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

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Making ArcGIS for Desktop play sound on speaker when model completes?

I would like to be able to sleep while Models are running for much of the night in ArcGIS for Desktop . I would like to have ArcGIS for Desktop play a sound when it finishes, to awaken me. Is this ...
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Exporting set of layers into multiple PDF (or Adobe Illustrator) files, one at a time?

I am completely NEW to PYTHON(only took a 3-hr entry course in ESRI tutorial. I have a dataset contains files named as "1_A, 1_B, 1_C....12_A,12_B, 12_c,....200_A, 200_B, 200_C..etc." I need to export ...
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batch reclassify rasters with different elevation ranges

I have about 500 elevation rasters, and I would like to use modelbuilder with an iterator to reclassify each raster into distinct elevation ranges (0-1m, 1-2m, 2-3m, 3-4m, 4-5m). I believe my problem ...
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Iterative point feature removal based on Thiessen polygon values

The background is: I have point feature class and Thiessen polygons created based on it. I wanted to know for each point Thiessen polygon area value, so I have calculated Thiessen polygon area value ...
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Select by attributes in feature layer changes original shapefile

I recognized something strange. Currently I am working with the modelbuilder. I have a shapefile, "Add a field" use the "Make feature Layer" tool and then "selecet by attributes" to select some ...
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Add value in Attributestable without reducing the attributetable

I am working with the modelbuilder to create a model which can be used by people who do not have a lot of experience with ArcMap. I have a Shapefile with a huge attributetable. I created a new column ...
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Reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder

How do I reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder when each raster has its own unique values? For example, when you create a model in ModelBuilder and you add the Reclassify tool you may want to ...
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Deleting features (rows) from shapefile (attribute table) using ModelBuilder?

I run into a problem and can't figure out how to solve this one. I use the ModelBuilder and have a shapefile with loads of information. This information needs to be reduced. Therefore I want to ...
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Is there a way to use gdal functions from OSGeo4W out of their shell?

I would like to use some gdal functions from OSGeo4W (gdal2xyz, and gdal_merge) for my work. I can use them in the OsGeo4W shell provided after installing the package. But I want to use them in ...
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Iterate zonal statistics table model builder - add field and name each row by raster

I have a model builder model to run zonal statistics as a table on multiple rasters and merge the output table into one table However, I would like to add a field to the merged output table that ...
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XY line tool will not execute [duplicate]

I wish to generate a road with approximately 1090 XY coordinates, my only problem is that my XY To Line tool will not execute, i get this message Error 999999: error executing function. ...
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Why are steps out of order when running model in Batch? [duplicate]

I have an issue using an ArcMap model in batch mode. The purpose of my model is to obtain the result of an OD cost matrix from a selected network and a set of origins and destinations. My goal is to ...
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Writing a final output to geodatabase in Model Builder

I wanted to write a Model Builder but I am not sure how to do save the final output as a geodatabase. I am working on to classify each imagery (about 83 of them) and then sent it to a polygon and ...
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ModelBuilder - How to calculate Field using part of path name

I am trying to calculate a field using part of the feature class path name (specifically, the last three characters of the geodatabase name). Is this possible? I've tried using the parse path tool and ...
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Copy feature class to feature class in loop and a list of fields in modelbuilder

I have a several file geodatabase with seven features in it (polygon). I want to copy them to a new feature in a other empty file geodatabase (instead of deleting the fields...had same problems with ...
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Iterating field values using ModelBuilder?

I'm creating a model that takes field values from points and groups them together, creates a middle point for each group as well as creates a middle point between each group and then creates a ...
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How to Separate Bands Through ModelBuilder [duplicate]

Q1: I have a .tiff file containing 365 bands. Each band represents a daily variable. I want to separate each band and save as a single .tiff file. In the end, I want to have 365 individual .tiff files....
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Multivalue iteration in Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP)?

I'm currently building a model that would simulate three different set of orders (shapefile format) by using the Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP) tool of network analyst. The model I built runs correctly ...
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Network Analyst: Location Allocation for Model Builder

I am trying to create a model to answer a question using a network analysis. Background: 10 possible fire station locations (shapefile) Calls for demand points (shapefile) Impedance is 5 minutes ...
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Loading and publishing Shapefile using ModelBuilder and Map Service?

I have a shapefile which I am loading to a DB using Model developed under MyToolbox. At the same time, I would like to publish this as a Map Service in ArcGIS Server. Is there any way to create ....
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Clipping Rasters from Mosaic Dataset in their Original Coordinate System

I am building a large mosaic dataset that contains several hundred rasters, which are spread across three UTM zones. My goal is to be build a tool in ArcMap (most likely within model builder) that ...
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Cannot merge several input datasets in ModelBuilder?

I am the new one in ModelBuilder, so have faced some troubles with merging my resulted feature class with my set of input dataset. Could you please help me to find the mistake?
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QGIS Python Scripting - Syntax definition

After playing around with the Model Builder and looking at the python scripts of what I make, I noticed some syntax which I can't find the definition anywhere. Here is a snippet of the python script ...
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How to save separate output files when iterating a model?

I need to run a model in model builder 1000 times in order to obtain the average distance of random points in a wildlife species' home range to anthropogenic features. I need to find the average of ...
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Output result of queries to dataset in Model Builder

I am running a number of spatial queries on a dataset in model builder and want the number of selected features to be saved in a table. I don't want the features themselves but just the number of ...
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QGIS Model Builder Script - Possible to merge layers in a folder?

I would like the user to select a folder via the interface in which all the vector shapefiles inside that folder would be merged. I have been using the Model Builder and looking at example scripts ...
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QGIS - Is it possible to increase Output Field Name?

When creating a new Column, the default value for the length of the name is 10. Using the Field Calculator via the Model Builder, I want to include the names of regional areas into the columns which ...
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How to export a Raster attribute table into a .txt using Model Builder

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 I need to export a Raster attribute table into a .txt (or any other format Excel can import), using Model Builder. Is it possible?
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How to build attribute table from raster .tiff in ModelBuilder?

I have built a model that goes through a folder of raster files (TIFF), calling each time one file and running a routine. The problem I am facing is that imported raster files do not have an ...
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How to automatically get mode (modus) of a raster in ArcGIS

do you have some experience how to automatically get mode value from a raster ( value that appears most often in a dataset)? I am looking for something like "get raster properties" in Spatial analysis ...
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Model builder - Create a new File GDB then convert a CSV into a file GDB table in new File GDB

I am trying to create a model to create a new file GDB. The model would then iterate through a folder of CSV tables, convert them to file GDB tables and add them to the newly created File GDB. I ...
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How can I keep only the maximal value of two overlapping polygon, keeping also the initial value where they don't?

I work with ArcGis 10.2. I want to Combine (Union?) two Polygons FC of waterdepths, both having the same classification but not the same elements. I want to keep all the elements and all the initial ...
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Modelbuilder - Join - Keep matching records only - export to feature class

I need to join a table to a feature class in a model. Have it keep only the matching records and then export that joined feature class into a new feature class.
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How to set Merge output as Select Input in ModelBuilder?

I'm using ModelBuilder. I tried to take the Output from the Merge tool as Input to the Select tool. But it doesn't work. I'm trying to Merge 90 Shapefile lines into one. Then "Select" some features (...
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Calculating distance to median point for a group of points in Model Builder In ArcGIS

I have two shapefiles. First of them, there is about 115 000 points (clients and their field size) All together there is about 16 226 different clients. In the other shapefile I have calculated the ...
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How to merge output shapefiles in model builder

I have a layer with several polygons and a road map. I need to take each polygon and use it to clip the road map, dissolve all of the road records into one, and then merge the polygons into one ...
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ModelBuilder Output Creates .lock file and Cannot Overwrite When Ran a Second Time

I am having trouble overwriting an output shapefile from ModelBuilder. The model works great when ran the first time, but I get an '000210 : Cannot create output .' error if I re-run the model. The ...
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Creating separate Polylines from Points using ModelBuilder and Python Script Tool? [duplicate]

I have a list of coordinate points (long and lat) of 4 locations (points 0, 1, 2, 3) saved as a feature class shapefile. I want to create a polyline that will connect points 0 and 3 and create a ...
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Consume geojson web service in ArcMap

I need to consume data from a REST endpoint that returns features in geojson format within a model in ArcGIS 10.2. Is there a way to access a URL instead of opening a file? If there is no way to ...
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Extracting random point coordinates using ArcGIS 10 model builder

I have a question about using model builder in ArcGIS 10.1. In my model, I am creating a processing extent, and within that I am creating a random point to be used in further processing. This model is ...
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How do I use 'model builder' in QGIS 2.2?

I am trying to learn how to use the 'model builder' in QGIS 2.2. I have used model builder in ArcGIS, but I don't understand how to do it in QGIS 2.2? What I want to do is to make buffers, clip ...
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Remove duplicate features based on attributes using ModelBuilder?

I need to create a model in the ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I am working with a feature class of zip-codes for a state. I have got to the point where the zip-codes that have duplicates are selected from the ...
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What are license options to share and distribute ArcGIS ModelBuilder toolkit?

Do you have expertise or experience to share on what software license can be used to share a model created in ArcGIS ModelBuilder to ensure that it is free to use, or used for non commercial purposes. ...
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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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scratch workspace in-line variable, up one level?

So I'm building a model to be published as a geoprocessing service, and I'm trying to use the 'Save to Layer File' tool to create a symobolized result of my raster output. I've set both current and ...
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How to export from ModelBuilder as script and then run using Python. 3.4? [closed]

I'm currently studying for a Msc in GIS. In my assignment I have been asked to produce a model, export that model as a script file and then run that script as a stand alone in IDLE. So I have created ...
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Cycle through / add name of clipping feature to output of clips in Model Builder?

I have a feature class named Study Areas with multiple polygons, named in an attribute field as Study Area A, B, C, etc. I will be using these polygons to clip various polygon feature classes that ...
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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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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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How to connect “floating” model variable to the tool that uses the inline variable?

This question likely has a simple answer or the behaviour is by-design and is not worth fixing. The simple model below uses an Expression to 'Select Layer By Attribute." When this model is run, the ...