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 allow the user to place a point as input for a geoprocessing model?

Is there an analogue to Esri's "Feature Set" in QGIS modeller. I am interested in creating a model that allows the user to place a point feature on a map as an input variable for a geoprocessing ...
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Calculate field in model builder using file name

I have browsed answers to similar questions but I still cant figure it out. I have created a new field called "namemonyr" in all of 646 shapefiles. I now want to populate that field using ...
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Reclassify raster value

I'm curious if anyone has been able to change one individual value in a raster file? I'm using Arc 10.2 and trying to change the value 99 to -2 for 144 files using model builder. So far, I've only ...
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How can I add the ArcScene Extrusion option (Layer Properties) to the ModelBuilder

I have a feature class with points (X,Y,Height). I want to extrude these points to a height of zero and make lines of them. Can this be done within the ModelBuilder?
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Refreshing attribute table using Arcgis model builder

i had a question before about "Calling an ad-hoc model with vb.net". i traced down the problem and i found that when using personal geodatabase, after joining a field to a fc; field calculator does ...
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ArcGIS scratch directories

Assuming I start ArcGIS 8 times on my PC. One for each processor on my PC. Now lets say I run similar but slightly different models in each ArcGIS. Lets say reclass, zonal stats, or math. Now assume ...
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Calling an ad-hoc model with vb.net

i have built my own model with arcgis modelbuilder and developed an addin for calling it. although calling the model using the fc located in file geodatabase works fine, same is not working for ...
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Does ModelBuilder have Iterate Field Values bug when model run without being in Edit mode?

I think I may have found a ModelBuilder bug. Would it be possible for someone to try and follow my procedure to see if they agree, and if so, to try and suggest a workaround that still uses ...
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Modelbuilder Iterator on Table

Will the ESRI ModelBuilder 10.1 iterator select a value from field in a filegeodatabase table? If so then can this be joined to a feature class and exported or copied? I am working with property ...
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Need to select and delete features in ModelBuilder

I'm new to ModelBuilder and I'm planning to take some class of it, but in the meantime I have a project with a relative easy task. The high-level plan of this project is: Load shapefile into ...
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Using checkbox on ModelBuilder tool to control adding to data frame?

I have a geodatabase feature class and every day I want to automate the loading of my feature class into a data frame of my map. At present in my model (below) I add into my data frame the ...
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Iterate Row Selection takes too much of the model into ModelBuilder loop?

I am a little stuck with a relatively simple model. What I want: 1) Create a table "results". 2) Loop over "Points". 3) Do some buffer and counting 4) Put the results (OBJECTID and count) into ...
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add feature class by a Checkbox python

sorry for the changes but this is the overview of my problem I'm using 10.2.2 arcgis I have a geodatabase that every day enter new feature class I want to create a tool that lists all the feature ...
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Add checkbox python tool

I'm using 10.2.2 arcgis I have the following script import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument ("CURRENT") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd, "Layers")[0] addLayer = ...
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ModelBuilder Iterate Row Selection & Variable Expected Fields in Summary Statistics

I have a model using a Iterate Row Selection. The inline variable produced by the iterator is used in the SQL expression of a Table Select tool. Note that this Table Select tool does not use the ...
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Error 000666, does not have OID with Locate Features Along Route in ModelBuilder

I'm trying to take a bunch of point data and determine what points of surveyed lines are closest to each point. To this end I have put together a model that loops through the line features and in ...
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Referencing fields in code block of Field Calculator in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to use values from a field to fill a new field with a truncated version. The 'str.rindex' function is working out well, but I can't seem to figure out how I'm supposed to reference the ...
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how to batch reclassify rasters with percents range

Using Model Builder I need to reclassify slope rasters with percents range value. I have read and ask here batch reclassify rasters with different elevation ranges, but I still need more explanation. ...
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Solution to “Error 000918: Cannot retrieve feature class extent”?

I have an ArcGIS model where I merge two multipoint feature classes, Then I would like to use "Point to Raster" on it. Cell extent is specified through the input DEM which all data derives from. It ...
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How to make zonal statistics model more efficient?

I've made this model, to assess some 500-600 rasters for one area, and spit out one huge table. So far, when testing it with 20-30 rasters as inputs it works, but now that I put in the full amount its ...
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How to list attributes in a field using Python?

I'm using ArcGis 10.2.2 and I'm creating a model in ModelBuilder. I want to know how I can list the attributes of a field and then make a selection for each unique attribute using Python. I have a ...
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Enable/Disable Parameters based on Boolean

I'm working in model builder and I have a boolean parameter that determines which of two processes run. Right now, all of the parameters for both processes show up when I run the model. Is there a ...
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How to export (only) final iteration from modelbuilder?

I'm using an iterator in Model Builder (1) to merge files, using a feedback loop (2). The output file is named "Output_%n%.txt", (3), so each file is unique. Now, I'm merging a fair number of files, ...
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Using global parameters in nested models of ModelBuilder?

I have a model that consists of two nested models and various parameters. There are two parameters that are common to all of the models (including the overall “grand” model). The common parameters are ...
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Using Feature Class name to populate new field

I am trying to get the Feature Class name (from Iterate Feature Classes) into a new field. I have been following the models described in the following two threads. Using Value from Iterate Feature ...
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How to extract portion of a string for a field value

This is simple but driving me mad. I am using Modelbuilder to iterate through a folder of feature classes, and need to add a field that extracts a portion of the filename. Example: CF0140r01.shp I ...
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Error with z values in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

Although the input data has z values the tool "Adjust 3D z values" in ModelBuilder gives ERROR 000245: The input feature class must have z values A multipoint feature gets intersected with a ...
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Correcting addresses with Python or Model Builder

I am trying to make a script in Python (or Model Builder in ArcGIS) for correcting addresses. I have a point shapefile with the addresses (it has X and Y, and fields for "number", "street name", and ...
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SQL Query does not work in ModelBuilder (but works elsewhere)

I am having issues getting a simple SQL query to work in model builder. It works fine when I use it with the standard "Select features by attributes tool", but ModelBuilder doesn't find the required ...
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How can include a 3D Analyst tool into a custom model builder tool?

I trying to include the ¨Profile Graph tool¨ contained into 3D Analyst toolbar, into a custom model toolbox. Thank you
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Limitations of iterate row selection in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

inb4 using real script ;), I'm looking for some advice on arc's model builder. The iterate row selection in Arc's model builder allows you to make multiple table views based on field groupings of a ...
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Running ArcGIS model at specified time or with delay?

I am looking to start running an ArcGIS model built in ModelBuilder in the future. Start at a specific time. or Start in x hours. or something similar. When I leave the office I may have data ...
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ModelBuilder, Iterate by Field and Viewshed

I want to compute the independent Viewshed for 360 different points. If I run these all together, I have one viewshed output which shows how many times any given cell is visible, but this does not ...
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Run model from python .. module object not callable

Having issues to run a model from python, below the actual code , always return module object not callable. ArcMap 10.1 using arcPy esri python 64 bits Any ideas why ? Thanks import arcpy ...
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Output not feeding next step of ModelBuilder?

I have numerous input .txt files that I need to feed into an Arc tool (Samples>DataManagement>Features>CreateFeaturesFromTextFile) that creates Features from text files (the text file contains UTM ...
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ArcGIS model builder - make query layer with query parameters from generated values

What I want to do: I want to join a realationship table (same database, not in sde) to a sde feature class to distplay only needed features. This has to be done multiple times according to every row ...
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Iterate calculate field in multiple tables in ModelBuilder

I would like to iterate calculate field in multiple tables using ArcGIS Model Builder. The figure below explains details of the calculations. My existing model calculates value only for the first ...
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Land Use layer by combining, removing attributes and assigning new attributes

I'm working in Model Builder and I have limited (let's face it, no) Python knowledge, so I'd like to stay here if possible! I have numerous shapefiles that I want to combine into a single land use ...
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Modelbuilder Workspaces: Defaults to a folder, would like it to be a geodatabase

I'm having an issue with modelbuilder workspaces. I have created a simple model to clip a raster, run focal statistics on it, and create contours. I have a workspace variable as an input. If I run the ...
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Setting creation of feature dataset as precondition to iterative process using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

When using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, how do you set the creation of a feature dataset as a precondition to an iterative process, and not have it re-create the feature dataset each time through? This is ...
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ArcGIS 10.1+: Allow a model tool to run on any computer

I've created a tool that runs from a model built in ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1. Right now, I can run the tool with no problem from my computer, but no one else can run it successfully. I've changed ...
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Check for feature existence before extract by attribute Arc GIS Model Builder

I have a model that runs through a series of Rasters in a folder and extracts individual crops as layers cyclically. The problem is that if the crop is not grown in a particular state, the model ...
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How to calculate a new field to represent the sum of the values in an existing field in Arcmap

I need a way of calculating the total sum of the values in an existing field and displaying this value in the corresponding cells of another field. In other words, I want this second field to display ...
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Problem with Raster Calculator in Model Builder

I have created a model which repeatedly uses the raster calculator. My problem is that unlike that of the other tools, the output name of the raster calculator does not change. This means that I can ...
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Options for publishing model with custom script containing call to .exe on GP server

So I have a ModelBuilder model that uses a custom python script, and within the script there is a call to a command line interface (CLI) executable. The model runs fine on my local desktop, but when I ...
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How do I iterate a model over multiple fields using ModelBuilder?

I have built a model to interpolate air pollution from 40 recording stations using IDW. The results are then exported to an average for census divisions. I need to repeat this process hundreds of ...
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Iterating feature class output file names using ModelBuilder?

I am trying to iterate a series of feature classes (polygons) in model builder to convert a series of polygons to rasters, however, I am having an issue with the output file names. After inserting ...
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Using Spatial join tool returning “Count” values in Model Builder in ArcGIS10

I want to replicate the manual Spatial join (R-click Join) using 'count' in Model Builder. I have 2 datasets: Historic Road Traffic Collisions (RTC) locations - Point feature (gdb) - 3,398 rows ...
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User input and passing variables with ModelBuilder

I have created three modelbuilder tools that must be run in sequence. After running each tool, the user must examine several shapefiles and potentially change the input parameters of the next tool. ...
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Using ModelBuilder to Iterate, Join & Export Feature Classes?

I am trying to make what I thought was a very simple batch processing tool, but I can't get the output to work properly. I would like the model to iterate through a geodatabase, join each feature ...