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Calculating sequential numbers into sorted table using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way to calculate a sorted field with sequential numbers? I have seen Sorting feature class to calculate sequential ID field using ArcGIS Field Calculator? that outlines how to calculate ...
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Deleting polygons smaller than certain dimension using ArcGIS Desktop?

I've made a model in ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.3, what it basically does is creating polygons over open areas such as farm-lands, grass-lands, marshes etc that has a low slope. My challenge is that I ...
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Can multiprocessing with arcpy be run in a script tool?

I have been tinkering around with the multiprocessing module to resolve some processing of data in ArcMap 10.3. I have created a script which works fine if I run it in IDLE. I see all my cores max ...
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Tobler's hiking function in PathDistance ArcGIS 10.3.1

I am working on least cost paths for an archaeological project and I am trying to implement Tobler’s hiking function on ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop. I am using SRTM 1 arc second global downloaded on ...
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Normalizing raster using raster calculator in ArcGIS 10.3.1? [duplicate]

I have been trying to 'range standardise' or normalise my raster values from 0-100 and I know how to do this mathematically: ("raster"-min("raster"))/(max("raster")-min("raster"))*100 and I have ...
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Distance between points along polyline ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 (Desktop), and I'm trying to measure the distance between points following a path determined by a set of polylines. Hand measurement is not a viable option-- there are ~7500 ...
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Checking .mxd version using ArcPy?

I am looking for a way to check the mxd version of a bunch of mxds. I found a script here at ArcPy method to determine ArcMap document version I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 on my desktop. It goes through ...
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Deleting anomalous points in *.lasd using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop. I have a raw .las file that I have brought into an ArcGIS .lasd file format. The raw data has several anomalous points; i.e. the maximum elevation for any point ...
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Deriving input based on other parameters in Python script tool?

I have a folder and it contains two feature classes, e.g., a.shp and b.shp. The script tool created has two parameters. The first one is the model location, and the second one needs a feature class (a....
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Is it possible to target an ArcMap add-in to an earlier version?

My development environment is Visual studio 2010 with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 installed. I need my add-in to support 10.0 AND 10.1. Right now, if I try to install it on ArcMap 10.0, it fails. Is it ...
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Trace Geometric Network in custom script tool?

I'm trying to make a Python script tool which uses the Trace Geometric Network tool (10.3). My script works in the Python window, but as a script-tool, it runs and NOTHING HAPPENS. Messages state: ...
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Trying to extract a list of Unique Values from a field using python

I have a number of columns in a number of tables withinh a FGDB where I need to extract the unique values for each column. For Example: the values may be [1,2,2,2,3,4], and I am trying to return [...
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Changing grid interval using ArcPy?

I work with ArcGIS 10.3 (Python 2.7.8) and I need to change the grid interval in 70 MXD's. I tried to find Python code that can do it. Currently, the interval in each MXD is 200 meters and I need to ...
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Unexpected result using ModelBuilder in batch?

I am running a model which I created with ModelBuilder at 10.3. The model is supposed to make a selection by attribute on a feature layer, and use that layer to clip a raster. The model is working ...
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Nearest Neighbor Analysis for route events

I have events that are on routes. You can think of it as accidents on a highway. I want to do some spatial statistics on it. The road is an M enabled feature class and decision makers want logical ...
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How to change the number of decimal digits in arcmap in symbology

I'm using ArcMap 10.3. In symbology, there are 6 decimal digits for the different classes of the variable I'm presenting. I'd like to show only 3 decimal digits. I can edit the label and change the ...
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Changing part of text element using ArcPy?

I work with multi MXD, and the title in all of them start with "The plan on the" and then i write the map's subject, for example: "The plan on the land use", etc. I need to change just the sentence ...
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Creating buffer only in specific direction using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to create a buffer for several polygons in a south-western orientation. As far as I know, this is not possible using the buffer tool (I use ArcGIS 10.3). I could do it manually but for ...
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need to find max value among fields AND PRINT FIELD NAME

I have a Census dataset that contains eight fields with percentages. I would like a python script that finds the highest value between the eight fields, but also tells me which field the highest ...
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Avoiding Error 1325 EsriPyFldr not valid short file name when uninstalling ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to uninstall ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop from Windows 7 SP1 using Uninstall a program and I am receiving an error message (pictured below): Error 1325. EsriPyFldr is not a valid short ...
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Can I compile an addin developed in ArcGIS 10.3.1 for use with 10.1 and 10.2?

I made an update to one of my addins mainly because users requested new features. I made the changes and compiled the addin in 10.3.1. Although I specified that the addin is compatible with 10.3 and ...
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Finding distance between points in two different layers along route in ArcMap?

I need to find the distance between points in separate layers along a stream network. I have source sites for macro-invertebrates and sites where they are lacking. I need to find the distance between ...
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Cannot Edit Python Script tool using its context menu from ArcMap/ArcCatalog? [closed]

I am unable to edit scripts in ArcMap or ArcCatalog. I navigate to the script, right-click on it and select "Edit", then nothing happens. I am using notepad++ as my editor (set in geoprocessing ...
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How do I find the slope of road segments with point elevation data of the same linear path

I'm currently working on a project to calculate road grade along roughly 30 miles of highway. I need to isolate and portray all sections of road with more than a 5 percent grade; in hopes of finding ...
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How to Prevent Data Driven Pages From Hanging on Subsequent Export?

I am working in ArcMap 10.3.0 and exporting through Data Driven Pages (DDP). The DDP export works as expected the first time and for immediate subsequent exports, but if I use DDP to export again ...
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ArcGIS crashes when trying category symbology?

I'm facing an issue with ArcGIS 10.3. When I try to use symbology type "category" the program crashes. It seems that is not a matter of data because I used the data before and nothing happened. The ...
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How to link data to a polygon ArcMap 10.3

I have a map with different polygons (118). Each of this polygons represent diferent vegetation types. For each of those polygons I have data of which species there is and how abundant they are (the ...
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Different watersheds for same area because of “burned streams”

Im trying to analyse where water is flowing which rains down to my project area. This is the DEM I have (my project area is bordered blue, the red marks are my pour points): I learned from another ...
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Go To XY not working in ArcMap?

I found a new problem after installing ArcMap 10.3.1 in my laptop. When i clicked Go To XY, the toolbar (below) is not shown. When i clicked Go to XY, nothing happened. Anyone knows how to solve my ...
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Creating Polygons Based on Point Count in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking to create polygons based on a point count, and hopefully find a way to automate this too. My example is, I have 1,000 points in my city boundary and I want to create polygons over the ...
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Can the field mapping be shortened in ArcToolbox tools?

I have converted a model to python in ArcGIS 10.3, and have found that the tool outputs a full and very very long field mapping. Is there a way to shorten this somehow? While I want all field names/...
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Workaround for AxMapControl painting issue (only problematic at certain screen resolutions)?

I have a .NET application dependent on ArcGIS 9.3.1 which I am upgrading to ArcGIS 10. I have an AxMapControl sat in a panel in a split container on a tab. The Dockstyle is set to Fill. Since ...
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Add multiple Layer files in subdirectories to mxd using python [closed]

I have more than 300 layer files located in many sub-Folders and sub-sub-Folders. All Sub Folders are located in one large directory.I read Use python to add layers to TOC and I try, with arcpy, to ...
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Combining several layers in ArcGIS Desktop using Intersect gives WARNING 000117: Warning empty output generated?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 I have the following 4 layers (all are polygons) You can find these layers in this link DATA Sites: 5 subcatchments (Site1 to site5) and site 5 combine all subcatchments ...
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Finding average elevations from a Raster DEM, applying those to Vector Grid created with GME

I'm using ArcMap 10.3, and here's what I have: I have an angled vector grid created through GME's GenVecGrid tool which has been clipped to an irregular size and angled relative to the xy axes to ...
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Change specific rows in attribute table using Arcpy in ArcGIS 10.3

I need to change values in field "name1" (string field) in specific rows: 70-72 into "no land use" value. I search Arcpy code to do it. i red How to select specific row in attribute table using ...
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How to batch Check geometry in ArcGIS for a list of datasets from a CSV?

We have around 50+ gdb's(in different folders) which has 450 datasets in total. Among the 450, we have a list of 100 feature dataset's for which we have to do QAQC. So is it possible to batch Check ...
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How to prevent RGB composite flatten to 1 band after raster calculation

I have a series of landsat wanting to process in raster calculator, but after doing the tool it happened these output images only contain one single band. They used to be RGB 3-band images. It is on ...
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Finding tool to divide polygon into specific areas using ArcPy?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 and am trying to divide a polygon into several smaller polygons based on a percentage. I have found a theoretical answer Dividing polygon into specific sizes using ArcGIS? ...
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arcpy.PackageWorkspace doesn't keep reference to SDE enterprise geodatabase

I am publishing a geoprocessing service on ArcGIS Server v10.3.0 that updates data on an ArcSDE Enterprise Geodatabase. I have the following at the beginning of my script: arcpy.env.workspace = "...
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ArcGIS Toolbox functions missing all parameters?

I recently installed ArcGIS 10.3.1 and now all the toolbox functions (that I have tried) open, but they have no parameter fields. For example, the "Add Field" tool comes up with the standard toolox ...
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Displaying LiDAR data with RGB values in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have been able to display LiDAR data with RGB values out of aerial photos with SAFE FME and also POTREE. Is there any way to do this with ArcGIS 10.3?
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Displaying multiple sea level scenarios?

I'm trying to display a number of sea level scenarios to discuss landscape differences across time. I've created a CTM of the region now I need to display sea level at a number of reduced levels (e.g. ...
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Debugging ArcMap Add-In .Net 4.5 in Visual Studio 2013: Unable to start ArcMap.exe

I am developping an ArcMap 10.3 Add-In targeting .NET framework 4.5 on Visual Studio 2013. I used ESRI's wizard to build a simple button add-in and the projects debug properties are configured to ...
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Importing arcpy in Spyder

I can't import arcpy in spyder but I don't have any problem when using PyScripter. The error that I get is: ImportError: No module named 'arcpy' I would prefer using Spyder, if I can solve this, any ...
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Faster way to calculate slope between two points on DEM using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm a forester, and I do lots of work with LiDAR derived DEM's. I'm looking for a quick-and-easy tool to calculate the slope between two points. The application for this would be drawing a proposed ...
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Unable to create .esriAddin; missing ESRI ArcGIS Add-in SDK components(s)?

What am I missing? I upgraded to ArcGIS 10.3 succesfully recompiled all other 20 or so addins after encountering a similar issue and renaming "ESRI.ArcGIS.AddIns.11.targets" to "ESRI.ArcGIS.AddIns....
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Working around Table does not contain OIDs arcpy Error 000339?

I have a script I'm working on that takes a SQL table view and performs a Table to Table (arcpy.TableToTable_conversion) If I leave out the Where Clause the Table to Table works flawlessly, however ...
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How to change text legend orientation from right to left reading with arcpy

I working on mxd with ArcMap 10.3 . The default's legend properties is- Layout - left to right reading (Marked with a red ellipse) : when it unmarked i get this legend: i want to know if there a way ...
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Deleting many duplicate points using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a shapefile with more than 6 million points, most of which are identical. I used the built-in tool Delete Identical by using Shape property to do it, which takes almost 10 hours and only ...