calculate fields for attribute table using ModelBuilder?

I am working with the ModelBuilder 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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Tool making by using python

My problem is that i want to solve one equation by using these inputs. Equation is : (field*area)/total area where field= fields which are selected, Area= field of area, total area= total of area. ...
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Tool to delete all data from a shapefile

I am looking for a tool that deletes the data in the shapefile, and then copy and pastes all the features from a layer into the blank layer. We get updates to our layer from a separate organization, ...
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Getting “Failed to open tool” message when trying to run geoprocessing tool from C# code

I've been experimenting with the Military Aspects of Terrain Template, which has a toolbox associated with it. I've been using the following WPF Runtime code, which should open a tool in the ...
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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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Can I use GPdataFile in modelbuilder so as to use a user uploaded shapefile as input to a ModelBuilder tool?

Considering that I have managed to upload a data file like a shapefile on a geoprocessing service. How can I handle it inside of ModelBuilder. For Example I would like to use the shapefile I have ...
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geoprocessing tools in Arcmap are not working

Please help my problem in arcgis 10.2.2. My geoprocessing tools are not working. When I try to open for example the merge tool, the dialog box is empty. Why is it happening?
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How to upload shapefile as input to geoprocessing service using javascript api

I need to pass a shapefile as input to my geoprocessing service so as to perform extra process with the features included in it? The geoprocessing service will be called from the clients web page ...
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How can I come up with the spatial variation of ndvi using arcgis 9.3.

I would like to come up with the spatial variation of NDVI of a certain area. I have the average NDVI from 1998 to 2014. I'm using Arcgis 9.3