A flow-chart like tool in ArcMap that allows users to visually build geoprocessing procedures.

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How to build a model with multivalue input and output in dynamic folders?

I am trying to build a model that gets a multivalue as an Input which is located in different folders within a main folder, and stores the Output in new folders that have the same structure like in ...
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Using Calculate Field (Data Management) tool to calculate 3D Length in ArcGIS 10.1

I'm relatively new to the world of model builder and scripting, so it's likely there is a very simple solution to the question I've been trying to figure out. I'm trying to create a tool that takes ...
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Tips and advice for editing complex Models / Tools in ModelBuilder ArcGIS - Advanced issues [closed]

I am building a series of Modles / Tools in ArcGIS ModelBuilder and so I am frequently editing different Models / Tools within Toolboxes. The Tools generally have at least two submodels and contain ...
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How to use Plus tool in ModelBuilder?

I want to have the sum of at least 2000 raster combined to one raster layer using ModelBuilder (Plus tool). I think I'm missing something here. This model does not work.
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Automating a Python expression to calculate acres

I'm not new to GIS but very, very new to using Python and using scripts. I successfully use a Python expression !shape.area@acres! to update a field with acres in a feature class. What my users ...
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erasing overlapping polygons from same layer

Hi there I currently have a shapefile with 5 catagories of overlapping polygons ranked 0-4, 1 is the most recent polygon, four is the oldest and 0 is undefined. I am looking to use model builder to ...
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ArcGIS modelbuilder: Iterate through Excel sheets?

I am trying to use modelbuilder (ArcGIS 10.1) to add XY data to ArcGIS, then export the events as Feature Classes. The data comes in one xlsx document with a large number of sheets, each with an X and ...
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How to set up parameters in Python toolbox tools?

I build a model builder and export it to python. How can I define parameters for python script in python properties? May you explain about Data type in script proprties? thanks alot
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Calculating Z-scores in Arc

I am trying to take the natural log and then calculate z-scores on cell values in several composite band GRID rasters in Arc. I am not fluent in python and do not see a way to automate this within Arc ...
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Will ArcGIS Professional have a (better) ModelBuilder?

An earlier Q&A provided some reassurance that ArcPy code would have re-use value with ArcGIS Professional: ArcGIS Professional Extensibility. Here are our current thoughts about extensibility ...
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How to select pixel with smallest number in stack raster using Python script in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have 6 tiff file in ArcGIS which are identical in term of geometry (same frame, same number of row and column). The pixel value of each tiff file is integer and range from 1 to 4. So if I overlay ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Converting a model tool to a script tool

I have recently created a model tool for a class project and my instructor would like it to be converted to a script tool for practice purposes. I have exported the script from my model and loaded it ...
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How to copy or export list filter from one model to another?

I have a model tool with a variable parameter that is filtered by a string list (county names) I manually created this list filter when I created the model tool. I am now creating a new model tool and ...
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How to flip line based on a distance with another feature class

I have two feature classes Line and point. So what I need is to change the flow direction based on a distance with a point feature class. If the start vertices is far from the point, the system ...
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How to set parameters in ModelBuilder in order to use ArcSDE geodatabase after publishing?

I have already created a model that uses a simple tool from toolbox (e.g. intesect). The model has default input and output. The Input Feature Class is located in an ArcSDE for PostgreSQL ...
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Should I move from ArcGIS modelbuilder to python? [closed]

I have been learning how to use ModelBuilder with ArcGIS 10.2, and I like that it shows me visually how to process data using ArcGIS's functions. I think visually. I see, however, many replies by ...
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Using Append with wildcard runs too many times

I was having trouble creating a model in Model Builder which would: choose shapefiles based on a code in the file name; and append them into a specific feature class. I was able to fix this ...
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Model converted to Script - No editing mode? [closed]

I have a model that an ESRI associate sent me as an example. When I run the model everything is great. I click on the model and because the seleting features is a parameter, it automatically starts ...
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How to populate SQL options for ModelBuilder parameter from ArcSDE feature class?

I am creating a very basic model tool for a class project and I am running into trouble getting the SQL values to populate. I have read the ArcGIS 10: How to populate SQL options for parameter in tool ...
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How to use the “Iterate Rasters” tool in ModelBuilder to link “Raster to Other Format (multiple)” tool to the “Extract by attributes” tool in ArcGIS?

I wish to link the "Raster to Other Format (multiple)" tool to the "Extract by atttributes" tool. The "Raster to Other Format (multiple)" tool only allows you to specify an output workspace, but the ...
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How to correctly use LIKE in the code block of a Reclass expression in ModelBuilder Calculate Field

I have a Reclass expression that works when i am search for single instance of a data field. I also wish the Reclass to work with a SQL type LIKE selection with Wildcards. e.g. I need to reclassify ...
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How to use wildcard to Append multiple feature classes in ModelBuilder?

I have a folder of shapefiles and each one starts with a code. There are multiple shapefiles that start with each code, and I would like to create a model in ModelBuilder that will select the ...
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Arcgis CopyFeatures tool extremely slow when exporting to SDE

I have about 10 points in a file gdb that I am attempting to copy over to an sde feature set. In arcpy and in model builder it takes about a minute to execute. Do you know of any tips to speed this ...
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Linking two Models together in ModelBuilder

I am trying to link two separate models that iterate thought two different feature classes together into one, however I am having a small issue. When I bring in the sub-model into the larger one it it ...
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Calculating a field based on two other fields, if they exist [duplicate]

I'm using ModelBuilder to iterate through ~800 shapefiles to add and calculate a new field (I'll call it Field_A). Field_A needs to be populated by either Field_B or Field_C, whichever exists. Half of ...
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What is the best public geoservice for getting data about buildings?

What is the best public geoservice for getting data about buildings, which is free? Or maybe it's better to ask "does exist such a public service?" I want to add some 3d polygons to my 3d plane, ...
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ArcGIS - Python - Extend XY Line to Z Value

Long time reader, first time poster. So here's my goal: Working in ArcGIS, trying to work with Model Builder and Python Scripts. I have a series of lines and a single raster DEM. I'd like to extend ...
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Create new geodatabase in modelbuilder and place queried data in new database

I have built a model that will take an existing database and query all feature classes in that dataset using a SQL Expression and I then want all the queried data from each feature class to be ...
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How to Extract Data by Attributes (Clip/Zip/Ship) using Attribute Where Clause - Esri Server Tools

I want to use the out-of-the-box Esri geoprocessing task to extract data via ArcGIS Server (Server Tools --> Extract Data). Its pretty straight-forward, but it doesn't seem to support use of a "where ...
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How to truncate the %Name% string for inline variable substitution

I'm using model builder to iterate through feature classes in datasets. With each sucessive process step (each model) I'm using the %Name% variable to name new feature classes in a new dataset. I ...
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Model or Code to query all feature classes in geodatabase by selecting by attribute

I have a geodatabase that has 60+ feature classes that each contain records for 60+ locations. I need to export all records from each feature class for a specific location. In each FC there is a ...
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How to collapse folder structure into single folder using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a single folder, let's call it Folder1, which contains multiple folders; FolderA, FolderB, FolderC.....FolderZ. Folders A-Z each contain multiple file geodatabases. Folders A-Z do not contain ...
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How to compare files in two folders? [closed]

I'm pretty new user of ArcGIS. My intention is compare files (csv) from one folder with files in another folders. In those folders exist files with the same name but in second folder files have ...
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Is there a way to reference a selection in model builder or python?

Is there a way to reference a selection in model builder or python so that I can edit my python script to only run if there is a selection. And even better if there is only one row selected? I made a ...
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How to eliminate small polygons using ModelBuilder to iterate through feature classes

I created four large polygon feature classes of surface slope classes from a grid of 6-foot cells covering half my county. In order to repair the geometry and eliminate small polygons I broke four ...
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How to customize inputs in Iterate Feature Class - ModelBuilder 10.1

I am using the Iterate Feature Class tool in ModelBuilder to iterate through feature classes within a Geodatabase. I would like to add the capability to custom select which feature classes within a ...
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Use Feature Class “Name” from Iterate Feature Classes to Calculate Field with Model Builder 10.1

My goal is to create shapefile that contains merged feature classes from a geodatabase. I would like for there to be a new field in the resulting shapefile that contains the name of the original ...
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How to create Definition Query tool in ModelBuilder that uses in-line variable?

I'm having trouble using an in line variable derived from the Parse Path tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder to create a definition query for a layer file. I'm importing an xyz file to a feature class, and ...
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How to programatically set default Geodatabase and Workspaces for a map document?

I have a QC process that has a bunch of models that need to be sequentially run, and then the results manually inspected between each model. I know how to manually set the default GDB for the Map ...
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Convert absolute file path to raster databaset [closed]

I wrote a simple python script that outputs an absolute path as string to a GeoTiff file. So this file can be treated as Raster. In a Model, the GeoTiff file is to be the input raster of a CopyRaster ...
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How to set file path to the modelbuilder tool?

I have got the following problem: I want to dissolve all the shapefiles in my directory and save them under a different name (consisting of the same name and an addition "_diss"). I have managed to ...
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Multiple Selections from one shapefile

I have two shapfiles, Country and Blocks. I need to run a very basic selection to find out what blocks intersect the country shpe. But, the country shape has 250+ countries and I need to do this for ...
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Trying to use Python code and user defined inline parameters to build a SQL expression

I am trying to build a tool where the end user can run a model and make a selection from a feature class based on 3 different fields, calculate the total shape length, & export the results to a ...
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How can I make my python script results appear in model builder

I have a model (model builder) and within I added a python script to calculate a field. My problem now is, that I don't know how to make the output appear in my model as it is the same as the input ...
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Edit shapefile using modelbuilder [closed]

I have got the folloving problem: I need to change some of the values of one attribute in my point shapefile. I want to do it in modelbuilder, but I dont know how. I have found a script which can do ...
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Area precipitation using IDW

I'm having the following problem with IDW automation. I have a catchment and several gauging stations measuring daily precipitation amounts. I would like to interpolate the precipitation amounts from ...
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How to iteratively pass the values of particular fields to a convert polygon to raster process in modelbuilder?

I want to create a series of rasters that are representative, in both size and value, of particular individual fields of a vector feature class. I know how to use the 'polygon to raster' tool in ...
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How to SUM all the values in a field?

I am intersecting a base road layer with 6 separate road layers to create 6 line feature outputs. I am using Model Builder for this. I was wondering is there a way I can SUM all of the values in a ...
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creating a buffer in a raster layer

I've got a raster layer separated into 3 zones, representative of marine park zones. What i'm trying to do is make it so that where zone 1 is adjacent to zone 3, there is a "buffer" between them, of ...
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How to set waste water gravitational flow direction using DEM automatically?

I have a Geometric Network of Waste Water and I need to set line digitize direction according to the gravitational flow direction using a DEM. I'm trying to avoid flipping manually 1000 Km of ...