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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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Converting ArcMap feature layers to GeoPackage using

Is it possible to directly convert feature layers in ArcGIS to GeoPackage? In ArcGIS Desktop 10.5's ArcToolbox, under "Conversion Tools/To Geopackage" the only option that appears to me is "Add ...
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Using MySQL connection in ArcGIS Online Service

Apologies if this is a dumb question. I have some programs that utilize MySQL to store data that I would like to use in some ArcGIS Online services. I have an ArcGIS Server set up on our network ...
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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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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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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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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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Import processing module from QGIS into Python Window of ArcCatalog

It is possible to import processing module from QGIS and run it in Python Window of ArcCatalog? I tried in QGIS import sys output = sys.path and copy output to ArcGIS Python console: import sys ...
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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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Using Attribute Values of Rasters in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 4 Shapefiles which basicly have 7 important fields and are basicly looking like: ------------------------------------------------------------------ | Name | Connection 1 | Con 2 | Con 3 | ...
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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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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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Get Unique Field Values Within Python Script Tool

Using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and Python. I have a script that currently counts the number of points (representing crimes) in each zip code area, and writes that value to a new column in the FC that contains ...
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How do I save a polygon once I have created it in editor?

I am attempting to create a new polygon. I go to ArcCatolog>New>Shapefile and make sure Feature type is set to polygon. I create the polygon and if I click save edits or stop editing, it disappears. ...
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Linking data from Microsoft Access to ArcMap 10.1

I'm trying to link data in a Microsoft Access file to my work in ArcMap 10.1. Instructions online show people using the 'Customize' menu option and then selecting 'ArcCatalog' and from there ...
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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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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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How to get an ESRI spatial reference in XML for Pathfinder Export?

I am trying to export from Trimble Pathfinder into an ESRI Geodatabase, in UTM10N (EPSG:26910), however I do not have a spatial reference XML setup in the export preferences. I looked into how to get ...
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Can't open ArcCatalog Database Connection SQL database Tables with field names greater than 31 characters

I am using SQLEXPRESS as a test environment. I have a database connection in ArcCatalog to a SQL database. Some tables in the SQL database have field names greater than 31 characters and these ...
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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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ArcCatalog not in Customize mode?

I need to connect to an Access Databse so have found the instructions to Add OLE DB Connection but when I go to Customize - Customize Mode there is no option to select ArcCatalog under Commands. Can ...
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ArcCatalog doesn't run program

I've designed a program in which: user selects their input directory, the source of the shapefiles user selects their output folder, where their file will end up user names their resulting Excel ...
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How to find the number of raster bands?

I have downloaded a 7.5 min DEM . Now while I am trying to mosaic them it gives me an error saying "Input and target dataset should have the same number of bands" . How can I figure out the number of ...
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Determining ArcCatalog's currrently selected folder using ArcPy

Is there a way to get the current directory opened in ArcCatalog 10.0 using ArcPy? Something like os.getcwd() but instead gives the selected folder on the catalog tree.
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ArcCatalog Error Adding WMS Server

When I tried to add a wms server in ArcCatalog, the following message came up: "The URL you passed in uses a protocol that is not supported." . The WMS Server is the following gis.ktimanet.gr/wms/...
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ArcCatalog crashes in customize mode

I have massive problems with my ArcGIS 10.3.1 installation since a week. My ArcMap crashes on start without any message. ArcCatalog crashes in opening the customize-dialog opening the tab commands. ...
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Adding more than one contact in FGDC compliant metadata?

I am new to following the FGDC metadata standards. I have received an SDSFIE compliant geodatabase. My job is to build on this Geodatabase. Each feature class already has FGDC compliant metadata. As ...
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Mosaic dataset symbology showing RGB range rather then actual

I have a mosaic dataset with one raster inside it. I have published mosaic dataset to ArcGIS portal. I have applied precipitation symbology through image display area of a published raster item. ...
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Unable to export each time slice from a NetCDF layer as a single raster because NetCDF file does not show up

I am using ArcGIS for the first time and am trying to replicate exactly what has been done here. Step 5 asks to "Select the Input_NetCDF_layer and an Output Folder. Click OK to run the tool." - ...
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Can't create an ESRI File Geodatabase on one specific drive

I can create a ESRI file geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10.2 and 10.4 in C:/ drive and in 2 network drives but on the 3rd network drive when you try to create a file geodatabase (fgdb) by either right ...
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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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Adding new menu item to ArcCatalog using ArcObjects?

I'm trying to a add a new menu drop down to the ArcCatalog menu bar. I tried to use the built in ArcGIS base menu template in Visual Studios 2010 but no luck. I also tried to manually add the dll ...
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Create metadata for multiple datasets simultaneously in ArcGIS 10

I am trying to find a way to create metadata through Arc Catalog for multiple datasets simultaneously. I'm working within a file geodatabase, which composes of multiple feature classes and rasters. ...
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Is ESRI metadata standard compatible with GeoNetwork metadata standard?

Is ESRI metadata standard compatible with GeoNetwork metadata standard? If yes how do I update the Geonetwork metadata using Arc-Catalogue 10 Metadata xml?
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Importing large amounts of CADD data into ArcMap [closed]

I work at a utility coordination company and although I have a background in coding and computers I'm brand new to ArcMap and GIS so I apologize if I come across as a little oblivious. Basically, I ...
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Importing numeric fields from CSV to DBF in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to import a CSV into a DBF using ArcCatalog (10.1). In the field map, pictured below, I can only set an ID field to Long, Text, Double, etc. But there is no Numeric type as in DBF and ...
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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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“Item Description” from Catalog window in ArcMap won't open

I can't access metadata information from the catalog window in ArcMap. I can click on it but nothing happens. I haven't used this option before, so I'm not sure how long I've had this problem. ...
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Why does ArcMap drag and drop report “one or more dropped items invalid”?

I've noticed that I can drag and drop data sets into a custom tool within ArcCatalog 10.1, but if I launch the tool in ArcMap and try to drag and drop layers already in my TOC, I get an error one ...
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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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Computer Locking GDB When Running Scheduled Task

I am currently downloading and unzipping a GDB every night through the use of Task Scheduler. Then I update a related GDB with the changed features in all of the feature classes. My issue is, the ...
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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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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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