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

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How do I set a single output location for multiple files in ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in ModelBuilder. The first step is for the user to specify the location of the File Geodatabase that all the outputs will be saved in. What I want is for all the outputs (from ...
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Summing Attributes from a Related Table?

I have a line feature class representing road segments, with each road segment having a unique ID. This feature class has an attribute of average observed daily traffic counts. I have another table ...
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Using a value from "iterate feature selection' to calculate a field

I'm trying to streamline a model that identifies all zones that intersect each parcel in our Local Government Area (eg. Parcel x has Zone B1, B2 and E4). I am trying to make use of iterators in ...
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Batch Processing 400 MODIS HDF4 Files Using Several Tools In ArcGIS 10

This is my first post, I hope I don't screw it up. We have about 400 MODIS HDF4 files we are looking to batch process in the ArcGIS 10 or Python environment. The tools we are looking to use are ...
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Model Builder - import arcinfo licence when required by tool

Is it possible to check licences in/out as needed within modelbuilder? or will the following work -write a script to turn arcinfo licence on when the tool requires it and off once it's done? I need ...
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Model Builder - unique name segment creation

Is it possible for us to give each output of a process a unique name segment (inline name). So for example I have a process that dissolves, then eliminates and buffers a single input file. I need to ...
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Reading multiple grid data with Python and ModelBuilder

How can I read grid data (3 or 5 sources of grids) like slope, soil, cover, etc.? My goal is to build a simulator based on multiple grid data for harvesting decisions.
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Can concurrent processes be run in a single model?

In model builder (for Arc GIS 10) is it possible to run two or more geoprocessing operations concurrently? For example I have to run repair geometry on 2 files and then merge them. Currently it ...
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Raster Calculator dynamic map algebra expression

Is it possible to dynamically construct a Map Algebra expression that is dependent on the output of another tool, either using model builder or arcpy? For example, say I have a model that performs a ...
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How to create the custom tool in ArcGIS desktop with using of python script from model bulder?

I created some model builder for some customization to reduce time in our routine process. I exported my model builder to python script by availability of export options. It doesn't work if i bring to ...
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How to automatically email interim results from model builder?

I want to get model builder to email me the results of processes at certain stages so that if there are issues I can remotely login and deal with them as I do with python scripts. I have a python ...
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Create a definition query for groups of layers: Is it possible?

I have a large number of groups created, with each group having many layers. I have looked for a way to set a definition query for all the layers in each group but haven't found anything. Is it even ...
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Issue nesting two iterators for cost distance calculation (Model Builder)

I am attempting to calculate cost distances iteratively for each point element in different datasets. I created a model that does the job for a single dataset but when I try to batch it I'm getting ...
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How to batch a model created with “model builder” in arcmap 10? [duplicate]

I created a simple model that selects iteratively elements from a point dataset and calculates a cost distance raster for each of these points. It works fine when I run it for just one dataset, but ...
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Is it any way to remove input features that don't have any record ? ( In Batch Mode)

Is it any way to remove input features that don't have any record ? ( In Batch Mode)
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Using If precondition is false, continue iterating next input in ModelBuilder?

I've built a model in modelbuilder but cannot find an answer to this problem. Please help if you can. Firstly I have an 'iterate feature class' tool drawing inputs out of a folder and then selecting ...
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'Iterate Field Values' for Multiple Fields in ModelBuilder

I have a model that iterates a process for each unique field value of [Type] field. The model aggregates polygons of a like Type, and at the end of the model a new field is created and populated with ...
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Using ArcGIS 10 ModelBuilder to perform In-line variable substitution for input data path?

Does anyone know how/if you can use in-line variable substitution for an input path name in ModelBuilder for ArcGIS 10? I used "get field value" to retrieve a code from one feature class, and I ...
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Problems Integrating Sub-Model into Master Model

I am attempting to integrate a iterative model into a master model to merge all of the outputs of the iterative model into one feature class. However, when I attempt to set the output of the sub-model ...
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Issues Merging in Model Builder after Running Script

I have multiple inputs running through various processes throughout my model. At the end of these processes they are all merged together and output into one final feature class. This was working fine ...
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Qualifying field names in field calculator

I am trying to set up a quick model that: Takes a point feature layer of development projets (a table in an access database with xy coordinates), Spatially joins polygon neighborhood designations to ...
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Model Builder's VBscript

I use the Model builder to run my model and I have question Sub M() ' Create the Geoprocessor object Dim gp As Object Set gp = CreateObject("esriGeoprocessing.GPDispatch.1") ' Check out any ...
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ArcGIS GeoProcessing Model - Store List of Altered Features in Database

I am trying to build a GeoProcessing model which will find any parcels that have had their geometry values changed and store the corresponding parcel numbers in a separate non-spatial table. I am ...
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Opening a custom model's geoprocessor window with ArcObjects

I have developed a custom model using ModelBuilder in ArcGIS, and I would like to use a .NET Base Command to open the geoprocessor parameter window for this tool so the user can enter their ...
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How can I insert new records to an ArcSDE feature class from a view in ArcSDE

I am wondering how I can both insert new records from a view to a feature class and update data that may be newer in the view than in the feature class. I have been fumbling around in modelbuilder and ...
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How can I tell a GP model that exports a dbf to NOT add it to the 'List by Source' window?

I have a GP Model that simply exports a selected points lat and long to a DBF. I would like to make it so it does not add the table to the list by source window as it hangs for an annoying amount of ...
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ArcGIS median value from a layer

I've been hunting around ArcGIS 9.3 and having no success at finding a tool/function that can give me the median (not the mean/avg) tabular value of a spatial database. For example, if I have a data ...
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Is it possible to set the output of a spatial etl tool in model builder?

I am using the interoperability extension and building spatial ETL tools, but I can't seem to specify the output location of the ETL tool so it's impossible to use this dynamically. Has anyone ...
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Using model builder, how can I extract certain fields for 1 selected feature from a point shapefile file with multiple features?

I have a point shapefile that is filled with many features. If I have 1 feature selected I need to be able to export certain fields of that selected feature (ID, lat, long) into a dbf file. What ...
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calculate value using maximum value from different feature class

I'm trying to get the maximum numeric value from one feature class and use that value in an expression to calculate values of a different feature class. fc2.bldg_id = max(fc1.bldg_id)+1 Can this ...
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How can I use the Buffer Wizard in Modelbuilder or arcpy? (ArcMap 10)

I am creating a model in ArcMap 10 and I need to use the Buffer Wizard tool to create multiple buffers within a polygon feature class. The problem is, I can't seem to place the Buffer Wizard within my ...
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Applying version control to ArcGIS Models

Version control is an indispensable tool for software development, allowing one to reliably and cleanly step back in time to the last time X did it's job exactly right, or to see what changed between ...
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Is it possible to open ModelBuilder SCREEN from .NET base command class?

I simply want to open the custom model's SCREEN (ModelBuilder) from .NET.
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Why ModelBuilder cannot see Summary Statistics field?

I'm having some problems adapting a few models inherited by me from a colleague. Inside this model, we attempt to calculate Summary Statistics, but the model can't find the field that it needs to ...
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How to use Lists with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

The ArcGIS ModelBuilder is nice to work for when dealing with single input/outfiles. When I want to use the List option (As to, for example, Clip several layers using the same clip feature layer), I ...