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 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, ...
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Background Processing Error with Mosaic to New Raster

I get a "Background Processing Error" with Mosaic to New Raster when trying to mosaic two DEMs that are in GRID. I am pretty sure I am inputting things correctly. The two input rasters are in FGDBR ...
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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)?
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Is it possible to automatically update a Buffer FeatureClass when creating new features?

Is there a way I can update the results of my Buffer analysis? I have a roads FeatureClass, and I've built a buffer for it. I will still make edits to the road FeatureClass. Let's say I add a new ...
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How to process large shapefiles faster in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have huge line and polygon shapefiles that I want to edit with some geoprocessing tasks (clip, buffer, erase,...). Altough my computer is not that slow, I am annoyed of waiting up to 15 hours for ...
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Interpolation iteration using ArcGIS- arcpy

My current project requires interpolation of state level weather data. Approximately 5 years of daily data needs to be interpolated. I still need to figure out the best interpolation method. However, ...
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How to query a data table embedded in ArcPad AXF file package using VBscript?

I would like to ask for some help on writing some VBscript (Supported in ArcPad) in a user form Command Button where the user activated the form with a unique feature ID(hence named COA_ID) already ...
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How can I get a single part dissolve using ST_Union or ST_Aggr_Union?

I am trying to get dissolve functionality using ST_Union using this query : SELECT c.fid, ST_Union(c.boundaryshape) FROM c GROUP BY c.fid; Than I found instead of using ST_Union I should use ...
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What is correct entry to Input Location (GPFeatureRecordSetLayer)*?

I use: http://sampleserver1.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/Network/ESRI_DriveTime_US/GPServer/CreateDriveTimePolygons/execute What is correct entry to Input Location (GPFeatureRecordSetLayer) ...
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How to achieve equivalent to Dissolve from ArcGIS for Desktop using ST_Union?

I am trying to achieve an equivalent to the Dissolve tool from ArcGIS for Desktop using ST_Union from PostGIS but it seems I am not getting expected result. I have one table which has certain ...
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Split polylines at polygon boundaries in QGIS

I have a set of contour lines and a polygon set containing glaciers. Because I want the glaciers to have blue contours, I need to split the contour lines at the glacier boundaries. I can achieve this ...
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Why is pooled geoprocessing service not available via the ArcGIS Rest API?

I'm using ArcGIS Server 10.0. I've published a pooled asynchronous python geoprocessing service. It works correctly using the Rest API. When I configure the service not to be pooled, I can't access ...
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How to perform a buffer analysis in PostGIS?

Need to Implement Spatial Analysis in Postgresql. Can Any one guide me to accomplish the spatial analysis eg) 2 km buffer for road network layer.
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Conceptually, what's the ideal way to develop detour maps for a large number of nodes

I have a road layer of roughly 30,000 links. On these links, I have a total of 15,000 nodes that are sorted in a point layer. I'm trying to build a detour distance and routing around each asset in ...
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arc gis javascript API Capturing polygon “onclick” event data to pass as featureset

How can you figure out what polygon is clicked within a feature layer? I have a feature layer made of county polygons. When the layer is clicked I want to trigger a geoprocessing task on my server. ...
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How to select raster layers for averaging based on values in another layer?

I wonder if anyone have some ideas about how to solve this geoprocessing situation: 1: I have a raster layer called mixlyr_apr (representing depth values) 2: I have a series of raster layers called: ...
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What's the difference between Spatial Join Tool and Spatial Join Function in ArcGIS?

I am curious to know if anyone can shed some light on the difference between ArcGIS' Spatial Join geoprocessing tool (found in Analysis -> Overlay toolbox) and the Spatial Join 'wizard' (found by ...
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Convert absolute file path to raster databaset [closed]

I wrote a simple python script that outputs an absolute path as string to a GeoTiff file. So this file can be treated as Raster. In a Model, the GeoTiff file is to be the input raster of a CopyRaster ...
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Python geoprocessing performance [closed]

I'm using ArcGIS Server 10.0. I have a python geoprocessing that takes a lot of time. The geoprocessing calculates geometries using points, polygons, buffers, and cursors. I'm also using sql queries ...
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Automating Point Data Collection [closed]

I'm supposed to go through Google Maps and manually record names and addresses of dentists in Texas for geocoding, by zip codes. This task is going to be immensely tedious and I know that there has ...
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Possible to automate Buffer Wizard in ArcGis 10.x by working in the Shell? [duplicate]

I'm trying to automate the Buffer Wizard since I have several large sets of the data that I need to buffer at multiple distances. Doing it by hand will take a long time and be quite tedious, but I've ...
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.net Geoprocessing object: 000816: The tool is invalid

I am currently trying to build an ESRI Addin that supports multiple versions of ArcGIS (10.0 & 10.1). The project targets .net framework 3.5 and is built in the ArcGIS 10 environment. The ...
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Append operation in ArcGIS

I have 250 road shape files, I have to append all the 250 shape file into one single file. I have used ArcGIS append tool for combine layers (if number of shape files are minimum), but these 250 ...
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How can you tell if ArcCatalog Geoprocessing is still running?

Is there some other way other than the logs to check that ongoing geoprocessing is working correctly? I am running the Buffer tool with dissolve type ALL on ArcCatalog 10.1. I was expecting the the ...
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ArcGIS - Cell Content Deletion

I have a really simple question I can't find the answer to. I'm looking to delete a range of values from an attribute table in ArcGIS 10. I'm looking for a quick way to delete about 3000 records. The ...
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Need to put points on overlapping boundaries

I have two layers: a route (Line) and a county boundary (polygon). I need to intersect them so that the output layer is a point layer. The ArcGIS Intersect tool places a point where the route passes ...
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Remove layers references from geoprocessing tool

When I run my tool it is calling some geoprocessing tools and performing some operations on some layers but when i delete those layers from arcmap then those layers are removed from arcmap but not ...
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Geoprocessing in 3D [closed]

I am looking for some advice regarding suitable software for geoprocessing in three dimensions. Specifically, I need to regularly undertake the following tasks: Intersect a line with a surface and ...
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Condensing sparse geocodes to weighted Geo-Circles?

I have a data-set comprising of 3 million records having latitude and longitude information associated with it, I want to condense it to form few thousands Geo-Circles, with radius and weight ...
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How to check if a GP service (async) has any jobs that are not completed yet?

I am trying to find out a way to tell if a GP service has any jobs that were submitted and are not completed yet. I have noticed that one can see the status of a specific service by using the ArcGIS ...
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Counting and sum by two layers

I´ve got to layers, both polygons. Layer 1 consists of propertiers, where ID is individually names. Layer 2 consists of lakes. The query I want is: Total count of squaremeters of lakes for each ...
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Finding points close together

I am using ArcGIS desktop. I want to run a tool to find all points that are close to each other within a specific distance. What is the fastest and best tool to use? I am using the standard arcgis ...
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Calling Web Geoprocessing Services From Other Programs

Where can I go to find information about calling ArcGIS Server geoprocessing services from other programs like a .NET Framework program or possibly even a SQL Server job? So far, I've found Using ...
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PyProj/Proj4 convert geographic to projected coordinates for Geostationary Data

I am trying to convert geographic coordinates (in degrees east/north lon lat) to projected coordinates in meters for geostationary full disc data (GVAR Goes East data from CLASS). To do this, I tried ...
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ESRI geoprocessing service with Javascript API 3.5

I am having issues getting a geoprocessing service to run. The service is a simple Python script that converts a table to CSV file. It runs fine in ArcMap. I can publish the service with the input ...
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Large Dataset Buffer Help

Using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a large polygon feature class (130,000 records). I need to do an inside/outside buffer (+5 then -5 to fill in some gaps)... the process takes so long, I'm looking for a way ...
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How to use SEXTANTE in a script outside QGIS?

I´m trying to do some geoprocessing using the QGIS Sextante plugin outside of the QGIS application (and integrate it with different other libraries like arcpy, etc.). import sys, os from PyQt4.QtGui ...
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Dan Patterson's bounding containers

I used a toolbox by Dan Patterson () and the problem is that the new shapefile does not contain any field from my original shapefile and this is a problem because I can't join the two layers based on ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 Network Analyst Creating Service Areas Beyond My Network

I am experiencing weird off shoots which are beyond my network when creating service areas using Network Analyst. The red circle in the picture below shows an example. I am currently using ArcGIS ...
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AO GP tool: Using .sde files as input in a DEWorkspaceTypeClass parameter

I got a tool where the user selects a workspace for storing feature classes, defined as follows: IGPParameterEdit3 parameter = new GPParameterClass(); parameter.Name = "out_workspace"; ...
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Importing ArcPy taking many seconds and code is really slow for GeoProcessing Tools 64-bit (ArcGIS 10.1 SP1)

I've installed ArcGIS10.1 SP1 and whenever I import arcpy (on Pywin console or Eclipse PyDev) it takes aprox. 15-20seconds. Is this normal? I don't think so... I had Python 2.7.3 64-bit previously ...
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arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True, not working for some reason

AOI_test = "AOI_test.shp" arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True for i in loc_list: AOI = "AOI_" + i + ".shp" arcpy.Select_analysis("locality", AOI, " \"LOCALITY\" = '%s'" % (i)) ...
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Batch clip DWG polyline

I have about 170 DWG files that need to be clipped to their corresponding tile. Each tile is 14,000ft wide, 8,000ft height. The grid: Each DWG file overlaps the tile border by 800ft: ...