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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 ...
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Understanding difference between area calculation when using zonal statistics tool and identify button?

I am working in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 and I am a beginner. I have very basic, non-overlapping polygons over a raster that represents bathymetry data. I need to figure out various statistics about each ...
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Wrong value classification DTM ArcGIS

This DTM has mainly values between 0.7 and -0.7 (see histogram). In QGis it is displayed propper. In ArcGIS (10.5), although the histogram is okay, it displays values in the range between 8 and -8.
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Topology rule to align two different feature classes

I am looking for a topology rule or geoprocessing tool that would align the blue feature class boundaries to the black feature class boundaries depicted in the following screenshot: I could obviously ...
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Using Polygon to raster (folder)?

I'm having a problem when trying to convert "Polygon to Raster (folder)" on ArcGIS 10.5 ( SDM Toolbox v2.3). Why are all output rasters much smaller than the input polygon?
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ArcCatalog metadata XML importing errors

I am trying to add metadata to some layers within ArcCatalog and I don't understand the error messages it is giving me or why there would be an error. When I try to import my metadata XML it completes ...
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Sum calculation in Field Calculator using Python script [duplicate]

I have a problem with Python script in Field Calculator. How to sum the values of one field ('AB') and paste the sum in another field ('RE') using Python in Field Calculator? I'm working in ArcMap 10....
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Dissolve on attribute field and location?

I've got a county parcel shapefile and I'm wanting to find all the properties over 300 acres. When I dissolve based on ownership and search for dissolved properties that sum over 300 acres, some of ...
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Writing Python script to delete multiple fields in multiple files but keep certain fields?

I am needing to be able to run a python script on a folder full of shapefiles to delete multiple fields in the attribute tables. But I want to be able to keep 3 fields (Crop_Type, Acres, and ...
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Select by attributes ModelBuilder - text string partial values for parameter

I have a feature class of suburbs that I want to do a select by attribute on the Locality (=suburb names) field, passing a user input string parameter to selection expression. I have the query ...
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Points from polygon with buffer

How can I get points from polygon considering a buffer zone where within that buffer only one point will be generated. I have a few polygons for suitable locations. Now I want to make points from them,...
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Combining two arrows with one arrow that has same label name?

I have Label Manager turned on and I am working on some of the polygons that need to be shown clearly. If you have a polygon that has two labels that are the same name: Look at the word "Cincinnati"....
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Model only works one time and then fails, Error 000732, “Precondition fails”

I have a huge ol' model that's built to copy a bunch of data from one GDB into a different GDB and then delete two of the feature classes. If I build the model from scratch, it'll run fine the first ...
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Combine Two Fields Into One

I joined two tables to a shapefile and the output table has a field from each. Both fields represent the same thing so I'd like to combine them into one. You can see a clip of my fields below, where ...
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Spatial Join of two Feature Classes with a condition using ArcMap

I have two Point Feature Classes: the first contains manholes incl. the invert elevation the second file contains road gullies and their invert elevation. Both files have roughly 10,000 to 20,000 ...
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Splitting ID number along hyphens and creating new field with only parts of ID In Field Calculator?

I have a shapefile with polygons and each polygon has an ID number that follows a pattern like this: SMP_ID 1077-1-1 8-2-2 1281-1-3 304-2-1 In have created a new field and I need to populate it ...
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Projects feature with attachments from one coordinate system to another

I'm trying to projects a feature with attachments from one coordinate system to another without loosing the attachments. I'm using the GeoTagged Photos To Points function to create a point feature ...
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ArcGIS 10.5 Python script integration to 'script/tool' not outputting data

In ArcGIS 10.5 I have a python script that works well in the python window, however, I am trying to integrate it in a tool, mainly to make use of the arcpy.GetParametersAsText() input feature for the ...
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Checking if borders of layers match using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two shapefiles which are made out of polygons within one city. Districts Parishes I need to check if their borders within the city match- if the parishes are within districts or if they ...
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ModelBuilder unable to overwrite existing features with same names

I have created a model that is meant to be run regularly to update an existing data set with new data. Ideally, the model will be able to simply overwrite the old data with the new data which would ...
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Creating new layer group in ArcMap?

I am in the process of learning ArcGIS Desktop, and as I was working through the tutorial provided to me, I was told to create a new layer group by right-clicking on "layers" in a new blank map, and ...
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Visibility of multiple points from one other point?

I am fairly new to GIS and am struggling a little with one of my maps. I have to see if 49 wind turbines (200m) are visible from a radar that is 39.6m high, I understand I need to do viewshed but ...
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Keep the symbol in the Layout Map but do not show it on the Legend?

I am trying to find a solution to not display the name and the symbol on the Legend on my ArcMap Layout but I do want to keep the symbol in the Layout . Here is the screenshot I have ArcGIS Desktop ...
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Changing data source file path?

I have little experience in scripting and I'm looking for a more efficient way to replace the source file path of over 1000 shape files. Is there a way I can do this without manually changing each ...
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Upgrading from ArcGIS 10.3 (Desktop & Server), what version to choose? [closed]

We are currently on 10.3 (Desktop & Server) and have been for 5+ years. Looking to upgrade to new version, cannot go to 10.6.1 due to third party software compatibility. I have been told (by ...
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Pan and Zoom via mouse not working in New Data Frame?

Inserted a new data frame for a small overview map in the corner of my display. Left click and selected properties, set the same coordinate system as the larger display, set the Extent Indicators to ...
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Polygons not properly exported in Adobe Illustrator (.ai) file format by ArcGIS Desktop?

I exported a map from ArcGIS 10.5 as an Adobe Illustrator (AI) file (.ai). When I open the .ai file (I'm using AI CC 2019 23.0.1 on a separate Mac), my ArcGIS polygons (Fig. 1) are 'messed-up'. ...
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New Error [123] on previously running Python code

I'm running a toolbox that had previously been able to run smoothly a week prior. The past two days I've been getting the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "<string>", ...
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Viewshed Analysis adjust for treetop/building roof classifying as visible

I need to depict the areas that a landfill will be visible within a 3-mile radius at the current height. After pouring over the ARC Visibility toolset page, my thought is that the Viewshed tool is ...