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

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Populate cross street name at intersections

Just a follow up of an older post seen here: Python script/Model to populate cross street names at intersections I need to create a shapefile of Road segments with a "To_Road/s" and "From_Road/s" as ...
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Field names change when selecting by attribute/location and then copying feature in model builder [duplicate]

I am trying to create a tool to make my workflow faster for a routine job task. Basically, I have a USGS 7.5 min quad layer and a feature (species) layer, and I want to ultimately create a shapefile ...
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Collect Values + Model Builder ArcGIS 10.1

I have a question relating to the use of Collect Values in Model Builder. I've just come across this post (ModelBuilder: How2 pipe output of Iterate Raster tool into Raster Calculator tool?) and ...
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Performing batch Join Field in ModelBuilder?

I have a list of 250 feature classes (X1, X2 X3, ...) which all have an individual field that I want to join to another feature class Y. The join can be established through a common field that are ...
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How to batch process .txt files with X,Y data (in Arc or QGIS)?

I have a long list of .txt files that I need to convert to feature class. I can bring the table into ArcMap, right-click, Display X,Y Data, and it converts to a feature no problem. Is anyone aware ...
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How to fix problem with ModelBuilder batch processing raster output names

I am using ModelBuilder in ArcCatalog 10.3 to automate a large workflow. As part of this process I am running my inputs as a list (batch processing) and using in-line variable substitution so that I ...
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Sum a field, and take that sum and use it to populate an existing field in the same table

I am trying to break down land uses in a watershed by making a tool in ModelBuilder. Right now I am clipping a land use layer by a watershed polygon, dissolving land use layer by land use code, ...
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How to use iterators in ModelBuilder to create new feature?

I am attempting to use ModelBuilder to automate the process of plotting parcels of land that are related to mineral leases. The existing lease feature class contains information related to reference ...
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Pyscripter and arcpy not working together

I have installed pysripter on my machine and am not able to run any arcpy scripts from it despite being able to import arcpy. Models that work in model builder do not transition to pyscripter here is ...
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ArcGIS Network Analysis Find Shortest Route with Large Number of Data

I am trying to find the shortest distance and shortest travel time from one point to another point. However, I have a large number of data (140 000s). I break my data to smaller feature classes of 10 ...
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Calculate Sum on One Field Within Several Different Point Feature Classes?

I have several point feature classes (eg: the location of mall, liquor stores, etc), that I need to get the count of within a specified city district. Basically, I want to great a modelbuilder model ...
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Creating Branching Python Script, Based on Whether Feature Classes Exists or Not?

What I would like to do is create a script that checks the existence of a feature class and, depending whether it does or not does, skip to different process. This would need to be implemented in ...
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ModelBuilder Copy Features tool not updating shape when run as geoprocessing service?

This whole arcgis thing seems very hard for me, so maybe what i'm asking is something very very simple. I have a model that uses the "copy features" tool and writes down a shape file. When i run it ...
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ArcGIS Calculate Value tool - Python syntax error

I have a feature class within a file geodatabase. I am using the "Iterate row selection" iterator in Model Builder to read each row in the FC. I am then using the "Get Field Value" tool to read the ...
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“All the inputs are not current” after Precondition = false in Model Builder

I am using an Iterator to Iterate through a list of Strings for Feature Selection/Aggregation/Count. There is the possibility that no Features are aggregated. In this case, I want the iterator to go ...
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Concatenate Multiple String Fields and Convert to Date field using ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm Working in Model builder using the calculate value tool. I have three columns - SignatureDay, SignatureMonth, SignatureYear - All three are string data types and all consist of just numbers for ...
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ModelBuilder Tool produces different results when using Run Button and running as a tool

I found out that I can run a tool I created in ModelBuilder by clicking the run button after clicking to edit the tool. However, it doesn't produce the same results if I run the tool after clicking on ...
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Buffer Problems While Using Model Builder

I've created a model that is supposed to allow a user to select an area of road and will then highlight the attributes within a user-specified buffer distance from the selected area. This is what I've ...
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Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?

I`m running a simple model in ArcMap 10.2, which makes my ArcMap crashing (closing and then an error message pops in saying that ArcMap has encountered a serious error, and there is an option to ...
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Creating Automated Upload Script

I have a bit of a complex scenario that I'm unsure how to put together into one model or script file. What I'm doing is creating service definition files then uploading these SD files to a server. ...
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Iterate Through Folders within Folders

I am having some trouble creating a model that will iterate through folders and subfolders. I want to be able to have the top level folder as a parameter and then have the code go through each of the ...
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Changing dialog appearance (labels, etc) of tool made in ModelBuilder?

For this tool I've created, I would like to change how the user would see the things they can choose. This is the tool in ModelBuilder: And this is what the user sees when they click on the tool: ...
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How to intersect two geodatabases in ModelBuilder?

Trying to intersect features from two file geodatabases in model builder. However, the databases can not be connected to the intersect as input features. Second opting - put all features into one ...
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GPServer does not understand %VARIABLE% sintax

I'm creating a model in order to publish it as a geoprocessing service. The model runs successfull in ArcMap but it crashes when I run the published GPService. The model has a parameter called FUSO, ...
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Add field to feature class by location

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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Tool to delete all data from a shapefile

I am looking for a tool that deletes the data in the shapefile, and then copy and pastes all the features from a layer into the blank layer. We get updates to our layer from a separate organization, ...
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Model Builder - Integrating Select by Location and Buffer

So I'm trying to create a model tool in ArcGIS 10.1 that will integrate select by location and buffer. These are the features that the user is supposed to be able to choose: Select Layer by ...
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Order/Sorting of Iterate Field Values (ModelBuilder)

I am using Iterate Field Values to Iterate my Model through a list of Strings (DBF-File). However, the Field Values-Iterator will always sort my Field by alphabet (ascending). It does not matter how ...
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Model Builder - Using Only Certain Fields

I have to use ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1 to create a mix of two tools: buffer and select by location. However, I'm supposed to let the user only enter certain information, and have other fields be ...
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Add Field, Calculate Field within Model Builder

I have two questions regarding Model Builder. I have a point layer with Crop Yield values. I need to Add Field called "Count", then do a Calculate Field, Count = 1. The problem that I'm running into ...
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Iterators in ModelBuilder?

I want to iterate over data for every state and do a spatial join against a set of coords. I've created a model to do this using a Feature Class Iterator. Unfortunately, the iterator is only running ...
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On-The-Fly ModelBuilding

I am wondering to change and alter a model on the fly. I have a whole process( model for the rest is done) that relies on different settings for buffers, and what I am trying to do is after I am not ...
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How to remove LayerName.FieldName join format in model builder?

I am running a join in model builder based on a calculated field in a geodatabase table and a created layer. After the join I am selecting features and copying selection to a new Shapefile. My ...
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Configure Geoprocessing Service after publishing?

I want to use some variables in a geoprocessing service like a URL, that should be configurable from the arcgis ardmin or manager. Is it possible have a tool input, which value will be specified by ...
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Make user-defined feature set stops first and last in sequence using ArcGIS ModelBuilder and Network Analyst?

I have about 800 stops, in 26 category groups (A to Z). Each category group represents a 'run' or 'route'. What I want my model to do is allow the user to define (by clicking on the map) a start and ...
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Model Builder Iterator

I split sections of a roads on a map using polygons and now I would like to dissolve the roads within those polygons, but I only want to dissolve rows that have the same road name. (Roads are lines). ...
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Field Calculator issue in ModelBuilder?

I'm trying to populate a field (AVO) using this statement AVO = dim avo if [join] = 1 then AVO = "YES" It works if I do it in ArcMap but it doesn't when I use the same syntax in ModelBuilder.
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Creating series of dialog boxes for parameter variables in sub-models of ModelBuilder?

I'm working on a model to automatically generate ideal routes for mail delivery. The first thing it needs to do is ask the user whether he/she is doing a full route or a partial route. Then, it should ...
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Using a Join then Expression in ModelBuilder, no data coming up?

Have a model that converts an excel table to a geodatabase table and converts a shapefile to a layer. Then joins the geodatabase table and layer together. After the join I want to create a new layer ...
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Dissolving lines using iterate feature class (model builder)

I was wondering how I would build the model in order to dissolve multiple lines at once using the iterator. I have polygons over a line network that is supposed to represent roads, and I want to ...
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Can I use GPdataFile in modelbuilder so as to use a user uploaded shapefile as input to a ModelBuilder tool?

Considering that I have managed to upload a data file like a shapefile on a geoprocessing service. How can I handle it inside of ModelBuilder. For Example I would like to use the shapefile I have ...
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Modelbuilder Join

Trying to do an iterate with a join to a table to create a new feature class. The output has the spatial data but with none of the fields of the join making it. I think that I have the problem ...
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How to calculate multiple variables with precondition

I want to do multiple "calculate values" in ModelBuilder. To make it simple let´s take only 2 simple calculations: 1) calculate sine from angle to variable "MySinus" 2) use this value in a second ...
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How to toggle on/off number of inputs using ModelBuilder?

I am building a model to process between two and five files (the number of inputs changes depending on the scenario). I would like to have the option for the users to input up to five files, but ...
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Training course for Fixing Data Sources

Is there any good training course or literature that pays some attention to automated processes for fixing map documents' data sources? Esri's little documentation on it is not helpful enough for me.
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Fastest method to join a lot of tables

i have a lot of feature class (see figure 1) the objective is to create one feature class that combines the attribute table (especially one field) of each feature class the attribute table of each ...
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How to combine carbon sequestration rate with tree cover data?

My aim is to create a model that calculates the carbon sequestration for a selected forest type, for a range of time periods (5, 10, 15, 20 yrs) within a user defined study area within mainland ...
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Reconcile Geodatabase with geoprocessing service

Basically I am trying to publish the reconcile version tool to a geoprocessing service so that from a web map, when a user clicks a button, it will reconcile a desired version of the geodatabase with ...
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Different timevalues in tool make service area ModelBuilder

In ModelBuilder i want to make a lot of service area layers. The input data would be the same but the day of time would change every time. So from 6:00:00 untill 22:00:00 i created already a table ...
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select parcels in polygons and add fiels depending on the polygons

I have a lot of feature classes (results of service area with different polygons (0 to 10/ 10 to 20/ 20 to 40 and 40 to 60) (figure 1) Also i have a shapefile with a lot of parcels (figure 2) ...