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Jan
19
answered Has anyone completed an ESRI Summer (Student) Internship
Jan
19
asked arcpy: check for same record in cell above and below
Jan
19
comment How to sort a feature class and then calculate a sequential ID field?
The ESRI sample for sequential numbering is based on the FID (original row ID). I want the numbering to be based on the current sort -can this be done? In the code from ESRI what is "global" rec? Thanks.
Dec
2
comment Why Intersect gives ERROR 999999: Error executing function Invalid Topology [Too many lineseg endpoints]?
Using the spatial splitting strategy allowed us to complete the project. A dataset which took 7 hours to process (and crashed sometimes), processed in about 100 mins when split into 6 parts and then took 10 mins to merge. To this add approx 40mins to modify the models to efficiently process the multiple parts with minimum inputs (for each iteration) and basically it’s a saving of half the processing time (at least). So a process that otherwise took close to 200h took less than 50h and with only about 15h of "real" work (in deciding how to split data, entering the variables into the models etc
Nov
29
accepted Import ArcInfo licence when required by tool in ModelBuilder?
Nov
27
comment Find spatially identical records in Mapinfo
Thanks...the issue with this is they all DELETE records. I should have highlighted that I just want to mark them/select them as I need to then manually check and incorporate all the updated attributes into a single record and then delete the others.
Nov
24
asked Find spatially identical records in Mapinfo
Nov
18
comment Import ArcInfo licence when required by tool in ModelBuilder?
Yes this is what I was refering to but it's more complicated than that as it has to set the info licence from within a model running in arcview and if not available continue to the next area but check for the info licence and when available contine processing on the incomplete areas.
Nov
18
comment Import ArcInfo licence when required by tool in ModelBuilder?
It's a concurrent licence so we need to grab the info licence when needed. We can't afford to dedicate a single machine as there are to many zones to process (100+) and so farming them out to all 6 licences cuts the time, since info will only be required at different times (since each machine will get to that step at a certain time).
Nov
18
accepted Unique name segment creation in ModelBuilder?
Nov
18
comment Import ArcInfo licence when required by tool in ModelBuilder?
thanks, how can the process reset the licence manager. Can't do a hack as then I wouldn't be employed anymore :-)
Nov
18
asked Import ArcInfo licence when required by tool in ModelBuilder?
Nov
18
asked Unique name segment creation in ModelBuilder?
Nov
10
comment Obtaining extent of each polygon in shapefile using ArcPy?
tks. Any idea how I can export the row to a new shape file so that it used, rather than just the extent of the row? This is so that it can handle non-rectangular clips as well.
Nov
9
comment Splitting data into geographic zones for multiprocessing
thanks Blah. Would the spatial index from multiple datasources match up...do you think we can code it to maybe take a select by within or a clip to new temp file for each asp/slp/veg file and then intersect the clipped regions seperately on n cores and finally merge the n areas? can this be told to run on different networked machines rather than just cores on a single machine? It would be a cool issue to solve for stackexchange members and I am willing to offer a bounty to get a working process.
Nov
9
comment Splitting data into geographic zones for multiprocessing
Thanks Whuber. I agree with you but "the powers that be" won't let me use raster tools.
Nov
9
asked Splitting data into geographic zones for multiprocessing
Nov
9
comment Can concurrent processes be run in a single model?
thanks for this link...I have been looking at it and it seems to simply split the data into sections based on rows. I am trying to do an interesect and for that the data (say for aspect, slope and vegetation) needs to be split into zones which are geographically the same...any idea on how to do this?
Nov
8
comment Obtaining extent of each polygon in shapefile using ArcPy?
figured the above out - row.GetValue(xxx) from gis.stackexchange.com/questions/16586/…
Nov
7
comment Create shape file of bookmark extents and/or automatically print bookmark extents to pdf?
Thanks for your time...sorry I just found it. I haven't used c# - can you compile it?