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Dec
3
comment Dataset in NJ, US
Would you be able to edit your question to describe where you have looked prior to posting your question, please?
Dec
3
comment Geoprocessing service error
This seems to be the same as a question you asked earlier at gis.stackexchange.com/q/124315. Please do not repeat questions. The way to attract potential answerers to unanswered questions is to edit them to make them clearer and clearer.
Dec
3
comment Downloading the distribute_setup.py
Would you be able to edit your question to explain the connection to GIS, please? I notice that you have a postgis tag so perhaps that distribute_setup.py is something related to PostGIS but I am not able to follow it either.
Dec
3
comment How to Partition Line into Segments using ArcGIS for Desktop?
It looks like we missed getting this question split into two when it was first posted. It is the confusion caused by trying to answer multiple questions per question that leads us to normally insist on "one question per question" as per the Tour.
Dec
3
comment Exporting feature class into multiple feature classes based on field values?
Unless I'm misreading the question I think it is asking for a "Split By Attribute" rather than a "Split By Location". Split (Analysis) provides "Split By Location" functionality. The comment by @ccn here offers an interesting workaround which could perhaps be edited in as a "clarification" to this answer.
Dec
3
comment Where to download ArcSDE?
@MichaelMiles-Stimson I think you should make that an answer although perhaps start "For free you cannot ...".
Dec
2
comment Python Automated Data Driven Pages - Labeling and Symbolizing Errors
Would you be able to edit your question to include a code snippet that demonstrates what you are describing, please? A picture of the same extent both in ArcMap and when exported (to PDF?) would also be useful.
Dec
2
comment Supporting NON GIS capable people to draw/make maps?
I think your question is too open ended and likely to attract opinions. I recommend that you convert it to Community Wiki.
Dec
2
comment Best software for a least cost path analysis
As it stands I think your question is too broad for our focussed Q&A format. To bring it on topic, I think, will require you editing it to provide more details of your requirements as background and the research that seems to have led you to discount one GIS platform as being able to meet them.
Dec
2
comment How to select feature by attribute with expression to use it in ModelBuilder?
I think you should edit your question to be more explicit about your requirements.
Dec
2
comment How to select feature by attribute with expression to use it in ModelBuilder?
I think you must be looking at a different tool - Select (Analysis) accepts an SQL expression.
Dec
2
comment Attributes in Excel and FME
There is an edit button beneath your question that will enable you to update it with that additional information. How to frame a good question? is well worth reviewing if you are new to our site.
Dec
2
comment Boundary sharing line featureclassess
I think we will need to see a picture illustrating the situation that you are trying to describe in words. There is an edit button beneath your question that you can use to revise it.
Dec
2
comment Looking for succesful implementaion of PPDM in form of geodatabase
Unfortunately, I don't think I can be of any further help on this. I notice that Andrew has blogged recently about PPDM.
Dec
2
comment Geoserver WFS-T insert no response. bug?
Welcome to GIS SE! I notice that you have tried to ask a supplementary question in the area reserved for direct answers to your question. Consequently, I will delete that and recommend that you research/ask it separately as a new question.
Dec
2
comment Choosing GTFS editor for creating and exporting routes?
If you need help to resolve conveyal-gtfs-editor with use time-table functionality then I think you should research/ask that separately and leave this question focussed on whether there are other alternatives.
Dec
2
comment Scatter plot of two rasters in arcmap for intersecting cells
Would you be able to edit your question to indicate what research you have done into creating scatterplot graphs in ArcGIS for Desktop prior to posting your question, please? As a new user I recommend taking the Tour and reviewing How do I ask a good question?, especially the section headed Search and Research.
Dec
1
comment What is Google's source for topographic data?
There is an edit button beneath your question so that you can revise it with additional details like this.
Dec
1
comment How to geocode a single address in Python Script/ ModelBuilder?
I think this may be a duplicate of gis.stackexchange.com/questions/44732/… and/or gis.stackexchange.com/questions/16938/…
Dec
1
comment Highest Position tool returning error in arcmap 10.2
The error numbers are useful but more useful would be the words that go with them. I think it is good practice to copy/paste these from the Results window into any questions they are relevant to.