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

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Relative paths not working in model builder

I checked "Store relative path names" in my model, but ArcGIS seems to ignore the settings - the paths are always the same as on my computer. Plus, the "Store relative path names" unchecks ...
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Piping output of Iterate Raster tool into Raster Calculator tool using ModelBuilder?

ArcGIS v10.1 ModelBuilder Using ModelBuilder and map algebra, I want to compute a ten year average grid from a stack of 10. The problem is that only 1 grid (%raster%), the last one through the ...
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How to identify a FRONT LAND?

I work at a town hall. I need to identify the front of the land. Here in my country we call it of "TESTADA" or "FRENTE DE LOTE". I did not find the exact term in English. THE FRONT OF A LAND is a ...
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Is it possible to set a tool as optional within ArcGIS Model Builder?

I have a model with two output files - one is useful always and the other only under certain circumstances. The first (always wanted) is a raster dataset, the other (optional) is a vector feature ...
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Why does ArcGIS model not recognize Z value column?

My ArcGIS model used to handle .XYZ files well, but now it fails to recognize Z-value column as such - it either recognise no field at all, or it offers some defaults such as "OID". Since the last ...
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Iterating through columns in table using ModelBuilder?

I am unable to find any info on how to use ModelBuilder to run a certain spatial analysis function on each column in a table. I have a table to sample locations and at each location there are a ...
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Sql syntax in Model builder

In ModelBuilder I am trying to perform the following query, using the select by attribute tool. I am having great difficulty with the sql syntax. What I am trying to do is Select Top 3 (Avg) Price, ...
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How to avoid field map change when altering file locations in a model (e.g. using feature class to feature class tool)?

I have a backed up file GDB which I have to use because the current one had some broken models in it. I got this backup delivered on my local D:\ drive and have to copy models from this GDB to a ...
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Mysterious Invalid Syntax in Field Calculation

I'm trying to calculate a field in Model Builder using the Calculate Field tool. I'm using the following code block and expression in the calculation, but am getting an "invalid syntax (, line 1)" ...
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How to create a new service area analysis?

I need to create and run a new service area analysis. I'll need to do an analysis of how far you are coming by car from one hospital in 30 min, 60 min and 90 min. Is there anyone who can help me with ...
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What causes ModelBuilder error occurred in script on this page MdDlgContent.htm?

I've been creating a model in Arc 10.0 for a few days now without problems. Then I added the Calculate Field Tool. I selected Make Variable --> From Parameter --> Expression. When I check off "Model ...
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How to run a new Service Area analysis

I will run a new service area analysis with Default Breaks at 30.60 and 90 minutes. I will try to do this in a run with ModelBuilder. Does anyone please help me out here. Also wonder how I select ...
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How to create iterative Select by Location, Summary Statistics tool using ModelBuilder?

I do a lot of proximity analysis using "select by location" and would like to cut down on the effort spent each time doing this! I have put together a model using ModelBuilder that: Iterates over ...
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Using the model builder in ArcGIS, how do I iterate through rasters in a model?

Right now I'm attempting to iterate through rasters collected in a file geodatabase, in a model that I've created using the model builder in ArcGIS. I don't have the ModelBuilder Toolbox, otherwise ...
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Summarize values per row using field calculator via Model Builder

I think my problem is easy to solve, but so far I couldn't find a solution. I have a Feature Dataset created with the Union tool in Model Builder and now try to sum up all values of one specific field ...
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Using Collect Values Tool with Union in ModelBuilder?

I would like to feed a list of feature classes (only one polygon per feature class, but up to 150 feature classes) into the Union tool in ModelBuilder by using a Feature Class Iterator and the Collect ...
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Has anyone tried implementing Project Repair for customised ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tools?

I'm currently testing a model with a large number of elements (about 400) which takes five input feature classes and three workspaces. When I test it against my test data locations I can open up the ...
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How to find differences between shapefiles?

Every month I have to QA/QC some streets data for an entire county (over 47,000 records). The first step is to compare the two files. Currently, I'm using a tool that was created in house via VBA ...
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How can I do edit-and-continue in ModelBuilder?

I'm constructing a model in ModelBuilder, and I ran into an error with one of my tools. I fixed the error and want to continue running my model from that step onward without having to repeat the ...
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How to Clear Parameters from Model Builder - ArcGIS

I'm attempting to clear out the parameters from my model so that the parameter locations don't show up in the tool when launched from ArcToolbox. ESRI's resource center has a couple of sentences ...
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If then statement in model builder for several features after a clip

I'm merging several databases and clipping out certain areas of interest. Sometimes there are no points that are clipped because there is nothing in the clip. I have each of the features output to a ...
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Skip errors in ModelBuilder?

is there a way to handle an error within the ArcGIS ModelBuilder? I have a model which iterates over hundreds of raster files. some of them may be corrupt. i`m looking for a way in which the ...
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Model builder - Nesting models to extract raster values to points

Hello! Hopefully a quick question. I have a simple model below that iterates through a folder full of rasters, taking each in turn to extract data values based on a single shapefile of Random point ...
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Iterated field create to continue after failure

I am not a very good programmer and do not claim to be an expert in arc. I am going to try to explain this problem as clearly as possible and any solutions that you guys may have would be helpful. I ...
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Can I import another model into my model in Modelbuilder?

I am new here and new to Modelbuilder. I have been trying to create a toolbox. I have managed to branch down the tool into simple models in Modelbuilder but in most cases I can not combine my models ...
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Create multiple shapefiles from one table

I've imported a table into ArcGIS which I'd like to split into multiple shapefiles. The splits would occur between groups of records separated by any of 3 columns. In other words, col1, col2, and col3 ...
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Is there a way to turn on labels with ModelBuilder?

I have a model that creates a feature class and adds it to the map. The properties of the feature class reference a layer file for the symbology. However, I can't seem to find a good way to pass the ...
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How to Create Drop Down List Variable with ModelBuilder?

I am building a model and am trying to create a variable (that will be turned into a parameter and then added as a field) that is a drop down list where only specific values can be chosen. Any help ...
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Running a new iteration for each column of a dataset in ArcGIS

I'm pretty new to Modelbuilding, having just been turned onto it about a week ago on here. So my problem is, I currently have a dataset of habitats that change through time (from Immature to Mature, ...
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Specifying pixel depth in ModelBuilder?

I have a simple model that calculates the NDVI from bands 3 and 4 of a raster dataset. The input bands are 8-bit unsigned, whereas the default output NDVI is signed 32 bit. How can I specify the ...
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How to decrypt/decompile old toolbox tbx-file in ArcGIS 10

I have inherited an arcgis 10 toolbox tbx file for a web application. Are there any way to open the fil in for example Model Builder to see its interiors?
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nested iterator, 2 iterations in one model, collect values, cell statistics, batch processing dialogue box

(ArcGIS10, SP2, ArcInfo) Dear all, this is my model, and it works perfectly, but .... I do have a large amount of data to process. The interim output files (from raster calculator, collect value) ...
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How to create list from spatial join table using ArcGIS Desktop and ArcPy?

I have performed a spatial join on some data and now I would like to take that data and create a list. I'm trying to do this dynamically so that it can be easily repeatable via a script or model. I ...
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Inverse distance weighted interpolation for categorical and/or binary datasets

I want to perform an Inverse distance weighted (IDW) interpolation to a series of points. However my data set can be categorical or binary and just like the IDW I want to interpolate the new values ...
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Iterating a model to create 3 buffers around three points and find their intersection (trilateration) in arcgis 10 [duplicate]

This past summer I recorded the location of a large number of plants I was working with by calculating the distance from each plant to each of 3 tripods for which I have GPS coordinates. I'm trying to ...
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Join multiple fields to table and export new table as join field name using ArcGIS Geoprocessing?

I am bit new to geoprocessing and ModelBuilder. I am using join field tool to join table (info tables/.dbf) to one a shape file. I am trying to use ModelBuilder, as there are around 100 tables (each ...
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ModelBuilder: Multiple Iterators and Clipping

I have two separate polygon layers. One layer consists of voronoi polygons. The second layer consists of buffers, many of which overlap. I need to do is iterate through each voronoi, clip only the ...
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Restricting dataset types does not work correctly in a dataset iterator

I need to obtain a list of all the CAD drawings within a specified folder (and subfolders). I initially tried using a Files Iterator in ModelBuilder, but when I specified the extension, it prompted me ...
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Performance of dataset iterator over a network

I have a copy of the same folder on two (separate) network drives. I'm using a dataset iterator in a model to collect all the paths of files containing *_road*. There are a few dozen files in the ...
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How to separate raster bands in ModelBuilder?

I have a simple model that iterates through folders to collect imagery, mosaics them and clips the mosaic to a study area boundary. I need to produce an NDVI from the clipped 4-band mosaic ...
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How to Create Multiple Start and Destination Cost Paths?

I have a suitability matrix which was created in model builder based on elevation data and multiple start data points and end data points representing schools. I'd like to link all the schools up ...
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How to rename .met file with model builder which uses an iterator to rename .sid files?

I have a model that iterates through a folder containing .sid raster datasets, amongst other types of rasters (so I'm using a *.sid wildcard). I note, however, that ArcCatalog/Model Builder/Rename ...
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How can I solve “The Network Analyst solver could not determine a solution”?

I am using ArcGIS 10.0. I have network data for undulated terrain so there are lots of inaccessible parts of the network. When I was using this model, I get "The Network Analyst solver could not ...
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Removing unwanted attributes from spatial join using ModelBuilder?

I am new to ArcGIS 10 and am currently building a model. This is a brief rundown of what I am doing at the moment. I have 2 shapefiles: one a polyline and the other is point data. I have joined ...
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How do I pass each parsed file name to the next tool in Model Builder? [duplicate]

I cannot get the Parse Path tool to pass each file name to the next tool. In the example shown, the Raster to Ascii tool will take the first entry in the 'filename' variable list as part of the output ...
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How to join fields which must still be created in ArcGIS Model Builder?

I am in the process of creating a generic model in ArcGIS Model Builder. At one point in my model, I have to do a join between an existing layer (entry parameter) and a table issued from the "Zonal ...
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How to create a generic tool with ModelBuilder in ArcGIS?

We are working on the creation of a tool with model Builder in ArcGIS 10.1. We want to build a generic tool that can be launched from any computer. In order to do so, we have set the input files as ...
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ModelBuilder Run Time Errors Using ArcGIS 10.0 [duplicate]

I recently susccesfully ran a watershed delineation model using both ArcHydro Tools for Arc GIS 10.0 and Model Builder in ArcGIS 10.0 on Windows 7 system (Dell Inspiron N4110 Intel Core TM i3 CPU @ ...
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How to validate Personal Geodatabase against XML schema?

Is there a tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder which can validate a personal geodatabase and an XML schema to give out an report saying if the gdb is validated or not?
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder with a “While” Iterator

I am struggling to get the ArcGIS ModelBuilder "While" Iterator to work as I would expect it. I have a hunch it's user error, but even reading the help hasn't seemed to get it working for me. I have ...