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Questions tagged [arcgis-10.6]

Use this tag when ArcGIS 10.6 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.

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Sum Attributes of Feature that Occurs Multiple Times Within 1 Layer

I am trying to add up the total contributing drainage area of multiple stormwater BMP's that are located on the same parcel for a layer that contains tens of thousands of parcels. I performed a one-to-...
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Geoprocessing server tool result has no internal record set object for Save

I'm working with the geoprocessing server tool (GenerateOriginDestinationCostMatrix) imported as a toolbox (OriginDestinationCostMatrix) in ArcMap 10.6. Being asynchronous I use the resultID with ...
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Arc Hydro toolset to delineate surface drainage area

I need to determine the total amount of surface area that will drain to a given point in an urban environment. It seems that the Arc Hydro toolset can delineate the watershed that will drain to a ...
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Merging rows based on duplicate field values using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I merge rows with the same values in one of my fields in my attribute table. I cannot do this manually due to the extent of the duplicates.
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Converting to raster removes country boundary?

I used the buffer tool to create a 100 mile circular buffer around a city. I then used the polygon to raster tool to convert this shapefile into a raster file and created a binary raster using the ...
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Land use map to binary exclusion layer

I have a map (raster, tif file) with 7 land use classifications and 6 colors representing each classification. The 7 classifications are Land use 1 Land use 2 Land use 3 Land use 4 Land use 5 ...
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NAD 1983 to NAD 1983 CSRS Transformation

I have data in NAD 1983 Zone 20 and want to transform it to NAD 1983 CSRS Zone 20. I found this source: https://community.esri.com/thread/6772 which states: NAD_1983_To_NAD_1983_CSRS_4 > 1950 ...
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Setting ArcMap Data Source Refresh Interval?

In ArcGIS Online there is an option to set a refresh data interval. Is there a way to accomplish the same within ArcMap? Specifically, my data source is inside an Enterprise GDB (Oracle). I can ...
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Exporting maps individually as PDF files from each layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working with a database which consists 15 neighborhood and each neighborhood has 11 different maps. On layout page everything is ready now but I am wondering if there is an easier/faster way to ...
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If feature class is overlaped don't display its label

I've got 2 polygon feature classes, one with countries and one with sectors of the countries. How can I prevent country labels from rendering if I have sector classes overlaping them. So how can you ...
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Create Database View with ST_Within Query

I see several other questions similar but none that apply directly to mine. I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1 with SQL Server running my Enterprise Geodatabase. I have a very large point feature ...
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HEC Georas for ArcMap 10.6

Is there available a version of Hec GeoRAS for ArcMap 10.6? I could only find up to ArcMap 10.5.
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Sum up the points from several multiple ring buffer in ArcGIS 10.6?

I'm researching about nearest area from several area. So I used "multiple ring buffer" to know about distance from the areas. Problem is I don't know how to sum up from these buffers. I got different ...
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Installing ArcGIS Desktop correctly?

I posted this on the ESRI technical support forum, but I figured I'd cross-post it here, too. I'm trying to use ArcGIS 10.6 (Desktop Advanced) on a Windows 7 Pro machine. However, something is ...
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Using ArcGIS Field Calculator to change text to digit? [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.6. I have one field that is titled SEVERITY, and is string type, and has words like "Medium" "Low" "High," etc. I would like to assign a number to correspond with the ...
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ArcGIS Make Route Event Layer, “ROUTE NOT FOUND” is output

I have a polyline shapefile that's about 200,000 meters long, and I am trying to get xy coordinates for specific distances along the line. The polyline shapefile is in UTM coordinates. I ran the ...
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Calculation of a new field with conditions

I am struggling with the calculation of a new field that is based on another field. I have one field with numbers that appear twice ("Field_A") and I need to calculate a new field ("Field_B") that ...
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Making 95% Volume Contour on ArcMap without Hawth's Tools or GME?

I have some points that represent animal locations over the course of a few months. I am emulating the work of previous researchers in this field. I'm still new to GIS, so I previously thought that I ...
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Generating Points Along Line at irregular intervals using ArcGIS Desktop?

What tool do I use to generate points along a line from an input list of lengths? For example: Length_km 0.12 0.2 0.38 etc. ArcPy solutions are okay. I tried: testOut = outpath + '\\' + '...
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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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ArcGIS merge SHPs and delete identical (no common attribute other than spatial overlap)

I have merged two SHP files that together have over 9000 polylines; no common table attributes. Roughly half of the two datasets are exact duplicates (mixed throughout the table and the map space). ...
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ArcObjects: Convert Feature to JSON

I need to get the JSON from a feature using ArcObjects. According to I tried to following code, but it does not work: var jsonWriter = new JSONWriterClass(); jsonWriter.WriteToString(); var ...
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New Shapefile (Polygon) Disappearing in Edit Session ArcGIS 10.6.1

I created a shapefile in ArcCatalog and assigned it its coordinate system as I always do. I selected "polygon" as the type. I added a generic topographic basemap to ArcMap. Upon editing the new ...
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Making curved annotated text when Edit vertices in Draw toolbar greyed out?

In the past when I have tried to draw text that wasn't on a straight line, I highlighted the text and was able to use the 'Edit Vertices' tool in the Draw toolbar. For some reason when I highlight the ...
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Getting working Python script to run from toolbox?

I'm creating a model, using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, and want to use SelectRandombyPercent from Randomly subsetting X% of selected features using ArcPy? to randomly select points from a feature class. ...
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What algorithm was used for generation of this vector layer?

The second image is a raster layer and in the third image obtained vector layer is so accurate. What algorithm would have been employed? Normal methods doesn't give nearly equal vectorization. I ...
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ArcGIS convert TSurf to multipatch without license to use Layer3DToFeatureClass_3d

I'm trying to convert a TSurf into [1] polygons shapefile (got this part) and [2] a multipatch. I tried Layer3DToFeatureClass_3d, but I don't have the license for it. Is there a viable alternative? ...
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Using color ramp with Data Driven Pages?

I have data driven pages set up for over 400 charts in one MXD which show a different section of seabed on each page. Each page shows a different section of the same raster file. I have my raster ...
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Selecting multiple partial field contents using ArcGIS Select By Attribute?

I can't seem to get the hang of ArcGIS Select By Attributes SQL. I'm trying to "select all that contain Street and Road and etc." Working with polyline SHP. This works: "NAME" LIKE ('%Street%') ...
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ArcGIS *.gen files: make polyline from points

I have *.gen files that have have the point coordinates (in known UTM datum) for multiple lines. Is there a one-click tool to get these into a polyline SHP? (I was thinking Generate might do it, but I ...
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Parcel Width by Line Segment Closest to Street

My end goal is to calculate parcel widths (polygons). I use ArcGIS 10.6 but can also use QGIS if a solution requires it. please note not all parcels are regular shapes, some are irregular I ...
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Making error or confidence surface in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a student working in my GIS lab who is computing an IDW interpolation surface for observations taken from a boat moving along a series of paths. The sampling paths were not uniform over the ...
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Raster datasets disappeared from FGDB, but filenames are still reserved

I'm doing some work with the Spatial Analyst tools in ArcMap 10.6.1 for a class. On Friday, I had a FGDB called Results with nine raster datasets, which were the output of various Spatial Analyst ...
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Geographic coordinate system - shapefile not matching other shapefile location

I'm having trouble with the projection of one of my shapefiles (it's the roads network of the region I'm working on). I have a shapefile without any spatial reference information. When I use the ...
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Spatial join in ArcMap vs. ArcPy (how to make them the same)

I am trying to replicate the join tool that is available in ArcMap by right-clicking on a layer, in an ArcPy script. Specifically, all I want is an attribute field of how many points are inside each ...
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When exporting, mask behind text becomes garbled (Data Driven Pages)

I am using Data Driven Pages with different rotations for a project. When I export to PDF or PNG, the mask behind the text moves and rotates. It does not seem to rotate in the direction of the data ...
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Changing default color palette from RGB to CMYK in ArcMap?

Is there a way to change the default colour palette in ArcMap? Currently, for each symbol, I have to change RGB to CMYK to choose my colour (see screenshot). This is pretty annoying since all my ...
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Why is ArcPy Describe Extent overshooting the extents?

Why is arcpy.Describe(file.shp).extent overshooting the extent? Screenshot below. I have confirmed there are no tiny lines lingering out at the edges. I'm in UTM coordinates. extent = arcpy.Describe(...
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ArcPy SummarizeWithin not availabe in ArcMap with Advanced license?

When running "arcpy.SummarizeWithin_analysis()" in PyCharm, I get an error saying the module isn't available. I've done "import arcpy" and I have ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 Advanced. It also doesn't show up ...
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Using arcpy.da.UpdateCursor to updateRow gives RuntimeError: row contains bad value?

I have a fishnet grid (polygon SHP), and all the little fishnets have a "Zone_ID." There are generally several dozen to a few hundred fishnet polys associated with each Zone_ID. I'm trying to number ...
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Which ArcGIS tools to use to get perpendicular distance between polylines

I have a polyline shapefile with several thousand polylines. Each polyline is within a polygon, and the Polygon_ID is contained in the polyline shapefile attribute table. I need to figure out the ...
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Preventing folder deletion in ArcCatalog? [duplicate]

Is there any way to prevent folder deletion in ArcCatalog?
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Syntax error in Where Clause using .format in arcpy.Select_analysis

I'm having a little trouble understanding the syntax for a Where Clause; e.g., for use in arcpy.Select_analysis(inSHP, clipSHP, where). input is polygon shapefile; Zone_ID field is short integer ...
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Troubleshooting creation of equal-area fishnet inside rectangular polygon

I have a set of polygons that are rectangles (10 km by 1 km dimension), and I'm using Fishnet to create smaller polygons (which I'll call "boxes"). The boxes need to be equal area, so I am working in ...
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ArcMap will not open?

ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 won't open. It just shows the splash, but then doesn't do anything. No error, no nothing. I turned my laptop off and back on; I renamed the normal.mxt file; I deleted said file; I ...
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ArcMap 10.6.1 Identify Window blocked

I am a new user of ArcGIS software. I used the identify tool to inspect a layer, but the window is blocked in the middle of the screen, with no possibility of shutting it down. I tried to close ArcMap ...
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Error message while trying to load spreadsheet: Failed to connect to database. Class not registered

I am trying to load an Excel spreadsheet into ArcMap 10.6 in Windows 10. But it will not load and this is the error message:
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quickwatch on COM-objects does not show any information

While debugging my ArcObjects-code using VS2015 and .NET 4.5 I often try to inspect the data from my geodatabase. So for example see this code: public static bool PointsAreCollinear(IPoint from, ...
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ArcGIS crashes when running arcpy.ApplySymbologyFromLayer

I'm one of the developers working on pyBRAT. We're working on making the tool automatically generate symbolized layers for the inputs. Unfortunately, we've run into a rare, but the repeatable problem ...
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Creating Relationship Class- Adding new records to table

I am creating a relationship class inside an SDE Environment (SQL Server 2016). I have a point feature class and a related table. I am trying to add rows to the currently empty table based off ...