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

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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 ...
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Merge 30000 polygon shapefiiles in a logical manner in ArcGIS model Builder

I have 30000 shapefiles (a1.shp to a30000.shp). They are all polygons. Each polygons has one and only one polygon feature in it. I need to Merge the polygons into 1000 shapefiles. My output would be ...
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run a make query table based on a selection

I have a feature class of land parcels. I do a select by location to select the land parcels that intersect a line feature. Now I want to use the Make Query Table tool in model builder. I include the ...
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How to use Record Set to prepopulate table in ModelBuilder?

I'm running ArcGIS 10.2.1. and am trying to prepopulate a record set in model builder. The record set is set as a Modeled Parameter. I open the record set enter the information into the table and ...
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How to Interpolate through ModelBuilder?

I would like to create an iterated interpolation tool through ModelBuilder. I have an excel file containing different columns and each column represents a data that will be interpolated using Spline ...
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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 ...
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ArcGIS - Extract by Attibutes in Model Builder

I have a model which at one point uses the Extract by Attributes tool to produce a new raster with just the areas containing the maximum values of the first. I would think that the SQL expression ...
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select by attributes in modelbuilder while using iterate?

I have crated a model that iterates GPX-files from a folder and works through it and gives me a raster as output with pixel values after how many tracks passes through each pixel. This works the way ...
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Renaming multiple rasters with ModelBuilder gives errors 000622 and 000878?

I have 101 raster images stacked inside a folder. The Rasters are of arcinfo grid type (*.asc) while having a long string name 'NW2D_T100_05_base_depthXXX.asc' where XXX ranges from 000 to 100. What ...
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Exporting an ArcGIS model to a script, with a script?

I would like to automatically export ArcGIS models to python scripts (and graphics for the model diagram). In order to apply version control to ArcGIS Models my current workflow is to: a) build and ...
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how to combine GPS track logs using modelbuilder?

I'm creating a model to import GPS tracks(.GPX files) into ArcMap, this is to create a network of driveable off road vehicle routes. I've manage to do some of the things I'm trying to do, but there ...
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How to output parts of layers (shapefiles) that do not intersect using ModelBuilder?

I have two layers (shape files) that I want to select what do not intersect, to after all make a kernel of it. How do I do that in ModelBuilder without scripting? If someone can help me, even ...
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model to connect points with line and set the digitize direction according to height

I'm trying to develop a tool that connects a point layer (manholes) with lines (waste water pipes) and sets the line direction according to an height attribute acording to gravity(from high to low). ...
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Create an X,Y latitude and longitude grid from an raster

I have a satellite image (LandSat 5), I want create a raster with X,Y coordinates, this is possible in Model Builder of ArcGis 10.0? or other option. I know that the option $$YMAP ($$XMAP) not work ...
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Create fishnet with row Iterator: fishnet extent does not update to reflect each row feature

I'm a writing about a geoprocess that I can do on an individual basis but for some confounding reason am unable to do with the row iterator in Model Builder. Given that I want to repeat the same ...
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Problem validating parent model with nested models in modelbuilder

I have a parent model with several nested models. I'm having trouble getting the parent model to validate. The issue is with sub model 4. The two screenshots are of the parent model and sub model ...
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Formula for Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) in ERDAS modelbuilder?

I am trying to derive Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) from Landsat 5 TM data using ERDAS model builder.d I can't seem to get the output I want as it comes out blank. This is the formula that I ...
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How to use expression to modify feature class name in ModelBuilder output?

I am using ModeBuilder to project many raster files from one coordinate system to another. I'd like the output file names to be different than the input. The file names currently end in "utm83" ...
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Remove buffers of overlapping buffers

I work with ArcMap 10.2 and would like to remove buffers of the overlapping buffers, but not all overlapping buffers. So for example: I would like to remove the buffer in the middle and remain the ...
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Why does ModelBuilder lose data sources when copy/pasting or renaming toolbox?

I have a modelbuilder with a parent model that contains several sub-models. The parent and sub-models are contained w/in the same toolbox. Everytime I copy&paste or rename the toolbox, the ...
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How to parse data from KML to shapefile with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

In ModelBuilder of ArcGIS 10.2 does there exist a method or routine for parsing data from a KML file and "print" this data in a shapefile or convert this data a to shapefile?
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Select point with highest value within a buffer

I work with ArcMap 10.2.1 and I created buffers around points. Some buffers contain many points and others just one. I would like to select one point for each buffer, but the points can represent ...
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Remove overlapping buffers

I have put a buffer around points from a point data set. But some buffers overlap each other. Now I would like to remove all the buffers (from the data set) which overlap another buffer. Does ...
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Model builder to call python script

So I'm looking to write a script that can be called by model builder. What I would like this script to do is to select three records from a feature class that have the highest field values ...
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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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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 ...
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Is there a way to use the file dialog in Model Builder?

Is there a way to have the file dialog come up and let a user choose a file name and location for output? I have the table to Excel script as an geoprocessing tool in the Flex Viewer and would like ...
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Creating a drop down list in ModelBuilder

I have a model that exports GIS data to CAD. The model has two nested models, the first collects the data to be exported and the other exports it. The export to cad tool has a seed file parameter ...
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Multiple polygons and rasters for Zonal Statistics as table in ModelBuilder

I have a large number (>17,000) of raster image files that I am creating by iteration. I also have clipped out corresponding polygon files with identical names in a separate folder (maybe not ...
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ModelBuilder - use in line variable in expression

I have an in line variable of two fields (field1_field2) in modelbuilder. Using the make feature layer tool, I would like to make an expression that queries field2. Can an expression in the make ...
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Network trace using attribute as a stop/barrier - ModelBuilder

I have two point datasets, one to be used as the flags(starting point) that i'll call dataset A and one as the barriers(stop point) that i'll call dataset B, in the trace(downstream) tool. In each of ...
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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 ...