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Mar
31
comment Modelbuilder cannot take more tools
What do you call a big process? What version of ArcGIS for Desktop are you using? How much RAM do you have? I've built models with 500+ elements and would not recommend letting them getting that big. ArcPy is likely to be much easier to work with on large processes.
Mar
31
comment Convert tif raster format to jpg format
It looks like your raster has an invalid format. Have you tried adding it to a blank map to see if it will draw? I suspect it will not.
Mar
31
comment Convert tif raster format to jpg format
Try running it from the tool dialog and editing your question to include the parameters entered and the output in the results window. Also, what version of ArcGIS for Desktop are you running?
Mar
31
comment Convert tif raster format to jpg format
What happens when you try to convert a single TIFF file to JPEG without having glob in the loop?
Mar
31
comment Using pandas in Python window of ArcGIS for Desktop?
Would you be able to edit your question to include the text (perhaps as well as the picture) of the code you are running and the error you see, please?
Mar
31
comment Avoiding Python version confusion when using IDLE with ArcGIS Pro and rest of ArcGIS for Desktop?
Thanks @ChrisW I followed the instructions at your tutorial link and was able to get precisely the Context Menu that I was after.
Mar
31
comment Avoiding Python version confusion when using IDLE with ArcGIS Pro and rest of ArcGIS for Desktop?
@MichaelMiles-Stimson PythonWin is an additional install and IDLE is fully fit for my purposes so using that is one more thing I can keep vanilla.
Mar
31
comment Avoiding Python version confusion when using IDLE with ArcGIS Pro and rest of ArcGIS for Desktop?
As a workaround that will do me fine. I'll upvote, accept, and only change my accept if someone comes along with a way to avoid that extra Send To click. Thanks!
Mar
31
comment Adding hyperlinks to Leaflet polylines created via Leaflet.Draw?
This was cross-posted from stackoverflow.com/questions/29357814/… If you decide that you have tried the "wrong" SE/SO site first then you may not be aware that there is an option to flag the moderators and request that it be migrated rather than creating cross-posts.
Mar
30
comment Multiple Together Several Fields, then Use Update Cursor
While easy to do with a cursor, unless you want to learn some simple ArcPy, the field calculator will be even easier to use.
Mar
30
comment Adjusting extents so that same-CRS shapefiles overlap in QGIS?
Coordinates (they are just numbers) and Coordinate Reference Systems are very loosely coupled by the action of defining their coordinate system ("projection") and requires no projection of coordinate values.
Mar
30
comment Adjusting extents so that same-CRS shapefiles overlap in QGIS?
They may both have the same CRS but from the numbers you can see that one is a PCS while the other is a GCS so I would conclude that one has the wrong CRS and it needs to be changed.
Mar
30
comment Adjusting extents so that same-CRS shapefiles overlap in QGIS?
Although this is framed in ArcGIS for Desktop terms rather than QGIS which you are using, I think the question you are asking is the same as that at gis.stackexchange.com/questions/20572/…
Mar
30
comment Using dynamic text to display mosaic name
If you are using ArcPy, then the "pseudo-dynamic" text coding pattern may be useful. I have recorded a short eLearning video on Using Pseudo-dynamic Text in ArcPy Map Automation which is not free but only costs a few dollars.
Mar
30
comment Creating a desktop GIS with arcpy analysis
Would you be able to edit your question to have your code as text (like you did originally) rather than as a picture, please? The former is much easier to search and create tests from.
Mar
29
comment Uploading fields from Excel into ArcMap Attribute table?
I think you should research why your table is empty separately. There are many posts here about why spreadsheet data is sometimes not read properly. Without a common field I cannot see how you will know which row in the spreadsheet belongs to each feature.
Mar
29
comment Independently zoom data view without zooming layout view
You can just copy all of the layers from your original data frame and then paste them onto the new data frame. I think @Phil's solution will work just as well as mine so perhaps try both and see what suits you.
Mar
28
comment Fill larger polygon empty space with closest subset of polygons
I think adding a link to that earlier answer by whuber would be appropriate. You can copy/paste a direct link to it via the share button beneath the answer.
Mar
28
comment Where to advertise for freelancers?
Advertising is problematic on the Stack Exchange network. Those policies have been discussed in Meta GIS SE. I also removed specifics about the job you were enquiring about how to advertise because if they remained then your question was effectively an advertisement in its own right.
Mar
28
comment Converting ASCII file to shapefile in ArcGIS Desktop?
If there is no error, then can you tell us what your symptoms of "not working" are, please? Also, a link to the "asciitoshape" tool that you downloaded would be helpful.