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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Choosing specific ArcSDE version to create replica geodatabase from?

I'm trying to automate the process of exporting a replica geodatabase using the geoprocessing tools and eventually a Python script. I can't figure out how to create the replica from a specific ...
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How to make a 'Make Table Query' script in ArcGIS?

I am trying to get the make table query running in a script. IF I simply export the script from a model, it works without a problem. However, I do have to change the variable names, as this will be ...
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Directing output to a mirrored file tree. ArcGIS, Python

I am attempting to modify the Batch Project script to: a) read from a text file of file names located on our server b) build a mirror of the paths to those files on my local machine c) output to my ...
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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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QGIS - delete polys based on vector line layer - possible?

I have a layer of polygons and a layer of vector lines. I want to delete any poly that is touched/crossed/intersects a vector line. Is this possible? I have tried the Geoprocessing Tools. Looks ...
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Finding the common borders between polygons in the same shapefile

The question is essentially the same as here, except that I want to do it in qgis. Thus, is there a qgis function equivalent to the ArcMap intersect function that will take a polygon layer and output ...
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How to intersect more than two layers? Is there a quick way?

We have three layers, income, obesity and fast food restaurants for England and we wanted to find districts where they all intercepted. So we did a combination of two layers at a time to find where ...
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Clipping buffers to census tracts

I have donut buffers generated to protect anonymity of household locations. They need to be clipped so that they are only inside the census tract that the original point was in. The code takes about 8 ...
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Collapsing the multi-row output of a one-to-many spatial join to single-row (arcmap 10.1)

I'm working with TIGER data, looking at the relationships among incorporated places and counties. Not all places are completely contained by counties; some do span multiple counties. In the final ...
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Join multiple fields to table and export new table as join field name using ArcGIS Geoprocessing?

I am bit new to geoprocessing and ModelBuilder. I am using join field tool to join table (info tables/.dbf) to one a shape file. I am trying to use ModelBuilder, as there are around 100 tables (each ...
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in_memory input to geoprocessor tool not returning expected results

When the input to the following method is a feature class on disk the geoprocessor gives the expected results. However, when I pass in a feature class that is created via arcobjects to an in_memory ...
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Can you script publishing a GP service?

I have a geoprocessing service in ArcGIS for Server 10.1. I would like to share this service with a number of external organisations that also have ArcGIS Server 10.1. i.e I dont want them hitting ...
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Zoom to Selected feature, without using 'current' in ArcPy?

I am wondering if it is possible to build a zoom to geoprocessing service without using 'current' for the mxd variable in pyhton. Using 'current' my tool works in arcmap, but not in my gp service. ...
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How do I get statistics out of a table using Python in Arc 10?

I am very new to programming (I started learning this semester) and would very much appreciate helop with one piece of a project. I have the following table, and I need to write a script compatible ...
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Tables in ArcMap 10.0 - are they layers or tableviews

Is a table in ArcMap a layer or a tableview. I want to be able to feed a table into an UpdateCursor via a toolbox script. If my table has a definition query on it how do I check for that with ...
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ArcPy - Dataframe rotation - Getting a polyline length wise in the dataframe in layout view in ArcMap

EDITED: I'd like to rotate my dataframe until a polyline fits dataframe-width wise in the layout view of a .mxd. If the lines runs north/south I would like the dataframe rotated until the line is ...
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How to control which Fields are exported in ArcObjects? (via Field Mapping)

In ArcMap 10.x, if you use the Export Data command on a layer that has hidden/disabled fields, those fields will not be present in the created feature class/table. My question is simple: how do you ...
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Distributed WMS (and TMS, optionally) server architecture, GPU rendering

What if we could use the power of dozens of servers to process a lot of incoming WMS requests? And more, using the power of GPU's to do the job of styling the maps for scalability and speed! The ...
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Problems Integrating Sub-Model into Master Model

I am attempting to integrate a iterative model into a master model to merge all of the outputs of the iterative model into one feature class. However, when I attempt to set the output of the sub-model ...
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How Can I Correctly Transform (Unproject?) from LCC

I am a complete n00b when it comes to GIS, so please bear with me. I started out by posting here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6963991/how-can-i-transform-the-coordinates-of-a-shapefile . In ...
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Running Model within ArcMap using VBA?

I would like to Run/execute a model within ArcMap 9.3.1 vba. I can run it in vba by exporting out the VBS script and importing it into vba, however I'm wondering if there is an easier way to just call ...
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ArcMap Geoprocessing vba code/tool - smooth polygon

I would like to execute the smoothpolygon tool within ArcMap vba and I'm having some trouble defining the parameters syntax for the tool. I'm getting this error below: ERROR 000622: Failed to execute ...
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Remove islands and completely surrounded polygons after polygonization with QGIS

I have a line map of buildings in a city. I was able to correctly polygonize the buildings in QGIS with the Polygonize processing algorithm. All the holes/islands became features as expected. Now I ...
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Spatial Join - Grid Containing Points, Display Highest Value Only

Sorry if this has been answered--I couldn't find anything specific to my question, however. I have a polygon grid layer and a point layer which contains numerical values (1-4) I want to use a ...
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Event layer to feature class - fastest method?

There are three methods to convert the output of a Make XY Event Layer to a Feature Class: Copy Features Feature to Point Feature Class to Feature Class Which one is the fastest method? I need to ...
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What is “Simplify tolerance” in QGIS's Simplify geometries tool?

I am trying to use QGIS 2.8 to simplify vector geometries. But I do not understand the significance of the Simplify tolerance value in the Simplify geometries tool. The documentation does not ...
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How to map a building to only one grid which contain more than half of its area using qgis?

I have a shapefile of a city map and I have created vector grid as polygons. After intersecting the two shapefiles, a building will map to all the grids it overlaps. However, if I just want it to ...
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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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Is the MakeFeatureLayer temporary location the same as “in_memory”? [duplicate]

From the ArcGIS Desktop Help: The layer that is created by the tool is temporary and will not persist after the session ends unless the layer is saved to disk or the map document is saved. ...
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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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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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Joining Multiple Features to One Feature

I have two layers - an index layer (polygon) and a town boundary layer (polygon). The desired output is a FC with each town represented as only one feature and that FC's table having a field with ...
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Using Value from Iterate Feature Selection to Calculate Field in ArcMap 10.1 ModelBuilder

I have two polygon feature classes, an alignment layer and a parcels layer. I am trying to use ModelBuilder to create a tool that will do the follow: iterate through groups in a single field of a ...
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What tool would you use to “clip” a vector line file to a vector polygon file?

I am trying to select the use of a large vector line file within only the parameter of a vector polygon file to do spatial analysis. It would be the same thing as using the extract> clip tool under ...
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How can I do edit-and-continue in ModelBuilder?

I'm constructing a model in ModelBuilder, and I ran into an error with one of my tools. I fixed the error and want to continue running my model from that step onward without having to repeat the ...
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Dissolve with dominant/majority field using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to dissolve a feature class of land use polygons, joining subparcels in larger parcel polygons. I want the parcel polygon to keep the dominant land use of all subparcels, taking into account ...
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Filling Polygon with Lines in ArcGIS Desktop?

i am trying to fill a polygon with lines and calculate total distance of these lines. like this example. but i have different distances between these lines like 1 meter, 2 meter, 3 meter.. so i ...
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Inputting multiple featureclasses into Merge tool using ModelBuilder?

So I have 490 point fc's in a single directory with uniform spatial features, field names/datatypes. I'm trying to figure out how to consecutively input the first seven fc's into the merge tool, ...
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Schema Lock issue when using ITable.AddField via ArcObjects

During a process I am running, I sometimes need to create a field that is missing in an attribute table. Unfortunately, the program is complaining that the table I am adding the field to has a schema ...
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How do you start a Toolbox tool from ArcObjects?

I want to put a couple of toolbox Tools onto an AddIn toolbar. I tried to reference the ProgIDs in the toolbar section of the Config.esriaddinx, but that didn't work (only saw blank spaces where the ...
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Calculate data from a set of raster files

I need to make some calculations with data from raster files saved in my postgis database. I need, build a map, using the average from a set of these raster files, for example. Besides, I need to ...
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Custom Geoprocessing messages/progress indicator Arcgis 10.2 Modelbuilder?

I was wondering if anyone knew a way of customizing the progress indicator for tool developed in Arcgis's model builder. I have a complicated tool, which uses a feature selection iterator, and I would ...
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Performing Batch Geoprocessing in ArcGIS Pro?

I have been looking around in order to add multiple files instead of 1 at a time. I currently have about 55 files that I need to keep as separate layers. ArcGIS 10.x had the option where you can ...
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Set a split policy/rule on a field without domain in ArcMap

Can you define a split policy or split rule on a field without a domain? When a domain is involved, you can set the default value of the field and chose a rule for when a feature is split or merged. ...
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cut fill arcgis 10.1 doesn't works

hello i have a problem with arcgis 10.1 : i have tow TIN and i want to execute Cut Fill (3D Analyst) tool : Data : adding data to arc scene : tool : Result : Problem i did the same ...
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Is it best to use multipolygon or polygon features for large intersect operations?

I have two large layers that I want to do intersect operations. One is municipalities and the other is landuse. Right now, the landuse layer is of MultiPolygon type that is, for the entire state, I ...
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Clip for each feature

I want to clip a polyline feature class by a polygon feature class (buffers created from points). Several polygons overlap, so I want to get each polygon feature clipped with each polyline feature. ...
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scratch workspace in-line variable, up one level?

So I'm building a model to be published as a geoprocessing service, and I'm trying to use the 'Save to Layer File' tool to create a symobolized result of my raster output. I've set both current and ...
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How to Format Description when writing Help for Python script tool?

I try to format the description in script tool but I don't know how it works so i don't manage to add a line break for example. Does it works with HTML tags ? When editing my script the description ...
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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 & ...