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Labeling polyline vertices with Z value using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to label all polyline vertices of a shape with the z value of each vertex without using export tools like Entity Vertices to Point and without creating new field in the attribute table
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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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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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Print rasters count in Python

I'm trying to print raster batch count number in PyScripter and ArcGIS 10.3 I'm using the next code: import arcpy carpeta = arcpy.env.workspace = r"C:\Base_de_datos\Cuencas_raster" for raster in ...
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Provide credentials for Oracle database when opening MXD file?

I need to open a MXD file from a Python toolbox (so that I can automatically export it to a PDF). The file contains a connection to an Oracle 11g database, and I need to somehow provide the ...
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Select rasters from a folder that intersect the tiles of a polygon shapefile

Ideally I want to create a model in ArcGIS ModelBuilder that will iterate a folder of rasters and output the ones that intersect polygon tiles in another shapefile. I have the polygon shapefiles ...
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ArcGIS Exporting (ALL) layers from Table of Contents

I'm trying to export ALL layers from the table of contents from a map document but I get the following error: Runtime error Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 14, in File "c:\...
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Points equally spaced in polygon, allowing for slope using ArcGIS Desktop?

I need to create a grid of points within a given area so that each point is 75m across the ground from any other point. The fish net tool would create the desired outcome on flat land but I need to ...
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Move points to XY coordinate

I have a lot of points. In the attribute table I have the coordinates(coordx / coordy). How can I move all points, so that they are corresponding to the coordinates value in the attribute table?
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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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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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Extract a point very close to end point of a line in ArcGIS?

I want to extract a point (red star below) on a line very close to the end (and/or start) point of that line, but not the end itself, so that it is a point not intersecting an end asset point (black ...
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Calculating length of polyline next to polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I searched a long time for the solution of my problem occurring during my diploma thesis. Maybe I am missing the right keywords for the correct search, but I need your help. I am using ArcMap 10.3. I ...
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Using findAndReplaceWorkspacePaths to change datasource for CAD files- ArcPy

I try to use "findAndReplaceWorkspacePaths" in order to change datasource for CAD files. This code works fine but when there no cad layers to work with, despite this the code will print '...
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How to customizing the default map scale list in ArcGIS for all users?

How do I customizing the default map scale list in ArcGIS? I can set a list from a text file. The list needs the following format (from comment of @Martin) for example: 1000,000000 10000,000000 ...
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Edits, When Adding to Geodatabase, Revert to Default in ArcMap

ArcMap 10.3.1 I have several shapefiles that I am attempting to edit in the following way. 1) Right click on shapefile -> properties -> add hyperlink capability to a field in the attribute table -> ...
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Repair/Check for empty geometry in ArcSDE?

I understand that the standard validation/repair tools are not for use with ArcSDE and that ESRI needs to fix this, but are there work-arounds for at least checking where there might be empty geometry ...
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Number of items in a Combo Box

I'm developing a Combo Box for an ArcMap toolbar, that at present simply lists all of the layers that are in the table of contents. However the height of the drop-down menu is very small, and I cannot ...
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How programatically activate data frame in ArcMap?

I want to: create new data frame, give it a name, activate it and then fill with layers, etc. in ArcMap .NET custom command. With this code I achieve 1. and 2., but don't know how to activate it: ...
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Saving MXDs to older version of ArcMap automatically?

I work at a company that has three computers running ArcMap, accessing the same files and databases. Two of them run version 10.3, but we just got a new computer with version 10.6. Saving a document ...
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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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Add a field to multiple feature classes

I am trying to add a field to a specific number of feature classes, the names of the feature classes are Pumpcapacities_1, Pump capacities_2, Pump capacities_3. Each one of these feature classes are ...
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Showing just color ramp in legend without values

I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1. Is there a way to show, on the legend, just the color ramp as a single patch instead of with each group of values? I don't really need to show those values on the legend. ...
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Data Driven Pages: Printing issue

I am creating some maps for bird species records, an example for “A” and “B” birds is shown below. I managed to use Data Driven Pages to create a map for each species set of records that show species ...
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Using ModelBuilder and Raster Calculator with Output Location?

I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1 ModelBuilder to create a tool that calculates the surface temperature using with base a landsat 8 bands. The tool is working fine, my parameters are working well and inputs too....
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Removing functions from Python Toolbox Template?

I've been working on a new Python Toolbox, which is getting quite large, and am wondering what of the template can be trimmed off when not used. In the template there are functions like isLicensed, ...
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Linear referencing points when the corresponding line ID is known

I'm trying to use linear referencing on a set of points of which the corresponding line ID is known. The points are GPS measurements along a railway. Each measurement contains the ID of the railway ...
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C# Arcobjects 10.3: Change the source version on a layer file

I'm using arcobjects (C#) to load my layers to the table of contents, and I need to update the data source to change the version. The layer file is set to the correct source at the DEFAULT version. ...
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Check-out XTools Pro with arcpy

I have an arcpy script that uses a XTools Pro geoprocessing tool, which works if I run it from ArcMap (with the XTools Pro extension enabled), but if I run it outside of ArcMap I get an error. Tool I'...
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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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When to use ArcGIS Mosaics with pyramids, Overviews, and mosaic-cache?

I am trying to optimize raster display with ArcGIS 10.3.1 Server images services. I have a number of images (250) in tif format which I have displayed using a File geodatabase raster mosaic. ...
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Reserved Ampersand Character in Label Expression of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have this code which works... def FindLabel ([NUMBERNAME], [NUMBER], [BLOCK], [SURNUM]): lineone = "A:"+ [NUMBER] absName = "<CLR red='255'><FNT size = '14'>" + [NUMBERNAME] ...
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Python toolbox - keep parameter value updated after re-altering parameters

I am writing a Python toolbox with (among other) 3 parameters: 2 boolean (check boxes) and 1 string. The string parameter's properties depends on the 2 booleans' value: If at least the first boolean ...
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Anything Python related causes crash to ArcGIS for Desktop?

Problem: ArcMap 10.3 crashes to desktop anytime I use a Python related function (Toolboxes, Field Calulator, Etc) How I got to this point: I was trying to gain some familiarity with Python ...
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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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Exporting Labels to Annotations using ArcPy?

I'm trying to automatically generate annotations using arcpy from a set of MXD files with preorganised labels (all settings done, ready to export the labels). I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 with an Advanced ...
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Grid Overlay Multiple Polygons

I would like to create a grid of certain polygons on a map in order to designate survey areas. I have looked up some grid tutorials: however, they focus on creating a grid on top of the whole map, ...
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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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Creating multiple points, using Python AddIn?

import arcpy import pythonaddins class point(object): """Implementation for point_addin.tool (Tool)""" def __init__(self): self.enabled = True self.shape = "NONE" def onMouseDownMap(self, ...
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Multiple ring buffer as annulus?

I'm looking at plant biomass values in 2m intervals (center to 30m) around several waypoints. I've extracted the zonal stats as a table, however each of the buffers also includes the smaller increment ...
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Copy multiple feature-class schemas to new geodatabase

I am trying to write a script that copies the schema (no data) for multiple feature classes from one geodatabase to another (in this case SDE to File Geodatabse). I'm not copying all feature classes, ...
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How to have “Preserve Layer and Table IDs” option enabled by default

A ability to preserve layer and table IDs between map service updates is a great feature added at 10.3.1. Unfortunatly it seems that it has to be manually applied to each dataframe when an .mxd is ...
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How to create a zonal Shapefile?

I need to split a huge raster into smaller parts to be able to process them part per part. (It's not about the size, however the extent is spread across several latitude degrees which is a problem for ...
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Calculating flowpath length to stream within catchment using ArcGIS Desktop?

ArcGIS 10.3 provides a hydrology tool "flow length" which calculates the length of flow paths within a basin to the outlet of the basin. I am trying to calculate flow path length and flow path ...
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How to move label in ArcGIS?

I am trying to move a label's position in order to show the blue polygon as pictured below. The label crosses other polygons (the blue polygon) that I must present in the map. The label is part of ...
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Knowing if there is correlation between roads and observations in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.3.1. I am trying to find out whether some observations have been made randomly throughout a landscape, or they are biased towards the location of roads and paths. I have a ...
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How to delete obstacles (corduroy road) from DEM in ArcMap?

I have a DEM which looks like this: The narrow longish lift running from north to south is a corduroy road (hope this is the correct word for "planks which allow people to cross a mire without ...
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Changing chart properties, ArcMap 10.3 Desktop

I am attempting to change the properties of the attached chart to create something a little more aesthetic. After searching ESRI Help, message boards, google... I have not found any material on how to ...
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Only Black & White text in Python editor in ArcGIS for Desktop?

When opening IDLE or Pyscripter in ArcGIS by right clicking on a toolbox and Edit... the specified editor opens with the code - BUT all text is only black and white not the context colors of blue, red,...
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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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