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

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Making tool in arcmap by using modelbuilder or python

I am trying to making one tool by using python. For that I already make GUI. In that i have 5 inputs. These 5 inputs are feature layers(shape files). Now I make another option field. It is multiple ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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
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Geoprocessing Service on ArcGIS Server to Export File

ArcGIS Server / Geoprocessing Question I have a geoprocessing service that will perform a selection on a layer based on a provided expression. I would like to output the result as a csv file (or ...
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The 3D polygon generated by skyline in arcgis has no Z value

I used the skyline tool to generate the skyline in a certain scenario, when the visible angle is less than 120°, the skyline is right, as the pic below: When the visible angle is bigger than 120, ...
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Join ArcGIS table with feature class many-to-one to create new feature class

I'm trying to do what seems to me to be a simple join with ArcGIS 10.2.2, but can't figure out how to do it. I have a file geodatabase with two files, a table and a feature class with point geometry. ...
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Line features into polygon features

Can any one tell me how to convert line features into polygon features in ArcGIS. I am using ArcGIS 10. I searched the arc toolbox for any tools for this conversion, but I couldn't find any. Please ...
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Construct sql expression with python tool and pass it as argument to Select tool

I am trying to construct an sql expression using python and afterwards pass it as an input to the arc catalogue select tool. As shown in the following image I am passing a station_ID as a string to my ...
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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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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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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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arcpy.Intersect_analysis() returns empty result, but Intersect tool in ArcMap is succesful [closed]

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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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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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?