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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Geoprocessing Ungroups Layers in ArcGIS 10.1

Is there a fix for this, am I only imagining this, or is it a bug: ArcMAP 10.1 for Desktop Build 3035 on a 64 bit Windows 7 system When I run a geoprocessing task that modifies the input data (such ...
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How to Select “Inverse” of intersection of two polygon layers?

I'm wondering if there's a way to intersect two polygon layers, take the intersection, and remove that from one of the polygon layers, making a new layer out of whatever is left over? Basically, the ...
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How to subset some polygons from shapefile?

I have a shapefile of lakes with lots of polygons. The area I'm interested in is only big lakes. Is there any way to subset only the polygons I interested from the shapefile? How can I do it in ARCGIS?...
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Calculating distances between boundaries of polygons with Python

I have two sets of shape-files which have to be worked on within a Python Script. Those two Shape Files might differ from each other (same thematic content, but 2 different epochs). If there occurred ...
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How to get data from the selected features and embed to a particular featura class

I am trying to write a Python script for ArcMap 10.2. When the user selects some features I want certain data to go to a certain point file. For example, I have a polygon that contains parcel data. ...
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How to extend polylines to the nearest point

Hi could anyone tell me a way of getting my polylines to search for a point within a certain number of meters of their start/end points and extend to it? edit: There was some broblem uploading a ...
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Custom BatchProject Script

Here's my problem. My GPS collects data in WGS1984 and I have decided to start working in UTM instead of state plane. Needless to say, I would edit shapefiles, not paying attention to what ...
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Where can I find ArcGIS logs when I execute a python script using arcpy?

I'm executing a python script locally on my computer where ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 is installed (Windows 7). The script uses functions from the arcpy library installed with the ArcGIS Desktop to manage (...
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Is there an ArcGIS to PostGIS function cross-reference table?

I was looking back at the presentation called "PostGIS Tips for Power Users" by Paul Ramsey and got to thinking... Has anyone ever seen an ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tool to PostGIS function cross-reference ...
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Can Validation Scripts be written for Tools built with ModelBuilder?

I'm working within ArcToolbox. I understand how to create toolboxes and the scripts that accompany them. Most toolbox scripts have a validation script. (Right click tool -> Properties -> Validation ...
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How do I fill gaps in a raster to zero value cells?

I am trying to add some forest elevations to a DEM using ArcView. I have converted a polygon feature class of a forest into a raster with the same resolution as my DEM. Then I reclassed the forest ...
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SQL Server query, simillar to Symmetrical Difference in ArcMap

i have two tables with geometry data in SQL Server. How can I get all geometry differences with spatial query? I tried: select k.geom.STSymDifference(r.geom).ToString() from table1 k, table2 r But ...
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mile distance around each feature ArcGIS

I have a school layer information and a route map layer. In ArcMap, how can I show the x mile distance around each school base on route information. I did some research and I found different ...
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How to create a catchment area using LSOA and point file data [closed]

I have to create a catchment area (based on LSOA) for the 19 underground stations within Camden borough and it has to be in a polygon vector file. I know I have to somehow group the SOAs but don’t ...
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Automatically chopping lumps off polygons

I have a load of polygons that were originally digitised from CAD. These unfortunately include traingles that were used to sybolise the direction the polygon is facing. As can be seen here: The ...
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Replace error message in ArcObjects .net custom geoprocessing tool

I am writing some validation in the updateparameters method of my custom geoprocessing tool. I need to post an error message when specific conditions exists and I would like to include a standard esri ...
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Cleaning up overlapping polylines

I am working on creating a project boundary for a specific area. To do this I merged several data sets including roads,rivers & railroads (polylines) and lakes, civil townships & ...
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How to get estimates of areas of overlapping polygons in one shp to another?

Sorry for my ineptitude, but I have two vector shape files of Africa. One has polygons of countries, and one has polygons of tribes a long time ago. What I want to do is to find the intersection of ...
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Creating Buffer from field in Attribute table

I have a shapefile in ArcMap with about 30 polygons and want create an inside buffer, using a different value for the distance of each buffer on each polygon. I was wondering if there was a way to use ...
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ArcGIS flow accumulation

I am trying to run ArcGIS 10.1 flow accumulation on a 10000 x 10000 cell unsigned 8Bit integer flow model (but 80% of that is no data). The data has been through a "fill" procedure once. The only ...
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Configuring output table popup for geoprocessing widget

I have built a simple geoprocessing widget that produces a table (record set) as its final product. I am trying to simply change how and which fields are displayed. I am using Flex Viewer 3.5 and Arc ...
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How to overlay polygon shapefiles with different attributes? [closed]

I have 2 shapefiles of the entire state of PA. One shapefile has median income for each county. The other has number of flu cases for each county. I would like to know, how should I combine them? My ...
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Does the ArcGIS Online “Spatial Analysis Service” require data to be hosted on ArcGIS.com?

I'm exploring the new-ish ArcGIS.com Spatial Analysis Service. The Spatial Analysis service contains a number of tasks that allow you to perform common spatial analyses on your hosted data. I'...
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Create a single connected polygon from multiple polygons

I am trying to create a single continuous (neighborhood) polygon from many tax block parcels. The Multipart to Singlepart GP tool does not accomplish the task since I need the polygon to be complete; ...
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Distinction between Difference and Clip tools in QGIS?

What is the primary distinction between the Difference and Clip geoprocessing tools in QGIS?
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Geoprocessor Execute HRESULT COM Error

Recently, I started having problems with my C# projects running ArcGIS10.1 geoprocessing tools. My tools point to custom scripts in project toolboxes. The code in question has run without issue in the ...
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How to define workspace as input for GP tool in order to select from list CAD layers as the second input?

How to define workspace (folder) as input for gp tool in order to select CAD layers as the second input that will be obtained from the first input?
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Raster layer calculator

In PCI Geomatic, I have two raster layer.raster1 identified like %1 and raster2 like %2. if (%1 <= 10) then %2 = 60 elseif (%1 > 10 and %1 <=50) then %2=80 elseif (%1 > 50 and %1 &...
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Flex Viewer: How do I return a subset of the input data using the geoprocessing widget?

I have a set of point data (representing crashes) that has been published as a feature service and which I have pulled into a Flex (3.5) application. I want the users to be able to submit a query and ...
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Cannot use published zonal stats geoprocessing service (Arcgis Java API)

I am primarily following this tutorial. Here is the signature for the service used in the sample. It is slightly different than the one I have had any success with, though if I recall correctly the ...
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GP-Tool: Detect if running in background or foreground ? (ArcObjects)

I got a geoprocessing tool which I want to prevent from running in background, due to some weird crashes that happens. Is it possible to programmatically detect if background processing is enabled ? (...
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geoprocessing across multiple vector layers QGIS2

I have 6 layers of point data (each layer is one year), where data in each layer are distributed throughout a grid, and the grid is identical in each layer. I'd like to extract data from each layer, ...
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How to clip all shapefiles, layers, etc associated with global map of Mars

I'm working on a project where I've found an open source NASA .mxd of shapefiles, layers, metadata, geology, a 30x30 graticule that splits the lat and long into 30 degree square polygons, etc. I only ...
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Implementing day night functionality [duplicate]

I want to implement day/night functionality on world map i.e there will be dark layer showing countires having night now. This world map could be creaeted through ESRI or SVG map.I want to ...
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How to automate creation of Network Turn Features from line segments? [closed]

I have a road network which I will add Turn features in. From the road network, I have created a model that cuts out the line segments where the turn features will be located. My problem is how to ...
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Is it possible to have run-time dynamic table updates to visualization using javascript interacting with postgis and geoserver

I have an idea of/have seen implementations, of dynamic map retrieval/updating using wms on openlayers by using updates to a postgis database which was hooked into geoserver and having a refresh ...
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Clip geodatabase containing vector and raster data

I have a fairly large file geodatabase in ArcGIS 10.1 containing both vector and raster datasets. Generally, I only want to work on a small extent at a time. Is it possible to clip a geodatabase to a ...
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How to erase using feature(s) within the same feature class? [closed]

I develop an application and I want to erase overlay features in a feature class in the application.I use ArcEngine 10. I don't have another layer that have erase features then i cant use erase tool ...
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How to convert result of dissolved buffer into individual polygons?

I am wondering if there is a way to easily split results of a disolved buffer into individual polygons? E.g in the screenshot below all of these buffers are one item, can I split them into individual ...
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How to make gdalbuildvrt available in processing modeller?

I would like to make a model in QGIS that builds a virtualraster from several raster files. Unfortunately the gdal function is not available on the modeller. So, my question is: how to make this ...
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Composite bands produces a single band image

Running this produces a single band tif and not a three band image. Has anyone seen this before or can suggest ways to trouble shoot it? Input_Rasters = path + parentdir + "/" + dir + "/" + "Rt_b1dp....
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How to create parameter windows for custom geoprocessing tools?

I would like to create a geoprocessing tool with a custom GUI for its input data. To put it in other words: imagine that your client works mainly with arcmap documents and he already has an arcpy ...
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What is faster for geoprocessing (intersect) big shapefiles?

I have 200 Mb shapefiles of polylines downloaded from OSM. I've been working with QGIS 2.0 in Ubuntu 64 Bit 8 Gb RAM to make some geoprocessing tasks and it's taking 2 days for processing. Once I've ...
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Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog?

Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog to either import text longer then 255 characters or truncate the input text to 255 characters? I have 350 tables in a CSV ...
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What might cause “ERROR 000728: Field <fieldName> does not exist within table” in this code?

I have seen ERROR 000728 several times and I could never figure out why it happens. Here is a snippet from my code: str_Dissolve = arcpy.Dissolve_management(Intersect_str, "in_memory/str_Dissolve",...
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Loop - convert layer to raster coming up blank

I am looping through files, selecting out building footprints one by one and converting the selected building footprint to a raster. The script worked fine for about 2 hours this morning then stopped ...
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How to batch split feature classes using Arcpy?

I want to bath split analysis tool using Arcpy . I have some feature classes in a feature dataset.I want to Split All of feature classes uisng a shapefile but after split two feature classes, the ...
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Field does not get updated with Geoprocessing Service

Can anybody tell why the field gets updated when I run this script in ArcMap but not when I run a geoprocessing service? Thanks #Import modules import os, sys, arcpy, traceback, arcgisscripting gp = ...
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Arcpy CalculateField using formatting syntax

I have 2 feature classes (FC) that I am merging together and then performing some field calculations on. The 1st FC has 100k+ records in it, and the second FC is a blank FC that I'm using as a ...
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How to copy table in ArcGIS for Desktop and keep same feature ID (objectID)?

What geoprocessing tool I can use to copy a table from SDE geodatabase to personal geodatabase, keeping the feature ID (objectID)?