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 specify LAS dataset filters in ArcMap ModelBuilder?

I'm trying to create a tool in the ArcMap ModelBuilder to extract a canopy height raster from LiDAR data. I need to create rasters for ground elevation and first return. I've got my LAS dataset, and ...
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Using ModelBuilder (and Iterator?) to rename multiple shapefiles files

I have thousands of shapefiles that I would like to rename, all are currently named "cYYYDDD_Union_Clip_Clip" and I would like to ultimately rename each to "YYYYDDDD_abc")? I've tried using Iterator ...
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Model to create layer from joined MS access table

I am using arc10. I created some queries in MS access that I can open up in arcmap utilizing the database connections. It works fairly well but is rather slow. I wanted to know if there is a model ...
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raster calculator fail to sum?

I am having a question about the raster calculation as I am trying to create a tool which I want to link with my python script to sum weight rasters but if failed to do so. here is my code: #*the ...
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Loop and perform loop in order depending on attribute

I have a lot of points in one layer. All of which represent the same type of real world feature. I want to perform a delete identical within XY of each point but in a specific order. (by splitting ...
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ModelBuilder problem with copy features

I want to run the following Model The problem is that when it reaches the copy features tool the model stops and throws an error saying that %Name%_layer (3) is not a feature class and I don't ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Model builder Spatial Join user input

I have a model that runs a spatial join and then adds and calculates fields to that joined table output. The model is designed so that a user can change the target features and join features. I have ...
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Dealing with zeros while iterating a model for percent change

I'm using ArcGIS to examine some aquatic vegetation changes over time and I have created a model that adds two fields: Area_percentLoss and Biomass_percentLoss. My model is iterating over feature ...
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Relative Path issue within Model Builder

I keep getting a 000229 Error that my model cannot open the output from the first task and use it as an input for my second task. I am using relative paths because the model is intended to be ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Model Builder, getting results to 'add to display' when running as a model tool?

I have a finished model that has been saved as a model tool in a custom toolbox. I add the toolbox to ArcToolbox, double click, set the parameters, and run just like any other tool. I have the model ...
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ArcGIS model and python script integration

I'd like to make a model with a last step, a python script, that will send an email, containing messages and status of the model. The email sending part is okay, thanks to the community. The hard ...
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modelbuilder, combining models, output dataset type

I am combining two models and for some reason the output dataset from first model is not being accepted as input in the second model. Here is the screenshot of the first model (just last part of it): ...
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Using output feature class field values in SQL query in model builder

I have two processes in model builder: Iterate over a "ID_SPATIAL" field values = creating a subset of original feature class (and agregating using Frequency tool) Creating a different subset using ...
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ArcGIS - Near By Group

I have two polyline layers with corresponding attributes. Each layer has 100,000+ rows. I need to calculate the distance between the corresponding features from each layer. E.g. Layer 1: FID | ...
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Iterate Feature Selection in my sub model is not recognizing data in my main model [closed]

I have an iterate feature selection in a sub model; however, when I go to add the input for the iterator, the data that I want to add to it from the main model is not showing as a choice. I have tried ...
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Using Python Script to get equal name as given and compare to multiple shp file in folder and copy as output for tool?

The following images will show my model. I used a piece of Python script and trying to get the output from it as a layer and use it for rest of the tool. However, I am getting error as displayed in ...
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Calculating a field in modelbuilder

I am trying to update attributes in a table using Calculate Field in Model Builder. I have used the following bit of code but its not updating the field. expression: Change(!Zone!) def ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Modelbuilder Spatial Join is not generating an output

I have a model that runs spatial joins in a lines to points relationship and then adds and calculates fields to that join. The parameters are one to one and intersecting at 1 foot. The search ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Model Builder If no selection is made, then do not append to empty feature class

I'm creating a model in model builder that is very easy to construct and understand. However, I ran into a slight problem. The logic of the model is that it will take user selected features from a ...
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Using “Select by Location” in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I need some assistance for my workflow in ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I have two datasets: Points (unique ID field: "bldg_id") Parcels I am trying to select Parcels within a certain distance (e.g., ...
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Using Select Layer by Location in ModelBuilder?

I'm trying to export a selection ( "select by location") using Copy features. The selection is from the "Layer1". It apparently executes the selection, but the copy feature is made by the original ...
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Export data from gdb to gml

How do I export my *.gdb/shp to gml files? I am new to this and I have no idea were to start: so tip and tricks are welcome. (We use: data interoperability license and we use AGS 10.1 and Arcmap ...
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How to retain dataset structure in output of feature class iterator (model builder)

I am using the feature class iterator to pass all feature classes in a geodatabase to an intersect tool where they are intersected with one other feature class. The feature classes in the geodatabase ...
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Selecting max value of a select by location with ModelBuilder and Python?

I am new to ModelBuilder and Python scripting. I am trying to create a model which selects each feature within a dataset, uses a select by location to select all features within a 50m radius, and ...
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Iterating and matching feature classes as an input by their names using ModelBuilder?

I am trying to iterate a series of feature classes (polygons) from two different/separated folders in model builder to convert a series of polygons using union and then the output for aggregate ...
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Geometric Network Comparison with some other Geometric Network

How can I get report of geometric network rules in details. I want to compare geometric network rules with another geometric network to analyze the difference. In Geometrical Network I have plenty ...
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Passing field name as parameter to script in ModelBuilder?

I am new to ModelBuilder. I am running a python script from ModelBuilder that requires as it's parameters a table view and specific field names from that tableview. Essentially the script is looking ...
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Field Calculator unexpectedly results in integer or decimal, depending on input

In model build, I have the following Field Calculator tool running: You can see in the results below that when the calculation involves a decimal, the output shows 6 decimal points, but when the ...
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Converting ModelBuilder to Python Script?

I have exported a ModelBuilder into a Python script. I am not able to figure it out at which point of the python script I need to make changes so that I can completely run the python script in Python ...
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Feature Class to Feature Class renames field, but not alias

I have the following model: In my two FC to FC tools shown above, I rename many fields. For example, table 1 has field "MEAN" and I rename it "approval_rate." Table two has "approval_rate" and I ...
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How to merge multiple rasters to multiple rasters with ArcMap model builder?

I have two folders with parts of rasters that I want to merge each, using the modeler: Folder 1 area1_part_1 area2_part_1 area3_part_1 ... Folder 2 area1_part_2 area2_part_2 area3_part_2 ...
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Problems Renaming Fields with Make Feature Layer

I am using Make Feature Layer as a tool in a model. You can see I have two instances of the tool. I'm having issues with the top one, Make Feature Layer (2). I am using the tool's field renaming ...
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Buffering road segments based on point ID

I need to create a buffer around bridge points along the roads underneath. I created a model that does this - so it buffers the bridges, clips the roads layer to the buffered shape, but since the road ...
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How to fix graphical errors in ArcMap ModelBuilder?

Every time I open models on a different computer, the symbology display's broken. Tools go from the proper style (see image top) to the one on the bottom and can't be fixed. If I open up the ...
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Expression Within ModelBuilder?

In ArcMap I add 2 tables, join on a field then run an attribute query to return any of the joined tables records that are not null in a particular field - all works OK. I would like to build this ...
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Clear inputs to Collect Values in ModelBuilder ArcGIS 10.1

I have a model that uses Collect Values to capture outputs (series of raster files) coming from a 4 sub-models that uses Raster Calculator (one model per data theme - water, soil etc). The Collected ...
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Trying to use the %name% function in Model Builder to keep the original files name, but its not working

I am building a rather large model. And I am trying to keep the files original name in the output file. Example being. Original File is called: Line.shp. I want to dissolve Line.shp so in model ...
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Selecting features based on similar name

I am building a script to integrate into a model that iterates through data. I've been able to get two submodels to iterate through the original data and create large numbers of features in file ...
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Markov chains, cellular automata, and raster algebra

I need to build a probabilistic cellular automaton for simulating land-use changes and am wondering how to implement this in a GIS. I understand that Markov chains are a way of doing this, and IDRISI ...
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Automating selection of input files based on names in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am trying to clip watershed polygons contained inside a field polygon. I have 388 field polygons named from MFID0 to MFID388 and I have watershed polygons for respective fields named from merge0 to ...
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Using polygons made by Generate Service Areas as input feature class in ModelBuilder?

In ModelBuilder, I used "generate service areas" tool and made service area polygons. I want to use them as input feature and connect to other geoproccessing tool, but I cannot. Service area ...
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Reclassify variable in ModelBuilder?

I want to reclassify a raster (variable) in model builder in two classes. First class ist 0-treshold = NoData and second is treshold-max value = 1. It works fine if i use an existing raster file as ...
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Applying display properties similar to using ApplySymbologyFromLayer tool in ModelBuilder?

I have created a layer file using ArcGIS 10.3 ModelBuilder. I have applied symbology to this layer using the ApplySymbologyFromLayer tool in ModelBuilder. The tool applied the symbology to my ...
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Model crashed ArcGIS, model lost, can I recover?

I was working on a very large model (that I now wish I had broken into more submodels) that crashed ArcGIS. Before it crashed I saw an error that I think said "temporary file could be loaded" (I can't ...
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shapefile not showing up in results after running a customized model [closed]

I made a custom model containing two buffers and one erase to show the area within 2 miles, but 0.5 miles away from major roads. The model runs perfectly, but there isn't any result produced. The ...
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Select Layer By Attribute: SQL Expression using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am currently using ArcMap 10.3's ModelBuilder. Having created a feature class of 300 zones, I would like to filter these to the 15 zones above 200 hectares in size, the model is shown below: I ...
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Selecting multiple polygons based on common field in a point file (point does not fall within polygon) to perform service area analysis

I have 2 layers; a point layer defining poll locations (340 points), and a polygon layer defining poll divisions (areas assigned to a poll location) (2079 polygons). Each point relates to one or more ...
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Draw a polygon automatically around points, [duplicate]

Draw a polygon automatically around points, I am looking for a way to draw a polygon automatically around points that have similar value in one field of the attribute table. For example, in the ...
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Mask out values in a raster based on standard deviation

Does anyone know (in Modelbuilder or python) how I can remove any values of a raster that outside of the range of three standard deviations? I have a lot of rasters so it would be quicker than ...
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Calculate field based on user defined parameters in ModelBuilder?

I want to use ModelBuilder to dissolve polygons by a field whose values are concatenated strings based on 3 other fields. The general process is this: Add field, type string, called "concat". Field ...