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)

6
votes
0answers
211 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
2k views

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, ...
2
votes
0answers
34 views

Creating a weighted rating model/script for vector data

I'm using ArcMap and trying to create a model or script that can rate routes based on a weighted calculation of attributes. Right now the individual attributes don't have rating values which I could ...
2
votes
0answers
43 views

ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running a Model

We have a feature class "A" with features that are modified by our users on a daily basis. One attribute is the "Date of Modification" that is being written for each edit done on a feature. We have ...
2
votes
0answers
99 views

Modelbuilder - make service area layer

I made a model in the model builder (ArcGis) to make a service area layer (see figure). Now I want to run this tool for the same locations but for different hours. -> the results would be a feature ...
2
votes
0answers
79 views

Looping a location-allocation problem in ArcMap's Model Builder

I have developed the model below in which I iterate through a series of values for a variable in the Location-Allocation type of problem. The variable is the number of facilities to solve. The model ...
2
votes
0answers
227 views

Iteratively exporting from Table to .txt in Model Builder (ArcMap) not appending correctly

I am solving a location-allocation type of problem where I use a loop to go through several specifications of the problem. The model runs fine, and produces the vizualization outputs just as expected. ...
2
votes
0answers
91 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
81 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
53 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
196 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
274 views

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: ...
2
votes
0answers
87 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
64 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
72 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
46 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
219 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
399 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 ...
2
votes
0answers
569 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
234 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
556 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
369 views

Why does ArcGIS Resample tool change cell size and numbers of columns and rows?

I am working with images of oxygen distribution within individual plant root systems submerged in water. The program I use to acquire these images, LookatRGB, splits the green band in half and makes ...
2
votes
0answers
77 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
63 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
74 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
313 views

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, ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
63 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
195 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

Creating a Network Dataset in ModelBuilder?

I am working on modeling a project that requires me to create a network dataset in ArcCatalog. To do this, you simply right click on the roads shapefile and choose, "Create Network Dataset". You then ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

Using ModelBuilder or Python parser of Field Calculator to check values between two datasets?

I have a *.dbf that I need to check values against for a shapefile. I need to report whether the values match the dbf in the shapefile and, if not, what the value should have been (in two new ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Surface Volume: output table given all in one column?

The model iterates through a Point Feature Class to calculate different volumes. As an output I get two different styles of tables, both in one and the same iteration. One is the actual correct output ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

ArcGIS Model Builder-Interate tables: Make Query/SQL expression

I'm new to ArcGIS and was wondering if someone could help me with my SQL expression. Essentially, I'm using model builder to iterate over several tables and Make Query table for each one. I'm trying ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Why the iterator never ends?

I set a iterator to create two categories of feature class, and then join and dissolve them. The calculation works fine. However, the running result never shows completion even when the calculation ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Modify attributes and field calculator in ModelBuilder?

I have approximately 200 point shapefiles that have been created from ASCII grid files. Each one has a Grid_code heading in the attribute table, I need to add in a new heading called height or depth ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Selecting adjacent parcels with similar attributes in ModelBuilder

I am working on a project that is trying to identify shared ownership of adjacent parcels on abandoned industrial lands. I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 and ModelBuilder right now. The first parts of my model ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Inconsistent Value Using Calculate Value in ModelBuilder?

I have a set of models that use Calculate Value to store file locations as strings for use in model variables and outputs, and am having an issue with the model either hanging on to the first value it ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

How to correctly input complex multiband functions in Raster Calculator?

I'm trying to compute a MTVI2 (Modified Triangular Vegetation Index - Improved) and EVI (Enhanced Vegetation Index) from Landsat 8 imagery. My formulas are as follow (I'm using ModelBuilder): MTVI2= ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

If then statement in model builder

I have a model that adds several fields, two which are manual inputs (County Name and User). I am manipulating several parcel layers (approx 90 counties). In my model, one field takes the state and ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Loop to increase value on Parameter of Model?

I'm working on the ArcGIS Model Builder to develop a model that makes a Raster Calculation using a Value Parameter and analyzes the maximum pixel value of the result, comparing to a Reference Value. ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

How to run kriging in modelbuilder with various shapefiles

I need to run kriging in a model, using 5 diferent point shapefiles. I put as input %Name% to run the different shapefiles, but in Z value field I have an error, because it's different in each ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Nested iterators - batch merge from multiple outputs

I'd like to ask you some advice for nesting an iterator (from a submodel) into a master model which also include an iterator (see pic attached). The whole purpose is to 'Merge' the iteration output of ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

How to configure “Same as Display” as processing extent by default in ModelBuilder?

I'm working on a very simple model for creating a path from a selected point to the closest polyline, in this model I used a Cost Distance and Cost Path tool for creating the more feasible track ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Invalid value for Sub layer?

I am getting exactly this error when trying to add locations to a service area within ModelBuilder. However, the symptoms mentioned in that link relate to my tool being called from a differing ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

Creating one dataset from several overlapping point datasets using ModelBuilder?

I am trying to build a model in which I create 9 point data sets that are subsets of one large point data sets. The 9 small point data sets are suitability analyses for tree species. So one point can ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Create Replica From Server fails validation

I'm working on a simple geoprocessing service for ArcGIS Server 10.3 that's meant to allow users to create a replica of a geodata service. When I pull the 'Create Replica from Server' tool into ...
1
vote
0answers
109 views

Having a problem with iterators in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

I'm having a problem with a process model I'm building. The process is as follows; A series of float img files are iterated and converted to raster files .img These files are then run through ...
1
vote
0answers
88 views

Add Rasters to a new GDB/Mosaic Dataset in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

I'm attempting to add rasters to a new mosaic dataset in a new file geodatabase, all in the same model. However, the Add Rasters To Mosaic Dataset tool does not recognize the NewMosaicDataset or the ...