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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
9 views

Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder in to Select By Attributes?

I have a file showing for each disaster, which provinces were affected. The number of provinces affected varies and their names or associated code varies as well. Example, if a flood in 2000 ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Calculating Setbacks of Parcel using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking for any guidance on how to calculate setbacks for a few parcels. I am using ArcGIS 10.3 I have a shapefile of a few land parcel. They have columns of Side_Setback, Front_Setback, and ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Selecting groups of files and iterating composite raster

I have a query regarding the best way to process the multispectral data I requested to be collected for my MSc study site. The data I am working with has been saved as single band tiffs, rather than ...
2
votes
2answers
62 views

Getting the number of records from a table in ArcGIS 10.3

How do you output the number of records in a table in ModelBuilder? I can open the table and see how many records are there but I want to tabulate the number of records available from a number of ...
56
votes
6answers
7k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Using ELIMINATE in ArcMap I Run “out of memory”

I created an apparently large dataset (> 800,000 features) by converting a tree height DEM into polygons. I used focal statistics to generalize the data for groups of trees of classified heights. ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Writing table view to disk (ArcGIS)

I am attempting to collapse three separate (non-spatial) tables with related records into one. I have used the Make Query Table tool to do this (I think) by joining them based on a shared field, ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How to collect values from iterated intersections, in ModelBuilder

I have a points feature class which I am intersecting with a number of polygon feature classes, one at a time (i.e. points AND polygons1, points AND polygons2, etc...). Each time I do an ...
4
votes
2answers
65 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

FME tester/testfilter equivalent for ModelBuilder?

I've made an FME workbench with a series of test filters that I want to replicate in ModelBuilder for Arc 10.2. Anyone know whether this can be done easily?
0
votes
1answer
25 views

ModelBuilder Iterator - how to change values and names respectively

I have a table (value.csv) with two fields (Expression, Name) that I would like to iterate through within a model. I want the model to iterate through a series of SQL expressions (e.g. Value > 1, ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Merge rule missing in ArcCatalog?

When trying to use the 'Merge' tool in ArcCatalog [EDIT (v. 10.3.1)], I am not seeing all of the merge rules- the options I can select are different than those outlined in the tool's 'About' section. ...
1
vote
2answers
535 views

Adding multiple feature classes from TOC as input by ModelBuilder?

I am tasked to create a tool using ModelBuilder. The tool requires input of multiple feature classes that are added in the Table of Contents of ArcMap. The user will then be able to select multiple ...
3
votes
1answer
278 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
263 views

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, ...
3
votes
0answers
30 views

How can Ripley's K Function output in ModelBuilder be used as the search radius for Kernel Density analysis?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 (Basic license). The first part of the model takes point data, runs it through Ripley's K Function tool, sorts the data in descending order by the DiffK column, and then ...
2
votes
2answers
40 views

Unexpected result using ModelBuilder in batch?

I am running a model which I created with ModelBuilder at 10.3. The model is supposed to make a selection by attribute on a feature layer, and use that layer to clip a raster. The model is working ...
2
votes
2answers
89 views

GIS - automate generate polygons

I have more than >100 shp files (each one contain points). I would like to make polygon around particular shp (scale is not necessary, should be zoomed). I have already printed them but it would be ...
0
votes
1answer
165 views

Using ModelBuilder to join table to shapefile in ArcMap?

I have more than 40 shapefiles and tables. I want to join the table of attribute of these shapefiles with related tables permanently. For small number of shapefiles and tables, I normally join ...
2
votes
2answers
32 views

Issues with Mosaic to New Raster in Modelbuilder

I have a large number of airphotos giving coverage of an area going back decades. - someone may have a smoother means to accomplish my goal here. I'm weak in Python sadly. I'm attempting to ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

“undo” pivot table with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a table in a geodatabase with an ID and a text field for each day of a week. The text fields contains 0 or 1 for monday, 0 or 2 for tuesday, and so on. One ID can have multiple day entries, so ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Using Model to define a group/range of numbers then populate a new field with the new definition

In one single table I have a rank in one field, and let's say I have rank 1 through 3 in one field and I want to define that group of rankings of 1,2 and 3 as having a score of '10', then ranks 4 ...
0
votes
2answers
232 views

Loading and publishing Shapefile using ModelBuilder and Map Service?

I have a shapefile which I am loading to a DB using Model developed under MyToolbox. At the same time, I would like to publish this as a Map Service in ArcGIS Server. Is there any way to create ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Calculating watershed using snap pour points?

I am trying to calculate a watershed layer and have followed instructions from this previous question: General steps to create watershed boundary I have combined all these steps and run it as one in ...
3
votes
4answers
191 views

How to create new feature classes from rows in a polygon feature class

I'm trying really hard here to get an arcpy equivalent for ARCGIS' ModelBuilder's Iterate Feature Selection. I need to export the individual polygon rows in a feature class as new feature classes. ...
4
votes
1answer
51 views

Making output table of Python script tool be intermediate file to another model?

I have created a Python script tool using ArcPy. It has a File Geodatabase Table as output. I want to add the script to a new Model in ModelBuilder in ArcMap. The Table output should be an ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Converting KML to feature class using ModelBuilder?

I am experiencing issues tyring to convert a KML to a layer file to use within ModelBuilder. The KML contains a set of polygon data and a set of polyline data, the polygon data is the data I wish to ...
-1
votes
0answers
11 views

zonal statistics in model builder does not work for majority statistics type

While using zonal statistics in model builder, I cannot use the statistics type "majority". Is there any solution for that? I am using arc GIS 10.3
0
votes
1answer
184 views

How to iterate throught fields names in a table and change row values?

I got table like that one (Example). I need to change 0 to 1 and -1 to 0 in each field except first and second. The problem is that every time i have different number of fields and field name is ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Formula for Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) in ERDAS modelbuilder?

I am trying to derive Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) from Landsat 5 TM data using ERDAS model builder.d I can't seem to get the output I want as it comes out blank. This is the formula that I ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Cannot pass python string outputs as inline variables in modelbuilder

I'm trying to pass a couple of strings from python as parameters in the extract by mask tool in modelbuilder. Unfortunately it doesn't recognize them. When I type them in the parameters it thinks I'm ...
1
vote
2answers
64 views

Adding output parameter to Python script tool?

How do you add an output parameter in a python script in a toolbox?
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Calculate field for each Feature Class in Dataset using Python and different arguments

I have Dataset with Feature Classes in it. I'm building this in ModelBuilder. I want to calculate new field (SMB_ID) depending on attributes for each feature class. I was trying to make it simple ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Loading existing datasets into empty geodatabase (with schema) in ModelBuilder with iterator and append?

I'd like to load existing feature classes within a dataset in one geodatabase into a new, empty geodatabase with schema already set up. Both geodatabases, the one containing the data and the one ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Iterating files in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I want to use around 100 files as input in a model I created in ArcMap 9.3 Do to so I followed the esri help page ...
4
votes
1answer
587 views

Using “managed” intermediate data in ModelBuilder - ArcGIS - what are the benefits? vs the costs of not using in-line variable substitution

Do you have experience or examples of using "managed" data to ensure custom models are able to be shared? What are the costs / benefits of this versus setting the file path using in line variable ...
3
votes
1answer
423 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

How to reclassify multiple ring buffer using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I want to automate some simple procedure in ArcGIS 10.1: create a multi-ring buffer around a point at distances 500, 1500, 2500, 3000, 10000 m. convert to raster reclassify the multiple ring raster ...
2
votes
1answer
220 views

Finding model created using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I made a model in the ModelBuilder (arcgis 10.2) and saved it. Unfortunately, not some place where I can find it again. However, if I want to save a new model (save as..),the old model is there in ...
1
vote
2answers
398 views

Reading multiple grid data with Python and ModelBuilder?

How can I read grid data (3 or 5 sources of grids) like slope, soil, cover, etc? My goal is to build a simulator based on multiple grid data for harvesting decisions.
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Selecting by attribute and calculating field of new selection in ModelBuilder?

I have a polygon shapefile (with 4000 records in it) that I want to group into different regions by doing a "select by attribute". I need to do this about 164 times because of the different selection ...
1
vote
2answers
31 views

How to create for each point feature an Euclidian Distance raster in ArcGIS

I need some comment on how to create an Euclidian distance raster for a point dataset of about 100 features in ArcGIS. I need to create a raster for each single point. My question is, if there is a ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

Creating multiple LAS datasets from LiDAR files in various directories using model builder?

I have 60 folders each containing approximately 20 LiDAR files in .las format. I want to create one LAS dataset from .las files from each folder, and each LAS dataset is named by the folder name. I ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Raster calculator con statement not working in ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.3

I am trying to use raster calculator using a con statement loop for 3 rasters. All rasters are 10*10. My command is Con(("hydro_sg2.tif" == 1), 1, Con((("hydro_sg2.tif" == 2) & ("avg_slope1.tif" ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Creating custom tool using Python script exported from ModelBuilder?

I created some ModelBuilder for some customization to reduce time in our routine process. I exported my ModelBuilder to python script by availability of export options. It doesn't work if i bring ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Using Raster calculator in Modelbuilder ArcGis 10

I am using Modelbuilder to calculate several rasters with different parameters for each grid cell. One of the final steps is to calculate the log of one of the rasters using Raster calculator. ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Using count points in polygon tool in ModelBuilder?

I have two layers: one point and one polygon grid layer. Trying to count the number of points in each grid polygon and have it become an attribute in the polygon layer. Currently using ArcGIS 10 with ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Copying new data into shared Geodatabase in ArcGIS for Server using ArcObjects? [closed]

How do I need to in order to publish a geodatabase into a server or just to copy new data into the server using ArcGis Server 10.1, ModelBuilder and .NET 2010. Note : I have already a geodatabase ...
2
votes
1answer
323 views

Export “Zonal Statistics As Table” output in Modelbuilder

I have an extremely simple model that takes as input a shapefile for zones along with a value raster. All the model does is produce a table of my desired zonal statistic for each zone (the mean). ...
3
votes
1answer
42 views

Calculate field interactively in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

I'm working on a closest facility analysis using ArcGIS ModelBuilder and want to enable the user to add locations interactively (i.e. typing the coordinates, not using any table or source layer). I ...