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

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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/Dissolve?

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 ...
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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 ...