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An extension to ArcGIS that allows for the creation, visualization, and analysis of three-dimensional data.

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How to shift set of points, which represents surface in 3D, by constant distance perpendicular to surface? [on hold]

I am trying to shift the points, which represents surface in 3D, to create a new surface on top of the old one. I have the following data sets surface points (format: long, lat, radius) and dip, ...
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Help analyzing two imagery layers [duplicate]

One imagery layer that is before a fire and one that is of the burned areas after. I am trying to detect which houses were burned using the difference button with the image analysis tool and create a ...
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Complex 3D/elevation profiles in ArcMap 10.6

I'm looking to create a more informative 3D Profile than appears possible with vanilla Arc tools. Honestly I'm kinda surprised that this doesn't exist, maybe I'm searching the wrong terms. Situation: ...
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Photorealistic texturing in Building footprints using Ortho rectified satellite image

Is there any way of photorealistic texturing of 2D Building footprints with height field/3D building/Multipatch using ortho-rectified high resolution satellite image (Building Footprints Created from ...
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Computing volume of pits with a variable surface edge in a DEM? Multiple TINS per surface? [closed]

I have a DEM of the seafloor. The grid is highly variable, with scour pits throughout the lower right quadrant. I want to compute volume for these pits. It seems all the standard tools such as Cut/...
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Generating TIN from features in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am changing surface in some parts of area I use for project. To do that I draw polygons and add elevation to vertices using "Interpolate shape". Then I create TIN for edited parts of terrain. Next, ...
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Export 3D model as one object

I'm trying to export around 2000 simple block buildings from ArcScene 10.3. I've converted to feature class and then 'Multipatch to Collada' but have run into a problem. Each building is saved as a ...
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Extruding buildings from OS MasterMap data

I've downloaded OS MasterMap with the intention of extruding buildings to their respective heights. I wrongly assumed that I would receive shapefiles of the buildings which I'd then extrude using the ...
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Rotate 3D feature (not x-axis)

I have created a 2D feature of an ornate beam, as if cutting it out of a beam with a band saw while it is laying flat. Now, I am using ArcScene and can view the beam as it lays flat and want to set ...
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Image not draping over DEM in ArcScene?

I saw Images not draping onto DEM in ArcScene? but it is different from my issue. I have an image with projection: NAD_1983_StatePlane_Oregon_North_FIPS_3601_Feet. I have a DEM and set the base ...
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Error 000196 in accessing TIN for Polygon Volume tool?

I'm trying to use the Polygon Volume tool to estimate the volume of a lake. I've created a TIN from contour lines and there seems to me no problems with it. However, when I run the Polygon Volume ...
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ArcScene “Not Working” when bringing in TIN?

ArcScene gives me a "Not Working" window and closes every time I bring in an elevation TIN file. Sometimes it will load it, but as I go to the properties or do anything, it will give me the "Not ...
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Using Viewshed in ArcMap?

I would like to study the visibility of hypothetical windmills in the study area. I read through the viewshed tool and is confused how to use it in this case. I have three locations of windmills with ...
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Making loop over shapefile attribute using ArcPy?

I have a polyline shapefile. The shapefile has a field called "NAME" I would like to make a loop over each line (A,B,C,D,...). This is the python code for only first line named "A" profileLine = ...
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Storing densified line of profile graph as shapefile with ArcPy?

I know that in 3D Analyst option we can store the profile graph as a table and a shapefile. I would like to this with ArcPy. This is the script that I used for making a table.dbf : arcpy....
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3D point to lines in ArcGIS

I have set of points with X, Y, Z coordinates and I need to connect some points to create lines in3D How I can do it in ArcGIS/ArcScene - what function/command I can use?
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Creating Flyby from path with ArcScene?

I'm currently trying to create an animation with ArcScene along a given path. When I follow the Esri procedure Moving the camera or view along a path, I do not get the expected results. I end up with ...
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SurfaceVolume 3D Unit

In ArcMap 10.3 I calculated the volume of a valley below a sepcified height. Therefore I try to figure out in what unit the volume is calculated in the SurfaceVolume-Tool. I like to know, if the ...
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Add building height as obstructions to viewshed analysis in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have LAS data. I have made a DEM from the LAS points. I have a Z-enabled polygon feature representing building footprints. Somehow I need to incorporate the height of the buildings into my DEM so ...
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Unwanted artefacts working with Raster analysis

I am trying to make a simple slope map from a DEM (tif). I already tried with the different slope-tools in QGIS (GDAL, SAGA, GRASS) and also the 3D Analyst in ArcMap. Boths bring the same result: a ...
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Get a raster domain as a shapefile without considering zeros (from all bands)?

I have a raster file, and I want to check how much of my area is covered by the raster image - for this task I have generated RasterDomains, but it's considering the values (Zeros from all bands) for ...
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Interpolate line and profile graph error, not sure how to fix

I am using the "Interpolate Line" tool in 3D Analyst to create a profile using "Profile Graph". However, I get two error windows: 1. Unable to create temporary shapefile 2. To create a ...
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ArcScene Extrusion Is not proportioned correctly?

I am new to ArcScene so I have no idea what I am doing. In ArcGIS Desktop I have a buildings layer that I would like to make into 3D. I created a field in ArcGIS Desktop with the building heights ...
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Slow rendering of 25 MB raster in ArcScene

I am loading one raster layer that is 25 MB in size. It is a 1926x2042 1m DEM. I need to render it at a cell size of one for optimal display of the layer. When I open a saved .mxd with the only the ...
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Using a base layer from ESRI and converting to a regular layer and “cropping it” also using it for arcScene

How do I modify a baselayer from Esri? I found a great one for my region (much better resolution than the one I was given) but it is way too big and I want to cut out the ocean part of the raster ...
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Projection of shapefiles in ArcGIS and ArcScene?

I have downloaded Open Street Map Data of a Kurseong, West Bengal. I have Downloaded DEM from USGS. I have changed the projection to "Projected Coordinate System, WGS1984 UTM zone Northern Hemisphere" ...
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ArcScene Control Arcgis Engine

When I am adding the command in toolbar it showing in disabled mode rest other are in active mode. what I am missing please guide me. The same code is working for mapcontrol and globecontrol but not ...
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Creating OFFSETA field for viewshed analysis in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to create a viewshed where the observer point is a person standing. I have the point feature but it didn't come with an OFFSETA field, which I know is how you set the observer height. How ...
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Covert Multipatches to Shapefile and back to Multipatch

I'm working with ArcMap 10.3.1. I want to convert a CAD-Drawing including Multipatches to Shapefiles and reconvert them. After reconverting there are hundreds of circles. This Problem is a result of ...
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The shapefiles of two different contours overlap with each other

I tried to create two contour lines with a relatively small difference (0.5meter) on a DEM dataset. For example, I created an 8-meter contour(the red one) and then created an 8.5-meter(the blue one) ...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 - Create Line of Sight not showing intermediate points

I'm new to ArcGIS and in a college course. I am trying to perform a Line of Sight analysis on a DEM raster, but it's only showing the endpoints, not the intermediate line with the visibility ...
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Getting elevation profile graphs along parallel interpolate lines using ArcGIS 3D Analyst? [closed]

I'm new to ArcGIS. I have used "Interpolate Line" tool in the 3D Analyst Toolbox to get an elevation profile graph. How can I create several parallel interpolate lines, maybe with specific distance ...
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CSV with XYZ to ArcScene layer

I am getting a csv file created through arcmap addin and when I am calling this below class it is opening the arcscene but taking alot time to draw on arcscene but through Arcscene addin it is not ...
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Clipping terrain in ArcMap?

Is there a way to clip a terrain in ArcMap, or make sure it doesn't exceed a certain geographical extent area in the first place? After creating my terrain from a multipoint file it looks like this: ...
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Multi patch to Collada - 3D Buildings

I have extruded building footprints using the height of each building in ArcScene. I have converted them into multi patch using Layer 3D to Feature Class and now i want to apply textures on those ...
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Creating one graph/profile with multiple lines/layers using ArcGIS 3D Analyst?

I want to create a graph/profile/cross-section with two lines derived from two layers (two DEMs) along the same exact line on the map. First, I thought all you needed was the 3D Analyst Toolbar which ...
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Displaying Height of Multipatch (ArcScene)

I have converted a polygon shapefile of a forest to a multipatch, and now would like to have the multipatch appear 25m tall. I've added a column 'Height' to the attribute table with the number 25 in ...
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Displaying NorthArrow on ArcObjects axSceneControl?

I have standalone application (ArcObjects C# 10.3) uses axSceneControl. How to display on the scene NorthArrow or Directional Arrow or something like that? I found an example for NorthArrow http://...
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Cannot add ArcGIS ModelBuilder output to table of contents

I've made a model that creates some points with Z value and a buffer, which I then do a 3D analyst IDW on, and a Cut Fill analysis. The model input is a line along with af DEM/Raster, and some names ...
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ArcGIS combining features with different extrusion heights into single feature

I have a layer of floor plan with walls, pillars etc. where each feature has attribute height_from and heigh_to. In ArcScene features are extruded by these attributes. I would like to merge some of ...
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Locating outliers in LAS Dataset with ArcGIS?

According to the statistics and symbology of my LASD I have outliers. See below: How can I locate them in ArcGIS 10.x and do further analysis with them? I cannot query the dataset or select point? So ...
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Raster values on multipatch

Dataset Buildings as multipatch features Derived solar radioation of the roof area of the buildings as raster. (Multipatch to raster; solar radioation from surface raster) Aim Display solar ...
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Kriging with uncertain observational data

I'm currently trying to use ArcMap 10.5.1 for this analysis: Thus far, I have taken particulate matter trend estimates at monitoring sites across the U.S. and used Simple (Normal Score - due to ...
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Removing triangles that fall into the concave but exterior part of polygons in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have created a TIN for all the polygons in a block and then converted it to a feature layer in order to be able to delete the triangles that fall in the polygons. Now I want to remove triangles that ...
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Using buffer from IDW in ArcGIS 3D Analyst for flood spread?

I have a line in the centre of a road, with the roads elevation attached to its properties. By using Generate Point along lines --> Add Surface Information --> Adding 10 cm to that, and then IDW 3d ...
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Extruding at angle in ArcScene?

Is it possible to extrude an an angle other than vertical in ArcScene? I am trying to visually display some mine adits that cut between two layers at an angle of 30 degrees.
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Losing 3d visualization of DEM in ArcScene?

I am trying to see 3D of DEM using arcscene but when I change from no elevation value from surface to floating on surface dem disappear from screen does not appear even after clicking on zoom to layer?...
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Finding pixels in DEM with 5% slope or less? [closed]

I am trying to determine if a given property may be amenable for a ground based commercial solar project. Among basic requirements there is flatness (5% slope or less), so I am trying to determine ...
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Determining height of polygon to block view of point as seen from polyline feature?

With ArcMap 10.5, I have the following data: a polyline (trail) from which a 2m observer will be looking; a polygon (mound of dirt, consider it flat on top) whose height can change; the height of ...
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How to create a bathymetric map with a irregular boundary from point data

I have a point shapefile, want to create a bathymetric map for a natural lake. I have tried 3D analyst and spatial analyst tools. They both create the bathymetric contour and surface raster based on ...