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Exporting table to XYZ ASCII file via ArcPy?

I'm looking for a way to export an ArcGIS table (created with the Sample tool) to a text file via ArcPy. I can do this in ArcGIS via the context menu by right-clicking the table, but have not found ...
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Understanding the .asc file

Reading the ESRI help, Supported raster dataset file formats, I read that ASCII Grid file types are addressed with the singular file extension .asc for both 16 bit signed-integer (for discrete data) ...
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Converting ascii windspeed files to rasters

I have been trying to convert windspeed files to rasters without success. It was discussed in an Arcgis forum which I followed. This involved replacing semi-colons with spaces and adding a header. I ...
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Determine min and max values in an ASCII raster dataset using Python

I have a raster dataset in ASCII format. Using Python, I need to determine the min and max values inside the dataset. I've been told that the header information is key, which contains things like ...
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How to convert a National Bridge Inventory(NBI) ASCII file to a shapefile [duplicate]

I have a problem. I have downloaded the NBI ascii file data from http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/nbi/ascii.cfm. Now I am not able to convert it into a shapefile. The ASCII file has a latitude longitude ...
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Manipulate .asc files in qgis

I have an .asc file and I want to import in QGIS. The standard way to open it is from "add Raster layer" ("import Raster Layer"), there is another way? I know is strange that ask but I need it. And I ...
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Create a Raster file out of a ASCII grid file?

im using a special system to do geomagnetic surveys. Its software let me output the information as image files, ASCII or in its own proprietary file format. Now i want to get its information in my GIS ...
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Creating DEM from geoTIFF or asciiGRID LiDAR data?

For a home project I want to 3D print an area from a map. I have downloaded a geoTIFF file and an asciiGRID file from the Tasmanian governments spatial program "TheList". The two files are here: ...
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Convert downloaded LiDAR info to DEM in GRASS

I have downloaded LiDAR information as a .asc file and a .tif file, and even though I have tried multiple methods to convert them to a dem I am having no luck. Grass GIS says there is an invalid ...
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arcpy - ascii encoding error when updating field content in SQL Server table

I know there are plenty of posts and blog explanations about unicode errors, but I still can't figure out to handle it in my particular case. So here is my problem: I am writing a Python script to ...
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How to convert LAS file to ASCII for DSM in SAGA GIS? [duplicate]

I want to count trees in SAGA GIS and when I try to follow the steps in dominoc925.blogspot.com, there was no problem with asci file (i have converted las file (dem)) but there was a problem with dsm ...
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Batch Converting ASCII into Feature Classes using shapefile lists [closed]

Problem. I have 413 ASCII files totalling 4 billion points, and my system cannot handle converting them to MULTIPOINT so that I can generate Terrains. Therefore I would like to create 12+ subsets of ...
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Converting polygon layer to *.txt files using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to convert polygons that do not have coordinates in the attribute table to a txt file with coordinates. I will be using the txt file in a different software (not ArcGIS), so I need ...
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How do i convert STDS file to ASCII DEM?

I've downloaded several 7.5 minute DEM files from USGS and they have file names like: 1661629.DEM.SDTS.TAR On MAC these decompress into a folder with serval files having the extension '.DDF'. Is ...
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Convert ASCII Grid Colorized to Raster

I have an ASCII Grid file + .prj file and can visualize this in qGIS. I can colorize it by going to properties and using a Pseudocolor Ramp. However, I want to export this now as a TIFF / Raster. ...
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How to read .asc format DEMs that have headers with #comments

I have around twenty 2 GB DEMs (xyz) in .asc format. The header has 13 lines of metadata, and then the basic data in three columns # # The DTM grid had lower left (southwest) corner coords: # X ...
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Best method to convert CSV file of lat/lon and depth data to bathymetry polygon?

I'm trying to create bathymetry polygons based on lat/long and depth data. I have tried several methods and the resulting polygons are clunky. Make XY Event Layer-->Copy Features--> Project--> ...
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Get pixel value from a raster in a xy table

I'm trying to find a way to convert a raster (in my case it's a Landsat satellite image) into a table with 3 columns which would represent: 1) x coordinates (the so called "xllcorners" in ASCII ...
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Import ASCII (X, Y, Value) to Feature Attribute in ArcGIS

The output from my landscaping modeling program is simply way too big to be rendered by Paraview. So I am wondering is there anyway that I can import it into ArcMap. The data is divided into several ...
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How to export polygon coordinates?

How can I export each polygon-vertice's coordinate (every point coordinate of every polygon) of a polygon Geodatabase-feature class to an ascii text file (csv or txt)? I don't want to convert it to a ...
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Arc ASCII Grid output problem in QGIS 2.0

I used to convert tif files to ascii in Qgis 1.8 using gdal translate without having any problems with the output i.e. I have the normal heading and values. When I upgraded to 2.0 I started to get the ...
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What I'm doing wrong with the command r.out.ascii in GRASS GIS?

I have raster in .bil format which I want to save in GRASS GIS with r.out.ascii. I get this result in .txt file: north: 1N south: 0 east: 1E west: 0 rows: 1 cols: 1 55537 I suppose it is something ...
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Convert ASCII to Raster, then build attribute table

I recently obtained precipitation normals from the PRISM dataset online. I'm trying to import the ASCII files into ArcMap, but have stumbled across a few issues. 1) I converted the ASCII to raster. I ...
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Creating spatial Reference to ASCII file

I have produced ASCII files in MaxEnt. These files are able to be loaded into Arcmap10.1 and display as an image, but I cannot interpret them or create them into a polygon for further analysis. I have ...
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Problems opening ASC files in QGIS

I am trying to open an .asc file (pick, for example, that one for 2014) from the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. It contains information on the annual solar radiation. ...
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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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How to add LiDAR Intensity attribute to a point feature class?

I need to convert LASD (ESRI LAS Dataset) to ASCII text file. I've export the data to point feature class (LAS to Multipoint), converted multipart to single part and calculate X Y and Z.My first ...
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raster to ascii in QGIS

I have a raster file (DEM or .tif), but I need to transform it into a .txt file (ascii). How can I do this in QGis (Quantum Gis)? Thank you so much!
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Problem in saving a file in a specific output folder

I have a very simple script that I'm testing. It has always been working so far, but now I'm running in an unexpected error. When I try to save my files in a folder different than the environment one, ...
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Which kind of grid format is this?

in a project I got some raster files with the following content (header and data are in one txt file): HOUR 17 MINUTES 30 YEAR 2012 MONTH 5 DAY 4 CITY Emilia;Bologna NROWS 99 NCOLS 156 ULXMAP ...
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How can I avoid UnicodeEncodeError when using geoprocessing tools in QGIS?

I have a shapefile, that I want to split with the "Split Layers by Field"-tool. Due to some umlauts (ä,ü,ö) there will be a python error as soon, as the tool reaches a feature with an umlaut. The ...
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Input data format and read multiple files into Grass 6.4.1

I am trying to read in multiple (hundreds, thousand) LiDAR ascii files into Grass. They contain elevation data. I think I have managed one, and I can make a map of elevations, using File, Import ...
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How to draw grid cells in QGIS?

I have one ASCII text file with eight columns. The first four provide the x-coordinates (e.g. longitude) of the four corners of a grid cell, while the last four provide the y-coordinates (e.g. ...
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Is it possible to use non-printable characters as delimiter for text file layer in QGIS?

I am trying to import a Delimited Text File Layer from a .csv file in QGIS. Because this caused a lot of errors, I posted a question here and got the hint towards using ASCII non-printable control ...
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How to read .adf (TIN) map files?

I have a set of maps in few formats : TIN ├── [4.0K] info │   └── [2.6K] arc.dir ├── [ 708] log ├── [374K] M-33-45-D-d-4.asc └── [4.0K] m-33-45-d-d-4tin ├── [ 96] tdenv.adf ├── ...
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Input data to Maxent niche modelling tool?

I have following question regarding the input format of files to Maxent. From here I downloaded the environmental layers but they are in tiff format and I guess the tool needs in asc format where ...
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Extra white space in ASCII file due to Translate GDAL from QGIS Modeler

Could anyone enlighten me why do I get an extra white space in from of my first column in an ASCII file generated through a model? With ArcGIS it doesn't happen. Output raster type: Int32 Output ...
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Exporting output in ASCII from a QGIS model

I'm trying to find a geoalgorithm in QGIS's Graphical Modeler that can convert and export a vector to ASCII. Could anyone enlighten me if there's an option for that? Perhaps through some script but I ...
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Export attribute table values to CSV

I am getting false parsing and un-necessary quotes for 3 numeric fields when exporting table to ascii (CSV). Items are all DOUBLE. "675,654","5,567,000" is the resulting export format which should be ...
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) data coordinate system

I am trying to import the National Bridge Inventory Lat/Long data into ArcGIS. But when I do it with WGS 1984 Geographic coordinate system, they don't match with the base maps. I don't where I am ...
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How can I get a .asc file to load into QGIS?

I got some files from an ag plane that are in ASCII format. I can not seem to be able to get them to load into QGIS without the This is a link to the file I am trying to use. ...
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How to convert shapefiles into ascii grid .asc in QGIS?

I downloaded multiple zips that cover a small island from the Rhode Island Geographic Information System webpage, specifically the geographic files that make up Block Island. Here's the source: ...
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Maxent output clips to minimum extent of all input variables

I am experiencing an issue with the spatial extent of my output ASC files. I am using the UK Land Cover Map (LCM) 2007 at 25 metres resolution as a categorical variable in my Maxent modelling, ...
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How to use paths with non ASCII characters for subprocess calls with ArcGIS

I know that it is possible to create calls using unicode character encoding like \xf8 for non ASCII characters but how do I do it writing a path in a script just like: 'e:\gis\python_ø\notepad.exe' ...
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How to export raster into ascii without losing the statistics?

I had a problem in Mike Urban with a difference between a DEM (Digital Elevation Model) and a 2D overflood model and the support group requested me to remove the difference because the problems were ...
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Error 000204 using “Export Feature Attribute to ASCII” Tool on ArcGIS Server 10

I´m trying to export feature attributes to a CSV-File (on ArcGIS Server) to use them in other applications (using the "Export Feature Attribute to ASCII" Tool). While the tool is working ok in a ...
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Batch Export feature attribute to ASCII in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have around 160 feature classes that I need to convert into ascii files. Spatial statistics tool ---> Utilities ---> Export feature attribute to ascii only allows converting one file at a time. Is ...
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Properly placing my raster over a shapefile on my map

I have an ASCII file that I converted to a raster. My heading on the ASCII file is: NCOLS 156 NROWS 720 XLLCORNER -170989.3011812 m YLLCORNER 1417628.464462 m CELLSIZE 1 ...
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How to convert ASCII file to TIN where XY is YX in ArcGIS?

I have some ASCII files (you can download it from: http://analizasan.kvprojekty.pl/underwork/gisse/M3451Ca1.zip) that I would like to create TIN. First I used "ASCII3DToFeatureClass" tool to create ...
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problem with viewing ASCII data files in ArcGIS

I have some problem viewing an ASCII file in a structured way in arcGIS. I have tried running this code but it seems problematic at least with me. I am unable to run this. I think the code needs ...