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

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Automatically chopping lumps off polygons

I have a load of polygons that were originally digitised from CAD. These unfortunately include traingles that were used to sybolise the direction the polygon is facing. As can be seen here: The ...
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How to use Collect Values and Tabulate Areas in ModelBuilder?

I have problems with the Tabulate Area tool. The polygons in my shapefile overlap and because of this ArcMap does not calculate proper values. I try to solve this using ModelBuilder where it is ...
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How to perform a Cost Path analysis in ArcGIS 10.1?

Is it possible to model the easiest pathway through a landscape between many points (rather than just two)? I want to carry out a cost-path analysis, I would like to display the easiest pathways ...
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Date Parameter in model builder - ArcMap

Basically I'm building a model where the user has to select the data from a drop down list and the result is executed. I have a problem when trying to pass a date as a parameter. Below you can find ...
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Model Run from Python script

Ive broken a complex task down to a very simple excersise and still cant get it to work.... I need to set up a Python Scpript to Run a Model. model: "SelectTest" toolbox: ...
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Creating clumps of cells in a raster from seeds of 1 cell (in ArcGIS)

I need a process similar to that described in JPD's question: Creating randomly shaped clumps of cells in a raster from seeds of 1 cell/pixel? I have a raster with semi-randomly dispersed "seed" cells ...
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Using JOIN TOOL in ModelBuilder

I want to perform JOIN TOOL for all DBFs generated from ZONAL STATISTICS AS TABLE into one table. However, it seems that DBF has a maximum of 255 fields while my dataset has more than 500 ...
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How to add iteration in model to join fields from several shapefiles into final one?

I have one grid (Atl1x1.shp) to which I need to add 9 Fields from 9 different shapefiles which are also grids (that is, 1 column from each shp, all with the same name). These shapefiles have the same ...
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Does ModelBuilder need to use variable to define projection and then re-project?

I am trying to build a Model in ModelBuilder to create two different process raster datasets: One set is to define a raster dataset to set a WGS 84 projection; and then the second set is to take ...
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Elevation off Road in ArcGIS/Python

i'm using the Modelbuilder in ArcGIS 10.1 to calculate pixels depending on their slope and distance from the road. The third necessary task is to find out, if the pixel is upwards the road or ...
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How to Iterate ModelBuilder for Zonal Statistics?

I want to use ModelBuilder to split a DEM into multiple tiles, then run the iterator on each tile made for the Zonal Statistics tool to find the highest point(s) in each tile and give these as an ...
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How to Calculate fields for attribute table using Model Builder

I am working with the Model Builder tool in ArcMap. I have created a simple model that takes the Strip Map Index Features as an input. I have added fields to the model to produce more fields in the ...
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ArcGIS iteration naming

I'm trying to use the iteration function in ArcGIS model-builder. To avoid overwriting the output raster, I used %Name% inline variable. But the name of my files are getting bigger and bigger overtime ...
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How To Export Selected Data Driven Pages to PDF?

I have a map book with data driven pages that shows the fire boundaries, roads, etc for our fire rescue department. I want to automate the process of creating individual mini map books for each fire ...
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Setting section of ModelBuilder model as optional but also as precondition to later steps?

I have a model that runs a series of reclass calculations on a Feature Layer I want to run several "summary statistics" tools in different locations to allow testing/ viewing of the results of the ...
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What type of calculations must be done for traffic emission for buffers in land use regression?

I have a raster layer that shows traffic emission distribution by kernel density method. Traffic emission will be used as independent variable in land use regression. What type of calculations must ...
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If road lengths are raster layer, how to calculate road lengths for different buffers?

A question related calculation of road layer lengths using raster layer for land use regression. If raster layers are used instead of vector layer for calculation of land use area and road lengths, ...
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ArcGIS ModelBuilder pass arcpy.SetParameterAsText as input to next tool

I am trying to build a model which uses two simple scripts, Script A and Script B. I want to use arcpy.SetParameterAsText to set an output in script A, which is then used as an input in script B. In ...
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Clipping polygon layer into multiple polygons via model builder?

I have a huge polygon layer created from a raster, and over that I have a watershed shapefile. I need to run a land-use regression process on each individual watershed so I'd like to clip and export ...
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How to avoid or deal with “unable to save” errors within ModleBuilder ArcGIS (10.1)?

Do you have references to best practice, or examples where you have recovered Models or can you share your expertise on how to avoid the "Unable to save model " error within Model Builder. ...
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Is there maximum number of .DBFs that can be joined using ModelBuilder?

Is there a maximum number of .DBFs that can be joined using the Join Tool in ModelBuilder? I tried joining 480 .DBFs but results generated only 250 fields in the input table. Is this a glitch? I am ...
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how to load in_memory data as input for an ARCGIS 10.1 model?

I'm trying to run a model that gets stops from an in_memory workspace and creates a route with directions based on the route, here is what the model looks like: Problem is that the following error ...
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Do you use a proven workflow to edit and document ArcGIS ModelBuilder models?

Do you have any reference to best practice examples , or can you share your expertise on how to keep track of edits to ModelBuilder models , track changes between model/tool versions and maintain ...
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What factors would cause a Model to work on one PC but not on another PC (same ArcGIS v 10.1) (ModelBuilder)

Do you have specific expertise you could share of examples where an ArcGIS Modelbuilder has worked on one PC but not on another? Are there any issues between different Windows versions? There is a ...
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How to investigate ModelBuilder results in ArcGIS 10.2?

When executing a model, is there a way to view the geoprocessing results? When I visit the geoprocessing menu and results, nothing appears. Thanks in advance.
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How to Iterate through Bands of Raster using ArcGIS 10.1 ModelBuilder?

I have a large number of rasters with 3 bands (R,G,B). What I want to do is add all 3 bands of each raster together to end up with a single band image with the summed R,G,B values in each pixel but ...
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Clipping multipart polygons iteratively

I have a shapefile of buffers (n=10) and a shapefile of watersheds (n=10). Both shapefile contain overlapping features. I would like to clip each watershed feature with it's corresponding buffer, ...
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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 Pro have (better) ModelBuilder?

An earlier Q&A provided some reassurance that ArcPy code would have re-use value with ArcGIS Pro: ArcGIS Professional Extensibility. Here are our current thoughts about extensibility for ...
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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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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 ...