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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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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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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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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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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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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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Calculating 3d polygons' surface area using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got a polygon feature class with Z values enabled. The polygon entities represent billboards. I'm looking for a way to measure the front surface area of this entities - i.e the area of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Spatial Join if more than 50% of join feature overlay target feature?

My ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.3 includes 2 Shapefiles: Buildings footprint (polygons). Red shapes (polygons) which includes information for each building. The task is creating new layer that contains ...
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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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Writing less than or equal in label of graduated classes in symbology of ArcMap?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3. How do I write less than or equal in the break values of the labeling in symbology?
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Out of memory when running ModelBuilder?

I'm currently using ArcGIS 10.3.1 on a 64 bit windows 7 machine. When I run the following model, every iteration adds about 20 consistent megabytes into the ArcMap sessions memory until it eventually ...
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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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Changing second line text using ArcPy?

I work with several maps with this text: and i try to change the second line only into "landUse" by using this code: import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"G:\desktop\Project" for num,...
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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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Raster calculator : How to make 0 + NoData = 0?

I have a point data layer (vector) that I converted to a raster layer. I want to replace the NoData value (between each raster point) in the point raster layer by 0. So, I made a background raster ...
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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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Using ArcObjects to stop items from being deleted from Table of Contents?

I am using ArcObjects in a C# addin with ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop. I'm trying to stop a user from removing certain layers from the Table of contents. I have my listeners setup for ...
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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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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 ...