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How to use %value% (from For iterator) in SQL expression of Calculate Field in ModelBuilder?

I have a shapefile with data of fish specimens and the coordinates where they were tagged for research purposes. One of the fields in the attribute table of these shapefiles is the fish length in ...
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1answer
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ArcGIS model builder: How to reclassify 16,000+ rasters and do weighted sums on these rasters per year?

I've been trying to build a model in model builder (ArcGIS 10.1) which can do the following task: I have a folder full of ca. 16,000 raster files (.asc) representing mean temperatures for each day ...
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0answers
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Arcgis Model Builder - OD cost matrix on network with iteration on attributes

I am totally new to ArcGis' Model Builder, and I need some advice as how to build an OD cost matrix for large sets of origins and destinations. I want to compute an OD matrix where I can have as many ...
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2answers
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Renaming a variable input to replace spaces with underscores to be used in an output's name

This may be easier than i am making it. Using Model Builder, I have a variable input "Name", which is set as a model parameter, used for a 'Select by Attribute' early in the model. I would like to ...
0
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1answer
36 views

How to schedule a model to run at a certain time?

I'm trying to schedule a model to run at a certain time and have found this ESRI Blog post which is providing a good start. What I can't figure out though is where in the importToolbox function I tell ...
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0answers
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use raster properties output in attribut table via inline variable in model builder

I have a small model that should find the maximum value of a raster and use this number to fill a field in a shapefile. For some reason the variable of the rasters max value isn't accepted in the ...
2
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3answers
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Select layer by attribute: return top 3 records

I have a feature class in a file geodatabase using ArcGIS 10.1. I want to create a model that selects the three features with the highest values in one field (Average Price). Basically I want my ...
0
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3answers
86 views

How to define an output parameter in Python script exported from ModelBuilder

I have a modelbuilder parent model with two nested models in it that ouputs a dwg file. I exported the parent model to a python script which is shown below. In modelbuilder, the output dwg file is a ...
3
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1answer
51 views

Is there a tool to track edits that were made?

Is there a tool/report that keeps track of what edits were made that I could run prior to or after reconciling my versions? This would help me to know if there are any changes I need to make to any ...
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0answers
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ArcGIS 10.1 MakeTableView doesn't filter records

I'm running ArcGIS10.1 on Win7 64bit with Oracle 11g and I'm having trouble with database table connections in Oracle. In Modelbuilder I use the MakeTableView tool and apply a filter expression so ...
2
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0answers
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Why and How does copying and pasting a “problem” model with errors in it into a new empty model fix the model (ArcGIS, ModelBuilder)

I often work with ModelBuilder and Models that have previously worked seem to become unstable or develop issues after lots of editing. They return error messages for parts of the model that did not ...
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2answers
86 views

ArcGIS ModelBuilder model works in Edit windows but not from the “open” window - do you have any experience or advice?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1, most recent service pack / patch, and on Windows 7 with 8GB RAM I always run Models from ArcCatalog I have a model that validates and runs from the "edit" window. When I run ...
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1answer
40 views

How to use both Parse Path and Calculate Value in model?

Am I doing this wrong? I need to create hillshades for a set of raster, but I want the hillshades to retain the raster's original name. I used parse path for that, however there are names that are ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Naming iterators in modelbuilder 10.1

I am using iterate raster in modelbuilder to create hillshade and slope simultaneously for many rasters within one folder. My problem is when I name the output files. Whenever I use, %Name%, the model ...
0
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1answer
40 views

ArcGIS 10.1 Cost Distance Calculations

I have a study area that is a polygon feature class, and am running the Cost Distance Tool on it in ModelBuilder. However, everytime I run the tool, it only calculates a cost distance and cost ...
0
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0answers
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Why does the time taken for a process or tool to operate differ depending on changes made in a Model, downstream ? (ArcGIS, ModelBuilder)

Has anyone experienced this issue, do you have any advice to share? An example situation in a model, Model = Input is a feature class, a field is added, the field is calculated using calculate ...
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1answer
117 views

Batch Clip in Model BUilder ArcGIS 10.1

I have multiple rasters and feature classes that I want to clip to a study area. Im pretty new to model builder. I know you can right click the clip tool to batch clip outside of model builder but how ...
0
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1answer
66 views

Split an attribute Python 9.3 in modelbuilder expression? [closed]

Updated question Goal: I need to upgrade an existing Model-builder were the expressions uses Python 9.3. Workproces & Goal: My *.mxd Have 1 attribute field containing the following build: ...
0
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1answer
76 views

Why are detailed model processes and tools being shown in the progress window of Model Builder when it is double clicked / opened?

ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 The ESRI help notes state that when a model is run from"edit" in Model Builder all results are shown in the progress window - e.g. the progress of every tool and process. ...
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0answers
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Calculate distance of downstream trace (geometric network) using ModelBuilder iterator

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and need to calculate the distance of down stream traces for each of several points in ModelBuilder. Using the Trace Geometric Network too, I have a feature class of points for ...
7
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1answer
176 views

Do ModelBuilder or Geoprocessing tasks run slower if screen locked?

Is it true if you are running ModelBuilder or a geoprocessing task on a large raster\vector dataset then locking the computer would that cause the ModelBuilder or any geoprocessing to run slower? Is ...
2
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0answers
64 views

Spatial Join features of File GDB to shape - problems [closed]

I tried to build a Model in ArcGis 10.1. It should be very simple. At one hand I have the features of a File Geodatabase as Feature to join on the other I have the target shape. The features from the ...
1
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1answer
59 views

consecutive generate Sql query using script arcpy

I am using arcgis 10.1 I am currently doing a lot of sql query feature class and I am thinking of automating this process so far my escrip is as follows import arcpy ...
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0answers
71 views

Using “managed” intermediate data in ModelBuilder - ArcGIS - what are the benefits? vs the costs of not using in-line variable substitution

Do you have experience or examples of using "managed" data to ensure custom models are able to be shared? What are the costs / benefits of this versus setting the file path using in line variable ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Sharing a custom Tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder - Problems caused by folder read-only permissions in the zipped / shared folder?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced 101. SP1, Pc = Win 8 64 bit 8 GB RAM I have an ArcGIS custom Tool in model Builder format (not python) All the checklist of issues for sharing custom Tools ...
0
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1answer
70 views

How to use ModelBuilder to add many images to mosaic dataset?

Here is my sample of a model builder. What I would like to create a mosaic dataset then add lots lots lots lots of imagery from different folders to the dataset rather than I have to do manually. ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Can Spatial Analyst extension be used with ArcGIS Server Standard?

I have a model written in ModelBuilder that uses a number of tools in Spatial Analyst extension, e.g. Raster Calculator and Focal Statistics, etc. It runs perfectly with ArcMap. Can I publish it on ...
0
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1answer
45 views

ArcToolbox model run but warning output in Python

I have created an ArcToolbox and a Model in the toolbox. It uses a lot of Spatial Analyst tools and deals with raster images. When I imported the toolbox in a Python script and ran the model from ...
1
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1answer
35 views

Trigger a custom ArcToolbox tool outside Model Builder

I have created a model in a custom Arc Toolbox with Model Builder in ArcMap 10.1. Is it possible to trigger the model outside Model Builder and ArcMap? For example, use a Python script to trigger the ...
0
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2answers
57 views

Using ModeBuilder to populate a table with the feature count of multiple feature classes

Specs: I'm using ArcInfo 10.1 and have all extensions available to me. I have a folder with many file geodatabases. Each file geodatabase contains 2 feature classes. One is a point fc and the ...
2
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1answer
267 views

How to perform a Cost Path analysis in ArcGIS 10.1?

Is it possible to model the easiest pathway through a landscape between many points (rather than just two)? I want to carry out a cost-path analysis, I would like to display the easiest pathways ...
2
votes
1answer
83 views

Does ModelBuilder need to use variable to define projection and then re-project?

I am trying to build a Model in ModelBuilder to create two different process raster datasets: One set is to define a raster dataset to set a WGS 84 projection; and then the second set is to take ...
1
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0answers
70 views

How to Iterate ModelBuilder for Zonal Statistics?

I want to use ModelBuilder to split a DEM into multiple tiles, then run the iterator on each tile made for the Zonal Statistics tool to find the highest point(s) in each tile and give these as an ...
4
votes
2answers
139 views

How to set a section of a ModelBuilder model as optional but also be a precondition to later calcs?

I have a model that runs a series of reclass calculations on a Feature Layer I want to run several "summary statistics" tools in different locations to allow testing/ viewing of the results of the ...
0
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0answers
49 views

How to avoid or deal with “unable to save” errors within ModleBuilder ArcGIS (10.1)?

Do you have references to best practice, or examples where you have recovered Models or can you share your expertise on how to avoid the "Unable to save model " error within Model Builder. ...
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2answers
116 views

how to load in_memory data as input for an ARCGIS 10.1 model?

I'm trying to run a model that gets stops from an in_memory workspace and creates a route with directions based on the route, here is what the model looks like: Problem is that the following error ...
6
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3answers
161 views

Do you use a proven workflow to edit and document ArcGIS ModelBuilder models?

Do you have any reference to best practice examples , or can you share your expertise on how to keep track of edits to ModelBuilder models , track changes between model/tool versions and maintain ...
3
votes
1answer
96 views

What factors would cause a Model to work on one PC but not on another PC (same ArcGIS v 10.1) (ModelBuilder)

Do you have specific expertise you could share of examples where an ArcGIS Modelbuilder has worked on one PC but not on another? Are there any issues between different Windows versions? There is a ...
0
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1answer
179 views

How to Iterate through Bands of Raster using ArcGIS 10.1 ModelBuilder?

I have a large number of rasters with 3 bands (R,G,B). What I want to do is add all 3 bands of each raster together to end up with a single band image with the summed R,G,B values in each pixel but ...
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vote
1answer
309 views

Using Calculate Field (Data Management) tool to calculate 3D Length in ArcGIS 10.1

I'm relatively new to the world of model builder and scripting, so it's likely there is a very simple solution to the question I've been trying to figure out. I'm trying to create a tool that takes ...
2
votes
0answers
247 views

Tips and advice for editing complex Models / Tools in ModelBuilder ArcGIS - Advanced issues [closed]

I am building a series of Modles / Tools in ArcGIS ModelBuilder and so I am frequently editing different Models / Tools within Toolboxes. The Tools generally have at least two submodels and contain ...
5
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1answer
277 views

ArcGIS modelbuilder: Iterate through Excel sheets?

I am trying to use modelbuilder (ArcGIS 10.1) to add XY data to ArcGIS, then export the events as Feature Classes. The data comes in one xlsx document with a large number of sheets, each with an X and ...
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1answer
156 views

ArcGIS 10.1 Converting a model tool to a script tool

I have recently created a model tool for a class project and my instructor would like it to be converted to a script tool for practice purposes. I have exported the script from my model and loaded it ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

How to copy or export list filter from one model to another?

I have a model tool with a variable parameter that is filtered by a string list (county names) I manually created this list filter when I created the model tool. I am now creating a new model tool and ...
4
votes
1answer
102 views

How to populate SQL options for ModelBuilder parameter from ArcSDE feature class?

I am creating a very basic model tool for a class project and I am running into trouble getting the SQL values to populate. I have read the ArcGIS 10: How to populate SQL options for parameter in tool ...
2
votes
1answer
221 views

Calculating a field based on two other fields, if they exist [duplicate]

I'm using ModelBuilder to iterate through ~800 shapefiles to add and calculate a new field (I'll call it Field_A). Field_A needs to be populated by either Field_B or Field_C, whichever exists. Half of ...
6
votes
2answers
191 views

How to collapse folder structure into single folder using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a single folder, let's call it Folder1, which contains multiple folders; FolderA, FolderB, FolderC.....FolderZ. Folders A-Z each contain multiple file geodatabases. Folders A-Z do not contain ...
4
votes
1answer
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How to eliminate small polygons using ModelBuilder to iterate through feature classes

I created four large polygon feature classes of surface slope classes from a grid of 6-foot cells covering half my county. In order to repair the geometry and eliminate small polygons I broke four ...
0
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2answers
148 views

How to customize inputs in Iterate Feature Class - ModelBuilder 10.1

I am using the Iterate Feature Class tool in ModelBuilder to iterate through feature classes within a Geodatabase. I would like to add the capability to custom select which feature classes within a ...
2
votes
2answers
492 views

Use Feature Class “Name” from Iterate Feature Classes to Calculate Field with Model Builder 10.1

My goal is to create shapefile that contains merged feature classes from a geodatabase. I would like for there to be a new field in the resulting shapefile that contains the name of the original ...