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 KML automatic updates (ModelBuilder)

I am trying to set a model to where it can automatically update a KML only when there are new features added or modified to my shapefile. Trying to avoid having to convert periodically. Can anyone ...
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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 merge tool (editor tool) in ModelBuilder? [on hold]

I am facing some problem in ModelBuilder. i want to merge selected roads in same layer in ModelBuilder. can u explained how to do this... And 2nd one how to use Editor tools in ModelBuilder?
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Sextante modeler feature selection

i am trying to select grids (polygon geometry) that intersected with building layer. i can do it by using "select by location" tool. and then i generate centroids from the selected grids. there is no ...
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Select Layer by location does not work

I am having trouble using the "Select Layer by Location" tool. I want to select everything from shapefile A (green) that overlays with Shapefile B (red). Here is the raw data: And one example of ...
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Join of two attribute tables with different amounts of rows

I have a hard time sorting the following out: I have two different Shapefiles. The attributetable of one, lets call it shapefile A looks the following: SHAPEFILE A ATTRIBUTETABLE Name Type ...
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How can I perform linear regression on a file geodatabase table in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to use the Ordinary Least Squares tool in ArcGIS 10.2 but it only accepts feature classes as input and I have a file geodatabase table. I realize that I can export the table to Excel or ...
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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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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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Network Analyst: Location Allocation for Model Builder

I am trying to create a model to answer a question using a network analysis. Background: 10 possible fire station locations (shapefile) Calls for demand points (shapefile) Impedance is 5 minutes ...
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Calculation based on features in shapefile

I hope I get the terminilogy right! Correct me if I mess something up. I need to perform some calculations for a scoring system for different habitat types. The Problem is that I have two different ...
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Loop in ModelBuilder for compositing bands of multiple Images

I'm attempting to automate the "Composite Bands" tool somehow in ModelBuilder, but haven't been able to figure out an effective method. I have landsat 7 data that is separated into folders and each ...
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How can I iterate Selection by Attributes?

I have a large data shapefile for the state of New York. Each shape has a code corresponding to each county, so I want to iterate "Selection by Attribute" for each code, create a layer from all the ...
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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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How do I force the comma into Acres number on the ModelBuilder?

I'm writing a ModelBuilder to run many shapefiles output to database that has the sum acres for each crop however by looking at the field column it does not show comma like for example Alfalfa ...
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How to join two fields after calculating?

I have been working with two layers and I am trying to join them and turn them into a raster data. The first layer is a watershed layer which I have assigned each shed a location from the center point ...
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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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How do I insert the string field and calculate it in Python?

Hello I am trying to insert a code that force a column Sum_Acres_ to add a comma to display like this 300,000 from 300000.456 Here is my sample I wrote from a ModelBuilder and export it to python. ...
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How to Extract by Attribute Using ModelBuilder with User Input?

Using ModelBuilder, I want to create a tool that will let a user choose the value or values that will be used to extract a shapefile. I have a parcel layer with a "Parcel_Type" field. I want the user ...
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Interaction with two variables as parameters, saving the raster properties output into a table (.dbf)

The draft of the model below TASK: I need to calculate the percentage of river channel that is covered with shadow in each timestep RESOURCS: I have values for azimuth and elevation of the sun ...
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Writing Variables Values into Feature Class Table in ArcGIS Modelbuilder

I am trying to use the ModelBuilder for my master thesis. What I want to do is: 1) Create two new fields in a watershed feature class (contains several watersheds) 2) Use the watershed feature to ...
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Erasing overlay geometry with in the feature class..!

What is the best practice for erasing overlay geometry? My scenario is: I have a polygon layer with 1000 features. i need to create a tool from model builder that select polygons with user defined ...
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How do I output PolygonNeighbors into a special format?

I need Polygon Neighbors to give me data in a specific format. Every polygon should have its own line in the output. Take this, for example(it's obviously not ArcGIS formatted, but it serves the ...
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Iterating shapefiles using ModelBuilder or Python?

What tool can I use to run many shapefiles to intersect with a shapefile as a output? It looks like that Iterate tools is use for feature classes or datasets and I don't see any for the shapefile. ...
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How to split one modelbuilder process in several GUI windows?

I am working with ArcGis 10.2. I would like to know how I can have the different steps of a modelbuilder's process displayed in successive windows once the previous main step is done? A bit like in a ...
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Inline variable substitution in ModelBuilder iteration to Make NetCDF Raster Layers?

I'm trying to convert lots of annual NetCDF files into rasters using ModelBuilder. I'm iterating over several years so the filename changes every year which works fine (using the inline substitution ...
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Converting Raster datasets into layers using ArcPy/ModelBuilder?

I am new to ArcGIS and ArcPy (just started using them on Wednesday). I am using a model to create a Point Density plot from a Shape File, with the output being a Raster dataset. I want to ...
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Testing for selection in ModelBuilder

I'm working on a model that will create different buffers for different selections. So I'm using Make Feature Layer and adding an expression to select a subset of features and then using the buffer ...
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Error trapping ModelBuilder?

If you are writing a ModelBuilder model with a lot of geospatial data in it, and if one of the datasets fails or doesn't work, does the model stop and thus not produce any output?
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batch reclassify rasters with different elevation ranges

I have about 500 elevation rasters, and I would like to use modelbuilder with an iterator to reclassify each raster into distinct elevation ranges (0-1m, 1-2m, 2-3m, 3-4m, 4-5m). I believe my problem ...
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How to move / offset point locations using ModelBuilder or ArcPy

I have a number non-georeferenced CAD layers (see this question) that have text annotation features. I have created a model to convert the text to points, but after converting the annotation to a ...
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With a routing model, how do I break up the input locations into start/end pairs?

I have the following model: How do I break up the feature set of points (Input Locations) into start/end pairs, and iterate through each pair
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ArcMap 10.2 Sum Acreage for matching areas in another field; ultimately use ModelBuilder?

First off, what I'm attempting to accomplish is to sum the acreage of matching "WUNAME" and populate the "WU_Acre" I've tried to highlight the fields as shown and use the field calculator SUM(Acreage) ...
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Counting unique occurrences during Spatial Join?

I have a point shapefile (points.shp) with fields [owner], [name], etc.. [owner] and [name] are both of type string. The owner contains a single string, the unique owner. Name contains a list of ...
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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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Calculate distance of downstream trace (geometric network) using ModelBuilder iterator

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and need to calculate the distance of down stream traces for each of several points in ModelBuilder. Using the Trace Geometric Network too, I have a feature class of points for ...
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Using Calculate Field (Data Management) tool to calculate 3D Length in ArcGIS 10.1

I'm relatively new to the world of model builder and scripting, so it's likely there is a very simple solution to the question I've been trying to figure out. I'm trying to create a tool that takes ...
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Definition Query then Zoom to Layer Automation?

I'm trying to create something in here. I want to have an automated process of doing a DEFINITION QUERY then ZOOM TO LAYER with one step. the concept is like that, a dialog comes up with one form ...
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If-Then-Else statement in ModelBuilder has improper syntax

I have a model that converts a road network into a different schema for a different program. In one step of the model I am converting values for a field "Class". I wrote an If-Then-Else statement in ...
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Iterating ArcGIS Network Analyst over multiple files using ModelBuilder?

I have 10+ files that I want to add to ArcMap then do some spatial analysis in an automated fashion. The files are in csv format which are located in one folder and named in order as ...
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Using arcpy.GetParameterAsText() or arcpy.GetParameter() to pass datetime.timedelta to script?

I have a function that takes a datetime.timedelta as an argument in a script that I want to use in ModelBuilder. I don't see an option for that as a parameter type, so for now I have a solution that ...
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Why ModelBuilder cannot see Summary Statistics field?

I'm having some problems adapting a few models inherited by me from a colleague. Inside this model, we attempt to calculate Summary Statistics, but the model can't find the field that it needs to ...
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Select parcels from SDE layer using table list and exporting to shapefiles

Using a table of county fips codes and state name, I need to select from a large parcel layer stored in SDE and export to individual shapefiles based on the fips code and state name from the table. ...
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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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What factors would cause a Model to work on one PC but not on another PC (same ArcGIS v 10.1) (ModelBuilder)

Do you have specific expertise you could share of examples where an ArcGIS Modelbuilder has worked on one PC but not on another? Are there any issues between different Windows versions? There is a ...
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How to use %value% (from For iterator) in SQL expression of Calculate Field in ModelBuilder?

I have a shapefile with data of fish specimens and the coordinates where they were tagged for research purposes. One of the fields in the attribute table of these shapefiles is the fish length in ...
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Dividing polygon with another polygon? [closed]

I am working in ArcMap 10. I am trying to divide a polygon with another polygon. I don´t want to clip any part away, but only to divide the polygon? The polygons are stored in two different layers. ...
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What to do in ModelBuilder after adding layers and dragging tool?

I'm trying to create a model that would Merge two layers and then do a Summarize to a common attribute/field between them. The process I'm doing is getting into the ModelBuilder then adding the 2 ...
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Making ArcGIS for Desktop play sound on speaker when model completes?

I would like to be able to sleep while Models are running for much of the night in ArcGIS for Desktop . I would like to have ArcGIS for Desktop play a sound when it finishes, to awaken me. Is this ...
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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 ...