Questions tagged [arcgis-10.0]

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Finding the percent of acres per landuse in ArcMap

I'm trying to add a field to my attribute table that shows the percent of acres per land use. I tried using this approach enter link description here but I couldn't seen to get it to work for me. I ...
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Creating geodatabase feature class using geodatabase table schema with ArcPy?

Is there a way in ArcPy to create an empty polygon geodatabase feature class that will acquire the schema of a geodatabase table? I know that it's possible in ArcCatalog (New -> Feature Class and ...
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arcpy Select Layer By Attribute not working with an integer saved in a variable

I have a long code written and this is the last little bit i need and for whichever reason it does not work. This is the simple code. k=2 arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management("poligon", "...
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Using ArcPy to determine ArcMap document version?

Is there a way with ArcPy to identify the version of a Map Document (MXD). I am working on a solution to inventory our MXD's and would like to know if a document is 8.1, 9.2, 10.0, etc. I am ...
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Gravity/Huff model tools

I am looking for a way to simulate a gravity model using a point-based layer. All my points are assigned a z-value and the higher this value, the larger is their "sphere of influence". This influence ...
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How to break a single polyline into multiple polylines in ArcMap 10

I want to delete certain segments in a selected segment of a line in a line shapefile in ArcMap 10.
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Getting returnDistinctValues functionality from 10.1 in ArcGIS Server 10.0?

It is possible to get returnDistinctValues functionality from AGS 10.1 in AGS 10.0? From ArcGIS Server REST API: New in 10.1 SP1 Support for a new parameter called returnDistinctValues that ...
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What equations does ArcGIS use to calculate X,Y coordinates from latitude and longitude?

I am using the NAD 1983 2011 UTM Zone 13N system for my data in ArcGIS. I really want to know how the equations ArcGIS used to calculate the X and Y.
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Exporting shapefile from ArcGIS Desktop into Autodesk Ecotect?

I am trying to export a shapefile from ArcGIS 10 into Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2011 for solar analysis. I have a shapefile with polygons, and the heights of buildings is stored in the attribute table....
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How to combine multiple overlapping rasters and outputs a new raster that carries the maximum value [duplicate]

I have 7 classification rasters. Each raster has probability values from 1 to 10. All of the rasters overlap each other at some areas. I would want to create a new raster that carries the maximum ...
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Problem with setValue() function in ArcGIS 10

I'm trying to add data to an attribute table in ArcGIS 10 using the following code: def make_floor_no( shapefile ): "Makes header for number of Floors (FLO) and calculates value" fieldName = ...
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Why Intersect gives ERROR 999999: Error executing function Invalid Topology [Too many lineseg endpoints]?

I am trying to run an Intersect process in arcgis 10 sp 3 with 2 file sets (aspect and slope) from up to a 1m DEM across an area of 65,000sq km. The aspect has 9,930,384 records and the slope has 31,...
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Identifying clusters in classified imagery data

I am relatively new to working with satellite imagery at 1 m resolution and am struggling with a methodology for "grouping" the imagery. Using ArcGIS, I have performed an ISO classification on some ...
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Performing table look-up using Python in ArcGIS Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 the arcpy module has a TableToNumPyArray command, which converts a table into an array. Unfortunately I don't have access to 10.1 on my work PC. Is there a workaround which will ...
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Using online GIS map with shapefiles as basemap in ArcMap?

An official website is providing some GIS data as cadastre map with the following addres: http://cadastre.mimt.gov.ir/Map/Map.aspx?PNid=0 The mentioned website's data are secure and are not ...
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Can Arcmap 10 do change detection?

I have an assignment to find out changed areas of the two different layers ( let's say 2000 and 2010).the layers are vector. Is it possible to detect the changed areas by using Arcgis?
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How to convert *.shp files to *.gmt format type files?

I am new at using GMT (Generic Mapping Tools) and I am wondering if it can use a shapefile of a hydrographical network. Can I perhaps change my .shp to .gmt format and combine it with a GMT map? If ...
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Automatically fixing multiple errors using Fix topology error tool?

I am an ArcGIS 10 user. I want to solve multiple errors using the fix topology error. I select all my features, I click right but I don't have the correcting options (Snap, trim, extent), I only ...
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Finding angle between intersecting features in two feature classes using ArcGIS Desktop and Python? [closed]

I have two intersecting line featureclasses. I want to find the angle at each point of intersection using ArcGIS 10 and Python. Can anyone help?
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Using Python from both OSGeo4W and ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

This question was asked several years ago at: Can ArcGIS and OSGeo4W share the same python install?, but it seems that versions have changed since then. I currently have ArcGIS 10.0 installed (not ...
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Comparing two shapefiles based on ID and spatial

I have two shapefiles that contain position information for individuals, one is their reported location (line segments) and the other is their high-frequency recorded location (point data); they have ...
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Using Raster calculator in Modelbuilder ArcGis 10

I am using Modelbuilder to calculate several rasters with different parameters for each grid cell. One of the final steps is to calculate the log of one of the rasters using Raster calculator. ...
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“dataset does not exist or is not supported” using large GRID raster

I am trying my hand at arcpy for the first time to create a conditional raster from a set of threshold values. I have 3 large GRID format rasters (mos_zb3, mos_zb4, pca_finb2) I am trying to feed into ...
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Using File Geodatabase coded domain with ArcGIS Online?

I created a File GDB and set up a domain, and the domain was assigned to a field in a feature class. The domain behaves as expected on ArcGIS Desktop (dropdown list when editing the content of that ...
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Clip_management to raster extent outputs larger raster than raster extent

Using Python and ArcMap 10.0 SP5, I'm trying to reproject and clip a large input raster to exactly the same grid as a smaller target raster (same extent, pixel sizes and projection). The problem is ...
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Splitting multi-part polygon into single polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I split a multipart polygon which consists of several polygons into single polygons so I can delete each polygon without deleting them all at one time? I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0.
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Exporting .jpg files from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy? [closed]

I have generated about 90 maps through data driven pages(ArcGIS 10.0). I now want to export them as .jpg files in either landscape or portrait format. I tried python but it is not working, it worked ...
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Converting Python (ArcPy) script into tool or toolbox script?

I've written a simple python script that allows me to quickly create a copy of a template Mxd, pointing to different shapefiles. The user specifies the new location, a name for the new mxd, then the ...
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ArcGIS Desktop patches and service packs [closed]

I'm trying to find patches for ArcMap 10.0. They are no longer available on the Esri site. Does anyone have some/all the service pack and patches for 10.0? I have licences but they haven't been ...
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Creating generic tool with ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Desktop?

We are working on the creation of a tool with ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1. We want to build a generic tool that can be launched from any computer. In order to do so, we have set the input ...
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Creating a “Data entry table” parameter - Arcpy tool scripts

I want to create an Arcpy tool script that takes values from a 2-column table placed in the tool itself, which is filled by the user, and stores these values in a real table. In order to do so, I ...
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Thiessen polygons extend outside of extent of projection

I'm working on a geological project on the past position of continents (in ArcMap 10 Service Pack 5, build 4400). The tool I'm creating in Model Builder uses Create Thiessen Polygons and all input ...
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Selecting the most recent entries from a table in ArcGIS

I have a point shapefile that has many event occurrences stored for ever point. I am trying to select the most recent event for every point. Is there a way to do this through the "Select by ...
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Converting LiDAR data to raster (DEM/DSM) for ArcGIS input?

I was wondering if there is an option to convert LiDAR data (.las) to a raster/grid (DEM/DSM) format that ArcGIS 10.0 can read?
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Shape area is not updated when importing shapefile from QGIS to Esri Geodatabase

I made some holes (difference) in a shapefile with Q-GIS 2.2.0, than I imported the shapefile in ArcGIS 10.0 and I exported the shapefile to a feature class in a File Geodatabase. In the feature ...
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Setting which layers are selectable in ArcMap?

I cannot figure out how to toggle selectable layers in ArcMap 10. In 9.3, I remember being able to choose from a list which layers I wanted to be able to select features from in the map. Let's say ...
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Optimizing ArcGIS Desktop performance using MXD Defrag?

Does the MXD Defrag program still exist in ArcGIS 10?
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Using For Iterator in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I'm trying to build a rather easy model but somehow couldn't find a solution to one problem: I work with a main model and a submodel which contains the iterator "for". I want to buffer a feature class ...
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Using Spherical Standard Deviation to identify ledges on steep cliffs? [closed]

I have been implementing the approach highlighted here: Finding regions or zones in raster DEM of similar slope or aspect values in ArcGIS for Desktop? to calculate firstly the "spherical variance" ...
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Arcobjects ConstructBuffers produces Error -2147220889?

I use the Esri-function ConstructBuffers in my arcobjects program. The call of this method produces a Error with code -2147220889. Looking up the error constants it says: ...
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Using IFeature Selection with ArcObjects and C#?

I have a list of IFeature (List lst) and I want to select and highlight and show in the map. All I am getting is like the IFeatureSelection , ISelectionSet and they work with Feature Layer not the ...
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Estimating hydraulic head using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to estimate hydraulic head using SRTM DEM. My objective is to calculate hydropower potential using the hydraulic head and inflow among others. How do I get an estimate of head? I am ...
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How to add HERE maps to ArcMap?

I am trying to add an interactive map HERE to my ArcMap? I am using ArcGIS 10 and the path I have been following so far is through "Add WMS Server" (Catalog -> GIS Servers -> Add WMS Server). ...
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Automatically detecting relief in flat areas from hillshape for marine bathymetry using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to identify areas of interest in the ocean around 30-150 m that have some "topographic relief" compared to their surrounding areas. I did this manually by looking at the hillshade and ...
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How to arcpy.Describe() a layer when script is run from outside of ArcMap?

The following code will work if I run it from the ArcMap Python dialog, or from a GP tool, but not from PyScripter IDE: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"c:\temp\<my_mxd_name>.mxd"...
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How to compute surface type of raster or any point using ArcGIS?

I have a raster image whose values are a digital elevation model of terrain. I need to know the surface type (topographic characterization) of particular points along transects of this DEM. How to ...
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Is there a line symbology that also shows vertices? [duplicate]

Is there such a thing as a line/vertices symbology? If not a workaround? In some situations, particularly when editing, I would like to see my lines as well as all the vertices similar to the effect I ...
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Does ArcGIS 10 use parallel processing? [closed]

Does ArcGIS 10 use parallel processing? In which version of ArcGIS can we get this facility, if it exists? Is ArcSWAT single-threaded ?
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Refreshing Catalog window from ArcMap using Python?

I am running my script from ArcMap and I have the Catalog window open on the side. I delete some extra files in the end of my script but I have to refresh the Catalog window to see them go. So I ...
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Offsetting symbology in ArcGIS Online?

I have a line feature class that I would like to add to an AGOL map. To get the appropriate symbology, I need to have certain portions of the line to have two colors running parallel to each other. ...