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

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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 ...
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Renaming Output feature classes

I am running two models using an iterator in each. I want my output (feature class in a GDB) to be named after the field value from which it was selected as opposed to "I_feature1_join1', etc.
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Using %name% without extension in ArcGIS ModelBuilder? [duplicate]

I am using modelbuilder to reclassify raster files (tif) and convert them into polygons.I cannot make the names of the output files right, and I always receive message suggesting invalid characters. ...
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Extracting the cell size of a Raster as a value to use in buffering

I am creating a model in ArcGIS modelbuilder to buffer a line. I would like the buffer distance to be based on the cell size of a raster. The cell size may change depending upon which raster the user ...
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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [closed]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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How to select highest value from multiple attributes' columns values in ArcGIS Model Builder?

I am using ArcGIS version 10.3. I have two shapefiles (points and polylines) and I am trying to create a model in ArcGIS Model Builder to automate my task. What I have done so far is: Created new ...
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder in to Select By Attributes?

I have a file showing for each disaster, which provinces were affected. The number of provinces affected varies and their names or associated code varies as well. Example, if a flood in 2000 ...
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Getting the number of records from a table in ArcGIS 10.3

How do you output the number of records in a table in ModelBuilder? I can open the table and see how many records are there but I want to tabulate the number of records available from a number of ...
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How to collect values from iterated intersections, in ModelBuilder

I have a points feature class which I am intersecting with a number of polygon feature classes, one at a time (i.e. points AND polygons1, points AND polygons2, etc...). Each time I do an ...
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Selecting groups of files and iterating composite raster

I have a query regarding the best way to process the multispectral data I requested to be collected for my MSc study site. The data I am working with has been saved as single band tiffs, rather than ...
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Writing table view to disk (ArcGIS)

I am attempting to collapse three separate (non-spatial) tables with related records into one. I have used the Make Query Table tool to do this (I think) by joining them based on a shared field, ...
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Using ELIMINATE in ArcMap I Run “out of memory”

I created an apparently large dataset (> 800,000 features) by converting a tree height DEM into polygons. I used focal statistics to generalize the data for groups of trees of classified heights. ...
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FME tester/testfilter equivalent for ModelBuilder?

I've made an FME workbench with a series of test filters that I want to replicate in ModelBuilder for Arc 10.2. Anyone know whether this can be done easily?
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Merge rule missing in ArcCatalog?

When trying to use the 'Merge' tool in ArcCatalog [EDIT (v. 10.3.1)], I am not seeing all of the merge rules- the options I can select are different than those outlined in the tool's 'About' section. ...
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ModelBuilder Iterator - how to change values and names respectively

I have a table (value.csv) with two fields (Expression, Name) that I would like to iterate through within a model. I want the model to iterate through a series of SQL expressions (e.g. Value > 1, ...
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How can Ripley's K Function output in ModelBuilder be used as the search radius for Kernel Density analysis?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 (Basic license). The first part of the model takes point data, runs it through Ripley's K Function tool, sorts the data in descending order by the DiffK column, and then ...
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Unexpected result using ModelBuilder in batch?

I am running a model which I created with ModelBuilder at 10.3. The model is supposed to make a selection by attribute on a feature layer, and use that layer to clip a raster. The model is working ...
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GIS - automate generate polygons

I have more than >100 shp files (each one contain points). I would like to make polygon around particular shp (scale is not necessary, should be zoomed). I have already printed them but it would be ...
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“undo” pivot table with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a table in a geodatabase with an ID and a text field for each day of a week. The text fields contains 0 or 1 for monday, 0 or 2 for tuesday, and so on. One ID can have multiple day entries, so ...
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Using Mosaic to New Raster in ModelBuilder?

I have a large number of airphotos giving coverage of an area going back decades. - someone may have a smoother means to accomplish my goal here. I'm weak in Python sadly. I'm attempting to ...
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Using Model to define a group/range of numbers then populate a new field with the new definition

In one single table I have a rank in one field, and let's say I have rank 1 through 3 in one field and I want to define that group of rankings of 1,2 and 3 as having a score of '10', then ranks 4 ...
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Calculating watershed using snap pour points?

I am trying to calculate a watershed layer and have followed instructions from this previous question: General steps to create watershed boundary I have combined all these steps and run it as one in ...
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Making output table of Python script tool be intermediate file to another model?

I have created a Python script tool using ArcPy. It has a File Geodatabase Table as output. I want to add the script to a new Model in ModelBuilder in ArcMap. The Table output should be an ...
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Converting KML to feature class using ModelBuilder?

I am experiencing issues tyring to convert a KML to a layer file to use within ModelBuilder. The KML contains a set of polygon data and a set of polyline data, the polygon data is the data I wish to ...
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Calculating Setbacks of Parcel using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking for any guidance on how to calculate setbacks for a few parcels. I am using ArcGIS 10.3 I have a shapefile of a few land parcel. They have columns of Side_Setback, Front_Setback, and ...
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Calculate field for each Feature Class in Dataset using Python and different arguments

I have Dataset with Feature Classes in it. I'm building this in ModelBuilder. I want to calculate new field (SMB_ID) depending on attributes for each feature class. I was trying to make it simple ...
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Iterating files in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I want to use around 100 files as input in a model I created in ArcMap 9.3 Do to so I followed the esri help page ...