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An application under the ArcGIS Desktop suite that is used to manage and create spatial data and databases.

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Is there a VPF (VMAP) writer?

Hi I'm looking for a writer that can store points in VPF format (VMAP). Is ther something out there, preferably in open source, and better yet in JAVA?
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Domains visible in ArcGIS Pro but not ArcMap

Some users have reported an error when attempting to copy and paste feature classes from an enterprise geodatabase (See Image #1). After looking at the domains in the geodatabase, we see that the ...
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Cannot Edit ArcPy Script That is Within a Toolbox Using PyScriptor

There is a script within an ArcGIS toolbox (.tbx). The script must be within this toolbox due to company practices. I wish to edit a python (arcpy) script therein, Script1.py. I must use PyScripter ...
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Seeing size on disc of raster in file geodatabase

I am trying to determine the size of the individual raster layers that I have within a file geodatabase while viewing the GDB in ArcCatalog. I have enabled the size column, but that only displays the ...
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Using a folder of file GDBs as a Reader in FME

I have an FME tool that currently compares a "new" version of a file GDB to a previous "old" version. The tool compares two feature classes and summarizes the changes in a ...
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Export table structure from ArcGIS GDB to Excel

I am wanting to do a visual table-structure comparison of feature classes in an enterprise GDB to feature classes in a File GDB. Just want to compare things like field names and types. Is there a way ...
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Adding text in Tool Help of Python script tool

How do I add some text in the section "Tool help" in a Script tool? I leave a screenshot in case there are doubts about what I mean:
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ArcCatalog - Script - Parameter - Choose a previous one

I am working on a script that automates the following process: from coordinates in excel spreadsheet to a map in mxd or kmz. Because the set of coordinates are in two different zones, I have to ...
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ArcCatalog Script differences outside and inside ModelBuilder

I have a script, in which the final product is a file with a PDF extension. The script only works, as it appears in the following section: But when I enter said script into ModelBuilder, it changes ...
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Failing to update my Routing network Application

I am working on the 10.7.1 environment and trying to update my Routing network feature dataset. When I copy the new feature classes and the network dataset to the feature dataset it says " One or ...
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Recovering deleted Toolbox

While working, I accidentally deleted a toolbox where I had very important processes. I went to the recycle bin but couldn't find it. Is it possible to recover it?
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How to invoke Special Auto Updater via CustomAutoUpdater in ArcFM

I am trying to invoke SpecialAU(Auto-Updater) ArcFM with below mentioned code, but I am not able to trigger it since it is not available in ArcFM AU Assigner window (Object Info). I took help from ...
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View has no records when viewed in ArcCatalog

I have created a database view in an Oracle-backed Enterprise Geodatabase. I can see data in both of them when I view them using SQL Developer. However, when I look at the view in ArcCatalog (version ...
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Iso Cluster Unsupervised Classification error 000814 Invalid File Type in ModelBuilder of ArcMap

When trying to run the Iso Cluster Unsupervised Classification tool in ModelBuilder my model always fails at this step due to an invalid file type. However, when I pull this process out and place it ...
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Recovery information from ArcCatalog

I had a geodatabase file that contained two geodataset, which are line and area. I clicked on the topology to area and then instead of deleting the topology, all the information and edits were deleted ...
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Merge thousands of geodatabase into one feature class

I have over 1000 file geodatabases (fgdb), each fgdb contains ONE feature class (polygons) and covers different areas of the country The aim is to merge/append all feature class from fgdb into a ...
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Unknow error connecting from ArcCatalog to Oracle

Currently I am running ArcMap 10.6.1 and try to connect with an Oracle 19c database. Unfortunately I only see "Unknown Error": Underlying DBMS error[Unknown errorNo extended error.] Yet I ...
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Creating feature class on ArcSDE schema with different user

I have created an enterprise geodatabase using ArcCatalog 10.5 on a PostgreSQL database. I have a database admin user named administrator and another user named sde. The geodatabase admin is sde user. ...
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Feature class not visible in geodatabase after running Alter Field in ModelBuilder

I'm using ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1. I have a simple model that clips and exports three feature classes, each to their own file geodatabase (law, fire, and ems). The model branches for the ...
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Using ArcPy GetCount to return number of records for each table in GDB or MDB

This is sample code from Esri import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "C:/data/data.gdb" arcpy.GetCount_management("roads") My understanding is this provides the number of records in ...
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Deleting field in shapefile based on values in field using ArcPy

I'm trying to create a Python script to automate simplifying some feature classes (shapefiles). The data table for my shapefiles look like this (all of the fields except the first four are SHORT): ...
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Where to find ArcGIS (Desktop / Server) application icons list (not map symbols)

I tried this on Google but couldn't find anything! Where can I find list of ESRI Applications Icons (not Map Symbols) representing the ESRI concepts like (Layer. Shapefile, Geodatabase, ....)?
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Choose a specific geometry column of a Spatial View in a Microsoft database to plot feature points in ArcMap

I have created a Spatial View in a Microsoft SQL database (SQL Server Manamgement Studio v18.4), i.e. a View with spatial columns. This View contains the two following point geometry columns for two ...
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Equivalent tool to Copy raster using ArcCatalog

I am using ArcGIS 10.8. It take less than 3 seconds to copy raster (25k*30k cells) from one file geodatabase to another manually (Copy-Paste). When I use Copy Raster tool it takes much-much longer. ...
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Feature class is not imported in ArcSDE in ArcCatalog

I installed ArcEditor and ArcSDE. In my computer ArcEditor 9.3.1, ArcGIS Server 9.3.1, ArcSDE 9.3.1 and Oracle 11g are installed. I did all things by the Guide of ESRI: ArcGIS Server, Configuration ...
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Merge files in multiple FGDBs within parent folder

I have a folder with multiple file geodatabases (FGDBs). Each FGDB has 4 different feature class tables. I want to merge the similar tables (i.e. merge all riparian, merge all soils separately) across ...
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Re-Projection of a .sid image file

Does anyone know if I can use ArcMap or ArcCatalog to change the projection of a .sid img without changing it to a .tiff? I have tried the project raster tool but it changes it to a .tiff which will ...
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Auto-Update Layers in ArcCatalog from modified layers from .DWG

let's say that we have 2 layers in autocad .dwg : 1 layer specify the roads and 1 layer specify buldings. Now if we create in ArcCatalog (Import-> Feature class single..) and load the .dwg and ...
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Creating a view in ArcCatalog - ORA-01722 [closed]

I'm creating a view in ArcCatalog 10.6 on an Oracle DB. Never created a view before but with some Googling, I've managed the SQL below. The view works but only partially. In ArcCatalog, preview shows ...
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Creating related field Domains for ArcGIS Desktop

I have been trying to create a new feature class for entering habitat data for ArcGIS Desktop (10.3.1 if relevant). I have been using the coded Domain function to create drop down lists of applicable ...
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Creating database connection using ArcCatalog

I'm using ArcCatalog 10.2.2 which is installed on a Windows 2019 Server OS. I'm having trouble creating a database connection. Usually this is a very straight forward process. Put in the server name ...
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How to be multiple publishers on ArcGIS Server

I have and account named "sde" and "publisher" on my ArcGIS 10.5.1 geodatabase. I have two account on ArcGIS Server named "siteadmin" and "publisher". So I have published the REST services on Server ...
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ArcCatalog File Navigation slower than Windows Explorer

I am currently using ArcMap 10.6 and have been having issues navigating to files within ArcCatalog. It has been taking me about 10-15 seconds to open folders in ArcCatalog when it only takes a ...
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Features disappear from layer

I have a problem with my newly created layers. I have drawn a lot of features and most of them disappeared during the weekend while the pc was turned off. They are not visible in the drawing, in the ...
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Properties of Google Earth Engine GeoTIFF export

I am adding a couple of properties to an export, named 'elev' and 'threshold'. My objective is to have those properties embebed in the exported GeoTIFF, however, when I open the exported GeoTIFF and ...
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Location of Workflow Manager Database References

Does anyone know where ArcCatalog references to Workflow Manager Databases are saved? I am using Workflow Manager in a Citrix virtual desktop. Every time I restart the desktop after closing it, the ...
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Automating ArcFM XML Export/Import

I am trying to write a script (any) that will go to ArcCatalog and then to a database and then to ArcFM XML Export to export the dataset in XML.
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Saving a shapefile to a specific catalog

I have a shapefile that I would like to save to a specific catalog database. I created a new database connection in arc catalog but I am not sure how to save this shapefile that was sent to me via ...
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Failing to execute Quick Import of GML files to feature class database using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1. I am attempting to import GML files from the TOP10NL datasets (the historical data is only available as a package of GML files). In ArcCatalog, I selected "Dutch ...
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ArcCatalog connecting to MySQL DB [closed]

Looking to connect to MySQL DB from ArcCatalog. As of now I have ArcCatalog 10.5 running on machine 1. I have a MySQL 8 instance running on machine 2 (server). I am able to connect to machine 2 from ...
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ArcCatalog not showing view just created? [closed]

I have a geodatabase with a feature layer of parcels and a scalar database of consumption data for those parcels. Using SQL Server 2012r2 and ArcGIS 10.5. In ArcCatalog, I open the parcel database ...
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ArcCatalog metadata XML importing errors

I am trying to add metadata to some layers within ArcCatalog and I don't understand the error messages it is giving me or why there would be an error. When I try to import my metadata XML it completes ...
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arcpy.Rename_management() returning ERROR 999999 and [Errno 13]

I have a function where I am trying to rename a geodatabase, both os.rename and arcpy.Rename_management() work in the Python window but not in the script when run as a tool through ArcCatalog. ...
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Using Attribute Values of Rasters in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 4 Shapefiles which basically have 7 important fields and are basically looking like: ------------------------------------------------------------------ | Name | Connection 1 | Con 2 | Con 3 | ...
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ModelBuilder unable to overwrite existing features with same names

I have created a model that is meant to be run regularly to update an existing data set with new data. Ideally, the model will be able to simply overwrite the old data with the new data which would ...
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Unable to delete a symbol from symbol collection in annotation feature class?

I am trying to delete a symbol in the Symbol Collection for an Annotation FeatureClass in ArcCatalog. From what I can tell, there is always one symbol for an annotation featureclass, which should be (...
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How to hide certain views from ArcCatalog?

I have users that connect to an enterprise geodatabase via OS authentication. They use a couple of methods: An .SDE connection in ArcMap A ODBC connection for MS Office The users need to be able to ...
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Updating shapefile metadata to show up in ArcCatalog?

I am attempting to update the metadata for a variety of shapefiles to change the information under 'Summary' (or 'Purpose'), 'Description' (or 'Abstract'), etc. in ArcCatalog's Description tab. I am ...
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Data goes missing in Esri file geodatabase

We currently operate a system whereby survey data is collected in the field, exported in shapefile format, edited and then appended into a file geodatabase using the Load function in ArcCatalog. This ...
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Reading metadata from existing datasets in ArcCatalog?

I would like to know which ArcPy functions can be used to read metadata from existing datasets in ArcCatalog?

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