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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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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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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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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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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 basicly have 7 important fields and are basicly looking like: ------------------------------------------------------------------ | Name | Connection 1 | Con 2 | Con 3 | ...
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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 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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Converting line density layer into classified raster using applied symbology in ArcPy?

Using python in ArcCatalog 10.6 I am trying to apply symbology to a line density layer. I sliced the density map into 9 segments and that is how I want to apply symbology from a predefined layer. It ...
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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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Converting ArcGIS feature layers to GeoPackage?

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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ArcCatalog XML Import - Import data only

Is there a way to import data only from XML using ArcCatalog? I know there are two options either to import schema only or to import data with schema. I have a schema already with domains and ...
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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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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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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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ArcMap keeps loading old CSV file after I've updated it

I have a CSV I'd like to join to a shapefile. I brought the CSV into ArcMap, realized it had an error, fixed it and saved the file with the same name. I removed the CSV from my map document, refreshed ...
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Geoprocessing web service not writing out all files for .shp

I created a Python script, run by a toolbox. I am using Python shapefile to generate a point shapefile. If I run the tool locally (i.e. on the desktop) it works great. Shp, shx and dbf all writen out ...
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ArcPy not seeing ArcSDE datasets from IDLE or PyScripter? [duplicate]

I tested the code below from ArcCatalog 10.5's python console and IDLE+PyScripter. While in ArcCatalog everything works correctly(code is supposed to list available datasets and feature layers), in ...
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Un-deleting folder accidentally deleted in ArcCatalog?

aka "dude where's my OOPS command?" I accidentally hit the DEL key with a folder selected in ArcCatalog, and it's apparently gone forever. There was no warning message shown, and it doesn't go into ...
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Merge succeeds but output missing? [closed]

I have problems with Merge tool. I can't find the output file in ArcCatalog even though I refresh it. Output is shown in Results window but nothign happens if I click Add to display. Strangely, also ...
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Merge multiple geodatabases into one

I have 207 geodatabases, each with 3 feature classes, and multiple shapefiles (point, line, and polygon) within each feature class. The data is from The National Map (USGS). In the screenshot, you can ...
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ArcCatalog database connection showing blank tables

I received info to connect to a database (without a spatial component) that has tables I need for a project I'm working on. Problem is once I establish the connection in ArcCatalog I can see all of ...
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Create New Feature Class within ArcCatalog

I am trying to create a new feature class and when I right click on my project in Catalog, I do not have the option for NEW. See screenshot. Is this a permissions issue? Is the software not setup ...
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Python and ArcGIS Metadata Parsing Script

Currently building a GDB with 100+ feature classes which will need metadata elements for certain fields to be used in an online tool popup. I am working on a Python script to update these elements, ...
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Trying to update the temporal extent description field with Python

I am able to call out and update the temporal extent begin and end dates, but the Description field is also required in ArcCatalog for metadata creation. In my script, I am trying to define it as: ...
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Avoiding schema lock cannot be acquired because of existing lock on File Geodatabase?

I am having a problem with a Schema Lock in ArcMap for Desktop Advanced 10.2. The license that I have is Concurrent use for two computers. On Computer 1, I created an MXD Map File and a File ...
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Forcing Python Toolbox tool to break loop and do cleanup when user clicks Cancel?

I am writing a Python tool that perform heavy tasks in a loop. When the user clicks "Close" I want to break the loop, perform some cleanup, and then finish. Consider this example tool that counts ...
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Polyline to raster cell size too small to run?

I'm trying to run a polyline to raster tool and would like the cell size of the outputted raster to match my DEM grid cell size of 1/3(0.0000925925926 degrees) or 1 arc second (0.000277778 degrees). ...
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Xray extension slowing down Catalog

I recently installed Xray for Catalog and my Catalog has been insanely slow ever since. I've uninstalled the Xray extension but my Catalog is still slow. Any suggestions to speed Catalog back up to ...
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Add-In button Click open ArcCatalog window with list of .sde files

I want code to open ArcCatalog window with list of .sde files.The below code always opens an ArcCatalog window with home location. I have to go to database connections from the window which finally ...
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Improving join between shape and view in ArcMap?

I have a problem with a simple join and I don't know what to do: I have a shapefile with 400,000 parcels, in this file I have only one column with the parcel id with an index. I have a Materialized ...
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Define Projection - Error 000732 - Dataset Does Not Exist or Is Not Supported

I am working with a shapefile that currently does not have any projections associated with it. However, when I attempt to Define the Projection, I am met with Error 000732. I have tried doing this in ...