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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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Calculate Locations not adding Status field

When I run the Calculate Locations tool, it inconsistently adds the Status field. It consistently adds the SourceID, SourceOID, PosAlong, SideofEdge, SnapX, SnapY, and Distance fields. I've tried ...
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How to export a map in lower size (11*17 inch) with all the parameters set up for higher map size but still looking good?

I am working with ESRI ArcMap (10.2) and have set up a map page size for 40*60 inch. I created a pdf and printed, it looks good. Next I printed with lower size 11*17 but the place labels does not ...
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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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Eliminating single raster pixels of flow distance raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to clean up a calculated flow distance raster and need some ideas on how to do it. As you can see in the picture, there are some pixels along streets and rivers (gray) that show connection (...
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Loop over columns of shapefile in modelbuilder

I use a shapefile (rain.shp) with a bunch of columns (rain_1979, rain_1990, rain_1991, ..., rain_2015). I would like to transform every column of the shapefile into a different raster using the ...
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How can I create a raster which stores 2 decimal values for each pixel?

I have a raster dataset which is derived from LIDAR. I have created 2 datasets which allow me to read the heights of the first returns and last returns. I would now ideally like to have a raster ...
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Seeking location to learn professional and advanced analysis using GIS (e.g. ArcGIS or TerrSet) software? [duplicate]

Help me to find best location to learning professional and advanced analysis using GIS (e.g. ArcGIS or TerrSet) software's. I am professor in Geography and Spatial planning. I work GIS as a common ...
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Populate Alternate ID Fields in Turn Feature Class in ArcGIS 10.5

I have a Network Dataset with turns and need to edit some of the edges (I found out some were not planarized yet). Using the Populate Alternate ID Fields tool I keep getting the Error 030030. The ...
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Using Model to equally distribute points, spatially within known geometry using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

Is it possible to create a model in ArcGIS ModelBuilder where you simply state number of points and an area in the form of a polygon to get the model to try and equally space out the points based on ...
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Google Maps, middle point/ Halfway mark of road

I'm wanting to supplement some address data I obtained on ArcMap with the coordinates of the roads that the World Locator cannot find but appear on Google Maps. No house numbers are available for the ...
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soil map and soil texture [on hold]

I have soil shapefile for a specific region, and I need to show soil type by this shapefile. Once I add the shapefile to ArcGIS, no soil type can be seen. How can I sort this problem out?
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ArcMap rendering NoData differently based on zoom level

The gist of the issue is that ArcMap is rendering most of my NoData values as the minimum stretch value color instead of the NoData color. My dataset is for global production of soybeans, so most of ...
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Json To Features ERROR 001558: Error parsing json file. The workspace is not connected

I am trying to convert a JSON file into a feature. My code was working fine until today and now I am getting the following error - ExecuteError: ERROR 001558: Error parsing json file '<filepath>'...
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Creating a “Field of view” from a point. What points are inside a triangle that starts in point X and aims at a certain direction

I have a data set with the following: location(long and lat) of mobile phone antennas the direction in which the tower is aiming at (in degrees being north 0º) the width of the "field of view" in ...
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Using ArcGIS standard deviation classification?

I want to use standard deviation classification method for my map in ArcGIS, but the default class are -0.5 st dev - +0.5 st dev; 0.5 st dev-1.5 st dev; etc. Is there a way to use 0-1 st dev, 1-2 ...
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Error 000539 running multiple con expressions in raster calculator in ModelBuilder?

I am using Raster Calcuator in ModelBuilder with ArcMap 10.5. I used Get Raster Properties to extract Standard Deviation and Mean from a previously calculated raster. I would like to use Raster ...
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Find travel direction from osm data using network analysis

I have a road network shapefile with following attributes and i want to find "Road To" and "Road From" attributes using ArcGIS network analyst. Is it possible ? I also created points along line and ...
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Export map from ArcGIS to more sheets

I have a large map and I need to export it (possibly in PDF format), in the resulting document I need to have not only the map but also the shapefiles with their labels. But I would like to divide it ...
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Generalization in QGIS

I digitized tracks to the scale 1/4000 and I want to get out a map at 1/50000. I need a tool in ArcGIS or QGIS with its parameters that will help me to generalize the tracks to the scale 1/50000
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Iterate feature (feature selection) inserting new field in output file

The iterator is suppose to go through each feature in the fc (buffer whole) and run one instance of zonal statistics and five instances of spatial join and then join fields back to fc. The issue is, ...
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ArcGIS tools say completed immediately but give no output

I have a problem working with ArcGIS. Sometimes (not always) when I run a geprocessing tool, I immediately get the pop-up with "completed" and a green tickmark. However, there is no output created, ...
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Python Group by attribute range

I have about 6000 points that I need to run a computationally intensive analysis on. My thought process is to break this point layer up into six groups of 1000 points each. I'm trying to do this in ...
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Intersecting raster with polygon grid in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to generate the fractional coverage of land-cover within polygon grid cells. My land-cover is a 30m raster dataset (10008x8939 cells) and my grid is a fishnet shapefile (approximately 1km ...
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Process to smoothing curves and lines of Centerline Layer?

I am looking for a workflow to improve the visual appearance of a municipal centerline shapefile that I will be using for some mapping outputs. It is a standard line segment vector layer. I have ...
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Combining multiple point shapefiles into one while maintaining different symbols types in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is it possible in ArcGIS Desktop to combine multiple shapefiles into one while maintaining the original symbol types of the point shapefiles i.e. a cross, star, circle etc?
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Restore previous selection after selecting wrong feature?

I'm asking myself, if there is any possibility to restore a selection, after you have mistakenly clicked a wrong feature or if you accidentally forgot to hold shift button while selecting a big set of ...
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Error 000229 in Model Builder

Im having an issue with my model builder as im trying to use the calculate field tool. I used a the code !total_area@squaremeters! but Im getting a 000229 error saying it cannot open my intersect ...
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Adding 2 hours in ArcMap's field calculator using Python

I am trying to add 2 hours from a particular time, but I do not want to end up with 13:00. I isolated the hour in its own field so the minutes would not be a problem. I am not sure what I am missing. ...
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Schema Locks Starting As Soon As User is Disconnected

I am having continual issues with scheme locks on our ArcSDE database, as soon as users are disconnected schema locks start appearing. We have 20 or so feature classes and it will show anywhere from ...
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Using field calculator unable to keep time and date format [duplicate]

I was looking to keep the date/time as is when using field calculator to keep the format as I'm not able to maintain the time in the new field "da". This is what I get when trying to do so. I tried ...
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Time Slider feature in ArcGIS 10.5 is displaying layer time extent to 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM

I've add a polygon shapefile that has a field that contains date and time in it's column. However, when I attempt to calculate the layer time extent I'm getting the values of 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM ...
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Syncing database with ArcMap and ArcSDE?

I am using SQL in Oracle to fill and empty feature class table, basically something like this: INSERT INTO DAMO_W.BRUG (OBJECTID,CODE,NAAM,GLOBALID,SHAPE,CREATED_USER,CREATED_DATE,LAST_EDITED_DATE,...
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Creating map series in tif format with ArcMap?

I would like to tile a rendered ArcMap 10.6 project in tif format(2km x 2km). The map is simply a colour topographic map rendered in black and white. Important is that the resultant images use the ...
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Using dBase table converted from CSV to Make Route Event Layer?

I'm using the tool 'Make Route Event Layer' and I need to use a dBase table for the event table, but the data are saved in a CSV file. When I try with dBase table that I created myself all go good, ...
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ArcMap keeps loading old CSV file after I've updated it

I have a CSV I'd like to join to a shapefile. I brought the CSV into ArcMap, realized it had an error, fixed it and saved the file with the same name. I removed the CSV from my map document, refreshed ...
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Identifying polygons without gaps using ArcGIS Desktop?

How to identify such parcels without gaps?
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Error 000539 Error Running Expression

I am receiving Error 000539 while running raster calculator in the model builder. I have read on other forums that this is a problem with using python script but I have been using the dialog boxes in ...
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Buffer will not appear [closed]

I am applying a 2km buffer around a point. The process works but the buffer does not appear on layout view or ToC. I tried to add it again from ArcCatalog view and Add Data, but the shapefile ...
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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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Spatial Joining One to Many?

I am trying to create groups based on a primary object as its centroid. Groups are defined as all objects within a certain distance from a primary object. I am currently using spatial join in a ...
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Weighted overlay polygons in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two polygons. One has municipalities with some data and the other has an area of influence that covers various municipalities. What I want to do is that the second polygon accounts for the ...
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Averaging attributes from small line segments into a new line segment

I'm working on a project which involves combining shorter road line segments into longer ones where needed using ArcGIS 10.5. Each segment has an attribute of average traffic flow. For example, there ...
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Extracting Multi Values to Points for Multi-band raster displaying as <NULL> in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.4.1. I am trying to use the Extract Multi Values to Points Tool to extract values from a multi-band raster to points. The tool runs fine but many of the extracted values are ...
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Using Integrate tool to “snap” points

I am using ArcMap 10.4.1 for desktop. I have two layers with points in them and I am trying to get the points of layer A to "snap" to the closest points of layer B. I am using the Integrate tool with ...
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Seeking open source equivalent to .mpk?

Is there an open source equivalent to the .mpk file format that ArcGIS can still open?
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Using wildcard within ArcGIS ModelBuilder to select raster files?

I already checked (almost) all other related topics I was not able to figure out how to solve my problem. I want to process certain rasters in many different subfolders. Within these folders I have ...
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Raster to polygon conversion losing data?

I'm trying to do a simple conversion with Raster to Polygon. However, as you can see in the picture below not all data (the area in orange) makes the transition. Raster to the left and polygon to the ...
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Using Viewshed in ArcMap?

I would like to study the visibility of hypothetical windmills in the study area. I read through the view-shed tool and is confused how to use it in this case. I have three locations of wind mills ...
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arcpy: Select layer by attribute with SWITCH_SELECTION seems not to work

I have a large feature classes, where a field named "gridcode" contains integers values from 6 to 17. I would like to get rid of features, where the gridcode = 6, 9 or 15. Therefore, I have created a ...
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Create line/points at contacts between polygons of certain attribute?

I have a shapefile of polygons representing geologic map units. I want to create line/point features along the contact between two particular units (polygons identified by attribute code) so I can get ...