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comment Failed creating a feature class inside a file geodatabase
Would you be able to list your exact steps to reproduce this starting from before you created the new file geodatabase, please?
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comment Serving data based on tiles
Welcome to GIS SE! However, our Q&A format works best with one question per question, as per the Tour, so as it stands I think it is too broad and needs to be revised to focus on your most important question.
21h
comment Debugging SQL in arcpy.da.SearchCursor RuntimeError: An invalid SQL statement was used?
@Roel I think you could have provided this as an answer, and of course, still can.
22h
comment Is automatic text wrapping in an ArcMap layout text element possible?
You use the Rectangle Text tool from the Drawing toolbar - why that is not the default one, I have never understood.
23h
comment Calculating travel time from residential points to stores via public transit using ArcGIS for Desktop?
This looks a multi-modal network analysis but as Michael said it is too broad for one GIS SE question so we will need you to work through it in a series of focussed Q&As.
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comment Save Multiple Selection from Attribute Table
Would you be able to edit your question to include the GIS software and version that you are using, please?
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comment Will QGIS fulfill my requirements? moveable, rotatable, draggable, complex, interactive icons
I think this question is too broad, and that you should research/ask about each requirement w.r.t. QGIS separately.
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comment Getting a list of zip codes with its adjacent zip codes
Would you be able to edit your question to indicate the GIS software and version you have available to "generate the said list", please?
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comment Calculating real surface area using Zonal Statistics as Table Tool?
@user3784813 If you have another question can you research/ask it separately, please?
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comment Where can I find a global geocoding dataset based on postal code?
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
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comment Where can I find a global geocoding dataset based on postal code?
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
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comment Multi-threading on ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop home PC?
You ask a question in the first sentence but everything after that seems to be an aside. Would you be able to edit out anything that is not strictly related to your opening focussed question, please?
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comment how can i obtain mean of 30 bands from the help of raster calculator in QGIS API with python?
Welcome to GIS SE! However, it looks like you may have pasted in the wrong code! And forgotten to ask a question to go with it!
2d
comment Adding colours from .style file to multiple shapefiles via script?
Would you be able to edit your question to include details like your ArcGIS for Desktop version, and whether you are seeking to apply all 70 fill colours each time you add a layer from a shapefile, please? If it is the latter than perhaps making a single layer file that you "clone" and change the source of will work.
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comment Automatically generate & display distance to nearest polygon-feature?
Some of the techniques that you will need to do this are described in @Geog's answer to gis.stackexchange.com/questions/24450/… Would you be able to edit your question to indicate how far you have gotten trying to use ArcPy to replace/drive Data Driven Pages for your application, please? Also, to try and focus your question from another direction can you include a picture of what a single Data Driven Page from your may should look like. Also, include the version of ArcGIS for Desktop that you are using.
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comment How to add a field to a shapefile using R
Please do not cross-post - if you are considering doing so it may be worth reviewing ideas at meta.stackexchange.com/questions/234495/…
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comment Showing Google Maps using ArcObjects?
This question overlaps with gis.stackexchange.com/questions/72217/… which should probably have been closed as too broad because it was really asking two questions (ArcObjects with Google Maps?, and ArcObjects with Bing Maps?) so I am going to edit that question to take Google Maps out of it.
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comment What is the opposite of height?
This may be more suitable for posting at Earth Science.
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comment Raster Calculator
Would you be able to edit your question to include the GIS software and version that you are using, please?
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comment Performing distance analysis and mapping collection site?
Welcome to GIS SE! As it stands your question is too broad for our focussed Q&A site. I recommend that you start by locating or creating the spatial data that you will use, and then start to try and use that with any getting started instructions you can find to use ArcGIS for Desktop. Then when you have a more specific question you can edit this one to ask it.