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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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Rotate polygons by value from attribute table [on hold]

I have 60 polygons saved in one shp file. Is there a way to rotate them by the angle value stored in the attribute table? I know how to do it manually; I am looking for more automated way (Every ...
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Calculating sequential numbers into sorted table not dependent on OBJECTID?

I am having a problem with adding sequential numbers to the new column based on other sorted value. I would like to use 'Sort by' column to be able to generate numbers in the 'Required number'column. ...
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Splitting point shapefile in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have a shapefile with few points, I would like to export in separately shapefiles for each point. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and the split tool in ArcToolBox only works for polygons, but not for points....
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Importing georeferenced 3D objects (Collada DAE) into ArcScene?

I need to import 3D objects created with Agisoft Photoscan into ArcGis Desktop 10.4.1 (specifically ArcScene). I know how to use the "Import 3D" function to import Collada files as Multipatch files in ...
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Using Zonal Statistics to determine percent forest cover in grid cells?

The basis of what I am trying to do is determine what percent of forest cover is within a set of 1x1 km grid cells in arcmap. I originally attempted to do this using fishnet, tabulate area tool, and a ...
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Importing CSV numbers formatted as string into ArcMap?

I'm importing a .csv that contains data that I am joining to a shapefile. The value that I am joining is shown in the first column of the image below. When I import the data into ArcMap the data in ...
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ArcGIS Reclassify: cannot open a layer with classified symbology

I'm trying to open a layer with 20 classes in Reclassify, but it would only open up with the default 9 classes. In the table of contents, I see my layer with 20 classes; I've tried Save as Layer to ...
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Extracting numbers from string field but omit some unnecessary cells using Python Parser of ArcMap Field Calculator?

I refer to Extracting numbers from string field using Python Parser of ArcMap Field Calculator? The script above works fine for me, but I have to develop it a little. What I want is just to omit ...
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What is happening different to my TIFF between export data and arcpy

I am working in FME with TIFFs downloaded from sentinel-1 (SAR). These TIFFs display correctly in ArcMap but in FME is loses its spatial reference and a bound box calculation gives the number of ...
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Exporting ArcGIS Metadata to HTML with thumbnail?

I’m trying to export metadata as a pdf using ArcMap v10.6.1, but am unable to export it with the thumbnail. The output has "Thumbnail is not available." (see screenshot below). Would you know how to ...
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Line of Sight Analysis using Points and DEM

I have a DEM and a point feature class with the elevation value from the DEM as an attribute plus with x number of feet added to it representing a tower location. I would like to do a line of sight ...
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Moving GIS Data to AWS?

I am an ArcGIS Desktop user and a layman to cloud computing. Our GIS data is currently hosted on a server and recently our IT dept started to look at possibilities to get rid of this server and move ...
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Calculating area of roads in multiple cities? [on hold]

I am in economics and am not familiar with GIS, but I have a research idea which would require me to learn how to use it. Specifically, I am looking at calculating the area covered by roads in around ...
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Erasing spatial reference from GeoTIFF raster using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I am wondering is there any way to remove spatial reference from Geotif file, a composite of WorldView-3 8 bands in single Geotif file on projected coordinate system i.e. UTM. I guess spatial ...
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Resampling 0.7m Lidar to 10m DEM in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

How do I resample the 0.7 m lidar to 10 DEM in ArcGIS Desktop? What are the basic rules for checking the consistency?
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Measuring distance between points yet within polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two data sets. One has points of populations and the other has one merged polygon of all suitable habitat types. I want to find the distance between all the point to one another, but without ...
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Removing white background from raster as well as cleaning up edges?

I am looking to remove white background from a tiff as well as cleaning up the edges. I have used display background values from the symbology tab as well as applying gamma stretch for edges.. I can ...
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How to fix transportation network connectivity problem? [on hold]

I am using network analysis in ArcGIS to conduct a health-related analysis of limited resource country. the quality of the road network layer is not high, with many connectivity problems between the ...
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Generating Printable Maps with Extent based on Scale using ArcMap? [on hold]

I'm new to printing maps with ArcMap and beginner in GIS as a whole, my intention is to print maps based on a given extent/polygon or area of interest using the same scale across. My problems are: ...
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Using Geometric Network toolbar?

I've been using the Geometric Network tools for quite sometime now to trace electric distribution networks for my job and all of a sudden when try to trace the circuits and connected features from ...
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Finding areas which are inside maximum of 2 buffer zones using ArcMap?

I have a territory with supermarkets. I'd like to find the areas in this territory which has less than 3 supermarket in its vicinity. For that, I created a 1 mile buffer for each POI. Is there a way ...
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Associate Point Layer, Annotation Group and Line Layer in Map Legend

I have an annotation group containing charts associated with a point layer in an ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop layout. There are a number of line types on the charts. How can I add the chart line symbology ...
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Calculating Densest Contiguous Square Mile (Population) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point shapefile for every housing structure in a particular area, and a value in the attribute table indicating the number of units in that structure. I also have a parcel layer with the ...
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Data sources are missing spatial reference data

I am trying to add a shapefile to a mxd file in =ArcGIS 10.6. When I do, I get the following error message: The polygon is always completely off the map. I have tried to use the define projection ...
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What is math behind interactive supervised classification in ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

I don't mean the steps to do it, that I know, I mean the maths behind this tool. I understand when I set the training samples I am telling the software what class those pixels should be, so I need to ...
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ArcGIS If/Else with calculation

I am seeking to calculate the variable MASSSTAB through rounding the variable LAENGE and doing some basic math. My codeblock currently looks like this: x = long(round(!LAENGE!, -1)) def ifBlock(m, ...
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Trying to automatically update, getting empty output instead

I am trying to make a model that basically updates an original file with new data. I do this by using a mask to "erase" old data and then "merging" in the new data, however this creates a separate ...
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DSAS EMPTY OUTPUT

Every time I calculate the Transected File in DSAS (Dgital Shoreline Analysis System), the output table is always empty. Every time I Calculate Change Statistics, a window saying EMPTY OUTPUT. DATE ...
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Conversion to KML won't convert whole layer

I'm trying to convert a vector layer to a KML file. Here's what the layer looks like in ArcMap-- as you can see, it has multiple polygons: Here's my code: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = r'C:\\...
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Adding Topology to Parcel fabric?

I already have a parcel fabric created with some parcels drawn in. The parcels are accurate and correct. Now I would like to add in a topology. I will be adding more parcels in the future. I have ...
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Sort by multiple fields and delete record with highest value

I have some GPS points that I am trying to find the highest precision point for. How would I go about sorting the table by time collected and horizontal precision and then deleting the highest ...
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Can I use PostgreSQL as a database with ArcGIS Pro? [closed]

I've been with my current job for 2 years now and have been using QGIS with PostgreSQL. We are currently testing ArcGIS Pro noticed that I can connect to my PostgreSQL database that I was using on ...
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How to drill polygons within one layer, ArcGIS 10.3

I have a one layer that has multiple polygons sitting on top of each other. Is there any tool to drill all the polygons between each other?
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Merging lines shows up as two parts in vertex list

I've merged multiple lines in ArcMap 10.5.1. When I go into the vertex list it shows up as two different parts. Why is this? I can also explode it as a multipart. Is it possible to turn it into "one" ...
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Selecting values with date-format by using SelectLayerByAttribute_management with input Parameter

I am working on a Tool which selects records depending on the input value. Works fine, till I want to select date-records. I used def buildWhereClause(self, table, field, value): # Add DBMS-...
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How do Joins & Relates in layer file and Layer Properties work?

I'm using ArcMap 10.5. I set up symbology for a feature class based on joined attributes from a table in the same file geodatabase. I want to be able to apply the same set-up in different geodatabases ...
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Reconciling Features with different field types

I have two feature classes who mostly have the same fields. However, some of the fields do not share the same field types. For example, one has a created date field that is a Date while the other ...
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Extract By Mask - Raster Horizontal Shift

Is there a way to snap a raster/DEM to a mosaic dataset? I am using the Extract By Mask tool in ArcPro on a mosaic dataset. The output raster's cell values do not match the original mosaic dataset it ...
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Create Line inside the lake in ArcMap?

I am trying to find shorthest path between multiple points. I am using new route under Network Analyst in ArcMap. But, if there is no road between points due to lake or sea, how can I find shortest ...
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How can I overlay an image (exported via ArcGIS API) on an OpenStreetMap map?

Before I attempt to explain my situation, I'd like to disclose I'm very new to these apps and GIS in general. There's a public ArgGIS server that I'd like to export a layer from and overlay on an ...
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Does parcel fabric have topology built in?

I am a little confused on parcel fabric. Does parcel fabric have a topology built in already? OR are you supposed to create a topology for your parcel fabric? Just a little background is that I have ...
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Using Workflow Manager to log task times

I'm currently updating our Workflow Manager workflow used in production. I'd like to add a way for supervisors to track hours used on different tasks. For instance, after an edit task is completed, ...
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Forcing Feature Compare tool to iterate through multiple files in specific order?

I am working with multiple layers and I have been asked to find the percentage of change between them: GEOM, ATTR and ALL. I know that there is the Feature Compare tool and the Table Compare tool (I ...
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Split a line at a specific elevation

I have a polyline shapefile with the following attributes: start elevation, end elevation, slope and length. I need to split the lines at a specific elevation, using ArcGIS. Essentially, if my line ...
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Moving multiple points in batch using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have multiple parcel polygons and they all have one side touching the lake polygon. Each parcel polygon has a point inside which is now at the centroid of the parcel. I need to find a way to move ...
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Projection of districts looks scattered?

I am fairly new to ArcGIS Desktop and I have found that my project looks fairly scattered. When I look at the data, all the locations are there but the projection is not right. For instance this ...
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Mapping density: Creating set range for multiple attribute tables

I have multiple attribute tables (for each state of a country) with data for population and area, and want to map population density. The standard way to map density (example below) automatically ...
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Match Points with Nearest Routes?

I am using new route analysis in ArcMap. I am trying to find shorthest route between multiple points. Some of the Points are not on the route, see green example in the picture below. I am trying ...
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Geoprocessing Tools not producing an output in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been running a few different geoprocessing tools in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5, which seem to operate as required, the various processing windows appear to give the impression that works is going on but ...
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How do I set up my contours so that they correctly become Z values in Microstation?

I have a set of contours in a shapefile that I have already converted to 3D, and which already have an "Elevation" field with the correct data populated. However, when I use the "Export to CAD" tool ...