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SQLite database to Feature class

I am somewhat new to programming and the SQLite world. I am looking for a way to take data from and SQLite DB and populate feature classes. The feature classes are all polygons and the intent is to ...
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Public GIS data for lots within sections of township and range for NM, USA

Anyone know where to find a publicly available shapefile/fc of lot divisions within sections for township and range of New Mexico? I've been to several government websites that offer this type of ...
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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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Unable to create object class extension COM component?

I'm getting the error: Unable to create object class extension COM component in ArcMap 10.2 when trying to open feature classes from old geodatabases. I'm also getting "error repairing the ...
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Merging Feature Classes and keeping the metadata

Is there a way that while merging two feature classes we can keep the metadata? We are merging feature classes with templates so we can import specific fields into our data. Is there a way to keep ...
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Placing layer name beside their symbols in legend using representations of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to place the layer name of my feature class (styled with a representation) beside (right hand side) its symbol in the legend of my map in ArcMap 10.1. I know that the format can be changed ...
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Using Detect Feature Changes Tool in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Has anyone used the Detect Feature Changes (Data Management) tool in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop? I am working on two linear feature classes, one a newly updated and one an old one. This is the first ...
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Setting creation of feature dataset as precondition to iterative process using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

When using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, how do you set the creation of a feature dataset as a precondition to an iterative process, and not have it re-create the feature dataset each time through? This is ...
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How to calculate square footage from multiple records into one field?

I want to add up the square footage for each building floor and enter the total into another field within the same feature class. Each floor has a different size and is a separate polygon with a ...
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How to clip vector data from raster data?

I have two files: National land cover data (raster) HUC 8 (vector files of watersheds) Both are national scale but the HUC 8 takes up a larger geographic region than the raster set so I want ...
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Using Selection Sets with Python

I am trying to build a model that reads through about 30 different point feature classes and appends only the selected features to a new feature class. Some of the feature classes don't have any ...
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Way to extract a specific feature class from a dataset in model builder?

I would like to be able to run a model that iterates through datasets and at one point extracts just a single point feature from within the dataset and save it in a different geodatabase. The problem ...
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Listing all feature datasets and classes from multiple geodatabase into CSV file? [duplicate]

I have a folder having multiple geodatabase and I am calling that folder “Multiplegdb” There are 3 geodatabase in a folder which are as follows: ABC.gdb UVW.gdb XYZ.gdb Each geodatabase have ...
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getParameterInfo datatype for creating new feature class

I'm having trouble finding a suitable datatype that allows the user to browse to a .gdb and create a name for a new feature class. DEFeatureClass wants an existing FC to write to. Using ...
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Dynamic scale dependency from attribute query using ArcGIS for Desktop?

If I have a feature class called roads with an attribute for type e.g. highway etc. Is there a way to setup a dynamic scale dependency on the layer based on the type of road? Like do a SQL query ...
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Unable to create Dimension Feature Class

I am trying to create a Dimension feature class within a new geodatabase. I right-click on the geodatabase and select the New, then Feature Class. The New Feature Class window comes up and I can ...
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Is the filename of a shapefile the same as its Feature Class name?

This is a very basic question, but I'm not finding the answer on Google or here... I have a bundle of files I have to submit in an incredibly specific format. Our sub-consultants gave us a set of ...
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How to get feature fields and values?

How can I get features from EID? I cannot define a Geodatabase connection since it changes. I have to get it from IUtilityNetworkAnalysisExt or IEditor. I figured out how to get EIDs on downstream. I ...
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ArcGIS Error 999999: Feature Compare Tool

I'm running the ArcGIS feature compare tool against 2 point feature class layers. I'm comparing 9.1 SDE layer against a 10.1 SDE layer. In the feature compare tool one of the input options is ...
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Can I convert an IFeature to ILayer and add it to the map?

I want to use FeatureClass.Search() to get a specific Feature and I want to convert this one to ILayer and set it to the Map, is there any way to do that?
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How to get all the FeatureClasses from IWorkspace?

Well i create a Geodatabse in my SQL Server using ArcCatalog then i create 5 new FeatureClass, i want to get all the FeatureClasses in this GDB, this is my function to get all the FeatureClasses from ...
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Field is not nullable but Field is nullable Box is checked

I had this problem already a couple of times. I add a Field (float) to an existing feature class, the Field is Nullable is arleady checked. But performing a calculation with the Field Calculator on it ...
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Editing Feature Class using ArcObjects

I have a problem with editing feature class using arc Objects.Indeed I am working on it for a while and cant find any solution into doing it..I asked a question before about how to connect to database ...
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Extremely slow processing time to map lat/lon data onto census shapefile with ArcPy?

I am a newcomer to ArcGIS and Python so I would greatly appreciate any and all input on this issue. What I am trying to do is very simple: map 400K business locations using lat/lon coordinates onto a ...
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Create FeatureClass in Personal Geodatabase and store data

I have to create a new featureClass in my existing personal GeoDatabase. And save some polylines into this featureClass. How can i do it? I need c# code to do this. Edit: I have a problem during ...
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What are the effects of using Ifeature.Delete() on a feature within a feature class? [closed]

I call Delete() on a feature in a feature class, then I want to proceed to the next feature by using ICursor.NextRow() but this produces an error. The code is simple: EDIT: More code showing the ...
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ArcGIS Feature Class Extent Changing

I've been having a problem with the extents of feature classes in our SDE here at work. Our database is divided into feature datasets that have various feature classes in them. The problem is as ...
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Create Feature Class From XY Table Using Python

I have some txt files that are basically attribute tables (object ID, latitude, longitude, area). In ArcMaps, I have been converting these files into feature classes and saving them in a geodatabase ...
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Adding feature classes from within multiple geodatabases within multiple folders

I have thousands of feature classes that I'm trying to add to an ArcMap 10.1 map document. I have a folder of U.S. DEM files, and within that folder is a folder for each U.S. state. Inside each state ...
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Best Practices for Tracking Feature Changes and Supporting Documentation

In my organization, it is very important that we have documentation from an authoritative source to support every feature that we add to our data and every edit that we make to each feature. ...
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Populating newly created fields

In ArcGIS, i created a new field in my shapefile table and would like to type names there, but cannot. what do I need to do in order to edit the field?
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Appending fields from external tables to feature class?

I have some data in a relational database structure within a geodatabase i.e a feature class with several lookup tables. I need to flatten this data so that certain fields from the lookup tables are ...
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Using ArcPy: adding feature class and fields in an un-saved mxd

With ArcPy I have created a tool that creates an empty feature class with pre-defined fields and adds it to the TOC. It works quite well, however if I use the tool to generate a feature class in an ...
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How to get RasterToPolygon working

We have a process that is almost working except for this one call ... This is the one tool function that is requiring a FeatureClass and I found code that I thought would work. Unfortunately all I ...
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How to create a feature class from a DEFeatureClass output parameter

I'm writing a geoprocessing tool with ArcObjects for Java. My tool takes in parameters one feature class (from a layer, a shapefile or a GDB) and others parameters. The parameter in output is a ...
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Can I create a polyline with one long segment and three shorter underlying segments?

We currently have a street centerline polyline feature class where the street segments correspond to our pavement management database. Each segment has a unique ID that matches a record tracking ...
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Export attribute table (feature class) to text file in batch?

What would be the most efficient way to export attribute tables from multiple feature class files stored in a file geodatabase? Export to .txt or .csv. Is there any sort of batch process? Or python ...
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Renaming a variable input to replace spaces with underscores to be used in an output's name

This may be easier than i am making it. Using Model Builder, I have a variable input "Name", which is set as a model parameter, used for a 'Select by Attribute' early in the model. I would like to ...
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How can I move and resize features with an ArcView license?

this might be a silly question but I have a problem with moving features in ArcGis 10. I'm only using the ArcView license so the editing tool "representation" is deactivated. Is there an easy way to ...
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Problem adding dates into an existing feature class from an excel spreadsheet [closed]

I've been trying to load data from an excel spreadsheet into existing feature classes, but I've been having some trouble with the dates. I've written a script that compares the values in the ...
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How to list all of feature class in SDE?

I am getting a problem: my SDE contains some feature classes, but after using the statement: var namesEnum = workspace.DatasetNames[esriDatasetType.esriDTFeatureClass]; var tempName = ...
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how can I add all feature classes of the same name to an mxd in python

I have a bunch of folders which all have (almost) identical folder structures and file geodatabases of identical structures which in this folder structure. I need to add all of the same type of ...
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Create a raster from file geodatabase featureclass based on a field from a related table

I have a USDA Statsgo soil polygon featureclass stored in a file geodatabase along with an attribute table; I have a one-to-one relationship class defined based on the soil type field. When I bring ...
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How to create a geodatabase feature class using a geodatabase table schema with ArcPy?

Is there a way in ArcPy to create an empty polygon geodatabase feature class that will acquire the schema of a geodatabase table? I know that it's possible in ArcCatalog (New -> Feature Class and ...
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Automatically update feature class based on another feature class in same geodatabase

I work at headquarters and there are 3 regions. Each region is responsible for their data and headquarters is responsible for merging the data and creating a national coverage. All regions and ...
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Connect a sub-model with multiple outputs to current model

I have a model in model builder that is clipping multiple feature classes to my study area. It is running with an iterator and creating 4 new clipped feature classes that are only represented by one ...
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How to extract the number of vertices in each polygon?

I have ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 and my challenge is how to extract the of number vertices in each polygon for all features like this: I have many parcels in my feature class and I want to extract ...
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Adding an existing Feature class to an existing Feature Dataset in c#(arcobjects)

I want to add an existing feature class to an existing feature dataset. Both the feature class and the dataset have the same coordinate system, I searched over the net but only assistance I found was ...
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How to take 2 points from One featureClass, create a line between those points, and add the line to a new featureClass (aka Shape File)?

I'm a total noob/beginner in ArcObjects. I'm coding in C#. I want to extract 2 points from a given featureClass, create a straight line between those 2 points, create a new feature class and add ...
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For loop within SDE

I have a list of SDE connection files in a folder in my computer. I can use arcpy.listWorkspaces("*", "SDE") to find the workspaces. But I then want to dig deeper into each of the SDE files and list ...