Geoprocessing is a GIS operation used to manipulate GIS data. If you are performing geoprocessing using ArcGIS then the tag Geoprocessing-framework is specific to that software and should be used instead.

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How to add IDs of the links composing a polygon?

I build up a polygon layer from a road network for finding roundabouts using the compactness factor of a polygon. Then I have to intersect the extracted roundabout polygons with the road network so ...
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How to draw a perfect circle with a set radius in meters on map?

Following this istructions on how to draw a circle I can make buffer layer on each point I need. I am not able to draw perfects circle because the buffer will be elliptic? The CSR is EPSG:4326 - WGS ...
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arcmap buffer geoprocessing range error

When I tried to create a buffer layer around a polyline layer. But I got the error as follows: The input was outside a +-360 longitude range or outside +-90 latitude. The input is : ...
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Geoprocessing tool for finding specific point within polygon

I have a ArcGIS task and cannot find a solution. I try to find a certain point within a polygon (see picture). This example is handmade and I need a geoprocessing solution I point I try to get is ...
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web based GIS geoprocessing vs desktop based GIS geoprocessing [on hold]

difference between the WEB and DESKTOP GIS geoprocessing (buffer) what is the main difference in the area of processing speed or retrival speed of output take in case of contour generation from DEM ...
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Running ArcGIS model at specified time or with delay?

I am looking to start running an ArcGIS model built in ModelBuilder in the future. Start at a specific time. or Start in x hours. or something similar. When I leave the office I may have data ...
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arcpy geometry difference method fails randomly, not reproducible

Has anyone used the arcpy geometry difference operator and seen unexplained errors like what I describe below? This is a weird one. I have a script that calculates wave fetch distance in the ocean ...
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How to delete geoprocessing results in ArcGIS without closing mxd file?

I am trying to run a loop of a couple thousand maps in ArcGIS 10.1 but the program keeps crashing after printing about 100 maps at a time. I read here that I need to make sure my results in Results ...
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InfoWindows in Nested Polygons (Google Maps Api 3)

I have a large polygon with thick borders inside which there are several smaller polygons something like multiple city polygons inside a state border. The problem with this is that the info-windows ...
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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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How to remove duplicate points?

remove duplicate points I'm using 10.2.2 Arcgis the problem is as follows: I have 8 layers of restaurants I made a junction of the 7 layers in one shapefile Now I have a layer of 3000 ...
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Feature Layers for Subsets

I need to create a subset of data based off their distance from particular points in ArcMap. Is it possible to create Feature layers that have a defined buffer, that only show data within that buffer? ...
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Extract polygon attributes from covering polygon with highest area

I have a fishnet grid (polygon layer) and another polygon layer containing some hexagons. I would like for each square polygon in the fishnet layer that covers a hexagon (even a tiny edge of it) to ...
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Remote geoprocessing solutions?

I have a relatively old laptop (i5 8Gb) but it is fine for most of my GIS needs. Infrequently I would like to run processes which requires larger amounts of RAM (16G+) but I cannot justify forking out ...
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create polygons and fishnets of specific size and orientation and buffers

I want to study 6 areas in the field and in order to do so I want to divide each one of them into smaller areas/parts. What I would like to do is find an average square or rectangle area surface ...
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Toolvalidator script is not working in ArcGIS Server

I have made a small GP tool in ArcMap, which is also having some validation code in tool validator class. And it is working fine as GP tool in ArcGIS desktop(Arcmap). But when i published the same ...
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Using ListTransformations function in ArcObjects, C# and ArcGIS Engine?

I need to call arcpy.ListTransformations function in C#. I have to pass 2 spatial References (ISpatialReference objects, I guess) and an envelope(IEnvelope object) to this function. This function ...
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Arranging elements horizontally in ArcGIS tool

Is it possible to arrange multiple check boxes horizontally in a tool and changing the parameters dynamically (adding/removing) based on user selection of check boxes?
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Returning distances in meters from Near (Analysis) tool of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to write a python program that returns the distance from each point in a set to the nearest road. Specifically, I was looking for any points within 10 meters of the roads. Both sets of ...
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ERROR 001243 preventing automatic publishing of geoprocessing service

I am trying to automate the process of publishing a geoprocessing service to ArcGIS for Server 10.2.2, using a python script: import arcpy result = r"C:\data\ContourLineFunction.rlt" ...
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Copying/Pasting Information from Geoprocessing > Results > Messages

This seems so elementary, yet I am having difficulty locating the directions for copying and pasting the information in my analysis output to a word document for future reference. Specifically, I ...
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Testing point in polygon overlay performance of Intersect, Spatial Join and Near in ArcGIS for Desktop?

In answers and comments to Select points within a polygon and update attributes I think it is being suggested that Spatial Join (Analysis) and/or Near (Analysis) may be faster than Intersect ...
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Open Source Interpolation Service?

We are seeking an open source solution for dynamic (on the fly) IDW or Kriging points interpolation. Basically we are looking for something similar to ArcGIS Spatial Analysis Service. ...
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how to create a multipoint geometry in arcgis using python and arcPy library

I have specific points and I need to create multipoint geometries, in a model-builder python script, following an equation that provides me the new (x,y) points around my initial point. Is there any ...
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Superimposing high resolution NetCDF data on Google Earth?

I have got output from Weather Research Forecasting Software(WRF) in NETCDF format. These are basically high resolution forecasts for precipitation and wind barbs(sea breeze circulations or slope ...
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Can Geoprocessing Services be consumed within ArcGIS Online?

I have a geoprocessing package in my ArcGIS Online account for my organization which can be downloaded and used within ArcGIS for Desktop. Are similar functions available to enable Geoprocessing ...
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Populating a new field in a table using data from another table

Looking for information on copying the values in a field from on attribute table and pasting them in another table. Both have the same amount of entries and matching ID fields. Should be pretty ...
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Is there an easier way to capture polyline elevation data?

I am in the middle of migrating a watercourse network dataset from AutoCAD map 3D to ArcGIS 10. I have been able insert the various streams/rivers/nodes into arcgis and project the associated ...
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Ungenerate command in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am searching for the ungenerate command in argis10 desktop. I get to know that is available only for workstation. But i don't have workstation. Is there any way to use this command or any other way ...
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Is the MakeFeatureLayer temporary location the same as “in_memory”? [duplicate]

From the ArcGIS Desktop Help: The layer that is created by the tool is temporary and will not persist after the session ends unless the layer is saved to disk or the map document is saved. ...
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Merging and joining two line feature classes while maintaining attributes from both using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I created an event layer using the MAKE ROUTE EVENT LAYER tool based on anticipated scheduled events. The road layer which is the base layer is intact. What I would like to achieve is combine layer ...
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Pulling ArcSDE feature classes from current map to fieldmapping as DETable?

I'm working with SDE layers in arcmap. trying to avoid pointing to the sde file itself. I've tried workspace.Pathname, it was empty for sde remote workspace. I've also tried IName from workspace, ...
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Export Web Map Task: Configure HTTP response headers

Is there any way to configure the http headers (response headers) of a geoprossessing task hosted by ArcGIS for Server? I would like to make the export web map task, return an image which would be ...
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Concatenate an object ID and string to publish gp service with field calculator?

I have a simple model which concatenates and object id and a string, to create something like 1SRS2567, the concatenate function of OID and the string field are able to be passed in VB, but not ...
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Where to find comprehensive descriptions of tools in QGIS, SAGA, Orfeo, etc. toolboxes? [closed]

There exists a large number of tools for QGIS (e.g. SAGA, GRASS, ORFEO etc.) - however none of these have sound description of the aim of the tool, the algorithm itself, differences to other similar ...
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Why were Series variables of ModelBuilder removed at ArcGIS 10.0?

I've read a number of posts regarding the sequential batch processing of a model in ArcGIS. In particular this one, because I'm having the exact same issue. Recently, I found an old 9.3 help page ...
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ArcGIS geoprocessing Metadata Translator error

We're using the ArcGIS Metadata Translator tool within ArcObjects.net using geoprocessing, which for the most part is working fine, but it's throwing us this error occasionally: The process cannot ...
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Can Python toolboxes be used with ArcObjects GeoProcess.AddToolbox?

Can Python toolboxes be used with ArcObjects GeoProcess.AddToolbox? I'm trying to execute a tool in a Python toolbox (.pyt) from .NET. First I call: GP.AddToolbox(@"C:\path\to\MyToolbox.pyt") ...
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PostGIS “Overlay” Style Union, not “Dissolve” Style

I'm trying to use PostGIS to do a 'union' of polygons. When I Googled "PostGIS Union", I found the ST_Union function, which performs what I would call a 'dissolve,' not a Union. What I actually want ...
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Missing Raster/Vector Layers after converting KMZ using KMLToLayer tool of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to write a tool that will let users upload a KML/KMZ file and then be able to view it in a client application (something like an esri js api or Flex app). I am ok with storing the data in ...
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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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Digitizing a city map for thesis project; Transportaion

So, basically I need a digitized map of a city that can be used for analysis. My thesis will be focusing on land-use destination, so I'll be needing the fully digitized map that has all kind of ...
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How to make a loop to MakeNetCDF Table View?

I was trying to write a code to extract grid point data from the NetCDF file. I am able to view and save the table data extracted as follow #Import system modules import arcpy # Set local ...
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Simplification Tolerance value field is missing from Simplify Polygon tool of ArcGIS for Desktop?

Trying to run Simplify Polygon (Cartography -> Generalization) tool in ArcGIS 10.2 (ArcInfo License). I ran the tool successfully once, then tried again on a new polygon, but the 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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Does dissolving features improve geoprocessing efficiency?

I have a large set of line data (>140,000 features). Is there a processing advantage, in either time required or (more importantly) memory used: to running Dissolve on the data before running ...
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Create table with Geometry Column in hadoop Hive

Is there a way to add a geometry column in hadoop? Please give me some getting-started tutorial for geoprocessing in hadoop. Like, I have a database which have point values and if I take a random ...
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How to generate automatically the name of output parameters in a python script tool? [closed]

I have some Python script tools in ArcGIS for Desktop. I need to reproduce what all geoprocessing tools do when the first input parameter is introduced: autogenerate a workspace and basename for the ...
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How to calculate X and Y projected coordinate in batch processing

I have more than 1000 shape files (all are point features). They were initially in WGS 84. I projected them in UTM. Then through batch processing I added X, Y fields in each table. But all the X, Y ...
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What is the most efficient method to iterate geoprocessing operations through an attribute table?

I want to calculate the clipped raster layer percentage for a shapefile consist of overlapping polygons, since ArcGIS doesn't support tabulate area for overlapping features, so I used a loop to ...