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Change data source for multiple layers in ArcMap document?

I have a master copy of some data i'm working on on a remote server. Sometimes I make a copy on my local drive to speed up processing times, but data sources in my MXDs still point to the remote ...
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Assigning value of list to field using ArcPy? [closed]

I have used the addfield_management function to add a new field, and I want to assign the value of a existing list like [1,2,3,...]to the new field, any idea how to do it?
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SurfaceVolume 3D Unit

In ArcMap 10.3 I calculated the volume of a valley below a sepcified height. Therefore I try to figure out in what unit the volume is calculated in the SurfaceVolume-Tool. I like to know, if the ...
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Looping select by Attribute height interval and exporting to individual shapefiles using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have had a look at the existing Q&As but none of them seem to be addressing this in detail. I have a building footprint shapefile which contains a height field. I would like to group buildings ...
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Select Layer By Location gives ERROR 000840 ({select_features} as arcpy.Polygon)

I tried to select SC27060054 point object using polygon. r"Project\project.DBO.Qo" is a point layer. import arcpy p1 = arcpy.Point(254426.380, 4664270.258) p2 = arcpy.Point(254432.730, 4664270.258)...
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Graticule label orientation

I have a lat/long graticule set in my data frame. All looks good, except that the labels on the right and left read horizontally, when I'd like them vertically. I see them on other maps, so I know it ...
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Displaying multiple symbols/patches for the one layer in an ArcMap legend

I'm mapping incidents of an invasive species on a map, where the observations during surveying were recorded as points and also a line where there was a long continuous strip of the species along a ...
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What ArcGIS Desktop license level is needed to use ring map tool/script?

I'm trying to create ring maps with the tool/script found in the link(s) below: http://www.esri.com/news/arcuser/0408/files/ringmaps.pdf http://www.esri.com/esri-news/arcuser/fall-2013/looking-at-...
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How to improve performance of nested search cursors?

I have three nested SearchCursors. It works correctly but with slow performance. There are some solutions to improve the searchcursor performance like dictionary but i don't know how to use it with ...
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Downloading Hec-GeoHMS for ArcGIS 10.3.1?

I can't download geohms from this link http://www.hec.usace.army.mil/software/hec-geohms/. Can anyone help me to get Hec-GeoHMS for ArcGIS 10.3.1? The doesnot responds and I could not get a Hec-...
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Exporting Map with Table - formatting disappears?

I'm working in ArcMap 10.3. I have a table that I've copied directly from Excel into ArcMap. In the layout view, all the formatting (highlighting and cell borders) have been properly imported. However,...
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BNG Locator ArcGIS does not work

I am trying to use the bng locator in ArcGIS Desktop. Unfortunately, I am not very successful. I follow following steps: ArcGIS Desktop - ArcMap Open the Catalog window Expand the GIS Servers Folder ...
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Finding spatial views with ArcPy?

Is it possible to distinguish (with ArcPy) a featureclass in an RDBMS (SQL Server, in this case) that is a table vs a registered spatial view that was created with the command line tools? Spatial ...
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Striping in ArcMap picture symbol PDF export?

I made two PNGs to use as point symbols for state highways. When I export them, the symbols have stripes. I've tried embedding all document fonts and converting marker symbols to polygons with ...
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When topological editing how can I automatically snap lines to lines close to them?

Using ArcMap 10.3, advanced license, I have a data set of road lines and another data set of road surface conditions, and I need to apply the road conditions to the road line as an attribute where it ...
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Toggle Layers On/Off using keyboard in Arcmap 10.3

Is there a way to set keyboard shortcuts to toggle layers on/off while editing? For example F1 will turn on /off my top layer in my table of contents, F2 will toggle the 2nd layer, ect.
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Specifying XY extent when rasterizing using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm making some maps for landscape genetics in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 - raster maps of various variables (habitat type, river network, road network etc). I'm having trouble rasterizing a polyline road ...
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R-bridge minimum requirement

The new R-bridge, unveiled at ESRI UC conference (2015), has a dependency on ArcGIS 10.3.1. Has anybody tested it with older versions of ArcGIS Desktop? Specificially, I need to know why it depends ...
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Getting error while downloading survey123 data

I've got a Python script DownloadSurvey123Data.py from ArcGIS community. Trying to run this script from Windows command prompt is throwing this error after the program starts: agol_helper = ago....
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Extracting specific OpenStreetMap tags in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

The purpose of my research is to look into public ITS (Intelligent Transport System). To do this in a realistic way I need not only the city map but also the public transport routes. I work with ...
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ArcMap is not opening?

Tried renaming and deleting the ESRI folder in C:\Users\Mus\AppData\Roaming, no luck... Using Windows 7 SP1 32 bit system. When I start ArcMap 10.3 it shows the the program is initializing and loading ...
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Points to a 1km x 1km cell grid

I have a large database of point data throughout all of Eastern Australia. Each point represents species presence/absence data and has attached about 18 predictor variables. To account for sampling ...
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Line feature won't stay in place

I'm working on a storm network system and have an issue with a drain line. When I try to snap it to a point, it moves slightly to the right every time. I've checked that there isn't topography for ...
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Two shapefiles (polygon) with same reference system have different extent

I have two similar geodatabase feature class (polygons) layers provided by two different sources in the WGS 1984 system and they have the same angular area (decimal degree). While projecting in World-...
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Understanding why Split Polygon tool is greyed out?

I have a wetlands dataset (blue in the pic below) and a parcel dataset (green). I would like to clip the parcel dataset where it intersects the wetlands dataset, so that the parcel layer will be empty ...
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Seeking ModelBuilder tool for changing Feature Class source?

I'm trying to add a tool that will give me the opportunity to change the source of a feature within my model. So this is what I figured out until this point. I have a feature called: Pipelines - ...
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Parsing error: in Conditional raster calculator?

I was trying to calculate Soil types based on the FAO's guidline using the Con tool in raster calculation with ArcGIS 10.3. from three layers (silt, clay & sand). But, I got an error saying: ...
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How to insert rows into a geodatabase bypassing an active edit session

I'm developing an ArcMap addin with ArcObjects 10.3.1 SDK that needs to have an active edit session to work. It creates new rows after a check process and stores them in a datatable into a file ...
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Selecting Features within distance and direction using ArcPy? [closed]

Is there a way to select features in a layer by location based on their proximity to another feature and the direction? E.G., select all features within 10 meters north of current selection? I am ...
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Digitised problems - Combine isolines

I try to digitize a large number of topographic maps. Digitizes the contour every four meters. I use the program ArcGIS 10.3 and ArcSCAN. The problem is that it has many objects in the map outside of ...
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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't save persisted IGeometry object into an ObjectStream

I was able to store a serialized IGeometry object into an string field in a datatable from a File Geodatabase. For performance issues and since the object implements IPersistStream, I want to save ...
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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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Using projected coordinate system and transformation gives ERROR 000151? [closed]

I'm a beginner with GIS and I'm currently working on ArcGIS 10.3. I have two distinct shapefiles: one within the projected coordinate system "NTF_Paris_Lambert_Sud_France" and the second one within "...
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ArcGIS Server Error 00178

I'm using Server and Desktop 10.3. I'm trying to publish a geoprocessing tool as a service.This tool is a Python script that extracts raster data, outputs this as csv, and creates a chart in Excel ...
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Identify which map services are locking feature class

I have a feature class in one of my enterprise geodatabases (10.3.1) that I would like to modify but it is locked by a number of ArcGIS Map Services. Is there a way to identify specifically which Map ...
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Exporting raster file from ArcMap?

I am exporting a raster file (tiff) in ArcMap as a png/pdf. But no matter how much I increase the dpi, the exported map looks smoothed version of the original images in my map. Any help?
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ArcPy SearchCursor Loop Only Executes Twice

I'm trying to loop through a set of lines and select points within .25 miles of them. I just need the count, so I'm trying to put the results into a list I can print out. The relevant code is below. ...
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Combine multiple rows in attribute table into one

I'm running into problems while trying to edit some data. I'm trying to merge a number of land-use categories into less categories. So for example I have 5 types of "forest" which I want to merge ...
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ERROR 00735: Layer Name or Table View: Value is required Failed to execute

Im trying to create a script that will created two buffer shapefiles using SelectLayerByAttribute, but same error keeps popping up. This tool runs fine in Modelbuilder, but I want to create a script ...
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ArcGIS online: Publishing map service, error code 400

I update a webmap on ArcGIS Online on a daily basis from an mxd in ArcGIS desktop, from where I update 8 of the 10 layers. I have used the "overwrite an existing service" with success until recently. ...
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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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Setting properties of ArcGIS Server services over command line?

I would like to set the pooling property of 100 ArcGIS 10.3.1 map services. This task takes about 2 minutes for each service if I use ArcGIS Server Manager because it restarts the service ...
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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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Grey Lines when batch processing a self build arcmap tool with model builder

I've used ArcMap 10.3 ModelBuilder for a simple model that iterates the raster data in a folder and writes the result of raster calculation to another specified folder. Instead of the specified input ...
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Importing feature class into ArcGIS Server feature dataset in geodatabase without stopping service?

I have a feature dataset which holds data published through ArcGIS Server 10.3.1 and I need to import new datasets into the feature dataset but cannot due to locks. Do I really need to stop all ...
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Capturing Encrypted String from ESRI Python Toolbox Parameter

I created an ESRI Python toolbox and setup one of the parameters of the toolbox as an encrypted string as the parameter is a location for the end user to enter a password. The problem I am ...
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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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Adding Layers file to MXD using ArcPy- Code Error

In this code i try to add layer files- only if the first character in the name file, is a numbers to a MXD file, but an error happened: import os,sys,fnmatch,shutil,arcpy rootPath = r"G:\desktop\...
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Join attributes of 2 points to 1 line [duplicate]

I have a set of lines that were created as lines between point pairs. Now I need to know, which points the lines connect. I thus want to join the Ids of both points to the line. So far I tried to ...