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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Invalid Pointer…Script Error [duplicate]

After working with Spatial Analyst (using multiple tools several times each) for a certain (unclear) amount of time, any tool I open provides the same warning... A script Error has occurred on the ...
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Flat polygon feature to serve floors to time bins on Z axis of ArcScene?

How can I create square polygons with different z-values to create the horizontal panes shown in the image from ArcScene?
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Naming output file as the absolute path name [on hold]

I have a model for a class that outputs files with an iterator to get all files in directories and sub-directories and output them to a File geodatabase. The professor wants me to have the model ...
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Which PCS to use with WGS 1984 datum? [on hold]

I am working on building a Modelbuilder tool to convert a .csv file with lat/long values into a polyline with shape_length. The dataset is in the WGS 1984 datum. It is my understanding that this must ...
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How to find cumulative length at points on a line?

I am working on a Modelbuilder project to teach myself how to use it. I do not yet have much knowledge in Python. I am currently a little stuck on the project I am working on. I have a line made from ...
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Attribute data disappearing after converting points to line

I am currently working on a project strictly in Modelbuilder. I am trying to teach myself how to use it. I don't yet know how to use Python and am still in the early learning stage. My question has ...
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ArcMap: Multipart to Singlepart and Explode are not working

I am trying to separate multipart polygons, however in case of Multipart to Singlepart program seems to be working for around 15 minutes and then it crashes and when I try to Explode I get the ...
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Help with Modelbuilder workflow

I am new to ModelBuilder and am working on a project to teach myself how to use it for graduate research. A friend of mine recommended it to me since he was doing something similar in class. I am ...
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I am currently using ARCGIS 10.3.1 and when I use the geoprocessing tool “clipper” it appear an error [duplicate]

So, how do I solve this problem? I would like to clip an area of the map but the tool does not work. Here's the message that come up btw.
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Why an error message come up when use the clip tool in arcmap 10.3.1 [closed]

It comes up an error with a red cross close to the analysis that I want to do. How can I solve it? Still new so apologies, the software that I am using is ARCGIS 10.3.1 btw, here's an image
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How do you create a buffer for a specific feature in QGIS?

Fairly competent ArcGIS user here, very new to QGIS. What I am trying to do is create a one-mile buffer around the highlighted parcel in QGIS 2.14 (from a .shp). Seemed straightforward enough: ...
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Finding measuring units [duplicate]

Every time I perform the geoprocessing tools buffer or intersect, my layer gains two more attribute columns, named "Shape_Leng" and "Shape_Area". How can I know in which measuring units are these ...
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How can I add a custom font in ArcGIS server 10.2

I have made a map export template which used Arial in the scalebar labels. I have installed a new font in my pc and I can see the font change from arcmap. When I install the custom font in the ...
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Adding new nodes in the middle of each líne of a Polygon

I am currently working on a Street Lighting Network. I have two layers in PostGIS ( PostGIS 2.1.3 and PostgreSQL 9.3.5): Manholes (56.000 Polygon) Pipes (Linestring) The manholes are perfect ...
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Process road polylines to not overlap building polygons

Is anyone aware of a processing tool in Grass or similar which will find segments of polylines which overlap polygons in another dataset and reroute the polyline to avoid the collision? My problem is ...
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QGIS x ArcGIS - Geoprocessing Vectors in Geographic Coordinate Systems [closed]

Is there a possibility of in future versions of QGIS, the software be able to geoprocess vectors (clip, buffer, intersection, etc.) in Geographic Coordinate System, and not only in UTM? In ArcGIS, ...
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QGIS modeler: count points in polygons

it is the first time that I’m using the QGIS graphical modeler and I found some troubles (QGIS 2.14.1). I’m trying to count points that intersect with polygons in a vector grid, but filtering the ...
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ArcPy Script Tool takes 30min - Ideas to accelerate the (raster) process

I developed an arcpy script tool that takes as input multiple rasters, a criterion to select specific cells from the raster which are then intersected with a point shapefile. At the end a value is ...
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Can turf.js be used to find and repair bad geojson geometry?

Methods: I'm currently using turf.js for geoprocessing as part of a broader mapping project; my workflow looks like this: Pull geojson of census tracts for an entire county Pull geojson tiles of ...
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Translating ArcPy Commands to GDAL Equivalents? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out GDAL equivalencies to the following arcpy functions: arcpy.env.overwriteOutput() arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management() arcpy.SpatialJoin_analysis() arcpy.da.SearchCursor() ...
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How to simplify borders between polygons in shapely?

I have some fairly complex, and not completely accurate shapes stored as shapely Polygon objects. I'm trying to find the common borders, which should be as easy as finding the LineString returned from ...
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Import ArcToolbox Log History on ArcGis

I do not know what happened but I have lost all my ArcToolbox log history that was available trough "Results" menu. The strange thing is that I can access the log files that are saved on my ...
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Why do we georeference from the image to the shapefile (and not the other way around)? [closed]

Why do we georeference going FROM the image, TO the shapefile (and not the other way around)?
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Calculating length of polyline next to polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I searched a long time for the solution of my problem occurring during my diploma thesis. Maybe I am missing the right keywords for the correct search, but I need your help. I am using ArcMap 10.3. I ...
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Draw nearest points for specific point-line couples

I have a network made of several segments and some nodes located in the map. What I want to do is to choose individually a couple node-segment and find the location of the closest point to the node ...
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How can I convert a DataTable to a GeoDatabaseTable

I have a DataTable full of "stops" and I want to convert it into a table that can be GeoCoded. However, I am getting an error when I try to execute it. The Message: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been ...
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Near does not provide outputs

I have a layer of lines that build a network. I would like to find which one of these lines is the closest to a certain point, defined in another layer. I was trying to use the "Near" tool giving as ...
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“Batch process” in qgis or simple program for resave multiple vector files into files with different CRS

Right now i,m using QGIS 2.10.1 Pisa, and i wonder if in QGIS there is any feature or plugin to resave multiple vector files that using CRS "A" into vector files using CRS "B" in 1 execution step ...
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Having Trouble Masking Geoprocessing tool

The output TinLayer that is produced is the rectangle extent of the contour's feature. I want it to be the shape of the contour's feature instead. When I create a custom feature class in the ...
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Transform/Align Census 2000 Blocks to Census 2010 Blocks

I would like to align census tabulation blocks from the 2000 and 2010 censuses. I have the relationship file, so I know which blocks are suppose to the same and which were split or consolidated. ...
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Terrain Profile starts a selected polyline-based graph in different directions

I´m trying to create some profile graphs with Terrain Profile in QGIS 2.10 Pisa, using LCP´s between a site and seven lithic deposits as polylines. When I select some of these lines, the graph starts ...
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QGIS Spatial join using subset of features?

I have a road network shapefile, as well as a postgis layer of different areas in a city. The areas file contains one big polygon containing everything (the service area), and then a series of ...
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Redrawing multisegmented lines as arcs using measurements stored in attributes

I'm beginning the process of moving our local government cadastre data in to a topologically clean parcel fabric layer using ArcGIS. I'm at the stage where I'm looking to clean the data and get it ...
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Add arrows next to many polygons

I have many polygons that present wind directional movement. How can I add arrows next to each polygon, to show the wind direction in any polygon?
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Interact with Selection and Entire Dataset using arcpy

ArcToolbox geoprocessing tools (and therefore arcpy) tend to run either on an entire dataset (if there is no selection) or on a selection set (if it exists). How can I set up an arcpy script that ...
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Examining the information in the buffer

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I want to combine the following two data sets. 10km buffer of housing data(polygon) road data(polyline). It looks like this: I want to know the object ID ...
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Correcting for offset

I have a shape file with RTK measurements as a line feature, which more or less corresponds with visible features in a raster layer (shaped as lines). These measurements however are not accurate ...
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How to use real GIS tools to make skewed area maps for infographics

I'm a junior GIS tech, trying to make a map as part of an infographic. I wanted to do one where the size of polygons varied with a particular numeric attribute. Something like this one, where each ...
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How can you identify the geoprocessing tool that was used to create a layer in ArcMap?

In my Table of Contents, I have a layer that is named "symmetrical differences" but I am not certain it was created using that tool.
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Is there a website in which I can do geoprocessing online?

Is there a website in which I can do geoprocessing online? I know there are a lot of sites that allow the visualisation of your data online or some basic map-making, but I need something more... Kind ...
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Using ArcMap's report system on large scale? [closed]

I'm trying to set up a reporting system based off two layers - point and polygon feature classes. The system would run this report on each polygon that had a value in a specific field (polygons ...
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Running PostGIS ST_ClusterWithin on large dataset?

I am trying to use the new ST_ClusterWithin in PostGIS 2.2 to help me aggregate building polygons that are within 5 metres. The source data has > 13million polygons. I ran the following query on a ...
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QGIS Processing Script will not Validate

I am writing a script for QGIS that will identify the perimeter of only external facing walls. The script is probably a little long to post directly into this post, but it is accessible here. The ...
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Making output table of Python script tool be intermediate file to another model?

I have created a Python script tool using ArcPy. It has a File Geodatabase Table as output. I want to add the script to a new Model in ModelBuilder in ArcMap. The Table output should be an ...
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Passing in complex parameters to geoprocessing tool?

I'm currently using the Statistics geoprocessing tool (called Summary Statistics in the UI) from ArcObjects. This tool accepts two "complex" (for lack of a better term) arguments: Case fields ...
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Geoprocessing Tools - I can't get Intersect/clip to work

I desperately need to intersect two layers, one of 32 large polygons (towns) the other of many smaller areas with those towns, so that I can classify and make calculations on the smaller areas sorted ...
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Finding output of geoprocessing operation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am merging some features using the Geoprocessing Merge tool in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. The tool requires that the output is saved in a folder. Although this was done after the process ended ...
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How to get latitude and longitude data from the borders of a state in R

Here is my problem: I need to get longitude and latitude data from the borders of the Brazilian states. With this data I can plot a map of each Brazilian state and, of course, of the whole country. I ...
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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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Arguments error when running LineDensity scripts in arcpy

I'm trying to use LineDensity tool on polyline features. The shapefile is small and includes some invalid geometries. The code I use is an adaptation of an ArcGIS Help script. Here is my code: ...