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

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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [on hold]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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how can I find sDNA toolbox for arcgis?

I am working on spatial structure of the city and security. I need the sDNA Toolbox to add in gis toolboxes.
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Creating tool for finding catchments, watersheds and channel network in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've been working in QGIS for a while, but I have to use ArcGIS from now on. In QGIS I made a tool in the Graphical Modeler, in order to ease a process I had to do several times. I've been told this ...
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TopoToRaster Tool Execute problem in ArcGIS

I am trying to execute TopoToRaster tool (ArcToolbox>3D Aanalyst Tool>Raster Interpolation>Topo To Raster) in arcGis 10.0 with .NET. Topo to Raster Input But get exceptions. My code is here : ...
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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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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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Placing point feature class with DEM in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I got the center-lined points (Picture 1), and mid-points (picture 2). Now, i want to know, how will i place these points on a DEM to get the band-of-width from the DEM. Hope picture 2 works for the ...
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Python's logging module not working with ArcPy [duplicate]

I have a Python script imported to an Arc toolbox. It uses Python's logging module for message recording. import logging import time import os, sys import arcpy ...
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Adding output parameter to Python script tool?

How do you add an output parameter in a python script in a toolbox?
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Is there a difference between tools with same name in the ArcGIS 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst toolboxes?

There are several of the same tools within the 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst toolboxes (for example, Reclassify and Visibility). Is the same tool being accessed regardless of whether it is found ...
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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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How do you start a Toolbox tool from ArcObjects?

I want to put a couple of toolbox Tools onto an AddIn toolbar. I tried to reference the ProgIDs in the toolbar section of the Config.esriaddinx, but that didn't work (only saw blank spaces where the ...
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Can the field mapping be shortened in ArcToolbox tools?

I have converted a model to python in ArcGIS 10.3, and have found that the tool outputs a full and very very long field mapping. Is there a way to shorten this somehow? While I want all field ...
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What data type is excel in Arcgis Add Script wizard?

When creating tool from a python script in ArcGIS, data type has to be chosen in Add Script wizard and one of my parameters is Excel and another one specific sheet whereas there can be more sheets in ...
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Publishing geoprocessing tools to ArcGIS for Server gives ERROR 001488?

I have been trying to publish a geoprocessing tool to our new ArcGIS for Server 10.1 with SP1. I configured the serves to not to copy data to server when publishing services. The tool ran well and ...
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Support for Foreground and Background geoprocessing in ArcMap tools?

If not all ArcGIS tools support both foreground and background Geoprocessing, then how can I tell whether a tool will run in the foreground or run in the background?
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Oracle Procedure Call From ArcToolbox Script - Error processing call -

Background: I have an Oracle package with procedures to randomize and reset passwords for our SDE/GIS schemas. These procedures work perfectly via SQL Plus command line commands. My package looks ...
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Appending Roads with Snapping [closed]

I have two different roads shapefiles. There are roads present in my second shapefile which are not present in first shapefile. I want to append all those roads from second into first one but i want ...
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Icons in ArcToolbox window acting very strange?

I am running ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop and for some reason my icons in the ArcToolbox and in other windows are behaving very very strange. Sometimes no icon at all appears, other times the completely ...
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ArcToolbox does not open from ArcCatalog? [closed]

From ArcCatalog 10.3.1 I can´t open ArcToolbox. Software just freezes and crashes when I press anything. Does anyone know how to solve this?
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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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How to make ArcToolbox as its default?

I wrongly deleted Data Management Tools from ArcToolbox in ArcGIS 9.3. Now I can't use some features such as "Dissolve", "Eliminate", etc. How could I make it as default?
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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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Getting Script Error from ArcToolbox? [duplicate]

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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Cropping/Clipping Map

I'm using ArcGIS and my datasets cover most of the world, but I'm wanting to focus on just Iceland and I'm wondering how you crop the layers to a specific area? I've read about the crop tool, but ...
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ArcToolbox 9.3 converted to ArcGIS 10 not working in ArcMap 9.3?

I added a custom toolbox created for 9.3.1 to a ArcGIS Desktop 10 ArcMap. Now it seemed to have disappeared. I can't add it to ArcMap 9.3.1. Is there a way to convert it back if that is even the ...
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Arctoolboxes 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 create a dropdown option when setting up python script into the arctoolbox

So I created a script that I will import to a arctoolbox. On the display name section, I have asked the user to choose a workspace, select the shapefile, field name, and an option to make a pdf, jpeg ...
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Make Query Table SQL expression errors

I have a feature class of ~1000 polygons and 10 tables with time-related information on those polygons (each ~3000 lines). So, I want 10 output feature classes. I used Make Query Table and tried to ...
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How to solve “error 000816: The tool is not valid” with ET Geowizards tools?

I have installed ET Geowizards 11.2 for ArcGIS 10.3 using setup.exe and followed the instructions. I am using ArcGIS 10.3. I can use ET Geowizards tools from the toolbar and I can run them in ...
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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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Use Get Field Value tool to calculate field?

I am running a summary statistic on a clip to get acre counts by area type. I want to then add a second field that has the acre count from the total area. A third field be added so that it shows as ...
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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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Calculate the length of a line feature and then add points at percentage length in arcgis

The scenario is we have chopper pilots who are laying baits for wild dogs, pigs etc every X metres along a predetermined run length (multiple line features). What I want to be able to do is ...
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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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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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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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Defining area of influence for origin-destination dataset (where destination is port) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Starting from an origin-destination dataset for a given country, where the origins are city (points) and the destination are ports (points), how can I identify the area of influence for each ...
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Convert Field Expression to ArcGIS Python Script Tool

I've created the following field calculation that I'd like to convert to a python script tool: def blocklow(a, b, c, d): mylist = [a, b, c, d] # create list from input range variables if mylist ...
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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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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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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 ...