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 geometry message when using Difference tool

I am using the Vector \ Geoprocessing \ Difference tool to get the resulting area when taking a) current ground disturbance away from b) historic total ground disturbance to give c) what has been ...
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Hydrology toolbox versus Arc Hydro toolbox?

I would like to do some watershed delineation research/development (at the County level) with our LIDAR generated DEM, after it is corrected, but am wondering what, if any, differences might result ...
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Any plans to change GP toolbox format (.tbx file) to text-based format?

Have you heard if esri has any plans to change GP toolbox format (.tbx file) to text-based format in future? The issue is that we can't track changes in binary tbx file using source control system. ...
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Generate rectangular polygons from an existing point dataset

I am working with ArcGIS 10.2 I have a point feature class, that looks like this and I want to generate polygon feature class from it , that is connecting the points like this what are the ...
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Is it possible to add python util scripts as shared libraries to esri geoprocessing toolbox?

We have GP tools in GP toolbox OurServices.tbx and some of them are written in Python. We access them via geoprocessing services. However some Python functions are just copy-pasted from one GP ...
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Arcpy Calculate Field Formatting Syntax

I am trying to field calculate a double field (PID) to a new string field (PIN). Using: qry = '"139-{}".format(!PID!)' arcpy.CalculateField_management(out, "PIN", qry, "PYTHON") Given a PID = ...
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Understanding arcpy log files in the scratchWorkspace

When I run a tool through arcpy, a file simply called 'log' with no extension is created in the scratchWorkspace. This is quite different to the history log files which are XML and I cannot find any ...
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Split Grid data into 4

I am using ArcGIS software I have a Feature Class layer that represent a Grid network, which consists of rectangles that covers all the areas. I want to use it to generate another feature class layer ...
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python dissolve by field error

I would like to dissolve a feature class by a field. When I run the code, I receive an error that says, "invalid topology [out of memory]" I have 16GB of RAM and terabytes available on the hard drive. ...
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Publishing esri geoprocessing service - upload custom python modules?

I have an esri geoprocessing service which causes problems when publishing to arcgis server. The python scripts behind the service are structured as a custom python module, in a folder with an ...
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How to divide streets layer into 2 mile segments. [duplicate]

I have a streets layer which I want to divide into 2 mile segments. I have searched and read enough for days but there is no information on how to do this. The split command allows you to select and ...
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How to get the current map from a geoprocessing tool execute function?

I'm making a geoprocessing tool with the ArcObjects SDK Java 10.2. I need to modify labeling colors of a layer of the current map. Is it possible from the execute function to access the map currently ...
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How to join CSV data to SHP without ArcGIS?

I'd like to create a chloropleth map displaying quantitative data for an upcoming event. Using TileMill, MapBox. I am having trouble joining my data to a .shp because the #'s correspond to COUNTY ...
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How to make a geo reference image using GeoTool based on a matrix mapped data?

My ultimate objective is to make a geo reference image and make it as a raster layer to overlay the image above my openlayers map. I have a set of geo coordinate data, and each coordinate is assigned ...
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Is it a good idea to use GRASS Algorithms for Geoprocessing in a Server Environment?

I´m designing a web-service to run in a server environment that will do some geoprocessing actions to datasets uploaded by users and send the results back. I´m programming in Python, and so far I´ve ...
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ArcPad checkout/in process, only selected features

I am working on developing a python toolbox to automate the steps required for checking data out and back into a file geodatabase. My question is what is the best way to limit the features checked ...
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Why does ArcGIS 10 Buffer not provide accurate geodesic buffer?

I created a shapefile following these criteria as recommended for Performing Geodesic Buffering: The input feature class must be a point or multipoint dataset. (shapefile is a point) The input ...
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Unusual results for geoprocessing speed tests

I have been observing unusual performance with a Python geoprocessing script. The (attached) script performs the following actions: Use a search cursor to look up UTM zone corresponding to polygon ...
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“Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component.” during using geoprocessor by VB.net

I am also get a error shows like "Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component." And the Exception snapshot shows the "stacktrace" is at ...
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How to fix spatial reference error on CopyFeatures ArcGIS tool?

When I run the CopyFeatures tool to copy features from an ArcSDE geodatabase to another empty ArcSDE geodatabase (no features, no tables), I get the following result: The error message is about the ...
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geoprocessing libraries for Google Maps [closed]

Are there any GeoProcessing libraries that I can use with Google Maps to get some more advanced features?
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Add hour and seconds to CartoDB/Torque animation

A while ago I made a CartoDB/Torque animation that displayed hours and minutes while playing. Sujay v. helped me out with the code here: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/cartodb/xpxF4fSV7ZI ...
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FME: how to extract the coordinate of the North West corner

In an FME translation from a polygon geodatabase feature class to a DGN I am trying to place a label in the top left corner of a box. I have tried using CoordinateExtractor to find the coordinates of ...
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Shapely Python NameError when using cascaded_union

I am fairly new to Python and therefore my error-solving skills are not much yet developed. I am using Python within a geoprocessing script which is supposed to use ogr (reading/writing shp) and ...
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Is there Python library (other than ArcPy) for geoprocessing such as buffer?

Excluding ArcPy, is there any python library which can do geoprocessing, such as buffer/intersect, with shapefiles?
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how to assign unique attribute value per neighborhood? [duplicate]

I have a feature class of adjacent polygons and I want to assign an integer attribute value to my polygons based on the following rules : a polygon must not have the same attribute value than any of ...
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Why does Topo to raster tool stall in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm having the following problem - An 8 mile by 4 mile set of 2 foot contours. Whenever I start the topo to raster tool, I get a constant loop of the tool running. And running, and running, and ...
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Why Add Join does not work in ArcMap and Arcpy?

I have problem with joining feature class with table from the same location (GDB) using Python script. When I use join Join and Relates -> Join... in ArcMap TOC it does not work because I do not get ...
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.net Geoprocessing Tool Grid Control

Does anyone know if grid control used within the batch mode of ArcToolbox available via ArcObjects (see image 1)? I have used the IGPValueTable control (as used in the Union tool, image 2), however, ...
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Where is this raster offset being introduced in the QGIS processing toolbox?

I'm using the (awesome!) processing toolbox in QGIS 2.0 to reclassify some NoData values in a raster from -9999 to 0, but at some point in the process there's an offset of about 0.2 degrees being ...
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Is there equivalent to ArcGIS Feature to Polygon tool available?

Is there a method, combination of tools or a tool which can achieve the same as the Feature to Polygon tool? I want to get the same result just like I would use that tool.
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Scratch Environment

I have a GP script and I'm wondering if I should use Scratch GDB at the processes or just regular GDB, The problem is that this is a read only environment and my temp layers need additional processes ...
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Similar paths to Compare [duplicate]

I want to implement a mechanism to compare similar / identical paths. For example, a person who makes the trip home - work every day, be able to detect these paths and create groups to compare ...
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Calculating elevation profile of a trail?

What would be the best way to calculate an elevation profile of a trail remotely (without using altimeter/gps tracking your steps)? For example, to do it in the most rudimentary way you might take a ...
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Geoprocessing Ungroups Layers

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 ...
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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 ...