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

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Shapefile to File Geodatabase Migration using ModelBuilder?

I have internal client requiring an automated process, hence ModelBuilder, that creates a new feature class (user will need to name before run time) with attribute table based on a feature class used ...
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File iterator in ModelBuilder does not work correctly when passing variable input folder? [closed]

In ArcGIS ModelBuilder, I am trying to iterate over some ascii files (my_ascii.asc) in a folder (c:\my_folder) and converting them from ascii to raster. This works fine if I do it as shown below. ...
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How do I create a polygon based on a single point?

I have been given a large spreadsheet of sample data where each point coordinate represents the end of the sampling extent. I am tasked to represent these points as a sampling extent of 100' x 8' with ...
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Combining calculate geometry with summary statistics in ModelBuilder?

I have a shapefile with polygons of areas and I want to calculate the total number of hectares. Because my shapefile did not have an attribute of the area I added the function for calculating ...
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Repeat only part of model with a while loop

The first part of my model isolates roads in a jurisdiction and then the second part of my model selects the roads in the jurisdiction that are greater than 500m and splits them. I've input a while ...
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Using Calculate Field to determine if any segment is greater than a certain length in ModelBuilder

I have a model that isolates a place's road network based on my input of the place's name. What I need to determine is if any of the road segments in the network are greater than 500m. To do so I've ...
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Extruding Height in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to create a ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Pro to convert KML files to Multipatch. The steps: KML to Layer tool I select the layer and in the Appearance contextual tabs, I will extrude the ...
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How to export column values for input into contour List using modelbuilder

I am relatively new to modelbuilder and I need some help with attribute querying and exporting. I am using modelbuilder in arcgis 10.2 and I need to find out if there is a way of exporting the values ...
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Iterating polygon creation in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have contour lines in a feature class. I covert the closed lines into polygons using the 'Feature to Polygon' tool. With this method I get concentric stripes, but I need the area of each area ...
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Why is Iterate Field Values starting with 1 in ModelBuilder?

I have a set of States in the US and for each one I want to perform a set of tasks within ModelBuilder. When I type the state as a string parameter the model runs fine but I have to type in the State, ...
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Passing a file into ModelBuilder based on user input string

What I need to do is pass a string into my model to tell it to look in a certain file for a State's road network kind of like this: ...
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Custom Geoprocessing messages/progress indicator Arcgis 10.2 Modelbuilder?

I was wondering if anyone knew a way of customizing the progress indicator for tool developed in Arcgis's model builder. I have a complicated tool, which uses a feature selection iterator, and I would ...
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Iterate - Raster Calculator - 8 Day MODIS LST to Monthly Avg

I have 8-day MODIS Land Surface Temperature data from 2009-2013. I have used Model Builder to extract the LST_day and LST_Night Subdatasets (in different model runs). What I am attempting to do next ...
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Adding output parameter to Python script tool?

How do you add an output parameter in a python script in a toolbox?
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Programmatically create three mxd's [closed]

Quite often I have to create 3 different exhibits for the same project and it can get quite tedious, I was wondering if there was a way using python, modelbuilder, etc. to do this programmatically. ...
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JSON To Features tool does not obey symbology?

I am using the JSON to features tool in the ArcMap conversion toolbox and i cannot seem to get the symbology right. This JSON i am using is a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer which i have written to a .json ...
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Find the “direction” of a line

I have a set of transportation analysis zones, and a set of shorted path polyline features connecting the centroids of each zone. There are two line features between each zone, one for each ...
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Iterating Select By Location in ModelBuilder?

I need to do exactly what the help topic http://resources.arcgis.com/EN/HELP/MAIN/10.1/index.html#/Select_By_Location_Select_based_on_spatial_relationship_within_the_layer/0017000000tr000000/ says can ...
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Output location in ModelBuilder?

I am creating a model where the first step is creating a geodatabase with location and name set as parameters. After that I created another step (Table to Table) to import a single table to the ...
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Batch Convert Folder of Shapefiles to KML / KMZ

I am looking to convert a folder with multiple shapefiles (over 100) to KML/KMZ files. I am sure I can build a model in ArcGIS to do this conversion but I am unsure on the iteration I should use. I ...
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Excel to Table tool not receiving correct input in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have created a model that merges several shapefiles and then exports the table to excel. However, the second time I run the model it says that the input to the 'excel to table' tool is not ...
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Script Error when trying to run Buffer tool [closed]

I am trying to create a model and run the buffer tool in the model. When I try to set open "buffer" in the model to set parameters I get this: I am running Windows 7 on a Lenovo W541, ARCMap ...
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Looping output as new input many times (50+) in ModelBuilder?

I want to run focal statistics on a raster, then run focal statistics (same configuration/setup as the first focal stat.) again on the output, and again on the new output, and again, and again. ...
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Run entire model or validate with open model

I am creating Network Analyst tools for people who are very light users and need things to basically be buttons. Because of the way we use GIS this can't be done in a web application or any light form ...
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Raster Calculator Iteration in ModelBuilder?

I have a large number of rasters and I want to add 1 to each of them (e.g. each raster's values currently range from 0 to 1, and I want to make them range from 1 to 2). I believe ModelBuilder, using ...
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Spatial Join - Grid Containing Points, Display Highest Value Only

Sorry if this has been answered--I couldn't find anything specific to my question, however. I have a polygon grid layer and a point layer which contains numerical values (1-4) I want to use a ...
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Creating polygon from visible map extent using ModelBuilder?

Is there a way to create a polygon using the visible extent of a data frame in ModelBuilder? I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0.
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Converting multiple GPX to SHP files using ModelBuilder in ArcMap

I usually use the "GPX To Featuers" tool to import tracks from my Garmin GPS device into ArcMap. Now I have a folder which contains around 50 GPX files which I want to convert to SHP files in one go. ...
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Extracting a Feature Class' Name, and Adding It to a Field

I'm building a bike network dataset based on an existing street network. Each bike lane/route/path has a unique ID number (assigned by our engineering deparment) that must be included in a separate ID ...
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Build ArcGIS Model to Select by Location (Within a Distance) and Export to KML with an Iteration

I have a parcel shapefile and point data. I need to select parcels within 0.5 miles of each point and export that data to KML then repeat the set of each point (Iteration). The KML also needs to be ...
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Variable Expression In ArcGIS

I am creating many models doing many tasks. Basically, the first model will join 2 tables and the steps are as follow: make table view for each table, then add join for, then it will copy the rows for ...
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Using ModelBuilder to analyze pole inspection data?

I work for an electric company and am looking to do some analyzing on some pole (point) inspection data. I have some lines that are part of a geometric network and some points that are not part of the ...
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Using “While” iterator in ModelBuilder

I can't find examples of the "While" iterator being used other than this: Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder with a "While" Iterator Are there links to any other examples available? For my ...
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Using iterators to simplify model in ModelBuilder?

I'm relatively new to automating processes with ArcGIS. The overall goal of the model is to first isolate the road network of a user input town/city from a state/provincial road network file and then ...
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Implementing Trace Geometric Network into Model Builder

I would like to use Trace Geometric Network in model builder with the option to have a model parameter for the flags (like the flags I add from Utility Network Analyst Toolbar) and return the results ...
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Excluding Specific Feature classes from ModelBuilder iteration?

I am creating a model the will iterate through the feature classes in the dataset. It will select attributes from each feature class, the only issue is, two of the feature classes will cause a break ...
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Manually collecting data in ModelBuilder?

I'm not sure how to phrase my question in the title. Currently I'm trying to build a model for automatic watershed delineation. the ppt.shp (snap pour point) cannot be determined until flow ...
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Validating data in model builder

I have FGDB with points feature classes that I want to convert to lines using using a ready-made script called TrackBuilder. I am using model builder: When I populate the Track Builder script tool ...
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Reference file paths stored as attributes in Model Builder

I'm trying to design a model in Model Builder that will derive input files for a process from file paths stored in an index shapefile's attribute field. The two datasets involved are a shapefile ...
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Clipping only overlapping datasets using Iterator function in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I've create a geodatabase with about 100 feature classes for my home province. I want to be able to specify a project extent and clip the feature classes to that extent and save into a new ...
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Why does closing and re-opening ArcCatalog before running an ArcGIS modelbuilder model improve stability and can this be replicated in the model?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and ModelBuilder. I have a set of models that work and have been tested. I notice that if I run through the models one after another the open dialogue becomes very slow to ...
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Using Iterate Feature Selection export features to new feature class with unique names

I'm trying to use ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.2 to select features from a large data set (>30,000 features) based on a value in the field "Route" and have those selected features export to a file ...
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ArcGIS Tool to Delete only Geodatabase content (feature classes, tables, etc)?

Situation: Need to add a Tool to my ModelBuider to Delete only the content from an Enterprise (SDE) Geodatabase (containing features classes, tables, relationship classes). Tool "Delete" (from ...
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Iterate through domain names and delete domains using ModelBuilder?

I have a list of unused/unassigned domains in table format. It's actually a table inside a GDB. I want to build a model that iterates through this table and deletes the domain. Is this possible with ...
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Spatial Join with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a bigger model done with ModelBuilder. In the end I want to make a spatial join of a polygon (target) with points (join) (see figure below). The model runs with any error or warning message, ...
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how I can get raster calculator select files with similar names?

The idea is to select raster files with parts of similar name, for example: Filenames (in between many others raster with other names, but in the same folder): 28feb11evs 28feb11evv 28feb11pr ...
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Iterate Row Selection Using Current Selection ArcMap 10.2 ModelBuilder

I am trying to make a model using Iterate Row Selection. I have a buffer shapefile and a line shapefile. Ideally I would like for the model to loop through the buffer shapefile and select each row one ...
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Linking Statistics Type with Calculate Field after Table Join using ModelBuilder?

I am attempting to build a model using ModelBuilder in which there is a zone statistics tool being run iteratively for a set of rasters. The input is a blank template table that contains the number ...
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ArcGIS Modelbuilder: Adding data to table of contens (Add to display) after my model and submodels have run does not seem to work correctly

I need help with adding my outputted data to the ArcMap display (the table of contents - TOC) after my model has run in ArcGIS 10.3. In one of my submodels an iteration is executed and an analysis is ...
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Exporting Selected By Attribute To Shapefile In ModelBuilder?

we can do a selection by "select by Attribute" and using RtClick on layer --> Data-->Export Data-->Export Selected Features output the selected as .shp format file. Now I am trying to do this ...