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I have been trying to divide an ArcGIS (ver 10.5) generated raster layer by a constant and continue to receive errors (Error - 000539).

My first attempt was to simply divide the raster by my constant (3020) - error enter image description here

My second attempt was to create a copy of the "kernel" grid and reclassify it giving each cell a value of 3020 which failed too. Same error 000539

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Lastly out of frustration I exported the grid and performed the operation in R. Which worked fine. Anyone have any idea what I may be doing wrong within Raster Calculator.

  • Set extent to it, define output as grid in folder not fgdb raster – FelixIP Feb 6 '17 at 2:59
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    Did you review our self-assembling FAQ on ERROR 000539? – PolyGeo Feb 6 '17 at 3:22
  • Yes this appears to be the reason. Thought it might have something to do with bit depth 8 Bit verse 32 Bit. But apparently not. How might I have know this, there doesn't appear to be anything addressing this in the ArcGIS doc. – Jeff Feb 6 '17 at 23:22
  • Just an idea, as the calculation is very simple why not use the Divide tool in Spatial Analyst? – Hornbydd Feb 6 '17 at 23:56
  • Yes I could have used this but the equation becomes more complicated. I also think there is an issue with how ArcGIS is installed on my Windows 10 computer as I didn't have any problems at work using a fgdbr file. – Jeff Feb 8 '17 at 1:53

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