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

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Why does a z factor of 1 get turned into 0.999998 in my output

Just built a model that uses 3D Analyst - Surface Volume. I am trying to use a z factor of 1. Whenever I run the model my output table shows that a Z factor of 0.999998 was used instead of 1. 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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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 rotate and move polygons to different angles using ModelBuilder (or ArcPy)?

I have a few thousand polygons (all square) that I need to rotate to various angles that are in the attribute table, and then move so that each polygon gets moved 3/4 up from the original centroid, ...
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Correcting addresses with Python or Model Builder

I am trying to make a script in Python (or Model Builder in ArcGIS) for correcting addresses. I have a point shapefile with the addresses (it has X and Y, and fields for "number", "street name", and ...
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SQL Query does not work in ModelBuilder (but works elsewhere)

I am having issues getting a simple SQL query to work in model builder. It works fine when I use it with the standard "Select features by attributes tool", but ModelBuilder doesn't find the required ...
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Way to extract a specific feature class from a dataset in model builder?

I would like to be able to run a model that iterates through datasets and at one point extracts just a single point feature from within the dataset and save it in a different geodatabase. The problem ...
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1-2 Pixel Gaps in NDVI raster function aligning with Mosaic Dataset footprint?

I am curious if anybody has seen a situation like this? Using Model Builder in ArcGIS 10.2.2, I: Create a FGDB > Create Mosaic Dataset > Add Rasters to Mosaic Dataset (800+ tiffs) > Edit Raster ...
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ArcGIS Model Builder - Loading Tab Reader Parameter

In our office, we got a large set of MapInfo TAB files, and are planning to migrate those data to ArcGIS GDB with the same symbology available in the TAB file. On a individual TAB file to GDB, we can ...
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Run a large model by calling it in a python script?

I've created a rather large model containing a sub-model that calculates the volume of water basins(playas) in a relatively flat area of Texas. The volume is taken from one foot slices of each each ...
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Problem loading output layer QGIS

Every time I run operations with temporary file output from the graphical modeler, I get the following error message: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open CLIP: ...
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Using the feature class name to populate a field in the features attribute table

I'm trying to duplicate the model shown in Use Feature Class "Name" from Iterate Feature Classes to Calculate Field with Model Builder 10.1 I have over 700 feature classes in a gdb and I ...
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Iterative point feature removal based on Thiessen polygon values

The background is: I have point feature class and Thiessen polygons created based on it. I wanted to know for each point Thiessen polygon area value, so I have calculated Thiessen polygon area value ...
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Why and How does copying and pasting a “problem” model with errors in it into a new empty model fix the model (ArcGIS, ModelBuilder)

I often work with ModelBuilder and Models that have previously worked seem to become unstable or develop issues after lots of editing. They return error messages for parts of the model that did not ...
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How to Complete ModelBuilder Process Quicker?

I've built a script tool in ArcGIS's ModelBuilder to collect parameters from the user and use them as arguments for another python script. The output of this script is a text file. The only GIS ...
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How to run Arc Hydro in ModelBuilder?

I tried to run a ModelBuilder program but it gave the error below. I am working in ArcMap 10.2, windows 7 64 bit pro and the raster format is Grid. When installing ArcGIS 10.2, it required me to ...
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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 ...
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How To Export Selected Data Driven Pages to PDF?

I have a map book with data driven pages that shows the fire boundaries, roads, etc for our fire rescue department. I want to automate the process of creating individual mini map books for each fire ...
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How to build a model with multivalue input and output in dynamic folders?

I am trying to build a model that gets a multivalue as an Input which is located in different folders within a main folder, and stores the Output in new folders that have the same structure like in ...
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How to programatically set default Geodatabase and Workspaces for a map document?

I have a QC process that has a bunch of models that need to be sequentially run, and then the results manually inspected between each model. I know how to manually set the default GDB for the Map ...
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When a tool fails, ArcGIS returns me to the tool dialog. How to change it?

When a tool processed in foreground fails, I have some time to read the log. After closing the log I get redirected to the tool dialog, where I stopped just before executing the tool. I know this is ...
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Is there any way to symbolize a user-supplied input parameter in ModelBuilder?

I have a model built in ESRI ModelBuilder that is run from its tool dialog, where the user supplies the input feature layer that then gets processed in the model. I need the input feature layer to ...
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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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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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Running a new iteration for each column of a dataset in ArcGIS

I'm pretty new to Modelbuilding, having just been turned onto it about a week ago on here. So my problem is, I currently have a dataset of habitats that change through time (from Immature to Mature, ...
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What is fastest way to copy feature dataset from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase in ModelBuilder?

What geoprocessing tool is the fastest for copying feature datasets from SDE to fgdb? I want to make a model in ModelBuilder that copies an entire featuredataset from my SDE database to a file ...
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Why am I getting an ERROR 000728: Field *fieldname* does not exist within table even though field exists?

I do some script for a shapefile's table. And this script works for 2 fields and do not for other ones, because of: ERROR 000728: Field FID_158_01 does not exist within table But this field is ...
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How do I make a path cross the most possible classes in a raster?

I want to create a function and possibly use Arcmap tools to create something similar to Cost Path. Instead of just choosing the LCP, it must cross through the most different integers. Let's say I ...
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Submodel not executing within main model

My main model contains the following: Workspace variable Input GDB Feature class Input Feature Class SubModel 1 that produces OUTPUT feature class Parse Path is used to obtain the name from the ...
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ModelBuilder, Iterate by Field and Viewshed

I want to compute the independent Viewshed for 360 different points. If I run these all together, I have one viewshed output which shows how many times any given cell is visible, but this does not ...
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User input and passing variables with ModelBuilder

I have created three modelbuilder tools that must be run in sequence. After running each tool, the user must examine several shapefiles and potentially change the input parameters of the next tool. ...
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Python Script calling custom model failing during model execution

I have a python script that calls a model I built in model builder. If I run the model by itself it runs perfectly. If I call the model in the python script, the model errors in various locations. ...
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Implementing Vehicle Routing Problem in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to solve the "Vehicle Routing Problem", using ModelBuilder. For example, using Exercise 7: Servicing a set of orders with a fleet of vehicles from the Network Analyst Tutorial: add a ...
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Creating weighted list using Select tool in ModelBuilder?

I've done a raster to point conversion and have a column of the grid codes. Let's say it is composed of 10 numbers [9,5,7,1,7,3,7,2,8,1]. Right now I am doing a selection on those numbers based on ...
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ModelBuilder Output Creates .lock file and Cannot Overwrite When Ran a Second Time

I am having trouble overwriting an output shapefile from ModelBuilder. The model works great when ran the first time, but I get an '000210 : Cannot create output .' error if I re-run the model. The ...
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How to use Record Set to prepopulate table in ModelBuilder?

I'm running ArcGIS 10.2.1. and am trying to prepopulate a record set in model builder. The record set is set as a Modeled Parameter. I open the record set enter the information into the table and ...
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how to combine GPS track logs using modelbuilder?

I'm creating a model to import GPS tracks(.GPX files) into ArcMap, this is to create a network of driveable off road vehicle routes. I've manage to do some of the things I'm trying to do, but there ...
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model to connect points with line and set the digitize direction according to height

I'm trying to develop a tool that connects a point layer (manholes) with lines (waste water pipes) and sets the line direction according to an height attribute acording to gravity(from high to low). ...
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Why does ModelBuilder lose data sources when copy/pasting or renaming toolbox?

I have a modelbuilder with a parent model that contains several sub-models. The parent and sub-models are contained w/in the same toolbox. Everytime I copy&paste or rename the toolbox, the ...
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Multiple polygons and rasters for Zonal Statistics as table in ModelBuilder

I have a large number (>17,000) of raster image files that I am creating by iteration. I also have clipped out corresponding polygon files with identical names in a separate folder (maybe not ...
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Network trace using attribute as a stop/barrier - ModelBuilder

I have two point datasets, one to be used as the flags(starting point) that i'll call dataset A and one as the barriers(stop point) that i'll call dataset B, in the trace(downstream) tool. In each of ...
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Connect a sub-model with multiple outputs to current model

I have a model in model builder that is clipping multiple feature classes to my study area. It is running with an iterator and creating 4 new clipped feature classes that are only represented by one ...
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Record Set (Recordset) for Join in ModelBuilder

I am trying to use a recordset to develop a Table View to use to join to a feature layer in model builder. I can export the table view directly with the user input included. However, when I attempt to ...
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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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How to Iterate ModelBuilder for Zonal Statistics?

I want to use ModelBuilder to split a DEM into multiple tiles, then run the iterator on each tile made for the Zonal Statistics tool to find the highest point(s) in each tile and give these as an ...
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What type of calculations must be done for traffic emission for buffers in land use regression?

I have a raster layer that shows traffic emission distribution by kernel density method. Traffic emission will be used as independent variable in land use regression. What type of calculations must ...
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How to iteratively pass the values of particular fields to a convert polygon to raster process in modelbuilder?

I want to create a series of rasters that are representative, in both size and value, of particular individual fields of a vector feature class. I know how to use the 'polygon to raster' tool in ...
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How To calculate raster land cover inside overlapping buffer zones?

I am working with a raster land cover file that consists of several land cover types (e.g. forest, buildings, grass ect.) in total there is 40 different land cover types. I have 1200 bufferzonen ...
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Automated attribute update geometric network

I have a Network Dataset of a storm water system containing two feature classes of points and lines. (All data is topologically sound with pits and pipes snapped and linework captured in direction of ...
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Can ModelBuilder be used to export different versions of the same mxd with various constraints?

I am currently trying to use modelbuilder to go through each row in an attribute table, select the streets that intersect the polygon (which is the row in the attribute table), zoom to the selected ...