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

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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 ...
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Schema Lock Test in Model Builder for ArcGIS 10.0 Desktop

I have made a model (Model Builder) that exports a Polygon Layer from a Parcel Fabric and Exports it as a set of Features Classes into a set of Feature Datasets. However, there are often other people ...
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How to select features in layer using dataset statistics (stdev and mean) and ModelBuilder?

I am trying to solve following problem. I need to select features from the shapefile by attribute in Model builder. The attribute should be a statistics which you can calculate by the tool :"Summary ...
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Does a geoprocessing tool exist that can find all DTED tiles that intersect an AOI?

Does a geoprocessing tool exist that can find all DTED tiles that intersect an AOI? I have a area of interest represented by a polygon and DTED tiles (some of which intersect with the AOI). Is there ...
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Export ArcGIS Model to Python - Iterate Rasters, Collect Values, Calculate Values

I want to batch process a large number of raster files, calculate some values and properties and export these to a .csv or .xls. I managed to get a good working model that does this perfectly. ...
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Is there any way to symbolize a user-supplied input parameter in ModelBuilder?

I have a model built in ESRI ModelBuilder that is run from its tool dialog, where the user supplies the input feature layer that then gets processed in the model. I need the input feature layer to ...
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How to Delete Fields in bulk using Modelbuilder?

Is there a way to simultaneously delete fields in Modelbuilder? I want to be able to remove excess fields from an iterative join of near tables. All of the fields I want to delete and keep are ...
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Join Fields from Multiple Tables to One Table in Modelbuilder

I have 40 tables with about 2000 row with a shared ID that I want to merge into 1 table with 2000 rows. I only want to retain a distance field calculated within each table. The distance field is ...
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Sextante modeler feature selection

I am trying to select grids (polygon geometry) that intersect with a building layer. I can do it by using "Select by location" tool and then I generate centroids from the selected grids. There is no ...
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How to combine more iterations of a for loop to bands of a single raster?

My model consists of a for loop, where the original raster is hillshaded from different angles. I want to combine the resulting images to a single multiband image. What I already tried was to put the ...
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ArcGIS: applying different formulae based on a raster's VALUE field

(using ArcInfo 10.0 sp3) As part of the creation of a cost-map for a cost-distance analysis, I need to create map A that is based on the following on two formulae, where S stands for slope in degrees: ...
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How to batch create filenames in ModelBuilder?

I am running a model in ModelBuilder. The input are raster files in *.tiff format and the output are *.asc format. I am using iterate raster and there will be 365 input and output files using ...
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How to truncate field names to 10 characters in model builder

Apologies that I have not posted an image of my model, I am away from my computer for a while but am trying to sort this out anyways. I have a number of different animal GPS location points, and a ...
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Create line from two points, two different feature class

I'm attempting to automate this in ModelBuilder in ArcMap. I have one feature class with one point (Start) and one feature class with multiple points (Destinations). I want to iterate through the ...
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How to join two fields after calculating?

I have been working with two layers and I am trying to join them and turn them into a raster data. The first layer is a watershed layer which I have assigned each shed a location from the center point ...
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FME: Identify a string within a field and populate another field with that same string

I have a shp which needs to be split according to attributes in a field. The problem is that the field contains other Characters and dates. For Example the Field is called "Landtype" and contains the ...
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Calculating the Centroid of polygon in modelbuilder (VBA to Python) [closed]

Got an easy one, that's got me stuck. I'm moving some models that were created in 9.3.1 to work in 10. Part of the model is calculating the X coordinate of a polygon to a specified field. The code ...
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Model not editable on a different PC

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 model builder on windows 8 to create create models for my processes. But when I open the model using Arc GIS 10.1 open model for editing with Arc GIS 10.1 running on Windows 7 ...
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How to calculate land cover inside the buffer zones?

In one Shape file I have created 1200 buffer zones Around coordinates. I created a field and calculated the buffer zones area in hectares. Then I clipped different landcover layers to the buffer ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Model cannot be transferred between Win7 and Win8 machines

We created a model (created in a file geodatabase) using Model Builder on a trial version of ArcGIS 10.1 (build 3035, License: Advanced). We are trying to ...
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How to perform in-line variable substitution for path in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am having difficulties in finding a way to use the input path and set is as the output path for a simple Copy Features tool. I use the substitution by the workspace but it outputs the results into ...
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Need help in ArcGIS Desktop: Automate the task

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 desktop on Windows 7 and I want to run few task automatically. Scenario: I have plane table from sql server contains lat,lon information. I have added that table in Arc Map ...
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Dividing polygon with another polygon? [closed]

I am working in ArcMap 10. I am trying to divide a polygon with another polygon. I don´t want to clip any part away, but only to divide the polygon? The polygons are stored in two different layers. ...
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Error while using raster calculator in model builder

I am trying to use the model builder for the RUSLE Model. Well this is how the model looks like: So in the raster calculator I have a formula which also involves the rasters generated in the model. ...
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How to make selection tool with 3 variables which depend on each other (ModelBuilder)?

I try to create model to selection feature by attribute with 3 variables which depend on each other but i don't know how. for example: variables: kat_1, kat_2, kat_3 Kat_1{ gastronomy, education, ...
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Why is it important to use feature layers in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to understand creation of a geoprocess with ModelBuilder, but I don't know why it's important to use feature layers instead of feature classes when creating a geoprocess with ModelBuilder. ...
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How to buffer increasing/decreasing population zones?

I will find out the difference in population between year 2000 and 2013. I have a feature class file with the population in year 2000 and 2013 that are connected to the municipal number and that is a ...
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Maintain 8-bit pixel depth in Raster Calculator [duplicate]

Would anyone know how to maintain 8-bit pixels when computing raster calculations in ArcMap? This is part of a model so I need to keep the image with the original 8 bit, do the calculations, convert ...
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How can I set the settings of an Address Locator within a Model or arcpy?

I am creating a model that processes a large road dataset, then creates an address locator from the roads. The Create Address Locator tool does not allow me to set options like Spelling Sensitivity or ...
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python script in modelbuilder: get field value and return boolean expressions

I have problems integrating a python script in a modelbuilder tool. I'm a absolute beginner with python. Maybe there's also an easier way to solve this problem in modelbuilder without using a python ...
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ModelBuilder: How to extract data by date, export to separate tables and interpolate tables to rasters

I've been using ArcGIS for a couple years, but when it comes to model builder I've only worked with very simple models. I'm hoping someone that is much smarter than myself can help me in building a ...
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Model Builder not completely honoring lyr file

I have created a series of map templates for one of our departments that each have an associated model. As part of the model I also created a lyr file for symbology and labeling (the subject parcel ...
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Joining Excel with arcmap by model builder

I am trying to use the model builder tool in ArcMap 10. I would like to join an Excel file (xls) with a shp.file. The Excel file and the shapefile have one identical column with data but the ...
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Join multiple shapes in a workspace based on a common field

I’m completely stucked!!! I’m working with meteorological data (wind) but I have to arrange the data for a program to be able to process it. I have text files, two per day (one with the wind direction ...
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How to create points at shortest euclidean distance to other points?

So, I have a lot of points, and I need to site three new points so they will be at the shortest euclidean distance between all of the other points. In other words, these three new points that I need ...
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Custom Model should be used with ArcMap or ArcCatalog?

I have one basic question , when you create custom model using model builder in ArcGIS. It should be used with ArcMap or ArcCatalog? Reason I am asking this question is I have created a model and I am ...
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How can I hide custom model from mytoolbox in ArcGIS

I am created model in ArcGIS using model builder and python script. To build main model I have created some submodel and script in the same toolbox. I just want to show main model in the toolbox and ...
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Problem deleting file GDB with model builder when it has features in it

I built a simple tool that creates 2 file GDBs for my work needs, and another to delete them after the job is done. When the GDBs are empty, the delete tool works fine. However, when there are ...
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When to use ModelBuilder over Python scripting and vice versa?

I am new to Python scripting in ArcGIS but not new to ModelBuilder. I would like to know the benefits of Python vs ModelBuilder. When should we write Python script for GIS automation rather than ...
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Why can't I use a Join in a model?

I'm trying to build a model using Model Builder in ArcGIS 10.1 that starts off by joining two shapefiles together based on a common field. I would like to make this open ended (not hardcoded) so I can ...
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How to clear in_memory workspace within ModelBuilder?

I have been using in_memory workspace within ArcGIS 10.1 ModelBuilder as part of a workflow to mosaic and clip raster datasets to study area bounds (Figure 1). The model runs fine the first round but ...
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How to import values from feature to variable list in ModelBuilder? [closed]

I'm trying to create a model to find POI by selection by atrribute. I have feature layer (POI with three fields Kat_1, Kat_2, Kat_3 ) and 3 parameters ( Variables: Kat_1,Kat_2,Kat_3). How do I ...
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Create multiple tables from distinct attribute category values using Model Builder

I've got a shapefile I would like to extract distinct values from an attribute field and have the output as tables based on those values. The shapefile is made of polygons representing parcels and ...
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How to write Process Dialog log information to text file in ArcGIS?

I have created a custom model. When this model is run, it shows a process dialog which has some log information. I want to write that log information into the text file for further analysis. Does ...
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ModelBuilder routine to remove spatially duplicate features

I'm attempting to build a ModelBuilder routine in ArcGIS 10.1 based off of an existing post on Stack Exchange. The response from 'Get Spatial' gave a great screen shot of a model that would run an ...
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How to Exclude Processes from Iteration in ModelBuilder?

Is it possible to break Iterate Raster after certain set of processes ? I have a list of Image files which I am processing using Iterate Rasters and performing aggregate and Extract Values to Points ...
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Are there any simple models for wildfire hazard mapping with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am interested in producing a simple fire hazard/severity map via ModelBuilder from commonly available datasets (e.g. DEM, NDVI, slope, aspect, land use/cover, etc). Are there any resources or ...
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How to create generic building footprints based on attribute information?

I'm trying to create a tool that generically creates building footprints on a given parcel according to certain attribute information of the parcel like building density, max. height, utilisation, ...