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

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Is there a way to reference a selection in model builder or python?

Is there a way to reference a selection in model builder or python so that I can edit my python script to only run if there is a selection. And even better if there is only one row selected? I made a ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to create Definition Query tool in ModelBuilder that uses in-line variable?

I'm having trouble using an in line variable derived from the Parse Path tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder to create a definition query for a layer file. I'm importing an xyz file to a feature class, and ...
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How to programatically set default Geodatabase and Workspaces for a map document?

I have a QC process that has a bunch of models that need to be sequentially run, and then the results manually inspected between each model. I know how to manually set the default GDB for the Map ...
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Convert absolute file path to raster databaset [closed]

I wrote a simple python script that outputs an absolute path as string to a GeoTiff file. So this file can be treated as Raster. In a Model, the GeoTiff file is to be the input raster of a CopyRaster ...
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How to set file path to the modelbuilder tool?

I have got the following problem: I want to dissolve all the shapefiles in my directory and save them under a different name (consisting of the same name and an addition "_diss"). I have managed to ...
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Multiple Selections from one shapefile

I have two shapfiles, Country and Blocks. I need to run a very basic selection to find out what blocks intersect the country shpe. But, the country shape has 250+ countries and I need to do this for ...
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Trying to use Python code and user defined inline parameters to build a SQL expression

I am trying to build a tool where the end user can run a model and make a selection from a feature class based on 3 different fields, calculate the total shape length, & export the results to a ...
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How can I make my python script results appear in model builder

I have a model (model builder) and within I added a python script to calculate a field. My problem now is, that I don't know how to make the output appear in my model as it is the same as the input ...
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Edit shapefile using modelbuilder [closed]

I have got the folloving problem: I need to change some of the values of one attribute in my point shapefile. I want to do it in modelbuilder, but I dont know how. I have found a script which can do ...
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Area precipitation using IDW

I'm having the following problem with IDW automation. I have a catchment and several gauging stations measuring daily precipitation amounts. I would like to interpolate the precipitation amounts from ...
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How to iteratively pass the values of particular fields to a convert polygon to raster process in modelbuilder?

I want to create a series of rasters that are representative, in both size and value, of particular individual fields of a vector feature class. I know how to use the 'polygon to raster' tool in ...
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How to SUM all the values in a field?

I am intersecting a base road layer with 6 separate road layers to create 6 line feature outputs. I am using Model Builder for this. I was wondering is there a way I can SUM all of the values in a ...
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creating a buffer in a raster layer

I've got a raster layer separated into 3 zones, representative of marine park zones. What i'm trying to do is make it so that where zone 1 is adjacent to zone 3, there is a "buffer" between them, of ...
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How to set waste water gravitational flow direction using DEM automatically?

I have a Geometric Network of Waste Water and I need to set line digitize direction according to the gravitational flow direction using a DEM. I'm trying to avoid flipping manually 1000 Km of ...
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Can QGIS Sextante or ArcGIS ModelBuilder batch extract vertices from KML polygons and calculate coordinates

I want to know how to extract the vertices of any KML polygon and also calculate the co-ordinates of such vertices in Degree Decimal format. I am looking at a batch process. Can we use the QGIS ...
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Creating a spatial “Many to one” join

I'm trying to create what I call a "many to one" join. I don't know if that would be the correct term or not. I have a table that has unique account numbers for mobile homes (i.e. - M1007970) per ...
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How To calculate raster land cover inside overlapping buffer zones?

I am working with a raster land cover file that consists of several land cover types (e.g. forest, buildings, grass ect.) in total there is 40 different land cover types. I have 1200 bufferzonen ...
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How to perform Intersection using ModelBuilder iteration?

I would like to take the intersection of two areas (one randomly generated), and do this n times. I can do it and get one result, but I can't save all the intersection areas to a file at the end. ...
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reclassify vector data from multiple source data fields (ArcGIS) (ModelBuilder)

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and ModelBuilder. I am not familiar with Python. My question is very similar to ReClassify Vector Data Between Values . However that question is about reclassification using ...
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Automated attribute update geometric network

I have a Network Dataset of a storm water system containing two feature classes of points and lines. (All data is topologically sound with pits and pipes snapped and linework captured in direction of ...
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How to georeference a raster based on identical, already georeferenced raster

I have two identical rasters, one has been georeferenced, the other has not. I would like to georeference the second raster automatically using the first one. I do not want to create links by hand and ...
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Script or model to create random points having multiple minimum distances within a polygon

Given: A single part polygon, total number of points to place inside that polygon, and table specifying the size of each subset (number of subsets n >= 1) of that total number of points and each ...
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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 ...