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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. ...
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Extracting by Attribute Using ModelBuilder with User Input?

Using ModelBuilder, I want to create a tool that will let a user choose the value or values that will be used to extract a shapefile. I have a parcel layer with a "Parcel_Type" field. I want the user ...
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How to use Select by Attributes query with semicolons?

I am trying to select multiple (50 or more) unique numeric records using ArcGIS 10's "Select by Attributes" using semicolons ';' after each record which it verifies as good to go. Please see screen ...
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Renaming field using ArcPy?

What I need to do: rename a field name of a table/feature class copy all values to the new field So far I have done following code as @artwork21 suggests: import sys import traceback import arcpy ...
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Populating SQL options for parameter in ArcGIS tool?

In ArcGIS Desktop 10 I am trying to create a tool where individuals can select a variety of records using a SQL expression that is then passed to a calculation. I can add a parameter under the tool, ...
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Displaying dynamic table in Data Driven Pages environment?

I am creating a map series that has many polygons per sheet. There is annotation for the polygons however some polygons are very small with no annotation for them (annotation would completely hide a ...
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Using variable as fixed input value for Buffer in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I want to show/create a buffer of a single point but the radius of that buffer depends on a simple formula (e.g. Radius = abc). Instead of entering directly the ...
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Getting 2147483647 and -2147483647 as min and max output for point to raster, polygon to raster, and feature to raster tools

No matter which feature to raster tool I use (feature to raster, point to raster, or polygon to raster), I am getting a raster output whose min and max values are 2147483647 and -2147483647, ...
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Clipping or masking a raster by individual polygons in a feature layer

I have a shapefile (polygon) layer consisted of four polygons and I have a raster. I want to calculate statistics for every raster part which is beneath any of these polygons. I tried the following ...
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Is there a way to make multiple ring buffers into the raster format?

Is there a way to make multiple ring buffers into the raster format? The distances are 0.25,0.5,0.75 & 1. Since they are less than 1 it shows as an error while using the polygon to raster tool. ...
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Geometric Network for Electric Utilities? [closed]

I'm not expert in the use of geometric networks nor in Python scripting and I need help with the following problem. I'm using ArcGIS 10.0. I have defined a geometric network for an electric ...
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ArcGIS 10 - disappearing rasters?

From time to time it happens to me that rasters disappear at certain zoom level in ArcMap, or only some parts of the raster (strips) show up. I'm working on WinXP, ArcGIS / ArcView 10, Sp2, rasters ...
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Create weighted Thiessen polygons?

I have a point shapefile and I create Thiessen (Voronoi) polygons programmatically using this scripting syntax: CreateThiessenPolygons_analysis (in_features, out_feature_class, fields_to_copy) ...
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Search if field exists in feature class

I have a few dozen feature classes, one of which contains the field I am looking for. They are stored in several different file geodatabases. Is there a quick way of searching each feature class to ...
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How to compare polylines attribute from the same GRID cell in ArcGIS 10?

I need some help because I do not know how to model this issue: I have two polyline shapefiles. They have an attribute that I need to be compared. These are roads from different sources. So, I have ...
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Disappearing layers in ArcScene?

I have DEM hillshade layers which I have tried to change the base heights to floating surfaces. I have done this with these layers before but had to change them back and forth to do some analysis. ...
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How to join number of point features into attribute of nearest line segment using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have point shapefile with lot of attributes, that represent road accidents and line shapefile with highways. What I want is to join attribute into line shapefile with value, that represent number of ...
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How do you produce a output table containing distances between mineral grains at various azimuthal directions?

I am using ArcGIS 10, the newest version and I am a senior at Western Carolina University and working on my senior thesis and the data set in which I have are images of mineral thin sections all ...
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Comparing rasters using Calculate Values in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have two rasters with the same extents, each with all pixel values of the same value. Raster A has pixel values of 6 and Raster B has pixel values of 3. I know ModelBuilder has the Calculate Values ...
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Obtaining extent of each polygon in shapefile using ArcPy?

In ArcGIS 10 and Python I want to get the extent (xmax, ymax, xmin, ymin) info of each of the polygons in a shapefile. I can get the extent of the whole shapefile using file=r"D:\SCRATCH\ARCGIS\...
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Identifying feature OID from Geometry object using ArcPy?

I know ArcPy allows you to access geometries directly using the CopyFeatures_management method. Note in their code sample for the Geometry object, it is very simple to copy the geometries to in-memory ...
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Improving Geostatistical Analyst Wizard performance?

I have performed CoKriging using Geostatistical Analyst in ArcGIS 10. When I tried to export the prediction to raster, the process became so slow. Is there a way to make the exporting faster?
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Executing Dissolve method in ArcGIS Engine?

I'm always having a problem in GP.execute() when trying to execute this method. Here is my code: Friend Function DissolveFeatures(ByVal pInFLayer As ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IFeatureLayer, ByVal ...
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I ran the code and got this error TypeError: 'float' object has no attribute '__getitem__' [closed]

import arcpy, os arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True def polylineArea(x, y): # this is your function definition count=len(xlist) area=0 j=count-1 for i in range (0, count): area+=((x[...
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Converting multiple CSV automatically to shapefile using ArcPy?

I have more than 300 CSV files. Every CSV file contains different Longitude, Latitude and other parameters (e.g. Date, Longitude, Latitude, Elevation, Max Temperature, Min Temperature, Precipitation, ...
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How to get specific coordinate system to get arcGIS point shapefile in r?

I have a Point shapefile from arcGIS 10. I want to get it in r and also want to get it a specific predefined coordinate systen for my data. I can read the shapefile in R but summary in r Shows ...
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Label legend interval with number of elements in ArcMap?

I have made a series of choropleth maps in ArcMap 10. When I classify the interval the bottom of the dialogue tells how many elements are in the class. Is it possible to have this number ...
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Converting Visio diagram to GIS layer for ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a office floorplan that is a standard Visio drawing file (*.VSD) that I would like to convert into a GIS feature class (shapefile, GDB, PostGIS, or any other applicable format, it doesn't ...
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Layer 3D to Feature Class Empty Output

I'm trying to build 3D buildings from 2D footprints. I extrude by the building heights, and input the surface by editing the properties. From here I use the Layer 3D to Feature Class tool to convert ...
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Varying extent of each data driven page using ArcGIS Desktop?

I would like to export data driven pages, each with a different extent. I understand that within the Setup for the data driven pages, there is an option 'Extent' and one can choose 'Data Driven Scale'....
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Python script for shapefile to layer conversion

What is the Python script for shapefile to layer conversion? I tried the following... import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace="working path" arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_conversion("source ...
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How to align two rasters of exact same cell size, extent in ArcGIS DEsktop?

I have two raster datasets. One is already georeferenced. The second one is not georeferenced but should have the exact same extent and cell size as the first one. It is supposed to exactly overlap ...
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Saving *.dbf as *.xls using Python?

I've been let loose in the workplace to learn python to do things in Arcmap 10. so, I am learning python as I go and trying to remember the programming I have done. Where I am in this project is ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 make Form onTop with C#

I have a windows form which opens with my ICommand, referenses IApplication and does some staff with it( it is not relevent ). The problem is that I want it to be onTop within ArcMap, and minimized if ...
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Calculating length of clipped lines using buffered points using ArcPy? [closed]

I need to create a buffer around each point of a points feature class. I would then want to use the point buffers to clip the streets feature class to calculate the length of the clipped streets using ...
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ArcGIS Spatial Join Options Missing

The ArcGIS SpatialJoin online help page has a long list of match_options when joining data spatially, including HAVE_THEIR_CENTER_IN. However running the arcpy.SpatialJoin_analysis tool in Python ...
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Setting ArcMap attribute dialog split orientation to horizontal by default?

When you open ArcMap 10, and open the attribute window (editor toolbar), the attribute dialog is split vertically. You can press the toggle button to split the dialog horizontally. I always use it ...
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Image does not display after clipping raster using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10. I am trying to clip an NLCD layer from a vector polygon. I have used the Clip Raster tool in Data Management and Extract by Mask tool in Spatial Analyst among other things. My ...
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Efficiently finding the 1st order neighbors of 200k polygons

For every one of the 208,781 Census block groups, I'd like to retrieve the FIPS IDs of all of its 1st order neighbors. I have all the TIGER boundaries downloaded and merged into a single 1GB ...
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Converting ArcGIS layer style to Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) file?

I am putting together a GIS server using GeoServer and need some help with importing my layer styles from ArcGIS 10 to SLD format. I have one layer in ArcMap properly symbolized and labeled, how ...
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Unable to replace Null values using Python parser of ArcGIS 10.0 Field Calculator?

I'm using the following python code to replace Null values by 0, using field calculator: def nulls(p1): if p1 is None: return 0 else: return p1 But nothing happens, Null values stay. I'm ...
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Publish model in toolbox as Geoprocessing Service?

I have created a model. This models takes three shapefiles and returns the result in the form of shapefile. I run this model and found it works fine and a shapefile is created and visible in the ...
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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 ...