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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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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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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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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How do you enable HTTP GET for submitJob for a GPService?

I published a GPService to ArcGIS Server 10.2--the service is a copy of an existing service with a different name. I receive no errors during publishing, however I get 404 errors when attempting to ...
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Slow sending to geoprocess [on hold]

I'm using the esri js api to access geoprocessing tools on an arcgis server, these geoprocessing tools accept large feature layers. My problem is that even though all the processing occurs on the ...
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GeoServer WPS process fail with OpenLayers 2: “The request body should be contained in a CDATA section”

I am trying to create an application with WPS builder like this: http://dev.openlayers.org/releases/OpenLayers-2.13.1/examples/wps.html When input format = "text/xml; subtype=wfs-collection/1.0", it ...
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python (arcpy) command for Construct Polygons

I am looking for a python (arcpy) command for Construct Polygons. I am unable to find it in Esri help. So Is there a python command for Construct Polygon that I may have missed? OR Is there an ...
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ArcGIS incredibly slow when opening any toolbox tool

I've got a fresh install of ArcGIS 10.0, and whenever I try and open a tool from the toolbox (for example, Project Raster) it takes literally 5 minutes to open the dialog, and then at least 30 seconds ...
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Extending batch of lines to another object using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any simple tool which allows to extend all lines in .shp to another .shp? To clarify, I do have river.shp and sections.shp on the river. I'd like to produce buffer from river, extend lines ...
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Access ArcGIS Server directories in geoprocessing service

I would like to save a file in the output folder on the ArcGIS Server and then provide a link for the user so he can download it. I have two problems: I can't figure out how to access the output ...
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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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Slow performing ArcGIS Near tool returns -1?

We are running an ArcGIS 10.0 geoprocessing script written in Python that (as part of many steps above & below) runs the Near tool. Both the input and output datasets (shapefiles & personal ...
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Polygons Present in another Polygon (Selection/Attribute Transfer)

I have 2 layers, Sugar Data and Surveyed Parcels. My interest is to include 2 new fields in the sugar data (lot & plan) which is present in the surveyed parcels data. Im using Arc Map 10, can ...
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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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Ways to determine winding topographic characteristics of a river

Are there any methods and/or technical guides on how to classify the degree of winding of river bodies? I have the following polygon layer of roughly 100,000 water bodies and would like to write an ...
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How to publish python toolbox with lots of tools in ArcGIS Server 10.3?

I have python toolbox with like 40 tools and I need a quick way to publish the whole toolbox. I found some instructions in the documentation, they state that every tool should be executed and their ...
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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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Merging XYZ's in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have like 6 .xyz files that are to be included in a single map (they sort of overlap). However, I'd like to save time and automatically merge them together through python code into one .XYZ before ...
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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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Identifying a cluster of polygons based on attributes

I'm trying to identify a cluster of contiguous parcels that, when combined, add up to at least a given size and, when combined, have an assessed property value less than a given $ amount. I have a ...
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Relate first point and last point of polyline to point feature(s)

I am working on a small script using ArcMap10/arcpy to generate a upstream-downstream uniqueid for a polyline feature class using point id's that fall on the starting point and ending point of a line. ...
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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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Weighted Overlay - passing parameter as text error?

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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arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer in-memory layer still exists when subsequent step fails during testing

When I used arcgisscripting to create in-memory output layer with gp.makefeaturelayer, I would put it in a try/except block and delete the gp object in the except piece when the makefeaturelayer would ...
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QGIS: Creating Circles Around Points Imported from a Excel File (Lat, Long)

I am new to the QGIS platform and have been experimenting with the tool. I currently have a Basemap layer and a Shapefile layer on top of it. Now, I want to import a .csv file containing (lat, ...
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Geoprocessing a mapservice?

I'm working on an application where a desired functionality is for users to start with the big picture (i.e. a single map layer), and gradually add more and more conditions to display only the area ...
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Opening geoprocessing tools causes ArcGIS to hang

I am getting the same problem as http://forums.arcgis.com/threads/19468-Opening-tools-causes-ArcMap-to-freeze-crash That is, when I open any geoprocessing tool in ArcCatalog (might happen in ArcMap ...
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Create TIN failing to execute using Python script (ArcGIS) [duplicate]

out_tin = output_folder + os.sep + file out_tin = out_tin.replace(file,river_mile) arcpy.CreateTin_3d(out_tin,sr,"pointfc_filenames Shape.Z masspoints <None>","DELAUNAY") ...
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Regarding the Python package PyGeoprocessing, does that need to be installed?

I have not found much documentation on PyGeoprocessing, but from what I have read, I would like to try it out. I downloaded the package from here . . . https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pygeoprocessing. ...
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Is it possible to connect to an Access db via ModelBuilder?

I created an OLE DB Connection in ArcCatalog Database Connections. If I right click on one of my db tables I can "Create a Feature Class > From XY Table" and continue with my data processing. ...
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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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ArcGIS .Net GP tools debug

I'm developing a GP Tool with .Net ArcObjects SDK. I would like to debug my GP tool but I haven't figured how. I have tried to enable background processing in Geoprocessing Options and attach process ...
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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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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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Copying attachments from one geodatabase to another

I have a file geodatabase that is a compilation of multiple file geodatabases with varying schemas. Some feature classes in the original databases had attachments, however the attachment tables no ...
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Is there an architecture for distributed geoprocessing?

Suppose I have 50 computers on my LAN. Each computer has a geodatabase for all parcel polygons in a particular state in the US. I'd like to write a geoprocessing task that finds all parcels valued ...
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Examples which use map reduce to process GIS data? [closed]

Have anyone have a few examples how to use mapreduce effective with GIS data?
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Creating feature from part of state boundary in shapefile of U.S. states?

I have a shapefile of U.S. states. I want to create a feature layer from it so that I can do a Near analysis with it. Suppose that I am interested in the Georgia boundary, but only the part of ...
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How to break a closed line when intersect with polygon

I have a number of polygons (in lines shape) which represent the new condition of an area and a numder of polygons (in polygon shape) which represent the old condition of the same area. How can I ...
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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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Mean coordinate issue with multipart polygons

I've been using Mean Coordinates in QGIS to find weighted mean centers based on different attributes for the counties in a singular state of the US. However I have come across a problem in which the ...
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Why does Clip keep giving Error999999: Error executing Function Invalid Topology [Topoengine Error]?

The layer being used as the Clip Features has been used before and worked fine, so I assume the issue is the layer I am trying to Clip (Input Features) - I keep receiving the same error when running ...
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Python Script to convert a mass of KMLs to a single fGDB

I have a mass of KML files, approx 350+ that I need in a single fGDB. I lifted a string of code from ESRI help to attempt to do this - I got it working to the point of creating all the individual ...
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How to read Excel sheet in ArcPy script?

I'm writing a python code to convert X,Y points in excel to shapefile. In this process i have toread xy points from shhet1. What is the step i have to include in my process to read data from sheet1 of ...
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Using GRASS7 algorithms via WPS - best practices

I need to set up Linux server (Debian or Ubuntu), which provide GRASS7 algorithms via WPS. I have some attempts with 52°North WPS, but without any success. Also there are many other ways how to do it, ...
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Tool for generating Feature Class including field names/type

I am trying to build a tool that will generate a feature class and then populate the fields with the correct column name and format based off a CSV file. Has anyone had any luck doing this before? ...
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arcpy MakeFeatureLayer - one workspace question, one output question

I'm trying to run a very simple python script to create a feature layer from a shapefile. The original script read as follows (I added the two print statements at the end to verify upon completion ...
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How to merge geographically similar polygons?

I'm working with zoning data at the parcel level for a city, e.g., each parcel has a zoning attribute. My goal is to create a contiguous zoning map without intersections from roads and highways. I ...
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How to show csv data point in Arcgis

I have sought and tried many tutorials and documents without success. I have arcgis desktop 10.2.2 installed. I have added a US map as a layer. Then I do the following hoping to display all (2000+) ...
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GP Service analyser gives error 00068: broken project data source

I'm trying to publish a GP result to both my live and dev servers. I ran the tool, clicked on the result and published to the live server without a problem. Then I clicked on the same result and ...