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

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Precondition in Modelbuilder - use in next process

In modelbuilder I am trying to create a tool which will check the coordinate system of the input shapefile. If it is GCS_WGS_1984, then nothing happens. If it is not, then it will reproject it to ...
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Why am I getting 'Error 000732 Raster does not exist'?

I am trying to apply symbology to a raster layer via kernel density analysis. When I run the Python script below in ArcMap, I am get the error message below. I have searched and tried the common ...
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Set a Field as a Parameter for use in Calculate Field [closed]

Is there any way to specify a field as the parameter (user defined) for calculate field in modelbuilder? I have a model that will take a parameter (label) and another input, that is currently just a ...
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Is there a tool to track edits that were made?

Is there a tool/report that keeps track of what edits were made that I could run prior to or after reconciling my versions? This would help me to know if there are any changes I need to make to any ...
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What is a SQL Query to all values in a column with Select by Attribute in ArcGIS? [closed]

I would like to select all values for an attribute using select layer by attribute to use in model builder and hopefully save the expression for automation purposes. If I have an attribute named ...
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How do I query XY Event Layer in Model Builder?

I am trying to build a model to input table data, make xy event layer and then select features by an SQL expression and make that a shapefile. What tool should I use for the SQL expression to select ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 MakeTableView doesn't filter records

I'm running ArcGIS10.1 on Win7 64bit with Oracle 11g and I'm having trouble with database table connections in Oracle. In Modelbuilder I use the MakeTableView tool and apply a filter expression so ...
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ModelBuilder - Data dependencies within model

I have a "parent" model with two nested submodels. Submodel A creates a gdb & FC's. These FC's are output and exposed as model parameters to the input of Submodel B which exports them to CAD. ...
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Why and How does copying and pasting a “problem” model with errors in it into a new empty model fix the model (ArcGIS, ModelBuilder)

I often work with ModelBuilder and Models that have previously worked seem to become unstable or develop issues after lots of editing. They return error messages for parts of the model that did not ...
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ArcGIS ModelBuilder model works in Edit windows but not from the “open” window - do you have any experience or advice?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1, most recent service pack / patch, and on Windows 7 with 8GB RAM I always run Models from ArcCatalog I have a model that validates and runs from the "edit" window. When I run ...
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Creating flat end type polylineline buffer in model without ArcGIS advanced

I have a polyline split into many short segments and would like to create a flat end buffer for each individual segment (not "dissolve" them all into one feature). Is there any way to do this in an ...
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Iterating through z-values in ModelBuilder

I have a series of fields that I am trying to run the IDW tool against. I'm looking for a way iterate through the feature class, using a different field as the z value each time. This is my data: ...
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ModelBuilder error on validating when deleting not yet created gdb

I have a parent model with a submodel nested in it and tools outside the submodel but within the parent model that connect to the submodel. In the submodel, the first tool is "create geodatabase". In ...
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Can I create a Model in MapInfo, like in ArcGIS? (Modelbuilder)

I have some Forumlas I use quiet often. I want to create a Model like in ArcGIS with it(Drag&Drop put in some Parameters, and so forth), is that possible? Is there a GUI for that? Or is it only ...
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How to use both Parse Path and Calculate Value in model?

Am I doing this wrong? I need to create hillshades for a set of raster, but I want the hillshades to retain the raster's original name. I used parse path for that, however there are names that are ...
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Why does connect to Excel spreadsheet through ArcPy give ERROR 000582?

My ultimate goal is to automate kernel density analysis on xy data from a table. I am trying to learn Python but I am very new. I built a simple model to take table data and display xy data. When I ...
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Naming iterators in modelbuilder 10.1

I am using iterate raster in modelbuilder to create hillshade and slope simultaneously for many rasters within one folder. My problem is when I name the output files. Whenever I use, %Name%, the model ...
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Modelbuilder Parameters - cannot select input files when model dialogue box is open

I created a model in modelbuilder and set the inputs to be parameters. When I open the model and the tool dialogue box shows up, the input files that I wish to select are not shown. These inputs are ...
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ModelBuilder Branching & Conditions

I have a modelbuilder model setup that, in short, takes all selected features from ArcMap and exports it to a dwg. I need to add two things to this model which I'm not sure can be done in ...
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Python script not working after exporting it from ModelBuilder

trying to figure out why my script wont work (I should mention I'm still at an intro level). This is a script I exported from ArcGIS model builder which worked fine using that: # Import arcpy module ...
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Why does Kernel Density fail in model with ERROR 000865?

I am attempting to build a model using variables for automation. (see below) The problem I am having is when the model attempts to run the Kernel Density. It seems as if the Kernel Density will not ...
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Can input to ModelBuilder be selected features in ArcMap?

I want to find out if the manually selected features in ArcMap can be the input to a ModelBuilder tool. If not, is it possible to copy or export selected features in ArcMap using ModelBuilder? Once ...
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Model Builder Error populating attributes with Calculate Field

I would like to run a model that iterates over all feature classes in a feature dataset and uses the feature class name to populate an attribute field (see model below). However, when running the ...
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How does ModelBuilder compare with Vensim and Stella for environmental modeling? [closed]

Does anyone have any advice or has anyone experienced any limitations in ArcGIS software when trying to use model builder for any type of environmental phenomenon? I know that Vensim and Stella can be ...
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Model Builder: Enable / Disable parameters based on Conditions / Preconditions

I have been working with Model Builder and am having trouble placing a precondition on an input parameter. However, I may be going about it in the wrong way and may just need a Python script. My ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Cost Distance Calculations

I have a study area that is a polygon feature class, and am running the Cost Distance Tool on it in ModelBuilder. However, everytime I run the tool, it only calculates a cost distance and cost ...
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How to Complete ModelBuilder Process Quicker?

I've built a script tool in ArcGIS's ModelBuilder to collect parameters from the user and use them as arguments for another python script. The output of this script is a text file. The only GIS ...
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Why does the time taken for a process or tool to operate differ depending on changes made in a Model, downstream ? (ArcGIS, ModelBuilder)

Has anyone experienced this issue, do you have any advice to share? An example situation in a model, Model = Input is a feature class, a field is added, the field is calculated using calculate ...
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How to Geocode single address in ModelBuilder?

how to geocode a single address (not table of addresses) in ModelBuilder? Something like that in the geocoding toolbar but can be dragged and dropped in the ModelBuilder.
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Connect a sub-model with multiple outputs to current model

I have a model in model builder that is clipping multiple feature classes to my study area. It is running with an iterator and creating 4 new clipped feature classes that are only represented by one ...
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Batch Clip in Model BUilder ArcGIS 10.1

I have multiple rasters and feature classes that I want to clip to a study area. Im pretty new to model builder. I know you can right click the clip tool to batch clip outside of model builder but how ...
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ArcGIS - ModelBuilider - Collect Values not working as expected

I am trying to iterate through a folder of rasters, reclassify each raster, then combine all of the reclassified rasters using Cell Statistics (to get the overall SUM of the reclassified rasters). I ...
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SQL expression to python expression

I have a SQL expression that I use in Make Feature Layer in Model Builder ("HOSPITAL" = '% HOSPITALNAME%'). The expression makes a selection in a OD Cost Matrix that a patient is patient only at one ...
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ArcGIS Add Join Attribute Table on ModelBuilder

I can Add Join Attribute Tables using two shape files by manual on ArcMap. But I want to add join attribute tables using two shapre files on ModelBulder without ArcMap. Can I do it ? Please let me ...
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Split an attribute Python 9.3 in modelbuilder expression? [closed]

Updated question Goal: I need to upgrade an existing Model-builder were the expressions uses Python 9.3. Workproces & Goal: My *.mxd Have 1 attribute field containing the following build: ...
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Area Solar Radiation tool - many rasters with different lats and zs

My problem is as follows: I want to count direct radiation for all Europe. As the Area Solar Radiation (ASR) tool allows to work only on small landscapes, I cut my raster-Europe into fragments with ...
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Using 'Generate Near Table' to match a point in one layer with specific points in another layer

I am trying to find the distance between a mutual fund's headquarters location and the stocks that it owns. For example, the mutual fund, Union Investment (headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska) owns 48 ...
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What is the correct variable type for a single value in raster calculator, modelbuilder?

The equation includes several raster and several single values, and I want to do it in raster calculator, modelbuilder for the purpose of multiple calculations. In raster part, it is ok to select ...
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Help with building a batch model to extend radiating lines to nearest feature for multiple points

I'm new to using modelbuilder in ArcGIS 10 and was hoping I could get some help for creating a batch model to extend lines from points to the nearest feature. Here's what I need it to do: 1) ...
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Why does ArcGIS ModelBuilder tool Iterate less than expected Number of Times?

I have an ArcGIS ModelBuilder tool (with an iterator in the workflow) and the tool iterates through approximately 30 features then stops. I have checked that: It is not instructed to iterate only a ...
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Record Set (Recordset) for Join in ModelBuilder

I am trying to use a recordset to develop a Table View to use to join to a feature layer in model builder. I can export the table view directly with the user input included. However, when I attempt to ...
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Iterate through each county in a shapefile, select the county and make a second selection by location - modelbuilder

The goal of my project is to create a table with two fields. The first field showing a county name and the second field listing every county that touches the boarder of the county listed in the first ...
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How to update ValueTable in ModelBuilder?

I have created a python toolbox script that will the update of the values in a ValueTable based on selections from other parameters. In the updateParameters when a parameter is changed I am updating ...
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How to hold/collect values in an iterated modelbuilder

I'm using modelbuilder to do upstream traces from several points/flags in a feature class. I'm iterating each point in the fc using the feature selection iterator so that I can calculate/transfer the ...
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Why are detailed model processes and tools being shown in the progress window of Model Builder when it is double clicked / opened?

ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 The ESRI help notes state that when a model is run from"edit" in Model Builder all results are shown in the progress window - e.g. the progress of every tool and process. ...
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How to run Arc Hydro in ModelBuilder?

I tried to run a ModelBuilder program but it gave the error below. I am working in ArcMap 10.2, windows 7 64 bit pro and the raster format is Grid. When installing ArcGIS 10.2, it required me to ...
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Generating a multivalue choice list in ArcGIS using Validation [Not availalbe for Standard License]

I'm trying to adapt a model and script combination found on ESRI's blog site titled 'Generating a multivalue choice list'. However, I've concluded that part of the validation used in the embedded ...
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Using arcpy.GetParameterAsText() or arcpy.GetParameter() to pass datetime.timedelta to script?

I have a function that takes a datetime.timedelta as an argument in a script that I want to use in ModelBuilder. I don't see an option for that as a parameter type, so for now I have a solution that ...
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How to get Network Analyst data from script file back into Model Builder?

I am running a script which takes some input parameters and runs some Network Analyst processes. The script is imported into a toolbox and is setup in Model Builder with the necessary input and output ...
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Why does ModelBuilder fail to clear batch parameter inputs and only use first batch line's input paramters?

I have built a model to convert coverage files to shapefiles and also feature classes in a geodatabase. The model uses a sub model to run an iterator to loop through an initial input folder (Which is ...