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

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Invalid value for Sub layer?

I am getting exactly this error when trying to add locations to a service area within ModelBuilder. However, the symptoms mentioned in that link relate to my tool being called from a differing ...
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Predefined reports using ModelBuilder? [on hold]

I am new in ArcGIS and I am trying to use ModelBuilder. I want to generate predefined reports using some existing features. Some of the features are related. So i want to use only one field from ...
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ModelBuilder Feedback variable used with CON produces Error 000670 when run from ArcToolbox Menu?

I am using a ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.2 to extrapolate the cell's value of a raster in the NoData parts, using a Feedback Variable as Input (in red). The process applies Focal Statistic in NoData ...
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Make a group layer in ModelBuilder

I've got a model that iterates through a whole bunch of files and creates layers from certain of those files. I'm trying to put together another tool that will group the produced layer files, but I ...
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ArcGIS model builder - make query layer with query parameters from generated values

What I want to do: I want to join a realationship table (same database, not in sde) to a sde feature class to distplay only needed features. This has to be done multiple times according to every row ...
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ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running a Model

We have a feature class "A" with features that are modified by our users on a daily basis. One attribute is the "Date of Modification" that is being written for each edit done on a feature. We have ...
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How to use iterate in model builder to create multiple layers (named by date) from a date field?

I have a input layer which has a date field. I want to automate creating files by the date. I want to use the iterate tool in model builder but all the examples I find are way to elaborate for this ...
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How to introduce excel file in modelbuilder

I want to make a model with some excel tables that I have with coordinates and another parameter. I need to "transform" that tables in point shapefiles but I don't know how to do that in Modelbuilder, ...
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How can I find internal overlaps in my polygon feature class ideally via modelbuilder tools?

I have a polygon layer containing "depth curves" for the making of a skin of earth kind of map. I want to check whether or not my feature class contain any overlaps internally between these polygons. ...
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Clip Point Features to Polygons with Model Builder/ArcPy

Here is the context of my question: I have point features for about 2000 individual trees spread throughout 50 different tree districts. The tree districts are polygons in a polygon feature class and ...
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If statement problem in Field Calculator - Arcgis

I have a field entitled "Lung_lunc". It contains some "0" values and the rest are values > 0. I want to turn those "0" values, into "0.0001". I have added a new field: "Lung_lunca", and I want to use ...
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Command syntax in ArcGIS python script

I'm in the process of learning to use python to automate some tasks in ArcGIS, and while I've done a couple of on line courses about python I'm still learning to use it within ArcGIS. I've had some ...
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How to use the math tool (“times”) in ArcGIS modelbuilder to multiply two raster sets while using an iterator?

I have two sets of rasters (in the same gdb), representing "loss" and "forestmask". I would like to multiply each forestmask raster (value 1 = forest) with its corresponding loss raster (value ...
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Making Python Add-In using tools built in ModelBuilder?

I have made a set of tools in a toolbox using ArcGIS 10.2 using the model builder. I would like to distribute them as a tool bar, and so created a ArcGIS Python Add-In I was hoping that I could ...
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Changing the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of geoprocessing tools in a model in one go,

Changing the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of geoprocessing tools in a model in one go, I couldn’t figure out the best way to change the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of ...
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Field Mapping not recognizing fields in VRP?

I have created a VRP using Model Builder. Everything looks to be working fine other than the "load location" for Orders. Depots and Routes are directly called so they were fine, however Orders were ...
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“Select layer by location” tool - input feature layer Error

I am trying to use the "Select layer by location" tool, in Model Builder, ArcGis. This tools has 2 input files: "Input Feature Layer" and "Selecting Features". I cannot connect the "Input Feature ...
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ArcGIS model builder: How to reclassify 16,000+ rasters and do weighted sums on these rasters per year?

I've been trying to build a model in model builder (ArcGIS 10.1) which can do the following task: I have a folder full of ca. 16,000 raster files (.asc) representing mean temperatures for each day ...
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create multiple maps

I am using Arcmap 10.2 and I am working with the modelbuilder. Now I would like to create multiple maps from a single layer file, but also use an inset map and background map. The thing is that the ...
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Assigning Default Value Using ModelBuilder?

Task: add several new fields to a feature class table and assign a default value to one of the fields. Software/Environment: Using ArcMap 10.2 (Advanced License) and Python 2.7. Data is stored in ...
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Import addresses from an Excel file via Python for route optimisation

relative newbie here. Apologies if this is very obvious or basic! I have created a route optimisation model through ArcGIS modelbuilder, then exported the Python script. Within the model I had a ...
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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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How to use Snap tool with iterator in ModelBuilder?

I have a folder containing large number of shapefiles that I would like to snap to a surrounding buffer. I need to snap UK district boundaries to 500m buffer around coastline. I have produced 200m ...
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Iterate origins and destinations in Modelbuilder for OD cost matrix analysis

Update: I changed my model, so I can iterate feature classes. My starting point is a gdb full of shapefiles of students (leerlingen), and another gdb full a shapefiles of school. leerling shapefile XX ...
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Interrupting ModelBuilder between two processes?

I am using a model builder to create a tool that uses a DEM to create contour lines. Then I want to select, on screen, one of the contour lines to use it as an input parameter for the clip tool to ...
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Iterating through columns in table using ModelBuilder?

I am unable to find any info on how to use ModelBuilder to run a certain spatial analysis function on each column in a table. I have a table to sample locations and at each location there are a ...
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Relative paths not working in model builder

I checked "Store relative path names" in my model, but ArcGIS seems to ignore the settings - the paths are always the same as on my computer. Plus, the "Store relative path names" unchecks ...
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ArcGIS Model isn't accepting my SQL Query

I'm running a model that breaks a dataset into several dbf tables based on a query. However, only half of the query is being honored. The PopDenZone field is not being accepted and I am getting other ...
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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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if-else logic expression in field calculator

I want to calculate the value of a new field using an if-else condition with field calculator in modelbuilder. Want I want to do is as follows: if my new field is empty, then use the expression ...
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Cause of ERROR 000539: Error running expression?

The following errors in ArcMap are preventing me from moving forward: 1) In Raster Calculator using "Aspect": "%DEM_Aspect%" <= 90 or "%DEM_Aspect%" >= 270 ERROR 000539: Error running ...
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How to stop and then start a map service using the model builder

Is it possible to stop a map service using a geoprocessing tool in the model builder ? If not How can I stop a map service using a model builder ?
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Setting single output location for multiple files in ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in ModelBuilder. The first step is for the user to specify the location of the File Geodatabase that all the outputs will be saved in. What I want is for all the outputs (from ...
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Iterate NetCDF with model builder ArcMap 10.2

I am building a model to batch convert NetCDF to raster. I don't know how to use file iteration here, the netCDF files are not accepted as input in the iteration. If I use a single input file the ...
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How to rename multiple rasters with modelbuilder

I have 101 raster images stacked inside a folder. The Rasters are of arcinfo grid type (*.asc) while having a long string name 'NW2D_T100_05_base_depthXXX.asc' where XXX ranges from 000 to 100. What ...
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Workspace or data source is read only

I am using ModelBuilder in ArcCatalog 10.1 to convert an ASCII files to TIFF and add spatial reference. I have hundreds of files to convert so I'm using the Iterators. After doing 10-20 files ...
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How to output same name as input using Copy Features in ModelBuilder?

I am using ModelBuilder to iterate Closest Facility analysis for every building at an archaeological site (OD Cost Matrix is not what I need--I need the geometry output, not just a cost matrix table). ...
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Creating model to copy feature classes from ArcSDE to FIle Geodatabase?

I am trying to create a model in ArcGIS that copies the feature classes which are stored in SDE geodatabase “SQL” to file geodatabase “in order to sync my SDE data to FGDB“, here what is the best ...
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Get country statistics using Iterate Feature Selection in ModelBuilder

I'm using night light data from the NOAA and I want to generate statistics on luminosity for each country, ie what is the mean pixel value for a country. I have been following this guide: ...
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is it possible to export map as png without having the webmap JSON?

I want to export the image of a map from a page that I don't have a map available. In other words I need to call a service where I will provide the definition expression of a feature layer, retrieve ...
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Iterate incidents for closest facility analysis (Network Analyst) using ModelBuilder?

I have created a model for closest facility analysis (with help from folks on this forum, thx). Now I would like to add an iterator to it. Specifically, I need to iterate through 448 "Incidents" (the ...
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Extending buffer zone

I am working in ArcMap 10.2 (and Modelbuilder) and I would like to solve the following problem: I have Buffer A (single part) and Buffer B (multipart). I would like to extend Buffer A with Buffer B ...
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Geoprocessing tool output with name?

I am working on Geoprocessing tools and after completing it my tool output is provided as a shapefile with a tool name. Could you please tell me how to provide the output file with a tool name?
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Using ModelBuilder for closest facility analysis in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I am building a model to iterate closest facility analysis for every building at an archaeological site, with the goal of generating a from-everywhere, to-everywhere aggregate traffic map. I have run ...
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Using ModelBuilder to Iterate and extract subdatasets with in hdf file and project subdatasets?

I have a large file of n-files. I am interested in using the model builder within GIS to extract subdataset fields within a Modis hdf file. I am particularly interested in extracting Aerosol data ...
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Applying version control to ArcGIS Models

Version control is an indispensable tool for software development, allowing one to reliably and cleanly step back in time to the last time X did it's job exactly right, or to see what changed between ...
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Dynamically drawing a polygon around another shapefile, ArcGIS 10.2

Let's say I have a vegetation raster that indicates the density of forest all over the world. I also have a shapefile that contains the admin boundaries of each country in the world. The easy part is ...
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Layer symbology is not applied in layer to KMZ

I have created a tool in modelbuilder. I use the make feature layer tool to create my layer. I right click on the layer and select a symbology. I run my tool and I can see that my symbology is applied ...
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Making second parameter of model (ModelBuilder) to be optional?

I have built a model to create file structure for a feature class input, basically, it creates a database, then a dataset, selects by attribute, exports data, names feature class, puts it all in the ...
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Iterate Workspaces in Modelbuilder not executing all tools

I have a folder which contains a number of file gdbs. These gdbs all have the same structure i.e. a feature dataset FD_1 and several feature classes within the dataset (the two I am interested in are ...