An application of ArcGIS for Desktop that is used to create, edit and manage models within its Geoprocessing Framework

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Pragmatic Best Placement of Points within Polygon

I am looking to plot the ideal placement of police vehicles within a specific precinct (polygon). Rather than placing them myself, calculating a buffer of travel time (e.g. within 3 minutes), and ...
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Importing analytical data (CSV) with different data types into ArcGIS Desktop to generate concentration heat maps?

After reviewing all the possible related solutions to my problem, I could not piece together a solution to process and import multiple sets of groundwater analytical data that contains different data ...
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Creating coded values with iteration from a field

I'd like to find a way to add coded values to a Text domain using values from a table field, if such a thing is even possible. I'm using the Add Coded Value to Domain tool connected to two variables: ...
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Iterating Table Fields to Create Individual Shapefiles

I am trying to create individual shape files from a single table that contains the following: Weather Station Names Station XY Cordinates 31 individual field columns of daily data for each weather ...
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Calculate upstream path

I have a river geometric network built that is fully operational with flow direction working. In ArcMAP when I trace upstream I get a selected feature that I can convert into a feature class (Data > ...
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Dissolving features to only have multiparts when they are within 100 feet of one another

I want to have a selection of parcels that is dissolved by land owner and within 3 miles of a polyline. If the same owner owns parcels on opposite sides of a road (within 100 feet or so), I want the ...
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Calling Python script tool from ArcGIS model using relative path?

I am new to ArcGIS and facing a problem in calling a script tool from a model. I have the following file structure: E:\MyFolder MyToolbox.tbx ScriptTool Model Scripts myscript.py The ...
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How to extract elevation from a DTM?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 I'm working on a project for landslide by using ModelBUilder. One of the data I used is DTM for the area elevation. The problem is I don't know how to extract the elevation out ...
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ArcGIS ModelBuilder Iterate Tables and XY Event Layer?

I'm running into an issue that was not addressed in a previous question, but linked to a similar issue (ArcGIS modelbuilder: Iterate through Excel sheets?). I'm using ModelBuilder to import .xlsx ...
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How to use Summary Statistics with Dissolve in a model?

I have a model which uses two layers(a .shp with boat tracks and a .shp fishnet) to calculate the sum etc., of dead weight, gross tonnage and beam per each square from the fishnet per each track. ...
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Using ModelBuilder or Python parser of Field Calculator to check values between two datasets?

I have a *.dbf that I need to check values against for a shapefile. I need to report whether the values match the dbf in the shapefile and, if not, what the value should have been (in two new ...
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Kriging problem within ArcGIS Model Builder

I am creating a model that accepts in a .csv file and plots the XY points on a calculated field. The preferred interpolation method is Kriging, and when I try and update the Z-Value field, the ...
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Is it possible to create a fixed variable in Model builder while using a Iterate Feature Classes iterator in the model?

Just curious if it's possible to create a fixed variable in Model Builder while using an Iterate Feature Class iterator? Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 or 10.3 to create the model. Could anyone please ...
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Surface Volume: output table given all in one column?

The model iterates through a Point Feature Class to calculate different volumes. As an output I get two different styles of tables, both in one and the same iteration. One is the actual correct output ...
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How to extract,stack and calculate Standard Deviation from a NetCDF (.nc) to produce a single standard deviation and Mean image in arcGIS?

I have a NetCDF file for several years of monthly Climate data ( Precipitation,PET,Temp,etc) data from CRU 3.22 (Climate Research Unit). I want to extract a subset of the dataset namely 2000-2010. And ...
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Creating a weighted rating model/script for vector data

I'm using ArcMap and trying to create a model or script that can rate routes based on a weighted calculation of attributes. Right now the individual attributes don't have rating values which I could ...
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How to calculate sum for unique values in a model?

I have two layers. A layer represented by a fishnet and a layer represented by certain boat routes. After I intersect them I want to be able to calculate the sum and max value for certain ...
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Can you add the “measure” tool to model builder?

I am wondering if there is a way to add the measure tool, usually residing in the Tools toolbar, into model builder?
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ArcGIS Model Builder-Interate tables: Make Query/SQL expression

I'm new to ArcGIS and was wondering if someone could help me with my SQL expression. Essentially, I'm using model builder to iterate over several tables and Make Query table for each one. I'm trying ...
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Select By Location then Append if points selected ModelBuilder

I am iterating through a point shapefile to assign the points to buffer zones that they fall within, because some points fall within several buffer zones I am doing this using the Append tool into a ...
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How to copy new data into shared Geodatabase in ArcGIS for Server using ArcObjects?

How do I need to in order to publish a geodatabase into a server or just to copy new data into the server using ArcGis Server 10.1, ModelBuilder and .NET 2010. Note : I have already a geodatabase ...
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Running ModelBuilder through .NET does not always created expected geodatabase?

This code is the run a ModelBuilder through C# .NET this ModelBuilder works to convert a (.dwg) autocad file to a geodatabase but the problem is sometimes it works perfect but other times it doesn't ...
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Using Value from Iterate Feature Selection to create new files per feature value

I am attempting to use Model Builder to export a file per value in a feature. The intent is to create a file per school, listing the students that attend. We currently have a single large file with ...
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How to change the default field names while processing dissolve?

I need Count, Max and Min values when running Dissolve in a model builder. In the resulting tables, the name for the count values are "Value_COUNT", but the names for the max and min values are the ...
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Why the iterator never ends?

I set a iterator to create two categories of feature class, and then join and dissolve them. The calculation works fine. However, the running result never shows completion even when the calculation ...
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Why can't I save the output from “Add Join” in the model builder?

I try to join a polygon layer and a multipoint layer. When the model runs, it keeps saying: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000840: The value is not a Layer. How could I ...
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Modify attributes and field calculator in ModelBuilder?

I have approximately 200 point shapefiles that have been created from ASCII grid files. Each one has a Grid_code heading in the attribute table, I need to add in a new heading called height or depth ...
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Creating a 'tooltip' for variables in a Choice list - ArcGIS Model Builder/GeoProcessing

I've created a GeoProcessing task that allows users to select a series of variables (raster files) from a choice list. The results of which are sent into a raster calculation process. Unfortunately ...
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Skip an iteration in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to iterate through some feature classes, named "Hos_AllPatients2014", and select the certain data and name it "Hos_IP", then export it to the corresponding folder "Hos". I have already ...
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Selecting adjacent parcels with similar attributes in ModelBuilder

I am working on a project that is trying to identify shared ownership of adjacent parcels on abandoned industrial lands. I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 and ModelBuilder right now. The first parts of my model ...
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Validating derived parameters for ModelBuilder and Python Toolbox?

I'm working on a tool in a Python toolbox and I'm running into trouble getting the output tables to work in ModelBuilder. The tool takes an input table view and ultimately uses the Table Select ...
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Dynamic XY to line with SQL

using arcmap 10.3 Trying to create a 'live' draw of lines between two coordinate points. So far I have been able to easily create the lines into a new shapefile using the XY to Line tool however I ...
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Inconsistent Value Using Calculate Value in ModelBuilder?

I have a set of models that use Calculate Value to store file locations as strings for use in model variables and outputs, and am having an issue with the model either hanging on to the first value it ...
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Extracting Multi Values to Points and Dissolve afterwards with ModelBuilder?

I want to extract Multi Values from 2 Rasters to Points and dissolve these points afterwards with an ArcGIS ModelBuilder model. In the Dissolve function I want to make some statistics of the extracted ...
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Selecting alternate files (every second) as inputs to ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have multiple ‘pairs of images’ that need to be mosaicked but I cannot find how to automate selection of the 'paired' file names as inputs into a model. Each has a file name such as ...
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How to correctly input complex multiband functions in Raster Calculator?

I'm trying to compute a MTVI2 (Modified Triangular Vegetation Index - Improved) and EVI (Enhanced Vegetation Index) from Landsat 8 imagery. My formulas are as follow (I'm using ModelBuilder): MTVI2= ...
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Using a Value Table to Calculate Multiple Fields

I'm looking to develop a tool (ideally through model builder as my python writing ability is not stellar) that creates a simple user interface that has dropdown menus for desired fields of a selected ...
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ModelBuilder - Iterate through tabels to join and export and keep original field names

I am trying to iterate through an excel with over 200 sheets and join each to a ZIP code layer. I then need to symbolize each of those the three different ways and save that to a layer file. In order ...
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Creating features into a layer by using Model Builder

It's my first question in this forum which i used "a lot" before but never asked for a help. My friend created a Model Builder to place a geographic mean centered point between two selected road ...
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Trying to execute ModelBuilder through C#?

I have a problem when trying to execute a model builder through C# the application throws: an error has occurred error hresult e_fail has been returned from a call to a COM component Note : ...
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Using data captured through a GP task window in a Flexviewer Print Widget

I have a Flex Viewer that allows users to undertake a GP raster processing task by selecting a series of datasets (rasters with predefined scientific scores) through the GUI and then asks the user to ...
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add multiple rasters, each located a branch too deep in separate folders - ArcGIS

I have a year of daily raster datasets (365) that I would like to use the Cell Statistics tool on; however, each raster is located in a separate folder so I cannot add all of them at once. ie: ...
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Buffering into existing FC (like in Editor menu) in Arcmap 10.3 Model Builder

I would like to buffer features into an existing FC within a GDB, similar to when buffering during an edit session by using the Buffer command in the Editor menu, not the Buffer geoprocess which ...
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How to rename field via ModelBuilder?

I joined some fields to my tables and now I need a tool or something to change that field's name. How can I do this in ModelBuilder? I didn't find any tool to do that.
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If then statement in model builder

I have a model that adds several fields, two which are manual inputs (County Name and User). I am manipulating several parcel layers (approx 90 counties). In my model, one field takes the state and ...
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How to validate a feature class name in a model?

I have a model which creates feature classes based on the value in an attribute (using Iterate Feature Selection). It works fine as long the field values don't have spaces, punctuation marks, etc. but ...
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ModelBuilder, which tool should I use to rename layers with value from table?

Hi I have a ModelBuilder tool with an iterator that splits a feature into multiple shapefiles based on a attribute field. The problem I'm running into is instead of simply using the number values for ...
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Is recursion possible in Model Builder?

On a high level, can Model Builder perform recursion? i.e. can it run a function/model repeatedly, using its outputs as inputs until some terminating condition is met? If it helps, my more specific ...
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Field calculator for output line from model builder

My model builder append line in my output layer. how to calculate field for only this new generated feature however everything goes fine but model builder calculate field for all feature in Output ...
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Losing elevation values converting to CAD in ArcGIS for Desktop?

This is complex and my first question. I'm using 10.3 and need to export a lot of contour files to CAD. When I do this individually, they convert fine and retain the elevation values. Having hundreds, ...