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

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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 ModelBuilder of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have multiple rasters and feature classes that I want to clip to a study area. I am pretty new to ModelBuilder. I know you can right click the clip tool to batch clip outside of ModelBuilder but ...
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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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Using Area Solar Radiation tool for many rasters with different latitudes and Z values?

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? [duplicate]

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 ...