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Computing dominant area in polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

First, I have a shapefile consisting of square grids and each grid has an ID. Second, I have a shapefile consisting of different zones (with IDs). A grid ID in the first shapefile can contain many ...
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Creating polygon feature class from area in one not covered by another using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working on a project doing spatial analysis at a statewide level. I am looking at a form of transportation coverage in a state, and part of my analysis involves buffers and drive time polygons. I ...
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Graph/Network building and analysis of linked polygons in ArcGIS for Desktop?

This is more of a follow-up question to Dividing polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcPy? and Grouping village points based on distance and population size using ArcGIS Desktop?, ...
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Grouping village points based on distance and population size using ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to group a number of villages based on their distance to each other and total cumulative population size? any suggestions? I have a vector file of say 100 village points attached to atable ...
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Auto-incrementing field in feature class using ArcGIS Desktop?

So I'm relatively new to ArcGIS and ArcCatalog. I have created a field name of PROJECTID in a feature class in a Personal Geodatabase. The data type is TEXT. This will be a ten digit ID. The first ...
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Basic If/Then in Python Parser of ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, and I've been looking through this site, and can't seem to figure out my answer yet. Very new to VBA and Python, but lots of years with ArcGIS. I know I can do ...
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Using ArcGIS Field Calculator to create classes in new field?

I first classified firstCol into groups and then I want to give the groups with different weighted values in another field, SecondCol. I will need to give different weighted values very often. I find ...
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Calculate line distances inside of polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm working with two data sets: NHD polyline stream layer for my entire state HUC Watershed boundary Polygons for the entire state I am looking for a way to calculate the total length of streams ...
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Dividing polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcPy?

One of my tasks for work is to divide parcels into groups. These groups will be used by agents to talk to property owners. The goal is to make the agent's job easy by grouping parcels that are near ...
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Adding labels with symbols to legend in ArcMap?

I'm creating a map with ArcGIS Desktop v10.2.2, showing museums as points. The museums layer has no symbol and the labels are made of a circle filled with color with the ID inside, taken from the [ID] ...
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Filling NoData gaps in raster using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster with gaps in it. I want to fill these in with averages of surrounding cells using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I have tried "Focal Statistics" but it averages EVERY cell and not just the ...
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Creating fishnet grid with specified rotation angle in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm working on this project and I need a grid with a certain rotation, at about 60 degrees, for example. Starting from that I need to make a block of 20mx50m, and the last thing is that inside each ...
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Counting overlapping polygons from one Shapefile using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a shapefile with 16,400 polygons. Each polygon shows the expansion of a bird species for the whole world. Now I have to count the overlapping polygons. I tried it with union and dissolve (...
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Why isn't the service layer shape properly spread out?

I created a simple service layer polygon in network analyst (ArcGIS Desktop 10.2) with no hierarchies set in the street network. Now I don't understand why is this polygon created along some ...
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Installing 64-bit geoprocessing of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to install 64-bit processing to ArcGIS 10.2, but the ESRI Patches and Service Packs website only has installations for Service pack 1 that goes with ArcGIS 10.1. One similar question on ...
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Batch Georeferencing in ArcMap/ArcPy?

I have about 50 pdf maps that I would like to batch georeference and/or georectify. I've saved one as a jpg and georeferenced it manually and would like to automate the rest which are in the same ...
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Downloading ArcObjects SDKs for .NET?

Can anyone can suggest where I can freely download ArcObjects SDKs for ArcGIS? I am using version 10.2.
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Split multiple polylines by distance in ArcGIS

Is there a method to split thousands of polylines by employing a tool like the "Editor" - "Split" method and using distance, in ArcGIS? When I utilize the "split" - "distance" tool (fig1), it only ...
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How to make Map Book of pages with same area shown but different layers turned on/off?

In ESRI a Map Book is best suited for a series of features that each get their own page. It allows you to pick a feature and generate a Map Book Page for each feature including any additional ...
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Changing Field Name in ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I change the field names (not the alias) in ArcGIS 10.2? I already found this page on ArcGIS support: "Renaming shapefile fields (Defense Mapping)" but there is is not "Defense Mapping" on ...
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Calculating area weighted average of attribute in one layer by shape in another using ArcGIS for Desktop?

For a project I am working on I would like to intersect fire station response districts with income data to determine the median income per response district. However the borders of the layers ...
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Changing color of symbol in UniqueValuesSymbology object using ArcPy?

I have an template mxd I reference with several pre-defined layers. The only variable I need to modify is the color of certain symbols in the layer. I have tried to modify and dig around the Symbology ...
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Getting latitude and longitude raster from DEM using ArcGIS Desktop?

Could anyone provide with a way to calculate latitude and longitude from DEM, for each raster cell? In previous posts about this, I have seen that some suggest calculating lat and long in certain ...
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Exporting raster as .tif with “use renderer” and “force RGB” produces inaccurate colors?

In ArcMap 10.2 I have a DEM and my aim is to change its color ramp using ArcMap, then export this colored raster as a geotiff (8 bit). I checked "use renderer" and "force RGB" options but the results ...
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What causes ERROR 000210: Cannot create output in_memory\AND from ArcPy?

The ArcGIS for Desktop "ERROR 000210: Cannot create output" has been reported on this site a number of times but an in_memory workspace seems to have been implicated only once: ERROR 000210: Cannot ...
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Counting traversed arcs on routes to write attributes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have number of persons located on a road network and I have calculated their shortest distance to a particular location. From the routes output created from Closest Facility can I break the routes ...
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Why does Raster Calculator (RasterCalculator_sa) give ERROR 000539 in ArcPy?

I am getting a not executed error for a raster calculator. Here is part of the output: File "C:\projectTemp\FloodAnalysis\floodxsectionanalysis.py", line 107, in makeSeemless arcpy....
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Major bug in ArcGIS Zonal statistics?

Update: The bug has been fixed in the ArcGIS 10.4 release I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 to determine zonal statistics for a number of zones. If there is any NoData in the value raster, I want the zone ...
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Installing pandas with Esri's python?

Trying to get pandas to import, but I'm getting what looks like an error caused by a failed dependency of the version of my Esri-provided numpy's compile, based on this stackoverflow posting. Here's ...
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Calculating percentage of overlap between two different layers

I have two different layers (Layer 1 and Layer 2) both made up of many thousands of polygons. Many of the polygons in Layer 1 overlap to differing degrees with Polygons in Layer 2. I need to calculate ...
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Documenting inability to Start Editing SQLite geodatabase layers in ArcMap?

I've recently started creating SQLite geodatabases using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop with both ST_GEOMETRY and SPATIALITE storage data types and was impressed by how easy this was to do. I then tried to ...
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Debugging ImportError: No module named arcpy?

I have written a script and am trying to run it in Python IDLE 2.7.6. I first try to import arcpy, but I get an error message saying: ImportError: No module named arcpy Why does it not work? I ...
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Getting different results using Select by Location with ArcPy vs ArcMap?

I have two different layers. One layer contains features that are supposed to sit directly on top of features in the other layer. With ArcPy I'm doing a SelectLayerByLocation with "ARE_IDENTICAL_TO" ...
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Specify geoprocessing service connection at publish

I have a geoprocessing service published from a tool written in Python and contained inside a Python toolbox. I need to be able to publish this service in multiple environments (production, staging, ...
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Data Interoperability Toolset not working ArcGIS for Desktop?

The Data Interoperability Tools .tbx appears in my system toolboxes, however when I double click quick export or import, a red X appears. I have gone into the administrator settings and the tool ...
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Increasing Flood Plain

I am doing a project where we are attempting to determine how many more buildings would flood if the FEMA flood plain increased by 1',2' and 5'. I have the elev of the flood plain rasters from lidar ...
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Building attribute table in 3-band raster using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a 3-band (RGB) raster file from CORINE and the attribute table hasn't been built. When I try to execute the command BuildRasterAttributeTable I get an error that only single band rasters are ...
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Is 64-bit background geoprocessing native to ArcGIS 10.2?

I cannot seem to find any documentation as to whether or not 64-bit background geoprocessing is native to ArcGIS 10.2. Or, is a separate download and install required as in 10.1? There were rumors ...
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Subtracting (erasing) polygons from polygon using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two polygon layers, one is green that represents all non-public right-of-way land. I have another polygon that is just a circle with a specified radius. I would like my output to be a polygon ...
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Determining Min - Max within zip code (statistics by area)?

I'm new to ArcGIS Desktop. I have created a layer representing zip codes and overlayed it with a layer containing some data points. I want to find the min and max value of the data points in each zip ...
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ArcGIS Label zoom visibility

ArcGIS 10.2.2 on Windows 7 32 bit (new Win 7 computer arriving tomorrow). I'm a complete novice to ArcGIS starting now (June 2014), so speak loud and slow... I have 10 years of experience with GIS ...
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Can one parameter choice on Python toolbox tool set Display Names of other parameters?

I would like to be able to create a Python toolbox tool (or a Python script tool) where a choice made from the first parameter (Category in the images below) changes the Display Name of other ...
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Setting Zero values back to NULL

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and OS Windows 7. I need to set numeric vales from Zero back to NULL, but I can't from the field calculator. I'm working with a vector file and I need to ...
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can't join excel(2013) to ARCGIS 10.2.2

When trying to join Excel datafile to shapefile in ARC GIS 10.2.2 I keep getting the following message: "Failed to connect to database. An underlying database error occurred. Class not registerd." ...
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Symbolizing multiple polygons as one by dropping internal boundaries?

Using ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop), is there a way to symbolize two features within the same feature class as one feature without editing the feature and merging them? For example, if I have a ...
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Adding XY Points to ArcMap?

I am trying to import an Excel table with around 10,000 XY points into ArcMap 10.2. I am using State Plane NAD 1983 Alabama West (US Feet) as the Coordinate System in my map data frame. I then add the ...
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How to close polylines that mark shape of cirque glaciers?

I have mapped a lot of cirque glaciers, using polylines to mark the shape of them. Now I need to Close these polylines, but I do not know how to do that. I have tried converting them to polygons (...
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Viewshed Analysis for bridge polyline observer feature

I am using the Viewshed tool in ArcGIS 10.2 to determine the cells from a DEM that are visible from a highway corridor that has a bridge crossing a river (my observation feature). My question is in ...
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Setting NoData for a multiband raster?

I have an RGB orthoimage that has black area instead of NoData, as pictured here: When I use the SetNull tool, it does remove the black area, however it then turns it into a grayscale orthoimage, ...
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Setting Definition Query on ArcPy layer from shapefile?

I'm trying to determine options to set a layer definition query using ArcPy. I know that it is possible when using arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(). However, in this scenario I am loading in ...