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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Opening >10gb DEM files and clipping?

I have a 5m DEM for an entire province in Spain. It is over 48gb in size and is in asc file format. I only need a very small, 50 km² area. I open the DEM in ArcDesktop, and i get the loading bar ...
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Which is the faster way to copy data to another feature class: Feature Class to Feature Class or Insert Cursor

I have a feature class with 1 million records. Which is the faster way to copy data to another feature class: Feature Class to Feature Class or Insert Cursor?
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Eps files from map export are not containing a vector image

I have made a custom map export service, which exports my map in a range of formats. However I have noticed that .eps files, exported using the arcPy function: arcpy.mapping.ExportToEPS(mxd, ...
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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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Toolbox blank when sending to someone else?

I have a toolbox with two models that I am trying to send to someone else. I am working in 10.4 and he is working in 10.3. I save my toolbox as a 10.3 toolbox and send him the .tbx file, but when he ...
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Exporting feature class into multiple feature classes based on field values using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a feature class with over 2,000 features, and I need to make them all individual feature classes based on a field. I know there has to be a way to do this, but I just can't figure it out! ...
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How to write shapefiles more efficiently in GeoScript?

I've created a geoscript (in groovy) to create a shapefile from generated geometries with certain attributes. It's a heatmap consisting roughly 65.000 polygons with an attribute storing the ...
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Polygon Neighbors not found in Proximity Toolset of ArcGIS Desktop 10.0?

I cannot find the Polygon Neighbors tool. I have searched for it as I usually do and I have also browsed the proximity toolset but it is not there. The other Tools, e.g. Buffer and Near are there and ...
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Problem when executing Dissolve method in ArcEngine

I'm always having a problem in GP.execute() when trying to execute this method. Here is my code: Friend Function DissolveFeatures(ByVal pInFLayer As ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IFeatureLayer, ByVal ...
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How to generate Buildings ID numbers inside parcels

In order to decrease manual data entry, I would like to automate a task to generate numbers for all buildings inside a parcel starting with 1. For example, I have 4000 parcels and each parcel has ...
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Use ModelBuilder to copy/paste attributes from Table to Feature?

I am using ArcMap 10.3. This question involves the use of tables and personal geodatabase features. I am looking for an efficient way to populate Water Meter fields using data from a Table. The ...
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keeping domains when merging two feature classes (both are polygon features)

why do I lose my domains from one feature class data when merging two feature classes together in the same file database with the same fields and domains to each field? The new merged feature class ...
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Resampling using gdalwarp gives me no data

I have an image with the following information. Driver: GTiff/GeoTIFF Files:test_DEM.tiff Size is 91, 73 Coordinate System is: GEOGCS["WGS 84", DATUM["WGS_1984", ...
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Use Only First “x” Characters from Table in qgis:selectbyexpression

I have a list of street names in this format: STRNAME Elsinore Neil Young Penny Fall And a shapefile ("input_streets") with street names in this format: STREET Elsinore Av Neil Young St Penny Lane ...
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Generating polygons from lines and problem with rings

I have a problem when generating polygons from lines. I got dxf file with layers: cadastral parcels (as polygons) soil classes (as lines) Now I want to generate polygons for soil classes (so I ...
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Modelbuilder ArcGIS: Collect values

I have a large model with submodels. Basically the Model iterates through all Districts, selects in each district an attribute above a certain threshold, creates a layerfile of it. The submodel ...
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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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Default error 400 GP clip and ship

I am running this script . I get a 400 error message. The message is the following: {"error":{"code":400,"message":"Unable to complete operation.","details":["Server environment property not found: ...
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ArcGIS Dissolve gives Error 999999 on one computer but works on a different one

I'm trying to run the geoprocessing tool "Dissolve" on a single feature class in a File GDB, yet I'm getting the error 999999 "the operation was attempted on an empty geometry", but there are no empty ...
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Weighted Overlay - passing parameter as text error? [closed]

For some reason when hardcoding the save path for the wieghted raster just before runtime it works perfectly. Like such... arcpy.env.cellSize = "90" arcpy.env.workspace = r'G:\Xcel\Route ...
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ST_Difference on linestrings and polygons slow and fails

I am trying to create a new table of linestrings with their existing attribution that are "different" to some polygons and am struggling to get a working PostGIS query. I have a table of linestrings ...
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Automating capture of Extent from multiple mxds with multiple dataframes

I want to create a single shape file from multiple mxd's that have multiple frame sets with different extents in them. I have found/started a script to do this (attached) but can't figure out how to ...
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ModelBuilder Output Creates .lock file and Cannot Overwrite When Ran a Second Time

I am having trouble overwriting an output shapefile from ModelBuilder. The model works great when ran the first time, but I get an '000210 : Cannot create output .' error if I re-run the model. The ...
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List group of line segments that are not connected to any other lines

In the image below, the system of lines includes 6 segments. This connectivity gives the appearance of an "island" as the internal segments are connected to each other and are not to the outside ...
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Notification service for ArcCatalog

I am dealing with long and demanding analyses, which needs often lots of data and time ( between few hours to couple of days) and it can happen a full stop/break on my workstations caused by diverse ...
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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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arcpy overwrite files in a geodatabase file

I'm writing a python script, I've got an mxd and its workspace is a geodatabase file with all the files I need into. The problem I'm encountering in testing and writing code is that, despite of the ...
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Create Centerlines of a Polygon Buffer Feature, ArcGIS 10.3

I have seen another method for this to create centerlines, but that involved splitting the line and deleting the line closures. This is a huge network and the time involved in that would be ...
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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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Why does aggregate polygons consistently error out?

I'm using aggregate polygons on a dataset with three large study areas. It did not work. So I split it into separate areas and did it again. Two of the three areas (which were smaller than the third) ...
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Issue with QGIS 2.10.1 Clip and Intersect Tools

Having an issue in QGIS 2.10 -- clip and intersect don't seem to be working correctly. I am trying to show zipcode by a legislative district in Florida. When I clip the zipcode shapefile by the ...
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PostGIS ST_Difference function returns wrong geometry in result

I have a strange st_difference behaviour. I’ve got two overlapping lines (each one has two points), but st_difference result is complete geometry of the first line. The code to reproduce is here: ...
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Flat polygon feature to serve floors to time bins on Z axis of ArcScene?

How can I create square polygons with different z-values to create the horizontal panes shown in the image from ArcScene?
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Fixing Script Error Invalid Pointer from ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tools?

I am just learning ArcGIS 10.2 and it was working well until I tried to use the Export to a Geodatabase (single) option for a dbs table I made. Since then, it seems I now get the same Script Error for ...
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Invalid Pointer…Script Error [duplicate]

After working with Spatial Analyst (using multiple tools several times each) for a certain (unclear) amount of time, any tool I open provides the same warning... A script Error has occurred on the ...
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Error:The type initializer for 'Oracle.DataAccess.Client.OracleConnection' threw an exception

I am developing custom geoprocessing tool (class-library project) on ArcGIS 10.2. This project uses Oracle.DatAccess from ODP.NET 1.0 . This is a simple tool which queries - oracle 10g database and ...
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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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Which PCS to use with WGS 1984 datum? [closed]

I am working on building a Modelbuilder tool to convert a .csv file with lat/long values into a polyline with shape_length. The dataset is in the WGS 1984 datum. It is my understanding that this must ...
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PostGIS: Select features that do NOT intersect

This seems to me like such a simple question (and it probably is) yet I cannot seem to find an example that gives me the answer. Using PostGIS, I just want to select points that fall outside of ...
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How to find cumulative length at points on a line?

I am working on a Modelbuilder project to teach myself how to use it. I do not yet have much knowledge in Python. I am currently a little stuck on the project I am working on. I have a line made from ...
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Simplifying polygons to linestring

I would like to simplify some polygons that represent rivers into linestrings. I assume that holes in polygons can be omitted. Anybody has some good idea how to simply do it? It would be nice, if it ...
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Attribute data disappearing after converting points to line

I am currently working on a project strictly in Modelbuilder. I am trying to teach myself how to use it. I don't yet know how to use Python and am still in the early learning stage. My question has ...
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ArcMap: Multipart to Singlepart and Explode are not working

I am trying to separate multipart polygons, however in case of Multipart to Singlepart program seems to be working for around 15 minutes and then it crashes and when I try to Explode I get the ...
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Script Error 'Invalid Pointer' in Spatial Analyst Tool [duplicate]

I have ArcGis 10.3 (previously 10.2 version) running on Windows 10 (previously Windows 8). My GIS licence is provide by my company where I have an intership, so I can't just uninstall/install back the ...
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ArcGIS Toolbox functions missing all parameters?

I recently installed ArcGIS 10.3.1 and now all the toolbox functions (that I have tried) open, but they have no parameter fields. For example, the "Add Field" tool comes up with the standard toolox ...
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How do you create a buffer for a specific feature in QGIS?

Fairly competent ArcGIS user here, very new to QGIS. What I am trying to do is create a one-mile buffer around the highlighted parcel in QGIS 2.14 (from a .shp). Seemed straightforward enough: ...
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How to create iterative Select by Location, Summary Statistics tool using ModelBuilder?

I do a lot of proximity analysis using "select by location" and would like to cut down on the effort spent each time doing this! I have put together a model using ModelBuilder that: Iterates over ...
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Merge attribute of points into a polygon : Arcmap 10

I have points layer which the attribute looks like this: FID Shape ID Lat Long 0 Point 2065 -5.51666 106.48333 1 Point 2319 21.93333 120.73366 I also have polygons layer : FID Shape ...
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Finding measuring units [duplicate]

Every time I perform the geoprocessing tools buffer or intersect, my layer gains two more attribute columns, named "Shape_Leng" and "Shape_Area". How can I know in which measuring units are these ...
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Translating ArcPy Commands to GDAL Equivalents? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out GDAL equivalencies to the following arcpy functions: arcpy.env.overwriteOutput() arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management() arcpy.SpatialJoin_analysis() arcpy.da.SearchCursor() ...