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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 ...
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No Data Values in TWI Raster

I have derived Topographic Wetness Index (TWI)/CTI with ArcGIS 10.3 using 30m DEM resolution. Earlier, it was propagating negative values which were mainly confined to ridges. I have restructured the '...
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Display full date-time, even when the time is 00:00:00

I have date fields in Oracle tables. When I view the data in the attribute window, the dates are displayed like this: 1/1/2017 1/2/2017 3:50:28 PM As demonstrated in #1, ArcMap doesn't show the ...
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Python Labeling using dictionary not printing all values

I am labeling manhole inverts using python and ArcMap 10.3. When I use a dictionary to control the label order some manholes don't print all of the inverts while other manholes do. I can post field ...
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Does progress bar of ArcPy show when code run from Python window?

I am learning the usage of SetProgressor. I used the sample code from ArcGIS guide to test, as shown below. import os import arcpy # Allow overwriting of output arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True # ...
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ArcGIS Geoprocessing Service Output Location

I am publishing an ArcGIS geoprocessing service using a Python script tool and can't seem to figure out the correct output path to use. I would like to share the results as a map service, which means ...
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How to fix overlapping polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using ArcMap 10.3. I have a layer of different land use types. After calculating the percentage of each land use in the catchment using tabulate intersection, I found out that the percentage of ...
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Could bridges prevent ArcMap from creating correct watersheds?

I have a very detailed DEM of a region in Northern Germany. For hours I tried creating correct watersheds but my results all look illogical. Is it possible that bridges disturb the ArcMap Tools? I ...
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Delete empty and null fields using arcpy

I need to remove fields within file GDB and SDE databases that contain only empty or null values. I was hoping to do this for an entire database at a time rather than per feature class. The code below ...
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Calculate Field - getting the code value but not the description

If STREETNM value are blank or _ then I want to replace them with the value of ST_DESIG. My code below returned the code value of ST_DESIG but not the description. How can I get the description ...
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Clipping features

Using ArcGIS 10.3 - I have a large polygon file that shows slope in 10-increment categories (0-10, 10-20, etc.) that I have clipped to parcel boundaries to show how much of a an area (acreage) in each ...
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ArcMap - how to set drawing order for points displayed by multiple attributes

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop (Advanced) In ArcMap, I'm trying to display points in a certain drawing order based on an attribute, so that the points from a layer with a certain value (text) ...
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Set workspace to SDE version using ArcPy?

My company uses a versioned SDE database to perform edits, update features, etc. I am working on a script that would inevitably update features and would like to set the environment to a specific ...
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Making Python Add-Ins for ArcMap after installing ArcGIS Pro prevents double-click running of makeaddin.py at Python 2.x?

I've been working quite a lot with Python Add-Ins over the past week or so in a Windows 7 SP1 configuration with ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro 1.0.2 installed. I also installed Python 3.4....
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Invalid Expression ERROR 000358: Select by Attribute

I'm attempting to select a certain point in a feature layer so I can perform buffer analysis on it. The code seems fine, but I am getting an invalid expression error: File "C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Can I call 32-bit python from an ArcGIS Server 10.3.1 GP Service?

I've developed a geoprocessing service that accepts a personal geodatabase as an attachment. After this MDB is copied to the server, I'd like to use ArcPy to open it, edit some feature classes, then ...
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Field Calculator: Prefixed, padded IDs from a number field

Using the Field Calculator, I want to create prefixed, padded IDs from an existing number field. By "padded", I mean I want the IDs to have a specific number of characters, regardless of how many ...
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Merge large numbers of ascii files .asc in ArcGIS

I need to merge ~8k of .asc files into one big one. To convert each one into a raster first would take forever .. is there a possibility to convert multiple ascii files to raster in ArcGIS?
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Sequential IDs with field calculator: Pad a prefixed field to specific length

I have an ID field that is a text datatype. The IDs in the field have a prefix, and are padded with zeros to always be a specific length. Examples: INSP000098 INSP000099 INSP000100 INSP000101 I ...
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Loading multiple shapefiles from +1000 subfolders

I have a WATERBODY shapefile for each region within each province in Canada. The region subfolders also contain many other features that I do not need. I am trying to upload and merge all the ...
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How to identify overlapping polygons

My non-GIS coworkers are always baffled by the results of intersection queries, because they expect the result pictured below, but instead, they get every single feature being selected. Part of the ...
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Applying Symbology From Layer to Include Label Properties, Feature Scale Range, etc

Using the Applying Symbology from Layer tool appears to not capture a layer's table of contents visibility, label properties, feature scale range, or label scale range. I have many feature classes ...
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Having two input feature layers and derived output feature layer in ArcGIS Python Toolbox tool?

I'm unable to find an example of an ArcGIS Python Toolbox similar to the one I'm trying to get to work. The standalone python script works beautifully. Turning it into a Python Toolbox so I can use ...
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“NEXT” shortcut - Attribute Table

I am cross-checking an attribute table and clicking on features one-by-one. Is there a tool or key to jump to the next feature (by feature ID), instead of having to click in the gray cell to the left ...
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Error opening feature class of geodatabase in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a problem. Whenever I try to create, edit or delete feature classes in ArcGIS geodatabase it gives me an following error: "Error opening feature class." and "Could not add the specified data ...
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Converting .mxd files to be compatible with earlier version? [duplicate]

I am running ArcMap 10.1. I need to open a .mxd that saved using 10.3, however, I do not have access to 10.3. I tried to execute a python tool that was created using Esri's How To: Save map documents ...
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Spatial join of polygon to point not transferring attributes in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

What I have: 1 point layer with adresses. 1 polygon layer with zones. What I want: 1 point layer with the polygon info added. I just did the spatial join, the columns are added but there's no ...
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Connecting to Oracle User Schema Geodatabase using ArcObjects?

I've set up an Oracle user Schema geodatabase and loaded some data into it. I now want to connect to it programmatically using ArcObjects, the problem is I don't see how. Where can I set the newly ...
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Creating definition query on layer excluding decimal values in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working on a layer of spot height in ArcGIS 10.3. The attribute table of this layer contains a field called 'Elevation' wich one provide the altitude of these spots height. These values can be ...
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BLOB TYPE in Arcmap

I created an excel spreadsheet which converted to blob type when i imported it into ArcMap .I am trying to view the BLOB type field in ArcMap because I want to join this blob field to a common field ...
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ArcGIS ModelBuilder iterator reports only last input shapefile?

Using Arc 10.3.1, if I manually enter the names of multiple shapefiles (all from the same folder) into the Check Geometry tool, the (single) output table lists the errors that exist in all of the ...
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Assigning common field value to segments between two points using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I have a shapefile with polylines connecting points. Instead of having one single polyline connecting two points, there exist a number of consecutive segments ...
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Label expression in ArcGIS gives TypeError coercing to Unicode need string or buffer NoneType found?

I try to build stacked label expression in ArcGis 10.3.1 with this expression: [name3] + '\n'+ [results] name3 and results are two columns in the attribute table. But I get this error: ...
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Converting multipatch layer into polygon layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a shapefile which reads its geometry type as "multipatch". I tried to perform the clip function using this layer and it does not work. How can I convert this multipatch layer into a polygon ...
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Editing PostGIS database using ArcGIS for Desktop Add-In/Extension without ArcSDE? [duplicate]

I need to improve an existing solution to be able to do multiuser editing within a PostGIS database from ArcMap. Available for the solution is ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3 [Basic]. (No non-free Extensions ...
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Set picture marker symbol for a layer with arcpy (ArcGIS)

I have an ArcGIS map document with one layer symbolized with Categories > Unique values. I want to update symbology for this layer by specifying a path to a picture marker symbol for every unique ...
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My mxd is a word file? [closed]

I just installed Windows 10, and I have ArcGIS 10.3. Now, when I use any script to create a new .mxd map document (and occasionally if I download an .mxd made on another computer), it shows up as a ...
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Add/Remove Relate using ArcPy without ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to add a relate between 2 feature classes so that I can use the area of the related table to update a field in the original table. I found that ArcGIS Pro (http://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-...
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Selecting Maximum value for each unique ID

So i have a table (linked below) and for each unique PropertyID, i need to find the highest percentage value and extract that to a different table. I need to retain all the other attribute information ...
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Fast way to merge 8000 raster?

I have to merge almost 8000 rasters (TIF). I tried using Mosaic To New Raster in ArcGIS 10.3, but it's processing really slowly and crashes quite often. Is there a faster (or more stable) way to ...
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ArcScene can't symbolize LAS points by classification code or return number

I'm using ArcScene 10.3 and loaded a LAS file into a LAS Dataset. When I look at the LAS files statistics I can see that there are several classification codes and 7 different returns. Everything ...
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Using Python new line (\n) with ArcGIS geoprocessing progress dialog? [closed]

I am currently using in my ArcGIS 10.3 toolbox script; # Get the spatial reference spatialRef = arcpy.Describe(template).spatialReference.name #Loop through shapfiles in folder and reproject for fc ...
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Auto populating field in attribute table, using several fields of record information from another table?

I have an attribute table with one field that needs to be populated, but because there are thousands of records, I would like to know a way that it can be done somewhat automatically. The information ...
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Calculating density map of cycleways using fishnet in ArcGIS Desktop?

How can I calculate density map of cycleways (line feature) which refers to net grid in ArcGIS? Result by using function Line Density in ArcGIS for me is not satisyfing. I created reference grid net ...
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ArcGIS 10.3: How to merge lines divided by junction points?

I have one shapefile with train stations (points) from a region in the UK and another shapefile with railroad tracks (lines) between these stations. Problem is, in the latter I don't have a unique ...
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Opening ArcToolbox Tools in previous versions of ArcMap?

I have been working on a project in ArcGIS 10.5 and found out today (after sending the data) that the main two people that are going to make use of my work are only using ArcGIS 10.3.1 (most of the ...