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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Understanding lifecycle of .NET geoprocessing tools on ArcGIS for Server?

I've done a number of .NET geoprocessing tools for ArcGIS 10.1 that get published as geoprocessing services on ArcGIS Server. Lately we've seen behavior that makes me question something I thought I ...
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How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a spatial view and none of the fields or their combination can be unique

How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a table view in oracle and none of the fields or their combination can be unique. The process of selecting OID is described here and here.
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Geoprocessing tool output with name?

I am working on Geoprocessing tools and after completing it my tool output is provided as a shapefile with a tool name. Could you please tell me how to provide the output file with a tool name?
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How to calculate frontages of city parcel data in ArcMap 10.0?

I need to calculate the length of polygon frontages (along streets) from our city's parcel (i.e. lot) data in order to do an analysis on lot frontages in various zoning districts. How can I do this?
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Output from arcpy clip management too big

I'm using the function arcpy.Clip_management to clip a raster using the shape from a polygon. The problem is the size of the output is too big. What can I do? Here is my script (in arcmap python ...
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Spatial Join Layer Derived from Zonal Raster on Original Polygon

I'm trying to do a 1:1 spatial join between polygons created from the zonal max of a slope raster on the original zonal features. The problem is that the jagged edges cause the target features to ...
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Analysing and Working with a Bilateral Matrix Table in a GIS

I have a bilateral matrix table of global remittances for year 2012 from World bank where the columns contain remittance-sending country and row is the Remittance-receiving country. I want to map ...
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Surface Difference TIN Output in ArcGIS | Python Code

Why does the output TIN option does not work when executing it through a python script or a model builder simulation run? As you will see in the messages below, the surface difference successfully ...
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Create KML from MXD that contains map service layers like feature layers

How can I create a KML (tools suggestion), provided that I have a map (.mxd) file which layers are service layers of hosted services and not local data coming from a geodatabase. I know that the map ...
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Map To KML does not work with mxds that contain service layer

I am trying to use the map to kml conversion tool in a python script. The mxd I provide as input, contains data coming from map service layers. I have no security enabled to that particular layers. I ...
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How to erase polygon from another in QGIS

I want to erase the pink polygon from the blue polygon. I've tried clip, difference, and symmetrical difference. Clip produces an empty polygon. Difference produces just another blue polygon.
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Improving ArcGIS Results saving and manipulating

The ArcGIS Results Window is an incredibly useful way to keep track of what has been done in a particular map. I use it constantly as a means of documenting the essential parts of a project's ...
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Creating TIN, Surface Difference python script with ArcPy?

I have been trying to develop a master script to go through a series of geoprocessing tools and executing them. I am trying to generate a TIN and contours from a raw xyz file. Below is a very simple ...
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Why Integrate GP tool (ArcGIS) does not use the cluster tolerance as expected?

Have spent some time on generalizing some datasets and got puzzled by the algorithm used by the Integrate GP tool. I have two points in a file geodatabase of 10.3 version, those points are located on ...
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Copy Features tool run after Make XY Event Layer on CSV file fails to complete?

Using the Make XY Event Layer tool I converted a table to a layer. I am trying to convert the newly created layer to a feature class in my file geodatabase. I have been able to do this in ...
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Unable to view my local geoserver in that dropdown menu of Open Geosuite 4.5 Version?

I'm using GeoExplorer(Web Map Client) in Open Geo Suite4.5 version. I use to upload the layers from my LocalGeoserver by clicking on Add Layers Button. But now i'm unable to view my local geoserver in ...
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run the GP tool “create enterprise gdb” from ArcObjects

hello i work with arcobjects and c#.net , i try to create entreprise geodatabase in Postgresql using the following code using ESRI.ArcGIS.Geoprocessor; using ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagementTools; public ...
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Calculate and add area of overlapping features within polygons

I have a polygon layer of watershed boundaries And a single multipart feature that contains all public lands for the state. I need to find the area of public lands within each watershed and add it ...
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In FME, is there a way to connect multiple input feature types from reader and route to single transformer?

In FME, is there a way to connect multiple readers to a single transformer? I'm using FME 2015 and want to clip a bunch of feature classes to a single feature, but can't seem to find an easy way to do ...
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SplineWithBarrier (Spatial Analyst) - different results between model builder and external python script

I'm puzzled by different results I get from application of SplineWithBarrier (Spatial Analyst) using Modelbuilder and by external Python scripting: import arcpy points_shp = "pointShape.shp" ...
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ArcPad Checkout from python command line

I have been developing a script to automate my ArcPad checkin/checkout processes. My problem is that I am having trouble getting arcpy to recognize the ArcPad tools from the command line. From the ...
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QGIS How to multiply (repeat n times) a point by field [duplicate]

I have a point layer in QGIS that has a field named "Amount" that stores an integer value for every point in the layer. I want to create N points in the exact place of the feature that has N as ...
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How to remove a parcel from a larger area?

New QGIS user here. I'm trying to clip a large (2000-ac) property boundary with a smaller (500+/-) acre property. Assuming the larger boundary is the input layer and smaller is the clip layer, my ...
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Multibuffer in arcpy is too slow?

I have to make multibuffer to a several shp's (30 or +) and with this code the it takes 30 minutes or more. import arcpy,time,glob,os def multibuffer (probe,Zona_trab,nombarch3,recortes2): ...
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How to apply the 'Integrate' tool (data management) using arcpy

I try to integrate two features (shapes) with their ranks using arcpy. -- arcpy.Integrate_management() -- I don't get a clue from the explanation/example in ArcGIS help. It's straight forward, ...
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Error in python code for loop using SearchCursor, selectlayerbyattribute, and copyfeatures tools

I am fairly new to python scripting for ArcGIS. I am trying to create maps where each county is selected and then copied into a new layer with only that county's data. Then, I used ApplySymbologyFrom ...
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Resurrect contents of the ArcGIS 9.x “samples” toolbox on 10.x

Any ideas how to resurrect or uncover the contents of the ArcGIS Samples toolbox? In version 9.x there were occasionally useful developer sample tools like Write Features To Text File and Batch ...
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How to download a GPdatafile from arcgis server

I want to download an GPdataFile from the GIS server. In fact, I am using the PrintTask Service, which generates my map instance in various formats. I have the url of the specific file on the sever, ...
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How to clip a single layer of overlapping polygons in QGIS

I have a single layer of polygons. Some of the polygons overlap. I wish to make a new layer of just the parts of the polygons that overlap. What is the best way to do this in QGIS seeing it's ...
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Geoprocessing service fails if output paramter is empty

I have made a network isolation model that lets the user pick a point on the network to simulate a pipe 'failure'/section that needs to be isolated and finds all valves that need to be turned and ...
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Eliminate in Arcpy

I am attempting to move away from Coverages. One of the tools we have did a great job of eliminating slivers from our datasets based on hard and soft boundaries for elimination rulesets; howver, it is ...
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problem with adding 64-bit background geoprocessing to ArcGIS 10.2.2

My code written in python language using Arcpy works perfectly with small to average size datasets; however, with a big dataset, the script stops in the middle of execution which most likely is due to ...
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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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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 ...