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

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Command syntax in ArcGIS python script

I'm in the process of learning to use python to automate some tasks in ArcGIS, and while I've done a couple of on line courses about python I'm still learning to use it within ArcGIS. I've had some ...
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How to use the math tool (“times”) in ArcGIS modelbuilder to multiply two raster sets while using an iterator?

I have two sets of rasters (in the same gdb), representing "loss" and "forestmask". I would like to multiply each forestmask raster (value 1 = forest) with its corresponding loss raster (value ...
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“Select layer by location” tool - input feature layer Error

I am trying to use the "Select layer by location" tool, in Model Builder, ArcGis. This tools has 2 input files: "Input Feature Layer" and "Selecting Features". I cannot connect the "Input Feature ...
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Changing the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of geoprocessing tools in a model in one go,

Changing the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of geoprocessing tools in a model in one go, I couldn’t figure out the best way to change the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of ...
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Field Mapping not recognizing fields in VRP?

I have created a VRP using Model Builder. Everything looks to be working fine other than the "load location" for Orders. Depots and Routes are directly called so they were fine, however Orders were ...
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Making Python Add-In using tools built in ModelBuilder?

I have made a set of tools in a toolbox using ArcGIS 10.2 using the model builder. I would like to distribute them as a tool bar, and so created a ArcGIS Python Add-In I was hoping that I could ...
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Import addresses from an Excel file via Python for route optimisation

relative newbie here. Apologies if this is very obvious or basic! I have created a route optimisation model through ArcGIS modelbuilder, then exported the Python script. Within the model I had a ...
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Assigning Default Value Using ModelBuilder?

Task: add several new fields to a feature class table and assign a default value to one of the fields. Software/Environment: Using ArcMap 10.2 (Advanced License) and Python 2.7. Data is stored in ...
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create multiple maps

I am using Arcmap 10.2 and I am working with the modelbuilder. Now I would like to create multiple maps from a single layer file, but also use an inset map and background map. The thing is that the ...
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How to use Snap tool with iterator in ModelBuilder?

I have a folder containing large number of shapefiles that I would like to snap to a surrounding buffer. I need to snap UK district boundaries to 500m buffer around coastline. I have produced 200m ...
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ArcGIS Model isn't accepting my SQL Query

I'm running a model that breaks a dataset into several dbf tables based on a query. However, only half of the query is being honored. The PopDenZone field is not being accepted and I am getting other ...
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Interrupting ModelBuilder between two processes?

I am using a model builder to create a tool that uses a DEM to create contour lines. Then I want to select, on screen, one of the contour lines to use it as an input parameter for the clip tool to ...
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Cause of ERROR 000539: Error running expression?

The following errors in ArcMap are preventing me from moving forward: 1) In Raster Calculator using "Aspect": "%DEM_Aspect%" <= 90 or "%DEM_Aspect%" >= 270 ERROR 000539: Error running ...
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How to stop and then start a map service using the model builder

Is it possible to stop a map service using a geoprocessing tool in the model builder ? If not How can I stop a map service using a model builder ?
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Iterate NetCDF with model builder ArcMap 10.2

I am building a model to batch convert NetCDF to raster. I don't know how to use file iteration here, the netCDF files are not accepted as input in the iteration. If I use a single input file the ...
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Creating model to copy feature classes from ArcSDE to FIle Geodatabase?

I am trying to create a model in ArcGIS that copies the feature classes which are stored in SDE geodatabase “SQL” to file geodatabase “in order to sync my SDE data to FGDB“, here what is the best ...
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How to output same name as input using Copy Features in ModelBuilder?

I am using ModelBuilder to iterate Closest Facility analysis for every building at an archaeological site (OD Cost Matrix is not what I need--I need the geometry output, not just a cost matrix table). ...
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is it possible to export map as png without having the webmap JSON?

I want to export the image of a map from a page that I don't have a map available. In other words I need to call a service where I will provide the definition expression of a feature layer, retrieve ...
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Get country statistics using Iterate Feature Selection in ModelBuilder

I'm using night light data from the NOAA and I want to generate statistics on luminosity for each country, ie what is the mean pixel value for a country. I have been following this guide: ...
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if-else logic expression in field calculator

I want to calculate the value of a new field using an if-else condition with field calculator in modelbuilder. Want I want to do is as follows: if my new field is empty, then use the expression ...
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Extending buffer zone

I am working in ArcMap 10.2 (and Modelbuilder) and I would like to solve the following problem: I have Buffer A (single part) and Buffer B (multipart). I would like to extend Buffer A with Buffer B ...
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Iterate incidents for closest facility analysis (Network Analyst) using ModelBuilder?

I have created a model for closest facility analysis (with help from folks on this forum, thx). Now I would like to add an iterator to it. Specifically, I need to iterate through 448 "Incidents" (the ...
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Using ModelBuilder for closest facility analysis in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I am building a model to iterate closest facility analysis for every building at an archaeological site, with the goal of generating a from-everywhere, to-everywhere aggregate traffic map. I have run ...
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Using ModelBuilder to Iterate and extract subdatasets with in hdf file and project subdatasets?

I have a large file of n-files. I am interested in using the model builder within GIS to extract subdataset fields within a Modis hdf file. I am particularly interested in extracting Aerosol data ...
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Making second parameter of model (ModelBuilder) to be optional?

I have built a model to create file structure for a feature class input, basically, it creates a database, then a dataset, selects by attribute, exports data, names feature class, puts it all in the ...
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Geoprocessing tool output with name?

I am working on Geoprocessing tools and after completing it my tool output is provided as a shapefile with a tool name. Could you please tell me how to provide the output file with a tool name?
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Drag and Drop Custom Tools into Modelbuilder using ArcGIS Pro 1.0

I am having trouble dragging and dropping python scripts from a custom 10.3 toolbox into a modelbuilder model in ArcGIS Pro 1.0. Is there a way to activate this capability?
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Appending polygons to existing feature class in ModelBuilder?

I have a shp file with lots of polygons. I would like to create a buffer zone around the first polygon and intersect it (the buffer) with an other feature layer, than store the result in an existing ...
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Modelbuilder cannot take more tools

I have a big process transfered in modelbuilder, although when i am trying to put one more tool for one more process it doesn't accept that, apppearing different messages every time, such as "my data ...
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Feature Class to Feature Class Keeps Layer Name In Fields 10.2?

I have a model that makes a join, adds two fields, and calculates the fields, then uses Feature Class to Feature Class to create a new output. The new output is named "Permit." Once the output is ...
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Iterating through multiply fields

I have a rather large model that works fine with the exception of one part (See Figure 1). What I can't seem to figure out is how to select all "NULLs" (for example) in a field and then perform a ...
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How to skip non-empty fields in a model?

I have a model which iterates through a GDB, populating the same attribute field in every feature class with a parameter value. In this way I can mark all FC's in the geodatabase as to what project ...
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Feature Class Iterator in ModelBuilder

I am hoping to run a simple Iterator operation in ModelBuilder, but everything I attempt is not producing the right results. I have a Geodatabase with many point files in it. I want to run and ...
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Iterate origins and destinations in Modelbuilder for OD cost matrix analysis

Update: I changed my model, so I can iterate feature classes. My starting point is a gdb full of shapefiles of students (leerlingen), and another gdb full a shapefiles of school. leerling shapefile XX ...
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Python code for decreasing polygon size based on percentage?

I would like to decrease the size of polygons by percentage and not by distance in order to implement this into ModelBuilder to loop over a number of polygons. To my knowledge this tool is available ...
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Copy protection via license file for ModelBuilder models?

I've build a large model in the ArcGIS ModelBuilder and I want to share this toolbox with some other people BUT I don´t want to lose control over it. The first step was to set a password to my script, ...
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How do I normalize the values in a single Field (from a table) in ArcGIS?

First of all, this is my first post, and I would like to appreciate all the useful information I have found so far on this site. Second of all, I have encountered a problem, in Field Calculator. ...
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Adding task for selecting polygon or rectangle using ModelBuilder?

I was trying to create a model which could include selecting a polygon or rectangle and clipping it and then create buffer. I could do the later steps but adding a task for selecting a polygon or ...
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Dynamic user input model builder

I'm making a costing model. I need to require the user to input unit costs and then the model will multiply the unit cost by number of units. How do I add an input box that has no connection to a ...
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Deleting rows on dbf table with python for ModelBuilder?

Being not very familiar with python, and after carrying out unfruitful long researches on internet, I submit to you my problem, hoping favorable reply. I have a DBF table with geochemical data and I ...
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Using a feature iterator Value variable in a SQL expression of select by attribute

I am using Iterate feature selection to select dealers one by one as input features to the Near tool. I'm using Select by Attributes to select sales points from that same dealer. How do I sync the ...
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Weighted Overlay used in Model Builder - invalid output extent error

Using Model Builder, I want to use several reclassified raster datasets in order to reveal favourable areas in which I could install some facilities, but I always get the "Invalid output extent" error ...
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Finding model created using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I made a model in the ModelBuilder (arcgis 10.2) and saved it. Unfortunately, not some place where I can find it again. However, if I want to save a new model (save as..),the old model is there in ...
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ModelBuilder parameters not changing when running in batch?

I have a simple model that selects layer by attribute of the feature class with the parameters of start year and end year set up as doubles and then use an expression in the select layer by attribute ...
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Converting Excel Sheet to Shapefile without XY Coordinates?

I am currently trying to build a model that will join two excel tables (without xy coordinates) to one shapefile, which will save some time on a very long process that I have to repeatedly do each day ...
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Layer symbology is not applied in layer to KMZ

I have created a tool in modelbuilder. I use the make feature layer tool to create my layer. I right click on the layer and select a symbology. I run my tool and I can see that my symbology is applied ...
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Increase buffer until value is reached?

Im builder a Buffer based on dealer sales. The inputs are Dealers points and sales points. I need the buffer to increase distance until 40% of sales volume is reached. Im not sure sure is I should ...
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Combining several raster files generated from polylines

Maybe I'm just missing the point somewhere... I'm working on a path distance analysis, specifiying the cost layer. For this I have built a model, where I have roads and trails, both polylines, that I ...
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Model Builder Error: Python cannot be found

Building some models in Model Builder for a training session, and it's not working out so well. Model Builder can't seem to find Python. Model Builder Error 000574: Python 2.7 is not installed ...
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How to process Floodplain delineation using ArcHydro toolbox

Long term lurker here, really hoping someone can help me out with this problem as I have been bashing my head against the wall over this problem for far to long now! I am attempting to follow this ...