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

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Can ModelBuilder be used to export different versions of the same mxd with various constraints?

I am currently trying to use modelbuilder to go through each row in an attribute table, select the streets that intersect the polygon (which is the row in the attribute table), zoom to the selected ...
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Workspace or data source is read only

I am using ModelBuilder in ArcCatalog 10.1 to convert an ASCII files to TIFF and add spatial reference. I have hundreds of files to convert so I'm using the Iterators. After doing 10-20 files ...
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If Then Else in ArcGIS model builder

I have a model which iterates through feature classes in a geodatabase. For each feature class, it runs the check Geometry tool. I then use the "Get Count" tool to count the number of rows in the ...
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How to get the maximum value from a multiple values output (list of numbers) using calculate value in ModelBuilder

I have an output from a sub model that iterates through feature classes, each with a row count. The row counts are passed to a collect values, which is a model parameter and is used outside the sub ...
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How to remove duplicate points using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I want to remove duplicate points and I have this model. I want to deselect all feature that have the same value of the OID. So I want to add value of the OID in the query of Select by Attribute. How ...
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How to create a folder in HOME Folder with ModelBuilder in ArcGis 10?

I am just getting started with ModelBuilder and I would like to create a folder in the same folder where the respective mxd is located. The tool have to be usable in different projects, so setting ...
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How to export data frame as PNG in ModelBuilder?

I've created a model that when finished creates two symbolized raster layers and adds them to the dataframe. I would now like each layer to be exported as a unique png file. Is there a tool that I ...
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How to build a model creating shp polygonal objects using for that the parameters of xls file?

Could somebody advise which instrument I can use in ModelBuilder (ArcGIS10) for build a model which will create shp polygonal objects from a table (created previously in Excel) with necessary ...
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Why does ArcGIS Resample tool change cell size and numbers of columns and rows?

I am working with images of oxygen distribution within individual plant root systems submerged in water. The program I use to acquire these images, LookatRGB, splits the green band in half and makes ...
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Batch clip DWG polyline

I have about 170 DWG files that need to be clipped to their corresponding tile. Each tile is 14,000ft wide, 8,000ft height. The grid: Each DWG file overlaps the tile border by 800ft: ...
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setting model workspace from script (and saving the setting) [duplicate]

I made a model using ModelBuilder. User must be able to specify output featureclasses by basename, I do not want to expose the workspace. The workspace therefore needs to be specified in the model ...
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Error ArcMap 10.1 - “The geometry is not M-Aware” [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.1 in order to use the Clip function. Even though I did the exact same steps in entering input and output as a collegue of mine, I keep getting the error ...
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When a tool fails, ArcGIS returns me to the tool dialog. How to change it?

When a tool processed in foreground fails, I have some time to read the log. After closing the log I get redirected to the tool dialog, where I stopped just before executing the tool. I know this is ...
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Path format for intermediate data while sharing models

I didn't fully understand using relative paths in models yet. I have already asked a question on this topic (EDIT3 - summary: I always check "Store relative path names", but when I move the model, ...
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How to convert multiple rasters to new raster (mosaic)?

I want to use Mosaic To New Raster in ModelBuilder. I want it to give me multiple outputs because I have multiple folders with a different number of images in each. Below is the model that I have ...
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How to export data from DBF to Excel template using ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in ModelBuilder that uses the iterator tool to run through a polygon layer and clip a raster based on the polygon's unique name in the attribute table. The model then copies the ...
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How to use multiple wildcards within an iterator in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I would like to know if it is possible to use multiple wildcards to select specific shapefiles when using the Iterate Feature Classes tool in ArcGIS modelbuilder. E.g. I use this to select all ...
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How to run multiple iterations of a model?

I am working with a model that is build in modelbuilder and I have to test with with over 150 different use cases. Is there a way I could upload a table with use cases as it attribute and then have ...
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Model built in ArcGIS 10 won't open in 10.1

I've built a model to batch clip rasters. It uses iteration and works fine on machines running arcGIS 10. However, colleagues that have upgraded to 10.1 cannot open it. the red x appears with a ...
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How to rotate and move polygons to different angles using ModelBuilder (or ArcPy)?

I have a few thousand polygons (all square) that I need to rotate to various angles that are in the attribute table, and then move so that each polygon gets moved 3/4 up from the original centroid, ...
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Messages in JSON output for a Geoprocessing Service from a Model

I have a Model created from Model Builder. It was published as a Geoprocessing Service on ArcGIS Server 10.1 When it was triggered from the REST service, the JSON output printed out the "results" and ...
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How to detect if a process in the model has successfully run in Model Builder?

I have a model designded in Model Builder to process raster datasets. It embraces a whole bunch of processes such as raster calcualtion, BlockStatistics and Kriging. I am wondering how I can put in ...
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Python code does not work with RasterCalculator after exported from Model Builder

I have a model authored in Model Builder that uses "RasterCalculator" to process input raster datasets. arcpy.gp.RasterCalculator_sa("OutRas = Con(\"%STATIC_forestland%\" == 0, -255, ...
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How to pass distances to Multiple Ring Buffer in ModelBuilder?

I want to use Multiple Ring Buffer in ModelBuilder however I'm not able to pass it 'distances' values. It only accepts one block with a single double value. It's not accepting a list of double values ...
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ModelBuilder doesn't add my output feature class to TOC

I'm trying to create a tool in ModelBuilder that will take a new point from a user, create a feature class for this point and display it on a map. What I've done is: I've created a feature class ...
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Geoprocessing service saved data to scratch gdb

I created and published a geoprocessing service from a toolbox. It works with a file geodatabase on my local drive. When run as a tool in ModelBuilder, it worked well and wrote data into the file ...
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How to fix incorrect displaying of icons in model from ModelBuilder of ArcGIS 10.1?

Something weird happened with icons in my model. They are displaying incorrectly as you can see here . In other models all is just fine.
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How to add to an existing dataset in Model Builder?

I want to run a custom tool created with the Model Builder in ArcGIS. It needs to output to the SAME file each time it runs, just adding the data. Basically I have a custom Dissolve tool that will ...
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Which is more efficient process in ModelBuilder - Merge/Dissolve or Union/Diissolve?

I'm creating a model which combines four very large files and dissolves them. At the moment, my workflow uses the Merge tool and then the Dissolve tool. However, I was wondering if using the Union ...
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How to pass user created x,y coordinates as input feature to identity task using ModelBuilder?

Is there a way to pass user created x,y coordinates as input feature to the identity task? I don't want to choose a table with x,y fields nor a feature class.
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Batch Fuzzifying with ModelBuilder

I am trying to run the Fuzzy Membership on simultaneous rasters in ModelBuilder and I am running into the problem (or bug) where it allows me to change the "Membership Type" but ends up defaulting to ...
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Map algebra expression with dynamic raster layers

Attached is the model that i am working on. The "To Value" and "From Value" are model parameters and hence subject to change each time according to requirements, This leads to varying number of ...
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How to move / offset point locations using ModelBuilder or ArcPy

I have a number non-georeferenced CAD layers (see this question) that have text annotation features. I have created a model to convert the text to points, but after converting the annotation to a ...
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Why does script exported from ModelBuilder give ERROR 000733 at SelectByLocation?

I created a model in ModeBbuilder, and I exported the model as a script, but when I try to run it I get the following error. I have added my error below and the code below that. Thanks for any help. ...
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Error 000368 selectbylocation in script from model builder

Can anyone help? I created a model-has buffer,clip, selectbylocation.... I exported the model as a script but when i try to run it i get this error: Executing: IGISprogrammingscript ...
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Automatically saving ModelBuilder output in the same folder it used for the input?

I am trying to create a model that takes an input layer, which will always be located in a unique folder on my hard drive, and spit out a set of analyses in the same unique folder the input was ...
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Why does ModelBuilder with kriging give ERROR 001000 Z value field does not exist?

I've built a model which interpolates series of data by IDW method and it works well. But when I tried to change method of interpolation to kriging I encountered some problems with using Z value ...
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How to iterate through only select attributes of a single field using ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.1

The feature class that I am iterating with ModelBuilder is a polygon FC called "Alignment" in my model. My current solution to iterating through only certain attributes of a single field does not seem ...
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output file naming

Alright, So I am using a batch process of raster calculator and in the calculator I am using 2 different raster files (meridional and zonal). This calculator will be running for 24 files of each the ...
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Raster Calculator in Model Builder

I am trying to calculate a con function for a couple hundred rasters (Meridional and Zonal raster data for wind, each being their own raster file). Is there a way to use model builder with the raster ...
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polylines rotation through the model builder

I am searching to add rotation to polylines through the model builder. Is anybody familiar with such option? Thanks Refael
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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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Delete records from table using ModelBuilder

I'm very new to ModelBuilder so forgive me if there is a relatively simple tool to perform this. I have looked into Delete Field/Table but it does not seem to achieve the goal. Goal: Create a tool ...
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How to use Zonal Stats as Table tool with in-line variable substitution

I have created a model to iterate a folder of 5 shapefiles to apply the Zonal Stats as Table tool to a raster. My output table is saved as table%i% so i'm expecting it produce 5 tables (table0, ...
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how to remove underscore from filename in directory using modelbuilder

Does anyone have a script I can use in modelbuilder that will?: parse an "_" from a filename usable in modelbuilder with an inline variable (%name%) and Feature class iterator transfer or copy the ...
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Why does inline variable output overwrite occurs with Reorder fields tool?

I am trying to use this Reorder fields modelbuilder tool but for some reason the inline variable (%name%) for the output gets overwritten with each file pass until the last one. Otherwise it works ...
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ArcObjects Tool via Model Builder?

I have created a series of custom tools using Arcobjects (VB.NET) that reside in a toolbar. Each launches a windows form, takes some parameters and then performs its task. Is it possible to hook ...
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Using the projection of a layer variable to project another in Model Builder in ArcGIS

So in model builder I would like to have one input feature class projected to match the projection of another layer (a raster layer) that is a variable in the model. Can anyone help me achieve this?
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Need to get the minimum cell size of collection of rasters

I have the following model in ModelBuilder: Get Raster Properties looks like this . . . I need to find the minimum cell size value to use as output. Any ideas on what tool I should use to replace ...
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Append or merge consecutive line segments (contours) as one single line of the same elevation value

Is there a way using python (ArcPy) or ArcGIS 10.1 tools to collect consecutive line segments having the same elevation value and appending/merging/generating one single line from them? Each resulting ...