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

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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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Loading data from shapefiles into specific feature classes

I am trying to bulk load a collection of shapefiles into empty feature classes in ArcMap 10.2. The issue here is that the names of the shapefiles and the feature classes need to match up. Is there ...
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How to Create File Geodatabase in home folder OR get it to ask (using model builder)

Im using Model Builder to try and create a GDB with 3 Datasets. I would like the GDB to either be placed within the folder that the .mxd is saved, or I'd like a prompt, for where to save it. Can ...
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Iterate with sub model iteration

I have a model within a model. Each model has an iterator. The sub model has a iterate feature class instance and the main model has an iterate row selection. I need for each feature class a field ...
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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 ...
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Copy Features (Data Management) and replace the new features

I am wondering if there is a method to copy and replace features from a source file geodatabase to destination geodatabase that have the same features name. example : if i have a file named ( A.gdb) ...
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How to export a set of layers into multiple PDF(orAI)files, one layer at a time?

I am completely NEW to PYTHON(only took a 3-hr entry course in ESRI tutorial. I have a dataset contains files named as "1_A, 1_B, 1_C....12_A,12_B, 12_c,....200_A, 200_B, 200_C..etc." I need to export ...
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Join only if one line line intersects buffer. Do not if two

I've got a road network (line features) and a trip of GPS-Points. I want to join attributes from the road network to every point. So for each point i create a buffer. If the buffer intersects with a ...
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How to select top 10 records in an attribute table

I am using Modelbuilder in Arcmap 10.2 to try and find a way to select the first 10 records sorted by Category and then by Distance. For example, my table has 100 banks and 100 churches, which is the ...
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Using ModelBuilder to replicate series of tasks without deleting output features first?

I am calling a number of files that I want to clip etc in ModelBuilder which clips data and sends it to a specific feature class. I want to re-run that same process for which I have converted the ...
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Why is Model Builder not outputting my Make Feature Layer results?

This model is giving me some trouble. When I run it the is not input into the map and when I do add the data in it is not clipped to the boundary. Any ideas? I have add model to map check in ...
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ModelBuilder and Delete fields

I like to know if there is a solution to the following problem. I currently have a simple ModelBuilder workflow in which includes a list of shapefiles being copied. Within the workflow, once copied, I ...
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Is there a way to execute tools based on the names of feature classes or raster names?

I would like to execute Zonal statistics as a table on two different raster layers that share a common element in their name. For example: one layer is called x_1980, and another layer is called ...
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Use value of Field in Calculation in Modelbilder

In Modelbuilder I have set up a model, where in one step I do a "Calculate Field" like "round((!OID!-1- %MyField% /15)/452,1)+1" . For the calculation i use the value of %MyField%, which actually is ...
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Field parameter in Modelbuilder - empty?

I have built a model, as input parameter I have a 2 parameters: a Feature Layer and a Field But when I run the model, the Field-Parameter has no values to select. How can I tell the model builder, ...
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ArcGIS model builder interpolator [closed]

Has anyone built a model in model builder that would take an input shape file join to a text file or excel table and interpolate the points using kriging as well as clipping the output raster to a ...
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How to allow the user to place a point as input for a geoprocessing model?

Is there an analogue to Esri's "Feature Set" in QGIS modeller. I am interested in creating a model that allows the user to place a point feature on a map as an input variable for a geoprocessing ...
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Looping through subsets and spatial-join to single output

I have two feature class files, point file and polyline file and would like to spatially join pairs by looping/iterating based on a conditional IF statement. The resulting pairs would then be loaded ...
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Modelbuilder Iteration with Intersect Tool

I am trying to create a model that will select each feature within a feature class, then perform an intersect between that selection and another layer. The model setup seems rather straightforward, ...
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Calculate field in model builder using file name

I have browsed answers to similar questions but I still cant figure it out. I have created a new field called "namemonyr" in all of 646 shapefiles. I now want to populate that field using ...
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Reclassify raster value

I'm curious if anyone has been able to change one individual value in a raster file? I'm using Arc 10.2 and trying to change the value 99 to -2 for 144 files using model builder. So far, I've only ...
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How can I add the ArcScene Extrusion option (Layer Properties) to the ModelBuilder

I have a feature class with points (X,Y,Height). I want to extrude these points to a height of zero and make lines of them. Can this be done within the ModelBuilder?
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Refreshing attribute table using Arcgis model builder

i had a question before about "Calling an ad-hoc model with vb.net". i traced down the problem and i found that when using personal geodatabase, after joining a field to a fc; field calculator does ...
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ArcGIS scratch directories

Assuming I start ArcGIS 8 times on my PC. One for each processor on my PC. Now lets say I run similar but slightly different models in each ArcGIS. Lets say reclass, zonal stats, or math. Now assume ...
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Reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder

How do I reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder when each raster has its own unique values? For example, when you create a model in ModelBuilder and you add the Reclassify tool you may want to ...
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Calling an ad-hoc model with vb.net

i have built my own model with arcgis modelbuilder and developed an addin for calling it. although calling the model using the fc located in file geodatabase works fine, same is not working for ...
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Modelbuilder Iterator on Table

Will the ESRI ModelBuilder 10.1 iterator select a value from field in a filegeodatabase table? If so then can this be joined to a feature class and exported or copied? I am working with property ...
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Does ModelBuilder have Iterate Field Values bug when model run without being in Edit mode?

I think I may have found a ModelBuilder bug. Would it be possible for someone to try and follow my procedure to see if they agree, and if so, to try and suggest a workaround that still uses ...
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Need to select and delete features in ModelBuilder

I'm new to ModelBuilder and I'm planning to take some class of it, but in the meantime I have a project with a relative easy task. The high-level plan of this project is: Load shapefile into ...
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When to use ModelBuilder over Python scripting and vice versa?

I am new to Python scripting in ArcGIS but not new to ModelBuilder. I would like to know the benefits of Python vs ModelBuilder. When should we write Python script for GIS automation rather than ...
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How to clip a Oracle query layer directly in a Python script?

I have a query layer directly running from ORACLE database in a MXD. I want to clip this layer with a layer being created in another MXD in a Python based tool. My question is to do this clip ...
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How to use raster calculator in ModelBuilder to batch reclassify hundreds of rasters?

I'm not sure what the problem is here. I'm attempting to use iterate by raster to feed all the files through a simple map algebra expression (I'm looking at data that indicates probability of ...
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Updating and exporting XY positions in UTM and WGS84 to spreadsheet using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

On a daily basis I'm editing the geographic positions of various points of a shapefile (corner_XY.shp) by dragging them on my map. When this editing task is done I'm updating the points coordinates in ...
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Using checkbox on ModelBuilder tool to control adding to data frame?

I have a geodatabase feature class and every day I want to automate the loading of my feature class into a data frame of my map. At present in my model (below) I add into my data frame the ...
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Create fishnet with row Iterator: fishnet extent does not update to reflect each row feature

I'm a writing about a geoprocess that I can do on an individual basis but for some confounding reason am unable to do with the row iterator in Model Builder. Given that I want to repeat the same ...
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add feature class by a Checkbox python

sorry for the changes but this is the overview of my problem I'm using 10.2.2 arcgis I have a geodatabase that every day enter new feature class I want to create a tool that lists all the feature ...
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Iterate Row Selection takes too much of the model into ModelBuilder loop?

I am a little stuck with a relatively simple model. What I want: 1) Create a table "results". 2) Loop over "Points". 3) Do some buffer and counting 4) Put the results (OBJECTID and count) into ...
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Can concurrent processes be run in a single model?

In model builder (for Arc GIS 10) is it possible to run two or more geoprocessing operations concurrently? For example I have to run repair geometry on 2 files and then merge them. Currently it ...
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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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Add checkbox python tool

I'm using 10.2.2 arcgis I have the following script import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument ("CURRENT") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd, "Layers")[0] addLayer = ...
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ModelBuilder Iterate Row Selection & Variable Expected Fields in Summary Statistics

I have a model using a Iterate Row Selection. The inline variable produced by the iterator is used in the SQL expression of a Table Select tool. Note that this Table Select tool does not use the ...
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Using field variable to calculate values in ModelBuilder?

I am using ModelBuilder and trying to get a user defined field from a user defined polygon. From this, I want to later populate a different field with calculated values in a model. Is there a way ...
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Naming naming output files where original file name retained without file extension using ModelBuilder iteration?

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 ...
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how to batch reclassify rasters with percents range

Using Model Builder I need to reclassify slope rasters with percents range value. I have read and ask here batch reclassify rasters with different elevation ranges, but I still need more explanation. ...
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Error 000666, does not have OID with Locate Features Along Route in ModelBuilder

I'm trying to take a bunch of point data and determine what points of surveyed lines are closest to each point. To this end I have put together a model that loops through the line features and in ...
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Referencing fields in code block of Field Calculator in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to use values from a field to fill a new field with a truncated version. The 'str.rindex' function is working out well, but I can't seem to figure out how I'm supposed to reference the ...
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Solution to “Error 000918: Cannot retrieve feature class extent”?

I have an ArcGIS model where I merge two multipoint feature classes, Then I would like to use "Point to Raster" on it. Cell extent is specified through the input DEM which all data derives from. It ...
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Creating flat end type polylineline buffer in model without ArcGIS advanced

I have a polyline split into many short segments and would like to create a flat end buffer for each individual segment (not "dissolve" them all into one feature). Is there any way to do this in an ...
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How to make zonal statistics model more efficient?

I've made this model, to assess some 500-600 rasters for one area, and spit out one huge table. So far, when testing it with 20-30 rasters as inputs it works, but now that I put in the full amount its ...
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How to list attributes in a field using Python?

I'm using ArcGis 10.2.2 and I'm creating a model in ModelBuilder. I want to know how I can list the attributes of a field and then make a selection for each unique attribute using Python. I have a ...