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Questions tagged [arcgis-desktop]

Use this tag when ArcGIS Desktop is the product and architecture that you are using from the ArcGIS platform.

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Seeking CSMapMaker (QGIS Plugin) equivalent for ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm looking for a tool or script or set of operations to mimic the output from a certain QGIS plugin called CSMapMaker, wherein curvature, slope, and a gaussian filtered DEM are overlain one another ...
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Defining nearest features within shapefile using ArcGIS Desktop?

In a shapefile I have around 17000 lines with different ID. I would like to give a same ID to the feature lines which are close to each other. for example in the picture : ID 306 and 305 should have ...
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Can't spatial join polygons and points [on hold]

Struggling to spatial join a point layer (cell towers) with a polygon layer (states). The points layer is global, while the polygons are only within the United States. I need to eliminate all points ...
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Missing option to apply symbology by Categories in ArcGIS

I have a layer file with several thousand records and a lot of columns. I'm trying to map this by breaking out values from one of the columns into categories. But I don't see an option for Categories ...
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Calculating length downstream of edges in a network

I have a fairly complex and large river system that I would like to calculate length downstream between any two points within the river network. I have a calculation between any two points in the ...
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Field calculator not working with division command

Really do not understand what is up. I am able to sum two columns, but unable to divide them. I selected out any entries with "0". Nonetheless, a simple division command in the form of ([a]+[b])/[...
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Using output of ArcGIS Euclidean distance tool?

How do I use the output of the ArcGIS Desktop Euclidean distance tool? It gives raster output and I want to generate a table enlisting the distance between various centroids from one centroid.
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Jason-3 Data Mapped in ArcGIS

Has anyone figured out an easy way to convert Jason-3 data in NetCDF format to a GIS format (raster, shapefile, etc.) so it can be viewed in ArcGIS? Jason-3 data is available for free in NetCDF format,...
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Adjusting symbology in layer file?

I have a layer file for a geology layer containing attributes for "Age", "Rock Type" and "L_Code". The layer has symbology defined using the "L_Code" attribute. But I want the same symbology applied ...
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Working with Raster data/DEM (mosaic to new raster, viewshed) in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to work with raster data from this source: http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/coasts/data/maui/index.html I downloaded the DEMs from different islands and imported them into ArcGIS. But I can't ...
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Auto Incrementing Field based on Selection of Records in Feature Class?

I'm attempting to write a script that will add an incremented value to a field based on a selection of records. For example, the script will select the first 300 records in a feature class and then ...
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Units of curvature output in ArcGIS 10.x and Pro

This question has been asked several times, but I am not sure that there is a satisfactory answer. I have used ArcGIS Pro to calculate curvature from a DEM. Now I am not sure what the units are in ...
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Exporting query to identify the exact points that fall into a polygon using ArcGIS

I am using ArcGIS 10.6.1. I have a shapefile consisting of points (facilities names and adresses). I also a shapefile consisting of polygons made up of enumeration areas as well as the Local ...
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Calculating Cell in ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

How to calculate the percentage value of a single cell in a attribute table based on multiple values ​​of columns and cells in the same table?
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Distance calculation from line to multiple points in ArcGIS

I have road maps (line features) and point features representing forest plots. I created buffer around the roads. Now I want to know the distance from line(road) to the points within this buffer. How ...
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ESRI default table format

I used the "Extract values to table" tool in ArcMap 10.6. However I didn't specified the output file format. When I go to the folder where the file is saved I cannot see the file. But when I navigate ...
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Interpolating sea level data using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have monthly sea level data obtained from PSMSL in the form of excel sheet for the region Chennai. I want to interpolate the data in ArcGIS Desktop. The shapefile of the region has Polygons and I ...
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How to convert 32-bit raster to double precision?

I have a raster that is currently 32-bit float, but need to convert it to a data type of Double Precision in order for it hold larger values within each cell (I'm doing some calculations). How can ...
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Clipping features with the attributes of another feature

I have a vector polygon for a catchment which contains numerous subbasins. In addition, I also, possess another vector polygon showing the impervious areas of the catchment. What I want to do is ...
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Unable to find database table for baseline layer? [on hold]

I'm trying to generate statistics (End point rate) using DSAS v5 on ArcMap 10.5.1. The transects have generated fine but when I try and calculate rates, I'm met with this error from DSAS Here's an ...
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Reading NV chart data (.bsb and .eap) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have some data from NV charts. As it looks like the data is contained in .bsb and .eap files. Is there a possibility to implement these data in ArcGIS Desktop as raster as a background?
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Survey123 info file not reflecting changes

I am using Survey123 for collecting data. I am using Survey123 Connect for designing form. Now i have requirement to use one of our own map in survey123 for collecting geopoint. After doing some ...
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Identifying polygons that intersect with another polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two polygon layers, a vegetation layer and a treatment layer. I want to add a field to the attribute layer of the vegetation layer to indicate if any part of the polygon has been treated (...
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Coverage ( MultiPolygon) of Linear Assets (MultiLine String)

I am investigating the radio coverage on the number of linear assets. The coverage is in the form of Multipolygons showing bands of Predicted RX Signal strength in the area of concern. The linear ...
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Creating symbol with size and color based on two variables (one text, one numeric) in ArcMap?

I have a shapefile in which I need the symbology to be both size graduated and to represent another variable (say for example, "yes" or "no"), and another variable that is a numeric amount (say, from ...
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Creating a Construction Tools Rectangle Template

I am working on a project that requires me to place hundreds of 20x20 ft squares as polygons in a feature class. Right now I am manually making them by entering height and width values. I am wondering ...
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Cutting hole in raster using polygon in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have two layers: a layer with a raster and a layer with a polygon, I need to cut a polygon from a layer with a raster, how to do it? It is necessary to make a straight hole, and not to create a new ...
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Estimate total stream length, frequency and order in ArcMap [on hold]

I am new to GIS, and I want to calculate the stream frequency and Strahler stream order in a watershed. I have already processed the DEM and there are 20 sub basins. A sample map what I want to get is ...
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Performing raster neighbour analysis? [on hold]

I am currently working on a raster dataset with height values. The dataset represent a bathymatric profile of a coastal area. I need to identify sandbars within the dataset, by its shape. (So higher ...
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Forming designed clusters of points in ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro [on hold]

How can I make clusters of 7-10 points that should not be more than 1 mile of themselves. There are over 1000 points and I've always made the clusters manually but its time consuming. How can I do ...
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Converting WGS84 to ETRS89 in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a data which has no projection and has WGS84 as a coordinate System. I need to Import this data and Analyse it other data which have ETRS_1989_UTM_Zone_32N as a projection System. I have ...
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ArcMap showing totally black screen instead of Map? [closed]

I'm trying to open some maps (shapefiles), but I experiencing the same problem: I cannot visualize any map, just a black screen. Checking on the internet it seems like the map "has no spatial ...
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Determining NDVI of polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have calculated the NDVI of a city. Now I want to know how "green" every street segment in that city is. I therefore buffered 7.5m on every street segment. I then used the Zonal Statistics as a ...
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Computing 2 fields on basis of 3rd field and getting output in new field? [on hold]

I have a situation in which I want percentage agriculture area in Field Column "F_Agriculture" by computing Field "Area" divided by field "Area_m2", if field "LandusesSt" is equal to "Jordbruksmark". ...
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ArcGIS - Is it possible to bypass an inaccurate WMS bounding box provided by server metadata?

In ArcGIS Desktop, is there a way to bypass / ignore an inaccurate WMS bounding box provided by server metadata? Indeed, for a specific WMS layer I am using, the bounding box provided by server ...
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Extracting difference between two shapefiles (not symmetrical difference) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a shapefile with polygons that portray survey areas (Pink areas in picture below). I receive a new updated shapefile with additional survey areas, and thus new polygons (Green areas in ...
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How long should it take to generate a Hydro Network? [closed]

How long should the geoprocessing take to generate a geometric Hydro Network for a fairly large watershed, using ArcHydro? I have ~ 53,000 DrainageLine segments in the stream layer. I'm using ...
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Make a series of maps showing different rasters

I have a set of rasters and I would like to create a series of maps, in which each page/map shows a different raster. The spatial extent is the same among all rasters. How could you achieve this in ...
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Displaying list of features included in polygon

I want to find the object that is part of the polygon and displaying it in a separate listbox. I have two layers with polygons, the first polygon (Red) is the polygon in which you want to search for ...
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Setting transparent to color for raster layer using ArcMap?

I'm working on a map where I'm overlaying a topographic map on a hillshade map (from ALS data). With the right levels of transparency, those maps tend to be the best base for all kinds of stuff. ...
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Create segmented line based on attributes [closed]

I'm using ArcGIS Pro (basic) to create lines from points. The points are from a GPS plotting at an interval. Occasionally the GPS goes to sleep and is woken up by an event. The sleep and event moments ...
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Predicting the best location to dig a well [closed]

What kind of data sources and workflows would I want to use when using ArcGIS to determine the best candidates for digging a water well?
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Accessing additional CAD annotation fields

I'm trying to read certain values from the annotation layer of a CAD file (MicroStation.dgn). It seems like for certain entities (Cell) the text isn't stored in the field 'TxtMemo' or 'Text'. When I ...
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Prevent Data Driven Pages Strip Index tool from rotating polygons

When using Strip Map Index Features Tool the pages rotate with the linear feature, is there a way to prevent this? So at the moment I get or and I want.. No rotation of polygons. Using 10.6 Is ...
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Iteration for “Selection by Location” in ArcGIS modelBuilder

I have a featuredataset of 50 Features which are supposed to have intersection with some lines and their Buffers which are in different feature classes. I have created a separate GDB for the Buffers ...
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Convert cluster points into a single point

I need to try and group cluster points by attribute into one point. So all points with the same attribute need to be grouped onto 1 location.
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SHP to DWG Conversion [duplicate]

I digitized a layout design in ArcMap and I want to export it to AutoCAD to do the annotation. I tried to save as .DWG but I couldn't. How do I convert from ESRI Shapefile to AutoCAD DWG?
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Popup feature in ArcGIS exported pdf map [duplicate]

I am new to GIS, I want to add a popup feature on the map. When we export our map in pdf format then clicking on any point it should display its attribute. Is it possible to do that?
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What to do with .map .id .tab files

I found some maps from my state government that I wanted to I downloaded what I thought was a zipped up map perhaps as a bitmap. However, upon opening the zip file I found a large number of .map .id ....
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Getting Random “out of bounds” Errors

I am adding features to a layer that has an extent the size of a state. Randomly when I add a feature I get an "out of bounds" error. As you can see in the snapshot below, I have added some lines in ...