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

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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 ...
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Why unable to create interactive FeatureSet features for ModelBuilder tool?

I am attempting to set up an "interactive clip" tool that will allow the user to draw clip features on the fly and use those as the clip features in the Clip tool in the analysis toolbox. I have added ...
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which feature of toolboxes will be appropriate for building a groundwater model in Model Builder [closed]

I am completely new to ArcGIS Model Builder and also Python scripting. However, I want to build a model to automate groundwater recharge.
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How to iterate field values and use output in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 Model Builder with the Field Values iterator to select unique field values. I then want to forward these values to the Add Field tool, to create a new field for each unique ...
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Calculate distance of downstream trace (geometric network) using ModelBuilder iterator

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and need to calculate the distance of down stream traces for each of several points in ModelBuilder. Using the Trace Geometric Network too, I have a feature class of points for ...
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ArcMap Model Builder Iterator to create selections

This is a sequel to my question about aggregating polygons in order to create neighborhoods. I want to automate the geoprocessing of the above task. When I use Model Builder's "Iterate Feature ...
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How to perform relate in ModelBuilder for one to many relationship

I'm not sure how to do this as I don't' think there are any ModelBuilder tools for this task. I'm not real savvy with Python but basically I want to relate field1 in table A to field2 in table B with ...
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Applying unique processing extent to each iteration of tool in ArcMAP Model Builder

I am trying to create an automated ArcMAP (10.1) tool that will read in a file (ASCII most likely) of maximum and minimum lat/long values along with some additional variables. The tool will iterate ...
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ArcMAP SQL Statement Iterate Feature Selection 'IN' 'BY' 'IS' - escape character

We have a problem when selecting Features from a Feature Class in ArcMAP 10.2 using the Iterate Feature Selection tool in Model builder Our dataset has a Attribute Field with two character codes like ...
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Selecting ideal locations using vector data - location analysis ArcGIS

Wondering if I could get some advice on how to approach a problem. I have 10,000+ polygons of varying size and shapes which I would like to use in a location based analysis. I have a set of parameters ...
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Do ModelBuilder or Geoprocessing tasks run slower if screen locked?

Is it true if you are running ModelBuilder or a geoprocessing task on a large raster\vector dataset then locking the computer would that cause the ModelBuilder or any geoprocessing to run slower? Is ...
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How to iterate RGB raster layers in ModelBuilder?

I have an RGB raster that I'm calculating color-based indices from. When I do the calculations manually, I can select a certain band of the RGB raster to calculate. I need to do the same operations on ...
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How to truncate extension off in-line variable %name% in ModelBuilder?

I have seen similar questions but no clear answer and I am afraid that this can't be done in ModelBuilder alone. Is there a way to truncate the extension off the %name% variable? I am working with ...
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Create new layer by selection within ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10?

I have a basic abutters model built so far. Right now I have it set up to: Select a parcel by an expression. Buffer parcel by a value. Select by location which highlights all parcels within the ...
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Spatial Join features of File GDB to shape - problems [closed]

I tried to build a Model in ArcGis 10.1. It should be very simple. At one hand I have the features of a File Geodatabase as Feature to join on the other I have the target shape. The features from the ...
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Why would ArcGIS 9.3 ModelBuilder ignore precondition?

For one section of a model in ModelBuilder 9.3, the tool doesn't recognise that there is a precondition. I have saved, shut down and restarted, and refreshed the link between the input data and the ...
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consecutive generate Sql query using script arcpy

I am using arcgis 10.1 I am currently doing a lot of sql query feature class and I am thinking of automating this process so far my escrip is as follows import arcpy ...
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How to iterate and combine bands in model builders

Similar question here: How to combine more iterations of a for loop to bands of a single raster? I have downloaded over 100 Landsat MSS and TM images with separate bands, and I want to combine bands ...
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Using “managed” intermediate data in ModelBuilder - ArcGIS - what are the benefits? vs the costs of not using in-line variable substitution

Do you have experience or examples of using "managed" data to ensure custom models are able to be shared? What are the costs / benefits of this versus setting the file path using in line variable ...
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Sharing a custom Tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder - Problems caused by folder read-only permissions in the zipped / shared folder?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced 101. SP1, Pc = Win 8 64 bit 8 GB RAM I have an ArcGIS custom Tool in model Builder format (not python) All the checklist of issues for sharing custom Tools ...
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ModelBuilder: iterate raster output as input for raster calculator?

I remove values (above 249 and below 49) from raster files (called Name in the example) with the raster calculator. I do this by passing the following condition to the raster calculator: Con("%Name%" ...
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How to use ModelBuilder to add many images to mosaic dataset?

Here is my sample of a model builder. What I would like to create a mosaic dataset then add lots lots lots lots of imagery from different folders to the dataset rather than I have to do manually. ...
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Can Spatial Analyst extension be used with ArcGIS Server Standard?

I have a model written in ModelBuilder that uses a number of tools in Spatial Analyst extension, e.g. Raster Calculator and Focal Statistics, etc. It runs perfectly with ArcMap. Can I publish it on ...
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ArcGIS Model Builder Copy Features tool fails with 10.2 fGDB as input

So far I cannot detect any difference between the two input feature classes other than that anything in pre 10.2 copy features will work. If I set the input to be a FC from a 10.2 file GDB, I get the ...
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ArcToolbox model run but warning output in Python

I have created an ArcToolbox and a Model in the toolbox. It uses a lot of Spatial Analyst tools and deals with raster images. When I imported the toolbox in a Python script and ran the model from ...
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Trigger a custom ArcToolbox tool outside Model Builder

I have created a model in a custom Arc Toolbox with Model Builder in ArcMap 10.1. Is it possible to trigger the model outside Model Builder and ArcMap? For example, use a Python script to trigger the ...
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Build a model sequence or merge models in ArcGIS

This is surprisingly difficult to search for, so I'll ask though it may be a silly question. Is it possible to chain several model-builder models in sequence, such that one will automatically run with ...
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General strategies for debugging model builder

When coding a standard program in a text editor there are many tools for debugging problems (syntax errors, debuggers, logging information to the console, unit tests, etc.) What are some ways to do ...
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Can ArcGIS ModelBuilder open Excel file for manual editing, then feed those edits back into model?

I have been tasked with creating a model using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, that initially runs a couple of geoprocessing tasks, before then joining an Excel table to the result of those geoprocesses. ...
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Can Validation Scripts be written for Tools built with ModelBuilder?

I'm working within ArcToolbox. I understand how to create toolboxes and the scripts that accompany them. Most toolbox scripts have a validation script. (Right click tool -> Properties -> Validation ...
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Why do I get 000210 Error trying to wirte output to in_memory workspace in ModelBuilder

My model gives this error message when it tries to do the Clip function Here is the first half of the model showing the parameters used in the clip function I have successfully run this model ...
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How to use reclassify tool in ModelBuilder?

I have a model which buffers line features by a variable and then rasterizes them. I then need to reclassify before I am finished processing. My issue is that I cannot access the values to reclassify ...
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Using ModeBuilder to populate a table with the feature count of multiple feature classes

Specs: I'm using ArcInfo 10.1 and have all extensions available to me. I have a folder with many file geodatabases. Each file geodatabase contains 2 feature classes. One is a point fc and the ...
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Use of Raster Calculator in ModelBuilder

I have the following equation: 3000*(1-exp((-0.000664)*input raster)) I want to make a tool to use this equation on raster images. I want to do this with the Raster Calculator with the help of ...
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Python running models and output symbology

Trying to run a model using python script. The script is running, the symbology is set up in the model, but the symbology is not displaying in the KMZ output when run as a geoprocessing tool. Works ...
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Convert linear polygons to lines

Hi I have some long linear polygons that I'd rather store as lines but I'm not sure how best to do this. Ideally I'd have a line goiung through the centre of the polygon lenthways. I have two ideas of ...
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How to use raster calculator in ModelBuilder to batch reclassify hundreds of rasters?

I'm not sure what the problem is here. I'm attempting to use iterate by raster to feed all the files through a simple map algebra expression (I'm looking at data that indicates probability of ...