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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PostGIS ST_Union Performance

I'm trying to execute a 'dissolve' operation in PostGIS using the ST_Union command. The input layer is admittedly quite large and complex. By 'large' I mean 57,771 features, with number of vertices ...
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Buffer ring problem with uses of make feature layer

Im trying to create a buffer ring shape but gets me the error 210: arcgisscripting.ExecuteError: ERROR 000210: Cannot create output C:\Trabajo Carto\TempPrograma\"capa de Ringbuff70".shp Failed ...
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How to remove geoprocessing history in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop?

I have grown dependent upon the awesome add-in called Clear Geoprocessing History. It does not appear to work with my upgrade to 10.2.2 Does someone know of a different route? Or perhaps how to ...
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Mapinfo : How to cut a raster with a vector layer?

With mapinfo 12, i would like cut my raster layer .tab with one of my vector layer. How to do this basic task with mapinfo? Is it possible with mapinfo to convert .tab raster table toward any ...
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Incorporate SHAPE@LENGTH in arcpy.da.UpdateCursor

What is the correct way to incorporate SHAPE@LENGTH in arcpy.da.updatecursor. Consider the following shortened version of my actual code: def check_for_missing_fields(field_list, feature_lyr): ...
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Empty output with ArcGIS CopyFeatures

I am automating a process in .Net and calling the ArcGIS CopyFeatures geoprocessing tool multiple times. The source feature class is always in a file geodatabase and the result is always a new ...
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geoprocessing tools in Arcmap are not working

Please help my problem in arcgis 10.2.2. My geoprocessing tools are not working. When I try to open for example the merge tool, the dialog box is empty. Why is it happening?
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Can I use GPdataFile in modelbuilder so as to use a user uploaded shapefile as input to a ModelBuilder tool?

Considering that I have managed to upload a data file like a shapefile on a geoprocessing service. How can I handle it inside of ModelBuilder. For Example I would like to use the shapefile I have ...
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Field Mapping in ArcPy gives Error in adding input field to field map?

I have a process in which I am joining a DBF table to multiple shapefiles to create a new output of some selected fields which result from the join. I am new to fieldMapping and need help figuring out ...
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What to use as split field or target workspace with Split tool?

I'm trying to use the split tool in arcgis 10.1 but I dont know what I should use as the split field or my target workspace. W:\S&P\s&p techs\Emily\Geodatabase\Geodatabase.gdb this is what I ...
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How to upload shapefile as input to geoprocessing service using javascript api

I need to pass a shapefile as input to my geoprocessing service so as to perform extra process with the features included in it? The geoprocessing service will be called from the clients web page ...
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Is there a geoprocessing tool that I can use to find the closest road to a point on a map?

I have a Network Dataset layer that I use to perform routing. Even if a starting or ending point is not near a road in the Network Dataset layer, I still want to perform routing using those points. ...
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Converting a buffer polygon to polyline

I'm trying to complete the following steps. What tools should I use? Convert 2km buffer polygons into polylines Select random point along these lines for each feature using Random Point tool ...
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copy related table data into a single field in an attribute table

I have a featureclass of cities and a separate table of city administrators (multiple administrators for each city) and related contact info. What I need to do is consolidate all city administrator ...
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Using GIS tools for non-geographical problems

Many other fields have visual/"spatial" problems that can potentially be solved with GIS tools. I know I've used GIS tools for the odd non-geographical task and was wondering how much this happens and ...
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Turn latlngs into image file?

I have a huge CSV file of WGS84 latitudes and longitudes, and I would like to turn these into a large image file that I can print (with each point being a pixel on the image). What is the best way ...
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How to Create a Minimum Bounding Polygon in QGIS [duplicate]

Does anybody know how to create a "minimum bounding polygon" from a set of polygons in QGIS or elsewhere? For example, in the figure below I can create a Convex Hull per the purple outline, but I'm ...
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Split lines by polygons in QGIS 2.4

I have a river network (lines) and a shp with states (polygon). I would like to split the lines at the state boundaries --> split lines by polygon boundaries. Is there a geoprocessing tool to do ...
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Intro to Geoprocessing Scripting with Python for ArcGIS? [duplicate]

Can you point me to any recommended online resources where i can learn the fundamental basics of geoprocessing scripting and the different modules/python has available for an ArcGIS environment. I ...
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Eliminate function does not eliminate required boundary/arc? [closed]

Eliminate can eliminate either the common boundary with the adjacent largest polygon or the longest shared boundary. I want to eliminate/delete common boundry with the third one besides these two. ...
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Alternative to Symmetrical Difference (Analysis) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to create a buffer that includes the green buffer where it is not intersected by the purple buffer (Purple buffer is mostly under the green buffer). I don't have the symmetrical ...
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Find points within a radius in ArcGis 10.2

I have a feature service which is created from a view in a geospatial geodatabase. I want to retrieve all the point/geometries than fall within a specific distance. I am using arcgis 10.2 I know that ...
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Unexpected vertices from the ouput of ArcGIS union tool

I have found some unexpected behavior of ArcGIS union tool. My assumption was that this tool will never add any new vertex to the output layer, but this was not the case. I have run the ArcGIS union ...
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Using valueAsText, giving me unicode data instead of a list

I am learning Python to create toolbox right now. When I'm trying to get the parameter, using valueAsText, the date returned is unicode instead of a list that I was expecting. This is the code that I ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 - Error No spatial reference exists

I'm encountering a new error on some geoprocessing. It originally showed up while running commands in arcpy but now it crops up whenever I run some tools. I've been using the Extract by Mask on some ...
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How to obtain data to create average precipitation in 2012?

I am currently doing a final project, which I have to create a map of 2012 average precipitation of lower 48 states by using natural neighbour interpolation. The problem is that how can I get the ...
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Total area of ArcGIS Intersect output is NOT equal to the smaller input?

I have two polygon inputs that share the same projected coordinate system - one is land cover data, the second is parcel data (of smaller total area). When I execute a standard geoprocessing ...
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Should the DB connection information be the same in both the development and production enviroment

I want to publish a service through sd file. I have no access to my client's (production environment) database. As as result he can give whichever name and credentials to the oracle user of the ...
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Why does repeatedly running the Difference Tool in QGIS stop working?

I'm having problems using the Difference tool in QGIS. When I progressively remove areas from a shapefile (a simple buffer) using the Difference tool, it seems to work fine until I get to the 5th to ...
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Using the “Propagate Displacment” Tool, to what degree are graphic conflicts solved

In our cartographic production process, we use the "Resolve Road Conflict" Tool to displace road features that have graphic conflicts. Next to the displaced roads this tool also creates Polygons as ...
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Coordinates calculation

I have bearing of two points 115 33' 09" and distance between these two points is 1464.36m. Is it possible to get the unknown coordinates from this data?
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Arcpy: Names and distances of nearest intersecting roads in layer 1 to end points of a road segment from layer 2

As shown in the image below, I'd like to return a new field in layer 2 that for each segment stores a string:"Road C, 1 km from Road A to 0.5km From Road B". Calculation of the distances could be ...
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Dissolving adjacent polygons and adding attributes

I am trying to merge together adjacent polygons and have the attributes added together for the merged features. The layer is of certain census blocks across a state (thousands of features) and I ...
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add coordinates system into arcgis10

I must process an Excel file data but the format of my longitude and latitude coordinate are: Lat: -22 to -34 and Long: 9 to 18 in decimal degree. So i want to use Add XY tool into Arcgis10 to put ...
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Converting ASCII file to shapefile in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to convert ascii to shapefile I have huge points, latitide, longitude and elevations, I want to use geoprocessing tool also to convert this please let me know if anything is avalible. I ...
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Intersect Shapefiles using Shapely

What I'd like to try and do is intersect some point buffers with census tracts, maintain their ID's and the tracts attributes. I found a sample from ...
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ArcGIS Linear referencing tools duplicating records and erroneous measures

I am using LocateFeaturesAlongRoutes_lr, MakeRouteEventLayer_lr, and MakeRouteEventLayer_lr to combine three different overlays into one based on this question I asked month ago. The code is as ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...