Questions tagged [arcgis-10.5]

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Converting a Raster to Polygon and Dissolving Issues using ArcMap 10.5

I have a large forest habitat raster dataset (several watersheds in state of Oregon) that I need to convert into a shapefile. The raster has 70 different categories of habitat types. Steps: I've ...
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Locking Graphic Elements in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.5. I'm trying to lock graphic elements (rectangle in my case) to prevent it from being selected and moved when I'm working in layout mode. I looked up ESRI help and got this ...
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Deleting old schema locks from ArcGIS Desktop

I am going through old data on our GIS System (hoping to improve our file storage), and discovered that we have multiple schema locks on files that date back to 2017, 2018, and 2019. A little bit of ...
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Clipping layer with every feature in another layer using ModelBuilder

Currently working with ArcMap 10.5, from a gdb, and using ModelBuilder. My python knowledge is null. I have a road layer (line), and then a city limits layer (polygon) with various feauters (up to 30)...
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Getting max value from field in Field Calculator of ArcMap

I'm working from a geodatabase in ArcMap 10.5, and using Model Builder. I currently have a field with values that range from 0 to 30 and I want to convert that to a 0-10 scale. The idea was to use a ...
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Why is layout disappearing entirely in Layout View of ArcMap?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1. After any redraw/refresh (F5) command, ArcMap will redraw the map in layout view and then instantly disappears again. Nothing can be seen--not the print layout, not ...
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Publishing image service with JSON in ArcGIS Server creates inaccessible service

I used the following JSON to publish but it created inaccessible layer that I could not modify or delete. { "serviceName":"Suitability_1574658353.68_proj", "type":"ImageServer", "...
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Join fields from multiple shapefile in a folder to one shapefile

I have 39 shapefiles in a folder with each shp having 368 attributes. Every shapefile has the same attribute name (FID, pointid, grid code and 365/366 others; depending on them being leap year). I ...
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Numerical fields decimals limited by default

I'm using ArcMap 10.5.1 and working from a geodatabase. I just want to limit the number of decimal numbers shown to 1. Currently 6 decimals are shown, and I know I can reduce them manually by opening ...
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Creating Tree Height Data from Bare Earth and Highest-Hit rasters

I have two rasters I've downloaded: one is Bare Earth and the other is Highest Hit. Both contain elevation data. I'm trying to calculate the difference between pixels which will give me the tree ...
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Saving output in a gdb Feature dataset in ArcMap Modelbuilder

I'm using ArcMap 10.5. I've got a model with a bunch of processes related to different topics such as ROADS, URBAN SQUARES, PARKINGS, etc. I'm currently working from a geodatabase that stores all the ...
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Agent Analyst - Arc 10.5 Refresh has stopped working, config file issue?

I'm going through the Agent Analyst EsriPress exercises and cannot get the model to change the ArcGIS agent layer (positions) during a simulation run through the updateDisplay() function within Agent ...
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Create Voronoi with ArcMap

I'm trying to create voronoi map out of a layer pf points in ArcMap (after very long time ot using ArcMap) ,using the geostatistical analyst, but for some reason I get unexpected results: I click ...
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ArcPy Export to PDF works first time only in Python window of ArcMap

I am using the following script in the python window in ArcMap 10.5.1 desktop to export a layout to a PDF. It works perfectly the first time, but after that then there is no reaction, no error ...
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Replacing blank values in a field using Calculate Field in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

I'm using ArcGIS 10.5 and working with geodatabase layers. My previous step was only a union between my area of study layer (which has no info in its table) and another layer with the soil cover. The ...
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TIN file not creating

I want to create the DEM by using the contour lines but I am unable to do so. Following the 3D analyst tool > Data Management Tool> Create TIN. Then I added contour line (shape file) as an input file ...
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Refresh.exe.config does not work for updateDisplay action in Agent Analyst

I use ArcGIS 10.5. and Win10. I have a problem with Agent Analyst in a model-level action. I know this is similar to The updateDisplay action in Agent Analyst does not update my ArcMap display. But it ...
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Extracting polygons touched by lines using ArcGIS Desktop

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5. I made an hexagonal grid layer and also I have a road layer (lines). The end goal is to calculate every hexagon's distance to particular variables (sport facilities, ...
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ArcGIS feature table SRID is NULL

I am using Oracle to store ArcGIS data. I have created my table named PARCELS from ArcCatalog, and I inserted some data using ArcMap. So when I run the following SQL query: select * from MDSYS....
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Set the feature class for a Python script to act upon in ArcMap

I want to use Python in ArcMap 10.5 Python window to give me the longest string in a field. I need to trim down some shapefile (they have to be shapefiles) file sizes. I want to reduce field lengths ...
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Drawing connecting lines between points to nearest within layer using ArcMap

I need to connect points within one layer to the nearest with polyline. Tool to the nearest would be ideal, but there is nothing in the attribute table. I tried to find tool in X Y coordinate, but ...
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Will my join remove my relate?

I have spatial data that has an existing related table with photo info. I have data from another separate table that I want to join and then field calculate to add to my spatial data, then I would ...
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ArcGIS Server Featurelayer: Error on adding features via JavaScript API after switch from Oracle db to PostGIS

We have a webapp which consumes services published on ArcGIS Server. All database relevant operations are done with ESRI ArcGIS abilities. We now switched from Oracle 11g to PostgreSQL 9.4 with ...
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Why did curve in parcel fabric invert itself? [closed]

I'm using the Parcel Fabric from ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1 and when I joined this parcel to the fabric, this curve inverted itself. The traverse grid is correct with a -55.00 radius. When unjoined, the ...
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Error sharing layer package (.lpk)?

it was my understanding that creating an .lpk combined the symbology AND source data of a geography into one file for easy sharing. However, upon creating the .lpk here in the office, the field techs ...
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Changing data source on all layer files in folder using ArcPy?

I have a folder of .lyr files and I want to change the source on all of them from one file geodatabase to a different file geodatabase. Feature dataset and feature class names will remain the same in ...
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Identify layers in an .mxd that are network elements feature types

I need to create new feature classes from all layers in an .mxd, and also create a new .lyr file for each of the newly created feature classes that retains the symbology of the original map layer. The ...
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Creating new .lyr file and retain metadata using ArcPy?

I'm creating a Python Toolbox using ArcGIS 10.5 that ultimately creates a new feature class and .lyr file from the layers in a current .mxd table of contents. I need the new feature class and .lyr ...
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Converting LAS Dataset into a point feature class with x-y-z in TOC?

How can I convert a LAS data set (displayed as LAS point elevation in ArcGIS 10.5) into a point feature class with x-y-z information attached to it (or stored in the attribute table)? ArcGIS has the ...
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Calculating distance between polylines from same feature class using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a feature class with multiple lines outlining the extent of a glacier through time. I would like to calculate the distance between consecutive years (i.e two polylines from the same feature ...
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Imported Excel Spreadsheet Creates Null Values

I've imported an Excel spreadsheet into ArcMap 10.5 and one of the columns entirely populates with NULL values. That column is just "reference numbers" so its just numbers from 1-180 in increasing ...
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Combining Multiple Rasters from 3 different Folders using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working with ArcGIS Desktop and have three different raster files I need to merge together. I had no problem finding the Mosaic to New Raster tool, however I have approximately 160 different ...
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Limiting Input Parameter to only File Geodatbase in Python Toolbox?

I've been working with ESRI Python toolboxes for a while but I'm still having difficulties setting an input parameter as a "DEWorkspace" and using the parameter filter to make it so only file ...
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Updating shapefile from ArcMap to ArcGIS Online - Automatically

I wish to update a Cities shapefile* in desktop ArcMap (10.5.1), and I would want this layer to be automatically updated (synced?) to a Cities layer in my US Severe Weather Alerts map on ArcGIS Online....
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Label Boundary Placement in ArcGIS

I am using ArcMap 10.5.1, and I am having trouble getting my labels to draw somewhere besides the center of the map in layout view. I am using Maplex. The problem is that I have a polygon from a ...
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Labels still showing when no Label Features turned on in ArcMap?

I'm continuing a project from someone else and even after I turn off all the layers, there are still labels displayed in the data frame. None of them have "label features" on, so I'm not sure where ...
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How to change symbology on layer only available on Esri REST service?

I'm trying to work with a layer I can only find from an Esri REST service and I need to change the color of the layer, as the default blue it comes in doesn't show up well against an already-...
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Number of Max Instances Per Core in ArcGIS Server

ArcGIS Server 10.5 Windows This question has been beat to death, but like others have said, documentation is hard to follow and described differently in places. I understand all of the concepts and ...
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Creating Field Mapping Parameter in Arcpy Script

I'm trying to create a tool that compares two data sets. I do not want the Feature Compare tool. Most of the field names in the two data sets are the same, but not all. I want a way to map one field ...
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Changing ArcMap Display Order of Elements in Same Layer File?

I have a bunch of polygons in a layer file and I want to reorder those polygons so one of them is "sent to back". I am using ArcMap 10.5.
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Creating point feature at intersection of two lines using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I create a point feature at an intersection of highways and trails? I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1.
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ArcMap export map function not working properly

I've got 3 different data frame's in my file'; all with a standard arcgis background. Whenever I try to export my layout view; the pdf/emp/png etc only loads one out of three background maps. What can ...
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Create XY Event Layer using Python Script tool

I am trying to create a script toool for Making XY Event layer , But having stuck with GetParameters function while running the script with an error window of "This tool has no parameters" Here is my ...
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Creating IDW of up to 20,000 points in ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

I am create IDW interpolation of 60-70 points in ArcGIS. It takes 2 minutes. But when I create IDW of 20000 points in ArcGIS, it takes at least 4 hours and 30 minutes. I want to ask why takes much ...
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ArcMap MXD drops layers

I have a user who is using ArcMap 10.5.1 and several times his MXD has lost layers. This has occurred in two separate documents. He will work on a map, save the map, and close out. When he opens it ...
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New records not showing

I am trying to edit a layer that's stored in a file geodatabase on a shared server. While editing, the "General function failure" message appeared for said layer and a number of the features ...
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Losing raster quality when using raster calculator (ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1)

I'm currently working with DEM rasters that I hillshaded. The data I received contain nodata borders, probably the footprint of the originial mosaic dataset. As I received them separately, I can't ...
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ArcCatalog not showing view just created? [closed]

I have a geodatabase with a feature layer of parcels and a scalar database of consumption data for those parcels. Using SQL Server 2012r2 and ArcGIS 10.5. In ArcCatalog, I open the parcel database ...
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Creating Drive Time Polygons In ArcMap?

I have a feature set of locations, made up of several points. I have the Network Analyst extension for ArcMap, and a feature set of all the streets in the area I'm looking at. How can I create ...
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Unable edit anything in geodatabase using ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.5.1. A client sent me a geodatabase (Project.gdb) and asked me to update/add shapefiles and information in the attribute tables. I can start Editing but shapefiles in the ...