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 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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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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“All the inputs are not current” after Precondition = false in Model Builder

I am using an Iterator to Iterate through a list of Strings for Feature Selection/Aggregation/Count. There is the possibility that no Features are aggregated. In this case, I want the iterator to go ...
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Making tool in arcmap by using modelbuilder or python

I am trying to making one tool by using python. For that I already make GUI. In that i have 5 inputs. These 5 inputs are feature layers(shape files). Now I make another option field. It is multiple ...
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Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?

I`m running a simple model in ArcMap 10.2, which makes my ArcMap crashing (closing and then an error message pops in saying that ArcMap has encountered a serious error, and there is an option to ...
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Concatenate Multiple String Fields and Convert to Date field using ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm Working in Model builder using the calculate value tool. I have three columns - SignatureDay, SignatureMonth, SignatureYear - All three are string data types and all consist of just numbers for ...
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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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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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Buffer Problems While Using Model Builder

I've created a model that is supposed to allow a user to select an area of road and will then highlight the attributes within a user-specified buffer distance from the selected area. This is what I've ...
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ModelBuilder Tool produces different results when using Run Button and running as a tool

I found out that I can run a tool I created in ModelBuilder by clicking the run button after clicking to edit the tool. However, it doesn't produce the same results if I run the tool after clicking on ...
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How to clear in_memory workspace within ModelBuilder?

I have been using in_memory workspace within ArcGIS 10.1 ModelBuilder as part of a workflow to mosaic and clip raster datasets to study area bounds (Figure 1). The model runs fine the first round but ...
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How to intersect two geodatabases in ModelBuilder?

Trying to intersect features from two file geodatabases in model builder. However, the databases can not be connected to the intersect as input features. Second opting - put all features into one ...
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Changing dialog appearance (labels, etc) of tool made in ModelBuilder?

For this tool I've created, I would like to change how the user would see the things they can choose. This is the tool in ModelBuilder: And this is what the user sees when they click on the tool: ...
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Creating Automated Upload Script

I have a bit of a complex scenario that I'm unsure how to put together into one model or script file. What I'm doing is creating service definition files then uploading these SD files to a server. ...
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Iterate Through Folders within Folders

I am having some trouble creating a model that will iterate through folders and subfolders. I want to be able to have the top level folder as a parameter and then have the code go through each of the ...
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GPServer does not understand %VARIABLE% sintax

I'm creating a model in order to publish it as a geoprocessing service. The model runs successfull in ArcMap but it crashes when I run the published GPService. The model has a parameter called FUSO, ...
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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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Add field to feature class by location

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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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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How to validate Personal Geodatabase against XML schema?

Is there a tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder which can validate a personal geodatabase and an XML schema to give out an report saying if the gdb is validated or not?
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Order/Sorting of Iterate Field Values (ModelBuilder)

I am using Iterate Field Values to Iterate my Model through a list of Strings (DBF-File). However, the Field Values-Iterator will always sort my Field by alphabet (ascending). It does not matter how ...
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Tool to delete all data from a shapefile

I am looking for a tool that deletes the data in the shapefile, and then copy and pastes all the features from a layer into the blank layer. We get updates to our layer from a separate organization, ...
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Model Builder - Integrating Select by Location and Buffer

So I'm trying to create a model tool in ArcGIS 10.1 that will integrate select by location and buffer. These are the features that the user is supposed to be able to choose: Select Layer by ...
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Model Builder - Using Only Certain Fields

I have to use ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1 to create a mix of two tools: buffer and select by location. However, I'm supposed to let the user only enter certain information, and have other fields be ...
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Add Field, Calculate Field within Model Builder

I have two questions regarding Model Builder. I have a point layer with Crop Yield values. I need to Add Field called "Count", then do a Calculate Field, Count = 1. The problem that I'm running into ...
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Iterators in ModelBuilder?

I want to iterate over data for every state and do a spatial join against a set of coords. I've created a model to do this using a Feature Class Iterator. Unfortunately, the iterator is only running ...
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Modelbuilder Workspaces: Defaults to a folder, would like it to be a geodatabase

I'm having an issue with modelbuilder workspaces. I have created a simple model to clip a raster, run focal statistics on it, and create contours. I have a workspace variable as an input. If I run the ...
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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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How to remove LayerName.FieldName join format in model builder?

I am running a join in model builder based on a calculated field in a geodatabase table and a created layer. After the join I am selecting features and copying selection to a new Shapefile. My ...
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On-The-Fly ModelBuilding

I am wondering to change and alter a model on the fly. I have a whole process( model for the rest is done) that relies on different settings for buffers, and what I am trying to do is after I am not ...
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Configure Geoprocessing Service after publishing?

I want to use some variables in a geoprocessing service like a URL, that should be configurable from the arcgis ardmin or manager. Is it possible have a tool input, which value will be specified by ...
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Fastest method to join a lot of tables

i have a lot of feature class (see figure 1) the objective is to create one feature class that combines the attribute table (especially one field) of each feature class the attribute table of each ...
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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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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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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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Make user-defined feature set stops first and last in sequence using ArcGIS ModelBuilder and Network Analyst?

I have about 800 stops, in 26 category groups (A to Z). Each category group represents a 'run' or 'route'. What I want my model to do is allow the user to define (by clicking on the map) a start and ...
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Model Builder Iterator

I split sections of a roads on a map using polygons and now I would like to dissolve the roads within those polygons, but I only want to dissolve rows that have the same road name. (Roads are lines). ...
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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 calculate multiple variables with precondition

I want to do multiple "calculate values" in ModelBuilder. To make it simple let´s take only 2 simple calculations: 1) calculate sine from angle to variable "MySinus" 2) use this value in a second ...
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Using If precondition is false, continue iterating next input in ModelBuilder?

I've built a model in modelbuilder but cannot find an answer to this problem. Please help if you can. Firstly I have an 'iterate feature class' tool drawing inputs out of a folder and then selecting ...
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Field Calculator issue in ModelBuilder?

I'm trying to populate a field (AVO) using this statement AVO = dim avo if [join] = 1 then AVO = "YES" It works if I do it in ArcMap but it doesn't when I use the same syntax in ModelBuilder.
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Creating series of dialog boxes for parameter variables in sub-models of ModelBuilder?

I'm working on a model to automatically generate ideal routes for mail delivery. The first thing it needs to do is ask the user whether he/she is doing a full route or a partial route. Then, it should ...
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Can I use GPdataFile in modelbuilder so as to use a user uploaded shapefile as input to a ModelBuilder tool?

Considering that I have managed to upload a data file like a shapefile on a geoprocessing service. How can I handle it inside of ModelBuilder. For Example I would like to use the shapefile I have ...
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Using a Join then Expression in ModelBuilder, no data coming up?

Have a model that converts an excel table to a geodatabase table and converts a shapefile to a layer. Then joins the geodatabase table and layer together. After the join I want to create a new layer ...
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Dissolving lines using iterate feature class (model builder)

I was wondering how I would build the model in order to dissolve multiple lines at once using the iterator. I have polygons over a line network that is supposed to represent roads, and I want to ...
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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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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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How to fix incorrect displaying of icons in model from ModelBuilder of ArcGIS 10.1?

Something weird happened with icons in my model. They are displaying incorrectly as you can see here . In other models all is just fine.
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Modelbuilder Join

Trying to do an iterate with a join to a table to create a new feature class. The output has the spatial data but with none of the fields of the join making it. I think that I have the problem ...
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Training course for Fixing Data Sources

Is there any good training course or literature that pays some attention to automated processes for fixing map documents' data sources? Esri's little documentation on it is not helpful enough for me.