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 can I remove rows that have duplicate cells in 2 dif files - while choosing which file has the dup removed?

I have 2 files and I merged them together into one file-geodatabase feature class. I want to remove entries from File1, Column C, that also appear in File2, ColumnD. I attempted to use the ...
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Algorithm for clustering points into pairs (exactly two) by proximity without re-use

I have a reasonably large list of centroids that I want to cluster into groups of two by proximity (minimizing proximity). I've explored k-means, which does cluster them by proximity, but the count ...
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ArcGIS Dissolve gives Error 999999 on one computer but works on a different one

I'm trying to run the geoprocessing tool "Dissolve" on a single feature class in a File GDB, yet I'm getting the error 999999 "the operation was attempted on an empty geometry", but there are no empty ...
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Joining Points to Lines in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile of line data (roads) and one of point (villages) data. In an ideal situation all the points should be connected to a line. The data that I have doesn't obey this. I need to join all ...
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ArcGIS Server throws an exception

I have a script in Python, that works well when I ran it in ArcMap. When I tried to execute it in ArcGIS Server as a service I got error this error: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid.  ...
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GEO polygon tool to extract data from map

I am developing a media portal and trying to define the circulation / broadcast area for the media (newspapers/magazines/radio/television) and extract states/cities/towns within the defined area to ...
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Limits for GP recordset / GP feature recordset for ArcGIS geoprocessing output fields?

We have a Geoprocessing Service running on ArcGIS server 10.2 and we have an issue with one task there. It's written with .NET SDK. The task takes a list of object IDs and returns 1 recordset ...
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How to track changes in feature class so as to update only the specific locations in cached service

I have a non versioned enterprise geodatabase. I need to know when a feature class changes, and which features have changed every time. I need this for updating only specific tiles in a cached map ...
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Can a cached map service automatically Track feature class changes and update only the changed locations

Is there any option I can enable in an arcgis 10.2 cached map service, so as to automatically update the tiles for the locations that have been changed ? If it is not that simple, I suppose I will ...
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Permanently Re-arrange fields of attribute table (feature class and tables)? [duplicate]

I am trying to Find out simple Geoprocessing Tool that can physically re-arrange the fields of attribute table (for both feature class + tables), I have found some posts here, but nether of them have ...
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How to configure “Same as Display” as processing extent by default in ModelBuilder?

I'm working on a very simple model for creating a path from a selected point to the closest polyline, in this model I used a Cost Distance and Cost Path tool for creating the more feasible track ...
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C# geoprocessing tool output file

I'm trying to use file output parameter in arcobjects geoprocessing tool which will be used as rest service on ArcGis server 10.1 IGPParameterEdit3 outParam = new GPParameterClass(); ...
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How to check spotheight in closed polyline contour data using ModelBuilder or ArcPy?

I'm new in using ModelBuilder or Python script. So, i have a set of contour data and a good contour data should contain a spotheight* in every closed polyline contour data. Is there any solution to ...
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Track administrative changes with QGIS

I use QGIS. I have two shape files with the administrative boundaries in two differnet years. These boundaries have changed: some wards (smallest administrative area) remain the same, some are newly ...
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Geoprocessing for download Shape File by silverlight c#

HOW TO DOWNLOAD SHAPEFILE OF LAYER PROJECT ON MAP?? I have a service published by my GIS Administrator. I have to use this service and allow download shape file of chosen layer on map. I'm sure admin ...
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Spline tool using arcpy

Trying to use an arcpy script to operate the spline interpolation tool in spatial analyst on point data that represents soil sample points. When background processing is enabled I get an error of ...
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Where to find QGIS geoprocessing results?

Is there a way to access in QGIS 2.6.1 something like the Geoprocessing Results window found in ArcGIS? The History and Log window in QGIS appears to show the geoprocessing results from SAGA, OTB ...
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Adding shapefile names in message to progress window/dialog of ArcGIS for Desktop from ArcPy?

How do you use python in a ArcGIS 10.3 script to list/print the shapefiles with a message from the result of a geoprocessing tool in the progress window/dialog box. For example; abc.shp 1234.shp ...
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is it possible to export map as png without having the webmap JSON?

I want to export the image of a map from a page that I don't have a map available. In other words I need to call a service where I will provide the definition expression of a feature layer, retrieve ...
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Understanding lifecycle of .NET geoprocessing tools on ArcGIS for Server?

I've done a number of .NET geoprocessing tools for ArcGIS 10.1 that get published as geoprocessing services on ArcGIS Server. Lately we've seen behavior that makes me question something I thought I ...
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How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a spatial view and none of the fields or their combination can be unique

How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a table view in oracle and none of the fields or their combination can be unique. The process of selecting OID is described here and here.
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Geoprocessing tool output with name?

I am working on Geoprocessing tools and after completing it my tool output is provided as a shapefile with a tool name. Could you please tell me how to provide the output file with a tool name?
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How to calculate frontages of city parcel data in ArcMap 10.0?

I need to calculate the length of polygon frontages (along streets) from our city's parcel (i.e. lot) data in order to do an analysis on lot frontages in various zoning districts. How can I do this?
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Output from arcpy clip management too big

I'm using the function arcpy.Clip_management to clip a raster using the shape from a polygon. The problem is the size of the output is too big. What can I do? Here is my script (in arcmap python ...
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Spatial Join Layer Derived from Zonal Raster on Original Polygon

I'm trying to do a 1:1 spatial join between polygons created from the zonal max of a slope raster on the original zonal features. The problem is that the jagged edges cause the target features to ...
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Surface Difference TIN Output in ArcGIS | Python Code

Why does the output TIN option does not work when executing it through a python script or a model builder simulation run? As you will see in the messages below, the surface difference successfully ...
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Layer to kml conversion tool does not generate any output when used with graphics layer

I want to use the layer to kml tool to convert the data of a graphics layer to kml. The tool expects a layer : "The feature or raster layer or layer file (.lyr) to be converted to KML." Despite the ...
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Create KML from MXD that contains map service layers like feature layers

How can I create a KML (tools suggestion), provided that I have a map (.mxd) file which layers are service layers of hosted services and not local data coming from a geodatabase. I know that the map ...
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Map To KML does not work with mxds that contain service layer

I am trying to use the map to kml conversion tool in a python script. The mxd I provide as input, contains data coming from map service layers. I have no security enabled to that particular layers. I ...
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Cluster/Group based on distance and value field

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 basic level licence. What I am trying to achieve is to group a set of points based on a value field and to their nearest neighbour. My point file has a integer field and I ...
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Improving ArcGIS Results saving and manipulating

The ArcGIS Results Window is an incredibly useful way to keep track of what has been done in a particular map. I use it constantly as a means of documenting the essential parts of a project's ...
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Creating TIN, Surface Difference python script with ArcPy?

I have been trying to develop a master script to go through a series of geoprocessing tools and executing them. I am trying to generate a TIN and contours from a raw xyz file. Below is a very simple ...
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Why Integrate GP tool (ArcGIS) does not use the cluster tolerance as expected?

Have spent some time on generalizing some datasets and got puzzled by the algorithm used by the Integrate GP tool. I have two points in a file geodatabase of 10.3 version, those points are located on ...
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Copy Features tool run after Make XY Event Layer on CSV file fails to complete?

Using the Make XY Event Layer tool I converted a table to a layer. I am trying to convert the newly created layer to a feature class in my file geodatabase. I have been able to do this in ...
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Unable to view my local geoserver in that dropdown menu of Open Geosuite 4.5 Version?

I'm using GeoExplorer(Web Map Client) in Open Geo Suite4.5 version. I use to upload the layers from my LocalGeoserver by clicking on Add Layers Button. But now i'm unable to view my local geoserver in ...
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run the GP tool “create enterprise gdb” from ArcObjects

hello i work with arcobjects and c#.net , i try to create entreprise geodatabase in Postgresql using the following code using ESRI.ArcGIS.Geoprocessor; using ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagementTools; public ...
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Calculate and add area of overlapping features within polygons

I have a polygon layer of watershed boundaries And a single multipart feature that contains all public lands for the state. I need to find the area of public lands within each watershed and add it ...
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In FME, is there a way to connect multiple input feature types from reader and route to single transformer?

In FME, is there a way to connect multiple readers to a single transformer? I'm using FME 2015 and want to clip a bunch of feature classes to a single feature, but can't seem to find an easy way to do ...
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SplineWithBarrier (Spatial Analyst) - different results between model builder and external python script

I'm puzzled by different results I get from application of SplineWithBarrier (Spatial Analyst) using Modelbuilder and by external Python scripting: import arcpy points_shp = "pointShape.shp" ...
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ArcPad Checkout from python command line

I have been developing a script to automate my ArcPad checkin/checkout processes. My problem is that I am having trouble getting arcpy to recognize the ArcPad tools from the command line. From the ...
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QGIS How to multiply (repeat n times) a point by field

I have a point layer in QGIS that has a field named "Amount" that stores an integer value for every point in the layer. I want to create N points in the exact place of the feature that has N as ...
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How to remove a parcel from a larger area?

New QGIS user here. I'm trying to clip a large (2000-ac) property boundary with a smaller (500+/-) acre property. Assuming the larger boundary is the input layer and smaller is the clip layer, my ...
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Multibuffer in arcpy is too slow?

I have to make multibuffer to a several shp's (30 or +) and with this code the it takes 30 minutes or more. import arcpy,time,glob,os def multibuffer (probe,Zona_trab,nombarch3,recortes2): ...
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How to apply the 'Integrate' tool (data management) using arcpy

I try to integrate two features (shapes) with their ranks using arcpy. -- arcpy.Integrate_management() -- I don't get a clue from the explanation/example in ArcGIS help. It's straight forward, ...
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Error in python code for loop using SearchCursor, selectlayerbyattribute, and copyfeatures tools

I am fairly new to python scripting for ArcGIS. I am trying to create maps where each county is selected and then copied into a new layer with only that county's data. Then, I used ApplySymbologyFrom ...
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Resurrect contents of the ArcGIS 9.x “samples” toolbox on 10.x

Any ideas how to resurrect or uncover the contents of the ArcGIS Samples toolbox? In version 9.x there were occasionally useful developer sample tools like Write Features To Text File and Batch ...
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How to download a GPdatafile from arcgis server

I want to download an GPdataFile from the GIS server. In fact, I am using the PrintTask Service, which generates my map instance in various formats. I have the url of the specific file on the sever, ...
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How to clip a single layer of overlapping polygons in QGIS

I have a single layer of polygons. Some of the polygons overlap. I wish to make a new layer of just the parts of the polygons that overlap. What is the best way to do this in QGIS seeing it's ...
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Geoprocessing service fails if output paramter is empty

I have made a network isolation model that lets the user pick a point on the network to simulate a pipe 'failure'/section that needs to be isolated and finds all valves that need to be turned and ...
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Eliminate in Arcpy

I am attempting to move away from Coverages. One of the tools we have did a great job of eliminating slivers from our datasets based on hard and soft boundaries for elimination rulesets; howver, it is ...