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Windows security warning (ActiveX) when clicking into fields in ArcToolbox tool?

I have been running ArcGIS 10.5 on my PC (Windows 10 Home) since December with no issues. This past week I have started to get ActiveX Security Warnings when I click into a parameter field in any ...
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Converting ArcGIS feature layers to GeoPackage?

Is it possible to directly convert feature layers in ArcGIS to GeoPackage? In ArcGIS Desktop 10.5's ArcToolbox, under "Conversion Tools/To Geopackage" the only option that appears to me is "Add ...
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Exporting table from ArcGIS Desktop to Excel file?

Is there a way to export a table with selected records to an Excel spreadsheet? I was trying to export just to .txt file but ArcGIS gives me an error message. An error occurred exporting the table ...
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Making ArcGIS Attachments compulsory (required) for each feature added?

Is there a way to make attachments compulsory. That is, each time a user adds a new point or record, they have to include an attachment. I am exploring the Relationship class (Changing rules within it)...
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Will ArcGIS 10.6 mxd open in 10.5?

Working in an enterprise system. We need to determine if everyone needs to update to 10.6 at the same time for mxd cross-compatibility or can we update as needed.
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Using LIKE in a For Loop with UpdateCursor

I have a classified raster with a class value that is a very long concatenated string name (Class_Name below). I'm trying to use arcpy to generate integer labels ranging from 1-24 (which are the third ...
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Getting 64-bit background geoprocessing running in ArcGIS 10.5?

I've got fresh installation of ArcGIS 10.5 on my machine and was wondering from where and how can I get 64-bit background geoprocessing. Help pages are not explaining anything regarding installation....
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ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Online [closed]

BACKSTORY: I am currently in college (a nursing major - nothing to do with GIS or engineering), but I work for a local government's engineering department during the summers. After a few changes ...
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Some zones disappear when running Zonal Statistics as Table in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS. I want the sum of nighttime lights (DMSP) by district for some country. I'm running this arcpy.gp.ZonalStatisticsAsTable_sa(Limites_distritales, "IDDIST", rc, temp_table, "DATA", "") ...
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ArcMap Append (Data Management) Tool is not working correctly

Software version: ArcMap 10.5 I am attempting to append data from a Shapefile into an existing SDE Geodatabase feature class using the Append (Data Management) tool. The tool runs, and the results ...
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Saving copy of 10.5 MXD to 10.4 using ArcPy at 10.5?

I wrote a python script to convert 10.5 mxd to 10.4 mxd. However, in the saveACopy("mxd", "version") method, '10.4' is not in the list of possible values. If I open ArcMap 10.5 and manually "Save a ...
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Automatically apply symbology appropriate to each layer? [closed]

I was wondering whether there was a way to save and apply a symbology configuration. I am not trying to use the same symbology from one layer on multiple other layers, rather apply the symbology ...
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Using two different reference scales in one MXD?

I'm putting two MXD's together. They don't have the same reference scale, so I was wondering if it is possible to have to different reference scale in one MXD? I'm working with ArcMap 10.5.
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Creating selection in stand-alone ArcPy script?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5. I have had this work for me before, so I am confused as to what problem I am -running into now. When making a selection to copy to a new dataset in Arcpy, -here is ...
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Autocad 2018 not compatible with ArcGIS desktop?

Does anyone have any experience with Autocad 2018? The latest release doesn't seem to be compatible with ArcMap Desktop 10.5. I've tried running the CAD to GDB tool and adding the files in the table ...
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Lost access to Desktop Help of ArcMap 10.5?

Today I found that I can't aceess help on system tools through "Tool Help" button. It opens help window which says: Can’t reach this page Make sure the web address //ieframe.dll/...
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Field Calculator - use a string field to determine how a calculation is applied to a numeric field

I have a String field ('Prefix') and a Double field ('Result'). I am trying to group data by a specific range, <0.002, 0.002 to 0.07, >0.07, however some values have a '<' or '>' prefix ...
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Using travel costs ($) as impedance in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I am building a multimodal network with 4 modes (Walking, bike, bus and metro) using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5. Now i would like to use costs in $ as an impedance for the best (thus cheapest) route. ...
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Identifying ArcMap document version without ArcPy?

Is it possible to identify what version (10.0, 10.5 etc.) an ArcMap document (.mxd) has been saved in? I am aware of ArcPy method to determine ArcMap document version, but I am interested in a ...
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Startup/Shutdown script for ArcGIS Enterprise?

I am after a startup/shutdown script for the newly named ArcGIS Enterprise at 10.5. This is my home machine, where I have installed ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Data Store, Portal for ArcGIS and also ...
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ArcGIS database feature class editor default version settings

I created an enterprise geodatabase with ArcCatalog 10.5 in my PostgreSQL database. And I created feature class in database. But when I add feature class in arcmap, I need to change the editor ...
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Creating 1-sided buffer that varies with slope in ArcMap?

I am a forester using ArcMap 10.5. I need to map the riparian management zone (RMZ) along a river that I have delineated using lines for each shoreline of the river. I have 2 foot contour interval ...
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Windows 10 killed ArcGIS Desktop?

I’m hoping to find a solution. I’m running Windows 10 on a Dell XPS, and I have a single install license of ArcMap 10.5. The Windows 10 fall 2017 Creators Update has killed ArcGIS Desktop. It can’t ...
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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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Exporting large feature class to text file using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a relatively large result file from my network analysis in ArcGIS 10.5. Data represents 100 closest neighbors for ~1.5 mio locations. The dataset is stored in a file geodatabase and it contains ...
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Adding GDA2020 NTv2 transformation to ArcGIS 10.5

The implementation of GDA2020 is drawing near! In an effort to be ready before time I have downloaded the NTv2 Grid Shift Binary (GSB) transformation grid from ISCM (available here) who are the ...
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Table views from TOC in drop-down list in ArcPy - ArcGIS 10.5.1 [closed]

Just upgraded to ArcGIS 10.5.1 and trying to run my self-made Arcpy scripts but there seems to be a problem with the drop-down lists containing table views in this new version. The problem is that a ...
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Removing a number from attribute column

I know this is simple but am unable to find this online. Using ArcMap 10.5 I want to drop the first digit of the three in a numeric column.. e.g., (023) where I want it (23). Which query can I use ...
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Python Max Function in Field Calculator for Date values

I have 4 fields with Date Time values, and created a new field (Date type as well) which takes the most recent date from these 4 fields. I have tried using the Max python in the field calculator to ...
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Rows not showing in attribute table

I have a problem with a shapefile I created exporting features from another shapefile. I have all my lines visible but their rows only appear in the attribute table window when they're selected, do ...
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Preset Color Ramp in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to make a custom color ramp by using preset color ramp in ArcGIS 10.5. I need to show 19 colors. The default number of colors that can be input in preset color ramp is 13. Is there any ...
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Empty folder named '1' created when ArcMap opens

Over the past few days I have noticed a Folder named 1 on my Windows desktop (Windows 10 Home). I delete it every time I see it, then notice it again a few hours later. I kept a close eye on my ...
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ArcGIS sde i5,i6,i7 tables

I have created an ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. There are i5, i6,... i30 tables in the sde schema of my geodatabase. What do these tables do?
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Field Calculator error: “calculated value is invalid”

I'm getting the following error when trying to calculate a field: I'm just trying to calculate all the selected records to equal a value I specify, a simple two-letter zoning code. So the field ...
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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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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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Refering to (Joined) Field Names in arcpy in Field Calculator

I'm trying to update the locations of a point FeatureClass using a table. I have joined the table to the featureclass, and am attempting to use Field Calculator to update the SHAPE field. I found ...
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Installing Arcpy in an Anaconda enviroment.

I recently uninstalled Anaconda due to a conflict with my pandas packages. I use to have it configured with my ArcGIS Pro Python 3.65 environment. Now I want to reinstall it, but for my ArcGIS ...
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Placing a table in Layout View in ArcMap 10.5

I'm trying to place a table in the Layout View for a map that I am making. However, when I click on Add Table to Layout from the table options, it only adds the column names to the layout... How can ...
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ArcMap CSV Export

I am working on a export from ArcMap 10.5 with a PostgreSQL databse in Arc Server. I have polygons with addresses within it. I am trying to create a CSV Export, for the addresses within that ...
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Selecting based on distance and change in elevation

I am trying to find areas near a series of roads that are withing 500 ft of the road, and have a change in elevation of +50 ft. I have been provided a 2 ft contour of the area, and a centerline layer ...
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ArcMap blurry after update from 10.4 to 10.5

I had to recently update ArcGIS from 10.4 to 10.5 because of a new license. In the new version everything looks a little "blurry". All other programs (Word, Excel etc) look fine. Even in ArcMap the ...
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Combine information from spatial join

I performed a spatial join based on point features that fell within polygons of interest. I now want to combine these features by polygon (field ID) and create a new field that combines information ...
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Custom frame shape for map layout

I was wondering if it is possible to get ArcMap 10.5 layouts to have frames similar to the one in this image (produced in Matlab), rather than the default square/rectangle that my data is currently ...
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Inconsistent raster image display in ArcMap

I loaded a WorldView 2 satellite image into ArcMap 10.5, however the tiles display in an inconsistent color and shade. All 9 tiles are from the same WorldView image. How can I get them to display ...
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Counting occurrences across many rasters using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am interested in drought occurrences in the US, especially how often droughts of a particular severity occur in particular regions. I’ve got nice vector maps from http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu ...
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ArcGIS Export to PDF data not editable

I have issue while exporting PDF, when i export PDF including Parcel layer its working fine but when add other layers in same file its not editable on PDF editor. 1-Pic: editable PDF with parcel layer ...
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ArcGIS clip tool between a polyline and a polygon does not clip all features

I am using ArcGIS 10.5 Clip tool to locate flooding on the road with a polygon file for the flooding (Clip Features) and a polyline file for the road network (Input Features). The polygon file ...
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ArcGIS ModelBuilder Add to Join Error [duplicate]

While working with the ModelBuilder, I added 2 columns to the data. After you have done "Summary Statistics" according to the GridID, you know the output product in tabular form. I wanted to print the ...
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Adding Double field doesn't maintain precision in ArcMap

I have a shapefile that has an ID field(type=double, precision=15, scale=0). I am trying to add a new field(ID_2) that has the same field attributes as ID(Double,15,0). However, when I add the ID_2 ...